May 13, 2019
According to the sacred scriptures, Iolite is the best upratna or substitute of Blue Sapphire gemstone (Neelam) to gain benefic results of planet Saturn.
Iolite (Neeli or Kakaneeli in Hindi) is a violet-blue colored, semi-precious gemstone from the Cordierite mineral family, which exhibits unique visual property called pleochroism. As an astrological substitute of Blue Sapphire (Neelam), it is worn to achieve professional success, financial stability and mental strength.
According to the Vedic astrology, Iolite meaning (Shani Priya or Neeli stone in Hindi) is associated with the planet Saturn. Astrologers recommend this gemstone to strengthen Saturn in an individual’s horoscope and consider this gemstone beneficial for people undergoing the tiring phase of ‘Shani-Saadsaati’, ‘Shani Ki Dhasa’ or ‘Mahadasha’ .
Indian astrology prescribes Nili stone for Makar (Capricorn) and Kumbh (Aquarius) rashi.
Western astrology recommends Iolite birthstone for Virgo zodiac sign.
Ascendants of Taurus, Gemini and Virgo can also wear Neeli gemstone.
Promotes Professional Success – Being associated with Saturn – the ‘Lord of Justice’, Iolite gemstone is known to compensate the individuals with just rewards and recognition. Therefore, Neeli stone benefits the professional lacking lack of grow
Cures Unhealthy Addictions – According to the astrologers, Iolite healing properties activates the Crown Chakra and helps the wearer to gain control over the bad addictions and negative thoughts. Therefore, Nili gemstone benefits hugely to the individuals addicted to smoking, drinking or drug abuse etc.
Bestows Mental Peace & Sound Sleep – As per the traditional belief, wearing Neeli gemstone benefits the sleep cycle of the wearer and helps them to stay calm and composed. Astrologers believe that Neeli benefits can surpass almost every other stone when it comes to curing psychological problems.