Rudraksha is said to be the tears of Lord Shiva. The common belief around the origin of Rudraksha is that when Shiva opened his third eye, drops of tears fell on the ground, from where the Rudraksha tree grew from those seeds. That is why you might have heard the seeds called ‘Tears of Shiva’. Rudraksha is also considered a very powerful bead, and wearing them has many benefits.
There are many different types of Rudraksha, each offering a wide range of benefits. But here are the most common ones from all of them.
Importance of Rudraksha
Rudraksha is a representation of the different forms or avatars of Lord Shiva. Wearing one creates a deep connection with Lord Shiva and brings the wearer closer to Him. They also help the wearer against negative effects and energies of the planets by nullifying the malefic effects and aligning the chakras or energy centres of the human body. Moreover, the electrons emitted by Rudraksha soothe the mind and soul and create a sense of well-being, peace and happiness all around. In contrast, the positive vibrations emitted by Rudraksha get the wearer rid of stress, anxiety, depression, fear etc.
Rudraksha has medicinal properties and helps in curing many diseases. From normalising blood pressure, improving blood circulation, strengthening heart muscles and boosting immunity, the health benefits of Rudraksha are endless. Many also claim they are effective in treating migraines, insomnia, anxiety disorders etc.
Rudraksha also offers professional benefits. Wearing Rudraksha gives one a sharper intellect, better concentration power, and memory retention power. It brings success in every field, especially for those who are into creative fields like writing, painting etc. Thus, opening new opportunities for professional growth.
There are numerous benefits of wearing Rudraksha. If you have not tried wearing them yet, it’s time you tried once. You will see a change in yourself and feel that things are more favourable for you.