Red Coral - The Gem of Mars
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Gurur Brahma, Gurur Vishnu, Gurur Devo Maheshvar,
Guru Sakshat Par Brahm Tasme Shree Gurve Namah


The gemstone representing the positive powers of the planet Mars according to Vedic astrology and Navagraha gemology is Red Coral.

Mars is also known as Mangal, Kuja, Angaraka, Bhoomi Putra and Chevvai. It is the planet of courage, initiative, vitality, vigour, aggression and controls the blood system of the body. Mars is the commander of the army of Gods.

Here we will, analyze ascendant wise the combination in which Red Coral gemstone is suitable for individuals. This gem stone instills material success, removal of complexes and fears, courage and the ability to stand strong in challenging situations.

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Aries Ascendant/Mesha Rashi

Mars is a potent and a significant planet for this ascendant because it becomes the Lord of the first house/ascendant and the 8th house of longevity, losses and accidents. Because of the virtue of being the ascendant lord it is free from the dosha of being the 8th Lord. Individuals in whose horoscopes Mars is posited in the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th or 11th house can wear a Red Coral gemstone with confidence.
 

Taurus Ascendant/Vrishabha Rashi

In this ascendant ruled by the planet of luxury and materialism Venus, Mars does not own auspicious houses. Individuals should consider wearing a Red Coral gem stone only when Mars major periods are operating and it is posited in 4th, 9th, or 11th house and that too after a trial.
 

Gemini Ascendant/Mithuna Rashi

In this ascendant ruled by the planet of communication Mercury, Mars becomes a problem-creating planet because it owns the 6th house of disease, debts and enemies. Individuals should consider wearing Red Coral gemstones only when Mars periods are operating and Mars is posited in 6th or 11th house. One should assess tolerance and suitability of the gem stone by tying it on the hand for 3 days.
 

Cancer Ascendant/Kark Rashi

Mars becomes a potent and a significant planet in this ascendant ruled by Moon. Maharishi Parashar in his magnum opus Brihat Parashar Hora Shastra classifies Mars as the most potent Yogakaraka (potent and auspicious result giving planet) because it becomes the lord of the 5th trine house and the 10th quadrant house of career and profession. Those individuals in whose horoscopes Mars is posited in the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, or 10th house should wear a Red Coral/Moonga birth stone for life.
 

Leo Ascendant/Simha Rashi

In this ascendant ruled by the king of planets the Sun, Mars becomes a special and auspicious planet because it becomes the lord of the 4th quadrant house of prosperity and assets and the 9th trine house of fate and fortune. Those individuals in whose horoscopes Mars is posited in the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 9th, 10th, or 11th house should wear a Red Coral gemstone for life and increase their fate and fortune.
 

Virgo Ascendant/Kanya Rashi

In this ascendant ruled by the planet of communication Mercury, Mars becomes a problem-creating planet. Individuals should consider wearing Red Coral gem stones only when Mars periods are operating and Mars is posited in 3rd or 5th house. One should assess tolerance and suitability of the gem by tying it on the hand for 3 days.
 

Libra Ascendant/Tula Rashi

Mars is a problem-creating planet in this ascendant ruled by Venus. The Red Coral gem stone should be considered only when Mars major periods are operating and it is posited in 2nd, 4th, or 11th house and that too after a trial.
 

Scorpio Ascendant/Vrischika Rashi

Mars becomes a significant planet in this ascendant by being the ascendant Lord. It becomes the Lord of the first house/ascendant and the 6th house of disease, debts and enemies. Those individuals in whose horoscopes Mars is posited in the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 10th or 11th house can wear a Red Coral with confidence.
 

Sagittarius Ascendant/Dhanu Rashi

In this ascendant the planet of good fortune and knowledge Jupiter, Mars becomes an important planet. Those individual in whose horoscope Mars is posited in 1st, 5th, 9th or 10th house can wear a Red Coral.
 

Capricorn Ascendant/Makar Rashi

In this ascendant ruled by the karmic planet Saturn, Red Coral stone should be considered only when Mars periods are operating and Mars is posited in the 1st, 4th, 10th, or 11th house. A trial period of 3 days is compulsory to assess suitability and tolerance.
 

Aquarius Ascendant/Kumbha Rashi

In this ascendant ruled by the karmic planet Saturn, Red Coral birthstones should be considered only when Mars periods are operating and Mars is posited in the 3rd, 5th, 9th, 10th, or 11th house. A trial period of 3 days is compulsory to assess suitability and tolerance.
 

Pisces Ascendant/Meena Rashi

In this ascendant the planet of good fortune and knowledge Jupiter, Mars becomes a potent and a significant planet. It becomes a key planet for this ascendant because it becomes the lord of the 2nd house of wealth and the 9th trine house of fate and fortune. Those individual in whose horoscope Mars is posited in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 9th, 10th or 11th house should wear a Red Coral gemstones for life and increase your fate and fortune.
 

When to Wear Red Coral?

One should always consecrate a gemstone ring or pendant and wear it in the most potent time frame selected according to electional astrology. The Red Coral gemstone should be set in gold or silver and be worn in the ring finger. It should be worn on a Tuesday in the constellations of Mrigshira, Chitra, Anuradha or Dhanistha. If these constellations do not occur at the time required and it is important to wear the Red Coral then wear it on any Shukla Paksha (waxing moon period) Tuesday in the Hora of Mars.

Caution: One should not wear Diamond, Blue Sapphire and Emerald along with the Red Coral gemstone unless specifically recommended by an expert astrologer.
 

- Guruji Shrii Arnav
Vedic Guru, Chief Consultant

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