About Emerald Gemstone


Emerald Gemstone

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According to Indian mythology, the name emerald was first translated from Sanskrit as "marakata," meaning "the green of growing things". The name as we know it now is believed to have come from an ancient Persian word, translated into Latin as "smaragdus," and eventually over time, corrupted to "emerald".
Emerald Found In
The best quality emerald is found in Colombia. This is known in the international market as Colombian Emerald. Fine emeralds are also found in other countries, e.g. Zambia, Brazil, Madagascar, Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Russia. In the international market Zambian and Brazilian emerald is considered next to Colombian emerald in quality.
Excellent quality emerald crystals in beautiful deep green colour and with good transparency come from Zambia. Their colour is mostly darker than that of Colombian emerald.
It is a mineral, a compound of silicate of aluminum beryllium and oxygen. Its colour is light or deep green. This gemstone is very high priced for it is very difficult to find a flawless emerald.
Emerald Gemstone Meaning
The emerald is the sacred stone of the planet Mercury. It is believed to be Prince in the Navrgaha portfolio. It was thought to preserve love. The emerald has long been the symbol of hope. It is considered by many to be the stone of prophecy. For some the emerald acts as a tranquilizer for a troubled mind. The emerald is said to bring the wearer reason and wisdom. The spring is considered to be the most effective time for the powers of the emerald. Lucky for love it is.So give your lover an emerald to make him /her stay faithful. In several cultures the emerald was the symbol for fertilizing rain. In the Christian faith it is the symbol of faith and hope.
Benefits of Emerald
Wearing emerald in combination with other stones enhances success in competitive exams, trade and business. It also helps in promotion and prosperity as it enhances intellect, memory, analytical and intellectual power. It helps children who are having problems with brain, memory and speech related problems. It also helps to control and cure stammering, fear, amnesia, epilepsy, fickle mindedness, diarrhea, asthma, cardiac problems, insomnia etc
Professions which are benefited by wearing emerald stone
Writers, politicians, spiritual leaders, musicians, founders of educational institutions, public speakers, judges, government officers, architects, auditors, shippers, bankers and financiers will find wearing emerald very helpful in their field of activity. In business related areas, people who are commission agents, publishers and in textile field can benefit from emerald. This stone will help people who run travel agency and commission related business that requires no capital to start. Emerald is very helpful to those who practice medicine, especially whose field is brain, eyes, ears, and general medicine and those associated with CT scan, MRI and with pediatrics. People who are in research field in IT sector, nuclear field, astronomy benefit from this stone.
embr14.jpg Remedy through Emerald
Emerald is related to planet Mercury. This planet is related to intellect, speech, memory, short travel, wisdom and intuitive power. A person who has favorable Mercury will find emerald beneficial for him as a politician, orator, businessman, PR (Public Relation) for any organization.
However, a person whose Mercury is malefic will be liar, gambler, boastful, conceited, talkative, deceitful, unprincipled and inconsistent. A person with weak and malefic Mercury will face health problems like stammering, impediment of speech or tongue.
If Mercury is afflicted by malefic planets and placed in weak position in ascendant one is likely to face disputes, litigation, and loss through theft, loss due to fraud, cheating and forgery.
Astrological Benefits of wearing Emerald
Emerald is a symbol of love and generosity. An Emerald gifted by your beloved will bring you good fortune. Emerald gives auspicious results to people whose birth-sign is Gemini or Virgo. It gives good health, wealth and happiness in life. It reduces the possibilities of snake-bite. If this gem is worn by a pregnant woman, she will not endure prolonged labor-pains. Emerald reduces mental stress and keeps blood circulation normal and regular. It develops tolerance and mental stability in the native.
Anniversary Gemstone Emerald
Just as a particular gemstone is believed to represent the month that a person is born in, there is a gemstone for every year of married life as well. This is referred to as an anniversary gem stone. Anniversaries like the 20th, 35th and 55th are considered to be significant for Emerald and are celebrated worldwide.
Lucky Gem Emerald
Emerald is a lucky gem for all those who are born under number 5. Mercury rules this number. People born on 5th, 14th and 23rd of any month are governed by this number.
Birth Stone Emerald
Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May.
Care & cleaning of Emerald
Avoid sharp impacts on your emerald and protect it from shapes with exposed points, like a marquise. Clean it with warm water, detergent, and a soft brush. Store it separately from other jewelry and gemstones. Never put emerald in ultrasonic or steam cleaners.
Methods of wearing Emerald
The weight of the gemstone should not be less than 2 carats.
Emerald may be set in gold or silver.
Emerald ring should be washed with fresh milk in the morning. After touching this ring to the feet of your family deity and reciting the mantra put on it the right little finger.
Mantra for Emerald
Priyangu-kalika Shyamam roopena-pratimam Budham!
Soumyam soumya guno-petam tam Budham pran-maamya-ham!!
One should pray to Mercury to bestow the best results and provide help in overcoming difficulties.
On the day emerald ring/pendant is put on one should donate money to a Brahmin and green vegetables with leaves should be fed to a cow.
Day for putting Emerald on : Wednesday
Time for putting Emerald on : Sunrise or during two hours following it.

About the Author

A native of Bihar, Rahul Anand was born in Nalanda in 1975. Leo rising with Sun and Venus and 10th has strong Moon and Mars. He did his BA (Hons) in Geography from Mugadha University, Gaya. He went to the Yogoda Satsang Society of India, Ranchi. It was founded by Yoga guru Shri shri Paramhansa Yoganand the author of An Autobiography of A Yogi and God talks with Arjuna. At the Yogoda Satsang SocietyRahul Anand learned higher meditation techniques and received Kriya Yoga Daksha (Geeta IV, 29) in January 2002.

In early years of life Rahul Anand was fascinated by astrology and other occult sciences. He has been studying astrology since 1997. He came to Jaipur to pursue his childhood desire of learning higher in astrology and vastu. He went to the Indian Council of Astrological Sciences, Jaipur Chapter, where he did Jyotish Visharad in December 2005, under the guidance of world renowned astro and vastu guru Shri Satish Sharma, the vice president of Indian Council of Astrological Sciences and chief editor of Jyotish monthly, Jyotish Manthan.

In ICAS, Jaipur Rahul Anand met the renowned astrologer Shri Shakti Mohan Singh (Retd DFO). Anand learne

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