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When Does Saturn Transit to Sagittarius in 2017 & what it means for your Astrological Sign? Here are detailed Astrological Predictions & Impact of this powerful transit
Saturn is a planet whose mention can easily induce nervousness or some amount of edginess in all individuals. This slow-moving planet or Shanaishcharya is all set to move again soon and influence fate of people, communities and countries in a big way.
Saturn enters the sign of Sagittarius on January 26, 2017. He will be retrograde and will enter Scorpio back again for a brief period from June 21, 2017 to October 26, 2017. It is from October that he steadies his pace and goes on an onward journey.
Saturn will remain in the sign of Sagittarius for the next 2.5 years.
Here’s a look at how this Saturn transit will affect the 12 signs of the zodiac. Do please note that these are predictions based on Vedic astrology and Moon signs/ Your rashi as per the Indian Birth Chart.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Aries
Saturn's transit into Sagittarius certainly brings a great relief for the Aries individuals as its almost traumatizing and agonizing eighth house run comes to an end. Resolution of issues being faced currently may not happen quickly, but a tangible and promising way forward, may appear.
There is great likelihood of finding a new job but it may come tagged with laborious work and too many expectations. You may have to assist father or father figure with mundane and unexciting tasks.
Abroad travel could be on cards but again may have more to do with critical work challenges with few breathers in between. It may even involve immigrating to a new country for work. Health registers visible positive changes. You may have to watch out for problem issues that suddenly crop up with siblings.
Financial situation maybe just about alright and will steadily, but slowly, go back to normal or even better. Academicians, theologists, researchers are likely to profit a lot, if hard work and dedication is put in. Emotionally, you become better and are generally more mature and hopeful about life and opportunities.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Taurus
It is really time to toughen up and get ready for the University of Hard Knocks as Saturn enters into its eighth transit for the Taurus born individuals. The coming two and half year period must be seen as a character building exercise, as you go through the bump and grind.
Delays, obstacles and frustration may pile up making you feel as though you have been stranded to survive by your own means. Support from expected quarters may not be forthcoming.
Relationship equations get redefined and identity may need to be scripted all over again. If you get stunned and frozen by destruction of that which was familiar, it may bring mental agony too. It is the time to be prudent and risk averse financially.
The focus should be on way forward and finding solutions, even if it appears to be painfully slow and demanding too much physical effort. Possibility of personal loss, grief, upheaval in personal relationship due to revelation of hidden information are likely. It is time to get ready for emotionally and financially unfamiliar territory. The mantra for this time must be "patience, faith, self belief and hard work." Resistance to change may bring a lot of pain.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Gemini
The Gemini born individuals begin with Saturn’s two and half year stint through the seventh house of marriage, partnerships, interpersonal relationships, negotiations and international travel.
You may experience a lot more pressure at work as what you suggest or propose encounters objection and opposition. There could be much more travel than anticipated. You may have to sacrifice comforts of home and familiar surroundings to get work done.
Many of you may be running around in your own city/ town even to get simple works done or to get permits/ sanctions. There may be some pressure on your personal relationships too - whether due to external factors, interference of extended family or misunderstandings - you will have to handle issues related to home, family and marriage with patience and compassion.
You will need to take care of your health, especially when it comes to anxiety, stomach issues and heart health. Those suffering from cholesterol issues or diabetes should be additionally careful. Honor trust reposed in you and do not disclose information shared with you in good faith. Avoid gossips and controversies.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Cancer
The Cancer born individuals will have Saturn transiting through the sixth house for the next 2.5 years. This is one of the three houses where Saturn’s transit is said to bring the most favorable results.
One could expect quite a few positive developments professionally. There is greater courage and clarity regarding new work opportunities or new venture that you may have in mind. There could be reduction or outright removal of delays or obstructions you been facing.
You are able to pay off an old loan or you may receive a large grant/ loan for a new project. Those in service areas such as hospital workers, doctors, healers, construction industry workers, etc. may feel increased pressure due to a new task involving big responsibility. There is increased flow of money and legitimate pride in what you've achieved.
You may even accept a new role or a job away from your current location. There is relief felt from long-standing ailments. You may also feel motivated to take charge of your health and make efforts to provide better facilities and care for loved ones too.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Leo
The Leo born individuals heave a sigh of relief as the kantaka Shani/ 4th house transit ends and Saturn rolls over into the fifth house. There is definitely relief in professional life as pressure abates and you are in a relatively peaceful space, mentally.
They could be resolution of troublesome matters especially those related to property, vehicle trouble and domestic issues. However, there maybe some worry related to children and/ or their academic progress.
Some of you may have to take a loan for funding higher education. Your own inclination to improve skills and foster self-growth may push you towards an academic or spiritual/ metaphysical pursuit. You may even opt for a training to acquire a new certification. But this will call for extending yourself both financially as well as physically.
Personal life may be a whole lot better but you could still be wary getting hurt. They could be new relationships or efforts to improve on existing one. Being too guarded will not help much.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Virgo
The Virgo born individual should steady up and get into a watchful mode as the fourth transit of Saturn or Kantaka Shani phase begins. This is not a good time and there maybe uncertainty at place of work. Lack of recognition, misunderstandings and undue pressure may cause you to feel cornered and frustrated.
Extreme conditions could cause a break away from work too. Those engaged in business may find this period tough as rivals pinch away a share from you. There is financial pressure and property matters - whether it is delay in the gain of property, loss in value, problems with tenants or owner, unnecessary repairs or renovation - take up time and resources. Avoid taking a loan until absolutely necessary.
Family members may have a different approach to words money and assets leading to differences. Health of mother or a maternal relatives/ mother like person could be a cause of concern. You will need to drive carefully when on the road. Personal life and romantic relationships may bring heartache.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Libra
It's been quite a ride for the last 7.5 years for the Libra born individuals as they underwent the Sade Sati or Saturn’s 7.5 year transit which now comes to an end. Saturn now enters into your third house, which is one of the only three auspicious transits of this mighty planet.
The key to making the best of this phase is to swiftly snap out of the grief, setbacks and emotional messiness and not remain clouded by what happened in the past that damaged or tested you severely.
Professional life will come back on track steadily if you can put aside the fears and insecurities. There could be increased travel and possibility of new work opportunities even taking you to a new place.
If there have been any disputes /misunderstanding is with siblings, there are chances of mended equations and camaraderie again. You will be able to take on new initiatives but it will be better to be a little conservative when it comes to money. You may even opt for a stunning new direction - a total career change altogether!
Saturn Transit 2017 for Scorpio
The period of Janma Shani or Saturn transiting over the ascendant Moon comes to an end and the last 2.5 years of Sade Sati begin for the Scorpio born individuals as Saturn moves into the second house transit. There may be some respite from acute mental agony and health problems but it could still be a tricky phase, at least where finances, nutrition and dental issues are concerned.
Professional life should be just about alright but money matters and resource crunch may hit you hard it would be better to live within one's means rather than falling into the death trap.
Also don't keep all your eggs in one basket only or rely completely on a single person/agency for monetary help. There may be a disappointment to family matters and in increasing feeling that you are being expected to shoulder too many responsibilities single-handedly may lead to a lot of bitterness. If you are planning to purchase a property, do so wisely after assessing your resources as well as soundly checking out the paperwork et cetera. Inheritance matters may get stuck. Friends may not be there when you need them.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Sagittarius
The Sagittarius born individual is are now entering into the middle part of the Sade Sati where Saturn transits over the natal Moon bringing quite a bit of pressure emotionally and on the physical body too.
There could be some ups and downs professionally. You may feel yourself being targeted or questioned. Interpersonal equations at work maybe strained because of misunderstandings or ego issues.
You should be careful not to take things personally or let your self-esteem take a hit because of an incident or two! This period is a test of your willpower and tenacity. Expensive purchases like automobile or property may have you feeling the pinch financially. Problems, if any with siblings should be addressed with patience and through clear communication. You will also need to give enough attention to your spouse/ partner as Saturn now aspects the house of marriage too.
Unnecessary arguments, differences should be handled with great care. Keep lines of communication open. It is much better option than being resentful or sulking. You may face a health crisis during this period.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Capricorn
Saturn now moves into the 12th house transit for the Capricorn born individuals. This marks the beginning of the Sade Sati or the 7.5 years Saturn cycle for the Capricorn individuals. There could be a loss of productivity at work as you see yourself suffering due to lack of rest and sleep.
There may be several unnamed worries on your mind. Over-thinking or over-analyzing should be strictly avoided. You may even experience tension at work place or in business as you feel rivals are trying to harm your interests or malign your name.
You may have to continue working despite lack of recognition, encouragement or enough compensation. You may be affected financially to as money gets diverted to an expensive sudden purchase. Lack of stamina and support may also have you feeling emotionally vulnerable.
Running pillar to post for getting the smallest job done, delayed decision-making and a general feeling of isolation and hopelessness may prevail. Abroad travel may happen but could be quite demanding.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Aquarius
There is much respite for the Aquarius born individual who has been beset by one of the most challenging times in the recent past. Saturn now moves into the 11th house transit, one of the only three auspicious one’s of this planet.
Uncertainty and shakiness concerning professional life is out. You are likely to be more relaxed and may find yourself settling into a new job or a work routine. Money related woes may not go away suddenly but the developments during this period definitely spark hope and confidence.
You will still have to keep yourself from getting overambitious. While things move well professionally, you may continue to have emotionally troublesome episodes from time to time, whether these are because of children related worries or due to disturbed the equation between you and your spouse/ partner. Hidden information may come to light that challenges your notion of stability and trust.
Saturn Transit 2017 for Pisces
Pisces born individuals are likely to be in the thick of work as Saturn now moves into the tenth house. This transit may bring middling results but will require tremendous efforts as well as patience from your side.
Some of you are able to land a plum job but could discover its exacting nature later – there may be heavy responsibilities, tough timelines and lots of travel in store. There may be exhaustion and a sense of frustration if you do the math of what you put in what you get!
Don't get caught up in the warp of what used to be or else regret and bitterness will eat up your precious time. Investment in property should be within means. You should avoid stock market or speculation.
A coveted foreign posting could come to you but after much rain wrangling. Lack of time and mismatched expectations could put a strain on your personal relationship. Hard work done during this time could be rewarded handsomely in near future.
Abhijita Kulshrestha is Senior Director, Astrologer and Planetary Gemologist at Gemstoneuniverse. She is a certified Planetary Gem Advisor from thePlanetary Gemologists Association and Accredited Jewelry Professional from the GIA.
Abhijita is essentially a communication professional and holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. She brings in a unique insight and perspective to Astrology and Planetary Gemology as she is also an NLP master practitioner certified by NFNLP, Florida. Besides her involvement with Gemstoneuniverse Abhijita is also a blogger for top international publications like Huffingtonpost.
Prior to her soul-level engagement with the world of Vedic astrology, gemstones and association with Gemstoneuniverse, she had a long stint in ‘word smithy’ ! She’s had professional stints at Mudra institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA); RK Swamy BBDO, Bangalore and Times of India.
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