Eight faced rudraksha is aka 8 Mukhi Rudraksha or Ashtamukhi rudraksha. Beads of Rudraksha contains high amount of energy and the capability to benefit the wearer in many ways. Rudraksha is a Sanskrit word which is named after Lord Shiva and his tears. Hinduism believed the Rudraksha plant was grown after Lord Shiva’s tears fell onto the ground. Therefore the term Rudraksha is defined as ‘The tear of Shiva’. Now let us read about eight faced Rudraksha.
Eight faced Rudraksha represent Lord Ganesha in his in 8 forms i.e. Ashtvinayaka. It is believed to remove any kind of obstacles from the path and ensures success of its wearer. The malefic Rahu effects are cured by this Eight faced Rudraksha. 8 mukhi beads are recommended amongst businessman or person facing regular obstacles in his day to day life. It is believed this Rudraksha brings all kind of attainments i.e. Riddhies and Siddhies. It opens ways for the opportunity of money, also beneficial for people suffering from Stress, Skin Diseases, stomach ache and anxiety.
Eight faced Rudraksha is suitable for all men and women and there is not age bar. Lord Ganesha, also known as ‘Vigna Harta’ i.e. destroyer of obstacles, blessed its wearer with unaffected miseries. It also enhances ones mental, physical and divine power. . It sets the wearer free from sin by telling a lie.
Eight faced Rudraksha is best for writers and intellectuals.
Other important details about 8 Mukhi Rudraksha:
Symbol of: Lord Ashtavinayaka (Ganesha)
Ruling Planet: Dragons head (Rahu).
Day of wearing: Monday
8 Mukhi Rudraksha Mantram:
Om Ganeshaya Namah and Om Hum Namah
Way of wearing eight faced Rudraksha include with wearing only one bead stringed in red thread. However, this 8 mukhi Rudraksha bead must be worn on an auspicious day while chanting any of the above mentioned mantras. This bead can also be worn in a gold chain.