8 Mukhi Rudraksha:-Ashtamukhi Rudraksha is blessed by Lord Ganesha, the remover of troubles (Vighnaharta). According to Shrimaddevi Bhagwat Purana, Padmapurana and Mantramaharnav, this grain is dedicated to Shri Ganesha and Shri Kartikeya. According to Jabalopanishad Rudraksha is the image of Divine Mothers, Eight Vasus and Ganga and all of them bless the wearer of this Rudraksha. This leads to intelligence development and health benefits. It bestows the wearer with analytical mind, great estimating power and writing skills. This gives fame, skill in art, leadership qualities and prosperity.From the medical point of view, it cures diseases of the nervous system, prostrate and gall bladder.
Who should wear it-Generally Ashtamukhi Rudraksha is worn along with Saptamukhi. Those who face obstacles or failures in their life, wear this. This leads to the adaptation of Lord Shani. To get rid of Shani Dosh, wear it with Saptamukhi. Ashtamukhi Rudraksha turns any opposite position of Rahu into a favorable one.
The mantras to be chanted with Ashtamukhi Rudraksha are:
Om Hum Namah (Shivpuran)
Om Sah Hum Namah (Padmapuran)
Om Kan Van Namah (Skandapuran)
Mahamrityunjaya Mantra Om Green Green Lee
Om Namah Shivay
Ruling Planet Rahu
Ashtamukhi Rudraksha is Lord Ganesha, who is worshiped first among all the gods. The holder gets freedom from physical, divine and physical heat. It gives all kinds of Riddhi and Siddhi to the wearer and makes the wearer attain Shiv Lok. Ganesha Rudraksha is the factor of clear intelligence, attainment of knowledge, economic gain and success in work.
Ashtamukhi Rudraksha :- Its governing planet is Rahu. The defects caused by the planet Rahu are similar to the defects caused by the planet Saturn. Due to Rahu planet defects, a person gets loss of reputation, disorders related to lungs, diseases related to claws and skin, cataract, water accumulation (hydrocele), snakebite, etc. By using Ashtmukhi Rudraksh, all the defects caused by Rahu can be removed.
The deity of Ashtamatra resides on Ashtamukhi Rudraksha. By this, the love of Ashta-Vasu and Ganga is also received and it is auspicious. By wearing it, all these gods and goddesses become lovely. Ashtamukhi Rudraksha is Vasumurti Bhairav form. By wearing it, full life is achieved and Shivatva is attained at the end of the body.Wearing it sacredly generates great knowledge and wealth. Eight faced Rudraksha is the form of eight mothers. It is also dear to the Ashtavasus. Ganga is also pleased with this. All three are happy by wearing it.This (eight faced Rudraksha) destroys all obstacles. Its holder becomes free and attains Paragati. All these qualities belong to the wearer of Ashtamukhi Rudraksha.