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Malas For Change

Changing the World Together....One Prayer, One Bead, One Heart at a time.

Mala is a Sanskrit word meaning “garland” or “wreath”. Bead, an English word, derives from the noun bede which means a “prayer”.

Malas, or prayer beads, are used by various religious traditions all over the world to help count the number of prayers spoken or chanted. They are also used as an aid in meditation to help us focus on our devotions and intentions.

These malas are universal and non-denominational. They are handmade with love for you, to remind you to stop, pray and praise life!

If the body is a temple then the heart is the altar. I invite you to wear your mala, as a beautiful piece of jewelry, decorating your temple and altar, praising and adorning the Goddess inside of you!

All the prayer beads on each mala are joined together by one thread, symbolizing how we are all connected. We are all on this spiritual journey together. I believe that no one is separate, and no one escapes the torment of self-doubt, self-judgment or self-loathing that we often find ourselves engaged in from time to time.

What if we could change that into self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-love?
So that we can truly accept, care for, and love one another.  That is my wish and intention in creating these necklaces of love for you.


We are all links in the chain of life. If one link is weak,
so is the entire chain. Each thought and action has the
power to brighten or darken many lives. Instead of
cursing the dark, let us each light one small lamp.”
- Amma

Each mala consists of 108 beads, a sacred number, plus one additional bead, traditionally known as the guru bead or teacher bead. It reminds us to thank all of our teachers.

Malas For Change™ are made with your choice of precious gemstones and a gold vermeil symbol that carries a universal energy. The symbols are Om, Heart and Lotus.

A portion of each sale is donated to Women For Women International, a non-profit organization that provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies.

  • Handmade malas are available for purchase on our STORE page, at Pasha's events and at Santa Fe's spiritual bookstore, Arc Books.  

With Thanks & Praise for You!