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Juzu - Buddhist rosaries -

Juzu - Buddhist rosaries - are held in the hands when praying to Buddha or who counting number of times, by fingering the beads, those Buddhist prayers are recited. It is similar to the Catholic rosary. Juzu are held in the hands when worshipping Buddha and also when paying respects to the spirits of the dead upon visiting their graves. There are usually 108 Juzu beads which are said to remove the 108 worldly desires cited in Buddhist teaching.

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