The Rudraksha comes 14 different types. Each type has its own importance & benefits. If a person wants to have Rudraksha for him/her then which Rudraksha should he/she Dharan (take)?


There is a secret relationship between Rudraksha and the wearer, which is very secret and can not be shared. Rudraksha tree was born from Lord Shiva's tears, so have great energy of healing others.

The wearer's nature is affected from rudraksha only. Different types of rudraksha have different effects. One can also wear combination of rudraksha.

For Example, if you fell nervous, Keep a big size 5 Mukhi Rudraksha with you. Whenever you feel nervous due to sudden shock and feel cold, just hold it tight in your right palm for ten minutes. You will regain your confidence and body will start warming up.

The number of faces a bead can have varies from a single face up to 21 faces. They are used for different purposes, so it would be improper to just buy something in the shop and put it on the body. Wearing the wrong type could disturb one’s life.

Ek mukhi

A lot of people want to wear an ek mukhi, which has only one face because it is very powerful.

People say if you wear an ek mukhi, you will leave your family within twelve days. Whether you leave the family or not is not the issue, it is just that it will make your energies in such a way that you will want to be alone. It doesn't make you compatible to be with other people

In Shiva puran, all types are mentioned of rudraksha, in which ek mukhi is shiva himself, which can destroy any worst sin. Read last paragraph about Shiva puran Rudraksha here.


Five-faced beads or panchmukhi is safe and good for everyone – man, woman and child. It is for general wellbeing, health and freedom. It lowers your blood pressure, calms your nerves and brings a certain calmness and alertness in your nervous system.


Children below 12 years of age can wear six-faced beads. It will help them calm down and be more focused. Above all they will receive the right type of attention from the adult.

many are there, you can find on internet


As per the modern Astrologers; Rudraksha is used for removing malefic planetary effect. There are twenty seven Constellations. Each has control of one of the Nine Planets. Each constellation is controlled by some related Rudraksha. Therefore according to these constellations, various multifaceted Rudraksha are worn (Control planets) and is found useful in multi-discipline.


As per Ayurveda, Rudraksha strengthens the body constitutions. It removes the blood impurities and strengthens the body substance. It removes the bacteria inside as well as outside the Human Body. Rudraksha removes the headache, cough, paralysis, and blood pressure, heart disease and maternity problems. Wearing of Rudraksha brings glow on the face, which results in calm and charming personality.

But for some skins, it cause allergy, so better to wear what suits to your skin.

A person can take advice from any Hindu astrologer with his kundali can can ask him to suggest him any rudraksha type.

In my opinion

Better to ask a person who has knowledge about it instead of just experimenting.

If you want to choose rudraksha by yourself Please see this.

  • yes, precautions are required. You should be pious before touching it. – prem30488 Dec 22 '15 at 12:16

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .