In Sanskrit ,the word Rudraksha consists with words of 'RUDRA' and 'AKSHA'.....in which Rudra denotes to Lord Shiva and Aksha refers to tear.It is belivered that when Lord Shiva was in deep meditation a drop of tear fell off his eye which grew into the divine fruit, that is Rudraksha. It is also said that one who wear this divine fruit achieves eternal blessings and is deemed closest to Lord Shiva himself. Rudraksha is mainly found in Nepal and Java Sumatra Island, and is found from one facet(Mukhi) to fourteen facet and is unique kind is called: GAURI SHANKAR.
Effect of rudraksha
Gives different types of effect based on faces of the rudrakshas bead. Types of faces gives different benefits. Generally used in a thread or kept as bracelet in hand or as mala in neck. Selection of colors of thread is purely the wearer’s choice. People of all age group wear beads, malas or bracelet. Male or female both can wear it. Based on our experiences and also those from testimonials – it gives very prompt response/benefits. Use of these beads are for fulfilling impossible tasks, for specific shat karmas, as a remedy during illness, worshiping and spiritual gain.
Power of rudraksha
It fulfills all possible desires. Different faces or mukhi have special powers or benefits. Importance is given to special powers which are specific to particular mukhi. It is seen – people select particular mukhi bead based on their matching requirement to special powers. Energizing by chanting various prana pratista mantra makes the beads more powerful. Ritualistic use for Shiva puja or chanting Shiva panchakshari mantra, brings immense positive energy within the beads. The beads convert light frequencies of different colors from the universe into the body of man wearing it. Wearer can absorb the required positive frequencies of the universe making himself full of positive frequencies. Also these facilitate the activation of spiritual power within. This website is introduced by a group of intellectual people who got much benefit from the rudrakshas. Now got together to help others who can get the benefits from this precious bead
Significance for yoga
Shiva lives a life of perfect yogi. He wears snakes and lion skin. He does not wear anything else. He kept the Chandra on head. And most notably, he wears Rudraksh beads all over his body. The wearer of this bead becomes like Shiva and brings all qualities to become a perfect Yogi.
Origin and Myth
There are references on the origin of the rudraksh tree in Shiva purana. Shiva has narrated himself the story on the origin to Mother Parvati - "For thousands of years, i was on penance. I opened my eye and brought a desire to help the world. Some tear drops from my eyes fell. And from those tears, there came up rudrakshi plants. Slowly the plant was spread to different places". The tree is medium size in height. Mostly found in Nepal and some regions of Bhutan. Suitable beads are found on the Himalayas. All Shiva devotees and Sadhus wear rosary of this bead. Leaves of the tree become round and the seeds are the most popular round beads.
Chanting and the bead importance
The Rudrakshi rosary is used for Shiva mantra chanting. The effectiveness of the mantra goes crore times powerful when chanted with this rosary. The mind gets concentration and the body feels easy when worn during Japam and meditation. There is no other ornament as holy and useful as this mala. All the beads have their own significance and please the god effectively when used for chanting. It is favorite bead of saivites. The importance is differentiated based on the faces of the bead. The wearer achieves dharma, moksha and artha. All who want to enjoy life and live a fearless life and fulfilled life need to wear this bead. It is great and has many medicinal values.