Sunstone

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۞ Sunstone is the Birthstone of 19°-20° Leo and the 19th of Av.

۞ Position of Fixed Star Merak in the year 5760 (2000 C.E.): 19°26′ Leo.

۞ Position of Fixed Star Tania Borealis in the year 5760 (2000 C.E.): 19°33′ Leo.

۞ Sunstone has the wonderful ability to reveal ego-based desires and motivations. [Naisha Ahsian]

۞ Sunstone is an excellent stone to use in business dealings, due to its ability to reveal the true motivations held by others and expose dishonesty. [Naisha Ahsian]

۞ Sunstone can kindle the fire of leadership within those who wear or carry it. Those who feel called to lead may find that Sunstone helps them find the inner conviction and self-discipline to move forward. [Robert Simmons]

۞ Sunstone worn as a ring can help one receive what one needs and desires, when worn on the receptive hand. On the transmitting hand, Sunstone will aid in channeling a multiplicity of healings and blessings to others. Worn over the heart as a pendant, Sunstone can bring the heart’s wisdom into alignment with the mind’s inspirations. Meditating with Sunstone on the third eye will help one to see one’s highest path of action in any situation. [Robert Simmons]

۞ Sunstone is a natural, golden variety of feldspar with Hematite inclusions. [Marina Costelloe]

۞ Sunstone is a Leadership Stone – it enhances natural life force and magician energy. [Marina Costelloe]

۞ One of the most positive energy bearing stones you can wear or carry, Sunstone is believed to strengthen the life force, bring luck, instill optimism, and increase strength and vitality. [Teresa Kennedy]

۞ Sometimes called ‘Heliolite’, ancient Greeks used Sunstone to prevent poisoning and to increase prosperity. [Teresa Kennedy]

۞ Sunstone will help you also in getting over a lost love and creating a new space in your heart. [Teresa Kennedy]

۞ Sunstone links to your life plan for the present incarnation and assists in fulfilling karmic contracts or in renegotiating these if no longer appropriate. [Judy Hall — Encyclopedia]

۞ Keep Sunstone with you at all times if you have difficulty in saying “no” and continually make sacrifices for others. [Judy Hall — Encyclopedia]

۞ Removing inhibitions and hang-ups, Sunstone reverses feelings of failure and switches to a positive take on events. [Judy Hall — Encyclopedia]

۞ Sunstone has been used by the Canadian Indians, in rituals of the Medicine Wheel. [Melody]

۞ In ancient India, Sunstone was believed to provide protection from the destructive forces of the other realms. [Melody]

۞ Sunstone was used by the ancients for rheumatism [one sits in the sun surrounded by a circle of sunstone]; aching feet and spinal problems were also relieved by physical contact with a large specimen. [Melody]