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Shani Dev is a deity that Hindus pray to remove obstacles and ward-off evil. Shani is one of the Navagrahas in Jyotisha.

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Shani dev's gaze impact in improper washing legs with water

From the childhood I was asked to wash my legs properly without any dry space in my legs its true if it is happened that Shani dev's gaze should be impacted on ourselves. I couldn't find any ...
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Can people wear iron ring even when they already have good effect of Lord Shani in their lives?

I wanted to know if the ring will nullify even the good effects of lord Shani from their lives.
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What is the correct ending of this Shani Sloka?

Does the sloka neelaanjana samaabhaasam raviputram yama-agrajam chaayaa maartaanda sambhootam end with tvam namaami shainaishcharam or with tam shanim pranamaamyaham I found the first version ...
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Is Lord Shani Harmful ? OR a Friend?

Shani has always been one of the most feared planets in Hindu astrology. Shani sade-sati is considered highly ill-fated and all other planets fail to give any positive results if Shani is in a bad ...
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What is Shani's Vakra Drishti?

What is Shani's vakra Drishti? Is it bad or good? What are its consequences? Is there any role of karma to remove vakra Drishti if one is likely to have? What should one do or don't do if one is ...
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Worshipping lord Shani even when I have good Effects of Lord shani in my life

Lord Shani is favourable in my birth chart and does me good, but I still worship lord shani. I place a diya with musturd oil and black til at a peepal tree at saturday nights and I offer him water ...
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Why did surya not accept shani as his son?

Surya had three wives, Samjna, Rajni and Prabha. Surya and Samjna had two sons and a daughter. The eldest son was Vaivasvata Manu. And the remaining two offspring were twins named Yama and Yamuna. ...
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Does Shani Sade Sati really affects?

Does Shani's Sade Sati really affects our luck. I have heard from many people that Shani's Sade Sati have ill effects on our luck and career. What is it and What's its origin? Also what are the ...
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Fight between Shani and Sun(Surya)?

It is well known that Lord Shani is son of Surya. There is a famous story that when Shani dev opened his eyes as a baby for the very first time, the sun went into an eclipse. Here is one more ...
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Can I visit other gods' temple after have visited Saneeshwara temple (Thirunallar, Karaikkal)?

I have plan to visit Saneeshwara temple which is in Karaikkal , Pondicherry. Also in the next day, I thought to attend Maha Magam festival. Is it OK to visit another God's temples after visiting ...
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What's the relation between Lord Shiva and Lord Shani Dev?

What's the relation between Lord Shiva and Lord Shani Dev? I want to know the fact. Internet is filled with contradictions some say its father-son (I found hard to believe) some say brother-in-law ...
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What scriptures describe Shani as having six eyes?

I just came back from a trip to India, and one of the places I visited was my dad's native village of Kuchanoor. It's the site of the famous Kuchanoor Shanishwaran temple, one of the few temples in ...
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Shani Dev and Crow

Shani(शनि) deva, also known as शनैश्चर is one of the Navagraha (the nine primary celestial beings in Hindu astrology) of Jyotiṣa. If we visit the temples, there is good chance that Shani(शनि) deva ...
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Who is Shani and is there a connection with Saturday?

Who is Shani and is there a connection with Saturday ? I am living in India for three months and have heard the name mentioned a few times. Today I saw a man in orange robes and was told he was ...
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Why Navagraha idols are present only in Shiva temples?

I saw idols of Navagraha (nine Planets) in many Shiva temples, but I haven't seen any idols of Navagrahas in Vishnu temples (like Krishna, Venkateshwara or Rama). Also, Rahu and Ketu pooja is done ...
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Is there any dating available for the book Shri Shani Mahatmya?

I wanted to know if anybody has tried dating the book 'Shri Shani Mahatmya'? Is there a version in Hindi/English available online?
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Why do people offer mustard oil to Lord Shani?

It is often seen that people offer mustard oil to Lord Shani, mostly on Saturdays and Tuesdays. So, what is the significance behind pouring mustard oil over Lord Shani's Idol? Image credits : blog....
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What is the story behind sons of Shani?

I got to know from a relative that Shani has 2 sons - Maandhi & Kuligan. Just like Shani, they are supposed to create malefic effects according to Jyotisha. What is the story behind them? Very ...
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Did Yama and Shani ever confront each other?

As Yama and Shani are brothers and even have similar kind of work (to judge our karmas), did they ever confront each other while performing their duties? Is any such event explained in our scriptures?