Four-Faced Rudraksh (4 Mukhi Rudraksha)

The 4-faced Rudraksh helps in oratory, self-confidence and works on the throat chakra.

Four-Faced Rudraksh (Four Mukhi Rudraksha)

‘Rudra’ means Shiva and ‘Aksha’ means tears. It means Tears of Shiva. When Lord Shiva opened his eyes after a long time, his tears fells upon the earth, and wherever those tears fell, a rudraksha tree was formed. The rudraksha beads are the seeds within the rudraksha fruits which open up by themselves, when placed in water. Rudraksha trees are mostly found in Nepal, India, Burma, and Indonesia.

According to the Hindu mythology (Shiv Purana) , just chanting the name of Rudraksha, gives the benefit of donating 10 cows (Gau Daan), cows being holy creatures as per Hinduism, donating a cow is considered an act of higher ascension and cleansing of karmas- a charity of the highest accord in Hinduism.

  • Rudraksha has medicinal properties and brings positivity, promotes well-being, and is conductive for health and self-confidence.
  • 4-Faced rudraksha is associated with lord Agni and the planet Sun.
  • It is good to wear in a silver thread as it is a good conductor to transmit positive energy from rudraksha to the human body.
  • It promotes self-respect and self-awareness.
  • It is used for meditation and calming the mind.
  • It brings the blessings of Lord Shiva.

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Effects/Benefits of Wearing 4-Faced Rudraksha

Rudraksha has medicinal properties, and a 4-Faced Rudraksha helps open up your throat chakra. It helps you overcome low-confidence levels and be more open towards attaining higher knowledge for the good. It works on your communicative powers, and the ability to speak your truth as well as the rare quality of being able to listen without having to speak in return, i.e. understanding. It is also known as the Vishuddha (purifying) Rudraksha.

  • It is used for meditation and spiritual alignment.
  • It gives the blessings of Lord Shiva.
  • 4-Faced Rudraksh helps open up your throat chakra.
  • It helps you in communicating effectively and the quality of listening to others.
  • It is also kept inside the home near the temple alter to create a positive aura.
  • It keeps negativity away from home and is extremely powerful and should be worn with proper guidance only.

How should you wear a 4-Faced Rudraksha?

4-Faced rudraksha should be worn on Sunday morning after taking a bath and wearing clean clothes, and put the Rudraksh bead in some water from the holy Ganges (Ganga Jal) or simply in clean water for some time. Thereafter, clean it with soft hands through a neat cloth, energize the bead by chanting “Om Hreem Namah” and wear it on the neck in white or silver thread.

What you should do to amplify the effects of 4-Faced Rudraksh?

Recite the mantra 108 times ““Om Hreem Namah” before wearing a Four Mukhi rudraksha.

Precautions while using Rudraksha

There is a need to keep rudraksha away at the time of love making, going to hospitals or cremation, women in menstruation cycles, and while sleeping. Before doing this, keep the rudraksha in pure water, and afterward, wear it again by reciting the mantra “Om Namah Shivaya”.

  • Avoid non-veg foods and alcohol.
  • Rudraksha is helpful and does not have side-effects; your faith and devotion can give you a sense of spirituality.


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