Making My Personalised Mala with Moolamala

I got introduced to malas last year through my friend, Shia Lynn Toh, founder of The Artsy Craftsy, who was selling them on her creative shoppe. I was attracted to the colours, unique charms and tassel at the end of the long string of beads, so I bought a few to wear and hang as decoration.

I later discovered that malas are strands of 108 beads plus a “guru” bead, traditionally used for meditation, chanting or prayer. I noticed that yoga teachers and students sometimes like to wear them.

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My Slice of Pie in the Universe

We celebrated the public holiday of Maulidur Rasul yesterday so there was no work. I spent 2 hours of my free day at the third session of the Finding Self Through Expressive Arts workshop at Clove&Clive. The facilitator for this workshop is Thang Mee Yuen, with her background in psychology and therapeutic play skills.timthumb1

I found it a very interesting and thought-provoking session, and I’d like to share it with my readers.

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