ASTROLOGICAL VIEWPOINT OF RUDRAKSHA
According to many astrologers, Rudraksha is the ultimate solution for removing the bad effects of the planets. While gems are commonly used for this purpose, many astrologers recommend the use of Rudraksha , if the wearer is not satisfied. Not only do the planets get pacified, but the wearer gains comfort and happiness. One should only know which Rudraksha will be useful for this objective. Although the ancient epics do not mention any correlation between planets, Nakshatra and Rudraksha , the information below is being given for those who strongly believe in wearing Rudraksha in accordance with horoscope and planetary positions. One must be beware of those astrologers who, for commercial gains recommend rare Rudraksha like 1 mukhi, 14 mukhi etc. and try to supply these beads themselves, exploiting their customers.
One mukhi and Twelve Mukhi Rudraksha
Both these Rudraksha are blessed by Sun (Surya), the center of the solar system, around which all planets revolve. They effectively control the malefic effects of Sun, such as diseases of the right eye, headache, ear ailments, bowel problems, bone weakness, etc. These rudrakshas also help at the emotional level like overcoming lack of confidence, increasing charisma and personal power, inculcating leadership qualities and bringing in prosperity.
Two Mukhi Rudraksha
The ruling planet of this Rudraksha is Moon. It effectively controls the malefic effects of Moon such as diseases of the left eye, kidney and intestines. It also solves problems like lack of harmony in relationship, etc.
Three Mukhi Rudraksha
Mars is the ruling planet of this Rudraksha , which is astrologically represented by Agni or fire. Malefic effects are diseases of the blood, blood pressure, weakness, disturbed menstrual cycle, kidney ailments, etc. The bead is helpful in curing these diseases and disorders and problems such as depression, negative feelings, guilt feelings, inferiority complex, etc.
Four Mukhi Rudraksha
The ruling planet of this Rudraksha is Mercury. In mythology, this represents Goddess Saraswati and Brahma. Malefic effects of Mercury include dullness of mind, lack of grasping and understanding power and difficulty in effective communication. Four mukhi Rudraksha nullifies these malefic effects and pleases Goddess Saraswati. This Rudraksha governs logical and structural thinking.
Five Mukhi Rudraksha
The ruling planet of this Rudraksha is Jupiter. Malefic effect of Jupiter are considered to cause lack of peace of mind, utter poverty, lack of harmony, diseases caused by fat, of kidney, thigh and ear, diabetes, etc. This Rudraksha is known to sublimate their effects.
Six Mukhi Rudrakha
Its ruling planet is Venus, which governs genital organs, throat, valour, sexual pleasure, love, musical talent, etc. Its malefic effects can cause diseases and problems involving the above organs or aspects.
Seven Mukhi Rudraksha
Its ruling planet is Saturn (Shani). This Rudraksha sublimates the malefic effects of Shani such as diseases occurring suddenly without any apparent cause, impotency, cold, obstruction, hopelessness, despair, delay in achievements, long lasting diseases, scarcity, worry, etc.
Eight Mukhi Rudraksha
The ruling planet being Rahu, this Rudraksha is helpful in Neutralising its malefic effects, which are similar to that of Shani. There could be sudden fall in status, diseases of the lungs, feet and skin, cataract, Hydrocele and snake bites.
Nine Mukhi Rudraksha
The ruling planet is Ketu, which is a shadow planet like Rahu and it resembles Mars. This Rudraksha is beneficial to sublimate the ill effects of Ketu like diseases of the lungs, fever, eye pain, bowel pain, skin disease, body pain, etc.
Ten Mukhi Rudraksha
10 mukhi Rudraksha has no ruling planet and is used to nullify malefic effects of all the planets. The wearer gets a sense of security.
Eleven Mukhi Rudraksha
It has no ruling planet. It induces courage and confidence in the wearer to lead an adventurous life. It is also helpful in meditation and removes problems in completing yogic practices.
Twelve Mukhi Rudraksha
Its ruling deity is Sun. Effects are as mentioned for one mukhi Rudraksha.
Thirteen Mukhi Rudraksha
The effects are similar to that of six mukhi Rudraksha. It is helpful for meditation and spiritual attainments.
Fourteen Mukhi Rudraksha
It improves intuitive thinking. It is worn to sublimate the malefic effects of Saturn. This Rudraksha is also known as Maha-shani.
Fifteen Mukhi Rudraksha
The impact of this Rudraksha is similar to that of 14 mukhi Rudraksha like improving intuitive, abstract and lateral thinking. The wearer finds high energy levels to put into action his thoughts and ideas.
Astrologically, the following correlations exist among different Nakshatras, planets and Rudraksha.
|3.||Krittika||Sun||One, 12 or 11 mukhi|
|12.||Uttaraphalguni||Sun||One, 12 or 11 mukhi|
|21.||Uttarashadha||Sun||One, 12 or 11 mukhi|
Some correlations relating to birth rashi, money, controlling auspicious planets and rudraksha are given in the following table:
|Birth Rashi lagna||Auspicious planets||Rudraksha|
|1.||Mesha (Aries)||Mars, Jupiter||Three & Five mukhi|
|2.||Vrishabha||Mercury, Saturn (Taurus)||Four & Seven mukhi|
|Birth Rashi lagna||Auspicious planets||Rudraksha|
|3.||Mithun (Gemini)||Mercury, Venus||Four & Six mukhi|
|4.||Karka (Cancer)||Moon, Mars||Three & Two mukhi|
|5.||Sinh (Leo)||Sun, Mars||Three & Twelve mukhi|
|6.||Kanya (Virgo)||Mercury||Four & Six mukhi|
|7.||Tula (Libra)||Venus, Saturn||Six & Seven mukhi|
|8.||Vrishicika (Scorpio)||Jupiter, Moon||Two mukhi|
|9.||Dhanu (Sagattarius)||Jupiter, Sun||Five & Twelve mukhi|
|10.||Makar (Capricorn)||Saturn, Venus||Six & Seven mukhi|
|11.||Kumbha (Aquarius)||Saturn, Venus||Six & Seven mukhi|
|12.||Meena (Pisces)||Jupiter, Mars||Three & five mukhi|