Shani Dev is considered to be the god of Karma. Their Birthday is celebrated every year on Amavasya of Jyestha Month according to Hindu Lunisolar Calendar. Shani Dev gives fruits to the people according to their karmas. Saturday is considered to be the day of Worshipping Lord Shani. So, if someone worships Shani Dev on Saturday, then, he will definitely receive their grace. Let’s know Date, Tithi, Shubh Muhurat, Puja Vidhi, Story, Importance, Significance, and More about Shani Jayanti 2021.
Shani Jayanti 2021 Date and Tithi
According to the Hindu Lunisolar Calender, Jyeshtha Amavasya will start on 09 June, 01:57PM and will end on June 10, 04:22PM. Udaya Tithi will fall on 10 June, so the Shani Jayanti, means the birth Anniversary of Lord Shani will be celebrated on 10 June this year.
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- Start of Amavasya Tithi: 01:57 PM on 9th June
- Ending of Amavasya Tithi: 04:22 PM on 10th June
If you are going to the temple of Lord Shani Dev, Then, you should never worship Shani Dev by looking into Shani Dev’s face or eyes, but instead of the face, you should look at the feet of Shani Dev.
According to legend, the Surya rules Chaya Devi, the daughter of Daksha. Their children were Yama and Yami. Then Chaya Devi, unable to withstand the heat of the rays of the Surya, decides to pray to Lord Shiva to gain equal energy. She creates her own shadow and told Surya to look after the children until they are penciled in. The Surya dev was not aware of it. Thus, Shani Dev born to Surya and Chaya Devi.
When the Surya is close enough to see the son’s offspring born to him, Shani Dev looks completely black. The angry Surya Dev insults Chaya Devi, saying this is not my son. Shani looks cruel to the Surya when his mother was humiliated without reason. From it, the Surya turns black. The Surya, who does not understand this, requests the help of Parasiva. After Shiva explains the situation, the Surya dev apologizes and regains its original color. Since then Shani Dev and Surya Dev will be united.
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Importance, and Significance
Worship Shani Dev on Shani Amavasya’s Day or Shani Jayanti doesn’t bring a bad vision of Shani to the people. Those who suffer from Dhaiya or Sadhesati of Shani, receive relief by worship Shani Dev on this day. It is said that Shani Dev is the father of karma. He is known for giving fruits to people who agree with his works. Worshiping Shani Dev in Shani Jayanti will free you from the negative effects of Shani Dosha, Dhaiya, Sadesati, etc.