The Cat’s Eye gemstone is also known as the Lehsunia stone. In Hindi, it is known as the Vaiduryam stone. It is an exceptionally powerful and beautiful assortment of the Chrysoberyl mineral family. The stone got its name as Cat's Eye as it resembles the eye of a cat. It is a semi-valuable gemstone which is found in different shades of nectar, green, dark and yellowish-green, it is otherwise called Lehsunia, Vaiduria, and Chrysoberyl. The meaning of Cats Eye stone is pretty simple and refers to the optical effect of the vertical ray of light that passes through this gemstone is known as ‘Chatoyance’ as it makes it look like the eye of a cat. Its raw form refers to the uncut and non-treated gemstone.
As mentioned earlier the Cat’s Eye is available in various colours like the Honey, Yellow/ Golden Cats Eye Stone, Green, Black, Red, Yellowish Green and Purple. Each colour has a meaning, which is as follows:
The gemologists refer to the top quality Cat’s Eye as the ‘Milk Cat’s Eye or the ‘Honey Cat’s Eye’. It is a stone that fulfils wishes of the wearer and brings good luck. It is also known to keep negative energies at bay.
This stone is a powerful talisman that helps the wearer to be attuned to the natural world. Meditating on this potent stone is said to attract earth energies and offers grounding, peace, enhanced concentration and fertility.
The Yellow Cat’s Eye is associated with self-empowerment and emotions.
The Yellowish Green Cat’s Eye is also popularly known as the Kanak Khet Cat's Eye stone.
The Grey Cats Eye Stone is a stone that wards off negative energies and offers relief from nightmares.
The Pink or tumbled Cats Eye Stone is associated with accurate judgement, intuition and good luck. The Pink Cats Eye Gemstone also offers enhanced optimism, boosts confidence and awareness.
The divine Blue Cats Eye Stone is associated with balanced communication and clear speech.
Turquoise Cat’s Eye is a stone for speech and is believed to be associated with the Throat Chakra. It enhances communication skills and is an ideal stone that offers success to professionals who are orators, public speakers, and ones in therapeutic communications.
Lilac is associated with an individual’s higher self. It helps to connect with the higher realms and offers a soothing vibration of kindness.
Orange is associated with fertility, sexuality and desire fulfilment.
History of Cat's Eye Gemstone
Geologist Abraham Gottlob Werner, a very well-known and famous geologist discovered the Chrysoberyl Cat’s Eye gemstone. The Cat’s Eye is always referred to as the Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye. Let us understand its meaning and why the Vaiduryam stone in English is so called? The Chrysoberyl is considered as the original and true Cat’s Eye whereas its other variants are distinguished as Cat's Eye Quartz or Apatite. This stone is associated with Planet Ketu and is known to pacify the malefic of planet Ketu. In ancient times, the Cat’s Eye was assessed in religious objects and was believed to bring good luck to the wearer. In the 19th century towards the end, the Duke of Connaught presented the Cat’s Eye as the token of engagement, it was then when this stone gained popularity and was known to masses.
Properties of Cat’s Eye Stone
Cat's Eye stone comes in a variety of mineral families like the Quartz, Apatite and Chrysoberyl. But the most valuable and well-known one is the Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye which belongs to the Chrysoberyl mineral family. In the gemstone trading world when the word ‘Cat's Eye’ is used without any prefix or a suffix like the Quartz Cat's Eye or the Cat's Eye Apatite or the Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye then it is assumed to be known as the Chrysoberyl.
Cat's Eye Metaphysical Properties
Cat's Eye is a miraculous stone which is believed to ward off evil and negative energies from the wearer’s life. It acts as a talisman and safeguards the wearer from unknown enemies and less known dangers. This stone is popularly known to attract unexpected wealth and prosperity and it also helps people to regain their lost wealth. Its healing properties include enhancement of determination, will power, intelligence, awareness, and knowledge. It also offers spiritual elevation. The Cat’s Eye amplifies and attracts good luck and positivity. It helps to dispel all the negative energy that weighs the aura of an individual down.
Types of Cats Eyestone
The various types of Cat’s Eye stone are as follows
Chrysoberyl Cat’s Eye
Cats Eye Tourmaline
Cats eye Apatite
Which Cat’s eye stone is best?
The Cat’s Eye is sourced from countries like Sri Lanka, Brazil and India on a very big scale. Apart from the above-mentioned places, it is found abundantly in Orissa, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Bihar.
Cat's Eye Gemstone benefits
The benefits of Lehsunia stone is for the wearer in every walk of life. It offers a number of benefits some of which include enhanced intellect and wisdom. It is also known to bring materialistic comforts of life in the form of immense wealth, in the wearer's life.
It protects its wearers from mishaps, evil schemes of enemies and from accidents.
It also protects people from the impact caused by evil spirits and mental imbalance caused due to unknown fears.
It enhances senses, helps to stabilize emotions, and boosts abilities and strength to deal with situations that are challenging.
This safeguards its wearer from people who conspire or try to do wrong against you. It is available in various colours and is one of the most powerful gemstones. The Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye stone is hot in nature. This stone does not suit every individual hence; it is advisable to consult the experts before wearing the Chrysoberyl stone. The Cat's Eye curbs and pacifies the negative impacts of Ketu planet and safeguards from various illnesses and diseases that are caused due to the ill effect of planet Mars. It protects from sudden accidents and negative events that take place unexpectedly in life.
It protects the wearer from mishaps and mystery adversaries. It gives success in business and offers surprisingly positive results. Cats Eye stone benefits are sudden and surprisingly good as they bring sudden wealth through activities like gambling, betting on a horse race, stock exchange and more. They protect the wearer from legal cases and intoxication.
Who can wear Cat Eye Stone?
The Cat’s Eye is available in various colours. Not any coloured stone can be worn by any individual. According to the gemology findings, people who are teachers, priests, and scientists must wear honey Yellowstone. People who work in administrative departments or who work as soldiers or as a ruler must wear the Honey brown whereas, a businessman, farmer, or banker can wear a honey green Cat’s Eye stone. The hardworking people like the artisans, labourers, servants and similar must wear a dark green stone.
How to Wear a Cat's Eye stone ring? When to wear Cats Eye Stone?
Cats Eye stone wearing the metal- You can get the Cat’s Eye stone studded in gold, platinum or even in steel.
Cat's Eye stone wearing finger- You cannot wear the Cat’s Eye stone in the ring finger, on the contrary, you can wear it only after consulting an expert.
Cats Eye wearing day- The Cat’s Eye stone wearing day is on a Thursday at midnight when the Moon is waxing.
Cats Eye suitable weight- The Cat’s Eye must at least be more than three or five carats
Cat's Eye Gemstone Jewelry
According to Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy (RRST), Cat's Eye gemstone jewellery set in a ring or the bracelet gives only beneficial results to the wearer, pacifies malefic effects of Ketu and enhances the positive effects in life. People who have a benefic or a malefic Ketu in their natal chart can wear it. The Cat’s Eye jewellery fills the life of the wearer with a continuous flow of wealth and stability. It also gives you strength and courage to face challenges.
However, wearing the Cat’s Eye as a pendant is not recommended, as it does not offer any benefit.
People should prefer wearing Cats Eye jewellery. We at Rudra Centre offer Cat's Eye ring or Cat's Eye bracelet, or cat’s eye necklace and cat's eye pendant as per consultation. At Rudra Centre, we manufacture the Cat’s Eye rings in an adjustable size. You may wear gold or silver.
Cat's Eye Chakra
Muladhara (Root) Chakra is associated with the Cat’s Eye stone. The Muladhara is the foundation of birth and is ruled by element earth. It is situated near the tailbone. This Chakra relates to our connection to the earth, emotional/mental health, material reality, survival, physical strength and vitality. It governs the spine, pelvis, rectum, legs, bones, feet and the entire skeletal system. This Chakra helps us with stability and survival in society by achieving work, food, money, shelter and a stable position. It makes sure that our basic needs of the family are met.
Materialism expresses itself through Muladhara and the way we use this energy determines whether we become dependent on material life or use them for our spiritual development.
When the Muladhara Chakra is blocked/ imbalanced, fears and insecurities grip you. You may feel abused, hurt and confused and won't believe that you may be loved for being the way you are. You fear to take risks in life and often end up in problems.A balanced Muladhara Chakra makes you fearless by nature and also makes you safe and secure. You are creative and have a trusting nature. If this Chakra is balanced, you have a good sense of your sexuality and you identify it as one of your most powerful creative energies.
Hence proper functioning of all the Chakras ensures appropriate energy flow to all body parts including our vital organs. Thus, Chakra cleansing and balancing are essential to enjoy good health and happiness which translates to overall abundance and wellbeing in every sphere of life. The purpose of Muladhara Chakra is to make you get established in your being, feel cherished, precious and special and live a life free of fears and guilt.
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