Rudraksha comes from the Sanskrit word comprising Rudra (another name of Lord Shiva) and Aksha (eye). It is said that the Rudraksha tree was created from the teardrops that fell to the earth from Lord Shiva’s eye. The Rudraksha beads are commonly used as prayer beads in Hinduism, especially in Shivaism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Islam.
The Amazing Benefits of Rudraksha
Rudraksha beads used in the meditative process and the chants of appropriate mantras have a stimulatory effect on all Chakras. It bestows the wearer with an ability to concentrate on the self with the constant chant of a select mantra in a rhythm. The Rudraksha acts as a protective shield and protects the wearer from negative energies. Wearing the Rudraksha gives the wearer stability and good support by creating a protective shield around them.
The one-Mukhi Rudraksha is considered to be extremely powerful and can induce feelings of seclusion. The Panch-Mukhi Rudraksha is considered safe to be worn by all age groups, genders, etc. It is known to induce calmness. In addition, the Rudraksa bead can increase focus and concentration in children. The Rudraksa bead brings in the wearer’s purity of life in general. The Panch-Mukhi Rudraksha is known to lower blood pressure and calm down the nervous system due to its ability to induce calmness in one’s mind and body.
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Although Rudraksha is not a crystal, it carries with it creation, fertility, and life force energy. We like to still view Rudraksha as a living essence capable of providing renewed vitality and high levels of soul healing. Our entire chakra column becomes aligned and activated when we choose to access Rudraksha’s full capabilities. Any blockage or misstep in the chakra pattern can throw one off balance and make you feel as though you are out of touch with yourself. Wearing this bead as a bracelet is a great way to relax the mind and allow the spirit to heal from within. Through this internal healing, we can become more aware of our surroundings and provide ourselves with much-needed support.