Kaal Sarp Dosha: Types, Effects, & Remedies - GaneshaSpeaks
Planetary positions have always resulted in certain influence on individuals. Vedic Astrology has gifted us a unique and special aspect of Yoga which plays a significant role in a person’s life. These Yogas are recognized by the positions of planets in various houses and their special combinations with other planets.
When a Yoga is formed it can show positive or negative results based on the area of life signified by these planets and houses. The union of planets that yields positive and auspicious effects is called Yoga. Whereas, one that yields negative results for the native are called Doshas.
Presence of Kaal Sarp Dosh in Kundli
In a native’s birth chart, Rahu and Ketu are always placed seven houses away from each other. When all the planets fall within these seven houses and the rest of the five houses remain vacant, it forms Kaal Sarp Dosha. This is regarded as inauspicious in Vedic astrology. While analyzing the birth chart in your Janampatri, it is essential to see if a planet actually falls within the seven houses ranging from Rahu to Ketu. This Dosha causes a lot of struggle in life in all aspects including marriage, career, finance, health, and children.
Based on the position of Rahu and Ketu, 12 types of Kaal sarp dosha are known. They are:
- Anant kaal sarp
- Kulik kaal sarp
- Vasuki kaal sarp
- Sankhapal kaal sarp
- Padma kaal sarp
- Maha Padma kaal sarp
- Takshak kaal sarp
- Karkotak kaal sarp
- Shankachood kaal sarp
- Ghatak kaal sarp
- Vishdhar kaal sarp
- Sheshnag kaal sarp
Harmful Effects of Kaal Sarp Dosha
Kaal Sarp Dosha is a frightful astrological event that affects a person severely with multifaceted catastrophes. It is a result of bad karma done by the native in the previous lives. Kaal Sarp Dosh’s effects can be managed and are of the short span when Rahu sits in the third, sixth or 11th house of the birth chart. It is severe and long-lasting when Rahu occupies the fifth, eighth, & 12th house.
Some of the terrifying effects of Kaal Sarp Dosh include:
- Unstable life
- Defamed state
- Obstacles in continuing the progeny
- Financial difficulties and turbulence in married life
- Health issues, mental disturbances, and afflictions.
Kaal Sarp Dosh invites difficulties throughout life. It also hinders the positive effects of other planets in the native’s horoscope.
Remedies for Kaal Sarp Dosha
To negate the ill effects of Kaal Sarp Dosh, one should chant Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra. Kaal Sarp Yoga comprises of a set of observances, codes of conduct and rituals, so the affected native should:
- Offer milk to Shivling, and visit Shiva temple every Monday
- Meditate every day for 15 to 30 minutes
- Abstain from outside food, avoid alcohol and non-vegetarian food
- The Kaal Sarp Yoga Nivaran Yantra can prove very useful and Vedic astrologers recommend to reduce the bad effects of Kaal Sarp Yoga in the horoscope of a native.
Kaal is synonymous with death. One who has the Kaal Sarp Yoga in their Kundli face near-death experiences many times in life. While there are both negative and positive effects on an individual’s life, this dosha brings in some unease. The positive effects of Kaal Sarp Yoga are that it makes one diligent and religious towards the work. It also makes one courageous and honest.
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