Do you believe in the healing powers of gemstones? Most people today are apprehensive about gem therapy and gemology. According to Vedic astrology, gemstones are related to various planets. They have healing powers that can produce a balancing effect to counter specific diseases, correcting physical, mental and spiritual defects, based on astro-charts.
Did you know that our fingers are related to one of the five elements? The Garuda Purana, an ancient Vedic text, talks about gemology. According to this ancient science, the pinky corresponds to earth, the ring finger to water, the middle finger to air, the index finger to ether, and the thumb to fire. The planets correspond to this system as well: Mercury - earth, the sun or moon - water, Saturn - air, and Jupiter - ether. No specific planet rules the fire.
Gem therapy is one area where Vedic astrology meets Ayurveda. This article by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha, D.Sc., tells you all that you need to know about how you can benefit from gemstones... Read Full Article