Shani Jayanti, the birth day of Shani Dev 2016
Important things about Shanj Dev:-
(1) Surya is Shani's father and Chhaya is his mother.
(2) Amavasya is the birth Tithi of Shanidev.
(3) The day of Shani is Saturday.
(4) The Shani Mantra is ' Aum Shan Shanaishcharaay Namh' 'ॐ शं शनैश्चराय नमः'
(5) Shani is known as the god of justice.He punishes the persons for their evil deeds and rewards them for their good deeds. So the person who worships him with pure heart and dedication, gets relief from troubles and sufferings by his (Shanidev's) grace.
Important things about Shani Jayanti :-
(1) according to the Hindu scriptures Shanidev was born on Jeshtha Krishna Amavasya. So this day is celebrated as Shani Jayanti or the birthday of Shanidev.
(2) The person who observes fast on Shani Jayanti and worships him, gets relief from the bad effects of Sadhe Sati of Shani and Dhaiya of Shani.
(3) The Pooja and donation on Shani Jayantiis considered very fruitful.
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