Opal is a white colored semi-precious gemstone of silicate mineral family recognized for its wonderful ‘play of colors’. This astrological substitute of precious diamond is worn for success in creative pursuits, luxurious lifestyle, high social status, matrimonial harmony and good health. Opal meaning Upal in Hindi and Opala in Sanskrit, represents planet Venus. It is worn to counteract the malefic effects of weak Venus in the native’s birth-chart and bring financial prosperity, physical well-being and good social status for the wearer. Opal Stone helps in alleviating indigestion, stomach disorders and all kind of eye problems. The gemstone also helps the wearer to find everlasting happiness, love, good luck and positivity everywhere.
Throughout history, Opal gem is recognized for its astrological properties and aesthetic charm. In recent years, many of the popular jewelry brands and fashion houses have been promoting Opal as a jewelry gemstone. For those who believe in the metaphysical properties of gemstones, Opal is like a blessing wrapped in the beauty that helps the wearer to cope up with the tough situations of life. Indian astrology assigns Opal ratna for Tula (Libra) and Vrishabha (Taurus) rashi. Western astrology recommends opal birthstone for Libra sign. Opal gem can also be worn by the ascendants of Capricorn, Aquarius, Gemini & Virgo.
- For Blissful Matrimonial Life – According to the Vedas, the weak placement of Venus in the horoscope indicates conflicts and disagreement in the native’s married life that might lead to separation. Milky Opal ratan is worn to stimulate love, harmony and mutual understanding between the couple and get rid of the marital issues.
- Improved Financial & Social Status – Venus relates to luxuries and worldly desires. Therefore, astrologers place deep faith in the opal ratan for not just elevating the financial conditions but also in maintaining the native’s social status and luxurious lifestyle.
- Success in Creative Ventures – Being associated with the planet of creativity and innovation, the natural opal gemstone is considered highly beneficial for the individuals facing creative blocks, lack of inspiration and insecurities of life. Astrologers strongly believe that wearing white opal benefits in giving an extra push to the artistic expressions and aligns creative energies to gain better outputs.
- Heals Liver, Endocrine & Urinary Disorders – In medical astrology, white opal is highly valued for its metaphysical properties that are considered helpful in curing liver, kidneys and hormonal disorders. Being a healing gemstone, black opal and fire opal also benefits the wearer to get rid of various psychological problems and sleeping disorders.