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What are Vedic Gemstones? Why are they used?

What are Vedic Gemstones? Why are they used?

 

Vedic gemstones are precious and semi precious natural gemstones from the Earth. They are used to enhance and support planetary energies within our lives, as according to our individual birth chart. Vedic gemstones are referred to as Ratna’s, and they are one of the primary remedies or ‘upayas’ in Vedic Astrology. 

 

They are used to elevate one’s overall wellbeing but magnetizing and magnifying a high value presence of planets that are supportive in an individual's jyotish chart.

 

Each gemstone holds the potency and vibration of its corresponding planet. They have the ability to infuse the wearer with those qualities. To wear a Vedic gemstone, is to enhance the presence of the planet, refine your understanding of it’s highest invitation, and then radiate it outward into the experience of your life. 

 

Each planet has a corresponding precious and semi precious gemstone. And as they are worn for very specific reason, there is a potent and prescribed way of wearing each stone. Including the way in which the stone is set, metal it must be set in, and the finger it is worn on. We recommend that each stone for Jyotish purposes are of at least 2 carats. And the deeper and clearer the stone, the stronger it’s potency. 

 

The Vedic gemstones are to be set in such a way that the back is open, so the light may shine through the stone, and hit your skin directly beneath. The light activates the stone and is transmuted through the stone’s energy, moving into direct contact with you. As mentioned, each stone has a finger related to a planet, but on the left hand is a more internal embodiment, while wearing the stone on the right will be a more outward experience. 

 

The following is each planet and it’s stones as well as the finger it should be worn on. 

 

 

Sun: Ruby or Garnet

  • Finger: Ring Finger
  • Setting: Yellow Gold

 

Moon: Pearl or Moonstone 

  • Finger: Pinky. 
  • Setting: Silver or White Gold

 

Mars: Red Coral or Carnelian

  • Finger: Ring Finger.
  • Setting: Yellow Gold

Mercury: Emerald or Jade

  • Finger: Pinky. 
  • Setting: Yellow Gold

Venus:  Diamond  or Clear Quartz

 

  • Finger: Middle
  • Setting: Platinum or Silver

 

Jupiter:  Yellow Sapphire or Yellow Citrine 

  • Finger: Index
  • Setting: Yellow Gold

 

Saturn: Blue Sapphire or Amethyst

  • Finger: Middle
  • Setting: White Gold or Silver

 

Rahu: Hessonite or Agate - worn on the dispositor finger.*

Ketu: Cat’s Eye or Tiger’s Eye - worn on the dispositor finger.*

 

*As Rahu and Ketu do not have a finger, they can be worn on the finger of the planet whose sign they are placed in. 

 

Vedic gemstones are a supremely supportive technology for the experience of unity and alignment with nature. They are used in harmony with one’s highest evolution and truly imbue the wearer with an elevated frequency. The Sattva Collection Jyotish Gems are hand-dipped in the Mother Ganga infused with its sacredness and divine intention. Email us to learn what gemstone is right for you. info@thesattvacollection.com






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