In Hinduism, Neela is known as Neelima or Neelamratna. She is the first consort and the chief wife of Shani and mother of Kuligna. She balances and increases power of Shani and is the goddess of the gemstone Blue Sapphire gemstone. Her son Kuligna is a Rishi. Her husband, Shani, also married a Gandharva lady, Dhamini.
Personification of sapphire
|Member of Navaratnam|
|Other names||Neelam, Neelima, Neela, Neelamratna, Shanipriya|
|Mantra||"Om Mashashva Tailai Vimlendranilam Tila Kulittha Mahishi Choham."|