Saturn: The Cosmic Arbiter in Vedic Astrology

Saturn, or Shani, is one of the planetary bodies in Vedic astrology. It rules Capricorn and Aquarius, the houses of Karma and justice. Astronomically, Saturn is the outermost planet in the solar system. It appears like a blue ball surrounded by three yellow rings. On average, Saturn takes 29.5 years to complete one revolution around the planet Sun.

Saturn determines good and evil, win and loss in one’s life. As Saturn is a hard taskmaster, it instructs us always to work hard and be disciplined.

Role of Saturn in Astrology

Saturn is a slow-moving planet that takes 2.5 years to leave a Moon sign. He has the most extended Mahadasha period, spanning 19 years.

It is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second largest planet in the Solar system. Shani is the ruling planet of Pushya, Anuradha, and Uttara Bhadrapada, among the 27 stars.

As per Vedic astrology, Saturn is the son of Sun (Surya) and Chhaya Devi. Saturn represents aged people.

Saturn is the Karmic planet. Based on our past and present Karmas only, Saturn’s placement and his benefic and malefic effects occur in a horoscope. Saturn acts as a judge, and we would be punished for our flaws or past harmful Karma. On the controversy, Saturn also rewards us for our good & righteousness karmas. So, if we know how to control our Karmas, we can control Saturn.

Saturn, as the deity of Karma in Vedic astrology, plays an important role in the life of humans. Shani is closely associated with justice, career, ethics, achievements in life, virtues, and values.

An unfavorable Saturn placement results in sorrows, losses, and depression, whereas a benefic Saturn bestows longevity to the natives. Approaching professional astrologers in AstroVed can help to know about the placement of Saturn in one’s horoscope, and they can find out whether it is favorable or not and the necessary remedies.

Effects of Benefic Saturn

If Saturn is in a favorable place of a native’s horoscope, they will be exceptional scholars with a good command over many languages. Natives with a favorable Saturn will be mainly in the trade of leather, iron, oil, astrology, rubber, furnace, and machinery.

Effects of Malefic Saturn

If Saturn is in an unfavorable place, natives might experience struggles in life. They may have substantial monetary losses or legal problems. According to Online astrology, Saturn’s transit will impact all the twelve moon signs.

Impact of Saturn on Professional and Personal Life

The unfavorable positioning of Saturn in a birth chart can affect various facets of life. It can lead to emotional detachment, obstructions, unhappiness, frustration, and expected solitude. In professional life, it may cause delays or create obstacles. However, its positive influence can also bring success, the ability to withstand hardships and discipline.

Impact of Saturn on Health

A malefic Saturn in a birth chart can indicate potential health issues. It may affect the teeth, bones, and skin or cause chronic diseases. Individuals with the adverse influence of Saturn should care more about their health, regularly exercise, and maintain a balanced diet to withstand its effects.

The unfavorable Saturn might create several problems both physically and mentally. We can control and overcome the adverse effects of malefic Saturn by pleasing him with essential rituals.

∙        Shiva is the primary deity of Saturn. All remedies performed to Saturn are dedicated to Shiva. Shiva knows how to control Saturn, as he is Shiva’s humble devotee.

∙        Daily reciting the sacred Shani Mantra 108 times with utmost devotion can appease Saturn.

∙        Donation is one of the most effective remedial measures to control malefic Saturn according to Vedic astrology. Helping the needy financially or physically can attract blessings of Saturn in abundance.

∙        Feeding people in poverty is one of the main remedies for controlling the adverse effects of Saturn. Donating food in the temple, on birthdays, or any special occasions would help to prevent Saturn’s ill effects.

∙        Visiting the Hanuman temple, fasting on Saturdays, and worshipping Navagrahas on Saturdays will gradually cleanse one’s past karmic effects and bless them to lead a happy life.

Would you like to know your Saturn’s placement and its effects on your horoscope? Do not hesitate to contact AstroVed for a comprehensive birth chart reading.

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