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7 face Rudraksha for Shani – Importance of Saat Mukhi Rudraksha

Rudraksha with seven faces (saat mukhi) is worn to ward off the astrological troubles caused by Shani in one’s Horoscope. It is also worn to mitigate the Sade Sati effect. A Rudraksha bead is distinguished by its number of ‘mukhi’ or faces. Hindu Religious texts talk about Rudrakshas with one to fourteen faces. Some texts refer of Rudrakshas with one to twenty-one faces and some also talk about Rudrakshas with more than thirty faces. The deity of the 7 face Rudraksha is Kamadev or Manmatha – the Hindu God of love. 7-face Rudraksha represent Shani Bhagavan. It is worn to avoid Shani Dosha or the bad effects of Shani. It is also worn by people to improve their position during the Sade Sati Shani period. Some people also wear it to avoid health problems associated with stomach. There is a popular belief that seven-faced Rudraksha helps in problems associated with legs and bones. You may also like to read Origin of Rudraksha Rudraksha Trees The Healing Power of Rudraksha How to choose the best Ru…

Gita Online Course – Study Bhagavad Gita Online at Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (OCHS)

The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (OCHS) is a Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. The centre provides various courses in Hinduism online and the next session of the Bhagavad Gita course starts on January 16, 2012 and you can enroll now. Course cost is £110 fully inclusive.

All study materials are delivered via the web. The tutor will always be available by email. You will also be able to communicate online with your fellow students.

In the Bhagavad Gita course there is a detailed study of the text and the principal religious ideas contained within the Bhagavad Gita's eighteen chapters.

You can find more details about the course structure and how to enroll here at the official website of Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (OCHS).