What is Rudraksha Beads ?
Rudraksha meaning the eye of Rudra, in other words, eye of Lord Shiva it is considered to be the most powerful exposure of the Cosmic Force. Rudraksha is the entity of worship and also the derivation to reach the higher self. Rudraksha is often believed to represent the link between the earth and the heaven. These beads are the seeds of the Rudraksha fruit acquired from Rudraksha trees. The botanically name of Rudrakasha tree is “Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb” and in English it is name as “Utrasum Bead Tree”. The seed of the Rudraksha tree holds a unique place in Hinduism, and is believed to possess mystical and divine properties. Necklaces made of Rudraksha beads are considered promising as well as powerful, and are reported to have deep astrological and health benefits. It is believed that one who wears Rudraksha is unharmed by sins, and is safeguarded from all sinful acts or thoughts.
History Of Rudraksha Beads
Rudraksha arrives from Sanskrit word and literally stands for the “eyes of Lord Shiva”rudra means “Shiva” and aksham means “tear of an eye”.Rudraksha has its etymological origin in the Sanskrit words, ‘Rudra’ stands for the other name for Lord Shiva, and ‘aksha’ means teardrop.Lord Shiva is an important god of Vedic age (125000yrs B.P.) and is portrayed wearing prayer beads of Rudraksha beads in the icon of distinct historical era. So it reveals that the merits of Rudraksha are original realized by Shiva himself and handed over to benefit of later era.
Rudraksha beads have been worn by the people of Nepal and India for thousand of years to care for physical and mental health and to gain fearless life on their spiritual path to enlighten and liberation.Mythological tales have it that the Rudraksha plant was born of Lord Shiva’s tear drops. Ancient scriptures, such as ‘Shiva Purana’, ‘Padma Purana’ and ‘Srimad Bhagavad’ speak of the immensity and marvelous powers of the Rudraksha. For thousands of years, they have ornamented the bodies of sages and saints lead a fearless life in widespread frontiers searching for enlightenment and freedom.
Rudraksha Properties & Biomedical Implications
It is believe that every human being and other living things on the earth have their own Aura.The field of energy that surrounds people and other living things.This Aura reflects the energy of the spirit in that body,which extends about two to four inches around the body and a light or pastel shade.It contains every color and shade, like the rainbow it generally extends 2-5 inches around the body. Its color’s patterns and textures show much information about mental physical, emotional, spiritual, karmic, environmental and relational states. An Aura is like a thumb print which is completely individual and expresses who you really are in all your splendors.
Rudraksh Bead has Paramagnetic, Electromagnetic, Dynamic Polarity and Diamagnetic so called the power to change its polarity. Rudraksh also has Anti Aging Properties based on their Electromagnetism. When Rudraksha Beads are worn, they make boundary and merge with the Human Body at a silent delicate level of Sensibility. Due to their Dielectric and Magnetic Properties, the Rudraksha Beads start an effect beneficial change in the Bio electric system of the Human Body in a life-supporting mode. As a reaction of this change in the electric makeup of our body, positive change is also begun in our Bio Chemical System.
It is believed and proved that Rudraksh beads have positive Electromagnetic and Inductive properties and whenever worn over the heart they send out complementary signals varying for different mukhis to the brain, motivating or examining particular brain chemicals and neurotransmitters there by giving rise to states of mind as specified in ancient scriptures.
Different Types Of Rudraksha Beads
Rudraksha beads are sorted based on the number of “mukhis” which means the clefts and furrows on the surface they have. Each bead has a distinct effect on you, depending on the number of mukhis it has. These are crucial for the astrological point of view, since it is believed that Rudrakshas of different mukhis please different major planets. The scriptures speak of 1 to 38 mukhis, but Rudrakshas of 1 to 14 mukhis are generally found.
Top 10 Health Benefits Of Rudraksha Beads
The bead of Rudraksha has ayurvedic characters. Each Rudraksha has some anticipatory and healing therapeutic value. The beads of Rudraksha and its bark leaves, outer shell of the beads all are used to cure various illnesses, below are few of them.
1.Rudraksha Beads For Blood Purifier
Take one part of Rudraksha and six part of water the ratio of 1:6. Boil the water Crush Rudraksha and put it in boiling water and stir regularly until it grows into one fourth in volume, remove it from fire and use it as quath. Regularly, use along with honey purifies blood and act as general tonic.
2.Rudraksha Beads For Piles
Take the powder made from a Rudraksha bead mix with triphala churna and guggul the ratio of 1:4:4. And seize orally with water or dissolve it in a cup full of water and take it. Alternatively, Prepare a paste out of root of Rudraksha and Rudraksha in the ratio of 4:1 composite and apply it on affected area.You can also prepare paste with Triphala and Rudraksha at 4:1,mix this with honey and apply affected area.
3.Rudraksha Beads For High Blood Pressure
For high blood pressure eat Rudraksha with cream, curd or milk. Put 5 mukhi Rudraksha in a glass of 3 ounces of ordinary water; add seven peppers, 7 Basil leaves, 1 clove and a big Cardamom. After 5, hours get this combination sieved and drink it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Drink this water at least two months. These are a certain remedies for curing high blood pressure.
4.Rudraksha Beads For Breathing Problems
Take Harad (Black Myroblan) also called Terminalia chebula , adusa’s bark (Adhatoda Vasica) and Rudraksha beads in a same ratio. Put all into water, water must be three times more than the ingredients and boil them to make quath.This quath is possessed with honey and it cures breathing problems like cough and general breathing problems.
5.Rudraksha Beads For Brain Fever
In cases of brain fever, take an earthen pot and put four to five beads of rudraksh with water and keep it overnight. Drink this water early morning on an empty stomach, do this for 40 days? You will definitely find the change.
7.Rudraksha Beads For Chicken Pox
Pox is pacified by taking jaggery soaked in jambira (Citrus lemon) juice or 3 to 5 gm powdered of Rudraksha seeds with cow’s milk in the morning.Or In chickenpox, Rudraksha and black pepper in equal weight should be ground and sieved through a cloth.This powder should be drunk with stale water to cure chickenpox.
Burn or pox marks on face can be treated by using the five mukhis Rudraksha.Rub and make a paste of five mukhis Rudraksha on clean surface and apply on these marks.You can get the best result from the Rudraksha treatment for the marks if it is not older than a year.
9.Rudraksha Beads For Poisonous Insects Bites.
Take Rudraksha and the root of kakoda at 1:4 ratios and take a one liter of water in preparing quath. Let ninety percent of water gets evaporated while boiling it. Now drink one spoon of quath with twice a spoon of ghee made up of cow’s milk regularly. For poisonous insects, bite applies the Rudraksha paste with lemon juice.
10.Rudraksha Beads For Brain Disease
Take a big sized four mukhis Rudraksha. Take a vessel containing about one litre of pure cow’s milk put four mukhis Rudraksha in it. Boil it for about ten minutes.Cool the milk to lukewarm temperature. Drink this milk on an empty stomach and do not eat anything for another half an hour. Carry on this for 21 days and you will get the benefit from all types of brain diseases.
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