A Meditation Beads are a strand of 108 beads, 54 beads, 27 beads or any other factor of 108. These beads are typically used as tools to help our minds reach deep levels of meditation. This is achieved by reciting mantras in sets of 108 repetitions or simply holding the beads in hand and focusing on the beads as you stroke them with your fingers. These beads are usually enchanted by Buddhist monks, Yogis and other followers of the Dharma. Each set of Meditation Beads is said to possess a multitude of spiritual, healing and protective benefits that embody the person holding or using them.