Saturn Mahadasha In Vedic Astrology

Saturn Mahadasha: Saturn (Shani) is a powerful planet and we all know how people fear it in the astrological world. Saturn Mahadasha has some serious effects on individuals. In this article, we find out what effects Saturn Mahadasha brings about. 

Shani is the punisher and God of Justice. It delivers results to all based on their karma and thoughts. Saturn is famous for being intolerant of illicit activities, wrongful deeds, etc. Shani Mahadasha lasts for 19 years whereas Shani Sade Sati can last for seven and a half years. 

Meanwhile, Saturn affects an individual or his life according to its position in the natal charts. When afflicted by harmful planets, the results are delirious. However, Saturn can also bring out beneficial results.

Saturn Mahadasha In Vedic Astrology:

Saturn Mahadasha

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19 years of pain, sorrow, agony, failure, and litigation

The harmful effects of Saturn Mahadasha can take a toll on you. Moreover, there are chances of serious consequences when Saturn is not in a favorable condition. People who have an unfavorable position of Saturn in their birth chart face several difficulties and obstacles. Saturn can cause major harm during the mahadasha period. However, effects are different during its Antardasha phase with different planets. The harmful Antardasha of planets can cause more harm while the malefic mahadasha with the positive antardasha can be less severe.  

You might have been axed due to the negative influence of the planet Saturn during its Mahadasha. No doubt, the administration period of Saturn could be extremely harmful. It becomes more dangerous when the planet Saturn is not posited in a favourable condition in your birth chart.

When afflicted with malefic planets, Saturn Mahadasha can turn the life of the native upside down. Hence, learned men and as per Hindu Astrology, people try to appease Saturn in every way possible lest it faces the wrath.

A few of the harmful results are health issues, loss of property, enmity, debt, and unnecessary traavel expenses. Some of the other negative influences are that the natives suffer from legal problems, robbery, fights with family, and more.

19 years of outstanding success, money, wealth, power and social status

While Saturn has its negative connotations, it can also bring favourable results during the Mahadasha. One can expect some fruitful results after all.

When the planet shines on the natives, they can gain wealth and status. Luxury and material comforts are in abundance. You could live a king-size life and achieve anything you want in your life. Success will knock at your door and fortune smiles at you. With the benefit of Saturn, you can seize the day. 

The good and bad effects of Saturn are at extremes. You can either live a luxurious life or lead the life of a pauper. All of these depend on the position of Shani in your birth chart.

Few things that you can expect during this phase:

  1. A happy family life
  2. Name and fame
  3. Powerful circle
  4. Wealth and class
  5. A blissful married life
  6. Professional success
  7. Knowledge
  8. Spiritual growth

Result of Saturn Mahadasha according to ascendant (Lagna)

Let’s gain an understanding of these influences as per the ascendant or Lagna. 

  • Aries Ascendant – malefic
  • Taurus Ascendant – benefic
  • Gemini Ascendant – benefic
  • Cancer Ascendant – malefic
  • Leo Ascendant – malefic
  • Virgo Ascendant – benefic
  • Libra Ascendant – benefic
  • Scorpio Ascendant – malefic
  • Sagittarius Ascendant – malefic
  • Capricorn Ascendant – benefic
  • Aquarius Ascendant – benefic
  • Pisces Ascendant – malefic

As written above, Saturn does not bring about negative effects only. It can also prove beneficial according to its position in the birth chart. 

  • Aries Ascendant

As per Vedic astrologers and experts, Shani is not favourable for Aries Ascendant. It does not bring joyful effects for the natives. Problems concerning career and profession are of utmost concern. There are high chances that you may fail drastically in your work and suffer from monetary loss as well. 

However, you can expect wonderful results when Saturn is exalted in Libra, Capricorn, or Aquarius. Professional success will follow too. 

  • Taurus Ascendant

Taurus people have much to rejoice as Saturn proves the most fruitful for them. Saturn is the ruler of both the 9th and 10th house, thereby forming the Rajyoga Karak. This period is highly favourable for you.

Meanwhile, natives bask in the glory of their social status and wealth and earn name and fame. They also form connections with powerful and influential people starting from bureaucrats to politicians. Career and profession will reach its peak as well. Salary increments, promotions, or raises are on the cards as well. 

If you are in business, expect to grow your business to a great extent. The 19 years of Saturn Mahadasha can turn the tables around for you.

  • Gemini Ascendant

People born with Gemini ascendant benefit from Saturn as well. It governs the 8th house and 9th house which represents death and fate & fortune, respectively. Therefore, these areas prove favourable for you as Saturn rules the 9th house in your horoscope.

There is no dearth of success and prosperity in your life during Saturn’s Mahadasha & Antardasha period. Family members shall have your back as well. So, you can fall back on them during any situation. Monetary gains are inevitable. Natives will shine in their professional life as well. 

  • Cancer Ascendant

Saturn is not so kind to cancer Ascendants. It is the ruler of the 7th and 8th house in your kundli. Therefore, Shani can bring malefic effects. However, the results prove great when it is placed in favourable houses like the 2nd, 9th, and 11th houses.

Natives will live a miserable life during the Mahadasha period. One will incur heavy losses in personal, professional and at the financial front. Marriage life is not a bed of roses as well. Furthermore, health issues and conflicts with business partners can affect one’s mental health. 

  • Leo Ascendant

Saturn owns the 6th and 7th house of Leo Ascendants. The 6th house represents your health, debts and enemies. Likewise, the 7th house signifies your married life. And Saturn is not a favourable planet for Leos.

The Saturn Mahadasha highlights many problems such as the rise of enemies, debts, and health hazards. Therefore, caution and restraint are very important. Your marriage life will also suffer a blow. However, Shani will offer respite only when it is exalted in Libra.

  • Virgo Ascendant

Saturn is a favourable planet for Virgo natives. It will boost your knowledge, wit, and intelligence. Therefore, you shine the brightest and excel in your career and higher education during Shani mahadasha. 

  • Libra Ascendant

Libra will benefit from Saturn and it brings auspicious results for them. It brings positive developments to you. One can expect to gain socially and boost their knowledge and brainpower. Moreover, they shall enjoy all the material comforts and worldly pleasures. Meanwhile, natives will also form connections with rich and influential people. 

  • Scorpio Ascendant

Shani proves unfavourable to Scorpio natives. But it brings positive results when it rules the 4th house as a Kendra. 

Shani boosts your education and grants you success in studies. Moreover, even though it is not a favourable planet, it still brings success in achieving material goods. You also benefit from friends. 

  • Sagittarius Ascendant

Sagittarius will not benefit from Saturn. The 19 years of Mahadasha period brings some unwanted loss and changes. You will suffer from loss of money, conflicts in the family, and friends among other losses. 

But, the planet Saturn proves beneficial if it is posited in the 2nd house, 9th house and 11th house. 

  • Capricorn Ascendant

Saturn is a natural benefactor for Capricorn. Saturn highlights and accentuates your material comforts. Moreover, you also gain from affluent people. Knowledge and money will come to you. 

Therefore, one has much to benefit during the Shani Mahadasha. You can also benefit a great deal from communications. So, rule the charts.

  • Aquarius Ascendant

Saturn is quite beneficial for Aquarius. It rules the Lagna and the 12th house. Therefore, it naturally proves favourable for Aquarius natives.

Expect spiritual growth, monetary gains, and learning. Also, natives will benefit from social status, travel in foreign lands, and good health. The 19 years of Saturn Mahadasha proves quite auspicious. Moreover, if it’s placed in its own sign in Capricorn, the results are more beneficial.

However, if Saturn can cause harmful results if afflicted by evil planets. 

  • Pisces Ascendant

Shani is not beneficial if you are born under the Pisces rising. The consequences are negative during the Mahadasha of Saturn and cause misery and pain. Loss of wealth and money are also a possibility. 

But, on the brighter side when Saturn is in its own sign, one can have a stable income and gain in money and knowledge. 

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