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​All You Need to Know About Rudraksha Beads

Posted by Devi C on 23rd Oct 2017

The Rudraksha is a natural seed of the Elaeocarpus ganitrus tree, which is grown widely across the Himalayas, mainly in India and Nepal. Rudraksha or Rudraksham as it is called in Sanskrit means “tears of Lord Shiva” – the Mahadeva, considered to be the most important God in the Hindu religion.

Rudraksha Beads and Rudraksha Malas

Rudraksha beads have a tremendous significance in Hinduism and are dedicated to Lord Shiva. Rudraksha Mala is a necklace made from stringing together the Rudrakhsa beads. Lord Shiva is depicted as wearing the Rudraksha mala.

A typical Rudraksha mala is made of 108 beads. The sizes of all Rudraksha beads in the mala are the same. The number “108” is important here. A complete Rudraksha Mala has 108 beads, which is why it is important that you should only buy 108 Bead Rudraksha Malas.

Types of Rudraksha Beads

There are many types of Rudraksha beads such as those with 1 to 21 Mukhis or faces, 1 to 14 Mukhis and 15 to 21 Mukhis. 15 to 21 Mukhi Rudraksha beads are very rare. 4, 5 and 6 Mukhi Rudraksha beads are far more common and easily available.

Benefits and Uses of Rudraksh Malas

#1: The Rudraksha mala is used in the reciting of various Mantras and in the chanting of japas. It is used in meditation to chant the name of Lord Shiva and other Gods.

#2: There is a deep religious significance to the Rudraksha. There is a Hindu belief that wearing the Rudraksha mala on the neck pleases Lord Shiva and that it washes off all the sins committed in this life and your past lives.

#3: Wearing the Rudraksha is believed to change the karma of the believer. It leads the person into a more purposeful path, a path of truth and honor, and helps them get over the many obstacles in their life.

#4: Rudraksha has a special significance in combating stress. It eliminates all tension and worries you may have had from work or from your relationships and gives you great peace of mind. It helps remove the dark thoughts from your mind and leads you into the path of light.

#5: Wearing the Rudraksha helps bring clarity to your thoughts. It sharpens the mind and improves your power of intuition and perception. It makes you more aware of your surroundings and the people around you, so that you can react calmly and forcefully to any situation.

#6: The Rudraksha creates a powerful circle of protection around you, which keeps away all forms of negative influences, removes the obstacles in your path to progress and removes all sorts of dark thoughts. That is why it is highly recommended that those suffering from anxiety and depression and other psychological disorders should wear the Rudraksha mala.

#7: The Rudraksha charges your soul with great spiritual power, the power of the Divine Shakti. This makes the soul more radiant and more capable of expressing its divine power and wisdom. It helps create a strong connection between your soul and the positive forces in nature and the cosmos.

A number of people are today turning to Rudraksha beads and Rudraksha malas for success in their relationships, business and career and for the fulfillment of their desires. You are welcome to get in touch with us and place an order for Rudraksha beads and malas of your choice. All Rudrakshas sold by us are authentic and have been specially selected by experts.