The Bodhi Seed is famed for its smoothness of skin, texture and eye formation. It is said that the Bodhi seed is enlightened and therefore referred as an "Enlightened Seed". Making it very useful for those who are on the path to attaining enlightened. Contrary to popular belief, bodhi seeds are from a tree related to the Rudraksha, called the Elaeocarpus Ganitrus, and not the actual Bodhi tree. The bodhi tree produces small seeds which are inside a tiny fig. These seeds are too small to be used for making malas.
This Antique Bodhi Seed Mala is made with 100% genuine antique Tibetan bodhi seeds. They have been pre-used in various types of spiritual and Buddhist practices for over a generation in Tibet. Overtime, these bodhi seeds have aged to a very dark color. The bodhi seeds on this Antique Bodhi Seed Mala have been cleaned and re-strung in Tibet, with durable stretchy cord, Tibetan beeswax amber and a flower-shaped carnelian bean.
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- Origin: Tibet
- Material: Bodhi seed, carnelian, Tibetan beeswax amber
- Colors: Blacks, Browns, yellows, reds
- Process: Handmade
- Jewelry Type: Mala bracelet
- Tibetan Beeswax Amber Bead Diameter: 13*18mm
- Carnelian Bead Dimensions: 10*15mm
- Bodhi Seed Diameter: 16mm
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