Shani amavasyaInformation related to Shani amavasya.
Shani amavasya is the day when amavasya falls on Saturday or shanivar. Some of the Hindu communities consider amavasya as an inauspicious event and if the amavasya falls on Saturday, it is considered even more inauspicious. The Hindu communities who follow the solar calendar consider amavasya as a very auspicious day. On the day of shani amavasya, they worship shani dev, who is the supreme god for bringing in fortune.
Lord shani is known by various names like sanaichars, Chava putra, shanishwara etc, the name of amavasya also vary accordingly. Some of Hindu communities consider shani amavasya puja very crucial because it is the way of offering payers to lord shani. It is also believed that through the correct measures of the amavasya puja, lord shani could be pleased and that could decrease the ill effects of the amavasya over his devotees.
Importance and significance of shani amavasya puja
People, who believe much in astrology, observe Shani Amavasya Puja. Devotees also believe that offering prayers and worshipping shani dev could reduce the ill effects in their lives. Shani amavasya are believed to be the best days to perform tarpan or shraadh to the dead ancestors.
Shani amavasya is observed in many north Indian families and families living in some regions of Kerala. The people living there follow the solar calendar. Many customs and rituals are performed during the puja. Every little thing is carefully performed. People try their best to please shani dev. Shani dev is considered to be the god fortune. He has the power to bring fortunes and misfortune to anybody's life.
People are mostly worries about their future happenings and predictions. Astrology provides them the best remedies to cure the ill effects. Vedic astrology is often termed as the branch of science which is based on the position and movement of the celestial bodies in the space. The various planetary bodies affect differently to every individual. The effects of shani amavasya also tend to vary with the moon signs of people. People could contact the astrologers for seeking the right information about this day. The proper rituals and customs should be followed in order to please shani dev and seek his blessings.