What does it mean to have Saturn or Shani in 8th house for Taurus or Vrishabh lagna or ascendant?

3 min readApr 25


Please Note: This is general prediction and results may vary based on aspects | conjunction | strength of planet, rashi placed etc.

As we have known, Saturn is the Karaka for longevity, life, death, adversity, calamities, disrespect, diseases, poverty, livelihood, unrighteous conduct, learning of foreign language and science, servants, services, theft, extreme greed for wealth or material gain, temptation etc. Saturn is all that which we don’t like in our life. Saturn is delay, frustration, restriction, limitation and anxiety. It is hard-work and labor.

Similarly, We have been reading that Eighth is One of Dussthan of Your Horoscope. It is also one member of Trik house, it is also 2nd Moksha sthan of Your Horoscope. 8th house is house of secrecy, occult knowledge, longevity, transformation, death and re-birth, In laws family, joint wealth with spouse, serving other people needs etc.

So when we have Saturn or Shani in 8th house for Taurus or Vrishabh lagna or ascendant it means, Your Saturn is in Sagittarius sign which is a Neutral sign for Saturn. Saturn is lord of 9th, 10th, house and situated in 8th house. Saturn aspects 10th, 2nd, 5th house and aspected by NA.

भाग्येशे मृत्युभावस्थे भाग्यहीनो नरो भवेत्।
ज्येष्ठभ्रातृसुखं नैव तस्य जातस्य जायते।।

कर्मेशे रन्ध्रभावस्थे कर्महीनो भवेन्नरः।
दीर्धायुरप्यसौ जातः परनिन्दापरायणः।।

The Saturn posited in the present house, makes you brave, but you may be a bit fat also. You may have stressful relationship with inlaws. You are an intelligent, quick witted, and a merciful person. You have a courageous, sharp and a generous nature. The Saturn posited here brings financial gains through marriage.

You may be doing any work with full of emotion. You will get land by inheritance. You may have knowledge of occult sciences. You may do a job. You will have lesser number of sons. You may have to face some problems in early years of life, but in the later part you will get happiness. Usually, after the age of 36 years, the speed of success gets increased.

You foresee many things, before they happen. The Saturn posited here may make you lazy. You may be getting defame or he may be famous due to blaming. It may be possible that You may be suffering from blaming due Your father or father may be suffering from blaming due to You . You will be smart by nature.

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