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Rudraksha Beads :
Rudraksha FAQ :
How to test Authencity
of a Rudraksha?
The Mystic bead Rudraksha is highly sacred to the Hindus of all castes / sects
and regions. But as some of the Rudraksha are very costly so some people out of
greed try to tamper with the Rudraksha so as to make them like a more costly
member of the family. Now, the question before the buyer is how he should check
the authenticity of the Rudraksha.
1. EYE TEST: Look
at the bead all the mukhas / faces should look like joined lips and the
partitions where the line is visible should be clear and look natural.
2. EYE GLASS:
Sometimes Rudraksha are faked by removing the thorn like parts from one piece
and then sticking it to another. This can be judged by a close examination by a
3. WATER TEST: Put
the Rudraksha in boiling water and let it remain there for 20 – 30 minutes. If
some faces are tempered with them they shall come off as the glue – fevicol or
the like will come off.
4. SCIENTIFIC TEST:
A botanical laboratory or a botanist can test a Rudraksha and testify its
originality. So, if in doubt take the Rudraksha to a Botanical laboratory and
know the facts.
Q. How can, this
mystic power named Rudraksha, be used by mankind for maximum benefit?
A : Rudraksha can either be worn in neck or it can be at a sacred place in house
i.e., in the puja room or in front of God’s / Goddess’s idol or picture.
Q Should Rudraksha be
worn all the time?
A : If one chooses to wear a Rudraksha then he/she should wear it all the day
and take off before going to bed. Then it should be worn again after the morning
puja / prayers.
Q. Can one eat
non-vegetarian food and take alcohol if one is wearing Rudraksha?
A: Though taking non-vegetarian food and alcohol is not recommended to keep the
Sanchit Karma pure but the Shiva sect of Hindu religion of which Rudraksha is a
symbol – does not prohibit it. So, one can take non-vegetarian food and take
alcohol while wearing Rudraksha.
Q What is the greatest
use of Rudraksha?
A : Rudraksha beads regulate the blood pressure thus helping in controlling the
thought process. This helps in Meditations which is the ultimate tool to realize
the power of the inner self.
Q. Does wearing
Rudraksha bring results?
A :Though one of the most sacred possessions of a Hindu – Rudraksha does not
lead to instant results but if worn over a period of time with complete faith
and the required mantras are chanted regularly then the results promised by the
Mahashiv Purana are surely achieved – this is what the sages say.
Q. What is the cost of
one Mukhi Rudraksha Round Rudraksha?
A : One Mukhi Rudraksha Round Rudraksha, which is said to have extraordinary powers is
often heard of but such a piece is not seen in trade – I have never come across
such a piece which is original, though I am trading in them since 1987.
Q. How else can we get
the benefits of Rudraksha?
A : a. Rudraksha can be kept in the place of worship.
b. One can dip seven beads of five Mukhi Rudraksha Rudraksha in a glass of water and drink
the water daily in the morning. This improves the blood circulation, gives one
better concentration and the general nervous system in improved. The Rudraksha
beads have to be changed after every seven days.