From the Vedic scriptures on the Jyotish Shastra (astrology), we get a lot of knowledge and information about how gems reflect the energies of the different planets. They establish a subtle connection between the earth and the other stars and planets in the cosmos. Acting as a bridge between physical energies and the subtle ones, these gems emit specific energies in the form of cosmic colours that influence our mind, body and senses.

Since ancient times, India has offered the world a lot about gems and their knowledge pertaining to healing and spiritual applications. Did you know that their use as an ornament was of secondary significance? Not just Indian scriptures, but the ancient Scriptures from across the world have maintained that these gemstones influence the mind and induce good energy, and dispel the negative energy that brings about sickness, suffering and psychosis.

The Puranas present fascinating stories about the origin of the gemstones. In the Karma Purana, it is mentioned that the gemstones were created from the seven rays of light which stemmed from the seven major planets of our solar system. In order to penetrate into the cosmic material world, these rays turned into seven colours: Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange and Red. These colours form the frequencies of light in different bands. As a result, these colours emit the cosmic energy in different forms, influencing the human body and consciousness. Colours fall into three category as per their nature, ushna (hot), shinta(cold) and tatashta or sama meaning ‘neutral’.

The ushna colours bring heat leading to rise in arrogance and anger.
The shinta colours attract serenity in life system.
The tatastha or sama colour generates naturally pleasant feelings and joy.

Gems formed by tectonic pressure within the earth over time periods up to millions of years possess natural colours with the above mentioned qualities. On the other side, the synthetic stones produced in a laboratory cannot absorb, reflect or transmit cosmic radiation.

Gemstones in Chakra Healing & Balancing

In holistic healing, the Chakras, the subtle energy centres in your body play the central role. Chakra healing includes knowing the significance of Chakras and the method to cure them. There are seven major Chakras aka the wheels of cosmic energy that rotate and emit subtle energies that go into your mind and body. These chakras are influenced by the cosmic colours that come from the gemstones.

Chakra Gemstone Cosmic Colour
Muladhara (Root) Coral Red
Swathisthana (Sacral) Pearl Orange
Manipura (Solar Plexus) Yellow Topaz Yellow
Anahata (Heart) Emerald Green
Vishudha (Throat) Yellow Sapphire Blue
Ajna (Third Eye) Blue Sapphire Indigo
Sahasrara (Crown) Amethyst Violet

Let’s quickly learn about these chakras and their location in the body.

Muladhara Root Chakra

Muladhara Chakra
(Root Chakra):

Located at the base of the spine, it is associated with red colour, lower back aches, exhaustion, despair, cold hands and feet and anaemia. It turns stronger with red clothing, red gemstones and red foods.

Swadhisthana Sacral Chakra

Swadhisthana Chakra
(Sacral Chakra):

Located in the lower abdomen beneath the navel, it is associated orange colour, despair, drug, alcohol abuse, sexual problems, asthmas and allergies as well also eating disorders. It becomes stronger with activities like water aerobics, hot aromatic baths, massages and wearing of orange gemstones as well as foods.

Manipura Solar Plexus Chakra

Manipura Chakra
(Solar Plexus Chakra):

Located in the upper abdomen, it represents personal strength, self-esteem and self-control. It is associated with yellow colour, ulcers, diabetes, digestive problems, constipation, anxiety and nervousness. It becomes stronger with yellow foods and drinks, yellow gemstones and sunshine.

Anahata Heart Chakra

Anahata Chakra
(Heart Chakra):

Located at the centre of the chest, it is associated with feelings, emotional health, green colour, heart diseases, breathing issues and weak immunity. It becomes strong when you take green foods items, gemstones and spending time outdoors in the lawns.

Visuddha Throat Chakra

Visuddha Chakra
(Throat Chakra):

Located in the throat region, it is mainly associated with blue colour, communication, expressions, trust, thyroid disorders, enduring infections, hormonal differences and temper swings. It turns stronger with blue foods, blue drinks, blue gemstones and arts like singing and poetry.

Ajna Chakra Third Eye Chakra

Ajna Chakra
(Third Eye Chakra):

Located on the forehead between the eyes, it is associated with indigo colour, wisdom, intuition, emotions, sleeping issues, difficulties in learning (acquiring knowledge), management problems and meditation. It becomes strong with indigo colour foodstuffs, indigo drinks and indigo gemstones

Sahasrara Crown Chakra

Sahasrara Chakra
(Crown Chakra):

Located at the top of the head, it is associated with violet colour, spirituality, super-consciousness, headaches, mental ailment, and epilepsy. It becomes stronger with violet colour foods, gemstones and essential oils like lavender.

These chakras absorb cosmic energies that come through the colour of the gemstone. The natural chemicals (mineral) in the gemstone are also there in the human body. When you wear a gemstone ring, their contact with the electromagnetic field of the body becomes easy because the joints in the body are quite sensitive parts of our body. It is this place where the network of nerve fibres and the lymphatic fluid are highly concentrated.

These nerve fibres and the lymphatic fluid absorb the energy emitted by the gems. As a result of their interaction, the body and the chakras get electrified (energized).

Chakra Healing and Balancing Stones

Chakra healing is best performed with the use of gemstones that, when properly applied, open your chakras. Wearing gemstone of a particular that touch your skin attracts cosmic frequencies and energize the associated chakra.

With an imbalanced Chakra, one feels out of energy, drained, oversensitive and little nervous. Re-energizing your weak Chakras with cosmic powers (emitted by gemstones) is the best chakra healing method to achieve harmony, energy and good health.

Chakra healing with gemstones is a mystic science offered by the sages of ancient India. Wearing of these gems influences the psycho physical well-being of the wearer. One must try such alternative healing method to naturally cure various diseases, mental, emotional and physical.