High quality five mukih (faced) rudraksha & pearl mala made traditionally with 108+1 beads.
Pearl – Pearls represent the moon and the moon represents the mind, thinking, feeling as well as motherhood in women. It’s representative of public interaction, the tides of the sea over which it rules and the liquids within our bodies, the moon is responsible for growth, fertility and memory. Pearls have an extremely calming influence on the mind and increase feelings of love and compassion, the pearl may increase peace of mind and enable the practice of meditation with greater concentration. The pearl controls feelings of anxiety and calms the swadhisthana chakra.
Rudraksha – Lord Shiva was meditating on how to relieve the troubles of the world, while doing so warm tears of compassion fell from his eyes. These tears upon reaching the ground became the Rudraksha trees. Since then, the devotees of lord Shiva have used these sacred beads for japa and meditation.
“Five faced Rudraksha is the form of Lord Kala-agni Rudra. This Rudraksha delivers all liberation and fulfills all wishes. ” ~ Shiva MahaPurana.
Just as the sun (Surya Deva) holds a place of high esteem in the Vedic tradition, the moon (Chandra Deva) holds a high place in the Tantric tradition, visualasiation of the moon is used in many Tantric and Yogic meditations.
“Now I will specially teach you another topic, namely, the doctrine for conquering death. Having meditated on the lunar seat and the moon above, sprayed with the divine cool drizzle of the moon’s rays, one becomes free from old age and death and all ailments; and by practising this method for one year, one is attended by the divine energy (Kula) and the hosts of Yoginis and enters the full disc of the moon” ~ Kaulajnananirnaya Tantra
Shiva Mantra ~ Om Namaha Shivaya
Mahamrityunjaya Mantra ~ Aum tryambakam yajamahe sugandhim pusti-vardhanam urvarukam iva bandhanan mrtyormuksiya mamrtat
Recommended mantras ~ Aum Shrim Somaya Namahah
Bead size – 4mm
Length (excluding tassel) – 30cm