Cat’s Eye - (Lehsunia/लहसुनिया)

Cat's Eye (also called Lahsuniya/लहसुनिया Vaidurya in Hindi) is a semi precious gemstone found in shades of colors like Yellowish green, Grey, Honey and. Black.

Cat’s Eye - (Lehsunia/लहसुनिया)

Can I wear Cat’s Eye  ?

Cat's Eye can be worn according to Indian astrology. Cat’s eye is the gemstone of “Ketu” Planet which is also called as Dragon’s Tail (headless lower body of planet “Rahu”). Vedic astrology’s detailed analysis as per horoscope ascendance and birth chart are available here at : +91-9784933600

Procedure/Ritual to Wear Cat’s Eye/Lahsuniya ?

Day-Time :- Cat’s Eye should be worn only and only on the middle finger of the working hand or pendant and it should be done only on Saturday at 7:30 AM to 8:15 AM and 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM.

Metal :- Silver/Gold should be the first choice of metal which should be used for a Cat’s Eye ring or pendant. Panchdhatu / Ashthdhatu can also be used.

Weight :- Ideally, minimum weight of Lahsuniya which should be worn is calculated according to your body weight. (15 – 18 kgs of body weight denotes 1 carat)

How to Wear :- After the ring or pendant is prepared in gold/silver or panchdhatu, the procedure to wear it, should be followed as below:-  

The Cat’s Eye you own and are going to wear should have been gone through the Pran Pratishtha. After cleansing yourself wear white colored clothes and place yourself comfortably on white asan(mat) facing East. Dip your Cat's Eye(product) into raw milk, light 5 incense sticks in the name of Ketu, close your eyes and pray to Ketu Deva for receiving blessings from the gemstone. Take the gemstone out of the milk and circle it over the incense sticks 11 times chanting the mantra “Om Shram Shreem Shroum Sah Ketave Namah” ( ऊं स्त्रां स्त्रीं  स्त्रौं  स: केतवे नम: ) and clean it with water and wear it.   

Relax, if you cannot do the Pran pratishtha procedure of the gemstone by yourself, we at MyRatna will do it for you according to the genuine Vedic Scriptures at no cost.

To revitalize the gemstone dip it in salty water for 1 hour in every three months and again wear according to the above mentioned time.

Cat’s Eye Benefits:-

  • Completes hindered works
  • Helps in Cancer Treatment
  • Improve Financial Conditions
  • Recover Lost Wealth
  • Restore Memory
  • Restart Closed Business

What Will I Gain by Wearing Cat’s Eye?

If due to disease, depression or unhealthy habits, the physical appearance of your body has gone down, the cat’s eye gem is believed to build back the physical body. It also helps in healing from cancer. It helps to relieve mental anxiety cause by depression or sadness. It also helps to dissolve stress. Wearing a cat’s eye gemstone helps in recovering lost wealth. If your business is closed for a while, wearing a Cat’s Eye can restore it back.

Price of Cat’s Eye (per carat / per ratti)

  • Cat’s Eye price per carat depends upon Weight (carats/ratti), Treatments and Quality (Cut, Clarity and Color).

NOTE: The high quality Cat's Eye have clear moving thin line on it that moves smoothly and fluently.

  • Natural Cat’s Eye price in India is between rupees 1,000 per carat to rupees 10,000 per carat and above.
  • For Astrological benefits, the quality is dependent mainly upon the moving thin line with proper color and cabochon cut.
  • While it is absolutely normal and acceptable, as per the current industry standards, to have some minor inclusions present in a natural gemstone. 
  • Cat’s Eye stone prices per carat can be converted into Lehsunia stone price per Ratti by multiplying it by 0.9 (so, Rs 1000/ct = Rs 900/ratti).

NOTE : Prices may vary according to the scope of availability of the rough in nature and market as well as Government Policies.

Cat’s Eye Quality:-

Because of the striking resemblance of the stone with the eye of a cat, it is named Cat’s Eye. The occurrence of this design is mainly because of the presence of unique white lines on the surface of the gemstone which resembles the reflection of light. 

Mainly three things (3C’s) are considered while deciding quality of astrological Cat’s Eye namely Cut Colour and Clarity. The gemstone should have a smooth surface with no spots or inclusions. The color of the gemstone should be uniform with purity. For astrological purposes, the cut & shape of the gemstone is not considered. Only neatly polished & round surface are considered for ornamental purposes.

According to the latest technological advancement the Science of Symmetry is followed by MyRatna to harness all the natural benefits of the gemstone.

Cat’s Eye Stone Product Specifications:-

Cat’s Eye commonly known as Lahsuniya is basically a corundum mineral species gemstone which comes in different colors such as Yellow, green, brown and combinations. Colour variety in corundum is basically due to the presence of iron. 

Cat's Eye Product Properties:-

Chemical Composition :- BeO  Al2O3.

Color :- Chatoyant, body color usually yellow, green, brown or combinations.

Cause of Color :- Iron. 

Crystal System :- Orthorhombic.   

Crystal Habit :- Tabular, cyclic twinning. 

Hardness :- 8.5 on Moh’s scale. 

Specific Gravity :- 3.71 - 3.72. 

Refractive Index :- 1.745 - 1.754 (spot 1.75).

Inclusions :- Needles, canals, short tubes parallel to the vertical axis of the crystal.

Locations :- India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Burma, Madagascar.


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1. Best Place to Buy Cat’s Eye?

Main points you should consider to finalize buying place.

The organization should have a larger presence across the market. Small dealers will prefer to fool you by selling treated or synthetic Cat’s Eye at the price of a genuine one. Larger organizations care about the brand and avoid unethical practices.

Lab Certification:- Ensure that the certificate provided with the gemstone is from an authentic or government certified lab. The organization should also provide a certificate of a reputed lab of your choice (if required).

Catalogues:- Do check the catalogues available online on different websites to buy Yellow Sapphire.

Refund Policy:- Read the refund policy (if any) carefully. Every authentic astrological gemstone purchase should have a refund policy.

Please visit www.myratna.com for more.

2. Which Cat’s Eye Gemstone Should I Buy?

  • Ideally, minimum weight of Lahsuniya which should be worn is calculated according to your body weight. (15 – 18 kgs of body weight denotes 1 carat)
  • Preferably it should be of high clarity and pure in color with thin line on surface that moves smoothly and fluently.
  • It shouldn't be chemically treated. 
  • Ceylonese Cat’s Eye is considered to be the best Cat’s Eye for Astrological purposes.

3. What is the Substitute for Cat’s Eye?

Any gemstone which is used as a substitute of Cat’s Eye is never as astrologically effective as a Chrysoberyl Cat’s Eye. Quartz Cat’s Eye (much cheaper gemstone) is widely used as a substitute for Cat’s Eye gemstone.

Rest all things are good


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