Effect of Saturn Mahadasha
It is tall and lean with big and defective teeth and coarse hair. It is lame and lazy. It is dark in complexion, has sunken eyes and prominent veins. It is old, tamasik, dirty, foolish, miserly, and contentious. It is a eunuch. It is irritable. It dresses in dark blue or black clothes. Its vehicle is an ox. It is fixed.
- Its RELATIONSHIP with other planets is as follows:
Friendly with Mercury
Neutral to Jupiter
Inimical to Sun
- It is the KARAKA for the following:
Longevity, death, disease, misery, fear, humiliation, fall (from a high position or from a height), poverty, misdeeds, debt, sorrow, and agriculture.
- It REPRESENTS the following:
(i) Buffalo, air, lead, service, slavery, imprisonment, loss, fate, steel, property particularly agricultural land, limitation, contraction, separation, cold, dark, slow, dull, obstruction, delay, blue sapphire, severe winter, stone, rock, burial and cremation grounds, dirty places, labour, hard work, deserted places, gutters, slums, jails, long-acting, chronic, Lord Brahma, skin, oil, west, sudra (the lowest caste), woollen cloth, birds, learning of foreign languages, and things buried deep underground.
(ii) Discipline, asceticism, solitude, ugliness, perversity, detachment, worry, pessimism, depression, fear, anxiety, miserliness, selfishness, crime, paranoia, concentration, eye for detail, sobriety, harsh, hard-hearted, and black color.
(iii) Nerves, teeth, paralysis, numbness, windy diseases, chronic and degenerative disease, cancer, senility, impotence in men, arthritis, obstruction in the functions of the body like retention of urine, intestinal obstruction etc., shin and part of leg between ankle and knee, dark complexion, pain, the tendency to look down while talking, colds, chills, asthma, paralysis, rheumatism, age from 69 to 108 years and also 36 years of age.
(iv) Farmers, gardeners, servants, sweepers, agriculturists, and menials.
(v) Lameness, exhaustion due to very hard work, mental confusion, trouble from servants, injury, worry.
(vi) It represents Moola (plants, creepers, grass, trees etc.). It is inclined to Bheda (tact and diplomacy). It stands for the region from the Ganga to the Himalayas.
(vii) The sense of touch.
- Saturn by nature is a malefic planet. It rises with hind part first. It is powerful in the seventh house.
- Jupiter stands for creation and expansion, Saturn for destruction, separation and contraction.
- A bad or afflicted Saturn or influence of such Saturn on the ascendant or the Moon sign can make a man look prematurely old.
- If an adverse Saturn is connected with Mars or Ketu, it makes the native a criminal, pervert, or an evil-minded person.
(i) Saturn is inimical to the Sun and the Moon and has an eclipse like influence on them.
(ii) A powerful Jupiter can really balance its influence.
(iii) Mercury and Venus can take away the grosser aspects of Saturn.
- Saturn does not prove to be that baneful to the house it occupies as to the houses that it aspects.
Effects of Saturn Mahadasha with Other Planets
Saturn Mahadasha Sun Antardasha
Saturn Mahadasha Sun Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is a beneficial planet for the ascendant), the native will have a strong personality and will be the master of himself. He will be honest, persevering and patient. He will be a good leader, organizer, and administrator.
He does not shirk from taking up responsibility. He will carry on regardless of approbation or otherwise. He will be successful in his endeavors. He will have the good will of his superiors and the government. He will attain a high position.
He will remain in the company of persons above him in standing. Persons older than him in age will help him in his affairs. He may have a limited number of children. He may get patrimony. He will have a healthy and affluent old age. He will be long-lived.
Saturn Mahadasha Sun Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is malefic for the ascendant), the native may have to face obstacles in his path, his affairs may get delayed, he may face humiliations and losses in business; and his father or son may pass away, may lose his wealth or there may be serious disagreement with the native. There will be many sorrows and disappointments in his life.
He will suffer from colds and rheumatic troubles. He will suffer from the machinations of his enemies and may not be able to achieve his goals. His bosses may get annoyed with him or he may incur the wrath of the government. The native will be unsympathetic and callous. He may tend to develop some heart ailment.
Saturn Mahadasha Moon Antardasha
Saturn Mahadasha Moon Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is a beneficial planet for the ascendant), the native is likely to be close to his parents, may look after them well and may benefit from them. He will be a tradition respecting the person and will like to abide by the social norms.
He will be self-reliant, tactful and methodical. He is likely to reach a high position in life and win popular approbation. He will also be relied upon by his superiors and entrusted with responsibility. He may be interested in agriculture and water resources and may earn through these professions.
The native will be a cautious and careful person and act with due thought. He will be hard working, conscientious and a person given to the minute examination of the matter at hand, but he will neither be slow nor dilatory. There will be a noticeable age difference between married partners.
Saturn Mahadasha Moon Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is a malefic planet for the ascendant), during the major-period or sub-periods of the more adverse of the two planets involved in this aspect the relations with the parents, especially with the mother, may deteriorate, a parent may fall seriously sick or pass away. There may be trouble from the Government or the native’s superior.
Saturn Mahadasha Mars Antardasha
Saturn Mahadasha Mars Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), his personality will be masterful. He will be ambitious, brave to the extent of being contemptuous of danger, and energetic. He will be of tenacious attitude to work. His mind may be subtle. He will have leadership abilities and may attain fame.
Saturn Mahadasha Mars Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), he will be fanatically attached to his ideas and faith, and he will be the right material of which militants are made.
He will be overbearing and may get notoriety. There may be a serious threat to his honor. There may be accidents, injuries or violent death. The native will suffer at the hands of the government or his enemies.
He may have losses due to thefts or disputes with labor. His parents may get estranged from him or may pass away early. If he attains a high position, there is a danger of fall from it.
He will have bad relations with his bosses and he will suffer for his hot-headedness. He may be unfeeling and callous.
Saturn Mahadasha Mercury Antardasha
Saturn Mahadasha Mercury Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), his mind will be profound and wide-ranging. He will be a sound and sober person with good judgment.
He will be inclined to exactitude, be practical and will be a capable person who can head a large organization. He can think consecutively and his vision will be broad. He will have good memory and concentration of mind. The instability of Mercury is taken care of by Saturn under this aspect.
Saturn Mahadasha Mercury Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), the mind may be slow and dull. The native may be in danger of losing his mental equilibrium. He may suffer from depression and pessimism.
There may be a tendency to postpone matters. He may travel about aimlessly. He may be a person given to causing dissensions.
Saturn Mahadasha Venus Antardasha
Saturn Mahadasha Venus Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is a beneficial planet for the horoscope), the native will have the respect of his superiors and elders. The native will experience superior luck. He will be wealthy and will be respected.
He may hold a high post in the government and he will progress well in his career. He will have property. He will conform to the traditional but will not shirk from the new.
He will have a firm character and can stand on his own. He may travel abroad or go on long journeys. He may have friends in other countries. He will have a happy relationship with his father. He will have little harm or trouble from enemies.
Saturn Mahadasha Venus Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is a malefic planet for the horoscope), the native is prone to have financial trouble. Generally, the reverse of good things written above can be expected. His education may suffer. He may not be straightforward or may lose due to the dishonesty of others.
Saturn Mahadasha Jupiter Antardasha
Saturn Mahadasha Jupiter Antardasha, on the positive side (if the aspecting planet is good for the ascendant), the native will be known for his upright behavior and honesty. He will be hard working. He will have wealth and good reputation which will stand him in good stead in business.
Progress in life and career will be due to his good name and hard work. The progress may be slow but it will be steady and towards the close of his working life he may succeed in reaching the pinnacle of his career. He will be thrifty.
He will have a healthy bank balance. Gains may be had from father or aged persons, through marriage or due to his own efforts. He will maintain marital fidelity and will not marry more than once. There will be a noticeable age difference between him and his wife.
Saturn Mahadasha Jupiter Antardasha, whereas on the negative side (if the aspecting planet is bad for the ascendant), he will display a lax moral character and will be known for it. He will find it difficult to keep his passions in check. Married life will be disturbed, there may be separated or he may lose his wife early. He will not have domestic felicity.