Shani Sade Sati and remedies

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Shani Sade Sati and remedies (Upaye)

Shani Sade Sati and Shani Dhaiya are for 7½ years and Shani Dhaiya for 2½ years in a person’s life respectively. They occur due to Saturn’s movement in a Rashi at real-time in the sky.

Shani sadhe sati remedy

When does Sade-sati begin in one’s life?

At the hour of birth of the person, when Saturn enters the zodiac chart preceding the zodiac sign of the moon Sade-Sati of Shani starts. E.g., if the moon sign at birth was in Taurus, then Sade-Sati will start when Saturn enters Aries.

Why this transition of Saturn is called Sade-Sati?

When Saturn travels over the sign and two signs following it, E.g., birth sign and sign after it. Saturn goes through around 2+1⁄2 years in each sign. These 2+1/2 years sums up to 7+1/2 years to cross all the three signs. Thus, the time period means Sade-Sati which implies seven and a half.   

Effects of Sade-sati: Before and During

Before Sade-Sati begins, the past couple of years the man is in his perfect balance of his capacities. The person receives incredible help from the masses in these years when Saturn is in 9th, 10th and 11th houses. These 7.5 years of transition of Saturn before Sade-sati is a brilliant period as the capacities are superior to others by then.

But after the transition of Saturn from 9th, 10th and 11th to 12th, 1st and 2nd house the distress enter after a sweet phase of bliss.

When Saturn comes close to the moon it gives a good reality check and bursts the bubble of miss-convictions. It makes the person more shrewd and wiser.

The Sade-sati allows the person to work on themselves in three stages- Initial stage of Sade-sati, mid-stage of Sade-sati, end-stage of Sade-sati. Each stage is of 2.5 years.

The Initial Stage of Sade-sati

In this stage, Saturn moves to the 12th house. The impact is bad word of mouth hurts and people get side-lined due to past years. It brings a thought of “What next is important in life” as people move away. In the process of finding the answer, the individual starts investing time and money in acquiring new skills to move up the ladder.

This phase also gives a review and asks for corrections in the wrong decisions made. This can be done by being mentally flexible as Saturn doesn’t accept opposition. Undesirable travels against your desire are very conceivable. Issues in movement and postponements and so on are guaranteed. Your understanding will be tried without a doubt.

The Mid-Stage of Sade-sati

The bad publicity, financial misfortunes of twelfth Saturn presently begin recovering. Its emphasis on the person's health and his close ones. This phase also tests personality through tough spots. It also removes the people and gives a reality check on who are the genuine companions in life. The new skills acquired in initial stage starts giving fruitful response as the blue-print made is in full swing of execution.


This stage brings disturbed mental peace, disposition, loss of financial and health well-being, issues with family members, kin and dear companions. People born on Poornima and Amawasya have more troubles in the middle 2.5 years of Sade-sati.


End-Stage of Sade-sati

This stage gives good and tough financial lessons. It settles on taking impartial decisions about abundance on board. Some functional and intense calls should be made with regards to legacy and family and self-abundance. This phase also brings income and client as a result of learning and execution from the initial and Mid-stage of Sade-sati.


Remedies for Sade-sati


  • Wearing Neelam or Blue Sapphire

Neelam can be worn in a ring or pendant during Sade-sati. The gemstone ensures peace, prosperity, good health and good deeds. The Sade-sati period is stressful and Neelam helps in boosting energy levels. It also clears the messed-up life and provides guidance in living a stable life. The gemstone helps excel in subjects such as arts, architecture, literature, journalism, and other professions that need creativity and increases concentration. Last but not least it protects from accidents and natural calamities.

  • 7 Mukhi Rudraksha

7 Mukhi Rudraksha symbolises Maa Laxmi and Anang Shiva. It blesses its wearer with good health and fortune. It also protects from Shani Sade-sati and Shani Dhaiya.  It removes panoti, ardha ashtama and ashtama.


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