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Śani is also called as Śanaīścara which means slow-moving. He is the seventh planet in the solar system. The puraṇas describe him as the son of Surya (Sun-god) and Chāyā.<ref>Chāyā means shadow goddess of Sarnjñā, the true wife of Surya.</ref>
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Śani is also called as Śanaīścara which means slow-moving. He is the seventh planet in the solar system. The puraṇas describe him as the son of [[Surya]] (Sun-god) and [[Chāyā]].<ref>[[Chāyā]] means shadow goddess of Sarnjñā, the true wife of [[Surya]].</ref>
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:36, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sani, Zani, shani


Śani

Śani is also called as Śanaīścara which means slow-moving. He is the seventh planet in the solar system. The puraṇas describe him as the son of Surya (Sun-god) and Chāyā.[1]


References

  1. Chāyā means shadow goddess of Sarnjñā, the true wife of Surya.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore