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Five Mukhi Rudraksha – Everything You Need To Know!

Five Mukhi Rudraksha

Five Mukhi Rudraksha is one of the most revered Rudraksha beads in Hindu mythology. The deity associated with Five Mukhi Rudraksha is Lord Kaalagni Rudra, a form of Lord Shiva. The ruling planet of this Rudraksha is Jupiter.

As per Shastras

।। पंचवक्त्रः स्वयं रुद्र : कालाग्निनार्मतः प्रभुः सर्वमुक्ति प्रदश्चैव सर्व काम फल प्रदः ।।

पदशिवपुराण अ. २५, श्लो. ६९

“5 Mukhi Rudraksha is the Kaalagni Rudra form of Lord Shiva. All the desires of the wearer are said to be fulfilled and one is said to be released from all bonds.”

Shiv Puran Chapter. 25, Shloka. 69


The 5 Mukhi Nepal Rudraksha comes in two sizes.

Five Mukhi Rudraksha is around 17mm to 21mm.

Five Mukhi Pali XLC Rudraksha is around 22mm to 26mm.

Essence of Five Mukhi Rudraksha:

As per scriptures, the 5 Mukhi Rudraksha has a very strong aspect of Lord Shiva. Kaalagni Rudra is that form of Shiva who was the nemesis of all evil. He could unleash a force or power that could destroy evil forces in the blink of an eye. Effulgent and powerful, this Rig Vedic deity destroyed the evil reign of Tripurasura. He manifested to save the Devas, Rishis and humans from tyranny, displaying a very compassionate heart.

Five Mukhi Rudraksha blessed Lord Kaalagni Rudra
Five Mukhi Rudraksha blessed Lord Kaalagni Rudra

Fierce and strong he destroyed the reign of terror that had gone beyond the scope of the word evil itself. His weapon, the Kalaagni, burnt the three cities of Tripura in a flash, reducing them to ashes. None of the evil inhabitants could escape the wrath of Rudra.

Benefits of Five Mukhi Rudraksha:

  • General Benefits: It is said that the wearer of this Rudraksha lives life completely, calmly, and fearlessly. Thus, the wearer is blessed with good health and peace of mind. The wearer becomes relaxed and stress-free in their daily pursuits and leads a better quality of life.
  • Spiritual Benefits: The Shastras advise wearing this divine seed for a complete Chakra cleansing and re-energizing. 5 Mukhi Indonesian beads are used for a Shiv Mala along with a 1 Mukhi to enhance meditative focus.
  • Health Benefits: It is said to be good for circulation of blood and also keeps the blood pressure in check. The Pali variety of this bead is believed to be effective in chronic coughs, colds and sinusitis. It is believed to be ideal for good health, peace of mind and safeguards from untimely death.

Who should wear the Five Mukhi Rudraksha:

The wearer of this Rudraksha is purified of their sins, aligned with their life purpose, experience wish fulfillment, and reach a point in life where they are happy. The graph of life favors them by giving them an upward push. As per texts, this bead saves the wearer from untimely death and blesses them with a fearless demeanor. Metaphysically it activates all Chakra points in the body, ensuring a free flow of divine energy. This Rudraksha can be worn by all.

Five Mukhi Rudraksha
Five Mukhi Rudraksha

How to wear the Five Mukhi Rudraksha:

The Five Mukhi Rudraksha can be worn in a pendant form with an adjustable red thread.

The Saraswati Bandh includes two beads of Four Mukhi Rudraksha and one bead of Six Mukhi Rudraksha which is said to improve memory, focus, and concentration. The combination has been found to be useful in improving learning ability.

You can also get 3 beads of 5 Mukhi in the Water Kit. It is available in combinations like the Swasthya Bandh as well.

The 5 Mukhi Rudraksha Kantha made of the best quality of Nepal Rudraksha beads can also be worn.

The 5 Mukhi Rudraksha can also be worn in different styles of bracelets, both in a Rudraksha Bracelet or the Raashi Bracelet form.

Five Mukhi Rudraksha in Pendant form
Five Mukhi Rudraksha in Pendant form

As per your requirements, it can also be worn in a Rudraksha combination with other Rudraksha beads. You can get free recommendations on which Rudraksha combinations you should wear from our team of experts.

The Five Mukhi Rudraksha bead is also available in different exclusive Rudraksha malas such as the Siddha Mala, Mahamrityunjaya Mala and the Indra Mala.

Auspicious Festivals related to Five Mukhi Rudraksha

There are certain festivals and occasions when wearing a Five Mukhi Rudraksha can be highly beneficial. For instance, during the auspicious Shravan Maas and Mahashivratri, wearing any Rudraksha is considered to be auspicious.

Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima is a festival that is dedicated to celebrating and honoring the spiritual gurus in our lives. It is believed that wearing the 5 Mukhi Rudraksha during this time can help one connect with their spiritual gurus and deepen their spiritual practice. The energy of the Rudraksha bead is said to align with the energies of the ruling planet Jupiter, thereby amplifying its effects.

Lord Rudra and Five Mukhi Rudraksha:

As Mrutyunjayaaya he saves from untimely death. As Kaalagni Rudra he destroys sins of devotees thereby purifying them and enabling them to complete their entire life cycle.

The Rudram is a Sanskrit prayer that clearly glorifies Rudra. In some of the Anuvakas, (stanzas) Lord Rudra is invoked to steal away negativity and bless with health, wealth and prosperity. Wearing a 5 Mukhi Rudraksha connects the wearer to a frequency that ensures that he is walking the path that is divinely meant for him with utmost protection.

Five Mukhi Rudraksha
Five Mukhi Rudraksha Bead

Rudra is addressed as “Rudreshwara Heem Shailesh Jagadishwara Satguna Bhushaa.” He is also called Maha Rudra, Kala Rudra, Kalpanta Rudra and Veera Rudra! He is the repository of auspiciousness, courage and effulgent existence.

When you wear a 5 Mukhi close to your heart, that is the only way to experience His divine power. A 5 Mukhi can be kept in every room of the house to ward off negativity and energize the area.


Five Mukhi Rudraksha is a powerful Rudraksha bead for spiritual enhancement and physical well-being. It is considered to be a prerequisite for everybody who wishes to experience the Shiva element. Wearing this divine seed can bring warmth, ward off negativity and energize the area. If you are looking for a way to improve your quality of life, consider wearing the Five Mukhi Rudraksha.

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