Saturn plays a significant role in vedic astrology. Aspect of Saturn plays an important role in human lives. So here are the detailed analysis of aspects of Saturn in vedic astrology:
What is Saturn?
Saturn is anxiety, delay, obstruction, limitations, restrictions, bones, teeth, nails, death, diseases, sorrow, misery. Saturn rules Capricorn and its mooltrikona sign is Aquarius. It is exalted in Libra & receives directional strength in seventh house because marriage is one of the biggest duty of an individual. Saturn is also any father figure or boss at workplace. It represents duty, commitment, sacrifice, structure. Saturn represents the challenges we faced in daily life. At the same time, Saturn is hard work, organization, discipline and perseverance. The placement of Saturn in any of the twelve houses represents step treatment from the people related to that particular house. Saturn is master as well as servant. It is the karmic debt of an individual. Saturn rules Capricorn and its moolatrikona sign is Aquarius.
The energy of Saturn is we reap what we sow.
ASPECTS OF SATURN
Saturn has three aspects- third, seventh and tenth aspects from its position.
1. Saturn aspects 3rd house from its position
2. Like any other planet, Saturn has seventh aspect from its position. The seventh aspect of Saturn shows responsibilities and patience while dealing with the activities related to that house. Saturn gets full directional strength in seventh house and bestows highest karma through its seventh aspect regarding the activities associated with the house. The seventh aspect of Saturn shows that accumulation of huge karma related to the relationship or activities associated with the house. While analyzing the seventh aspect, we must check the position of Venus as Venus is the karaka of every relationship.
3. Saturn has 10th aspect from its position.
So if Saturn is in 7th house, it will aspect 9th house, 1st house or ascendant and 4th house from itself.
Analysis of special aspects of Saturn
Third house is the house of effort. Aspect of Saturn in third house from any of its position shows that s/he needs to put effort related to the activities of that house. Seventh aspect of Saturn shows restriction , limitation or responsibility of that house. The person needs to be realistic and matured to gain something regarding the activities related to that house. The seventh aspect of Saturn is the karma and tenth aspects shows the execution of karmas. The tenth aspects of Saturn shows that the native is confident or can also perceive that s/he can easily achieve the activities related to the house. Tenth aspect of Saturn also shows duties and responsibilities of life. Tenth aspect of Saturn is where the execution of Karmas needs to be performed.
Third house is the house of efforts and hard work. At the same time, third house is also an upachya house. Hence it improves with time. It is the house of putting efforts for a long time till we gain the results. Hence Saturn is also about hard work, efforts and perseverance. So Saturn gets third aspects. Besides effort, one must be organized and disciplined. For example : Saturn in 1st house aspects third house that shows that we need to put effort while gaining from siblings, friends, cousins.
Tenth house is the house of duties and responsibilities. The original zodiac sign of tenth house is Capricorn. Saturn rules Capricorn. On the other hand, Capricorn is all about duties and responsibilities. Hence Saturn gets its tenth aspects. It also shows that you need to deal with patience while dealing with people related to the house. If Saturn aspect tenth house from first house, you have to put effort to improve your reputation in society and you need to deal with patience and discipline while dealing with boss, authoritative figures.
The most interesting thing about aspect of Saturn is each aspect of Saturn intensifies with age. The placement of Saturn in any house indicates that the effect of Saturn intensifies with age related to that particular house. Saturn aspects the third, seventh and tenth house from itself. The third aspect intensifies after every third year. The seventh aspect intensifies after every seven years and tenth aspect intensifies after every ten years.
The placement of Saturn in any particular house shows that the native always feels that s/he needs to take action regarding the house. There can be a lack of satisfaction related to the house and one will always be ready to fight for it.
The placement of Saturn in tenth house of career , father, authority shows distant relationship with father. Saturn aspect the 12th house from tenth house which shows that s/he needs to put effort in matter of companies or foreign land or in spirituality . From tenth house Saturn aspect the fourth house of home environment that shows strict home environment. S/he may be critical of mother but s/he needs to take responsibility of parents as seventh aspect is restriction, limitation and responsibility . From tenth house Saturn aspect seventh house through its tenth aspect that shows late marriage and responsibilities after marriage.
Dignity of Saturn:
Saturn and Jupiter are the two huge planet of solar system. So the result and signification of Saturn always applies with respect to the position of Saturn . As Saturn is the planet of restriction and delay so whichever sign it sits, the activities related to that house always suffers. In Libra and Aquarius Saturn can give better result but still it will delay and restrict things till 30.
But Saturn greatly suffers in Aries where it is debilitated and in Leo as Sun is the greatest enemy of Saturn. In those houses the person may need to put a lot of effort and perseverance to gain the results.
Saturn gains directional strength in seventh house as Saturn is exalted in Libra. Saturn looses directional strength in Aries.
Important tip to analyse aspects of Saturn
Saturn is also the karaka of eighth house and twelfth house that represents transformation, sudden events, seclusion, expenses, isolation, struggles so the aspect of Saturn will also signify the characteristics or elements of 8th and 12th house.
Application of Ashtakvarga and aspect of Saturn
As per binashatakvarga, if the houses Saturn aspect through its 3rd, seventh and10th aspect has high ashtakvarga points, the aspects of Saturn would improve with age. Saturn with low ashtakvarga point shows more efforts to succeed.