Saturday, March 14, 2009

The glory of Rudraksha

The ancient Hindu texts refer to the glory Rudraksha and the beneficial effects of wearing it. It is believed that the Rudraksha trees arose from the teardrops of Lord Shiva. It is also said that twelve different types of Rudraksha arose from his “Sun” eye, sixteen types from his“Moon” eye and ten different types arose from his “Fire” eye. The beneficialeffects of Rudraksha depend on the number of faces it has got. A Rudraksha can have any number of faces. Each type is described as a swaroopa (Symbol of) of differentHindu Gods. The effect of wearing each different kind of Rudraksha is different depending on the number of faces.

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