A mala is the most ancient form of a rosary, used to count the repetitions of a mantra, a prayer, as the spiritual self is trained. Each Japamala should only be used for repetitions of one particular mantra
The use of a Mala generates various types of vibration in the wearer depending on the type of bead used.
There is a definite way to use a Mala. It is put on the middles finger of the right hand and with the help of the thumb each bead is pulled toward the body. The friction causes the vibration.
Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz crystal composed of silicon dioxide with traces of iron.
As a healing stone it is said to be helpful in ridding nightmares. Also helpful to calm an overworked and over stressed mind. It is thought to dispel negativity and create a peaceful environment.
Traditional 108 Bead Mala.