ARTICLES: About Pearls-The Sacred 9 types of Pearls in Astrology
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|Comments||At over 3 carats, this Natural Pearl from the Australian seas is a natural wonder! In these days a Natural Pearl is by itself rare and to get one at this size is rarer still! With translucence that is hypnotic and rose overtones which are charming, this Sattvik Pearl is aglow with the best of the Moon’s Jyotish powers! Set in a sterling silver ring and all set to grants its immense gifts!
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The Garuda Puran mentions the existance of 9 kinds of Pearls.
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The Nine Sacred Pearls as per Garuda Puran
1) Sri Chandra Mani: The Oyster Pearl
This is the Pearl that is formed by an accident of Nature, wherein a microscopic intruder or dust particle get lodged in the oyster and to protect itself from the irritation caused, the Oyster secretes Narce, which over time becomes a Pearl!
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2) Sri Shankh Mani: The Conch Pearl
This is an extremely rare formation within the mantle of the Conch. These Pearls are non-nacreous and come in different colors like, White, Pink, and Yellow and sometimes of a deep reddish tone. These cannot be cultivated artificially.
3) Sri Venu Mani: The Bamboo Pearl
This Pearl is found in the stomachs of Bamboo eating animals. These Pearls are also sometimes of an oblong shape. They are rough and dry and are in the texture of Camphor and also the color can sometimes be green.
4) Sri Matsya Mani: The Fish Pearl
This Pearl is found in several kinds of Fishes. This pearl is actually a Bezoar, which is a mass trapped in the gastro-intestinal tract of the fish. These Pearls are slightly translucent and vary in color from pink, white and light green.
5) Sri Tima Mani: The Whale Pearl
This Pearl is also a kind of a Bezoar found in Whales. These Pearls too are moderately translucent and are slightly rough textured and are the size of a small egg.
6) Sri Gaja Mani: The Elephant Pearl
These Pearls are founf in the cavity of the tusk of Elephants. It is a rare bony growth. Some varieties of Elephant Pearls are dark brown but can also be of various other colors
7) Sri Varaha Mani: The Boar Pearl
This Pearl is found in the heads of very old boars. A Boar Pearl is typically dark colored, marble-sized, in an uneven but smooth spherical non-porous surface, both opaque and partially translucent.
8) Sri Naga Mani: The Cobra Pearl
These pearls are obtained from the hood of cobras over the age of 100. Cobra pearls are typically egg-shaped and translucent, transparent, or semi-translucent. They appear in a range of colors like golden, green, red, blue, pink, white, black and are supposed to be slightly radiant.
Note: Till date there are no verified authentic records and documentation of what a Nag Mani Looks Like. Hence no picture here .
9) Sri Megha Mani: The Cloud Pearl
Cloud Pearls are said to have fallen out of the sky. They are traditionally known as approximating the size and shape of a chicken egg, with a translucent blue color, and having a distinct spiral running from bottom to top of outside surface area.
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