8mm matte Black Agate and Green Agate with a large Ganesha pendent. This mala is lovingly hand-tied with a Brahman knot between each bead.
Black Agate - attracts good fortune. Increases concentration and clarity. It promotes good will, aids in overcoming flaws, fears, and loneliness. It has a calming effect during times of stress. Black Agate gives a sense of strength and courage. Black Agate is considered a powerful healer and is especially beneficial for bone marrow and allergies. Black Agate is used for protection, courage and success.
Green Agate - enhances mental and emotional flexibility and improves decision making. It is useful in resolving disputes. Green agate also strengthens, opens and activates the heart chakra. It helps you to remember to cleanse and purify your body as well as your environment. Green agate reminds you that there is a great power in 'being green'. Recycling keeps your physical space in order and this stone keeps you aware of how the materials you leave behind might affect the next seven generations. This stone can be used by vegetarians and/or vegans for making peace with the plant kingdom and thanking it for the sustenance it provides.
Ganesha - represents the power of the Supreme Being that removes obstacles and ensures success in human endeavors. For this reason, Hindus worship Ganesha first before beginning any religious, spiritual or worldly activity. In Hindu mythology, Lord Ganesha is the first son of Lord Shiva and the Divine Mother Parvati. Their second son is Lord Subramanya and their daughter is Jyoti. As explained below, the portrayal of Lord Ganesha as the blend of human and animal parts symbolizes the ideals of perfection as conceived by Hindu sages and illustrates some philosophical concepts of profound spiritual significance.