Shawls are intended to surround and comfort the person during meditation practice. The prayer shawl is believed to hold the energy that accumulates, and produce a beneficial effect on the mind. As the body cools down during meditation, extra warmth is provided by the shawl, comforting the body, and preventing the mind from becoming distracted. This lightweight shawl is perfect for meditating, yoga or prayer. Use as a cover up, or as a lightweight wrap to keep warm.
Made in India, the soft 100% natural fabric is produced from the Jute plant. This plant grows abundantly in India, is highly renewable and increases soil fertility for other crops. The soft jute fabric is known as 'golden fiber'. Rural artisans of the Indian cottage industry hand-print the shawls with the Maha Mantra written in decorative Sanskrit letters. The Maha Mantra means "the great prayer" and is one of the most popular by yoga practitioners and people seeking spirituality. The contrast of the terracotta design on the natural purple fabric highlights the ancient prayer. This shawl weighs just over 8 oz and measures 89" x 42". Dry clean recommended to protect printing. Otherwise hand wash and line dry.
Due to hand-printing, some imperfections may be visible.
Maha Mantra: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare, Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare.