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9 Gemstones Nawarathna

9 GEMSTONES NAWARATHNA

Navaratna is a Sanskrit compound word meaning “nine gems“. Jewelry created in this style has important cultural significance in Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism.

Navaratna is a combination of nine precious gemstones,

01. Padparadscha Sapphire or Ruby

02. Diamond or white sapphire

03. Blue Sapphire

04. Yellow Sapphire

05. Emerald or green zircon

06. Red Coral

07.  Pearl or moonstone

08. Cat’s eye

09. Hessonite

Representing the energies of nine astrological planets, this sacred combination is highly recommended in Vedic astrology to promote financial prosperity, professional growth, and good health.

Padparadscha and Ruby are the gem for the Sun, natural pearl or moonstone for the Moon, red coral for the Mars, emerald or green zircon for Mercury, yellow sapphire for Jupiter, diamond or white sapphire for Venus, blue sapphire for Saturn, hessonite for Rahu (ascending lunar node), and cat’s eye for Ketu (descending lunar node).”

Other Healing Properties

01. Padparadscha Sapphire or Ruby

Orangy Pink Sapphire is called Padparadscha. The name Drive’s from the Sinhalese word “padmaraga” ” පද්මරාග“, meaning lotus blossom, as the stone is of a similar color to the lotus blossom. Padparadscha sapphire honors the higher mind, bringing intuition, clarity, and self-mastery.  Padparadscha Sapphires are highly activating and purifying to the Sacral Chakra, or Second Chakra, located below the navel and above the pubic bone at the front of the pelvis. It controls the flow of energy and is the center of gravity of the body. It is the center of the Life Force of the body and controls the flow of information from the body to the mind and from the mind to the body. Padparadscha’s pink color energy also stimulates the Heart Chakra located near the center of the breastbone.

Ruby gemstones are effective psychic protection stones and are excellent assets to help you to defend yourself against psychic attacks from negative entities. It has strong vibration will encourage an increase in your sensuality, sexuality, and passion for life.

02. Diamond or white sapphire

White sapphire is a very popular stone to wear instead of Diamond as a 3rd hardness gemstone after diamond ( moissanite hardness is 9.5). White Sapphire stimulates the Crown Chakra, located at the top of the head. When the Crown is in balance, our energies are in balance. White Sapphire clears the mind of negative thoughts and allows coming to new tasks with a fresh perspective. Physical Healing of White sapphire, it stimulates the pineal and pituitary glands and is useful in discovering alternate- or past-life influences in current illnesses.

03. Blue Sapphire

Blue Sapphire stimulates the Throat Chakra, the voice of the body. Blue crystal energy will unblock and balance the Throat Chakra. blue encourages the power of truth, while lighter shades carry the power of flexibility, relaxation, and balance. Blue Sapphire can free one of mental anxiety, helps make one detached, and protects against envy. Also, It can be worn for good luck and for protection against evil spirits. Since Saturn rules the nervous system, blue sapphires help problems of the nerves-tension and neuroses-diseases caused by an afflicted Saturn.

04. Yellow Sapphire

Yellow sapphire is one of the most recognized gemstones in vedic astrology worn for professional success, marital bliss, improved will power and healthy progeny. It is believed to hold the powers of the planet Jupiter. Jupiter is the heaviest planet in the solar system, hence imparting distinctive powers to Yellow Sapphire over other precious stones. It is known for providing healing powers in the ailments of the kidneys, mouth, rheumatism, cough and fever. Yellow Sapphires are worn in the Index finger of the correct hand on a Thursday morning of the Shukla Paksha (waxing moon)

05. Emerald or green zircon

Emerald stimulates the heart chakra. It is called the “Stone of Love”.

Emerald increases focusing and mental clarity.

Emerald is recommended to dispel the negative impact of the planet Mercury according to Vedic astrology.

Emerald treats disorders of the heart, lungs, spine and muscular system.

Emerald is an excellent stone for reviving passion.

Emerald helps to embrace and maintain the rhythmic breathing conducive to entering and attaining depth in the meditative state.

Green zircon stimulates the Heart chakra. Also. It is a good crystal for meditation to open heart chakra energies. Its vibrational energies help to user stay on the spiritual path.

06. Red Coral

The Red Coral is the Gemstone of Mars as per Indian Vedic Astrology. Mars is the planet of energy, vitality, blood circulation and ambition and the Red Coral is worn to boost the energy of Mars in the horoscope also said to absorb negativity, support friendships and groups/communities. It is said to invoke passion, enthusiasm and optimism in the wearer and encourage romantic love.
Red coral Aids in the release of impurities from the muscular system.  Red Coral treats disorders of the kidneys, bladder and parathyroid.

07.  Pearl or moonstone

Pearl signifies faith, charity, and innocence. It enhances personal integrity and helps to provide a focus to ones attention. Pearl symbolises purity and is known as a “stone of sincerity” Pearls are said to give the wearer a sense of calmness and centeredness, and to promote faith, loyalty, truth and purity. They can especially enhance personal integrity. The pearl oyster shell is increasingly used for its health benefits.

Moonstone is the stone of the mother moon, deep healing waters, and sacred feminine energies
it a protective stone. Moonstone helps to ease these aggressive tendencies in men and women, bringing peace and balance. A big part of the effect it has is its balancing power on male and female energies within the body. This means that, while this stone is considered more feminine, it actually balances out energies in the body. 

Moonstone to be very soothing and use it to help relieve stress. Moonstone is used to protect those who travel on or by water. Working with the Sacral, Third-Eye and Crown Chakras, Moonstone connects us to Divine Inspiration, and channels it into our own intuition.

08. Cat’s eye

Chrysoberyl Cat’s eye increases the vibration of Ketu in the wearer according to Vedic Astrology. It is known to reduce the malefic effects of ‘Ketu’ and increase its beneficial qualities.

Chrysoberyl transforms negative thoughts into positive energy. It supports self-healing. Chrysoberyl balances adrenaline and cholesterol and fortifies the chest and liver.  

09. Hessonite

Hessonite is a calcium aluminum silicate. It is an orangish brown-reddish orange version of grossular garnet that is also known as ‘cinnamon stone’ because of its color.

Hessonite garnet is astrological gem related to Rahu (Moon’s ascending node), which is mainly an elemental and instinctual entity. When badly positioned, this “shadow planet” is characterized by insatiable recognitions and desires together with sense gratification.

This stone can also be used to treat various skin infections, as well as fear psychosis and multiple personality disorders. Hessonite Garnet will also help you deal with issues of sexuality or lack of emotional balance                               





NALIN DANUSHKA
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