Ruled by Jupiter, the yellow sapphire or Pukhraj is considered as a very powerful gemstone that has the capacity to give extraordinary results if worn properly. Scriptures recommend that one should select a #pukhraj that is transparent, even, smooth, & yellow with a soft glow that sparkles.
The weight of the gem should not be less than three ratti. One should not wear a pukhraj (yellow sapphire) of six, eleven, or fifteen rattikas. A pukhraj of five, seven, eight, ten, twelve, or fourteen rattikas is considered auspicious.
What are the Benefits of Yellow Sapphire?
The Pukhraj is a highly auspicious gemstone and it has tremendous benefits. If worn in the right manner, it brings peace and prosperity in life. It also brings good luck to the family. It is said to solve marital issues; and recommended to women so that they can attract attention and love from their partners. Pukhraj (yellow sapphire) bestows vigor, vitality, wisdom, longevity, name, and fame. It also keeps the evil and all the negativity away. It has the power to cure all the disease & health conditions caused by afflicted planets. As long as the ring is on one’s hand one will never die an accidental death.
Who should wear Yellow Sapphire?
Yellow Sapphire is considered as a #birthstone to Sagittarius and Pisces according to Indian Astrology.
Aries : Jupiter is the Lord of the 9th house of fate and fortune and the 12th house of expenditure. Jupiter is also the friend of Mars, lord of Aries. That is why, Jupiter is a very auspicious and important planet for this sign. Wearing Yellow Sapphire stone will bless the person with a lot of gains in life.
Taurus : It is not advisable for people; born into this sign to wear Yellow Sapphire because; Jupiter owns 8th house, house of losses as well as accidents and 11th house, which is the house of profits. . It also becomes the enemy of Venus, lord of Taurus. However; a person can wear Yellow Sapphire stone if; During major period Jupiter is in 2nd, 4th, 5th, 9th, 10th or 11th. This will bestow him with financial gains.
Gemini : As Jupiter rules two houses; the 7th house of marriage and partnerships as well as 10th house of career and profession; it suffers from the Kendradhipati Dosha or weak directional influence. However, those who face setbacks in their professional life should immediately wear Yellow Sapphire irrespective of the major period. If Jupiter is in 2nd, 4th, 7th, 5th, 9th,10th or 11th house; wear Yellow Sapphire during the major period of the planet. People who are in apprehension of death; due to old age or illness; or has horoscope indicating short life, should not wear ys as jupiter is a strong death inflicting planet of Gemini.
Cancer : Jupiter owns 6th and 9th houses. As the 9th house is the house of fate and fortune, Jupiter is considered as an auspicious planet for Cancer. Wearing Yellow Sapphire; will bless the person with good children, higher education, charitable and religious inclinations, good fortune, wealth, name & fame. Benefits will multiply if worn along with Red coral or Pearl.
Leo : Jupiter becomes an auspicious planet for the Leo; because it rules the 5th trine house of; education, higher knowledge, sudden fame and the 8th house of inheritance and legacy. It will give more benefits if worn along with Ruby, birthstone of this sign, during major period of Jupiter.
Virgo : As Jupiter rules two houses- the 4th quadrant house of assets, mother and pleasures and the 7th house of marriage and partnerships, it suffers from the Kendradhipati Dosha or weak directional influence. However, if Jupiter is in 2nd, 4th, 7th, 5th, 9th,10th or 11th house, wear Yellow Sapphire during the major period of the planet.
Individuals who suffer from obstructions; in progress of educational activities or property matters, should wear the gemstones as it will remove all their difficulties. People who are in apprehension of death; due to old age or illness; or has horoscope indicating short life; should not wear Yellow Sapphire as Jupiter is a strong death inflicting planet of Virgo.
Libra : Jupiter is the lord of 3rd and 6th house and that is why not an auspicious planet for Libra. It is not advisable for people born in this sign to wear Yellow Sapphire. However; it can be worn if; necessary during the major period of Jupiter if; it is positioned in its own sign in 3rd or the 12th house.
Scorpio : Jupiter is the Lord of the 2nd house; of wealth and the 5th trine house of education, higher knowledge, and sudden fame; Jupiter is also a friend of Mars, lord of Scorpio. That is why Yellow Sapphire; is very auspicious for people born in this sign; and wearing this gemstone will prove to be very profitable if; worn with Red Coral, birthstone for Scorpio, during the major period of Jupiter.
Sagittarius : Jupiter is lord of this sign and that is why it is very auspicious for Sagittarius people. Yellow Sapphire acts as a protective charm for this sign. The Results will be more beneficial if; worn with Ruby, lord of 9th house (house of fortune), during the major period of Jupiter.
Capricorn : Jupiter is the lord; of 3rd house of siblings, courage and initiatives and the 12th house of expenditure and losses; and that is why advisable for the considered inauspicious for Capricorn. Yellow Sapphire gemstone should be considered only in Jupiter major periods.
Aquarius : Jupiter rules the 2nd house of wealth and death and the 11th house of profits. Jupiter is an enemy of Saturn, lord of Aquarius. However, yellow sapphire can be worn if jupiter is positioned in 2nd or 11th house in its own sign. This will bestow the wearer with wealth, children and other comforts. People who are in apprehension of death; due to old age or illness; or has horoscope indicating short life, should not wear ys as jupiter is a strong death inflicting planet of Aquarius.
Pisces : Jupiter is lord of this sign and that is why it is very auspicious for Pisces people. People born in this sign can fulfil their desires by wearing Yellow Sapphire. The Results will be more beneficial; The wearer can achieve big success; if worn with Red Coral, lord of 9th house (house of fortune), during the major period of Jupiter.
Which Yellow Sapphires are inauspicious?
A Yellow Sapphire Stone; with cracks invites threats of theft; where as one without lustre and transparency creates enemies and causes disharmony in the family.
A Milky stone invites injuries to the body. Yellow Sapphire with a web causes stomach disorders.
A stone with black and white color is harmful for cattle of the wearer.
Yellow Sapphire which has red dots on it destroys wealth of the wearer.
A stone with depression causes anxiety and disturbs the peace of mind.
What are the substitutes of Yellow Sapphire?
If a person cannot afford to buy Yellow Sapphire he can wear its substitutes. The best substitutes for Yellow Sapphire gemstones are Yellow Pearl, Yellow Zircon, Yellow Tourmaline, Topaz and Citrine.
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