Significance Of Rudraksha

Significance Of Rudraksha

Rudraksha is an evergreen broad-leaved tree whose seed is traditionally is used for prayer beads in Hinduism


Pandit Lokesh Jagirdar

August 23, 2013


  1. Significance Of Rudraksha

  2. Rudraksha is an evergreen broad-leaved tree whose seed is traditionally

    is used for prayer beads in Hinduism. Rudraksha is commonly found in the South-East of Asia, in the foothills of the Himalayas. It is also known to be grown in Guam, Hawaii, Nepal, Indonesia, and New Guinea. When fully ripe, the Rudraksha seed is covered by a blue outer shell layer.
  3. bead are linked with the mythology that the tantra goddess

    also known as the Destroyer, defeated several demons. The rudraksha beads are worn by Shiva devotees. The significance of the bead are that individual must overcome certain demons in their lifetime. The demons are known as: hatred, jealousy, selfishness, fear, dishonesty, bigotry, and other negative traits that can pollutes human life.
  4. The name Rudraksha means eye of Rudra. The most common

    bead has the five grooves, with the belief that Sira appears in them. Some beads have the one groove, while others may have up to thirty-two.The uncommon beads are very expensive when sold. Beads with four grooves help the wearer achieves four life goals: right way of living, wealth, joy, and salvation. The bead also helps the wearer overcome memory problems, speech defects, and stupidity. The bead with eight grooves enable longevity. The bead with twelve grooves protects unemployment and sickness.
  5. There are rules when the beads should be worn. Appropriate

    foods have to be eaten by the wearer in order to avoid adverse effects. Rudraksha beads are known to have been used from the 10th century with the main purpose to sanctify the mind, body, and soul. The beads are known to have various supernatural properties: they are famous for reducing blood pressure, acting as a detoxifying agent, and can cleanse and focus the mind. For more details you can visit :-