Saneeswaran resides in each Rasi for a period of 2 1/2 years. When Saneeswaran resides in the 12th, 1st and 2nd house, it is 7 1/2 Naatu Sani ; when in the 4th house, it is Arthashtama Sani; when in the 8th house, it is Ashtama Sani. During these periods, he troubles the native.
Problems from Govt., peers, wife, children, slowdown in business, loss of property, leprosy are caused by transit of Sani.
In a person's life, 7 1/2 Naatu Sani aspects thrice, the first called Mangu Sani, the second called Pongu Sani and the third called Marana Sani.Saneeswaran is reputed to be both, a giver and destroyer. A person who prays to Saneeswaran will be blessed with not only riddance from the problems and worries faced, but a life that one desires.
The sthalam of Sani Bhagavan is Thirunallaru, which is located 3kms from Karaikal, enroute to Peralam. His wives are Neela Devi and Manga Devi. The presiding deities are Dharbaranyeswarar (Swaymbumurti) and his consort Bogamartha Poon Mulayal. He is the Lord of Maharam and Kumba Rasis and faces the West direction. The Adi Devatha is Yaman and the Prathyathi Devatha is Prajapathi. His colour is black; his vahana the crow; the grain associated with him is gingelley; the flower - vanni and black kuvalai; fabric - black cloth; gem - neelam (blue saphire); food - rice mixed with gingelley powder.
om kaakadhwajaaya vidmahae
khadga hastaaya dheemahi
tanno mandah: prachodayaat
HREEM SREEM GRAHA CHAKRA VARTHINE SHANAISCHARAAYA KLEEM IM SAHA SWAAHAA
OM SHAM SHANAISCHARAAYA NAMAHA
1-OM PRAAM PREEM PROUM SAHA SHANAISCHARAAYA NAMAHA .
2-OM KHRAAM KHREEM KHROUM SAHA SHANAYE NAMAHA
Tailabhishekam to Sani preferably on Saturndays or more so on Shani Trayodashi is very efficacious.
Chhaayaa Maartaanda Sambhootam
Tam Namaami Shanayshcharam
Om Sham No Deveer Abhishtaya
Aapo Bhavantu Peetaye
Sham Yorabhi Sravantu Nah
Chhaya putraya dheemahe
Thanno mantha Prachodayath