"Rudra" is one of many names of Lord Shiva and Aksha means "Eye". Therefore, Rudraksha means: Eye of Lord Shiva. Also, in another context related to Rudraksha, Aksha means "Tears". So Rudraksha is also considered as the Tears of Lord Shiva. As per the Ancient Yogic Lores, a time came when Lord Shiva shed tears and each falling tear drop on Earth created a Rudraksha Tree.
What is a Rudraksha?
Rudraksha is a bead with multiple forms that grows on such trees. Rudraksha trees are found in the Himalayan regions of India, Nepal, Sumatra, Java, Myanmar and Indonesia. It is not possible to get a real understanding of this infinitely powerful comic force for someone who does not have an in-depth knowledge about this divine bead, but if a person wants to know: "Which Rudraksha is best for me?", such a person should get his/her horoscope analyzed by an experienced astrologer
to get Rudraksha benefits.