PLEASE NOTE: We will be out of the studio from Dec 13 - Jan 13, 2014 for our winter vacation so if you are wanting to get some things for people over the Christmas season we suggest sooner than later. Hope all is well. OM, Gaurang.
Feel free to browse through the site and if there is something you like you can order the mala # by emailing DestinationOM here.
Order your DestinationOM Custom Mala by following this link and filling out the form.
Gaurang and Catherine are the sole mala makers on this site which is based on Saltspring Island, BC CANADA. You will find malas completed and ready for sale on the site, in addition to the malas there are videos created by Gaurang to assist new meditators in basic practices and you will also find meditation cushions.
NOTE: This website is always changing, updating, and is not a static brochure based site so keep coming back for more information or sign up for email updates for EACH PAGE that is of interest by scrolling down to the left below the logo, entering in your email address in the blank field and clicking "Get email updates." You may be interested in our "Updates" page.
Photo taken by Dayal of DryTwig Design catching Gaurang basking in the sun on a reading break.
SIGNATURE: The most obvious design that sets these malas apart from others is that we incorporate a "stretcher" into every mala, which we call a slip knot. It is placed either at the top of the mala (opposite the guru bead) or as the guru bead itself; and allows the meditator freedom to adjust the spacing between the beads by sliding this knot. CLICK TO WATCH HOW DestinationOM Malas SLIP KNOT WORKS.
I (Gaurang) learned how to make malas in Bodhgaya, India (where the Buddha obtained enlightenment) and continue to get many of my supplies from the Northern region of India and Nepal.
All malas are hand made by me and come with a GUARANTEE FOR LIFE! I repair the malas for FREE! You post me back the beads and I post you back a newly strung mala. With love. I don't want to see a mala go unused, and they do break in time...so this is why I have this guarantee.
Email DestinationOM if you have any questions or click the link here to fill out the form for your DestinationOM custom mala.