Etymology of Rudraksha
Rudraksha is a dried fruit which is shaped by the number of clefts on its surface and its birthplace is the Himalayan Mountain ranges. For thousands of years, the virtues and influences of the holy Rudraksha beads have been documented and detailed in the Shiva Puran, Padma Puran, Srimad Bhagavat, Rudraksajabalopanisad and Agni Puran. As per a legend, Lord Shiva had shed His tears at the conclusion of a fierce battle between the Gods and demons or Asuras, pained at the sight of destruction. It is believed that Rudraksha trees were born at the regions where His tears fell. The term Rudraksha is derived from two words ‘Rudra’ and ‘Aksha’. ‘Rudra’ is an avatar of Lord Shiva while ‘Aksha’ means tears. The powers and consequences of the tears of Lord Shiva have long since served as an everlasting resolution to the ache and anguish humanity goes through during a lifespan.
Usage of Rudraksha Therapy
Rudraksha Therapy is popular in treating high cholesterol and high blood pressure, and is renowned for curing asthma, cancer, diabetes, allergies, neurological ailments and psychological maladies. For fatal diseases, a mixture of Ayurvedic herbs and Rudraksha should be used by patients, which ensures a steady recovery. Blood circulation in the brain and eyes is enhanced by pressing and pushing the Rudraksha beads and applying acupressure on the thumbs and middle finger.
According to modern research, wearing Rudraksha necklaces enables one to be freed from static electricity within oneself. The user of Rudraksha obtains a variety of benefits, which depends on the Rudraksha faces. However, it is recommended that women must abstain from wearing Rudraksha during menstruation. Prosperity and psychic powers are said to be achieved by wearers of the Rudraksha Mala. This herbal fruit is an effective cardiac stimulant which is utilized as an anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant, hypoglycaemic, hypertensive and much more. Wearing the holy Rudraksha beads transports one to the alpha circumstance of present moment living. Wearing a particular Rudraksha results in the obliteration of ‘karma’ from past lifespan that induces complexity in the present life.
The different Rudraksha beads that influence various parts of the body are as follows:
Procedures of Rudraksha Therapy
Rudraksha Therapy serves as useful remedy through ‘Yoga Sadhana’ and ‘Sevana’. A balanced and healthy lifestyle can be achieved by wearing Rudraksha Malas, acupressure or rubbing Rudraksha plates and also by using ‘Rudraksha Dhoopam’. Patients might also employ Rudraksha oils or consume Rudraksha milk, or apply Rudraksha eye drops or Rudraksha paste to experience relief from certain ailments; this is termed as ‘Sevana’. ‘Rudraksha Churan’, ‘Rudraksha Hina’ or cold infusion and ‘Rudraksha Bhasma’ are also very fruitful. The Yoga Sadhana technique is also popular and includes ‘Rudraksha Kireetam’ or wearing Rudraksha below the area of the waist, ‘Rudraksha Mandap’ and so on. However, one must regularly utilize this remedial therapy for a minimum period of 40 days.
At present, there are numerous Rudraksha therapy facilities available all over the world that propose Rudraksha beads by fusing ancient Vedic knowledge with modern scientific evidence and substantiated experiences, repeatedly establishing the usefulness of wearing Rudraksha beads.