ॐ प्रां प्रीं प्रौं सः शनैश्चराय नमः॥
Significator- Longevity, Sacrifice, Service, Philosophy, Fame, Oil, Labourers, Servants, traveling abroad for Residence, hard labour, legs, Delay & Obstacles, Lazyness, teeth & nails etc.
Saturnis the MOST Stabilizing planet which makes a MAN HARD-BOILED & industrious
Saturn is called ‘Sanaischara‘ as it moves along the Zodiacleisurely and more slowly than other planets. He is the outermostplanet amongst the planets recognised by Hindu Astrology. Saturnis smaller than Jupiter and his diameter is around 75,000 miles.
Saturn takes 29½ years to go round the Sun. Hence on an averageSaturn remains in a sign for about 2rn years. Saturn iscalled Yama’ as he is the chief governor for longevity. Saturnis said to be lame and the son of The Sun.
Saturn significator for darkness, secrecy, lossand misfortune. His nature is cold & dry.
Saturn governs the teeth, bones spleen, knees, rightear and sense of hearing. He rules brick laying, pottery, plumbing and other laborious and uncongenial employment. Hedenotes aged persons, thin, dark, farmers,miners, coal and junk dealers. He rulesland, property, mines, lead and dealings in real estate. Saturn rules the day Saturday,metals iron and steel, colour dark blue or black, bluesapphire gemstone.
Saturn acts as adeterrent and because he brings denial and necessity into somelives, he has been considered as an oppressor, Saturn will bring the nativeto his knees, humble him, and by means of restrictions, limitation and adversities, will cause the individual to ponder, study andseek to find the source of woe that in future may be overcome.
Thus,Saturn is a destroyer (of false ideals), he is also aredeemer, in that he brings to mind a state of introspection andstimulates effort towards perfection and victory.
Saturnians are extremely sensitive but they hide their feelingsand emotions under a mask of reserve. If frequently censured,they withdraw from association and their progress anddevelopment are much delayed.
Saturn is considered to be favourable for people born in the signs owned by Venus whereas Saturn is evil to those born inthe signs governed by Mercury. He is also beneficial when heis in his own sign, or when he occupies the signs of Jupiter orwhen he is exalted. Saturn when benefic makes a person true,
reliable, honest, sincere, faithful and chaste. He aids concentration,meditation prayers, etc.
Saturn is the chief governor for longevity (He is called Ayush Karaka). Saturn occupies the house of longevity, namely, the 8th housein a horoscope, the native gets a long span of life. Saturn ownsCapricorn and Aquarius. He is exalted in Libra, the highest exaltationpoint being 20 degrees of Libra. He is debilitated in Aries,the lowest debilitation point being 20 degrees of Aries. For Saturn,the first 20 degrees portion of Aquarius is his Mooltrikona and the rest is his own sign. The whole of Capricorn is also hisown sign.
Mercury and Venus are friends of Saturn. The Sun, the Moonand Mars are his enemies. Jupiter is neutral to him.