The mâlâ is the sacred accessory of any good meditation session. If it is of a precious help in the recitation of mantras during the session, it is just as beneficial to our body, mind, emotions and spirit thanks to the virtues spread by the stones.
Whether we meditate to reduce feelings of anxiety and stress, to develop our creativity or to boost an energy such as desire, the stones of the mâlâ necklace are there to help us.
But it is necessary to know that each one of them has very particular characteristics and that they are classified by their belonging to a color.
The malas come in a range of styles and colors. The beads themselves can be made from seeds, precious or semi-precious stones, wood or other materials.
How to choose your meditation mala
First of all, let it be said, there is no right or wrong choice, it is important to choose the stones that do you good. Don't worry, they will be the ones to choose you! Look for a mâlâ that speaks to you, that soothes you, that reassures you.
When looking at a male, ask yourself the following questions:
• Is his touch pleasing to me?
• Do I find it beautiful?
• Does this stone have a special meaning for me?
• Has this stone caught my eye?
If your answer to any of these questions is "yes", the mala should suit you perfectly.
Singularity of the stones by their color
The pearls or care stones that make up a mâlâ meditation necklace can therefore be beneficial by diffusing energetic vibrations within our body.
In addition, they also have protective values by removing all negative energies from our path.
If each of these pearls or stones can be used in meditation, they are still unique in their form, appearance and virtues as well as the degree of protection they contain.
And we will see that its belonging to a certain tone of color is not for nothing, since it is this same color that will associate the stone with one of the 7 main chakras included in each of us.
Here is a classification by color of the stones of male necklace and all their different characteristics.
Red and burgundy color tones
All the stones or pearls of necklaces mâlâ having a color turning around the red and the burgundy are associated with the 1st chakra Muladhara, which is that of the rooting and the beginning of all things.
These stones symbolize what is life, - and everything that relates to fire and blood. They embody our essential needs and some of our primitive emotions such as fighting spirit.
They bring a lot of self-confidence and courage to overcome feelings of anguish and overwhelming emotions. In addition, they drive away all negative thoughts.
The different stones belonging to this group are Red Jasper, Carnelian, and Bull's Eye.
Pink color tones
The stones and pearls of necklace mâlâ being of pink color are associated with the chakra of the heart and symbolize all that relates to love. They also embody feelings of compassion, fragility and vulnerability.
Thus, these pink-toned stones will be a great help for those who are somewhat overly sensitive emotionally.
They will help him to overcome his fears and assert himself in all kinds of relationships.
If they also reinforce the desire and energies related to sex, the pink colored stones are above all guardians of the notions of respect and esteem of others. The main pink stones are Pink Quartz and Unakite.
Orange color tones
The mâlâ necklaces made of orange-toned stones are associated with the root chakra and the solar plexus chakra.
If these stones and pearls represent above all the warmth of the fire and the sun, they symbolize the feeling of joy and communication with others. In addition, they are a great inspiration in all creativity and are real lucky charms for artists.
Also, some of these orange-toned minerals are believed to increase sexual vitality. Among these stones are Carnelian and Sun Stone.
The yellow colored male necklace stones are associated with the sacred chakra and the solar plexus chakra.
They are famous for their virtues helping to channel the feelings of anguish and to move away the negative waves. Their main symbolism remains vitality and yellow often represents the circulation of energy through our body.
They are therefore stones with purifying virtues, acting strongly on our mind by diffusing energy to the crown chakra.
They also have the particularity of facilitating the expression of feelings. Among them are Citrine, Tiger's eye, Sun stone and some Amethysts.
Green color tones
The necklaces mâlâ composed of green stones are associated with the heart chakra. These numerous stones represent the perpetual movement such as the four seasons of nature.
They symbolize the creation and the fact of growing while blossoming. They can be the guarantee of luck and opportunities through unfailing determination.
They can also calm even the most anxious minds and can help to perceive clarity and common sense in complicated situations. Among the green stones are Aventurine and Malachite.
Blue color tones
The male blue stones or pearls are associated with the throat and third eye chakra. Obviously in close correlation with the color of the water of the oceans, these stones symbolize wisdom and the control of our emotions.
It is a very positive color since antiquity, which promotes communication with others and the perception of clairvoyant vision in everyday life.
These stones especially favour appeasement and are the guardians of a serenity acquired over the long term. The most famous blue care stones are Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise and Aquamarine.
Violet color tones
Male necklaces made of violet stones are associated with the 3rd eye chakra and the sacred crown chakra. These stones are reputed to be the most adapted to practice a good meditation.
Indeed, they have very positive virtues on the concentration and the balance of our emotions.
They play an essential role against the feelings of stress or nervousness and have excellent qualities to calm the spirit of their owners. The main stone with purple tones remains Amethyst.
Black color tones
Just like the red colored stones, the black colored stones are associated with the root chakra.
They symbolize the incarnation, such as it is idealized in the Buddhist religion and philosophy of life. Contrary to the received ideas when one speaks about black color, these stones represent the simplicity and the essential character of any thing.
They are all stones of protection and purification. They embody the anchoring to the ground and drive the earth away from all negative thoughts. The most famous black stones are the Obsidian and the Onyx.
White color tones
Linked to the 3rd eye chakra, the white male necklace stones are the symbol of clairvoyance.
They promote the harmony of your mind and are reputed to develop memory and concentration, which is perfect for meditation.
As perfect protection stones, the white colored stones are a real bulwark against negative waves and allow you to find the strength to go beyond your own limits to reach a goal. In addition, they open up extrasensory perceptions.
Among these are Howlite, Moonstone and Rock Crystal.
Brown color tones
These stones of mâlâ necklaces, associated with all the chakras, were the favorites of the Amerindians.
They symbolize the power of nature. They protect and promote any new start in life. Among them: The eye of Tiger and Bull.