Yellow sapphire gemstone is also known as Oriental Topaz, in hindi Pukhraj, in Sanskrit it is called Guru ratna, Pushparaag and in Persian as Yakkot. In Urdu as Asphar. It harmonizes and benefits Guru or Jupiter, the largest graha
(planet) in the solar system. Pukraj signifies knowledge,
wisdom, virtue, fortune, justice, education, future, religion, philosophy,
devotion, children, distant travel, spirituality, truthfulness, prosperity
Guru is the major instructor or teacher and influences
action with the highest order and balance. Guru guides action in the
most harmonious and uplifting manner and balances inner and outer
input while simultaneously performing and monitoring action.
Yellow Sapphire Birthstone is basically Corundum and comes in many other colours as well. The chemical composition is Aluminium Oxide with a formula of Al203. It is mainly found in Queensland and New south Wales in Australia. Even Sri Lanka, East Africa also produces this type of sapphire. It has hardness of 9, specific gravity 4.00, refractive index 1.76-1,77 with a Trigonal crystal structure.
Actual Pukhraj should feel heavy when put on one's palm. It should not have layered surface. After being nibbed with a touchstone, it should shine further. A defective or fake piece will give sand like roughness when touched. It can have blackish bubbles in its body. A fake will give different hues of yellow and whitish. A real sapphire would drown in a liquid whereas other fakes will ultimately come to the surface.
It is the precious stone for Jupiter.
Medical Effects of Yellow Sapphire Gemstone:
This stone drastically helps in memory and learning. It is also an effective stone to decrease the effects of snakebite. It helps balancing stomach, gall bladder, spleen, and liver. It helps tackle weakness, shivering feelings, and catarct. It is also said to help heal leprosy and skin diseases.
Guru or Jupiter's influence in the human physiology is through the
globus pallidus. This globular structure is like a teacher in the
physiology. It gives balanced and higher-order instructions, balances
and maintains harmony between inner and outer input, manages and executes
complex systems and enlivens activity in the brain while guiding action.
It signifies highest order thinking Knowledge has organizing power.
It's use brings about affection and harmonious relations amongst family
members The reputation of the person increases day by day and one
is respected everywhere.
Astrological Effects of Yellow Sapphire Birthstone:
It is for security, wealth and general prosperity. It helps with academic pursuits, business and trade. It also brings stability in marriage and happiness from children. It protects the liver, lungs, ears and blood circulation.
It should be the choice of a gem for those who want to gain weight. It is of light yellow colour. It is expensive
stone and denotes righteousness,
piety and truthfulness. Pukhraj Gemstone is recommended for economic
prosperity and comforts and is particularly good fo those engaged
in business or industry.
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Semi Precious Substitute:
The semi precious substitute is Golden Topaz. Golden Topaz is actually golden yellow in colour and is sometimes called as Sherry topaz also. Although topaz occurs in other colours also, but golden yellow is in the category of gems.