Shani Trayodashi or Sani Trayodasi

Thirteenth day of Hindu calendar is called Trayodashi Tithi. Fortnight Trayodashi (Trayodashi Amavasya) that falls on Saturday is called as Shani Trayodashi. Shani dev is considered as Lord of Saturday. It is a very auspicious day to perform puja, yagna or Tailabhishekam with gingelly oil to Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan and Chaya. Shani is also called as Chayaputra. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Also Read about Shani Jayanti & find 2017 Shani Jayanti Date. Shani Jayanti Mantra English Shani Dhyan Mantra Nilanjana Samabhasam Ravi Putram Yamagrajam Chaya Mrttanda Sambhutam Tam Namami Shanai Shwaram Shani Gayatri Mantra Aum Sanaischaraya Vidmahe, Sooryaputraya Dheemahi, Tanno Manda Prachodayat. Mool Mantra Om Sham Shanaischaryaye Namah! Hindi नीलांजन समाभासं रविपुत्रं यमाग्रजम। छायामर्तांड संभूतं तन्नमामि शनैश्चरम।। ओं शनैश्चराय विद्महे नी…
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Pradosh Vrat Katha

Sacred story of Pradosh Vrat or Pradosham is interesting one. Once there were continuous battle between gods and demons. Gods went to the trinity of gods Lord Brahma, Vishnu & Maheshwara to seek advice to win battle against demons. Trinities were told churn ocean to get the Amrita (Elixir), if it consumed no more have to die. Gods only can’t churn ocean, they also need help of Asuras (Demons). Gods asked for the help of Asuras, they agreed on a condition - sharing of Amrita 50:50 percent. They plucked Mantra hill, used as churning stick. Lord Vishnu took the Kurma (Tortoise) avatar to support mountain on his back. Vasuki (Big Snake) was requested to be a churning rope. Gods and Demons started churning. The deadly poison called Halahala come first. It can’t be consumed as it is deadly poison. Gods praised the Lord Shiva. He consumed it and holds it in the neck. Lord Shiva’s neck forms into blue color, this is why Shiva called as Neelakanta. Gods and demons st…
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Shani Jayanti 2020 Date

Shani Jayanti 2020 Date is on Friday, 22nd May. People believe chanting Shani Mantra 108 times on this day removes all obstacles. Find it below. About Shani Jayanthi Shani Jayanti is birth anniversary of Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan. It is observed on Amavasya Tithi. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Shani Jayanthi is also known as Shanishchara Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya or Sani Jayanthi. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Vaishaka and as per North Indian Purnimanth calendar it falls in the month of Jyeshta. In the Both calendars the festivals falls on the sameday but they fallow different calendars. Read more about 2 Types of Hindu calendars. Rituals on Shani Jayanthi On this day people observes upavaas (fast), visits Shani temples & Performs pujas, homa (hawan, yagna) or Tailabhisheka with gingelly oil to get blessing of Lord Shani. Shani Dhyan…
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Shani Jayanti 2019 Date

Shani Jayanti 2019 Date is on Monday, 3rd June. People believe chanting Shani Mantra 108 times on this day removes all obstacles. Find it below. About Shani Jayanthi Shani Jayanti is birth anniversary of Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan. It is observed on Amavasya Tithi. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Shani Jayanthi is also known as Shanishchara Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya or Sani Jayanthi. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Vaishaka and as per North Indian Purnimanth calendar it falls in the month of Jyeshta. In the Both calendars the festivals falls on the sameday but they fallow different calendars. Read more about 2 Types of Hindu calendars. Rituals on Shani Jayanthi On this day people observes upavaas (fast), visits Shani temples & Performs pujas, homa (hawan, yagna) or Tailabhisheka with gingelly oil to get blessing of Lord Shani. Shani Dhyan…
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Shani Jayanti 2018 Date

Shani Jayanti 2018 Date is on Tuesday 15th, May. People believe chanting Shani Mantra 108 times on this day removes all obstacles. Find it below. About Shani Jayanthi Shani Jayanti is birth anniversary of Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan. It is observed on Amavasya Tithi. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Shani Jayanthi is also known as Shanishchara Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya or Sani Jayanthi. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Vaishaka and as per North Indian Purnimanth calendar it falls in the month of Jyeshta. In the Both calendars the festivals falls on the sameday but they fallow different calendars. Read more about 2 Types of Hindu calendars. Rituals on Shani Jayanthi On this day people observes upavaas (fast), visits Shani temples & Performs pujas, homa (hawan, yagna) or Tailabhisheka with gingelly oil to get blessing of Lord Shani. Shani Dhya…
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Shani Jayanti 2017 Date

Shani Jayanti 2017 Date is on Thursday, 25 May. People believe chanting Shani Mantra 108 times on this day removes all obstacles. Find it below. About Shani Jayanthi Shani Jayanti is birth anniversary of Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan. It is observed on Amavasya Tithi. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Shani Jayanthi is also known as Shanishchara Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya or Sani Jayanthi. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Vaishaka and as per North Indian Purnimanth calendar it falls in the month of Jyeshta. In the Both calendars the festivals falls on the sameday but they fallow different calendars. Read more about 2 Types of Hindu calendars. Rituals on Shani Jayanthi On this day people observes upavaas (fast), visits Shani temples & Performs pujas, homa (hawan, yagna) or Tailabhisheka with gingelly oil to get blessing of Lord Shani. Shani Dhyan…
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Somvati Amavasya 2020 Dates & Rituals To Do

About Somvati Amavasya Amavasya is no moon day. Amavasya that falls on Monday (Somvar) is called as Somvati Amavasya. In Hindu calendar, it is considered as highly important day. Find Somvati Amavasya 2020 dates below. Somvati Amavasya 2020 Dates As per Indian Standard Time (IST), Somvati Amavasya is falling  two times in 2020 20, July 14, December Amavasya 2020 dates. Rituals on Somvati Amavasya Hindus believe that worshipping Lord Shiva by chanting lingastakam on Somvati Amavasya gives immense benefits. Pitra Tarpan, Shraddha is also offered to forefathers on this day to bring peace to ancestor’s soul. People also worship Peepal tree (Sacred fig, pippala tree, bodhi tree, Ravi chettu or ashwattha tree) on this day. Women tie a sacred thread 108 times around its trunk. It is believed that in Peepal tree the gods reside – Lord Brahma in Roots, Vishnu in Trunk and Shiva in Leaves. There is a scientific reason also behind it, Peepal tree release oxygen ev…
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Somvati Amavasya 2019 Dates & Rituals To Do

About Somvati Amavasya Amavasya is no moon day. Amavasya that falls on Monday (Somvar) is called as Somvati Amavasya. In Hindu calendar, it is considered as highly important day. Find Somvati Amavasya 2019 dates below. Somvati Amavasya 2019 Dates As per Indian Standard Time (IST), Somvati Amavasya is falling  3 times in 2019 04, February 03, June 28, October Amavasya 2019 dates. Rituals on Somvati Amavasya Hindus believe that worshipping Lord Shiva by chanting lingastakam on Somvati Amavasya gives immense benefits. Pitra Tarpan, Shraddha is also offered to forefathers on this day to bring peace to ancestor’s soul. People also worship Peepal tree (Sacred fig, pippala tree, bodhi tree, Ravi chettu or ashwattha tree) on this day. Women tie a sacred thread 108 times around its trunk. It is believed that in Peepal tree the gods reside – Lord Brahma in Roots, Vishnu in Trunk and Shiva in Leaves. There is a scientific reason also behind it, Peepal tree rele…
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Somvati Amavasya 2018 Dates & Rituals To Do

About Somvati Amavasya Amavasya is no moon day. Amavasya that falls on Monday (Somvar) is called as Somvati Amavasya. In Hindu calendar, it is considered as highly important day. Find Somvati Amavasya 2018 dates below. Somvati Amavasya 2018 Dates As per Indian Standard Time (IST), Somvati Amavasya is falling  one time in 2018 that is on 16, April. Find all Amavasya 2018 dates. Rituals on Somvati Amavasya Hindus believe that worshipping Lord Shiva by chanting lingastakam on Somvati Amavasya gives immense benefits. Pitra Tarpan, Shraddha is also offered to forefathers on this day to bring peace to ancestor’s soul. People also worship Peepal tree (Sacred fig, pippala tree, bodhi tree, Ravi chettu or ashwattha tree) on this day. Women tie a sacred thread 108 times around its trunk. It is believed that in Peepal tree the gods reside – Lord Brahma in Roots, Vishnu in Trunk and Shiva in Leaves. There is a scientific reason also behind it, Peepal tree release oxygen ev…
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Somvati Amavasya 2017 Dates & Rituals To Do

About Somvati Amavasya Amavasya is no moon day. Amavasya that falls on Monday (Somvar) is called as Somvati Amavasya. In Hindu calendar, it is considered as highly important day. Find Somvati Amavasya 2017 dates below. Somvati Amavasya 2017 Dates As per Indian Standard Time (IST), Somvati Amavasya is falling  two times in 2017  21, August  18, December Find all Amavasya 2017 dates. Rituals on Somvati Amavasya Hindus believe that worshipping Lord Shiva by chanting lingastakam on Somvati Amavasya gives immense benefits. Pitra Tarpan, Shraddha is also offered to forefathers on this day to bring peace to ancestor’s soul. People also worship Peepal tree (Sacred fig, pippala tree, bodhi tree, Ravi chettu or ashwattha tree) on this day. Women tie a sacred thread 108 times around its trunk. It is believed that in Peepal tree the gods reside – Lord Brahma in Roots, Vishnu in Trunk and Shiva in Leaves. There is a scientific reason also behind it, Peepal tree rele…
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Amavasya 2020 Dates

Find Amavasya 2020 Dates below, before that, known little bit about Amavasya. Amavasya  is no moon day in Hindu Calendar. Hindus follows 2 calendars, one is Amavasyant (Amant) & second is Purnimant. 2 Types of Hindu Calendars. Amavasya that falls on Monday is called as Somavati Amavasya and that falls on Saturday is called as Shani Amavasya. Hindus believe that Amavasya is not auspicious. On Amavasya day Hindus worship forefathers by offering food (Shraddha) to bring peace to ancestor’s soul and people are not supposed to travel or work. In some areas, Amavasya is also called as Amasa, Amavasi. Traditional workers like goldsmith, hairdresser, dhobi, carpenter and mason do not work on Amavasya. Even in nowadays most of the people in India following it. From ancient times Hindus followed Amavasya as holiday, Sunday off (Holiday) principle is came to India from British rule. Amavasya 2020 Dates (IST) Date Day Amavasya 24, January Friday Magha…
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Amavasya 2019 Dates

Sravana Masam Dates. Find Amavasya 2019 Dates below, before that, known little bit about Amavasya. Amavasya  is no moon day in Hindu Calendar. Hindus follows 2 calendars, one is Amavasyant (Amant) & second is Purnimant. 2 Types of Hindu Calendars. Amavasya that falls on Monday is called as Somavati Amavasya and that falls on Saturday is called as Shani Amavasya. Hindus believe that Amavasya is not auspicious. On Amavasya day Hindus worship forefathers by offering food (Shraddha) to bring peace to ancestor’s soul and people are not supposed to travel or work. In some areas, Amavasya is also called as Amasa, Amavasi. Traditional workers like goldsmith, hairdresser, dhobi, carpenter and mason do not work on Amavasya. Even in nowadays most of the people in India following it. From ancient times Hindus followed Amavasya as holiday, Sunday off (Holiday) principle is came to India from British rule. Amavasya 2019 Dates (IST) Date Day Amavasya 05…
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Amavasya 2018 Dates

Find Amavasya 2018 Dates below, before that, known little bit about Amavasya. Amavasya  is no moon day in Hindu Calendar. Hindus follows 2 calendars, one is Amavasyant (Amant) & second is Purnimant. 2 Types of Hindu Calendars. Amavasya that falls on Monday is called as Somavati Amavasya and that falls on Saturday is called as Shani Amavasya. Hindus believe that Amavasya is not auspicious. On Amavasya day Hindus worship forefathers by offering food (Shraddha) to bring peace to ancestor’s soul and people are not supposed to travel or work. In some areas, Amavasya is also called as Amasa, Amavasi. Traditional workers like goldsmith, hairdresser, dhobi, carpenter and mason do not work on Amavasya. Even in nowadays most of the people in India following it. From ancient times Hindus followed Amavasya as holiday, Sunday off (Holiday) principle is came to India from British rule. Amavasya 2018 Dates (IST) Date Day Amavasya 16, January Tuesday Magh…
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Amavasya 2017 Dates

Find Amavasya 2017 Dates below, before that, known little bit about Amavasya. Amavasya  is no moon day in Hindu Calendar. Hindus follows 2 calendars, one is Amavasyant (Amant) & second is Purnimant. 2 Types of Hindu Calendars. Amavasya that falls on Monday is called as Somavati Amavasya and that falls on Saturday is called as Shani Amavasya. Hindus believe that Amavasya is not auspicious. On Amavasya day Hindus worship forefathers by offering food (Shraddha) to bring peace to ancestor’s soul and people are not supposed to travel or work. In some areas, Amavasya is also called as Amasa, Amavasi. Traditional workers like goldsmith, hairdresser, dhobi, carpenter and mason do not work on Amavasya. Even in nowadays most of the people in India following it. From ancient times Hindus followed Amavasya as holiday, Sunday off (Holiday) principle is came to India from British rule. Amavasya 2017 Dates (IST) Date Day Amavasya 27, January Friday Magha…
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