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The importance of Gems in Absorbing the Deficient Energies felt by mankind – colours and colour of sound…
So materialistic is modern man that he often thinks he is a material being. But the enlightened Rishis explained that our souls are bound to a body that has five different types of electrical energy. We need to remind our often dull minds that our brain holds an electro stimulated consciousness and that our chakras, which direct the nervous system, laud over our glands, organs and mechanical muscles. Our spiritual nature dominates our electrical nature, which manifests in our physical environment and bodies. Advanced thinkers such as quantum physicists comprehend the vibrational nature of matter and attest to the uniquely strong electromagnetic radiations of gems. Gems are unique in that their electrons are in an unencumbered crystal alignment. A gem emanates a magnetically charged force that can change or influence any organic electrical body that is in its immediate sphere of influence. UN –enhanced Ayurvedic gems, when touching the skin, have an exceptional ability to counteract our weakened electrical assimilative abilities that our karmic pattern (horoscope) may dictate.
Paramahansa Yogananda explained that all of our thoughts and actions are recorded in our chakras, which depart with our souls at death and return at a mathematically pre-destined time in symmetry with the electro simulated influences of the planets. If we are suffering, he explained that it was on account of our karmic pattern not being able to receive the required planetary electromagnetic stimuli. If we are not able to assimilate one of the many required pranic electromagnetic frequencies that our electrical being requires, then weakness or suffering is likely to occur. We don’t “live by bread alone” yet our faith in doctors seems to show an excessive dependency on material medicines, when all approaches should be analyzed. Light is the fabric of matter, but few truly comprehend this. Those that do will often grasp the benign potential of rearranging their electromagnetic karmic pattern by the use of astrological germs.
The Rishis, in their fully illumined state of realization , explained that planets have similar electromagnetic frequencies as certain gemstones. And these specific gems can thus greatly help in counteracting karmic weaknesses and their ensuing problems. They said that this could be a very practical method for insuring against the unfortunate magnetically drawn probabilities in our life.
Another way of interpretation is that by the help of astronomy, we understand the celestial positions of various planets at the time of nativity. A nativity remains deficient to an extent to which the cosmic energy and electro-magnetic waves are insufficiently available in the atmosphere at that particular moment. Such a deficiency causes an imbalance which could be a reason for physical ailments, lack of enthusiasm, despondency etc. It is only when the mind is trained to think properly and to put the thoughts into practice that the basic intelligence and the capacities could be properly developed . such a person is able to develop his personality well and achieve success. The nature and tendencies of a person can determine the course of his progress or failure. Most of the people blame their fate and move through life as if the things they did not get were not destined for them. Bur apart from this the intelligence is conditioned by genetic factors too, moreover the socio-economic condition in which a person grows are also responsible in shaping the intelligence and the personality of an individual. Now coming to the crux of the matter, let us know more about gems. Various chemical substances are subjected to varying pressures of the upper surfaces and the internal heat of the earth. All these conditions cause formations of crystals. Crystals are formed by atoms and have definite geometrical shapes, formations of atoms is different in different crystals. Since atoms in these gems possess radio-activity they can absorb cosmic rays from the atmosphere and emit those into our body. Different gems absorb different cosmic rays and hence are useful for meeting different needs. When the imbalance of cosmic rays are rectified by absorbing these cosmic rays , one’s path for fulfilling one’s desires and expectations is cleared. Simultaneously there will be gradual reduction in complaints relating to health, prosperity, well being etc. These gems possess no divine power and no harm would be done by a crack or blemish in the gem. A crack or blemish in a gem would only cause dispersal of the cosmic rays and our body will not be receive those in required quantity. The desired benefit may not be obtained, but no harm is likely to be suffered as the subject has scientific base. Further explanation is that everything in the universe is composed of seven rays of vibrating light (Colour). We can see these rays in the miracle of rainbow. These colours are known in modern science as (VIBGYOR) Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange and Red rays. The difference in vibration lends itself to the manifestation of a particular colour. That both dense physical , as well as ethereal or subtle energies are composed of these seven rays was known to the ancient Seers of India, Who related them to rays emanating from the lord of the universe. Thus thay had the same qualities of omniscience , omnipotence and omnipresence . as per one of the ancient Indian texts , the seven planets are to be seen as condensation of the seven cosmic rays. Sun is condensed form of the red ray etc. the greatest condensation of the cosmic rays are found in natural gem stones which are permanent store house of cosmic colours and unless they are burnt or otherwise destroyed they will never cease to radiate their cosmic rays being inexhaustible storehouses of cosmic colours. Each planet therefore has a corresponding gem vibrating on its same frequency.
Gems basically are crystals. The natural form of a crystal is very important and is useful in identifying a gem. The crystals are classified as seven types 1. Cubic system 2. Tetragonal system 3. Hexagonal system 4. Orthorhombic system 5. Monoclinic system 6.Triclinic system 7.Trigonal system.
It is to note in this respect that the gems are obtained in the above mentioned seven types regardless of where there are obtained from. An emerald, whether it is from India. South Africa or Egypt would be a crystal of Hexagonal system. It is necessary to have knowledge to judge a natural gem from a synthetic one. Imitation pearls are manufactured by giving silvery gloss to glass beads and Corals are made from plastics. Many yellow quartz’s like citrines are passed on as yellow sapphires. It is therefore necessary to have knowledge to differentiate between natural and imitation gems.
Generally people have many wrong ideas about the appearance of gems. Formations like dots-inclusions, feather like-inclusions, water lily – pads, rain like – inclusions etc., are found only in natural and pure gems. Gems made out of glass appears very clean but under a micro scope show minute air-bubbles. People think a gem should not have any stain, scar or crack, it should be very clean and clear etc. it is also wrongly believed that a gem with such blemish would not prove beneficial and bring in great hardships etc. but exceptions apart, natural gems do have more or less residues of chemicals and those appear in the various forms as mentioned earlier. If not to the naked eye those would certainly show under a microscope.
For understanding the effect of gems it is necessary and useful to learn the principals of emission of light waves and electromagnetic waves from the gems. The scientists have presented different theories about light. In 1666 Nuwton explained with experiment that light consists of minute corpuscles in rapid motion. This is known as the Corpuscular Theory of light. In 1678 Huygens presented the wave Theory of light. Subsequently MAXPLANK SCHRODINGER and others proved that light Phenomena must be interpreted in terms of Photons which could be considered as sub-atomic elementary particle and that light travels in all possible directions. Formerly ANGSTORM unit was used as a unit measuring wavelength of light. However, now NAMOMETER (10 Angstrom = 1 Namometer) is used to measure Light more. Everybody knows that ray of light (White rays) is a Synthesis of seven rays or colors. These seven colors or seven rays of light are Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, yellow, Orange and red. These seven rays together make white light. The wave length of each of these rays is different within 400 NM to 700 NM band which is visible to human eye. A man cannot see with his naked eye rays below 400 NM and those above 700 NM. In other words the light waves of less than 400 Nm and above 700 Nm like radio-waves, Infrared, Ultra-Violet waves, X-rays, Gama-rays, Laser-rays etc. are not visible to human beings. White color, normally, contains all the seven colors or seven light waves in equal proportion. When we see a specific color of a gem it is because the other colors or other light waves have been absorbed. The color which is not absorbed by gem and is reflected appears to be the color of that particular gem. The color waves of gems which are opaque get absorbed and the light falling on it gets reflected. Thus spectrums of only the transparent and semitransparent gems can be seen on a display panel of a Spectroscope. Various gems get their respective colors because of the metals like Chromium, Vandile , iron, Nickel, Manganese, copper, Cobalt, Titanium etc. contained in them.
From a nativity it is possible to know which of planetary cosmic rays would be sufficiently available to the native and which are going to be in short-supply. The various hurdles and hindrances a person faces in his life are primarily because of the insufficiency of certain cosmic rays he receives at the time of his birth. It creates a permanent deficiency of those particular cosmic rays for that person. To know the exact planetary position at the time of birth, it is necessary to record the correct time and location including its latitude and longitude and to map the celestial positions of planets accordingly. In order to arrive at the Rasichakra of an individual the exact time of birth, date of birth and place of birth is required and how to cast horoscope of an individual is a matter which shall be explained at a later stage as we progress. When the cosmic rays from various planets are received in suitable and proper angle the native is benefited. The planets which are not in proper angle leave the native deficient in their cosmic rays. If this deficiency increases the person concerned suffers from certain diseases at some periods of his life. There are 12 houses in the Zodiac and every person born will have his Lagna or Ascendent in one house or the other among the 12 houses in the Zodiac at certain degrees of 30 degrees in each house comprising of 360 degrees of the Zodiac. While there are only 7 planets namely Sun, Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Venus, Mercury and Saturn the other 2 half planets namely Rahu and Kethu do not own any houses in the Zodiac unlike Saturn owning 2 houses , mercury owning 2 houses, Jupiter-2, Mras-2, Venus-2, with Sun and Moon owning one each. With the support of ephemeris and information from a native of his birth time etc details horoscope chart is prepared through which we will know the positions of various planets by degrees. The positive planets in your horoscope are posited weak while the malefic posited are strong. In such case weak ones can be enhanced through gems while the malefic issue may be forgotten. Each house in the Zodiac has a ruling planet. The placement of the ruling planet, the degrees in which it lies, its angle, its strength etc. at the time of birth as reflected in the horoscope is to be studied. A weak placement or position of a planet creates deficiency of related cosmic rays for the native. Suitable gems are to be used to fulfill such deficiency. The great sage VARAHMIHIR has presented certain scientific astrological theories in 465 A.D.
He has propounded that gems have a capacity of absorbing specific cosmic rays and just as some material generates electric current in other material a gem absorbs specific rays and generates corresponding current in the body a person using it.
We face many difficulties and hurdles in the course of our lives. Many a times totally unexpected difficulties arrive, with the support of the cosmic rays from gems, problems related to the different houses of horoscope get solved in the course of time. More than that chances of fulfilling ones ambitions become possible. There are many issues which are related to a couple of weak planets in horoscope. One does not have to resort different corrective measures every time.
Astrologically speaking unfavorable educational conditions could be caused to many students in general when the ruler of the 5th house-the house of intellect and knowledge-is retrograde stagnated or is placed in a constellation (Nakshatra) of retrograde graham or happens to be placed in the nativity’s inauspicious houses like 6,8 and 12. In other words the concerned student does not receive cosmic rays from the concerned graham because its position the angle of its rays is unsuitable for the native. In such a case the concerned student could be advised to use a gem of the concerned graham in a ring or a locket to compensate the insufficiency of concerned cosmic rays. We have reasonably succeeded in rectifying many such cases. It is not that such a student would be able to achieve ranks, but his understanding of the subject improves, he becomes inclined to hard work, not to waste time in unnecessary activities and devote more time to studies.
As regards match making and marriage which eludes a girl which does not take place in time and gets delayed for various reasons whose parents feel worried and concerned have to consider the position of the ruler of the 7th house which is the house of marriage and companion/partner. The ruler of the 7th house in such cases is either retrograded or in the constellation of retrograde graham or in 6th, 8th or 12th house. The reason is insufficient energy from that particular graham.
Accordingly for health prognosis house of self- Physic (house no.1) DHANASTAN house of wealth (house no.2), BHARTHRUSTAN house of prowess/Siblings (house no.3), SUKASTAN house of happiness – mother- vehicles-real estate (house no.4) SANTATISTHAN house of children (house no.5), ROGASTHAN/SHATRUSTHAN house of adversaries (house no.6), VIVAHASTHAN house of marriage/partners (house no.7), MRUTYUSTHAN house of death (house no.8), BHAGYASTHAN house of fortune (house no.9), KARMASTHAN house of work-profession (house no.10), LABASTHAN house of income-achievements (house no.11), VYAYASTHAN house of expenses and end of everything (house no.12) are considered.
THE PAIN WHICH IS TO COME-CAN SHOULD BE AVOIDED.
The ancient sages and Seers of India discovered that high-quality gems of not less than two carats, worn touching the skin or close to the skin, can be most effective in counteracting negative planetary influences and lessening karmic burdens. The equilibrating power comes from their strong magnetic radiation which is in harmony with the tones of emanating cosmic energy via the planets, creating a counter-balancing or harmonizing capacity. By way of analogy specific gems and metals can be thought of as a shield, absorbing and counteracting the disturbing and potentially destructive planetary rays falling on the body & mind.
Let us try and assimilate A GREAT YOGI’S NOBLE EXPOSITION:
It is only when a traveler has reached his goal that he is justified in discarding his maps. During the journey, he takes advantages of any convenient short cut. The ancient Rishis discovered many ways to curtail the period of man’s exile in delusion. There are certain mechanical features in the law of karma which can be skillfully adjusted by the fingers of the wisdom. All human ills arise from some transgression of universal law. The scriptures point out that man must satisfy the laws of nature while not discrediting the divine OMNIPOTENCE. He should say ‘LORD I TRUST IN THEE’, and know thou canst help me, but I too will do my best to undo any wrong I have done’ by a number of means by prayer, by will power, by yoga meditation, by consultation with saints, by use of astrological gems- the adverse effects of past wrongs can be minimized or nullified.
Just as a house can be fitted with a copper rod to absorb the shock of lightning, so the bodily temple can be benefited by various protective measures. Ages ago our yogis discovered that pure metals emit an astral light which is powerfully counteractive to negative pulls of the planets. Subtle electrical and magnetically radiations are constantly circulating in the universe; when a man’s body is being aided, he does not know it, when he is being disintegrated , he is still in ignorance. Can he do anything about it?
This problem received attention from Rishi’s; they found helpful not only a combination of metals, but also of plants and most effective of all fault less jewels of not less than 2 carats. The preventive uses of astrology seldom been seriously studied outside of India. One little known facts is that proper jewels, metals or plant preparations are valueless unless the required weight is secured and unless these remedial agents are worn next to the skin.