Red coral is a naturally occurring gemstone that represents the fiery Planet Mars. As per Vedic Astrology, Mars symbolizes courage, self-confidence, concentration, good health, success in career and prosperity in marital life. Being one of the most powerful planets, Mars can wreak havoc on one’s life, career, health, marital relations and many other aspects of life, if not placed well in one’s horoscope. Red Coral Gemstones are the best remedial measures to save one from the malefic effects of Mars. However, as Red Coral is associated with Mars which is a fiery planet, it is only prudent to follow a few traditional steps when planning to wear Red Coral gemstone. Here’s a little listing on five ritualistic steps to follow when wearing Energized Red Coral Gemstones.
First things first; it makes sense to get your horoscope checked with an expert astrologer to determine whether or not Red Coral will suit you. Red Coral is associated with planet Mars and it may bring in unfavorable results with respect to different aspects of life. To know if Red Coral suits you or not Ask a Question to know from the expert astrologers if you are required to wear a Red Coral or not. If after an analysis of your astrological signatures, our esteemed astrologer suggests you go for Energized and Certified Red Coral gemstones, move to step 2.
And now if you are all set to purchase a Red Coral gemstone, make sure you purchase the same during the Shukla Paksha (the ascending moon cycle). It is good to purchase a Red Coral on a Sunday or a Thursday. You may also plan to purchase a Red Coral gemstone during Mrigshira, Chitra, Anuradha or Dhanishtha nakshatra. The most auspicious time to wear the Red Coral gemstone is one hour after sunrise until 11:00 AM. Make sure you never buy a Red Coral gemstone on a Saturday for it is considered to be an inauspicious day to buy Red Coral gemstone.
It is important to make sure that the red coral stone ring is made with a blend of Gold and Copper and the stone is mounted in an open-backed ring so that your finger touches the gemstone. It is important to make sure that the weight of the Red Coral gemstone is not less than 5.4 carats. Make sure that you do not buy a Red Coral gemstone that’s energized and certified. In addition, always buy the gemstone certified by Indian Gemological Institute, Gem Testing Laboratory (A Project of the Gem and Jewelery Export Promotion Council, Sponsored by 'The Ministry of Commerce,' Government of India). All gemstones offered at Cyber Astro are certified by the Indian Gemological Institute.
When you are finally ready to wear the Red Coral, take a seat on a Red-colored Asana (traditional mat) and sit facing eastwards. Rinse the ring in unboiled milk, preferably Cow’s milk. Wash the ring carefully with Gangajal (holy water of River Ganges). In case, Gangajal is not available easily, you may keep the ring in the copper pot filled with water overnight. Once the ring is properly rinsed and washed with Vedic rituals, place it on a clean red cloth with numeric Mars Yantra drawn on it. Make sure you draw the Mars Yantra with red sandalwood powder, saffron or roli.
Make offerings of flower and incense on the yantra and the new Red Coral ring. Fold your hands, close your eyes and chant the Mars mantra – “Aum Bhaum Bhaumaye Namah Aum" or "Om Sri Sarvanabhavaaya Namah" 108 times wholeheartedly with true devotion. Once you are done with all these rituals, go ahead and wear your new Red Coral gemstone ring and brace yourself to imbibe in the umpteen benefits offered by this amazing gemstone.