Saturn transit in Capricorn (Makara Rasi) 2020-23

Saturn, the slowest moving yet the biggest Karmic player in Vedic Astrology will be leaving its inimical sign Sagittarius and enter its own Earth sign Capricorn on 23 January 2020 at 12:41 IST. (+5:30 hours UTC).
Saturn will continue its forward and retrograde motions for about 36 months in Capricorn and will finally enter its own Air sign Aquarius on 16 January 2023 19:51 IST.
Saturn in Capricorn

During these 36 months, Saturn will enter Aquarius once on 27 April 2022 at 15:03 IST and then re-enter Capricorn on 14 July 2022 at 07:08 IST in retrograde motion.
Saturn in Sagittarius was contraction versus expansion in motion.
It has caused enough dilemma among many and they were unable to decide which path to be taken.
As Jupiter rules finance, Saturn made us unsure about investments and trading.
But now Saturn in its own sign Capricorn, will help those who take the risk and plunge.
This is right time for taking a call on career choices that do not accurately reflect our authentic selves.
Capricorn is a sign that wants respect and Saturn works hard to earn it.
Short cuts, easy roads are not favored by Saturn in its own sign. Those who have put in that effort, will reap benefits and respect.
Those who tried shortcuts till now, will be eliminated.

Saturn exposes weak areas that need strengthening. As Capricorn is Karma Sthana (10th house) in Zodiac, it expects us to gain expertise in our work field.
Saturn transiting Capricorn is a time for making things that last, and for looking past immediate pleasure, concerns, and desires towards future success and stability. Both Saturn and Capricorn hate waste and want to reduce frivolity.
Capricorn (Makara Rasi) consists of Uttarashada (Later Victory), Sravana (Hearing), Dhanishta (Richest One / Sitting on wealth) nakshatras.
While Saturn transits through these in next 3 years, it asks us to hear/listen in order to win and relax after accumulating wealth.
23 January 2020 12:42 hrs IST – 21 January 2021, 20:46 IST :- Saturn in UTTARASHADA : Western parts of India (ancient India includes Afghanistan and Pakistan too) like Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra will be effected.
This period also indicates a WAR like situation in Asia.

21 January 2021, 20:46 IST – 17 February 2022, 04:15 IST :- Saturn in SRAVANA : Few corrupt government officials will get caught. Bad time for bureaucrats, priests, religious heads.
Kalinga (North coastal Andhra – Odisha) will get hit by cyclones and floods.

17 February 2022, 04:16 IST – 16 January 2023 19:50 IST :- Saturn in DHANISHTA(1,2,3) : Bihar, Jharkhand people will have great time. Minerals found under earth like gold, manganese, copper, oils, coal from this place can fetch them unexpected wealth.
Banking sector will pickup and see profits.
All financial institutions, private lendors, chitfund companies can see much better time.

Capricorn favors quality over quantity, simplicity over chaos. So, do not try and exert yourself to produce more. Instead, concentrate on producing one high quality product per year.
Saturn represents father for those who were born after sunset and before sunrise.
So it is important to be a responsible father or son (more during 15 January – 15 February when Sun conjuncts Saturn in Capricorn and during 16 July – 16 August when Sun opposes Saturn).
It is advisable to avoid child delivery during these dates as the new born kid can suffer from frequent diseases, have ugly looking spouse, dependent on others for livelihood, frequent traveller, does physical labour to feed himself.
If Sun is placed in Pushyami nakshatra (Cancer) and aspects Saturn in Sravana (July-August 2021), then native can suffer from lungs or heart related disease.
Jupiter will be conjunct Saturn in Capricorn from 19 November 2020 (23:38 IST) until 20 November 2021 (00:37 IST).
Jupiter is weak in capricorn but if Saturn signifies anything in your horoscope, it will be delivered without fail.
Democracy prevails as Saturn is much more powerful than Jupiter. Verdict of people can even overrule Judiciary.
Only Saturn has the ability to overrule all other planetary aspects, conjunctions.

Mars conjunct Saturn in Capricorn (March-April 2020 and February-April 2022), opposing Saturn (June-July 2021 and November-December 2022), aspecting Saturn from Libra (November-December 2021), aspecting Saturn from Gemini (May-June 2021 and October-November 2022) can make us adventurous and fearless.
Those who are born with Saturn-Mars conjunctions or aspects in their horoscope, can suffer from accidents, injuries, burns.

Whenever Mercury conjuncts or opposes Saturn in Capricorn, people born with this combinations can be disturbed in marital life. Spouse, kids and family responsibilities can drive them away frequently.
Most of them can prefer to spend more time away from family. This is a Sanyasi Yoga.

When Venus conjuncts or opposes Saturn in Capricorn, it will lead to luxurious life style, comforts, alcohol and even drugs (in few cases).
Venus in Cancer opposing Saturn in Capricorn can lead to many love affairs, alcoholism etc.
Some of them can go to an extent of wasting their money and assets due to attraction from opposite gender.

Saturn transit in Capricorn (Makara Rasi), effects of Nakshatras

  • 23 January – 11 May 2020 and 29 September 2020 – 21 January 2021 : Saturn aspects Dhanishta, Krittika, Uttara Phalguni.
  • 11 May – 29 September 2020 : Saturn (Retrograde) aspects Moola, Uttara Phalguni, Krittika.
  • 21 January – 23 May 2021 and 11 October 2021 – 17 February 2022 : Saturn aspects Satabhisha, Rohini, Hastha.
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  • 23 May – 11 October 2021 : Saturn (Retrograde) aspects Poorvashada, Hastha, Rohini.
  • 17 February – 04 June 2022 and 23 October 2022 – 16 January 2023 : Saturn aspects Poorvabhadra, Mrigasira, Chitra.
  • 05 June – 22 October 2022 : Saturn (Retrograde) aspects Uttarashada, Chitra, Mrigasira.

Also when Saturn is Retrograde in Capricorn for 5 months each year, it can cause some bad effects for Aries and Taurus (especially Krittika nakshatra born).

People born under Uttarashada nakshatra need to stay away from extra-marital affairs, gossips and aimless wandering. They can get defamed during 2nd half of 2020.
Saturn yielding Sun’s results until 21 January 2021, will lead to rise in new leaders, path breaking trends, victory for those who toiled hard for many years.
Existing leadership can be challenged.
Later during 21 January 2021 – 17 February 2022, Saturn transit in Sravana nakshatra leads to innovations and creative ideas in art, television, cinema, music, entertainment etc.
In general, Saturn (Sani) transit in Capricorn (Makara Rasi) is bad for people born with moon in Arudra, Aslesha, Chitra, Uttarashada, Sravana, Dhanishta, Poorvabhadra nakshatras.
Saturn in Capricorn is very good time for people born with Moon in these Nakshatras : Magha, Swathi, Anuradha, Uttarabhadra and Revati.

People born under moon signs of Pisces (Meena), Scorpio (Vrischika), Leo (Simha) can find their dream job, increased income, karmic relations which are satisfactory, boost in career, accumulation of wealth and fame.
These effects can be particularly experienced if born with Moon in Magha, Anuradha, Uttarabhadra and Revati nakshatras.

Political, Economic and Environmental influence of Saturn transit in Capricorn

China will lose few more companies to neighbouring countries. But their grip over asian market will not reduce.
Indian economy continues to slow down. Pakistan (Imran Khan) will be boycotted by many countries. War across border (POK) weakens Pakistan position.
USA will be hit by natural calamities (coastal states).
Dollar loses its prominence internationally.
Racism increases in Australian continent.

Saturn transit in Capricorn (2020-2023), effects on 12 Moon Signs