Introduction About Rudraskha
Rudraksha meaning - the eye of Rudra [Shiva] is considered to be the most potent manifestation of the Cosmic Force. Hence Rudraksha is the object of veneration and also the source to reach the higher self. Rudraksha is often believed to symbolize the link between the earth and the heaven. These beads are the seeds of the Rudraksha fruit obtained from Rudraksha trees. The Rudrakasha tree is botanically known as ELAEOCARPUS GANITRUS ROXB. Its English name is UTRASUM BEAD TREE.
Rudraksha trees are mostly found in South Eastern Asian Islands of Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Bali, Iran, Java, Timor (Indonesia) and parts of South Asian Kingdom of Nepal. Around 70% of the Rudraksha trees are found in Indonesia, 25% in Nepal and 5% in India. Considered a major stress reliever, reducing circulatory problems and of course as the best beads, the berry (Elaeocarpus Ganitrus) was first spotted in Indonesia and is now grown in Nepal and Hardwar. However, because it is expensive, clinical research of its medicinal properties has not been possible, often resulting in the berry being subjected to esoteric mumbo jumbo.There are clefts called MUKHIS on the surface of the beads. The number of mukhis on the surface of a Rudrakasha bead helps in determining its quality. According to the number of mukhis the rudrakasha bead ranges from single face to a several faced bead. Asians have used Rudraksha beads traditionally. Asian Yogis and Monks found that merely wearing the Rudraksha beads gave them astonishingly tremendous amount of tranquility, concentration that helped them meditate for a long period of time with spectacular control over their mind.
INTRODUCTION & PROPERTIES OF RUDRAKASHA
It is evident from the ancient Holy Scriptures that the beads of Rudrakasha have immense amazing powers. They are considered to be associated with the eyes or the tears of lord Shiva. These beads are said to be a gift from the Almighty to his children.
These beads help the people world wide in relieving their sins, pains and sufferings. Recent scientific researches indicate the magnetic and electrical powers of this vegetable matter obtained from the Rudrakasha tree. The researches have proved that these beads really have the ability to affect neuro physiology of human beings.
Rudraksha Beads have been used for thousands of years as an aid to Self Empowerment and the Self Enlightment. It has been shown that Rudraksha Beads have electromagnetic properties and that they affect the Human Body when worn. In addition to this, scientific researches have found that the different faces or Mukhis found on the different Beads have different electromagnetic qualities. Therefore these beads affect the Human Neuro physiology in different life supporting ways.
Scientifically the Rudrakasha beads are Dielectrical as they store electrical energy and also possess permanent Magnetic properties changing with the variation in the number of faces on the beads. Rudrakasha seeds are dynamically polar and also posses Electromagnetic, Paramagnetic and Diamagnetic properties. Due the Electromagnetic properties the Rudrakasha beads have anti ageing factors also. Though the fact of Rudraksha bead of vegetable matter having electromagnetic property is still unrevealed but their power of curing body ailments cannot be denied. It is indicated that the dielectric and magnetic properties of the Rudraksha seeds impart positive changes in the bioelectrical system of the human body in a life-supporting manner. As a result of this electrical makeup of our body changes.
As Bioelectrical and Biochemical actions and reactions organize in the body at higher levels of interaction another change is then initiated in our Bio Mechanical System and the Sacred Trinity of Body Systems are in Union with one another. Many scientists have described the beneficial powers of a Rudraksha by virtue of its Electrical and Magnetic properties that affect our Central Nervous System, Autonomic, Sympathetic and Para Sympathetic Nervous Systems and various other Organ Systems. Group of Scientists proved that wearing Rudraksha controlled heartbeat and had a positive effect on Blood Pressure, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Palpitations and Lack of Concentration.
Some statements also indicate that persons wearing certain Rudraksha also posses an anti ageing property. The electromagnetic powers of a Rudraksha bead vary from single mukhi to a 15 mukhi Rudraksha. Persons can wear Rudrakasha of a single kind of mukhi or that of a combination of different types of mukhis. Prof. Roy says, "that normally within 45 days you can start feeling the positive change. In 90 days you can feel much better. Thereafter it will work continuously giving benefits". When asked Can Rudraksha cause harm? His answer was "No it cannot". He states that all beads are not recommended for those below 8 years of age. Additional Knowledge can be added to these statements with rules from the Devi Bhagwat stating "The mentioned rules of wearing Rudraksha of different colors by different persons are not compulsory". And Ladies are allowed to wear Rudraksha.
Properties: Rudrakasha beads denote the "eyes" of lord Shiva. Hence they are considered to be very auspicious and pious. These beads are obtained from a plant Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb. The Rudrakasha trees are very tall and bear small white colored sweet smelling flowers on blooming in the rainy season. These flowers turn into black berry like fruits, which yield brownish red colored Rudrakasha seeds on maturing. These seeds have sutures running throughout their diameter determining their type. Rudraksha beads are composed of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen and some trace elements in combined form. The percentage composition of these gaseous elements was determined by C-H-N Analyzer and by Gas chromatography. These beads consist of 50.031 % carbon, 0.95% nitrogen, 17.897% hydrogen and 30.53% oxygen.People of all castes creed and religions can wear Rudrakasha. There is no sex or age bar for people desiring to wear these.
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