Vedic Astrology Lesson Five: The Role of Planet Saturn Through the Zodiac Houses
By G. Kumar
The second biggest planet in the solar system, Saturn is also one of the the most important planets. 700 earths can be fit into Saturn. He is the indicator of Sorrow and if he be benign, the horoscopian will be a Wise One freed from sorrow. If he be weak, the horoscopian will be melancholic and depressed and unable to come out of the web of the sorrow of the temporal.
The Planet Saturn – Saturnine Effects in the 12 Houses
Saturn in the Ascendant Saturn in the Ascendant is not good from the perspective of health. There may be physical aliments during childhood. Laziness takes control of the native.
Saturn in the Second House
In the second Saturn makes one not above want and prone to lying. Will live in foreign lands. Will be a lover of justice.
Saturn in the Third House
Saturn in the 3rd makes one very intelligent and liberal minded. Will have strength of character and will be adventurous. Will have subordinates and all the comforts of life.
Saturn in the Fourth House
Saturnine tenancy of the fourth indicates affliction to the heart. Will lack happiness and mental peace. Will be crooked and will be a violator of social norms. Will live in foreign lands.
Saturn in the Fifth House
Will lack happiness and pleasure from children if Saturn is in the fifth. Will lack intelligence and will be fickle minded. Will have high longevity.
Saturn in the Sixth House
Saturn in the sixth is the destroyer of enemies. Will love all the pleasures of the mundane. Will be a voracious eater. Wealth will grace you in no uncertain measure.
Saturn in the Seventh House
Will be equivalent to a king as the royal planet of Liberation becomes posited in a quadrant. Saturn has full directional strength in the seventh. But some negative traits develop like lack of mental peace and happiness. Laziness also manifests.
Saturn in the Eighth House
This adverse postion of Saturn makes one prone to illnesses, will be crooked, sorrowful and will be abandoned by relatives.
Saturn in the Ninth House
Jovian tenancy of the Ninth makes one highly spiritual. Will have devotion to preceptors, will be scholarly and well informed, will be of ministerial cadre, will be famous & will be highly moral and ethical.
Saturn in the Tenth House
Saturnine tenancy of the Ninth makes one egotistic, without much wealth and devoid of happiness from father. Will indulge in sinful acts. Will be skilled in warfare. Will take delight in tormenting others.
Saturn in the Eleventh House
This is the best postion for Saturn to be in. Saturn well posited in the eleventh makes one highly determined, healthy, wealthy and wise. Will have royal favour. Will be a good sculptor. Will have a lot of subordinates.
Saturn in the Twelfth House
In the adverse 12th, Saturn makes one devoid of happiness and wealth. Will be tormented by many an illness. Will be subjected to the machinations of enemies. Will have to face defeat wherever he goes. Will be merciless and live away from one’s place of domicile.
In summary the planet Saturn’s influen