RUDRAKHA: A Review On Mythological, Spiritual And Medicinal Importance

RUDRAKHA
A Review On Mythological, Spiritual And Medicinal Importance

Kumar Naresh1, Dubey Mukesh2, Agarwal Vivek3*

1Assistant Professor, Department of Dravyaguna, M.S.M. Institute of Ayurveda, B.P.S. Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur kalan, Distt. Sonipat, Haryana – 131305, India. 2Assistant Professor, Department of Agada Tantra, M.S.M. Institute of Ayurveda, B.P.S. Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur kalan, Distt. Sonipat, Haryana – 131305, India. 3Assistant Professor, Department of Roga Nidana, M.S.M. Institute of Ayurveda, B.P.S. Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur kalan, Distt. Sonipat, Haryana – 131305, India
*Corresponding author: Email- drvivek91@gmail.com; Mobile: +919416051032

 

 

 

ABRSTRACK

Since long time back, Rudraksha, has been recognized in Ayurveda due to its spiritual and medicinal uses. According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that anyone who wears Rudraksha beads get the mental and physical prowess to achieve spiritual enlightenment. As an Ayurvedic medicine it is used in the management of blood pressure, mental disorders, neurological disorders, asthma, diabetes and gynecological disorders. It retards the aging process. Modern medical science also recognises its anchoring effect on heart and circulatory system because of its electric and diamagnetic properties. This review article is aimed at explaining the ancient mythological, spiritual and medicinal attributes of Rudraksha on the basis of modern science.

Key words: Rudraksha, mythology, diamagnetic properties.

 

Cite this article:

Kumar Naresh, Dubey Mukesh, Agarwal Vivek (2013), RUDRAKHA: A REVIEW ON MYTHOLOGICAL, SPRITUAL AND MEDICINAL IMPORTANCE, Global J Res. Med. Plants & Indigen. Med., Volume 2(1): 65–72

Received: 10/12/2012; Revised: 25/12/2012; Accepted: 05/01/2013

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