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Mahadasa of Moon

Moon Mahadasa runs for almost 10 years. Moon represents beauty, femininity, purity, charm, softness, emotions, art, love, money, status, progeny, luxuries, auspicious events, prosperity, mental peace, mother, silver and so on. During Moon Mahadasa, the native often feels inclined towards artistic pursuits. This period boosts creativity in the person. Native experiences vivid dreams and fantasies during this period. Moon takes you on an inner journey, towards spirituality and higher knowledge. However, Moon also brings mental instability, depression, laziness, and moodiness in case of malefic influence.

Moon Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


It’s a positive period in one’s life, unless planet is afflicted. A lot of progress takes place during this time. Native enjoys material comforts, prosperity and company of women. Relationship with mother also improves because native is able to fulfill her wishes. A lot of positive and negative developments make way in life. Chances of childbirth also exist. Singles get a chance to meet someone special. Due to the mental weakness and instability imposed by Moon, native also encounters some hurdles. However, a lot of respect and fame in society marks this period. Inclination towards arts and creative fields such as music, poetry etc also increases. Spiritual travels also take place during this Dasa.

Mars Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


This period is marked by increased difficulties and hurdles. Some wealth loss is possible but at the same time, native experiences growth on the professional front. Hard work is the keyword for this Dasa. The person often has to stay away from his or her native place during this period. Some issues with mother and other family & relatives also persist. Majorly, this Dasa takes its toll on health as the native experiences issues related to stomach, blood impurity and anxiety. Enemies also try to drag you down during this Dasa.

Rahu Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


These two planets are inimical to each other. Rahu here affects the psychological health of the person. Native suffers from lack of mental peace and unnecessary fears, especially from theft. Dip in financial status is also seen during this period. Native feels distressed and lonely, as if there is no one to turn to. Vicissitudes in business are also seen. Eating habits also suffer during this period and health issues also strike pose hurdles such as fever, mental distress, and infections due to wrong medicines. Once the Dasa is over, the native’s life returns to normal state.

Jupiter Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


The lord of expansion here affords the person with great wealth and happiness. Native spends a lot on luxuries, clothes, ornaments and other material comforts. This is the time of indulgence and enjoyment. Some spiritual travels also take place during this period. Knowledge and wisdom get a boost. Students get to choose a subject of their choice and their efforts bear good results in exams. This is largely because both are benefic planets. Happiness and peace prevail in life and native spends a lot of time with friends and company too. Moreover, wealth prospects also improve during this period.

Saturn Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


Saturn is a malefic planet so this Dasa naturally causes some challenges in life. Saturn is the planet that brings delay so you might observe some hurdles in fulfillment of your goals and achievements, which could lead to frustration and distress. Native also begins to use a harsh language & tone and becomes more argumentative under the malefic influence. Chances of defame in society are there as well. Mother’s health or your relationship with her bears the adverse influence of this Dasa the most. Native also develops some sort of addiction.

Mercury Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


Moon considers Mercury as a friend. While Mercury is inimical towards Moon, this Dasa bears positive effects for the most part, because both are benefic planets. A lot of growth in career and income prospects takes place. Native enjoys the comforts of life. Communication ability improves considerably because of the benefic presence of Mercury. This is a good period to take part in debates. Native uses a lot of intelligence and knowledge to make wise decisions and drive him or her towards success and happiness. A good boost in financial position is also possible. Students perform satisfactorily in studies.

Ketu Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


Ketu Anatardasa causes a lot of travels. Native however suffers due to some mental distress and lack of peace of mind. Problems in relationships and earning persist during this period. Ketu’s shadow over Moon is considered malefic in Vedic astrology, and it keeps the native mentally distressed during this period. Wealth loss is also possible. Family issues also persist and frequent quarrels affect the cordiality. Some unwanted fears also keep the native troubled, such as from water and enemies. While it is a tough time, it cannot be termed a bad time.

Venus Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


While the relationship between Venus and Moon in inimical, both are benefic planets associated with wealth. Native enjoys a lot of comforts and luxuries in life during this Dasa. Some sudden gain is also possible. Wealth grows considerably during this period. New relationships are possible during this period and existing ones remain blissful. Native feels interested in creative pursuits and develops fondness for arts, poetry, music, cosmetics, beauty, jewelry etc. A desired travel also takes place during this period. Natives spends a lot of time with loved ones too.

Sun Antardasa in Moon Mahadasa


Moon absorbs most of the hard sunlight and reflects only the soft glow. This period is a very balanced one since both planets work together just like father (Sun) and mother (Moon). Moreover, these two planets are friends with each other so happiness and enjoyment prevails in life during this Dasa. Native attains a better position in life and recognition from authority too. Social life and status improves during this period. Growth in career is also perceived. Enemies are not able to drag you down. However, native becomes a little egoistic and dominating during this period, which should be avoided to maintain peace in relationships.


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