Saturn in 12th House


Last updated on June 24th, 2020 at 11:32 pm

Saturn in 12th house unites with the energies of Jupiter-ruled Pisces. As the 12th zodiac sign, Pisces naturally represents the 12th house and therefore shares common energies with it.

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The condition and dignity of Venus and the 12th house ruler carry a major role in determining additional outcomes from this combination.

When these planets are well placed, they extend auspicious results regarding specific significances.

If Saturn is undignified in the given house, the above-mentioned planets help save certain significances from bad effects.

Venus carries the significance of bedroom related sensual pleasures and comforts. Hence, a strong Venus can only improve these significances.

The 12th house ruler becomes a guide to Saturn in this house. Therefore a dignified and strong 12th ruler extends the auspicious effects of a dignified Saturn in 12th house. Alternatively, a strong 12th ruler relieves negative results of ill-placed Saturn to some extent.

With all that being said, the condition and dignity of Saturn must be prioritized above everything else. That is because Saturn carries the main role in determining the results of this combination.

Results of Saturn in 12th House

To begin with, some significances of planet Saturn and 12th house overlap and get amplified as a result. These significances are for instance spiritual awakening, afterlife & karmic effects, as well as losses, hospitalization, etc.

Positive results are amplified if Saturn is dignified in this house and negative when the planet is undignified.

Beacon For Spirituality

Saturn as the deeply karmic planet acts as a strong beacon for the light of spirituality in the 12th house.

Hence, if Saturn is dignified, it integrates its maturity and wisdom of karma with the spiritual energies of the 12th house enabling the natives to attain spiritual experiences.

As Saturn is a natural malefic planet, the experiences are often triggered by difficult events that make the path to enlightenment rather painful.

The 12th house also signifies dreams where lots of spiritual messages are channelized. With Saturn in this house, these natives often have very frightful visions in dreams.

However, these intensively dark dreams reflect the material realm, and fears are meant to guide the native through the darkness and overcome fears.

However, a dignified Saturn ensures that these events won’t cause any significant or irreparable damage and brings great benefits.

It also causes conditions such as loss of regular sleep cycle due to heavy stress caused by fear of unknown. In fact, fear predominates their mind because weakened Saturn damages the faith of the 9th house.

Spiritual Wisdom

In addition to that, Saturn casts its 10th aspect ray upon the 9th house of righteousness, higher wisdom, and spirituality.

Influence from a dignified Saturn in 12th house upon the 9th house gives the interest to attain higher, spiritual, or philosophical wisdom.

The 10th aspect ray holds the power to take action to learn ethics and higher principles of life in a disciplined way.

The higher wisdom empowers them in their path to enlightenment because it widens the perspective and helps to understand life at a much deeper level.

Another reason why his combination is highly helpful in the attainment of salvation is that Saturn applies its experience and wisdom on spiritual rather than materialistic topics in this house.

Alternatively, as the energies of Saturn in this house are highly concentrated on spirituality, the native becomes less active in the materialistic world regarding the themes of houses Saturn rules over in the birth chart.

That is because Saturn is the planet of karma or the main duty in life. Hence, this combination clearly shows that the native must show devotion and persistent discipline towards a spiritual awakening to attain liberation.

Such a native must constantly instruct themselves to devote to the higher wisdom and goal in life, as the aspect ray of Saturn upon the 9th house suggests.

There comes the best part of a dignified Saturn in the given house. Namely, the native is able to see the true commonly unseen beauty of the 12th house using the spiritual energies and higher wisdom manifested from the 9th house.

Salvation & Karma

While speaking about spiritual awakening and salvation, one crucial requirement must be met to attain that.

Namely, the karmic record which is ruled by Saturn must be clean or cleaned up by burning all pending karmas and avoid any sinful deeds at all costs.

Not only that a clean karmic book can bless the native with the beautiful afterlife and wonderful destination of the soul, but also with a much better life on this material plane.

With that being said, the 12th house of salvation and karma of Saturn resonate well if the planet is dignified.

As Saturn is still a natural malefic and strict planet, it does not overlook any bad deed and prompts the natives to repay them. That is the main reason what makes Saturn in 12th house a very difficult position.

On the bright side, it helps to burn out all karmas to become free of sins and evolve to the stage of enlightenment and possibly access heavenly destinations in the afterlife.

What is more, by repaying all negative karmas, a lot of experience is gained at an intense rate. This is how Saturn ultimately teaches to avoid sinful deeds to be free from harsh punishments caused by negative karma.

Alternatively, if Saturn is undignified in the given house, it indicates being very sinful and thus unable to attain spiritual purity.

What makes attaining it even more difficult is the fact that Saturn damages the 9th house of righteousness.

As a result of this, there is also a lack of righteousness which does not motivate performing good deeds to build up positive karma.

The lack of righteousness does not help to remove pending karmas as well and thus makes the process of purification even harder.

Religious truth & wisdom to bless your life

Keep repenting and repeating secretly in mind: "God is enough for me and I bear witness that there is no other worthy of worship than the Almighty Creator alone" for the joy and abundance of God to flow in.
(Surat al-Baqarah 2:163)

Whoever makes the Hereafter (aims for piety & righteousness to attain salvation) his/her goal, Allah (english: God) makes his/her heart rich, and organizes his/her affairs, and the world comes to him/her whether it wants to or not.
(Jami` at-Tirmidhi 2465)

And God is the most merciful and loving. The God Almighty said: By My might and majesty, I will continue to forgive them, as long as they seek My forgiveness.
(Musnad Aḥmad 11237)

And God protects the faithul more than a caring Mother protects her child.
(Sahih al-Bukhari 5999)

Do not perform idolatry, impiety, disrespect for parents. Never endanger lives (saving one life is like saving whole humanity). Do not commit theft, adultery, false witness (disregard all cruel conspiracies towards innocent believers), and do not envy.
(Surat al-An’am 6:151-153)

The Messenger of God [PBUH] used to stress charity in his sermons, and prohibit mutilation. But protect truth and believers at all costs.
(Sunan an-Nasa'i 4047)

There must be no racism, sects, tribes, or gangs amongst you, and take special care of women, and increased rewards get those who educate women especially who suffer in calamities.
(The Last Sermon, Riyad as-Salihin 278)

Holy Prophet [PBUH] raised the status of and established legal rights for women which were never present before, and protected them from harassment, and stressed duty and good treatment to mother. Also, completely prohibited injustice towards girl-children (unjust people used to get rid of them for financial reasons).

(Sahih al-Bukhari 3446, Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 5, al-Baqarah 2:228)

All people are practically beleivers if they believe in one God, The Prophets (some of them: Solomon, Moses, Jesus) and The Seal of Prophets (Muhammad) peace be upon them. That is, do not be quick to judge and leave judgment to God except when there is direct threat to righteous beleivers.

Muhammad [PBUH] was most akin to Jesus [PBUH], who is coming back, and the best of people will be under protection of Jesus [PBUH].
(Riyad as-Salihin 1808)

Some of The Last Words of God via The Last Prophet [PBUH]

Additionally, as the 12th signifies isolation, it indicates being isolated from the community because of bad deeds. This isolation may be voluntary or forced by others.

Either way, this time period is meant for the natives to think about their acts and try to get on a better path.

Very Strict Speech

This combination of Saturn in the 12th house also influences and shapes the speech of the natives due to various astrological reasons.

To begin with Saturn casts its 3rd aspect ray of communication upon the natal 2nd house of speech.

Therefore, Saturn gives double the impact while shaping the speech of the native. As Saturn is a strict malefic planet, it gives a correspondingly demanding and harsh style of expression to the native.

The fact that Saturn is a planet of depth while being in the spiritual 12th house produces a very deep and spiritual intonation to the speech.

As Saturn functions in the 12th house, these natives prefer to communicate a lot about outer world experiences, awakening process, fantasies, imaginations, etc.

Quarrelsome & Critical

Besides this, Saturn also casts its aspect ray upon the 6th house of quarrels, disputes, fights, litigation, opposition, etc.

In fact, Saturn is naturally a very cautious and hesitant planet which resonates well with this character trait.

As a result of this amplification, these natives become highly cautious, quarrelsome, and critical.

Moreover, their speech and way of communication are highly influenced by these very same characteristics.

If dignified, Saturn can awake great strengths using the energies of the 6th house.

To be specific, natives with a dignified Saturn in 12th house always have the courage to speak the truth and confront the opposition.

Their courage is highly boosted by the sense of righteousness, ethics, and morals.

Moreover, they have the capability to win others in litigation or debates using a balanced and cautious approach of planet Saturn.

Alternatively, the direct aspect ray of undignified Saturn upon the 6th house indicates harnessing aggression and violence unfairly in an attempt to cause suffering to others and damage to their fortune.

With weakened Saturn, they also lose the ability to win over others in debates or litigation because of lacking the levelheadedness and having no disciplined thought process.

Wealth Matters

The matters of wealth are also influenced by this combination because Saturn influences the 2nd house of wealth accumulations and 9th house of fortune.

As Saturn is a natural malefic planet, it causes obstacles, trials, and hurdles regarding wealth and fortune. The condition of Saturn determines whether there will be good outcomes out of trials and delay or not.

The 12th house signifies hidden enemies and the positioning of Saturn in this house indicates various hurdles and obstacles caused by enemies in disguise.

There is also litigation, opposition, and lots of prolonged competition indicated with this combination.

If Saturn is strong and dignified, the native is capable of overcoming trials and obstacles related to these enemies using deep intuition, reoccurring spiritual signs, and higher wisdom.

With that being said, litigation, competition, and opposition actually benefit the native by making them stronger and wiser.

Not only that, but they are also likely to win over the enemy and outscore any competition using their stable, balanced, cautious, old-fashioned, risk-free, and traditional methods.

This also indicates gains of wealth through litigation or winning in competition. In other words, the initial struggle and delay lead the natives to victory through difficult roads.

Careful With Expenses

What is more, dignified Saturn as a conservative planet makes the native with this combination take a very careful and risk-free attitude towards wealth and expenses in general.

That is, they never hurry to spend their money but rather procrastinate their expenses. On the one hand, this trait enables them to avoid unnecessary expenses and save their assets as a result.

On the other hand, it causes fear of leaving the comfort zone. As a result, the delay is caused because only out of the comfort zone the naive evolves rapidly.

With the aspect ray upon the 2nd house, their assets and wealth grow very slowly but steadily. That is because they rarely take risks and avoid expenses at all costs.

They also stay away from getting rich quick schemes. In fact, with Saturn in 12th house, these natives are rarely interested in materialistic affairs as their maturity draws them towards spirituality.

On the contrary, if Saturn is undignified in the 12th house, it indicates being undisciplined and careless with wealth matters which causes damage to assets and fortune.

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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. I am currently conducting theological updates on all articles, hence some errors may be there. All credit for increased wisdom goes to the best & brightest man ever walked on Earth who is no other than the Greatest Blessing For Humanity & Seal of Prophets Muhammadﷺ, and people who kindly taught me the Word of God. All glory to God Almighty.

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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, i.e free of blasphemy, 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.



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