Shani Jayanti is believed to be the day when Lord Shani made his first appearance. There is a popular belief and fear among Hindus that Shani creates obstacles in the life and creates numerous emotional, physical and financial problems. So, how to worship Lord Shani and get rid of the troubles is a constant question lingering in the minds of people who believe they are under the malefic influence of Lord Shani? There are numerous things you can do to propitiate Lord Shani.
What to do on Shani Jayanti?
Most Hindu devotees fast on the Shani Jayanti day. The fasting is from sunrise to sunset. Only a single meal is consumed on the day that is after pujas and prayers in the evening.
Devotees who are observing Shani Jayanti Vrat usually visit Shani or Navagraha shrines. Numerous other temples also have Lord Shani installed as a minor deity.
Black colored items like sesame (til), sesame oil, black clothes, and black gram whole are offered to Lord Shani. It must be noted here that the color of the idol of Shani is always black in color. So black is the favorite color of Lord Shani.
Stay Away from Fraud Astrologers
Above all you must understand that there is nothing to fear about Lord Shani. All people in this world have ups and downs. There are numerous fraud astrologers who use Lord Shani and his influence on your horoscope to disturb your mental peace and waste your money.
Belief in that supreme power plus determination, hard work and trust in your abilities can overcome any difficulties. You can always worship Lord Shani to help in being determined and dedicated. Remember there is no substitute to hard work and Lord Shani often makes us understand our hidden talents and energy.
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