Ruby stone is also called Manik. It is the gemstone related to the very Sun which gives life to the earth.
Before discussing the benefits of ruby stone we will see who can wear it.
Who can wear Ruby as a gemstone
In your Vedic astrology, if the Sun (Ravi) is in a friendly position, you can wear ruby.
If the Sun is friendly and yet is weaker, wearing it enhances the strength of the sun.
It gives beneficial results to the wearer. If the sun is stronger in your horoscope, still it can be worn for betterment.
Ruby stone Benefits (Manik gemstone)
It helps to keep away from diseases like the plague. It enhances hunger and improves digestion. It strengthens the heart. While the pearl gemstone benefits heart rate, ruby benefits heart muscle and structural strength.
Ruby also increases the income and brings in prosperity.
It enhances the beauty of the wearer.
Wearing it is beneficial for your father. It can enhance help him recover from disease and also enhances lifespan,
How to wear the Ruby gemstone
Buy a genuine ruby or even the sub-standard variety based on your cost preferences.
Then place the stone before your favorite deity and worship for 9 days. If you do not notice any problems in life, then you can wear it.
Other way is you can wrap the gemstone in cloth of similar color as the gemstone and tie it to your arm after praying to Sun or lord hanuman.
Notice it for 3 days for any untoward effects. If it is fine and has good effects for wearing it.
It should be worn on a ring finger of the right hand for men. For women ring finger of the left hand is advised.
It is better and auspicious to wear it in a ring made of gold. People can also wear it as a locket in their neck.
The Manik should be worn on a Sunday. One should offer prayer to Lord Sun before wearing it. It is better to donate wheat to the needy or even to animals.
For more help, one should consult a priest to perform the rituals.
Precautions to wear this stone
This gemstone is a divine one unlike other stones like green emerald or black sapphire.
But, if you have the sun in the enemy house of your Vedic chart, wearing it can bring more negative effects.
So, you should not wear it if the sun in the enemy’s house.
As an alternative, it is better to pray to the lord sun daily. This will minimize its ill effects effectively and give positive results.
One should also respect their father while wearing it. Besides wearing it, it is more beneficial to worship Lord Hanuman. Any ill effects of stone will be removed.
Also try to avoid wearing it with Diamond, emerald, blue sapphire, hessonite, cat’s eye.
It can be worn with pearl, yellow sapphire, Coral (mangal) stones.
Some astrologers say they can be worn on different fingers instead.
While purchasing the stone, buy from a quality retailer. See that the color is uniform and well-cut without any cracks in it.
Also, the stone should have a color like the one in the image above. It is not red and not completely pink. It is reddish-pink. A genuine ruby would have the correct color.
Gemstones are beneficial, but they can have untoward effects. So, try to recite suitable mantras, go for the worship of favorable deities. Like here to please Sun, worship lord hanuman.
Also, one should follow a life of honesty and non-violence to fellow beings when you wear these stones.