Using a mala

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Re: Using a mala

Postby Malcolm » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:29 pm

MalaBeads wrote:I am interested in buying a mala. I have heard that different malas are used for different mantras. I would like to do Tara and Chenrezig mantras mostly. What kind of mala should I buy



You should get a bodhiseed māla since the Buddhist tantras state quite clearly this is preferred general purpose māla.
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Re: Using a mala

Postby MalaBeads » Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:58 pm

Thanks, Namdrol.
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