Tibetan Buddhism, the system characteristics of Buddhists, formed in the latter half of the 10th century, began spreading in Mongolia in 13th century. Nowadays, more than two-thirds world populations are doing religious prayers every year.
Tibetan Buddhism is the main body of Tibetan religion and culture which is an important feature of Tibetan religion. Prayer is a faith with words and body language to express their praises to the god, ceremonies of thanksgivings and supplications. Its main purpose is to pray to the gods desire to achieve and meet their hopes. The prayer tools of Tibetan Buddhist supplies, the common are prayer beads, rosary bracelets, Buddha bracelet, mala bracelet, etc.
Rosary prayer beads originated early in Hinduism, it is an important prayer in Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism. Rosary’s original meaning was Rose Garden, as a symbol of perfect. Rosary beads has different types: beads, known as “Japa,” meaning "garland"; Mara, is the integration of body and mind, a good combination of materials which gives better help to meditation.
Prayer beads, plays an important role in religion, stability people’s mind, not only the symbol of merit, compassion, kindness, good fortune, but also a beautiful decoration. The real meaning of prayer beads is the expression of respect, gratitude and nostalgia, dedicate life and conscious life. One of the mother beads of prayer beads expresses the enormous power of Buddha. Although prayer beads strung, it also can be separated to show the various merits of Bodhisattva merit which can get rid all our troubles. And the ring-shape of prayer beads, symbol the successful ending of Buddha.
Now, Rosary bracelets become more and more popular over the world, common used in Tibet, Korea and Japan. The rosary beads which composed of rosary bracelets have different meaning according to quantities of beads: the rosary bracelets should wear on the hand at any time, remind people to kind to others. The rosary bracelets usually wear on the left hand, for Taoism said the left hand is represents kindness.