12 Mukhi Rudraksha: Mantra, Benefits, Types, Wearing Method, Ruling Planet & Deity
12 Mukhi Rudraksha is compared to a ray in the dark. It is ruled by the solar deity Surya Deva or the Sun god (Vivasvan). This Rudraksha is associated with self-power, brilliant intellect and health. Sun is regarded as the epitome of light, heat, energy and divinity.
The best part of 12 Mukhi Rudraksha is that anyone who wears it and chants the prescribed mantra attains the quality of Sun i.e. brilliance. In the Vedic scriptures especially the Jyotish Shastra, it is mentioned that Sun is the origin of all planets in our universe. Anyone seeking to get rid of stress, anger, worries, and low esteem may wear this bead.
This bead strengthens the Manipura Chakra (Solar Plexus Chakra). A balanced Manipura Chakra maintains a sense of power, leadership, discipline, excellence and command over others.
Ruling Deity of 12 Mukhi Rudraksha Bead:
The ruling deity of 12 Mukhi Rudraksha bead is Lord Sun or Surya. This Vedic deity is closely associated with brilliance, fame and confidence. There are times when people have Surya Dosh in their kundali, overturning everything positive in life. Therefore, the daily worship of Sun is highly recommended in all the Vedic scriptures especially the Rig Veda.
Wearing a 12 Mukhi Rudraksha on the body and doing Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskara) is best for it energizes the Fire element or the solar element in your body. As a result, you become passionate, creative, and productive and develop brilliant intellect as well as insight. Even Lord Rama hailed from the Solar dynasty. Passion for any activity and courage to take on the challenges comes from the Sun god.
Wearing a 12 Faced Rudraksha bead invokes the grace of Surya Deva (Sun god).
The ruling planet of a 12 Mukhi Rudraksha is Sun. In the Vedic astrology, Planet Sun or Surya is the centre of cosmic powers in our universe. Owing its huge gravitational force, other stars and planets revolve around it. Lord Surya the ruling deity of Sun is in charge of life on earth and represents the brilliance manifested in the Self of humans. If Sun is favorably positioned in your Kundali, fame and power in all areas automatically come to you. However, an adversely positioned Sun can make you arrogant and suffer from emotional disorders. Therefore, a Twelve Mukhi Rudraksha is best for lessening the adverse effect of Sun.
12 Mukhi Rudraksha Mantra:
• SRI SURYAYE NAMAH
• AUM KRAUM SRAUM RAUM NAMAH
Benefits of 12 Mukhi Rudraksha:
• Associated with luster, brilliance and youthfulness
• Helps cultivate the habit of taking timely actions and decisions
• Lessens the negative influence and afflictions of the Sun.
• Best for businessmen, managers, leaders and public administrators
• Brings more discipline and focused routine
• Best for physical, emotional and mental strength.
• Controls your dependency on others.
• Unleashes your stress, worries and anger.
• Controls your digestive system
• Heals ailments related to stomach, pancreas, liver ailments, Indigestion and small intestine
• Highly recommended for Vata & Kapha.
Types of 12 Mukhi Rudraksha:
There are two types of 12 Mukhi Rudraksha. One is Nepali bead and the other is Indonesian (Java) Bead. Scientifically there is no difference between Nepali and Java Rudraksha bead as both of them have a similar internal structure. Effects of a Java bead owing to lesser surface area may be experienced after a slightly longer duration than Nepal beads. However, the testimonials and feedbacks received from the clients using Nepal and Java Rudraksha beads are almost similar and mention excellent results.
How To Wear 12 Mukhi Rudraksha:
It is best to wear an energized Rudraksha bead. Best day to wear a Twelve Mukhi Rudraksha bead is Sunday. After your bath in the early morning (Sunday), dress in clean and fresh clothes. Sit down on the floor facing the puja alter of your house in the East direction. Close your eyes and chant the Mantra (mentioned earlier) 108 times and then wear the Rudraksha. One may can wear it in silk/wool thread or have it capped in silver or gold. One can wear it as a bracelet and pendant.
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