Shani Shingnapur Temple


According to the scriptures, it is believed that by offering mustard oil to Lord Shani, he is pleased, due to which you get rid of Sade Sati, Shani Dosha or Dhaiya. Along with offering Mustard oil to Lord Shani, one must also light a mustard oil lamp, which is considered auspicious.

What is special about Shani Shingnapur?

Shani Shingnapur Temple is a famous temple which is located at a distance of 65 kilometers from Shirdi nestled in the Ahmednagar district. This popular temple is dedicated to Lord Shanidev, the popular Hindu god associated with the planet Saturn.

Is darshan allowed in Shani Shingnapur?

Shani Shingnapur Temple Timings

The temple remains open for 24 hours and the devotees can visit this temple at any hour of the day. However, on special days such as Amavasya which is a no moon day and festivals like Shani Amavasya and Shri Shaneshchar Jayanti, the temple witnesses a heavy footfall.

How much time it takes for darshan at Shani Shingnapur?

You would need to spend around 4 hours for this trip . Shani Bhagvan idol is in the open and you can either go to the queue to reach near the idol to pour oil or walk along to see and come around the statue . At the times there could be a good crowd in the temple . Prashad is available for sales , 10 rs for two burfi .

Is jeans allowed in Shani Shingnapur?

Strict dress code is followed, Dotar / Dhoti only to enter into the temple. No need to carry these clothes with you as they are available on a returnable basis in the shops.

When should I visit Shani Temple?

It usually said that you should visit shani temple only after the sun set as he is considered as son of sun.

Is it compulsory to visit Shani Shingnapur?

10 months ago. Yes, you can visit both places same day. But not compulsory.

Are mobile phones allowed in Shani Shingnapur?

– Mobile phones, wallets, belts etc are allowed in the temple as I carried my mobile / wallet with me. However taking pictures are not allowed inside the temple and you could be scolded by the security guards, if they found you taking pictures.

Is jeans allowed in Shirdi?

no dress code in shirdi.

Should we visit Shirdi first or Shani Shingnapur?

You can visit Shani Shingnapur first and then head to Shirdi Sai Baba Darshan. It would be easier for you if you are travelling from the South, else you will have to pass through Shirdi before reachi (Read More)


Shani Shingnapur is open 24 hours for the devotees.


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