How To Wear Rudraksha? – Wearing Rules

How to Wear Rudraksha First Time

Wearing any sacred object has a process that you should execute appropriately to unlock its full potential.

Rudraksha is auspicious, holy, and offers many benefits to its wearer. 

When you opt to wear a rudraksha will undeniably get to enjoy the joy and success that comes with it.

How to Wear Rudraksha?

Procedure to Wear Rudraksha

You must know by now that it’s essential to energize a rudraksha before wearing it. 

After you buy a rudraksha, you will need some items to perform the energizing procedure.

The ingredients you will need are – 

List of Ingredients

  1. Panchagavya (mix of cow dung, cow urine, milk, ghee, and curd or Panchamrit (a mixture of raw milk, curd, sugar, honey, and ghee)
  2. Gangajal or fresh, pure water.
  3. An “anchmani” pot (traditional copper pooja pot) 
  4. Kusha grass for sprinkling or a spoon.
  5. Nine peepal (sacred fig) leaves arranged neatly on a plate.
  6. Offerings for the Lord, Fruit and sugarcane juices 
  7. A ghee lamp
  8. Karpoor (Camphor)
  9. Incense sticks
  10. Chandan (Sandalwood paste)
  11. Ittar (kesar and chandan oil)
  12. Ashwagandha mixed with rice grains.
  13. Flowers 

Procedure Of Wearing Rudraksha

After you gather all the ingredients, the first thing that will come to your mind is – How to wear rudraksha? 

While it may seem tedious or difficult in the beginning, but, it’s relatively simple. 

If you can’t visit the temple or want to perform the “siddhi prakriya” on your own, then follow this method. 

The following process is the most accurate way of doing an energization process:-

Step 1 – Choose an auspicious day like Shivaratri, Mahashivratri, or Navratri. If that is not possible, consider energizing it on a Monday or in Chaitra month.

Step 2 – Take a fresh bath and sit down in front of a Shiva linga or picture to do the puja. Start with a clean heart, mind, and body. 

Make sure to sit on a clean aasan or mat and face east during the puja.

Step 3 – Place the rudraksha in a copper bowl and pour panchagavya or panchamrit over it. Then, pour the fruit or sugarcane juice on the rudraksha.

Step 4 – Then rinse it by pouring gangajal or water over it.

Step 5 – Place your rudraksha on the plate with peepal leaves arranged on it.

Step 6 – Place an empty plate in front of the lingam or picture of Lord Shiva to place the offerings.

Step 7 – Chant “ॐ नमः शिवाय” (“Om Namaha Shivaya”) thrice  Sprinkle water/gangajal over yourself and all the puja items.