To count the Tulsi Mala.
It is sakshi mala. This is used when we chant more then one Mala
Sakshi Mala has got total 20 beads. We should tie it on the Bead bag in such a way that it divides into 16 and 4. The portion containing the 16 beads should be used for counting the number of japa rounds. Extra beads are provided if beads from the 16 break.