Shani Amavasya - Shani Amavasya 2023 - Importance of Shani Amavasya
It is believed that worshipping Lord Saturn on the day of Shani Amavasya helps in fulfilling all the desires. In 2023, Shani Amavasya will be celebrated on Saturday. It is celebrated in the form of Pitrakaryaeshu Amavasya. It is considered to be an auspicious day to get relief from the obstacles caused due to kalsarpa yoga, dhaiyaa and sadesati.
Lord Shani is considered to be the giver of fortune. Worshipping him with pure heart and dedication gives relief from all kind of obstacles and sufferings in life. Lord Saturn is known to give results on the basis of the karma of a person. Worshipping him on this day is considered to be auspicious from every aspect. Devotees who perform his puja with pure heart gets all their desire fulfilled.
Everyone can get benefit by worshipping Lord Shani on the day of Shanishchara Amavasya. He is not rude to those who are true to themselves and to others. His blessings and curse are the results of the people’s karmas itself. One can get relief from the negative effects of sadesati, dhaiyaa, and mahadasha by doig telabhishek of Lord Shani.
Shani Amavasya and Pitradosha
Amavasya lying on a Saturday has a special significance in hindu culture. According to Bhavishya Purana Lord Shani is fond of Amavasya. People should perform special pujas with proper rituals on this day to please the lord.
One should perform sharaddh of dead ancestors on this day to get relief from the pitradosha. Those who are suffering from the effects of pitradosha must perform charity, donation, hawans etc on this day in the name of their dead ancestors and seek their blessings.
Shani Amavasya Puja
Devotees should take bath in holy river or from the water of holy river before commencing their prayers. Then offer blue flowers, bel patra, rice to the lord and offer “Om Shan Shaneshacharya Namah” and “Om Pram Preem Proma Shan Shaneshcharya Namah” while offering your prayers. One should pray the lord with mustard oil, jaggery, black sesame, urad on this day, afer doing telachishek of the lord. It is auspicious top recite Shani Chalisa, Hanuman Chalisa and Bajrang Ban path on the day of Shani Amavasya
Significance of Shani Amavasya
According to the astrology, Shani Amavasya gives relief from the negative effects of shani sadesati and dhaiyya. It is considered to be an important day as one can get relief from all the sufferings and obstacles of his life by worshipping and pleasing the Lord Shani. As per the ancient scriptures, it is very easy to please Lord Shani on the day of Shani Amavasya as this day is most dear to him.
Reciting Shani Stotra written by Maharaja Dashrath and donating Saturn related articles like black sesame, iron, blanket, black channa, blue flowers, etc is considered to give fruitful results. Those who are travelling on this day and cannot perform all the rituals can recite Shani Navakshari and chant, “ Konstha Pinglo Babhru Krishno Rondrotako Yamah | Sori Shanishcharo Mand Sanstute ||”