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Neelam or Blue Sapphire Stone - The Gemstone of Saturn

Updated on February 28, 2014
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Anamika S Jain is a Social Media Consultant and Blogger. She is passionate about topics like Astrology, Numerology, Feng Shui and Gemstones.

Blue Sapphire or Neelam is the Gemstone of the Royal Planet Saturn or Shani
Blue Sapphire or Neelam is the Gemstone of the Royal Planet Saturn or Shani

Blue Sapphire - The Gemstone of Capricorn and Aquarius

Blue Sapphire or Neelam is the gemstone of the Zodiacs Capricorn and Aquarius. The Lord of these zodiac signs is Saturn or Shani. This gemstone is blue in color, the color which denotes royalty which the planet Saturn deserves.The sub stones or substitute gems for Neelam are Amethyst, Black Star, Lapis Lazuli and Black Agate. The beautiful 'Blue Sapphire', is regarded as the 'Stone of the Stones' and is considered to give peace of mind, tranquility, happiness and spiritual enlightenment.

It is a very costly stone like Diamond and obtained by mining. The effect of this stone is the fastest of all stones. The effect of Blue Sapphire or Neelam can be favorable or unfavorable. Neelam is worn only if the effect is positive .Neelam would never bring unfavorable results to Capricorns. Blue Sapphire is also suited for saade saati and a favorable neelam bring in wealth, happiness and fame. It is said that this shani gemstone can turn a beggar to a king.

Substitute Stones for Blue Sapphire

Substitute Gemstones for Neelam : Lapis lazuli, Amethyst, Blue Topaz, Blue Tourmaline and Blue Spinel
Substitute Gemstones for Neelam : Lapis lazuli, Amethyst, Blue Topaz, Blue Tourmaline and Blue Spinel | Source

How to wear Neelam or Blue Sapphire ring?

Given below is the Procedure to wear a Neelam ring.

One should wear a minimum of 3 ½ carets of Blue Sapphire when wearing this gem as an astrological remedy. Neelam should be worn on silver or gold. Neelam gemstone ring should be put in a copper vessel on Friday night in sweetened unboiled milk and gangajal mixture and worn on the middle finger on Saturday after praying to bhagwan shankar and removing it from the vessel. Also chant Shani Mantra 108 times. The Mantra for Shani or saturn is

"OM RAVI PUTRAYA VIDMAHE YAMAGRAJAYA DHEEMAHEE, THANNO SANI PRACHODAYAT" and

"OM KRAAM KREEM KROUM SAHA SANIYAI NAMAHA".

The Saturn (Shani) mantra should be recited every Saturday during the first hour from sunrise for 8 continuous Saturdays to charge the Stone.The best effects of the stone is up to 5 years of wearing the stone. Blue Sapphire should not be worn along with Ruby, Pearl, Red Coral or their substitute stones. It is advisable to wear the Blue Sapphire Gemstone only after the consultation with an expert in Astrology.

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    Hasan Danish 3 years ago from Lucknow

    From whom I can buy blue sapphires, nice color clarity which has brilliance, similar to this page, any help?

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    deependra832 4 years ago

    hi anamika

    Someone advised to me wear a good Quality Blue Sapphire...

    But due to costly i cant

    plz tell me other remedies...

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    pradeep 5 years ago

    hi anamika, thanks for the post. i wanted to ask you about the types of blue sapphire that are available. I see the color of the gem that you have shown is dark blue. i checked in jeweler's shop and they showed me a light blue one. is it having the same powers? pls advise. thanks.

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    Ash 5 years ago

    I have been told by astrologer to wear blue saphire but do not know either to wear on silver or Gold ring

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    Anamika S 5 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

    @Tania Why don't you clarify the reasons with whomever advised you?

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    Satish 5 years ago

    Nilam stone is very wonder full stone

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    Tania 6 years ago

    you just said

    The ring should be worn on the middle finger of the right hand on Saturday. Avoid wearing Pearl, Ruby and Red Coral if you are wearing this stone

    but ive been advised to wear blue sapphire and pearl as well... please guide me through it

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    Anamika S 6 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

    The ring should be worn on the middle finger of the right hand on Saturday. Avoid wearing Pearl, Ruby and Red Coral if you are wearing this stone.

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    Jimmy 6 years ago

    Blue Sapphire should be worn on the middle finger.

    Which hand's middle finger?

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    Anamika S 6 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

    @Cashmere Yes, It is a wonderful stone.

    @Gurmeet Can't help it. A good Quality Blue Sapphire definitely comes costly.

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    Gurmeet 6 years ago

    most of the people have suggested me to wear blue saphire, but i am unable to get the proper rate

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    cashmere 7 years ago from India

    This is what I've been told to wear