you have managed to obtain a high quality, empowered and
energised Rudraksha, it is of extreme importance that you take
certain precautions in order to get the maximum benefit from it
and maintain its sanctity.
BEFORE wearing the Rudraksha
for the first time, it should be blessed and empowered by
chanting the specified mantra, performing the prayers and ritual
rites for its sanctification.
ALWAYS keep the Rudraksha
oiled... After regular cleaning, oil the bead and treat it with
incense. This is of UTMOST importance. especially when not
using the bead for sometime, or storing it for a while.
ALWAYS wear the Rudraksha
bead around the neck in a thread
or gold or silver.
Never wear the Rudraksha in form
ALWAYS keep your Rudraksha
clean. Dust and dirt can settle in the pores of the bead. Clean
these as frequently as possible with something with soft, fine
bristles. If the thread becomes dirty or worn out, change it.
AFTER cleaning, wash your
Rudraksha with some blessed holy water. This helps maintain its
NEVER wear the Rudraksha
while having sex.
WOMEN must not wear the
Rudraksha during their menstrual cycle.
NEVER wear the Rudraksha to a
funeral or when visiting a new born baby.