The ruling planet of Eight faced rudraksha bead is Rahu and therefore is used to reduce the malefic effects of Rahu in Horoscope. The 8 mukhi bead is also represented by Lord Ganesha who is worshipped prior to all the other gods. This bead removes obstacles in life and gives stability of mind. Wearing a eight mukhi Rudraksha is suggested for attaining anticipated results for any new work. This rudraksha bead protects the person from problems related to litigation, accidents, misfortunes, miseries, obstacles and enemies.It also cures stomach ache, stress, skin diseases, anxiety etc. This bead is said to release the wearer from all sins related to immoral acts and lies and leads to salvation. According to numerology, this bead is beneficial for number 4 persons.
The mantra’s for eight mukhi rudraksha bead is ‘Aum Hum Namah’ and ‘Om Ganeshaya Namah’.