Sani Bhagavan in Hindu Astrology
Shani Bhagwan is one of the most effective planets among the nine planets popularly known as Navagraha according to Hindu Vedic astrology. Shani represents the strongest malefic influence and is believed to be very patient in troublesome situations; and is believed to be one who brings constraints in life due to misfortunes
Moreover, according to Hindu astrology predictions, if Shani placed in a favorable position on the horoscope of a person, then a person stands the chances of a strong career, healthy life and positive movements in life. If, however, Shani is placed unfavorably, then there will be chances of trouble in all of the above-indicated fields of life. Needhiman, meaning judge is the alternate name of Lord Shani. The most important thing about Shani is that, he only gives troubles in the course of his dasha for the misdeeds one does in life. Also during Shani Dosha, if somebody is honest and dedicated to help others, than he will surely come out from any kinds of negative effects of Shani. Shani rules according to Hindu Astrology in the signs Kumbha and Makara that is Aquarius and Capricorn respectively. It has a high position in Libra or Tula and has a weakened effect in Aries or Mesha. Planets that are friendly towards Shani are, Venus, Mercury, Ketu and Rahu. On the other hand, Mars, Moon and the Sun, are adversaries of him.Jupiter, also known as Guru, is unbiased towards Shani and has a neutral relationship. Shani Bhagwan is pleased if a person donates blue cloth on Saturdays and helps the poor people to survive.