Shani Jayanti or Sani Jayanthi is observed on Amavasya in Vaishakh month or Vaisakha masam. Shani Jayanti is considered as the Birthday or appearance day of Lord Shani, one of the navagrahas or nine celestial deities in Hinduism.
Shani Jayanti date 08 Jun 2013, Saturday. In Hinduism, Sani is the deity of Shanivar. Shani bhagwan is also called as Shaneeswaran, Sani dev, Sanischara bhagwan or Chaya Putra. Shani Jayanthi is also observed as Shani Amavasya. In 2013, Shani Jayanti has a great significance and spiritual importance as it falls on Saturday. As Shani Dosham (bad effects from Lord Shani’s position in one’s birth chart) is considered as an important feature in one’s future aspects,
Shani Puja is an auspicious ritual for Hindu astrology believers. Shani Thailabhishekam and Shani Shanti puja are the main rituals observed during Shani Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya, and Shani Trayodashi days.