The thirteenth day of the Hindu calendar is called Trayodashi Tithi. Fortnight Trayodashi that falls on Saturday is called Shani Trayodasi or Shani Pradosh.

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.

Lord Shani dev 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.

Note: Trayodashi tithi that falls on Saturday, called as Shani Trayodashi.

Shani Trayodashi 2022 Dates

  1. 15th January
  2. 14th May
  3. 28th May
  4. 22nd October

Shani Trayodashi 2023 Dates

  1. 18th  February
  2. 4th March
  3. 1st  July

Importance of Shani Trayodashi

Rituals to do on Shani Trayodashi

Also Read about Shani Jayanti.

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
नीलदेहाय धीमहि। तन्नो शनि
प्रचोदयात।।

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  1. Beautiful information on Shani Bhaghawan – God bless You.

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