Category Archives: Mala

Quiet

I have been on a bit of a sabbatical from…well, most of the things I like to do in my free time lately, opting instead to spend my time lazing around with my family. It’s a nice way to spend … Continue reading

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Sandalwood Mala

I absolutely love working with sandalwood. Its fragrance is just intoxicating to me, and I’d bathe in the scent if I wasn’t afraid of scaring off, well, everyone. My own mala is sandalwood and I find myself holding it to … Continue reading

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Blue Jasper mala

I think my husband gets a bit annoyed with the volume of beads and thread other such crafting and creating supplies that pile up on our kitchen table. My dream house would have a dedicated crafting area (my dream house … Continue reading

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Mala in the making

I know I said yesterday that I would be posting more about giant knitting, but I got up this morning (early) and had a hankering to take some photos of the mala I currently have in the works. So I … Continue reading

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Purple Jasper Buddhist Mala

In a previous post I blogged about my first adventure in mala-making. Although initially it was frustrating (like anything else, there is more to the mala than meets the eye, and I encountered many challenges in this project – and … Continue reading

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Red Jasper Hand Knotted Mala

After a lot of prep, research and trial and error, I finished my first hand-knotted Buddhist mala this morning. The beads are red jasper, and the cord a vibrant blue. I used two cords and a snake-knotting technique as suggested … Continue reading

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