I have been hearing the word ‘Panna’ from my childhood. During the dead hot summer of North India from April to June, we were asked by our parents to have ‘Panna’, known for its heat resistant properties as a healthy drink prepared from the unripe mangos. We still relish the same during summers and our children and grand-children love it too.
Later on as a student or coming into professional life we came to know that PANNA is extremely precious gemstone and counted among the Three Big Gemstones of the world namely Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. Panna is Emerald and green in colour being light green to dull green. Generally astrologers ask followers to wear Panna stone in the ring as perceived that Panna brings good luck. It has other benefits too.