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Rudraksha is an auspicious bead, used as prayer beads. This spiritual bead is considered a personification of Lord Shiva. Rudraksha is a compound term in Sanskrit, which means Lord Shiva’s teardrop (split into two words) Rudra (Lord Shiva’s Vedic name) and Aksha –teardrop.

Other sources state that ‘Akhsa’ is also an eye, which means Rudraksha represents Lord Shiva’s eye.

Significance of Rudraksh

  • The seeds of Rudraksha tree are used as prayer beads.
  • Lord Shiva wears the Rudraksha Mala.
  • It is used to count the number of repetitions of any slogan or mantra during prayer or meditation.
  • Rudra mala or garlands typically consists of 108 beads.

    Rudraksha beads grow on the Rudraksha tree, are found in the South East Asian countries, specifically in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

Rudraksha Tree Quick Facts

    • There are more than 300 plus species of Rudraksha found across the world.
    • India harbour around 35 different species.
    • Rudraksha trees in India are grown 3000m plus above the sea level.
    • It grows in a narrow space .
    • The leaves of tree resemble tamarind leaves .
    • One tree yields around 1 to 2 thousand fruits a year.
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Life Cycle of Rudraksh Formation


One to Nine Mukhi Rudraksh

Ten to Eighteen Mukhi Rudraksh