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On What Basis Gemstones Are Recommended?

On What Basis Gemstones Are Recommended?

Gemstone Recommendations Based On Your Date Of Birth

In the sacred science of Jyotish, one of the primary ‘Upayas’ or remedies is to wear ‘Ratnas’ or gemstones.

Each of the 7 planets we use in Jyotish, as well as the 2 lunar nodes have corresponding gems. An individual can wear these to enliven and magnify that energy within their life. The stones act as a supplement to enhance that planets presence in our life, while simultaneously refining it’s expression.

Due to the nature of the gemstones, and their ability to magnify the presence of that planet within our lives, we prescribe gemstones in a way that will draw out and highlight the most positive aspects of one’s birth chart. We want to accentuate the light.

On What Basis Gemstones Are Recommended?

A Jyotish will look at one’s birth chart and recommend a stone or stones for the 1st, 5th, and 9th houses. These are known as the Dharma Bhavas. The 3 of 12 houses that hold the motivation of alignment with nature. These 3 houses are always considered supportive in one’s chart and so we recommend the stone that will draw more of this potential into one’s life.

The Gems are prescribed based on the ruler of those houses; meaning the planet that rules the sign or Rashi placed in that house. For example, an individual with Aries Ascendant or ‘Meesh Lagna’ will have Leo or ‘Simha’ in their 5th house, and Sagittarius or ‘Dhanu’ in their 9th. The planets ruling this trine are Mangala (Mars), Surya (Sun) and Braspati (Jupiter) respectively. So we would recommend Red Coral, Ruby and Yellow Sapphire.

The first place we look to strengthen is the ascendant, especially if the Lagna Lord; planet ruling the ascendant is in a position that requires support. The Lagna is the physical being, it is you yourself. So supporting the Lagna can be supremely beneficial to wear if one’s health is afflicted, and for supporting the individuals wellbeing in a holistic sense.

The 5th house Lord supports our relationships and creative gifts. It acts to strengthen those intentions of the 5th house, such as the ability to engage in healthy relationships, our ability to teach, write and share. The 5th house contains the individual gifts we have to share, and so enlivening this house can draw those out.

The 9th house; the Guru Bhava is the house of grace. Whatever planets are in this house, are always considered auspicious and supportive for an individual. Strengthening this house can support one is aligning with dharma; action that is most evolutionary and in alignment with the beautiful laws of nature.

This basic rule of thumb, to support first the 1st, then 5th, then 9th is where we start. Yet as is the nature of nature, there are no finite rules. We always take into account consideration of the overall chart, the strength of each planet, the individuals constitution and the Dasha an individual is running, and our own understanding of what will support them most.

 

Written by Dalia Gencher

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To schedule a jyotish reading contact daliagencher@gmail.com

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What Is An Astrology Birth Chart? The Birth Chart Explained

What Is An Astrology Birth Chart? The Birth Chart Explained

What Is An Astrology Birth Chart?

An astrology birth chart also known as astrology natal chart is the blueprint of a soul’s journey as they are born into this lifetime. The chart is a cosmic blueprint for an individual as they travel across time and space. It is the tool we use in Jyotish; the science of light. An astrology birth chart reading can reveal your strengths and weaknesses, as well as your spiritual growth opportunities and the optimal time to make major decisions.

The birth chart is derived from one’s birth time, birth date, and location. From here, the beautiful ‘Kundli’ is formed. The birth chart or Kundli, is a form of 12 divisions of the sky, the 12 houses we use in Jyotish. It also includes the placements of the planets in the sky, at that moment of the first breathe, their degree, and the sign-in which they fall.

An astrological birth chart maps out the 12 signs or Rashi's of the Zodiac, with the Ascendant being the first sign on the Eastern horizon at the moment of your birth. From here, it fans out across the 12 houses in an anti-clockwise direction, creating a cosmic map.

The birth chart is an access point to understanding the qualities & consciousness of a soul. Their movements and expressions throughout life. It not only gives us a gauge of where they are in each moment, and the time of the reading, but opens the windows of opportunity. It shows us how they can enliven and access the highest expression of their chart.

We consider the chart as a blueprint- a starting point! From an unrefined manifestation that might cause one to be stuck in a limited scope of karma, to the frictionless fruits of dharma - the chart shows us the spectrum of energy available with each planet. As well as the way to best embody that highest refinement. For example, strong Mars in a chart has the potential to show up either as rage and confronting intensity or as the glow of sincere devotion. There is an invitation behind every placement and detail in one’s chart. The sacred science of Jyotish, by use of the birth chart, will allow us to see what is occurring, why, and the best remedy to optimize that invitation.

The chart is the Yantra of each individual as they birth into this expression of life. A yantra is an imprint of light, a dynamic expression of the energy form it is containing and representing. As the name Jyotish suggests; this is the science of light. The birth chart is quite literally the manifest light form of anatman; individual soul.

An astrology birth chart or Kundli’s holds the very energy of the individual for which they are made. When we connect with our birth chart we also receive an understanding of the energy of the individual. This very fact is an indication that the individual's consciousness state comes first, the chart follows. The cosmic map is a macrocosm of ourselves as the microcosm. As we evolve and grow, so does our chart.

Written by Dalia Gencher

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To schedule a Jyotish reading contact daliagencher@gmail.com

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