Sani Deepam Worship & Procedure

1. I have been reading many remedies suggested by eminent astrologers of the Group to ward off the bad effects of Sani Peyarchi. 2. The remedy mentioned below is suggested in Tattvaloka magazine published from

3. It is very simple and would help the devotees to pray in their house itself and help them to focus their mind at a particular time with undivided attention. 4. What impresses me most is that the righteous actions and righteous deeds are important to protect ourselves from the bad effects. 5. According to me, the family members and well wishers of the affected persons should remain united and offer solace and prayers all the time and should remain in constant remembrance of the Lord. 6. Their prayers and help
would also

help the affected persons.

"The best way to please Sanisvara is through righteous thoughts and
righteous actions.
As a religious ritual,

Sani Deepa prayer is effective remedy against Sani's bad effects for those whose Sani is weak in the horoscope and for those who have 7 1/2 years Sani.”

Place the lamp on a plank. on it. Time 6. (Pooja offerings) * Light agarbhathi and perform camphor arthi. and ghee in equal proportions. * Distribute prasada to family members. pm to * Use a new lamp each Saturday. * Decorate * Put with sandal powder and and kumkum. * Wear sacred ash * Clean a plank and or or any other religious mark. a mix of gingelly oil.45 * Sit before * Meditate the 8. * Light lamp with another lamp source. flame and look at it intensely. draw a rangoli * Clean a mud lamp with wet cloth. . for a and few minutes on your * Offer milk honey as Naivedyam.The Brahma Vaivarata Purana offers the remedy. * Buy mud lamps for use one every week during the period Saturn is in Simha Rasi. Ishta Devata.00 pm. * Bathe or wash your feet. use cotton wick. hands kumkum and face. coconut oil. cotton wick the pour the oil mix.

If it is not Saturday. Let the lamps: The lamps may be discarded in a flowing river or the sea when 27 lamps are lit. V Seshadri has been converted in to a PDF file and is posted in the group by member kiritvvora. If one is unable to light the lamp on a Saturday. three lamps must be lit the next the exemption is for two Saturdays. Seshadri This important message from Mr. use milk and honey on the flame. Beyond that. next Saturday two lamps of must be lit. If it has to be put out for any reason. The be Disposal possible on two Saturdays. started all over again. process will have to Regards V.lamp glow till all the oil burns up. so that those who missed this message can retrieve it in future. .

and Mam the Kilaka. Gayatri is the Metre. Nam the Shakti.Thus is great mantra of Lord Shani Urumitra is the Seer of this great mantra of Saturn. Hand Nyasa Hail to the Slow Mover on the thumbs Hail to the Plodder on the index fingers Hail to the Low One on the middle fingers Hail to the Son of the Sun on the ring fingers Hail to the Dispeller of Anxiety on the little fingers Hail to the One with Stuck-Up Hair on front/back of hands Limb Nyasa To the Slow Mover in the heart Namah To the Plodder on the head Svaha To the Low One on the crest Vashat To the Son of the Sun on the armour Hum To the Dispeller of Anxiety in the three eyes Vaushat To the One with Stuck-Up Hair in the missile Phat The binding of the Directions is BhurBhuvah-Svar . Sham is the Bija. The application is towards Saturn's favour and power. Saturn is the devata.

the mild One. the Protector. the wears an iron ornament. Salutations to Suravandya. 9. the solid One. 18. 15. 4. the Light of the sky. Salutations to Ghanarupa. 8. Salutations to Sarvabhıstapradayin. Salutations to Shanta. 7. so I have provided. the slow moving One. Salutations to Saumya. Salutations to Sanaiscara. the following for all. the One who moves slowly. . 1. Salutations to Ghanabharanadharin. the 17. Salutations to Manda. 13. Salutations to Sarvesa. 15. the most excellent One. 2. worshipped by Suras. Salutations to Saranya. 12. form. Salutations to Varenya. 14. 1. the 9. Salutations to Mandacesta. 3. Salutations to Sundara. 18. the One anointed with camphor. 11. 6. 2. 8. Salutations to Ghana. the One who is fit to be One who 4. Salutations to Ghanasaravilepa. 5. Salutations to Suralokaviharin. 5. 7. Salutations to Khadyota. the One with a solid One who 12.Shani ashtottara shatanamavali (The 108 names of Shani) Chanting names in Sanskrit. 17. with translation in English available on side for reference readily. 14. Fulfiller of all desires. 6. 11. the One seated upon a comfortable seat. 10. slow One. the 3. 16. 13. is something I have found to be more effective. wanders in the world of Suras. the peaceful One. 10. the beautiful One. 16. the Lord of all. Salutations to Sukhasanopavista.

the One with a body like a thunderbolt. the the steady One. Salutations to Nilanjananibha.19. the eternal One. Salutations to Vidhirupa. 31. 24. the great Lord. Salutations to Nilambaravibhusa. 35. the One with the appearance of blue ointment. Salutations to Bhedaspadasvabhava. Salutations to Nilavarna. 26. the 19. Salutations to Sarva. the Ground that supports obstacles 35. 34. 37. the One whose nature is to move steadily. the One (the worship at) whose feet purifies mortals. One with glorious qualities. 27. 21. 34. Salutations to Niscala. 29. 28. 36. 33. Salutations to Acancala. the blue-colored One. 31. Salutations to Satatuniradharin. 32. 30. 33. 36. 26. Salutations to Virodhadharabhumi. the One adorned with a blue garment. 30. Salutations to Vairagyada. 23. the . 22. 22. One who has the form of the sacred precepts. 32. 25. 28. One who bears a quiver of a hundred arrows. the One whose nature is the place of separation. Salutations to Carasthirasvabhava. 23. Salutations to Nitya. the One who injures. the Bestower of nonattachment. Salutations to Mahesa. 24. 21. Salutations to Vajradeha. 37. Salutations to Mahaniyagunatman. 27. 29. 20. Son of Chhaya. the steady One. Salutations to Chhayaputra. Salutations to Vedya. 25. the One who is to be known. Salutations to Martyapavanapada. the 20.

the One who is fit to be worshipped by all. 46. Salutations to Vidyavidyasvarupin. 53. the Devotee of Vishnu. 45. the One with the body One with an unusual of a tortoise. 50. 50. the Knower of 55. Salutations to Grdhravaha. 52. 47. Salutations to Vitarogabhaya. 48. 45. 44. Salutations to Vipatparamparesa. 42. 44. 40. 40. Salutations to Ayusyakarana. 54. the appearance. Salutations to Gunadhya. Salutations to Visvavandya. 46. 53. the Remover of misfortune. 41. 49. 41. successive misfortune. . the One who is free the Lord of 39. the Hero. Salutations to Vira. 51. 38. Salutations to Vishnubhakta. Salutations to Kurupin. 51. 43.38. the Cause of long life. of disease and fear. the Destroyer of the root of ignorance. 49. Salutations to Vividhagamavedin. the One who is despised. Salutations to Kutsita. the One associated with the range of the senses (the field of action). the One whose nature is both knowledge and ignorance. Salutations to Kurmanga. Salutations to Apaduddhartr. 47. Salutations to Vasin. Salutations to Avidyamulanasa. the One whose mount is a vulture. the self-controlled One. 42. Salutations to Gocara. manifold scriptures. 54. 43. 39. the hidden One. the One abounding in good qualities. 55. Salutations to Gudha. 52. 48.

the One who is fit to be praised with sacred rites. the Purifier. 58. 74. elder sister of Laksmi). Salutations to Mitabhasin. One who 60. 58.56. 71. Salutations to Vamana. Salutations to Kastaughanasakartr. the One with manifold eyes. 74. who stays in the circle of the bow. the One whose wife is Jyestha (the Devi of misfortune. Salutations to Vidhistutya. 69. the most venerable One. the 76. Salutations to Pustida. the 66. of an abundance of troubles. the Bestower of prosperity. 63. 72. One with measured the Destroyer 62. 70. 68. 59. 62. Salutations to Stutya. 60. the One who is fit to 69. the One who is subdued by devotion. holds a thunderbolt-goad. the bright One. praised. Salutations to Vajramkusadhara. 59. Salutations to Varadabhayahasta. the most excellent One. the One who is fit to be worshipped. One 75. 64. 76. 73. Salutations to Virupaksa. 67. 68. Salutations to Pavana. the One who is accessible through hymns of praise. Sun). 67. 70. 61. the most excellent One. 63. the Son of Bhanu (the 73. 71. Salutations to Garistha. Salutations to Vandya. Salutations to Stotragamya. Salutations to Bhaktivasya. Salutations to Bhanu. One whose hands grant boons and remove fear. Salutations to Srestha. 75. 72. 64. 76. Salutations to Bhanuputra. 57. . speech. Salutations to Varistha. 56. Salutations to Bhavya. 65. the 65. the Dwarf. Salutations to Dhanurmandalasamstha. 57. the auspicious One. the 61. Salutations to Jyesthapatnisameta. 66.

79. the Lord of living beings who have accomplished self-control. Salutations to Khagesa.77. Salutations to Khecara. Salutations to Dhanada. 80. 85. 86. the One who moves the Lord of planets. Salutations to Dhira. 90. 81. the stern-minded One. Salutations to Asesajanavandya. 95. Salutations to Dhanusmat. the 96. Salutations to Gunatman. 89. Salutations to Tanuprakasadeha. Salutations to Vandaniya. Salutations to PasunamPati (Pasupati). 82. 91. 79. 91. the One associated with tamoguna. worshipped. 92. 93. 77. 93. Lord of 84. the Bestower of wealth. 82. Salutations to Niramaya. Salutations to Kathinyamanasa. the One without the One with attributes. 80. 86. Salutations to Visesaphaladayin. 85. 87. 88. 94. the eternal One. the Archer. 93. Salutations to Ghananilambara. . the resolute One. Salutations to Nirguna. Salutations to Aryaganastutya. 88. 81. the One whose body has a thin appearance. the One who is free from disease. 94. Salutations to Vasikrtajanesa. the Bestower of the fruit of discrimination. attributes. the One who is fit to praised by a multitude of Aryas. Salutations to Tamasa. 78. the One with a blue umbrella. the One who wears a dense blue garment. Salutations to Nindya. 83. 90. Salutations to Nilacchatra. 97. animals. 78. Salutations to Nitya. the One who is fit to be worshipped by all living beings. through the sky. 89. One who is fit to be 96. 97. 87. 95. the 84. the blamable One. 83.

102. 101. 100. 104. 105. 107. 101. 105. the Remover of the suffering of those in distress. Salutations to Divyadeha. Salutations to Dinartiharana. 100. the cruel One. Salutations to Bhaktasamghamanobhistaphalada. 107. 103. 106. the One who is a member of the Arya people. Salutations to Paripositabhakta. the One whose devotees are supported. 108. 106. Salutations to Kalatraputrasatrutvakarana. cruelly. Salutations to Dainyanasakara. desire and anger. the One with a celestial body. Salutations to Aryajanaganya. 102. the Destroyer of affliction. the One who acts the Maker of 103. Salutations to Krura. the Bestower of the fruits that are desired in the minds of a multitude of devotees. 104. the Remover of the greatest fear. 108. the Cause of hostility of wife and son. Salutations to Parabhıtihara.98. Salutations to Kruracesta. 98. End of The 108 Names of Sani . Salutations to Kamakrodhakara. 99. 99.

insects. forests. * Prostrations to Sri Ravinandana. flies and humming bees (irrespective of their status). gods. whose unfavorable position brings agony to laymen. common animals.. . paddy. celestial masters of various wisdomteachings and even celestial snakes succumb to sufferings. houses and cities. black-gram. rice pudding. war-camps. huge animals. Yamuna and Saraswati. who is appeased by giving in charity things like sesame. who when regularly remembered as (ten names listed in the first and second line of this verse) steals away the suffering (misfortune of the devotee). blue cloth etc. and by chanting mantras on his own day (Saturday). by whose unfavorable position. demons.Dasaratha Shani Stotra * Prostrations to Sri Ravinandana (Saturn). forest creatures. celestial musicians. whose unfavourable position brings about suffering to countries. citadels. celestial beings. * Prostrations to Sri Ravinandana. iron. * Prostrations to Sri Ravinandana. or in a cave. emperors. molasses. * Prostrations to Sri Ravinandana. *Prostrations to Sri Ravinandana. who manifests in subtle form before the yogis who meditate on him at any holy bank of prayag (confluence) of two rivers.

* Prostrations to Sri Ravinandana. who bestows happiness to a person when He enters His own house (constellation). bearer of the three pointed spear or pinaka). who is the creator of three worlds. and delivers them moksha in the end. the destroyer. Yajus and Saman. wealth and prosperity. does not return for a long time. Rig. he blesses them with health. such a devotee is dear to Lord Shani. pet/domestic animals.* Prostrations to Sri Ravinandana. * One whoever recites this Ashtaka stotra in the company of his family. as well as the embodiment of the three-fold Vedas. who is Hari the protector and Pinakin (Siva. who is the selfmanifested being. and friends. (though) when He leaves the house. all in one. * Recitation of above ten names relieves a devotee from sufferings of Seven and half years of saturnian influence (Sade Sati) and other evil influences. * The End of Shri Dasaratha Shani Stotra .

let the one whose arms are great protect my arms. * Let he who has a soft agreeable voice protect my voice. let the one dark in color protect my belly.Shani Vajra Panjara Kavacha stotram (The Thunderbolt -Shield Protection Song for Saturn) * Wearing blue clothes. Let revered Saturn who is the beloved of the Sun protect my forehead. let the one who belongs to the lineage of the brilliant illuminator protect my face. * Let the son of the Sun who has four arms always be pleased with me. * Let Shani protect my shoulders. the shadow. * Om. . * so being pleased he might grant me boons. * he carries a bow and causes one to tremble with fear. seated on the Kiriti vulture. * It makes Saturn happy. * This armor which is worn by Gods is called “the Thunderbolt Shield”. * Let he who was born from Chhaya. * Let the scion of the glorious sun protect my nose. Brahma said: * Listen of rishis to this great [hymn] which takes away all the misery caused by the planet Saturn. who is a scion of the Sun is the best of all armors. let the younger brother of Yama protect my ears. * Let Yama’s brother protect my chest. * This armour of King Saturn. so that he gives all good fortune. protect my eyes. with a blue body. let the one who gives shining auspiciousness protect my hands.

* one should daily recite this. no misery will arise for this person. let the lord of death protect my two knees. * Let the one who moves very slowly protect my feet. * Let the one who causes things to end protect my thighs. * Let the beloved of the Sun guard all my limbs and organs. the 1st house.* Let the lord of the planets protect my navel. Saturn is nevertheless always very pleased with the person who recites this. no misfortune arises for him or her. * The Lord destroys all the faults and troubles arising from having Saturn sitting in the moon’s sign or in the rising sign. * The End of Shani Vajra Panjara Kavacha stotram . the 2nd house or the 8th house [in the natal chart]. * or when Saturn is in the 7th Nakshatra. the 1st house and 2nd house [of the moon]. whoever recites this divine armor of the son of the Sun. * Thus this divine armor of the gods which was composed in ancient days always destroys all the faults which come from Saturn sitting in the 1st house. * Whether Saturn is placed in the 12th house. let Pippala protect all my limbs. let the one who moves slowly protect my hips. the 12th house. * And when Saturn transits the 8th house. the 12th house and the 8th house in one’s chart. * Thus. * The one born from the Sun (Saturn) becomes pleased.