Author: Nathalie Miroshnik
Editor: Anastasiia Niesheva
Ancient and modern astrology affirms that stones have the impact on the destiny, general condition and health which are predetermined by the position of the planets and the constellations of the zodiac.
Precious and semi-precious stones affect not only the destiny of person, but also his mental and physical condition. Like human beings live and the stones emit energy, that affects people and each other. They have a strong impact on all living that surrounds them. Our favorite celestial Lapis Lazuli is not an exception. Healers, priests and royalty from different places of the world used this blue semi-precious stone which is considered one of the oldest spiritual stones known to man.
We already know that lapis lazuli is the stone of sky. It is associated with signs of the zodiac in the same way as all the other natural stones, attracts good luck, gives love.
Lapis Lazuli can eliminate the bad thoughts. It has a magical power and considered since ancient times as the stone of divine creatures. The best quality Lapis Lazuli is found in a deep blue or ultramarine colour with golden specks.
It is used by gem therapists and Indian astrologers as a substitute for blue sapphire-the gemstone of the planet Saturn-and it is also used in by Ayurveda doctors in preparing medicines. It is believed that the gemstone of friendship and truth. It was a precious and popular gemstone in ancient civilizations. Lapis Lazuli was first found in Afghanistan, where the best quality of this gemstone is available. Visit our previous posts to learn more about lapis lazuli origin.
In the empire of Sumer, lapis lazuli stone symbolized the goddess of fertility, carnal love, wars and dissensions Inanna (Akkadian. Ishtar), the central female deity, ruler of heaven.
The ancient Egyptians believed that the natural stone of the blue colour helps to communicate with the gods. Therefore, the vestments of high priests were dyed with the colour made on the basis of lapis lazuli powder.
In ancient times, the lapis lazuli stone according to zodiac sign in the Chinese Empire symbolized imperial power. In India, the ritual objects were produced with this stone.
Properly selected by birthstone lapis lazuli, will help his owner to become free and strong. It promotes spiritual development of its owner.
Lapis Lazuli and Astrology
Lapis Lazuli is astrologically suitable for Taurus, Libra, Sagittarius and Capricorn. This gem attracts prosperity in the life of the owners. Success and good luck begin to accompany him and mutual love surely comes to him. It is easier to change lives for the better with lapis lazuli than without it, the stone contributes to the expansion of human’s outlook.
In ancient times, lapis lazuli jewelry with zodiac sign, received as a gift, was seen as an assurance of sincere friendship and devotion. And it is no coincidence, because the lapis lazuli symbolizes sincerity and generosity.
Energy of the stone, which affects the person makes him more humane, prone to mercifulness and helps to follow the right way.
Wearing lapis lazuli stone, you can get rid of heavy, sad thoughts, darkest memories, which evoke sadness, indifference, melancholy. In turn, lingering melancholy, depression can contribute aberration. That’s why the doctors of the Middle Ages were convinced that the lapis lazuli could even cure madness. Because Lapis Lasuli does not work as other protective stones. It blocks the negative energy and sends it back to the source.
Taurus, Libra, Sagittarius and Capricorn need to wear a ring with a lapis lazuli. This is a great helper for pregnant women, the stone’s energy improves health, protects the fetus and eases childbirth.
Lapis Lazuli Magic
The stone Lapis Lazuli according to the zodiac sign was used in the special magical rituals, as well as to saving from death when someone is accused of witchcraft. About the persecution of masters of magic known since antiquity, but the truly monstrous magnitude hunting reached in Western Europe XV-XVII centuries.
In the course of inquiries into a suspect with the devil’s transaction, the accused was given a chance to justify himself. He was tormented by fire or boiling water. Sometimes he had to pick up a red-hot metal cross.
It was just magic! Old books and ancient palimpsests dedicated to dark magic included a secret recipe based on alum, in which lapis lazuli’s powder was contained. If you smear the body with this brew, it will protect the skin from burns.
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