Rudraksha is classified on the basis of the stripes on the uni-seed of it. Rudraksha is available from one to twenty-seven faces, each with different uses and significance.
It is represents Lord Shiva and is also blessed by Lord Aditya. The one who holds it attains peace, happiness and salvation.
It is a symbol of Ardhnarishwara, i.e, a joint image of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It represents the Moon.
It is a symbol of Agni Deva and represents trinity Gods, i.e, Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (Shiva). Teen Mukhi Rudraksha gives relief to a person from the sins like killing of women.
It is represents Lord Brahma and Goddess Saraswati. It helps in increasing the person’s intellectuality and his logical thinking.
It is represents Kalagni, a form of Lord Shiva. It symbolizes the five elements (panch tatva). It gives relief from sins like adultery and gives a pleasurable life.
It is represents Lord Kartikeya. It is also known as Shatrunjaya Rudraksha. It gives relief from sins like killing of a priest. The person who holds it is blessed with children.
It is represents seven goddesses and “Saptrishis” or seven sages. Since it carries the blessing of Goddess Lakshami, it helps to remove poverty.
It is represents Lord Ganesha and eight Goddesses, i.e, “ashtadeviya”.
It pacifies all the ill-effects and helps the person to attain salvation.
It is represents the nine forms of Goddess Durga, i.e, “Nau Shakti”. It is also considered as the second form of Bhairav. If a person wears it on the right arm, he gets relief from the sins like abortion. It is also considered as another form of Lord Yamraj. It pacifies the ill-effects of Ketu.
It is represents Lord Vishnu. It provides peace and beauty. The person gets relief from all kinds of fears in life
It is a form of Rudra, i.e, Lord Shiva himself. It resembles Ek Mukhi Rudraksha. It represents the eleven forms of Rudra and symbolizes the eleventh incarnation of Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman. The fruits obtained after performing thousands of Ashwamedha Yagya and Vajpeya Yagya are attained immediately by wearing Gyarah Mukhi Rudraksha.
It is represents Lord Vishnu. It is also known as Aditya Rudraksha since it provides the blessings of twelve Aditya gods. It provides lustre, radiance and strength to the person and gives freedom from the sins like killing of a cow, human etc.
It is represents Lord Indra. It blesses the person with all kinds of worldly pleasures and happiness.
It is represents Lord Hanuman. The person who wears Chaudah Mukhi Rudraksha on the crest achieves the supreme post.
It is represents Pashupathinath. It destroys all the sins committed in the present life.
It is a combined form of Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva and represents victory. It provides relief from diseases and fears of life.
It is a symbol of Lord Krishna and Sita. It also represents Lord Vishwakarma, the builder of this world. The person is blessed with ownership of land and gets fortunate.
It is represents Lord Bhairav and Goddess Earth.The person gets relief from the fear of sudden death.
It is a symbol of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It represents Lord Narayana which provides wealth and happiness.
Lord Brahma rules Bees Mukhi Rudraksha. It represents Lord Janardhan. The person gets freedom from the fears of evil-spirits, ghosts, occults etc.
It is represents Lord Shiva and Lord Kuber, God of wealth and prosperity. It is believed that all the gods and goddesses reside in it. The person who holds it gets relief from the sins like killing of a priest.
It is naturally a combined form of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It provides salvation and brings harmony and peace in marital life.
It represents Lord Ganesha and helps the person to achieve riddhi-siddhi. Ganesha Rudraksha is very beneficial in terms of education and is highly recommended for students.
It represents Trinity gods, i.e, Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva and holds their blessings.