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Shani Jayanti

Shani Jayanti

Category: Festival
Celebrated In: India in Summer Season
Celebrated By: Hindu (Hindu)
Shani Jayanti is considered to be the day on which Lord Shani was born or appeared on earth. This day is also known as Shanishchara Jayanti or Sani Jayanthi.
 
Lord Shani is one of the nine planets (Navagrahas) of Indian astrology. Navagrahas are the nine celestial deities in Hinduism. Lord Shani is also called as 'Shaneeswaran', 'Sani dev', 'Sanischara bhagwan' or 'Chaya Putra'. Lord Shani is the God of Shanivar (Saturday). Lord Shani is the son of Surya (Sun God) and his wife Chaya.
 
Shani Jayanti or Sani Jayanthi is observed on Amavasya (New moon day) in Vaishakh month or Vaisakha masam. This day is also observed as ‘Shani Amavasya’. 
In the year of 2020, the date of Shani Jayanti is May 21. This year Shani Jayanti has immense impact and spiritual significance as apart from Amavasya.
 

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