Shanivar ki Kahani
Rituals - I
RITUALS FOR THE SATURDAY FAST.
This story is related to Saturday fast. The devotees worship Saturn
idol made of iron. Black flowers, black sesame seeds (til,). Horse bean
(urada) and black clothes are used for worship. Black articles and oil
are given in donation. Black sesame and horse bean are taken as food.
Wives do not perform journey to their paternal hometown. The Saturday
fast keeps away all the hurdles and misfortunes. Saturn sits in a mirror
chariot, yoked with eight black horses. The recitation of Shani Stotra
is also beneficial.