|USES OF EMERALD
Ruling Planet : Mercury
Emerald have proved to be of great value
to mankind. Now scientific evidence is available to support the established astrological and mythological stories,
The great sage Sri Suta Goswami has described elaborately the supernatural origin
of gems and their auspicious use in the removal of obstructions, in the various
fields of life.
The use of gems has been spoken of in the ancient Sanskrit vedic
text - The Garuda Paran and The Graha Gocaru Jyotisha which
to be thousands of years older than the Dead Sea Scrolls.
An astrological horoscope chart locates the various planets at the time of ones
birth. The motion of the planets and their positions in relation to each other act
upon us throughout our lifetimes, just as the lunar phases push and pull the oceans
and the seas. According to one's horoscope, certain planets are favorable, some
are unfavorable, and some give mixed results. The Graha Gocaru
explains how auspicious gems help to remove obstructions in various areas of life
by appeasing planets that have unfavorable effects.
Green; Should be worn on the little finger of the right hand.
Emerald is the gemstone of Mercury, found only in shades of green and it has to
be worn according to the position of The Mercury in one's horoscope.
It is found in
Bhugra Ghati, Udaipur and Bhilwara in Rajasthan and Panna district of Madhya
Pradesh and in Brazil, Columbia, Madagascar, Egypt, South Africa, Zambia,
Zimbabwe and Siberia. The best quality emerald is found in the Murara Ghati in
When kept in water in a transparent glass, green rays are emitted. When it is
kept on a white piece of cloth that portion of the cloth turns green.
How to wear :
Barring Adhimas, Malmas,
and Pitrapaksh period, it can be worn in a ring made of any metal on a Wednesday having Hasth, Jyeshta and
Revati Nakshatra. Its weight should not be less than 5 ratti (carat) and it should be
worn on the little finger of the right hand.