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Mala

(skt.: mala; tib.: treng wa) Rosary, a string of beads or other objects used to count mantras. Malas have usually 108 beads and are frequently carved from wood or bone. Some malas have counters which are usually used in retreats to help keep the track of the number of mantras recited.

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