Yellow Sapphire is a pale yellow to deep yellow color gemstone which is a part of the mineral Corundum. It gets its yellowish shade of color due to the presence of copper mineral ions in the main mineral Aluminum Oxide (Corundum) It is one of the precious gemstones in the earth's crust and is used extensively in astrological uses.
||Pukhraj, Pushparaj, Pushyaragam, Peet Pukhraj
|Hardness on Moh's Scale of 10.0
||3.95 to 4.03
||1.76 to 1.77
||Sri Lanka, Thailand, Madagascar, Myanmar, India
Which is the Best Substitute For Yellow Sapphire?
Citrine, Yellow Beryl, Yellow Topaz, Yellow Onyx are considered to be the best substitute for Yellow Sapphire gemstone. From an astrological point of view, a substitute gemstone take more time to show its effect.
Astrological Significance (Who should wear Yellow Sapphire): Yellow Sapphire is associated with the planet Jupiter (Brihaspati). According to the vedic astrology, People born in the Lagna of Jupiter i.e. Sagittarius (Dhanu) & Pisces (Meen) should wear a Yellow Sapphire for life time. Apart from this, people with Lagna Aries (Mesh), Cancer (Kark), Leo (Simha) & Scorpio (Vrishchik) signs can also wear Yellow Sapphire gemstone.
Yellow Sapphire Benefits:
- Yellow Sapphire is considered to be the stone for improving relationships, getting blessings from the God, and for accumulating wealth.
- It bestows knowledge, intelligence & ethics to the wearer.
- It is also used by crystal healers for liver & stomach related diseases.
- Yellow Sapphire is also considered to be worn by people suffering from delays or problems related to marriage (especially in case of female natives).
How to wear Yellow Sapphire?
Best Weight (in carat or ratti): Yellow Sapphire is a precious gemstone. Every gemstone, when worn for the astrological purpose, need to adapt to the body mass of the person. Therefore, it is considered good to wear the gemstone more than 1/12th carat of the body weight of the person. For example, if a person weighs 60kgs, he/she should wear minimum 5 carat (5.5 ratti) [60 / 12 = 5]. In case of low-quality Yellow Sapphires, one should divide the body weight by 10, i.e. he/she should wear minimum 6 carat [60 / 10 = 6].
Best Metal(s): Yellow Sapphire should preferably be worn in Gold & Panchadhatu.
On which finger to wear: Yellow Sapphire gemstone is considered to be most effective when worn in the index finger (Tarjani) of active hand (For right-handed people, the active hand is right hand and vice-versa).
When to wear: Best time to wear the Yellow Sapphire gemstone is during sunrise of a Thursday 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).
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