The importance of Shaneshchara Amavasya lies in the fact that out of the rays of the Sun. God, the main rays are called ‘Ama’. It is from the main rays of Sun God called ‘Ama’ that the Sun God gives brightness to the three worlds. In this ‘Ama’ day, especially, God Moon stays. Therefore, it is called Shani Amavasya. This Amavasya is known to give good fruits to all religions. In ‘Shradhya Karma’, this carries a lot of importance.
There will be arrangements for the festival. From the mid- night of the Friday till the mid-night of the Saturday, prayers, offerings abhishek and Mahapooja will be held. For the pilgrims who come here for ‘Darshanam’, their ‘Stotra’ will be on continuously.
This is considered as the birth day of God Shani. And this is celebrated with great devotion and happiness. This day comes on Vaishak Vadya Chaturdasi Amavasya.
Transit Of Shani
AUSPICIOUS TIMES: on According to astrology, Shaneeswaran moves from one sign (house) to the next in the Zodiac once in 2-1/2 years and the day of his transit is observed as a festival.On the day previous to the day of transit, religious discourses and entertainments are arranged. On the festival day,. An Abhishegam on a grand scale is performed for the Lord Saneeswara Bagawan ( Oil, Milk, Curd, Rose-Water,Tender coconut Juice).
Deewali is also considered as a precious and performed Spacial Deepa Kazhcha and Shasra Neerajana Deepa Yangam (1008 coconut).