This genuine sandalwood mala is used for japa (repeating mantras or prayers). This mala is made from genuine naturally fragrant sandalwood and will never loose its aroma. Using the very best quality sandalwood, this mala has been knitted in traditional style. This Mala is used for pacifying; strengthening rituals and for worshipping other deities. Sandalwood garland is good for welcome or to give honor. The Japa on Sandalwood Mala results in a Glow on face.