These dark-speckled seed beads have special meaning for all seekers of divine wisdom. "Bodhi" in Sanskrit means enlightenment; as an "enlightened" seed, many practitioners use these malas for their essence and inherent teachings within each seed. Each mala has its own story and is completely one-of-a-kind. These beads have special meaning as it was under the Bodhi tree that the Buddha first attained enlightenment.