Of all the Rudraksha beads, 1 Mukhi is considered the most precious for it is ruled by Lord Shiva Himself. It finds a special mention in the Shiva Purana in Glory of Rudraksha. Benefits of wearing One Mukhi Rudraksha includes awakening of one’s higher consciousness, desire fulfilments, all the sins nullified, divine experience, liberation and cure of ailments like migraines.

Two Mukhi bead is the epitome of a perfect harmony. It represents Lord Ardhanareshwar, half Shiva and half Shakti (Parvati). Benefits include harmony in relationships such as those of Guru-Shishya (teacher-student), parents-children, husband-wife or friends, removal of the malefic effects of planet moon and cure of emotional instability. Also it releases fears, insecurity and gives inner contentment and wish fulfilment.

Three Mukhi contains the element of Fire for it is ruled by Agni, the fire god. This bead burns all the reactions of karma, past or present. Benefits of wearing 3 Mukhi Rudraksha include freedom from bondages karmas and past memories of hurt, shame, anger, low self-esteem, cure of stomach and liver ailments and increased strength of one’s spiritual perspective.

Four Mukhi Rudraksha is ruled by Lord Brihaspati, who is the ruling deity of planet Jupiter. This bead is associated with power of knowledge, speech and creativity. If you are seeking to enhance memory power and intellect, this is the bead one may wear. Best for those with timid, shy or suppressed tendency in life.

This bead represents the power of Rudra Kalagni, a form of Lord Shiva. It is mostly used in the malas and is best for meditation. Benefits of wearing 5 Mukhi Rudraksha include enhanced, awareness, memory, speech and intelligence. Also this bead nullifies the adverse effect of planer Jupiter in your kundali.

6 Mukhi Rudraksha represents the energy of Lord Kartikeya, the divine son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Benefits of wearing Six Mukhi Rudraksha include fulfilment of desires, qualities of fearlessness, quick action and leadership. Associated with planet Mars, it brings stability focus, grounding and perfection.

Seven Mukhi Rudraksha bead represents the energy of Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of auspiciousness, wealth and riches. 7 Mukhi Rudraksha benefits include wealth, new opportunities, finance, health and luck. If you are seeking to progress steadily in life, here’s the bead.

Eight Mukhi Rudraksha bead is best when it comes to removing obstacles that slow down your progress at personal as well as professional level. An Eight Mukhi Rudraksha represents Lord Ganesha, the deity known for eliminating all the obstacles. 8 Mukhi Rudraksha benefits include, wisdom, freedom from fear of failure, stability in career and strength to overcome difficulties.

9 Mukhi Rudraksha is one of the most powerful beads gloried by the saints in Shiva Purana for it is ruled by Goddess Durga. 9 Mukhi Rudraksha benefits include, increased energy, dynamism to deal with challenges, fearlessness and worldly comforts, desire fulfilment and Moksha (liberation).

10 Mukhi Rudraksha is the epitome of joy, relationships and strength. The ancient saints called this bead as the most powerful bead that rules all the planets. 10 Mukhi Rudraksha benefits include, protection from evil eyes and jealousy of others, black magic, release of fears and power of creativity.

If you are a meditator, this is the bead for you. An 11 Mukhi Rudraksha bead is ruled by the eleven Rudras, the manifestations of Lord Shiva. 11 Mukhi Rudraksha benefits include, increased focus, meditation (sadhana), higher concentration, memory, higher awareness and self-confidence.

12 Mukhi Rudraksha is associated with Surya, the Sun god. One wearing 12 Mukhi achieves brilliance, radiance and vision. 12 Mukhi Rudraksha benefits include freedom from stress, annoyance, qualms, suspicion and low self-esteem. If you are seeking to rise and build confidence, a Twelve Mukhi is an excellent bead.

13 Mukhi Rudraksha is ruled by Lord Kamadeva and Lord Indra. It is the combination of desire fulfilments and strength to overcome challenges. Benefits include hypnotic power of attraction, charismatic personality and awakening of one’s powerful Kundalini energy. Also this bead nullifies the negative influence of Venus and Moon.

The 14 Mukhi Rudraksha is ruled by the mighty, obedient and the great Lord Hanuman. The 14 Mukhi Rudraksha finds its mention as the ‘Deva Mani’ in the sacred religious texts. Benefits of this pious Rudraksha include courage, success, and focus. It makes the wearer fearless, dedicated and strong and makes him/her face any situation without backing off.

Pashupatinath Shiva rules the auspicious fifteen Mukhi Rudraksha. The 15 Mukhi Rudraksha can be worn in order to know your inner self. Benefits of this pious Rudraksha include freedom from worldly bondages that hold you back and cause imbalance in emotions and thoughts. The 15 Mukhi Rudraksha also helps the wearer to achieve financial gains and draws one closer to the Divine.

The 16 Mukhi Rudraksha is associated with one of the most powerful forms of Lord Shiva, Lord Maha Mrityunjaya, Benefits of this pious Rudraksha include health, long life, prosperity and protection from accidents, mishaps and untimely death. This mystical bead also wards off negativity, and destroys influences of black magic, negative eye and bad energies and blesses the devotee with a harmonious life.

The Seventeen Mukhi Rudraksha is associated with Goddess Katyayani. She is the sixth form of Maa Durga and one of the Nava Durga Goddesses. Benefits of this pious Rudraksha include tremendous power, success, material bliss and blessings of Katyayani. This Rudraksha also offers protection from diseases, heavy losses, and accidents.

The mystical 18 Mukhi Rudraksha is ruled by Goddess Bhumi Devi also addressed as Mother Earth. The 18 Mukhi Rudraksha holds the divine vibrations of Goddess Bhumi Devi and is known to bless the wearer with abundant yields. Benefits of this pious Rudraksha include success in land dealings, wealth and good health to the wearer. The 18 Mukhi Rudraksha unblocks and Muladhara Chakra and thus makes the wearer grounded, stable and systematic.

The 19 Mukhi Rudraksha is one of the highly revered Rudraksha since ancient times. This auspicious Rudraksha is ruled by Lord Narayana (Lord Vishnu). Benefits of this pious Rudraksha include immense wealth, success in professional undertakings, abundance in all spheres and good health.

The 20 Mukhi Rudraksha is one of the most powerful Rudraksha which is associated with the creator Himself, Lord Brahma. Benefits of this pious Rudraksha include enhanced wisdom, creativity, knowledge and intelligence to the wearer. It also brings one closer to the Supreme and offers riches and material bliss.

The 21 Mukhi Rudraksha is one of the rarest and divine Rudraksha beads found in Nature. This powerful Rudraksha is blessed and ruled by Lord Kubera, the God of wealth. The 21 Mukhi Rudraksha bestows wealth, riches and material luxuries to the wearer and also offers protection from evil eye and negative energies.