The Rudraksha is a very sacred object in the Hindu religion. It is hard and dark colored fruit of a tree whose botanical or scientific name is elaeocarpus ganitrus. In Sanskrit, Rudraksha means eyes (tears) of Lord Shiva. 'Rudra' is another name of Lord Shiva and 'Aksha' means eyes or tears. There are 38 (thirty eight) types of Rudrakshas in all. The size of the rudraksha matters a lot.
Found In : Rudraksha gemstones are famously found in Nepal and Indonesia.
Characteristic : Big Rudraksha is superior to small Rudraksha. A Rudraksha bead which has a natural central hole is of the best quality.
Planet : None.In Hindu scriptures, Rudraksha beads (also called rudraksha ratna) are considered to be the holiest object having mystical powers.
Astrological Benifits : Protects against accidents and bad happenings reduce evil or negative influence of planets and black magic and helps in acquiring wealth and prosperity remove obstacles, success in career.
Finger to be worn on : They are worn as pendants or bracelets.
How to wear : Wear Rudraksha Bead(s) after energizing, purifying & charging it with Mantra and on Monday or Thursday.