Impact of Saturn’s transit | Shani Sade Sati

Shani Sade Sati | Impact of Saturn’s transit on natal Moon:

Saturn is Oldest among all nine planets viz. the Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus,  Saturn, Rahu and Ketu.  Sage Parashara, in Brihat Parashara Hora Shashtra has described Saturn as under:

Saturn has gaunt [very thin] and long physique. He has got honey colored eyes and big teeth.  He is indolent and windy in nature.  Saturn is lame and has coarse and rough hair.

Saturn is also known as a planet of misery, pain and sufferings.  Though, when strong and positive in a birth chart, Saturn not only protects the native from the negative traits described above but also blesses him with all materialistic comforts in life. 

Saturn takes around 30 years to traverse over all twelve zodiac signs; henceforth, remaining for around two and a half years on every zodiac sign.  The Saturn’s Sade Sati starts when Saturn enters the zodiac sign preceding the sign occupied by the Moon in the natal birth chart. For example, if the natal Moon is placed in Libra sign in vedic astrology horoscope of a native, the Sade Sati will start the moment transit Saturn enters in the zodiac sign preceding to Libra i.e. Virgo.

The total period of Saturn’s Transit impact or Sade Sati on the vedic astrology horoscope is seven and a half years.  And, therefore, the Saturn Sade Sati will remain operational till Saturn completes its transit in the sign subsequent to the sign occupied by the Moon in the vedic astrology horoscope of the person concerned.  In the above example, the Saturn’s transit | sade sati will be operational till Saturn complete its transit over Virgo, Libra and Scorpio (the sign subsequent to the sign occupied by the natal Moon i.e. Virgo).

The impact of Saturn Sade Sati is not always bad in vedic astrology. It actually depends upon the nature and placement of Saturn in the vedic astrology horoscope or birth chart.  If Saturn is a malefic in the birth chart and the Moon is also ill placed or weak, the Saturn Sade Sati is highly undesirable and it can cause all types of problems in the life of the native.

In order to mitigate the evil impact of Saturn’s transit or Sade Sati, specific vedic astrology remedies are to be applied in accordance with the placement of Saturn, Moon and Lagna lord in the birth chart.   Many times, people start performing the remedies for Saturn Sade Sati, without considering if Saturn is actually harmful for their vedic astrology horoscope or not.  Under such circumstances, sometimes one may get inauspicious results of performing the wrong astrology remedies.  Therefore, one must consult the professional astrologers before performing any such remedy. You may contact at for getting powerful vedic astrology remedies for diluting the evil impact of Saturn Sade Sati, if applicable in your vedic astrology horoscope.