Recipe of the Day: Scented Beads #2

“A rose is a rose is a rose.” – Gertrude Stein The word Rosary comes from the latin “rosarium”, meaning rose garden. The first rosary originated in India as a counting devise, the repetition action is believed to achieve a heightened state, much like contemplation of a mandala. The Hindu people refer to them as… Continue reading Recipe of the Day: Scented Beads #2

Recipe of the Day: Scented Beads #1

The tradition of scented beads, also termed prayer beads or rosary, goes back into ancient times to the Hindu Sages. In fact there are sandstone sculptures dated 185BC, from the Sunga and Kushan periods depicting sages holding prayer beads. SCENTED BEADS Ingredients:1 tbsp. gum tragacanth powdered1 tbsp. gum benzoin powdered1 tbsp. orris root powdered1 tbsp.… Continue reading Recipe of the Day: Scented Beads #1