About this Mala
Real, quality, 8mm Lotus Seed beads, slightly tea stained as shown, with Aventurine Jade, Black Onyx, and golden markers, finished with a Snakeknot. The beads are slightly off round.
About Lotus Seeds:
Lotus Seed beads are dried seeds from plants of the genus Nelumbo. Lotus Seeds are important in many parts of Asia and the Indian subcontinent in everything from religion to medicine to food.
Lotus Flower: Great significance in Tibetan Buddhism. Many deities are depicted seated upon lotus flowers, or in some cases such as Padmasambhava (The Lotus Born), having arisen from Lotus Flowers. The lotus has a special quality of being pristine and beautiful, and having prominently arisen from the murkiness of a swamp.This signifies our Buddha Nature: from the darkness of our confusion, the brightness of our awakened heart can be born.
Aventurine: Aids with circulation, blood disorders, and thyroid issues, and can help clear congestion and allergies. Legend says it is an all-purpose healer, used to reduce stress, develop confidence, enhance imagination, and improve prosperity. A legend from ancient Tibet says that Aventurine was used to improve nearsightedness and to increase the wearer’s creativity. Many believe that Aventurine has the capacity to calm a troubled spirit and bring about inner peace.
Black Onyx: Helps one to change bad habits and is a powerful healing and grounding stone. Black stone in the Feng Shui tradition is considered “Yin” and is folklore says it helps with emotional protection and increased power. It is associated with the root chakra.
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