Rudraksha: A powerful symbol of Lord Shiva

Rudraksha: A powerful symbol of Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva has a unique form. He is portrayed with ornaments from nature. He has a snake tied around his neck, as well as an animal skin covering his body. A crescent moon adorns the head of his, Ganga flows from his locks. The entire body of the man is covered in sacred Ash. He also wears an oblation of beads or more specifically, seeds from Rudraksha. Rudraksha tree, which has generated a lot of fascination among the believers.

What exactly is the Rudraksha tree?

Rudraksha tree is also known as Elaeocarpus-ganitrus. It is a huge evergreen plant that typically grows in subtropical climates. The tree is found in the valleys of the Himalayas, within the Gangetic plains, and in the parts that are part of Southeast Asia including Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Rudraksha seeds are sometimes referred to as blueberry seeds because the exterior husk of the seed is blue once it is fully ripe. Lord Shiva is often depicted in blue , which is a symbol of the infinite. This seed is of significant importance to spiritual seekers due to its connection to Lord Shiva. It is regarded as an expression of the tears God the Lord was once able to shed.

What made Lord Shiva weep? We’ll soon discover that they were not tears of sadness. However, first, let’s explore the meaning behind Rudra.

Rudra The one who can make us weep

Rudra is a different name for God Shiva in his capacity in the role of the dissolver. The name Rudra has many meanings. When he discusses Vaishnavaran Sahasranama, Adi Shankara interprets the meaning of Rudra to mean “the one who makes all beings cry at the time of cosmic dissolution”.

The Rig Veda says that – Rukha Dravyati Iti Rudra. Rukha refers to misery and Dravya is the word used to mean to eliminate. Rudra will be the only one to eliminate misery. That is, Rudra transforms tears of sadness into tears of joy, and is symbolized by Rudraksha.

Within the Svetasvatara Upanishad, ultimate awareness (Brahman) is associated with Rudra. Rudra is not only the one who is destroyed, but also the supreme Being himself. Rud is a German word meaning “to cry” and Ra is the spiritual light which is all-encompassing. When a being is blessed with divinity The floodgates of eyes are opened, resulting in tears of happiness. Rudra is the consciousness that produces tears of joy, love and gratitude. According to an ancient legend proved to be true when it came to the Lord himself. This is the meaning behind Rudraksha which translates to “the tears of Rudra” Aksha means tears.

Legend: Rudraksha The tears shed by Lord Shiva

It is said that Lord Shiva was performing penance for an extended period of time, completely immersed in his blissful state. After waking to his feet, tears dropped to the ground, dripping from his eyes. The tears turned into seeds and eventually grew into a plant which became called Rudraksha. Rudraksha tree. Its seeds were granted special abilities by Lord Shiva who can help the spiritual growth. Rudraksha is the aksha that comes from Rudra, gives us raksha protection, and assists us confront obstacles in your spiritual quest. Shiva Purana claims that those who wear Rudraksha achieves the status of Lord Shiva.

The scientific value of Rudraksha

The Vedas, Rudra, are also linked to the storm and wind. The wind that is described here is not a normal storm, but a cosmic one. Studies in science have shown that the universe is filled with a myriad of particles that move continuously and are part of interstellar matter. This causes the destruction and the creation of new celestial objects. These particles link one object to another and ensure that this cycle of creating and renewal continues. The winds created by the motion by these particles constitute known as cosmic winds. They are extremely powerful and they make a howling sound throughout the universe, not being heard by our ears.

Rudra as a god of our Puranas is often associated with the sound of his howl as he embarks on his destructive rampage. The destruction is not meant to be taken in a negative way, but instead is to be used for regeneration. Rudra is the symbol of cosmic wind, the universe-wide energy that is incredible and powerful, which constantly traverses the entire universe.

So, what’s the relationship between cosmic winds as well as Rudraksha?

Rudraksha is also believed to derive from the word Rudra Akarshana in which akarshana refers to the act of attracting. Rudraksha is what draws Rudra or cosmic particles, and channels them through our body similar to an antenna. The energy emitted by Rudraksha provides additional energy to our body, which leads to well-being and harmony, as well as getting rid of negative energy.

Benefits of a Wearing Rudraksha

The team at RajGuru gift you with Rudraksha Therapy, which we accumulated through our experiences. The people who have used them have greatly benefited from these precious stones. The different faces (mukhi) Rudraksha have different useful properties, and their effects are extremely beneficial for humans.

What are the advantages of wearing the Rudraksha mala?

The wear of Rudraksha mala (rosary) comprised of 108 beads has numerous advantages.

  1. Rudraksha acts as a protective cover for the body
  2. The energy of the sun can positively affect the mind, body, and the soul
  3. Mitigates negative karma
  4. Enhances concentration
  5. Get rid of harmful planet effects
  6. Peace and harmony
  7. Helps reduce stress and regulates blood pressure.
  8. Balances the chakras and eliminates any potential ailments

Rudraksha Jabala Upanishad

It is believed that the Rudraksha Jabala Upanishad belongs to the minor Upanishads and is part of the Sama Veda. It’s a re-creation of a dialogue among Lord Rudra and the sage Sanatkumar. The Upanishad provides interesting details about The Rudraksha and specifically addresses what is the definition of Rudraksha.

What are the different kinds of Rudrakshas there?

The different types of Rudraksha and their significance

The Rudraksha comes in various mukhis or faces ranging from one face all the way to 21. From these, 1 to 14 are readily accessible. Each one is significant in its own way.

1. Mukhi Rudraksha: Lord Shiva is the godhead in this Rudraksha. It awakens the ultimate consciousness.

2. Mukhi Rudraksha: Ardhanarishwar, the combination version that combines Shiva as well as Shakti is the chief divinity in this Rudraksha. It is a symbol of harmony and unity and is a symbol of the Guru-Shishya relationship.

3. Mukhi Rudraksha: Agni or fire is the presiding god that is the essence of Rudraksha. It assists in releasing the karma of past lives.

4. Mukhi Rudraksha: Guru is the god for this Rudraksha. It aids those seeking higher understanding.

Five Mukhi Rudraksha: Kalagni Rudra is the god of supreme power that is the presiding divinity of Rudraksha. This Rudraksha helps us to increase our awareness and leads us to the Higher Self.

Six Mukhi Rudraksha: Lord Karthikeya is the god for this Rudraksha. It promotes overall harmony and mental stability.

7 Mukhi Rudraksha The goddess Lakshmi is the main deity in this Rudraksha. It offers new opportunities for prosperity and improves our health.

8. Mukhi Rudraksha: Lord Ganesha is the god for this Rudraksha. This Rudraksha helps in the elimination of obstacles.

9. Mukhi Rudraksha: Goddess Durga is the god that is the presiding divinity of Rudraksha. It symbolizes energy and power and assists us in gaining both worldly pleasures as well as the freedom to be free.

10- Mukhi Rudraksha: Lord Krishna is the deity who rules this Rudraksha. It symbolizes peace and love. According to the scriptures it is one of the most influential Rudrakshas.

11 Mukhi Rudraksha the 11 Minor Rudras are the main divinity for this Rudraksha. It reduces the negative influence from the planets.

12 Mukhi Rudraksha Sun is considered to be the principal god in this Rudraksha. It gives radiance and energy to help us get rid of self-doubt and leads to self-motivation.

13 Mukhi Rudraksha Kamadeva is the god of power in this Rudraksha. It creates attraction in us and assists in the awakening of kundalini and other energies (siddhi)

14. Mukhi Rudraksha: Lord Hanuman is the god in this Rudraksha. It is a symbol of courage and power.

The fifteen Mukhi Rudraksha from 21 Mukhi Rudraksha isn’t frequently found and therefore is seldom used.

Guruji gives insights into Rudraksha

Many people have worn Rudraksha mala since the beginning of time because it is an undiscovered treasure chest of spiritual powers. One time, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was asked about the Rudraksha seed during a gathering. The question, specifically focused on whether or wearing the Rudraksha can bring luck into the life of a seeker. Gurudev gave a profound explanation that shook off anxiety and fear for seekers: “Never mind whether the Rudraksha you are wearing has one, the other ten or fifteen faces. There are physical and energetic effects. If you feel that the Rudraksha is effective and has positive effects on your body it is sufficient. If you’re feeling the urge to wear it, go for it. It doesn’t matter even if you don’t. The most important thing is that you are”ek-mukhi (one-pointed in commitment).”

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