Sandalwood Japa Mala Prayer Beads

Need a sense of tranquility during your meditation? Try Sandalwood.

Sandalwood is one of the traditional materials used for Japa Malas. It is a fragrant wood that is believed to attract subtle but positive vibrations which promote tranquility and a positive frame of mind. Sandalwood is also an antiseptic and insecticidal wood. 


  • Size: Approximately 14 inches with 8mm beads 
  • Natural Sandalwood Beads on a sturdy yet flexible elastic band
  • 108 beads to guide you through your favorite prayer or mantra
  • Promotes tranquility during meditation with a peaceful fragrance
  • Care Instructions: Clean wood with a cotton cloth but leave new beads out at night until wood forms a patina.
  • Disclaimer:  The information provided here is be used for educational purposes only and should not be construed as or a substitute for the medical advice of your healthcare provider. 


The Japa mala should be held in the right hand with the middle finger and thumb, never with the index finger which is considered inauspicious. With each bead, one repeats the prayer or mantra. According to some traditions, 108 represents the number of mortal desires of mankind that one must overcome.