The term “Rudraksha” itself symbolizes Lord Shiva. “Rudra” stands for Lord Shiva and “Aaksha” for Shiva’s tears. Lord Shiva himself is the first ardent user and admirer of Rudraksha. Later devotees and sages began usingRudraksha as a blessing from Lord Shiva himself to protect mankind from worldly sufferings and miseries. With the development of modern science, many scientists researched for evidences that support the ancient belief on the significance of Rudraksha. All the scientists came up with the findings that reassured and confirmed the divine power of Rudraksha beads. Individual from every walk of life irrespective of caste, creed, religion, nationality or gender can use Rudraksha to gain maximum spiritual, physical and materialistic benefits.
Scientifically known as Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb, Rudraksha tree is a large evergreen broad-leaved tree, which grows in the area from the Genetic Plain to the foothills of the great Himalayas and the middle area of Nepal. The main trunk of Rudraksha tree is cylindrical and has circular section. Rudraksha tree has grayish white bark and rough in texture with small vertical lenticels and narrow horizontal furrows. Its branches spread in all directions. Its leaves appear shining green externally and dull coriaceous internally. It has ovoid, conical and elongate flowers, nearly 1 to 2 cm in diameter. Its fruit is globose and drupaceous having a fleshy exterior and is light green in color. Rudraksha beads are covered by an outer shell which is blue in color and is hard and tubercle on the inside. On each Rudraksha seed vertical lines are seen running down its surface. These lines are called mukhi or “the clefts or furrows on the surface” and determine the type of mukhi Rudraksha. For instance Seeds with one vertical line are one mukhi Rudraksha, those with two lines are two mukhi and so on. Rudraksha beads contain 50.031 % carbon, 0.95% nitrogen, 17.897% hydrogen and 30.53% oxygen. It takes 15 to16 years for Rudraksha to mature and bear fruits. It is kept in water for a number of days and then Rudraksha is taken out after peeling off the pulp. 
Rudraksha comes from 1 to 38 mukhis, but Rudraksha of 1 to 14 mukhis are commonly found. The five-faced Rudraksha are found easily and abundantly. One mukhi Rudraksha is extremely rare Rudraksha. Depending upon the availability and production of Rudraksha different prices have been allocated for different mukhi Rudraksha.


Ruling God

Ruling Planet

Beeja Mantra

Major Benefit

1 Mukhi



Om Hreem Namah

Enlightens the Super Consciousness, provides improved concentration and mental structure changes specific to renunciation from worldly affairs. The wearer enjoys all comforts at his command but still remains unattached.

2 Mukhi



Om Namah

Blesses the wearer with 'UNITY'. It could be related to Guru-Shishya, parents-children, husband-wife or friends. Maintaining ONENESS is its peculiarity.

3 Mukhi



Om Kleem Namah

The wearer gets free from sins or wrongs from his life and returns to purity . Ideal for those who suffer from inferior complexes, subjective fear, guilt and depression.

4 Mukhi



Om Hreem Namah

The wearer gains power of creativity when blessed. Increases memory power , wit and intelligence

5 Mukhi

Kalaagni Rudra


Om Hreem Namah

Wearer gains health and peace. It increases memory also .

6 Mukhi



Om Hreem Hum Namah

Saves from the emotional trauma of worldly sorrows and gives learning, wisdom and knowledge. Affects understanding and appreciation of Love, Sexual Pleasure, Music and Personal Relationships .

7 Mukhi



Om Hum Namah

It should be worn by those who are suffering from miseries pertaining to body, finance and mental set-up. By wearing this man can progress in business and service and spends his life happily.

8 Mukhi



Om Hum Namah

Removes all obstacles and brings success in all undertakings. It gives the wearer all kinds of attainments - Riddhies and Siddhies . His opponents are finished i.e. the minds or intentions of his opponents are changed.

9 Mukhi



Om Hreem Hum Namah

Wearer is blessed with lot of energy, powers, Dynamism and fearlessness, which are useful to live a life of success.

10 Mukhi



Om Hreem Namah

This contains the influence of ten incarnations and the ten directions. It works like a shield on one's body and drives evils away .

11 Mukhi



Om Hreem Hum Namah

Blesses wearer with wisdom, right judgment, powerful vocabulary, adventurous life , fearlessness and success. Above all, it also protects from accidental death. It also helps in Meditation and removes the problems of yogic practices.

12 Mukhi



Aum Kraum Sraum Raum Namah

Wearer gets the quality of the sun - to rule and to move continuously with brilliant radiance and strength. Good for ministers, politicians, administrators, businessmen and executives. Removes worry, suspicion and fear. Increases self image and motivation.

13 Mukhi



Om Hreem Namah

Showers all possible comforts of life one can ever desire. It gives riches and honor and fulfills all the earthly desires and gives eight accomplishments ( Siddhies), and the god cupid ( Kamadeva) pleases with the man who wears it.. It is helpful for meditation and spiritual and materialistic attainments.

14 Mukhi



Om Namah

Most precious divine gem - Deva Mani. It awakens the sixth sense organ by which the wearer foresees the future happenings. Its wearer never fails in his decisions. Its wearer gets rid of all the calamities, miseries, worries. It protects from ghosts ,evil spirits and black magic . It provides the wearer safety , security and riches and self power .

15 Mukhi

Lord Pashupati


Om Namah Shivay

This represents Lord Pashupati and is specially beneficial for economic progress. Its possesor is neither bereft of wealth nor inflicted by any kinds of skin diseases.

16 Mukhi



Om Namah Shivay

It represents victory and the possessor is never affected by heat or cold. It is especially useful for the saints living in jungles. The house in which it is kept is free from fire, theft or robbery.

17 Mukhi



Om Namah Shivaye

It represents Vishvakarma the builder of this world. It is very effective in gaining unexpected money. It is specially useful in attaining property, vehicles and all physical assets.

18 Mukhi

Mother Earth


Om Namah Shivaye

It represents the mother earth. The possessor remains happy and healthy. It is specially beneficial for the pregnant women in protecting their child.

19 Mukhi

Lord Narayana


Om Namah Shivaye

It represents Lord Narayana. The possessor is bestowed with all worldly pleasures. There is no scarcity in their life.

Gauri Shankar

Shiva & Parvati


Om Shree GauriShankaraya Namah

Regarded the best for peace and comfort in the family. If a man worships Gauri Shankar at his worshipping place, the pain and suffering and other earthly obstacles are destroyed and the peace and pleasure of family are increased.

Garbh Gauri

Parvati & Ganesh


Om Shree GauriGanesh Namah

For women wanting to have children. Her motherhood gains perfection.




Om Gum Ganapatayei Namah

For success in all new ventures


Brahma, Vishnu & Shiva


Om Namah Shivaye

Wearer becomes invincible 

Planetary Power

According to yogis and astrologers , Rudraksha are very influential in removing bad effects of the planets. Gems are also used specially for removing the bad effects of planets . But if they are unable to pacify the evil influence, it is most advisable to wear Rudraksha. This way not only planets are pacified but comfort and pleasure also come to its wearer as he becomes a favorite of Lord Shiva. However a man must know which Rudraksha will be beneficial to him.


A round one faced Rudraksha bead is very difficult to find. However a one faced Rudraksha in the shape of a cashew nut (also known as a Half Moon Rudraksha ) is generally available. No enemy can cause harm to the person wearing this bead .The person gets all pleasures of life. It is excellent for those who are involved in politics, government service or administration.

One Mukhi rudraksha cures the malefic effects of the Sun and makes the individual charismatic and radiant like the divine Surya himself. It also helps in curing the disease caused by the adverse placement of the Sun in the Birth chart such as diseases of the right eye, bones ,mental anxiety, Head ache, ear ailments ,Bowel problems, Bone weakness etc and at the spiritual level such as lack of Confidence, Charisma ,Personal power, leadership qualities and Prosperity. The Sun is pleased with the wearer and any obstacles in his path to lead a rich and powerful life is removed It gives protective powers against heart ailments also.


The representing deity is Ardhnariswara (The sum total of male and female energies). It leads to the harmonizing of energies between two individuals and thereby making happy and lasting attachments. Excellent bead for improving relationships.

Two mukhi Rudraksha cures the malefic effects of Moon. It helps in stabilizing the mind, making a person purposeful, making a person to complete a task before moving onto the next one. It is also helpful in the diseases of the left eye, fluid system of the body (the body is 75% water and water is represented by the moon-tide effect), renal failure and the intestinal system. This bead cures stress, anxiety, depression and negative thoughts. It is specially useful for individuals who have eye problems and who have an history of hysteria.


The representing deity is Agni (The Lord of Fire). It bestows the wearer the confidence and the energy to face any situation. It is excellent for introvert individuals or those who suffer from depression, anxiety, psychosis or guilt induced complexes. It gives success in sports. This bead is also excellent for those who have Real Estate as their career.

The malefic effects of Mars are considerably reduced by wearing this bead .Mars represents the blood system and the energy levels in the body. It is widely used in controlling blood pressure ,regulation of the menstrual cycle/menstrual stress and removal of depression. This bead is also beneficial for those having the Manglik Dosha in their charts and also for those individuals who are temperamental.


The representing deity is Lord Brahma (The creator of the Universe). The ruling planet is Mercury . In mythology this represents Goddess Saraswati and Brahma.

It increases the power of original thinking and helps those who are involved in mental pursuits. It helps to remove the malefic effects of Mercury and helps in developing the power of speech.

It is very useful in the treatment of stammering, asthma and directing the mind towards grasping knowledge. Excellent for students, scientists and management executives or professionals in the computer, electronics or communication field. Good for individual with respiratory tract problems.


The most abundant bead among all Rudraksha beads. At least 90% yield of the Rudraksha Tree is of the five faced Rudraksha bead. Rudraksha malas used for chanting mantras are generally made of 5 faced beads.

The representing deity is Lord Shiva. It helps in curing the malefic effects of Jupiter. It is the bead of Good luck, academic excellence. It has a tranquil effect over the mind and helps one to be calm. It is helpful in regulation of blood pressure and controlling body fats. It creates a protective amour around the body and protects the wearer from adverse situations. Widely used in blood pressure related problems


The representing deity is Lord Kartikeya also known as Skandha. It blesses the wearer with victory and wisdom. The malefic effects of Venus are controlled by wearing this bead. Diseases of a sexual nature, of sexual organs are cured by this bead.

It helps in having a happy martial life and blesses its wearer with vehicles and pleasures related to sensory organs . The wearer of this bead has the power of Vashikaran (Enchantment) in him/her (Power of attracting other individuals). This bead makes the wearer witty, charming and intelligent. This Bead has been used since time immemorial by actors and individuals who have a lot of public dealing.


The representing deity is Goddess Mahalakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth. This Rudraksha Bead has secret and mysterious powers and it ensures that the wearer never faces poverty.

The representing planet is Saturn. This Rudraksha bead helps in overcoming the malefic effects of Saturn and the Sade Sathi period. It blesses its wearer with secret wealth and Vashikaran (control over others). Helps in the cure of Saturn induced diseases such as impotency ,foot related diseases, respiratory disorders. It is also helpful in curing long standing diseases.

This Rudraksha is generally kept in the place of worship and not worn on the body. This bead is also helpful for individuals having the Kalsarpa Yoga in their charts. This bead is also used by tantriks in a lot of secret Tantrik Sadhanas.


The representing deity is Lord Ganesha. This Rudraksha removes the obstacles from the path of its wearer and ensures professional success.

The malefic effects of Rahu are cured by this bead. It is helpful in diseases of the mysterious kind, harassment by spirits, trauma causing dreams, Skin diseases, Stress and anxiety, diseases of lung , feet , skin , eye catarrh Isis, hydrofoil . Snake bites are also the result of malefic effects of Rahu and this rudraksha is helpful in such cases also. Excellent for individuals having Sarpa Dosha is their charts. Also good for Astrologers and individuals interested in the occult.


The representing deity is Aadhya Shakti Maa - Durga. It helps in cultivating patience, controlling unnecessary anger and a feeling of fearlessness. This Rudraksha is very dear to Maa Shakti and worn by the Devi Bhaktas.

The malefic effects of Ketu are controlled by this bead. Effects of Ketu are similar to those of Rahu and Saturn and include diseases of lung, fever , eye-pain , bowel pain , skin disease , body pain etc . Also helps in mastering foreign languages, and boosting vocabulary. 


The representing deity is Lord Vishnu (The Preserver). It helps the wearer to overcome difficult times and ensures that the wearer and the family of the wearer is protected. It creates a feeling of security and removes complexes.

There is no ruling planet for this bead. This Rudraksha helps in devotion and mediation as it increases the power to concentrate .


The representing deity is Lord Hanuman. It protects the wearer from Aakal Mrityu (sudden or accidental death). Helps in concentration and instills a feeling of right actions and courage. A bead with strong protective influences it a good for removing fear. The wearer knows no fear. 

This Rudraksha induces courage and confidence in the wearer to leads an adventurous life. Also helpful in meditation and removes problem of Yogic practices .


The representing deity is Surya (Lord Sun). This Rudraksha helps in creating a powerful aura around the wearer and malefic effects of the Sun are controlled. Those who cannot get a genuine Ek Mukhi Bead should wear a 12 faced bead as this bead is similar to effects to the one faced Rudraksha bead.

It is excellent for those who are involved in politics, government service or administration. It also helps in curing the disease caused by the adverse placement of the Sun in the Birth chart such as diseases of the right eye, bones ,mental anxiety and problems with elders specially with one's Father. It gives protective powers against heart ailments.


The representing deity is Indra (The ruler of the Gods). It bestows charm, worldly comforts and spiritual success equally. Very rare bead, this Rudraksha gives secret wealth and a position of authority to the wearer. The effects are similar to that of 6 mukhi and it is helpful for meditation and spiritual attainments. 

It bestows spiritual achievements on its Sadhaka and the wearer becomes equivalent to a King. This rare bead ensures that the individuals emerges victorious in challenging situations and the full potential of destiny is realized.


Fourteen-faced (14 mukhi) Rudraksha is a divine gem- Deva Mani. It represents Lord Shiva. The wearer’s power of intuition and sixth sense awakens due to strengthening of Ajna chakra and the possessor is able to take right steps in right directions. It is also said that when invoked it helps the wearer in forecasting future events. . Fourteen-faced (14 mukhi) Rudraksha protects against evil spirits and black magic.14 mukhi is the best possible tool to increase the benefic effects & reduce the negative effects of shani / planet Saturn, in one's horoscope. 


Fifteen-faced Rudraksha represents Lord Pashupatinath. This Rudraksha bead helps channelise thoughts and remain focused. It is said that the wearer’s power of intuition and sixth sense awakens and helps him to take right steps in right directions. It is also said that when invoked it helps the wearer in forecasting future events. It increases attentiveness and energy, power and vigor. It is beneficial for economic and monetary progress.

Some astrologers suggest to wear Rudraksha according to ruling planet as under:-


Ruling Planet

Suggested Rudrakshas



Three faced



Six faced or Thirteen faced



Four faced



Two faced



One faced or Twelve faced


Mercury (& Rahu*)

Four faced (& Eight faced)



Six faced or Thirteen faced



Three faced



Five faced



Seven faced or Fourteen faced



Seven faced or Fourteen faced


Jupiter (& Ketu*)

Five faced (& Nine faced)

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