The Chirmi Mala symbolizes Goddess Lakshmi and bestows wealth, prosperity and good fortune upon the wearer. This mala is also used to enhance Shaligram ornamentation. These powerful beads tend to choose their wearer and do not stay for long with unlucky people. The popular variant of the bead is red. The mala has 108+1 beads. White chirmi is another variant of this mala.