Stone of Pinkish Red color, it generally occurs in crystal of six sided prism. Ruby is the Gemstone , used to enhance the powers of the Sun. An individual whose Sun is well placed in the birth Chart can never be unsuccessful.
The fiery color of the ruby symbolizes devotion and desire. It was once believed that the wearer of a ruby stone was blessed with health, wealth, wisdom and outstanding success in affairs of the heart. Ruby is the birthstone for July . Ruby gemstone must be worn by those whose Zodiac sign is Leo or the sun's positions in his horoscope is weak.
Ruby (MANIK) is the stone associated to "SURYA", the planet SUN and the SUN is the supreme power of the SOLAR SYSTEM. In astrology as well, SUN is always on top in every manner. More..