Significance | Transit of Sun | Exalted Signs | Debilitation Signs | Benefic | Malefic
SATURN : Planet of Karma
Saturn is the Lord of Makara Rashi [Capricorn] & Kumbha Rashi [Aquarius]. It is also known as "The Servant" in the planetary cabinet. It rules black, navy blue and bright brown colours and its temperament is selfish and indolent, harsh and hard hearted. It is the leader of low castes.
It signifies Job requiring hard work with less remuneration, leadership of worker, trying to acquire positions in government services, labor oriented industries, real estate agents, dealing with servants, dealing with products or activities below the earth etc. It has an emaciated body, long stature, brown and sunken eyes, protruding teeth, long hand and face, lazy and melancholic nature etc. The sign placement of Saturn shows the basic type of energy connected with your obligations and house placement shows an area of life that you feel restricted in and where you have to work hard to obtain the things that come to you and aspects show the most direct involvement of other areas of your life with your feelings of responsibility.
Transit of Saturn
The effect of the Saturn transit through each of the houses as counted from the Moon-sign at birth is as follows:
• Great distress and destruction
• Sorrow, loss of wealth
• Happiness, gain of money
• Apprehension of trouble, physical and mental ailments, fear
• Loss of wealth, distress to sons or children
• Happiness, gain of money
• Infirmities, physical sickness or mental ailments
• Increase of enemies or added onslaught by enemies, illness or distress
• Indulgence in sinful actions, loss of wealth, retarded income
• Increase of enmity
• Gain of money, happiness
• Trouble all round, upsetting of status quo- a very unfavorable time
Exalted Signs [Strong]: Libra
SATURN is exalted in Libra particularly in 21 degree. When it is strong then it denotes perfection and highest human qualities, spirituality, detachment, concentration, inwardness, dutifulness, honesty, sincerity, stability, longevity, responsibility, constancy and consistency.
Debilitation Signs [Weak]: Virgo
SATURN is debilitated in Pisces. When it is weak then it causes constant and painful diseases, leg fracture, cancer, skin diseases, paralysis, arthritis, gout, emaciation, rickets, consumption, indigestion, dyspepsia, insanity, numbness, windy diseases, impotence in men, asthma, retention of urine, intestinal obstruction etc.
A planet is considered to be benefic when it provides very positive influences. SATURN is benefic when it is in Scorpio.
A planet is considered to be malefic when it provides very negative influences. SATURN is malefic when it is in Cancer, Virgo and Pisces.