Saturn Transit – 2011

14 Nov
                   Neelaanjana Samaabhaasam Ravi Putram Yamaagrajam
          Chaayaa Maartaanda Sambhootam Tham Namaami Shanaiswaram


Saturn Transit 2011

Everyone in astrology knows that Saturn is the single most powerful planet. He can make or mar a person. Once a king by the name ‘Nala’ lost his kingdom and was reduced to a cook because of the devastating influence of Saturn.
 
Saturn does not even spare Gods. It is said that during Saturn’s time Ganesha’s human head was cut off by Shiva. Shiva himself started to beg during Saturn’s period. Nevertheless, he appointed Saturn to do a certain job and that is to bring people to justice (Dharma) through intense hardship and suffering. Shiva Himself underwent the humiliation of a beggar just to teach a lesson to the human beings and also to demonstrate the power of Saturn.
 
 Saturn is the slowest moving planet. It takes 30 years for him to complete one cycle of his revolution through the 12 zodiacs. He spends roughly about 2 ½ years in each sign.
 
 Saturn’s transit is a major astrological event and it is keenly watched and analysed by astrologers all over the world. This year Saturn moves into Libra on 15th November 2011 and this event has special connotation for two important reasons.
  • He moves to his exaltation sign and his best friend’s house (Athi Mithra). Therefore his power to do good / bad is that much enhanced.
  • He will stay in Libra for 3 years until 2nd November 2014 which is more than 6 months longer than his usual stay of 2.5 years
While analyzing transit of Saturn, we say that he is good in 3rd, 6th and 11th Houses from natal Moon and in remaining places he is adverse. These adverse placements are further classified as follows and constitute positions which are generally considered as negative placements
  • 12th,1st (Janma) and 2nd Houses constitute ‘Sade Sathi’ – Virgo, Libra & Scorpio
  • 4th House – Ardaastama Shani /Daiyya – Cancer
  • 5th House – Panchama Shani – Gemini
  • 8th House – Astama Shani – Pisces
There is no reason to fear Saturn and an average lethargic type may, of course, experience Saturn as a hard task-master. And for someone Saturn may feel demanding – and slow with its rewards. But there will be rewards, eventually. They may be slow in coming, because Saturn first wants to test you to be sure that you are in earnest, that you will not revert back to your old lazy tricks. You have to have deeper motives, a true desire to grow even when there are no carrots dangling in front of you. You have to show Saturn that you are doing something for doing’s sake, not because you are expecting Saturn to pat you on your back.
 
 The predictions given below for each Rashi is general in nature. Do not be afraid if Saturn is adversely placed for your Rashi. Please check your Dasha & Bhukti currently operating and other planetary movements during the period. If the Dasha & Bhukti is good, many adverse predictions may not happen or will be mitigated. If you have further doubts please consult your astrologer.
 
 Aries
This transit is likely to result in long distance travel and mental anguish. You are likely to experience feelings of fear and unease and you should be more careful and cautious than usual while traveling. Difference of opinion and friction with spouse is also common during this transit. In relation to business and workplace, you may need to dissolve a contract or partnership during this period of Saturn Transit, so it is important to be extra careful before entering into new legal agreements. Delays could also be experienced in initiating and forming new ventures.
 Taurus
With this transit, Saturn moves to the 6th house for the sign of Taurus. Saturn is benefic to your sign. This transit will not cause problems for you except for the possibility of a small disappointment but this may also bring some unexpected good luck. You will overcome enemies and diseases and a strong and exalted Saturn will boost your will power and physical capacity. You may also experience some interpersonal irritations, but do not worry about it. Academic success for students may be expected during this transit.
Gemini
When Saturn enters Libra, the 5th house your circumstances should improve, even though the 5th house is not a favorable position for Saturn. However, you will receive more benefits than you would normally accrue. During this period of Saturn Transit, you may face some obstacles related to marriage of a son or daughter and you may need to take more care in relation to your children’s health. Any speculative business you are involved in will initially suffer but then will improve.
Cancer
 Now Saturn transits to Libra, the 4th house, which generally is not a good placement. 4th house indicates confusions and creates more ambiguity. You will have difficulty making prompt decisions. In this period, great gains are not predicted. You could experience a loss of status and diminished reputation during this period. Keep this in mind and try to mitigate any possibility for unwarranted assaults on your name. Academic progress for students will be unremarkable.
Leo
You will have relief from difficulties when Saturn enters Libra, the 3rd house of your sign. You may soon enjoy prosperity. You are likely to travel abroad during this period of Saturn Transit. You will benefit much from communication related endeavors. The journeys that you undertake will bring profits. Those who work in literary and media fields will experience improvement and advancement in their work during this period of Saturn Transit.
Virgo
You are entering the last phase of Saturn’s ‘Sade Sathi’. Saturn is transiting to Libra, your 2nd house. 2nd house is not favorable but there will be some unexpected gains during this period. The gains are expected through a life partner and/or a business partner. Marriage plans should be avoided during this time. Students who practice sports will excel during this period of Saturn Transit.
Libra
You are currently under the influence of the seven and a half year Saturn period. In this transit, he occupies your own sign which is his exalted. This is period where you have to more careful with your health and finances. There will be ups and downs, so make investments carefully. You can expect a good relationship with your life partner, if you act sensibly during this period. You will gain power in order to tackle issues effectively as they arise during this period.
Scorpio
Saturn’s transit to Libra, the 12th house starts your journey through the 7-1/2 years of Saturn period (“Sade Sati”). You need not panic about the next 7-1/2 years of Saturn. Finances will be tight. Medical expenses are also indicated during this time. Receiving guests and paying for expenses related to events and hospitality will be more likely during this period of Saturn Transit. There may be some obstacles in ventures regarding profession during this period.
Sagittarius
Until this transit you were experiencing official and professional troubles due to Saturn’s transit through Virgo, the 10th house. Now it is time for you to relax. Saturn will be transiting Libra, the 11th house from your Moon sign. Generally, the 11th house is the house of profit. Saturn has to ensure your good health during this period. Children will bring happiness. Their attempts to gain advantageous employment will be fruitful. Your ventures will bring success during this period.
Capricorn
This transit will make an impact on the profession or career. There may be some obstacles in ventures regarding profession during this period. There may be delays getting things done according to plan. A possibility exists of being slandered in your profession due to ill intentions. Be vigilant in executing your duties properly. You will have enough strength to face these kinds of problems during this period. Caution is the watchword during this phase.
Aquarius
The 9th house is also not favorable for Saturn’s transition. However, it will be better than the 8th house transit.  You may see some development in business but it will be unremarkable. There may be delays in getting approval or permission from an agency or the government but finally you will get what you require. There may be some delays finalizing travel plans. This transit indicates obstacles for long journeys. Students will be interested in doing social service during this period.
Pisces
8th House transit is generally not good and may cause some sort of loss. You may have to take care of your health and medical expenses are possible during this period. Get early medical advice if it is required. You should take more care in keeping valuables safe during this period. There may be tendency to indulge in negative activities. Getting finances for business purposes may become difficult. Don’t make any hasty decisions.

11 Responses to “Saturn Transit – 2011”

  1. v.k.agarwal November 14, 2011 at 21:31 #

    Sir, A very good analysis.

    • Jyothishi November 14, 2011 at 21:37 #

      Thank you, much appreciated.

      Jyothishi

  2. Badri November 15, 2011 at 11:02 #

    Thank you very much Sir, its a very informed/informative analysis though brief. Regards…Badri (ex-ICAS/BJS student @ BVB, Bangalore)

  3. Shiva Mohan Aithal November 15, 2011 at 13:15 #

    Thank you very much Sir. A well timed and informative article.
    Shiva Mohan Aithal

  4. shivalingaiah m November 15, 2011 at 18:21 #

    thank you sir, expect some more details, why saturn taking extra 6 month

    • Jyothishi November 15, 2011 at 20:39 #

      I know people expect more and for details we require charts to give specific predictions. The Lord ship of Saturn, his avastha, placement, aspects etc. for each individual chart matters most and therefore my predictions are general in nature. That is the reason I have said that readers should consult their astrologers for further explanation.

      Regarding Saturn’s stay of 3 years, it is the law of Physics and Astronomy. We never say that Saturn exactly stays for 2.5 years in any sign. He roughly takes 30 years to complete one cycle.If you can check back, Saturn stayed approx 2 years only in Cancer.

      I would recommend reading of Avasthas like Manda and Athichara to understand better.

      I hope you are practicing astrology in Coimbatore.

      Jyothishi

  5. kumar vinu mangalam November 22, 2011 at 15:32 #

    Sir, really very very informative.As per Saturns influence on 3rd, 7th,and 10th from its position can we analyze much more details with respect to each signs of the zodiac.

    • Jyothishi November 23, 2011 at 10:44 #

      No. We do not consider aspects in transit even though some astrologers do. As a matter of fact aspects are taken into account only in Rashi Chart (D-1) and in no other Divisional charts including Navamsha (D-9).

      • kumar vinu mangalam November 26, 2011 at 11:16 #

        Thanking you Sir for the clarification.

  6. Vedah December 10, 2011 at 15:48 #

    Dear Sir,

    I am going through Shani Dhasa 19 years and in Rahu bhuthi now.
    I would like know is there any life threatening effect on this. My details are:
    Name: Vethanayagi, DOB: 16th October 1954, Time: 5.30 am, Place: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Thank you

    • Jyothishi December 12, 2011 at 13:22 #

      Your question is purely personal and therefore requires personal consultation. Please read instructions under ‘Contact Me’

      Jyothishi

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