Shani Dev Birth Story: Devotees are worshiping Shani Dev today on Saturday. Shani Dev is called the god of justice. Shani Dev had asked Lord Shiva for a boon, ‘Give me a boon to be more powerful and worshiped than the Sun. On this, Shiva said that you will be the supreme judge and magistrate along with getting the best position among the nine planets. Ordinary human beings, gods, demons, siddhas, Vidyadhars, Gandharvas and serpents will all be afraid of your name.’ According to the belief, by offering oil and one rupee (Offer 1 Re. and Oil on Shani Dev) to Shani Dev Shani Dev on Saturday, he gets his blessings. Let’s know the story of Shani Dev’s birth.