Ruby or Manikya associated with Manipura Chakra (naval part of the body) controls the positive and negative effect of Sun (Surya) on a person’s life. One needs to be quite careful while wearing Ruby with respect to favorable time and conditions as it can produce ill-effects if worn without consulting a gemstone expert.

When to Wear Ruby (Manikya)?

Ruby or Manikya should be worn on Sundays between 5am to 7am during Shukla Paksha.

How to Wear Ruby (Manikya)?

  • Ring/Pendant : Ruby or Manikya can be worn as ring or pendant for best results (though people also wear other Ruby-studded jewel pieces such as earrings, anklets and bracelets).
  • Can be worn with other Metals : Manikya ring/pendant can be worn with other metals such as copper and gold as suggested by gemstone specialists.
  • Ring Finger : One must wear Ruby ring in the ring finger of the right hand.
  • Method Followed:
    • Wake up early in the morning, dip the Manikya-studded ornament in cow’s milk or gangajal for 20-30 minutes, place the ring in your right hand and face towards east.
    • Chant the below mantra 108 times and wear the stone.
ॐ हरिंग हमसफ सूरवाए नमः ओम OR ॐ सूर्याय नम: It is recommended to be very careful while cleaning Ruby or Manikya stone as strong cleansing agents such as chlorine can damage this gemstone and produce evil effects in the native’s life. For more information regarding gemstones, refer