Shani Abhishek is to appease the planet Saturn. It is very useful & beneficial Abhishek, since it's worship strengthens benefic Saturn & increases its positive influence and pacifies malefic effects of the planet & neutralizes its negative effect. It is recommended for those having malefic Saturn or wrongly placed Saturn as per horoscope.
Saturn is the planet of physical suffering, misery, ill-health, sorrow, distress, servility, humiliation and death. Saturn is the significator for
longevity. It also indicates punishment, imprisonŽment, separation, exhaustion, ugliness, cruelty, detachment, renunciation, philosophical attitude
and western direction. It has wind in its disposition and, like Mercury, is a eunuch. Penury, infamy, agriculture, multitudes, association with the
low and the wicked, chronic disease, amputations and incurable diseases are also indicated by Saturn.
The planets are to propitiated against their
evil influences, to ward off them, this Abhishek is done with faith to ward off all evils of Saturn as per the horoscope. Shani or Shanichara (Saturn) is believed to be the son of Surya god and Chhaya. So he is also called Saura. His other names include Kruradris and Kruralochana (the cruel-eyed), Mandu (dull or slow), Pangu (physically challenged), Saptarchi (seven-eyed) and Asita (dark). Saturn is the slowest planet in the solar system.
As per Indian astrology, Saturn takes almost 2 years six months of time to transits from one house to another. If Saturn is malefic in one horoscope chart then Shani Abhishek is recommend to remove the malefic effects.
Saturn is regarded as a planet of darkness which rules over the dark side of human nature, such as the conscience (awareness of right and wrong). Saturn is regarded to be both a giver as well as destroyer. A person who sincerely prays to Shani is blessed not only with removal of the problems and worries, but a life that one desires. Shani Abhishek or worship of Saturn mitigates the hardships one will have to face during bad times. Shani Abhishek is also recommended to people who have Saade Sati of Shani in their horoscope.
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Prashadam: is not sent in Abhishekm.