Zodiacs & Planets

Saturn: Astrological Planet Of Karmic Justice

By January 6, 2022September 21st, 2023No Comments
Saturn Planet

About Saturn

Saturn or Shani or Shanaichara is the Sanskrit name for this slow-moving planet of astrology. Many astrologers consider it a temperamental but benefitting planet. The reason behind this is that Saturn is responsible for invoking hard work and resilience while also giving slow results for all actions. This planet is surrounded by rings, and in a similar fashion, it governs all restrictions that govern a person’s life. As per Vedic astrology, it is the furthest planet and signifies all that is ‘final’ and last to come or go. It is also the planet that determines time and age; hence old age is said to governed by Saturn. There are multitudes of such things, places as well as zodiac sign that it governs making it quite an fascinating astrological planet. 

Interesting Facts About Astrology Of Saturn

  • Saturn is a Masculine planet which is action-oriented. 
  • Saturn rules the zodiac sign of Capricorn and Aquarius.
  • Saturn is said to born of Sun and his wife Chaya (shadow-goddess) and does not have good relations with Sun. 
  • Saturn is friendly when placed with Ketu, Mercury and Venus.
  • Saturn is unfriendly when placed with Sun, Moon or Mars.
  • Saturn spends at least 2.5 years in each sign making it the slowest moving astrological planet. 
  • Saturn rules the colors black and navy blue.
  • Saturn rules tools of hard work which are made of iron or steel and also subsequent labour and labourers (ex: daily wage earners)
  • Saturn also rules places which signify karmic retribution, death, decay and poverty like mortuaries/graves, slums, sewer lines and jail. 

Mental Effects

Saturn is the astrological planet of karmic justice and a hard-task master. It will define on how hard one person should have to work on any task. A good placement of Saturn can make the person focused and hard-working. They will work towards their goal with intensity without getting distracted. Consequently, if it is affecting the Moon for a person, they may slip into depression and loose focus in their purpose of life. Saturn also brings one closer to their life purpose and lesson by bringing them towards self-actualizing and imbibing the given lessons. It will make a person strong in mind but unfavorable placement makes them unbending to good-will and even self-harming. As this planet delays all results it also brings in pressure. If a person is spiritually or religiously inclined, they will find be pushed more into focus However if a person has materialistic outlook, this planet will show them a completely different side of life. 

Career And Personal Life 

This hard and cruel planet is said to rule all that is hard and dark but outshines under pressure. Hence it rules element like coal, diamond and steel. If a person has strong Saturn, they can gain much abundance by dealing with these elements. Saturn rules menial labour and makes sure that a person respects all such hard-work in their life time. Careers related to construction, steel, building are ruled by Saturn as is a person becoming a monk or a hermit. Personally, Saturn is indicative of respect for elders, especially father and will cause harm if one is disrespectful of their father or father figure. It also decides on how well will a person spend their old-age, whether it will be in comfort or in dilapidated condition. 

Easy Methods to Appease Saturn

  • Wearing black and navy blue is a good way to appease Saturn. 
  • Donating mustard oil is considered another good way to improve the effects of Saturn.
  • Donating without any returns helps with Saturn effects. 
  • Serving others with no expectation also appeases this planet of Service. 
  • Worshipping “peepal’ tree is a great way to appease Saturn. 
  • Worshipping Lord Hanuman is considered a fool-proof way to please Saturn.

Also Read: Effects Of Rahu And Moon Conjunction In Different Houses

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which Lord rules Planet Saturn?

Lord Shani, also known as Shani Dev is the ruling diety of Saturn planet.

2. Is Saturn a Malefic planet?

Saturn is considered to be a malefic planet by some, but this is not true as the planet also tends to give positive or beneficial outcomes to an individual.

3. How to reduce the negative effects of Saturn?

In order to reduce the negative effects of Saturn, an individual should observe a fast on Saturdays and should also wear dark or black coloured clothes.

4. What are some positive effects of Saturn?

Having a strong and positive Saturn makes an individual gain Fame and Wealth in their life.

5. Which house is best suited for Saturn placement?

The houses which are the best suited for the placement of Saturn planet include 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th houses.

6. Which house is not auspicious for Saturn placement?

The houses which are considered to not be auspicious for the placement of Saturn include the 4th, 5th and 6th house of an individual’s kundli.

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