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Friday, April 11, 2014

(10.3.36) Shani Amavasya dates in 2017 - 2018

When is Shani Amavasya / Shani Amavasya Vrat  in 2017 - 2018

Which is Shani Amavasya 
According to the Hindu Calendar there is one Amavasya in each month. Thus there are twelve Amavasya in a year. The Amavasya which falls on Saturday is known as Shani Amavasya.
When is Shani Amavasya in the year  2017-2018
In the year 2017 - 2018  Shani Amavasya are on -  
24.06.2017 - Aashadh KrishnaAmavasya
18.11.2017 - Margshirsf Krishna Amavasya
17.03.2018 - Chaitr Krishna Amavasya
Importance of Shani Amavasya -
(1) Amavasya has a religious value for the Hindu community. People perform Puja and observe Vrat on this day.
(2) Shani Amavasya is dedicated to Shanidev so worshiping Shanidev on this Tithi is considered to be very fruitful.
(3) One important thing about Shani is that he is known as the god of justice. He punishes the person for his evil deeds and rewards for his good deeds.
(4) The person who worships him with pure heart and dedication, gets relief from obstacles and sufferings by the grace of  Shanidev.
(5) The person who observes fast and worships Shanidev, gets relief from the bad effects of Sadhesaati and Dhaiya of Shani.
What to do on Shani Amavasya -
- Observe fast on Shani  Amavasya.
- Recite SundarKand or Hanuman Chalisa or Shani Kavach.
- Chant the following Mantra as many times you can- 
'Aum Sham Shanaischaraay Namah.'
'ॐ शं शनैश्चराय नमः।'
Donations - Dan on Shani Amavasya pleases Shanidev and proves to be a relief giving. So donate oil, sesame seeds,umbrella, shoes, things made of iron.
Other Posts you will like to read - 
(10.3.40) Shani Jayanti 
(10.3.48) Shani Pradosh 
(6.2.7) Sadhesati of Shani 
((6.2.8) Dhaiya of Shani
(10.3.36) Shani Amavasya
(10.3.35)  Somwati Amavasya

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