Planets and Gems

"A jewel endowed with good characteristics brings good luck to the kings; the ones with bad luck, disaster.” So begins the magisterial Brihat Samhita, the 5th century text, written by Varahamihira in a chapter titled, Examination of Gems. Gems and Grihas are linked like brother and sister. According to the Jataka Parijata, a [...]

By |2019-09-27T00:13:47+05:30July 15th, 2019|Categories: Meaning, Overview|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments

Jewellery in Astrology

In Hindu astrology, the word graha means "to seize."  The nine planets or nava-grahas seize people at different parts of their life and influence them either positively or negatively. Gemology is about using gems to alleviate the effects of these planets. Some people say that a gem needs to be of at least two [...]

By |2019-09-30T22:51:53+05:30June 16th, 2019|Categories: Meaning, Tamilnadu|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |14 Comments
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