Neelam (Blue Sapphire)
Blue sapphire represents Shani or Saturn which rules the zodiacs Capricorn and Aquarius. Shani is considered the most malefic planet among all but the final effect of Shani is always good. It throws one into adversities and misfortunes, but ultimately, it all sums up to be good for the person.
Effects of Neelam (Blue Sapphire)
Neelam stone's effects are observed sooner than other gemstones. Proving to be effective and fruitful, Neelam destroys away poverty, sorrows, diseases, faults and accelerates prosperity, life-span, food and overall strength of the wearer. Neelam also brings back any lost property or funds lost before wearing the stone.
Who Should Wear Neelam or Blue Sapphire
Neelam stone is highly recommended for dealers in machines, transporters, policemen, financers, hawkers and people working in local self-government. When worn near the heart, Neelam brings peace to heart.
Why wear Neelam (Blue Sapphire)
Evil thoughts are nullified and the mind and behavior stay calm when one wears Neelam, a Buddhist Monk said. Neelam miraculously elevated the wearer to a higher status in all aspects of life. In fact, some astrologers also believe that Neelam possesses the power to transform a beggar into the richest by alleviating misfortunes.
By wearing Neelam, one can improve stamina, longevity and security in life. Such is the magic of Neelam that it can improve fertility in a barren woman. Also, wearing Neelam cures mental disorders, fits, fainting, baldness and deafness.
Precautions for Neelam (Blue Sapphire)
Do not wear a neelam (or other stones) with cracks, do not wear flat Neelam, do not wear a Blue Sapphire with a white formation or cloud, throw away Neelam if it starts turning white.
If Neelam is unfavorable, it does all the opposites. The wearers' efforts and hard work may go waste and Neelam may end up shoving the wearer's life down the destruction lane.
Hence, Neelam should only be worn after proper consultation from an astrologer and test it for a week before finally wearing it.
How to Test Blue Sapphire
The test is very simple, keep Neelam under your pillow before sleep and see how you spend the night, if you get a sound sleep without disturbance, the stone is good for you, but if you see any bad dreams or if you find uncomfortable to sleep, its better to try a different Neelam.
How to wear Neelam (Blue Sapphire)
Blue Sapphire or Neelam should be of minimum 2 Carat or weight, it should be only worn on Saturday during evening but the best time to wear blue sapphire is Lunar Eclipse, it should be worn in the Middle finger.
The ring should be washed kept in unboiled milk on saturday, and then be kept in rose water or river (ganga) water for 1 week (till next saturday).
After wearing the Blue Sapphire or Neelam ring, one should visit nearest Shani temple and pour oil in the Shani temple, one should donate black grains, money (metal coins), iron utensils to poor on the same day.
Properties of Blue Sapphire
Signs of well-placed Blue Sapphire
Govern leadership and perfection, highest human qualities
Wisdom, integrity, discipline, spiritual achievement trough humility, patience, dedication and non-attachment.
Neelam helps to prevent the following diseases
Paralysis, asthma, rheumatisms, teeth problems, bones problems.
Blue Sapphire Substitutes
If you are unable to purchase natural Neelam, you can wear Iolite, Lapis Lazuli, Amethyst.