5 Mukhi Rudraksha

5 Mukhi Rudraksha is the most common rudraksha and constitutes about 60% to 70% of total production, Java 5 mukhi beads sizes are from 4 mm to 18 mm in diameter.

5 Mukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Shiva in the form of Kalagni Rudra. In Hindu Ancient text (The Vedas) it is said that wearing 5 Mukhi Rudraksha is the most important of all rudraksha. Kalagni Rudra is one of the name of Lord Shiva (Rudra) who resembled the fire of kala.

Kalagni, or Kala-Agni, means "fire that is time". Rudra is the prime mover and destroyer of material world as well as time.  

Kalagni Rudra connotes the principles and time as a relentless divine manifestation of where at the end all the universe is gathered.

Kalagni Rudra is one of Shiva character, related to Bhairava, one who creates everything from fire and then burns everything to ashes.

The name Kalagni Rudra also means "He who burned" Lord Shiva burnt the deity Kala with his Third Eye, who came to took away the life of King Sveta, who was a great devotee of Lord Shiva.

During the Vedic period, Rudra was known as a destroyer and a fearful God. Rudra means the one who cries and the one who runs away while crying. Rud also means sorrow of the materialistic world and the one who vanquishes and overcomes is called Rudra.

Shiva is known by many different names. This name of Kalagni Rudra is believe, that he reside in heaven, he destroy evil doers, he protect the righteous, he removes obstacles of the yogis and bhakt.


5 Mukhi Rudraksha Benefits

  • 5 Mukhi Rudraksha is beneficial for health.
  • 5 Mukhi Rudraksha is also beneficial if u wear a mala while doing any sadhana or meditation.
  • By wearing 5 Mukhi Rudraksha Mala the mind of the wearer remains peaceful.
  • 5 Mukhi Rudraksha gives mental peace with respect to its medicinal values, it is widely used to control blood pressure and diabetes.


5 Mukhi Rudraksha Remedial Powers

Rudraksha has remained in use as Ayurvedic medicine and mention in several books for herbal reparations both as a preventive and as curative medicine.

As is widely known, a man's health can be appropriately maintained by balancing vaat (wind), pitta (bile), and kaf (phlegm).

As Rudraksha influences the mind through its subtle electromagnetic properties, many diseases can be cured using it.

Vaat, pitta, and kaf get regulated when a person's thought process is streamlined. This is possible as one becomes fearless and calms down and maintains a stable mind. A clear thought makes the body healthy, which in turn wards off diseases.

Given below is a summary of the properties of 5 Mukhi Rudraksha in curing various diseases. (these examples and results should be used as guidelines to understand the scope and benefit of using the beads and its potential as a medicine.)

  • Acidity
  • Blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Inflammation and cardiac problems


5 Mukhi Rudraksha Astrology View Point

According to many astrologers, Rudraksha is the ultimate solution for removing the harmful effects of the planets. While gems are commonly used for this purpose, many astrologers recommend the use of Rudraksha. Not only do the planets get pacified, but the wearer gains comfort and happiness.

One should only know which rudrakshas will be useful for this objective. Although the ancient epics do not mention any correlation between planets and Rudraksha, the information below is being given for those who strongly believe in wearing Rudraksha in accordance with horoscope and planetary positions.

  • Jupiter is the ruling planet of this 5 Mukhi Rudraksha.
  • This rudraksha is known to sublimate the malefic effect of Jupiter.
  • 5 Mukhi Rudraksha is beneficial for health.


5 Mukhi Rudraksha Wearing Rules

  • You can keep it in the altar for worshipping or in the cash box.
  • It needs to be removed from the body while consuming alcohol, consuming non-vegetarian food, having physical intimacy, and also going to a funeral (for ladies throughout the menstruation period). If this is not followed inadvertently, do not feel guilty. In that case, re-purify the beads by cleaning in pure water as well as chanting Aum Namah Shivaya 5 times.
  • Rudraksha is not constrained to any religious belief. It is for the entire humanity. The routines are incidental and also are to be complied with voluntarily and respect.
  • Rudraksha does not cause any adverse effects, thus undue suspicion about its results may be Do not over anticipate adjustments or magical impacts to occur. Its use is additionally not a short-term period of time. It has to be well worn for the entire lifetime.
  • Old rudraksha needs to be individually looked for any damage or openings or cracks, if discovered, these must not be used.
  • Always use new Rudraksha and never use Rudraksha put on by someone.
  • Ensure that the Rudraksha mala or combination has the correct number of beads.


5 Mukhi Rudraksha Worshipping / Pooja

It has been emphasized in all the epics which have highlighted the merits of Rudraksha that at the time of wearing Rudraksha and even while regularly wearing it, it should be worshipped as per prescribed procedures and particularly by chanting the recommended mantras. 

Shrimad Devibhagawat says that Rudraksha should be worn without any expectations and with total devotion and happiness.

Choose an auspicious day or any Monday for blessings. 

Follow this simple ritual before wearing a rudraksha:

  • Wash or sprinkle Rudraksha with Ganges water or pure water.
  • Apply sandalwood.
  • Offer incense/dhoop.
  • Offer any white flower.
  • Touch the Rudraksha on a Shivaling or Lord Shiva's photo and chant Om Namah Shivaya for a minimum of 11 times. After that, the Rudraksha can be worn or put at pooja place.


5 Mukhi Rudraksha Mantra

Mantras to be recited for 5 Mukhi Rudraksha :

  • Om Hreem Namah
  • Om Hoom Namah
  • Om Hreem Hoom Namah
  • Om Namah Shivaya