Yellow Sapphire or pukhraj is among the most durable gemstones. In its common form, corundum is even used as an abrasive! Clean your yellow sapphire with warm water, detergent, and a soft brush. Sapphire can be put in ultrasonic or steam cleaners.
Rituals for wearing Yellow Sapphire or Pukhraj
The weight of the yellow sapphire or Pukhraj gemstone should not be less than 3 Ratti (360 mg).
Yellow sapphire or Pukhraj should be embedded in gold ring and to be worn in index finger.
A yellow sapphire or Pukhraj should be worn on a Thursday, in an ascending moon cycle and when the Pushya Nakshatra is present. Yellow Sapphire should be worn chanting the following mantra.
"Om Graam Greem Graum Sah Guruve Namaha".
One should pray to Jupiter for keeping the native enclosed in its benevolent confinements.
In order to make the position of Jupiter favorable and to draw the best benefit of the Yellow sapphire, the wearer should feed a horse with gram pulse on Thursdays.
Day for wearing Yellow Sapphire:
Time for wearing Yellow Sapphire:
Pushya Nakshatra or Shukla Paksha (Waxing Moon Period) in the hora of Jupiter.
Yellow sapphire or Pukhraj is believed to be present in India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, East Africa, United States and Brazil.