New Delhi: The auspicious event of Shani Jayanti marks the delivery anniversary of Lord Shani – one of many necessary Navgrahas and as per Hindu mythology, the Lord of planet Saturn. The day is often known as Shani Amavasya and this yr it’s on Could 22.
Shani Dev is the son of Surya Dev – the solar god. As per Hindu mythology, every day of the week is devoted to a deity, subsequently, Saturday is dominated by Saturn Lord—Shani Dev. There’s a point out of the lord in historical Puranas, medieval texts and scriptures.
In accordance with North Indian Purnimant calendar, the Shani Jayanti is marked on Amavasya Tithi throughout Jyeshtha month whereas as per South Indian Amavasyant calendar Shani Jayanti falls on Amavasya Tithi throughout Vaishakha month. The Lunar month identify differs however in each these calendars, the date of Shani Jayanti stays the identical.
This yr, it coincides with Vat Savitri Vrat on Could 22 which is noticed on Jyeshtha Amavasya in main North Indian states within the nation.
Shani Jayanti on Friday, Could 22, 2020
Amavasya Tithi Begins – 09:35 PM on Could 21, 2020
Amavasya Tithi Ends – 11:08 PM on Could 22, 2020
(as per drikpanchang.com)
On Shani Jayanti, devotees take a shower, put on clear garments and observe a quick. Later within the day, go to a Shani temple to hunt the Lord’s blessings. Shani Dev is the god of justice, so whoever works onerous, prays with utmost devotion, performs his duties rightfully will get rewarded by the Lord.
All those that undergo from any type of Shani-related dosha can search the Lord’s blessings by worshipping him on this present day. You too can recite Shani Dev mantras and meditate in silence.
You may go to any Shani Temple and supply jaggery and chana (black chickpeas or Gram) to the Lord. Additionally, black lentils (urad black dal) will be provided to the Lord as properly. It’s believed that the Saturn God additionally likes black color and the mettle Iron (Loha) is related to him. The devotees may give eatables together with the mettle utensils to the needy additionally.
Serving to the poor and needy on this present day can please the Lord and in flip, he’ll bless you.
There may be usually a way of concern which is invoked in most individuals whereas praying to the lord, as Shani Dev’s ‘sadhesati’ and ‘dhaiya’ make folks dread their destiny extra.
Nevertheless, we should perceive that the Lord can also be one other identify for justice, so every particular person goes via no matter Karma she or he has completed.
Pray to Shani Dev with a pure coronary heart, thoughts and soul.
This is wishing a really joyful Shani Jayanti to all our readers – Jai Shani Dev!