Vata SavitriAn important date of Yagya Calendar which is known as “Vata Savitri” falls on 15th May 2018.
In the Vedic text it is a very special day for young girls and women who seek enlightenment, well being of her lover, life partner, husband and family members. In Vedic text Savitri is known as the embodiment of all knowledge and virtues. Vata Purnima is also called Vat Savitri. On this “Vata Savitri day” Jyeshtha Amavashya in the Hindu calendar (which falls in May-June in the Gregorian calendar) a woman marks her love for her lover/ life partner/ husband by tying a ceremonial thread around a banyan tree and also for long healthy, happy, harmonious and prosperous life.
Shani JayantiOn this day also falls birthday of Lord Shani. Shani Jaynti is marked as birth anniversary of Lord Shani. Shani Jayanti is also known is Shani Amavashya. Lord Shani is son Lord Surya and rules planet Saturn and weekday Saturday.
Shani Jayanti is observed on Amavashya Tithi during Jyeshtha month. Shani Jayanti coincides with Vata Savitri Vrata which is observed during Jyeshtha Amavashya. It is believed that Lord Shani believes in fair justice and if appeased blesses His devotee with good luck and fortune. People who don’t have blessing of Lord Shani, toil for years without getting any reward for their hard work in life.
Shani Jayanti is very appropriate day to perform Yagya to appease Lord Shani. Shani Tailabhishekam and Shani Shanti japa-Puja are the most important ceremonies performed during Shani Jayanti. Above ceremonies are performed to lessen the effect of Shani Dosha, which is popularly known is Shani Sade Sati or Shani Daiya, Shani Dasha period (MahaDasha, AntarDasha, PratyantarDasha, SukshmaDasha etc.) in the horoscope.
Shani Jayanti is also known as Shanishchar Jayanti and Shani Jayanthi. The Yagya performed on this day promote the well being of husband and family and help to fulfill one’s desires.
A list of Yagyas most suited for this day is being attached as follow-.
1- Finding a good husband (Spouse):
2- For the well being and longevity of the husband:
3- For the well being of the whole family:
4- Good family life, better relationship between husband and wife:
5- Harmony and stability in married life:
6- Good relationships:
7- Getting Children:
8- Fulfillment of Desires:
9- General happiness:
10- Good fortune:
13- Spiritual progress:
14- Improvement of health of life partner:
15- Support of nature in court case:
16- Justice in life:
17- Shani SadeSati, Shani Daiya, Shani Dasha period:
18- Planetary Yagyas:
Beside these special Yagyas many others Yagyas can be also done or started on “VATA SAVITRI”