8 Mukhi Rudraksha: Mantra, Benefits, Types, Wearing Method, Ruling Planet & Deity
An Eight Mukhi Rudraksha bead associated with the divine energy of Lord Ganesh. Removal of obstacles and success in undertakings are the special blessings of an Eight Mukhi Rudraksha bead. When worn correctly, one is blessed with knowledge, wisdom and wealth. This bead is highly recommended for those who constantly face obstacles in their personal or professional undertakings. It is also recommended for those who lack clarity of thoughts or focus and end up taking wrong decisions in life
This Rudraksha is associated with Root Chakra which is the foundation of all the other Chakras. It balances Root Chakra (Muladhara Chakra) that is connected with the stability in your personal and professional life. Once energized, the Chakra strengthens your intellect to get over obstacles.
An Eight Mukhi Rudraksha bead is ruled by the remover of obstacles Lord Ganesha, the divine son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati (Shakti).
The ruling planet of an Eight Mukhi Rudraksha bead is Ketu that if malefic in your horoscope can cause accidents, surgeries, poor concentration, unnecessary depression, boundless worries and anxiety problems, and loss of property. Eight Mukhi Rudraksha pacifies the malefic effects of Ketu
The wearer of Eight Mukhi Rudraksha bead is blessed by Lord Ganesha who removes all the obstacles and clears your path. Once the path is clear, you begin to think clearly and make good decisions. A person facing obstacles is unable to think afresh and ends up running into frustrations.
Ruling Deity of 8 Mukhi Rudraksha Bead:
The ruling deity of this bead is Lord Ganesha, the divine son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati (Shakti). He personifies intelligence, art, writing, wisdom and ability to differentiate.
The Sanskrit word ‘Ganesha’ made of gana (group) and ish (control) means the one who controls and guides a group (of people or devotees) the one who controls a group (of beings). Just like a father who helps his children get over hurdles that check their progress, Lord Ganesha also removes various hurdles so that his devotees progress towards their aim material prosperity and spiritual progress. Wearing an Eight Mukhi Rudraksha invokes the divine grace of Lord Ganesh.
The ruling planet of an 8 Mukhi Rudraksha is Ketu. In the Vedic astrology, Ketu is regarded as the Shadow planet or Chayagraha or a node that is located opposite to Planet Rahu. The movements of Rahu and Ketu are interrelated being the parts of the same astral body and opposite to each other. the planet Ketu is associated with the concept of karma where you have to reap the results of your own karma. This planet takes you along the obstacle-filled path to Moksha, very difficult. The upside of Ketu is that it is intimately associated with spirituality and healing powers. Those having a favorable Ketu in their Kundali find it easier to attain the spiritual state and get sudden and unexpected results. If Ketu is not favorably positioned in your Kundali or Horoscope, you may consider wearing an Eight Mukhi Rudraksha bead and chant the prescribed mantra every day to minimize its malefic effects.
8 Mukhi Rudraksha Mantra:
• AUM HOOM NAMAH
• AUM GANESHAYE NAMAH
Benefits of 8 Mukhi Rudraksha:
• Eliminates all obstacles in your undertakings.
• Drives out the vice of miseries, lethargy and low energy.
• Bestows high intellect and wisdom.
• Removes the malefic effects of Ketu
• Offers willpower, stability in your career
• Best for writers, students, educationist and critics.
• Eases ailments of legs and bones.
• Helps you deal with your mental lethargy
Types of 8 Mukhi Rudraksha:
There are two types of 8 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 8 Mukhi Rudraksha:
It is best to wear an energized Rudraksha bead. Best day to wear an Eight Mukhi Rudraksha bed is Tuesday. After your bath in the early morning (Tuesday), 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 with a focus 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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