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Hessonite Garnet Gemstone Benefits | Gomeda Astrological Benefits | Rahu Benefits

In Jyotish Vedic astrology, Rahu is not a planet, but rather a celestial point, mathematically computed where the Moon's path crosses the Sun's, called the ascending node of the Moon. The cosmic color of Rahu is ultraviolet and Rahu belongs to the Air element. As the ultraviolet color is beyond our capacity of see it, so Rahu is beyond our understanding in how it influences human destiny. It is a malefic entity per se, yet it can become a fruit bearing and a positive one if well positioned in your chart. The easier & effortless way to enhance Rahu's positivity is through the wearing of a hessonite garnet gemstone. 

Gemological properties

Chemical composition: Ca3Al2(Si04)3 Species: Garnet grossular
Hardness: 7 - 7.5 Density: 3.60 - 3.68
Refractive Index: 1.738 - 1.745 Single refractive Color: From light yellowish orange to dark brownish orange and dark orange-red
Occurrence: Sri Lanka, Canada, Brazil, East Africa, Madagascar.

Astrological properties

Planet: Rahu
Cosmic Color:

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Sign: Aquarius   

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Rahu Mantra

"Aum ram ravahe namah" repeated 18 times at the time of wearing the Rahu talisman

Sanskrit Names

Gomed cow's urine colored gem
Rahu-ratna   Rahu's gem
Pita rakta mani Orange gem
Tamo-mani Rahu's jewel

Signs of a well-placed Rahu

Signs of an afflicted Rahu
"Hessonite recommended!"

* Rahu is a spiritual inclined planet. When it is well-placed, the native usually has very strong spiritual tendencies, desire to do goodness to others and detachment to material goals. He is very influential and respected in society.
* Power, fame, political success, money
* Insatiable worldly desires and sense gratification
* Hedonistic tendencies
* Obsessive and convulsive influences
* Inertia, dullness, grossness, insensitivity, ignorance

Prevention of the following diseases
"Hessonite recommended"
* Cancer, fears, phobias, undiagnosable illnesses, poisons

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