Astrological Significance (Who should wear Brown Garnet): Brown Garnet is associated with the mythical planet Rahu and hence is the best substitute for Hessonite (Gomed). According to the vedic astrology, People who are going through Mahadasha of Rahu which is generally an 18 years period in a human life, can wear Brown Garnet gemstone to reduce the malefic effects of Rahu.
- Brown Garnet is worn to increase the production ability, wit & intelligence.
- It bestows the wearer with a good work & personal life balance.
- Brown Garnet is also considered to be worn by people suffering from anxiety, stress & nervousness.
Best Weight (in carat or ratti): Brown Garnet is a semi-precious gemstone. Every gemstone, when worn for an astrological purpose, need to adapt to the body mass of the person. Therefore, it is considered good to wear the gemstone more than 1/10th carat of the body weight of the person. For example, if a person weighs 60kgs, he/she should wear minimum 6 carat [60 / 10 = 6].
Best Metal(s): Brown Garnet should preferably be worn in Silver. Gold or any other Yellow color metal should be avoided unless specified by your astrologer.
On which finger to wear: Brown Garnet gemstone is considered to be most effective when worn in the middle finger (Madhyama) of active hand (For right-handed people, an active hand is right hand and vice-versa).
When to wear: Best time to wear the Brown Garnet gemstone is during the sunset of a Saturday which falls between Ashtami tithi of Shukla Paksha ( the 8th day the Waxing moon period) and Ashtami tithi of Krishna Paksha (8th day of waning moon period).
How to wear (Best procedure to wear):
On the selected day & time to wear your Brown Garnet, take your ring or pendant studded with the Brown Garnet and place it in a clean and empty bowl.
Now, add Panchadravyas (Five Sacred Elements) in the following pattern one by one to the bowl – Starting with: GANGA JAL (Holy Water), TULSI LEAVES (Basil leaves), MILK, HONEY & GHEE (Butter). Mix them together in the bowl with your finger and keep the bowl in front of you.
Close your eyes and recite the Mantra "Om Bhraam Bhreem Bhraum Sah Raahave Namah:" 108 times and pray to Rahu to derive all the benefits of your progress.
Open your eyes and take the ring out of the bowl. Dip it in another bowl of clean water and soak it with a cotton cloth piece and wear it.
Note: Please do not throw the mixture of Panchadravya in the dump. Rather, pour it in a flowerpot or Plant pot as this mixture is considered a good fertilizer too.
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