Shani Amavasi, or Sani Amavasya, is the no moon day that falls on a Saturday or Shanivar. There are numerous fears regarding Lord Shani (Saturn) like it can affect one’s horoscope and there by one’s life. Amavasi is also feared by many people. So it is only natural to fear Amavasi on a Saturday.
People who believe in astrology take precautions like conducting special pujas and praying to Lord Shani on Sani Amavasai. There are numerous theories regarding the effects of Shani. But there are also people who consider Shani as just one of the Navgrahas and believe that there is nothing to worry about.
The easy escape from the wrath of Shani is by praying to Lord Hanuman. Saturday is also the day when Lord Shani is worshipped.
Always be cautious of people who try to create fear in the name of astrology. Good times and bad times are part of life. Keep faith in the Supreme Power and you can overcome it.
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