Shani is the divine personification of planet Saturn. The God of Justice.
In Hindu mythology, Shani is a Deva (demi-god) who is the son of Sun god Surya. He punishes the wrong doers and delivers justice to the righteous. In the ancient Hindu texts, Shani is mentioned as a wrathful deity and bringer of bad luck. In some Indian texts, Peepal tree is believed to be the abode of Shani. He is a part of Hindu system of celestial bodies – Navagraha.