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Ketu as we know is an important planet in each horoscope and the nature as well as the strength of Ketu can vary from horoscope to horoscope, which means that in some horoscopes Ketu can be very strong, in some horoscopes it can have an average strength and it can be weak or very weak in other horoscopes.

The strength of Ketu is measured by various methods available in Vedic astrology though some astrologers and people interested in astrology still think that the presence of Ketu in a particular sign is the only factor that can affect the strength of Ketu in a horoscope.

This is not true because there are many factors that can affect the strength or weakness of Ketu in a horoscope and the location of the kern in a particular sign is just one of them. Sometimes Ketu can weaken in a horoscope due to its location in its weakening sign, due to the affliction of one or more malefic planets in the horoscope, due to weak placement in some specific the horoscope and various other factors. If Ketu is weak in a horoscope, it cannot protect the general and specific meanings, so the nanie can see poor results or less good results related to the significances of Ketu.

When such a weak ketu works as a useful planet in a horoscope, this weak kernel must have additional energy to start working properly in the horoscope and it may protect its significances. This results in good things happening to the native in various spheres of his life.

This extra strength is provided with the help of a specific gemstone called Cats Eye Stone, which transfers the energy of Ketu from the planet itself into the body of the native who wears this gemstone.    

The Cats Eye is called Kern Ratna or Vaidoorya in Sanskrit and Lehsunia Stone in Hindi. This gem captures Ketu energy from its upper surface and transmits this energy to the body of the natives who use it. The additional energy of Ketu transferred by Cat’s Eye into the body of the native provides extra strength to Ketu and it starts working in a stronger way in the horoscope, body as well as the Aura of the native.

It should be noted that a Cat’s Eye is only capable of increasing the strength of Kern inside the body and Aura of a native by transferring additional energy of Ketu and this gemstone is not capable of changing the working nature of Kern in a horoscope.

It means that if Kern is working positively or Kern is benefit in a horoscope, Benefits of wearing Lehsunia gemstone will increase the strength of Kern and as such positive Ketu gains strength, it will start producing good results for the native with increased quantum and frequency.

On the other hand, if Ketu works negatively, what does it mean that Ketu is bad? The horoscope that contains the gem of Ketu will add strength to this negative ketu, and when it gains strength, it will begin to cause problems and losses for that native with increased strength and quantum.

Therefore, great care must be taken to ensure that only those people use this gem that has a useful ketu in their horoscopes, while the natives have malefic ketu in their horoscope, should not use cat eye because using Lehsunia Ratna can cause serious problems in many areas of your life.

By observing the composition of this gem, cat’s eye is available in a variety of shades, from green to yellow and brown. The color and clarity of this gemstone are 2 important aspects to look for when purchasing a Cat’s Eye though color and clarity are not the only aspects which Decide on the quality of this gemstone and there are many other aspects that can affect the final quality and effectiveness of Lehsunia gemstone.

Hence it is very difficult for a common man to test or check the exact quality of a Cat’s Eye but even then, making a check for proper color and proper clarity can still make a difference in the kind of gemstone you are going to purchase It should be noted that different colors of Cat’s Eye may be suitable for different natives and that each native must use a cat’s eye that belongs to a color which has been recommended by his astrologer.

Changing the color of this gemstone against the recommendation of your astrologer can lead to side effects that may bother you with the benefits, although the Changing the color of this stone by itself will not cause this precious stone to produce negative effects for you if Ketu is a beneficiary in your horoscope.

Hence due attention should be paid to the color of your Cat’s Eye when purchasing this gemstone. Also be careful with the weight of this gem, which is recommended by your astrologer, and it is highly recommended to use a Cat’s eye Stone (Lehsunia Gemstone) that falls within the weight range recommended by your astrologer, if you change the weight of this gem at the discretion or advice of your jeweler, can have unwanted and unintended consequences results for you.

Vedic astrology recommends performing certain procedures before using a cat’s eye, which may include steps such as cleaning and energizing this gemstone. Purification of the eye of a cat is the process by which any negative energy attached to that precious stone is eliminated by the mantras and certain specific Vedic procedures whereas Energization of a Cat’s Eye is the process through which this gemstone is charged with the help of Mantras and some specific Vedic procedures so that it may produce its optimum results.

The cleaning and energizing processes of a cat’s eye are technical processes and only those experts who know the proper procedures to perform these processes should guide them. Once the native has got his duly purified and energized Cat’s Eye fitted in a ring or in a pendant, the next step is to wear this gemstone, which also involves some specific procedures.

Vedic astrology recommends using a cat’s eye on a Saturday morning, when the natives use this gemstone for the first time in their lives. Before using a cat on Saturday morning, the natives should put this gemstone to GangaJal (the water of the sacred river Ganges) or a mixture of raw milk and pure water around 8 to 12 hours before the time of using this gem, which comes out in most cases as a Friday evening, since Lehsunia stone is recommended to be worn on a Saturday morning.

The native should take his bath on Saturday morning, say his prayers and then he should sit or stand in front of the ring or pendant and he should first chant Mool Mantra or Beej mantra of Ketu for 108 times or 27 times and then he should pray to lord Ketu and ask him to provide best possible results from this gemstone.

After doing so, the native should take the Cat’s Eye ring or Pendant, he should rinse it with clean water in case he had put it in a mixture of unboiled milk and water, and then he should wipe it with a clean cloth and after completing all these procedures, the native should wear his Cat’s Eye ring.

 It should be noted that a Cat’s Eye should be worn on a Saturday morning and this gemstone should not be worn on a Saturday evening for the first time as doing so can cause some unwanted side effects or initial problems for the native.

However, once this gemstone is worn, the native should keep wearing it for the rest of his life unless otherwise directed by his astrologer. Mool Mantra and Beej Mantra of Ketu are given below for the convenience of readers:

Ketu Mool Mantra: Om Ketve Namah

Ketu Beej Mantra: Om Straam Streem Straum Sah Ketve Namah

Wearing a Cat’s Eye with proper procedures recommended by Vedic astrology can bless the native with many good and very good things, which come under the general, as well as the specific significances of Ketu, according to the horoscope of the native.

Therefore, all natives are advised to wear Lehsunia gemstone with proper procedure in order to get maximum benefits from this gemstone. After initially wearing this gemstone, the native should regularly clean his Cat’s Eye in order to keep getting optimum results from this gemstone.

A good frequency to clean a Cat’s Eye is once every 3 to 6 months depending on the nature of job of the native and depending on how fast this gemstone accrues greasy deposits of oil and dust on its surfaces. Not cleaning your Cat’s Eye for a long period can result in big deposits on the surface of this gemstone, particularly on the lower surface of this gemstone.

Such deposits can temper with the working of your Cat’s Eye in a negative way by blocking the energy radiations of Ketu, which are supposed to be transferred into your body through this gemstone. Hence, all the natives wearing a Cat’s Eye should regularly clean it in order to keep getting optimum benefits from Lehsunia gemstone.