According to the local legends, the most dreaded planet is Saturn or Shani. Religious Hindu scholars and pundits strongly believe that Shani is the son of Sun or Surya. It is a stern tutor who largely represents endurance, endeavour, efforts and patience. It is regarded as the strongest malefic. It is also believed to bring misfortunes and restrictions.
It is to be noted that Shani is in a favourable place on the horoscope of an individual then his or her life will be smooth with everything positive plus a healthy life and a strong career. Shani is believed to be debilitated in Aries and exalted in Libra.
Perfect remedies for Saturn or Shani related problems that has to be followed during the antardasa or dasa of Shani are as follows:
- On saniamavasya, sanijayanthi (pushya masam bahula astami) and sanitrayodasi days perform thilabhishekam.
- On the day of Shanishchari Amavasya, worship Lord Bhairo or Lord Hanuman.
- Do the Japa of Shani mantra: “Om pram preem proum sah shanaischaraya namah”, nearly 19000 times within the duration of 40 days.
- An excellent remedy for all Saturn related troubles are Dasharatha Shani Stotra.
- Recite Hanuman stotra or Hanuman chalisa with dedication and commitment.
- With dedication and commitment, recite the Shani stotra.
- On Saturdays, do observe fasting.
- Perform Hanuman pooja at home or office.
- On Saturday, donate black til (sesame seeds) or a buffalo.
- Do wear a 14 mukhi Rudraksha on your neck
- Do wear a ring with Blue-sapphire
An individual affected by Saturn get immediate relief by doing the above said things.