Om Mantra Fresh Water Pearl Mala 7-8mm
Oṃ maṇi padme hūṃ is the six-syllabled Sanskrit mantra particularly associated with the four-armed Avalokiteshvara (Tibetan Chenrezig, Chinese Guanyin), the bodhisattva of compassion. Mani means "jewel" or "bead" and Padma means "the lotus flower", the Buddhist Sacred Flower. Literally "the jewel in the flower
"Thus the six syllables, OM MANI PADME HUM, mean that by the practice of a path which is an indivisible union of method and wisdom, you can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, speech, and mind of a Buddha" -HH the Dalai Lama
- Cultured fresh water pearl mala with hand etched "OM MANI PADME HUM" mantra on each bead
- Cultured freshwater pearls are pearls that are farmed and created using freshwater mussels. These pearls are produced in Japan and the United States on a limited scale, but are now almost exclusively produced in China
- Beads approx. 7 - 8mm
- Strand approx. 27"
- Cultured freshwater pearls are harvested and drilled in China and hand-etched in Nepal