Shami Leaves or Shami Ka Patta
Shami is a Sanskrit word which means one who removes or clean or suppresses. It is believed that the worship of shami removes,cleans,or suppresses all the sins of a person.This leaves are used in worship as offerings to God Ganesha, Shiva and Hanuman. The worship of Shami tree is a means to reduce the bad effects of Planet “Shani” in astrology. Both of these Gods Shiva and Hanuman are worshiped by offering “Shami Leaves” for avoiding the bad effect of Shani.