Emerald (Panna) Astrological Significance

Emerald is a gemstone of green color belonging to the family of beryl gems. Emerald (Panna) is gemstone of Mercury(Budha Garha). Mercury is a karaka or indicator of intelligence, commerce, education, communication writing, books, humor, scholars, thieves and astrologers. Vedic sage Parasara describes him; Mercury is endowed with an attractive physique and the capacity to use words with many meanings. He is fond of jokes.

Mercury is called Yuwraj (Son of king) in the astrology, a strong mercury makes a person strong minded, situation handler, good speaker and famous. Emerald or Panna gemstone should be worn especially by teachers diplomats, scientists, astrologers, architects medical personalities, doctors, businessmen, property dealers, publishers, accountants, engineers, writers, post officers, insurance officers and intellectuals. Emerald or Panna gemstone increases reasoning power, presence of mind and spiritual power.

General Characteristics of Mercury

Maternal Uncle, Intelligence, Logic, Mathematics, Humor, Speech, Skin, Nervous system, Green color,  Emerald and North.

General Characteristics of Emerald(Panna)
Hindi Name Panna
Planet Mercury
Day Wednesday
Cosmic Color Green
Rashi(Sign) Virgo(Kanya), Gemini(Mithun)
Ring Wearing Finger Little
Metal Gold / Silver
Direction North
Astrologically GemStone Shape Rectangular, Oval, Square
BirthMonth May's birthstone
Family Beryl: Be3Al2Si6O18
Hardness 7.5–8
Refractive Index 1.56–1.60; Uniaxial (–)
Specific Gravity 2.68–2.74
Crystal System Hexagonal

Procedure Of Wearing Emerald (Panna)

  • Generally Emerald gemstone should weigh approximately 1/12th to 1/15th carat of your body weight in Kgs.(Bodyweight 60Kg ~ 100kg = 4~8 Carat stone weight)
  • Emerald silver/gold ring should be worn in Little finger of working hand (left or right).
  • Emerald stone silver/gold ring must touch your finger skin
  • Wear ring on Wednesday morning during the increasing moon (Shukal paksha) near sunrise time.
  • Dip the ring into gangajal/cow milk/fresh water at least 10 min before wearing. Take bath and Recite "OM BUDHAYE NAMAHA" mantra from 11 ~ 108 times.
  • Wear ring facing towards Sun
  • Ring bottom side stone should be cleaned regularly using soap water and soft brush

Emerald originating countries

India, Russia, Brazil, Columbia, Pakistan, Zambia, Tanzania, Afghanistan and Madagascar. Zambian emeralds are transparent and light in color whereas Columbian emeralds are dark green color and not much transparent. So wear Zambian emeralds for astrological purpose.

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1. Oppukhan [25-01-2013]