Kaal Sarpa Yoga (KSY
Much has been said and written in support of or against Kaal Sarpa Yoga. Neither the Maharishi Parashar, Jaimini, Mantreshawara, Kalyan Verma, Vyankatesh Sharma, Varahamihir and other classic writers have not mentioned about it. But the concept of Kaal Sarpa yoga exists in the society as the Manglika dosha.
The great importance has been given to snakes in Vedic period. Not only in India but the ancient culture of America, Australia, Africa, Egypt, and other cultures also worship serpents. They symbolise the snake with fertility due to their appearance as umbilical cord, birth and regeneration, immortality, symbol of eternity, healing, gods, wisdom and knowledge. It is believed that snake coils the earth. The biting of his tails by his mouth symbolises ocean. Indian mythology is full of such myths. In Indian mythology, the sustainer Vishnu is taking rest on the coil of Shesh naga, Goddess Lakshmi is serving him on his feet, creator Brahma is sitting on Kamal/ lotus flower coming out of umbilical of Vishnu. The Shesh naga in turn is supported by Kurma, another part of Vishnu. Lord Shiva has worn ornaments of serpents around his neck and arms. What does it symbolise? According to me, it symbolise that the sustainer Vishnu has created world /Universe according the Karma. You will also find picture of Bhagavana Narayan standing on the coil of snake in Satya Narayan puja on puranmasi. So serpent symbolises Karma. The picture of Lord Shiva indicates the cure of KSY. The Kaal is time, moving like a snake, ups and downs. The Kaal Sarpa yoga indicates that the native has to suffer like a snake due to his past Karma in his present life. The Kaal Sarpa Yoga is found, some time in all the members of a family. It is Karmic representation. These native have come to fulfill some specific work in his life. He has to struggle hard to achieve his aim in his life. While surfing internet or different groups on internet, we find that the enquiry about Kaal Sarpa yoga is sought and discussed by different surfer. The Kaal Sarpa Yoga has become the most common point of discussion in the country. It is said that this is most ominous combination, all the beneficial roles of planets are destroyed & the native having Kaal Sarpa yoga in his chart is said to be suffering through all kind of hardships throughout his life, while his hardship doesn’t yield any good result. Respected Shri K.N.Rao, an eminent and renowned astrologer of International fame, my teacher, and guide in Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, frankly refute the existence of Kaal Sarpa yoga and written a book on it. But the refutation of the yoga is mainly based on that it did not have been mentioned in classical works. What is not mentioned in classics has no existence? It is not a scientific logic. The Astrology is a science. The classical works are not the beginning or the end of Astrology. It is only a basis on which we are standing and to move further and solve the problems of time and space of present. On the other hand, Dr. B.V. Raman, the father of revival of Indian astrology and the founder-editor of THE ASTROLOGICAL MAGAZINE) accepts the KSY. He opines that KSY arises irrespective of whether all the planets are in between Rahu and Ketu or Ketu and Rahu. Dr. B.V. Raman is of the opinion that if all the planets are hemmed in one side of the axis and Ascendant is on the other side of the axis, the evil arising out of KSY almost gets neutralised. It is a sort of cancellation of the yoga. Sh. P.S.Shastri, another a highly qualified, learned and renowned astrologer who has translated Jaimini Sutram and Uttar Kaalmrita has also subscribed to the KSY. He discussed about KSY in Astrological Magazine from Bangalore, in December 1964, October 1987, and September 1994. While discussing KSY he quoted a shloka, but did not mention the root. The same shloka is also found in Panchangs. The shloka has nothing to do with jatak astrology, but with mundane astrology. However he has accepted that classics did not mention about the same. In the same magazine, another writer has mentioned about the Sarpa yoga when Sun, Mars and Saturn occupied Kendra. Here again there is no mention of Rahu and Ketu. This yoga has been mentioned in many classics like Brahat Parashar Hora Shastra, etc.
The yoga can be cancelled as there is cancellation of Raja Yogas and Neech Bhanga raja yoga and other cancellations. they are raised to the heights and those who have the yoga in malefic house. How can its yoga give only malefic results? It gives benefic results also. The KSY raises the individual from rags to heights then to rags again. snake and ladder game. Atal Behari Vajpai and many other prominent personalities have Kaal Sarpa Yoga. It is well known principle of astrology that when ever a planet or a house is hemmed in between the malefic planets the significations of the planet or the house suffers. The KSY enhances materialism and comfort in the life of the individual and KAY enhances spiritualism and renunciation in the life of the individual. good or bad. According to our mythology. Maharishi Parashar says in his book that it is always auspicious to have Rahu in Cancer. Late Sh Jawaharlal Nehru. It is expected from a learner of Jyotish to know that a wellplaced Rahu in his dasha gives wealth. Lata Mangeshkar. one should predict about ones wealth from the position of Rahu (chapter 14 shloka 19). The strength of the planet depends on bhava. They have risen to heights through ups and downs in life. In the same text the dasha results of Rahu has been said to be good. Cancer. Sh Morarji Desai. Similarly Kaal Sarpa yoga can be cancelled. (chapter 16. name of the Yoga has been given as Kaal Sarpa yoga. sign. first study the life pattern of those who have Kaal Sarpa yoga. the Nabhas yogas are those yogas which are formed due to the position of planets or appearance of planet from each other in the chart. It is not a malefic yoga. sign. the malefic by nature. It is not a benefic yoga. the significations of the nativity suffers. he says that it is auspicious to have Rahu in Aries. Virgo or Taurus (chapter 41 shloka 1) & in Shani Dasha Rahu Bhukti. When all the planets are hemmed in between Rahu and Ketu counted in clockwise motion in North Indian chart. Sagittarius. The KAY keeps the individual contented and satisfied in rags. It only indicates that the whole life is full of struggles. Osho Rajneesh. As you all know that Sarvarth Chintamani is a good reference while analysing dasha results. If the appearance of planet is like a Snake. Those natives who have the yoga in good house. Dhirubhai Ambani. (chapter 43 shloka 67). shloka 21 & 22). Laghu Parasari says that Rahu & Ketu if occupies the Kendra & Kona and even if they are not related to kendra or trikona lords. India Independence chart. But they have KSY in their birth chart. and planets are strong. Kuldip Sing Jain. When all the planets are hemmed in between Ketu and Rahu counted in clockwise direction in North Indian chart. The life is full of struggles. Similarly if one wants to condemn Kaal Sarpa yoga. On the basis of appearance of the planet. No detailed study has been under taken to search the life pattern of such natives who suffer from Kaal Sarpa yoga.Some astrologers have divided the yoga in Kaal Sarpa yoga (KSY) and Kaal Amrita Yoga (KAY). Leo. I have taken up the study of such persons and have found that the Kaal Sarpa yoga has its effects. Sagittarius. sign they occupy and conjunction with or aspected by other planet. An ounce of experience is worth tones of theory. it is Kaal Sarpa Yoga. or Pisces. Therefore KSY/KAY signifies our Karma. Sarpa yoga name has been give. We will not be able to appreciate the yoga till we understand the principle working behind the same. The Kaal Sarpa yoga is a yoga. it is called Kaal Amrita yoga. Sachin Tendulkar. So the end results of both the yogas is the same. It is to be remembered that Rahu/Ketu are always in retrograde motion. they suffer
. Moreover according to Maharishi Parashara. If we study the life pattern of these eminent personalities we find that they have life full of struggles to achieve goal of life. If it appears like a Musala. The effect of yoga depends on the strength of the planets which forms it. Naturally when all planets are hemmed in between Rahu and Ketu. Virgo. and planets are weak and afflicted. Therefore Rahu does not give only malefic results. Taurus. So I have classified it under Nabhas yoga. The most powerful planet Sun suffers when Rahu eclipses the same. Musala yoga name has been given etc. As we say that if you want to condemn astrology. then condemn it. shloka 8). still in their own antar dasha will give results similar to Raja Yogas (chapter 4. Sagittarius. They have touched the Everest heights in their life. So Kaal Sarpa yoga indicates struggles in life and ups and downs in life as in the game of snake and ladder. Taurus. I do not like to fill the pages by giving their horoscopes. According to Sage Parashar. Rahu signifies our Karma. Margaret Thatcher. Cancer. While discussing about Rahu bhukti under Rahu dasha. or Pisces. provided it is posted in Aries. first study Astrology and then condemn it.
lagna lord. Rahu posited in own nakshatra does not scare the native. It can be extended with many more numbers with the conjunction with and aspected by different planets. It is Daridra Yoga in which the native suffers humility. and diseases. If Jupiter is posited in Lagna. In male signs it is more powerful Rahu in Kendra or trine is benefic planet. If the planets are posited in clockwise direction from Rahu it is KSY. any two are strong. name and fame and other facilities of life. the native will not have the results of the yoga karaka planets.
There is cancellation of Kaal Sarpa Yoga
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If Lagna. If there is Budha-Aditya yoga in Kendra or trine with out conjunction or aspect. it is of main twelve type with Rahu posited in Lagna to 12th house. If the planets are posited in clockwise direction from Ketu.
The navamshesha of Rahu also play an important role to give malefic or auspicious results. it is KAY.
Whether the planets are posited in clockwise direction in the North Indian chart from Rahu or Ketu. penury. If the dispositor of Rahu is posited in Kendra in his own. If Venus is posited in 2nd or 12th without any conjunction or aspect. (3) Vasuki (4) Shankhpal (5) Padma (6) Mahapadma (7) Takshat (8) Karkatak (9) Shankhanaad (10) Patak (11) Vishakta (12) Sheshnaga respectively.through out life. More over it is also dependent on the dasha pattern of the native. (2) Kulik. According to the available literature on KSY. or exalted sign in that condition Rahu does not scare the native. The effect of the KSY can be summarised as follows: (I have given in detail about KSY in my book Kaal Sarpa yoga in Hindi)
The effects of KSY should be judged from the position of Rahu in the chart. If there is Panch Mahapurush yoga in the chart. Sun and Moon. 4th or 10th without any conjunction or aspect.
. (1) Anant. The KSY is more powerful. We should see whether the Rahu is posited in Udita part of the chart or Unudita part of the chart. Rahu is more powerful in Udita part of the chart. If a planet has Dikbala and not conjuncted or aspected by any planet. But all these results are dependent on the strength of planets who form the yoga and in which house and sign the yoga is formed. If the dasha of yoga karaka planet does not come during his life time. If there are malefic planets in Upachaya houses. If there are benefic planets in Kendras or trines. It is similar to Raja Yoga where the native will have wealth.
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Rahu in female signs is mild.
Sade Saati. He does not have respect for his parents. He has fluctuations in his business. I believe that it is a karmic yoga. Lobha. He has to keep fast to punish himself voluntarily and remember his offence. our Karmic results. Rudraksha.
The main question of controversy is the remedial measures in Kaal Sarpa yoga. and Ahankaara. His family life has disturbed. The most of the astrologers accept that there is KSY/KAY. The people know that Astrology can indicate the future events in time. He has fear that he may not lose all these comforts and money. Control your Kaama. Pitri dosha and what not. religion has become a big trade/ business. we can draw a bigger line which will make the past karmas smaller than the present Karmas. They read and learn astrology for a few months and get title of expert astrologer. Manglik dosha. They start their own business with out any experience. He is full of fear. etc to remove the fear of the native against large sum of money. We will enter into ugly controversy if we say that karmas can be destroyed by Shanti Patha by a karma kanda pundit and visiting this or that temple. It can be cancelled only by Karmas. their Karma. So please. Pay respect to your elders persons. He has to remember that Life is a continuous process and changes every minute. as he knows that the means of earning of all these comforts are not fair. Krodha. Can we escape the results of KSY. Moha. His wife has adulterous behavior. But they do not advise to improve his behavior. He earnestly desires peace of mind. 3. They prescribe Yantra. 1. It is saying “ Sooli ka Kanta ho jana” What are the auspicious Karmas for KSY? Always remember that the yoga has formed due to your past karmas and it can be cancelled only by your auspicious karma. He is scared. He has adulterous behavior. AS shown in figure the past Karma can not be touched. the human lost his peace of mind. So if any one desirous of good yoga in the chart of his children or desirous of removing obstacles in his business. Precious stone. job. Mantra.• •
If Lagna does not fall in between KSY. Due to pursuit of materialism. His children do not obey or respect him. These cheats and unscrupulous people start minting money by taking advantage of above fear on the name of KSY. The native will be able to endure them with out much suffering. by performing remedial measures? My answer will be ‘yes’. children and family or desirous of peace of mind has to improve his behavior with love and compassion. But by doing auspicious Karmas.
. We have to endure the results of Past Karma
Past Present Karma --------------------------------
It is shown by a small straight line. It will mean that only rich and resourceful person who has plenty of money and can spend it will be able to overcome it The poor person can not get rid of malefic karmas and have to suffer from them because they have no sufficient amount of money to spend on costly shanti patha and to pay to karma kanda pundits. 2. Lead a simple and ethical life with compassion and love for others. If a planet is out of KSY except Moon and Moon is not afflicted or the planet is not in the nakshtra of Rahu or aspected by Rahu. Where as according to astrology all type of yogas are the result of past karma of the native. On the other hand. He has to help the needy with donation. Though he is having all types of comforts of life and money but does not have peace of mind.
Lord Shiva is the symbol of control on “Indriyas” and basic instincts and renunciation. 5.4.
Help needy and suffering persons with love and compassion. Lord Shiva is the controller of all the planets and will bless you. Chant “Om Namah Shivay” daily to purify yourself and get control over your instincts. He will help you to improve your behaviour.