Yellow Sapphire ( Pukhraj )

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Yellow Sapphire is a well known gem in today’s market. Colors vary from light yellow to golden and honey yellow. Generally people considers Topaz is synonym of Pukhraj (Yellow Sapphire), but both stones are different. Yellow Sapphire have considerable luster, come in a variety of cuts and are increasing in market value. It can be transparent to semi-translucent. This is normally light to Dark yellow in color. Yellow Sapphires are one of the most highly prized of the corundum species. This is one of the most widely used gems to help achieve better financial status. The wearer may expect wealth, good health, name, honour and fame if the Gem suits him or her. It is also believed that if there are obstructions in finding a suitable match for a girl, she gets married early by wearing a Yellow Sapphire.

Jupiter planet is Lord of Yellow Sapphire Gem, Sagittarius and Pisces Zodiac (Dhanu and Meen Rashi ).Yellow Sapphire harmonizes and benefits Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system. It signifies Knowledge, Wisdom, Magical Leading Power, Virtue, Fortune, Justice, Education, Future, Religion, Philosophy, Devotion, Children, Distant Travel, Spirituality, Truthfulness, Prosperity and Charity. Guru is the major instructor or teacher and influences action with the highest order and balance. Guru guides action in the most harmonious and uplifting manner and balances inner and outer input while simultaneously performing and monitoring action.

Jupiter’s influence in the human physiology is through the globus pallidus. This globular structure is like a teacher in the physiology. It gives balanced and higher-order instructions, balances and maintains harmony between inner and outer input, manages and executes complex systems and enlivens activity in the brain while guiding action. It signifies highest-order thinking – Knowledge has organizing power. Yellow Sapphire is a cold gem. It improves vision, gives life security, protects ones from poverty, removes adversity, misfortune and melancholy.

On diseases front: Yellow Sapphire cures diarrhea, gastritis, ulcer, rheumatism, jaundice, insomnia, heart troubles, impotency, gout, arthritis, pain in knee joints, solders and chest problems, fast recovery in any disease etc.

Physical Properties of Yellow Sapphire

Species of Yellow Sapphire is corundum, is simply crystallized alumina (Al2O3) and in pure form it is devoid of color. Sapphires are found in various colors which include pink, blue, green, yellow, orange and Colorless etc. Yellow Sapphire is known as Pukhraj. It has a specific gravity of 4.00. Refractive Index is 1.76 – 1.77 and the hardness is 9 on the Moh’s scale, Optic Character is DR 0.008.

Occurrence of Yellow Sapphire

Sapphires are found in India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Russia, Thailand, Australia, U.S.A, U.K., Nepal, Mexico, Zambia, Nigeria, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Myanmar, In India, Sapphires are found in Jammu. Few sapphires are also found in Orissa but they are not of very high quality. In present time Sri Lanka’s Yellow Sapphire are very attractive and good, this is easily available. Its also expensive.

Wearing Method of Yellow Sapphire

Its very important before wearing any gemstone we should know it’s methods and importance for every stone. It should be washed with fresh milk and holy water ( Ganga Jal – found in Indian river named Ganga ) in the morning during Hora ( a type of Muhurt time ) of Jupiter planet on Thursday, its the most preferable day to wear Yellow Sapphire, and then while chanting the mantra it should be worn. Yellow Sapphire should be used in Gold and Panchdhatu (mixture of five metal), in index finger of right hand (for male), left hand (for female) or in neck also. The weight of Yellow Sapphire should not be less than 3 Ratti ( one type scale of Indian weight ) or onwards in weight. More the weight of Yellow Sapphire, greater its effect.

Substitute Gems of Yellow Sapphire

Its very necessary to know about substitute gems, which can be also useful. These substitute gem also controls on their lord planet in finite effect. Hence, generally precious gems used for infinite effect. These substitute gems may be precious or semi-precious. So, It should be conformed that which gem is useful for you by your astrologer or gemologist.
Substitute Gems of Yellow Sapphire: Yellow Quartz, Smokey Quartz, Synthetic Yellow Sapphire, Tiger’s Eye, Topaz etc.
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