13 MUKHI RUDRAKSHA
13 mukhi rudraksha is blessed by Kaamdev (Cupid).It is known to fulfill all the desires including perfection in alchemy, research work and medicine. The wearer gets everything to enjoy life to its full. A person who wants to accomplish and enjoy sudha-rasayan (luxuries of life) and those who are dedicated to synthesise something through research get the desired results by wearing this rudraksha. It removes the sin of killing close relatives like father, mother, brother, sister and guru (in the context of those who have committed such deeds, but are remorseful and seek pardon). As per Padma Puran, the wearer of this bead is endowed with good luck and accomplishes the nectar like elixir, alchemy and the impression of the feet of a deity or a holy person. He or she is also known to attain heaven after this life.
Thirteen mukhi rudraksha is also blessed by Lord Indra and as such the wearer gets the blessings of all the Devatas. It gives spiritual attainments as well as all materialistic successes. After getting rid of all the sins, the wearer can seek death of his choice Ichhamrityu. Many consider 13 mukhi rudraksha as blessed by Goddess Mahalakshmi. She is the daughter of Maharshi Bhrigu and Khyati. She has two brothers, namely Dhata and Vidhata, and she is the wife of Lord Vishnu. It is also said that she is one of the 14 jewels produced after the churning of the ocean by the Devas and the Asuras. She is always portrayed as sitting on a lotus and holding a lotus flower in hand.
In Shrimad Devibhagawat, it is said that wherever a Shivaling is worshipped and Shankh (conch), Shaligram and Tulsi are present and serviced, Lakshmi remains in her full glory. When Lord Vishnu took the form of a sunlamp, she was born as Padma (lotus) when He took the incarnation as Parasuram, she was born as Earth, as Ram she became Sita and as Krishna she became Rukmani.
It is said that Lord Indra was able to regain his kingdom by wearing 13 mukhi rudraksha on advice by his chief priest Vrahaspati and Lord Brahma. A person wearing this rudraksha gets multifold benefits by offering prayers to Goddess Mahalakshmi (like reading of Lakshmi Sukt or Mahalakshmi Stotra).
Who Should Wear?
All performing artists, actors, leaders and politicians, top executives and those in marketing profession should use this rudraksha. People seeking wealth should use this rudraksha. From medicinal viewpoint, 13 mukhi rudraksha is used for psychiatric illnesses and as a cure for sexual disorders.
Mantras to be recited for 13 mukhi rudraksha
Om Hreem Namah Namah (Shiva Puran)
Om Kshaam Chaum Namah (Mantramaharnava)
Om Kshaum (Padma Puran)
Om Kshayem Staum Namah (Skand Puran)
Om Eem Yaam aap Aum
Om Namah Shivaya
References : Kamal N Seetha (2014) The Power Of Rudraksha