Astrological Gemstones – Sun Sign Crystals + What they Mean

As humans, we feel the need to understand + evaluate ourselves and each other on a daily basis. Our self awareness is what sets us apart from so many other beings in this world, and we are fascinated by it. I have long been interested in the Zodiac signs and their amazing ability to discern personalities and events based solely on birth dates. Recently, I have seen more and more people like me have started connecting with the universe and wanting to find out as much information as possible.

After thorough research, I learned that each of our Sun Sign’s have specific power gemstones that lend to our unique traits. Below is what I was able to gather. Remember, although these are suggestions on how you can better harness the power of your Sun Sign, gemstones + crystals often choose us before we choose them. Don’t discard a gemstone that you feel a connection with just because it is not listed with your sun sign. We all have our own paths.

Aries Power Gemstones:

With your ruling planet being Mars, you have a spark + fire that is uniquely distinguishable from the other signs. You are a pioneer and find excitement in competition. Although you do not quake at the idea of being assertive, you take great pride in your integrity—especially when it comes to your passions. As an Aries, you are independent, fearless, courageous, and a natural leader. Moreover, you are proud to have these qualities, and because of this it is important for you to de-stress and relax so that you can prominently be at your best. You find that you have a tendency to put an enormous amount of pressure on yourself, and it is easy to get caught in that if you do not take the time to pause and recharge.

To make the most of these impressive traits for yourself and for your presence in a crowd, we suggest you turn to your power gemstones for enhancement. The three best stones for Aries are Carnelian, Citrine, and Garnet. Carnelian is a reddish-orange stone is gives off a strong presence and lends to your intuition. Citrine is a yellow stone and has long been used for power in manifesting dreams and desires by connecting with your intentions. Garnet is deep red in color and ensures you reach your maximum potential by enhancing your personal and professional performance. Tiny Devotions has several mala beads and adornments that are perfectly suited for the Aries manifester.

Pisces Power Gemstones:

Neptune is your ruling planet, which correlates to your selfless, empathetic, and compassionate personality. By nature, you want to take care of others and often put yourself on the line to do so. Despite some people’s tendency to exploit your desire to help, you persevere and rarely ask for things in return. Often, you are creative and innovative. In the circumstances that you are not you have a unique ingenuity to make up for it. Unfortunately, as an empath, you are sometimes vulnerable to others negative energy or outlooks. They may drain you or effect a situation you are in significantly.

To protect yourself from this and to heighten your innovative traits, we suggest for you to find a way to connect with your Pisces Birthstone, Aquamarine. This gemstone can counter negativity + can deepen your own insights without being influenced by others. Aquamarine can also thin the veil between you and any resentments you may have harbored towards others or yourself, leading you down a road of forgiveness and a healthier mind. Another strong gemstone for Pisces is Amethyst. This purple and clear crystal can strengthen your spirituality, calm your anxiety, and bring you mental peace when used regularly.

 

Aquarius Power Gemstones:

As an Aquarius, those close to you know that you are a true original. You engage with the company around you in a way that makes them feel at ease and listened to. Since you tend to self-reflect and evaluate, you are sometimes uncertain how others perceive you. You don’t have anything to worry about though. The people that are lucky enough to be in your circle appreciate your energy, thoughtfulness, and (sometimes) bizarre humor. You are independent and your uniqueness is nearly rebellious. You are a free-spirit and do not conform to the norm.

With these incredible traits in mind, there is some stubbornness to you as well. You have a clear of idea of how you want things to go which sometimes conflicts with other strong personalities. We recommend you keep your power gemstones with you to ease these times. Aquamarine resonates with you highly due to its alluring light blue color and water qualities. This gemstone can be used to help you connect with your community and family values. It can also be used to call upon your forgiveness As an Aquarius, sometimes you find that you feel hurt or betrayed, and it hits you harder than most. Jasper is also very useful to you in this sense, as it is known to help you cope with old wounds that may still haunt you. Your Aquarius birthstone, amethyst, is also incredibly effective in the healing process. Amethyst is a favorite for many and can be used for an abundance of spiritual needs. Claim this beautiful birthstone and use it to balance your body + spirit, while looking gorgeous doing so.

 

Capricorn Power Gemstones:

Your traits are true to your sign, the goat: Ambitious, driven, practical, and helpful. The people that know you would say that they have the most appreciation for your strength, stability, and your unwavering support. You have many desirable traits, which sometimes makes others jealous of you. Although you typically react to this modestly, sometimes you are angered by others behavior.

The best way to enhance your already heavenly attributes would be with your power gemstone, Azurite. This stone has been known to stimulate your own divinity. To practice this, find a way to carry this gemstone with you and enter a situation that would normally make you uncomfortable. You will find that your heart is more open than usual, and it is easier to accept others. Garnet is also a fantastic gemstone for you. As a Capricorn, Garnet is your birthstone, and you find yourself naturally drawn to this deep red stone. When worn, it will rejuvenate your chakras, your spirit, and is the most likely to manifest the blessings you have been wishing for.

 

Sagittarius Power Gemstones:

As a Sagittarius, you are well known for your consistent enthusiasm, optimism, and your honesty. Highly praised for these traits, they can also hinder your own personal happiness while you are feeding off your desire to bring happiness to whoever you are with. You find yourself sometimes restless and anxious. This is caused by your naturally high energy vibrations, but you do not let it impact you for long. People may often tell you that they are inspired by your free spirit and your fearlessness when introduced to an opportunity. Though this may be true, you find that you are always looking for a new adventure, which can feel like discontentment at times.

You have a powerful presence and can influence others. To build on this, we recommend you connect with your Birthstone, Turquoise. This attractive blue gemstone is powerful in itself and can help you as a Sagittarius is a meaningful way. This stone will enhance your natural intuition and solidify happiness with yourself. It is the perfect tool regardless of whatever adventure or challenge may be on the horizon. Bronzite can act as a catalyst for change and can aide in deciphering your true desires versus impulses. If you are hoping for change, Citrine, is an excellent choice. This light-yellow stone shows the universe that you are ready for the next phase or need help in your current circumstances. Any of your power gemstones are important for amplifying your strengths and balancing your shortcomings.

 

Scorpio Power Gemstones:

Anyone that has met you can tell that you have a powerful presence. Your energy is fierce with passion and loyalty. You are accountable, independent, and have strong opinions. As a Scorpio, you are not afraid to demonstrate these qualities in your everyday life. When you put your mind to something, nothing can stop you. Your impenetrable drive bulldozes over any obstacle! At times you feel like a perfectionist and can sometimes get carried away with your passions. Although no one can deny your proficiency in many areas of work due to these qualities.

Your Sun Sign is associates with the element water. You possess calming attributes of the sea but can also bring the force of a hurricane. Many say that you steadily flow in the middle of these two states of being. Your Scorpio crystals can assist you in many ways depending on what you are looking for. When you find yourself stuck in anger, citrine, amethyst, and malachite can bring in peace + tranquility. Citrine is an especially powerful crystal for you because it heightens feelings of joy, hopefulness, and serenity. Malachite is known to take negativity energy and create positive energy which is idea for emotional duress. Amethyst will be the most beneficial for when you need to get yourself out of hurricane mode. It will lend its power to the calm of the sea that resides within you.

 

Libra Power Gemstones:

As a Libra, you are known among your friends + family to be balanced and incredible at expressing an objective point of view in times of conflicts. Libra’s are associated with the scales which explains your desire for compromise and negotiation over conflict. This non-confrontational instinct is a prominent trait for the Libra, but associated with the element of air, you are also not afraid to stand up for what’s right. You are sociable, charming, loyal, and thoughtful. Your friends appreciate your listening ear and insight. Many say you have a way with words and your advice is highly sought after.

While these are admirable traits, you may also suffer negative effects from this strong moral and objective compass. Indecisiveness can make you feel guilty because you have a need to consider all sides of things. This leads to a delay in your decision making and can make you impatient with yourself. We suggest that you connect with your power gemstone, Lapis Lazuli to help combat this. This deep blue gemstone aides in feeling confident in commitments and decisions. Citrine can also be very helpful to the Libra as it can promote optimism and a balanced state of mind. Lastly, labradorite is excellent in clearing your mind, cleansing your aura, and lends a shield of protection.

 

Virgo Power Gemstones:

The Mermaid of the Earth, the Virgo is a connected to nature and water in a way that is unique from other Sun Signs. You are grateful for the beauty around you and are known to find appreciation in the small things that some may not see. Radiating compassion, you are selfless, kind, caring, and intelligent. Your friends + family appreciate the light you bring to any room you enter and would say that you find the good in everyone. Negative traits of this water sign include being reserved, often with your walls up when interacting with people. This does hinder you in some ways, and you wonder after a conversation how you came off to the other person. However, it also makes the people you have let beyond those walls feel special and prized. Self-preservation can be considered a negative and a positive, but mostly you feel it is the latter.

Both your nurturing, loving side and your reserved side can be helped with your power gemstones. The perfect gemstone to ground yourself with and enhance your confidence is Jasper. Kyanite brings protection which makes you feel less inclined to have your walls up so high. Jade is your true power gemstone, as it can open your heart without exposing yourself too much, and it has been said by many sources to attract abundance, prosperity, and happiness. At the same time, Jade is a wonderful tool in centering yourself and understanding your own needs while you tend to focus so much on others.

 

Leo Power Gemstones:

Leo, your sign is considered masculine among the other signs due to your strength in character and in personality. You are bold, regal, and have an enormous heart. The people lucky enough to be close to you appreciate your artistic mind, charm, and energy. Many would argue that the Leo is the most sociable of all the signs, although not always easy to get along with. Your energy vibrates high which draws people to you, but you are not often prepared to reciprocate the attraction.

Your charms and creativity make you a crowd pleaser by nature, and your power gemstones can increase this trait even more for you as well as bring you prosperity, luck, and fortune. Garnet is known to fuel the inner fire for the Leo and is a deep shade of red. Tiger’s Eye, much like the Lion, is unique, fierce, and lends to the leader you were born to be. Carnelian is also suitable for you if you are on the more creative side because it charges you own inner strengths and stimulates creativity. Enjoy the bountiful life has to offer you, Leo!

 

Cancer Power Gemstones:

Some people say that the Cancer is exactly like the crab that it represents: Hard on the outside, and goo in the middle! It is no secret that you are the most nurturing and sentimental of all the signs. However, not everyone gets to see this side of you. In fact, you keep it under very close wraps until you feel that the person is worthy of the best version of yourself. This is a strategic and intelligent move, but also leaves a lot of people that have come into your life wondering about you. You are intelligent, easy-going, adaptive, and loving. Everyone that is close to you knows it was worth the initial struggle to get to know you.

With so much going on in your mind, there are a few power gemstones that you would benefit the most from. Moonstone is connected directly to the moon and is known to lend the moon’s energy and protection to the wearer. Jasper is essential for enhancing your endurance, overcoming adversity, and sharpening the mind. Abalone shell is connected to the changing tides and emotions of the sea, which responds to your naturally empathetic personality.

 

Gemini Power Gemstones:

Gemini, you are naturally playful and have a young heart. People would say you find fun in almost every circumstance. As you know, there are two sides to you, and people better be careful not to get on the wrong one! Often gorgeous and magnetic, others find themselves envious of what you have and your high-spirited attitude. You are also known to vigilantly seek the truth and explore your curiosities. You have found that you are talented in many different ways and want to expand upon those talents whenever able.

To connect with the curious and ambitious side of you, we recommend wearing Jade. This gemstone disintegrates negativity and introduces peace, balance, and good fortune. Quartz would also be helpful because of its ability to connect with your spiritual side. Carnelian is your third power gemstone, which helps the wearer feel joyous and powerful. Any of these gemstones are sure to enrich your life, Gemini.

 

Taurus Power Gemstones:

Ah, the Taurus. You are well known for your stubbornness, patience, and determination. You are set in your ways and don’t much care for how others perceive things. You prefer a slow-paced life, where you can remain calm and level-headed in most circumstances. You are very anti-drama and could do without it all together. At the same time, you also greatly enjoy group projects and tasks. You feel a sense of accomplishment when working with like-minded individuals, which makes you a tremendous asset at your place of work. In love, you feel you are at your best, but you also don’t mind being single because you don’t have to worry about getting hurt. Your mind is strategic, and you like to have a plan in place before going into something new.

Your power gemstones and crystals can give you the power to connect with yourself in new ways and tackle any obstacle. Peridot is a lime green precious gemstone. It feeds off of positivity and can bring good things to new heights. Carnelian lends energy to you and can help you move forward from a bad situation. Pyrite is the best stone for the Taurus, as it is said to bring abundance in wealth, health, and love. With your hard work and perseverance, any of these gemstones can benefit you, Taurus.

 

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Think Abundantly, Live Abundantly

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Live and breathe abundance.

When we think of abundance, we tend to see dollar signs dancing before our eyes. But holding an attitude of abundance means so much more than having money in the bank: we can be abundant in all areas of our lives from time, to love, to health.

How can we cultivate an attitude of abundance in our daily lives? Using your thoughts to gravitate towards feeling more abundant every day is one way to bring more good into your life. Although it’s not always easy to control your mind, the more you focus on it, the more it will begin to feel like second nature.

To get you started, here are three steps towards thinking and living abundantly:

Be conscious of your beliefs

What are your true, core beliefs about life? This may take some time to figure out, but we all have deep-seated thoughts and feelings about the way the world works and what is truly possible for us. Maybe your parents instilled in you a fear of being destitute, and you’ve carried this belief into adulthood. Whether you have negative beliefs about work, money, or relationships, take a moment to jot them down honestly in a journal without judgment. You may be surprised to find out what you really think about the world and yourself.

Affirm the positive

Once you have your beliefs out on the table, flip each belief on its head by pairing it up with a positive affirmation. Maybe you’ve always believed your dream of being a famous singer is impossible, or that you’ll never find your soul mate. Whatever it is, jot down a more positive, good-feeling belief next to it. Even if you don’t believe the positive affirmation yet, write it down anyway and commit it to memory.

Focus on feeling abundant

Now that you’ve established a better feeling thought for each of your negative beliefs, all you have to do is focus on the positive thought. Every time you feel a negative feeling creeping up, take a deep inhale and exhale it out completely through the mouth. Remember your positive affirmations, and try to bring a more abundant feeling into your awareness. Every time you feel small, shrunken, depleted or yucky, that’s your body telling you that you’re focusing on a negative belief and straying from the path of abundance. Use the way you feel as a compass, and your breath as a tool for ridding yourself of stuck emotions. Keep the inhales and exhales flowing freely and deeply, and you’re one step closer to bringing abundance into every area of your life.

How do you live abundantly each day? What tools, rituals and practices do you like to use to cultivate abundance in your life?

Born and raised in Toronto, Kenzie is a writer, blogger and yoga teacher. She loves all things beautiful, magical and free-spirited, and she’s passionate about seeking inspiration everywhere. Kenzie also writes young adult novels, which you can find on Wattpad (http://my.w.tt/UiNb/lQr2X68ODF)

 

Cleansing your Mala Beads

When is it time to cleanse my mala beads?

There is no right or wrong time to cleanse your mala, it’s all about following your intuition. If you feel your mala hasn’t been sending the right vibrations, or is misaligned with your intentions, it’s probably time to cleanse your beads. As you wear your mala beads they can pick up different vibrational frequencies given off by those you spend your time with, from how you personally have dealt with a situation + from the environment that you are in. If you feel that your mala isn’t giving you the positive energy that you need, it might be a sign that it is time to cleanse your mala beads and realign them with the proper intention in mind.

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How do I cleanse my mala beads?

Here are a few of our favorite ways to cleanse mala beads of their vibrational energy:

  • Place them under the sunlight or moonlight. This will help to recharge them and release any of the unwanted vibrations (don’t leave them too long – to avoid fading only place them in the light for a couple of hours). Leaving them in the sunlight/moonlight can also help to kick up their energetic qualities. Some say that to lay them out under the full moon can help to give a more natural, long lasting recharge.
  • Burning sage in the presence of your mala will also help to cleanse out any energies that don’t serve you.
  • Surround your mala with some of your favorite gemstones and allow them to give off their energy to your mala.
  • Chanting or other sound vibrations can also help to release negative energy.
  • Rinse your Mala in a bowl of warm water with a touch of sea salt.
  • Cleanse your Mala Beads in the ocean if you’re lucky enough to have the sea by your side! Our friend Natalie MacNeil shows us her favorite way of doing this here:

What’s next? Resetting your intentions:

After cleansing your mala, it’s time to reset its intention. It might be the same intention as before, or it may be a completely new one. Be sure to focus your energy into the mala of what it is you are trying to manifest. Do you need some more calm + relaxation in your life? Do you need guidance on your journey of motherhood? Are you looking to add more love + light into your relationships? Whatever it is you are trying to manifest, be clear with your intentions.

Happy cleansing + happy manifesting!

5 Mantras for Manifesting with Howlite

Have you been seeking a greater sense of wisdom and awareness, but not sure where to start? No worries! This is totally normal and actually part of the journey towards growth and enlightenment. You’re on the right path, with a few small manifesting tips you’ll be growing + thriving beyond your highest potential. (you know… snagging that promotion you’ve been dreaming of, or landing a date with the hot dude from Hatha class)

Worn throughout history for it’s vibrational energy, beauty, super powers. Howlite is your go to Gem to guide you on the journey of wisdom and self awareness. This magical stone paired with powerful mantras will inspire inner awareness + spiritual growth to guide you inwards towards enlightenment.

Click the image at the end of this post to download + print your Intention card with 5 different Sanskrit mantras to manifest your desires with your Howlite Mala Ring.

Once you have decided upon the mantra, grab your Howlite Mala Ring and bring your desires to life.

How to Meditate with a Mala Ring:
Use the 18 dots around your Mala Ring to run your finger over slowly as you repeat your mantra, word or sound to infuse the ring with your intentions. Once you have gone around the ring 6 times you will have reached the auspicious 108.

mala ring is much like a mala bead necklace or stack. These unique rings are not only a fashion statement, but great tool to use in your meditation practice. This ring’s guru stone is moonstone, which is said to bring out the best in people.

On the back of the ring is the sacred geometric engraving of The Flower of Life, symbolic of the connections life weaves through all beings. This piece of jewelry can be worn everywhere. Think of the number of things you come in contact with each day – your energy flows where intention goes.

How to cleanse your Tiny Devotions Mala beads

When is it time to cleanse my mala beads?

There is no right or wrong time to cleanse your mala, it’s all about following your intuition. If you feel your mala hasn’t been sending the right vibrations, or is misaligned with your intentions, it’s probably time to cleanse your beads. As you wear your mala beads they can pick up different vibrational frequencies given off by those you spend your time with, from how you personally have dealt with a situation + from the environment that you are in. If you feel that your mala isn’t giving you the positive energy that you need, it might be a sign that it is time to cleanse your mala beads and realign them with the proper intention in mind.

How do I cleanse my mala beads?

Here are a few of our favorite ways to cleanse mala beads of their vibrational energy:

  • Place them under the sunlight or moonlight. This will help to recharge them and release any of the unwanted vibrations (don’t leave them too long – to avoid fading only place them in the light for a couple of hours). Leaving them in the sunlight/moonlight can also help to kick up their energetic qualities. Some say that to lay them out under the full moon can help to give a more natural, long lasting recharge.
  • Burning sage in the presence of your mala will also help to cleanse out any energies that don’t serve you.
  • Surround your mala with some of your favorite gemstones and allow them to give off their energy to your mala.
  • Chanting or other sound vibrations can also help to release negative energy.

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What now? Resetting your intentions:

After cleansing your mala, it’s time to reset its intention. It might be the same intention as before, or it may be a completely new one. Be sure to focus your energy into the mala of what it is you are trying to manifest. Do you need some more calm + relaxation in your life? Do you need guidance on your journey of motherhood? Are you looking to add more love + light into your relationships? Whatever it is you are trying to manifest, be clear with your intentions.

Happy cleansing + happy manifesting!

How to use your Mala in a Yoga Practice

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  1. Grounding:
    Inhale, exhale… Grab your mat, blankets, bolster and blocks. Find a comfortable seated position with a straight spine rooting yourself into the mat. Gently close your eyes or soften your gaze allowing yourself to dive inwards.
  2. Choose Your Mantra:
    Take a moment to choose your mantra to guide you through your meditative practice. What brought you to your mat today? What intention did you set this morning when you awoke? What emotion does your mala evoke within you? Your intention is personal to you- it can be a thought, a word, a sentence or song. Once you have chosen your mantra chant it aloud or silently.
  3. Japa Meditation:
    Hold your Mala Beads in your right hand allowing it to drape between the thumb and middle finger. Starting at the Guru Bead or the sacred stone- gently roll each bead while repeating your mantra. Repeat this 108 times, or until you are back at the sacred stone.
  4. Yoga Practice:
    Place your Mala beads at the top of your yoga mat. Allow your mantra and intention to flow through you guiding you through your asanas. If you feel yourself getting lost in the physical practice, use the intention you set with your Mala Beads to bring yourself back to the present.
  5. Savasana:
    Finish your yoga practice on your mat with a juicy savasana. You may choose to end with another round of Japa Meditation bringing your practice full circle.

How to gift the perfect Mala

Do you have someone truly unique in your life? Someone that inspires you? The gal pal that’s been by your side, or yoga instructor that’s encouraged you beyond words. Mala beads are spiritual forget-me-nots, carrying an abundance of vibrations, energy and intention. Choosing for a friend can be overwhelming, but not to worry! We’ve put together a simple way to make choosing easy and fun.

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Intention
Let’s first focus on the basics of your gal pal in mind.

  • Is she into yoga?
  • Is she a mama?
  • Does she live a fast and crazy life, or travel to find her next great adventure?

Knowing the answers to these questions and similar ones will help you to determine how she will use her new mala beads.

Looking at her lifestyle will help begin to narrow your focus. Try to find a mala that is in line with what your friends intentions are.

Energy
Mala beads help us to hone in on what is important in our lives, right now.

  • What’s she got going on in her life right now?
  • Has she just landed a great new promotion at her job?
  • About to embark on a journey?
  • Becoming a mother?

Perhaps she’s looking for a new beginning. What is your friend trying to manifest? Reflect on some conversations you’ve had in private, where she might have mentioned an area of her life she’s been struggling with, or is simply trying to improve.

Gemstones emit their own unique vibration and healing energies and are to be worn near the chakras, which are the energy centers of the body. Find a gemstone that is believed to carry an energy which aligns with her intentions.

Intuition
The most important aspect of picking a mala for your gal pal is to follow your intuition. You know her best! Keep her in mind as you look through your options.

  • Which pieces speak to you?
  • Which ones remind you of her?

Reflect upon her energy, her lifestyle and her intention. If you need any additional help contact someone from our team for some further info. Each mala necklacemala ring and stack is lovingly wrapped and shipped in a beautifully printed intentional box to hold your piece in. We’ll even include a little love note if you request. Happy shopping + happy manifesting!

Remember, it’s coming from you with heart, inspiration and connection. She’ll be sure to love the story behind your choice as she adores her new precious gem (just as much as she adores you).

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Intention Setting + Manifesting with Gemstones

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How to Choose a Mala

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More than just accessories, Mala beads are meditation tools that have been used for thousands of years. They encourage us to pause, breathe and realign with our deepest intentions. They motivate us to invest in moments of self-care and compassion. They’re our spiritual forget-me-nots, and they’re also beautiful. One of the questions we get asked most is “How do I choose a Mala?”. Choosing by intention is a great way to get started, there are other factors you should also consider when choosing a Mala.

Intention

Hold the vision and trust the process. This is the most personal part of the process. What do you want to create in your life? What are you working on? What do you truly desire? What are you struggling with? Ask yourself these questions and see if they guide to what you want to create as your intention. Once you get clear on what you want your intention to be, you will create a clear path. Intentions are all about you + what you want to achieve in your life!

Beauty

Things that you are attracted to are an integral part of your healing process. Whether it be a beautiful landscape, a cute animal or a gorgeous mala; stop and take a moment to observe the things you find beautiful. Develop your own personal aesthetic. Meditate on this and strive to see beauty in everything. Surrounding yourself with beautiful and uplifting things is very powerful. Reflect on the power that beauty has over our attention; when something is so aesthetically pleasing it takes over your consciousness and moves you to a new place.

Color

What is your favourite color, and what colors are you typically drawn to? What colors of clothing do you wear most often? What colour are your favourite foods and scents? Life is full of color, and like other things on your spiritual path it has meaning. You want to choose a mala that you will use and wear often, so it’s important to choose a stone color combination that you are drawn to and can see being a staple in your wardrobe.

Shape

Find a Mala guru stone with a shape you connect with. Some Gurus stones are circular, teardrop, or oval shaped. Others have a raw edge. Ever heard of sacred geometry? The strands of our DNA, the galaxy we spiral within, the air we breathe, and all life forms as we know them emerge out of timeless geometric codes.

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Energy

Each gemstone that we use in our Malas are believed to emit their own special vibration + healing energy. There are gemstones for every mood, trouble or desire you can imagine. Gemstones are to be worn near the chakras, which are energy centres of the body. Make sure that this energy aligns with your intention! A lot of Malas will assist everyone on some level – see if you can find something that you connect with individually.

Intuition

When in doubt, trust your vibes! Which Mala were you originally drawn to? Which mala do you keep thinking about? Which one jumps off of the page? This is most likely the perfect mala for you! The more you trust your intuition, the stronger it gets. Choosing a mala is a combination of all of these factors – most importantly follow your intuition and follow your heart.

Timing

What’s going on in your life right now? Maybe you’ve just come out of a breakup and could use a reminder of self-love. Maybe you’ve just left your office job to pursue your career as a yoga teacher and you’re seeking the confidence to push forward in the direction of your dreams. There’s a Mala for that! Our Malas are created and named with the combination of properties within each gemstone in mind to best help guide you in your life journey – whatever that might be!

What are Mala Beads?

Mala is the Sanskrit word for garland. While simply being in the presence of these Mala Beads or Malas as they are called for short is powerful, these magical beads are commonly used in the spiritual practice of Japa Meditation. Malas have 108 beads to count while reciting, chanting, or repeating a chosen mantra or intention. They are also deeply devotional and can be used in the repetition of sacred names or words like Om, Om Shanti Shanti Shanti, I am Love, I am Peaceful, etc.

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When we select a word or series of words to repeat in the form of a mantra, we’re affirming it to ourselves, allowing its meaning to sink below the surface into our subconscious, helping to shift negative vibes into positive ones. Simply the practice of asking the universe for what you want is the first step to making it into fruition.

Malas can and should be worn by anyone and everyone. They’ve beome a beloved and
intentional statement piece, inspiring their wearers to connect deeply with their inner being. They are known for their unique appearance, vibrational healing properties and ability to serve a daily reminder to live a more intention based life.

Our Malas have 108 beads, made out of Rudraksha seeds, Sandalwood or Rosewood, plus one guru stone made out of a beautiful crystal known to have many healing properties.

The 109th guru stone symbolizes gratitude and our connection to the divine. It is a way to say thank-you to all the yoga teachers, friends, family or guides who have helped us on our path to enlightenment (or at least knowing ourselves more). We also use the Gemstone Guru to set specific intentions and goals.

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