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Nilam= Blue Sapphire


wikipedia Azurite

when the gem has no effect, Seva will help

Aum sham shanaiascaraya namah

Lapis Lazuli




Upa-ratna (lower power) remedial gem for Shani


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Regional names for Lapis-Lazuli

  • Abhraroha

  • Asitazman

  • Balaraja * Balasurya * Balasuryaka

  • Kharabdagkuraka

  • Rajanyavartaka * Rajavartha

The English word LAPIS is from Latin LAPIS meaning STONE (e.g., lapidary)

The English term Lapis-Lazuli meaning a particular pyrite blue-stone derives from Lapis + the Greek-Arab-Persian word Lajward, which was the Persian name of the blue-stone quarry in Turkia. The English color-name AZURE comes from the Persian lajward.


Koeln Sanskrit Lexicon

rAjAvartha :

  • Lapis Lazuli

  • A kind of diamond or other gem - of an inferior quality, said to come from the country Virata,

  • and regarded as a lucky possession though not esteemed as an ornament

from ~~ Dr. G. S. Kapoor. (1994). Gems and Astrology . Ranjan Publications, New Delhi. p. 60:

Lapis Lazuli:

"Hardness 5-5-1/2, specific gravity, 2.70-2.90.

This is a beautiful, rich, deep blue, opaque stone which is frequently speckled with metallic lustre of yellow iron pyrites.

The best stones are of a very rich, deep blue colour and are practically free from iron pyrites.

  • The main sources of supply are Afghanistan, Siberia, and Andes (Chile).

It is a cheap stone, but the one with deep or light blue colour can be used as a substitute for Blue Sapphire ."


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