5 Mukhi Rudraksha in a locket

Facts on a 5 Mukhi Rudraksha

  • Panch Mahadeva blesses a five-faced bead: It brings peace and harmony.
  • Ruling Planet of a five-faced Rudraksha- Jupiter
  • It symbolizes five deeds of daily life– Creation, preservation, destruction, detachment, and obligation.
  • Five forms of Lord Shiva live in it- Sadyojaat, Ishaan, Tatpurush, Aghor and Vaamdev.
  • It gives fame and mental peace- Improves the meditation skills in the wearer.
  • Medical benefits- It is widely used to control blood pressure and diabetes.

Describing a five-faced Rudraksha bead:

A 5 Mukhi Rudraksha


The five Mukhi rudraksha holds an immense significance because of the belief that this rudraksha was blessed by Lord Shiva himself in the form of Kalagni Rudra. When a person puts on a five-faced bead with a lot of devotion and sincerity, all his sins start vanishing away. The governing planet of this bead is Jupiter. The chanting mantra for five Mukhi Rudraksha is Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap which should be pronounced at least nine times at the time of wearing this bead because this mantra is close to the Lord Shiva.

Five Mukhi Rudraksha is the most common rudraksha and constitutes about 50% to 60% of total production. Indonesia and Nepal are the largest producing countries of five-faced beads. The Beads produced in the Pali area of Nepal are biggest as compared to the others. The Panchakshari mantra evolved from this five-face form of Lord Shiva and the Pranav Om came as a companion. Therefore, the five Mukhi rudraksha assumes importance in any sadhana or meditation.

One can avoid accidental deaths by wearing three large five-faced beads.

Benefits of five Mukhi rudraksha:

The wearer gets peace and health. As per ancient Vedic, this bead controls blood pressure. It is beneficial for the psychological and mental growth of the wearer. It is beneficial for curing memory loss as it is synonymous with Lord Shiva. This bead often improves the respiratory problems of a human being.

It works as a medical boon for obesity, heart problems, blood pressure, mental disability, stress, anger management, neurotic, maladjustment problems, diabetics, and piles, etc. The bead often cures various problems like feet, liver, eyes, bone marrow, kidney, etc. Mainly help the wearer to decrease their sugar level and extra fat.