Cats Eye - Lahsuniya / Lehsuniya

The Cat’s Eye comes in a variety of colors ranging from green to yellow to brown. However, the best color that one should try and wear is light golden brown with a shadow that looks similar to a color derived by mixing milk and honey. This precious gemstone, as per Hindu Astrology, it is said to represent the shadowy planet Ketu, which is also termed as Southern Node. In India, Cat’s Eye is also known as Lahasuniya, and Keturatna. For people looking to go the spiritual route in life, Cats Eye can prove to be exceptionally beneficial. Cat’s Eye is related Ketu, which is a significator of liberation, non-attachment, asceticism, moksha — enlightenment and wisdom.

Furthermore, it can also trigger miraculous upliftment to a sagging career or business, and bring wealth in abundance. Cat’s Eye also make its wearer strong, and stay in good health by relaxing and controlling the mind and the ever wandering thoughts.

Cat’s Eye acts very quickly be it in the positive manner or negative. Hence, it should always be worn after a trial of at least 3-4 days. Moreover, it is always better to consult a professional astrologer before buying and wearing any gemstone, doing this will safeguard you against any possible malefic effects.


GemstoneCats Eye
Ruling PlanetKetu
Zodiac SignKetu doesn't own and sign.
Origin of Finest QualityUrals, Russia
Minimum Recommended Weight3.25 - 4.25 Ratti
Wearing InstructionStudded in Silver / Steel / Alloy, and to be worn in Ring Finger
Mantra for Energizing the Yellow SapphireOm Shram Shreem Shroum Sah Ketave Namah

Instructions for Wearing Cats Eye or Lahsuniya/Lehsuniya :

  • Tuesday should be chosen for wearing Cats Eye. If time permits, Shukla Paksha (Brighter Half of Moon) is ideal.
  • Wash the gemstone with unboiled cow milk, and gangajal (holy water), if available.
  • Place the gemstone in front of your Isht Devta or the God you have faith upon.
  • Ignite the Dhoopam and Deepam, and offer flowers.
  • Chant the Ketu mantra given above (mantra must be chanted at least 108 times), and ask for blessings and fulfillment of desires you have for wearing the gemstone.
  • Wear it in the middle finger, or as prescribed by your astrologer.
  • Time of wearing, ask for Muhurta from your astrologer.

Weight Reference: 1 Ratti = 0.91 Carat, and 1 Ratti = 0.122 Gram.


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