Saturn Talismans

Planet to be strengthened:Saturn
Cosmic color said to be enhanced:Violet
Recommended gemstone:Blue sapphire
Alternate gemstones:Blue spinel, amethyst & indicolite
Solar/Lunar metal to be used:Gold
Rudraksha Seed:7 faced & 14 faced
Herbal ashes to be used:Prosopis (Shami-bhasma)
Cosmic number to be used:8
Planetary symbol to be used:
Hand to be worn on (if a ring):Right
Affected element:Air
Affected sense:Touch
Affected bodily organ:Skin
Affected anatomical system:Nervous
Affected chakra:4th, Anahata
Day for invocation:Saturday
Time for invocation:2 hours 40 minutes before sunset
Mantra of invocation:"Aum sham shanaiscarayanamah."
(repeat 23 times)
Stotra of invocation:"Aum-nilanjana samabhasam
ravi-putra yama-agrajam,
chaya martanda sambhratam
tam namami sanaiscaram."