Blue sapphire is a very cold and extremely powerful gem stone and represents planet Saturn. It blesses with immense good luck, wealth and prosperity, and grant unexpected riches & sudden financial gains. Blue sapphire also protects the wearer from misfortunes, accidents, unexpected & natural calamities, and guards one from unforeseen risks & dangers. It purifies the mind and increase flow of positive energy and thought. It is specially recommended for protection from evil influences of Saturn. It is called Neelam in Hindi.
Saturn, a hard task master is either benefic or malefic. It is also controller of longevity. It is a secretive planet and is also known as planet of limitations, restrictions and of separative nature. Saturn is the slowest moving planet, it tends to cause chronic disease.
Blue sapphire in combination of other stones helps to cure and fight bone cancer, kidney trouble, nerve disease and paralysis. It can free one of mental anxiety. It helps make one detached, and protects against envy. It can be worn for good luck and for protection against evil spirits. Since Saturn rules the nervous system, blue sapphires help problems of the nerves-tension and neuroses-diseases caused by an afflicted Saturn.
People who are surgeons, mechanical engineers, machinists, astrologers, doctors, electrical appliance makers, metallurgists, scientists, writers, prison warden, soldiers and archaeologists can take good benefits after wearing neelam.