About Rudraksh

Rudraksh - The Divine Bead

Rudraksh meaning - the eye of Rudra [Shiva] is considered to be the most potent manifestation of the Cosmic Force. Hence it is the object of veneration and also the source to reach the higher self. Rudraksh is often believed to symbolize the link between the earth and the heaven. For thousands of years Rudraksh beads have been worn by mankind for good health, religious attainment through Japa and Shakti (power) and for fearless life.

Rudraksh as found in Nature

Rudraksh is a large evergreen broad-leaved tree which grows in the area from the Gangetic Plain to the foothills of great Himalaya and middle area of Nepal. Rudraksh seeds are covered by an outer shell of blue color when fully ripe, and for this reason are also known as blueberry beads. The blue colour is derived not from pigment but is structural. It is an evergreen tree that grows quickly. Rudraksh Tree starts bearing fruit in three to four years. As the tree matures, the roots buttress rising up narrowly near the trunk and radiating out along the surface of the ground.