According to Shiva Purana, Rudraksha "Elaeocarpus Ganitrus" originated as tears of Lord Shiva. It is the holiest known bead having many spiritual and health benefits and used for healing and curing various diseases. A Rudraksha rosary/mala can have Rudraksha Beads in the auspicious numbers like 108+1 or 54+1 or 27+1. It is the source of good luck, good health, prosperity, medical values, success, financial gains and for eradication of evil forces. Rudraksha beads have faces from 1 to 21 mukhi.