In Vedic Astrology, the Planets are considered living entities, demigods. Saturn is considered a malefic entity, therefore a malefic planet. Below is a summary of the general effects of Saturn on each House of the Vedic Chart.
Effects of Saturn Through the Houses in Vedic Astrology
Saturn in the 1st House
Prosperous, hard worker, diligent, ill health, victory over enemies, settles on foreign land, foreign travels, fond of tourism, obstacles in marriage till 30th year of age, sufferings, unhappy, greedy, bulky, gastric problems, either lives in others’ house or lives as a tenant, suffers during childhood, poverty, serious problem at the age of 5, toot- ache, lazy, recluse.
If in Virgo, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius or Pisces: No malefic effects, wealthy, intellectual, head person of a village. If with Mars: Injury, sudden death, suicidal tendencies, imprisonment, charges for accepting bribe. If aspected by Moon: Fed by others. If exalted or in own sign: Like a king, most benefic. If Mars is in 7th house: Ailments of private parts. If in enemy’s sign: Separation from family. If in Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo or Scorpio: Malefic results. If in Aquarius: Big teeth. If in Sagittarius or Pisces: Intellectual and high status. If in Scorpio with malefics: Unreliable. If with 4th or 10th Lord: Very strong Rajyog. If in Virgo: Thief, suspicious. If aspected by Sun and Mars: Ill health. If with Rahu: Suffers from hydrocele. If in Aries and aspected by Sun: Insomnia.
In female horoscope: Auspicious results if in own sign. If in Cancer, Sagittarius or Pisces: Benefic results, fond of jewelry. In other signs: Harmful. Injured by iron, long life, weak eye sight, thick teeth, heavy bones, hard worker, efficient in administration, helps others, bulky body, angry, creates problems for husband. If in own sign, exalted or aspected by Jupiter: Mentioned results become benefic.
Saturn in the 2nd House
Separation from family, lives in own country at a distant place from family, enjoys all comforts of life, harsh, uses arms for selfish needs, wanders in search of happiness, collection of goods, impatient, ailments of mouth, disrespect for ascetics, separation from siblings, family suffers, lives in others’ house or lives as a tenant, dependent on others, not a good looking face, devoid of wealth, leaves his house and enjoys all comforts at another place, happy after the age of 36, injury in shoulders, paralysis, stammering, suffers constantly from mental worries, financial loss at the age of 12, manufacturer of medicine, manufactures small items with machines but does not gain much, practice of occult for bad cause, harm to house and children, suffers during childhood, happy at the age of 28, wealthy after age of 36, happy and successful during old age.
If aspected by malefics: Children are dead before birth. If with malefic or aspected by malefics: Dog bite. If aspected by benefics: Religious. If aspected by Mercury: Wealthy by illegal means, bad habits. If Rahu is in the 7th house: More than one marriage. If not aspected by benefics: Obstacles in education. If with 2nd Lord: Fear of bite from mad dog. If with female planets: Financial loss through association with wicked people; may be actor/ singer.
In female horoscope: Loss of family and wealth, long life, harsh, devoid of wealth, separation from near relations, insulted, ill health, wealth and happiness after middle age due to own efforts.
Saturn in the 3rd House
Ailments of throat, ear and teeth, influential speech, good health, cannot work hard, obstacles, suffering, intellectual, fond of watching wrestling or himself is a wrestler, victory over enemies, loss of siblings, ill health during childhood, fond of singing and dancing, sports person, long life, unsuccessful till the age of 35, happiness of siblings at the age of 2 and 3, yogkarak during its period, mentally disturbed due to siblings, unsuccessful in spite of hard work, wickedness even with those who respect him, wicked, always bad words come out of mouth, dark complexion, dirty body. Marak for younger brothers, association with lower grade people, interest in astrology.
If with Venus: Jovial. If exalted or in own sign: Number of brothers. If debilitated or combust: Destroyer of brothers, does not maintain good relations with relatives. If in Libra, Capricorn or Aquarius: Fortunate. If with Sun and Mars: Destroyer of siblings. If with Rahu: Ailments of arms or injury in arms. If in Aquarius: Medium life. If in Aries: Breathing troubles. If with Mars: Service of prison, army or police.
In female horoscope: Settles on foreign land, ascetic, sportswoman, dancer, actress, fame, wise, brave, number of children, wise among intellectuals, praiseworthy, devoid of younger siblings, extraordinary in strength and intelligence, earns herself and feeds to the family, powerful.
Saturn in the 4th House
Ill health during childhood, obstacles in inheritance, sufferings from brothers, loss of family, sufferings to parents, devoid of strength, gets angry soon, wicked, deceitful, sadness, defamation, chest-pain, surgery of chest or injury or stabbing on chest, injury or accident, does not have his own house, heart trouble, does not stay in newly constructed house, stays on a foreign land, differences with parents, sufferings during old age, problems due to wrong decisions, fear from animals, does not maintain good health, stepmother, feels as if life is made only to suffer.
If in Libra: Gain of property. If strong: Loss of son. If in enemy sign: Loss of all sons. If exalted or in own sign: Wealthy, happy, comforts of vehicle. If retrograde: Leaves own country, ill health throughout the life. If with benefics: Gain of immovable property. If aspected by malefics: Blindness or weak eyesight. If in Aries: Chest troubles. If with 4th lord and is also malefic or weak: Suffering during old age, poverty.
In female horoscope: Sufferings to mother, heart trouble, sufferings to self, obstacles in progeny, devoid of happiness, inconsistency in thoughts, ingratitude, devoid of intelligence, no fame, does not have feelings to help others, company of wicked, playful, gastric problem, lazy, quarrelsome.
Saturn in the 5th House
Delay in progeny, immature delivery, obstacles in progeny, whimsical, gains and loss of property, atheist, stomach troubles, fond of travelling, more number of female issues, lazy, devoid of knowledge/ sons/ wealth/ happiness, often in service, loss of brother at the age of 5, fear of fire at the age of 6, enmity with friends, not a handsome figure, not sexual.
If aspected by Jupiter: More than one marriage, one wife does not have any son. If strong: In company with females. If aspected by Sun and Mars: Number of chronic diseases. If debilitated: Heart trouble, troubles in private parts, death either by drowning or by falling. If afflicted with malefics: Neurological problems, poverty. If in Cancer: Number of sons. If in own sign and Sun or Moon is in 11th house: Very wealthy. If in Aquarius: Progeny.
In female horoscope: Obstacles in education, technical education (electrical branch), more number of female issues, imposing personality, without norms, devoid of son, priggish, delay in progeny, impotent, company of wicked.
Saturn in the 6th House
Strong body, destroyer of enemies, fond of animals, pleasure seeker, throat and back problems, urinary problem, stones, diabetes, poet, opponent, asthmatic, head injury due to stone, danger from electricity, wealthy, always feels hungry, insufficient number of sperms, pain in legs, benevolent, no penalty from state, obstacle in the happiness of sons of maternal uncle, fame.
If with Mars: Raj yog, foreign travel. If debilitated: Enmity with low caste people, destroyer of enemies. If exalted: Successful in achieving aim. If debilitated or in enemy sign: Destroyer of family. If debilitated or combust: Fear of arms or poison, change of place of job, early death of parents, ill health of wife and children, loss or confinement through state. If Moon and Jupiter are in Kendras: Very wealthy. If in Taurus, Leo or Scorpio: Heart or throat troubles, urinary problems. If in Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius or Pisces: Tuberculosis or arthritis. If with Rahu/Ketu: Blessed with wealth, age more than 70 years if with Ketu.
In female horoscope: Good health, no enemies, backache (definitely), devoid of knowledge and wisdom, plumpy body, head in the family and in females, number of sons, good dress and jewelry, beloved of husband, beloved of sons, husband may have more than one wife.
Saturn in the 7th House
Permanently rich, worried with illness of spouse and sons, greedy, wicked, fond of travel, although does not like spouse still devoted to spouse, toothache, obstacles in marriage till the age of 30, two marriages, stones (definitely if Lagna is Scorpio), relations with characterless females, backache, destroyer of spouse or sufferings to spouse, gastric troubles, famous due to some special characteristic, foreign travel, enjoys all comforts, high status at the age of 36, high status because of directional strength, beautiful wife, good friends, defective walk, depends on others, loss in partnership.
If with Mars: Wife very sexual. If with Venus: Sexual spouse but characterless. If in Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius or Pisces: Two marriages. If in Libra, Capricorn, Aquarius or with benefics: Wealth in marriage, devoted spouse, fortunate after marriage. If exalted, in Sagittarius or own sign: Sexual. If in Pisces: Death of spouse.
In female horoscope: Obstacles in marriage till the age of 27, two marriages, separation from husband, long life, husband is much older, characterless, politician, devoid of happiness, ill health, fond of wine, wicked friends, stones, enjoys life, marriage with widower but prosperous. If aspected by malefics: Late marriage.
Saturn in the 8th House
Shrinking of heart, sinner, enmity with own people, plumpy body, lazy, foolish, cheater, fearful, generous, weak eyesight or eyes troubles, accident through vehicle, stomach troubles, Piles/fistula, friends do not care, fear of death through a low caste person, suffers from chronic disease, blood ailments, loss of wealth, company of wicked, opposition without any valid reason, fault finding, skin-disease, blood ailments, loss of wealth, boils, suffers in foreign country, serious, foolish son, long life, sufferings.
If with Venus: Adulterer, fond of travel. If with Mars: Disease of private parts. If with Rahu: Fear from fire/ poison/ stone/wood/ arms. If with Rahu and Sun: Pessimist, wealthy, wicked sons, asthma or tuberculosis. If exalted or in own/friendly sign: Long life. If in enemy sign, especially in the sign of lord of Mars: Short life. If debilitated/enemy sign: Short life. If debilitated or combust: Fear from arms and poison.
In female horoscope: Injury, vehicle accident, eyes troubles or weak eye sight, long life, foreign travel, injury in upper part of hips, gynecological problems, obstacles in male progeny, suffers due to her own deeds, wicked, characterless. If Saturn is in own sign: Barren.
Saturn in the 9th House
Diligent, soft spoken, ascetic, devotee, knowledge of religions, becomes ascetic during the period of Saturn, destroyer of enemies, devoid of brothers, no interest in extra marital affairs, loss of fortune, sufferings to father at the age of 19 or 29, lucky at the age of 36, yogkarak during own dasha, sufferings due to friends, always eager for pilgrims, donor, simple living, no affection during old age, handsome, wealthy, number of ailments in body, stepmother.
If with benefics: Foreign travels. If aspected by Sun and Mars: Chronic diseases. If exalted/own sign or aspected by Jupiter: Revolution in religious thoughts. If debilitated: Atheist, devoid of wealth, spouse of questionable character. If in own sign: Religious, static honor, father long lived. If exalted: Wealthy, happy.
In female horoscope: Atheist, barren, lucky, devoid of happiness of brother, settles on foreign land, wicked, no respect for preceptor, ascetic.
Saturn in the 10th House
Loss of parent during childhood, sinner due to being priggish, victorious, politician, judge, officer, wise, high expectations, stomach troubles, government service, responsible position, prosperity in business, fortunate at the age of 36, interest in astrology, gains in the business of machines and leather, fear of arms or enemies at the age of 26 and 54, harsh marital life or recluse, gradual progress in life, sudden prosperity not possible, no-inheritance, changes in profession, imprisonment, revolutionary at the age of 41 to 45.
If exalted: Raj yog. If debilitated or in enemy sign: Violent, disease of genital organs. If with Mars: Diabetic. If with malefics: Obstacles. If in Pisces: Ascetic. If not aspected by benefics: Obstacles in education.
In female horoscope: Separation from father. If exalted/ in own sign/ friendly sign: Financial gains due to own efforts or by cheating; company of wicked, no ideals, pleasure seeker, love for filthy literature.
Saturn in the 11th House
Death of parents during childhood, loss of wealth of father, sudden and unexpected problems, money earned by self remains safe, brave, long lived, respect of preceptors, wise, suffers due to children, injury by stone, gains in property and factories, honor from state, more number of female issues, gains due to black colored articles, prosperity after the age of 36, successful administrator, always wealthy, intelligent, victorious, good health, devoid of happiness of son, first child is dead, barren spouse, loss due to friends, cannot recover the money given on credit.
If exalted/ in own sign: Fortunate, wealthy, comfort of vehicle, greedy. If afflicted: Wife barren or death of children. If debilitated: Fortunate, Raj yog.
In female horoscope: Gains from state, technical or engineering profession, good looking, company of good people, ailments of blood, gastric and cough ailments, thoughtless, always insulted, pleasure seeker, gains, long life.
Saturn in the 12th House
Shameless, small eyes, fond of foreign travel, neurological problems, harsh, does not spend, wicked, unreliable, left eye defective, devoid of happiness of progeny, cheater, handicapped, tooth problems, spouse suffers and loss of wealth at the age of 45, gradual progress in service, expenditure or speculation activities, follower of wicked people, fearful, recluse, secret enemies, injury from animals, imprisonment on false charges.
If Saturn is lord of Lagna: Destroyer of enemies, ascetic. If aspected by malefics: Suffers from piles. If exalted: Financial gains due to cheating. If with Mars: Imprisonment. If with malefics: Loss in profession. If strong: Public service, social service, religious. If aspected by Mars: No interest in worldly affairs.
In female horoscope: Eyes trouble, stomach trouble, foreign travel, imprisonment, bondage, away from home, pleasure seeker, does not use intelligence, ill health, extravagant, wicked, insulted, devoid of wealth, lazy, strange nature, blood ailments, gastric problems.