For centuries mala beads has been used for prayer and meditation by Sages, Saints, Mystics and Monks. Malas, like rosaries, are traditionally used to concentrate on repeating mantras and prayers. The beads are made of a specific stone with metaphysical powers, and the number of beads also represents an auspicious meaning. Malas are generally made of 108 beads or a fraction of that number. The “Inner Peace” mala is special as it is made with White Sea Bamboo coral. Sea Bamboo Coral is an organic sea inhabitant of the deepest oceanic trenches. You may be surprised to learn that corals are animals, not plants! Coral is classified as an organic gem alongside with Amber, Ivory and Pearls, however its only recently become known of its animal nature. White Sea Bamboo soothes, heals meridians, diminishes stress, enhances smell ability and calms the nerves. White Sea Bamboo is excellent for both the skeletal structure and the circulatory system; it’s good for ailments of the bones and blood. Meditating with the white Buddha may grant you with longevity, purity, holiness and cleanliness of the soul.