(Last Updated on : 16/06/2012)
Methods of wearing gemstones
are varied and are indeed important. To get the maximum benefit of gemstones it is indeed important to choose the right gemstone that would help an individual in almost all the affairs. There are a number of views and methods by which gemstones are advised to individuals. Quite ideally therefore while some opines that some gemstones are advised for planets having a malevolent influence on the individual. Others hold just the opposite view; they say that gemstones can be prescribed for planets that are having a benefice influence on the individual. Whatever it may be, each of the gemstones represents a specific planet and also the wearing of the different types of gemstone differ from one another.
To obtain the full beneficial effects of the stone, it should be worn when Moon is within a specific constellation on a specified day and time. Wearing it in the specified Nakshatra
or star enhances the beneficent effects of the stone. One should know the good and bad effects of a gemstone prior to wear. The stone should be used in its specific ratti. It must be checked before wearing that there is no cut line on the stone. The stone should also be studded in the specified metal such that it touches the finger from the bottom. Before wearing it doing proper meditation is important. The ring should also be cleaned with fresh milk and then Ganga water. The gemstone should be dipped into Panch Amrit that includes milk, Ganga jal, ghee, curd and honey. Pooja should be performed and the specified Mantra
should be recited 108 or 1008 times. Then the stone in the specified finger of the right hand should be worn. After wearing the ring, proper donation as specified for that stone should be given. If someone is already wearing a stone then it is advisable not to wear any contradictory stone. A proper judgment of all the planets at birth is crucial in deciding which gemstone can be worn favourably and which stones have to be avoided. A wrong judgment can play disaster and prove harmful.
Before choosing a specific gemstone and wearing, it is advised to look at the ascendant Lord. This planet is the most important planet and generally controls everything in an individual`s life and most importantly health. So it is advisable to give proper priority to the ascendant Lord. The key planets for the ascendant should also be taken into consideration and is indeed an important method of wearing stones. It is therefore advisable to wear the gemstone that represents the key planets for the ascendant. Gemstones of the 6th, 8th and 12th houses should be avoided if they do not own a trine. Another important method of wearing gemstones is to avoid gemstones for planets that are in debilitation. Combination gemstones are a good option if of course the planets are friendly to each other. Lastly, the Lord of the ascendant, fifth house and ninth houses is good for the native. So their gemstones should be considered.
Types of Gemstones
Gemstones for Planets