Saturn in 1st House ⋆ Saturn in Ascendant


Last updated on June 24th, 2020 at 11:21 pm

Saturn in 1st house unites with the energies of Mars-ruled Aries. As the 1st zodiac sign, Aries naturally represents the 1st house and therefore shares common energies with it.

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The condition and dignity of Sun and the 1st house ruler carry a major role in determining additional outcomes of this combination. Therefore, it is crucial for these planets to be strong and dignified to harness the energies of Saturn effectively and piously which ultimately ensures good outcomes.

Sun is linked to the 1st house because it signifies self, soul, body, head, mentality, vitality, health, general prosperity, and courage.

The 1st house ruler becomes a guide to Saturn. Therefore, a strong and dignified ascendant ruler is able to extend auspicious results of a dignified Saturn or save it from giving fully negative results, when ill-placed.

The majority of the results of this combination is dependent on the dignity and strength of Saturn.

Results of Saturn in 1st House

Strict & Highly Disciplined

Saturn is the planet that governs the 10th zodiac sign of order and structure, Capricorn. Hence, Saturn naturally carries these characteristics.

At the same time, the 1st house reflects the self, soul, and mentality of the native.

Accordingly, a dignified Saturn in the 1st house produces a highly disciplined person who is law obedient and expects the same from others.

They are also very strict, especially when fulfilling their tasks in a career or business. These natives are true conformists and this makes them very reliable especially in tasks that require loyalty and honesty.

Alternatively, if Saturn is undignified or weakened in the given house, it also reduces auspicious effects. Namely, a weakened Saturn loses direction and becomes lost.

This also influences a native with this negatively formed combination. As a result, they become undisciplined, lazy, and slow to take action. They have a hard time to initiate new projects and carry on open-ended tasks.

In other words, a weakened Saturn in ascendant makes individuals with this combination unreliable, dishonest, and undisciplined. They have a tendency to abandon responsibilities and wander away to get relief.

However, their abandoned repsonsibilities start to haunt the native in the future and reappear in a greatly amplified form.

Serious & Mature Mentality

In astrology, Saturn is the planet that signifies experienced or older people. Therefore, Saturn in the 1st house of mentality creates a person who is very mature.

If Saturn is dignified, it ensures that they are very responsible and take a serious approach to their obligations. They make sure that their tasks are fulfilled and obligations are taken care of.

People might perceive them as too strict, serious, and boring. However, in reality, this is a truly honorable trait that makes them trustworthy.

They are very deep thinkers and love to see life in a philosophical or sometimes even spiritual viewpoint.

In addition to that, cold, serious, and strict planet Saturn influences their general appearance as well. As a result, they have a rather frightful, harsh, and rigid appearance with dark shades. However, these traits benefit them because they are perceived or taken more seriously by others.

Alternatively, if Saturn is undignified in the 1st house, it creates a serious but very timid person. They have a hard time to manage ther tasks and obligations effectively.

Slow But Stable

Not only that their maturity influences their way of thinking, but also the way they act or function in life.

That is to say, they make all their steps in a stable and calculated way. With that being said, they are slow to act, but also highly cautious. This character trait ensures that the steps taken are effective and efficient.

This creates a very balanced and smart public image of them. They are slow to act and initiate, but very efficient at the same time. They are committed to creating long-lasting results with their persistent effort. Slow and steady wins the race is a perfect quote to describe their way of acting.

On the contrary, if Saturn is undignified, it loses its good characteristics. As a result, the native becomes clumsy and unorganized. This reduces their efficiency of action.

While they are tactless and low, they also lose their ability to calculate risks. This makes them prone to become lost in action and take bad decisions.

Authoritative & Controlling

Both Saturn and the 1st house is about authority and leadership. Hence, individuals with this combination are inherently authoritative and domineering.

Their way of domineering is rather strict, rude, and cold. They seem to be very heartless and cruel from the soul. However, this is how it looks. Their care and compassion are simply expressed through discipline and strict loyalty.

Their law obedient nature also makes them very controlling because they expect unshakable loyalty from others as well. Seeing that others conform to the rules and behave responsibly is what makes these natives truly satisfied.

If Saturn is strong and dignified in the 1st house or ascendant, it is capable of blessing the native with good fame and an authoritative position in society or community.

While they might not shine out of being jovial and generous, they are definitely recognized as trustworthy, reliable, and unshakable controllers/managers.

Prudent & Justice Loving

Saturn is the planet of karma. This means that it scales the good and bad deeds of the native and gives results accordingly. This strict planet makes sure that all bad deeds are punished and good deeds rewarded with blessings.

Because of being the cosmic ruler of karma and cause of action, Saturn gets exalted in Libra, the sign of justice and balance. This reflects that the native with a dignified Saturn is very justice-loving and prudent.

In fact, the 1st house belongs to the triangle of righteousness or Dharma Trikona in which the condition of Saturn determines how righteous the person generally is.

When they are righteous, their actions are always in harmony with social norms and regulations.

In addition to that, they always show a lot of care for the future by calculating steps ahead. That is to make sure that their actions are righteous and morally justified.

Alternatively, an undignified Saturn in ascendant makes a person greedy and wicked. Their loss of dignity and righteousness makes them take immoral steps and break the rules.

Their actions become unfair and damage social norms and regulations. What is more, their unfair behavior causes disharmony in the surroundings.

Unshakably Strong Body

The 1st house also denotes the general appearance, vitality, and body of the native. Saturn as a malefic and steady planet, that governs over two strong signs Capricorn and Aquarius definitely increases the resistance and durability of the body.

With that being said, if Saturn is dignified and strong in the 1st house or ascendant, it blesses the native with extreme strength and durability along with vitality, health, and longevity.

Their bodies are capable of enduring lots of heavy loads and stress. It gives them the ability to work hard and carry heavy objects like a strongman.

Speaking of carrying heavy objects, their height and width also tend to be larger than average. In fact, Saturn is a huge planet which also increases the size of the body of the native with this combination.

On the contrary, and undignified Saturn decreases the vitality of the body along with strength and endurance. A weak Saturn causes certain weaknesses in the body.

Difficult Lifepath

The 1st house is the most important one which signifies the urge of the soul and life path of the native. Saturn, just like any other malefic planet in the ascendant, makes the life path of the native rather intense with difficulties and obstacles.

The only difference with Saturn is that it prolongs the issues. If Saturn is dignified, these obstacles are definitely blessings in disguise because these hurdles are what build up and temper the person.

Saturn is also a planet that signifies hard labor and effort which also influences their life path. That is to say, these natives are prompted to struggle hard in life.

However, if Saturn is strong and well placed, these natives are also greatly rewarded for their hard work, persistence, honesty, and responsibility.

If Saturn is undignified, it provides a lot of difficulties and uncertain obstructions in the life path which is largely due to negative karma which is accumulated in the past life.

These natives see very little results even when struggling a lot in life. The best remedy to strengthen Saturn is to be as moral, faithful, and righteous as possible which will definitely reduce hurdles and increase prosperity.

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The mentioned effects manifest in specific periods and the intensity of them depends on planetary strength level and many other factors.

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Classical Sources Used: BPHS, Saravali, Brihat Jataka, Lal Kitab, Yavan Jataka. References to The Last Word of God are included not to mix Sunnah Kitab with worldly science, but to offer the best cure for worldly issues. Please comment & share the article with your friends using social media buttons below.

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Martin Boldovski

All the articles are based on the information given by Ancient Sages as seen from various classical sources which are addressed to Vedic enthusiasts. My intention is to deliver this knowledge in the most original form possible with elaborated explanations which are supported by actual observations to help Vedic enthusiasts get rid of confusion and introduce the right guidance via The Last Word to get closer to God and attain inner bliss.


  • Mooi beschreven, deze Saturnus in het 1e huis… mijn zoon heeft deze plaatsing, ik herken veel hierin.. πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ˜‰

  • I have saturn in 1st house 00:18 degrees Capricorn. I have had many problems with teeth. I am very responsible, worry a great deal. Love astrology. Have a grown child with lots of problems. i am very creative and artistic but have been denied a career in arts. venus in 8th Still trying. Work as a military nurse. moon in 5th, mars in 10th in libra. no luck with partners. jupiter in scorpio in 11th. hate injustice. very progressive .

  • I have Saturn in 1st house in gemini and my mercury in in 6th house along with Sun and South node in scorpio. Things have been hard for me , especially emotionally as Saturn is also giving it’s 3rd aspect to my Moon in Leo and I’m running my moon mahadasha which will come to an end next year. How will Saturn give me results Martin? In my d9 chart it’s exalted in 10th house with sun in libra (Capricorn ascendant) and there I have my Mercury in 1st house? Will things improve? I also have my Jupiter exalted and Venus in mooltrikon with mars in my main birth chart. And is it possible for people to be warm and emotional with Saturn in 1st house through help of other planets or placements??


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