Also known as the 'Garden of the Sea', Coral or Moonga is formed by the accumulation of polyps' skeletons. Coral is found in various colors namely red, pink, yellow, scarlet, saffron, white and black. Red is the most sought after variety.
Moonga represents the Zodiac signs Aries and Scorpio. The planet associated with Coral is Mars.
In ancient times, it was believed that Coral prevents ill fortune and when worn as a necklace, it protects one from skin diseases. A dream about coral was interpreted in terms of a recovery from a prolonged illness.
Moonga is a symbol of the energy of blood. A dark coral helps in stimulating the bloodstream whereas the shades of pink help in restoring harmony. Coral relieves from depression, nutritional deficiency and lethargy. Wearing Coral helps in meditation and visualization. Also, it makes the wearer more courageous to confront and solve problems and situations and also induce risk-taking ability. Eradicating negative effects that are posing hindrance, Moonga also increases one's authority. Chicken-hearted people and the ones who easily are overpowered by enemies are recommended Coral. Moonga is a perfect gem for a happy conjugal life as it helps restore calm in conflict situations.
Coral is also recommended for electricians, players, surgeons, policemen, soldiers and workers in ordinance factory. It increases self-assurance and administrative potential. In transactions of land and properties, Moonga is highly beneficial. Moonga allows flow and change in life and keeps a tab on emotions.
As a healer, Coral averts fever, impotency, abortion, small-pox, etc. To protect children from stomach ache and rickets, Coral bead mala can be worn around neck. In case of any complications related to stomach, lungs and blood circulation. Coral is believed to possess the power to cure insanity and keep evil spirits away from the wearer. Determination and audacity are the some other traits enhanced when wearing Coral. Moonga stimulates tissue regeneration as well.
Another thing may be noted that a true coral has the tendency to change color as per the physical health of the person wearing it. Its color fades when there is a disorder present and restores back the original color once the health is restored.
|Metal||Yellow Gold and Copper|
Courage, charisma, leadership
Great energy and motivation
Mechanical and technical jobs
Physical strength, forcefulness
Rapid advancement and success
Eruptions of the face and body
Cuts, burns, bruises
General diseases of the blood, muscular system, bone marrow
Red Coral is widely available, however, if its out of your reach then you may purchase Carnellian, it is regarded as a substitute for Red Coral or Moonga.