12 faced Rudraksha represents the Sun. In the Vedic system, the Sun is called by 12 names. Yoga postures of Sun Salutation (suryanamaskar) have 12 poses dedicated to each of these names. Similarly, 12 faces of this Rudraksha represent the 12 virtues of the Sun. This Rudraksha has
similar spiritual qualities as the rays of the Sun. This Rudraksha is said to free the wearer from poverty and gives the wearer inner strength. It protects the wearer and the home where it is kept from the fear of fire and stops black magic. 12 Mukhi Rudraksha helps mitigate diseases of the eyes, heart and skin, mental disorders, bone diseases, indigestion, blood pressure and problems of the intestine. It increases
will power. Other associations of this Rudraksha are with the 12 sects of the Nath Yogis.