Hearthfire Handworks — Pagan Prayer Beads

Spiritual Tools: Prayer Beads

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First off, this is not a post about the history of prayer beads in paganism, because the use of prayer beads is not a historically attested practice in any of the pagan traditions I am familiar with. It's about how to use them. There are various official formats associated with the use of prayer beads in other faiths; there are many different ways to pray the Catholic rosary, for example, depending on which sort of rosary you happen to have. Buddhist or Hindu malas can also be used to keep count of various meditative or prayerful things, most notably mantras....

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New in my Shop: Prayer Beads for Celtic Gods

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My relationship with the Celtic gods has been a complicated one over the years; they have not always been a steady presence in my life, but they have been a strong one. […]

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New in my Shop: Travel Prayer Beads

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Sometimes I add something to the shop simply because I want one. This is one of those times. This design is meant to be carried on your travels; it is easily hung […]

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My Etsy Shop: Custom Orders

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I try not to have too many posts in this blog that are mainly or mostly commercial; after all, I’ve got a whole other blog for that (which you can see here […]

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New in my Shop: Prayer Beads for the Norse Gods

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Today I’m introducing a new shop section and prayer bead design: pocket prayer beads for the Norse gods. As a multi-faith polytheist*, I tend to go where I am most drawn in […]

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