A yoga mala is a rosary or garland of 108 beads used for meditation and chanting Sanskrit mantras. The traditional way to use yoga malas is for japa meditation—chanting and counting sacred prayers as the focal point for Vedic meditation. Yoga mala beads can be used for several other purposes as well, including breathing meditation, gratitude meditation, gemstone healing, and fashion. The infographic below show you all of the 5 different ways you can use yoga prayer beads or mala beads.
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