Rudraksha beads, botanically known as Elaeocarpus Ganitrus (Roxb) are seeds of the Rudraksha fruit from Rudraksha trees. Rudraksha trees are found mainly in South Eastern Asian Islands of Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Bali, Iriyan Jaya, Timor of what is known as modern day Indonesia and parts of south Asian Kingdom of Nepal, Around 70% of the Rudraksha trees are found in Indonesia, 25% from Nepal and 5% in India. There are clefts on the surface of the beads and they are called Mukhi.
Asians have used Rudraksha beads traditionally. Asian yogis and monks found that merely wearing the Rudraksha beads gave them astonishingly tremendous amount of tranquility, concentration that helped them meditate for a long period of time with spectacular control over their mind.
By wearing these beads one gets tranquility, peace of mind, focus and concentration. This kind of state of mind is equally ideal for meditation as well as for any other mind related activity by modern day professionals. Concentration and focus are the most important requirement for success in any field. Apart from 5 faceted Rudraksha Beads there are available from 1 Facet to 38 Facet Beads. From 15 Facet to 21 Facet it is available though not commonly. From 22 to 38 Facets it is rare. Other Beads apart from 5 Facets are more powerful and have certain specific use. These different faceted beads selectively alter personality and mindset in a positive way. Rudraksha is meant for entire humanity. Rudraksha can rejuvenate our mind, body and soul, make us perform to our full potential and enhance our overall quality of life. The anti aging property of Rudraksha is well experienced. Rudraksha, the electro magnetic beads, are the beads with utility.
On seeing such powers of Rudraksha beads many considered it to have some supernatural powers, divine and godsend. There have been countless mentions of these beads and it’s powers in various ancient Indian and Buddhist scriptures.
Yes, one can wear the combination of all the beads .The individual powers of the beads can be felt simultaneously. One can also wear a pendant of any specific facet of beads. Either more number of a particular facet of beads or a mix of different facet of beads can be worn.
Yes, everyone irrespective of sex, age*, cultural, ethnic, geographical and religious background can wear it.
* All the Beads are not recommended for those below 8 years of age.
Normally within 45 days of wearing Rudraksha rosary you can start feeling the positive change. In 90 days you can feel much better. Thereafter it will work continuously giving benefits.
Tests like the one which sinks in water is original and the one that floats is duplicate are not right. Even the ones made of wood with some lead impregnated in it can sink comfortably in water. The best way is to procure from reliable source.
Many get confused with the shape and size. One should not seriously worry about it. Just see that the Mukhi is well defined, corns and contours are natural, and there are no cracks near the central hole. Smaller size is also considered to be very auspicious.
Yes, they can, barring those 4-5 days when nature is at work.
No, everyone can wear it. Sun, moon, stars, rivers and plants have no religion.
Could be any number of years. If well protected, can be passed on from generation to generation.
Yes. Keep a big size 5 Mukhi Rudraksha with you. Whenever you feel nervous due to sudden shock and feel cold, just hold it tight in your right palm for ten minutes. You will regain your confidence and body will start warming up.
Take a glass of water. Dip two pieces of 5 Mukhi in it, preferably after sun set. Drink it when you get up in the morning, before any other intake. Do not use copper glasses.
No. There is a relationship between the wearer and Rudraksha, which is very private and must not be shared. But it can be willed and passed on to the next generation.
No, one should not wear Rudraksha beads while going to Cremation ground or to funerals.