Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Rudraksha – Health And Astrological Benefits

Since the beginning of time, man has utilized different natural and spiritual healing products. Out of all that spiritual signs, Rudraksha hold a very exclusive place in today’s stressful and materialistic world. It is attributed to possess divine and mystical properties. These Rudraksha beads are known as auspicious also strong and are known to have deep and effective health and astrological benefits.

The term ‘Rudraksha’ originated from Sanskrit words, ‘Aksha’ and ‘Rudra.’ Rudra is one more name of Lord Shiva and ‘Aksha’ does mean eye. According to the old mythological story, Rudraksha tree was born out of Lord Shiva’s teardrops, and the seeds] is known as ‘Rudraksha.’ Rudraksha trees in some parts of Indonesia, India, and Nepal generate Rudraksha seeds. Old scriptures, like ‘Padma Purana’, ‘Shiva Purana’ and Srimad Bhagavad’ describe the amazing and great powers of Rudraksha seeds.

Rudraksha’s botanical name is Elaeocarpus granitrus. According to science, Rudraksha has a strong positive power that is useful for human body; it releases an individual’s anxiety, stress, less concentration, nervousness, depression and different other problems. The impact of Rudraksha bead differs from one person to another, majorly based on the faith they hold in bead.
Rudraksha seeds are classified on the basis of amount of faces or mukhis – the furrows and clefts or lines going from top to bottom side of beads. Every bead represents God as per the Vedic texts and has various effect, based on amount of mukhis on it. 

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