Agate is a semi precious opaque gem. It is found in many colors. This stone can be used in place of the precious stones with equally effective results. For removing the bad planetary effects, a person should wear the Agate mala of the color which belongs to the planet.
Agate is a symbol of protection, courage and success. It attracts good fortune by eliminating bad luck. It has a calming effect during times of stress, giving a sense of strength and courage. It has a calming and stabilizing effect on the body. It helps to encourage success and financial rewards.
Brown and red colored Agate Mala should be used to pacify the malefic effects of Planet Rahu or to strengthen this planet in ones Horoscope.