THE NO MIND MALA INTENTION

The No Mind Mala serves as a sweet reminder to take a conscious leap out of the rational mind and dive back into one's heart space and inner essence.


 

GEMSTONE PROPERTIES

Here you will find some of the available information about the materials and gems used in our jewelry and No Mind Malas. The properties of each gemstone are many, and different sources name different things, but we have summed it up and present to you the information we were intuitively drawn to in the context of our No Mind Malas. 

The colors may differ more or less from the pictures you see below, each gemstone is unique...

We are happy to tailor malas to fit your personal needs, to help boost and balance your being on multiple levels. Please email thirdeyevisionaries@yahoo.com for more info. 

 

Let yourself stay open to receive the energetic support each gem can provide. By holding faith and trusting the process, you can relax on all levels - which is when you will receive the guidance from the gems... so let yourself just be held and relax into the embrace of the Divine.
— Hansa

 

African Jade

African Jade has a strengthening and calming effect on the heart with respect to blood pressure and pulse, and on the physical level it speeds up the recovery and healing of bruises, scares etc. by speeding up the clotting process of the blood. On a mental level, this stone alleviates nervousness and offers balance to people in constant hectic situations and with high level of responsibility. This gem is useful in opening the heart chakra, as it brings balance and acceptance to the wearer.

Amazonite

This is a gem that aids the expression of Truth and improves ones connection to Source. It is useful when improving ones energetic boundaries and can be used as a tool to strengthen the integrity of vishuddhi chakra, the throat chakra, related to communication and expression of one's true and innate Self. 

 

Amethyst

We use this beautiful gem for spiritual guidance, connection and enhanced awareness, thus brining confidence and trust in the day-to-day life by feeling supported on all levels. It is a gem that helps release old (habitual) patterns, and can serve when dealing with additions of all sorts, addictions as well as attachments. It is a gem that provides tranquility and calmness, through its sweet sense of support. It is a highly protective stone that synthesizes and enhances higher states of consciousness. It has healing and cleansing powers. It improves memory and motivation. It is a stone that brings spiritual insights and helps one to apply them in life. It is one of the most commonly used stones for spiritual connection and guidance. It enhances love for the Divine and encourages selflessness. It tunes the endocrine system and metabolism...among MANY other things.

Apatite (blue)

Blue Apatite can be used for psychic activation, vision across dimensions, access to divine knowledge. This gem cleanses the auric field, especially the mental body, and improves ones perceptions. It can further be a helpful stone when doing dream work. It is a gem that can bring great insight, since it helps us to see multiple levels of consciousness operating harmoniously and simultaneously. It brings 'aha-moments' through such seeing, and thus provides inspiration. Apatite is a beautiful gem that brings a higher perspective, and give us access to latent pieces if the puzzle in terms of our understanding of the illusion. This gem is a wind element stone, stimulating the third eye and enhances inner vision, and can lend access to the Akashic records, which is helpful when looking at soul and karmic patterns. It is a stone that brings understanding, positive vibes and is uplifting. On a physical level, Apatite can be used to improve eyesight and vertigo.

Bloodstone

Bloodstone is used for courage, strength, vitality and purification. It gives great support and courage during times of adversity, and lends strength to the physical body. It helps taking right action and fulfill ones commitments when facing obstacles. It is very useful for the blood, as it purifies and cleanses, strengthens and fortifies.

Carnelian

Carnelian brings a sense of grounding and is an anchoring gemstone. It strengthens motivation and brings about creativity, by boosting our energy. It restores vitality and clarifies perception. It is also a gemstone that protects the wearer from negative energies. It provides courage, confidence and trust. It also empowers one to make decisions, take leaps when needed, and to develop the confidence to stay on one's path and staying true to oneself. It helps one take action, guided by Divine will. It vitalizes the physical body as it enhances the flow of prana throughout. It strengthens our connection to Great Spirit / Source since it helps us purify and sanctify the body as a temple of the Spirit. It further increases strength, on multiple levels, and can facilitate overcoming fears, as it provides trust and confidence.

Citrine

Citrine carries the energy of the Sun, and is thus used to strengthen your being with the energy of the Sun. It helps boosting and energizing, helps us overcome difficulties, and it brings creativity and joy. It is a powerful regenerator and cleanser. It cleanses and aligns the subtle bodies with the physical body. It is the stone of abundance, happiness, generosity, self-esteem and self-confidence, self-expression, motivation, and optimism, among other things. It releases fears and promotes inner calm so wisdom and beauty can emerge. It is a stone that awakens the higher mind, aligning you with the life-giving energy of Father Sun. It is one of the foremost allies in the process of manifestation, helping us increase our ability to bring energy into form. It is a stone that connects us to the Divine Will, and thus deepening our connection to love and joy. 

Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz is one of the main healing gems and has amazing energetic memory. It is used to amplify the properties of other gems with which it is combined, align the chakras and bodies (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual), providing balance, wholeness and wellbeing.  

Fancy Jasper

This is a gem that grounds excessive wind energy. It is calming and focuses the mind, organizes and ground mental activities to become more efficient. It brings discipline and perseverance, and can help attending to mundane tasks with efficiency and humor. It is a motivational gem that helps one to deal with whatever is at hand, as it is. Its grounding effects helps calm worry and fear, especially when caused by cloudy thinking or an overactive mind. It can prevent that one becomes caught up in the future or past, and rather facilitating staying in the Now. Its calming properties can be useful to improve ones sleep. Fancy Jasper facilitates slow and steady healing. It is a loyal healing ally that supports a gradual healing process, and that resonates with all chakras, thus bringing balance in a wholesome way.

Fluorite

This gem brings decisiveness, it clears ones energy field and aura, and brings clarity. It is a gemstone that brings cohesiveness and it makes discordant energies harmonic. It clears mental fog, confusion and cluttered thoughts, and thus balances the mental activity. It can facilitate the enhancement of mental and psychic abilities, by balancing the left and right hemispheres of the brain. Flourite is a stone that supports positive thoughts and a balanced mind. It aids in finding direction, taking steps on that path, and also implementing what is needed. Flourite is known for making order out of chaos. It can facilitate changing one's etheric blueprint and access higher levels of one's energy field. 

Green Aventurine

Green Aventurine is a gem that brings optimism and zest for life. It helps one to meet challenges with acceptance and to move through ups and downs smoothly. It helps one to look at the bright side of difficult issues and it instills life force if the energy is low. It can be a stone of good luck and manifestation. It supports emotional and physical healing. 'Its essence is that of spring bursting forth after a long dark winter'. It helps to release old patterns, brings forth renewal on all levels, so that movement and growth can take place. It brings hope and joy and can serve as an emotional anchor, helps one stay rooted in the heart.

Howlite

Howlite is calming and relieves anxiety, tension and intense emotions. It can be very efficient to help overcome insomnia caused by racing thoughts. Howlite calms anger and encourages calm communication. It also helps you become aware of your goals and ambitions and to aid you in achieving them. It encourages patience and promotes selflessness.

Lepidolite

This is a calming stone that helps balancing on many levels, from physical stress to nerve related imbalances manifesting as mental stress. It is helpful during periods of transition and brings awareness to old patterns and changes that need to happen in order to move forward. It assists through the transitions with optimism, thus allowing for smooth changes. It promotes awareness and emotional balance, lifts depression and lower thought forms, helping us to accept that where we are exactly where we are supposed to be. It promotes honesty and openness and can help locate energy blockages. It can be helpful for insomnia, since it is such a calming stone. It is often called the Grandmother Stone, providing calmness, comfort and trust. 

Magnesite

Magnesite (natural or colored) are used to facilitate tuning into higher frequencies and awareness. Magnesite stimulates the third eye and crown chakra, and assist the alignment with Truth. It is a stone that helps balance emotions and raise ones consciousness.

 

Malachite

This is the stone of enlightened leadership, creativity, confidence and a healthy heart. It provides strong protection against negative energies and permeates the auric field with positive vibrations, and helps keep the auric field intact. It helps keep emotional balance (by also helping us not take on emotional baggage of others) and is soothing to both the heart muscle and the etheric heart center. It enhances our willpower, helps us refrain from temptations and serves our higher good. It is a stone that instills confidence and self-responsability, it helps us take action and manifest our thoughts and ideas in the physical. It helps align our personal and the Divine will. Malachite a gemstone that carries the frequency of the enlightened leader, assisting those in positions of responsibility to carry out the Divine will, and helps one step up and take confident action. It also helps one stay true to oneself and one's direction, facilitating self-expression. It is a gem that helps remind us that we are co-creators of this world and that the possibilities for our creations are endless. It is a gem that can help us break through barriers, limitations and apathy, by opening up the individual to the limitless potential of the Divine will. It is a stone that reveals our energetic and emotional boundaries, and helps honor those boundaries of ourselves and of others. 

Moss Agate

Moss Agate to aid the wearer to ground back into connection with Mother Earth and to dance along the nature spirits. It is a gem that brings stability, and facilitates manifestation through its grounding properties. It is also an abundance stone. It is a balancing gem that aids in letting go of what doesn't serve us any more, in terms of karmic attachments, and it helps one hold ones inner vision clear until it is manifested. It is a stone that brings peace and stability, and can lessen the strength of emotional drama and mood swings. It can also improve determination and persistence. It further strengthens the etheric body and sharpens ones perceptions.

Olive Jade

Olive Jade combines the green rays of growth with the yellow rays of pure sunshine, a time of development, strength and maturity. It enhances our receptiveness to new meanings and ideas, and lights the path to wisdom and understanding. It is a talisman of the search for knowledge and enlightenment. It is excellent for achieving goals that need deep constancy and long-term purpose - not wild, exuberant growth, but the slow, steady development and deep caring of a life's calling. Lighter Green jade crystals promote spiritual growth and renewed commitment to a higher purpose.

Peach Aventurine

Peach Aventurine is used for increased energy flow through the sacral chakra (Swadhisthana Chakra), improved decision making and increased creativity. It boosts self worth and is empowering in many ways. It is also a stone for patience.

 

 

Picture Jasper

Picture Jasper is used as a tool for reconnecting with Mother Gaia. It is a grounding and harmonizing gem that acts as 'the third eye of the Earth', allowing one access to ancient wisdom held within the mineral kingdom and the Earth consciousness. It is a stone that can provide a sense of who you are, where you've been and where you are going. It is a stone that also can facilitate connection with wisdom from ancient civilizations. It is said to encourage creative visualization, creativity and business pursuits, as well as alleviating fear. It is stimulates the immune system, clears pollutants and toxins from the physical body, and aids bone growth.

Purple Fluorite

Purple Fluorite strengthens the connection with the Universal Consciousness and provides intuitive guidance.

 

Purple/Plum Jade

Purple (plum) Jade, in shades of light to dark violet, is a stone of discernment. Its frequency speaks of spiritual knowledge and the ability to use that information to decide what is most aligned with one's personal path. It aids purification of one's aura and dispels negative attitudes that hold one back from experiencing a spontaneous joy of life. It helps one to lighten up and to relax into the flow of life. It helps one let go of self-imposed limitations and helps one to stay in the awareness of the abundance we are constantly receiving from the Universe. Purple or plum jade helps open one's crown and third eye chakra, enhancing dreams, visions and extrasensory perception. Its helps one to stay on ones spiritual path and it helps you discern what is aligned to your own truth. It is a gemstone that can help bring you to your most aligned spiritual guide(s) or teacher(s). It also provides energetic protection, as well as soothes the nervous system, allowing for expansion and grounding simultaneously.

Prehnite

Prehnite helps renew one's chi, strengthens and stabilizes the flow of vital energy. It aids with connection to all of creation, and is a grounding gem. It can help cool excessive anger or nervous energy, encouraging peace and calm. It is a heart stone, on all levels, and can work as an emotional soap. On a physical level, it helps remove toxins from the body. Affirmation: 'I place my personal power in the service of the heart, and my will is willing to do as the heart desires'.

Pyrite

This is a gem that holds the masculine aspects of the Great Earth Mother. It facilitates manifestation and action through the support of increased vitality and stamina, willpower, creativity and confidence. On a physical level, Pyrite energetically supports the blood and its ability to carry oxygen, due to the gem's high iron content. It can also help purification of the physical body facilitate proper endocrine functions. It is great for the blood and tissues of the body. As an Earth element stone, it helps grounding higher knowledge into the physical and into action. As it also holds the Fire element, it is warming and stimulating to the energy systems of the wearer. Pyrite helps one overcome fear as it provides confidence.

Red Jasper

Physical strength and vitality, stabilization of ones energies - this gemstone opens the base chakra (energy center) and stimulates the energetic kundalini energy that resides at the base of the spine. It facilitates the rise of this serpent energy, by activating, clearing and strengthening each of the energy centers along the spine. Its frequency awakens this energy and helps the life force energy rise through the body. It can help activate creative energy and help manifest creative ideas. It can also help one to continue working on a project after it has lost its original excitement. It helps bringing discipline and self-mastery if one is scattered in terms of focus. This is also a stone that brings physical strength and energy and is wonderful support if one is weakened due to illness. It can also help generate muscle tissue. Affirmation: My physical vitality, emotional balance and personal integrity and enjoyment of life grow even stronger.

 

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz is used to help you connect with a deeper sense of love, contentment, self-love and self-respect, to embody compassion towards yourself as well as others. We are often good at giving others our attention and love, but Rose Quartz facilitates channeling the unconditional love towards ourselves as well. Strengthen yourself to strengthen others...

 

Serpentine

Serpentine facilitates letting go of things that does not serve us any more. It is a stone that helps us move forward in life, relieving the past (such as previous lives as well as previous experiences within this life time) so that we can step ahead with more ease. One has to let go in order to grow...

 

Sodalite

Sodalite is used for intuitive guidance and enhanced insights. It is a great tool for inner journeying. It helps illuminate the subconscious and unconscious, and aids integration of ones insights and lessons learned into the now. It helps one detach from worries and concerns, reduce stress and aids one to see one's 'reality' from a higher and more serene perspective.

 

Tiger Eye

This gem helps one stay balanced between extremes (physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually) and it brings discernment, vitality and strength. It corresponds the first three chakras, Mooladhara (root), Swadisthana (sacral) and Manipura (solar plexus), and helps one to stay centered and grounded, taking right action when needed, as well as staying non-judgmental. It brings mental clarity and enhances perception, boosts motivation, creativity and enlightened intention. It is a stone of balance, and a talisman for harmonious relationships. Tiger Eye is a powerful tool to move beyond duality and into the expression of the single Source. It grounds the Solar Rays into the physical plane, and thus grounds the spiritual into the physical for divine expression in each thought, word and action. On a physical level it balances the endocrine system and fortified the blood.

Tiger Iron

Tiger Iron is an energetically dynamic grounding stone. It anchors one's energies in alignment with the chakras and the physical body, with no dulling of consciousness. It serves for healing, and is useful for chronic dis-eases. It helps focus one's will, brings mental clarity, and stamina. It also serves one's creative expression, balancing focus and flow. It corresponds with the first three chakras; Mooladhara (Root), Swadisthana (Sacral) and Manipura (Solar Plexus). This is a gem that consists of Red Jasper, Hematite and Tiger Eye and a combination of their innate properties. It helps with manifestation by grounding energy into the physical. It provides stamina and vitality, as well as inner peace to act calmly and centered when needed to respond to life. It is beautifully grounding and strengthens one's energetic connection with Mother Gaia. It is a gem that strengthens one's energy field by attuning to the electromagnetic field of the Earth. It's iron content helps attract Light into the iron-based hemoglobin of the blood, and distributes the Light/Prana to each cell of the body.

Tigerskin Jasper

This gem helps us experience life right now, like the tiger - in the moment, not thinking about or analyzing things in the future. It takes us out of our heads and back into our bodies and into the experience of Now. (a.k.a. Gold Leaf Agate)

 

Turquoise

Turquoise is a gemstone that facilitates the opening of all chakras. It promotes the experience of unity and the sense oneness. It assists the absorption of nutrients, strengthens the immune system and stimulates tissue regeneration. it is a stone that has been used for healing in many traditions for ages. Turquoise further supports forgiveness, on many levels, forgiving and accepting yourself as well as others. It also facilitates the expression of our own inner truth and supports communication on many fronts. It brings trust in our own essence and helps us to communicate in alignment with this inner essence. Wholeness, expansion, healing and forgiveness are some of the key words for this gem.

Unakite Jasper

Healing, balance, release of bad habits, higher attunement, patient persistence - this gemstone helps heal dis-ease brought about by suppressed emotions. It helps balance the physical and the emotional aspects of the heart. This stone helps one recognize repressed emotions and also to see where such emotions are held in the body (how it is putting stress on the body). It can bring about real emotional release. This emotional release is not just the expression of represesed emotions, but a process of truly letting go of the thoughts and habits that perpetuate these emotional frequences. It helps one bounce back from sorrow, grief and disappointment and raise the vibration of body and mind. It truly release negative emotions and the habitual thoughts and inner dialogue that create them. It brings harmony by helping one shed emotional patterns that are not serving any more. Physically it helps treat cancers and helps promote growth of healthy tissue and thus facilitating recovery. Affirmation: I navigate the process of healing and awakening to higher consciousness with patience and faith, moving always, step by step, towards my highest good.

Yellow Calcite

This is a gem that enhances ones will and self-confidence. It has a sweet, subtle, vibrant energy and can infuse one with a sense of new hope and optimism to face the future. It helps counteracting pessimism, sarcasm, and being overly analytical. It can also help if one holds anger, since it brings in Divine Love and compassion. Yellow Calcite is most often associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra, but it can also have powerful effects on the third eye chakra (Ajna Chakra), in terms of intellect, psychic abilities and intuition. It is a gemstone that brings self-esteem and improves accuracy of one's inner vision. Calcite is a powerful energy amplifier and cleanser. The purifying energy of Calcite clears stagnant negative energy from one's surroundings and ones body. It is a gemstone that can clear out old energy patterns, and also increase personal motivation and drive. It heightens mental discernment and analysis, increases memory and learning abilities. Calcite can show you a new way to look at a situation, easing you away from old outdated thought patterns that may be in the way of new ideas.

White Turquoise (a.k.a. Magnesite)

Some may say that there is no such thing as White Turquoise - there are many different views on this. One can either see this beautiful gem as a variation of Magnesite or of Turqhoise. Magnesite, in short, stimulates Ajna chakra (third eye chakra) and Sahasrara (crown chakra), assisting the alignment with Truth and raising one's consciousness by attuning to higher frequencies. White Turquoise is said to be used for wholeness, expansion, healing and forgiveness.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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OTHER MATERIALS

 

Bone

Bone symbolizes strength and supporting the flow of prana (life current) through your chakras, keeping them healthy and moving the energy smoothly through your energy centers. In addition, when paired with other gemstones, the bone improves the movement of the vital life force through the energy center related to the gemstone. In short, bone is used for increased flow of prana, bringing vitality and strength.  

 

Coral

'In the drop, the sea is as small as the drop; in the sea, a drop is as large as the sea.' - Hazrat Inayat Khan

We use coral as a reminder that we are a drop of the ocean, a part of the whole and never separate from it. 

It is also used to remind us of the gems found at the depths of our being, and to remind ourselves of the tides, changes, and flow of life. It is used to remind us that changes are natural to every being, and to feel trust in the perfect order of such changes and transitions. It provides the awareness that helps us stay equanimous throughout transitions in life. 

Cowrie Shell

The Cowrie shell is an ancient African cultural and spiritual symbol, and mythologically it is seen as a gift from the ocean goddess Mote as a sign of acceptance and abundance. This sacred treasure from the ocean is also said to bring forth goddess energy, as well as represent and improve fertility. The shells also has a history of being used during childbirth to help the process. It is a shell that empowers and holds blessings from the goddess. It can also serve as a reminder of the cyclical nature of life and spirit, as it holds the message from the tides and movements of the ocean.

Lotus Seed

The lotus seed symbolizes spiritual growth and the ability to rise above obstacles on the path to spiritual enlightenment, just like the lotus flower grows and beautifully blooms out of the muddy water. The seed is also used as a symbol for the latent life force held within each being. 

 

 

Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl is used in order to remind us of the gems found at the depths. It is also used, as is the Sea Shell, to remind ourselves of the tides, changes, and flow of life. It is used to remind us that changes are natural to every being, and to feel trust in the perfect order of such changes and transitions. It provides the awareness that helps us stay equanimous throughout transitions in life. 

In the drop, the sea is as small as the drop; in the sea, a drop is as large as the sea.' - Hazrat Inayat Khan

We use Mother of Pearl as a reminder that we are a drop of the ocean, a part of the whole and never separate from it.

Rosewood

Rosewood is traditionally used for prayer beads. This type of wood is warming, improves circulation and thus also improves physical healing and immunity. It is also used to call upon Ganesha, the remover of obstacles and he who places blessed challenges on our path providing the necessary lessons for our evolution.


 

Rudrasha Seed

The seed is a symbol for the latent life force we all hold within awaiting to pour through. Rudrasha Seeds are traditionally used as prayer beads for energetic protection. The more we work on inner purification, the more susceptible we might become to external forces and energies which is where the rudrasha seed can be very supportive. The five faced (mukhi) seed, most commonly used, represents Lord Shiva - who is a symbol of auspiciousness. It is said that the Rudrasha seed further brings the wearer inner peace, knowledge, power and awareness. This kind of Rudraksha seed is also said to affect all the chakras, energy centers, regulate blood pressure and help with cardiac ailments.

 

Sandalwood

Sandalwood is another wood that is traditionally used for malas. It helps to realign mind, body and spirit. It also assists grounding and to be in the present. It assists in finding spiritual purpose, clarifying the mind and helps through periods of fear. In India, sandalwood is given divine status and the fragrance of the sandalwood is said to be one of the most pleasing to the Gods and is considered calming and soothing. Sandalwood promotes humility and focuses the mind to aid in meditation.


 

Sea Shell

It is used as a symbol of the tidal waves and the cyclical nature of existence and beyond, as is Mother of Pearl. It is used to help us feel trust in the perfect order of changes and transitions, providing the awareness that helps us stay equanimous throughout transitions in life.

In the drop, the sea is as small as the drop; in the sea, a drop is as large as the sea.' - Hazrat Inayat Khan

We use Sea Shell as a reminder that we are a drop of the ocean, a part of the whole and never separate from it. 

Seed (general meaning)

Seeds hold a lot of energy, to say the least, and they are very alive - thus also a symbol for the latent life force we all hold within awaiting to pour through. The seed symbolizes the potential for rebirth, in each and every situation, in each and every breath. Seeds hold potential, as do we. This is the reason we use seeds on our malas, to remind the wearer of his/her innate potential and beautiful life force. 

Silver (metal)

Silver holds the energy of Lunar rays, bringing in the archetypal feminine energy, mystery and inviting introspection. It helps one go within to explore the deepest aspects of Self and Nature. It acts as a doorway to the subconscious and assists in perceiving the underlying truth. It holds strong Goddess energy and facilitates the exploration of inner realms of emotion and intuition. It can help open up ones psychic senses and brings empathy. It can assist one to surrender to the unknown, and befriend the uncertain. For those already emotionally sensitive or highly empathic, silver might be a too strong of a metal, though it is a useful metal to counteract hormone imbalance. It also has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, and supports the immune system.

Wood (general meaning)

The different kinds of woods used hold the wisdom, life force and energy of the trees. Wood is grounding, and can be either cooling or warming depending on the kind of wood. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

GURU BEAD / PATTERN / CHARM / TASSEL SYMBOLISM

 

 
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Bear Medicine

The Bear is used as a symbol for, and as an invitation to embody, the qualities of the bear. It represents phases of retreat and hibernation, and it holds qualities of deep introspection. The bear holds the ability to create space to listen in...something that us humans also need from time to time. Let the bear serve as a sweet reminder of time alone, and phases of introspection and deeper observation. Bear Medicine is strong but gentle. 

 

 

 

 

 

Buddha

We use different Buddha figures with the intention to remind the wearer of their innate, divine and true Buddha Nature.

'When we no longer identify with external conditions, we are in the realm of equanimity. We are one with our true nature, which is completely indestructible, perfect and sublime as it is, forever. Our Buddha Nature can never be injured by what is going on right now in our lives, it can never be injured by any conditions such as illness, rejection or dying. Nothing from the outside can destroy it - it is like a diamond. A diamond symbolizes that which is precious, perfect, sublime, beautiful, and indestructible. In every moment we are absolutely perfect because our true nature, our Buddha Nature, is indestructible and cannot be conditioned by anything.'
- Anam Thubten
 

 


Butterfly Medicine

The Butterfly is used as a symbol for the latent potential that is held within each and everyone of us. What might seem to be a chaotic dance of life is a well guided dance of existence, supported by the universe. From caterpillar to butterfly, we all may question what is to come, but we have the potential to mature and spread our wings if we are willing. Sometimes a leap is necessary in order to spread our own wings, with air all around we find our way... The Butterfly medicine is used to strengthen the sense of trust in the process and to motivate the necessary leap of faith. Let Butterfly medicine remind you of your innate beauty and the wings that you hold inside. 

“There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, What if you fly?” - Erin Hanson 

 

 

Chaos Pattern

What may be perceived as chaos is only a matter of perspective. With time we most often can look back and reason our way to understanding why something happened the way it did. The chaos pattern is used in our work to bring one's awareness back to realization that what may seem chaotic in the moment will become clear over time. It is also used to remind us to hold faith, knowing that the universe is doing its job playing its game providing us with lessons to learn. The chaos pattern can help remind us to stay centered and dance along with the 'random' butterfly dance and the spins that life is taking with us. Observe who and what in you is not liking the randomness of life, and see where the 'need' to play along or control comes from. Also, if this is something that speaks to you, inquire about that within you remains the same, as all else constantly changes. Let the chaos pattern give you comfort and trust that the Universe is supporting you in every breath. 


Circular/Round 

We use the circular guru bead and charm on our malas, as a reminder of the cyclical nature of the form and the formless. It symbolizes the natural changes and transitory nature of all existence, of life and spirit. The round guru beads that we use are most often empty in the center, symbolizing the manifest (the ring) and the unmanifest (the space in the center), the form and the formless... The reminder of the cycle of life facilitates a conscious step away from the drama of the person, to gain a broader perspective and higher awareness of our earthy experience. It puts things in perspective, and aims at strengthening detachment as we move through this life. 

 

 



 

Cowrie Shell

The Cowrie shell is an ancient African cultural and spiritual symbol, and mythologically it is seen as a gift from the ocean goddess Mote as a sign of acceptance and abundance. This sacred treasure from the ocean is also said to bring forth goddess energy, as well as represent and improve fertility. The shells also has a history of being used during childbirth to help the process. It is a shell that empowers and holds blessings from the goddess. It can also serve as a reminder of the cyclical nature of life and spirit, as it holds the message from the tides and movements of the ocean.  
 

 

 


 

Crow / Raven Medicine

The Raven is said to be the gatekeeper to the void of Spirit, where there is no form or structure, but fluidity and constant change. The black feather is used to remind us of Raven medicine, which symbolizes the connection with the realm of Spirit. The Raven is a powerful navigator of the darkness and believes in magic. This bird reminds us to break through old paradigms and belief systems into a new, more expanded awareness of reality. It provides a sense of trust to stay on one's path, to keep focusing on expansion and evolution, and to bring more light into the sphere of earthly existence. The Raven reminds us of the illusions of 'reality' and helps us break through the veils of confusion. The Raven is fond of crossroads and is a great guide when we need a new direction in our lives. The Raven brings balance and teaches us how to journey into the void where all possibility lives. Raven further reminds us to trust our intuitive sense and teaches us that what we focus on becomes the intent for our life experiences. 
 

Eternal Knot

The knot is known in Sanskrit as Shrivatsa, but has been seen in many cultures over time with various different interpretations of its meaning. It is an ancient symbol representing the interweaving of the spiritual path, the flowing of time and movement within that which is eternal. It holds the message that all of existence is bound by time and change, yet ultimately rests serenely within the Divine and Eternal. It is also seen as a symbol for the endless cycle of suffering, death and rebirth, and points to the eternal nature of our spirit. It is a symbol of the link between the ancestors and omnipresence - and of the endless wisdom of the buddha. It also serves as a symbol for the interplay and interaction of the opposing forces in the dualistic world, leading to union and harmony in the universe.

 


 

Feather

The feather is used as a symbol of the wings that we all carry. So often do we find ourselves feeling 'stuck' and the feather holds the intention of bringing us back to the realization that we are all inherently free - and to use our wings! The bone feathers further improves the flow of prana, life force, and increases vitality. 

The White feather - is used as a reminder of the energy of the Swan, who carries the message to surrender into the grace of the rhythm of the universe, to be at one with all plans of consciousness and to trust Great Spirit's protection. It helps us develop our intuitive abilities, and trusting our innate knowing. It tells us to relax and release resistance, to flow with eace and grace through life. It helps us accept whatever the future holds as it is presented, without trying to change Great Spirit's plan.

The Black feather - see Crow / Raven Medicine for more information. 
 

I-Ching Coins

These coins have been used for centuries to attract abundance and prosperity, and ward of evil and disease. They were often worn by children (one coin added each year until the age of fifteen) after being first placed on a deity for blessing. The coins represent the element of metal, and symbolize prosperity and abundance. 

 

 

 

 



 

Scarab Beetle

The Scarab beetle brings guidance and connection to the elements of the creative forces. It shows us crossroads and gives us peeks of an illuminated path ahead. It is an ancient Egyptian symbol of eternity as it serves as a guide of the cosmic universe and eternal wisdom. The Scarab helps us see beyond the ordinary, to find the magic in our every day existence, thus bringing optimism. It can be a tool to help us be creative in an entirely new way or expression. The Scarab is also a symbol of the heavenly cycles of rebirth and regeneration. It dispels negative energy and prevents depression, serving as a guide and providing confidence. 


 

 

 

Sea Shell

Sea Shell is used as a symbol of the tidal waves and the cyclical nature of existence and beyond, as is Mother of Pearl. It is used to help us feel trust in the perfect order of changes and transitions, providing the awareness that helps us stay equanimous throughout transitions in life.

 

 

 

 

 



 

Seed

Seeds hold a lot of energy, to say the least, and they are very alive - thus also a symbol for the latent life force we all hold within awaiting to pour through. The seed symbolizes the potential for rebirth, in each and every situation, in each and every breath. Seeds hold potential, as do we. This is the reason we use seeds on our malas, to remind the wearer of his/her innate potential and beautiful life force. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suede Tassel

We use the suede tassel as a symbol of unity - bringing together the east Indian (hindu) and the native american philosophies, traditions and arts - honoring their wisdom by uniting the east and the west, both coming together in our heART.  

 

 
 

108 Beads

What is the significance of the 108 beads?

Sadhguru (one of our teachers in this lifetime) has some insights on this... 

 

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