Propitiation of Saturn (Saturday)
CHARITY: Donate leather, farm land, a black cow, a cooking oven with cooking utensils, a buffalo, black mustard or black sesamum seeds, to a poor man on Saturday evening.
FASTING: On Saturday during Saturn transits, and especially major or minor Saturn periods.
MANTRA: To be chanted on Saturday, two hours and forty minutes before sunrise, especially during major or minor Saturn periods:
Shani seed mantra: Aum pram prim praum sah shanaisharaya namah.
RESULT: The planetary diety Shani is propitiated insuring victory in quarrels, over coming chronic pain, and bringing success to those engaged in the iron or steel trade.