16 Mukhi Rudraksha :- (Shodashmukhi Rudraksha)
16 Mukhi Rudraksha :- The Shodashmukhi bead is called “Jai” Rudraksha Its supernatural power protects the wearer from theft or fraud – and gives victory over opponents. As a result of this Rudraksha being devoted to Maryadapurushottam Lord Shri Ram (picture 25), it makes the wearer with ideal human qualities, such as following high family decency and ethics etc. This Rudraksha is also blessed by Mahakal, who destroys the fear of time and death in the wearer.Those who have any kind of planetary defect in their horoscope, it helps to remove planetary obstacles. This Rudraksha gives inner strength, which removes the fear of separation from the dear one, the fear of being accused of misdeeds, worries before marriage, the fear of being reflected from one’s element, and the fear of death.
On hearing the news of Sati’s sacrifice, Shivji got angry and assumed the fierce form of Mahakal. The Mahamrityunjaya mantra given by Shukracharya was the best to please Mahakal Shiva. According to the Markandeya Purana, this mantra protected the sage Markandeya. Even today people chant this mantra to remove the fear of death and any other fear. It is also called Mantraraj. Shodashmukhi Rudraksha should be specially energized by Mahamrityunjaya Mantra – Mahakal Shiva is pleased with it.
Who should wear it?
A person desirous of getting victory over fraud, fear of death and enemies should wear Shodashmukhi Rudraksha. It can be worn alone or in combination with other Rudrakshas in one or more numbers.
The mantras to be chanted with Shodashmukhi Rudraksha are:
Mahamrityunjaya Mantra Om Haun Jun Sah
Om Hree Hree Namah
Om Namah Shivay