Kaalsarp Dosh Nivaran Kavach
The 8 Mukhi Rudraksha is graced by Lord Ganesh. He is the Pratham Pujya, the deity who is always invoked first before undertaking any kind of work. His presence is known to bestow intellect with wisdom, stability and removal of hindrances. Where Lord Ganesha is present all obstacles fall away. As per texts like Shrimad Devi Bhagwatam and Padma Purana Lord Karthikeya also blesses the 8 Mukhi Rudraksha. The Rudraksha Jabalo Upanishad mentions that the eight Vasus, eight divine mother Goddesses and Mother Ganga (the sacred river known for washing away sins) also bless this bead. The Shri Rudram a hymn that describes the magnificence of Lord Shiva opens with a prayer to Lord Ganesha first.
According to Shastras, that the wearer of this Rudraksha becomes victorious in life. The bead is said to change the opposing mindset of adversaries. Logical and analytical skills are considerably enhanced. Hurdles and obstacles are removed and all work is completed to experience success. It is also said that this Rudraksha makes the wearer emerge as a true winner. It protects the wearer from invisible enemies or hostile forces. Thus it ensures a barrier-free existence which results in definite success.
The 9 Mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Goddess Durga in all her nine magnificent forms. These nine forms are known as Nav Durga. The quintessence of Nav Durga worship is sheer dynamism with raw power. Goddess Durga is addressed as Shakti and she is the primordial energy of the entire universe.
The energy of this divine mother is encased in the 9 Mukhi Rudraksha. This divine bead is worn for the grace of the Devi as a protective armour is formed, shielding the wearer from all evil forces. The Nav Durga manifest to readily spring on evil hostile forces so that the wearer experiences a surge of strength and energy. They are Shailputri, Bramhacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandmata, Katyayani, Kaalraatri, Mahagauri and Siddhidhatri. They are worshipped during Navratri. As per Padma Puran and Shrimad Devi Bhagwatam, Lord Bhairav also blesses this Rudraksha.
It is said that it bestows energy, dynamism and courage to the wearer in abundance. It is also believed that the woman who work relentlessly at home, office or in both the places benefit tremendously from this bead. The Durga Shakti bracelet, a talisman of sheer strength is much sought after by career women who are always on the move.
Wearing the 10 Mukhi Rudraksha is the closest you can get to Lord Vishnu and experience his protection in day to day life.
As per our scriptures, 10 Mukhi Rudraksha is effective for cleansing and balancing all the Chakras. Malefic and malevolent forces do not disturb the person if he is wearing a Ten Mukhi bead. Thus he can focus on his spiritual practices, unhindered.
The 10 Mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Vishnu. The Hindu Trinity consists of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. Here Vishnu (Narayana / Krishna) is in charge of protection and sustenance of all living beings in the universe. Lord Vishnu takes ten Avatars in each of the Maha Yuga after a Pralaya and therefore the 10 Mukhi represents the Dasa Avatars of Lord Vishnu. Lord Shiva himself assigned the 10 Mukhi Rudraksha to Narayana Krishna. The Shrimad Devi Bhagwatam and Mantra Maharnava mention this. However the Rudraksha Jabalo Upanishad mentions that this bead is blessed by Yamraaj (the God of death) and the guardians of the 10 directions (10 Dikpals).
- It is believed that it tones down the malefic effects of the Navgrahas (nine planets) and the Kaal Sarp Dosh. It is a good tool to remove pessimistic thoughts and negative energies. It is said to be effective to win over adversaries and to overcome legal disputes. The 10 Mukhi hanging is also good for rectifying and toning down Vaastu Dosha. Known as the Dosh Nivaran it is a much sought after product.
- All the Chakra are awakened, stabilized and balanced. Since it is effective in removing negative energy, the evil entities do not disturb a person when he / she is engaged in spiritual activities.
- A 10 Mukhi Rudraksha is said to be effective in strengthening the immune system and to be helpful in skin and stomach-related issues.