Rudraksha – The Symbol of Lord Shiva and other God/Goddess.
Rudraksha (also called as Rudraksh) are dried seed found in beautiful asian country Nepal. In Science,Rudraksha is also known Elaeocarpus Ganitrus. Nepal Rudraksha is famous because many holy man,sadhus,baba,sages,rishi,muni uses it from million years. And also it is land of lord shiva. Nepal is birth place of lord shiva,and he always explain greatest of this land.
Rudraksha Origin Story
– Word rudraksha is made up of from two words they are rudra+aksha. Rudra is name of lord shiva and aksha means tear drops. Rudraksha is trees produced from tear of lord shiva. In this auspicious tree dry bead of rudraksha grow which benefits is explain by lord shiva himself to his son kumar kartikeya.
– Story of rudraksha is related to demon king tripurasura. After killing tripurasura with many thousand years battle by lord shiva. Lord shiva seated peacefully by doing meditation by closing his eyes. At that time so tear drop from lord shiva came from his eyes which originated rudraksha trees. This divine tree start producing holy beads known as rudraksha. It is believed that lord shiva wear rudraksha in his neck and it is 14 face rudraksha which is also known fourteen mukhi rudraksha. So this bead is known as eye of rudra.
Types of Shiva Rudraksha
– Rudraksha beads,present, some line in each rudraksha. Some have less lines,some have more, some have 3 or some have 10 lines. So we should count this lines to identify the rudraksha. This lines is also known as face or mukhi of rudraksha. If rudraksha have 1 lines we say 1 mukhi, if 2 lines then 2 mukhi rudraksha, if 3 lines then 3 mukhi rudraksha, if 4 lines then 4 mukhi rudraksha or 4 face rudraksha. So this lines is known as face or mukhi of rudraksha.
Below image is 1 to 14 mukhi or 1 to 14 face rudraksha mala(necklace),made in pure silver,also combined small bead extra to make it attractive.
Different mukhi rudraksha or different face rudraksha and their symbols
1 mukhi rudraksha – one mukhi or 1 face rudraksha is symbol of lord shiva himself. Wearer attain param brahm or divine knowledge or god. It present 1 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
2 mukhi rudraksha – two mukhi or 2 face rudraksha is symbol of lord shiva and mother parvati (husband and wife). Suitable for both men/women for good relationship. It present 2 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
3 mukhi rudraksha – three mukhi or 3 face rudraksha is symbol of lord agni dev,fire god. Protect wearer and cleanes the wearer all sin. It present 3 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
4 mukhi rudraksha – four mukhi rudraksha or 4 face rudraksha is symbol of lord brahma. The creator of universe. This bead provide creative mind. It present 4 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
5 mukhi rudraksha – five mukhi rudraksha or 5 face rudraksha is symbol of lord kalagni rudra,shiva himself. This bead is very good and washes all sin of wearer,protect the wearer. It present 5 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
6 mukhi rudraksha – six mukhi rudraksha or 6 face rudraksha is symbol of lord kumar kartikeya. He is son of lord shiva and mother parvati. This rudraksha is good for students.The rudraksha is blesses with bravery,talen. It washes all sin as wells as provide blessing.It present 6 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
7 mukhi rudraksha – seven mukhi rudraksha or 7 face rudraksha is symbol of goddess laxmi. Mother laxmi is mother of wealth. The wearer is blesses by good health,wealth. It present 7 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
8 mukhi rudraksha is symbol of lord ganesh. Lord ganesha is son of shiva parvati followed by kumar kartikeya. This rudraksha provide good knowledge,washes all sin,good health and good wealth. It present 8 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
9 mukhi rudraksha is symbol of goddess durga,one of name of mother parvati. Wearer of this rudraksha is bless by good health,good health,protection,washes all sin. It present 9 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
10 mukhi rudraksha is symbol of lord vishnu. He is one of the supreme god in hinduism. He is also protecter of universe. He is also consort of goddess laxmi. So where there is vishnu,laxmi is present everywhere where there is lord vishnu.Wearer of this rudraksha is protected by lord vishnu. Wearer also attain good health,good wealth etc all kinds of benefits. It present 10 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
11 mukhi rudraksha is symbol of lord hanuman. Wearer get power,health and wealth benefits and devotion to lord ram(sitaram).It present 11 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
12 mukhi rudraksha is symbol of surya dev(sun god). wearer is bless by all god.It present 12 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
13 mukhi rudraksha is symbol of kamdev. Wishes is fullfilled.It present 13 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
14 mukhi rudraksha is symbol of panchamukhi hanuman and shivaparvati. Wearer is blesses by all god with good health,wealth,prosperity.It present 14 slash or line in rudraksha bead.
other rudraksha :-
Gaurishankar rudraksha – it is twin rudraksha symbolize shivaparvati. You can see above image kept in pure silver. The twin bead at very below.It can with presence of any slash or line in rudraksha bead.But twin bead must be of same size.
Ganesh rudraksha – this rudraksha have natural trunk of lord ganesh. This rudraksha is known as ganesh rudraksha. It can be presence of any slash or lines,most important that it must have trunk.
Hence,Rudraksha is a holy beads dedicated to lord shiva. It is worn by lord shiva and mother parvati in neck. Wearing rudraksha pleases shivaparvati. It is sacred beads in hinduism. Shiva says to mother parvati about importance of rudraksha, Read more