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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. We also stock a range of Nepalese Bodhiseed malas and these are typically called 'Bodhicitta' by Tibetans. Nepalese Bodhiseed or Bodhicitta beads are currently the most sought after and in recent years they have become more difficult to source due to high demand in China.

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 'Agate Wood' Mala with Dividers - 8 mm
Our Price: £35.00

A lovely looking mala crafted from 'agate wood'. The wood has a fine grain with natural eyes that closely resemble the gemstone agate. The mala has faux amber dividers flanked by turquoise. It is finished with a silver plated vajra and additional beads on the tassle.

Strung on strong braided cord (colour may vary).
Origin of wood: China
bead size approx 8 mm
vajra 16 mm
Natural Banded Wood Mala  - 8 mm
Natural Banded 'Agate Wood' Mala - 8 mm
Our Price: £25.00

A lovely looking mala crafted from 'agate wood'. The wood has a fine grain with natural eyes that closely resemble the gemstone agate. It is finished with a silver plated vajra and additional beads on the tassle.

108 beads plus the guru bead and beaded tassle.
Strung on strong braided cord (colour may vary).
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 simple and attractive 108 bead Lotus Seed mala. The beads will turn a beautiful dark colour with use and age.

Meditation using a lotus seed mala is believed 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.
RED LOTUS SEED MALA - 9 mm - Oval Shape
RED LOTUS SEED MALA - 9 mm - Oval Shape
Our Price: £34.95

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.
LOTUS SEED MALA - Rounded Disc Shape Beads - 8 mm
LOTUS SEED MALA - Rounded Disc Shape Beads - 8 mm
Our Price: £45.00

A lovely rounded disc shaped lotus seed mala. A simple and attractive 108 bead mala that will turn a beautiful dark colour with regular use and age. Meditation using a lotus seed mala is thought to increase merit and virtue.

8mm beads
strung on strong braided cord
108 beads + guru bead.

cord colour may vary from the picture shown.
LOTUS SEED MALA
LOTUS SEED MALA with carnelian dividers - 11 mm
Our Price: £55.00

A fine ivory coloured Lotus Seed mala with beaded tassle. A simple and attractive mala that will turn a beautiful dark colour with regular use and age.

Meditation using a lotus seed mala is thought to increase merit and virtue.

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

cord colour may vary from the picture shown.
Extra Large Round Nepalese Bodhiseed - 14mm
Extra Large Round Nepalese Bodhiseed - 14 mm
Our Price: £95.00

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: £150.00

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: £120.00

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.

108 beads plus the guru bead.
strung on strong braided cord.
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: £120.00

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 - 11mm
Natural Nepalese Bodhiseed Mala - 10.5 to 11.5 mm
Our Price: £250.00

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A natural Nepalese Bodhiseed mala of fine quality. Seeds are completely natural and unpolished.

It is believed that a mala made from Bodhiseed increases the merit of any form of practice, be it peaceful, expansive, powerful or wrathful.

Authentic Natural Nepalese Bodhiseed
approx 10.5 mm to 11.5 (hole to hole)
Bodhiseed Mala
ROUND INDIAN BODHISEED MALA - 10 to 11 mm
Our Price: £65.00

A mala comprised of round Indian Bodhiseed. Each seed displays triangular shaped eyes. With regular use they will turn darker and become more smooth.

108 Beads plus the guru bead.
bead size approx 10 to 11 mm
sourced in Nepal

Colour of cord may vary between malas
Seeds contain natural fissures and pitting. This is not considered a defect.
Bodhiseed Mala
ROUND INDIAN BODHISEED MALA - 11 to 12 mm
Our Price: £55.00

A mala comprised of round Indian Bodhiseed. Each seed displays triangular shaped eyes. With regular use they will turn darker and become more smooth.

108 Beads plus the guru bead.
bead size approx 11 to 12 mm
sourced in Nepal

Colour of cord may vary between malas
Seeds contain natural fissures and pitting. This is not considered a defect.
Bodhiseed Mala
EXTRA LARGE ROUND INDIAN BODHISEED MALA - 13 mm
Our Price: £45.00

A large mala comprised of round Indian Bodhiseed. Each seed displays triangular shaped eyes. With regular use they will turn darker and become more smooth.

108 Beads plus the guru bead.
bead size approx 13.5 mm
sourced in Nepal

Colour of cord may vary between malas
Seeds contain natural fissures and pitting. This is not considered a defect.
Bodhiseed Mala
LARGE BODHISEED MALA - 12 mm
Our Price: £85.00

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: £50.00

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
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 (colour of cord and knot may vary)
bead size approx 17 mm diameter
Sourced in Nepal.
POLISHED RUDRAKSHA SEED MALA  - 10 mm
POLISHED RUDRAKSHA SEED MALA - 10 mm
Our Price: £19.95

A polished Rudraksha seed mala with rounded shaped seeds. Rudraksha seeds are often associated with the practice of Vajrakilaya or more wrathful practices in Tibetan Buddhism.

bead size approx 10mm
with Rudraksha seed guru bead
strung on strong braided cord.
Natural seeds so please expect very slight variation in size and colour.
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 (Small size)
Our Price: £80.00

Our smallest and most difficult to find Rudraksha seed mala. Polished seeds in this size and quality are very hard to come by. They have been darkened and polished smooth to give the mala 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

These are natural Rudrasksha seeds and so please expect very slight variation in size between each bead. They are matched as closely as possible.
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.
DISC SHAPED POLISHED RUDRAKSHA MALA - Natural Colour 9.5 mm x 7 mm
DISC SHAPED POLISHED RUDRAKSHA MALA - Natural Colour 9.5 mm x 7 mm
Our Price: £30.00

A natural colour 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 9.5 mm
width approx 7 mm

these are natural seeds and so please expect very slight variations in size.
Antique Style Dark Rudraksha Seed Mala  - 8.5 mm diameter
Antique Style Dark Brown Rudraksha Seed Mala - 8.5 mm diameter
Our Price: £40.00

A superior dark brown 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.

Strong on strong braided cord.
108 Rudraksha seeds plus Rudraksha guru bead.
bead size approx 8.5 mm x 6 mm
sourced in Nepal

These are natural seeds and so please expect very slight variations in size and colour.
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.



Large Sandalwood Mala - 11 mm
Large Sandalwood Mala - 11 mm
Our Price: £45.00

A large Sandalwood mala with a delightful feel and aroma.

108 beads plus the guru bead.
11 mm beads (measured from hole to hole)
Sourced in Nepal.
Sandalwood Mala - 9 mm
Sandalwood Mala - 9 mm
Our Price: £25.00

A fine looking sandalwood mala with a lovely aroma.

strung on strong braided cord.
108 beads plus the guru bead.
9 mm beads.

Sandalwood Mala with Turquoise Guru Bead and Dividers - 8 mm
Sandalwood Mala with Turquoise Guru Bead and Dividers - 8 mm
Our Price: £45.00

A fine looking sandalwood mala with a lovely delicate aroma. Comprised of 108 sandalwood beads plus faux amber dividers. Each of these is flanked with small turquoise disc beads. Beautifully finished with a turquoise guru bead and sandalwood beaded tassle.

Hand crafted in Nepal
strung on strong braided cord.
108 beads plus the dividers and guru bead.
8 mm beads.

Sandalwood Mala with Conch Dividers - 8 mm
Sandalwood Mala with Conch Dividers - 8 mm
Our Price: £30.00

A sandalwood mala with conch dividers and conch guru bead and sandalwood beaded tassle/

Hand crafted in Nepal
strung on strong braided cord.
108 beads plus the dividers and guru bead.
8 mm beads.
Sandalwood Mala with Green Chalcedony Dividers - 8 mm
Sandalwood Mala with Green Chalcedony Dividers - 8 mm
Our Price: £25.00

A fine looking sandalwood mala with a lovely delicate aroma. Comprised of 108 sandalwood beads plus three green chalcedony dividers and green chalcedony guru bead. Each of these is flanked with small gold coloured metal bead to enhance the overall beauty of the mala. Finished with a beaded tassle.

Hand crafted in Nepal
strung on strong braided cord.
108 beads plus the dividers and guru bead.
8 mm beads.

108 Sandalwood Beads
108 Sandalwood Beads
Our Price: £16.00

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.

108 beads (no guru bead)
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 with beaded tassle - 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. All natural unpolished seeds.

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.
Hand crafted in Nepal.
FINEST NATURAL INDIAN RAKTU SEED MALA - 8 mm
FINE QUALITY SMOOTH INDIAN RAKTU SEED MALA - 8 mm - Natural Colour
Our Price: £19.95

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. Such high prices are being driven by strong demand in China right now. These Raktu bead malas have been polished smooth and are perfectly matched in size.

108 Raktu Seeds plus Nepalese Bodhiseed Guru Bead
bead size approx 8 mm (hole to hole)
The natural colour of the seed may vary slightly between malas.
Strung on strong braided cord.
Hand crafted in Nepal.
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.

Tassle may vary.

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 with an extra large guru bead.

Bead size approx 15 mm x 6 mm
Guru bead =  24 mm
Origin: Nepal
Large Rosewood Mala = 10 mm
Large Rosewood Mala - 10 mm
Our Price: £19.95

A superb Rosewood bead mala.

Strung on strong braided cord.
Bead size approx 10 mm
Origin: Nepal
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