Rudraksha borne out of tears of Lord Shiva. It is divine. It is holy. Original Rudraksha gives us enormous fortune by the grace of Shiva. But how to find it?
Many people think that we can find Real Rudraksha by a single test. That is only half-true. Sadhus identify Original Rudraksha by a collection of tests. The tests are simple. Now I'm going to illustrate them.
Appearance of Rudraksha:
Rudraksha beads are nuts of Rudraksha trees. They will be in Reddish-brown / Pale-Yellow color with many groves on their surface. There are three sizes of Rudrakshas. Amla fruit size (Dhatri phala pramana), Zizyphus fruit size (Badari phala pramana) and Chick pea size (Chana matra).
O.k. Let us concentrate on important tests to identify Real Rudraksha.
Magnetic field test:
Original Rudraksha will have a magnetic field around it. This character can be used to find out a Real one. Place Rudraksha between two copper coins. Rudraksha rotates itself.
Place Rudraksha on the coin vertically with it's poles facing up and down. Bring the second copper coin slowly, so that you can see the movement.
Rudraksha must rotate in Clockwise direction (Pradakshina). There will be some Rudrakshas which rotate Anti-clockwise (Apradakshina). But never take them. They are also Rudrakshas but will have Negative energy.
Real Rudraksha will sink in water or milk. Rudraksha beads from unripe fruits will also float on water. But they are useless.
It is a simple test which explains an important property of Rudraksha. Place Rudraksha in a glass with small amount of water (just enough to cover Rudraksha). Record temperature by using a Thermometer. Record the temperature after 30 minutes. You can observe 1 or 2 degrees centigrade rise of temperature.
It is a time consuming test. But, it shows the superiority of Ek mukhi Rudraksha over all remaining Rudrakshas. Place Rudraksha in a glass of fresh milk. See after 2 days. The milk will not spoil. Some quality Rudrakshas can protect milk for even 3 days. Ek mukhi Rudraksha will work for 5 to 7 days. Really!
Tantrics and Yogis can identify the Power of Rudrakshas by keeping Rudraksha in their fist and observing pulse (Nadi spandana) . That is impossible for normal persons. But, we can use above tests to find out Original Rudraksha.
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"This article is dedicated to Lord Ganesh who gives us Buddhi (Wisdom) to find the real Truth."