What does the word Rudraaksha mean? What is the effect of wearing Rudraaksha?
Mrs Indira Gandhi, Mr Bal Thakery, Yehudi Menuhin, B K S Iyengar,Shiv Kumar Sharma and many top personalities wore them. Probably one of the best berries ever produced in the world, THE RUDRAKSHA (Elaeocarpus Ganitrus). A growing intrest I alternative therapies, is catching on like never before. Considered a major stress reliever, easer of circulatory problems and, of course, as the best worry beads, the berry (Elaeocarpus Ganitrus) was first spotted in Indonesia and is now grown in Haridwar and near by regions and Nepal. As it is an expensive clinical research of its medical properties has not been possible, often resulting in berry being subjected to esoteric mumbo jumbo.
Rudrakhsh helps relieve blood pressure and lessens stress. Soak it in a glass of water overnight and ...more
The Rudraksha is a large evergreen broad-leaved tree which grows in the area from the Gangetic Plain to the foothills of the Himalayas. Rudraksha trees are also found in middle areas of Nepal. Rudraksha seeds are covered by an outer shell of blue color when fully ripe, and for this reason are also known as blueberry beads. The blue colour is derived not from pigment but is structural.
Rudraksha beads are the material from which sacred garlands (108 beads in number) or rosaries are made. The term is used both for the berries themselves and as a term for the type of mala made from them. In this sense, a rudraksha is a Saivite rosary, used for japa mala. Repetitive prayer (japa) is a common aid to worship in Hinduism, and Rudraksha ml are worn by many Hindus. Rudraksha is also ...more