Rudraksha Beads

Rudraksha Tree

Rudraksha Trees are long broadleaf tree found in a hilly region of Nepal. The fruits which grow in rudraksha trees is known as Rudraksha Fal or simply rudraksha fruits. The Pious Bead which is found inside Rudraksha fruits is Known as Rudraksha or Rudraksha beads which are famous for wearing and religious works like chanting and worshipping like keeping with gods.

The different use of Rudraksha and its importance can be found in padma purana, shiva purana, skanda purana etc. has sent before 4-6 years ago some holy plants to some devotees, it is pleasure to know that Rudraksha, Bel Patra, and Peepal plants sent by we has been developed in USA.

Developing Rudraksha Tree in nepal village

Nepal is famous for its natural beauty like the Himalayas, forest. It is a place where god and goddess love to reside from the beginning of creation. So god has gifted beautiful rudraksha, holy stone ‘shaligram’ (symbol to hindu god vishnu). Rudraksha is direct symbol of god shiva.

American Hindu monk, Subramanian swami, planted more than 100 Nepalese rudraksha plant(tree) in Hawaii making it one of the attractive places to everyone. There is also a large Hindu temple monastery established by this god-loving Saint in Kauai valley Hawaii. But the development of Nepal rudraksha goes to balguru sadanand maharaj, though nepal rudraksha has a very long old history. The balguru sadanand maharaj has planted some rudraksha plant in his living ashram, followed by villagers living near his ashram. Which makes Bhojpur villlage one of the most growing rudraksha areas of Nepal. Many farmers are employed by rudraksha in this village now.

After Nepal, india and Indonesia rudraksha is mostly used by many devotees in the world. Mostly Indonesian rudraksha is famous for its small beads which are used to make mala or garland and India Rameshwaram half-moon shape 1 mukhi/face rudraksha is famous.

Besides Bhojpur village, Rudraksha is also grown in kavre, sindhupalchowk villlage, kathmandu, Jhapa, and others parts of Nepal. It is now available in different parts of the Country. Many rudraksha trees produce 5 Mukhi rudraksha. After 5 mukhi, four and six is normal. Rudraksha is grown every year once we pickup it from trees.

According to scripture, lord shiva is easily pleased seeing those who is wearing Rudraksha beads or its mala /Rosary or garland. Many hindu also worship rudraksha plant/ trees.

After the plantation, rudraksha start giving fruits within 4-6 years if cared nicely like watering every day, filling its muds and soil, etc. So we should care nicely if we want fruits.

Rudraksha beads grow with its cover, the first stage of this cover is seen as green, after it blue and after it a blue-black. It is best to pick up at the end of blueberries. Its fruits are also loved by many birds. And other problem are thieves and loss as well. So many farmers spend and as well as lost their time caring rudraksha trees to take out its capital and to earn some profit. has planted more than 30 trees in Melamchi village in Nepal. Making it one of the attractive place to visit and observe the rudraksha trees for everyone in the village and people who come far from the city. Many villagers become happy listening to it and observe this place frequently. It is situated in tar, 5 min distance from Melamchi bus park.

The normal 5 mukhi rudraksha grown in trees are used to make mala or rosary/garland whereas other beads are used to wear as a single piece or combination. Many people wear single piece of 10, 11 , 12 , 13 and 14, 16, 18, 21 mukhis/ faces Rudraksha.

Rudraksha trees never grow in very hot and cold temperatures. It needs a suitable climate to develop, place which are nor very hot nor cold.

Rudraksha plant becomes huge trees so they need proper land and good place. When growing in a vessel in home leave it in suitable place when it become larger because it becomes a huge tree.

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