cooran wrote:Hello PSS,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindu-Budd ... #Seik_badi
They seem to be Burmese and used to keep track of mantra recitations in Samatha meditation.
I'm not certain how widespread their use is in other Theravadan countries.
bodhigrind wrote:I also was pretty confused what the Theravada perspective was on malas and mantra beads like Seik Badi.
I found this page informative
http://www.usamyanmar.net/Buddha/Articl ... beads1.pdf