Things to Do and Don’t in Shani Shingnapur


Things to Do and Don’t in Shani Shingnapur

The specialty of the Lord Shanidev’s Temple is that there are no long queues in the Temple and people don’t have to wait for the darshan of Lord Shanidev, unlike other temples. The unique feature of here is that there is no temple structure for the idol of Lord Shanidev and the black statue of the Shanidev is standing on just a simple platform. Devotees can offer Pooja and Abhishek on Saturdays and Mondays with the tradition that a devotee have to take a head bath and should go to the lord Shanidev’s platform in wet clothes to perform pooja. Men devotees are allowed up to the Shanidev’s main platform where women are not allowed to come that platform. They have to perform pooja below the platform.

Dos and Don’ts

5-10 km away from Shani shingnapur, there is a temple of Goddess Renuka, which many local people visit. This Temple is very ancient and worth visiting.
If you visited this Shani Temple a few years back, you would have to take bath and visit the temple with wet saffron clothes. but now there is no such need.
Photography is not allowed inside the temple. You have to switch off the mobile and camera while entering inside the temple.
There is palace for keeping your shoes/sleepers before you enter the temple.
You can buy ‘coconut barfi’ as prasad for 10 INR per packet from the temple premises.

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