Some believe there are 108 stages on the journey of the human soul, while others associate the possibility of enlightenment with taking only 108 breaths a day, while in deep meditation. No matter who you ask, the answer will most likely be different each time.
The truth is — the significance of 108 beads on your mala is open to interpretation. Which we love.
As mala beads were traditionally created to be used as a tool in meditation, we like to associate it with the ideals of meditation. However — we believe mala beads are also beautiful mediums to set intentions, manifest, and generally feel good.
You don't have to meditate on the beads, although that's what they are made for in a practical sense. Our malas are handknotted between each seed and gemstone, allowing one to chant their mantra — a sound or string of words — and keep track of were they are. Our mala necklaces all reflect the number 108. Almost all of our malas have 108 beads, while some have 216 (double), or 54 (half)