East meets West! The fragrance of Palo Santo wood from South America has now been strung into prayer beads commonly used by Hindus, Buddhists and some Sikhs for the spiritual practice known in Sanskrit as japa. 108 beads. 7/8 mm. Guru bead also made from the palo santo wood. Knotting between beads for ease of moving fingers around the beads when saying prayers. Red yarn tassel.