The Eight Mukhi Rudraksha Bead is a very auspicious bead for intelligence and awareness and for removing obstacles. The Rudraksha garland with 8 faces is a symbol of Lord Ganesha, one of the main deities of Hinduism. Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, is known by many names, some of which are “Vighnaharta” which means remover of obstacles, and pleasure Harta means bringer of happiness. Lord Ganesha is a symbol of supreme devotion to parents. It fosters a relationship with the Roots to gain stability and strength to overcome all obstacles. Originally Mukhi Rudraksha gives the wearer the ability to gain advanced knowledge, support and stability in life.