The fury of Shani, according to the mythological legends, did not even spare the supreme lord Shiva. It is thus evident that pleasing this planet is very, very important.Shani Dosha Nivaran Puja is being dedicated to perform ritual activities for the dead ancestors. People keep fasts for their dead ancestors to make their ancestors soul to rest in peace. On this day, worshipping to Lord Shani frees the person from all his fear in the life. Lord Shani reflects for black colour, so worshipping Lord Shani brings immense joy, fortunate things and well-being in the life of their devotees. Capricorn and Aquarius zodiac signs must worship Lord Shani on this day to get his mammoth blessings as the Shanigrah is the ruler planet for these zodiacs. Shani Shanti yagya is also being performed by many of the devotees to get blessed.
Devotee doing Shani Puja, must first take the posture and then must offer water to the feet of Lord Shani. The water offered to Lord Shani must be drunken by the devotee. Then water is offered for the bath of god and black clothes are being offered to Lord Shani. Offerings are made to Lord Shani made up of camphor or incense. Diyas in sesame seeds are being lit in front of the Lord. Prayer or mantra is being enchanted in the devotion to Lord Shani. Doantion of black til or rice is being made to needy people. Fast is also being kept by many people and is broke after sunset by taking rice mixed with black urad dal. Black til can also be used to breakfast.