^Back To Top

Mala

Search for glossary terms (regular expression allowed)
Begin with Contains Exact termSounds like
All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Term Definition
Mala

(skt.: mala; tib.: treng wa) Rosary, a string of beads or other objects used to count mantras. Malas have usually 108 beads and are frequently carved from wood or bone. Some malas have counters which are usually used in retreats to help keep the track of the number of mantras recited.

Copyright 2018  Buddhist Congregation Dharmaling