Lord Shiva, who’s worship keeps your mind calm and peaceful, and who’s worshippers are blessed with a peaceful, happy life, has a unique form. He has a snake wrapped around his neck, along with adornment of Rudraksha mala. Let’s find out more about the Rudraksha, and why you must have it with you!
What is Rudraksha
Rudraksha word is comprised of two parts- rudra= tear, and aksha= eye. Hence rudraksha beads are also commonly known as the ‘Tears of Lord Shiva’.
Rudraksha tree, known as Elaeocarpus ganitrus. This tree is mainly found in the Himalayan foothills. It’s seed is known as the Rudraksha, which is very dear to Lord Shiva, hence much sought after by followers of Lord Shiva all over the world.
Benefits of wearing Rudraksha
Wearing a rudraksha mala with 108 beads has various benefits such as
- It mitigates negative Karma
- Improves concentration
- Radiates positivity and removes negativity
- Brings peace to the wearer
- Helps control stress and blood pressure
- Balances the chakras
Types of Rudrakshas
Various types of Rudrakshas are available from 1 mukhi to 21 mukhi (mukhi= faces), each one having it’s own significance and effect on the wearer. You can check out our complete range of authentic rudrakshas here.
Real vs. Fake rudrakshas
- If a rudraksha is available for a very cheap price, it is mostly fake. Real rudrakshas cost a decent amount per bead. Buy genuine ones here.
- Fake beads usually are too shiny, revealing their fake nature. Real ones have a natural lustre but no fake shine.
- Real rudraksha beads have natural grooves which are unevenly spaced. Fake ones will look too perfect to the eye.
Who can wear rudraksha?
Anyone, of any age, gender, location and at any stage in life can wear a rudraksha and benefit from it’s positive effects.
How to wear Rudraksha:
You can wear single or multiple beads, or a mala with 108 beads. Malas can also be used for japa. You can also opt for various combinations of rudrakshas and other spiritual items, like our Rajyog kawach or Divya surya kawach for multiple benefits.
Om Namah Shivay!