Emerald is the ideal gemstone that one can wear for success in academic pursuits as well as competitive examinations. In astrology, the standard of education is judged mainly based on the position of planet Mercury.
Mercury is believed to influence the nervous system and the skin of human body. In case the horoscope of a person shows that Mercury has ‘Bhadra maha yoga’ without the impact of stupidity, he or she would achieve good education along with wisdom. If Moon and Mercury are favourable, the ability to grasp facts and memory power will get a boost.
In astrology, wearing of emerald is suggested to solve the bad effects of the planet Mercury. Emerald having high quality has the green colour of railway signals, but it costs a fortune.
Children poor in studies as well as youngsters preparing for competitive exams can wear this gemstone. Others who can sport emerald are those having the star signs related to Mercury - Ayilyam, Thrikketta and Revathy. People born on the days 5-14-23 of any calendar month which have the lucky number of ‘5’ can also buy emerald and wear it. In addition, if your birthday falls on 5, 14 or 23 of the fifth month of the year - May, emerald brings many benefits.
However, those having the Edavam, Midhunam, Kanni, Thulam, Makaram and Kumbham ‘lagnas’ in their horoscope need to check the horoscope properly before going in for Emerald.
Generally, this gemstone is not considered to be harmful. Apart from improving educational standards, emerald is found to be effective against neuro diseases and boosts energy levels. Normalizing high blood pressure is yet another quality attributed to this gemstone. It intensifies emotions such as love, compassion and gentleness. Emerald helps you control anger, short temper and unprovoked action. It will also make a person recognize genuine love and affection.
Another benefit of wearing emerald is its positive impact on the skin. The gemstone is considered effective against skin diseases. It also boosts the beauty of the skin.
Yet another advantage is that the tendency to have nightmares will gradually disappear and people can get a sound sleep. Relationships and friendships too will be strengthened. Easing of the stress is an additional benefit. People wearing this gemstone reportedly improve their communication skills. They will shine in exams and interviews.
Professionals who stand to benefit by wearing the gemstone include media persons, cinema and TV artists, social media workers, teachers, lawyers, staff in broadcasting sector and people connected to the literary and publishing industry.
Alongside, include green gram in the diet to strengthen Mercury in the horoscope. Wearing clothes of light green colour also helps.
Meanwhile, emerald can be worn as a ring on the small finger or middle finger. It can also be turned into a locket. Wear these items at least for one hour on Wednesday morning. Thrikketta and Revathy are the stars related to Mercury and emerald can be used on these days too.
The size of the emerald to be worn is ideally between 2 and 3 carats. If the Mercury is very weak in a person’s horoscope, the stone can be up to 5 carats - in other words till one gram.
As emerald is a very expensive gemstone, those who cannot afford it can opt for its sub-stones like peridot, jade or green onyx. Rings of these stones can be made with gold or silver. Try to get a stone with a certificate from an authorized lab. Also choose reputed dealers having a good track record for your purchase.
There is an adage that says wearing the green gemstone would make one's life green too.
While wearing the emerald, the following salutation to Mercury can be chanted:
‘Priyamgu kalikasyamam / Roopena prathimambudham / Saumyam saumyagunopetham / Tham Budham pranathosmyaham.’
Author: R Sanjeev Kumar PGA, Jyothis Astrological Research Centre, TC 24/1984, Lulu Apartments, Opposite Thycaud Police Ground, Thycaud PO, Thiruananthapuram - 695 014.
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