Tingsha

My youngest was playing with my Tingsha bells this morning and it occurred to me that a post on the origins of this blog’s name is long overdue! Tingsha bells are a pair of small cymbals made of thick metal and joined by a leather cord. Unlike most hand cymbals which are hit together end […]

Mala Beads

Mala beads (or prayer beads) are used throughout the world as an aid to prayer, relaxation or meditation. They can be made from many different materials depending on the desired aesthetic or qualities. To use a Mala, hold the bead to the right of the guru bead (the starting bead-called the guru bead as it […]