Shaneeshwara Temple in R.T.Nagar, Bangalore
Shaneshwara is a Hindu God. Shaneeshwara is the son of Godesses 'Chaya Devi'. He is a god with dark complexion. Lord Shaneeshwara is called by various names such as 'Shani' 'Shaneshwara' 'Shani Mahatma' 'Shani Deva' 'Chaya Putra' etc.
Majority of the Hindu gods have an animal or bird with them and the symbol for Lord Shaneshwara is 'Crow'. Being black complexion, this god likes the colour 'Black'. Hindu mythology considers nine planets and Lord Shaneeshwara is also one among them. It is believed that Shaneeshwara is the god who represents patience, effort, endeavour, and endurance and also the one who brings in difficulties, restrictions and misfortunes in ones life.
How to make Pooja for Lord Shaneshwara
Normal Pooja is performed to Lord Shaneshwara unlike done for other gods. The normal Pooja items are turmeric, kunkum, flowers, coconut etc. Some people also offer sesame oil in a bottle for pooja. Abhishekam of Sesame oil reduces difficulties to people.
To overcome ones difficulties, devotees burn sesame (Yellu in Kannada) filled in black cloth and kept in oil. They offer pooja and burn these praying that their difficulties also burn in the way these sesames burn.
Saturdays are special days for Pooja of Shani Deva. Performing poojas on Saturdays will prove to be more effective. Saturday in Kannada Language is Shani vara which is believed to be the day of Lord Shiva.
"Shani Shanthi" is also a special pooja done by all Shani temples.
Lord Shaneshwara Mantra
Every Hindu temple of Lord Shani would have the mantras of Lord Shaneshwara displayed. Chanting of Shani Mantra would releave difficulties.
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Shaneeshwara Temple in RT Nagar
Lord Shaneshwara temple in RT Nagar is well constructed. Lord Shaneshwara temple a very old temple in RT Nagar which has earned good reputation. Lord Shaneshwara temple is moreover at the centre place and in the main road areas of RT Nagar Area. The Temple trust has good administration. The Lord Shaneshwara temple trust can be approached for various special poojas such as 'Shani Shanthi' etc. Navagraha is also attached to this temple. It also has 'Naga Mantapa' for devotes workship.
Saturdays are days filled with lot of devotes.
Address of the Lord Shaneeshwara temple in Bangalore, Karnataka
Opp to R.T.Nagar Post Office,
Bangalore – 560032.