Sani, an astral Hindu god, the son of Surya and Chaya, who personifies the planet Saturn. He stands upon a lotus or rides in an iron chariot drawn by eight spotted horses. Black or blue are his colors. His attributes include the arrow, bow, rosary, staff, and trident.

Sani, an astral Buddhist god, stands upon a tortoise. His color is blue-black, and attribute is staff. A.G.H.


Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, pp. 226-227