DYO ZEN MEN'S Design Your Own Intention Mala Bracelet


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What is a mala?

A mala, which is Sanskrit for garland, is a string of beads—typically 108, in addition to one guru bead—which are used as a meditation tool while chanting, reciting or silently repeating a mantra.

What is a mantra?

A mantra—Sanskrit for sound, syllable, word or group of words—is a personal “motto” of sorts that is repeated during meditation to help create focus and self-transformation.

What is the significance of the 108 beads?

Malas allow the wearer to keep count of mantra recitation, allowing her to stay focused, calm and relaxed while repeating a mantra 108 times. In traditional Tibetan Buddhism, mala beads are often created using 108 beads, as a 108-bead mantra repetition represents the 108 worldly sins in the Buddhist doctrine.

What is the significance of the numbers 3 and 6?

The numbers 3 and 6 are significant in relation to mala beads, with Buddhist malas coming in three forms: 108, 54 and 27 beads. On a traditional Buddhist mala, the three beads above the guru bead represent the Three Refuges: Homage to the Buddha, Homage to the Dharma and Homage to the Sangha. 

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Our Zen Men’s collection was consciously created with men in mind, with the intention of bringing strength, confidence, patience + mindfulness into their everyday life. This collection was designed with intention to help cultivate peace of mind + a sense of ZEN.

We now offer the option for you to Design Your Own (DYO) mala intention bracelet for the Zen Men in your life.

You select from our Zen Men's semi-precious gemstones to be placed into our Robles Wood stretch mala bracelet template.

Gemstones to select from and their intentions:

Black Agate:  Intention = Protection

Dumortierite:  Intention = Tranquility

Kambaba Jasper:  Intention = Peace

Labradorite:  Intention = Strength

Red Tiger's Eye:  Intention = Confidence

Tiger's Eye:  Intention = Courage

White Howlite:  Intention = Patience

Here's how it works:

  1. Select up to 5 gemstones to place in each of the bead placement numbers (1-5)
  2. Select the size of bracelet
  3. We mock up a sample of your design
  4. We email you your design for approval
  5. After approval we will ship your order within 3-5 business days from our Carlsbad, CA Studio.


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I have bought a few times and every piece is thoughtful, beauiful and happy - this particular bracelet with all the stones is a miniature symphony of joy

Los Angeles, CA

I’ve worn my strength bracelet for two years straight wearing it constantly. I feel connected to my stones and they really have help me overcome difficult situations and to have strength. So thankful for this bracelet and the energy it gives me.

Phoenix, AZ

I love to give mantra bracelets as thoughful gifts to friends and family. They are so beautiful and well received every time!

Key Largo, FL

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