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Rudraksha Seeds: The Meaning and Use
Rudraksha Seeds: The Meaning and Use

November 27, 2016

Sacred Seed Series:  The Spiritual Significance of Rudraksha Seeds  Rudrakshas are found mostly in Nepal and the islands of Java and Sumatra. They can be found in various sizes, shapes and colors but the hard, natural, groovy texture is similar amongst all. Metal is not meant to be used to group the seeds together so cord or thread is used. They are most popular in the form of malas, including wrist malas.  Name and Meaning In Sanskrit, Rudra is a name for the Hindu God Lord Shiva (roughly translated as the roarer or howler), God of Destruction. Aksha means teardrops.  Origin of the Meaning According to the Shiva Purana, Lord Shiva woke from a deep meditation, opened his eyes and tear drops fell...

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