Saturn transit in Libra from 14th november 2011 – effects

Saturn transit in libraSlowest moving planet in vedic astrology, Saturn will take major step on 14th november 2011 at 12:10 PM (IST), according to K.P ayanamsa.
Saturn(Sani) is returning to this position after more than 29 years.
Libra(Thula Rasi) is the sign of balance(of justice and karma) and saturn, which is the biggest karmic planet entering it will solve many pending issues in the world and bring them to justice.
Also Jupiter, the planet which makes people think about justice, is transiting aries and will be aspecting saturn.
This makes people across the world fight for justice.

Saturn transits and cycles can be considered cycles of achievement and maturity. When Saturn forms a hard aspect to a personal point in our chart, we might feel that everything is slowed down–we encounter delays, frustrations, and pressures. But these times also challenge us to face reality, thereby opening ourselves up to increased wisdom and the freedom that comes with living in truth.

Although Saturn transits can make life feel like a drudgery (these are often times when our lives seem to move at a snail’s pace and advancements are hard to see), they also give us the opportunity to gain inner strength, to become more responsible for what we do and say, and to cut out waste or excesses in our lives. Basically, what happens is a form of paring or slimming down in the area of life affected by Saturn. We are getting rid of things in our lives that are not working for us in the real world, and focusing on improving and strengthening the things that do serve a useful purpose.

For people born with badly or weakly placed saturn, they might have experienced this during past few years.

Saturn transits teach us to take responsibility for ourselves. At the outset of a Saturn transit, we might feel like the world is a cold place. If we are mature, we will at some point come to the realization that we cannot always pass blame for the problems in our lives. We need to reach within and pull out our own inner strength — to rely on ourselves.

Saturn will be looking for balance, integrity, and fairness in the sign of Libra. We will be redesigning our definition of “self” that includes an “other”. Our ability to commit comes into question. Our ability to play by the rules in partnership also becomes critical. This is a time during which we explore our personal boundaries in partnership. Just how much a partnership limits us becomes glaringly apparent, especially in terms of our own fear of losing someone, or fear of rejection, and how that fear might limit our personal freedom.

If we’ve been giving more than taking, or taking more than giving, in an existing partnership, Saturn’s transit through Libra will point out the flaws in that type of arrangement. It’s all about responsibility and doing our share. If we’ve been unhappy with a partner’s contribution to the relationship, Saturn’s transit might magnify that problem in our minds.

Saturn does invoke a craving for the qualities of whatever sign it inhabits or planet it touches. In Libra, we will be craving balance, but it will take some time to get there. Saturn slows things down to a near-stall, and this can be agonizing if we are impatient or desirous of instant results. Saturn takes its time, and this is a good thing. We can get to a healthy, balanced decision only if we take our time doing so.

Initially we can experience reluctance to compromise ourselves, but compromising in a balanced way brings about the eventual realization that we need the “other” in order to achieve. With Saturn, a desire to gain control is present, and some of us might attempt to control an “other”, and it’s a tendency we should try to avoid. Eventually and ideally, we understand that it is only ourselves who we can control.

Many of us are at a loss for defining the relationships we have nowadays. Saturn demands definitions, structures, and commitments. But for many of us, as soon as something is defined, structured, or committed, we might feel caged, trapped, or limited. During Saturn’s transit through Libra we may be called upon to define our goals in partnership, or even the partnership itself. For some of us, we might feel pressure to commit to someone or to a relationship lifestyle, but we must first figure out what it is that we truly want before making any commitments. This is a time for making clear relationship choices and decisions, for weeding out what isn’t working for us, for letting go of lost causes, and for defining our relationships by defining what it is we want or expect from them. We need to know where we stand on the whole “relationship thing”, whether we’re coupled or not.

The more negative expressions of the sign of Libra are things that won’t work for us now. These become glaring under Saturn’s stern eye. Resorting to appeasement as a means of keeping the peace is one such negative expression. Too often, partnerships turn into “me against you”. The goal in partnership should be to work as a team rather than as adversaries.

We’re likely to deal with issues of blame while Saturn transits Libra. If we are blaming an existing partner for our unhappiness in the relationship, we’re going to learn that we have to take back, or re-own, responsibility for our own happiness. If problem solving is weak in our relationships, we’re going to be learning how to solve problems more effectively now. Some of us will be dealing with the fear of being alone, and how that fear might be undermining our relationships or our pursuit of relationships. Saturn reminds us to do our share in a relationship, but also to take personal responsibility for our actions, as well as for our own happiness in partnership. We will be learning about our boundaries and asking our partners to take responsibility for their part.

Saturn demands simplicity, definition, realism, and truth. Justice, fairness, and balance are now being tested in our lives. We are now more aware of inequalities in our relationships. How much satisfaction we are getting in our one-to-one relationships is a big issue on the table now; but we’re also very much focused on what is fair and about being met halfway. If we’ve been giving too much of ourselves in a relationship, perhaps with expectations that we will get something back, Saturn’s transit through Libra will bring awareness of this fact, and demand some form of compromise or change. If you’ve been compromising your Self, or constantly making concessions in order to make a relationship work, you’ll be more aware of this fact, as well as more aware of how this negatively impacts your life.

Saturn’s exalted position in Libra suggests perhaps easier lessons, or lessons that are more digestible, than they were while Saturn was in its “detriment” in Cancer and Leo, for example, and even while Saturn has been in Virgo.

Saturn will turn retrograde between february 8th 2012 – june 25th 2012.
During this period, it will re-enter Virgo on 17th may 2012 and again enter Libra (direct) on 2nd august 2012.

Between above period, saturn will cause financial hiccups, depression, fatigue etc for few who had similar experiences until this year.

Saturn’s major transit will cause changes in governments, administration, new working methods and rules, better climatic conditions, death or dethroning of few bad politicians, emergence of new generation leaders, better implementation of democracy, upliftment of weaker and less educated people, decrease in oil prices or invention/discovery of new natural resources for energy etc.

Saturn’s transit in Libra is bad for people born with moon under these constellations : Bharani, Mrigasira, Magha, Hastha, Visakha, Jyesta, Uttarashada

This transit will be exceptionally good for people born with moon under these constellations : Arudra, Poorva Phalguni, Sravanam.

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