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Astrology or Jyotish is a Sanskrit term derived from the word “jyoti” or light. Jyotish is the Vedic science of Astrology and Astronomy. It is the science of the luminaries. The science of Jyotish is based on the ancient Sanskrit scriptures, the Vedas, Puranas, Itihasas and Samhitas and the Rishi-vaakyas, or the statements of great sages like Maharishi Parashara, Vedavyasa, Jaimini, Bhrigu, Narada, Garga etc.

The ancient Maharishis who have realized the laws of the science of Jyotish, did so while submerged into meditation, and in this transcendental state of consciousness the truths of Jyotish were revealed to them. Therefore this holy science is accepted to be perfect.

Of course the system of Vedic Astrology is very vast and elaborate, and many people nowadays have difficulty in comprehending or correctly interpreting it. This is because the people of Kali yuga, the present world age, are much more degraded in memory and intelligence than the ancient Maharishis who were present in Satya, Treta and Dwapara yugas. For timing of the ages many newcomers to Vedic astrology find its calculation or interpretation methods quite complicated and unreasonable. But from modern science we also know that even the simplest cell of our organism is incredibly complicated in its structure and function.

Therefore we should not expect that a system describing the fate and all characteristics of a person should be very simple and exact at the same time. We should have the faith that the teachings of the Maharishis are perfect, and if we follow in line with them, we will gain the ability to understand the principles of Jyotish and apply them correctly.

As I have pointed out earlier, Jyotish comprises both of astrology and astronomy. Jyotish is one of the six Vedangas, or corollaries to the four Vedas (Rig, Sama, Yajur and Atharva). Pandit Harihara calls Jyotish “the eyes of the Vedas”, therefore Maharishi Parashara also advises to all Brahmanas (saintly priests or intelligent, pious persons) to study Jyotish in the time of Vedic sacrifices.

Jyotish was used both for time and calendar calculations and also for determining the proper timing for different Vedic ceremonies like yajnas (fire sacrifices), pujas (temple worship), samskaras (purificatory ceremonies) etc. This branch of Jyotish is called Muhurtha, or finding the auspicious timings. It can also be extended to any other important activities like marriage, travel, contracts, meetings, medical treatment, house building etc.

Coming back to the western terms, astronomy is mainly dealing with calculations of the planets’ movements and other astrophysical characteristics, in which the ancient Indian astronomers were great masters. There are more than five mediaeval Jantar Mantars (astronomical observatories) all over India (in Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain etc.) which are functioning and giving accurate results even nowadays. The astronomical calculations given in the Surya Siddhanta (which is said to be authored by the great demon Maya) gain support in their accuracy even from the modern observations. The branches of astronomy within Jyotish are Ganita or Siddhanta (calculations) and Gola (spherical astronomy).

On the other hand, astronomy is basically dealing with the effects of karmic reactions on the native based on the indications of the planetary movements. We should understand a basic truth here instantly; That it is not that the planets’ influence or control over our lives. They just indicate the changes expected due to our own karma, i.e. previously committed activities.

So Jyotish is a method for divination of the native’s fate and character based on the movement of the planets. The planetary movements indicate the changing quality of the time, which activates different types of karmic reactions. Thus the basic difference between astronomy and astrology is that astronomy mainly deals with the measurement of the quantity of time, while astrology deals with the changing quality of the time.

These qualities are divided into three main categories in Vedic philosophy: Sattva (goodness, the principle of balance and maintenance), Rajas (passion – the principle of activity and creation) and Tamas (the principle of inactivity and destruction). These modes of the material nature (Prakriti) are called Gunas. As the three Gunas direct everything in the material reality, Jyotish is a method for studying and predicting the changes of the three Gunas.

Vedic Astrology has altogether four branches: Jaataka or Hora (predictive astrology dealing with birth charts), Prashna (horary astrology dealing with query charts), Muhurtha (electional astrology dealing with auspicious moments for activities) and Nimitta or Samhita (science of omens dealing with different natural occurrences and signs of the physical body for divination).

By Gauranga Das

Some Definitions of Astrology

Astrology is a long-established method of exploring ourselves, our relationships and our place within the world. It works by taking a look at the significant environmental influences operating in a particular place at a given time – as expressed through the horoscope in the symbolic relationships of the heavenly bodies. Astrology, the science of the stars, can give us insight into all manner of situations, from the personal to the political and from the most intimate to the most mundane.

Jyotisha (‘, in Hindi and English usage Jyotish; sometimes called Hindu astrology, Indian astrology, and/or Vedic astrology’) is the Hindu system of astrology, one of the six disciplines of Vedanga, and regarded as one of the oldest schools of ancient astrology to have had an independent origin

Astrology is a group of systems, traditions, and beliefs in which knowledge of the relative positions of celestial bodies and related details is held to be useful in understanding, interpreting, and organizing information about personality, human affairs, and other terrestrial matters. …

The theory and practice of the positions and aspects of celestial bodies in the belief that they have an influence on the course of natural earthly occurrences and human affairs.

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Planets & Gem Stones

In Astrological works, the nine planets have been assigned nine different gemstones. According to the classical famous astrological work ‘Jatak Parijat’ we can divide the planets and their stones as follows:

Another famous Indian classical work ‘Phaldeepika’ has also subscribed to the above view. These gem stones are called Nav-ratnas (Nine Gems). Gemology although not considers them all to be precious stones, but being related to the planets, they are of considerable remedial use.

Vedic Astrology since the ancient times has always believed in the healing powers of the gemstones. Here we are going to learn about the various precious as well as semi-precious stones, and about differentiating between auspicious and inauspicious stones as well as the planets and diseases associated with a stone and its curative powers.

We will show you which stone is suitable for you according to your lagna (ascendant) and the position of the planet associated with the stone in your kundali (chart). We have also provided you with a chart that tells you what gemstone to wear based on your Nirayana Sun sign. We have also parted with information on the rituals believed to be necessary to purify the gemstone before wearing and the mantra associated with that gemstone. Before wearing a stone, we must know whether to wear the stone for an ill-placed planet or a well placed one?

Ruby belongs to the category of the costly gemstones. It is a red colored gemstone. Wearer of the unblemished ruby enjoys wealth and property and is blessed with children. He becomes fearless, and is protected from afflictions, sorrow and disasters. He becomes virile and his will power and spirit is strengthened. He occupies a respected position in the society.

A blemished and defective Ruby, or one with a black hue brings troubles for the wearer. If the stone is dull, the wearer’s brother gets into distress. Double colored ruby causes distress to the native and his father. The stone with a red sign causes quarrels and disputes. The gemstone with four spots or signs creates fear from wounds and weapons. If ruby is dusty coloured it causes stomach disorders and childlessness. If there is a depression on the stone, the wearer suffers from ill health and loses vitality and stamina. If the ruby is inflicted with many flaws it may even bring death. It is also believed that if the stone loses its color, the wearer is about to become the victim of some distress or disaster. It regains its color when the trouble is averted or over.

Qualities of Ruby:

  • The Ruby, which sprays out red rays in the sunlight, is considered a superior quality gemstone.
  • Ruby glowing in darkness is considered to be of a superior quality.
  • Any Ruby when rubbed on a stone and the stone shows signs of rubbing and also the Ruby does not lose its weight, it is considered to be of a superior quality.

Flaws of Ruby:

Following are the blemishes that may be found in a Ruby:

  • It may be silky.
  • It may be dull, that is devoid of brilliance and luster.
  • It may display an ambiguity of colors.
  • It may be brittle or with cracks.
  • There may be lack of water in it.
  • There may be some cracks in its texture.
  • The ruby may be smoky.
  • The ruby may be dirty or filthy.
  • It may have some on its surface.

It is firmly believed that wearing of pearls ensures happy conjugal life and protection from widow-hood. Anybody wearing an unblemished Pearl earns riches and is blessed by goddess of wealth Lakshmi. He or she lives long and all his sins are said be washed away. He gets vitality, becomes intelligent and achieves a high position in life. Pearl with a yellow lustre brings wealth. A reddish pearl makes one intelligent. White Pearl bestows fame and the Pearl with blue hue is the giver of good fortune. The wearing of a defective pearl brings troubles. The Pearl, in which there is spot without lustre like the hole, that pearl, is likely to cause leprosy to the wearer. If in any pearl there is a spot or sign that looks like the eye of a fish, the wearer suffers loss of children. The Pearl, devoid of lustre is said to shorten life. The Pearl that is flat brings a bad name to the wearer. The Pearl that is long instead of being round makes the wearer foolish and an idiot. If a side of the Pearl is broken, the wearer of such stones suffers the loss of his livelihood.

The following are the flaws found in Pearls:

  • Cracks on surface
  • Lines on the body of the Pearl.
  • Joint like appearance.
  • Mole of black colour, the wearing of such Pearl gives very inauspicious results,
  • Without any luster
  • With spots,
  • One with dirt inside it,

Who Should Wear A Pearl

Pearl is the gemstone ruled by Moon. It is a suitable and gainful gemstone for those in whose nativities Moon is lord of an auspicious house or when as lord of an auspicious house is afflicted or not well placed in the birth charts.

The wearing of a Red Coral (Moonga) makes the native courageous and a conqueror of his enemies. It is believed that the genuine Red Coral warns the wearer of coming ill health by changing its color. The Red Coral prevents from bad dreams and nightmares. It protects the wearer from evil spirits. A good and auspicious Coral possesses the following merits:

  • It is of an opaque red pigment of cinnabar or the Bimb” fruit. It is perfect.
  • It is perfectly round or oval.
  • It is very regular in shape.
  • It is without any hole.
  • It is smooth.

Flaws of Coral:

  • There may be a black or white spot in the composition.
  • There may be a crack on the surface on in the body.
  • There may be more than one shades of color in the same piece.
  • There may be a depression, bend or twist on the surface.

Who Should Wear Red Coral

Red coral is the gemstone of Mars (Mangal). A person in whose birth chart Mars is lord of an auspicious house should wear coral. If Mars is lord of the inauspicious house in a birth chart, it will be harmful for the native to wear Red Coral.

Suitability of Coral According to All Ascendants (Lagnas).


For the Aries (Mesha) Ascendant, Mars (Mangal) is lord of the Ascendant or Lagna. The person with this ascendant should wear a Coral all his life. Red Coral will give good health, longevity, courage, name, fame and happiness. It will neutralize the evil effects of Mars if it is ill disposed or is afflicted in any way.


For the Taurus (Vrishab) Ascendant (lagna), Mars is the lord of 7th and 12th houses. In this case, native of this Ascendant should avoid wearing a Coral. However, if Mars is in his own sign in 7th or 12th house Coral may be worn, in the major period of Mars.


For the Gemini (Mithuna) Ascendant (Lagna), Mars is the lord of the 6th and 11th houses. In this case, Mars will not be considered an auspicious planet. Therefore, natives of this ascendant are advised to avoid wearing the coral. However, Red Coral may be used if Mars is in his own sign or in the 6th or 11th in the Major period of Mars.


For the Cancer (Karka) Ascendant (Lagna) Mars being lord of the 5th house which is a trine or Trikona and 10th house quadrant or Kendra is a very auspicious (yoga Karaka) planet. If natives of cancer Ascendant always wear it, they will be blessed with children, intelligence, good fortune, name, fame honors and success in their professional career. If Red Coral is worn with Pearl – the gemstone of the lord of Cancer ascendant results will prove more beneficial. The beneficial results will be more pronounced in the major period of Mars.


For the Leo (Simha) Ascendant also Mars being lord of the 4th quadrant (Kendra) and 9th house – a trine or trikona is very favorable and auspicious planet (yoga Karaka) and wearing of Red Coral will give same beneficial results as in the case of Cancer Ascendant. Apart from these results the native will have or acquire lands and property and he or she will have good fortune, will become virtuous, his or her father will enjoy long life. If the Mars is posited in his own sign in the 4th or 9th the beneficial results will become more pronounced. Wearing of a Ruby – the gemstone of the lord of this Ascendant along with Red Coral will accelerate the beneficial results.


For the Virgo (Kanya) Ascendant (lagna) Mars is lord of the 3rd and 8th house and is a malefic for this Ascendant. Wearing of Red Coral by the natives of this ascendant should be avoided as far as possible. However, if absolutely necessary, Red Coral may be used in the major period of Mars if Mars is in his own sign in the 3rd of the 8th house.


For the Libra (Tula) Ascendant (Lagna) Mars is the lord of two Maraka (death inflicting houses) houses namely the 2nd and the 7th house. Moreover, Mars is an enemy of Venus, the lord of this Ascendant. Wearing a Red Coral by the natives of this ascendant should be generally avoided. The second house being the house of wealth, therefore, if Mars is in his own sign in the 2nd, Red Coral can be worn with good results during the Major period of Mars. As far as the 7th house is concerned if Mars is there in his sign, this disposition will give rise to a powerful Panchamahapurusha yoga known as Ruchaka yoga which will provide the native with a strong physique ruddy complexion, attractive body, charitable disposition, wealthy, long-lived and leader of an army”.


For the Scorpio (Vrischika) Ascendant (Lagna), Mars is lord of the Ascendant (and of the 6th). Nevertheless, his lordship of the Ascendant will prevail over the lordship of the sixth house. The Red Coral will be beneficial to the native in the same manner as for the Aries Ascendant.


For the Sagittarius (Dhanu) Ascendant (Lagna), Mars is the lord of the 5th and 12th houses. The auspicious lordship of the 5th trine or Trikona will supercede or prevail over the lordship of the 8th hose and by wearing Red Coral, the natives of this ascendant will be blessed with children, good fortune, name and fame, particularly if Mars is in his own sign in the 5th house or bhava.


For the Capricorn or Makara Ascendant, Mars is lord of the 4th and 11th houses. Wearing of Red Coral in the major period of Mars will provide native with land; property and conveyances. He or she will get domestic harmony, happiness from mother and gains of wealth.


For Aquarius or Kumbha Ascendant, Mars will be the lord of the 3rd and 10th houses. Wearing of Red Coral in the major period of Mars will be useful for promotion and success in the professional field. If, however, Mars is in his own sign in the 10th house, this disposition will give rise to Ruchaka yoga and the native can wear a Red Coral with advantage whenever necessary.


For Pisces or Meena Ascendant Mars is lord of the 2nd house which is the house of wealth and 9th the house of fortune. Mars is, therefore, a very auspicious planet for this Ascendant and wearing of Coral will bring great success in the life of the native. Red Coral is necessary for them if Mars is ill disposed or in any way afflicted in their birth chart. Wearing of Red Coral with Yellow Sapphire will prove very beneficial.

Emerald is considered an expensive gemstone. Most of the Emeralds have cracks, which reduces their value. A pale shade is not as valuable as is the emerald having deep velvet green to having a shade of grass green. It is difficult to find a flawless Emerald. A good Emerald is smooth and transparent and emits bright rays, and is without any dots or spots, this type of stone is considered most auspicious gemstone. An Emerald of good quality and without blemishes gives good health, a strong body to its wearer. Apart from this, it also makes him wise and intelligent. It increases wealth and property of the wearer and blesses the native with children. It gives protection from the bites of snakes, it also protects native from evil. It is also considered beneficial for good eyesight. It ensures safe and painless delivery for pregnant women. An Emerald, which is blemished causes injuries, deprives happiness from parents, causes mental and physical distress to the wearer.

Flaws in the Emerald

  • Cracks
  • Brightness
  • Haziness
  • Dual coloured
  • Without any lustre
  • Spots of any colours
  • Brittlenes

Who should wear an Emerald?

Emerald is ruled by Mercury. Natives having mercury as obtaining lordships of auspicious houses will do very well if they wear emerald. If Mercury is badly disposed or is inflicted by, conjunction with or aspect by malefic planet then emerald will neutralise the evil effect of such adverse influences.

Jupiter rules the Pukhraj or Yellow Sapphire. It is of yellow color and whatever class it belongs to, it is used for getting the benevolent blessings of Jupiter.

An unblemished yellow sapphire (often-called Topaz, a substitute semi-precious stone) gives the wearer, good health, wisdom, property, longevity, name, honors and fame. The wearer is blessed with children. It gives protection from evil spirits. It is believed that if there are obstructions in getting a suitable match for a girl, she gets married early by wearing a yellow Sapphire. Blemished gemstones are the cause of many troubles. A stone with cracks invites threats or theft. One without luster and transparency creates enemies and causes disharmony in the family. A milky stone invites injuries to the body. The one with a web causes stomach disorders. The one with red dots on it destroys wealth. The stone with a depression causes anxiety and disturbs peace of mind.

Who Should Wear A Yellow Sapphire?

Yellow Sapphire is the gemstone ruled by Jupiter. There is some difference of opinion whether the Sapphire assigned to Jupiter is the white Sapphire or the yellow Sapphire.

It is the most expensive gemstone in the category of gemstones. The most auspicious diamond is one that is colourless with a blue tinge or one, which sprays blue, and red rays and is without black dots. The Diamond with a red or yellow hue or tinge is said to be beneficial and auspicious for kings, political leaders and administrators. The Diamond having a white hue is suitable for religious, social and spiritual works. The Diamond of yellow hue showers success and prosperity. The Diamond of black hue is suitable for people who are engaged in inferior jobs or professions. Women desiring birth of sons to them should wear an unblemished white Diamond having a slight black hue. The wearer of Diamond is protected from the bad influences of evil spirits, and snakebites. A defective or blemished Diamond causes great harm to its wearer. The Diamond with the shape of island, is white, destroys wealth and happiness, and the one with the black Yava destroys wealth. Other defects disturb mental peace and bring disasters and diseases.

Inauspicious Diamonds

  • Dots: – The appearance or an impression of a dot on the Diamond is a major flaw in the diamond. Black dots are considered inauspicious in a diamond. White dot is considered acceptable.
  • If there are dots like the criss crosses then such diamond is considered inauspicious and is believed to bring death to its wearer.
  • If the yava shaped dots are on the diamond then it becomes inauspicious except when the dots are white in colour.
  • If there is dirt in the corners or center of the diamond, even then it becomes inauspicious.

Who Should Wear A Diamond

Diamond is the gemstone of Venus. It will be beneficial for natives in whose birth chart Venus is lord of auspicious houses.

Suitability of Diamond According to All Ascendants (Lagnas).


For the Aries (Mesha) Ascendant, Venus is lord of two Maraka (death inflicting) houses and mars, the lord of this Ascendant, is an enemy of Venus. Therefore, it is advisable for the natives of this Ascendant not to wear a Diamond. If necessary, Diamond may be worn in the major period of Venus, if necessary, if Venus is in his own sign or is exalted in the 12th house. One word of caution, natives whose birth chart indicates a short life or those who are seriously ill should never wear a diamond. Instead, in such circumstances they may wear Red Coral, the gemstone of the lord of this Ascendant.


For the Taurus (Vrish) Ascendant, Venus is lord of the Ascendant. In this case, diamond can be worn by the natives of this Ascendant for whole of their life for longevity and advancement in life. It will be extremely useful to wear it in the major and sub-periods of Venus. Combination of Diamond and Emerald will prove very useful and give advantage to the natives of this Ascendant.


For the Gemini (Mithuna) Ascendant Venus is the lord of the 5th, a trine or trikona , Venus is an auspicious and a benefice planet for this Ascendant (Lagna). Venus is also a natural friend of Mercury who is the lord of this Ascendant. Consequently wearing of a Diamond in the major and sub-periods of Venus will provide happiness, name, fame, intelligence, fortune and children to the native. Wearing of Diamond along with Emerald will be beneficial for the Gemini natives.


For the Cancer (Karka) Ascendant, Venus is lord of the fourth and the seventh houses. Lordship of these houses makes Venus an inauspicious planet for this Ascendant. Moon, which is lord of this Ascendant, is natural enemy of Venus.


For the Leo (Simha) Ascendant Venus is lord of the 3rd and the 10th houses. Venus will be an inauspicious planet for this Ascendant (Lagna), but, if Venus as lord of the 10th house is posited in the 6th, 8th or 12th diamond will help in profession. If Venus posited in his own sign in the 10th house, it will give rise to two Amala and Malavya yogas.


For the Virgo (Kanya) Ascendant Venus is lord of the 2nd house which is also house of wealth and the 9th house which is house of luck or bhagya, it is also a trikona, Venus is an auspicious planet here and wearing of a Diamond will provide native with wealth, children, fortune and honours. There will be pronounced results during the major and sub-periods, more when Venus is in its own sign in the second or the ninth. Wearing of Diamond along with Emerald will ensure success in life to Virgo Ascendants.


For the Libra (Tula) Ascendant, Venus is lord of the Lagna and eighth house and is considered an auspicious planet. Wearing of Diamond will provide health, long and successful lifestyle for the native. It will be extremely profitable to wear it in the major and sub-periods of Venus. In nutshell, Diamond is a protective charm for the Libra Ascendants.


For the Scorpio (Vrischik) Ascendant, Venus is lord of the 7th and the 12th houses. Apart from this, Mars, as lord of this ascendant, is hostile towards Venus. Consequently, diamond should not be weared by the natives of this Ascendant.


For the Sagittarius (Dhanu) Ascendant, Venus is lord of the sixth and eleventh houses. In astrology, occupation of these lordships is considered inauspicious. Moreover, Venus is also an enemy of Jupiter who is the lord of this Ascendant. If Venus is in its own sign or in the sixth or eleventh houses or as lord of the eleventh and is posited in the Ascendant, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 9th or 10th then wearing of a Diamond in the major period of Venus will be beneficial from the point of view of financial gains for the native.


For the Capricorn (Makra) and Aquarius (Kumbha) Ascendants Venus will be lord of the 5th and 10th and the 4th and 9th houses respectively. Venus will be considered yogakaraka planet for these Ascendants. The Capricorn and Aquarius natives will get success in life by wearing Diamond for rest of their lives. These natives will get excellent results if diamond is weared along with Neelam or Blue Sapphire.


For the Pisces (Meena) Ascendant, Venus is the lord of the third and eighth houses, both of which are considered inauspicious houses. Venus is also an enemy of Jupiter who is the lord of this Ascendant. Therefore wearing of Diamond will not be beneficial for the natives of this Ascendant even when Venus is in the 3rd or the 8th in his own sign in a birth chart.

Blue Sapphire (Neelam) should never be worn without a trial. An unblemished blue Sapphire if it suits the wearer can removes poverty and provides health, wealth, longevity, happiness, prosperity, name and fame. It also restores lost wealth and property.

A blemished Sapphire (Neelam) is the cause of many miseries. If the Sapphire (Neelam) has white lines on it, it is bad for the eyes. The whitish (milky) stone brings poverty. A cracked blue sapphire brings accidents to the native. The dual coloured stone may cause troubles from the enemy side. The dull coloured Sapphire (Neelam) causes distress and worries to nears and dears.

There are also following beliefs about this stone.

  • If the Sapphire (Neelam) is put in water and the same water is used to wash the scorpion bite, the effect of the poison is removed immediately.
  • If the Sapphire (Neelam) it is worn as a talisman, it gives protection from evil spirits.
  • The Sapphire forewarns its owner by changing its colour if there is any conspiracy or threat of an attack on him by his or her enemies.

Who Should Wear A Blue Sapphire (Neelam)?

Blue Sapphire (Nelam) is the gemstone ruled by Saturn.

The gemstone that is transparent, of fine and good colour, soft in touch and gives luster and radiance, is considered a stone of good quality and auspicious gomedha. The gemstone having a light blackish hue, without radiance, rough, flat, full of layers and which looks like a yellow piece of glass, is a stone of average quality and is not considered auspicious. Wearing of an unblemished Gomedha ensures the native safety and protection from deadliest of enemies. Gomedha bestows health, wealth and prosperity to its owner. A blemished gemstone is harmful for the wearer. The red coloured gomedha is injurious to health and one having a mixture of mica is destroyer of wealth.

Who Should Wear Gomedha ?

Rahu and Ketu are shadowy nodes and do not own any signs in the zodiac. Rahu and ketu give the results of the lords of the bhavas or houses they occupy. Therefore, if Rahu and Ketu occupy a bhava (house), the lord of which is an auspicious planet in a birth chart and is well placed in it, Rahu and Ketu will give better results of that particular planet. In such circumstances it will be beneficial for the native to wear a Gomedha for Rahu or Cat’s eye for Ketu in their major and sub-periods.

The Cat’s Eye having a yellowish radiance and a white band belongs to the superior class of such gemstones. The stones having a depression, spots, mica mixed, having a web, or which are dull, are treated as defective and should be avoided for remedial purpose. Wearing of a Cat’s Eye gives happiness in the matter of children and makes the wearer wealthy. It is a restorer of lost wealth. Cat’s Eye is a quick acting gemstone and should always be worn after a trial. A blemished stone proves harmful. The stone with spots causes trouble from enemies and that with depression creates stomach disorders. The dull stone is bad for health. A Cracked gemstone gives injuries. The stone with a black dot or spot is likely to prove fatal to the wearer.

Who Should Wear Cat’s Eye?

Rahu and Ketu are shadowy nodes and do not own any signs in the zodiac. Rahu and ketu give the results of the lords of the bhavas or houses they occupy. Therefore, if Rahu and Ketu occupy a bhava (house), the lord of which is an auspicious planet in a birth chart and is well placed in it, Rahu and Ketu will give better results of that particular planet. In such circumstances it will be beneficial for the native to wear a Gomedha for Rahu or Cat’s eye for Ketu in their major and sub-periods.