Rudraksha is a divine bead and it bestows all sorts of spiritual , mental & Physical benefits to its wearer. However, in order to get maximum benefits from Rudraksha it needs to be sanctified & energized also known as Pran Prathista prior to its use for the first time.
This Pran Prathista may be done by the wearer himself, or else one can take the services of a the Guru or the priest of a temple for this procedure.
Choose an auspicious day - Monday. Wash Rudraksha with unboiled milk and water. Apply sandalwood paste on it. Offer Incense and flowers. Chant "Om Namah Shivaya" 108 times.
Chant the specific mantra of the mukhis at least nine times.
||"Om Namaha Shivaya, Om Hreem Namaha "
||"Om Namah "
||"Om Kleem Namah"
|Four Mukhi, Five Mukhi, Six Mukhi, Ten Mukhi, Thirteen Mukhi
||"Om Hreem Namah "
||"Om Hum Namah "
||"Om Ganeshaya Namah "
||"Om Hreem Hum Namaha"
||"Om Shree Rudray Namah"
||"Shree Suryay Namah "
|| "Om Shivaya Namaha "
This procedure will input the live energy within the Rudraksha which is called as "Prana Prathistha" . After immediately , the person should wear the Rudraksha within five days of" Prana Prathista"
If you would like to enhance the effects of the different Rudraksha then the specific mantras for each of the Rudraksha could be repeated as often as you choose any time of the day . Also "Om Namah Shivaya" or "Namah Shivaya" mantra energizes the Rudraksha beads when chanted with them. Keep the beads as close to your skin as possible. Rudraksha can also be kept in Puja room and prayed for benefit of whole family.