Vedic Astrology Rashi Ratan Ruby is also known as Manik or Manak.
In Vedic astrology, Ruby is the Jyotish gemstone that is used to enhance the powers of the planet Sun/Surya. The sun signifies energy, self-confidence, communication, blood circulation, and passion in the livers of all living creatures.
It is believed the person will be reputable and respected in society when the placement of the Sun is strong in the horoscope. An afflicted sun or negative influence in the horoscope leads to a lack of financial stability and low self-esteem. Wearing Ruby helps in reducing the negativity.
Ruby is the traditional birthstone for the month of July. Love and Life are synonymous with the Zodiac sign Cancer, thus the color of passion, Red. It symbolizes new birth on all plains which get manifested in all the facets. It is the power of red, which is effectively signified by its birthstone Ruby.
Not just limited to Cancer, Ruby stone is beneficial to many other Zodiac sign:
Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Pisces
Generally Ruby does not go very well with few Zodiac signs:
Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius
Professional: Ruby is an excellent stone for people government workers, leaders & statesman, contractors and healers.
Student: Ruby helps in manifesting goals and channelizing the energy toward that goal. However, one has to work hard to achieve that goal.
Relationship: A natural Ruby stone can just be answer to your marriage problems. Wearing this stone can ignite strong feelings of love, passion, balance, peace and clear thinking. It can also imbibe your marriage with romance.
Health: The powerful healing gemstone Ruby is used to combat some ailments like high and low blood pressure and problems of the hearth, eyes, brain and lungs.
Healing: Ruby stone is associated with recharging the energy levels. This stone of nobility is known to cleanse the toxicity from aura.
Possible side effects: Synthetic or duplicate Ruby can cause harmful effects in your life. Do ensure that Ruby you are buying is natural and untreated.
Who should wear Ruby?
This is an excellent stone that helps you recharge your dropping energy levels and induces positive thoughts in your mind.
How to wear Ruby?
Metal: Rubies should be casted into a gold ring preferably during the ‘Shukla Paksha’ or the brighter half of the lunar fortnight.
Weight: The weight of the Ruby should be at least 3 carats and the ring should be casted in such a manner that the bottom part of this stone should touch the body.
Wearing day: The ring should be worn on a Sunday morning.
Finger: Ruby should be worn in the ring finger of the working hand just after Sunrise.
Cleansing: You should immerse Ruby in a bowl of ‘Ganga Jal’ or raw Cow’s milk for at least an hour.
Mantra: You should chant following Mantra for 108 times before wearing Ruby — ||ऊँ घृणि सूर्याय नम:||.
Who should avoid wearing Ruby?
What are the alternative stones for Ruby?Ruby being a costly gemstone you can also wear alternative stones or “Upratans” as alternatives Garnet, Red Spinal, Red Zircon and Red Tourmaline
Can I wear Ruby stone with any other gemstone?Unless suggested by an astrologer, advise is not to wear Ruby with Blue Sapphire, Diamond, Gomed.