Significance of Shani Puja

Significance of Shani Puja

Overview

Lord Shani is a son of Lord Surya and Chhaya, hence he is also known as Chayya-Putra. He is the greatest mentor and well-wisher for the righteous. He is a strict punisher for those who follow the path of betrayal, backstabbing, unjust revenge and evil. Lord Shani is considered to be the strongest malefic and a stern mentor. Saturn represents efforts, endeavour, patience, justice and endurance. Lord Shani may bring restrictions and misfortunes. However, a well-placed Shani in the horoscope stands for a prosperous career, positive energy and healthy life. Lord Shani gives the blessings as per the deeds of individuals. Lord Shani may give appropriate punishments and rewards on the basis of karma. Lord Shani is dark in colour, dressed in black attire. He holds a sword, arrow and two daggers. He is mounted on a Crow. Shani is friends with Ketu, Mercury, Rahu and Venus. It is the enemy of Sun, Mars, Moon and neutral to Jupiter. Some of the adverse effects of ill-placed Saturn are

• Restriction, delays, humility

• Disorders of the respiratory tract

• Difficulty in breathing

• Prolonged and chronic illnesses

Lord Shani Shingnapur

Lord Shani Shingnapur

• Infertility, misery, sorrow, death

Shani Puja Ritual:

• Meditate on Lord Shani

• Offer invitation Lord Shani

• Offer a seat to Lord Shani

• Offer water and wash the feet of Lord Shani

• Offer water to drink

• Give head bath to Lord Shani

• Make him seated

• Offer clothes to Lord Shani

• Offer the Holy Thread

• Offer sandalwood paste/powder

• Offer Akshatha/ Rice

• Offer Flowers to Lord Shani

• Chant the holy 108 names

• Offer Fragrance, food, fruits, bête nuts, diyas, incense stick

• Perform Shani aarti

• Offer incantations and flowers

• Offer prayers request your desires

• Offer apology & ask for forgiveness

Shri Shani Yantra

Shri Shani Yantra

Shani Mantra:

“Om Sham ShaneeswarayaNamah”

ΙΙ Om Hlim Sham Shanaye Namah"

"Om praam preem praum sah shanayishraya namah"

"Aum Aing Hring Shring Shung Shanaishcharaye Namah Aum ΙΙ

Neelanjan Samabhasam Ravi Putram YamagrajamChaya Martandsambhutam, Tvam Namami Shanishcharam

Significance and Benefits of Shani Puja:

• To win over adversaries and enemies

• To obtain protection from any evil effects and negative eventuality

• For achieving overall spiritual and materialistic development

• To minimize the negative effect of afflicted Saturn

• To evade off loans and to bring prosperity

• Shani or Saturn represents various traits such as longevity, justice, misery, death, sorrow, discipline, old age, restriction, delays,

responsibility, ambition, leadership, humility, integrity, authority, and wisdom born of experience.

• Being a planet of darkness, Saturn rules over the dark side of human nature, including the conscience or awareness about right and

wrong. Saturn is a giver as well as destroyer. A person who sincerely prays to Lord Shani is blessed with a life that he desires.

• Shani puja helps in removing worries, stress, anxiety and depression

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