WHAT IS RUDRAKSHA?
Rudraksha is a type of fruit(BEAD) which is taken out from rudraksha tree(Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb tree ) which usually grows in hilly mountain areas like South-asia and some small areas like Sumatra, Burma, Nepal, Indonesia etc. Rudraksha is also called as ‘eyes of Shiva’ in Sanskrit, UTRASUM BEAD TREE in English, which is one the most powerful element in earth because Rudraksha( means Rudra = Shiva, aksham = tear of an eye). Rudraksha are one of the ancient bead which is related to Hindu-religion and found effective by gurus, yogis, pandit. And they find it as one of the fruit which almost takes 13 years to grow it full for more energy. As much as rudraksha will grow old it will become more and more powerful and then it is taken from the trees. Rudraksha beads are taken for good health as they remove all the malefic effects from the human and which has link between heaven and earth. Rudraksha beads actually has power in it, which is helpful for many of the age people. And in our generation many people prefer to wore as a mala(chain) or as a bracelet as per the preferences of the people or as per the precautions mentioned. There are different rules to wear rudraksha and before wearing any of the bead some mantra should be read for more purety and power.
HISTORY OF RUDRAKSHA
As per history of rudraksha, in our ancient times YOGIS, PANDITS, RISHIS found this item and it is a type of fruit which takes 13 years to grow. In our 18th century of world it was first found in Nepal as a bead which was researched then found as a most powerful thing in the planet because the history has told as it came from Lord shiva. It was found as a fruit then they had given it a name called beads which is also called as Mukhi in Sanskrit.
As per sanskrit Mukhi means face. Mukhi means opening which can be seen in Rudraksha. And rudraksha comes from 1 to 21 mukhi.
Eg: 1- Three Mukhi Rudraksha means Rudraksha with three opening or mouth.
2- Eleven Mukhi Rudraksha means Rudraksha with eleven opening or mouth.
TYPES OF RUDRAKSHA.
Rudraksha are of 21 types and two unique types which is more powerful than others.
1 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- ONE MUKHI RUDRAKSHA is one of the main and rarest rudrakasha found in the nature. And it is the one of the most important rudraksha among all of the 21 rudraksha.
2 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- Two MUKHI RUDRAKSHA is blessed by Lord Rudra and his wife Parvati as it is symbolic of Ardhanareshwar, the integrated forms of Shiv and Shakti.
3 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- THREE MUKHI RUDRAKSHA provides blessings from 3 DEVA – SHIV, VISHNU AND BRAMHA & purifies the soul karma and considered precious as it also denotes the confluence of the three spheres of existence, Earth, Heaven and Pataal.
4 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- FOUR MUKHI RUDRAKSHA is a symbol of FOUR VEDA and a representative of Lord Brahma and is supposed to have the energy of Lord Brihspati. Four Face Rudraksha represents success in all the four directions.
5 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – FIVE MUKHI RUDRAKSHA is a symbol of PANCH PANDAVAS. It is the most popular and contributes to about 70% of the all Rudraksha production. From the various types available, the Indonesian Rudraksha is quiet the smallest in size the Nepalese ones
6 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – SIX MUKHI RUDRAKSHA represents SIX SENSE as kartikeya is most popular in six sense and it is one of the popular rudraksha amongst all of them and gives give the knowledge of Soul to the wearer.
7 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- SEVEN MUKHI RUDRAKSHA is a symbol of ANANG SHIVA. SEVEN is considered as one of the luckiest number and provides malefic effects of SHANI and his Rudraksha provides such an immense knowledge to the wearer that he proves incomparable in group discussions in the meeting. He remains firm on his wordings and speaks always the Truth.
8 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- EIGHT MUKHI RUDRAKSHA is a symbol of EIGHT SEAS and confers upon the wearer wealth and prosperity by removing all obstacles from his path, this rudrakasha is one of the important among of all and confer from any wrong doing.
9 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- NINE MUKHI RUDRAKSHA is controllable by GODESS DURGA & gets blessing of mother of DURGA and belongs to NINE NAAG which is very powerful to remove all sins (KAAL SARP) from a human, and is beneficial to cure from snake bite and helps in getting more luck factors in life
10 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- TEN MUKHI RUDRAKSHA represents LORD KRISHNA, he posses a word known as NADAKA and a beauty of fortune and symbolises ten directions He is regarded to act as Devotion.
11 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- ELEVEN MUKHI RUDRAKSHA represents 11 seas and this symbolises blessings from LORD HANUMAN and has shakti in it. And it is one of the powerful of all the rudrakshas and found rarely in the earth.
12 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- TWELVE MUKHI RUDRAKSHA symbolize LORD SURYA who is famous for providing radiance to the earth. And it represent twelve distance as all radiance and strength to all the distances because of the power of sun (surya)
13 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA- THIRTEEN MUKHI RUDRAKSHA is one of the most powerful rudraksha and it symbolizes about the THIRTEEN VEDA of earthwhich is faced by LORD INDRA .It provides power of magnet and charms the human as well and is blessed by moon.
14 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – FOURTEEN MUKHI RUDRAKSHA symbolises FOURTEEN RATNAS and power of LORD HANUMAN. It has a super power against the ghosts, evils, and black magic. And protect from all the wrong which affect human.
CAN ANYONE WEAR IT (RUDRAKSHA)?
Yes, Anyone can wear rudraksha beads.
But, In india there are different age grouped people and with different problem, according to that for every other age there are specialised types of rudraksha which are designed according to their problem faced by their age. And there are rudraksha which are directly taken from the trees and then it is certified after that decided for which age rudraksha are made.
MANTRA FOR RUDRAKSHA.
1 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “ OM NAMAH SHIVAYE & OM HREEM NAMAH”
2 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM NAMAH SHIVAYE”
3 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM KLEEM NAMAH”
4 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM HREEM NAMAH”
5 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM HREEM NAMAH”
6 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM HREEM HUM NAMAH”
7 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM HUM NAMAH”
8 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM HUM NAMAH”
9 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM HREEM HUM NAMAH”
10 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM HREEM NAMAH”
11 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM HREEM NAMAH”
12 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “SRAUM RAUM SURYA NAMAH”
13 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM NREEM NAMAH”
14 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA – “OM NAMAH NAMAH”
RULES FOR WEARING RUDRAKSHA.
Before wearing any of the rudraksha, first you should look at their opening present in the rudraksha. According to their mukhi you should check that rudraksha contains that number of opening or mouth in it. Each and every mukhi has different rules of wearing it so before wearing please check rules of your mukhi.
And also for its quality or any original purpose you can deep the rudraksha into pure milk for 1 day, if the rudraksha is same as before then it is a pure rudraksha and if it turns or the color fades then it is duplicate, so kindly before wearing any of the rudraksha please see its purety and originality.
In each and every mala of pooja there are in total 108+1(109) beads and the bracelets are made according to the size. And before using or wearing the originality should be checked.
PRECAUTIONS FOR WEARING RUDRAKSHA.
Before wearing any of the rudraksha, according to the Mukhi “mantra” should be chanted for 108 times. And it should kept in the pure milk which is unboiled one or else you can dip it into Gangajal for one day. After having proper pooja should be done and mantra should be chanted. And mantra helps the rudraksha for making it more powerful. Rudraksha is one of the main and powerful element and it contains that energy which removes all the malefic effects.
And according to the different age of people there are different preacautions that have been taken. Before doing anything you should read it very carefully and should concern your related pandits.
You can apply Chandan paste before wearing it.
You can wash your rudraksha with gangajal.
You can also try panchamrit which are used in pooja.
You can pore rudraksha into pure milk for more purety.