slowest moving planet and the chief signification for
longevity, Saturn is a barren, binding, cold, dry, hard,
defensive and secretive planet. Its effects and
influences are felt with greater intensity and for
longer periods than any other planet. Saturn is
considered to be very favourable for people born in the
signs owned by Venus, whereas Saturn is evil to those
born in the signs owned by Mercury.
Best Houses: 2, 3, 7, 12
Weak Houses: 1, 4, 5,
Enemy Planets: Sun, Moon, Mars
Friendly Planets: Mercury, Venus, Rahu
Neutral Planets: Ketu, Jupiter
Work: Physician, Oil, Iron
Disease: Cough, Vision, Stomach
Time: Entire night, Dark day
Substitute: Venus + Mercury
(temperament like Ketu) Mars + Mercury
is a large planet that moves very slowly at slow
space, i.e. (shanch shaneh) that it why it is known as
Shanishchar. It is auspicious in 2, 7, 3, 10 and I Ith
house but inauspicious in 4, 5, and 8th houses. It
controls age, death, wealth, house, children, loss in
legal suit, theft, maladies related to
gastroenteritis, etc. It can do wonders if it is
favourable but can be very evil if inauspicious.
Saturn makes a person great scholar with a good
command over a language.
: Effects and Remedies
astrological thesis of Lal Kitab describes Saturn as a
serpent, whose head or mouth is Rahu and Ketu is its
tail. If ketu is posited in earlier houses than Saturn,
the latter becomes a great benefic for the native.
However, if the position is otherwise, the Saturn throws
highest poisonous results on the native. Further, Saturn
never gives malefic effects if posited in houses of
Jupiter i.e. 2, 5, 9 or 12, whereas Jupiter provides bad
results if posited in the house of Saturn.
considered good in houses 2nd , 3rd and 7th to 12th,
whereas 1st, 4th, 5th and 6th houses are bad for Saturn.
Sun, Moon and Mars are its enemies, Venus, Mercury and
Rahu are friends and Jupiter and Ketu are neutral to it.
Saturn gets exalted in 7th house and the 1st house is
the house of its debilitation. Venus and Jupiter placed
together act like Saturn in that house. Similarly Mars
and Mercury placed in a single house act like Saturn in
that house. In the former case Saturn behaves like Ketu,
while in the latter case it behaves like Rahu.
gets destroyed if Saturn is being expected by the Sun in
any horoscope. The aspect of Venus on Saturn causes loss
of money and wealth, but the aspect of Saturn on Venus
proves highly beneficial. Collision of Saturn and Moon
causes operation of the eyes of the native. Saturn gives
good results if posited in house earlier than sun.
can never give malefic results if posited with Sun or
Jupiter in a single house, but highly adverse results
would follow if posited with Moon or Mars in any house.
Saturn releases its poisonous results on the sign and
Mars, if it is posited in 1st house, on Mars only if
posited in 3rd house, on moon if posited in 4th house,
on sun if posited in 5th house, and on Mars in posited
in 3rd house. Saturn in 3rd house deprives the native of
the accumulation of cash money and kills the children of
the native when posited in 5th house and 10th house is
empty. It becomes highly benefic in 12th house if
friendly planets are posited in 2nd house. Saturn
provides very good results if placed in houses 1 to 7 on
the condition that 10th house is empty. Saturn in 1st
house and sun in 7th, 10th or 11th houses causes all
sorts of troubles for native's wife. Combination of Mars
and Saturn gives adverse results al through.
is influenced by Sun and Mars. Saturn in 1st house will
give good results only when 3rd, 7th or 10th houses are
not inhabited by any planet which is inimical to Saturn.
If Mercury or Venus, Rahu or Ketu is in 7th house,
Saturn will always give good results . In case Saturn is
malefic and the native has a hairy body, the native will
remain poor. If native celebrates his birthday it will
give very bad results However the native will have a
Abstinence from alcohol and non-vegetarian meals.
2. Burying Surma in the ground will be beneficial for promotion in service and business.
3. Serving monkey will lead to prosperity.
4. Offering sweet milk to the roots of a banyan tree
will give good results as regards education and health.
native will be wise, kind and just. He will enjoy wealth
and will be of religious temperament. However, whether
Saturn is benefic or malefic in this house, it will be
decided by the planets placed in 8th house. The state of
finance of the native will be decided by 7th house, the
number of male members in the family by 6th house and
age by 8th house. When Saturn is malefic in this house,
after the native's marriage his in laws will face
barefoot to temple for forty three days.
2. Putting a tilak of curd or milk on the forehead.
3. Offering milk to snake.
house Saturn gives good results. This house is the pukka
Ghar of Mars. When Ketu aspects this house or is placed
here Saturn will give very good results. The native will
be healthy, wise and very intuitive. If the native is
wealthy he will have few male members in the family and
vice versa. As long as the native abstains from wine and
non-vegetarianism, he will enjoy a long and healthy
2. Distributing medicines for eyes free.
3. Keeping a dark room in the house will prove highly beneficial.
house belongs to Moon. So it will give mixed results in
this house. The native will be devoted to his parents
and will be of loving nature. Whenever the native is
suffering from bad health, the use of things associated
with Saturn will give good results. In native's family
some one will be associated with medical profession.
Saturn is malefic in this house drinking wine, killing
of snakes and laying the foundation of the house at
night will give very bad results. Drinking milk in the
night will also give bad results.
Offering milk to snake and offering milk or rice to crow
2. Pouring milk in the well.
3. Pouring rum in running water.
house belongs to Sun, which is inimical to Saturn. The
native will be proud. He should not construct a house
till 48 years, otherwise his son will suffer. He should
live in the house bought or constructed by his son. He
should keep articles of Jupiter and Mars in his
ancestral house for welfare of his children. If the
native has hairy body, he will be dishonest.
Distributing salty things while celebrating son's
2. Offering almonds in the temple and bringing and
keeping half of it in the house.
work related to Saturn is done at night it will always
give beneficial results. When marriage takes place after
28 years it will produce good results. when Ketu is well
placed the native will enjoy wealth, profitable journey
and happiness from children. when Saturn is malefic
bringing things associated with Saturn, like leather and
things of iron, will give bad results, especially when
Saturn is in 6th house in varshaphal
Serving a black dog and offering meals to it.
2. Offering coconut and almonds in the running water.
3. Serving snakes will prove advantageous for the
welfare of children.
house is influenced by Mercury and Venus, both friends
of Saturn. so this planet gives very good results in
this house. The professions associated with Saturn, like
machinery and iron, will be very profitable. If the
native maintains good relation with his wife, he will be
rich and prosperous, will enjoy a long life and good
health. If Jupiter is in 1st house, there will be gain
becomes malefic if the native commits adultery and
drinks wine. If the native gets married after 22 years
his eyesight will be affected adversely.
1. Bury a
flute filled with sugar in a deserted place.
2. Serving black cow.
house no planet is considered auspicious. The native has
a long life, but his father's life span is short and
native's brothers turn out to be his foes. This house is
considered headquarter of Saturn, but it will give bad
result if Mercury, Rahu and Ketu are malefic in the
Keeping a square piece of silver.
2. Putting milk in water and sitting on a stone or wood
while taking bath.
will have three houses. He will be a successful tour
operator or civil engineer. He will enjoy a long and
happy life and parents also will have a happy life.
Maintaining three generations will protect from the bad
effects of Saturn. if the native is helpful to others
Saturn will always give good results. The native will
have a son, though he will be born late.
Offering rice or almonds in running water.
2. Work associated with Jupiter-gold, kiesar and Moon
(silver cloth) will give good results.
Saturn's own house, where it will give good results. The
native will enjoy wealth and property as long as he does
not get a house constructed. Native will be ambitious
and enjoy favours from government. The native should
behave with shrewdness and should do his work while
sitting at one place. only then he will enjoy the
benefits of Saturn.
2. Abstinence from meat, wine and eggs.
3. Offering food to ten blind people.
fate will be decided at the age of forty eight years.
The native will never remain childless. Native will earn
money by shrewdness and deceit. Saturn will give good or
bad results according to the position of Rahu and Ketu.
going for an important work place a vessel filled with water and drop oil or wine on earth for forty three
2. Abstinence from drinking and maintaing good moral character.
gives good results in this house. Native will not have
enemies. He will have many houses. His family and
business will increase. He will be very rich. However
Saturn will become malefic if the native starts drinking
wine and becomes non- vegetarian, or if the dark room in
the house is illuminated.
twelve almonds in a black cloth and placing it in a iron
pot and keeping it in a dark room will give good
(1) Practice one remedy at one time.
(2) Practice the remedies maximum for 43 days and
minimum for 40 days.
(3) Practice them fully. If there occurs any
interruption, resume the remedies again.
(4) Perform the remedies from sun-rise to sun-set.
(5) Remedies can also be practiced by some of the kin i
.e. brother, father or son etc as well.
in Lal Kitab
diameter of Saturn is approximately 1.25 Lac kilometers.
It is located at an approximate distance of 1.5 million
kilometers from Sun. It moves roughly at a speed of 10
kilometers per second and completes its round in 30
years. Owing to the rings around it, Saturn is regarded
as the most beautiful planet of the universe. In size it
stands next to Jupiter; it revolves around its axis In 9
hours only. It has 10 satellites.
to the mythological refere nces Saturn is the son
of the Sun from his wife Chhaya. It became a planet
according to his father's command but became cruel
because of a curse from wife. One day Saturn was busy in
his religious meditation when its wife approached it in
a lustful mood. Saturn continued meditating and remained
unmindful of her. This enraged her and cursed that the
person at whom it would cast eyes would be destroyed.
generally believed to be giving ill effects to people.
It is very dark complexioned, i.e. almost black and is
regarded as a Shudra. Hawk and male buffalo are supposed
to be its vehicle. Lord Ganesha was under the
unfavourable influence of Saturn when his head was
appeased by offering black flowers to the idol of Saturn
made of iron on Saturday, especially if it is in the
fourth, eighth or twelfth house.
generally believed to be casting evil effects. Soon
after his birth its effect on father Sun made it suffer
from leprosy and his coachman (sarathi) Arun became
handicapped. If we look at the form of Saturn earnestly
we find that it is the wieldier of justice; it uses whip
to control the over ambitious and restless mind.
person under the influence of Saturn is usually dry and
dark complexioned; he is tall, lean and thin, apparently
like an aged person. His hair are rough, thick and hard
and eyes round, deep rooted with yellow, brownish or red
tinge. He does not blink eyes very frequently. Saturn is
lame with thick nails and teeth. Eyebrows are usually
straight with scanty hair. He has small ears. His
physique is basically dominated by
related to gastric problems. He is very cruel, foolish,
fond of vices but a fool. He is extremely shrewd,
obstinate and capable of overpowering the enemy.
is favourably placed, the person is a thinker and a
loner. It controls the veins, hair, and bald head. It
regulates serious thoughts, caution, concentration,
narrow mindedness, shrewdness, laziness, wickedness,
sorrow, suffering, death, etc.
with zodiac and other planets
the lord of the zodiac Capricorn and Aquarius. It holds
an exalted position when placed in the house of Libra
and debilitated in the house of Aries.
Mercury, Venus, Rahu
Sun, Moon, Mars
according to Lal Kitab
looks after the vision of each and every person in the
world. It keeps the record of good and evil deeds of
every person. It is the protector and wieldier of law.
It takes care that everyone gets his due in accordance
with his deeds.
absence of Saturn everything in the world would have
been topsy-turvy. Saturn helps man in obtaining
salvation and achieve ultimate goal. It also inspires
man to drift towards detachment.
are the two assistants of Saturn. Saturn is also likened
to snake (Kaalsarpa) whose mouth is Rahu and Ketu. The
three of them Join hands to set the world right by
punishing all those who deserve being punished. Rahu
issues challan of conviction in the court of Saturn
while Ketu acts as a lawyer speaking in defense of the
person. The Saturn passes the verdict on the basis of
Ketu's presentation of the case.
and Venus are friends and protectors. Even though it is
the son of the Sun it is against him; one
represents the day while the other night remedy is
to donate oil in a vessel.
planet is associated with the boundary of any house. As
it acts just the opposite of the Sun, so the main
entrance of the house will be located in the west. If
the last room of the house is situated on the right hand
side of the entrance and is utterly dark, then it will
give very good results. If sunlight enters into the
room, it means confrontation between Saturn and the Sun
and total distraction.
of the Saturn dominated person has stones laid in
it. Old wood might have been used in building its door
frames and pillar.
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