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 Śhani शनि, Kannada Śhani ಶನಿ ದೇವರು,Shani/Sani , is one of the Navagraha
Graha is a 'cosmic influencer' on the living beings of mother Bhumidevi . In Hindu astrology, the Navagraha are some of these major influencers.All the navagraha have relative movement with respect to the background of fixed stars in the zodiac...

 or Jyotiṣa (the nine primary celestial beings in Hindu
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 astrology). Shani is embodied in the planet Saturn
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second largest planet in the Solar System, after Jupiter. Saturn is named after the Roman god Saturn, equated to the Greek Cronus , the Babylonian Ninurta and the Hindu Shani. Saturn's astronomical symbol represents the Roman god's sickle.Saturn,...

 and is the Lord of Saturday
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The word shani also denotes the seventh day or Saturday in most Indian languages. The word shani(शनि) comes from Shanaye Kramati Sa: (शनये क्रमति सः) , the one who moves slowly, as Saturn takes about 30 years to revolve around the Sun
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