This Rudraksha Mala looks very beautiful. Rudraksha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the name Rudra ("Shiva") and aksha ("eye"). Rudraksha grows in the area from the Gangetic Plain in foothills of the Himalayas to South-East Asia and Indonesia. Around 70% of the Rudraksha trees are found in Indonesia, 25% in Nepal and 5% in India Rudraksha seeds are covered by an outer shell of blue color when fully ripe, and for this reason are also known as blueberry beads. Rudraksha beads are botanically known as Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb. Rudraksha beads have long historical values in Hindu religion. Different mukhi Rudraksha represent different Gods such as Lord Surya, Hanuman, Vishnu, Brahma, Durga, Kartikaya and of course Lord Shiva himself. One who wears Rudraksha get blessings of all of them. Rudraksha beads never give negative energies and there is no harm in wearing them. They can be worn by anyone and the positive energy originating from them give the power, name, fame, good fortune, health, wealth etc.We keep Rudraksha soaked in oil in our stock. It cleans Rudraksha and also improves their skin, colour and strength which increases their shelf life. When one wears them they take oil from the body naturally and help them keep their strength. It is advisable to keep them soaked in oil when Rudraksha are not used for a while. Information about this Rudraksha Mala :-Japa with Rudraksha mala yields many good results on human body and mind. When the japam is being performed with Rudraksha mala keeping the beads little pressed and pushed, a type of acupressure is being done on the acupressure points in the thumb and middle finger. This improves the blood circulation at eyes, mental nerves, pituitary and pineal and it prevents the cold and asthma. An extra bead known as “MERU”- or “SADYOTHAMA BIJA” attached on the outside of the circuit chain to indicate from where the japa mala should be reserved as the 108 count has been reached, and also indicate the completion. Rudraksha japa mala is very important for MahaMrityunjay japam, Gayathri japam, Sandhyavandhanam, etc. Morning japam should be completed before 10a.m in which japa mala should be at the level of Nabhi (Umblicus). Afternoon japam should be performed between 12.00 noon and 2.30 p.m wherein japa mala should be at the level of nose point. Thus it is clearly indicate by performance of the said japa vidhi (method) (Rudraksha japam) three times a day - will protect from stomach, chest, and breathing diseases.