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In this category you will find a selection of the finest natural seed and wood malas currently available from Nepal, India and Tibet. All of our malas are strung on strong braided cord for extra longevity.
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Natural Banded Wood Mala  - 8 mm
Natural Banded Wood Mala - 8 mm
Our Price: £35.00

A lovely looking mala crafted from natural wood that has a fine natural grain that closely resembles banded agate. Many of the beads display naturally occuring eyes in the grain. The mala has faux amber dividers flanked by turquoise. It is finished with a silver plated vajra and additional beads on the tassle.

Origin of wood: China
bead size approx 8 mm
vajra 16 mm
LOTUS SEED MALA
LOTUS SEED MALA - 9 mm
Our Price: £30.00

A fine Ivory coloured bead with flecks of black. A simple and attractive 108 bead mala that will turn a beautiful dark colour with use and age. Meditation using a lotus seed mala is thought to increase merit and virtue.

9mm beads
With Eternal Knot Beaded Tassle
108 beads + guru bead.

cord colour may vary from the picture shown.
LOTUS SEED MALA
RED LOTUS SEED MALA with carnelian dividers - 7 mm
Our Price: £25.00

A fine lotus seed mala with dark reddish brown seeds. Many practitioners prefer this darker colour to the more commonly seen white seeds. A simple and very attractive mala that will turn much darker with regular use. Practice using a lotus seed mala is thought to increase merit and virtue.

108 beads plus the carnelian dividers
Lotus seed size = 7 mm beads
Includes a lovely braided eternal knot tassle with lotus seeds.
LOTUS SEED MALA
RED LOTUS SEED MALA - 8 mm
Our Price: £24.95

A fine lotus seed mala with a dark reddish brown colour. Many practitioners prefer this darker colour to the more commonly seen white seeds. A simple and very attractive mala that will turn much darker with regular use. Practice using a lotus seed mala is thought to increase merit and virtue.

8mm beads; length approx 84 cms (33 ins)
Includes a lovely braided eternal knot tassle.
RED LOTUS SEED MALA - 9 mm - Oval Shape
RED LOTUS SEED MALA - 9 mm - Oval Shape
Our Price: £24.95

A fine lotus seed mala with deep reddish brown seeds in a more unusual oval shape. It also has three carnelian dividers and a lotus seed beaded tassle. Meditation using a lotus seed mala is thought to increase merit and virtue.

108 beads plus three carnelian dividers
Diameter = 9 mm Width = 7 mm
Includes a lovely braided eternal knot tassle.
Bodhiseed Mala
DARK NEPALESE BODHISEED MALA

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A great looking Nepalese Bodhiseed mala with a more rounded barrel shape.

Strung on strong braided mala cord and comprised of 108 beads plus the guru bead.
Bead size: 9-10 mm width 12 mm diameter
colour of cord may vary
Disc Shaped Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala
Rare Disc Shaped Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala

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A rare disc shaped Nepalese Bodhiseed mala. This is the first time we have been able to aquire seeds in this shape and we have a very limited supply. A mala made from bodhiseed increases the merit of any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Origin: Nepal
approx 13 mm x 7 mm
Extra Large Round Nepalese Bodhiseed - 14mm
Extra Large Round Nepalese Bodhiseed - 14 mm
Our Price: £50.00

A very fine extra large Nepalese bodhiseed mala. Each seed has been polished smooth so that they are perfectly uniform in shape and size. Each seed displays a single naturally formed eye.

A mala made from bodhiseed increases the merit of any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Nepalese Seeds approx 14 mm
hand crafted in Nepal
Extra Large Natural Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala
Extra Large Natural Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 12 to 13 mm
Our Price: £80.00

An extra large natural Nepalese bodhiseed mala of fine quality. Seeds are completely natural and unpolished.

A mala made from bodhiseed increases the merit of any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Natural Nepalese Seeds
approx 12 to 13 mm (diameter)
colour of cord may vary between malas.
XX Large Natural Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 13 to 14 mm
XX Large Natural Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 13 to 14 mm
Our Price: £50.00

Our largest size natural Nepalese bodhiseed mala of fine quality. Seeds are completely natural and unpolished.

A mala made from bodhiseed increases the merit of any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Natural Nepalese Seeds
approx 13 to 14 mm (diameter)
Antique Style Disc Shaped Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala
Antique Style Disc Shaped Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala
Our Price: £80.00

A beautiful disc shaped Nepalese Bodhiseed mala. The rounded disc shaped beads have been polished smooth and darkened to give the appearance of an antique mala. They feel wonderful to use.

A mala made from bodhiseed increases the merit of any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Origin: Nepal
approx 13 mm (diameter) x 8 mm (width)
Natural Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 11 mm
Natural Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 11 mm

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A lovely Nepalese bodhiseed mala. These seeds are completely natural and unpolished. In recent years the price of Bodhiseed has reached an all time high and this is mainly driven by high Chinese demand. A mala with 7 mm seeds can cost as much as $5000 in Nepal (April 2015) and this has pushed up the prices of all larger size seeds. You will receive the actual mala shown.

A mala made from bodhiseed increases the merit of any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Natural Nepalese Seeds
108 beads plus the guru bead
approx 11 mm (hole to hole) strung on strong braided cord
Fine Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 12 mm x 10 mm
Fine Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 12 mm x 10 mm

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A superb Bodhiseed mala from Nepal. These natural beads have not been polished. Strung on strong braided cord with a beaded tassle.

A mala made from Bodhiseed manifests limitless benefits for any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

108 beads plus the guru bead and beaded tassle.
Origin: Nepal
12 mm diameter and 10 mm width
Bodhiseed Mala
BODHISEED MALA with coral and turquoise inlay - Natural Colour

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This is a very striking mala and has small pieces of turquoise and coral set into each bead. A mala made from Bodhiseed manifests limitless benefits for any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful. The seeds are a natural lighter colour.

We also have a darker Bodhiseed mala of comparable quality. see here

10 mm beads.
Origin: Nepal
Length approx 110 cms (43 ins) Colour of cord may vary.
Bodhiseed Mala
LARGE BODHISEED MALA - 12 mm
Our Price: £35.00

A superb Bodhiseed mala from Nepal. Each bead has been shaped and polished smooth to give them a perfectly matched appearance. Strung on strong braided nylong cord.

A mala made from Bodhiseed manifests limitless benefits for any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Origin: Nepal
12 mm Beads
Polished Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 9 to 9.5 mm
Polished Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 9 to 9.5 mm
Our Price: £35.00

A superb lighter coloured Bodhiseed mala from Nepal. Each bead has been shaped and polished smooth to give them a perfectly matched and uniform appearance. Strung on strong braided cord.

A mala made from Bodhiseed manifests limitless benefits for any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Origin: Nepal
width of each bead is 9 to 9.5 mm
Bodhiseed Mala
ROUND INDIAN BODHISEED MALA - 10 to 11 mm

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A mala comprised of round Indian Bodhiseeds that display triangular eyes. Seeds have not been polished and are completely undyed. With regular use they will turn darker and become more smooth.

108 Beads plus the guru bead.
With Indian Bodhiseed & Rosewood top Guru bead and beaded tassle.
bead size approx 11 mm
sourced in Nepal

Colour of cord may vary between malas
54 Bead Traditional Indian Rudraksha Mala - 17 mm
54 Bead Traditional Indian Rudraksha Mala - 17 mm
Our Price: £55.00

A large Rudraksha seed mala with felt spacers between each seed. Each bead displays 5 faces also known as Mukhi. Very nice quality natural undyed seeds.

bead size approx 17 mm
54 beads plus additional bead.
Sourced in Nepal.
Huge Antique Style Polished Rudraksha Mala - 17 mm
Huge Antique Style Polished Rudraksha Mala - 17 mm
Our Price: £60.00

A superior extra large dark Rudraksha seed mala. They feel wonderful to use and have the look of seeds that have been used for decades. Each seed displays 5 faces or Mukhi. In Tibetan Buddhism, Rudraksha seeds are often associated with the practice of Vajrakilaya or more wrathful practices. These are the largest and finest seeds that we have been able to source.

108 Rudraksha seeds plus Rudraksha guru bead.
Strung on strong braided cord.
bead size approx 17 mm diameter
Sourced in Nepal.
RUDRAKSHA MALA
POLISHED RUDRAKSHA MALA with beaded tassle - 12 x 9 mm
Our Price: £34.95

A wonderful dark Rudraksha seed mala with a lovely smooth feel. These beads are a more rounded barrel or disc shape and have been darkened and polished to give the appearance of age. This is typically how a Rudraksha would look after decades of being used.  Rudraksha seeds are often associated with the practice of Vajrakilaya or more wrathful practices.

bead size approx 12 mm diameter and 9 mm width
with dark Bodhiseed guru bead and rosewood beaded tassle.

Natural seeds so please expect very slight variations in size.
RUDRAKSHA MALA
NATURAL RUDRAKSHA MALA - Three Sizes Available

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A very nice 108 bead Rudraksha mala. According to the Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche, each mantra recitation is multiplied by 20 million when using a Rudraksha seed mala.

Three sizes to choose from 7.5 mm, 10 mm and 11mm

Please note that the guru bead will either be bodhiseed, rosewood or rudraksha depending on what we currently have in stock.
NATURAL RUDRAKSHA MALA with Bodhiseed Guru Bead - 10 mm
NATURAL RUDRAKSHA MALA with Bodhiseed Guru Bead - 10 mm x 8 mm
Our Price: £30.00

A fine quality 108 bead Rudraksha seed mala. Completey natural, unshaped and undyed beads. Rudraksha seeds are often associated with the practice of Vajrakilaya or more wrathful practices.

Sourced in Nepal.
108 beads plus the guru bead.
bead size approx 10 mm diameter and 8 mm width
with Bodhiseed guru bead and Rudraksha top.
Antique Style Dark Rudraksha Seed Mala  - 9 mm diameter
Antique Style Dark Rudraksha Seed Mala - 9 mm diameter
Our Price: £40.00

A superior dark Rudraksha seed mala. They feel wonderful to use and have the look of seeds that have been used for decades. Each seed displays 5 faces or Mukhi. In Tibetan Buddhism, Rudraksha seeds are often associated with the practice of Vajrakilaya or more wrathful practices. These are an excellent size for practice.

108 Rudraksha seeds plus Rudraksha guru bead.
bead size approx 9 mm x 6 mm
sourced in Nepal

Natural seeds so please expect very slight variations in size.
Rare Antique Style Dark Rudraksha Seed Mala  - 7 mm
Rare Antique Style Dark Rudraksha Seed Mala - 7 mm
Our Price: £80.00

Our smallest and most difficult to find Rudraksha seed mala. Small seeds in this quality are very hard to come by and they have been darkened and polished smooth to give them an antique appearance. Each seed displays 5 faces or Mukhi. Rudraksha seeds are often associated with the practice of Vajrakilaya or more wrathful practices in Tibetan Buddhism.

It is taught that a mala made from Rudraksha seed multiplies the benefits of each mantra by 20 Million.

108 Rudraksha seeds plus Rudraksha guru bead.
bead size approx 7 mm x 5 mm
sourced in Nepal

Natural seeds so please expect very slight variations in size.
RUDRAKSHA MALA
POLISHED RUDRAKSHA MALA - Natural Colour 9 mm x 8 mm
Our Price: £15.00

A wonderful polished Rudraksha seed mala. The beads are a more rounded barrel or disc shape. 108 beads plus the guru bead and beaded tassle.

Sourced in Nepal.
bead size:
diameter approx 9 mm
width approx 8 mm

these are natural seeds and so please expect very slight variations in size.
RUDRAKSHA MALA
POLISHED RUDRAKSHA MALA - 8mm
Our Price: £25.00

A hard to find round polished Rudraksha seed mala. These are not to be confused with Bodhiseed beads that look very similar.

108 polished Rudraksha beads plus the Bodhiseed guru bead.
bead size approx 8 mm

Natural seeds so please expect very slight variations in size.
White Sandalwood Mala - 8mm
White Sandalwood Mala - 8mm
Our Price: £30.00

A lovely 108 bead white sandalwood mala with braided knotwork beaded tassle.

108 beads plus the guru bead.
Sourced in Nepal
8 mm beads.



Sandalwood Mala
Sandalwood Mala - 7 mm

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This is one of our most popular malas. Sandalwood has a delightful feel and aroma and is extremely sought after in Asia.

108 beads plus the guru bead.

7 mm beads.

Tassle may vary.
108 Sandalwood Beads
108 Sandalwood Beads
Our Price: £12.00

A necklace of 108 genuine sandalwood beads with a fantastic and very distinct aromal!  These beads do not include a guru bead, so are offered at a much lower price.

6 mm beads.
Sourced in Nepal.
NATURAL INDIAN RAKTU SEED MALA - 7 mm
NATURAL INDIAN RAKTU SEED MALA - 7 mm
Our Price: £13.95

These are the smallest natural seeds that we currently have available and they are finished with a Bodhiseeed guru bead. The beads are similar in appearance to Nepalese Bodhiseed but they are a different variety of seed. The seeds are completely natural and unpolished.

bead size approx 7 mm (hole to hole)
The natural colour of the seed may vary.
Strung on strong braided nylon cord.
FINEST NATURAL INDIAN RAKTU SEED MALA - 8 mm
FINEST NATURAL INDIAN RAKTU SEED MALA - 8 mm
Our Price: £25.00

A delightful mala crafted from small natural Indian seeds known as Raktu. They closely resemble Nepalese Bodhiseed in appearance and are a much more affordable alternative. It is interesting to note that Nepalese Bodhiseed beads in this size, currently have a selling price of more than $1000 per mala in Nepal. This is being driven by extremely high demand in China right now.  These Raktu seeds have been polished and are perfectly calibrated. They are the finest seeds of their type that we have ever seen. Each mala is finished with a Nepalese Bodhiseed guru bead and beaded tassle.

bead size approx 8 mm (hole to hole)
The natural colour of the seed may vary slightly between malas.
Strung on strong braided nylon cord.
INDIAN RAKTU SEED MALA - 8 mm
INDIAN RAKTU SEED MALA - 8 mm
Our Price: £15.95

A small polished 108 bead Indian Raktu seed mala. These beads have a similar appearance to Nepalese Bodhiseed. Each mala is finished with a Nepalese Bodhiseeed guru bead.

108 beads plus the guru bead.
Hand crafted in Nepal.
bead size approx 8 mm
WU TAI SHAN MALA
108 BEAD WU TAI SHAN MALA
Our Price: £22.00

These great wood malas are said to come from the sacred Taoist and Buddhist pilgrimage region of Wu Tai Shan in China. This area also known as the Five-Peaked Mountain is believed to be the abode of Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom. The great Dzogchen master known as Vimalamitra is still said to reside in these mountains and many believe he still appears to furtunate disciples. Wu Tai Shan malas are very similar in appearance and weight to sandalwood. They have a slightly redish hue with natural stripes.

Origin: Wu Tai Shan Region
diameter = 10 mm
width = 8 mm
Rosewood Mala with extra large Guru Bead
Rosewood Mala with extra large Guru Bead
Our Price: £12.95

A very nice Rosewood disc bead mala withan extra large guru bead.

Bead size approx 15 mm x 6 mm
Guru bead =  24 mm
Origin: Nepal
Rosewood Mala
Rosewood Mala - 10 mm

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A lovely rosewood mala with 108 beads plus the guru bead.

Origin: Nepal tassle may vary.
Rosewood Mala with Jade
Rosewood Mala with Jade Dividers
Our Price: £20.00

A very nice natural rosewood mala with jade dividers. Finished with a lovely green tassle and white jade guru bead.

bead size 8 to 9mm
Rosewood Mala with crystal
Rosewood Mala with crystal
Our Price: £12.95

A very nice Rosewood mala with crystal spacer beads.

Bead size approx 8 mm
Rosewood Mala - 9 mm
Rosewood Mala - 9 mm
Our Price: £15.00

A very nice 108 bead mala. Finished with a lovely Tibetan style tassle.

bead size 9mm
hand crafted in Nepal

108 beads plus the guru bead.
Small Rosewood Necklace/MAla - 6 mm
Small Rosewood Necklace/Mala - 6 mm
Our Price: £8.00

A small Rosewood mala strung in the Indian style without the traditional Buddhist guru bead.

108 to 110 beads
Bead size approx 6 mm
Bodhiseed Mala
RARE HIMALAYAN NATURAL BODHISEED MALA

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These Nepalese Bodhiseed 'eye' beads are amongst the rarest and most difficult to source. Each seed has the formation of a natural eye and we are told that they only grow in one region of Nepal. Unlike other Bodhiseed malas in the marketplace, these beads have not been shaped or dyed. Seeds that are completely natural and untreated are considered to be the very best for practice. The smallest uniform seeds are the most sought after and command the highest prices. On average a fully developed seed will grow to around 12 mm (hole to hole) and often much larger, which is why the smaller seeds (10 mm and less) are scarce and very sought after. The majority of seeds in the marketplace have been shaped and polished to make them smaller. These are the best natural seeds we have been able to find.

With regular use Bodhiseed will turn darker and develop a wonderful usage patina. They are considered to be the most appropriate mala to use for all types of Vajrayana practice.

This mala is comprised of 108 beads plus the Guru bead. The natural colour of the seed may vary slightly.

Only 10 mm seeds currently available. Beads are measured from hole to hole.

Colour of tassle may vary.

Please expect natural variations in each seed.

We stock a large range of more affordable Bodhiseed malas here.
Bodhiseed Mala
BODHISEED MALA with coral and turquoise inlay

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These are very striking beads with small pieces of turquoise and coral set into each bead. A mala made from Bodhiseed manifests limitless benefits for any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

10 mm beads.
Sourced in Nepal.
Length approx 110 cms (43 ins)
Colour of cord may vary.