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Your On-Line Guide to The Healing Energies, Metaphysical Properties, Legendary Uses, and Meaning of Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj)

Introduction to the Meaning and Uses of Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj)

Yellow Sapphire is considered to be one of the most auspicious and beneficial stones out of all the Navratnas (nine gems) as prescribed in the Hindu scriptures. Widely known as 'Pukhraj' stone, or Push Raja (Sanskrit) and Peetmani, this stone claims a very special place in the world of astrology. The Pukhraj Stone is believed to hold the powers of the planet Jupiter. Jupiter is the heaviest planet in the solar system, hence imparting distinctive powers to Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj) over other precious stones. The wearer of this stone must ascertain its suitability for them from a learned astrologer and a Gemologist to draw maximum benefits out of it.

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) brings the wisdom of prosperity, not only by attracting wealth and financial abundance into one's life, but in its ability to manifest one's creative energy into form through action. Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) stimulates the intellect, helping to formulate ideas and goals, then focuses that intent through the Solar Plexus Chakra, the will center, allowing one to hold their vision long enough to bring it into being. It also encourages the exploration of moving in new directions, bringing excitement and joyful expectation about the possibilities in life.

Sapphire is a variety of Corundum, an aluminum oxide mineral that forms in prismatic tabular, bipyramidal or rhombohedral crystals, as well as granular or massive habits, and may be transparent to opaque. Low iron content in Corundum is responsible for Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj)'s color, sometimes called Golden Sapphire if intensely colored. The name Corundum is of Indian origin, derived from the Sanskrit korund and applied to opaque massive gems, generally of a dull color. With the exception of Red Corundum, which is Ruby, all other colors of Corundum are Sapphires.

Star Sapphires are created when Corundum is intergrown with fibrous inclusions of Rutile, called "silk," that reflects light in stones cut en cabochon as a six-rayed, sometimes twelve-rayed star that appears to glide across the face of the gem as it is moved. This effect is called asterism and increases the rarity and value of the stone.

Astrological Benefits of Yellow Sapphire Gemstone

  1. Yellow sapphire has the planetary energy of Planet Jupiter, which is the planet of wisdom and fortune. Wearing a yellow sapphire can beget good fortune and wealth.
  2. Wearing a yellow sapphire helps in better clarity, focus and therefore better decision making ability.
  3. Planet Jupiter signifies marriage and marital bliss in a female individual's birth chart. Wearing yellow sapphire can help in overcoming delay in marriage and finding a suitable match.
  4. Natural yellow sapphire is a 'feel good' gemstone too. It can help a great deal in combating a pessimistic outlook. Wearing a jyotish quality yellow sapphire can keep an individual upbeat and hopeful.
  5. Natural yellow sapphire is a very beneficial gemstone for individuals with Pisces ascendant or Sagittarius ascendant.
  6. Wearing a natural yellow sapphire can bring great progress in academics and is a very good gem for those involved in higher academic pursuits as well as teaching.
  7. Planet Jupiter rules over the realm of law and justice, therefore those engaged in legal profession stand to benefit from yellow sapphire.
  8. Spiritual counsellors, healers, priests, preachers, - all those who are engaged in religious or spiritual work also benefit from yellow sapphire as dharma (religion) is the domain of Jupiter. Those seeking spiritual evolution may also benefit greatly.
  9. Natural Yellow sapphire gemstone can help a lot as a healing stone in case of stomach ailments, weak digestive system and jaundice.
  10. Individuals for whom Jupiter is a natural yogkaraka can find great relief in Rahu Mahadasha or Rahu Antardasha by wearing a yellow sapphire

Different Types of Sapphire Gemstones

Standard Yellow Sapphire Stone: A standard yellow sapphire or pukhraj stone are red-orange in color and they can easily be purchased from any jewelry shop. The price of the standard yellow sapphire stone ranges between 800 Rupees to 1000 Rupees per carat. However, on the quality parameter this stone lacks at largely, even the color quality of the stone is not up to the mark. It slightly looks light and pale; furthermore by wearing this gemstone one cannot expect to obtain astrological benefits being offered by a untreated yellow sapphire gemstone.

Fine Quality Yellow Sapphire Gemstone :This gemstone has less number of inclusions in comparison with standard yellow sapphire stone. The color of the stone is also impressive and by wearing this gemstone once can obtain slightly better astrological results as compare to standard yellow sapphire stone. The price of fine yellow sapphire or peela pukhraj stone ranges between 2500 Rupees per carat to 4000 rupees per carat. Above all, buying this gemstone from a reputed jewelry dealers or gemstones dealers will bestows the astrological benefits of Jupiter.

White Sapphire Gemstone:The color of the yellow sapphire gemstone is ideally white. Hence, it is also called "safed pukhraj" in Hindi. It is considered to be the best alternative of diamond due to its similarity in appearance with the diamond stone. Also this gemstone is quite cheaper than diamond; hence a person who could not afford diamond stone can wear white yellow sapphire stone. This gemstone is supposed to represent the planet Venus and enhances the possibility of a person to earn quick wealth and luck. The gemstone is used to cleanse the negative thoughts and bring positivity and divine energy in the life of a person. However, it is very rare to find an original white yellow sapphire gemstone as well as it is very less in demand.

Yellow Sapphire Super Premium Grade : stone contains very very less inclusion (vvs) is notably high quality in term of cut, clarity, transparency and treatment. Yellow Sapphire Super premium gemstones are remarkably transparent and hold high clarity parameters along with startling cut and rare treatments. Wearing Yellow Sapphire Super Premium Grader provides endearing results to its wearer. It is very easy to check a yellow sapphire premium stone to distinguish it from fake or impure yellow sapphire stone .Yellow Sapphire Stone are notably transparent does not contain any flaw. To check originality of yellow sapphire premium stone check it under magnifier if it does not show any lines or rare flaws it will considered as super fine yellow sapphire. However, this stone can cost arm and leg to its buyer. The price per carat of the super-premium yellow sapphire ranges from 5000 per carat to 10000 per carat even mores sometimes based totally on the quality of the yellow sapphire stone.

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) Uses and Purposes

Place Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) in the home or in cash boxes to attract wealth and to increase earnings. If worn or carried, a portion of the stone itself should touch the body. It not only assists in bringing financial abundance, but in manifesting any vision one wishes to realize.

Sapphire is exceptional for calming and focusing the mind, allowing the release of mental tension and unwanted thoughts. It encourages opening the mind to beauty and intuition, bringing lightness and joy as it restores balance within the body.

As a professional support stone, Sapphire provides awareness of higher principles in archeologists and historians, stimulates the mind and wisdom in executives, ministers and writers, and increases discernment and good judgment in journalists and lawyers.

Star Sapphire, especially in paler shades, is a symbol of wise and honest leadership, and a good stone for businesswomen and female entrepreneurs who wish to succeed without compromising integrity. It is also an ideal tool for anyone needing assistance in grounding their ideas into reality and who requires extra energy to bring things through to completion.

Because of its hardness (second only to Diamond), Sapphires are used in industrial applications such as components for watch crystals and movement bearings, scientific instruments, high-durability windows, and insulating substrates in special purpose solid state electronics.

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) Healing Therapies - Overview

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) Physical Healing Energy

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) is ideal for boosting physical energy and vitality, and is an excellent support for exercise. As an elixir, Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) is useful in eliminating toxins from the body.

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) is known for restoring balance in the spleen, and has been useful in treatments of the digestive system, gall bladder, and liver. Sapphire is beneficial in treating blood disorders and alleviates excessive bleeding; it strengthens the veins and improves their elasticity.

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) Emotional Healing Energy

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) is a vivacious stone, re-energizing the emotional system. It helps one feel more excited and joyful about the possibilities life has to offer, and encourages the expression of one's ideas and feelings with more confidence. It aids in overcoming fear and procrastination, and lends the courage to take the risks needed for great creations to come about.

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) Chakra Healing and Balancing Energy

Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj) activates the Solar Plexus Chakra, the energy distribution center and the chakra of relationships. This chakra is located between the ribcage and navel, and controls the immune and digestive systems. When balanced physically, we have strength to fight infections, are free of allergic reactions, and are able to use the nutrients we ingest. When the solar plexus is out of balance spiritually, we feel fear - of the disappointment or displeasure of others, or to subordinating our life and pleasures to the will of others. Spiritually, when the solar plexus is in balance we are free to interpret the world through our own thoughts and emotions and not live in fear of violating the dictums of others.

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