Rudraksha can be worn by anybody irrespective of age, sex, caste and culture. There is no strict rules and restriction of wearing Rudrakshas, according to the scripture like Srimad Devabhagawaam , Shiva puran ,Padma Puran and many more scripture. As per my knowledge on Rudraksha, following tips will help to maintain sanctity and longitivity of the rudrakshas beads :-
1. Rudraksha (Rudra’s [Shiva’s ] teardrops) is a seed traditionally used as prayer beads in Hinduism. It should be worn after energizing and most vital thing while wearing rudrakshas for the first time , it should be worn on Monday and before wearing at least chant the mantra ” Om Namaha Shivaya ” 9 times or 108 times.
2. Rudraksha should not be shared / exchanged from one person to another person after it has been worn. It should be memorised that do not wear Rudraksha while going to funerals and brothels. There is no harm in wearing rudraksha during intercourse between couples. It has be proved that it gives positive expression by many couples. Those who would want to have children, according to their wish either husband/wife can wear Rudraksha to enhance the function.
3. Rudraksha is best if worn in the black, white or yellow coloured thread .It can be worn in silver, gold, copper and mixed metal- the effect will be same.
4. Always wear Rudraksha around the neck so that the beads touches the Heart area. Because it will help to pass the positive energy of rudraksha through soul to entire human body.
5. Never show your Rudrakshas once you have started wearing. Exposing or showing rudraksha gives benefits to others as well who touched or view it. Since you are wearing rudraksha for yourself so its best to keep it hidden.
6. Wear it daily like a cloths and don’t think and give too much attention to it , you will find more effects. Make Rudraksha a part of your body.
7. Any type of bad habits like Non veg, Veg, alcohol and smoking doesn’t decreases or give harm while wearing rudrakshas. But after wearing rudraksha if person have excessive habit, due to increment of intuitive power and will power , rudraksha helps to maintain the habit to normal level so that health of the wearer remains perfect all the time.
8. One can keep it in puja room and prayed for benefit of whole family. Keep the beads as close to your skin as possible and not let others to touch.
9. If the thread is broken while wearing, you can change the new thread and wear rudrakshas, There is no harm if the thread is broken while wearing rudraksha.
10. If the thread is broken while wearing, you can change the new thread and wear rudrakshas, There is no harm if the thread is broken while wearing rudraksha.
11. 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 for benefit of whole family.
12. Any type of dietary habits like Non veg, Veg, alcohol and smoking doesn’t decreases or give harm while wearing rudrakshas. But after wearing rudraksha if person have excessive habit , due to increment of intuitive power and will power , rudraksha helps to maintain the habit to normal level so that health of the wearer remains perfect all the time.
( Most Important thing Don’t Misuse the power of Rudrakshas )
Once you wear rudraksha , maintenance of it is very important , Following tips will help you to maintain the longitivity of your rudrakshas :-
1. Wash your rudraksha beads every month with boiling hot water. First of all take the the boiling hot water in a bowl. Dip your rudraksha for few minutes and brush each rudraksha with new toothbrush and wash the beads again with water. Let it dry for few hours and oil the rudrakshas again and wear it.
2. Every 15-20 days oil your rudrakshas beads either with mustard oil , sandalwood oil or olive oil.
3. Regularly keep on wetting rudrakshas beads will lessen the Longetivity of the beads. Rudraksha should not be worn during shower/bath. That is to prevent the rudraksha from becoming wet.
4. If you are sleeping in one positing at night then you can wear rudrakshas beads but those people who are changing position in sleeping number of times it is best to take it our and either put in altar are or keep towards the head region or below the pillow. Because body pressure will damage the thorny part of the beads
5. After wetting the beads in water then let it dry in sun for about 5 to 6 hours this will help to keep beads healthy and powerful.