Red mala beads represent kundalini shakti, power, passion, desire, sexuality, and love. The most common red gemstone malas are agate, apatite, carnelian, fire opal, jasper, garnet, ruby, and sunstone.
Meaning of Red Mala Beads
The chromotherapy effects of the color red are: warming, energizing, stimulating, and strengthening. In India, red is the most frequently used color for auspicious occasions like marriages, births, ceremonies, and festivals. These ceremonies and rituals often involve putting a red tilaka mark of kumkum on the forehead of the devotee. In Buddhism, red is used to transform the delusion of attachment into the wisdom of discernment. Red symbolizes the element of fire (Agni Tattva).
The color red activates the 1st chakra: Muladhara which tends to our survival needs and one’s sense of security. The root chakra’s balanced qualities are expressed as groundedness, stability, mental and physical health and prosperity.
Red Mala Bead Collection
Wearing and using red mala beads is a powerful way to utilize the energetic qualities of this color in your yoga practice and daily life. A red mala is best used in your meditation when you lack drive, direction, strength, groundedness or courage. The following mala beads contain red gemstones and beads: