How to use a Mala and what is it?

Comment utiliser un Mala et qu'est ce que c'est?

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Enjoy the care of your Mala tomorrow, the energy adequacy.

Malas can be used frommany ways,not just for religious purposes, they can be used as part of fashion or for theprayer recitation and meditation.

But especially no matter the cult they can be used for theirenergy benefits.

They are also widely used innatural medicine. Againstproblems with digestion, theback pain, thejoint painanxiety, thecold recurring, etc… And treat chronic pain in general (physical and mental)

energy adequacy

These discomforts are all related and all have one thing in common they are usually due to situations of regular and inevitable stress of which we often do not even realize. Which tends to result in aenergy imbalance between our organs, which are no longer in adequacy and causes these discomforts.

Outside thediscomfort and theperformance drop, in your activitiesphysicalprofessionalrelational andemotionalOver time and / or with age these energy imbalances can often result incancers, diabetes, heart problemsetc...

Restore your organs

Forrestore your energy adequacy and to protect yourself from the disadvantages of our society, pollution, lack of time, etc ... it is not enough to wear a mala.

The choice of stones is an important first dimension,we recommend the combination of a cold stone and a hot stone forbalancing energies mala.

For example the eye of the tiger and the lava stone, theTiger's eye is a cold stone. Lithotherapy specialists agree that it regulatesthepancreatic glands andthe pituitary gland andstrengthens metabolism. It therefore allowsstabilize hypertensionregenerate tissues, reduces mental fatigue, decrease warts. it helps tobetter digest, to fightagainst diarrhea orcolic of emotional origin. Itreduces blood pressure, balances the left and right hemisphere of the brain.

Therelava stone is a hot stone. It retains and diffuses heat in a gentle and balanced way to the organs. It is not uncommon for it to be used by athletes torelax muscles and relieve tension of any kind, whether muscular or nervous. Lava stone also has virtues ofrevitalization and strengthening of the functions of the organization thanks to its mineralogical properties.

These two stones in combination regulate physical disorders in a complete way and so offer youvery large number of mental and psychic benefits because they help you indirectlybe in tune with your emotions to be able to fully enjoy them and no longer suffer them.

In addition these two stones recharge and purify in the same way, you just have to immerse them in demineralized water, put your bowl in the sun and wait a few hours. If you have experienced a strong period of emotional upheaval add a sprig of salt. We recommend one recharge per month.

Why our customers recommend us

Attentionmany malas for sale on the internet are manufactured inindustrial conditions and often very unfavorable for workers,the stones used are therefore charged with negative waves and devoid of their energy.

That is why, since its creation the foundationArtisan of Asia advocates responsible craftsmanship. Its purpose is to contribute to the development of activity and employment with more than 200 Artisans in countries such as China, Indonesia, Nepal, Vietnam, India, Cambodia and Thailand… Thanks to each order made.

And it is for all these reasons that we decided to make you a exceptional offer within the limits of available stock.


More details about malas

What is a mala ?
The mala (Tengwa, in Tibetan, Look-Pakam in Thai) may be considered a rosary. Worn as a multi-lap bracelet or necklace, the mala is a prayer and meditation bracelet that has been worn for thousands of years by Buddhist, Hindu or spiritual seekers.
It usually consists of 108 beads made of wood, grain or stone, and one bead larger or different from the others at the end of the Mala (called Meru, in reference to the sacred Mount of Meru, which would be the Mount of the universe).

The history of Mala:
Created in India more than 3000 years ago, mala has its roots in Hinduism, Buddhism, meditation and yoga.
The term "Mala" is a word in Sanskrit (language of Hindu and Buddhist religious texts) which means "garland of meditation". Originally, malas were mostly used for a special style of meditation called "Japa" which means "reciting". This is why mala are sometimes called "Japa mala". It is also commonly called : Buddhist bracelet, Tibetan bracelet, Chinese bracelet or lucky necklace.
During your meditation sessions, you must repeat a mantra 108 times, using your mala to help you count. A mantra is a word or sound repeated during meditation to help you focus. In more simplified terms, a mantra is the condensed formula of a prayer.
For example, one of the best-known mantras is the Tibetan Mantra of great compassion (Om maṇi padme hūm), which can be translated as "Hail To You, O jewel hidden in the lotus".
Most malas are composed of 108 beads, but nowadays we find Buddhist bracelets much shorter, and composed of 10-20 beads maximum.

Why 108 beads ?
The number 108 has deep spiritual significance in Buddhist and Hindu cults.
Here are some of these best known meanings :

  • The heart chakra: the chakras are the places of exchange of energy between the body and the external environment. There are 108 energy lines in total, which converge together to form the heart chakra. The heart chakra is a center of balance linking the physical and spiritual aspect of a person.
  • The Upanishads (or Upanisads): set of 108 sacred and philosophical texts forming the theoretical basis of the Hindu religion.
  • The numbers 1, 0 and 8 : in Hinduism, the number 1 represents God, 0 means the emptiness and humility found in spiritual practice and the 8 symbolizes the infinite.
  • In Buddhism, there are 108 sins to avoid, and 108 virtues to cultivate.
  • The 108 feelings : according to Buddhists, there are 108 feelings. 36 in connection with the past, 36 in connection with the present and 36 in connection with the future.
  • Name of Gods and goddesses: in Hinduism, some gods and goddesses have 108 different names. Buddha also has 108 names.
  • The Earth and The Sun: the diameter of the sun is about 108 times larger than the diameter of the Earth. The distance from The Sun to the Earth is 108 times the diameter of The Sun.
  • Attaining enlightenment: Buddha had to undergo 108 trials to rise and attain enlightenment.
  • Spiritual sufferings: there are 108 spiritual sufferings (kleshas) in Buddhism.
  • Mudras: there are 108 spiritual gestures in tantra.
  • The 108 Yoga positions and 108 Tai Chi movements.


How to use a mala ?
Malas can be used in different ways, not just for religious purposes.
Nowadays, the mala is increasingly used in the context of fashion, as an accessory or jewelry. It can also be used for prayer recitation (regardless of worship) and meditation.

In the practice of meditation, the mala can be used as a counter. Like a simple rosary, it can objectively mark the duration of each session.
When reciting prayers or mantras, each repetition will be associated with a bead, allowing you to count exactly how many times you will repeat your mantra or prayer. When you reach the Meru (Pearl different from the others), it indicates that the turn of the mala is completed.

Some people also use the mala during Yoga practice, in order to use it as a fixing point, and to infuse it with energy released during the Yoga session.

In Buddhism, the mala is held with the left hand, and is held with the right hand with the help of the index finger and thumb. This gesture symbolizes taking beings out of suffering and charging one's body with positive energy. In Hinduism, the mala is held with the right hand, the left hand being considered impure.

And finally, for people with no interest in meditation, religion or yoga, wearing a mala can simply help you feel better. Indeed, in Chinese popular belief, mala helps to purify itself, and repel negative energies and evil spirits.
No matter how you use it, your mala must first and foremost carry a personal and unique meaning only to yourself !
How to maintain and clean your mala ?
This is a question I often ask ...
There are several ways to maintain his mala, whether in a physical or spiritual way.
In my opinion, the best way to maintain his mala is to wear it as often as possible, and to raise it regularly. Regardless of the material of the mala (wood or stone), the simple fact of the grainer will make it possible to polish the wooden or stone beads, and reveal the heart of its material.
It should be noted that it is better to avoid bathing or douching by wearing the mala, the water that can seep into the wood and inflate it.

On a more spiritual level, mala can be maintained in 3 ways:
  • Exhibition in the light of the sun and/or moon: Leave your trunk a few hours under the light of the sun or the moon. If your mala is made of wood, it can be used to revive its scent.
  • Exposure to incense smoke: The beads of your mala can absorb the smoke, the imbibant of its smell.
  • Vibrations du son et de la musique: Réciter un mantra, utiliser un bol chantant Tibetan ou des chants et musiques ances to create a vibration that will purify your trunk.
Again, remember that the mala is a personal object, and its use depends only on you and you alone! Whether it is used as a rosary of meditation and prayer, or a bracelet is lucky or even as a fashion accessory, the mala must first help you to feel good ...

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19 Responses



April 12, 2019

Peut-on porter son mâlâ au poignet droit ?
D’avance merci.



September 02, 2018

Je vous remercie de ces renseignements. J’ai en ma possession un mala de 110 perles, serait-ce u faut. Maintenant, on vend de tout (sans respect).



July 27, 2018


Cet article est passionnant ! Merci beaucoup :)
Belle journée à vous



June 11, 2018

Bonjour Emilie lawson .
Sachez qu’ un mala qui se casse est un mala qui a fini son travail et que vous avez franchi une étape . Il vous reste à un trouver un nouveau qui vous aidera à poursuivre une nouvelle étape.

Huguette Guarrera

Huguette Guarrera

June 03, 2018 eu mon collier mala lotus comment l.entretenir

Emilie Lawson

Emilie Lawson

March 12, 2018

Bonjour, après avoir subis 2 événements traumatisants dans ma vie j’ai été comme appelé par un mala en Pierre de lave et howlite…je ne m’en sépare jamais depuis 2 mois …sois je le porte au tour de mon poignet soit autour du cou et sous mon oreiller pour dormir…et puis un.jours il s’est cassé.. j’ai cru comprendre qu’il y avait une signification pourriez vous me dire laquelle svp merci



March 02, 2018

Merci pour la présision de ce post ;)
Moi j’ai trouvé mon Japa mala sur le site :

Ils sont magnifiques…



February 15, 2018

Merci je viens de recevoir le mien j ai pu utiliser mon mala enfin et j avoue que en tant que bouddhiste cela. M apporte beaucoup de cerenite de l’avoir merci



January 18, 2018




December 03, 2017

Namasté, merci pour vos explications. De beaux articles.



September 29, 2017

Reçu le mien aujourd’hui, délais de livraison ok et conforme à mes attentes, n’hésitez pas.

Swietek Magali

Swietek Magali

September 25, 2017

J’attends le mien et ce que je ressens est étrange, comme une nécessité de le porter.
Merci pour ces explications.



September 08, 2017




July 20, 2017

Bonjour. À quoi sert les pierres marqueur ?

Arrachart  loli

Arrachart loli

February 10, 2017




January 14, 2017

Merci beaucoup ça répond a mes questions. :)



November 29, 2016

je veut une pour guérire et la richesse merci



November 04, 2016

bien très beau article pierre



October 12, 2016

Merci pour ces précieuses informations, et super intéressantes. :)

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