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Benefits of Blue Sapphire Gemstone

Natural Blue Sapphire 5.35 Carats


Blue Sapphire Gemstone

The name sapphire is derived from the Latin word “saphirus” and the Greek word “sapheiros,” both meaning blue. Some believe that the name sapphire is derived from its association with the planet Saturn. The name can roughly be translated to mean “dear to the planet Saturn”.

Blue sapphire is a compound of aluminum and oxygen. Due to slight mixture with cobalt it becomes blue. Blue Sapphire is found in Myanmar, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Australia, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tanzania, Kenya and China. Madagascar is the world leader in sapphire production with deposits in and around the city of Ilakaka. Blue sapphire found in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) is the best, deep light coloured and transparent. Blue sapphire, of deep colour and transparent,is also found in Thailand and Australia

Benefits of Blue Sapphire/Neelam

This gemstone has lots of benefits and can be classified as follows:

It is said to give peace of mind, tranquility, happiness and spiritual enlightenment. If the planet Saturn happens to be your weak friend according to your horoscope, the gemstone blue sapphire is your perfect gemstone. You can also wear blue sapphire if you encounter problems related to mind and body. Sapphires were prominent in early medical practices. Ground and powdered, they were believed to stop bleeding, cure eye problems, boils and wounds.

A sapphire pendant was used as a cure for fever, seizures and delusions. It strengthened the heart, counteracted poisons, purified the blood and corrected defective vision.

A ring with a sapphire stone was believed to bring wisdom and compassion to its owner. It was also believed that Blue Sapphire changed colour and became chalky in appearance in the face of impending disaster and remained so till the danger passed. The planet Saturn indicates one’s longevity and death. Wearing a blue sapphire will increase your life span. Sapphire symbolizes sincerity and faithfulness, and is an excellent choice for an engagement ring.

Advantages of wearing Blue Sapphire/Neelam

Blue Sapphire/Neelam in combination with other stones helps cure and fight bone cancer, kidney trouble, nerve disease and paralysis. Blue Sapphire/Neelam will bring the wearer wealth, fame, good name, health, happiness, prosperity, long life, mental peace, and good children. Wearing Blue Sapphire protects against danger, travel problems, terror, thieves, accidents and problems from storms, fire, or natural disasters. It can cause financial fortunes to change for the better, help with a person's career, and make the wearer rich. It can free one from mental anxiety

It helps make one detached, and protects against envy. It can be worn for good luck and for protection against evil spirits. Saturn rules the nervous system. Blue Sapphire is of help in nervous tension and neuroses-diseases caused by an afflicted Saturn. Because Saturn is the slowest moving planet, it tends to cause chronic disease.

Professions that are benefited from Blue Sapphire/Neelam

Surgeons, mechanical engineers, machinists, astrologers, doctors, electrical appliance makers, metallurgists, scientists, writers, prison warden, soldiers and archaeologists can derive great benefits from wearing Blue Sapphire/Neelam. Even people in the field of dance, drama, martial arts, cinematography, acting and direction will definitely find wearing Blue Sapphire/Neelam beneficial.

People in business of export and import, transport, vehicles, production of minerals, textiles business, spare parts, petroleum and gas will have substantial increase in their respective business by wearing Blue Sapphire/Neelam. Also politicians, magistrates and law practitioners should wear a blue sapphire for the success in their profession.

Lucky Gem
Blue sapphire is a lucky gem for all those who are born under number 8. Saturn rules this number. People born on 8th, 17th, and 26th of any month are governed by this number.

Business Opportunities with Blue Sapphire
Wearing a blue sapphire helps in the business and profession of petrochemicals, coal industry, polythene bags, iron ore, led, oil, mustard products, mustard oil, salt, land trading, contractor ship, transportation, tools & machinery, black colored materials, horses etc. Also politicians, magistrates and law practitioners should wear a blue sapphire for the success in their profession.

Birth Stone

Blue sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September. Blue Sapphire is also recommended for 5th, 23rd and 45th wedding anniversaries.

Method of wearing blue sapphire

Blue Sapphire should be of a minimum weight of 2 carats.

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Blue Sapphire set on silver should be worn particularly on a Saturday and also only when the moon is in the waxing stage. It may be worn on the middle finger of the right or left hand

Usually Blue Sapphire/Neelam is worn with other stones. However,only people who are Capricorns and Aquarius should wear Blue Sapphire/Neelam .Blue Sapphire should not be worn if Saturn is debilitated in the birth chart. Blue sapphires can be worn during an eclipse.

There should be no black inclusions on this gem and it should not be damaged physically. It should be protected from cracks and chipped edges

The gemstone must be immersed in milk for one hour after on a Saturday and thereafter should be kept in rose water until the Saturday chosen for putting it on.

Mantra for Blue Sapphire

Neelanjana-sama-bhasam Ravi-putram Yamaa-grajam !

Chhaya-martanda-sambhootam tam namaami Shanais-charam !!

Repeat it at least 108 times at the time of putting on a Blue Sapphire.

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Devaansh Oza on August 06, 2017:

Myself Devansh ...

DOB: 08th April 1987


Place: Mumbai

There are some delays in my career as an actor.

Which gemstone should I be wearing for improving life and career ??

Kindly help guruji

Devansh on August 05, 2017:

Myself Devansh ...

DOB: 08th April 1987


Place: Mumbai

There are some delays in my career as an actor.

Which gemstone should I be wearing for improving life and career ??

Saumen samanta on June 11, 2017: