Saturday, August 15, 2009

Making Malas (Prayer Beads) with Adhi Moonien Two Owls

Making Malas (prayer beads) with Adhi Moonien Two Owls
Saturday, August 29th, 2 to 6pm

Prayers beads are a way of keeping track of a specific number of prayers. This number is related to a shifting of consciousness.

In the Buddhist tradition the number 108 which is related to the 108 Dharmas or the 108 causes of human suffering. In the Western Christian tradition there is the rosary with its joyful and sorrowful mysteries. In the Islamic tradition there is the Tashbi which is used to recite the 99 names of Allah.. These are just a few examples.

In this class participants will learn the diverse history of prayer beads and will have the opportunity to create a set for themselves. We will explore the use mantras and how to create and personal mantra.

Bring a notebook and scissors to class.

Cost is $55, including materials. Stop in Radiance, 9 West Grant Street (across from Central Market), Lancaster, or phone 717-290- 1517, to reserve your spot.

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