MALA BEADS - COLOR MEANINGS
WHITE MALA BEADS
White malas symbolize purification, spirituality, hope, protection, peace, and blessings of the Moon.
RED MALA BEADS
Red malas symbolize physical vitality. Also courage, good fortune, and life. Corresponds to the 1st or root chakra, and the musical note C.
BLUE MALA BEADS
Blue malas give mental abilities, health, connection with spirits, peace, knowledge, communication, and protection. Also psychic awareness. Corresponds to the third eye, the 5th and 6th chakra, and the musical notes A and G.
YELLOW MALA BEADS
Yellow malas give Intelligence, playfulness, cheerfulness, mental alertness, prosperity, and blessings from the Sun. Corresponds to the 3rd or solar plexus chakra, and the musical note E.
GREEN MALA BEADS
Green malas symbolize Harmony, unity, money, prosperity, growth, health, nature, nature spirits, animal and plant spirits, forgiveness, and fertility. Corresponds to the 4th or heart chakra, and the musical note F.
ORANGE MALA BEADS
Orange malas bring attraction, energy, and success.
Also creativity, physical love, new ideas, will power, love, and independence.
Corresponds to the 42nd or sacral chakra, and the musical note D.
PINK MALA BEADS
Pink malas attract love, romance, caring, feelings, empathy, kindness, and tenderness. Corresponds to the 4th or heart chakra, and the musical note F.
GRAY MALA BEADS
Gray malas symbolize peace and neutrality.
PURPLE MALA BEADS
Purple malas activate higher thought and connectivity with the universe.
corresponds to the crown chakra, and the musical note B.
BROWN MALA BEADS
Brown malas give stability and respect. They also symbolize the home and grounding.
Brown malas striped in black, like the tail malas of a pheasant, give a balance between the physical and spiritual life.
Brown malas banded or mixed with white bring happiness and give the kind of protection that enables one to go unnoticed amidst those who would harm them.
Brown and red mixed malas bring healing to animals.
BLACK MALA BEADS
Black malas give the mystical wisdom that comes with true spiritual initiation. they also offer protection, and repelling negative energy.
Corresponds to the 1st or root chakra, and the musical note C.
Black, iridescent malas give mystical insight.
Black and white mixed malas give union and protection.
Black (or gray) malas banded or mixed with white give hope, balance and harmony.
Black mixed with purple means deep spirituality.
Black, white, and blue mixed malas brings change.