Indonesian Vs Nepalese Rudraksha

A subtle comparison between Indonesian and Nepalese Rudraksha

Rudraksha Beads of Indonesian Origin :

Rudraksha beads are blessings showered upon humanity by Lord Shiva to lead a Happy, Healthy and a Wealthy life. Generally majority of common people all around the world are under impression that the Rudraksha originated from Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. Although the fact is that around 65-70% of Rudraksha trees grow in Indonesia where the Rudraksha Beads were primarily discovered. Subsequently they were also grown in Nepal, India and Sri Lanka.

Resemblance between Rudraksha Beads from Indonesia and Nepal :

  1. There is a natural hole in the center of the Rudraksha Bead from Nepal as well as from Indonesia, which is normally used for interlace the Rudraksha beads in a string to wear it. 
  2. When it comes to the number of Mukhas, both the Nepalese and Indonesian Rudraksha beads have the same number of seeds inside them. Thus their internal structure is almost identical. 
  3. Both the Nepalese and Indonesian Rudraksha beads are found in all variations from 1 to 21 mukhis, inclusive of Gauri Shankar as well as Ganesh Rudraksha. 
  4. The Nepalese and the Indonesian Rudraksha Beads have corresponding effects and it has been proved scientifically as well as spiritually based on the feedbacks collected from the people who have been using the Indonesian variety of Rudraksha. Basically all the Rudraksha Japa Malas are conventionally made from beads of Indonesian Origin and they are being used and praised gratefully for their effectiveness by people who have included it in their life since centuries.

Difference between Rudraksha Beads of Indonesian & Nepalese Origin

12 Mukhi Rudraksha

Nepalese Origin
12 Mukhi Rudraksha

Indonesian Origin


  1. Appearance - The Indonesian Rudraksha Beads are smoother on the surface and the Mukhas are represented by white lines which run vertically from one side of the hole to the other side. These lines appear only on the surface and are not deeply engraved as in their Nepalese counterparts.

  2. Size and Effects - The Indonesian Rudraksha Beads are smaller in size as compared to their Nepalese counterparts of same Mukhi. In spite of the size difference, it has nothing to do with the potency of the Indonesian Beads as even in Nepalese beads, smaller and bigger sizes are available with equal effects.

  3. Cost - Due to 65 - 70 % of Rudraksha Trees in Indonesia, the Indonesian Rudraksha Beads are much more economical in comparison to the Nepalese beads. They are more easily available because of bulk production.


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