Planets in Vedic Astrology and How they impact our life?

In my previous post, we talked about Vedic astrology and how it works. In this post, I am going to tell you about the planets in Vedic astrology and how they impact our lives.

It is scientifically proven that planets affect everything on earth. Its vibrations and gravitational pull affect all things on earth including humans. When a person takes birth there are some planetary positions in the sky at that time which tell about your looks, traits, and how you live your life.

planets in Vedic astrology

However, we all need to consider the ambiance, Society, and Family environment in which a child grows up. It also impacts his life. But Planets plays a great role in people’s lives and we cannot ignore it.

1. Sun                                     

Sun is known as the spirit of our universe. It empowers every life on the earth. If we do not have the sun then we simply cannot imagine life. In astrology, Sun represents Medicine, power, authority, government, Ego, Pride, and father.

In Hinduism, we worship Sun as it is the karaka of life. We offer water to the sun and it is the only God seen by us. In north India, people also do the chaat pooja where people worship the sun.

Sun is Exalted in Aries and Debilitated in Libra. People who have strong Sun in their Chart have name, fame, and authority. We also consider Sun’s placement in Horoscope for Government Jobs.

Malefic Sun can make you an arrogant, Egoistic Person. You always have anger. You won’t get successful in Government Job; you also get insulted by People and so on. You have a bad relationship with your father.

To Make your Sun stronger and more Positive, you can do:

  • Offer water to Sun.
  • Chant Aaditya Hriday Stotra.
  • Respect your father and elderly persons.
  • Wear a Ruby Stone (Wear it by thoroughly analyzing your chart by an astrologer)
  • Avoid Salt and Non-Veg Foods on Sunday if your SUN is badly affected.
  • Chant Mantra “Om Ghrini Suryay Namah

2. Moon

Moon is a very attractive planet in astrology and even we love to see the moon in the sky. In astrology, the moon represents our Mind, heart, mother, sister, wealth, Personality, Thinking capacity, and nature.

Moon is the karaka of our inner mind. It makes us strong and emotional too. The moon in your chart also determines how much wealth you can accumulate in your life.

Moon is Exalted in Taurus and Debilitated in Scorpio. People who have a strong and positive moon can have great willpower. He has good patience. He has a good relationship with his Mother. A positive moon also empowers your thinking capacity in a positive way.

A Negative Moon can make you unstable, Increase negative thinking, Develop depression, and Increase suicidal tendencies. The person will struggle to accumulate wealth. He/she has a bad relationship with his mother.

To make your Moon Strong and Positive, you can do the following things:

  • Offer Water with Milk to Shivling daily.
  • Chant “Om Namah Shivaya” Daily.
  • Respect your Mother and all Women.
  • Wear a Pearl (But before analyzing your chart with an astrologer)

3. Mars

In astrology Mars is a fiery planet. It denotes our Courage, Siblings, Anger, Property, Land, Debt, etc. Mars makes you a strong and makes you energetic person. Mars also helps you if you want to get a job in Police and Armed services.

Mars is Exalted in Capricorn and Debilitated in Cancer. A person with a positive Mars in his/her chart makes him energetic and also gives good manipulation abilities, and can become a good lawyer.

 People with negative Mars are lazy, always fight with others unnecessarily, and engage in arguments, frequent accidents, and health issues related to blood.

To Make your Mars Strong, You need to do the following things:

  • Worship Lord Hanuman.
  • Chant Hanuman Chalisa Daily.
  • Avoid unwanted clashes with others.
  • Avoid the acceptance of things free of cost or in charity.
  • Avoid evil deeds and telling lies.
  • Wear Red coral (Wear it by consulting with an astrologer)

4. Mercury

Mercury also known as Buddha is a very cheerful planet in astrology. In astrology, it is also known as “Kumar” which means prince.

Mercury represents your communication skills, Business, Logical abilities, Knowledge, wisdom, banking, and trading.

If you want to become successful in business then you must consider Mercury and check its placement in your birth chart.

Mercury is Exalted in Virgo and Debilitated in Pieces. People who have positive mercury in their chart are good at communication and logical abilities. They are a good marketers. They can easily convince others. They are also successful businessmen.

People who have negative mercury can’t able to convey messages to others. They don’t like to talk to others. They constantly failed in business. A negative Mercury also brings diseases to the skin. 

To Make your Mercury positive, you can do :

  • Worship Lord Ganesha.
  • Offer Dhurva to Lord Ganesh every Wednesday
  • Food Grass to Cow.
  • Chant Ganesh Athervsirsh
  • Wear an Emerald Stone (Wear it by consulting with an astrologer)

5. Jupiter

In Vedic Astrology, Jupiter is associated with the principles of growth, expansion, healing, prosperity, good fortune, and miracles. Jupiter governs long-distance and foreign travel, big business and wealth, higher education, religion, and happy married life if you are a female.

Jupiter is exalted in Cancer and debilitated in Capricorn. People having strong Jupiter in their horoscope provides an intellectual mind. It is a planet that provides for health and wealth both. In a kundali, a strong Jupiter makes a person creative and expansive. If it is associated with a second house, a strong and beneficial Jupiter will provide for a good family and good wealth to the individual.

A Malefic Jupiter can make you unsuccessful in your life. It makes you depressed, creates problems in your progeny, and makes your mind negative.

To Make your Jupiter Strong and Positive, You can do:

  • Observing fast on Thursday strengthens your Jupiter.
  • Drink sugarcane juice to improve the liver and the digestive system.
  • Wearing a Yellow Sapphire will help in reducing the effect of malefic Jupiter. But wear it by analyzing your chart with an astrologer.
  • Donating turmeric to a religious place for eight days continuously also helps in this regard.

6. Venus

In Astrology Venus represent luxury and all the materialistic things in our Life. It also represents good Marriage life for males. Venus represents arts, dance, Music, creativity, and Acting. It also represents love, romance, and harmony in our emotional attachments, marriages, friendships, and other unions (like business partnerships).

Venus is exalted in Pisces and debilitated in Virgo. A Person with positive and strong venus in his/her horoscope makes him look attractive and char mastic. He accumulates every luxury in his/her life. A Positive Venus makes a happy married life for males.

A negative Venus can make you poor. It will not let you get love from your life partner; problems in married life; you may fight with most people, lots of struggles and hard work; may give you illnesses like bad skin, diabetes, cough pain in the tibia, back pain, patches on the cheek and dry skin on cheeks, Issues in progeny for males.

To make your Venus Positive and Strong, you can do:

  • Worship Goddess Durga.
  • Chant Sidha Kunjika Stotra.
  • Always use Perfumes.
  • Keep yourself Clean.
  • Never abuse and disrespect women or a girl.
  • Wear an Opal, White Saphhire, or Diamond (Consult an astrologer before wearing it. )

7. Saturn

Saturn is a very slow-moving and cold planet. In Astrology Saturn governs an important place in our life. In Vedic astrology, Saturn is known as the planet of justice. He will give you results based on your past and present life karmas.

Many people get scared by hearing the same of Saturn. But the fact is different. When you go through Saturn Dasha, Sade Sati, he will make you a practical person. He removes every negativity from your life.

Saturn is exalted in Libra and debilitated in Aries. People who have positive and strong Saturn in his/her chart are always respecting others. They follow and do justice to others. They may represent large masses of people.

People who have malefic Saturn in his/her chart makes him struggling with careers. They always disrespect poor people. Negative Saturn also represents loneliness, distress, dejection, old age and death, restriction, undue responsibility, delays, loss of ambition, chronic suffering, losses, etc.

To make your Saturn Positive, you can do

  • Worship Lord Shiva
  • Offer Milk with water and Black Sesame seeds to Shivling on Saturday.
  • Never abuse lower-class people like sweepers, laborers, etc.
  • Worship Lord Hanuman. Chant Hanuman chalisa.
  • The stone for Saturn is Neelam (Blue Sapphire). Always wear it with a proper astrology consultation from an astrologer.
  • Speak the truth.
  • Chant Saturn Mantra “ॐ प्रां प्रीं प्रौं स: शनैश्चराय नम:”

8. Rahu

In Vedic Astrology Rahu represents materialism, mischief, fear, satisfaction, obsession, and confusion. Rahu is also associated with politicians and occult sciences. Rahu is the North node of the Moon. In western astrology, it is also known as Dragon’s head. Rahu is also known as a very malefic planet in Astrology.

Rahu is exalted in Taurus and Gemini. It is debilitated in Scorpio and Sagittarius.  Rahu also forms Kaalsharp Dosh in your Horoscope. Rahu is a mysterious planet and makes your personality mysterious too. It gives Quick and unexpected results both good and bad.

Rahu creates illusions and increases the desire for materialistic gains. It represents the Internet, technology, Mobiles, and every technology that we use in today’s modern world.

A malefic Rahu can make you creepy, greedy, addicted to alcohol, and gives you cancer. You cannot take the right decision. You always cheat others.

A positive Rahu gives you name, fame, and power, and makes you spiritual. You will be a good and successful politician if you have positive Rahu in your chart.

Some of the remedies to nullify the negative effects of Rahu are:

  • Worship Lord Shiva.
  • Chant Maha Mritunjay Mantra.
  • Chant Kaal Bhairav Ashtakam.
  • Avoid wearing Black, and brown clothes.
  • Burn camphor in the house.

9. Ketu

In Vedic Astrology astrology Ketu is the south node of the moon and represents karmic collections both good and bad, spiritual and supernatural influences. Ketu is a karaka or indicator of intelligence, wisdom, non-attachment, fantasy, penetrating insight, derangement, and psychic abilities.

In western, it is also known as the Dragon’s tale. Ketu is exalted in Scorpio and Sagittarius and debilitated in Taurus and Gemini. It is also known as Moksha or salvation. Placement of Ketu in the 12th house of your chart can be beneficial for getting salvation. However, we need to consider a few other things here. It also forms Kaal Sharp Dosh in your horoscope.

A Negative ketu gives instability in your life. It also gives diseases related to skin, daydreaming, death, hunger-induced pain, imprisonment, accidents, misery, leprosy, joint pains, conspiracies etc.

God Ketu gives results differently in different houses. It increases the power of a planet with whom it conjuncts. For example, if conjuncts with venus, it keeps the native modest. If with the moon, it corrects emotions-related complexity. Similarly, Ketu behaves with every elemental force of a zodiac in which it traverses.

To nullify the negative effects of your Ketu, you can do:

  • Worship Lord Ganesha.
  • Donate Kulthi dal or black mustard seeds on Thursday, this will be the very powerful remedy of Ketu placed in all houses of the horoscope. 
  • Recite Ganesha Dwadasanama Stotra, Ketu Strotram, Ganesh Chalisa, and Shiva Panchakshari Stotra for Ketu shanti and make Ketu positive.
  • Ketu gives auspicious results by drinking milk with saffron.

Over to you

These are some of the general characteristics of planets in astrology. Do not come to a conclusion by just reading these characteristics. There are many other things that need to be considered. Which can be done by analyzing your horoscope. So, consult an astrologer who can guide you and provide you best remedies. I hope you have enjoyed the post.

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