The term “Rudraksha” symbolizes Lord Shiva. “Rudra” stands for Lord Shiva and “Aaksha” for Shiva’s tears. Lord Shiva himself is the first ardent user and admirer of Rudraksha.

With the development of modern science, many scientists researched for evidences that support the ancient belief on the significance of Rudraksha. All the scientists came up with the findings that reassured and confirmed the divine power of Rudraksha beads. Individual from every walk of life irrespective of caste, creed, religion, nationality or gender can use Rudraksha to gain maximum spiritual, physical and materialistic benefits. Scientifically known as Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb, Rudraksha tree is a large evergreen broad-leaved tree, which grows in the area from the Genetic Plain to the foothills of the great Himalayas and the middle area of Nepal. The main trunk of Rudraksha tree is cylindrical and has circular section. Rudraksha tree has grayish white bark and rough in texture with small vertical lenticels and narrow horizontal furrows. Its branches spread in all directions. Its leaves appear shining green externally and dull coriaceous internally. It has ovoid, conical and elongate flowers, nearly 1 to 2 cm in diameter. Its fruit is globose and drupaceous having a fleshy exterior and is light green in color. Rudraksha beads are covered by an outer shell which is blue in color and is hard and tubercle on the inside. On each Rudraksha seed vertical lines are seen running down its surface. These lines are called mukhi or “The Clefts or Furrows On The Surface” and determine the type of Mukhi Rudraksha. For instance Seeds with one vertical line are one Mukhi Rudraksha, those with two lines are two Mukhi and so on. Rudraksha beads contain 50.031 % carbon, 0.95% nitrogen, 17.897% hydrogen and 30.53% oxygen. It takes 15 to16 years for Rudraksha to mature and bear fruits. It is kept in water for a number of days and then Rudraksha is taken out after peeling off the pulp. Rudraksha comes from 1 to 38 mukhis, but Rudraksha of 1 to 14 mukhis are commonly found. The five-faced Rudraksha are found easily and abundantly. One mukhi Rudraksha is extremely rare Rudraksha. Depending upon the availability and production of Rudraksha different prices have been allocated for different mukhi Rudraksha.

The One Mukhi Rudraksha is the symbol of Godhood, Supreme Truth and Attainment of Eternity. The One mukhi Rudraksha is itself Lord Shankar and it is the main among all rudrakshas of all faces. One mukhi Rudraksha is found in two shapes round and the half moon shape. Round One mukhi Rudraksha is highly praised in our ancients texts but it is very rare and more of a myth.

  • Symbol of : Lord Shiva
  • Ruling Planet : Sun
  • Ruling God: Lord Shankar
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Headache, Heart Disease and Right Eye Defect.
  • Properties: It brings the power of Dharana to the wearer meaning the power to concentrate the mind on an object.
  • Peoples experience: The wearer of One mukhi Rudraksha gets his mental structure changed and he begins to feel renunciation from the worldly affairs and naturally inclines towards GOD
Two Mukhi Rudraksha have two lines. It represents Ardhanareshwar, which is the joint image of the Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is the symbol of moon and it blesses the wearer with Unity and is related to Guru-Shishya, parents-children, husband-wife and friends. All desires are granted by the blessing of Lord Shiva and Parvati.
  • Symbol of : ArdhaNareeshwara
  • Ruling Planet : Moon
  • Ruling God: Moon and Sun
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Acidity and Gastric problems, Stress and Depression.
  • Influence on body organ: Heart
  • Properties: Useful for good family life and good relationship for all people and to get married.
  • Peoples experience: Wearing one mukhi helps to bring unity of all kinds between friends, husband wife, father, son, or buyer and seller. It is used for material gains as well as moksha.
3 Mukhi Rudraksha is the symbol of Three Deva (Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesha). The person who wears this Rudraksha after proper Sidhhi will always get the blessings of three powers and accompanied by three Deva. The wearer of this Rudraksha no longer remains an ordinary man since three power remains with the wearer always which help him to get success in all of his works.
  • Symbol of : God Agni (Fire)
  • Ruling Planet : Sun
  • Ruling God: Brahma Vishnu Mahesh
  • Day of wearing : Thursday
  • Recommended for : Headaches, fever, Pitta diseases, bone problems, baldness, deficient blood circulation, heart problems, eye diseases.
  • Influence on body organ: Throat and Celica
  • Properties: The 3 Mukhi Rudraksha Bead is a life saver. It contains the Trinity of Gods: Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh.
  • Peoples experience: The wearer feels its influence by attaining success in his efforts, favourable means, learning and knowledge. Its best virtue is that it makes the wearer free from chronic fever certainly.
Four Mukhi Rudraksha has four lines from head to bottom. This Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Brahma who is responsible for creation of whole Universe.It gives the wearer the creative power and provides him learning and knowledge and all the four results Dharma, Aurth, Kam, Moksha.
  • Symbol of : Lord Brahma
  • Ruling Planet : Jupiter
  • Ruling God: Lord Brahma ,Prajapati, Brahnaspati.
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for: Disorders of Kidney, Thyroid, Disorders of Brain with Psychiatric Symptoms, Stammering, Memory Lapse.
  • Influence on body organ: Adrenal and Heart.
  • Properties: This Rudraksha absolves the person from various sins including sins like killing of humans or animals. Also purify the mind and create consciousness and make person truly for the mistakes.
  • People's experience: Wearing four mukhi Rudraksha constantly upgrade the mental setup. It makes the voice of the wearer sweet.
Five Mukhi Rudraksha have five natural lines from head to bottom. It is blessed by lord Shiva. According to Padma Puran wearer rules out over all types of living beings.It gives protection from all kind of diseases and provide mental peace and happiness.
  • Symbol of : Lord Shiva
  • Ruling Planet : Jupiter
  • Ruling God : Lord Shiva
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Liver, Kidney, Feet, Thigh, Ear, Diseases of Fat ,Bone marrow and Diabetes.
  • Influence on body organ : All major chakra points.
  • Properties : This Rudraksha removes the person from various sins committed through forbidden acts in case of eating or in sex life.
  • People's experience : Wearing five mukhi Rudraksha avoid accidental death.
Six Mukhi Rudraksha has six line originated from top to bottom. This Rudraksha assigned to Kartikeya elder son of Lord Shiva and Nirnaya Sindhu meaning hidden knowledge.This Rudraksha improves artistic qualities, expression power and makes the wearer good orator.
  • Symbol of : Lord Shiva's second Son Kartikeya
  • Ruling Planet : Venus
  • Ruling God: Kartikeya and Ganesha
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for: Eyes, Sexual Diseases, Diseases of Mouth Urinary Disorder and Dropsy.
  • Influence on body organ: Prostrate and other Reproductive Organs.
  • Properties: This Rudraksha purifies a person from various sins committed. It refines wisdom, improves the power of expression and also increases will power.
  • People's experience: Wearing six mukhi Rudraksha cures all types of mental diseases.
Seven Mukhi Rudraksha symbolizes Goddess Mahalaxmi. Those wearing seven face (Mukhi) are usually found to be highly attractive in circle. Also helps in attaining attracting powers.
  • Symbol of : Goddess Mahalaxmi
  • Ruling Planet : Saturn
  • Ruling God: Goddess Mahalaxmi
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Those who are suffering from miseries pertaining to body, finance and mental set-up should wear it.
  • Influence on body organ: Optic Chiasma and Pancreas
  • Properties: Good health and wealth is blesses who wears Seven Faced Rudraksha.
  • Peoples experience: This Rudraksha provides an immense knowledge to the wearer that he proves incomparable in group discussions in the meeting. he remains firm on his wordings and speaks always the Truth.
8 mukhi Rudraksha is the second form of reflection of the first son of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh and is one who is worshipped prior to other gods. Eight linings present on it makes it a very effective Rudraksha. Its wearer becomes unaffected by miseries – physical, divine or mental.
  • Symbol of : Lord Ganesh
  • Ruling Planet : Rahu
  • Ruling God: Lord Ganesh
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Injuries, accidents, surgery and diseases.
  • Influence on body organ: Hypothalamus, Limbic system
  • Properties: The wearer of this Rudraksha get success in all of the ventures.
  • Peoples experience: One is believed to receive wealth from unforeseen sources. It brings prosperity in business.
9 mukhi Rudraksha is the form of the Goddess Durga (Shakti). It contains the power of Nine Deities. The worshippers of the supreme power Shakti must wear this Rudraksha. All the Rudraksha are the symbol of Lord Shiva but Nine faced Rudraksha contains special Nine qualities.
  • Symbol of : Durga
  • Ruling Planet : Ketu
  • Ruling God: Durga
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Intoxication, addictions, compulsive behavior, worries, fears, phobias, most psychological and psychiatric disorders
  • Influence on body organ: Hypothalamus, Limbic system
  • Properties: It increases self-power. It makes us concentrate our mind.
  • Peoples experience: By wearing Nine Mukhi Rudrakhsa a person becomes fearless. And the wearer feels like a child who is sitting in the laps of the mother
Ten face rudraksha is symbol of lord Vishnu (Preserver). According to Hindu myths ten gods of Dusavatar Matsya, Kurma, Baraha, Nurshimha, Baman, Parsuram, Ram, Krishna, Buddha, and kali happily reside on ten-face rudraksha.
  • Symbol of : Lord Vishnu
  • Ruling Planet : No Ruling Planet
  • Ruling God: Lord Krishna
  • Day of wearing : Sunday
  • Recommended for : Pacifying nine planets.
  • Influence on body organ: Heart
  • Properties: This Rudraksha gives good nature, wealth, prosperity to the wearer.
  • Peoples experience: Wearer gets the power to concentrate well. Also aids in devotion and meditation.
Eleven faced Rudraksha is regarded as the light mass of Lord Rudra Shiva (Eleven Rudras). For the devotees of Lord Shiva it is the most effective and most successful Rudraksha.
  • Symbol of : Lord Hanuman
  • Ruling Planet : No Ruling Planet
  • Ruling God: Lord Indra
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Tthose who are affected with evil or who require success in any difficult task.
  • Influence on body organ: Abstract Nerve
  • Properties: The wearer of this Rudraksha have the blessing of Hanuman. This Rudraksha destroys thousands of enemies and protects the wearer from all tantric effects.
  • Peoples experience: It makes the wearer strong, wise, healthy and without disease.
The 12 Mukhi Rudraksha is one of the most important Rudraksha to be worn by any person who needs to attract knowledge and riches and all the earthly pleasures. This Rudraksha is the most useful for the administrators. The person who wears the 12 Mukhi Rudraksha gets administrative capacity limitlessly.
  • Symbol of : Sun
  • Ruling Planet : Sun
  • Ruling God: Lord Shiva
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Heart Disease, Lung Disease, Skin Disease, Hiatus of Stomach, Esophagus, and Bowel Problems.
  • Influence on body organ: Cerebral hemisphere, Stomach, Esophagus.
  • Properties: This Rudraksha gives knowledge and riches and all the earthly pleasures and is found miraculously effective.
  • Peoples experience: The person who wears the 12 Mukhi Rudraksha gets administrative capacity limitlessly.
Thirteen Mukhi Rudraksha is the form of the king Indra. Lord Indra becomes happy, if it is worn. It gives riches. If a man wears, he is upgraded, his honour increases. It fulfills all the earthly desires and gives eight accomplishments (Siddhies), and the god cupid (Kamdeva) pleases with the man who wears it.
  • Symbol of : Lord Kamadeva
  • Ruling Planet : Venus
  • Ruling God: Lord Kamadeva
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Attraction, Abundance, eight accomplishments
  • Influence on body organ: Cerebral Hemisphere, Hiatus of Stomach
  • Properties: This Rudraksha removes all kind of Diseases from the Body of the wearer of this Rudraksha.
  • Peoples experience: If a man wears, he is upgraded, his honour increases.
14 Mukhi Rudraksha enhances willpower, balance of mind, strength and courage. It symbolises excellence, victory and success. 14 mukhi Rudraksha is the most precious divine gem - Deva Mani. It is ruled by the mighty Hanuman. Infuses wearer with a strong will, a brave heart and the courage to overcome all odds.
  • Symbol of : Lord Shiva
  • Ruling Planet : Sun
  • Ruling God: Lord Shiva
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for : Enhanced willpower, balance of mind, strength and courage. Symbolises excellence, victory and success. 
  • Influence on body organ: Heart
  • Properties: The wearer of this Rudraksha get success in all of his works. This Rudraksha make the wearer sharp and intelligent.
  • Peoples experience: 14 mukhi Rudraksha invokes The Hanuman in us, which is being fearlessness and doing what comes naturally to us, maintaining a balanced and steady approach and Identifying our latent potential.
Two naturally joined Rudrakshas are known as Gauri Shankar Rudraksha. It represents a combined form of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. This is a very powerful Rudraksha for improving relations between husband-wife, family and friends, and is considered as a best Rudraksha for bringing peace and happiness in the family.
  • Symbol of : Lord Shiva & Goddess Parvati (Gauri)
  • Ruling Planet : Moon
  • Ruling God: Goddess Gauri and Lord Shankar
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for :  Sexual , Detachment and Behavioural Disorders.
  • Influence on body organ: Sexual problems and behavioural disorders.
  • Properties: Worshipping Gauri Shankar at his worshipping place, the pain and suffering and other earthly obstacles are destroyed and the peace and pleasure of family is enhanced.
  • Peoples experience: By keeping Gauri Shanker Rudraksha beneath the pillow of a person seeing horror dreams can have good sleep and will not be troubled by supernatural forces.
A Rudraksha having a trunk like elevation on its surface is known as Ganesh Rudraksha. The blessings of Lord Ganesha who is also known as " Vighna Harta " i.e. remover of Obstacles, are showered on the person who wears this Rudraksha. 
  • Symbol of : Lord Ganesha 
  • Ruling Planet : No Ruling Planet
  • Ruling God: Lord Ganesha      
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for :  Mind related problems, Detachment and Behavioral disorders.
  • Influence on body organ:
  • Properties: It provides perfection in every sphere of life
  • Peoples experience: Before starting any new business or any new work if prayed then he/she will get success in all diamensions.
Garbh Gauri Rudraksha is almost similar to a Gauri Shankar Rudraksha. In Gauri Shankar Rudraksha both the beads are of equal size but in Garbh Gauri Rudraksha, one bead is smaller than the other. Hence In this Rudraksha also, there are two beads joined together naturally, but One bead is bigger representing Goddess Parvati ( Mother ) while the other bead is smaller representing Lord Ganesha ( Son ) 
  • Symbol of : Goddess Mother Parvati and Son Lord Ganesha
  • Ruling Planet : No Ruling Planet
  • Ruling God:
  • Day of wearing : Monday
  • Recommended for :  Peaceful family life, women having problems in conceiving, good mother and child relations
  • Influence on body organ:
  • Properties: It is an excellent Rudraksha to maintain parental relationships.
  • Peoples experience:
     
 
Rudraksha must be worn after Sidhhi ( method of purification & charging with Mantra), performing the prayers and ritual rites for its sanctification and Hawanet etc. It should be worn on auspicious day, Monday or Thursday.
 
 
Rudraksha Mantra and Rudraksha Origin Mantra is to be chanted daily 9 times while wearing in the morning and after removing before going to bed.( Rudraksha must be removed before going to sleep and must be kept at the puja place.
 
 
Rudraksha can be worn in the morning after having Bath. It can be worn after reciting the mantra as above and incense/ ghee lamp etc must be used. It must not be touched before bathing. One should clean his hands properly after using toilet.
 
 
The wearer of the Rudraksha should not eat non vegetarian food and should not take alcohol. He should speak truth always and must go to Lord Shiva temple for his blessings.
 
 
Rudraksha must not be taken to the cremation grounds and funerals. Also it must not be taken to the place while visiting a new born baby.
 
NEVER wear the Rudraksha while having sex.
 
WOMEN must not wear the Rudraksha during their menstrual cycle.
 
ALWAYS keep your Rudraksha clean. Dust and dirt can settle in the pores of the bead. Clean these as frequently as possible with something with soft, fine bristles. If the thread becomes dirty or worn out, change it. After cleaning, wash your Rudraksha with some blessed holy water. This helps maintain its sanctity.
 
 
ALWAYS keep the Rudraksha oiled... After regular cleaning, oil the bead and treat it with incense. This is of UTMOST importance. especially when not using the bead for sometime, or storing it for a while.
 
 
Many get confused with the shape and size. One should not seriously worry about it. Just see that the Mukhi is well defined, corns and contours are natural, and there are no cracks near the central hole. Normally the buyer gets a feel when Rudraksha is kept in the palm. He/She feels that this is the one which was wanted.
 
 
Rudraksha is hot in nature. Some people just can't wear it. Their skin shows signs of allergy. They can never wear any gold, silver or thread chain. So better not to use. Keeps the beads in Puja room and offer daily Namaskars.