Please join us at Local Link Wellness for a Mala making workshop where you will create your own string of 108 beads and learn the history of Japa Mala. Learn how to use this ancient tool in meditation along with the use of Mantras. Beautiful beads of spiritual quality will be provided to design your own piece. Choose your gemstones for their healing properties to enhance your own personal practice. You will then explore the therapeutic energy and your creative spirit by making your very own mala beads and infusing them with the power of your intention!
Mala is a Sankrit word meaning garland, Japa meaning recitation of mantra or prayer. Together the words translate to “Prayer beads for Meditation”. Japa Mala is an ancient tool developed to keep the mind focused during the practice of meditation. A Mantra is a word or series of words chanted aloud or silently to invoke spiritual qualities. In the yogic tradition a mantra is a Sankrit word that has special powers to transform consciousness, promote healing or fulfill desires.
Cost of workshop - $68 – This includes: all supplies to create your mala and information guide for personal use. Mala supplies include- choice of sustainable wood and semi-precious stones, Buddha guru bead and fairtrade silk tassel. Mala can be worn as necklace, wrap bracelet or simply used during your meditation.
**Space is limited** - Please reserve your spot by calling Local Link at 631-909-4300 to purchase your ticket.