Lucky Number 8
Posted On June 15, 2018
Shani is embodied in the planet Saturn. Shani is the Lord of Saturday; the word Shani also denotes the 7th day. As Saturn takes about 30 years to revolve around the Sun.
People born on date 8, 17, 26 of any month are ruled by Lord Shani
Shani (Sanskrit: शनि, Śani) refers to the planet Saturn, and is one of the nine heavenly objects known as Navagraha in Hindu astrology. Shani is also a male deity in the Puranas, whose iconography consists of a handsome dark (black) figure carrying a sword or other weapon, and sitting on a crow.those who born on 8, 17, 26 of any month will have hardships in their life. . People misunderstand them and because of that they suffer mentally and become loners. They are people with great individuality and depth in learning. These people always aspire for greatness, strive for leadership and sacrifice their personal comforts to maintain the high posts earned by them as a result of their laborious Endeavour’s. they will have to bear great ills, losses and humiliations. The ancient Greeks called this number the Number of Justice.
Saturn is also known as the Planet of Destiny. It has relevence to both material and spiritual aspects of Life. Revolution, Anarchy earthquakes and all sorts of evil and uncommon events are represented by this number. On the other hand Philosophy, Religious Fervour, One-pointedness of Mind, determination – all these are also represented by this number. They feel that they are different from the rest and therefore unique. They lack happiness. People always misunderstand them. But they are admired after a long time.
Saturn is the planet of suffering and he can make you carry the cross for a longish time. He will test your patience. He can create obstacles and hindrances and barriers to success make you worried.
Remedies of appeasing Shani,includes taking responsibility of wrong actions,self-analysis and hard work.Donation of blue cloth on Saturdays and serving poor also helps.
Mercury, Venus, Rahu, Ketu are considered friendly towards Shani or Saturn, while the Sun, Moon and Mars are enemies. Guru or Jupiter maintains neutral relations with Shani.
Shani Bhagavan has the following associations:
Color- black or dark blue
Gemstone- Blue Sapphire
Direction- west (where the sun sets and darkness begins)
Foods- black gram, black lentils or udad
Lord Shaniswara is more known for his Blessings than his ill effects. No other graha is comparable with Lord Shani in terms of blessings. Lord Shani tests the person patience, He tries to correct our immoral acts by creating frustrations, and delays. In the end He makes one conscious enough to understand the mistakes. He removes ignorance from mind by punishment, the benefits that He matures the soul of being and person turns copper to gold from within i.e. he begins to understand the Truths of life, the futility of his actions done out of ignorance.