Rudraksha An Introduction of an ancient nature bead


Rudraksha beads are the original Vedic Beads of Power worn by the Gods, Yogis and Rishis since times immemorial on their path to Enlightenment and Liberation. History is proof of successful people adorning these to gain power, health, protection and self empowerment. Rudraksha beads are very powerful beads which are used to cure many physical and emotional disorders. Rudraksha beads are found in different types from 1 mukhi to 21 mukhi Rudraksha.

They find bold mention in Vedic Puranas, Upanishads and Srimad bhagawad as being the most powerful aid to alignment of self and for living fulfilled life. These books have specific reference of 1 Mukhi Rudraksha to 21 Mukhi Rudraksha beads each capable of aligning the positive energies around us to specific aspects of health, happiness, spiritual fulfillment, prosperity, creativity, intuitive ability, material fulfillment, family harmony, attraction, self empowerment and fearless life.

Conclusive studies and testimonials prove Rudraksha to be one of the fastest healing methods available till date. Rudraksha beads help to open Chakras and starts healing mind and body in an unbelievable time period of 48 hours. Easy to use, only need to be worn for a couple of hours a day and no strict regulations need to be followed. Cost only fractional as compared to gemstones, but give effect in much profound manner and that too without any side effects.

The term Rudraksha itself symbolizes Lord Shiva. “Rudra” stands for Lord Shiva and “Aksha” for Shiva’s tears. Lord Shiva himself is the first ardent user and admirer of Rudraksha. Later devotees and sages began using Rudraksha as a blessing from Lord Shiva himself to protect mankind from worldly sufferings and miseries. With the development of modern science, many scientists researched for evidences that support the ancient belief on the significance of Rudraksha.

All the scientists came up with the findings that reassured and confirmed the divine power of Rudraksha beads. Individual from every walk of life irrespective of caste, creed, religion, nationality or gender can use Rudraksha to gain maximum spiritual, physical and materialistic benefits. Scientifically known as Elaeocarpus

ganitrus Roxb, Rudraksha tree is a large evergreen broad-leaved tree, which grows in the area from the Genetic Plain to the foothills of the great Himalayas and the middle area of Nepal.

Rudraksha beads are covered by an outer shell which is blue in color and is hard and tubercle on the inside. On each Rudraksha seed vertical lines are seen running down its surface. These lines are called mukhi or “the clefts or furrows on the surface” and determine the type of mukhi Rudraksha. For instance Seeds with one vertical line are one mukhi Rudraksha, those with two lines are two mukhi and so on.

Rudraksha beads contain 50.031 % carbon, 0.95% nitrogen, 17.897% hydrogen and 30.53% oxygen. It takes 15 to16 years for Rudraksha to mature and bear fruits. It is kept in water for a number of days and then Rudraksha is taken out after peeling off the pulp. Rudraksha comes from 1 to 21 mukhis, but Rudraksha of 1 to 14 mukhis are commonly found.

Now mukhis from 22 upwards are also found every few years in small quantity and their properties have to be researched as no reference is available in ancient texts. The five-faced Rudraksha are found easily and abundantly. Depending upon the availability and production of Rudraksha different prices have been allocated for different mukhi Rudraksha.