Shani (Saturn) ki Sade Sati

’s 7½ year’s sojourn or ShaniShaniDefinition: Saturn...
ki and 's 2½ years transittransitDefinition: Movement of planets in the sky in real time....
or Dhayya are believed to be most feared beliefs in Vedic .Shani ki is based on the position of birth Moon sign, present at the time of birth of an individual in his/her birth chartbirth chartDefinition: A diagram showing exact position of planets in signs at time of birth of an individual prepared with the help of time, date and place of birth....
and the transit of through three consecutive signs i.e., one sign before the natalnatalDefinition: Birth, natal chart is used for birth chart....
Moon, native's own birth moon sign(radix Moon) and one sign after the natal Moon i.e. 12th house, 1st house and 2nd house from birth Moon posited in his/her astrological chart.

The pain and difficulties we have been facing due to the impact of or shani Dhaiya in the past months or years make us disciplined and enhance our awareness for our future. We look deeply into ourselves more honestly and seriously to find what went wrong with us.Where did we commit the mistake and where was our fault. The obstacles and limitations that come into our way are only tools to provoke us and make us reassess our way of living and think again about our motivations and future plans and the ways in which we could improve our actions to fulfill our desires and achieve our target.

Our hard work, increased efforts and enhanced courage to face the difficult phase of life, due to failures in the past, would certainly open up new doors and shape us into stronger human beings. will bless us with spiritual harmony and material success and we may achieve something big we had been craving for a long time.

2017

’s transit in SagittariusSagittariusDefinition: Dhanu...
in 2017, impact of / and Shani Dhaiya: 
Sade means half and Sati means seven years, thus means seven and half years troublesome period while Dhaiya means two and half years troublesome period due to transit of in an individual's Moon sign or Chandra Rashi. Shani Dhaiya is also known as Kantaka Shani or small Panoti (small trouble).

In other words, the transit of in three consecutive , one sign before the natal Moon (12th house), in the same sign posited by the natal Moon (1st house) and one sign after the natal Moon (2nd house) in an individual’s horoscopehoroscopeDefinition: synonym birth chart, prepared with date, time and place of birth of an individual....
for around 7½years ( transits in a sign for 2 ½ years), the person is said to be in effect of ’s 7½ years sojourn or of .

Due to the effects of 's transit in 4th house or 8th house from natal Moon posited in a person's astrological birth chart, a person is said to be in effect of Shani Dhaiya. can also be calculated from but results obtained through birth Moon signs will be better.

Significant changes during the

The nativenativeDefinition: One who takes birth, this word is used for astrology purpose....
may experience a turning point in his/her personal  or professional life, in most of the cases, the first significant change during that takes place with the first 's return in the same sign, in which was present in the astrological birth chart at the time of birth of the individual, generally between 28th to 30th birthday.

It is believed that those persons who had been going through hardships due to the effects of may experience good changes in their personal life, rise in the professional and financial status, even change of place do happen with the birth of a child.  

It takes around 30 years to complete a cyclecycleDefinition: A complete revolution of planet in the heaven....
of 12 and for a person, the next commences after approximately 22 ½ years (30-7 ½ years)

An individual may come under effect of about two or three times in one’s lifetime. 1st cycle influences close relatives and neighbor, 2nd cycle affects career, finance, spouse or family life and 3rd cycle affects health, family and grandchildren. Retirement, prolonged illness, even death is indicated during or Dhaiya (2 ½ years), if position of planets and planetary periods (Dasha and Antardasha) in an individual’s astrological birth chart are not good.

  transiting in Sagittarius will have no impact on LibraLibraDefinition: Tula...
born natives in 2017. 

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Ascendant and ’s (Lagna )

The ’s transit through three consecutive signs i.e. 12th, 1st and 2nd house from Lagna AscendantAscendantDefinition: Rising of a zodiac sign on the eastern horizon at the time of birth, placed in horoscope of a native, as 1st house is most important in calculation and prediction. ...
is known as Lagna . The predictions for effects of Lagna , based on an individual’s ascendant sign are same as for Shani Ki based on individual’s natal or birth Moon sign (Chandra Rashi).

Effects of are not always bad or the same throughout the :

It is believed that is known for justice, so after punishing for our bad deeds, making us realize our mistakes and crimes and repent for our sins, molding us into better human beings, blesses with something big, which we were craving for a long time.

Effects of depend on position of and Moon, may differ from person to person according to the position of planets during transit and undergoing planetary periods and sub-periods (Dashas and Antardashas) in an individual’s horoscope. The effects of or Dhaiya, good or bad will be totally different for each individual.

One should not be afraid as the effects of such transit of are not always bad and it has been observed during ’s 7 ½ years sojourn or , many persons have achieved a lot during period, some persons are blessed with new openings which bring them success, prosperity, wealth, purchase of new conveyance or property, rise in career and their long awaited desires are fulfilled.They may get married or blessed with a child, during or Dhayya, if they desire so.

Good or positive effects of :

's transit in Sagittarius is favorable for natives born under Libra, CancerCancerDefinition: Kark...
and Aquarius. Those having strong in beneficbeneficDefinition: planets having natural beneficial and positive influences, opposite to malefic....
planetary combination (Shubha yoga), or good planetary periods and sub periods(Dasha and Antardasha) will get good opportunities to rise with their increased efforts during the . It has been observed that people have successfully achieved most of their significant targets during this period.

Even some may get married or be blessed with a child, a grandchild or great grandchildren.

Bad or negative effects of :

If is weak or afflictedafflictedDefinition: A planet having unfavorable aspect....
by maleficmaleficDefinition: Unfavorable, opposite of benefic....
planets, or running planetary periods or sub periods (Dasha and Antardasha) are not good, loss of job, loss of wealth, frustration, depression, prolonged illness, accidents, delays in efforts, failures, obstacles in undertakings, or slow progress in worldly affairs is indicated during period.

Transit of in Sagittarius and effects of in 2017

Want to know persons born under which signs are experiencing impact of Shani ki due to the transit of in Sagittarius?

Due to 's transit in Sagittarius,there will be 's impact on the signs ScorpioScorpioDefinition: Vrishchhik...
Sagittarius and CapricornCapricornDefinition: Makar...
for five months from January 26, 2017 till June 21, 2017. will return into Scorpio on 21st June and remain there for four months i.e. till October 26, 2017.

Impact of ’s due to the 's transit in Sagittarius will be felt in three parts, each  of 2½ years, on three consecutive signs, 1st sign is Scorpio called Laat, affecting legs; middle and 2nd sign is Sagittarius in which is transiting, called Bhoga, affecting stomach and 3rd and the last sign is Capricorn called Drishti, affecting eyes.

There is much relief for Libra born people after January 26, 2017, as is transiting in Sagittarius, there will be no effect for next five months, they may be blessed with something big they craved for, their long awaited desires will be fulfilled.There are indications for change in job or increase in income and position. Chances for conceiving, childbirth or an increase of a family member are some of the good changes which may be indicated.  Opening of new opportunities will enhance the progress and prosperity for Libra born people with the end of their for the period of next five months.

Rahu entered in LeoLeoDefinition: Simha...
and KetuKetuDefinition: Dragon’s tail, used in Indian astrology....
in AquariusAquariusDefinition: Kumbha...
on January 30th 2016, the combined bad effects of and MarsMarsDefinition: Mangal...
have come to an end, giving much relief to the Libra born individuals suffering from ill - effects of and AriesAriesDefinition: Mesha...
or Leo born natives suffering from Shani Dhaiya.

Transit of in Sagittarius and effects of Shani Dhaiya 2017

Want to know persons born under which signs will experience effects of Dhaiya in 2017?

's Dhaiya begins for VirgoVirgoDefinition: Kanya...
and TaurusTaurusDefinition: Vrishabh...
from January 26, 2017.

When transits through 4th house or 8th house, either from one's Ascendant or Moon sign, placed in a person’s birth chart, this 2½ years transit period is known as Shani ki Dhaiya or Kantaka Shani and one may be blessed with beneficial results or may get malefic results according to the running planetary periods and sub periods and also depending on the power or placement of the planets or overall qualities of individual’s horoscope.

For some, this transit may cause many troubles due to Shani ki Dhaiya. A person has to pass through a difficult phase and face many ups and downs in one's life. One has to follow for improving the adverse situation. As will be transiting in Sagittarius, 4th house from Virgo and 8th house from Taurus, persons born under Virgo and Taurus Moon Sign(or ascendant) are believed to be experiencing 2 ½ years ’s sojourn or small Panoti(small trouble) as a difficult period.

Do you want to know and Shani Dhaiya  ends or begins for which signs(or ascendants) when transits in Sagittarius in 2017 ?

Most of the effects of 2017 good or bad will be felt when ’s position is almost same(in degrees) as it was at the time of birth given in an individual’s astrological birth chart. entered in sign Scorpio on November 2, 2014 and still in the same sign. will be in Scorpio till January 26, 2017 before entering into Sagittarius. will again enter into Scorpio on 21 June 2017 and remain there till 26 October, 2017

or Shanichari ends for Libra (birth Moon sign) and starts for Capricorn (birth Moon sign).

Shani Dhaiya or Kantaka Shani begins for Taurus(8th house), Virgo(4th house)and ends for Aries and Leo birth Moon signs (Janam chandra rashi).

Predictions for 's transit in Sagittarius for different signs for the year 2017:

Given below are general predictions, based on individual's birth moon sign, impacts may differ in intensity according to running periods and sub-periods, position, quality and strength of planets present in an individual’s astrological birth chart. 

Individuals having following or ascendants may also see the predictions, but it is advised they should prefer to see according to their birth moon signs (Chandra Rashi).

Aries: ’s transit in Sagittarius in 9th house (represents house for luck) may be considered a better period, as you are free from Shani Dhaiya. End of Shani Dhaiya or Kantaka Shani will bring new changes and opportunities for you. Some may purchase a house.Jupiter is transiting through Virgo in 6th house from 11 August 2016,is not a beneficial transit for the individuals born with Aries birth moon sign or ascendant. Change of place is also indicated.

You may get all round prosperity and your long awaited wishes will be fulfilled due to beneficial transit of Jupiter from September 2017 in 7th house. You may be blessed with birth of a child or grandchild during Jupiter's transit in Virgo.

Results: Strained relations, problems from friends or colleagues and troubles from enemies are indicated due to Shani ki Dhaiya in last stage. You may receive career related good news about your spouse.You may get promotion or financial gains through your job or business.

 There are indications for changes in life, change in profession, all of a sudden transfer to distant places or foreign travel, fluctuations in financial condition but positive thinking and taking right decisions, at right time will bring good results and much relief from worries due to the end of Shani Dhaiya. Do not trust others in order to avoid problems and disputes.

Be patient, things will be improved as Jupiter will be transiting in 7th house in sign from September 2017. Favorable time for conception of a child is also indicated, if you are desiring for a long time. You may receive good news related to your progeny's progress in education, job or marriage.

Taurus: Jupiter is transiting through Virgo in 6th house from 11th August 2016, is not a beneficial transit for the individuals born with Aries birth moon or ascendant. Be careful regarding your savings, fluctuation in financial condition may be predicted, delays in efforts are indicated due to Shani Dhaiya. You should maintain regular medical checkup. In comparison to the other sign born individuals, is less malefic for Taurus born natives as is a Raj Yoga karaka (Kendra Trikona lord - Read more about Kendra Trikona Raj Yoga)

Results:  For married life there may be adverse results for spouse or relationship partner, spouse will stay away from home but you may hear some happy news related to children, as is the Rajya yoga karaka (Kendra-Trikona lord) for Taurus born natives.

Your physical health will be affected,if running Dasa or Antardasa are not favorable.

Jupiter's transit in Virgo on August 11, 2016, in 5th house in Trikona will balance both your personal and financial gain and loss, minimize the bad effects of 's transit in 7th house and unfavorable Rahu's transit in 4th house. You may get new marriage proposals, some of you may be able to choose the right person for your future life.

Gemini: Seventh house represents love, marriage, and love relationships.There will be trouble,  disharmony in one’s married life, misunderstandings will increase with love relationship partner or spouse.

Results: You  may experience adverse results or delay in undertakings.Time is not benefic till June 21,2017 for family related matters, Maintain good relations with spouse or relationship partner.The pressure will increase at the work front, be careful while spending in partnership business. Career related growth may be indicated if efforts are increased, but with some sort of obstacles.To avoid health problems, go for regular check up. Physical health will be more affected,if Dasa or Antardasa are not favorable.

Purchase of property, increase of a family member or gain of new status or position may be indicated. Your marriage may be finalized, some of you may get married this year.due to benefic transit of Jupiter.

Cancer: ’s transit in Sagittarius in sixth house is favorable,their will be relief from previous diseases. Transit effects of both  and Jupiter are favorable for Cancer birth moon sign(janam chandra rashi) or Cancer ascendant born individuals.

Results: There will be gains in job or business, increase in income, fame and influence. All pending work will be completed both at educational or professional front. There will be gains through investments. You will get due support from your colleagues and friends. You may rise in career as this a positive phase. Those facing interview or competition will get success over competitors. You will be able to clear off your loans. You will get relief from your enemies or opponents, as well.

Leo: Though Shani Dhaiya or small Panoti ends on January 26,2017 for Leo born natives, is transiting in Sagittarius and RahuRahuDefinition: Dragon’s head, used in Indian Vedic astrology....
is transiting in sign Leo,this is not a pleasant phase for both domestic as well as professional life.

Results: This period may bring worries and problems from children, spouse or love partner. You will have education or career related worries due to bad performance of progeny, strained relations.

For some, who are going under adverse Mahadasha or Antardasha may experience negative feelings, tension, worries, loss of money, hardships, increase in expenditure.There may be  bitter relationships and misunderstandings with spouse or love partner when retrogrades. Stay focused on professional matters and work hard to achieve desired success.

Those waiting to get married or expecting to conceive a child may be successful in coming months during the transit of Jupiter in Virgo.

Virgo: There will be ’s 2½ years transit in 4th house in the sign Sagittarius or Shani Dhaiya (Kantaka Shani) impact on Virgo sign born natives from 26th January 2017.This will be an adverse period.You may face problems in all fields due to ’s transit in Sagittarius, in fourth house or Shani ki Dhaiya.This phase will be challenging for your career.

Results: For Virgo Moon sign or Virgo ascendant born  individuals, there will be trouble from superiors or enemies, loss of mental peace, family disputes, hot discussions, arguments, bitter relationships, delay in undertakings, disappointments in efforts and obstacles in pending tasks. Misunderstandings and confrontation at work place may be indicated at different times till June 2017.

Regular health checkup should be maintained. Things will start improving, though slowly and your work is expected to be appreciated with Jupiter's beneficial transit in your second house in Libra from 2017 and 's transit in Scorpio in 3rd house from June 2017, this will certainly end the adverse effects of Shani ki Dhaiya.

Libra: ’s transit in Sagittarius,in third house is a much relief for Libra born people as they are free from after a long period and they will be blessed with something big for their good deeds.

Results:  's will again start from June 21,2017 and finally end on October 26, 2017. The last phase of troubles legs and is known as Laat (legs). is Raj Yogakaraka for Libra (Kendra-Trikona lord) so impact will be less for Libra born natives as compared to others.

's transit in Sagittarius in 3rd house from 26th January along with Jupiter's transit in Libra in 1st house will begin from September 2017, may be predicted beneficial for good changes, regarding financial gains through profession or new job. Change of place or job may be predicted due to the benefic transit of . There is an indication for success in career and business through investments and the increase in energy level.You will achieve success in accomplishment of pending tasks and benefit from continuous efforts and previous hard work.

There is an indication for a better change and you will be successful in your efforts with the support of your family members. Money will multiply with speed and your financial condition will improve.

There may be auspicious occasions,marriage in the family, birth of a child or a grandchild, most of your long awaited wishes will be fulfilled. Results would be different for each individual, as they depend on quality and strength of the individual’s astrological birth chart as well as the running planetary period (Dasa) and inter periods (Antardasa) in there horoscopes.

Scorpio: Scorpio born natives will be in impact of last 2 ½ years transit of or 3rd phase of ’s , is transiting in Sagittarius,from January 26, 2017, in 2nd house,  moving ahead of your birth moon sign or ascendant (Janam Lagna)

Results: There are indications for change in job,prolonged illness, accident, sudden loss of money, increase in expenditure, loss from investments,failure in attempts, obstacles in undertakings, mental tension, financial loss, troubles from relatives and colleagues, more efforts are needed to achieve success.

There are indications for stomach trouble, struggle and hardship in life, sufferings from losses in investments, trouble in family or professional life and obstacles in undertakings. You might face problems related to health, financial, your domestic or married life may also be affected. Avoid harsh language while talking. Individuals born under Scorpio are in impact of 's ,some of its effects will be minimized with the benefic transit of Jupiter in Virgo. Hard work and continuous increased efforts for success will definitely pay you, later in life.

If you are running under periods (Dasa) of badly afflicted Rahu, Ketu or , the intensity of bad impacts will be more.Take precaution before changing your profession or career or planning to purchase property. Be patient, work hard and try to remain busy in charity and good deeds to avoid mental tension, good time will come soon definitely, your long awaited desires will be fulfilled.

Sagittarius: ’s transit in Sagittarius from January 2017 in 1st house from natal or birth moon sign,will be under the impact of 2nd phase of , troubles stomach and is known as Bhoga.

Results: will be slightly troublesome at times, there will be ups and downs at the professional front, you may be a soft target for the opponents, but not throughout the transit in a sign, due to 's adverse effects. 

will enter in your birth moon sign Sagittarius on January 26, 2017, aspecting your 7th house, the house for your married life, you will have to pay more attention and take good care of your spouse during the transit. will leave this sign on June 21,2017 after five months. will enter again in the sign Scorpio(in 12th house) on 21 June,2017,your expenses will be increased and finally enter into Sagittarius on 26th October,2017.Jupiter's transit in Virgo in 10th house (house for career and political power) will bring career and political power related desired success. Jupiter has entered in Virgo on 11th August, 2016 in 10th house, chances for promotion, change in career or new business may be predicted.Due to the beneficial transit of Jupiter in Virgo,some of the bad effects of will be minimized.

Capricorn: will change the sign(Rashi Parivartan) and transit into the sign Sagittarius from January, 26, 2017, in your 12th house. With the 's transit in Sagittarius from January 26,2017 there will be impact of ,i.e. the beginning of 1st phase of ,from natal moon(Janam Rashi).

Results: Due to 's transit in Sagittarius in an unfavorable 12th house,this is going to be the beginning of tough time, sometimes more challenging and destructive,needs more carefulness and patience. Efforts should be increased during this phase of . will transit into your sign from 26th January 2017,remain there for five months.

 With 's transit in Sagittarius in an unfavorable 12th house, the beginning of the first phase of , a challenging period will start for Capricorn moon sign or ascendant born individuals.

More effort with less success, transfer to a distant place, increase in expenditure, loss of wealth at different times are some of the adverse results due to the effects of , which may even lead to depression and health problems.

You will not be in peace  if running periods and sub-periods in individual’s astrological birth chart are not favorable. Extra care should be taken for delayed or hasty decisions, increased work pressure and unnecessary expenditure. This will be helpful in completing your pending tasks and you will be able to gain through increased efforts and your hard work.

Jupiter’s transit in Virgo,in 9th house,represents house for fortune, will be good period for finance, relations, work, power, social recognition, gain and all round success.Jupiter's transit in a favorable house, house for fortune, increase in income and fulfillment of long awaited desires. Highly favorable transit effects of Jupiter in Virgo in 9th house will give excellent results.

Transit of Jupiter in Virgo in 9th house will help you in accomplishment of the work in time.  You may get some good marriage proposals and may be able to finalize your desired one out of these proposals.

Capricorn is 's own sign, so bad impact of 's will be always less in comparison to other signs. Some of the bad effects of Shani  will be minimized due to transit of Jupiter in Virgo in 9th house,the house for fortune will bring desired success to the native,instead.

Aquarius: 's transit in Sagittarius in 11th house,the house for income.There will be increase in income and new job related openings or business prospects may be available through different sources.

Though your efforts and approach are positive, you will have to put more efforts to achieve success in your goals due to effect of . 

Results: Due to 's favorable transit, you may be able to manage well at both, professional and financial fronts. There may be gains through sale of land or property, opening of new career opportunities will enhance progress and prosperity. You will manage money required for expansion in business. You should take full advantage of this positive phase as will be in Sagittarius in your 11th house from January 26, 2017.

Jupiter's transit into ninth house in Libra (Tula) from September, 2017 will add more auspiciousness to this beneficial period and help you in the accomplishment of the work in time. You may get some good marriage proposals and may be able to finalize your desired one out of these proposals.

Transit of both Jupiter and Rahu are unfavorable. Rahu is transiting in unfavorable house in seventh house,the house for marital bliss.Jupiter is transiting in Virgo in 8th house,which is not a favorable house.Delay in undertakings,work pressure,failures in attempts,financial loss are some of the bad results of the transit of Jupiter in eighth house (Ashtama Guru)

Pisces: ’s transit in Sagittarius in 10th house indicates problems regarding mental peace,business career,love relations or fame.  is transiting into dual sign Sagittarius from Scorpio in January 2017. Change of career or place is indicated.

However,your health may be affected if regular medical checkup and proper care is not taken. Jupiter's transit in a favorable house, house for fortune, indicates increase in income and fulfillment of the long awaited desires. Highly favorable transit effects of Jupiter in Virgo in 7th house, the house for marital bliss will give excellent results.   

Results: There may be arguments, mental tensions and conspiracies caused by opponents, increased expenses at financial front, increase of work burden at professional front but increased efforts will be helpful in improving career. Change of place is also indicated. There will be new job opportunities, prospects for new profession for you.

You will be able to manage both financial and professional problems. Your personal life may be affected due to the increased responsibilities, you will have to maintain balance between professional and personal life and try to spend quality time with your family members for maintaining domestic harmony. 

Jupiter is transiting in Virgo in 7th house, house for relationship and married life,you may get good marriage proposals and may finalize during this transit.  

or Upay for / Shani Dhaiya

A person having problems due to  or Shani Dhayya may seek advice of a good and learned astrologer, who will suggest , the best way to face the difficult phase of life and nullify ’s evil effects. Person even in such a difficult phase should always keep away from a cheater.

If you or your family members are going through the adverse period of and the planetary period or sub period of unfavorable Shani is also running,  the following may be applied to reduce the adverse effect of (Shani ), but only after considering the intensity of the impact of on the person. will be different as per strength and  position of , malefic or beneficial,  in the individual’s astrological birth chart.

Recite Mantras

You should recite these Shani mantras for 108 times every day. You may do for 1008 times also, if you have time.You should recite mantras in the multiple of nine. You may also invite a learned Brahman to chant these mantras. It will take time, instant results cannot be expected but the results will be obtained only on the basis of how these are recited or pronounced. The power and importance of a mantra or Strotam lies in its vibration. 

1. Shani Dhyan Mantra

 निलान्जमं समाभासं रविपुत्रम यमाग्रजम | छाया मार्तंड संभूतं तं नमामि शनैश्र्वरम ||` (NEELANJANA SAMABHASAM RAVIPUTRAM YAMAGRAJAM | CHAYA MARTANDA SAMBHOOTAM TAM NAMAMI SHANAISHVARAM) 

2. Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra or Jaap for Shani

If both and Shani Dasha are giving adverse results and the impact is very severe, based on readings of your horoscope by a learned astrologer, which is most important, you should recite Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra (jaap),preferably early in the morning which can protect you from sudden accidents or diseases. ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम् | उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् OM TRYAMBAKAM YAJAMAHE SUGANDHIM PUSHTIVARDHANAM | URVARUKAMIVA BANDHANAN MRITYOR MOORKSHIYA MAMRITAT. 

3. Shani Tantric mantra:   Om pram Preem Proum Shan Shanishcharay Namah.

4. Shani Beej mantra:   Om Sham Shanicharaya Namah - ॐ शन्नोदेवीरभिष्टय आपो भवन्तु पीतये। शंयोरभिश्रवन्तु नः। ऊँ शं शनैश्चराय नमः 

5. Hanuman Chalisa: Lord Hanuman is supposed to be very powerful and can protect you from the ill effects of . So recite Sundar Kand from Hanuman Chalisa on Tuesday and Saturday. You should Visit Hanuman temple on every Saturday during period. 

6. Pray to Lord Shiva and chant mantra:  Om Namah Shivay,  or offer prayer to please lord Shiva, this will protect you from adverse effect of (Shani ).

Home (Upay) to reduce the adverse effects of :

  1. Donation ( Daanam) or charity: During period try to donate the following things at a temple or to poor people: Donate items that are offered to please Shani Dev like articles made of Iron, old shoes, black Gram (urad dal), black sesame, mustard seeds, black cloth or blanket. These are easily available items and donating these items can be a good home remedy. Provide food to orphanage on Saturday, whenever you get time. You may give food to cow, dog, birds, crows and ants, if possible daily. Help old people, do charity as much as you can, if they are in need.
  2. Shani worship and Temple Darshan: Visiting temples, offering prasad,keeping fast on Saturday, donating mustard oil, giving coconut, lighting lamp with mustard oil under Pipal tree (Ficus Religiosa) and doing shani pooja in the temple on Saturday are the most commonly suggested during .)
  3. Visit Famous temples: If possible visit the following famous temples:  
    1. Shani Shingnapur (Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra)
    2. Shirdi (Maharashtra)
    3. Trambakeshwar (Nashik, Maharashtra)
    4. Mahakaleshwar Mandir (Ujjain)
    5. Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)
    6. Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple Darshan (Kerala, South India)
    7. Badrinath temple

More simple for or unfavorable dasha(Shani ):

  1. You may put an iron coin into running water (river or sea) on Saturday.
  2. You may fix naal (shoe) of a black horse on main entrance door of the house.
  3. Wear an iron ring made of horse naal (shoe) in the middle finger of right hand.
  4. You may wear a Blue Sapphire (Neelam) stone studded in a ring, with prescribed mantras, with the advice of a learned astrologer, only after taking proper precaution, as Neelam may cause sudden changes, good or extremely bad.
  5. On Saturday, donate a coin and mustard oil and see the shadow of your face in this oil, before donating it.
  6. Recite Gayatri mantra- “Om Bhur Bhuva Swaha Tat Savitur Varenyam| Bhargo Devasya Dhimahi Dhiyo Yonah Prachodayat || (ॐभूर्भुव: स्व: तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं।भर्गोदेवस्यधीमहि, धीयोयोन: प्रचोदयात्।।)” or simply play and listen the recorded mantra in the morning, evening or whenever you get time.
  7. If you cannot do all these , try this simple one: give food to street dogs.

Things you should avoid:

  1. Avoid taking liquor or eating non vegetarian food especially on Saturday, if you are going through adverse period of .
  2. Avoid wearing or buying black clothes and items made of leather and other Shani related items on Saturdays. 

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