Mala Prayer Beads – a string of 108 beads used for chanting a mantra. Holding one bead in middle finger and thumb, repeat the mantra on each bead. The mala becomes empowered with the mantra energy and can be worn. Bamboo has long been considered to have miraculous properties. Many attest to the spiritual healing properties of bamboo to date with its negative energy clearing properties. It bolsters self-worth and self-esteem, as your energy channels are cleared and your mood is brightened.