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by philji
Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Mala
Replies: 4
Views: 204

Re: Mala

Very difficult I think., better to have a flexible knot in a mala that can be tightened or loosened. See if you can find someone who can restring it...
by Jeff H
Sat Feb 20, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Re-stringing a mala
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: Re-stringing a mala

I googled "how to restring a mala" and found several detailed videos. Check it out and see if any of them work for you.
by Ayu
Sat Feb 20, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Re-stringing a mala
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: Re-stringing a mala

by DGA
Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: What to do with this yak bone mala?
Replies: 26
Views: 1218

Re: What to do with this yak bone mala?

... those burrs inside the beads, and turn your thread into nothingness. I had this happen with a quartz crystal mala I made. The intervals between restringings has been longer and longer... With regard to thread, I've had good luck with BeadSmith "no stretch" nylon bead string. I've met ...
by Boomerang
Fri Aug 28, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Who's gotten enlightened using only the mani mantra?
Replies: 11
Views: 1767

Re: Who's gotten enlightened using only the mani mantra?

... she would let him lie down to sleep inside her outer garment. Because she used her mala so much, its cord was always breaking. He often helped her restring it with yarn. She cured the blindness of both humans and animals simply by blowing on them; her benefit of others was not inconsiderable. It ...
by twiz
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:07 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: mala broke
Replies: 22
Views: 2036

Re: mala broke

... the people in my life who showed me how to use it as a tool to start transforming my mind. I bought a back up and had the shop I bought it from restring it. Unfortunately my back up broke last night! Apparently there is some lesson i have yet to learn. It might be time to learn how to do this ...
by Ayu
Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:57 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: mala broke
Replies: 22
Views: 2036

Re: mala broke

My malas broke all the time. Somebody told me that this is no reason for grief: mountains of bad karma are being burned this way.
So this is a very good advice:
ngodrup wrote:Restring and keep going.


You'll be a professional in restringing.
by ngodrup
Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:38 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: mala broke
Replies: 22
Views: 2036

Re: mala broke

Restring and keep going.
by ngyaomin
Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: My wrist mala knot come lose, wat shall i do?
Replies: 2
Views: 457

My wrist mala knot come lose, wat shall i do?

... is a must to have certain number of knots in a mala or wrist mala. 2. Leave it as it is, again same problem above applies 3. Get it redone or restring. But i heard from some souces that no one beside urself, family and ur teachers/ guru/s can touch ur mala because bad energies may be introduce, ...
by deff
Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:03 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Restringing mala
Replies: 11
Views: 503

Re: Restringing mala

Ok, so I pulled the guru bead off. Do I need the tassel? I can just restring it with fishing line and knot it. You will be restringing it again this weekend if you put fishing line in there. Really? I thought that would be strong. Ok I have more string. for ...
by Konchog1
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Restringing mala
Replies: 11
Views: 503

Re: Restringing mala

Nangwa wrote:
Konchog1 wrote:Ok, so I pulled the guru bead off. Do I need the tassel? I can just restring it with fishing line and knot it.

You will be restringing it again this weekend if you put fishing line in there.
Really? I thought that would be strong. Ok I have more string.
by Josef
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:24 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Restringing mala
Replies: 11
Views: 503

Re: Restringing mala

Konchog1 wrote:Ok, so I pulled the guru bead off. Do I need the tassel? I can just restring it with fishing line and knot it.

You will be restringing it again this weekend if you put fishing line in there.
by Konchog1
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Restringing mala
Replies: 11
Views: 503

Re: Restringing mala

Ok, so I pulled the guru bead off. Do I need the tassel? I can just restring it with fishing line and knot it.
by Chaz
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:07 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Malas
Replies: 19
Views: 1330

Re: Malas

... They're strong, abrasion/stretch resistant and easy to work with. People make the mistake of trying to fix an over-stretched mala rather than restringing it. What I don't like about knotted malas is that even though the owner may not have lost any beads because of the knotting, it takes much ...
by Ogyen
Sun Oct 16, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Malas
Replies: 19
Views: 1330

Re: Malas

... spaced knots) is breached and brittled. Weakened malas snap due to sharp stones usually. New malas, shouldn't. You could take your mala apart, restring it knotted if you ever wanted... they're not hard to fix. Many a ham-fisted Buddhist has repaired their own beads simply. :namaste: D. Ogyen
by Chaz
Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Ogyen's Mala Affairs
Replies: 76
Views: 5721

Re: Ogyen's Mala Affairs

... despite the awful load of bitmaps to wade through, is because I have an interest in prayer beads generally and malas in particular. I make and restring malas myself (although without the altruism OG excercises) and I have a keen interest in the work of other mala-makers as well. I'm also a ...
by Ogyen
Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:33 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Ogyen's Mala Affairs
Replies: 76
Views: 5721

Re: Ogyen's Mala Affairs

... Whatever donations come in go to making someone else's malas. I do not profit from it personally. People so far have sent me materials, items to restring, sometimes small donations which I then use to find someone else their perfect mala, etc. Sometimes, I have a couple people who have multiple ...

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