This mala is a great combination of 12 different types of stones that are associated with 9 planets of our solar system. It reduces every type of negative effect caused by the planet on the wearer. The mala is finished with a Rudrakhsa pendant and connected by copper wire that enhances the properties of the stones to a greater volume! The nine associated planets are Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Rahu” (Ascending Lunar Node)“ and “Ketu”(Descending Lunar Node). According to the Hindu culture every gemstone in this mala is related to the power of all nine ancient planets of solar system; they all effect the behaviour of living beings on earth. Rahu and Ketu are also called the shadow planets and help you work through your shadow emotions and karma. Pearls and Rainbow Moonstone are related to the moon and help you clarify your intuitions and emotions, Garnet and Sea bamboo assist you to cool down Mars aggression, Smokey quartz helps to amplify Jupiter’s good fortune, Crystal Clear represents the beauty of Venus, Green Onyx communicates through Mercury, Green Garnet and Lapis Lazuli stabilises Saturn’s serious energies. Apatite helps you with shadow work of planet Ketu, and Tigers Eye protects during the influence of the planet Rahu. Wearing 9-Planet astrological mala helps you to reduce any malefic tendencies in the astrology chart. Rudraksha Beads are sacred seeds used by the Hindu’s for prayer and devotion. The seeds form naturally on the Rudraksha tree. Hindu mythology named these beads “The Tears Lord of Shiva”.