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Saturn in Various Houses

Saturn in Ascendant – Weak and afflicted Saturn in the ascendant denotes Balarishta (infant mortality) or a weak and sickly constitution; such a Saturn makes one perverted, tyrannical and unscrupulous; dirty and deformed. If such a Saturn is in the ascendant with a malefic in the 7th house, the native is likely to become impotent; he may not marry and will not have any conjugal happiness. If Saturn is in conjunction with Mars not aspected by strong benefics, the result is infant mortality or insanity. Jataka Parijata is of the opinion that if Saturn is in the ascendant and Mars is in the 5th, the 7th or the 9th, the native is prone to insanity. If Saturn is in the ascendant and the Sun is in opposition afflicting the ascendant, along with the lord of the 6th house, the native may suffer from severe nervous disorder, and bowel or spleen trouble. Weak Saturn in the ascendant in association with or aspected by malefic will certainly make the native sickly throughout his life and curtail the span of life.

An undignified Saturn located in the ascendant makes one perverted and unscrupulous; and may lead him to ultimate failure, irrespective of beneficial yogas.

Saturn in the 2nd indicates bad eyesight, reversal of fortune broken education two wives, etc.

Saturn In the 3rd indicates loss of brothers, causes despondency which may lead to mental affliction.

Saturn in the 4th house – Afflicted Saturn in the 4th denotes danger to mother (more so, if with the Moon); loss of property and wealth, poor inheritance, lethargic temperament, interrupted education, etc. In conjunction with or aspected by Mars or Rahu. Saturn in the 4th house denotes sudden downfall, hysteria, insanity or infant mortality.

Saturn in the 5th or the 9th - When weak and afflicted Saturn in the 5tn or the 9th makes one insignificant, sorrowful, narrow-minded, childless, mentally defective, faithless, and irreligious, and unfilial. If Saturn is in the 5th house in conjunction with or aspected by Mars, is denotes loss of children, attachment with those who are older and death by drowning, heart-trouble.

Saturn In the 6th or 11th:- Afflicted Saturn in the 6th or the 11th denotes deafness sickness, etc. If Saturn in the 6th is afflicted by Mars, the native may undergo surgical operation; if by Rahu, he may suffer from hysteria etc.

Saturn in the 7th house– Saturn in the 7th house from the ascendant denotes delay in marriage, unhappy marriage more than one wife or miseries through wife, loss of wife or sickly wife, difference of age or station between the native and partner, scandals and a lot of traveling. Saturn in the 7th house (Pisces) denotes death of wife. Saturn in the 7th house in conjunction with Man, not aspected by benefic, cause’s infant mortality. For female, if Saturn is in the 7th aspected by a malefic, she may not marry at all. Weak Saturn in conjunction with Mars, Rahu or Ketu in the 7th, either from the ascendant or the Moon denotes early widowhood.

Saturn in the 8th and the 12th– Weak Saturn in the 8th or the 12th denotes defective sight, debts, poverty, long suffering, death by accident or poison, heart failure, tuberculosis, etc., if aspected by Mars, the native may incur heavy debts.

In the horoscope of a female if Saturn is in the 8th house, it makes her married life unromantic and Charmless; and if Saturn is aspected by Mars, she may become a widow. If afflicted Saturn is in the 12th, the native may spend money in bad ways and become unpopular; if the native is female, danger in confinement.

Saturn in the 10th house – Saturn in the 10th indicates fail if he is in an inimical sign or constellation. When Saturn is in the 10th house along with a malefic and when the lord of the 10th is also weak, the native will have no occupation. Afflicted Saturn in the 10th is likely to make one inefficient in his duties or lose his job; if the 10th house is Leo owned by the Sun, the native will not be able to rise to the top in any department. In conjunction with Mars in the 10th, Saturn denotes that the native will be convicted for a grave crime. In conjunction with weak Venus in the 10th Saturn indicates that the native is impotent, provided the combination is not aspected by a strong benefic. Ill-disposed Saturn in the 10th aspected by evil planets, denotes death by accident. – (A native with Scorpio Ascendant, who had Saturn in the 10th house in Leo aspected by its Lord, weak Sun and Mercury (both situated in the 4th house from the Ascendant which stands for vehicle). As a result, the native died in his 32nd year in a plane accident.

Dr. Shanker Adawal
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