Rudraksha, the symbol of Lord Shiva, is a scared bead with immense powers. It is also believed to be the tear drop of Lord Shiva. There are several mukhis or faces of Rudrakshas with different features and powers. Among the 38 types of mukhis, the one mukhi Rudraksha and the fourteen mukhi Rudraksha are considered to be the most significant types of sacred beads.
The 14 mukhi Rudraksha is believed to originate directly from the eyes of Rudra or the Lord Shiva. There are several benefits of wearing the 14 mukhi Rudraksha. It protects the wearer from malefic effects of the planet Saturn. Some people believe that the 14 mukhi Rudraksha is the symbol of Lord Hanuman and will solve all obstacles being faced by the inidividual.
This effective and miraculous seed is worn to obtain better knowledge and visualization. It is believed that the wearer will possess the powers to see into the future. It also enhances the feeling of devotion and fearlessness. It is known to offer protection against evil spirits and black magic. This Rudraksha helps to improve the power of the eight chakras in the body.
The 14 mukhi (choudah mukhi as referred to in Hindi) Rudrakshas are ideal for young children with learning disabilities and lack of concentration as it helps to improve the power of concentration and intelligence. It is also worn by married couple to obtain blessings from the Lord in the form of a child. People who seek salvation also wear the fourteen mukhi Rudraksha seed as it is powerful and ideal for spiritual-minded people.
The 14 mukhi Rudraksha seed can be bought from Nepal and India through various online stores. There are many authentic stores which showcase original Rudraksha seed with all its mukhis clearly visible. Different Rudraksha mukhis include different beneficial features which can be worn accordingly. However, every sacred bead is significant as it helps to enhance devotion, happiness and peace of mind.