Care, Cleansing, Sources and Rituals for Red
Coral Gemstone or Moonga
Importance of Gemstones |
Nine most important Gemstones and planets
Red Coral |
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Blue Sapphire |
Identification and properties of a pure Red Coral
Red Coral -Main Article
Care & Cleaning of Red Coral or Moonga
Due to their
organic nature, Coral gems or moonga are both soft and porous and should only be
wiped clean with moist cloth. Special to extra special care depending on
dye used. Avoid chemicals, cosmetics & ultrasonic cleaners. Be careful
about chemicals in hairspray, cosmetics, or perfume.
Rituals for wearing Coral gemstone
The weight of the Red coral or moonga gemstone should not be less than 3 Ratti (360 mg). The
Coral weighing 5,7,9,11,13 rattis are more fortune giving.
Coral should be studded in copper.
Before wearing the red coral ring for the first time wash it in the Ganga
After touching this ring to the feet of the desired God reciting the
mantra wear in the ring finger of the left/right hand.
"Om AnGaaRaKaya Namah".
One should pray to Mars saying 'O God! Mars we have put on your gem for
your grace, kindly save us fully'.
The wearer should donate lentil, gur and money after tying in a red
cloth to a Brahmin or priest. Gur should be fed to a red ox.
Day for wearing Red
Time for wearing Red
The best time to wear a coral ring is one hour after sunrise or up to
Source of Coral or Moonga
gemstone is found in Algeria, Tunisia, Spain, Italy, France, Corsica,
Sardinia, Sicily and India.