The word Navratna is made by joining two words where the word ‘Nava’ literally translates to the number ‘nine’ and the word ‘Ratna’ literally means Gemstones in Sanskrit. Thus, the word ‘Navratna’ means Nine Gemstones. The Navratna gemstones are no ordinary gemstones. These precious gemstones have their mentions in the ancient Scriptures and are believed to offer a range of benefits. Each of the gemstones that belong to the Navratna set possesses a unique energy and healing powers. The Navratna gemstones consist of nine different gemstones namely Ruby, Pearl, Emerald, Red Coral, Blue Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Diamond, Hessonite, Cat’s Eye.
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A pair of beautiful Navratna Earrings in silver that can be worn to attract the positive energies of all nine planets. The combination of Navaratna gemstones is powerful to negate the malefic of 9 planets. Secured with a four-prong setting and set in an individual circular frame, the gemstones are perfectly round and positioned in the best way to offer you the excellent benefits. Each stone is associated with a planet and helps in influencing your life in a positive manner.
Navratna Ring is made in pure silver with original Navratna gemstones that are natural. The simple yet elegant design makes it an ideal ring to be worn by women. The high polish finish of the silver gives it a charming appeal and it is suitable for both ethnic and casual wear. The four-prong setting holds each gemstone firmly which makes it durable and long-lasting. The combination of Navratna gemstones is helpful in dispelling the negative effects of all the nine planets.
Navratna Necklace Malas are made to pacify the malefic of all nine planets. They are available in a variety of designs and each Mala is designed uniquely to suit every taste. The precious gems are strung in different materials like thread and silver wire. Navratna Mala can be worn by anyone irrespective of their horoscope and it is also ideal for gifting it to your loved ones. The elegant Malas are perfect to pair with ethnic wear.
Nicely made Navratna Bracelets by combining nine powerful gemstones that help in increasing the positive influence of all nine planets. Every bracelet is made with precision and the range is diverse. There are many options to choose from as every design is different from the other. The gemstones are natural and original so the combination becomes truly effective in removing the malefic of the nine planets. The classy Navratna bracelets are perfect to be matched with any type of outfit.
Significance of Navratna gemstones in Various Cultures
The Navratna gemstones hold immense significance in various cultures across the globe. According to the south-eastern Asian and southern cultures, the Navratna gemstones are considered as the status symbol, they also signify abundance and riches. The Navratna gemstones are believed to offer a range of talismanic healings. The Navratna gemstones are known as the royal emblem of the King of Thailand. Also in cultures like Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism the Navratna gemstones are known to hold immense powers and are co-related to the planets and astrology. Let us understand more about the Navratna gemstones in details
Navratna gemstones according to Hindu Astrology
According to the Hindu Astrology, the Navratna gemstones as mentioned above are the nine precious gemstones. Each of the gemstones that belong to the Navratna is associated and governed by each of the specific planets of the nine planets. Each Gemstone that is a part of the Navratna gemstones has a set of unique powers and when stud together in a piece of jewelry it offers overall protection and acts as a talisman. It also pacifies the malefic effects of planets and attracts positivity, peace, happiness, and the like.
Every gemstone as mentioned earlier holds a wide array of energies and each of these gemstones vibrate on a specific frequency. One can experience the benefits of all these gemstones to their full potentials by correctly wearing the Navratna. An individual can consult an expert or visit a renowned astrologer to seek help in understanding how to wear these divine gemstones accurately. The Navratna gemstones stud together in a form of jewelry were the prized possession of the Royalty. Each of these Ratna has a different color, is addressed with a different name in Hindi. Each of the Navratna gemstones has a ruling deity and a ruling planet. Each gemstone also works on a specific body of Chakras.
The Navratnas are addressed differently in different Asian subcontinents. Given below is the list of various regional languages and the way the word ‘Navratna’ is addressed in this Asian subcontinent.
Sanskrit, Hindi, Burmese, Kannada, Indonesian and Nepali
Some associations with the Navratna gemstones
Emperor Akbar had given His nine most important court assistants the names of the Navratna gemstone. Each important court assistant was titled with the name of each gemstone belonging to the Navratna.
In Thailand, the highest gift that a King offers is known as "Noppharat Ratchawaraphon" (the Ancient Auspicious Order of the Nine Gems). When the pendant of the Nine Gemstone is presented to a man it is attached to a sash which is yellow and has red, blue, and green colored trims. This sash is supposed to be worn by the men over the right shoulder of the left hip. Whereas, when a woman is presented with this valuable Navratna pendant. It is usually strung to a silk ribbon and is supposed to be worn on the front left shoulder.
Some Scholars that were the mains of Chandragupta-II and were an important part of His court were known as the Navratnas.
Navratna according to the Vedic Astrology
The Navratna gemstones hold mystical powers and have the ability to heal and uplift an individual in all walks of life. On a professional, personal, emotional, and mental level these Navratnas offer a range of healing properties and make the life of an individual worth bliss. The Navratna also forms the basis of pranic or life healing. Natural gemstones indeed work on the human body. Their significance has been stressed in the ancient Vedic scripture such as Garud Purana (68:17). Pure and unblemished gems have propitious powers that can protect one from demons, snakes, poisons, diseases, sinful reactions, and other dangers, while flawed stones have the opposite consequence. The Agni Purana states that an impure gem is as good as misfortune. And the gem free from impurities or cracks is divine.
Each gem in the combination of Navratna stones also has a particular cosmic color. These nine stones have been referenced in the ancient Vedic scriptures as the key to counteract the adverse karmic force that brings in negative energies such as stress, disappointments, or frustrations. It is the Vedic verdict that one has to enjoy or suffer the consequences of their karmas. The original Navratna stones benefits include empowerment and strengthening your emotions and intellect.
In Vedic astrology, the nine precious stones (Navaratna) are connected with the nine planets. A person’s natal chart if governed by a particular planet (guru) should wear a stone ruled by that planet in order to attract more cosmic energies from the concerned planet. The stones that evolved under the tectonic pressure inside the earth are natural and have the ability to affect the human body.
Let us take a look at each of the nine gemstones individually to know about each one of them in detail.
Ruling Deity: Lord Shiva Ruling Planet: Sun Colour: Yellow Associated Chakra: Manipura Chakra (Solar Plexus Chakra) Relation: Origin of all energies
Benefits Ruby Offers: Ruby is the gemstone that aligns itself to the Sun – the Supreme source of energy. The red cosmic rays that are emitted from the Sun bless the wearer with active energy, high self-esteem, and heal problems related to sight. It enhances focus and offers the ability to command. Ruby boosts leadership qualities in an individual, makes one independent, and is a symbol of purity.
Gemstone: Pearl Hindi Name: Moti
Ruling Deity: Gauri, Krishna Ruling Planet: Moon Colour: Orange Associated Chakra: Swadhisthana Chakra (Sacral Chakra) Relation: Mind
Benefits Pearl Offers: Pearl is a beautiful white gemstone that aligns with the Moon. Wearing a pearl has a calming effect on your mood and temperament. It also reduces tensions, stomach related issues, and marital problems. It surrounds the wearer with a positive aura. It offers mental and emotional stability. It promotes sociability and helps one to have control over the thoughts and offers contentment.
Gemstone: Emerald Hindi Name: Panna
Ruling Deity: Krishna Ruling Planet: Mercury Colour: Green Associated Chakra: Anahata Chakra (Heart Chakra) Relation: Subtle intelligence
Benefits Emerald Offers: This gemstone is worn to absorb the cold, green radiations of Mercury. The wearer is protected from intestinal issues, problems related to the liver, lungs, tongue, tissues, and nervous system. Strong memory and communication skills
Gemstone: Red Coral Hindi Name: Moonga
Ruling Deity: Skanda, Hanuman, Kartikeya Ruling Planet: Mars Colour: Red Associated Chakra: Muladhara Chakra (Root Chakra) Relation: Passion, force
Benefits Coral Offers: This bright red gemstone connects to the planet Mars. When the combination of an opaque coral and gold is worn as a ring or pendant it protects the wearer from fevers, jaundice, chickenpox, and other malicious diseases. The coral also heals other health issues like anaemia, bronchitis, pneumonia, and more. It boosts courage, energy, understanding, and the ability to win.
Gemstone: Blue Sapphire Hindi Name: Neelam
Ruling Deity: Hanuman or Kali Ruling Planet: Saturn Colour: Indigo Associated Chakra: Ajna Chakra (Third Eye Chakra) Relation: Hardship
Benefits Blue Sapphire Offers: Wearing a Blue Sapphire brings good fortune and favorable situations your way. It is highly beneficial for people who are into trade and business. Governed by the planet Saturn (Shani), this gemstone is great for lawyers, judges, and other authoritative figures. It makes one modest, boosts tolerance, and makes an individual mature.
Gemstone: Yellow Sapphire Hindi Name: Pukhraj
Ruling Deity: Sada-Shiva Ruling Planet: Jupiter Colour: Light Blue Associated Chakra: Vishuddha Chakra (Throat Chakra) Relation: Goodness
Benefits Yellow Sapphire Offers: Aligned to Jupiter, this shiny yellow gemstone instills truthfulness, piety, and integrity in the wearer. It is great to increase the inflow of wealth and abundance in your life. Wearing the yellow sapphire also contributes towards spiritual motivation and yoga meditation. It enhances one’s wisdom and makes one compassionate.
Benefits Diamond Offers: This is one of the most precious gemstones and it is believed to encourage financial well-being. The diamond aligns with the planet of love and beauty – Venus. It enhances beauty and attracts success in life. It blesses the one wearing it with all the luxuries, pleasures, and wealth. Makes one prosperous and attracts abundance.
Gemstone: Hessonite Hindi Name: Gomed
Ruling Deity: Durga Ruling Planet: Rahu Colour: Ultra-Violet Associated Chakra: Sahasrara Chakra Relation: Self-realization
Benefits Hessonite Offers: This powerful gemstone is used to drive away from the ill effects of Rahu in your life. It also reduces troubles caused by acidity. The wearer can also benefit by wearing the Hessonite or Gomed for winning court cases or to crack business deals. It boosts an individual’s ability to know one's mind and self.
Gemstone: Cat’s Eye Hindi Name: Lehsuniya / Vaidurya
Benefits Cat’s Eye Offers: This gemstone is recommended for people who do not have a well-placed Ketu in their natal charts. The Cat’s Eye eliminates the malefic effects of planet Ketu which causes jealousy, loss of position in the career ladder, or increase in rivalries. On the other hand, if the Ketu is positioned in the correct house in the natal chart of the native it offers clarity of thoughts, vision, and paves way for spiritual awakening.
Namaste Sri DharmaDev Arya & Friends, Sisters and Brothers, sorry for long absence and missed you all. Been a busy 3 odd months. Dropping by to say hi to everyone and also to mention that I'd done a 40-day discipline with a Navratna Mala which I got from Rudra Centre India. The results? Absolutely wonderful. For 10 years, everything in my life was blocked and there was no movement. I was neither here nor there. "In limbo" was the best description I could give. Upon 30-odd days of wearing the Navratna mala, everything started happening. All that was stagnant began moving at last. And fast t
Dear Neeta, Namaste. My package arrived safely.Words cannot express the beauty of my Taurus/Vrishhabha Necklace. The Navratna Gems are all in rainbow colors. It is so very beautiful, so perfect and specially made. I'm already wearing it and I'm very pleased with the quality, time and care that was all a part of its creation. I have also been blessed by you in a very special way. Everything is wonderful! Again, many, many thanks to you and the Rudre Centre staff. May you continue to be blessed and successful in all your endeavers. Warmest regards Emma
Ms Neeta, I just received my order. The framed Shree Yantra is absolutely beautiful... The navratna and the mahakali yantra are beautiful as well. My mom is very happy with them - I gave her an early christmas gift. The Kali yantra is for me. Thank you for the gifts that you included. You do very good work -- and the way that you package everything is also beautiful. Namaste, Jonas