Rudraksha bead can also be used for astrological remedies besides religious or spiritual purpose.
Each bead is identified by number of mukhs or vertical lines on the beads. Each type of Rudraksha bead is associated with a ruling planet, ruling god and beej mantra. One can choose a specific bead associated with ruling planet for which astrological remedy is sought. If you believe in astrology then there is no doubt that you will also believe in astrological remedies provided by wearing Rudraksha.
How can one wear Rudraksha for astrological remedy?
Those who are facing astrological problem pertaining to a specific planet can wear Rudraksa for astrological remedy. One should wear or keep Rudraksa bead or rosary which is ruled by the specific planet for which astrological remedy is sought.
How to identify a Rudraksha bead ruled by specific planet?
Each Rudraksha bead from 1 Mukhi Rudraksha to 9 Mukhi Rudraksha is associated with a ruling planet. One can identify the bead ruled by a specific planet by counting Mukhs or vertical lines on the bead.
Which ruling planet is associated with which Mukhi Rudraksha?
Here is the table to learn Rudraksha beads associated with a specific ruling planet for astrological remedy.
1 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Sun
2 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Moon
3 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Mars
4 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Mercury
5 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Jupiter
6 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Venus
7 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Saturn
8 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Rahu (called Shadow Planet in Indian Astrology)
9 Mukhi Rudraksh --> Ketu (called Shadow Planet in Indian Astrology)
How long does it take to feel astrological remedies of Rudraksha bead?
Rudraksha is said to provide benefits immediately after it is weared/kept after following traditional procedures. It is said that one starts feeling the benefits in next 30-60 days. One must purchase a genuine Rudraksh from a legitimate source. There are some artificial genuine looking Rudraksha in market for beads which are rare or costly.
Where to find more information Rudraksha and Rudraksha beads?
More information on Rudraksha and Rudraks beads is available in a number of traditional books in India. Today books and other informational material is also available from several publishers. There are also many websites which are filled with information on Rudraksa. One can also visit a lens on Rudraksha which is updated regularly and contains links to other resources on Rudraksha.