108 Bead Malas

We primarily offer 108 bead malas at Sakura Designs. The numbers 3 and 9 are both considered holy numbers, and 108 is divisible by both 3 and 9. When we consider the individual components that comprise the amount 108 and add them together, 1 8=9, there is 9 again. 27 is divisible by 3 and 9. This is the interval involving the marker beads 2 7=9. There exists 9 again and 27 is divisible by 3 and 9. You will find 3 marker beads which marks 4 teams of 27 beads. The very first mark is 27 beads, as explained it results in 9. The next group of 27 beads helps make the total counted 54…results in 9. The 3rd group of beads helps make the count 81, it results in 9. And also at the guru bead this is the 108. A 27 bead mala might be self explanatory, but to remain consistent, 2 7=9 and 27 is divisible by 3 and 9. 36 beads, yes, the thing is it, 3 6=9 and 36 is divisible by 3 and 9. An 18 bead wrist mala, 1 8=9 and 18 is divisible by 3 and 9. In Hinduism, the amount 108 is really a holy number and several devotional practices should be repeated 108 times. Both Buddhism and Hinduism took this numerology from earlier Indian religion.