Sade Sati Myth and Fact

Sade Sati Myth and Fact: What is Sade Sati

Sade Sati is often misunderstood among people. In one’s life there could be three cycles of sade sati, and sub-cycles of Panoti or Dhaiya. Saturn spends two and a half years in each sign. Whenever Saturn enters the 12th, 1st house, and 2nd house from the natal Moon, it is said to have started the period of Sade-Sati i.e 7 and 1/2 years because Saturn will spend two and half years in each house which will be seven and half years in total.

Astrological explanation of Sade Sati

Traditionally, sade-sati is not considered good by many when Saturn is in the 6th, 8th, or 12th house. However, if Saturn is functional benefic planet then it will not cause harm in any of the houses. At the same time there are also certain misinterpretations attached with the theory. In sade sati, good or bad experiences majorly depend on the functional nature of Saturn with reference to the ascendant. If Saturn is a functional benefic, it does not produce severe results, but its capacity to produce good results will be limited due to weakness attained by transiting the twelfth house. Sub-periods of planets and strength of the planets is also important to decide the events of sade sati period.
Further, this is also important to note that Saturn works as a functional benefic planet for Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittrius, Capricorn & Aquarius ascendants. Therefore, sade sati will not be applicable completely for these ascendants. However, Saturn is a functional malefic planet for Virgo, Cancer and Pisces ascendants and they may have to bear the mal-effects, only after analyzing the ascendant, of transiting Saturn during the sade sati.

Mal-effects during Sade Sati Period

A person may suffer from lack of peace, challenges from family, financial problems, loss of fortune, unhappy work environment, status, or reputation, sudden conflicts with colleagues, hidden enemies and disputes when Saturn is transiting the 12th house.

1st house transition is the most difficult phase of Saturn is the most difficult one. It belongs to health and mind. It may cause health problems, relationship problems, sorrows, depression and setbacks in professional or business ventures. Action and decision making will not work and it will be a difficult period to achieve and desired success.

While transition in the 2nd house will give you relief after two successive difficult periods and you will start feeling slight relief. You may feel misunderstanding, financial stress, sudden losses, and pessimism. At the same time you also need to remember that sade sati is in the setting period and it is going to finish soon.

In addition, above mentioned results are not felt throughout the period for seven and a half years. Most of the period of sade sati would be as per normal astrological trends. The mal-effects occur only when Saturn forms conjunction with the most effective points (MEP) of the twelfth, first and second houses, forms exact/close conjunction with weak planets, or aspect is not good due to weak or malefic planets.

What happens in Sade Sati

Sade sati is understood to bring stress and challenges; however, there is another side to it as it is also considered as a learning experience for the self. Saturn causes delay and dejection; patience, wait, and hard work would be the best virtue. This will be a great learning period. You will be spiritually inclined and will be attracted to the laws of nature and philosophy. Saturn is the planet of judgment of your karma in this world and that world. Doing right things is the only right thing in this period. Stay away from non-veg and drinking habits to keep Saturn happy. One should not take high risks in this period. You should pay good attention to family Results will be real slow.

Sade Sati Remedies

Saturn represents poor or weak people in the society, hence, serving these people by any means will make Saturn happy such as giving food to needy people, feed the birds, fish etc.

There is another astrological remedy in the form of special power kavach or gemstone pendant.
You can always discuss your sade sati with an astrologer in advance and prepare for it.

You can use the following link to check your sade sati report:

Gautam Trehan

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