Yellow Sapphire | Pukhraj is a highly auspicious gemstone, worn to get the blessings of magnanimous planet ‘Jupiter’. Astrologically, this bright yellow colored gemstone of the Corundum mineral family is worn to gain professional success, good financial status, health rejuvenation, marital bliss and healthy progeny.
But it is always advised to consult a knowledgeable astrologer before wearing Pukhraj or a Yellow Sapphire gemstone to ensure maximum good results in life.
HOW TO WEAR A YELLOW SAPPHIRE OR PUKHRAJ FOR ASTROLOGICAL PURPOSES ?
First thing first. Buying a good quality, natural yellow sapphire is the most important step. It is quite crucial to ensure the quality of an astrological gemstone (should be of good color, decent clarity and no sign of treatment) to gain good results in life. It is always suggested to buy yellow sapphire only from Trusted Gemstone Dealers and always ask for a Certificate issued by a reputed gemological institution.
Apart from the quality of a gemstone, there are certain other factors that one should keep in mind before wearing yellow sapphire gemstone.
Generally, it is recommended to wear a Yellow Sapphire | Pukhraj of minimum 1/12th of the wearer’s body weight (in kg). For instance – A person weighing 72 kgs should wear a Yellow Sapphire | Pukhraj of minimum 6 carats.
Gold is highly recommended for wearing a Pukhraj stone. But people with budget constraints can also use silver and panchdhaatu metal. Before wearing the ring or pendant, one should check that the stone is fixed inside the metal in such a manner that it touches the wearer’s skin properly. This helps to channelize the positive energies of the gemstone in the life of the wearer.
DAY & TIME-
According to the sacred vedas | ancient texts the most auspicious day to wear yellow sapphire is Thursday (Guruwaar). Therefore, one should wear Pukhraj ring on Thursday morning between 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. during Shukla Paksha (waxing Moon.
PROCEDURE FOR WEARING YELLOW SAPPHIRE ?
The Yellow Sapphire | Pukhraj gemstone is usually passed through various hands before finally reaching the wearer, it is important to follow the Vedic purification process and get rid of those impressions. For purification of gemstone, place the yellow sapphire ring in a metal bowl and add the following Pooja Samagri, one by one:
- Ganga Jal
- Tulsi Leaves (Indian Basil)
- Unboiled cow’s milk
- Ghee (Clarified Butter).
2. ACTIVATION (ENERGIZATION)-
After the completion of the purification ritual, take the yellow sapphire gemstone ring/pendant/bracelet out of the liquids and clean it using a fresh soft piece of cloth. Place it into a clean bowl. Now, energise the gemstone by reciting the holy Guru stone mantra for 108 times.
Yellow Sapphire Mantra in English – ‘Om Brim Brihaspataye Namah’
Pukhraj Stone Mantra in Hindi (ॐ बृं बृहस्पतये नमः )
After reciting mantra take out the ring or pendant from the bowl and clean the gemstone with distilled water before wearing it.
3. YELLOW SAPPHIRE| PUKHRAJ FINGER-
Once the activation process is complete, the person can wear yellow sapphire gemstone ring in the index finger (first finger) of the working hand. In case, he/she is already wearing a ring in the index finger, the yellow sapphire ring can also be worn in the ring finger of the working hand.