For first time, Rudraksha should be
blessed and empowered by worshipping it with chanting mantras.
should not be shared / exchanged / transferred /from one person
to another person after it has been worn.
Do not show your Rudrakshas once you have
started wearing. Exposing or showing worn rudraksha leads to
effect to the wearer/worshipper.
should be worn around neck (as mala or pendant) or in wrist as
bracelet but not as a ring in the fingers. When
worn around the neck the bead should touch the Heart area.
Men should wear Rudraksha bracelet on right hand and
women on the left hand.
Keep the beads as close to your skin as
possible and not let others to touch. Rudraksha can also be kept
in Puja room
and prayed to get positive energy flow in the house.
best if worn in the black, yellow, red or white colored thread
or it can be worn in silver, gold, copper and
mixed metal. It has electrical and magnetic properties which
enhances when worn with metal.
Once you start wearing rudraksha, wear it
continuously throughout your life. Wearing rudraksha for few
days and removing
it for few days and wearing it again not give maximum
Rudraksha is a
sacred bead so it should not be worn when visiting cremation
grounds, a cemetery, or a funeral. Rudraksha
should not be worn while going to brothels either.
Females should not wear Rudraksha during
menstrual cycle period.
should not be worn while going to bed. Remove your rudraksha
bead or mala and placed in respected area of
For storage of
beads for long period, always put in a respected area of your
Rudraksha rosaries should not be swapped.
If you keep a
rosary for mantra chanting then do not wear it on the body.
are very strong and if a proper care and cleaning is done and
beads are protected from getting physically damaged, they can be
passed on from one generation to another. So care your beads
Rudraksha beads in a clean place free from dirt.
Rudraksha bead or mala using lukewarm water and mild liquid
soap. Never use a strong detergents or very hot/
boiling water. Clear the dust with soft bristled brush, then
wash the bead with clean water and dried the bead for sufficient
wash your Rudraksha with some blessed holy water. This helps in
maintaining its sanctity.|
and dried, oil the bead with bitter or sanctified oils. Bitter
oils like mustard oil (sarson) or Sesame
oil/Gingelly Oil (til) are best for oiling Rudraksha.
One may periodically apply mustered oil/ sandalwood oil to
the Rudraksha bead as it keep the bead strong, shiny and
Do not wear the
beads while sleeping. The beads may break due to pressure. The
beads may be kept under the pillow.