In Sanskrit a garland means Mala. Prayer malas are sacred Necklaces made with 108 sacred beads. These necklaces can be worn and used to chant mantras.
Why 108 beads?
People a long time ago observed how the 9 planets moving through the 12 constellations brings 108 units of change.
So to enhance the good effects and to reduce the malefic effects, Gods name is chanted 108 times. That uplifts you, uplifts your spirit, and takes you beyond. Learn to Meditate that's what we really needs Now.
108 beads on a rope is finished with silk tassels accented with crystal laced guru bead with gold leaf, corals, Mother of Pearls and 22K gold plated Japanese seed beads finished with silk tassels
Length of mala 19" as worn from back of neck to end of tassel
8mm faceted Agate Beads