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Gemstones, also known as Ratnas, have powers that may influence one’s life when they wear it as a ring or on the neck chain. These Ratnas are stones that have a profound impact on human life and destiny.
The selection of suitable gemstones, according to Rashi, is important; else, it is believed that negative energy may be produced against the individual who wears the wrong stone. And wearing the accurate gemstone according to one’s Horoscope will have positive effects on their life.
Vedic astrology suggests that we should wear gemstones according to our Rashi to dispel tide over troubles. Wearing the gemstone as per the Horoscope speeds up the fructification of the good results promised in a person’s birth chart. If one wants good results in a particular area of life, we may wear favorable stones as per our relevant divisional chart.
1. Mesha Rashi – Aries
The appropriate gemstones for Aries are Ruby, Diamond, and Onyx. These stones reduce the evil effects of Kuja Dosha. The suitable time for wearing it is Tuesday. Coral is also beneficial to the person belonging to this Rashi. The metal to be used is either copper or silver. After the ring is made, it has to be cleaned with pure milk.
2. Vrisha Rashi – Taurus
Persons belonging to Taurus Rashi have to wear Diamond, and their sub gemstone is Opel. The color of the Diamond is white and very shining. It reduces the evil effects of Sukra. They will possess financial and domestic happiness after wearing stones. The suitable day for wearing the ring is Friday. The gem has to be purified with milk, and the ring has to be made of gold metal only.
3. Mithun Rashi – Gemini
The major gemstone for Gemini Rashi is Emerald, and sub gems are Firoz and Onyx. The gem is greenish in color. It reduces the negative effects of Budh. It helps for the development of business, peace of mind and guards the health. The suitable day for wearing the Gem is Wednesday at the time of sunrise. Before wearing, the stone has to be purified with milk and water, and it should be made of gold metal only.
4. Kark – Cancer
The person belonging to Cancer Rashi has to wear Pearl as its major gemstone mainly. It is white in color. It reduces the negative effects of Chandra Graha. It produces peace of mind and controls mental tension. The pearl has to be purified with pure milk, and the ring has to be made of silver only. The suitable day for wearing the ring is Monday at the time of sunrise.
5. Simha – Leo
Ruby is the prime gemstone of Leo Rashi. It reduces the negative effects of Ravi Graha Dasa. It produces financial gain from the father and safeguards the health of the natives’ father. It produces good health. After purifying with milk and pure water, Ruby, the Gem has to be made of the ring with silver metal only and worn on the ring finger on Sunday at sunrise time.
6. Kanya – Virgo
People of Virgo Rashi have to wear genuine Green Sapphire, and their sub gems are Emerald or Nix. The color of the stone is green. It reduces the negative effects of Budha and develops financial improvement and guards health. The Gem has to be purified before making it into the ring, and the best metal is gold. The suitable day for wearing the ring is Wednesday at Sunrise time to the little finger.
7. Tula – Libra
The key gemstone for Libra Rashi is Diamond, and sub Gem is Opel. As it is white, it reduces the negative effects of Sukra Graha Dasha. It invokes good health and immense wealth. The diamond has to be purified with milk and water, and the ring has to be made of gold metal only. The suitable day for wearing the gem is Friday at the time of Sunrise.
8. Vrischika – Scorpio
Coral is the right gemstone for Scorpio Rashi, which is reddish, and the sub gem is Loc Onyx. It reduces Kuja Dasa. It drives away any negative vibrations that may come to the wearer. The Coral has to be purified with milk and water, and the ring has to be made of silver. The best day for wearing the gem is Tuesday at sunrise time, and one should wear it to ring finger only.
9. Dhanush – Sagittarius
People of Sagittarius Rashi should wear Yellow Sapphire, and their sub gem is Topaz. It is in yellow color. It reduces the Guru Graha Dasa and helps the wearer to increase finance and good progress in education. The gem has to be purified with milk, and the ring has to be made of gold metal only. The suitable day for wearing the gem is Thursday, early hours to the pointing finger only.
10. Makara – Capricorn
Blue Sapphire is the major gemstone for Capricorn Rashi, and the sub gem is Blue Spinal. It reduces Saturn’s negative effects and guards health and wealth and increases longevity. The gem has to be purified with milk and water, and the best metal for making the ring is silver. The best day for wearing the ring is Saturday at sunrise time and worn on the left-hand second finger.
11. Kumbha – Aquarius
People belonging to this Aquarius Rashi should go for Turquoise and Cats eye. Turquoise is sea blue in color, and Cat’s eye is greyish. It overall helps to dispel the negativity bestowed by the adverse planetary transits, get rid of negative thoughts, evil eye and improve financial crisis, and help from common diseases. The gem has to be purified with milk and water, and the best metal for making the ring is silver. The best day for wearing the ring is Saturday at sunrise time and worn on the left hand on the second finger.
12. Meena – Pisces
As per Jyotish Shastra, Yellow Sapphire is the most important gemstone for Meena Rashi. Their sub gems are Topaz or Citrine. It is in yellow color. It reduces the negative effects of Guru Graha Dasa. It usually increases well in business, education, and spiritual affairs. The gem has to be purified with milk and water, and the metal to be used to make a ring is only gold. The suitable day for wearing the gemstones is Thursday at Sunrise time, and it should be worn on a point finger.
Vedic Astrologers also recommend wearing different Gemstones to nullify the various doshas and negative effects of the planets during different periods of time.
To accurately understand this, you should ask an experienced Gemologist.
Gemstones as per your Horoscope
Rooted in the Vedas, India’s ancient profound knowledge of gemstones is based on the belief that stars and the nine planets have a strong and powerful influence on our lives. The Hindu teachings teach that our lives are meant for spiritual growth. This growth is facilitated by Karma; the belief that every thought and action has a suitable reaction. The Vedas believe that every person’s karma is directly related to the position of the planets and stars. They also believe that astrology helps understanding one’s karma by reading the stars and position of planets.
Originally, Astrologers were known as Jyotish which means “the science of light.” Vedic Astrology is believed to be the eye of the Vedas, they provide guidance to every individual who seeks it. We at Lyf unlimited, have seen time and again how supreme-quality Jyotish gemstones significantly affect the lives of the wearer. The Vedic gemstones channel the frequency of the Grahas also known as celestial influences and helps transform the lives of the wearer. Read along to find out the top Vedic Gemstones and how they influence the planets
Ruby, is one of the rarest and most powerful gemstones in the universe. As mentioned in various mythological scriptures, this is the most precious of the 12 stones created by God while creating life. Also known by names like Manik, Ratnaraj Ratnanayaka, Padmaraga (in the Sanskrit language), this expensive gemstone holds a very special place in the science of astrology. Association with Sun makes Ruby stone the Rajratna or ‘King of Gems’. When the Sun is influenced positively in the Jyotish chart, the wearer can enjoy a couple of benefits. It helps the wearer attract brilliance, wealth, fame and power.
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Pearl, is a famous gemstone that is found in Ocean beds. Also known as ‘Tarak Ratna’ or ‘Chandra Ratna in Hindi, ‘Mukta’ in Sanskrit and ‘Margarita stone’ in Latin, his gemstone holds a strong astrological significance in Vedic astrology and is worn to pacify planet Moon in the wearer’s birth chart. It has many properties which make it enhance the power of the Moon. When the Moon is influenced positively in the Jyotish chart, the wearer can enjoy a couple of benefits. It helps the wearer be calmer and composed, brings clarity in thoughts and also brings maternal relationship.
Blue Sapphire, one of the most precious gemstones is associated with the planet Saturn (Shani). Traditionally known as the birthstone for September, it is considered the most effective gemstone ruled by the strongest planet. The gemstone should never be worn without consulting an expert astrologist and judging its suitability. When Saturn is influenced positively in the Jyotish chart, the wearer can enjoy a couple of benefits. It helps the wearer enhance a lot of wealth and prosperity and can bring instant success in business, jobs and independent projects. It can also help one be disciplined and patient. A genuine Blue Sapphire gemstone also tranquillizes the mind and relieves people from confusion, anxiety and depression.
Emerald or Panna ratan is one of the highly effective astrological gemstones of Vedic astrology. According to classical Hindu literature, the Emerald gemstone represents the small yet powerful planet Mercury (Budh) that bears a strong influence over the native’s life. Being associated with planet Budh, the Emerald gemstone is also denoted as Budh Ratna. It is primarily worn by the natives to strengthen the weakly placed Mercury in the horoscope and gain its positive influences in life. Wearing a Panna stone can help one enhance financial, intellectual and creative ventures. It can also help one have refined oration and communication skills. One can also have a relaxed and composed mind wearing a genuine Emerald gemstone.
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Yellow Sapphire is considered to be one of the most auspicious and beneficial stones out of all the Navratnas (nine gems) as prescribed in the Hindu scriptures. Widely known as ‘Pukhraj’ stone, or Push Raja (Sanskrit) and Peetmani, this stone claims a special place in the world of astrology. The Pukhraj Stone is believed to hold the powers of the planet Jupiter which is the heaviest planet in the solar system. The gemstone should never be worn without consulting an expert astrologist and judging its suitability. Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system, hence imparting distinctive powers to Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj) over other precious stones.
When Jupiter is influenced positively in the Jyotish chart, the wearer can enjoy a couple of benefits. It helps the wearer have a happy marital life enabling them to take correct decisions at the correct time. It also helps one gain success in jobs and academics and helps improve financial and social status. Wearing Yellow Sapphire also benefits people by enhancing their digestive health as well as preventing liver and kidney infirmities.
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Hessonite, also known as Gomed (Hindi) is a honey colored Calcium Aluminium Silicate having an important place in the Hindu scriptures. This stone is believed to be ruled by the Vedic planet ‘Rahu’. Hessonite gets its name from the Greek word ‘Hesson’ which s tands for inferior’. When Rahu is influenced positively in the Jyotish chart, the wearer can enjoy a couple of benefits. It protects the wearer from all the negative energies and vibes. It helps increase your income by providing a creative mind. The Gomed ratna is particularly beneficial for people who are prone to fear, anxiety or stress in their day to day lives.
It helps in dispelling confusion, timidity and fear from the mind, thereby improving the mental concentration and focus of the
Cat’s Eye – Cat’s Eye, a beautiful gemstone known and used for ages has gained a sacred position in the eye of the users. The powers vested in a Cat’s Eye gemstone come from the spiritual planet Ketu which rules this precious gemstone. When Ketu is influenced positively in the Jyotish chart, the wearer can enjoy a couple of benefits. It can bring wealth and can protect its wearer from the effect of evil spirits and envy of other people. Cats eye stone also helps in improving the health conditions of its wearer. It also helps grow the business and hence it is known to revive declining businesses or financial ventures.
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Diamond – Diamond, one of the highly valued gemstones is ruled by the second planet venus of the solar system. According to Vedic astrology, it is often denoted as the planet of affection as it is named after the Roman goddess of beauty and love. When venus is influenced positively in the Jyotish chart, the wearer can enjoy a couple of benefits. It bestows the wearer with a lot of comforts, luxury, peace and pleasure.
Jyotisa is a Sanskrit word of Vedic Astrology or Hindu Astrology. We believe that the profound knowledge of astrologers has helped many of us to sort their lives. Wearing these gemstones according to your Zodiac sign can transform your life for good. However, we always recommend you to consult gem experts and astrologers before buying a gemstone. Our Free Recommendation Tool can also help you choose the correct gemstone for you
The faith in gemstones and their astrological power is evolving rapidly.
People have started wearing them and have also benefitted from their power which makes their belief stronger. If you too are fond of gemstones and have now decided to get one for you then GemPundit should be your only stop. Choose any gemstone as per your Vedic Astrological chart and get them customized into your favorite piece of jewelry.
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