Kaustubh (alternatively Kaustubha) is a divine jewel - the most valuable stone "Mani" is in the possession of lord Vishnu who lives in the Ksheer Sagar - "the ocean of milk".


It is believed (in Hindu Mythology) that Gods (Vishnu and Asuras) , churned the ocean known as Samudra manthan to get Amrita (Devanagari - अमृत), fourteen treasures jewels ( Ratna ) emerged from the ocean. The fourth Ratna that was emerged is known as Kaustubh. It represents pure consciousness shining in all luminous manifestations.


Kaustubham is the Mani_stone

Kaustubh is the person who is wearing that Mani and is no other than Lord Vishnu.

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