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Hindu Rosary Beads

Posted by Admin on June, 30, 2015

Often known as Beads of Faith, these Beaded Rosary Chains hold a very significant place in almost every religion, be it Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam or Christianity. These auspicious strings of beads are used to keep a count while in a ritualistic practice of reciting, chanting or mentally repeating a prayer or mantra in the names of deity.

Rosaries commonly known as ‘japa mala’ or ‘mala’ are used by Hindu devotees throughout India. Every bazaar of any size features indigenous number of Beaded Rosary Chain Suppliers and Merchants displaying variety of rosaries either hung up or spread out on ground cloth.

Attributes of a Hindu Beaded Rosary Chain:

  • Number of beads - The two main branches of modern Hinduism—Shaivism and Vishnuism—employ different types of prayer beads. Shaivites, the devotees of God Shiva carries a string of 32 or 64 rudraksha beads but a common Vaishnavite , the devotee of God Vishnu , carries a rosary chain of 108 beads.

  • Material Used For Hindu Rosary Beads - Different religions uses different material for making rosary beads. Coming from the vegetable world are seeds, berries, fruits, nuts, drupes, dried plant stems and woods. From the animal kingdom come bone, ivory, horn, coral shells and pearls ;and from mineral sources come glass, semiprecious or precious stones and metals.

  • Property associated to each material used in your Rosary – There is no uniformity in material used in the rosary beads throughout India. Each material embodies a peculiar property. For instance, Silver and gold fulfil wishes, Coral brings wealth; Crystal, good luck; pearls, glory; and a shell helps to achieve fame. Also devotees hold a belief that use of materials associated to a concerned Hindu Deity can please them more.

Make your prayers extra special by making your own Rosary chains with easy DIY tips available on internet for a rewarding spiritual experience. Also one can go and buy these auspicious beads from the local Beaded Rosary Chain Suppliers in India .

2. Silver Jewellery: Not Always Second!
Whenever we talk of jewellery metals, silver has always got the second position after gold. Even when it’s about awarding ceremonies, gold medal is given to the winner and silver to the runner-up. But does it always have to be that ways? Just because gold is rarer and thus, pricier, does it have to be the it-thing in terms of fashion and jewellery as well? I don’t think so! What constitutes style has got nothing to do with what’s expensive. It is hence that Silver Jewellery has been gaining popularity as a contemporary option. And here are some reasons for why it deserves to not always be second!

  • Its lustre outshines that of gold: Sterling silver, the most popular variant used for making jewellery is known for its shine and looks almost like platinum. Lately, a lot of designers have been coming up with necklaces, rings and earrings made of this metal and the response from customers has also been encouraging.

  • More adaptable to casual and formal wear: While gold jewellery looks good only with formal outfits, silver ornaments can go with both formal and casual attires. Oxidized options with no lustre go well with casual jeans and tops, while the shinier Silver Jewellery can be worn on special occasions to add a touch of bling. Silver Gemstone Jewellery in Rajasthan has become very popular as now it can be worn as a daily wear accessory.
  • Suits all skin tones: When going for Silver Jewellery, you need to worry about your skin tone. Whether you are dark, whitish, fair or any other skin tone, silver is always going to suit you.

With so many factors working in the favour of Silver Jewellery and an added advantage of its reasonable price, it finds the top position in my list of stylish accessories and I am sure after reading this blog, it would be the same for you!

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