Blue Sapphire Astrological Significance


Blue Sapphire/Neelam general significance

Blue Sapphire (Neelam) is the gemstone of Saturn(Shani Garha). SHANI is said to be the magistrate among all the planets in the solar system. SHANI decides about good or bad results for a native.SHANI the Saturn is said to be the wicked planet. He is famous for his nature of disaster. IF SATURN is in benefic position in the horoscope he will make the native the king in all respects.

Saturn impact

If SATURN is in malefic position in the horoscope he will destroy his life in all manner. Actually SATURN has the nature to bring the native on the right path of the life by giving him punishment on the differnet levels.

Blue Sapphire healing

Blue Sapphire has the divine power to give mental peace, wealth & happiness by removing all hurdles of the natives life. The wearer of the Blue Sapphire never becomes the claimant of disrepute in the society.

How Blue Sapphire shows its effect?

When Blue Sapphire is worn in a silver/gold ring, the continuously vibrating power of Saturn is absorbed in the individual’s aura. Thus, the aura becomes more powerful to protect the individual from any obstacle caused through any external negative energy. The wearer is blessed with prosperity, fortune, fame, happiness, longevity.

The wearer gains confidence and feels energetic and active. Blue Sapphire is also recommended for those who are running period of sadhe sati. It can reduce the obstacles or problems caused through sadhe sati to minimum. It is also believed that Blue Sapphire prevents the wearer from evil eyes. Saturn also indicates long and chronic diseases. Those who are in the field of surgery, transport, sale and purchase of land/mines, machines, oil etc. should wear Blue Sapphire with the consultation of learned Astrologer.

Health problems cured by Blue Sapphire:

Negative, malefic or weak Saturn denotes long and chronic disease like bones and knee problems, rheumatism, paralysis, insanity, lack of energy level etc. Wearing Blue Sapphire can help in curing these diseases.

Shani Significant life areas

Saturn is a karaka, or indicator, of longevity, misery, sorrow, old age and death, discipline, restriction, responsibility, delays, ambition, leadership and authority, humility, integrity, wisdom born of experience. Saturn also indicates asceticism, denial, non-attachment, spirituality, hard work, organization, reality and time itself.

General Characteristics of Saturn

Longevity, Old age, Servant, Subordinates, Poverty, Humility, Deprivation, Purification, Sorrow, Miseries, Hardship, Humiliation, Obstruction, Lethargy, Procrastination, Chronic Disease, Bones, Hair, Nails, Dirty places, Iron, Blue and Black colour, Blue sapphire, West.

General Characterstics of Blue Sapphire(Neelam)
Hindi Name Neelam
Planet Saturn
Day Saturday (Shanivar)
Cosmic Color Blue , Black
Rashi(Sign) Capricorn (Makra), Aquarious(Kumbha)
Ring Wearing Finger Center
Metal Silver, Gold
Direction West
Astrologically GemStone Shape Oval, Rectangular, Square
BirthMonth September's birthstone
Family Corundum: Al2O3
Hardness 9
Refractive Index 1.76–1.78; Uniaxial (–)
Specific Gravity 3.97–4.05
Crystal System Trigonal

Procedure Of Wearing Blue Sapphire (Neelam)

  • Generally Blue Sapphire gemstone should weigh approximately 1/12th to 1/15th carat of your body weight in Kgs.(Bodyweight 60Kg ~ 100kg = 4~8 Carat stone weight)
  • Blue Sapphire should be mounted in Silver/Gold ring and worn in Middle/Center finger of working hand (left or right).
  • Blue Sapphire stone silver/gold ring must touch your finger skin
  • Wear ring on Saturday morning/ Night during the increasing moon.
  • Dip the ring into gangajal/unboiled cow milk/fresh water at least 10 min before wearing. Take bath and Recite "OM SHAM SHANEYSHACHRAYE NAMAHA" mantra from 11 ~ 108 times.
  • Ring bottom side stone should be cleaned regularly using soap water and soft brush

Blue Sapphire Originating Countries

Myanmar, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Australia, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tanzania, Kenya, and China. The Logan sapphire, the Star of India, and the Star of Bombay originate from Sri Lankan mines.


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