Golden Topaz (Sunehla) Astrological Significance


Golden Topaz (Sunehla) is semi-precious gemstone and substitute for Yellow Sapphire. It is the sub stone/Uparatna for Jupitar/Brishpati planet. People who cannot afford Yellow sapphire can wear Golden Topaz.

Jupitar General Significance: Yellow Sapphire/ Golden Topaz (Pukhraj / sunhela) is the stone of planet Jupitar (Brihaspati). Jupitar Known as the Great Benefic, Jupiter represents wisdom, religion, expansion in general, and wealth. Individuals with strong Jupiters will tend to adhere to organized religions, usually the same ones as their parents. Strong Jupiters also tend to be well-educated people who are well-to-do.

Yellow sapphire / Golden Topaz healing: The wearer of yellow sapphire / Golden Topaz gets the knowledge of law, ethics, wit, wisdom, pleasure of getting issues, worldly happiness, Para physical bliss, physical power, cleverness, long life, good health, food grains, prosperity, glory and mental peace. It is the most beneficial to the authors, writers, barristers, traders and businessman.

Golden Topaz Details: Citrine Sunela or Golden Topaz: It is semi-stone (up-ratna) of Brihaspati, the wearer is protected from fear while asleep. It is a light golden yellow or reddish yellow variety of crystalline quartz. It is a transparent stone & may be mistaken for Yellow Sapphire due to its close resemblance in appearance. It can be easily distinguished from Topaz on account of its softness & lighter density. Topaz hardness on Moh's scale is 8, refractive index is between 1,619-1,627 ±0,01 and specific gravity is 3.53 ±0.04.Yellow sapphire-Pukhraj hardness on Moh's scale is 9, refractive index is between 1.762-1.770 +0.008 and specific gravity is 4 ±0.05 .

Golden Topaz Producing countries: The Ural and Ilmen mountains of Russia, in Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Czech Republic, Germany, Norway, Pakistan, Italy, Sweden, Japan, Brazil, Mexico; Flinders Island, Australia; Nigeria and the United States.

General Characterstics of Golden Topaz (Sunehla)
Hindi Name Sunela/Sunehla
Planet Jupitar
Day Thursday
Cosmic Color Golden, Yellow
Rashi(Sign) Sagittarius(Dhanu), Pisces(Meen)
Mohs scale hardness 8
Specific gravity 3.49-3.57
Refractive index 1.606-1.629, 1.609-1.631, 1.616-1.638


Procedure Of Wearing Yellow Topaz (Sunehla)
  • Minimum weight of Yellow Topaz (Sunehla) should be 6 carats (1200 mg).
  • Yellow Topaz (Sunehla) should be wear in Index finger of working hand.
  • Yellow Topaz (Sunehla) must touch your fingure skin.
  • Dip the ring into gangajal or cow milk at least 10 min before wearing.
  • Wear ring on Tuesday during the ascending moon cycle(Shukal paksha) near sunrise time.
  • Recite AUM BRISHPATIYE NAMAH mantra while wearing the ring.
Golden Topaz (Sunehla) originating countries: India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Mozambique and Brazil.

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