Wearing Rudraksha around the neck – Normally a Rudraksha is woven in a thread and worn around the neck. Some Tantric texts on Rudraksh Vidya mention that in the ancient times whenever a singer received Diksha from a Guru, the Guru used to put a Rudraksha Beads Talisman around the neck of the Shishya. Some other Hindu texts indicate that if a minimum of three Rudrakshas are worn around the neck, it helps in getting relief from ailments and diseases related to the vocal cords, like hoarseness, stammering, loss of voice, voice thickness, voice texture, tonsils and glandular disorders
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Wearing Rudraksha on the Upper Arms- The wearing of Rudraksha Beads on the Upper Arms is also quite popular. If a Rudraksha is worn on the Upper Arm, the wearer does not suffer from Vaat Vikar or Dosha. If worn on the Left Upper Arm, the wearer is said to never suffer from any kind of muscular disorder in the left half of this body, the Blood Circulation in the body is well regularized, and there are no blockages in the Blood Circulation. If Rudrakshas are worn on both the Upper Arms then it is said that the wearer is insulated from paralyses and paralytic attacks.
Wearing Rudraksha around the Wrist- The wearing of the Rudraksha around the wrists is said to protect the wearer of the Rudraksha from Arthritis and bone related diseases and disorders and muscular disorders.
Wearing the Rudraksha around the Waist- The Rudraksha should be worn around the waist is such a manner that it rests lightly on the stomach region of the body. The Rudraksha should never be worn in such a manner that it comes below the waist because this position is considered to be inauspicious.
Wearing a Rudraksha around the waist is especially beneficial for women during pregnancy or for getting relief from disorder related to the menstrual cycle like excessive menstrual discharge or irregular or painful monthly cycle.
Apart from the four positions mentioned above, the Rudraksha is also worn by a few persons on the Shikha. The Shikha is the lock of hair on the bald head of some orthodox Brahmins or those persons who have shaved off their hair for a religious ritual. This position is especially beneficial for resolving headaches, colds, weakness in the head, eyesight related disorders and also for enhancing mental functions.