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8 Mukhi: Benefits, Powers and Significance
8 Mukhi: Benefits, Powers and Significance

8 Mukhi Rudraksha

8 Mukhi Rudraksha

Eight mukhi Rudraksha bead is a very auspicious bead for wisdom and awareness and for removal of obstacles. The 8 mukhi beads of Rudraksha symbolize Lord Ganesha, one of the prime deities in Hinduism. Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is known with many names, some of which are ‘Vighnaharta’ meaning the remover of Obstacles, ‘Sukhakarta’ meaning One who brings happiness. Lord Ganesh is the symbol of supreme devotion to Parents. He promotes connection with the Roots to achieve stability and strength to overcome all hurdles. The Original aath mukhi Rudraksha blesses the wearer with enhanced wisdom, ability to gain support and stability in life.
The aath mukhi Rudraksha makes the wearer free from the fear of starting any new venture in life. It improves the ability to face challenges in life.

Eight mukhi Rudraksha ruling planet

The planet associated with Eight Mukhi is Ketu. Ketu is the celestial snake that causes obstacles in one's journey of life. Eight mukhi nullifies the negative effects of planet Ketu.
Eight Mukhi Rudraksha is ruled by Ketu, the planet that makes the person reap the results of his/her karmic past. The other side of this planet symbolizes the understanding of the mysterious knowledge of life. On the brighter side, Ketu also gives sudden and unexpected results. This Rudraksha removes the malefic effects of Ketu.  One can chant the mantras of Ketu with this mala or wear it for appeasing Ketu malefic.

Chakra associated with the 8 Mukhi Rudraksha:

The 8 mukhi Rudraksha balances the Muladhara Chakra which is located at the base of the spinal cord. Muladhara chakra is associated with safety and survival; it is where our entire body consciousness resides. Thus, this Rudraksha bead helps the wearer attract stability and support in all aspects of his life.

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Importance of eight mukhi Rudraksha:

  • It helps to remove obstacles and brings success in all undertakings.
  • It gives power of Smell and Power of Initiation
  • It removes the vice of miseries, lethargy and low energy.
  • It increases connection with Lord Ganesha and blesses with high intellect & wisdom.
  • It removes the malefic effects of Ketu

Eight mukhi Rudraksha Benefits:

  • Eight mukhi Rudraksha gives willpower, stability and success to the wearer.
  • Ideal for those involved in intellectual work, writers, students, educationist and critics.
  • It is highly beneficial for businessmen and servicemen as it removes obstacles in one's path.
  • It bestows positivity, satisfaction and happiness.

8 mukhi rudraksha benefits (Therapeutic Benefits):

  • It alleviates ailments of legs and bones.
  • It gives relief in arthritis.
  • Removes mental lethargy makes the person more active and reduces obesity.
  • It regulates the functioning of the Musculoskeletal system.

Eight Mukhi Rudraksha Mantra:


It is believed that Rudraksha beads have the power to hold onto the energy of the recited mantra and aid the worshipper in concentration and spiritual development.

Properties of 8 mukhi Rudraksha mala:

  • Eight Mukhi removes obstacles in one’s path, destroys evils and brings success in all undertakings.
  • Wearer is blessed with knowledge, wisdom and wealth. 
  • This Rudraksha bead removes lust/greed and improves connection/bonding with family.
  • Ganesh makes a person realize, the true Purpose of Life (why this life). This Rudraksha also helps you in grounding, support and stability.


How to wear 8 Mukhi Rudraksha:

Before wearing the Original 8 mukhi Rudraksha make sure to energize it. The best day to wear Quality 8 mukhi Rudraksha is on a Wednesday. Wake up at dawn on a Wednesday morning, bathe and wear clean and fresh clothes. Sit facing the puja alter of your house in the East  direction. With a focused mind chant the Mantra "AUM HOOM NAMAH"  "AUM GANESHAYE NAMAH" 108 times and wear the Rudraksha.
The best way to wear this auspicious bead is to wear it in a silk/wool thread or get it capped in silver or gold. You can wear this Rudraksha bead around your neck or get it enclosed in a silver or golden basket and wear it as a bracelet.  The bead should be close to the skin to create resonance with the respective chakra. Touching skin is not important though for the bead to show full effects.  It is recommended to wear Rudraksha only as per RRST to get full effects.

Know how to identify Original and Rare 8 mukhi beads of Rudraksha:

To test whether the aath mukhi Rudraksha bead is original or not, you must carry the

  • Observe the eight mukhi Rudraksha bead and see whether the lines are complete and run from one end to the other without breaking and whether the bead is not tempered.
  • Put this Rudraksha bead inside a glass full of warm water for an hour or two, now remove this bead and check whether the water is clean and do not have any germs.
  • Check whether the bead is still solid and does not have any discoloured or disjointed faces,
  • Also check closely if the bead has any tiny holes. If the bead is original put it to dry and later wear it according to the process mentioned above.

Follow the pointers before you buy 8 mukhi rudraksha online

  • There are many 8 mukhi rudraksha dealers in the market.
  • Check whether these dealers are certified and are in business since a long time with credible reputation.
  • Check whether the 8 mukhi rudraksha price offered by these dealers vary or not
  • Select what size of the bead you want and of which origin
  • Buy 8 mukhi from the dealer that offers the best quality 8 mukhi Rudraksha at the best price
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