While malas look beautiful one of their most common uses is as a meditation aid. Meditating with your mala helps you focus more easily by creating a repetitive movement that generates a focal point to direct your wandering mind towards.
Your mala is a very personal spiritual tool. There is no wrong way to choose your mala but with so many designs to choose from it can feel overwhelming. Here are some tips to help you through the process.
Mandalas are found within many religions and cultures and have been used in Eastern culture for hundreds of years for meditation and prayer. They are considered to hold symbolic spiritual power and to bring about deep inner transformation.
If you have ever observed children at play, you would probably have seen them naturally moving through some yoga asanas, completely oblivious to the fact they're doing yoga. So how can you help your child invite more yoga practice into their lives?