Gemstone Coral (Pravaal/ moonga)




Coral has strong healing qualities among gemstones. The distinguishing fact about Coral is that it is not comprised of minerals like other stones but a product of skeleton of ocean’s creatures.

Red Coral is also known as Pravaal/ moonga in general terms. This is been bestowed with the benefic influences of Mars. This gemstone would provide an individual with the characteristics like vitality, stamina as well as vigor. For all the men in uniforms such as people from police background as well as military would require the energy source of red Coral in a wonderful way. Generally, this stone is good for good luck as well as enhancement of will power as well as determination. Individuals with an association of Mars must adopt red Coral in their hands.

Universal indications of wearing Red Coral/Pravaal/ moonga
    • Ascendant is Aries
    • Mars being with the benefic in cancer
    • Other benefic would be Scorpio, Pisces, cancer, Libra, Gemini and Leo
    • The ascendant is with the benefic in 12th, 8th or 6th houses.
Coral Pola
Coral is used as a remedy for Mars (Mangal) in Indian Vedic Astrology.

If we search history, we find that Egyptian used to put Coral on graves in order to keep the evil spirits at bay. If we follow Greek mythology, they believe, that Coral was formed from the blood of Gorgon Medusa.

Gorgon Medusa had murdered Perseus, and his blood drops were spread in the ocean. While in Iranian culture, people use Coral a guard from black magic, and physical illnesses


Women, who are experiencing menopause, use it as a guard against negative energies. Coral throws positive effects on bones, tissues, and blood circulation. It eliminates the feelings of anger and bitterness and induces positive feelings and love in the individuals.

General characteristics of Red Coral/Pravaal/ moonga
    • A newly wedded couple should absolutely wear the same
    • The professionals with the background of army personnel, soldier, policemen etc must also use red Coral for getting success in their lives.
    • Enhancement of stamina, vitality, energy will be preserved with this powerful stone.
    • Surgeons and dentist must also wear this variety of stone.
    • People with property dispute as well as litigation can also effectively wear this variety of stone.
    • People having a problem being manglik when getting married with an individual should definitely wear this powerful stone
    • People suffering from unexpected happenings as well as tropical fever and accidents should specifically wear Red Coral/Pravaal/ moonga

Utility of the stone in curing disease
If you can wear red Coral alone, this can make you to get away from appendicitis. If you are having the disease named Arthritis, it is essential to use red Coral with Labradorite. Other diseases such as impotency, hysteria, hernias, bronchitis would be eradicated by using the Coral stone with copper. If a lady is been affected by breast cancer, the most essential way to get cure is by using red Coral with copper. You can now get away from hypertension if you can wear red Coral alone.
Coral Pola
Different colors of Coral can be compatible with different zodiac signs such as, red Coral for Scorpio, pink for Taurus and black for Capricorn.

It should be kept in salty water overnight once in a month. Coral consists of 90 per cent calcium carbonate.

Coral can be found in Coral reefs of eastern Australia, Mediterranean Sea, Japan, Canary, and Africa in white, black, red, and pink colors.


Coral is available in various size and shape (mainly oval or cylindrical). It is recommended that you should wear not less than 4 Carat and not more than 16 Carat depends on you need.

Various ascendants trying Red Coral/ Pravaal/ moonga /Pola

    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Aries Mesh ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Taurus Vrish ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Gemini Mithun ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Cancer Karkat ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Leo Simha ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Virgo Kanya ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Libra Tula ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Scorpio Brischik ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Sagittarius Dhanu ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Capricorn Makara ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Aquarius Kumbha ascendant
    Red Coral or Pravaal or Moonga or Pola for Pisces Meen ascendant


Coral Pola
Coral is not much expensive and price range depends on the color and quality and size.

A good quality Coral less than 8 Carat costs Rs 400/- to Rs 500/- Per Carat.
If a good quality Coral is more than 8 Carat then price range is Rs 500/- to Rs 900/- Depending on the color (Deep Red cost more) and shape (black spots etc).

Note that : 1 Gram = 8 Ratti = 4.8 Carat and 1 Ratti = 0.6 Carat


Be aware of artificially prepared colored stone. 80% gems available are not natural stone. This is indeed a big problem in the market now. They are either glass made artificially or gem stone colored artificially to increase its price. These stones are sometime capable of passing the laboratory test (like GII test) as well like the original.

More about Red Coral: People willing to avail Red Coral/Pravaal/Moongamust use the same with a gold metal. Especially Red Coral/Pravaal/Moongawill have no use unless the weight is greater and equal to 4 rattis. The best day to wear it for the first time would be on Mondays.