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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 twiz
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:07 pm
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: mala broke
Replies: 14
Views: 438

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 Ayu
Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:57 am
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: mala broke
Replies: 14
Views: 438

Re: mala broke

Restring and keep going.
by ngodrup
Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:38 am
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: mala broke
Replies: 14
Views: 438

Re: Just getting into this, I think I messed up. +Questions

... colour/look of. As for the mala. The only thing you need to fix it is some yarn. If somebody gives me a mala and I find the string is too flimsy I restring it BEFORE it breaks and I lose half the beads. I find the best string (for beads with a large holes) is the nylon yarn builders use to mark ...
by Sherab Dorje
Thu May 16, 2013 8:08 am
 
Forum: Personal Experience
Topic: Just getting into this, I think I messed up. +Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 591

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 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: 180

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 deff
Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:03 am
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Restringing mala
Replies: 11
Views: 223

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 Konchog1
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:33 am
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Restringing mala
Replies: 11
Views: 223

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 Josef
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:24 am
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Restringing mala
Replies: 11
Views: 223

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 Konchog1
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:19 am
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Restringing mala
Replies: 11
Views: 223

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 Chaz
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:07 am
 
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Malas
Replies: 19
Views: 603

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 Ogyen
Sun Oct 16, 2011 1:04 am
 
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Malas
Replies: 19
Views: 603

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 Chaz
Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Ogyen's Mala Affairs
Replies: 76
Views: 3187

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 ...
by Ogyen
Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:33 am
 
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Ogyen's Mala Affairs
Replies: 76
Views: 3187

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