Dhanteras: Attract lady luck with the right gemstone

India is celebrating Dhanteras today.

The name of the festival is an amalgamation of two words Dhan (wealth) and Teras (thirteenth).

Each year, the festival is observed on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha.

What is the best way to celebrate the festival of wealth? Buying gold jewellery and other precious metals! Hindus believe that purchasing gold, silver, or precious stones will attract good luck and prosperity as these bring the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kuber.

Traditionally, Hindus purchase gold, silver, or precious stones to attract blessings.iStock

Traditionally, Hindus purchase gold, silver, or precious stones to attract blessings.

However, all gems bring different energies into your life and depending upon your moon sign, can have various effects. Buying jewellery as per your moon sign can amplify beneficial effects.

Aries (March 21 To April 19)

Although this sign is ruled by the tempestuous and volatile planet of Mars, Aries is also the exaltation of the Sun. So natives under this sign should invest in gold jewellery. Avoid buying items made from iron or leather.

Taurus (April 20 To May 20)

This sign is ruled by Venus, the planet of prosperity and love. So Taureans should buy silver or diamond jewellery.

Gemini (May 21 To June 21)

Ruled by Mercury, the planet of communications, the Twins should buy emeralds and silver.

Cancer (June 22 To July 21)

Cancerians are ruled by the Moon. The lunar people can buy silver and pearls to enhance good fortune.

Leo (July 22 To August 21)

The Lions are ruled by the mighty Sun. They should buy gold. No other metal fits ‘royalty’ so perfectly!

Virgo (August 22 To September 21)

Like Gemini, this sign is also ruled by Mercury. They can purchase silver items. Electronic gadgets may be a good investment too.

Libra (September 22 To October 22)

The Librans are ruled by Venus, the planet of romance, prosperity and aesthetics. These natives are known for their charm, love for peace and harmony, and for being master negotiators. They can buy any one of the three precious stones associated with Venus – opal, white sapphire, and diamonds!

Scorpio (October 23 To November 23)

Scorpions are ruled by the planet of Mars. They can buy gold coins and copper vessels to attract good luck.

Sagittarius (November 24 To December 21)

Ruled by Jupiter, the planet of good fortune and knowledge, Sagittarians can buy gold coins. Purchasing land may also prove to be beneficial.

Capricorn (December 22 To January 20)

Ruled by the austere planet of Saturn, Capricorns are known to be ambitious and family-oriented. They should buy iron, steel and electrical gadgets.

Aquarius (January 21 To February 18)

The 11th sign of the zodiac, Aquarians are known for being social butterflies and having progressive and innovative personalities. They are ruled by two planets – Saturn and Rahu. Metals that can attract good fortune include silver, diamond, and steel.

Pisces (February 19 To March 20)

The last sign of the zodiac, Pisceans are dreamy, gentle, and sensitive folks. They are represented by Jupiter. They should buy gold, silver, and silver to attract luck.

Jewellery Designs That Can Attract Good Fortune

In an interview with ET Panache Digital, Prerna Khurana, the director of the Khurana Jewellery House shared some jewellery designs that can add more positive vibes in your life:

  • Elephant-themed jewellery embodies powerful symbols of strength, wisdom, and good fortune across diverse cultures.
  • For those seeking protection against negative energies and a touch of luck, jewellery featuring the “lucky eye” or “evil eye” symbol provides a meaningful choice.
  • Last, but not least, jewellery with motifs such as peacocks, lotus flowers, and mango leaves are thought to be associated with prosperity, fertility, and good luck.

William Murphy

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