Rudraksha has its origin from the Sanskrit words, Rudra and Aksha. Rudra is another name for Lord Shiva, and Aksha means eye. As per the old mythological tale, the Rudraksha plant was born out of Lord Shiva's teardrops, hence the berry is called as Rudraksha. Rudraksha berry are produced by Rudraksha trees in Parts of Nepal, Indonesia India. Ancient scriptures, such as Shiva Purana, Padma Purana and Srimad Bhagavad mention the greatness and wonderful powers of the Rudraksha bead.
Lord Shiva, a Hindu deity, the Supreme God, "the Destroyer", or "the Transformer" Shiva has many benevolent and fearsome forms. At the highest level Shiva is limitless, transcendent, unchanging and formless.He is depicted as an omniscient Yogi who lives an ascetic life on Mount Kailash, as well as a householder with wife Parvati and his two children, Ganesha and Kartikeya and in fierce aspects, he is often depicted slaying demons. Shiva is also regarded as the patron god of yoga and arts.
Why Lord Shiva Is the Most Fascinating Hindu Deity
Shiva is both destroyer or purifier and re-creator. The snakes around his neck symbolize power over evil and fertility. He wears a female earring on his left and and a males on his right which symbolizes sexual power and union.
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Lord Shiva - "God of Destruction" statue at CERN LHC. Apollyon/Abaddon also means Destruction/Destroyer! Is the CERN-LHC an attempt to open the bottomless pit ie blackhole/wormhole at the centre of our galaxy to release Apollyon/Abaddon of Revelation 9:11?