A Mala is a string of beads used for chanting a mantra in sets of 108 repetitions to train the spiritual self. Sandalwood infuses the mala with a soothing fragrance and bestows one with clear perception. it attracts positive energy, enhances tranquility, repels depression and promotes humility. Sandalwood helps focus the mind to aid in meditation. It is recommended to use a new mala for each mantra.