Shani Dosh Nivarana puja helps to remove the ill effects of Shani dosh and to achieve the Rajayoga by worshipping Lord Shani. This puja is performed to get rid of the bad effects of Shani Dasha or Sade Saati or Kaal Sarpa Dosh. Shani Dosh Nivaran puja is considered to be very beneficial when the Saturn is afflicted in the horoscope. It helps to achieve success and prosperity in the personal life as well as in the professional life. The puja is mainly performed to obtain the blessings of Lord Shani. The position of Shani in the specific house of the natal horoscope causes Shani dosh.
Shani Dosh Nivaran Puja Ritual:
During Shani Dosh Nivaran puja, the devotee must first take the posture and then wash the feet of Lord Shani with water. The water offered to Lord Shani must be consumed by the devotee. Lit diyas with Sesame seeds oil in front of the Lord. Enchant prayer or mantra in the devotion to Lord Shani. Donate Black Sesame seeds or rice to needy people. The devotee must keep fast till the sunset. Break the fast by consuming rice mixed with Black Gram Dal.
Shlokas and Mantra:
'Nilanjana samabhasam raviputram yamagrajam
chaya martanda sambhutam tam namami shaishcharam ||'
Shani Dosh Mantra
Om Sham ShaneeswarayaNamah
Shani Gayatri Mantra
| Aum Sanaischaraya Vidmahe
Tanno Manda Prachodayat ||
Significance and Benefits of Shani Dosh Nivaran Puja
Shani Dosha Nivaran Puja has the special importance in the life of the people who have Shani dosh or Sadesati or Shani Mahadasha. The puja should be done with devotion and dedication to remove all the Dosh of the life from the personal as well as professional life. Kaal Sarpa Dosh can also be removed by this puja. Shani Dosh Nivaran puja is also effective for the person with Pitra dosh as it reduces all the bad effects. Shani Dosh Nivaran puja is done for the dead ancestors of an individual. People conduct this puja for peace of their ancestor’s soul. Worshipping Lord Shani frees the devotees from all kinds of worries and fears. Lord Shani brings immense happiness, good fortune and prosperity in the life of his devotees. It is good to worship Lord Shani to keep control over an individual’s own conscious and mind. Apart from these benefits Shani Dosh Nivaran Puja also helps to get a win over enemies, to reduce all the bad effects of Pitru dosh, to minimizes the malefic effect of Shani Dosh, to bring prosperity. It also protects devotees from any negative and evil effect.