Tangerine Chakra Dream Mala
This 108 beaded mala features all the chakra colours: carnelian (6mm), red aventurine (6mm), lemon quartz (6mm), green aventurine (6mm), amazonite (6mm), amethyst (6mm), rock crystal (6mm), sandalwood (7mm) handpicked from Mysore in South India, sacred rudraksha (7mm) from Tibet, silk cord for hand-knots between each bead and handmade silk tassel.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR MALA:
WHY WEAR A MALA: Once you receive your mala beads you may want to simply wear them as a beautiful piece of jewelry or you may choose to use them in a mediation practice, or both. The choice is individual and completely up to you.
It is said however that you should wear your mala beads for 40 days, allowing them time in your aura to become in tune with your energy and vibrations.
TO MEDITATE WITH YOUR MALA: Look within. Be still. Free from fear and attachment, know the sweet joy of living in the way.
ABOUT YOUR MALA BEADS:
AMAZONITE: Truth, Harmony, Peace
Amazonite helps to harmonize apparently different motivations and interests by bringing the truth to light without emotionality, and allowing one to see another point of view. It facilitates this process both between people, and within an individual psyche. Therefore it is good for meditation and inner work to clarify inner conflicts and confusion and integrate the self.
The meaning of the name of this stone relates to the Amazon River, as it is a location where there are considerable deposits of the stone. It is also found in Madagascar, Russia, Canada, Namibia, Mozambique, Peru, India, Brazil and the USA, and this stone has been found in many locations for thousands of years.
AMETHYST: Protection, Purification, Spirituality
Also known as “Bishop’s Stone”. Name comes from Greek “a methustos” - not to intoxicate and Ancient Greeks made drinking vessels from Amethyst in the belief it would prevent drunkenness. Ancient Egyptians wore Amethyst as a protective stone and beads of Amethyst have been found in Anglo Saxon graves in England. Believed to be a meditative and calming stone, working in the emotional, spiritual and physical planes to provide calm, balance, patience and peace.
CARNELIAN: Creativity, Physical Vitality, Grounding
Variant of chalcedony, Carnelian is an opaque to translucent light orange to deep reddish/brown. Name is derived from he latin word “carnem” meaning horn, in reference to the colour sometimes exhibited. Widely used during Roman times to make signet or seal rings – it is said that hot wax does not stick to Carnelian. Also called “Mecca Stone” and “Pigeon’s Blood Agate”.
GREEN AVENTURINE: Healing, Abundance, Growth
Aventurine is named for its resemblance to the well-known aventurine glass of Venice, Italy. Tradition has it that a Murano workman accidentally dropped some copper filings in molten glass, creating an attractive new material. And so the glass was named avventurino for the Italian word avventura, or “by chance.” Aventurine is a form of chalcedony (quartz) that contains small inclusions of various shiny minerals. Aventurine’s granular appearance and particular translucence are its most distinctive characteristics. Aventurine It occurs in several colors including green, red and blue.
LEMON QUARTZ: Abundance, Energy, Blessings
Lemon Quartz, also known as Oro Verde Quartz, is quartz that has been irradiated to achieve the beautiful Green-Gold-Lemon coloring. The radiation treatment is not toxic in any way, but it does have a high vibration and those who are very sensitive may find it to be too much.
Use Lemon Quartz as a reminder to count your blessings as well as to usher in new opportunities for abundance. A good luck stone, Lemon Quartz lets you get through a job interview or test/exam with self-assurance. It enables you to think quickly and make faster decisions. It may also bring in money during emergencies.
Physically, Lemon Quartz can ease the cravings for food when on a diet; reduces nicotine cravings; increases metabolism and brain function; encourages a speedy recovery after a prolonged illness or surgery, and helps with diabetes.
MALAY JADE: Stability, Prosperity, Longevity
Malay Jade is a dyed Quartzite. Quartzite is a very hard stone and similar in looks to marble, however unlike marble quartzite will not scratch with a knife. Quartzite is formed through the alteration of the composition of quartz-rich sandstones.
Sandalwood’s magical powers are believed to enhance your meditation and increase the power of your wishes.
The benefits of sandalwood are clairvoyance, divination, good luck, meditation, protection, success.
Grown in Asia and East India, Sandalwood was originally used at funeral ceremonies; burnt so the scent could carry the soul into the next life. The aroma — which retains its fragrance for decades — comes from the wood itself rather than the leaves or flowers. The warm soothing scent of sandalwood helps the mind to unwind and helps open the heart to love.
In ancient Buddhist tradition, Sandalwood has been celebrated as the perfect meditation tool for thousands of years. It is widely believed that the sandalwood scent can stimulate sensuality, grant a sense of awareness, invoke tranquility, awaken the divine thoughts within and promote profound relaxation. Burning sandalwood incense can benefit healing work by promoting a deeper relaxed state in the healer, increasing spiritual energy.
Sandalwood stimulates the base Chakra - believed to enhance trust and self-identity. In the Ayurvedic healing tradition, it promotes energy and enthusiasm; increasing a person's self-esteem and zest for life. It is also believed that burning sandalwood near your door welcomes your guests and subconsciously attunes them to your home’s positivity - encouraging them to leave their doubts and anger outside.
You can use the healing aroma of sandalwood to promote feelings of peace and serenity and also to ease various ailments of the digestive system. Breathing in the aromatic smoke from a sandalwood incense stick can help to lift melancholy and promote restful sleep. It subdues aggression and irritability, promotes compassion and openness and enhances meditation. Sandalwood is particularly good for stress relief, especially when combined with lavender or bergamot.
ROCK CRYSTAL: Healing, Enhancing, Amplification
Excellent quality crystal clear beads. Quartz has been known and admired since antiquity. Its name derives from the Ancient Greek "krustallos" meaning ice because they believed that quartz was ice that never melted because it was formed by the gods. Believed to be the most powerful healing and energy amplifier. It absorbs, stores and releases energy and is excellent for unblocking.
Rudraksha is formed by the combination of two words ‘Rudra’ & ‘Aksha’ that refers to the tears that rolled down eyes of great Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva went into deep meditation for the purpose of welfare of all the living beings. After his several years of deep contemplation when he opened his eyes, he saw all the pain & suffering everyone’s facing around, looking at the same tears rolled down his eyes, those tear drops when fell on the ground turned into trees later down the years which acquired blue coloured fruits whose coating when removed the inside layer found was the holy seed – The Rudraksha. Rudraksha thus are sacred beads with very high spiritual and medicinal values. Rudraksha trees are commonly found in the areas between the Foothills of Himalayas & Ganges plains and in Indonesia. The divine qualities of this sacred holy bead were first found in ancient scriptures of Hindus. They are popular traditional healing beads extensively used to treat a several diseases and also purify the wearer (spiritually as well as mentally). They bless one with peace of mind; protect against evil doers and spirits; and bless with peace and prosperity.
HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR MALA BEADS:
This mala has been designed and handmade with love and positive intentions. The handmade knots come with a 6-month guarantee.
It has been made with high quality and durable products but it is still delicate so please take good care of your mala. Here are some guidelines to protect your mala:
Do not wet your mala and do not wear it in the water
Do not spin the guru bead around on the thread
Do not handle or play with the tassel often
Do not sleep with your mala on your neck – instead place it under your pillow to ‘infuse’ it with your intention and energy (especially if it is a new mala)
When you are not wearing your mala, do place it in your complimentary gift bag, at your personal shrine / sacred space or under your pillow.