Birthstones and their Effects
Find your lucky Stone according to Indian astrology
See how gemstone can change your life, luck, punya, health benefits of gemstones and more. With wearing instructions and mantra, gemstones recommended here are based on your ascendant Rashi lord.
What is Gemstone?
Gems or Gemstones play an important role in Vedic Astrology specifically for remedial purposes. These are worn as a jewellery or used as a beautiful ornament since ancient times by many kings and royal people. The main reason behind wearing gemstones is healing. Throughout the history, it has been used for healing and spiritual rituals. Although gems were rare and exhibited great beauty, the reason they were so precious was due to the power they imparted to their wearers. They are storehouses of cosmic energies, which transmits when the stone gets in contact with one's body. Gems exhibit their power in a beneficial or detrimental way - depending on how they are used. All stones or gems have magnetic powers in varying degrees, and many of them are beneficial to us for their therapeutic cures. They emit vibrations and frequencies which have strong potential influence on our whole being. Here's what your Gemstone prediction looks like.
Our divine Earth have natural sources of minerals and gemstones. These gemstones and crystals have mysterious powers, healing qualities and spiritual meanings. These are commonly known as Birthstones or Gemstones. They are precious or semi-precious type, depending upon their quality and cost. Every planet combined with a specific gemstone, helps in balancing the effects of that planet upon us.
It is preferable to wear only a suitable gemstone according to your birth-chart because, if you wear one that is not suitable for you, it may result in miseries and troubles in life.
These days everyone is asking these questions and seeking solutions for them. Questions like why should I wear a gemstone, what is my lucky stone, what is the advantage of wearing a Gemstone, which gemstones should I wear, what is a good luck gemstone, what stones attract money, how to choose the right Gemstone, how to know my lucky Gemstone, which Gemstone should I wear according to ascendant (Lagna), which stone is suitable for me, under what circumstances a Gemstone should be worn and why, etc. Such questions are often considered by people as they don’t know the wearing process of gemstones.
Let’s discuss all of your questions in this article, which you should read till end to get solutions for all of your gemstones related queries.
Ascendant is the most important house of any birth chart as it rules our body. If body is there, then only we can enjoy good times or may face bad times. If Ascendant or its lord is weak, person may suffer from health issues, insults, etc. So Gemstone of Ascendant lord should be worn to give strength to the Ascendant House. Fifth and Ninth Houses are the powerful and sacred Trine Houses of any chart. If their lords are weak, person’s luck might not favour them and struggle would increase in their life. Hence, to improve them, gemstones of Fifth as well as Ninth house lord should be worn.
There are certain houses that affects Ascendant House in some way. Such as Maraka Houses (2nd and 7th Houses), Trik Houses (3rd, 6th and 11th Houses) and Death House (8th House), which are not considered good for Ascendant House. Therefore, gemstones of these house lords should be avoided.
Types of Gemstones
As per quality, effects, purity and cost, gemstones can be divided into two parts viz. Precious Stones and Semi-Precious Stones. To know more about them, please continue reading this article.
Precious gemstones are expensive, and of superlative, best and good quality. Since they preserve quality, their effects are swift and strong. They are also used for healing and spiritual practices. Rich people use these gemstones as jewelleries. Some examples of precious stones are Diamond or Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Ruby and Emerald.
Gemstones that are not much expensive and can be worn in place of precious stones as substitutes, are called semi-precious stones. These are also effective and bestow desired results after wearing in a proper way. These stones can also be adorned as jewelleries. A few examples of semi-precious stones are Red Coral, Pearl, Hessonite, Cat’s Eye, Turquoise, Onyx, Agate, Labradorite, Amber, Quartz and Lapis Lazuli.
Suitable Gemstones for different Ascendants
Every ascendant has a different ruling planet with a set of friendly planets. If you wear friendly gemstones, you would enjoy good fruits of them in your life, otherwise you may face trouble and disturbances. However, being beneficial or friendly planets did not mean that they will always remain beneficial. It rather should be testified by an expert astrologer, after carefully examining planetary positions, aspects and their strength, to come with a conclusion about ascendant specific suitable gemstones. At least three gemstones are found suitable for any ascendant. It is up to your astrologer, to advice you to wear either all three gemstones or two out of three or only one. In some specific cases, astrologer may suggest you not to wear any gemstone because of the ill-placement of a particular planet in your birthchart. In such cases, you can wear Yantra, Rudraksha or Jadi of that planet. Take a look at following details regarding which gemstones are suitable for you according to your ascendant or rising sign:
Venus is the ruling planet of Taurus. Mercury and Saturn are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Saturn is Yogakaraka planet hence, is much beneficial. A person born under Taurus Ascendant can wear Diamond or Sapphire, Emerald and Blue Sapphire gemstones.
Mercury is the ruling planet of Gemini. Venus and Saturn are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Hence, person born under Gemini Ascendant can wear Emerald, Diamond or Sapphire and Blue Sapphire gemstones.
Moon is the ruling planet of Cancer. Mars and Jupiter are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Mars is the Yogakaraka planet for them hence, is much beneficial. A person born under Cancer Ascendant can wear Natural Pearl, Red Coral and Yellow Sapphire gemstones.
Sun is the ruling planet of Leo. Jupiter and Mars are beneficial planets for this ascendant. For this Ascendant, Mars is the Yogakaraka planet hence, is much beneficial. A person born under Leo Ascendant can wear Ruby, Yellow Sapphire and Red Coral gemstones.
Mercury is the ruling planet of Virgo. Saturn and Venus are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Hence, person born under Virgo Ascendant can wear Emerald, Blue Sapphire and Diamond or Sapphire gemstones.
Venus is the ruling planet of Libra. Saturn and Mercury are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Saturn is Yogakaraka planet hence, is much beneficial. A person born under Libra Ascendant can wear Diamond or Sapphire, Blue Sapphire and Emerald gemstones.
Mars is the ruling planet of Scorpio. Jupiter and Moon are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Hence, person born under Scorpio Ascendant can wear Red Coral, Yellow Sapphire and natural Pearl gemstones.
Jupiter is the ruling planet of Sagittarius. Mars and Sun are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Hence, person born under Sagittarius ascendant can wear Yellow Sapphire, Red Coral and Ruby gemstones.
Saturn is the ruling planet of Capricorn. Venus and Mercury are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Venus is Yogakaraka planet hence, is much beneficial. A person born under Capricorn Ascendant can wear Blue Sapphire, Diamond or Sapphire and Emerald gemstones.
Saturn is the ruling planet of Aquarius. Mercury and Venus are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Here, Venus becomes a Yogakaraka planet hence, is much beneficial. A person born under Aquarius Ascendant can wear Blue Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond or Sapphire gemstones.
Jupiter is the ruling planet of Pisces. Moon and Mars are beneficial planets for this ascendant. Hence, person born under Pisces ascendant can wear Yellow Sapphire, Natural Pearl and Red Coral gemstones.
How and When to wear a Gemstone?
Now when you came to know as to which gemstone is best for you for your overall betterment, a set of new questions arises like which gemstone should I wear, in which finger? When to wear the Gemstone? What is the Muhurat of wearing a Gemstone? Method of wearing the Gemstone ring?
Every good step must be taken during good time and good muhurat. So If you are going to wear any gemstone, first you must see the best time to wear it. Every stone has its own planetary lord so that specific gemstone must be worn during the day of that planet, the Nakshatra and the Hora of the planet to get maximum benefits from it. You should also follow a gemstone cleansing process, then after proper cleaning and energising it, you can wear it. To know about wearing process in depth, you may click on the links given at the end of this article for each gemstone.
Contradictory or Incompatible Gemstones
Now you may think about which gemstones should not be worn together? Because wearing incompatible gemstones together would create a fuss in your life. Hence, to avoid that situation and to enjoy the good fruits of your suitable gemstones, we will help you to know which gemstones are compatible with each other, and which should not be worn with incompatible ones. The answer is simple, i.e. Gemstones of the planets having enmity with each-other should not be worn together, because they may develop troubles in your life. The planets which share friendship with each-other, their gemstones should be worn together to improve their good results in your life. To know about that, you should read the following:
Blue Sapphire Gemstone or Neelam:
Neelam is ruled by planet Saturn and as per Vedic Astrology, enemies of planet Saturn are Sun, Moon, and Mars which rules Ruby, Pearl and Red Coral gemstones respectively. Therefore, if you are wearing Blue Sapphire gemstone, you should not wear Ruby stone, Pearl gem and Red Coral gemstones with it.
Ruby Gemstone or Manik/Manikya:
It is ruled by planet Sun and as per Vedic Astrology, enemies of planet Sun are Venus and Saturn. Venus rules Diamond and Saturn rules Blue Sapphire. Therefore, if you are wearing Ruby gemstone, you should not wear Blue Sapphire stone and Diamond.
Emerald Gemstone or Panna:
It is ruled by planet Mercury and as per Vedic Astrology, enemies of planet Mercury are Moon and Mars. Moon rules over Pearls and Mars rules over Red Coral. Therefore, if you are wearing Emerald gemstone, you should avoid wearing Pearl and Red Coral Gemstones.
Pearl Gemstone or Moti:
It is ruled by planet Moon and as per astrology, enemies of this planet are Rahu and Ketu. Rahu rules over Hessonite stone and Ketu rules over Cat’s Eye gemstone. Therefore, if you are going to wear Pearl gemstone, you should avoid wearing Hessonite and Cat’s Eye Gemstones.
Red Coral Gemstone or Moonga:
Red Coral gemstone is ruled by planet Mars and as per astrology, enemies of planet Mars are Venus, Mercury, Saturn, Rahu and Ketu. Gemstones like Diamond, Emerald, Blue Sapphire, Hessonite or Garnet and Cat’s Eye are ruled by these planets respectively. Therefore, if you are going to wear Red Coral gemstone, you should avoid wearing above-mentioned non-compatible Gemstones.
Yellow Sapphire Gemstone or Pukhraj:
Yellow Topaz or Yellow Sapphire gemstone is ruled by planet Jupiter and as per Vedic Astrology, enemies of planet Jupiter are Venus, Mercury and Saturn. Therefore, if you are wearing Yellow Sapphire gemstone, you should abstain from wearing Diamond or Solitaire, Emerald and Blue Sapphire Gemstones.
Diamond or Heera/Hira:
Diamond gemstone or Solitaire is ruled by planet Venus and as per Vedic Astrology, enemies of planet Venus are Jupiter, Sun and Moon. Therefore, if you are wearing Diamond, you should abstain from wearing Yellow Sapphire, Ruby and Pearl Gemstones.
Hessonite or Garnet or Gomed:
It is ruled by planet Rahu and as per Vedic Astrology, enemies of planet Rahu are Sun and Moon. Therefore, if you are wearing Hessonite gemstone, you should not wear Ruby or Pearl gemstones.
Cat’s Eye Gemstone or Lehsunia:
It is ruled by planet Ketu and as per Vedic Astrology, enemies of planet Ketu are Moon and Sun. Therefore, if you are wearing Hessonite gemstone, you should not wear Pearl or Ruby gemstones.
It is evident that wearing a good quality and suitable gemstone would not only improve your health and mental stability but also improves your career, love life, rise and success in the times to come. Furthermore, it improves your physical powers by giving a boon to your immunity and increases your willpower and confidence.
Therefore, you should consult with an expert astrologer before wearing any gemstones and should wear one that suits you completely according to your birth chart. Also, do not forget to follow correct procedure and ritual of while wearing a gemstone.
We do hope that our article about Gemstones would help you in various ways to achieve success in all walks of life. We also wish that these gemstones will make your life brighter and comfortable.