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A Mosaic of Traditions - One Virtual Sangha => Practice Tools => Topic started by: humanitas on February 15, 2010, 12:43:24 pm

Title: How to make your own mala
Post by: humanitas on February 15, 2010, 12:43:24 pm
FYI, if you would like to do it yourself, these are a full instruction on how to make a Tibetan mala from start to finish.

 How to Make a Mala Part 1 - Materials and Preparation  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAjS8FU0SKU&feature=PlayList&p=30411591F09E4D8A&index=0)
 How to Make a Mala Part 2 - Beads and Spacers  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=748hnZbSoxg&feature=PlayList&p=30411591F09E4D8A&index=1)
 How to Make a Mala Part 3 - Tying the Knots  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGxQ5g8Se60&feature=PlayList&p=30411591F09E4D8A&index=2)
 How to Make a Mala Part 4 - The Tassel  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeMwBDrCjts&feature=PlayList&p=30411591F09E4D8A&index=3)
 How to Make a Mala Part 5 - Trim and Finish  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TAcfjVZqCU&feature=PlayList&p=30411591F09E4D8A&index=4)

If you would like to know how to make other kinds of malas, there are many resources we can start posting in this thread for those who are a bit tight on the wallet or who would rather personalize the process of making their own meditation tools. 
Title: Re: How to make your own mala
Post by: Lobster on September 04, 2012, 03:13:18 am
No bead method of counting
http://western-hindu.org/2010/01/01/how-to-chant-a-mantra-108-times-without-mala-beads/ (http://western-hindu.org/2010/01/01/how-to-chant-a-mantra-108-times-without-mala-beads/)
Title: Re: How to make your own mala
Post by: eddychsu on September 14, 2014, 12:47:07 pm
I've seen some really nice looking beads at www.ancientdzi.com (http://www.ancientdzi.com)
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