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Red Tibetan Yak Bone Mala Set

Red Tibetan Yak Bone Mala Set


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A powerful reminder of Buddhism and impermanence, the Red Tibetan Yak Bone Mala Set is intended for use while reciting meditation chants (japa). This Tibetan prayer bead set features the traditional 108-bead Buddhist mala necklace and 27-bead prayer bracelet.

These authentic prayer mala feature red yak bone beads that are inlaid with decorative stones and accents then strung along red nylon string.

About Yak Bone Malas

Yak bone is associated with one of the three marks of existence in Buddhism: the concept of impermanence (anicca). This Buddhist philosophy reminds us of the ever changing nature of life; that nothing is forever and everything changes with the passage of time. Accepting impermanence is vital to both our mental and spiritual wellbeing, as it detaches us from that which is out of our control and insignificant in life. By teaching us to focus on what is rather than what isn't, a newfound sense of clarity and release is attained.

In Tibet, Yak bone is used to make a variety of goods, including Tibetan prayer beads. For thousands of years, people have relied on the yak, a species of cattle, for survival in the harsh climate of the Himalayas. These animals provide resources and labor that are essential to survival in one of the most rugged terrains in the world. You can learn more about the ethicality of yak bone malas here.


Materials: 8mm genuine Tibetan yak bone beads, 10mm guru beads, & red string.

Yak bone necklace measures approximately 15" long. Both pieces feature an adjustable knot. 


Handmade in Nepal.

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