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Read your own horoscope: A step-by-step tutorial to Vedic astrology

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Mahadasa of Sun

Sun is a powerful, progressive, and potent planet, held to be supreme among the imperial stars. Its luminosity gives optimism, authority, cheerfulness and potency and its heat gives aggression and arrogance. It is the life giver among all planets. People under Sun Mahadasa often enjoy a good social standing because of support and favors from eminent people of authority and government. Such natives also enjoy an authoritative position themselves but may also suffer estrangement from family.
These natives enjoy ample wealth and gain from multiple sources of income, especially related to weaponry, fire, state, property, and medicine. Sun Mahadasa also makes the person spiritually inclined and often fond of pilgrimage. Moreover, it makes one anxious and restless, due to recurrent fears of theft, enmity, authority, health problems and fire. But despite these vicissitudes on personal level, such a person has a good social life.

Sun Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


This Antardasa makes you very powerful in a horoscope. During this period, the person will enjoy authority, success and acclaim in social circle. If Sun is positively placed, native may also get monetary gains during this Antardasa. In terms of career, the native would likely reach a better position and could be victorious in whatever disputes and competitions that he or she gets involved in. The native enjoys financial gains too but this period also suggests mental unrest due to impatience. Lots of travels may also take place during this time.

Moon Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


Sun and Moon are friendly and benefic planets so their association often results in positive outcomes. Together they balance each other’s energies like Father and Mother. One is aggressive and energetic while the other is calm and nurturing. Person in Dasa of Moon in Sun earns respect, recognition, authority, victory, and financial gains as well. This could be the most comfortable and affluent part of the native’s life. There could be some disputes and mental unrest too but overall, this period is marked with some important transitions and happenings in life. On the negative side, native can experience discords with authority, jail sentence, fear of theft & water and challenges.

Mars Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


Mars’ Antardasa in Sun means unification of the energies of two influential planets. This makes an individual strong, dominant, and fortunate to enjoy authority too. It would be a phase complete with affluence, luxuries and material comforts. Some sacred event may also take place in life during this Antardasa. Family life remains content. The negative aspects of this period of Mars include lack of harmony, mental unrest, occasional failures, loss of close ones, and discords among family members. Dissatisfaction due to lack of support or issues with government may also come.

Mercury Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


The benefic presence of the communicative and creative Mercury under the strong and steady Sun creates some ebb and flow in life, which keeps the native disturbed. Those under the influence of this planetary Dasa receive both support and distress from the close ones. There is also a possibility of some important transition and event in life, such as a huge accomplishment. Nevertheless, the path to success wouldn’t be a smooth sail. Some mental unrest and health complications may persist throughout. Name, fame, social acclaim and respect may increase at the same time. Due to increased spiritual inclination, native performs pious and religious activities. Moreover, financial standing also improves.

Jupiter Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


The combination of Jupiter with Sun is usually positive as it leads to improvement on several accounts. Jupiter awards the person with higher wisdom, mental peace and knowledge during this period. It makes you righteous, moralistic and socially respected individual. The person may tread on the spiritual path while experiencing financial growth at the same time. So overall, this is going to be an affluent period for the native.

Venus Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


Venus, the feminine and soft planet will feel safe under the masculine and resolute Sun. This may not however be a completely positive period. The native under this Dasa will enjoy all the luxuries and comforts in life but at the same time, may become a spendthrift and indulge in useless quests. Thankfully, financial standing helps cover the rising expenses. Despite enjoying a dominant and respectable social position, the person may not feel content on a personal level. Travel and auspicious activities could take place during this period too. Some negative aspects that may destroy the bliss include mental unrest, fall from position, and health issues such as fever and pains.

Saturn Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


This period may not be that positive owing to Saturn’s influence, which is a malefic planet. Some challenges in studies and career may crop up, may be due to a lethargic attitude you carry. Income may fall and overall, the person will have to work hard to realize ambitions. Number of enemies could increase but the native is usually in the winning position. Success and recognition may come but after difficulties, which may lead to distress. However, some sacred activity may take place too. An important achievement can take place towards the middle of the Dasa but in the end, distress due to distance with near and dear ones may bother. If negatively placed, these planets may cause loss of wealth, sentence, lack of peace and fever.

Rahu Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


These two planets do not share a friendly relationship so their Dasa may cause some havoc in life. Disputes and losses may keep the native bothered during this time. Enemies could get stronger. Moreover, lack of support and harm from close ones may further add to distress. Loss of position and authority may lead to downfall in social standing and wealth loss is also possible. This is a period to be cautious. However, do not worry because bad days won’t last forever. In between, the native may enjoy wealth, recognition and respect too.

Ketu Antardasa under Sun Mahadasa


This combination of Dasas can bring hurdles in life. Owing to Ketu’s influence, native would struggle to come up with solutions so might end up in distress. Career and finance may become areas of concern. Moreover, loss of someone important, health problems, and fear from government are also possible during this period. Support from close ones and friends will help stand strong during these times. Patience and hard work would be the keys to get past this period without much damage.


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