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About Mala Beads

Mama Malas designs mala beads and intentional accessories for mothers who want to be fully present, intentional and mindful with their kids.  Mala beads are meditation necklaces that are used to recite an affirmation or mantra, and are a tangible reminder of your intentions.

We started making mala beads because we believe that setting aside time daily to meditate and set your intentions is the most important thing you can do when striving to live an intentional and authentic life.

It is our job as mothers to be our children’s anchor, the calm enduring presence that can ground them during the turbulent moments of life. But as mothers we need an anchor as well, to ground us, remind us of our intentions, and bring us back to our center so we can remain present and intentional with those we love.

 Mama Malas are an anchor for you during both the beautiful and trying moments of Motherhood, offering a tangible reminder of your desire to live a fully present, intentional and balanced life.

Designed with healing stones to support you your intentions, each Mama Mala has been handcrafted with the intention of supporting you on your journey of Motherhood.  

Each set of  mala beads is made up of 108 +1 beads since it is said that our bodies contain 108 major physical and subtle energy channels that reach the heart chakra. By meditating with your mala beads and chanting or listening to  a mantra 108 times the energy from the mantra permeates both the physical and energetic body. The 109th bead, also called the ‘guru’ bead, signifies the beginning and end of your meditation practice. The larger guru bead holds the intention of your mala.

To meditate with your Mama Malas, begin by setting an intention for what you want to cultivate in your life.  Starting at your guru bead, repeat your chosen mantra once for each sandalwood or rudraksha bead on your mala until you come back around to your guru bead. Take a moment at the end to express gratitude for all of the abundance already in your life.

You can also hold your mala during a silent meditation and let it absorb the peace of the practice.  This is our favourite way to meditate in the morning. Play your favourite mantra (here is an awesome album) and just breathe and listen.  It only takes a few minutes, but the results are beyond measure.

If your day starts to get off track, hold onto your Mama Mala to soak up its peaceful energy and remember your intentions.

Love Notes

I bought one last year a month before my baby girls birth. I love it and can't get enough of it"

"Just got my Mama Mala for my birthday! The Mala beads smell heavenly, the sandalwood reminds me of being in India. Thank you!"

"I've been looking at a mala from Mama Malas for some time and it turns out they are just perfect. Love the design, but also the special intentions they bring, and the lovely packaging and handwritten note that came along. It just fits perfectly right now."

"Your mala has brought me such peace & abundant love during this wild transition the past 6 months. Thank you! Thank you!"

"I love my mamamala so much! Think I may have to buy a second one for baby #2!"

"It actually couldn't be more spot on with the timing of this in my life. I love it. And I need it. Thank you so much. We all as women need to embrace and except our true authentic selves."

 "I just feel it, there are no words. I put it every day on my mat and wear it during meditation."

"Got my  Mama Mala in the mail today! I love it, it's absolutely gorgeous, and it smells so amazing!"

"I adore my  mama mala! I feel empowered when I put it on & capable of moving mountains!"

"I wear my mama mala every day... Keeps me grounded and focused on my core desires"

"It's gorgeous and has gotten me through some trying times."

"My Mama Mala has been a soothing reminder to trust in myself and to take the time for me in all of this messy yet beautiful chaos that is Motherhood."

"My Mama Mala has been coming everywhere with me lately. It arrived in the mail last Monday after I got home from my grandmas funeral and ever since I have been feeling powerfully, soulfully in the flow of life and grounded in my feminine mama bear nature."

"I wear a Mama Mala almost everyday because not only are they beautiful, but they ground me, and help to focus my energy."

"I LOVE my Mama Mala!"

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