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Buddhist prayer beads or malas are a traditional tool used to count the number of times a mantra is recited, breaths while meditating, counting prostrations, or the repetitions of a Buddha’s name.
The number 108 is considered sacred by the many religions, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. 108 is a multiple of 9, a number of eternity. Islamic people believe that 108 is the number of God. Hindus people believe that there are 108 deities, each deity has 108 names, etc…
In Tibetan Buddhism, they believe that the average number of breaths per day is 21,600. 10800 is the energy of Sun and same for Moon. So 108 is a sacred number for people who practice Zen or recite mantra.
Yak cows, or Yak buffaloes, are animals that live in the Tibetan Plateau, they have long thick fur and a distinctive appearance that hard to unmistakable with any other species. Yak cows can only be found in the mountains Himalayas. They provide milk and butter for people. When they get old and pass away, people use their bones made the beads, in order to reminding themselves about Impermanence.
Because Yak often ate auspicious grass, it was very peaceful. Yak bones have ying energy while religious practitioners often have yin one. White buffalo bone prayer beads helps to balance the yin and yang in the body, so that people will not suffer diseases. The Yak bone prayer beads are particularly suitable for Tantric practitioners or those who are meditating, practicing yoga.