Thursday, 20 November 2014

Shani Dev Temples - Hindu Temple in India

Shri Shaneshwar Devasthan Shanishingnapur's legend in Taluk Naivasa of District Ahmednagar is famous, far and wide, as the shrine of countless devotees. The number of its unbelievable miracles finds its place of pride in The Guinness book of World Records. Ahmednagar's population is known popularly as the place of saints. God Shani occupies a place of fear in the minds of most people in India.

 The Most Famous Temple in India.Shani Shignapur is a village located in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra. It is about 35 km from Ahmednagar.The presiding deity of Shinganapur, Sri Shaneshwara or Lord Shanidev- the personification of the planet Saturn is worshipped with utmost reverence and devotion by multitudes of people from all over the world. The spectacle of the deity in black stone is overwhelming. A unique aspect of this place is, that no Shani dev temple structure houses the Shanidev. There is only a simple platform on which stands the swayambhu idol, in black stone.                                      
A little village settled in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, 65 km away from Shirdi, Shani Shinganapur is believed to be the home of Lord Shaneshwara (the personification of the planet Saturn). The place is visited by devotees coming in to pay respect to the Mighty Lord Shanidev.The belief of the local people in the deity is so strong that they don't build doors for their houses. The indian temple In the entire village, you can’t spot one house with doors locking them.

The village have no doors as people believe that Shani dev temple will save them from thefts and miscreants will be punished immediately by Shani dev temple.There is no statue and Black stone pillar is worshiped with deep respect and traditions.Transport vehicles has fixed shops of the village. The puja offerings can be priced any thing based on the capabilities of the devotee .There is no fixed rate so you can bargain. As a offering Oil is offered to Shani dev temple and devotees themselves can do the avisekham by pouring the oil over the statue. You can buy oil packets from these shops.

Shani Dev Temple is a considered to be a "Deva" (God). He is the son of Lord Surya Chhaya and hence is also known as "Chayyaputra". He is the elder brother of Yama or Yamraj, the Hindu god of death. Shani Dev gives us the results of one's deeds through one's life through appropriate punishments and rewards.

Shani Shignapur is a famous pilgrimage of Lord Shani Dev Temple. It is a village, situated near the Ahemdanagar district of Maharashtra.The shrine, standing on a simple platform at Shignapur village, is a self emerged black stone. It is known as "Swayambhu" No Shani Dev temple structure houses this idol. It is believed to be exist since Kaliyuga started. Unlike other temples, you have to perform pooja and abhishekam rituals by yourself at Shignapur Dham. 

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