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Planets and their Gemstones

The world of gemstones is completely phenomenal. The precious stones have always enticed the people from all walks of life. The stories of the stones hidden in the mines have been proven to be part and parcel of human life.

The kings, saints and affluent people in the ancient past had been talking about the value of the gemstones. In the modern days of human life, the influential politicos, business tycoons, prolific authors, notable film actors, and sports superstars not only talk about the gemstone but also wear ostentatiously.

You will find the celebrities, politicos, technocrats, bureaucrats and business giants are equipped with gemstones in their fingers or as a pendant to ward off the evil effects of the planets. You can easily find many examples of famous personalities wearing diamonds, sapphires, ruby, and pearls on the internet and also television.

Why the people wear gemstone 

There are versatile ranges of cause as to why people wear gemstones. The emperors and kings used to keep the precious stones in their treasury as the country’s wealth for the adversities they might confront.

The kings, queens, princes, aristocrats, and artisans used to wear the gemstone for the fashion or to fulfill their ornamental desire.

The story of the Kohinoor diamond is still fresh in the memory of the Indian people that they lost it to the British.

However, the saints and sages have different stories for you. The Vedic Rishis are of the opinion that wearing precious stones as a ring or pendant can bring good luck to the human being.

The use of stones for astrological purposes has been prevailing from time immemorial. The people used to wear the gemstone by getting astrological advice from the wise astrologer.

The impact of the lucky stones is ubiquitously acknowledged across the world. The world’s most notable figures like Anjelina Jolie, Jessica Simpson, Amitabh Bachchan, A R Rehman, Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ajay Devgan and many more do wear astrological gemstones.

Why you should wear your lucky stone

The gemstones are synonymous with the lucky stone and birthstone. Most of the people in the world do believe in the science of gemmology and the impact of the gemstone on fate and fortune.

The lucky stone helps to fight the unseen battle and keep the calamities at bay. As the human being is doomed to poverty, ailments, marital discord, childlessness, professional fiasco and social disgrace at any juncture of life, we require divine intervention in life. Although, there are multiple ranges of remedial measures are available in Vedic Indian astrology, precious gemstones are the frontline.

The gemstones have been acknowledged irrespective of caste, creed, faith, region, and religion. It has been accepted by the people from all walks of life as the lucky stone has no nexus with rituals. Here are a few reasons as to why you should wear gemstones.

  • It beautifies your personality.
  • It boosts your self-confidence
  • It is an asset in case of professional or business fiasco in life.
  • It dispels negative energies from life.
  • It augments the love and affection between husband and wife.
  • It brings your lost love back.
  • It makes you successful in the career, profession, and business.
  • It improves intelligence, imagination, creativity and ultimately it widens your mental acumen.

You can not only wear the birthstone for expelling negative energies from life but you can improve the lifestyle also.

9 planets and their concerning gemstones you should know

It is very imperative to wear precious stones after deep deliberation. Especially, you should consult a wise astrologer who is competent with the knowledge of gemmology.

Don’t just dive into the multiple gemstones having seen Ekta Kapoor wearing topsy-turvy. Her fingers are no doubt looks fancy, however, it might not be fancy when your fingers are laced with multiple gemstones.

The gemstone world is completely intricate. You should tax your brain before using any lucky stone as it can adversely affect your life.

Different astrologer recommends precious stones and semi-precious stones considering multiple factors. There are different methods to wear gemstones. Some recommend the birthstones based on birth date, while others recommend the gems based on either moon sign or ascendant. However, the ascendant method is by far the best as per the astrological jurisdiction.

Whatever may be the rules and system, it is very important to know your lucky stone and its nexus to the particular planet.        

In a nutshell, here is the 9 planets and their primary gemstone

  • Sun – Ruby
  • Moon – White Pearl
  • Mars – Red Coral
  • Mercury – Green Emerald
  • Jupiter – Yellow Sapphire
  • Venus – Diamond
  • Saturn – Blue Sapphire
  • Rahu – Gomed
  • Ketu – Cat’s Eye

Now we are going to explain as to the nexus between the 9 planets and their associated gemstones for the betterment of the destiny.

Sun and its nexus with Ruby

The planet Sun is known for its glory. Not to speak of the solar system, even it influences every nook and corner of your life.

The sages in the ancient past have assigned Ruby as the gemstone for the Sun. The use of Ruby is omnipresent not only in India but also abroad as an astrological remedy.

The Ruby is used when the planet Sun rules the ascendant, 5th and 9th house in the natal chart. You can use it when you are under the Mahadasha of Sun. You can also use Ruby as a remedial measure when the planet Sun is afflicted by malefic Saturn, Rahu, and Ketu.

This notably precious stone is highly beneficial to the people who are into politics, administration, bureaucracy, top management and in a commanding position.

Moon and its nexus with White Pearl

White Pearl is commonly known as Moti and a household name among the people. The pearl is a highly adorable gemstone and is assigned to the planet Moon.

The mother makes the son wear white pearl when he is wrathful. The husband gifts pearl to the wife when his soulmate is in anxieties and hallucination. Similarly, the wife makes the husband use moti to subdue his highhandedness.

In fact, most of the people do use pearl even without the recommendation of the astrologer as it is believed that the pearl has no negative influence.

The pearl should be used when the planet Moon is friendly to the ascendant. The pearl is quite capable of keeping anxiety, depression, melancholia, hallucination, lunacy, migraine, bipolar disorder, epilepsy, suicidal tendency, self-harming and obsessive compulsive disorder at bay.

You can use it during the major period or sub-period of the Moon. It can be used if the planet Moon is debilitated and afflicted by evil planets in the natal chart.

Mars and its nexus with Red Coral

The planet Mars is the significator of valor, audacity, command, and self-confidence. The ancient Rishis have assigned Red Coral to the planet Mars.

The wearer of this Red stone can be lucky for the people who are into the army, air force, navy, hiking, administration, security, police, adventures, sports, and pyrotechnics, etc.

The Red Coral can augment your self-confidence and physical strength. It is particularly extremely beneficial if you are under the ruling period of Mars.

As a rule, the astrologers usually prescribe when the planet Mars is afflicted by nefarious stars and debilitated in Scorpio.

Once upon a time, the Red Coral was gifted to the newly married women in India for the betterment of their luck. The Red Coral is easily available and can suit almost everybody’s wallet.

Mercury and its nexus with Green Emerald

You will surely be envious when you will come to know that Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and celebrity and Yoga prodigy Shilpa Shetty have been wearing Green Emerald in their fingers.

The Green Emerald is assigned to the planet Mercury by our ancient Pandits. It is a high level of gift to the people who are into the research work.

Mercury is the planet that signifies intelligence, knowledge, grasping, receptive capacity, ready wit and high level of dexterousness. The planet Mercury rules the trade and commerce, science and research, IT, communication, computers, media, advertising and the field that requires the gift of eloquence. The sales and marketing are completed dominated by Mercury.

Hence, the Green emerald will certainly be helpful to the public speaker, motivational speaker, a mathematical prodigy, business tycoon, sales and marketing professionals, etc.

It can do wonders if the planet Mercury is a friend to the ascendant lord and during the Mahadasha of Mercury for 17 years. The Green Emerald meant to boost the power of the Mercury when it is weak in Pisces and afflicted by unwanted planets.

Jupiter and its nexus with Yellow Sapphire

The planet Jupiter is known for its sublime character. The Jupiter is known as Guru in astrology. This is a highly benevolent planet in the solar system. That is why people love the beneficial transit of Jupiter.

Yellow Sapphire is the precious stone that is connected to the planet Jupiter. It is especially worn by a childless couple. It is admired by people from all walks of life.

There are many intellectual people, political stalwarts, Bollywood superstars, TV celebrities and CEOs have been wearing Yellow Sapphire.

The Yellow Sapphire can be helpful to organize personal finance management. It helps you to develop a mindset of saving first and spending last.

It is advised to wear during the Mahadasha of Jupiter for 16 years. It can also be used when the planet Jupiter is associated with malefic.

Venus and its nexus with Diamond

Diamond is the most expensive and lustrous gemstone. You must have known as to the hue and cry among the political wings in India about the Kohinoor Diamond that the British have owned.

The luxurious and precious diamond is assigned to the planet Venus. The Diamond is worn when the planet Venus is afflicted by malefic Rahu, Ketu, Saturn, Mars, and the Sun.

This most expensive gemstone is recommended by the savants of astrology during the major period and sub-period of Venus.

Since the planet Venus rules over the luxury, material gains, love, marriage, sex, ornaments, arts and entertainment, graphic design, animation, and fashion technology, it will benefit the people working in these segments.

It is highly beneficial to the people working in the theatre, movies, hotels, and hospitality, gems, and jewellery, food, and beverages, etc.

Saturn and its nexus with Blue Sapphire

Who is not fearful of Shani? Even the non-believer in astrology does think of Saturn when things do not go at will. Shani Sade Sati, Shani Dosh, and Dheya are the common astrological jargon that almost everyone knows.

The monks from the ancient past have assigned Blue Sapphire to the planet Saturn. This precious gemstone is the cup of tea for many people.

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and music maestro A R Rahman have worn the precious Blue Sapphire.

The Blue Sapphire is highly expensive. However, many people don’t have a second thought while buying this luxury sapphire.

The Blue Sapphire is recommended to the people with great caution. The people are aware of the negative influence of this precious stone. It is highly effective if the planet Saturn is a friendly planet to the ascendant lord.

During the Mahadasha of Saturn, wearing Blue Sapphire can do wonders. The people who have been working in the Railway, automobiles, mines, agriculture, forestry, the mountain can reap its lucrativeness.

Rahu and its nexus with Gomed

Most of the astrologers find it very difficult to recommend Gomed as Rahu has no house in the birth chart. Many wise Pandits do prescribe the Gomed during the Rahu Mahadasha.

However, it is not wise to recommend Gomed without deliberation. It is very important to analyze horoscope thoroughly before prescribing this powerful gemstone.

The Hessonite is the stone for Rahu that is recommended to the people for the pacification of the wrath of Rahu. The Hessonite is synonymously called Gomed in Hindi.

Although it requires deep study of horoscope to recommend gemstones of Rahu from the birth chart, the thumb rule is to prescribe Gomed when Rahu is placed in the 3rd, 6th, and 11th houses.

The Hessonite or Gomed is highly effective to get rid of anxiety and depression, skill ailments, psychosis, psoriasis, and cancer as well.

Ketu and its nexus with Cat’s Eye

Ketu is one of the powerful planets among the 9 planets. It is very difficult to recommend gemstone for Ketu. Many astrologers do recommend the gemstone wrongly. It is very imperative to advise stone for Ketu after a deep analysis.

The Cat’s Eye is the precious gemstone that has been advised by our ancient sages to wear for Ketu. It can be worn for 7 years during the Mahadasha of Ketu.

Although it is very difficult to advise Cat’s Eye, you can always safely wear this effective stone when Ketu is posited in the 3rd, 6th and 11th house in the birth chart.

The Cat’s Eye is quite effective to dispel inferiority complex, low-esteem, and fear. This stone should be used when you suffer from anorexia a kind of disease that reduces interest in food. It helps to augment the memory. Hence, Cat’s Eye is beneficial for the students to score high.

The Cat’s Eye is highly effective if you have to live near the forest or snake prone area.

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