Those of the latter are in the habit of smearing their bodies with ashes, and wearing a tiger-skin and a necklace or rosary of rudraksha berries (Elaeocarpus Ganitrus, lit."
Vedic Beads of Power - Since ancient times the Yogis of India wore these beads made from the nuts of the Rudraksha tree.
Rudraksha beads represent part of the Divine Hindu Holy Trinity, Lord Shiva and are considered an very auspicious object.
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