SATURN – SHANI IN VEDIC ASTROLOGY

What are the qualities of Saturn?Saturn Shani Vedic Astrology

The main qualities of Saturn (called “Shani” in Sanskrit) are:

  • Bones (body part it influences)
  • Nerves
  • Teeth
  • Being old and thin
  • Slowness
  • Death
  • Loss
  • Misfortune
  • Calamities
  • Disease
  • Separation
  • Servants
  • Limitations
  • Soil and agriculture
  • Foreign areas
  • Secretive
  • Stability
  • Conservative
  • Consolidation
  • Perseverance
  • Renunciation
  • Lower class
  • Ascetic life (e.g. Monk)
  • Saturday (day of the week it most influences)
  • Vata Ayurvedic body-type.

Which signs does Saturn control?

Shani is Lord (controller) over the Aquarius (called Kumbha in Sanskrit) and Capricorn signs (called Makara in Sanskrit).

Which planets does Saturn feel friendly towards?

Shani feels friendly towards Mercury and Venus. It is happy to be placed in the same house as these planets. Venus also considers Shani a friend. Mercury feels neutral towards Shani.

Which other planets does Saturn feel enmity towards?

Shani feels enmity towards the Sun, the Moon and Mars. It is not happy to be placed in the same house as these planets. The Sun also considers Shani its enemy. The Moon and Mars feel neutral towards Shani.

Which other planets does Saturn feel neutral towards?

Shani feels neutral towards Jupiter (Guru). It is neither happy nor sad about being in the same house as Jupiter. However Jupiter is neutral towards Shani.