Healing Touch of Rudraksha and Magic of Yantras

Healing Touch of Rudraksha and Magic of Yantras  

Abha Bansal
Views : 5274 | July 2006

The word rudraksha has originated from Sanskrit. Rudra symbolizes Lord Shiva and Aksha are tear drops of Lord Shiva, which fell on earth in the form of Rudraksha plants. There are many stories in Hindu mythology about Rudraksha. References of Rudraksha is found in Shiva Purana, Padma Purana and Shrimad Bhagwata. Rudraksha is said to be a favourite of Lord Shiva.

Modern scientific research has indicated positive results about Rudraksha. It is found that it stores electromagnetic properties, which influence human physiology. Various types of Rudrakshas are available, like Gauri Shankar, Ganesh Rudraksha, One faced to fourteen faced. Each Rudraksha has its own influence and properties. Rudraksha is worn to get benefic results and is helpful in the treatment of diseases like epilepsy, hypertension, blood pressure, control of stress, whooping cough, wounds etc. Wearing of Rudraksha not only pleases Lord Shiva but wearer also gets blessings of Lord Vishnu, Durga, Ganesh and Navagrahas (nine planets). It retards the ageing process and user attains peace and harmony in life.

Gauri Shankar Rudraksha

An extremely influential Rudraksha. It is made of two beads joined together. It is said to represent Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It helps to improve marital relationship and brings joy and harmony. Possession of this Rudraksha enhances attraction and attention from the opposite sex. It is considered very sacred.

The wearer should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


One Faced Rudraksha

Ruling planet of one faced Rudraksha is Sun. It controls the malefic effects of Sun and cures diseases of the right eye, head, ear, bowel and bones. Psychologically the confidence, charisma, leadership qualities and prosperity of the person increase as Sun is pleased with the wearer. It brings immense power, wealth, luxuries, fame, boost in confidence and spiritual enrichment.

This rudraksha represents Lord Shiva and its possessor is blessed with his divine powers.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Two Faced Rudraksha

The ruling planet of Two Mukhi Rudraksha is Moon. It effectively controls the malefic effects of Moon and diseases of the left eye, kidney, intestines etc. It generates harmony in relationships. The moon is the ruling planet of mind and hence its influence can greatly help in controlling the negative traits like anger, frustration and lack of concentration.

The wearer of this Rudraksh gets all his desires fulfilled and he attains peace of mind. This rudraksha also helps in meditation and attainment of spiritual growth.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Three Faced Rudraksha

The ruling planet is Mars. Malefic effects like diseases of blood, blood pressure, weakness, disturbed menstrual cycle, kidney problems, depression, negative and guilt feeling, inferiority complex can be lessened by wearing this Rudraksha. The three Mukhi Rudraksha is worn to boost confidence, physical strength and helps to cure several diseases. It also wards off ill luck and tensions and can help purify all sins. It bestows health, wealth and knowledge.

It is very effective for the cure of jaundice. It’s wearer always remains healthy and active.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Four Faced Rudraksha

The ruling planet is Mercury, representing Goddess Saraswati and Brahma. This Rudraksha nullifies the malefic effects of Mercury and pleases Goddess Saraswati. It also governs logic and structural thinking.

This bead helps to achieve a healthy mind and body and enhances intelligence, knowledge and concentration. It can also increase sexual power and attraction. It is used for making a person more sought after by the opposite sex.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Five Faced Rudraksha

The ruling planet is Jupiter. It helps to attain success in all walks of life and in gaining knowledge, wealth, power and fame. It is also very often used in the treatment of several diseases. It is much sought after bead that can actually help achieve happiness and eternal bliss. It also represents Lord Shiva and is very effective in the elimination of enemies. It cures the diseases pertaining to lungs, heart and blood.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Six Faced Rudraksha

It’s ruling planet is Venus. Venus governs genital organs, throat, valour, sexual pleasure, love, music etc. This bead enriches the career path and helps to achieve immense professional and academic success. It helps to fulfil dreams and lead a luxurious life.

Men should wear this Rudraksha in the right hand and women in the left hand. This confers knowledge of the highest kind and helps women in diseases like hysteria and mental illness. Those interested in Tantra also get benefit from it. It also helps students and businessmen. It is beneficial in the treatment of epilepsy and all women related problems

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Seven Faced Rudraksha

This Rudraksha is governed by Saturn. When worn, it sublimates the malefic effects of Shani (Saturn) and diseases like impotence, cold, obstructions, hopelessness, delay, chronic disease, scarcity, worry etc. The seven faced bead helps in building finances and amassing wealth. It can help to attain prosperity and peace of mind. It is considered very auspicious, because it helps to ward off fatal diseases, death and gives longevity. The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Eight Faced Rudraksha

Ruling planet is Rahu, hence this rudraksha is helpful in sublimating Rahu's malefic effects which are similar to that of Saturn. This rudraksha increases the strength of character and mind and helps in achieving happiness, fame, good health and increases confidence.

By wearing it, all pleasures increase and all the difficulties diminish. This is especially used in Worship and Rituals.

Wearer of 8 faced rudraksha gets long life and becomes truthful. Such persons have special ability and talent in studies. They remain away from sin.

The wearer should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Nine Faced Rudraksha

This rudraksha controls malefic effects of Ketu which cause mental fatigue, lack of energy, failure etc. It can help in amassing wealth, property, assets and help fulfil dreams and ambitions. It makes the user more energetic and more action oriented. Those who wear it also obtain grace of Bhairava and are benefited by his powers.

The wearer is freed from the fear of death and is blessed with all kinds of fame, respect and success related to spiritual progress.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Ten Faced Rudraksha

The wearer gets a sense of security. The ten faced Rudraksha is very powerful and can help overcome fears and develop a sound mind. It can help a person enjoy the benefits of life, attain happiness and success. It also safeguards against evil influences and gives a secure and protective feeling. This Rudraksha represents lord Vishnu. Its wearer remains free from all the evil effects of inauspicious planets and evil spirits. It is very helpful in chronic cough and asthma. Its wearer is protected from all types of attacks by weapons.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Eleven Faced Rudraksha

This is the symbol of Indra, the lord of the gods. It has combined powers of eleven gods stored within. This should be kept in a safe place of worship, or with the jewellery etc. or in a safe box. This enhances wealth and prosperity and grants long life to the husband of the wearer, helps in getting desired son or daughter and also love and affection of the desired person.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.


Twelve Faced Rudraksha

This rudraksha symbolises Lord Vishnu. Sun God is always kind to the wearer of this Rudraksha. Such a person always enjoys wealth, prosperity and worldly pleasures. All twelve ADITYAS are said to be having their abodes in each of the twelve faces. The wearer obtains the virtues equivalent to gifting of cows.

It helps to realise dreams and achieve goals and should be worn by people wanting to attain influential and powerful positions. It is an extremely blessed bead and provides protection against many evils and perils. The bead is said to increase charisma and charm.

Before wearing the rosary of this Rudraksha, the following Mantra should be recited 1008 times, by keeping the rosary in hands. Only after reciting the following Mantras, the rosary should be worn:


Thirteen Faced Rudraksha

Its effects are similar to that of six faced rudraksha. It represents Lord Indra, the Lord of Gods. Wearer is able to enjoy all the earthly pleasures and comforts that are at his disposal. This Rudraksha is quite rare and difficult to get, but has immense power. It helps attain Moksha(salvation). It is often used to increase attraction and has hypnotic influences on persons, who are smitten with wearer's charm. It also helps attain a sound mind and body and enjoy the various luxuries of life.

It fulfils all the desires of the wearer and brings good luck to him. Such a person remains away from sinful deeds and thoughts. All his worldly desires are fulfilled. Only lucky persons are able to get it. All wishes can be fulfilled by possessing it. It is proper to take the Rudraksha in hand first and then the following Mantra should be recited 432 times. Thereafter it should be worn around the neck.


Fourteen Faced Rudraksha 

This Rudraksha is helpful in opening the third eye Chakra, which governs clairvoyance, sharpened skills, heightened state of awareness etc. This Rudraksha symbolises Lord Shiva and also Lord Hanuman. It is helpful in many diseases and enhances all the pleasures of life and if worn on the arms, or on the top of the head, such a wearer is honoured even by God.

It helps combat the obstacles in life. The wearer emerges victorious in most difficult situations. It can help achieve positions of power and authority and develop a strong sixth sense. It can actually help achieve more than the wearer could have ever conceived for himself. A very powerful bead, but very few good quality beads are available.

The person should recite the following mantra 108 times daily.



Yantra is a Sanskrit word, which means “Kavach”, or talisman. They are engraved and designed in geometrical and mathematical formations. All geometrical designs, or symbols are sacred and represent Gods. Yantras are usually drawn on metals, such as gold, silver, bronze, copper and sometimes on paper also. Yantras will fulfil your desires and help in attaining your goals and ambitions, success in profession, or business, acquiring wealth, victory in court cases, warding off diseases. These Yantras are energised in a specified manner. Yantras energized during the nights of Maha Shiva ratri, Holi and Diwali are most effective and powerful.

How to energize a Yantra :

Yantra, which one has to install, should first be soaked in milk for one hour. After this, take out the Yantra and dip it in Panchamrit (this is a mixture of milk, curd, honey, sugar powder and little bit of butter/ghee). Take out after a minute and wash it 4-5 times with holy water, or fresh water. Now bathe it in the smoke of incense and camphor. Place a white/red/yellow cloth in the place where it is to be installed. Colour of cloth should be decided according to the nature of Yantra and planet. Offer flowers and rosary again, according to planet. Also use camphor, sandalwood etc. for offering to Yantra. Now install Yantra. Recite the mantra which is specified for each planet on rosary related to that Yantra for at least 108 times. This recitation should be done daily to get the best results.

Surya (Sun) Yantra - For good health :

Sun is regarded as most powerful of all planets and is the master of many activities in human life. Sun gives good health, energy and success to mankind. Surya Yantra is ideal, if Sun is weak in horoscope. Keep the Yantra before you in the morning and worship in a normal manner, with lamp and incense etc. Recite mantra of Sun. For bliss and gains from father, success in life, this Yantra is ideal.

Mantra for Establishment or Energizing of Yantra:

Offer water to Sun after bath. Following Mantra should be recited after bath while offering water to Sun.

Om Hraam Hreem Hrom Sah Suryay Namah

This Mantra should be recited 10000 times only once.

Pooja should be performed with red Chandan and red flowers.

Chandra (Moon) Yantra -To gain knowledge:

This Yantra has unlimited power to give knowledge. This Yantra is prepared by basic Mantras of Moon. In today’s world every person requires knowledge and peace of mind. Chandra Yantra is useful for everyone. Worship this Yantra with faith. This can also be worn in a locket.

Mantra for Establishment or Energizing of Yantra:

Following Mantra should be recited 11000 times, along with ‘Chandra Namaskar’ in the evening, after performing Chandra Pooja with white flowers and white Chandan:

Om Shraam Shreem Shraum Sah Chandramase Namah

Mangal (Mars) Yantra - For quick results :

By worshipping Mangal/Mars Yantra, marital problems and delayed marriage problems are solved. For females it works remarkably in cases of abortions, child births, to overcome enemies, to protect from effects of poisonous articles. This Yantra is very powerful and gives quick results, spells general well-being, good fortune and prosperity for the whole family. It also frees the person from debts, protects from accidents, cures diseases and controls anger/temper and ensures quick recovery after surgeries etc.

The following Mantra should be recited for energizing of Mangal Yantra:

Om Kraam Kreem Kraum Sah Bhaumaay Namah

The Mantra should be recited 10000 times and worship should be performed with red Chandan and red flowers.

Budha (Mercury) Yantra - For Knowledge and Intelligence :

This is very useful for people dealing with mathematics, commerce and communication and also for business. It removes the ominous effect on the person. It should be worshipped on Wednesday, The following Mantra should be recited 9000 times for energizing of Budha Yantra:

Om Braam Breem Braum Sah Budhay Namah

Pooja of Budha should be performed with flower of different colours.

Brihaspati (Jupiter)Yantra - For power and authority :

This yantra appeases the planet Jupiter/ Brihaspati. If Jupiter is badly posited in the horoscope and is causing malefic effects in the horoscope, then to mitigate Jupiter’s malefic effects, worship of Brihaspati Yantra becomes necessary. It bestows power, rank and authority, profession and business.

The following Mantra should be recited 19000 times and Pooja be performed with yellow flowers for energizing of this yantra.

Om Graam Greem Graum Sah Guruve Namah

Shukra (Venus)Yantra - For happy married life :

This Yantra wipes out bad influences of planet Venus and renders good results. For improvement in love affair, married life, cooperation from opposite sex, luxuries, success in the field of media this Yantra is ideal. Offer scented flowers to Yantra on every Friday. For a happy married life keep this Yantra in bedroom. For more luxuries, or success in the world of art, worship this Yantra regularly.

following Mantra should be recited for Shukra Yantra:

Om Draam Dreem Draum Sah Shukraaya Namah.

This Mantra should be recited 16000 times and Pooja performed with white flowers and white Chandan.

Grah Peera Niwarak Shani (Saturn)Yantra To avoid conflicts or losses :

When Saturn is adverse, it poses many problems. Accidents, conflicts, poor financial position are a few examples. Under such circumstances this Yantra can bring peace and comfort. This Yantra must be worshipped when Saturn’s Sade Sati or Dhayya is on. Establish Yantra with faith and devotion and light daily a lamp containing mustard oil in front of it. Offer blue, or black flowers.

Om Praam Preem Praum Sah Shanaisharaye Namah.

This Mantra should be recited 24000 times (only once). Pooja should be performed with blue flowers and Chandan. Donate black mash, sesame, mustard oil, iron vessel, black clothes to old people.

Rahu Yantra - To get benefit from a foreign land :

Rahu Yantra is regarded as most potent for achieving success in matters related to foreign countries. Rahu Yantra is also helpful in maintaining good health and for safeguarding from enemies. The employees get promotion only by blessings of Rahu. Establish Yantra with faith and daily light a lamp with mustard oil before it .

The following Mantra should be recited:

Om Bhraam Bhreem Bhraum Sah Rahawe Namah.

This Mantra should be recited for energizing of yantra 18000 times during night and Pooja should be performed with blue flowers and Chandan.

Ketu Yantra - For success :

When Ketu is adverse in horoscope, it is difficult to achieve success. Ketu Yantra is useful in such situations. Establish Yantra with faith and light a lamp with mustard oil before it. Offer blue, or black flowers. This Yantra is beneficial in the problems of death, debt, litigation, loss, bone disease, arthritis and other diseases also. Employed persons can succeed with the help of Ketu.

Following mantra should be recited for Ketu Yantra:

Om Sraam Sreem Sraum Sah Ketawe Namah.

This mantra should be recited 18000 times and Pooja performed with mixed flowers and Chandan.

Nav grah (9 Planets)Yantra - For prosperity:

This Yantra is for appeasing all the nine planets. It's worship helps in all directions and every sphere of life.

It wards off the evil effects of malefic planets.

The following mantra should be recited for Nav grah Yantra:

Om Navgraha Devatabhyo Namah.


Brahma Murari Tripurant Kari
Bhanu Shashi Bhumisutoau Budhashcha
Gurushcha Shukrah Shani Rahu Ketvah
Sarve Grahah Shantikara Bhavantu

Shree Yantra - For education, intelligence and creativity :

Shree Yantra symbolises all forms of Gods and Goddesses. According to Hindu mythology, Shree yantra was possessed by Lord Brahma and highly praised by Lord Vishnu. Shree Yantra is connected with ‘Vaastu Shastra’. All constructions based on Vaastu must have Shree Yantra. Shree Yantra is a very powerful and auspicious Yantra, for attaining worldly desires and fulfilling all wishes. Its user can get rid of his problems and it changes the life for the better. By worshipping Shree Yantra, one can remove obstacles in life, stress, anxiety. It blesses the worshiper with fame, power, authority, financial gain, professional success, peace and harmony. The Yantra is inscribed in gold, silver, or copper, or one can use the crystal material.

The following Mantra should be recited for Sri Yantra:

Om Hreem Shreem Kleem Mahaalakshmyai Namah

Subh-Labh Yantra - For gains :

Those who suffer from confusion, or disharmony at home, this Yantra can be a blessing. Worship of this Yantra also gives peace and increases patience. The losses in business are eliminated and use of Yantra makes one wealthy. This Yantra can be used in a fixed position, or in mobile condition. Recite Mantras of Laxmi and Ganesh in front this Yantra.

The following Mantra should be recited for Subh-Labh Yantra:

Om Gam Ganapataye Namah.

Mahalaxmi Yantra - For wealth :

It is the quickest method of getting wealth. This Yantra is capable of making a king out of a beggar.

On the eve of Dipawali, keep this Yantra in infront of you. Worship with lamp and incense and recite Shree Sookt and Kanakdhara statotra sixteen times and worship Goddess Laxmi.

The following Mantra should be recited for Mahalaxmi Yantra:

Om Hreem Shreem Kleem Mahaalakshmyai Namah.

Kuber Yantra - For wealth :

Kuber Yantra is useful for getting gold, gems, buried wealth and ancestral money. Money is received through various channels. This Yantra is used in a static state. Yantra is energized by sitting below a Bel (wood apple) tree and reciting Kuber Mantra. Afterwards Yantra is kept in a cash box, or safe.

The following Mantra should be recited for Kuber Yantra: Om Kuberaye Namah.

Mahamrityunjaya Yantra-For freedom from diseases, fear of death, grave dangers:

Mahamritunjaya Yantra symbolizes Lord Shiva. By worshipping this Yantra one is blessed with health, wealth, and happiness, good fortune and fame. It wards off evil effects, such as fear of ghosts, accidental death and disease etc. By worshiping Mrityunjay Yantra one is free from miseries and troubles.

The following Mantra should be recited for Mahamrityunjaya Yantra:

Om Triyambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam
Urvarukmiv Vandhanmrityormuksheeya Mamritaat

Bagalamukhi Yantra- For victory over enemies :

Bagalamukhi Yantra represents a female deity, which is very powerful for attaining victory over enemies, winning court cases, competitions and to ward off the evil effects of bad souls . By worshiping this Yantra one can generate maximum power of Mars. It also protects from accidents.

The following Mantra should be recited near Bagalamukhi Yantra:

Om Paramaatmane Namah

Vyapaar Vridhi Yantra - For success in business :

By keeping and worshipping Vayapar Vridhi Yantra, a person who has his own office, a shop, or a showroom will benefit from his business and increase in sales. It bestows wealth and happiness. This Yantra not only brings benefic results to business people, but also to those who are in service/job.

The following Mantra should be recited for Vyapaar Vriddhi Yantra:

Om Gam Ganapataye Namah.

Vahan Durghatna Nashak Yantra - For protection from accidents/mishaps:

Vaahan Durghatna Nashak Yantra protects the person from vehicular accidents. This Yantra ensures protection from injury, or other mishappenings, especially those related to vehicles. One who worships this Yantra regularly is saved from any misfortune, accidents and it ensures safety during journeys. This Yantra should be kept in the cars or vehicles for averting accidents.

The following Mantra should be recited for Vahan Durghatna Nashak Yantra:

Om Ham Hanumate Namah.

Kaal Sarp Yantra - To ward off obstacles, difficulties in life :

Kaal Sarpa Dosha is one of the malefic Yogas. If it is present in the horoscope, the person has to face lots of difficulties, obstacles and setbacks in life. Energized Kaal Sarp Yantra in their homes and at place of worship protects from all the evil effects of this Yoga.

The following Mantra should be recited for Kaal Sarp Yantra:

Om Asteek Munaye Namah.

Vashikaran Yantra - to attract one’s beloved and bring him/her under one's control :

This Yantra has mystical influence. The energy of your mind influences the woman, or man of your dreams, or a person you love the most, provided your love is true. One can see the results from the first day itself.

The following Mantra should be recited for Vashikaran Yantra:

Vashikaranaya Swaha

Saraswati Yantra - For Education, Intelligence and Creativity :

Goddess Saraswati bestows intelligence and music. Worship of Saraswati Yantra helps to sharpen the intellect and grasping power, increases memory and concentration. This Yantra should be worshipped specially by children, who suffer from breaks in education, to succeed in higher studies and competition. It also works as a remedy for mental disorders and lunacy. Saraswati Yantra is worshiped for happy conjugal bliss and to get an ideal mate for unmarried persons. For acquiring spiritual wisdom also, the grace of Goddess Saraswati is very essential.

The following Mantra should be recited for Saraswati Yantra:

Om Shree Saraswatyai Namah.

Ganesha Yantra - For prosperity :

Ganesha is the son of Shiva and Parvati and is always worshipped first of all in rituals. Ganesh Puja is a must before starting any work. He is God of wisdom and removes all obstacles. Lord Ganapathi represents the power and ensures success. By worshiping Ganapathi Yantra, one is blessed with Siddhi, success, intelligence. Lord Ganesh also represents education, knowledge and wisdom, literature and the fine arts. Worship this Yantra to get protection from all evils and be blessed with prosperity.

The following Mantra should be recited for Ganesha Yantra:

Om Gan Ganpataye Namah

Gayatri Yantra - For gain of energy :

Gayatri Yantra is regarded as a great source of energy, that eradicates bad luck and generates good fortune. Worship of this Yantra provides comforts of this world and a place in Vishnu Lok. The results of bad deeds of many are eliminated and divine knowledge is generated.

The following mantra should be recited for Gayatri Yantra:

Om Bhoor Bhuwah Swah Tatsavitur Varenyam
Bhargodevasya Dheemahi Dhiyoyonah Prachodayaat .

Beesa Yantra -To ward off miscellaneous problems :

Beesa Yantra is kept in pocket or purse, to avoid many troubles, such as fear of thief, fire, quarrels etc. This Yantra is regarded as a symbol of power. Anybody can use it. Recitation of Hanuman Chalisa 100 times before Beesa Yantra at an auspicious muhurta can free the native from diseases.

The following Mantra should be recited for Beesa Yantra:

Om Aim Hreem Kleem Chaamundaayai Vichchai.

Santan Gopal Yantra - For desired offspring:

This Yantra is specially beneficial for childless couples. Worship of this Yantra gives a meritorious child, with long life.The following Mantra should be recited for Santan Gopal Yantra:

Om Kleem Devkisut Govinda, Vasudev Jagatpate Dehimetnaya Krishna Tvamaham Sharanam

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