Drops of tears fell from my beautiful half-closed eves. From those tear drops there cropped up the Rudraksa plants.
If they desire their benefit, namely worldly pleasures and salvation and if the devotees of Siva wish to gratify Siva they must wear the Rudraksa.
The lighter the Rudraksa, the more fruitful it is.
The wearing of Rudraksa is recommended for the sake of destroying sins. Hence that which is conducive to the achievement of every object has to be worn certainly.
O Paramesvari, no other necklace or garland is observed in the world to be so auspicious and fruitful as the Rudraksa.
Six types of Rudraksas shall be discarded:
That which is defiled by worms, is cut and broken, has no thorn like protrusions, has cracks and is not circular.
O Goddess, Rudraksas of even size, glossy, firm, thick and having many thorn like protrusions yield desires and bestow worldly pleasures and salvation forever.
The wearing of Rudraksa is spoken of as conducive to the destruction of great sins. Whether he is a householder, forest- dweller, and ascetic or of any order, non-shall go out of this secret advice. Only by great merits can there be opportunity to wear the Rudraksa be obtained. If he misses it he will go to hell.
O Uma, Rudraksa is an auspicious complement to my phallic image.
If anyone wears it during, the day he is freed from sins committed during the night, if he wears it during the night, he is freed from the sins committed during the day.
Hence Mahadevi, the Rudraksa as well as the person who wears it is my favorite. O Parvati, even if he has committed sins he becomes pure.
If a person is not liberated after meditation and acquisition of knowledge, he shall wear Rudraksa. He shall be freed from all sins and attain the highest goal.
A mantra repeated with Rudraksa is a crore times more efficacious. A man wearing Rudraksa derives a hundred million times more merit.
O Goddess, as long as the Rudraksa is on the person of a living soul he is least affected by premature death.
O beloved, a devotee shall repeat all the mantras wearing a garland of Rudraksa (or counting on the beads).
Especially the devotee of Rudra (Siva) shall wear Rudraksas always.
On seeing a man with the garland of Rudraksas, all evil spirits, ghosts, witches, other malignant spirits, evil charm s and spells etc. fly away suspecting a quarrel.
Seeing a devotee with the garland of Rudraksas, O Parvati, Siva, Visnu, Devi, Ganapati, the sun and all the Gods are pleased.