The Red Coral Gemstone also known as Praval or Moonga is the Gemstone of Mars/ Mangal as per Indian Vedic Astrology. Mars is the planet of energy, vitality, blood circulation and ambition and the Red Coral is worn to boost the energy of Mars in the horoscope. In the Planetary hierarchy of the 9 planets, Mars is the God of warfare and is the commander of the armies of the Gods. Red Coral is a calcareous, skeleton-like deposit of the coral polyp - a tiny invertebrate that dwells in quiet waters and is found at depths ranging from 20 to 1000 feet. The Red Coral or Moonga gemstone, is one that has a powerful ruler which is none other than the planet Mars. This planet, also known as the planet of fire, is an extremely powerful as well as dangerous planet that can cause extensive destruction. Here and now is where the Red Coral comes into the picture. This is an extremely special gemstone which can be worn by most individuals. If in case you are wondering as to why one should adorn this gemstone, well the answer to this is that this gemstone has umpteen medicinal as well as healing characteristics and traits, hence the wearer of the Red Coral gemstone will be saved from the wrath of the fiery Mars and will be benefitted by leaps and bounds. The Red Coral represents Mangalya Balam, Strength of Marriage and long life of the spouse. It protects women from widowhood and should be worn after proper astrological analysis.