Here Saturn indicates the ascetic, rich with inner spirituality, and lost to this material plane of existence. Saturn is a malefic graha. He rules over the two sidereal signs of Capricorn (Makra) and Aquarius (Kumbha). He is exalted in Libra (Tula), and fallen in the opposite sign of Aries (Mesh).
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.
Saturn's most successful place in the chart is in the 6th, 8th and 12th houses. He is a particularly beneficial planet for Taurus and Libra Ascendants. Saturn's nature is Vata, or Airy. His gem is Blue Sapphire / Blue Spinel and all black stones and his metal is Lead. Saturn's direction is west and his day is Saturday. He reaches full maturity at age 36.
Blue Spinel has the divine power to give mental peace, wealth & happiness by removing all hurdles of the natives life. The wearer of the Blue Spinel never becomes the claimant of disrepute in the society.
|General Characterstics of Blue Spinel (Neeli)|
|Rashi(Sign)||Capricorn (Makra), Aquarious(Kumbha)|
|Mohs scale hardness||7-7.5|
|Refractive index||1.527-1.560 , 1.532-1.574, 1.538-1.578|