Rudraksha Malas are most sought after and necessary religious accessory in Hinduism, that is still used today as prayer beads. The malas are carved out by seeds of large evergreen broad-leaved trees with Elaeocarpus ganitrus being the primary species. These seeds have popularly been associated with Lord Shiva and have been used by devotees while chanting mantras. It is said, Lord Shiva, himself wears a Rudraksha garland. The most popular use of these malas are used as Manka counting with the repetition of a prayer or mantra, while the devotee is reciting. This is why you would have probably seen ‘Sadhus’ and other spiritual gurus and devotees holding and counting a Rudraksha mala while reciting their prayers.
These malas are categorized based on the number of ‘Mukhis’ present on the seed. The number can range from 1 mukhi to 21 mukhis. As the number of Mukhis rises, so does the rarity, significance and powers. Each type of Mukhi Rudrakshra mala or seed carries its own unique set of benefits for the user.
As above mentioned Mukhi Rudrakshra benefits have been shared as follows
1 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This 1 mukhi Rudraksha seed, is said to be a form of Lord Shiva himself and has the ability to bless the wearer with greater wisdom and super consciousness. The powers of this mala are said to fulfil all the desires of the lucky individual wearing it. It’s been said, that this seed also offers relief from migraines and other ailments related to the nervous system.
2 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This type of seed is considered the ‘Ardhanareeshwara’ form of Lord Shiva. The 2 Mukhi Rudraksha seed is said to help bring peace, agreement and -understanding in ones relationships, be it father-son, husband-wife, mother-daughter, brother-sister etc. The supernatural benefits of this include peace of mind, concentration powers and emotional stability.
3 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This 3 mukhi seed is said to represent the fire god, also known in Hinduism as ‘Lord Agni” or the ‘god of fire’. This 3 Mukhi Rudraksha seed is said to have the power to erase sins from a previous life and has the ability to offer up a clean slate. This is achieved by its powers to ‘burn’ bad karma.
4 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This seed is said to be associated with another form of “The Trimurti”, that, is the triple deity of supreme divinity in Hinduism, known as ‘Lord Brahma’. Lord Brahma is known as the god of knowledge and the powers of this seed are along the same lines. It has the power to improve one’s memory, communication skill and overall intelligence.
5 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
These 5 Mukhi Rudraksha Seeds release upon you, peace of mind. Which Aids in the omission of negative energies from one’s mental space and thus helping them achieve peace. Examples of this particular Mukhi Rudraksha mala can be found online on websites like My Pooja Box at bargain costs.
6 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This 6 mukhi rudraksha seed gives one the ability to gather up courage, will power and overall confidence. Enabling them to take on any challenge that had previously instilled fear upon them.
7 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
Associated to the Goddess Mahalakshmi this 7 Mukhi Rudraksha seed offers the benefits of increased potential to obtain wealth and create new opportunities for self-development and improvement. So, if you’re in the process of running a business and are incurring losses, this 7 Mukhi Rudraksha seed or mala should help you overcome your troubles.
8 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This seed is associated with the popular ‘Lord Ganesha’. It offers up the supernatural ability to overcome all obstacles in our lives and bring success, that was previously looking doubtful.
9 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
If mental and spiritual power is what you lack, then this seed can help you find the mental strength you so desperately need. This type of Rudraksha seed has long been associated to ‘Maa Durda’ or ‘Durga Mata’ as she is most commonly known.
10 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
If your life has been plagued by negative energies then this seed should give you the strength you need to overcome these negative forces. Other claimed benefits include, aids to resolve land-related disputes & aids to solve legal issues.
11 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
If meditation is what you can’t quite seem to do, then this 11 Mukhi Rudraksha seed is sure to help. This Rudraksha represents the ‘11 rudras’, aiding in the pacification of the adverse effects of the nine planets and helping you reach a mental peace.
12 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
Associated to ‘Lord Aditya’ or the ‘sun god’, this Rudraksha can empower one with self-confidence, aiding one’s ability to rule and head influential positions in their life.
13 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
Associated to the ‘King of All Gods’ or otherwise known as’ ‘Indra Dev’, this Rudraksha helps the user increase their self-confidence and aids in the building of one’s personality.
14 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This Rudraksha is said to be one of the most precious beads in the list and is associated with both ‘Lord Shiva’ & ‘Mahabali Hanuman’. This bead can apparently help one pave their way to success by offering immunity from unwanted sorrows and incidents.
15 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
If your life has been ridden by diseases and unwanted illnesses, wearing this 15 Mukhi Rudraksha mala can help you get rid of these illnesses and achieve the full potential of your health.
16 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
Also known as the ‘Victory Rudraksha’, wearing this mala can bless the user with the gift of ultimate success.
17 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
If you feel you’re running out of luck then this is the Rudraksha Mala for you! The wearer of this bead is said to land upon unexpected wealth by achieving tremendous success and prosperity.
18 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
Associated to ‘Bhoomi Devi’ or ‘Mother Earth’, this Rudraksha mala opens up new avenues in one’s professional career. It is said to be extremely beneficial for those in the real estate industry or those suffering from bad drinking habits and nervous disorders.
19 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This Rudraksha mala has the unique ability to open up all the 7 Chakras of one’s body. This opening of the Chakras helps in leading a happy and healthy life.
20 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
This is again associated with ‘Lord Brahma’ or the ‘god of knowledge’ and has the ability to fulfil any desires of the user that bears its powers.
21 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits –
Easily the rarest of all the previously mentioned seeds, this Rudraksha blesses the user with immense wealth and prosperity. Helping them fulfil all their desires.
The process involved is just scratching the surface of Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits. To know more about it, you need to understand the science of Rudraksha, need to get one of these Rudrakshas, and prepare wearing one as per the need and belief.