Saturn, known as ‘Shani’ in Hindi, is usually taken as Master of Pain and misfortune. Generally people fear with mention of Saturn ‘Shani’, it creates havoc in mind. But we are here to reveal the significance of Shani Graha. Shani is the son of Sun and Chhaya. Saturn is a planet, which has been much, wronged and was cursed by his own wife and celestial mother Parvati.
Saturn is the Lord of Punishment and it punishes those who have committed sin. Shani is presides over righteousness and unrighteousness in the world. Shani presides over our Karma. It punishes bad deeds and rewards good deeds. It maintains the much needed balance between good and evil.
If one believes in Reincarnation, then believe that Shani decides your fate over your previous birth ‘Karma’. It ensures that One gets as per his deeds.
According to Uttara Kalamrita following are the signification of Saturn.
a) Ill health b) Obstructions c) Disease d) enmity e) sorrow f) Death g) Maid servant h) Asses i) Outcastes j) Longevity k) Eunuch l) Wind m) Old age n) Dirty cloth o) Black color p) Significator of father for those who are born in the night q) Shudras r) Brahman having Tamsik qualities s) Ugly hair t) Worship of Yama u) Looking downwards v) Telling lies w) Thefts and hard heartedness x) Oil y) Hunter z) Lameness
It is seen that a strong Saturn gives good results however if Saturn is weak it will cause deficiencies with respect to above mentioned significations. Read More–http://www.ganeshaspeaks.com/article/planet-astrology/saturn.action
Remedies for a weak ‘Shani’ Saturn
You should recite the Shani Mantra twenty three thousand times while remembering Lord Shiva and Saturn if it is weak in your Janma Kundali or Varsha Kundali.
The chant of these Mantras should be started from the Saturday of Shukla Paksha. Dashansh Havan should be performed once the chant is complete. This will definitely reduce the inauspicious effects of Saturn.
This fast should be started from the first Saturday of Shukla Paksha.