Types of Sapphires
Sapphire is a Gemstone. It is a variety of the mineral Corundum, this Gem has a hardness of 9 on the Moth’s Scale which is slightly less than the hardness of Diamond which is 10 on the Moth’s Scale. This Gem is widely used in Jewellery and in Astrological Remedies. It is found in all colours i.e., Blue, Yellow, White, Green & Pink.
Sapphires are the most potent Gems and fortunate are those who are able to wear these Gems, as they can change the course of events in a life. These Gems magnify the Aura of the person and adds Magnetism to him so that those who come in his contact are strongly influenced by him.
On the basis of their colour Sapphires can be classified as
This is beautiful Gem, it is extremely popular with Hindu Astrologers, as it is believed that this Gem strengthens the cosmic rays of the planet Jupiter (Brhaspati ). Further if Jupiter, the karka of Wealth, Status, Influence, Knowledge and Family Life is strong then no other planet can minimize the Ashwaria or complete fulfillment of desires of a person. Wearing a Yellow Sapphire i.e., Pukhraj or Pushprag along with the chanting of the mantra “Om! Graam Greem Groom Sah Guruve Namah” can lead to complete happiness and all kinds of achievements. This is the Birth stone for Sagittarius and Pieces zodiac signs.
Blue Sapphire or Neelam, bestows a strange pull to the wears. One who wears it gains control and influence over the people and gets status and wealth. This Gem gives Rajya Samman and Janta Prem. It is the gem which gives fame, honor, exceptional wealth and all round happiness. Some of the most successful and famous people are seen wearing this gem. The mantra to be chanted along with wearing of this gem is “Om! Sham Shanaiscaryaye Namah”. Wearing of this gem empowers Saturn i.e., Shani and simultaneously pacifies it. Saturn is the most dreaded planet in Hindu Astrology and keeping it on our side makes us a winner all the way. It is the Birth Stone of the people born in Capricorn and Aquarius zodiac signs.
White sapphire or Safed Pukhraj is the Gem of planet Venus. It empowers Venus (Shukra) and gives the person joys of life. Marriage, Love life, High Status, Enjoyments and Luxuries are all governed by this planet. Film stars, models, anchors, designers, beauticians, people in public life and people desirous of a High Life style are seen wearing this Gem. The mantra to be chanted along with wearing this gem is “Om! Draam Dreem Droom Sah Shukrai Namah”. This Gem of beauty is the Birth Stone for people born in Taurus & Libra zodiac signs.
Green Sapphire or Hara Pukhraj is the Gem of planet Mercury. It is a rare gemstone. It empowers Mercury and gives intelligence and wealth. In Hindu mythology it is considered to be the Gem of Lord Ganesha. Those in business, especially in the business of shares and finance need this Gem. Seekers of wealth must wear this Gem. The mantra to be chanted along with wearing this Gem is “Om! Braam Breem Broom Sah Budhai Namah”. This Gem of wealth is the Birth Stone of Gemini & Virgo zodiac signs.
Pink Sapphire or Gulabi Pukhraj is a very rare Gem. It comes is varying shades from Pink to Red colours. It is the Gem stone of Sun and is worn for strengthening the skelton system, gaining the positions of power, influence, status, wealth and respect. This Gem is seen to give status like a King. The mantra to be chanted along with wearing this Gem is “Om! Hraam Hreem Hroom Sah Surai Namah”. This fire like Gem is the Birth stone of Leo zodiac
Purple Pukhraj is a sapphire with great mystic powers. It is a rare gemstones and its effects are also unique.Its violet color makes it a healing gemstone it is said to heal both psychological problems as well as unexplained physical ailments. It balances the excessive emotional trauma. It removes worries, depression, fears and re establishes emotions. It is highly effective for increasing self-confidence and self-esteem of a person. It is a symbol of power and strength. It opens the third eye chakra and is also considered as a blessing stone for the married couple.