Rudraksha is a seed that comes from the Elaeocarpus ganitrus tree and holds great significance in Hindu mythology. It is believed to possess various spiritual and health benefits. Spiritual Significance: Rudraksha beads are associated with Lord Shiva and are considered sacred in Hinduism. They are believed to provide a deeper connection with the divine, enhance spiritual growth, and promote inner peace and tranquility. In the yogic and spiritual traditions, Rudraksha beads are associated with the different energy centers or chakras in the body. Wearing specific Rudraksha beads is believed to help balance and activate these chakras, promoting overall energy flow and vitality.
Rudraksh is also called “Tears of Shiva” and there are many legends connected to Lord Shiva that describe its origin. The word Rudraksh comes from “Rudra” (name of Shiva) and “Aksha” meaning tears.