Rudraksha — Thoughts of Sho

Rudraksha, Sanskrit: rudrākṣa (Sanskrit: रूद्राक्ष) (“Rudra’s [Shiva’s] teardrops”), is a seed traditionally used as prayer beads in Hinduism. The seed is produced by several species of large evergreen broad-leaved tree in the genus Elaeocarpus, with Elaeocarpus ganitrus being the principal species. They are associated with the Hindu deity Shiva and are commonly worn for protection […]

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