(Last Updated on : 07-03-2018)
is the sacred bead that holds very high spiritual and medicinal values. These beads bless one with physical and mental health and enhance ones spiritual quotient. Rudraksha trees are commonly found in the areas between the foothills of Himalayas
and Ganges plains
. They acquire blue colored fruits
. The upper coating when removed with the help of a brush or sand breakthrough the seed which is known as the Rudraksha.
Origin of Rudraksha
The word Rudraksha is derived by the combination of two words Rudra (Lord Shiva
) and Aksha (Tears) that as a whole denotes Lord Shivas tears. Lord Shiva meditated for the welfare of all the living creatures and when he opened his eyes he saw suffering and pain all around. Because of the intense sorrow, tears fell off his eyes that were destined to wipe away the tears of the mankind. Those tears when fell on the ground turned into trees
Benefits of Rudraksha
The divine qualities of the sacred holy bead were first found in ancient scriptures of Hindus
. They are popular traditional healing beads extensively used to treat several diseases and also purify the wearer spiritually, mentally and physically.
Types of Rudrakshas
Rudraksha are available in different sizes and forms. Form i.e. the Mukhi decides the characteristics of a specific Rudraksha. Every Rudraksha has facets or mukhis which are found in different numbers. Each Rudrakshas have their own benefits related to spirituality, health, wealth, etc.
The Rudraksha bead has a top portion from where the line originated is called Brahma. The middle portion having the largest diameter that is known as Vishnu and the bottom portion where the lines end is known as Shiva. Hence every Rudraksha is originated with that of almighty features of the three main Gods
, Generator (Brahma
), Operator (Vishnu
) and Destructor (Shiva).
Rudraksha are classified into 27 different types on the basis of mukhis. In ancient epics like "Shiv Purana
", "Shrimad Bhagwad
" and "Padma Puran
", Rudraksha upto 14 Mukhis have been described along with their effects and purposes for which they are useful.
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