Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pecos Man Finds Healing in Gems.

Byline: Emily Van Cleve For The Journal

PECOS Among Howard Beckman's fondest childhood memories are the experiences gained during many trips he took to India with his gem-dealing great uncle.

Precious gems were simply a commodity to Beckman before he encountered a member of Indian royalty doing business with his uncle. The man put a huge ruby in Beckman's hand and told the wide-eyed teenager that the deep red stone carried the power of the sun within it.

"This man gave me the first introduction to Vedic astrology and gem therapy," Beckman said. "After that experience I began walking the path that is my life today."

Beckman and his wife, Jennifer, have a vision to not only practice Vedic astrology, gem therapy and Ayurvedic medicine at their Pecos property but to build a spiritual and natural healing center in their back yard. …

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