Gems Therapy

A right Gem of right weight, worn in right metal, right part of the body and at the right time can change the destiny of a person. Astrological gems have a creditable history behind them and they have been referred to even in the Vedas. The power of gem stones is accepted world-wide from time immortal. In the ancient era, not only the Kings and queens but Gods and Goddesses used to wear the gems. Gems have always been regarded as pattern of peace, prosperity and happiness. Favorable gems bring name, fame, power and make life easier. Almost all gems are believed to be imbibed with some special sort of power and this is one of the reasons why it is considered lucky to wear birthstone.

Some of the popular gems for various planets

Yellow Sapphire or Puhkaraj (for Jupiter)

Yellow Sapphire is a gemstone of planet Jupiter and boosts one’s intelligence, acumen, communication skills and brings to light their unique qualities. The wearer can excel in the fields of teaching, training and development and law . It has numerous effects in eradicating throat and thyroid problems.

Blue Sapphire or Neelam (for Saturn)

Blue Sapphire is the gemstone of planet Saturn and enhances one’s intellectual faculty, intuitional power, decision making and the ability to differentiate between the right and the wrong. Saturn has been known for blessing the native with magnificent fortune, high status, wealth and profuse material amenities as well comforts. It cures sinus, vision problems and problems related to headaches and nightmares.

Ruby or Manik (for Sun)

Ruby is the gemstone of planet Sun ( Surya) that is believed to bring in liveliness and vivacity in nature as well as improvements in financial stability. Ruby gemstone is considered to be the king of gemstones owing to its association with Sun. Wearing Ruby gemstone nullifies the negative influence of planet Sun inspiring the person to cultivate creativity, wisdom and love for fellow beings. It is believed to heal the problems of blood circulation.

Emerald or Panna (for Mercury)

Emerald is the gemstone of planet Mercury ( Buddha) and is associated with learning and intellectual development. It also helps increase concentration and reduces depression. Wearing Emerald gemstone nullifies the negative influence of planet Mercury blessing the person with self- confidence and respect from others. It heals the problems related to the bowel , stomach and rheumatism in elderly people.

Red Coral or Moonga (For Mars)

Red Coral is the gemstone of planet Mars( Mangal) enhancing one’s self- confidence, administrative skills and perseverance needed while dealing with troublesome situations. Mars possess the attributes the attributes of war and energy. Sometimes Red coral is used to reduce Mangal Dosha in horoscope. It helps in the prevention of diseases like fever, piles and also cures knee pains, arthritis and rheumatism.

Diamond or Heera (for Venus)

Diamond is the gemstone ruled by planet Venus . Being one of the most precious gems , it endows the wearer with wealth , creativity , higher goals, successful married life and compassion. It heals diabetes and blood pressure as it rules the Heart Chakra.

Pearl or Moti (for Moon)

Pearl is the gemstone governed by Moon which increases the power of love, thoughtfulness, mental tranquillity and serenity . Those who face instability in their sentiments and relationships with others should wear Pearl gemstone. Moon controls emotional energies of living beings. The person who wears it attains stronger mental power and emotional stability.

Hessonite or Gomedh (for Rahu)

Hessonite is the gemstone ruled by planet Rahu. It blesses the wearer with quick achievement , prosperity , happiness and helps them overcome their enemies as well as other hostile elements. People who have Rahu positioned poorly in their horoscope face the unexpected such as late marriage, disharmony in relationships, mental uncertainty and constant delays. Gomed acts a placatory agent for the negative influence of planet Rahu . As a result , the person becomes calm, thinking rationally and has their desires fulfilled. It helps teat Migraine, Skin diseases.

Cat's Eye or Lehsuniya (for Ketu)

Cat’s eye is governed by Ketu and provides unexpected wealth, fortune and releases anxieties. It provides emotional balance and removes difficulties from the path to your goals. Ketu is known for triggering uncertainties and insecurities in life. It launches numerous obstacles in gaining / purchasing properties , loss of esteem and abrupt losses. Cat’s Eye pacifies the malicious effects of Ketu, providing the person with increased determination power and wisdom. It provides relief from stress, skin diseases and allergies.

Gems & Precautions

It is clearly stated in many passages of the different Vedic texts that "inward luster, transparency, illumination with rays, sparkle, free from impurities and good formation of the shape are the characteristics of good gems" (Agni Purana, 246.13-14).

"Gems are not good if they are sandy, cracked within, scratched, stained, if they are lusterless, rough, dull or mixed with mineral substances even though they may have all the characteristic features of their family" (Garuda Purana, 70.18).

"Since a jewel (gem) endowed with good characteristics ensure good luck, prosperity and success to kings, and one with bad ones-disaster and misfortune. Connoisseurs ought to examine their fortune depending on jewels (gems)" (Brihat Samhita, 80.1-3).

"If anyone wears a gem of many flaws out of ignorance, then grief, anxiety, sickness, death, loss of wealth and other evils will torment him"