Moonga, red and sindoori (vermilion) in color. The use of the coral in jewellery dates back to the Romans who considered it auspicious worn in amulets. Because of it auspiciousness, the coral, through not a precious stone, has been given a coverted place in Navaratnas. A good coral is opaquered, is perfectly round or oval and regular; is smooth, and gives out lovely splendorous. It is flawed if it is spotted, cracked, has more than one shade of color or the surface is anyway depressed or twisted.
Red coral is the gemstone of Mars (Mangal). On account of being the master gem of the Aries and the Scorpio, coral gem removes obstacles in the way of their fortunes and increases their influences. Corals are found in many colours red, scarlet, saffron, pink to vermilion red and white.The wearing of a Red Coral (Moonga) makes the native courageous and a conqueror of his enemies. It is believed that the genuine Red Coral warns the wearer of coming ill health by changing its color. The Red Coral prevents from bad dreams and nightmares. It protects the wearer from evil spirits.
Red coral is the gemstone of Mars (Mangal). A person in whose birth chart Mars is lord of an auspicious house should wear coral. If Mars is lord of the inauspicious house in a birth chart, it will be harmful for the native to wear Red Coral.
|Rubi(Manik)||Yellow Sapphire(Pukhraj)||White Sapphire(Pukhraj)||Red Coral(Munga)|
|Blue Sapphire(Neelam)||Hessonite(Gomedh)||Pearl(Moti)||Diamond (Heera)|