Ruby: Its used to Enhance the power of Sun………………….etc.
Ruby known as Manik / Manak in hindi, is the gemstone of Lord Sun associated with Zodiac Leo.
Ruby Is Worn As A Mark Of Royalty. Benefits The Wearer For Being In Power In Ruling Authority, As Politicians And Government Personnel
● It Is Able To Dissolve Confusion And Give Sharp And Focused Eye.
● Promotes Self-Awareness & Gives Success In Competitive Exams.
It represents father, authority, dignity, boldness, commanding power, ambition, and courage and kind heartedness. A person whose Sun is weak or is affected by maleficent planets is recommended to wear Ruby gemstone.
Such a person is usually found having unstable professional life and lacking a good decision-making skill. He is usually not recognized well by others. He does not have a good social standing and is not able to succeed even after making many efforts. For such a person, his weak Sun causes problems like blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, bilious nature, hemorrhage and cardiac problems etc.
Such people, on consultation with an astrologer, are recommended to wear gemstone Ruby.
Benefits of Ruby Gemstone
It is said that wearing Ruby brings authority and dignity, in other words, a good decision-making power. It helps the wearer get support from state, authority or administration. Those finding difficulty in making themselves heard are recommended to wear Ruby.
One of the notable Ruby gemstone effects is that it clears the mind, makes it sharp and dissolves any type of confusion.
Another well-known Ruby gemstone benefit is that it helps the wearer progress in self-awareness and helps him or her realize truth.
Professions who should wear
Those who aspire to become famous are in a government job and aspiring to progress should wear a Ruby though not without consulting an astrologer. Apart from them engineers, actors, merchants, diplomats, politicians, stock exchanges and all those who aspire to progress in their career or are not able to progress even after making consistent efforts are recommended to wear Ruby.
How to wear Ruby gemstone?
Ruby should be worn in the ring finger of right hand on a Sunday. Those who are left-handed can wear it in the left hand too! Ruby of more than 3 ‘ratti' is astrologically beneficial. It can be worn in gold, or mix metal panch dhatu as suggested by astrologers.
It should be worn on Sunday. One should try to wear red colour dress while wearing it as red is the colour of Sun. If not possible choose to sit on a red colour ‘asana' while praying. Soak the Ruby ring in raw cow's milk (‘kacha doodh') overnight. On Sunday morning, dip it in Ganga water (‘Gangajal').
It should be worn in the early two hours after the Sun rise and one should face the Sun while wearing it.
Mantra while wearing Ruby
Though any mantra which reveres Lord Sun can be said before wearing Ruby, however; Aditya Hridaya Strotam or Gayatri Mantra are said to be the best.
One can also recite –
‘Aum Hring Hamsah Suryaye Namah Aum' 108 times.
Keep the bowl having ring on the cloth. Now lighten a ‘deep' and burn the incense stick or ‘dhoopbatti'. Keep mind clear of thoughts while offering prayers.
With concentration, recite any of the above given mantra 108 times. Intent for your wish. Now wear the ring in the ring finger of your right hand. As told earlier, if you are a left-handed person, you can wear the Ruby ring in the left hand also.
Substitutes of Ruby
Garnet, Star Ruby, Red Spinal, Red Zircon, Red Tourmaline are all substitutes of Ruby. However Burmese Ruby or Ruby from Burma is said to be the best quality.
It also leaves the same effect though it is recommended to consult an astrologer before making a choice. Nowadays, even Ruby engagement rings are also available.