According to Yogis and Astrologers, Rudraksha are very influential in removing bad effects of the planets. Gems are also used specially for removing the bad effects of planets. But if they are unable to pacify the evil influence, it is most advisable to wear Rudraksha. This way not only planets are pacified but comfort and pleasure also come to its wearer as he becomes a favourite of Lord Shiva. However, a man must know which Rudraksha will be beneficial to him.
ONE MUKHI HALF MOON SHAPED RUDRAKSHA
The ruling planet of this Rudraksha is Sun which is the source of energy for the entire world. A person wearing this Rudraksha becomes Charismatic and Radiant like Sun and his fame and fortune increases due to blessing of the Sun. Also any negative aspects of a wrong placement of Sun in ones horoscope are nullified by wearing this Rudraksha. As per Ancient Vedic Texts, this rudraksha is said to be specially beneficial in diseases of Right Eye, Headache, Liver problems, heart, bowel and skin problems.
The representing deity is Ardh Nareeshwar (The sum total of male and female energies). It leads to the harmonizing of energies between two individuals and thereby making happy and lasting attachments. Excellent bead for improving relationships.
The representing deity of this Rudraksha is Agni (The Lord of Fire). It bestows the wearer Confidence and Energy to face any situation. It is excellent for introvert individuals or those who suffer from depression, anxiety, psychosis or guilt induced complexes. It gives success in sports. This bead is also excellent for those who have Real Estate as their career.
The representing deity is Lord Brahma (The creator of the Universe). The ruling planet is Mercury. In mythology, this represents Goddess Saraswati and Brahma. It increases the power of original thinking and helps those who are involved in mental pursuits. It helps to remove the malefic effects of Mercury and helps in developing the power of speech.
5 mukhi is the most abundant bead among all Rudraksha beads. At least 90% yield of the Rudraksha Tree is of the five faced Rudraksha bead. Rudraksha malas used for chanting mantras are generally made of 5 faced beads.
The representing deity is Lord Kartikeya also known as Skandha. It blesses the wearer with victory and wisdom. The malefic effects of Venus are controlled by wearing this bead. As per the ancient vedic texts, diseases of a sexual nature, of sexual organs are cured by this bead.
The ruling planet of this Rudraksha is Saturn and hence, it helps in overcoming the malefic effects of Saturn if it is badly placed in a person's horoscope or if it is in conjunction with planets like Rahu. This Rudraksha is also very helpful if a person is under the major or minor affliction of Saturn known as Saturn Sade Sati & Small Panoti. A person is said to be under the major affliction of Saturn when the planet Saturn is transiting through the 12th, 1st & 2nd house from Natal Chart Moon. This period lasts for approximately seven and a half years. Similarly, a person is said to be undergoing through a period of Small Panoti when the planet Saturn is transiting through the 4th or 8th house from his Natal Chart Moon. Both these periods can cause various kinds of problems, obstacles, miseries, tensions, stress and health related issues and therefore it is recommended that such a person should wear a seven mukhi Rudraksha to get relief in the above problems caused by planet Saturn.
The malefic effects of Rahu are cured by this bead. It is helpful in diseases of the mysterious kind, harassment by spirits, trauma causing dreams, Skin diseases, Stress and anxiety, diseases of lung, feet, skin, eye catarrhsis, hydrofoil. Snake bites are also the result of malefic effects of Rahu and this Rudraksha is helpful in such cases also. Excellent for individuals having Sarpa Dosha is their charts. Also good for Astrologers and individuals interested in the occult.
The representing deity is Aadhya Shakti Maa - Durga. It helps in cultivating patience, controlling unnecessary anger and a feeling of fearlessness. This Rudraksha is very dear to Maa Shakti and worn by the Devi Bhaktas.
The representing deity is Lord Vishnu (The Preserver). It helps the wearer to overcome difficult times and ensures that the wearer and the family of the wearer is protected. It creates a feeling of security and removes complexes.
The representing deity is Lord Hanuman. It protects the wearer from Aakal Mrityu (sudden or accidental death). Helps in concentration and instills a feeling of right actions and courage. A bead with strong protective influences it a good for removing fear. The wearer knows no fear.
The representing deity is Surya (Lord Sun). This Rudraksha helps in creating a powerful aura around the wearer and malefic effects of the Sun are controlled. Those who cannot get a genuine Ek Mukhi Bead should wear a 12 faced bead as this bead is similar to effects to the one faced Rudraksha bead.
The representing deity is Indra (The ruler of the Gods). It bestows charm, worldly comforts and spiritual success equally. Very rare bead, this Rudraksha gives secret wealth and a position of authority to the wearer. The effects are similar to that of 6 mukhi and it is helpful for meditation and spiritual attainments.
Fourteen-faced (14 mukhi) Rudraksha is a Divine Gem - Dev Mani. It represents Lord Shiva. The wearer’s power of intuition and sixth sense awakens due to strengthening of Ajna chakra and the possessor is able to take right steps in right directions. It is also said that when invoked it helps the wearer in forecasting future events. . Fourteen-faced (14 mukhi) Rudraksha protects against evil spirits and black magic. 14 mukhi is the best possible tool to increase the benefic effects & reduce the negative effects of shani / planet Saturn, in one's horoscope.
Fifteen-faced Rudraksha represents Lord Pashupatinath. This Rudraksha bead helps channalize thoughts and remain focused. It is said that the wearer’s power of intuition and sixth sense awakens and helps him to take right steps in right directions. It is also said that when invoked it helps the wearer in forecasting future events. It increases attentiveness and energy, power and vigor. It is beneficial for economic and monetary progress.
Some astrologers suggest to wear Rudraksha according to ruling planet as under :-
The Ten & Eleven Faced Rudraksha are not under any planetary effect.