Old Tibetan Medicine Mala with Vajrapāṇi pendant
Tibet Arts & Healing
The Tibetan Medicine Mala is use to help the body balance its essential energy. This mala is hand crafted from yak bone and inlaid with coral and turquoise, known for their healing properties. The Theree metals, copper, silver and brass helps promote healthy blood flow and circulation. Use the Meditation Mala and allow its healing properties to radiate through your body.
This mala have red coral and conch shell beads with two large starling silver Vajra (Dorje) on the side which are highly protective spiritual symbol use for subduing negative emotion like anger and transform them into love and compassion. It also has one larger starling silver vajra with the Om bead at the top center of the mala. The counter for mantra recitation are attached to on the side which is use for keeping track of how many mantra like universal mantra of Love and Compassion 'Om Mani Padme Hung' you recite each day.
The skull pendant attached to the mala is to remind oneself of the impermanent nature of all things and do not squander today, for there may be no tomorrow. Engage in virtuous and meaningful acts to enhance your life and others.
The Vajrapāṇi pendant attached to the mala is one of the earliest-appearing bodhisattvas in Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of Gautama Buddha and rose to symbolize the Buddha's power.