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Hinduism - How Are Gemstones Used In Hindu Astrology?


Gemstones are employed in Hindu astrology to increase, neutralize, or oppose the celestial effect of certain planets.

The sun (ruby), moon (pearl), Mars (coral), Mercury (emerald), Jupiter (topaz), Venus (diamond), Saturn (sapphire), Rahu (agate), and Ketu (agate) are the nine planets in Hindu astrology, each of which is associated with a different gemstone: the sun (ruby), moon (pearl), Mars (coral), Mercury (emerald), Jupiter (topaz), Venus (dia (turquoise).

Each of these nine planets is regarded as a minor god with its own personality and qualities.

When choosing which gemstones to wear, certain astrological elements must be taken into account, particularly the position of the planets in one's natal horoscope (janampatrika), which is said to show each planet's influence.

To give the gemstones their effectiveness over their planetary equivalents, they are worn in rings with the base of the stone in touch with the skin.



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