Rudraksha has fascinated people across the world due to its mystical properties. It is amazing that a seed of a fruit grown on trees has gone on to receive so much attention and created so much interest worldwide. Apart from Hindu religious saints, its users and worshippers vary from artisans, housewives, academicians to businessmen. Rudraksha has crossed the created boundaries of religion and nationalities. Rudraksha is known and has been in use from time immemorial. Its origins are traced to Lord Shiva, one of the Trinities of the Hindu religions. From ancient times, Shiva’s images and idols are shown wearing these beads.