The first time I held a Rudraksha bead in my hand, I was mysteriously drawn by it’s force. Instantly attracted to it’s presence. Captivated by the richness of it’s reddish brown color, and the intricate pattern that seem to have perfect balance. I have seen them worn by Saddhu’s and Holy Men of India in pictures, which gave them a presence of divinity.
In my trip to India, in 2011, I decided to get myself a collection of rare Rudraksha beads, and Malas. My personal experience with Rudraksha is a phenomenon to me, that I sometimes cannot explain completely, but I know that there is something energetic about it.
Below are some of my collection.
What Is Rudraksha?
Rudraksha comes out of a ripen Rudraksha fruit. Rudraksha beads are the original Vedic Beads of Power worn by the Gods, Yogis and Rishis since times immemorial on their path to Enlightenment and Liberation. They are sometimes referred to as the tears of Lord Shiva. History is proof of successful people adorning these to gain power, health, protection and self empowerment. Rudraksha beads are very powerful beads which are used to cure many physical and emotional disorders.
They find bold mention in Vedic Puranas, Upanishads and Srimadbhagawad (ancient Hindu Scriptures) as being the most powerful aid to alignment of self and for living fulfilled life. Rudraksha beads help to open Chakras and starts healing mind and body in an unbelievable time period of 48 hours.
Types Of Rudraksha Beads
Rudraksha beads are found in different types from 1 mukhi (one faced) to 21 mukhi (21 faced) Rudraksha.
These scriptures have specific reference of 1 Mukhi Rudraksha to 21 Mukhi Rudraksha beads each capable of aligning the positive energies around us to specific aspects of health, happiness, spiritual fulfillment, prosperity, creativity, intuitive ability, material fulfillment, family harmony, attraction, self empowerment and fearless life. Conclusive studies and testimonials prove Rudraksha to be one of the fastest healing methods available till date
Is Rudraksha Beads for real? Does it work?
Due to increasing popularity of Rudraksha with the general popularity in India, scientific studies have been undertaken in recent years to determine whether there is any real significance in the Vedic literature regarding the healing powers of Rudraksha or not. And the research confirmed that the healing powers of Rudraksha beads work scientifically. Science has proved that Rudraksha has Electrical and Magnetic properties. Read more on the Scientific studies of Rudraksha beads here.
Why I wear Rudraksha?
“Within every little dream seed is the potential viability of sprouting to becoming a great forest.”
Traditionally a “seed” is a powerful concept. A seed contains infinite potential. Rudraksha is like a seed with infinite potential. It is a tool that I use to enhance my energy field and advance my Spiritual journey.
When we set out to do anything we use all the information and tools that will help us reach our goals. As spiritual seekers there are many tools we can use to speed up the process. Rudraksha beads are one of them.
Who can wear Rudraksh?
Anyone, irrespective of gender, cultural, ethnic, geographical, or religious background can wear Rudraksh. Rudraksh can be worn by children, students, the elderly, ill…etc for special benefits. They are intended for persons at any stage in life irrespective of mental and physical condition.
Selecting a Rudraksh
Rudraksh in their natural state have their own energies that are very beneficial to the wearer. However, Rudraksh can also be specially consecrated to enhance the impact upon the wearer. In the tradition, Rudraksh are usually received from a Guru – a spiritual Master. Assisting the seeker in many ways, they are potent aids for one’s physical, mental well being and one’s spiritual sadhana (spiritual practice).
I hope that this post gave you a general idea of the Power of this amazing seed.