Copper, Lava Rock and Sandalwood/Rosewood Wrist Mala.
"Be steadfast in yoga, O Arjuna. Perform your duty and abandon all attachment to success or failure. Such evenness of mind is called yoga." - 2:48, Bhagavad Gita
Yoga and Ayurveda are sister sciences; Yoga - a spiritual science, and Ayurveda as the 'science of life' or a system of medicine and healing; The psychological benefits of essential oils to assist in healing the spirt and as a way of taking responsibility for self care supports both sciences and is the intention behind the design of this piece.
Sutra 1.2: Yoga is the control (nirodhah, regulation, channeling, mastery, integration, coordination, stilling, quieting, setting aside) of the modifications (gross and subtle thought patterns) of the mind field.
Lava Rock, connected to the earth and associated with Muladhara Chakra, offers grounding and steadiness. Additionally, the porous texture of these beads make them an ideal carrier for essential oils; 1-2 drops of your favourite oil smoothed over the stones will be sufficient to diffuse all day.
The copper bead has been included for the therapeutics benefits of healing described in Ayurveda, placed on the arm copper is said support the liver, spleen, and lymphatic system.
Essential oil suggestions include:
Please contact me if you would like any other suggestions.