If you have watched Salman Khan movies then you must have noticed his turquoise bracelet. A pristine turquoise gemstone studded in thick silver chain- This bracelet was gifted to Salman Khan by his father and he has been wearing it ever since. He believes it to be his lucky charm.
Since ancient times, people used to believe in charms, amulets, mascots and signs to ward off evil or bring good luck to them. These are also called lucky signs and can be used in Gold, Silver, Bronze, Copper or Iron etc. Some of the commonly used charms are:
Color therapy is based on association of each planet with a specific color of its own in its purest and concentrated form. Our ancient sages discovered that the unique vibrations of each color can help in curing ailments.
Each color has seven aspects and it vitalizes, animates, heals, enlightens, supplies, inspires and fulfills. Application of colors is:
- Healing aspect: In which both colors and stones are used.
- Psychological aspect: This shows the influence of colors on the mind and the emotions.
- Esoteric aspect: This is manifested in the symbols and attributes of the colors & the color aspect of the aura.
Rudraksha is a seed traditionally used for prayer beads in Hinduism. The word Rudraksha is made up of two Sanskrit words: Rudra and aksha that refers to Rudra’s (Lord Shiva’s) teardrops. Rudraksha are sacred beads which have high spiritual and medicinal value.
Rudraksha tree belongs to Elaeocarpaceas family and takes 15-18 years to attain maturity. Rudarksha is the fruit of this tree which is found inside a cover which is similar to walnut. When the cover is broken or cut, the Rudraksha is found inside. After drying, grooves on the surface of Rudraksha which run from apex to bottom demarcate clear areas called mukha or faces. Rudraksha are classified on the basis of the number of faces which can be from 1 to 21 though the scriptures speak of 1-14 faces only. Authentic and high quality Rudraksha are available in Nepal and Indonesia.
The universe is controlled by destiny which is responsive to remedial measures like prayers, blessings, planetary oblations, charity etc.The remedies are meant to ward off or mitigate the sufferings. Various remedies and mantras are recommended in our scriptures for propitiating the planets. These can be used when you are facing troubles due to the particular planet or during the dasha or antardasha of that particular planet.