Ganesha Natural Bamboo Mala (108 Bead)

The Guru Bead

  • This 108 bead, Lord Ganesha Japa Mala is made with the highest quality natural Bamboo beads and Tibetan Faceted Agate focus beads. The Mala's beautifully detailed Guru Bead is forged in Tibetan sterling silver in the form of Ganesha's head, ornately detailed with blue and crimson beads along his crown. From below Ganesha's mouth coils a hand-tied 21 stitch braided knot, splitting into two cords, each with 3 Natural Bamboo counting beads. Hand-Tied Knots separate each bead, in the Japa Mala Hindu Tradition. 

    The energetics of this Mala focus on the balancing of one's Ego State, as Ganesha is the Destroyer of Obstacles, both in the material realm and in one's own pride; enhancing spiritual focus, Ganesha is known to bring balance while increasing wisdom and prosperity of the self.

  • The mala arrives in our 100% recycled Chocolate Jewelry Box along with a beautiful Mala bag, handmade by dedicated Dharma Practitioners in Thailand.

    1. Mala Type: 108 Bead for meditation, mantra repetition, grounding and/or focus.
    2. Length: 21.0" body, 3.0" Guru with braided cord, total length of 24.0".
    3. Weight: 1.6 Oz. (0.1 lbs.)
    4. Materials: 108 Natural Bamboo (8mm) beads, 1 Tibetan Sterling Silver (925) Ganesha Elephant Head Guru bead, 3 Tibetan Agate Faceted marker beads, 6 Natural Bamboo (6mm) finishing beads, Hand-tied knots between each bead on Braided Dark Earthen Cord with a hand-knotted, 21-stitch Finishing Knot in Creme Color.
    5. Mala Bag: Handmade by Dharma practitioners in Thailand, specifically sourced by The Guru Bead for our Malas.
    6. Jewelry Box: Our beautiful Chocolate Jewelry Box is made in America. Box board consists of 100% recycled materials - on average 80% is post consumer. Non-tarnishing ultra white synthetic cotton filler is 100% recycled. Paper wrap material is 100% recycled, Process Chlorine Free (PCF), and manufactured with renewable hydroelectric energy.
    7. Manufacturing & Components: This product is assembled by hand upon ordering and ships out within 24 to 48 hours. All components are of the highest quality available. As with all precious and semiprecious materials, slight imperfections, inclusions or color variants are natural.
    8. Shipping to countries outside of the USA: Goods purchased for personal use and shipped to countries outside of the USA may be charged customs, duties, and/or taxes by the country receiving the product(s). These additional charges are calculated and charged by the shipper (i.e. DHL, FedEx, etc.) on behalf of the receiving country and are separate from The Guru Bead. Should additional fees be required, the shipping company will contact the recipient directly. These additional fees are the sole responsibility of the customer.
  • Properties of Lord Ganesha
    Lord Ganesha is an Elephant-Headed Hindu God, born of Lord Shiva and Parvati and worshiped as one of the primary five Hindu Deities. Ganesha is the Destroyer of Vanity, Pride and Selfishness (Ego). Best known as the Destroyer of Obstacles and Evil; worshiped as the Hindu God of Education, Wealth and Wisdom.

    Properties of Bamboo 
    The Bamboo Beads sourced for this Mala are 100% Natural and of the highest quality. Bamboo has been used for centuries in the herbal and healing arts. Best known for for it's enhancement of spiritual development, balanced health and prosperity. Associated with the brain, Bamboo assists in academic pursuits of knowledge. Associated in Zen Buddhism with the spiritual practice of "Nothingness" as bamboo will grow into any space. 

    Chakra: Root

    Disclaimer: Gemstones, semiprecious stones, precious stones, natural woods and/or metals (energetic/spiritual properties) listed with The Guru Bead in digital or printed form are intended for spiritual knowledge and are not a substitute for professional medical diagnosis and/or care. Please see a licensed doctor or mental health provider if you are in physical or mental distress.





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