Mala Beads, Buddhist Prayer Beads & Buddhist Beads

What are Mala Beads & Buddhist Prayer Beads?

Buddhist prayer beads, also know as Mala Beads, are a set of sacred rosary beads for chanting & counting mantras, meditation, prayer, yoga practices & reflection.

Mala is a Sanskrit word meaning garland and the Tibetan word for mala is threngwa.
Buddhist Prayer Beads are also referred to as Japa mala, japa is a Sanskrit word meaning “repeat internally”.
Buddhist prayer beads are sacred beads rich in history; a timeless ancient symbol of spiritual awakening, and eternally cherished by those who seek enlightenment and tranquility. These spiritual beads have threaded their way through diverse traditions, carrying with them the wisdom of the ages.

We design and hand-craft Buddhist prayer beads to an exact and high standard; creating exquisite and original malas with 108 beads and wrist mala bracelets with 18, 21 & 27 beads.
We craft traditional mala beads with great attention to detail using A grade & AA grade gemstones, then cleanse & bless the beads before shipping worldwide from UK.

108 bead mantra mala beads

Original Malas

We make quality Buddhist rosary beads to an exact & high standard. Our prayer beads are all unique designs, it is our 100% guarantee you are purchasing a Tibetan Mala Shop original!

What is a Mantra?

A mantra is a subtle, inner sound or word that is repeated to aid concentration during meditation. It is an expression of the deepest essence of our understanding & transcends external words & sounds.

Choosing a Mala

Choosing a mala is a personal process, intuition is the best guide for choosing Buddhist rosary beads. Please take a look at the healing power of the beads, this helps in choosing a mala to suit your needs.

Mala Repair

We also offer a mala beads repair service for rethreading your spiritual beads. The thread comes in a variety of colours, it is strong & specifically designed for prayer beads, however everything is impermanent!


Meditation and mantra recitation increase calmness, balance, patience, energy levels and positive thinking. We create a gap in the incessant stream of thought by focusing on the breathing.

How to use a Mala

Hold the first bead (the one next to the larger guru bead) between your finger and thumb, then recite one mantra. Next move your thumb and finger along to the next bead; then recite the next mantra; then repeat.