All About 6 Mukhi Rudraksha: Seed that Originated from Lord Shiva's Tears

  September 5, 2019
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Rudraksha is no ordinary bead; it has a mythical significance and is believed to be loaded with divine energy. In the Hindu religion, it is thought that Rudrakshis the connection between heaven and earth. This seed helps a person attain moksha while giving the required vent to his or her spirituality in the right direction.

Meaning of the Name Rudraksha

The word 'Rudraksha' is the assimilation of two words, one being 'Rudra' which is another name of lord Shiva, and the other word is ' Aksa' which means 'eye.' Hence, the meaning of Rudraksha is the eyes of Lord Shiva.

Origin of Rudraksha

There were divine hands involved behind the origin of Rudraksha on Earth. The story goes like this- Thousands of years ago after Lord Shiva woke up from his meditation. He happened to cast a glance upon the earth from heaven. What he saw was wretchedness everywhere. His heart cried, and from the eyes of Lord Shiva, fell a few tears. Those tears from the eyes of Lord Shiva fell on this earth and became the seed of Rudraksha tree. The fruit/seed of that tree is called Rudraksha.

Types of Rudraksha

There are many types of Rudraksha. The types range from one Mukhi to 21 Mukhi. The most common types are 4 mukhi Rudraksha, 5 Mukhi Rudraksha and 6 Mukhi Rudraksha. These beads come in reasonable rates. Among the common types of Rudraksha, the 6 mukhi ones give the most benefits.

Special Characteristics of 6 Mukhi Rudraksha

In this article, we shall be delineating the special features and characteristics of the 6 mukhi rudraksha.

  • The 6 mukhi rudraksh exudes the qualities of a worrier
  • This type of rudraksha is ruled by Lord Karthikeya, who is the son of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati.
  • The 6 mukhi rudraksh gives a person youthful appearance and blesses him with beauty
  • Additionally, this type of Rudraksha makes a person fearless and gives him worrier like qualities.

Rules for Wearing Rudraksha 6 Mukhi Beads

One must wear Rudraksha after performing some rituals. This bead is not ordinary, and one must first perform the divine rites.

Keep the rudraksha immersed in oil for 7 days - the on the morning of a Monday of Shukla paksha. You will have to perform a havan dedicated to Lord Shiva. Cleanse the rudraksha bead with holy water or cow milk. Then offer red flower, Chandan, dhoop, and chant the mantra of Shiva.

Offer the Rudraksha bead on the foot of a Shivalinga after which bind it in silk or wool thread to wear it.

Best way to clean rudraksha

Rudraksha needs frequent cleaning. Here are some tips for cleaning your Rudraksha

  • Clean rudraksha once a month
  • Keep the bead soaked in tap water
  • Use a muslin cloth to tap it dry
  • place the bead under the fan for 5 to 6 hours
  • Chant the mantra of lord Shiva thrice and wear it back.

NOTE: Never use strong detergent to clean Rudraksha.

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