Pitra or Pitru Dosha is inauspicious placements of planets in vedic astrology horoscope of a person and it indicates the astrology problems generated through the sins committed by our ancestors. When malefic planets are having direct and significant impact on first, fifth, eighth, ninth or tenth house of the vedic astrology horoscope or birth chart; the Pitra or Pitru Dosha takes place.
The Pitra Dosha is capable of causing all types of troubles and tensions to the native; but its specific impact will be according to the nature of the planets causing Pitra Dosha or Pitru Dosha in vedic astrology horoscope of the concerned person. Some of the commonly found combinations of Pitra Dosha are given below:
- If the ascendant, in vedic astrology horoscope, is occupied or aspected by two or more malefic planets like Saturn, Rahu, Ketu or Mars; it generates Pitru Dosha .
- If the ascendant lord, in vedic astrology horoscope, is placed in fifth, eighth or tenth and is united with any of the malefic planet viz. the Saturn, Rahu, Ketu or Mars; it generates Pitra Dosha
- If Jupiter is afflicted by malefic planets (Saturn, Rahu or Ketu) and also placed in ninth house of the vedic astrology birth chart; it generates Pitru Dosha.
- When fifth house of vedic astrology horoscope is occupied by any two planets among Mars, Saturn, Rahu and Ketu; it creates a Pitra Dosh related with progeny. Under such circumstances, the native suffers very badly on account of progeny or children.
In addition to the above, the Pitra Dosha is also created due to following planets in a vedic astrology horoscope and in accordance with the reasons mentioned against each:
- Sun - The Pitra Dosha caused by the Sun, in vedic astrology horoscope, is related to the Sins committed by Father.
- Jupiter – The Pitru Dosha created by the Jupiter, in vedic astrology horoscope, is related to the Sins committed by grandfather and ancestors.
- Mars – The Pitra Dosha generated by Mars, in vedic astrology birth chart, is related to the Sins committed due to thrust of anger by the male relatives.
- Mercury – The Pitru Dosha caused by Mercury, in vedic astrology horoscope, is related to the Sins committed against children by the female relatives
- Saturn – The Pitra Dosha created by Saturn, in vedic astrology horoscope, is related to the Sins committed against weaker section of the society by male blood relations of father and grandfather.
- Rahu – The Pitra Dosha generated by Rahu, in vedic astrology horoscope, is related to the Sins committed by the ancestors
Propitiation or appeasement of the relevant planet causing Pitru Dosha or Pitra Dosha in vedic astrology horoscope of a person is must to get rid of the problems related to them. Otherwise, the implications of Pitra Dosha will continue to reflect in the birth charts of ongoing generation. For professional vedic astrology readings and solutions, you may contact at