This unisex shawl is designed to be worn during meditation or prayer, but is also warn for comfort when there is a chill in the air or used as decoration in the home and on altars. The soft and light fabric has a slight shine. It is hand-printed in terracotta with the Maha Mantra in decorative Sanskrit letters, an attractive contrast that highlights the ancient prayer.
Mantra: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare, Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare
This shawl is an exclusive design to Prabhuji’s Gifts and is made from 100% natural jute fiber. The Maha Mantra means “the great prayer” and is one of the most popular by spiritual seekers and yoga practitioners.
Name explanation: Maha Mantra means “great mantra” in Sanskrit, the ancient language of Hinduism. The prayer is composed of the divine names Krishna and Rama, as well as “Hare,” which means Krishna’s divine energy and many interpret as “Radha,” Krishna’s eternal consort who represents eternal devotion. The mantra is a request to be engaged in service to God and has the power to remove all impurities from the one who recites it with complete devotion.
Why customers love it: These shawls allow people to wrap themselves in holiness as the 100% natural fabric is decorated with sacred mantras, gods and goddesses in the ancient Sanskrit language of India. They are made of the renewable jute plant fiber and hand-printed by devotional artisans in India’s cottage industry.
Collection: Yoga Meditation Shawls
Collection Description: This colorful selection of shawls is ideal for meditation, prayer and decoration, and is suitable for both men and women. The soft, jute fabric known as “golden fiber” is a renewable resource that brings a subtle shine to the 100% natural shawls. Each shawl is hand-dyed and then hand-printed with the sacred mantras in the ancient and decorative Sanskrit letters by devotional artisans of rural India. The contrast of the terracotta design on the cloth highlights the sacred mantra.
Manufacturing process: The fabric is dyed and printed by hand by artisan groups in India.
Sustainability: The 100% natural fabric is made from the jute plant, a highly renewable fiber grown abundantly in India that increases soil fertility for other crops. Each shawl is hand printed, providing employment for marginalized artisans and reducing production waste. Shipping materials are made from recycled and reused packaging products.
Charitable Cause: Prabhuji’s Gifts supports Prabhuji Mission, a New York-based, nonprofit religious organization that is home to a spiritual community. The mission’s volunteers perform devotional service to others, a yogic spiritual practice, and the mission runs humanitarian projects including: Prabhuji Food Rescue Program, in which the organization feeds people in need in the USA, Dominican Republic, Colombia and India. By purchasing Prabhuji’s Gifts products, you help support these causes.
The fabric is made from jute, a highly renewable plant grown in India. It is called the “golden fiber” because of its slightly golden and silky shine.
How to use: These unisex shawls can be wrapped loosely around the upper body during meditation or for modesty in temples, as head or neck scarves, altar cloths, bed covers and decorative wall hangings.