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A Broken Mala

Many people have mala beads that they have had for years. Many of these malas have been given to them by their Guru, blessed and have thousands and thousands of repetitions in that mala. But, what happens when that mala breaks? Most people feel sad and a great lossĀ  because their mala had become such a large part of their life. Some people feel that is it a bad omen to have their mala break, especially if they are using it during meditation. Having you mala break isn't a bad, it is actually a positive event. In Buddhism, they believe that when you mala breaks you have learned something, you've made progress and now its time to move on to...

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