Gems & stones

Astrology and Gem Therapy

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Gems are a source of abundant energy. Besides being an article of beauty, nature has bestowed them with extra ordinary powers of healing and changing your aura. From time immemorial sages have identified unique benefits of various stones and herbs after thorough research. In Vedic astrology yagna, herbs and minerals are integral part of helping people in improving their fortune and wandering off the evil influences.

Our body is a part of cosmic Universe. Various forms of energy influence our body. Excess or deficiency of various forms of energy results into adverse effects on our life. According to Ayurveda, the ancient science of healing from Vedic civilization, our body comprises of three elements- Vak (Air), Pitta (bile) and Kapha (cough).  For a healthy life these elements should have an optimal balance. Any disturbance among them causes us different type of ailments.

Each gem represents a different colour of rainbow; some are even combination of few colours. Wearing recommended gems helps us to attract concentrated energy from universe, which affects our various chakras. However the gem selection is a very scientific subject, it can be done only after studying the horoscope and transit of planets at a given time. Many people have a habit of multiple gems or stones, which may be harmful.

It is akin to over reacting or diverting energy in multiple directions. In subsequent posts we will apprise our readers with qualities of various gems, suitability of gems according to horoscope and transit and stones for different problems for the people, viz a viz health, prosperity, success, financial gains etc.

In the form of Gems nature has given us unique gift; a proper selection of Gems can change our life for better. Om Tatsave Namah!

Precious Gems & stones

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The very dawn of civilization has witnessed man being drawn towards brilliant, shiny, colorful shells, stones and crystals.  Automatically their possession has made him more important than others; brought him peace, prosperity and happiness.

According to the book- The Healing Power of Gemstones- in Tantra Sara, a major tantrik scripture, the human body is stated to be an island of nine gems. These nine gems known as nav-ratnas correspond with the nine dhatus (ingredients) of which the human body is composed.

The Puranas also beautifully present many stories about the origins of gems and their relationship with the nine planets. These nav-ratnas are divided into two groups- Precious and Semi-precious.

The precious gems category include- Diamond, pearl, Ruby, Blue-Sapphire and Emerald whereas hessonite, yellow sapphire, cat’s eye and coral are semi-precious gems. Fascinatingly the gems are neither categorized on their market value of the gems nor on their physical brilliance, luster or durability rather on their utility and their influence on the human psyche, body, chemistry and the electromagnetic field.

Even the western astrology has strong beliefs on these birth stones. If we dig in a little deeper, we get to know- first century Jewish historian Josephus proclaimed a connection between the twelve stones in Aaron’s breastplate, the twelve months of the year, and the twelve signs of the zodiac.

Based on these specifications, each of us has a distinct birth stone. A birthstone is basically a gemstone that symbolizes a month of birth, sometimes they even depend on the time & date of the birth. They are often used in personal jewelry like rings or pendants. Wearing a single birthstone is only a few centuries old, although modern authorities differ on dates: Kunz places the custom in eighteenth century Poland, while the Gemological Institute of America starts it in Germany in the 1560s.

Each stone has its own distinct feature and helps you control a different power. Where Right hand is for the solar remedies, the left hand is for the effects the lunar energies. Proper channelization of these energies helps one to attain a better control over his/her life and

It is always advisable to wear the rings of different gems on different fingers. As a general rule, the ring finger is the best for wearing rings, but as each finger is related to a particular planet, the ring should be worn on the finger connected with the planet.

Now you can either get this sort of energy channelizing by the means of your birth stone or just some other stone that defines these energies for you. Basically it’s our job to find out what ‘does’ it for you.

We at www.shubhpuja.com give you the opportunity and the platform to know about your gems, the ones that help you channelize your aura and energies and attain this importance, peace, prosperity and happiness.