The word Rudraksha originated by the amalgamation of two words, 'RUDRA' and 'AKSHA", where Rudra is Lord Shiva and Aksha is 'tear'. It is said that the tree of Rudraksha was born from the tear drops of Lord Shiva. As per the Vedic scriptures, the Rudraksha can invalidate the effects of malefic planets to a large extent. Rudraksha of any Mukhi can never do any harm to the wearer.
Rudraksha trees are mostly found in South Eastern Asian and South Asia. There are clefts called Mukhi of the beads and it is their number that helps in ascertaining its quality. Asians have used Rudraksha beads traditionally. Asian Yogis and Monks found that merely wearing the Rudraksha beads gave them astoundingly stupendous amount of serenity, concentration that helped them meditate for a longer period of time with incredible control over their mind.
One Mukhi - The Elevator
The One Mukhi is the most sought after Rudraksha. A one mukhi Rudraksha has the potential to attract colossal power, affluence, luxuries, fame, massive confidence and spiritual fortification. It elevates a person and its constant use proves effective in developing leadership qualities. Prosperity, fortune and will power grow wherever it is revered in the house or worn on the body in a necklace. According to Vedas it prevents diseases related to the head such as stroke, paralysis, etc.
The Two Mukhi Rudraksha effectively controls the malefic effects of Moon and diseases of the left eye, kidney, intestines etc. This bead helps in advancing harmonious associations. When used in a string, it bestows the origin of fertility in all living beings and blesses every couple with marital bliss by facilitating the fulfillment of material desires between husband and wife along with strengthening mutual accord and love.
The Three Mukhi Rudraksha imparts corporeal vigour and helps in the healing of several diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson disease. Augmentation of memory and concentration on the subject are the prime effects of this Rudraksha. It also wards off ill-luck and tensions and can help purify sins. It heightens the power of creative intelligence when garlanded. The wearer feels it by realizing success in his effort, productive resources and wisdom.
The Four Mukhi Rudraksha is showered with supreme divine ingenious activity and strength of meditation. Therefore it regulates logical and concrete structural thinking. Its use conjures up positive thinking, creativity, concentration, sexual potency and wit. The wearer is provided with ideas and efficiency of work as well as confidence in public speaking. Wearing it prevents diseases of hypothalamus, cerebellum and medulla oblongata and helps to achieve a healthy mind in a healthy body along with a charming persona.
The Five Mukhi Rudraksha enjoys all kinds of chattels and opulence. This Rudraksha is blessed by Rudra, which cuddles the energies that are functional for maintenance of health. It is only when the nature of human Kama (Lust), Lobha (Greed), Moha (Attachment), Krodha (Anger), and Ahankar (Ego) is set right, we accomplish sound health. The wearer is relieved from high blood pressure and other diseases pertaining to lungs, heart and blood. Wearing in the mala of 54+1 or 108+1 in the neckline is highly of use for people suffering from stress, anxiety, eczema, gastric ulcer too.
The Six Mukhi Rudraksha enriches the career path and helps achieve immense professional and academic success. It helps fulfill dreams and lead a very luxurious and famous life. The wearer is charged with the upsurge of love, attraction and creativity. It works on emotional traumas, affects understanding and appreciation of personal relationships, brings comfort to the opposite sex .It teaches one to adore and appreciate others. A Six Mukhi rules over art and artistic sense and signifies inclination towards music, arts, humorous literature, theater etc. It Is beneficial in the prevention of diseases related to the eyes, nose, throat, sexual organs, kidneys, and bladder.
The Seven Mukhi Rudraksha epitomizes the seven traits of pleasure, peace, success, exuberance, simplicity, forbearance, happiness and helps in building finances and amassing wealth. It can help attain prosperity and peace of mind. It is considered very auspicious because it helps ward off fatal diseases and death and achieve longevity. Wearing Seven Mukhi Rudraksha assists in stabilizing the Saturn planet to its proper position sanctifying the person with fame, success, honour, justice, love, wisdom and authority. The Seven Mukhi also prevents cold, cough, bronchitis, rheumatism, TB and pyorrhea.
The Eight Mukhi Rudraksha has the vitality for drawing success and is a demolisher of malevolence and impediments. It is a vital instrument in toughening one's will power and converting even a foe into a friend. Its use before initiating a new work/venture to bring good fortune is well acknowledged. It is also the eradicator of arrogance, egoism and pride. People having mental troubles, diseases of stomach, insomnia as well as having habits of excessive expenditure find it the best remedy.