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Rudraksha ("Rudra's eyes") is a large evergreen broad-leaved tree whose seed is traditionally used for prayer beads in Hinduism.

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Is there a scriptural source for wearing a single Rudraksha bead tied around the neck?

RudrakShajabala Upanishad Verse 18 त्रिशतं त्वधमं पञ्चशतं मध्यममुच्यते । सहस्रमुत्तमं प्रोक्तमेवं भेदेन धारयेत् ॥ The wearing of three hundred is said to be the lowest; of five hundred ordinary, and ...
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Lord Shiva wearing Rudraksha

How many Rudraksha Lord Pashupati is wearing over the Wrists (lower and higher near the shoulders) and is there any reference over the Scriptures about it?
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What are the benefits of wearing lot of rudraksha mala [duplicate]

What are the benefits of wearing lot of rudraksha Mala like these aghori babas? Does wearing lot of rudraksha Mala strengthens aura, more rudraksha Mala, more energetic immune aura?
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Should Rudraksha be taken off before going to washroom,having sexual intercourse,masturbating etc? [closed]

I would like to know if Rudraksha should be taken off before going to washroom,having sex/masturbating or in any other impure state. The reason for my doubt is that in this video, Puri Sri ...
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How to energize Rudraksha?

So recently I got a four-faced Rudraksha which I am planning to wear on MahaShivaratri. But it is said that it should be first energized before wearing. How can I do that by myself?
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Is faceless rudraksha powerful than all faced ones?

I currently have Panchamukhi Rudraksha. Is nirakara (faceless) Rudraksha more powerful than all faced ones? According to http://www.shivamrudraksha.com/face-less-rudraksha-with-om-mark.php
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How can married woman wearing mangalsutra can also wear rudraksha mala?

Rudraksha beads shouldn't touch metal except gold and silver. Then how can married woman wearing mangalsutra can also wear rudraksha mala?
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What are the various combinations of Rudraksha and their affects on humans?

I've heard that using a couple of 6 faced with a 5 faced rudraksha emhances the concentration power. Where can I know other combinations and their impact.
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Is there any negative impact of wearing various Rudrakshas combined?

I got to know that group of different faced Rudrakshas has some impact on our body and mind. Is it in positive ways or negative? If there is any negative impact, which combination should I avoid ...
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Is it okay to use rudraksha Mala that's used for wearing to use to chant Gayatri Mantra?

Is it okay to use rudraksha Mala (108 beads, 5 faced) that I'm wearing to use to chant Gayatri Mantra? Or do I need a new one to use specifically for chanting Gayatri? If so, is there specific no of ...
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Do women face problem in conceiving if she wears rudraksh, does rudraksh has negative effect for women? [duplicate]

I have bought 2 Mukhi and 9 Mukhi rudraksh recently and I was wearing it. I hadn’t felt any negative effect till now. But one of the priest told me that wearing rudraksh creates problem in pregnancy. ...
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Is there any clean procedure by mantra (Sudhhi Mantra) for Mala of Rudraksha?

if the mala not maintain clean then it will lead to curse ? some of the shop selling the mala told me it must maintain in clean and more powerful, and if we not maintain properly then it will result ...
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What Mantra should be chanted while wearing Five-faced Rudraksha?

I wear a Rudraksha with 5 faces / Panchamukhi. I read somewhere that there are certain mantras to be chanted while wearing it. can anyone tell how can I know which one is associated with the ...
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Confirming Original Rudraksh Bead

I haven't purchased Rudraksh Bead ever, but before purchasing the Rudraksh Bead, I would like to understand how to recognized its real one. While purchasing the Bead Can I ask them for certificate ...
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What are the rules for wearing Rudraksha bead

I want to wear the Rudraksha Bead, but have some queries related to the rules. So please let me know the exact rules for it.
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Are women allowed to wear rudrakshas?

Almost all Sadhus and Sannyasis that we see wear malas made of rudrakshas.I think for them the reasons are spiritual. But even a common man can wear a rudraksha.For them the reasons can be spiritual ...
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Is there a name for a wrist mālā?

Is it called just mālā, or does it have a special name? I'm not concerned about the material, rather about the fact that it's shorter and worn on a wrist.
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Is it significant to perform Rudra Abhishekam?

What are the benefits of doing Rudra Abhishekam ?
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What are different Rudras?

If Lord Hanuman is 11th Rudra of Shiva than are there any other rudras? If yes please mention all of them. Thank You in Advance
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How to choose a specific Rudraksha?

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)?
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What is the significance of Rudraksha in Saivism?

Rudraksham seems to have an important place in the Saivite sect of Hinduism. I have seen it being worn by many Saivite temple priests and many rishis (in their portrayals). Apart from priests, I have ...