99 bloodstone 8mm beads with black marker beads at 33, and a black imame bead.
This tasbih was made by hand at Lama Foundation, and placed on the Dargah (grave site) of Murshid Samuel Lewis, located at Lama Foundation, to receive the blessing of this Sufi saint.
Tasbihs are used by Muslims and Sufis to aid in dhikr and wazifa practice.
Bloodstone is an excellent blood cleanser and a powerful healing stone. It heightens intuition and increases creativity. It is grounding and protecting. Bloodstone draws off negative environmental energy, helping to overcome influences such as geopathic or electromagnetic stress. It stimulates dreaming and is a powerful revitaliser. Gives courage and teaches you how to avoid dangerous situations. Bloodstone encourages selflessness and idealism. Assists in acting in the present moment. Bloodstone calms and revitalises the mind, dispels confusion and enhances decision-making. Assists in adjusting to unaccustomed circumstances. Reduces irritability, aggressiveness and impatience. Source: Caryl Haxworth, http://www.charmsoflight.com