Neela (goddess)

Summary

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.[1] Her husband, Shani, also married a Gandharva lady, Dhamini.

Neelima
Personification of sapphire
Member of Navaratnam
Other namesNeelam, Neelima, Neela, Neelamratna, Shanipriya
Devanagariनीला
Sanskrit transliterationNīlā
AffiliationDevi ,shakti
AbodeShatrun
Mantra"Om Mashashva Tailai Vimlendranilam Tila Kulittha Mahishi Choham."
SymbolSapphire
ColorBlue  
Personal information
ConsortShani
ChildrenKuligna (son)

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  1. ^ "Mythology 9: Shani". Times of India Blog. 29 April 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2020.