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Looking to add a natural looking and spiritual energy to your jewelry designs? Well, you’ve come to the right place. You can do just that with our Rudraksha beads. Rudraksha Natural Seed Prayer beads are a striking sight to behold. Made from the seeds of the Elaeocarpus Ganitrus tree from the Gangetic Plain in the hills of the Himalayas in Nepal and from places all over Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Guam, New Guinea, Australia and Hawaii these beads are truly unique. Here at The Bead Chest, we strive to have a vast amount of jewelry design options and when it comes Rudraksha beads we have you covered. From our Blackened Rudraksha Prayer beads to our Natural Seed Rudraksha Prayer beads we have got a great Rudraksha bead strand for you!

Rudraksha beads are traditionally used as prayer beads in various Hindu religions. The use of Rudraksha prayer beads is most popular in the Shaivism sect of Hinduism. Rudraksha seeds are often associated with the Hindu deity Shiva. Many Hindu people believe wearing Rudraksha Prayer beads will protect them from danger. According to various Hindu religious texts, it is said that Rudraksha beads originally came from the tears of Shiva. According to legend, Shiva was said to have spent over 1000 years meditating and upon opening his eyes tears showered the earth giving birth to Rudraksha trees. Rudraksha beads are usually strung together as a Mala and are used to count repetitions of mantras and prayers. Many Hindu people wear Rudraksha Malas at all times and don’t even take them off in the shower. Many also when wearing Rudraksha Malas abstain from eating meat and drinking alcohol.

Many New Age communities around the world praise Rudraksha Mala Bead strands due to their many believed metaphysical healing properties. Many believe that wearing Rudraksha Malas will give you blessing of good fortune. Many also believe that Rudraksha beads when worn help the wearer stay healthy and on a positive path of spiritual enlightenment. Many also say that wearing Rudraksha Mala beads will help dissolve old negative karma and fear!  

Here at The Bead Chest, our eclectic selection of Rudraksha beads is truly one of a kind. With so many different color styles and sizes to choose from we know you’re going to have a great time picking out the perfect Rudraksha strand for yourself. So please take your time browsing this curated section of Rudraksha beads. We can’t wait to see what you craft with them!