Rudraksha mahima - Descriptions in puranas about it
The importance of rudraksha is described in many holy hindu scriptures. The power and importance of rudraksha is related to lord Rudra himself. Few sanskrit descriptions are described.
Wellknown scriptures like siva purana, padma purana, rudra jabalopanishad, Devi purana etc describe the holyness and mahima of rudraksha bead. All puranas describe the rudraksha bead as divine and powerful. Also compares rudraksha with lord Shiva himself.
Rudraksha nayanadutpanna rudaksha iti loke khyayate.
Born out of eyes of lord Rudraksha, it is popular in the world as "Rudraksha".
Rudrakshe dehasamsthe tu kukkuro mriyate yadi.
so pi rudrapadam yati kimpunamanava guha.
Even when a dog dies with rudraksha on it's body
It attains rudrapada, what then to speak of human beings!