Rudraksha beads are the seeds of the Rudraksha fruit obtained from Rudraksha trees. The Rudrakasha tree
is botanically known as Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb. Its English name is UTRASUM BEAD TREE.
These beads are found in different varieties
ranging from one mukhi to fifteen mukhi beads according to the number of clefts
on their surface.
Rudraksha trees are mostly found in South Eastern Asian Islands of Java,
Sumatra, Borneo, Bali, Iran, Java, Timor (Indonesia) and parts of South Asian
Kingdom of Nepal. Around 70% of the Rudraksha trees are found in Indonesia, 25%
in Nepal and 5% in India.
2. What is so special about Rudraksha beads?
People all over the world especially the Hindu and
Buddhist priests and Monks have been using Rudraksha since ancient times. They
have felt the amazing powers of this bead in curing them physically as well as
3.Are Rudraksha Beads used only for Meditation? Is it meant only for people of
Besides giving the user peace of mind, focus and concentration Rudrakasha beads prove to be a great
help in curing physical illnesses. They are also said to have an anti ageing
property. The rudraksha beads are found in number of varieties according to the
number of facets on their surface. All these varieties have different
Electromagnetic properties and thus show different effects. By wearing these
beads one gets tranquility, peace of mind, focus and concentration. When around
around the neck they are said to control the blood pressure, hypertension,
insomnia etc. Sometimes they are very effective in curing ailments of fever,
pain etc. When taken as an oral drug.
People of all religions,
castes or creed can use these beads. There is no age or sex bar for their use
until they are used under certain precautions.
4. Can one wear the combination of Different Mukhis at the same time?
A person can wear Rudraksha beads having a single type of Mukhi or a combination of several
mukhis. Wearing a combination of several mukhis will bring all the different
effects of them simultaneously to a person. Remember that wearing Rudraksha
brings no harm to an individual unless and until he/she follows the precautions
5.How long it takes to feel some effect?
The effects of a Rudraksha can be felt the very moment you hold it in your palm. Due to its
Electromagnetic effects it will vibrate with energy and show pulsation like a
lively object. It has tremendous power to heal you in each and every way.
6. What are the tests for the genuity of a Rudraksha bead?
There are many tests suggested to test the reality of a Rudraksha bead. But these tests cannot be
relied upon always. Therefore the best way to check the genuineity of a
Rudraksha bead is by consulting a reliable and experience person.
7. How do we choose the perfect Rudraksha bead?
Many people get confused with the shape and size. It should also be kept in mind that power of a
Rudraksha bead has no association with its price. What matters is the genuity
of the bead. Just see that the Mukhi is well defined, corns and contours are
natural, there are no cracks near the central hole and the bead has a good
health. Smaller size is also considered to be very auspicious.
8. What are the precautions that need to be taken when wearing Rudraksha?
According to our holy books Rudraksha can be worn at all
times.Some books say that Rudraksha could be taken off during sex, menstrual cycles, during visit to funeral
grounds and also while visiting a newly born baby.It is advisable to take off the beads while taking bath as excess
soap may dehydrate the natural oil content of the beads.
9.What is the average life span of a Rudraksha bead?
A good quality of Rudraksha can last for several years. If taken good care of, it can be passed on
from generation to generation.
10.Does Rudraksha help in coping up with Sudden Nervousness?
Rudrakasha can be very
helpful in overcoming Sudden Nervousness. You just need to hold it tight in
your palm at times when you feel nervous due to a sudden shock or tremors.
Within ten minutes you will calm down and you will be able to regain your
11. Can the family members keep interchanging Neck Malas, Japa Malas or Rudraksha beads?
A sort of binding develops
between the wearer of the Rudraksha bead and the bead itself therefore it
should not be interchanged within the family members. But one is free to
inherit the bead to the later generation.
12. Should Rudraksha be worn in a thread or silver or Gold metal?
Rudraksha can be worn in anything according to the personís faith. But it is best if it is worn in a
metal be it silver or Gold or copper or Panchdhatu. When worn in metal the
Electromagnetic powers of the bead increases. Thus increasing its effect.
13. Is it true that out of hundreds of beads from a tree only a few are magical ones?
All the beads that are obtained naturally and are perfect have the same amount of magical powers inherent inside them. But it
should be seen that the bead is flawless and perfect.