The number 108 is not random and is sacred in traditions like Buddhism. A mala consists of 108 beads and one head guru bead. Malas are mainly used for keeping count while reciting mantras. These mantras can be recited for different purposes linked to working with mind.
The Lotus Flower is an ancient and powerful symbol. It represents purity of the body, heart and mind. It is also a symbol of rebirth, as it grows underwater and over time it blossoms above the surface showing it’s remarkable beauty.