The term “ Rudraksha “ itself symbolizes Lord Shiva . “ Rudra “ means Lord Shiva and “ Aksha “ means Shivas tears. As the legend goes, after killing a very powerful demon “ Tripur “ some tears fell from the eyes of Lord Shiva. Wherever these tears fell on Earth, the Rudraksha trees grew.
Rudraksha Trees are botanically known as “ Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb “ . It is a broad leaved tree which are found in South and South East Asia, India and Nepal. The seed of these trees are known as Rudraksha Beads.
Rudraksha Beads have wonderful Medicinal, Spiritual and Astrological properties which have been proved by the scientists also. These divine beads can be worn by anybody irrespective of Age, Sex, Caste, Culture and Location.
The Significant Features, Functions, Merits and Power of the various Rudraksha beads are given as under
1 Mukhi Rudraksha Bead – Ruling Planet – Sun, Ruling God – Lord Shiva Beej Mantra: Om Hreem Namah
A One Mukhi Rudraksha is like Lord Shiva himself. It removes all types of sins committed by a person. It fulfils all desires and brings prosperity, Luck, Fortune, and salvation to its wearer. A person wearing One Mukhi Rudraksha enjoys all the worldly pleasures yet remains detached from them. The ruling planet of one Mukhi Rudraksha is “ Sun “ and therefore it removes all the negative effects of a wrongly placed Sun in once Horoscope. It makes the person charismatic and radiant like divine, Surya himself. It also renders a person the power to concentrate, increased confidence, leadership qualities and overall prosperity.
2 Mukhi Rudraksha Bead: Ruling Planet – Moon , Ruling God – Ardhnareeshwar, Beej Mantra: Om Namah
Two mukhi rudraksha is also called as the bead for Unity . It helps in improving relations between two individuals like Husband – wife, Father-son, friends thereby promoting happier and lasting relations. An individual who loses his temper quickly should also wear it. All the malefic effects of planet Moon are also pacified by this rudraksha.
3 Mukhi Rudraksha Bead: Ruling Planet – Mars , Ruling God – Fire , Beej Mantra : Om Kleem Namah
Three Mukhi rudraksha should be worn by individuals suffering from inferiority complex, Fear, Weakness, Digestive problems, disturbed Menstraul Cycle and repeated abortions. One can never be defeated in any field after wearing a three mukhi rudraksha. It helps the wearer to face all kinds of situations and win over them. People having a “ Manglik Dosha “ in their horoscope should also wear this rudraksha.
4 Mukhi Rudraksha Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hreem Namah
Its ruling planet is Mercury. This represents God Brahma. The wearer gains power of creativity, when blessed. Very effective for students, scientists, researches, scholars, artists, writers and journalists. Increases memory power, wit and intelligence. If three beads of four-faced Rudraksha are fastened on the right hand, no body can stand to face the wearer.
5 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hreem Namah
Its ruling planet is Jupiter. This represents Lord Shiva, the symbol of auspiciousness. The wearer of five Mukhi mala gains health and peace. Five Mukhi Rudraksha monitors blood pressure and cardiac ailments. Five Mukhi mala is also used for Japa. By wearing the mala, the wearer’s mind remains peaceful. There are no suspicions about the fact that the wearer of five faced Rudraksha mala never gets untimely death.
6 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hreem Hum Namah
Its ruling planet is Venus. This Rudreksha represents God Kartikey, the second son of Lord Shiva. When invoked, it blesses the wearer with wisdom, increased intelligence, willpower and a steady mind. Good for managers, businessmen, executives, journalists and editors. Six Mukhi Rudreksha governs genital organs. It is also worn on the right hand.
7 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hum Namah
Its ruling planet is Saturn. This Rudraksha represents Goddess Mahalakshmi. Good health is blessed to him, who wears Seven Faced Rudraksha. It should be worn by those, who are suffering from miseries pertaining to body, finance and mental set-up. By wearing Seven faced Rudraksha man can progress in business and service and spend his life happily.
8 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hum Namah
Its ruling planet is Rahu This Rudraksha represents Lord Ganesha. Removes all obstacles and brings success in all undertakings. It gives the wearer all kind of attainments –Riddhis and Siddhis. His opponents are finished i.e. the mind or intentions of his opponents are changed.
9 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hreem Hum Namah
Its ruling planet is Ketu. This Rudraksha represents Goddess Durga (Shakti). When invoked, the mother Goddess blesses the wearer with a lot of energy, power, dynamism and fearlessness, which are useful to live a life of success. It is also worn on the left hand. This Rudraksha is very good for women.
10 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hreem Namah
It has no ruling planet, and pacifies all negative planetary energy. This contains the influence of ten incarnations and the ten directions. It works like a shield on one’s body and drives evils away. Wearer is protected from influence of evil spirits, ghosts and black magic. One wears this by the blessings of Lord Mahavishnu. One gets the power to concentrate well. It aids in devotion and meditation.
11 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hreem Hum Namah
Represents Lord Hanuman. When invoked, it blesses with wisdom, right judgment, powerful vocabulary, adventurous life and success. Above all, also protects from accidental death. The wearer becomes fearless. It also helps in Meditation.
12 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Krown Kshown Rown Namah
This represents Lord Sun. The wearer gets limitless administrative capacity. He gets the quality of Sun –to rule and to move continuously with brilliant radiance and strength. Good for ministers, politicians, administrators, businessmen & executives. It is miraculously effective. It is ideal to be worn on the throat region.
13 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Hreem Namah
Represents Lord Indra. When invoked, showers all possible comforts of life, one can ever desire. It gives riches and honor and fulfills all the earthly desire and gives eight accomplishments (Siddhis) and the God Cupid (Kamdeva) pleases with the man, who wears it. Being pleased, Cupid fulfills all the worldly desires. The wearer of this Rudraksha becomes source of attraction for others especially for people of opposite sex.
14 Mukhi Bead: Beej Mantra: Om Namah
It is the most precious Divine Gem-Deva Mani. It awakens the sixth sense, by which the wearer foresees the future happenings. Its wearer never fails in his decisions. Its wearer gets rid of all the calamities, miseries & worries. It provides the wearer safety and riches. It is also worn on the forehead or arm.
Shri Gauri-Shankar Bead: Beej Mantra: Shree Gaurishnkary Namah
Two naturally joined Rudrakshas, called Gauri Shankar, is regarded as the Unified form of Shiva & Parvati . It makes the husband and wife identify each other. Therefore, It is regarded the best thing for peace and comfort in the family. If a man worships Gauri Shankar at his worshipping place, the pain and suffering and other earthly obstacles are destroyed and the peace and pleasure of family are increased.
Shri Ganesha Bead: Beej Mantra: Shree Ganeshay Namah Om Namah
There is a kind of Rudreksha which Bears A Trunk like elevation, as is seen on the face of Lord Ganesha. It is called Ganesha Rudreksha. It provides the worshipper perfection in every sphere in life and the grace of Lord Ganesha is received by him.
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