Rosaries are objects in different cultures and religions. Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam and other religions are examples of using beads to count prayers, to repeat a number of times mentalizaciones, for protection against negative energy and even to relax and relieve stress .
Tibetan Buddhist Mala Beads is a rosary type used since ancient times by originating in eastern religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism, and in the present day use is widespread in the west among the followers of different spiritual practices and mental relaxation.
The word "Japa Mala" comes from Sanskrit where "jap" means "whisper" and "mala" means "cord". There are various types, sizes and materials.
Tibetan Buddhist Mala Beads is usually composed of 108 beads plus the "Meru" central account that marks the beginning and end of the Tibetan Buddhist Mala Beads. There are also smaller Tibetan Buddhist Mala Beads with balls 54 or 27, which are divisions of 108.
There are many theories about why are 108 beads. Among many, the most popular is that it is a sacred number for mathematical reasons, physical and metaphysical. Another possible connection is that the Sanskrit alphabet has 54 letters (phonemes) male and 54 female other, resulting in 108 phonemes.
According to yogic philosophy, completing the circuit of 108 repetitions of prayer, or mantra awareness, reaching a higher level of consciousness called transcendental (the stage that surpasses fixations of the mind, which remains concentrated consciousness itself) .
According to modern techniques of alternative therapies, these objects and practices are useful to put our energy in motion no matter what the religious orientation, mental or spiritual.
The simple fact of maintaining your hands busy, your mind helps to release tension accumulated in the daily routine. Negative energy is released by stress hands as unconscious movements.
The use of a rosary, whether in moments of prayer, meditation, or simply out of habit "clean" the mind and helps in concentration.
Rosaries pruned also be used as support in combating bad habits and addictions-will gnaw nails and smoking.