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Procedure & Puja for Wearing Gemstones

Last Updated: 12/17/2012 5:40:13 PM

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Gemstones, precious stones, Semi- precious Stones,

Gems stones have a magical healing power in them. One is advised to wear gemstones in order to overcome difficulties in life or to reduce the effects or influence of adversities. However, there are certain pooja’s that must be performed before wearing a gemstone in order to increase its benefic effects and reduce any kind of adverse effects. There are necessary rituals that must be performed in order to awaken the power that is stored in the gem stones. A ritual helps in releasing the vibrations from a gemstone in a faster manner. Each stone carries the traits and attributes of a particular planet. The rituals must be performed on a day that is closely associated to the gem stone so that its benefits can be attained at the maximum level. You can read about the associated day and time for a particular gemstone. Even the metals are closely related to gem stones. It is very essential to use the correct metal with gem stones so that you can derive maximum benefit out of it. Let us know the planets and their associated metals and the method of pooja for wearing gemstones.

PLANETS METALS
Sun Copper or gold
Moon Silver
Mars Gold or Copper
Mercury Silver
Venus Silver
Saturn Silver
Rahu Copper or Silver
Ketu Silver

When the gem stone is worn with the right metal, its benefits increase. It is also very essential to wear the gemstone at the right time.

Method of Puja for Wearing Gemstones

Ruby

Ruby gemstone

Puja for wearing ruby must be done on Sunday. It must be done in the “marshora’ between 5 am to 6 am and 12 noon to 1pm. You will require a red silk cloth, wheat, dhoop sticks, lamp, 21 yellow flowers, and prasad or rava upma. Spread the silk cloth before the idol of god and put wheat on it. Wash the gemstone ring and apply sandal paste and Kumkum on it and place it on the red cloth. Now light up the lamp that has 5 faces. Burn dhoop and perform Puja to the ring. Offer flowers and upma and then wear the ring. Once the ring is worn, donate jaggery to maximize the effects.

Surya mantra
Ashwa Dwajaaya Vidhmahe, Paasha Hasthaaya Dheemahi, Tanno Surya Prachodayath

When you have finished the Pooja, recite the Surya mantra for 108 times and divide the flower into 5 parts and distribute among the family members.

Pearl

Pearl gemstone The puja for wearing pearl should be done on Monday during the “chandra hora”, i.e 6am-7am or 8pm-9pm.

You will need one plate, kalash, rice, curd, jasmine flower and an idol of shiva-parvati. Pour curd on kalash and place the pearl ring on it, apply kumkum, sandal paste and turmeric on the kalash. Then place the kalash on top of plate filled with rice. Close the kalash with another plate and place the photo or idol of shiva parvati on it. Perform aarti and place flowers before the gods and goddess. After completing the aarti, take rice and perform aarti of the moon on rice place. Offer kheer as Prasad and wear the pearl ring.

Moon Mantra
Padma Dwajaaya Vidhmahe, Hema Roopaya Dheemahi, Tanno Soma Prachodayath

Parvati Mantra
Amba Saambavi Chandramouli Rabalaam Aparna Uma Parvati, Kaali, Haimavati, Siva Trinayanaa, Kaathyaayini Bhairavi.

Emerald

Emerald gemstone Pooja for wearing emerald must be performed on Wednesday during the Buddh hora, i.e. 6am-7am or 1pm-2pm.You will need a plate, kalash made of steel or silver, rice, sandal kumkum, betel leaves, coconut, green cloth, garland, milk, saffron, cardamom, mishri, camphor, rosewater and anything to offer as Prasad.

Take a plate and put rice on it. Make three lines from sandal paste on the kalash, for five times. Put kalash over the rice plate, then pour milk into kalash along with cardamom, mishri, camphor, saffron and rose water. Put 5 betel leaves on the kalash and along with a coconut and apply sandal and kumkum to the coconut. Put green cloth, garland and chant the lakshmi mantra for 324 times. Offer Prasad. Wear the emerald ring when the Pooja gets over. Donate green gram at last.

Lakshmi Mantra
Maha Devaicha Vidhmahe, Vishnu Patnaicha Dheemahi, Tanno Lakshmi Prachodayath

Red Coral

Red Coral gemstone

The puja for wearing red coral should be done on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday in the “mars hora”, i.e. Tuesday: 6-7am or 1-2pm, Thursday: 7-8am or 2-3pm and Sunday: 5-6 am or 12-1pm. You will need two red silk clothes, copper plate, toor dal, red flowers, ragi and honey. Place the red silk cloth before the deity and put toor dal on it. Then place copper plate on it. Now repeat the same process with another silk cloth by placing it over the earlier one. Wash the coral ring, apply sandal paste and kumkum. Take flowers in multiples of three and tie them to the ring with red thread and place it on the tur dal.

Perform puja on tuesday and repeat it for 9 times, each tuesday. Wear ring on the ninth day after puja. Offer honey as prasad and recite the mars mantra and perform puja with ragi. once the puja is complete, donate masoor dal in red cover.

Mars Mantra
Veera Dwajaaya Vidhmahe, Vigna Hastaaya Dheemahi, Tanno Bhowma Prachodayath

Diamond

Diamond gemstone

Pooja for wearing diamond should be done on Friday during the Shukra Hora, i.e. 6-7 am or 1-2pm. You will need a triangular shaped plate, blue silk cloth being cut into triangular shape, rajma, sandal, Kumkum, 5 kind of flowers, fruits, and sweets, 30 betel leaves, 5 blouse pieces, 5 betel nuts, camphor and turmeric pieces. Take the plate and put the blue cloth over it. Place diamond ring after applying Kumkum and sandal on it. Recite Lakshmi mantra for 108 times, followed by shukra mantra for 108 times. Repeat the process for 5 times with 5 different flowers. After the puja is over, offer 5 types of sweets and fruits. Now wear the diamond ring. Distribute betel leaves, sweets, betel nuts, flowers, fruits, blouse pieces to five ladies and complete the Pooja.

Lakshmi Mantra
Maha Devaicha Vidhmahe, Vishnu Patnaicha Dheemahi, Tanno Lakshmi Prachodayath

Shukra Mantra
Ashwa Dwajaaya Vidhmahe, Dhanur Hasthaaya Dheemahi, Tanno Shukra Prachodayath

Yellow sapphire

Yellow Sapphire gemstone

Puja for wearing yellow sapphire ring must be performed on Thursday during the guru hora, i.e. 6-7am or l-2pm.

You will need yellow cloth, Bengal gram, sandal, Kumkum, marigold flowers, Kheer made of jaggery and moong dal. Spread the yellow cloth before God and put grams on it. Apply Kumkum and sandal on the ring and place it on the dal. Take marigold flowers and recite lalita sahasranama. Take the gram and recite guru mantra for 108 times. Offer Kheer and donate gram after wearing the ring.

Guru Mantra
Vrishabha Dwajaaya Vidhmahe, Gruni Hasthaaya Dheemahi, Tanno Guruh Prachodayath

Neelam (Blue Sapphire)

Blue Sapphire gemstone

Puja for wearing the gemstone neelam should be done on any Saturday during 6-7am or 1-2pm in the afternoon. You will need iron or steel plate, betel lamp, black til, sandal, Kumkum, blue flowers and eight pieces of black cloth. Keep the iron or steel plate and light the steel lamp. Spread til over the plate. Wash the ring and apply Kumkum and sandal paste on it and place it on the plate. Recite the shani mantra for 108 times. Offer prasad of rice mixed with til. Offer the rice and black cloth to the beggars or 10 people along with Rs. 10 each person. When the Pooja is over, take the ring to Ayyappa temple. Perform the Puja and then wear the blue sapphire ring.

Shani Mantra
Kaka Dwajaaya Vidhmahe, Kadga Hasthaaya Dheemahi, Tanno Mandha Prachodayath

Gomeda

Gomeda gemstone Pooja for wearing Gomeda should be performed on Wednesday between 6-7am and 1-2pm. You will need a snake idol, brown cloth, 1 kg black Urad dal, sandal, Kumkum, 22 coins in same denominations, yellow rice, 16 flowers and prasad made out of milk and plantain. Place the snake idol in front and spread the brown cloth around it. Again spread the dal. Wash the ring and apply Kumkum and sandal on it. Take one flower and tie it around the ring with red thread. Place the ring over dal. Place the flowers and 22 coins around the ring. Take yellow rice and recite the Rahu mantra. Offer milk when the Puja gets over. Divide the cloth into 17 parts and place Urad dal on every piece along with one coin. Make them into a bundle and donate to 17 beggars. Put the remaining 5 coins in your cash box.

Rahu Mantra
Naaga Dwajaaya Vidhmahe, Padma Hasthaaya Dheemahi, Tanno Rahu Prachodayath

Cats Eye

Cats Eye gemstone The Pooja for Cats eye should be performed on Wednesday between 6-7am and 1-2pm or 8-9pm. You will need one snake idol, brass plate, red or grey cloth, horse gram, sandal, Kumkum, curd for offering and one bowl of sugar. Place the snake idol in front, place the brass plate and spread the red or grey cloth over it. Wash the cat’s Eye ring and apply Kumkum and sandal and place it on the plate. Recite the Ketu mantra for 108 times and when the Puja is over, offer curd as prasad. Wear the ring and lastly, donate sugar with the bowl.

Ketu Mantra
Ashwa Dwajaaya Vidhmahe, Shoola Hasthaaya Dheemahi, Tanno Ketu Prachodayath

How to perform Pooja for Substitute Gems?

Golden Topaz, Garnet, Surya Kant Mani, Amber and Peridot

Golden Topaz gemstone Perform the Pooja to wear above gemstones on Sunday, between 6am to 7am.You will need a red silk cloth and spread wheat on it. Wash the ring, apply sandal paste, kumkum to it and place it over the wheat. Then offer incense sticks, camphor and red flowers. Recite the surya mantra for 108 times and wear the ring.

Surya Mantra
Om Gruni Suryaya Namaha

Jade, Moonstone

Moonstone gemstone The best day to perform the pooja for Jade and moonstone is Monday or Poornima between 6-7am.

You will need a white silk cloth. Spread the cloth and then spread rice and sugar over it. Wash the ring and apply sandal, kumkum to it. Place the ring on the rice and sugar mixture. Light agarbatti, camphor and offer white flowers. Recite the Moon mantra 108 times and then wear the ring.

Moon Mantra
Om Som Somaya Namaha

Yellow Topaz, Amethyst, Yellow Zircon, Yellow Agate, Yellow Tourmaline

Yellow Topaz gemstone The Pooja to wear the yellow topaz, amethyst, yellow zircon, yellow agate and yellow tourmaline gemstones must be done on Thursday, between 6am - 7am.

You will need yellow silk cloth, spread it and then spread Bengal gram over it. Wash the ring and apply sandal and Kumkum to it then place it on the Bengal gram. Light agarbatti, camphor and offer yellow flowers and recite the Guru mantra for 108 times and wear the ring.

Guru Mantra
Om Brum Brihaspataye Namaha

Jaichint, Hessonite, Garnet

Hessonite gemstone The Pooja must be performed on Wednesday; 6-7am.You will need a brown silk cloth. Spread the cloth and place black Urad dal on it. Wash the ring and apply sandal and Kumkum. Place it on the black Urad dal and light agarbatti, camphor and offer rose flowers and recite the Jtahu mantra for 108 times and wear the ring.

Jtahu Mantra
Om Hraam Rahave Namaha

Aquamarine, Green Onyx, Malachite, Green Zircon, Green Tourmaline

Aquamarine gemstone The Pooja to wear the ring of aquamarine, green onyx, malachite, green zircon and green tourmaline semi precious stones must be performed on Wednesday, 6-7am. You will need a green cloth and moong dal. Spread the cloth and spread green moong dal over it. Wash the ring and then apply sandal, Kumkum over it and place it over the green moong dal. Offer white flowers, light agarbatti and camphor. Recite the Buddha Mantra for 108 times and wear the ring thereafter.

Buddha Mantra
Om Bhum Budhaaya Namaha

White Zircon, White Tourmaline, Spathic, White Opal Turquoise etc.

White Zircon gemstone The Pooja for wearing white zircon, white tourmaline, spathic and white opal turquoise must be performed on Friday between 6-7am. You will need a white silk cloth and rajma. Spread the silk cloth and then spread rajma over it. Wash the ring and apply sandal, kumkum to the ring and then place it on the white silk. Offer white flowers, light agarbatti and camphor. Recite the Shukra Mantra for 108 times and wear the ring after it.

Shukra Mantra
Om Shum Shukraya Namah

Tiger Eye

Tiger Eye gemstone The best day to perform Puja is on Wednesday between 6-7am. You will need a red silk cloth and spread horse gram over it. Wash the ring and then apply sandal and Kumkum to the ring and place it on the red silk cloth. Offer red flowers to the ring and light agarbatti and camphor. Recite the Ketu Mantra for 108 times and wear the ring thereafter.

Ketu Mantra
Om Kem Ketave Namaha

Blue Zircon, Blue Tourmaline, Neelam, Lolit, Blue Star Ruby, Lapis Lazuli etc.

Blue Zircon gemstone The best day to perform the Pooja for Blue Zircon, Blue Tourmaline, Neelam, Lolit, Blue Star Ruby, Lapis Lazuli is on Saturday between 6-7am. You will need blue silk cloth for the Pooja and black til. Spread the cloth and then spread black til over it. Wash the ring and then apply sandal and Kumkum to the ring and place on the black til. Offer blue flowers to the ring and light camphor and agarbatti. Recite the Saturn or Shani mantra for 108 times and wear the ring after the Pooja is over.

Saturn Mantra
Om Sham Shanaischaraya Namaha

Red Cornelian, Red Tourmaline, Fire Opal, Red Jasper etc.

Red Cornelian gemstone The Pooja to wear Red Cornelian, Red Tourmaline, Fire Opal, Red Jasper semi precious stones must be performed on Tuesday between 6-7am.

You will need red silk cloth. After spreading the silk cloth spread tur dal over it. Wash the ring and apply Chandan and Kumkum to it. Light camphor and agarbatti and offer red flowers. Recite the Mars mantra 108 times and wear the ring after the Pooja is complete.

Mars Mantra
Om Aam Angaarakaya Namaha

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