The one mukhi rudraksha is blessed by Lord Shiva himself. One mukhi rudraksha washes away the sins as serious as 'brahma hatya' (killing of Brahmin). It enhances knowledge about the Supreme (Brahma Gyan) and the wearer is known to win over his senses. He then engages himself in Para-Tatva (Shiva Tatva). It is also known to give external bliss and nirvana (moksha) after death. At whichever place this rudraksha is worshiped, Goddess Lakshmi (Goddess of Wealth) bestows her presence. It is the most auspicious rudraksha among all beads and not only does it bring the wearer or worshiper closer to Shiva (spirituality and kindness) but also fulfills all his or her desires in the material world. The wearer also gains powers of concentration and enjoys inner peace.
As per Shiva Puran, one mukhi rudraksha offers worldly pleasures and salvation and therefore has a unique place among all the rudrakshas. It gives leadership qualities and skills to cope with stressful situations and hence is a preferred choice for those who assume leadership roles or head any organisation.
The controlling planet of this rudraksha is Sun. All negative effects posed by this planet on a person are got over by wearing this rudraksha. It's use is said to cure headache, eye defects, piles and diseases of the liver and skin.
All adult persons can wear this rudraksha. It can also be kept in a puja room or altar, where regular worshipping can be done. One mukhi in Chandrakar form is a symbolic rudraksha especially for invoking the blessings of Lord Shiva and hence it can be worn by all or kept in a puja room.
Chandrakar is an alternative for one mukhi rudraksha. A one mukhi bead is worn by persons requiring favour of Sun as a planet or to remove its malevolent effects, or those seeking devotion to God, minimising attachments to the wordly things and ultimately hoping to attain nirvana.
Om Hreem Naman(Shiva Puran), Om Om Drushan Namah (Mantra Maharnava), Om Rudra (Padma Puran), Mahamrityunjaya Mantra (Brahajjalopanishad), Om Namah Shivaya.
Two Mukhi rudraksha having a natural hole. Beads from Hairdwar/Dheradun, where the hole is manually drilled, are of medium quality. It will be bigger, say up to 20 mm in length and average diameter of 15 mm. It has an oval shape with slightly flatter look. The two mukhi rudraksha is blessed by the Ardhanareeshwar form of Lord Shiva, representing Shiva and Shakti.
Wearing two mukhi rudraksha frees one from the sin of cow slaughter. As per Padma Puran, this rudraksha is blessed by Fire God (Agni) also, and hence absolves the wearer from any type of sin. The wearer or worshiper is also known to get such benefits, which are normally attained through yajnas and homas or Agnihotra.
This rudraksha is useful for good family life, good relationships with all people and to get married. It is known to bring in unity of all kinds- between friends, husband and wife, father and son, father and son, buyer and seller. It is used for material gains as well as to attain nirvana and moksha. It is also known as Dev-Dev in view of its spiritual and material (dual purpose) characteristics.
Those who are single and facing difficulty in getting the right match or those having relationship problems should wear this rudraksha. Also, people seeking happiness and material gains as well as those spiritually inclined and aspiring for moksha should either wear it or worship it. It is also useful in begetting children.
Om namah (Shiva Puran), Om Om Namah (Mantra Maharnava), Om Khum (Padma Puran), Om Shreem Namah (Skand Puran), Mahamrityunjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Three mukhi Rudraksha represents Agni (Fire). Like Agni, which burns and consumes everything, yet remains pure and full of power, three mukhi Rudraksha purifies a person from all sins committed in the past. Those suffering from inferiority complex or fear or those experiencing self-hatred or mental strain should use this Rudraksha. It is also effective in removing laziness and making a person energetic.. As per Shrimad Devibhagawat, this Rudraksha condones the sin of performing an abortion. Being Agnisambhoot (produced from fire), it is useful in making the soul pure and enables one to live a life without guilt. Padma Puran assigns this Rudraksha to Brahma (the Supreme Lord) and it helps in solving all problems in life and brings in success. According to the old epics, the whole of universe is controlled by the power of three, particularly by the three stage philosophy of Shaivagam. Three mukhi Rudraksha is the symbolic seed for this aspect.
People suffering from any diseases, weakness, laziness or inferiority complex should wear three mukhi Rudraksha. While children below six years can wear one bead, those above this age may wear three beads. Adults can wear nine beads of the Nepal.
Om Kleem Namah (Shiva Puran), Om Om Namah (Padma Puran), Om Dhum Dhum Namah (Skand Puran), Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Four mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Brahma, one of the Gods of the Hindu Trinity and is responsible for creation. He is the abode of knowledge and creativity. Brahma is also known as Prajapati, Hirangaygarbha, Brahmanspati or Vishwakarma. A person wearing a four mukhi Rudraksha is known to get shinning intelligent eyes and a balanced mind and he or she can use the power of speech to his/her advantage. This Rudraksha also absolves the person from various sins including sins like killing of humans and animals.
Four mukhi Rudraksha gives fame in all the four dishas (Directions) and is suitable for all the four stages of human (celibacy, family life, detachment from family or worldly life and finally renunciation of the world itself – Brahmacharya, Grahsth, Vaanprasth and Sanyas). Children can wear this Rudraksha to improve their concentration in studies and for better memory. Excellent testimonials have been received for this Rudraksha from students, teaches and those engaged in mental and skilled work.
Om Hreem Namah(Shiva Puran), On Hreem (Padma Puran), Om Hreem Hoom Namah (Skand Puran), Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Five Mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Shiva himself in the form of Kalagni Rudra. Wearing this Rudraksha can remove sins of various types committed through forbidden acts. In Padma Puran, it is said that wearing five mukhi Rudraksha is most important for all as it is blessed by Vaamdev (Shiva). A wearer is honored by the Gods themselves for a long period. This Rudraksha is like devguru (Guru of the Devas) as it is controlled by the planet. Vrihaspati (Jupiter). In Shrimad Devibhagabat, it is said that Panchvaktraha swayam rudraha kalagnirnamatah, Agamyagamanam chauva tatha chabhayabhakshanam, muchyate naatra sandeham panchvaktraha dharanaat. (Five mukhi Rudraksha, known as Kalagni Rudra, removes the sins committed under forbidden laws in case of eating or in sex life).
The five forms of Lord Shiva-Sadyojaat, Ishaan, Tatpurush, Aghor and Vaamdev- live in five mukhi Rudraksha. Some describe this Rudraksha as Rudra-Kalagni also. With respect to its medicinal values, it is widely used to control blood pressure and diabetes. It is also used for diseases of the ears, thighs and kidney. Several families in India for water therapy, wherein these beads are soaked in water at night, stored preferably on a copper vessel. The soaking time should not be less than 12 hours. This water should be taken daily, preferably empty stomach, for controlling blood pressure, diabetes and stomach disorders, or even as a general health guard against all diseases. The beads should be taken out of the water everyday, dried in the air for an hour or so and then used again.
Beads will be effective in water therapy one month. Any person can wear Rudraksha available in standard shops will be genuine as it is available in plenty. Malas should be 27+1, 54+1,or 108+1 in numbers.
Om Hreem Namah(Shiva Puran), Om Hoom Namah (Padma Puran), Om Hreem Hoom Namah ( Skand Puran), Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Shrimad Devibhagwat assigns the six mukhi rudraksha to Kartikeya. It is known for refining wisdom, improving power of expression and increasing will power. Using this Rudraksha also pleases the Goddess of wealth, Mahalakshmi. He remain brave like skand. Is is also known to purify a person from serious sins committed. Goddess Parvati also blesses the one wearing six mukhi Rudraksha.
Wearer of six mukhi Kartikeya Rudraksha gets blessed with wealth, health and happiness. The controlling planet is Venus, which signifies luxury, pleasure and comfort in life. Leaders and actors who have to perform and give speeches, etc. can derive benefit by wearing this bead.
Om Hreem Hom Namah(Shiva puran), Om Hoom Namah (Mantra Maharvana), Om Hreem (Padma Puran), Om Hreem Namah (Skand Puran), Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
This Rudraksha is assigned to the seven Martrikas (Seven Mothers), Sun, Saptarshis (Seven great sages), Mahasen (Kartikeya), Anang (Kamdev), Ananta( Vasuki, the king of serpents) and Nagrata (Nagraja). Most popularly, it is assigned to Ananta, Meaning the supreme lord (Brahma), who is dimensionless.
A person wearing this Rudraksha can find hidden treasure, get increased attention from the opposite sex and destroy enemies. As this Rudraksha is also assigned to Saptamtrikas, it is considered to please Goddess Mahalakshmi. As per Jabalopanishad, seven mukhi Rudraksha resembles Sapta Brahmi or Sapta Rishi. The controlling planet of seven mukhi Rudraksha is Saturn.
Seven mukhi Rudraksha can be used by people involved in all types of progress or businessmen to gain wealth and prosperity. It is preferable to use eight mukhi (Ganesh).
Om Hum Namah (Shiva Puran), Om Hrab (Padma Puran), Om Hreem Namah (Skand Puran) Om Hreem Shreem Kreem Soam, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Eight Mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Ganesh. As per Shrimad Devibhagwat, Padma Puran and Mantra Maharnava this Rudraksha is assigned to Ganesh. It is also gives the wearer an analytical mind, great understanding and good writing skills. Sins committed while telling lies get condoned by wearing this.
People who confront obstacles in life and get failures, should wear this Rudraksha.
Om Hum Namah (Shiva Puran), Om Sah Hoom Namah (Padma Puram), Om kam vam namah (Skand Puran) Om hreem greem leem, Aam Shreem. Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Nine mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Durga, the Goddess shakti, who took birth on Earth nine times in different forms to protect her followers. Sins committed by a person get condoned by wearing this Rudraksha. It also makes a person fearless and stress-free. Wearing it is like getting one's conscience purified through fire. It also makes the wearer powerful and self-confident. As per Rudrakshajabalopanisad, there are nine types of power in this Rudraksha. It protects the wearer from untimely death, as it is blessed by Bhairav. It is ruled by planet Ketu and nullifies all the negative effects of this planet.
Persons having fear of any kind, including that of death, should wear nine mukhi Rudraksha.
Om Hreem Namah (Shiva Puran), Om Hum Namah (Mantra Maharnava), Om sum (Padma Puran), Om Hreem Veing Yun, Raim Laim, , Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Ten mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Vishnu. As per Rudraksha-jabalopanishad, it is blessed by Dashdigpal, the controller and guardian of ten directions. It eliminated sufferings caused by the influence of the nine planets. This Rudraksha is also used to correct Vaastu dosh (directional faults), which could adversely impact running a business. It is also very helpful in facing and solving court cases, disputes and acts of enmity. It can also be kept at the place or worship to get combined blessings of Hari-Har.
Om Hreem Namah Namah (Shiva Puran), Om Hreem Namah (Mantra Maharnava), Om ksheem (Padma Puran), Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Eleven Mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Ekadash Rudra. As per Padma Puran, the wearer of 11 mukhi Rudraksha is known to be bestowed with oratorical and negotiation skills, self-confidence, intelligence and physical and mental power. This Rudraksha has the power to control the physical senses, make one fearless and it is therefore recommended for meditation purposes and to secure devotion to the God.
The wearer is expected to get the benefit of performing thousands of aswamedha yagnas (sacrificing horses) and donating hundred thousand cows (pasu dana) to Brahmins. It protects the wearer from all types of accidents and prevents untimely death. Skand Puran, Lord Shiva says that 11 mukhi Rudraksha is his own form of 11 rudras.
This Rudraksha offers protection and a wearer can become fearless in life and gain prosperity. It is also good for meditation and practice of yoga.
Om Hreem Hum Namah (Shiva Puran), Om Shreem Namah (Mantra Maharnava), Om Shreem (Padma Puran), Om Room Moom Yoom Aum, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Twelve mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Sun. It is also called Dwadashsh-Aditya. According to Padma Puran, a wearer of this Rudraksha can free himself from the fear of fire and diseases, he can acquire wealth and happiness. It provides quality of leadership and control over people. It makes the wearer radiant like the Sun and gives inner strength to rule. It helps to remove all types of doubts from the mind and makes a person happy from within.
All persons who can obtain this Rudraksha should wear it, as it is an effective tool to remain healthy and prosperous. Administrators, businessmen, politicians and senior professionals should wear this Rudraksha to gain authority and power. It is also used for countering any kind of black magic.
Om Kroam Kshoam Roam Namah (Shiva puran), Om Hoom Hreem Namah (Mantra Maharnava), Om Hreem (Padma Puran), Om Hreem Kshoam Eshranih Shreem, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Thirteen Mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Kaamdev (Cupid) it is known to fulfill all the desires including perfection in alchemy, research work and medicine. Thirteen Mukhi Rudraksha is also blessed by Lord Indra and as such the wearer gets the blessings of all the Devatas. It gives spiritual attainments as well as materialistic successes. After getting rid of all the sins, the wearer can seek death of his choice. Many consider 13 mukhi Rudraksha as blessed by Goddess Mahalakshmi. A person wearing this Rudraksha gets multifold benefits by offering prayers to Goddess Mahalakshmi.
All performing artists, actors, leaders and politicians, top executives and those in marketing profession should use this Rudraksha. People seeking wealth should use this Rudraksha as per guidance given above.
Om Hreem Namah Namah (Shiva Puran), Om Kshaam Chaum Namah (Mantra Maharnava), Om Kshaum (Padma Puran), Om Kshayem Staim Namah (Skand Puran), Om Eem Yaam aap Aum , Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
This Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Shiva himself and is known to have been directly produced from his eyes. It is known as controller as Ajna Chakra (Medulla Plexus), which is located between the two eyebrows. One who wears this Rudraksha finally gets nirvana (freedom from cycle of birth). It helps in opening of the Ajna Chakra and thus improving visualization power. It is like the third eye of Lord Shiva and helps people to protect themselves and make correct judgment in every action they plan. The wearer purifies the ancestors and brings fame and purify to the forefathers. This Rudraksha not only improves the present, but sets right the past and makes the future completely foreseen and positive.
This Rudraksha is also known as Maha Shan, and those affected by planetary positions of Saturn (Shani Dasha of Kal Sarp) should wear it. Those who are involved in share trading or any speculative business human resources management will find this Rudraksha helpful in judging people in a better and effective manner.
Om Namah (Shiva Puran), Om Namo Namah (Mantra Maharnava), Om Nraam (Padma Puran) Om Dum Maam Namah (Skand Puran) Om Aum Hasphrem Khaphrem, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Fifteen mukhi Rudraksha have similar qualities as 14 mukhi Rudraksha and therefore, fifteen mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Shiva in his incarnation as Pashupati. It has all the virtues of 14 Mukhi Rudraksha and additionally offers luck in acquiring wealth.
Om Shreem Manovaanchitam Hreem Om Namah, Om Hreem Namah , Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
This Rudraksha is called Jai (Victory) Rudraksha. It's supernatural powers protect the wearer against any theft or cheating and render him victorious against his/her adversaries. It endowed with great human virtues like good family relations respect and fame. It is also helpful to people whose birth signs contain unfavorable planetary positions, this Rudraksha offers inner strength to overcome such situations.
Sixteen mukhi Rudraksha can be worn singly if necessary, along with other beads. It can be worn in order to overcome adversaries and to win over fear of death or for other reasons.
Om Haum Joom Sab, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Seventeen mukhi Rudraksha is a popular bead because of its several properties. It is believed that this Rudraksha can make the wearer rich in a short span of time. It represents Lord Vishwakarma who is an expert in crafting and creativity. The wearer not only gets sudden wealth, but spiritual powers too. Wealth can come in the form of sudden rise in the share prices, in the value of property, unexpected inheritance or through games of chances. As per Katyayani Yantra, 17 mukhi Rudraksha represents Goddess Katyani. This Rudraksha gives all the four attainments of life –dharma, arth, kaam and moksha.
Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Eighteen mukhi Rudraksha represents Bhumi (Earth) . The wearer of this Rudraksha remains wealthy and free of all diseases. Eighteen mukhi Rudraksha is recommended for those who are launching major projects, new works of any type or making a change in the business line. Those engaged in Gayatri Sadhna will find it very useful to meditate and to get concentration. Females who face miscarriage very often get relief by wearing this Rudraksha. It is also good for the health of small children. This Rudraksha can be worn individually, 18 mukhi in the house for proper progress in life and for purposes of protection.
This Rudraksha is also known as Maha Shan, and those affected by planetary positions of Saturn (Shani Dasha of kal Sarp) should wear it. Those who are involved in share trading or any speculative business human resources management will find this Rudraksha helpful in judging people in a better and effective manner.
Om Hree Hoom Eakatva Rupe hum Hreem Om, Om hreem shreem Vasudhaye Swaha, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Nineteen mukhi Rudraksha represents Lord Vishnu, it is a person to fulfill all materialistic desires. It also offers clarity to a person as to how he or she has to carry out a business. One can undertake any work- whether business, serving mankind, politics or social activity- without having to undergo much stress. A wearer gets generous blessing of Lord Vishnu and enjoys all luxuries, all the wealth and success in all actions. It is also mentioned in some epics that this Rudraksha facilitates one to lie a stress-free life.
Om Hreem Hoom Namah, Om Vam Vishnave Ksheershayayanye Swaha, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Twenty mukhi Rudraksha is an extremely rare bead, twenty mukhi Rudraksha represents Brahma. It is said to derive energy from various sources and is full of divine powers. The powers of nine planets, ten Digpals and the power of the Trinity are all converged in this Rudraksha. The trinity of Gods Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. The power of these 20 centers in concentrated in the 20 mukha of this Rudraksha.
Om Hreem Hreem Hum Hum Brahmane Namah, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Twenty One Mukhi:
Twenty one mukhi Rudraksha represents Lord Kuber, the wearer of this Rudraksha gets enormous wealth. He or she does not lose his or her fortunes as long as the Rudraksha remains with him/her. All luxuries of life, whether physical or materialistic, are available to him/her and the wearer always remains protected from all evil forces or legal tangles.
Om Haum Joom SabOm Yashyaye Kuberaye Vaishrawananayae Dhandhaanyadhipataye,Dhan Dhanya Samraddhi me Dapay Dappay Swah, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Two naturally joined rudrakshas are called Gaurishankar. It is regarded as unified form of Shiva and Shakti. Some people call this variety Ardhnareeshwar Rudraksha.
Gaurishankar can be worn in order to improve the relationships between husband and wife, father and son and between friends. Those aspiring to get married or couple desirous of having children wear this Rudraksha.
Sometimes, this bead has different shapes and configurations and these are described below:
Gauridhamkar with different mikhis: The most common Gaurishankar Rudraksha varieties will have a total of 9,10 or 11 mukhs, some Gaurishankar varieties have up to 21 mukhs.
Garbhagauri: A twin bead in which one of the beads is much smaller than the other is worn by women to get conceived. It has the name of Garbhgauri.
Gaurishankar Rudraksha can be worn individually or even in higher numbers to achieve desired results in improving relationships and/ or for meditation.
Om Gaurishankarabhyam Namah, Mahamritynjaya Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya.
Savar means rider, one of the beads rides, essentially a one mukhi over the other bead, which can be of any such. In a sawar Rudraksha one of the beads will always be a one mukhi and it is considered to be next only to the original and rare one mukhi round Rudraksha in virtues. Natural holes exist in both the beads.
Trijuti is a wonder of nature. Three Rudraksha beads get joined on the tree itself. A trijuti is also known as Tribhagi, Gauri Path or Brahma-Vishnu-Mahesh and represents trinity. It is symbol of all the basic characteristics of the universe. It represents the complete personality and gives the wearer total control over difficult situations. It can be a very useful tool in leadership and in achieving total success.