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The White Sapphire stone is the colorless Sapphire gemstone. In Hindi, it is known as Safed Pukhraj in India. It is a precious and popular gemstone for jewelry because of its similarity in appearance to Diamond. So, if you are wearing White Sapphire Earrings, it will be almost impossible for onlookers to tell the difference and they will easily admire the Diamonds in your Earrings. The silvery sheen and shine make it a coveted stone for all types of White Sapphire jewelry, as it looks awesome. The colorless White Sapphire looks beautiful with any other colored gemstone which is another reason for its demand in the jewelry industry. It has deep healing properties when worn for that purpose.

White Sapphire gemstone is significant in Vedic Astrology, as it carries the vibrations of the planet Neptune, is said to be a Planet with intuitive powers, spirituality, creative imagination, esoteric wisdom, etc. The spiritual vibrations of the Planet are high and not everyone can harness them.

Natural White Sapphires are quite rare and the gemstone market sells lab-created White Sapphire, which is difficult to be detected by untrained eyes. The more colorless it is, the more valuable it gets. The natural White Sapphire gemstone belongs to the mineral Corundum family and consists of Aluminium Oxide with traces of Chromium, Iron, Vanadium, Magnesium, or Titanium. The colored Sapphire stones are more easily found than the Safed Pukhraj stone, as only pure Corundum is colorless, which is rare to find. White Sapphire hardness is 9 on the Mohs scale, therefore, making it the second hardest gemstone which is an advantage in crafting rough White Sapphire into White Sapphire jewelry.

White Sapphire stones from Sri Lanka are prized most in the gemstone market due to the extraordinary clarity and large size stone. Thailand, Burma, Tanzania, Cambodia, and Australia are other countries in which the Safed Pukhraj is mined.

White Star Sapphire - Another attractive aspect of the White Sapphire stone is the few White Star Sapphire that is available. The White Star Sapphire are White Sapphire stones that give a reflection of 6 rays when light falls on it from a precise angle. Known as Asterism, this is an optical phenomenon, which takes place due to the presence of very fine needle-like or rather a silk thread-like inclusions in the gemstone, that reflect the mesmerizing six rays, a star-like pattern when light hits it from a certain angle. The White Star Sapphire is very rarely available and therefore are valued high.


White Sapphire gemstone was discovered on the island of Naxos by the ancient Greeks. They associated it with Apollo, the Sun, and Light God and used to be offered to Pythia the priestess of prophecies.

Throughout history, it has been used for protection, fortune, and spiritual insights. It has been the epitome of power, strength, kindness, and wise judgment.


White Sapphire stone for which Planet?

In Vedic Astrology, the White Sapphire stone is valued as it is connected with Planet Neptune. Astronomically it is the farthest planet from the Sun. Astrologically Neptune is a Planet of intuitive power, psychic abilities, spiritual quest, mysticism, creative imaginations, inspiration, rules fantasy, magic, romance, create illusions which makes it difficult to differentiate between the truth and fiction, confusion, dreams, and hope. Discovered in 1864, Planet Neptune in Vedic Astrology is called Varun, the God of Water.

If Planet Neptune is placed favorably in the Birth Chart or Kundli of an individual, the person may be intuitive, have high psychic abilities, spiritual, religious, and esoteric knowledge, spiritual awareness and connection to Cosmic realms, will be imaginative, create ideas, can be involved in writing or making videos/films on fantasy subjects and can be practicing Occult science. With strong Neptune in Horoscope, the native can be a Magician, Writer, Fisherman, Fortune teller, Psychic healer, Actor, and other such associated professions.

With an imbalanced Planet Neptune in the birth chart, it can lead to confusion, chaos, living an illusion and a fantasy world, melodrama, escapism, the person may be overindulging in drugs or alcohol, abnormal sex, sexual abuse, hallucination and can even be a Drug Peddler.

Usually, diseases caused by Planet Neptune are caused due to depression. For every problem, the Universe provides a solution. The best remedy for malefic Neptune is RRST (Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy), wearing suitable Rudraksha, Gemstones, and getting consultation from Rudra Centre.

The White Sapphire gemstone is advised to be worn by Vedic Astrologers to nullify the malefic effects of Neptune.

Lab-created White Sapphire is more than common in the gemstone market, so buy White Pukhraj from a trusted reputed jeweler or gemstone dealer. Safed Pukhraj stone should be energized before wearing for it to give the desired effect.

Importance of Original White Sapphire Stone

In order to get optimum benefits for Astrological benefits of White Sapphire to the wearer, a gemstone must be in its natural state. This means it should not have been subjected to heat treatment. Generally, Sapphires are heated to enhance their color quality, whereas white Sapphires are heated to get color fade and render them White. But heating damages the inner value and quality of gemstones. Untreated gemstones that are naturally authentic tend to provide better results. Lab-grown White Sapphire or Synthetic White Sapphire, surreptitiously resemble the natural gemstone and are sold openly in the gemstone market. Caution is warranted as these Lab-Created White Sapphire are not detectable to the common eye and they do not serve to be worn for Astrological remedy. Buy White Sapphire stone from a place that will provide a genuine Certificate of authentication.

Rudra Centre offers flawless, untreated, eye clean, brilliant, lustrous, Vedic Astrology approved superior quality, natural White Sapphire stone, of various sizes and different cuts. Our gemstones are pre-energized and ready to use. We provide the best price of White Sapphire in the market.

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Wearing White Sapphire Gemstone with Rudraksha

Wearing a combination of Gemstone and Rudraksha is the best way to make the most of it. Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy® (RRST®) devised by Neeta Singhal makes the use of both White Sapphire gemstone and Rudraksha beads. It is a holistic healing therapy that uses the curative and healing properties of Rudraksha and Gemstones to balance and energize chakras. In RRST we deal only with natural and untreated gemstones. The reason Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy is widely acclaimed by many is that it works on chakras, the very basis of life, and is a holistic therapy that heals from deep within with absolutely no side effects. In the RRST setting of a gemstone, as a ring or as a pendant, the bhasma made of the planetary herb is kept inside one tube and the metal that improves the planetary effects is kept in another tube. The gemstone is then energized with its precise seed mantra on a specific day to empower it to eliminate all the malefic effects of the planet and reinforce its beneficial effects. Thus the gemstone becomes a powerful talisman suitable to be worn by any person irrespective of his/her birth chart.

Recommending a Gemstone based on RRST

During the consultation, the blocked chakras that are causing the mental, emotional and physical issues are identified, and limiting beliefs are addressed. Chakras become imbalanced when your thoughts and attitudes tend towards fears and negativity when facing challenging situations in life. Blocked Chakras manifest emotional disorders and physical ailments. It is only after blocked Chakras are balanced and activated that you can transform your life of suffering, obstacles, and confusion into love, success, and happiness. As per the chakra status and concerns of the client, a suitable combination of Gemstone and Rudraksha bead is recommended. As per the cosmic color they emit, the gemstones work on specific chakras. White Sapphire works on Sahasrara Chakra and the RRST Consultant identifies the correct finger position for drawing maximum energy from the stone. Rudraksha and Gems are powerful agents of energy and work on releasing the negative energy stored in the form of stress in the blocked chakras, thereby activating them and tuning them to their natural state.


Located on the top of the head, Sahasrara Chakra known as the “Thousand-Petalled Lotus” can be said to be the door to the Divine. This Chakra is the seat of Medha Shakti that sustains your cerebral functions like memory, concentration, thinking, and intelligence. Sahasrara Chakra is intimately connected with the Divine Light which is connected with our soul or our divine body. This Chakra denotes our thoughts, actions, and acts of faith and worships. In this Chakra, a person attains internal awareness through meditation and prayers. This chakra cuts off all attachment to the world. An opened Sahasrara Chakra means the ultimate liberation from all illusions.

This Chakra is the purest divine light having no color but contains the base of all colors. It is the Chakra that acts as fear personified for ignorance. It is the goal of a Yogi wherein the mind finally comes to a complete stillness and finds fulfillment in experiencing the Divine.

With an imbalanced Sahasrara Chakra, a person fails to see the true meaning of life and loses faith or belief in the Divine. He or she thinks there is no one up there to control or guide them. Also, they suffer from migraines, tension, headaches, etc.

A balanced Sahasrara Chakra means a stronger connection with the Higher powers. The most important part is one becomes enlightened and feels grateful to everyone around and the Divine. The aim of Sahasrara Chakra is self-knowledge, contentment, and gratitude from within.


Ruled by Planet Neptune, the Astrological benefits of White Sapphire are profound. If the wearer of White Sapphire is open to making the corrections needed to reap the benefits, the power of the gemstone supports with full force. Worn as White Sapphire (Safed Pukhraj stone) jewelry, e.g. as Rings, Pendants, Bracelets, the wearer gains richly from the White Sapphire healing properties at different levels:

  • White Pukhraj benefits the wearer by offering spiritual awareness, ability to access connection with the Divine realm, enhances intuitive powers and psychic abilities.
  • It enhances the positive energy of Planet Neptune for those individuals in whose Birth chart the Planet is placed in a favorable position. Therefore all the positive attributes of Neptune manifest in the life of the native.
  • The most important among the Astrological benefits of White Sapphire gemstone is its benefit in removing the ill-effects of malefic Planet Neptune in the Natal Chart of a native.
  • White Sapphire stone benefits by clearing the energy of the wearer, giving a positive attitude and outlook to the person.
  • Wearing the Safed Pukhraj stone helps to think out of the box ideas.
  • White Sapphire promotes creative imagination, helps to create fantastic fantasy stories, fiction, etc.
  • It acts on the Sahasrara Chakra or Crown Chakra, activating, clearing, and balancing the Chakra. This helps to give clarity and balance and enhances your connection to the spiritual world. Planet Neptune is a promoter of spiritual connection and awareness.
  • White Sapphire can bring tremendous fame.
  • White Sapphire Metaphysical properties can elevate low mood, depression, remove the attitude of escapism, and replace it with the courage to face reality, accepting it and moving ahead with positivity and inspiration.
  • Wear the White Sapphire gemstone if you are a seeker of spirituality and be blessed with special spiritual gifts that will enrich your life.
  • White Sapphire gemstone benefits include healing health problems related to the nervous system.
  • Those who have malefic Planet Neptune in their Kundli may cause addiction to Drugs/Alcohol. For such natives, wearing White Pukhraj helps to come out of addictions.

There are no apparent side effects of White Sapphire when worn. However, for Astrological reasons, we recommend you consult a qualified Astrologer before wearing it. Most importantly, wear the recommended weight (in carats or Ratti) of the gemstone and as Sapphire is available in many colors, wear only White Sapphire stone and not any other color as they have other effects.


There is a common comparison between the White Sapphire and Diamond, due to their similarity in color and high luster. There is a difference between the two stones in sparkle, with natural Diamond winning the race. However, the differences are not very noticeable for the untrained eyes or the normal buyer. On the Mohs scale, White Sapphire Gemstone has a rating of nine while Diamond has a rating of 10. The White Sapphire Gemstone is the second hardest natural mineral found on earth. Diamonds are scratch-resistant, which is not the case with White Sapphire. However, though White Sapphire has many healing properties including Astrological benefits, Diamonds have more to give in comparison and are way more expensive than the White Sapphire on a per-carat basis. Because of cost factors, Diamonds remain out of reach for many who desire to wear them. This is the reason White Sapphire is popular as gemstone jewelry.

How To Care and Clean, How To Purify, Cleansing Process of White Sapphire Stone

It can be cleaned with warm detergent water and a soft brush.

White Sapphire Uses: Who Can Wear White Sapphire?

  • White Sapphire is apt for spiritual seekers, those involved in spiritual Sadhana and attainments.
  • Natural White Sapphire stone is suitable for natives who have weakly placed Planet Neptune in the Birth-chart. For strongly placed Neptune, the stone helps to enhance the positive attributes.
  • Those in Creative pursuits, especially writers, Actors, may choose to wear the natural White Sapphire stone, to gain the benefits of creative imagination, and can do well in subjects related to fantasy, mystery, ghosts, etc.
  • White Sapphire can promote those who are in any profession related to Water, like fishermen, Navy, Swimmers, etc.
  • Magicians, Psychic healers, Fortune Tellers, Pharmacists, Anesthesiologists, Psychologists stand to benefit from wearing Safed Pukhraj stone.
  • White Sapphire uses include the making of ornamental jewelry. White Sapphire Emerald cut is popular and map0kes desirable Rings, White Sapphire Earrings, Pendants, Bracelets, etc.

Method / Procedure of Wearing White Sapphire Gemstone:

At Rudra Centre, all the gemstones are pre-energized as per Vedic rituals and can be worn immediately, on the suggested specific right/left-hand finger.

When or Which Day To Wear White Sapphire?

It can be worn on Mondays, in the morning after bath. If need be, one may additionally chant the seed mantra “AUM” 108 times before wearing.


Name of Gemstone - White Sapphire
Planet: Neptune
Indian Names: Safed Pukhraj. Also called Shwet Pukhraj/Shvet Pukhrj
Chakra Association - Sahasrara Chakra or Crown Chakra

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