After launching our debut Mantra Mala Collection last February and introducing our Moda Mala Summer Capsule Collection just last month, we’re so proud and excited to announce that Mala and Mantra has already welcomed its 27th stockist, Mii Amo Spa at Enchantment Resort in Sedona, AZ!
Though we always celebrate each and every new retailer who carries our consciously created malas, we’re especially excited about No. 27, as it’s an important number when it comes to mala beads.
The standard Buddhist mala is made up of 108 beads, a sacred number related to the 12 astrological houses, multiplied by the nine planets in our solar system. This number of Buddhist mala prayer beads is significant because it represents the number of mental conditions or sinful desires that one must overcome to reach enlightenment or nirvana.
One variation on the standard 108-bead mala is the wrist mala of 27 beads, with four circuits totaling 108 mantra repetitions. Wrist malas are made with 18, 22 or 27 beads and are sometimes referred to as “power beads.” They’re used to count prayers or mantras and often used to count prostrations. (Looking for more facts about mala beads? Just check out our FAQs.)
As a destination spa, Mii Amo helps its guests along their journey of transformation and exploration in an environment that instills a sense of peace and wellness in everyone who enters. Inspired by Native American traditions, this luxury spa retreat is tucked away among the beautiful red rocks of Boynton Canyon. Not only can Mii Amo guests enjoy treatments like Ayurvedic Facials and an Herbal Detox, but they can also take part in wellness classes like Juicing 101 and yoga.
Plus, guests at Enchantment Resort also get the chance to shop amazing brands like Eminence Skin Care, Jojoba Flower, La Bella Donna and now Mala and Mantra! So if you live in the Sedona area or are planning a trip to Arizona, be sure to stop by Mii Amo Spa at Enchantment Resort to check out our Mantra Mala Collection in person. If not, head to our Stockists page to see where else you can find our hand-crafted products.
As always, thanks for your love + support as Mala and Mantra continues to grow.