Ruby Gemstone: the name Ruby is picked from Latin word ‘Rubrum’, meaning ‘Red’. Ruby is crystallized alumina & gets its dense red color due to small amounts of chronic oxide that replaces some part of alumina without disturbing its trigonal crystal structure.
Also Known As: Manik
Corresponding Astrological Planet: Sun
Color: Shades of Pink to Blood Red
A pigeon blood red colored Ruby is considered to be of the best quality and is very smooth to touch with a fine and sharp cut.
The corresponding astrological planet to Ruby is the Sun. The Sun, often contemplated as father or king, bestows leadership, bravery, and honor.
A positive& strongly posited Sun in the chart will make the person royal and reputed. However, a weakly placed Sun or Sun in debilitated state or in enemy sign can bring unexpected & inauspicious results. Financial and professional stability can be deeply affected & the person is least likely to get any help from the govt.
Ruby helps in elimination of these negative impacts or in the former case, boost the positivity offered by the Sun for the wearer.
A person with a weak or a debilitated Sun in their birth chart should wear Ruby.
If malefic planets like Rahu, Saturn, or Ketu are posited with Sun, or Sun is placed in 6th, 8th or 12th house of a chart, wearing Ruby gemstone can be very helpful.
Ruby gemstone is also recommended for those who have a Pitra dosha in the chart.
Nonetheless, the horoscope & birth chart of the wearer must be analyzed by an expert astrologer before wearing a gemstone.
Ruby helps in curing ailments & developing body immunity against the following health issues:
Here are some effective ways to verify if the Ruby is genuine or a fake:
The Most Auspicious Day & Time To Wear Ruby/ Manik
Ruby should be washed with or dipped in fresh milk or Gangajal in the morning. Then while chanting the mantra, it should be worn at sunrise.
The weight of Ruby/Manik should be ideally about 5 or 7 carats. More the weight of Ruby, greater is its effect.
One must wear it on Sunday during sunrise.
Suitable Body Part For Wearing Ruby/ Manik
Ruby should be worn in third or ring finger of right hand.
Women may also wear it as a pendant in a necklace, based on your birth chart.
The Ideal Metal For Embedding Ruby/ Manik Gemstone In
Ruby can be embedded in Gold if the ascendant is Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, or Scorpio.
The gemstone should be embedded or fixed in gold in such a way that the stone touches the skin of the wearer & can thus, channelize its powers in the life of the human being.
The Mantra For Wearing Ruby/ Manik
The Ruby/ Manik gemstone is associated to the planet Sun or “Surya”. Hence, when wearing this stone, one must prey to the planet & the wearer must recite this mantra at the time of Sunrise:
“OM SURYAYE NAMAHA”