This high-quality, 9mm Skull Wrist Mala is to remind oneself of the impermanent nature of all things; Do not squander today, for there may be no tomorrow. Engage in virtuous and meaningful acts to enhance your life and others. Each Wrist Mala has 21 beads plus a Guru Bead. and strung on a durable stretch cord.
This mala is made from hand carved Yak bone. Yak is an important animal in Tibet as they are used as packing animals for the nomadic tribes. The Tibetans honor their passing by creating these beautiful malas and using them in their meditative practice so that the animals can continue to be of service as they pass from this consciousness to another. All the yak bones used in our jewelry are the leftover from the domestic population that died from natural causes.
This is a fair trade item. Your purchase directly assists in the day to day lives of these refugees and aids in preserving and expanding the unique, rich Tibetan heritage and culture.