Saturn Remedies

SATURDAY

SATURN:  Table of Affinities

 

Weekday:  SATURDAY                  

 

Shape:  Square with cross in center, like window with four panes:         

 Mantras:


Divinities

 

Shiva (the “destroyer” principle of the Hindu trinity).

Yama, god of death

Kali, Fierce Mother

Osiris, Egyptian god of death and the underworld

Saturn of Roman mythology

Kronos of Greek mythology

Sani

Archangel Cassiel

Spirits of Ancestors

Saint Dismas

Saint Benedict Joseph Labres

 

People

 

Servants, rogues, old people, grandfathers, people who deal with old or dead things (historians, morticians, geriatric workers, leatherworkers), people who deal with earth products (miners, gemologists, etc.), laborers, monks, renunciates, isolated people, vagrants, the homeless, prisoners, beggars, plumbers, chimney sweeps

Animals

 

Crow, vulture, donkey, turtle/tortoise, wolf, crocodile, scorpion, toad, snake, creeping creatures, creatures that live or breed in ruins, putrefaction and decay, bat, owl.

Plants

 

Violets, dead wood, purple flowers, thorny wood, bearsfoot, fern, starwort, wolfbane, hemlock, clover, alfalfa, henbane, mandrake, poppy, nightshade, angelica rue, willow, yew, cypress, hemp, pine trees

 

Foods

 

Junk foods, pickled foods, burdock, sage, spinach, cumin, tamarisk, capers, parsnip, hard-to-digest food, peas, soy beans, dark-colored food

Places

 

Dirty or old places, slums, cemeteries, graveyards, prisons, dark woods, deserts, obscure valleys, caves, dens, holes, ruined buildings, coal mines, stinking places

Gems and Minerals

 

Blue sapphire, lapis lazuli, black and ugly stones, lead, iron, lodestone

Grains

 

Sesame seeds, rye

Colors

 

Dark blue, black, gray. brown

 

 

 

 

 

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SATURN Remedies

SATURDAY Activities

 

Charity and Service

Using the Table of Affinities, give to persons, places or animals other things from the affinity list for at least nine consecutive weeks.  For more serious problems, perform the charity for as many weeks as your age plus one:  If you are 34 years old, do your charity for 35 weeks.

 

Example: give purple flowers to elderly people, or give useful old clothes to homeless persons on Saturdays.  Give part of your meal to crows.  Feed small balls of wheat flour to fish.

 

Rituals

Include use of Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Ether

Candle ritual:  Light a dark blue or black candle at dawn on Saturday.  Surround it with purple flowers, thorny branches, blue stones, and invoke and honor the energy of Saturn.  Use an image (statue or photograph) of a Saturn divinity (including photographs of prisoners, old or starving people).

 

Fasting

Give up foods from the Table of Affinities for at least nine consecutive Saturdays, or for at least nine consecutive days.

 

Creative Homage

Draw, paint, dance or create music utilizing the colors, energies, principles and mantras of the planet.

 

Mantra

·        Om Sri Shanaischaraya Namaha (before age 30)

·        Om Sri Shanaischwaraya Swaha (after age 30)

·        Om Namaha Shivaya

·        Kleem (seed mantra)

·        Om Sham (pronounced like “chum”) (seed mantra)

·        Om Shanti Shanti

·        Nilanjana samabhasam ravi putram yamagrajam
Chaya martanda sambhutam tam namami sanaischaram

 

Puja

Saturn pujas, Kali pujas, Mrityunjaya pujas

 

Healing Stories—Read stories about Saturn archetypes.

 

Copyright 1999, 2008  Anne Beversdorf   All rights reserved.  For personal use only.  May not be reproduced or published without written permission.  Contact Anne Beversdorf at    [email protected]