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Mala Making Workshop: Power of Prayer

Learn how to make a beautiful mala, a string of prayer beads similar to a Catholic rosary.

When: Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr., 508 Brinkerhoff Ave, Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: 5+

Categories: Lectures & Workshops: Book Signings

Description:

Mala is the Sanskrit word for what we in the west would call a rosary, a string of beads used to count prayers or mantra recitations. Make a beautiful mala in this workshop then donate it to the Center (to sell in the shop) or, for an extra fee, take it home for your own use or to give to someone special. Learn how to properly string mala beads, tie knots, make a tassel; Cati will answer all our questions about malas, their use and symbolism. Everyone welcome.

A potluck lunch will follow the workshop.

Phone: 805-563-6000

Event posted Jan. 26, 2010
Last updated Jan. 26, 2010

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