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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.

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"When I talk of being detached, what I mean is to be simpler, more easy-going. Detachment doesn't mean totally renouncing everything. It means that you loosen your grip and be more relaxed."
- Lama Yeshe

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