There are numerous interpretations regarding the birthstone of Aries – here we present what we believe is the real spiritual association between the zodiac sign of Aries and the crystal world.
From March 21 to April 20, the Light Temple of Wisdom increasingly sends its irradiation to people born in the astrological sign of Aries. The Aries-type of personality is especially susceptible to the energies of this temple, while Carnelian is its favorite stone amongst all the members of the mineral world. Carnelian is thus the perfect crystal to absorb, store, focus, and irradiate the gifts of the Sun Temple of Wisdom. Dear bellowed brothers and sisters born in the Aries zodiac sign, you may consider Carnelian to be your personal crystal – your birthstone.
Aries – the Crowned Ram
Carnelian as a birthstone of Aries is a symbol of the blood of the sacrificial lamb. As an initiator of the Zodiac, the lamb possesses all the most precious qualities: undeniable courage, limitless energy, elasticity and contagious life zest.
Aries is the first sign of the Zodiac. It represents the initiating power of Nature so apparent to our eyes during the spring equinox. This astrological sign is at the same time a symbol of the spring – the yearly season when there is new plant growth all around us and when the animals are procreating. Here, in this zodiac sign, we evolve from the potential to the possible, from the latent to the active participation.
Aries is a fiery sign ruled by the planet Mars. Aries personalities have a well-marked picture of themselves and their keyword is “I am”. The other keynotes of this sign are initiative, action and courage, independence and honesty. Aries is a sign of the will and the introduction of new stages, cycles, and beginnings in life.
The personality of people born in this sign is outgoing, full of enthusiasm, but prone to individualism. They are honest, alert, spontaneous, and quick to speak as well as to act. They would rather lead other people then respond to other people’s leadership. Aries personality traits also include negative hues, such as anger, impatience, impetuosity, sometimes arrogance and lack of thrifty.
People born under the sign of Aries are able to calculate risk with incredible speed and decide accordingly. They can easily find the shortest route to the solution of any problem. They spend no time on unimportant aspects, getting right to the essence of things. The great energy output of some Aries types can be the source of anxiety and motivator of their desires to redirect their energy to something new.
More about the meaning of this sign you can find here.
Carnelian Birthstone – stone of creativity
Carnelian is a stone of exceeding beauty, with yellow, orange, reddish and brownish hues and silky glow. It increases the levels of energy, promotes inner vitality and joy. Carnelian is known to protect from negative vibrations by transforming them into positive energies.
Carnelian will help you understand your inner world. It will assist in your attempt so increase your concentration. It will diminish your fears and phobias of public speaking, and at the same time it will improve your eloquence.
Carnelian is a stone that will increase your self-respect and thus improve your career. It is believed to bring abundance, happiness, consolation, healing and protection. Keep it close to the entrance of your house if you want to use its protective energies.
On the mental level, this stone contributes to a more clear thinking and better balancing of the thought processes. It has the power of removing the fears associated with dying of the little ego and its rebirth. It helps in accepting the inevitability of the life cycle. It teaches us of patience, perseverance and economy – all that by virtue of reducing our impulsiveness and anger. The ancient Egyptians wore a carnelian on their hands to calm their anger and silence the negative feelings of jealousy, envy and hatred.
Carnelian, as a birthstone of Aries, is an excellent stone for achieving peace and harmony. It relieves from depression, and enhances astral sight. If placed under the pillow, carnelian is known to prevent nightmares.
This Aries birthstone can stimulate and improve your creativity. Its grounding qualities bring a sense of control in life. Carnelian is able to prevent the undesirable influence of other people and neutralize the powers of darkness.
Carnelian influences the second chakra – Swadhisthana. It is especially good for women during pregnancy. Pregnant women should place it on the pubic area, every day for 10 minutes. Carnelian is good against frigidity, impotence, and for increasing the sexual impulses. It helps the formation of new blood cells; it purifies the blood, and provides more physical energy. Carnelian necklace lowers the blood sugar and improves the circulation. Carnelian bracelet will help regulate the blood pressure.
Carnelian can be programmed in two ways. For example, if you wear a carnelian to increase courage, it will attract that sort of energy to us. If you wear carnelian to defend against negativity, then it will direct our energy outwards, for the purpose of defense. The secret of good programming is in the good visualization of our intent.
Select your own birthstone! Wear it always with you. Except for Carnelian, for all of you born in the zodiac sign of Aries, the following crystals can be interesting: rock crystal, diamond, amethyst and aquamarine.
(From the book “Mystical Birthstones” by Olga Rezo.)