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Importance of Japa Mala Counters in Hinduism While Chanting Mantras



Japa Mala is essential while chanting mantras in Hinduism. It helps in keeping the count of the mantras. They also transmit positive energy. A Japa mala counter can be highly efficient if there is compatibility between the mantra chanted and the material used in making the japa mala.

Rudraksha Mala should be used while chanting mantras dedicated to Lord Shiva.

For attaining Siddhi, the use of the right mala is essential.

Sphatik Mala or Japa mala made using crystal, glass beads etc should be used to chant the mantra dedicated to Shiva, Chandra Navgraha and Shukra Navgraha. The mala radiates positive energy and is meant for peaceful purpose.

Tulsi bead mala should be used to chant mantras dedicated to Vishnu, avatars of Vishnu, Sri Krishna, Bhagavan Ram, Mata Sita, Maa Lakshmi etc.

Chandan Mala should be used to chant the mantras dedicated to Goddess Durga, Ganesha and Muruga.

Usually a Japamala consists of 108 beads – the number 108 is of great significance in Hinduism.

In Japamala, all the beads are of same size, except one bead which is known as ‘meru.’