This Tibetan Skull Mala Necklace is made with 108 yak bone skull beads and is strung with durable non-stretchy rope.
The Tibetan Skull Mala Necklace is a type of Buddhist mala commonly used in the practice of meditation and religious or spiritual practices. It originated in Tibet, as a means to contemplate the meaning of life and death during meditation practices, and help the user to better understanding of the impermanent nature of life.
Skull malas are a favorite among Tibetan people. Throughout the Tibetan tundra, many Tibetan people can be seen wearing their skull malas as they go about their day. The beads of these malas can be made from animal bone, wood or gemstones. And each of these elements are symbolic of many important things.
To the Tibetan people, skull beads are symbolic of honoring the wild beasts, such as the Tibetan yak, which have served them and their livelihood. Through this, the Tibetans may also proudly wear their skull beads as a way of being reminded of the importance of honoring and serving their neighbors. Lastly, these skull beads help the Tibetan people to remain grounded and intoned with their natural world. By reminding them that their lives are short-lived and subject to the laws of impermanence, they live joyful lives filled with gratitude in each moment.
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- Material: Yak bone
- Color: Yellows
- Process: Handmade
- String: Non-stretchy
- Jewelry Type: Mala
- Bead Count: 108
- Guru: Yes
- Bead Dimensions: 5*9mm
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