Cats Eye also known as Lahsuniya is a semi-precious gemstone representing the planet Ketu, also known as 'Dragon's Tail', as it is the headless lower body of the shadow planet Rahu). It occurs in colours like grey, black, honey and yellowish green.
Chrysoberyl or Cats Eye (Lahsuniya) is found in Sri Lanka, Brazil, India, and is worn to ward off the negative effects of Ketu. This stone can be really beneficial for people undergoing the Dasha or the malefic phase of Ketu.
Cats Eye stone is highly recommended during the Dasha or the malefic phase of Ketu, the lifeless body of the dark planet ‘Rahu’.
- Improved Health
- Financial Success
- Improved professional life
- Inner Peace
Cats Eye protects its wearer from road mishaps, the envy of their haters, debts, poverty and other such evil situations.
Cats Eye gemstone prices in India and throughout the world depends on Weight (carats/Ratti), Treatments and Quality (Clarity, Shape & Polish and Colour). In India, the prices vary anywhere between Rs 1300 per carat and rupees 22,000 per carat and above.
Weight – Cat’s eye cost in India varies from Rs. 225 per carat to Rs 600 per carat and higher. According to astrology, most impactful cat’s eye gemstone being high in quality with cost per carat of Rs 600 and the least impactful of low quality with the cost per carat of Rs. 225.
Quality – In order to get the maximum astrological benefits, the first thing to be kept in mind is the Chrysoberyl Cat’s Eye price range between Rs 9,000/carat and Rs. 22,000/ct. Your second choice should be from the price range of Cat’s Eye stone in India between Rs 5,000/carat and Rs 9,000/ct. You can stay with the range of Rs. 2,200 per carat. Avoid wearing cat’s eye priced below Rs 2,200/carat if possible.
Treatment – Beware of the Gemstone retailers who sell heated and treated gemstone which, therefore, doesn’t work for many people. Few dishonest dealers sell quart cat’s eye and sell them as the chrysoberyl quality. Therefore, it is always preferred to buy your gemstones form a trusted dealer with proper lab certification.
Cat’s eye is a semi-precious gemstone that has been labelled according to its significant similarity to the eye of a cat. The resemblance is caused by what is known as ‘Chatoyancy’, which is an optical reflectance effect caused due to the existence of unique white lines on the surface of the stone that seem like light shadows.
The quality of a Cat’s Eye stone depends on its Cut, color, and clarity. The gemstone should have a soft surface and should be free of inclusions and natural embodiments.
Color– The color of the gemstone should be bright and clear. Although, for astrological purposes, the cat’s eye quality depends more on the absence of any flaws or blemishes than on its color.
Cut & Clarity– The cut and the shape of the gemstone has more of spiritual value and not astrological. But, it is considered better to have a smoothly elegant and finished surface.
We strongly recommend you to wear this gemstone only after a thorough analysis of your horoscope by an expert astrologer. In Vedic astrology, it is the gemstone for the mythological planet ‘Ketu’. Cat’s Eye is worn to ward off the evil effects of Ketu in person’s horoscope.
How to Wear a Cat’s Eye Gemstone (Lehsunia)?
Chrysoberyl or Cat’s eye gemstone, commonly known as Lehsunia, is a brilliant gemstone, which is connected to the dark planet Ketu. This stone represents the energies of Planet Ketu. Cat’s eye can be worn in different ways depending on your birth-chart.
Weight: anywhere between 3 to 7 carats.
Metal: gold or silver preferably
Day and Time: Tuesday evening or on Thursday evening or on the evening of a Saturday during the Krishna Paksha (Waxing Moon).
Finger to wear Cat’s eye stone: For better outcomes, the cat’s eye gemstone ring should be worn on the middle finger of the right hand.
Purification of Cat’s eye stone: To ward off all the negative energies from the stone, soak the ring into Gangajal or milk before wearing it.
Mantra for Cat’s eye stone: “Om Hreem Ketve Namah”
Vedic Raashi– Pisces
Can I Wear A Cat’s Eye?
Cats Eye (Vaidooryam) should only be worn upon proper consultation with an astrologer who has thoroughly analysed your horoscope. According to Vedic scriptures, Cat’s Eye is the gemstone for the mythical planet ‘Ketu’ (also known as ‘Dragon’s Tail’ as it is the headless lower body of the shadow planet Rahu). Cat’s Eye is worn to boost the benefits and ward off the ill effects of planet Ketu in one’s birth chart.
Are there any precautions to be taken before wearing Cat’s eye?
It is suggested to have a thorough discussion with an expert astrologer for the day, time, and other requirements for wearing Cat’s Eye as the requirements may differ from individual to individual and their respective horoscopes.