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Hindu Prayers and Mantras on Saturday

Saturday, or Shaniwar, is dedicated to Shani Bhagavan. As it is believed that those who have the blessing of Mahavir Bajrang Bali Hanuman are protected from the effects of Shani Graha, Hanuman is also worshipped on the day by many Hindus. In some regions, the Narasimha incarnation of Bhagavan Vishnu is also worshipped. The main mantras and prayers that are chanted are dedicated to Shani Bhagavan and Hanuman.

Here are some Hindu prayers and mantras that are commonly recited on Saturdays:

Shani Gayatri Mantra: "Om Shanaye Namah" This mantra is dedicated to Lord Shani and is believed to alleviate the adverse effects of Saturn. Reciting this mantra regularly on Saturdays can bring peace and harmony.

Shani Beej Mantra: "Om Praam Preem Praum Sah Shanaischaraya Namah" Chanting this powerful mantra is said to reduce the obstacles and challenges caused by Saturn in one's life. It is believed to bring strength and resilience to face difficulties.

Hanuman Chalisa: This sacred hymn dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the epitome of devotion and strength, is often recited on Saturdays. Hanuman is considered a protector against malefic influences, and chanting the Hanuman Chalisa can bring courage and protection.

Shani Stotram: There are various stotras (hymns) dedicated to Lord Shani that devotees recite to seek his blessings and protection. One such stotram is the "Dasharatha Shani Stotram," which describes the qualities and powers of Lord Shani.

Saturdays for Saturn Worship: Devotees may also offer prayers, light lamps (diyas), and donate black sesame seeds, iron, black cloth, and other items associated with Saturn on Saturdays to appease the deity.

Chanting any simple prayers dedicated to Hanuman and Narasimha on Saturday are considered highly beneficial. 

Creating a mental image of Hanuman in mind and offering prayers is yet another simple way to offer prayers on Saturday.

It's important to note that while these prayers and mantras are widely practiced, individual beliefs and traditions may vary. Additionally, seeking guidance from a knowledgeable priest or guru can provide further insight into specific rituals and practices for worshiping Lord Shani on Saturdays. 

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