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Let’s look at important things here –
Saturn - It is all that which we don't like in our life. Saturn is Delay, Frustration, Restriction, Limitation and Anxiety. It is people of Authority, like Boss at your Work Place or Father-Figure at Home. Saturn is our Karmic Debt from past-life. Saturn is the things we didn't treat too well in our past life. Saturn is our Challenges and Lessons of life. Saturn is Old-Age, Teeth/Bones in Human Body, Diseases, Changes etc. Saturn represents our Step-Relations, it means that wherever Saturn sits, people related with that house give us Step Treatment. Saturn is Hard Work, Efforts and most importantly Perseverance etc. Nothing comes easy and in one go with Saturn. You have to work hard continuously over the longest possible period of life. Saturn makes a person Legend as Legends have one thing in common that they choose one field and work hard in it for whole life.
Magha - Magha is nakshatra of Kings, Authority and Authoritative Positions. It is also nakshatra of celebrities. For more information on Magha, please check this - https://www.astrosaxena.com/maghnaksh .
Leo - As Magha is a part of Leo, Leo sign and its representations become important. Leo is 5th sign of zodiac belt, hence it represents the things associated with 5th house of horoscope like Love, Creativity, Arts, Being on Stage etc. Besides that, Leo is basically the Lion. This is the sign of feeling like King or Queen. Also, it is a sign of independence, Confidence, Ego, Self Esteem etc. Leo is consisted of 2 and half Nakshatra namely Magha, Purva-Phalguni and Uttara-Phalguni. Leo's lord is Sun..
Sun - As Sun rules Leo, Sun's position and dignity is important to know about the overall functioning of any planet in Magha/Leo.
Ketu - As Magha is ruled by Ketu, Ketu's position and dignity will also have an important role in functioning and results of any planet in Magha.
Houses Involved – Also, we can’t afford to forget the houses involved as a planet can be ruling different houses and sitting in different house for every person as per ascendant and planet’s position. To know overall affect, we have to consider the houses involved as those areas of life are being impacted.
Generic Results of Saturn - Lots of things change in life with Saturn. Hence, many things will change with Saturn in different nakshatras. As Saturn represents delay, hard work and perseverance, it shows that whichever nakshatra it is placed in, Saturn will give results with hard work, delay and perseverance. With Saturn, it doesn’t matter if he is in friendly sign/nakshatra or enemy sign/nakshatra. Saturn represents either challenges or even more challenges anywhere. It can never be convenient or pleasant in any house/sign positions, not even in exaltation. Another generic thing will be Saturn’s results in relationship matters. Saturn is a cold or harsh planet. In any house/sign/nakshatra, Saturn would show that people related with that house will give person a very harsh or cold treatment. In romantic relations, Saturn will just suck the pleasure factor away and relationship life can be very dry and cold. People say that after 35 Saturn gives better results but I feel that it is not that Saturn will bring better results but we realize our limitations in life till 30-35 years of age and we understand that what we can expect in life and what we cannot. With this background, let’s understand Saturn in various nakshatras.
Interpretation of Saturn in Magha Nakshatra – Saturn is in great enemy sign here ruled by Sun. It is in nakshatra of Ketu. So dignity-wise, Saturn is not doing too well here. Saturn is any nakshatra of Leo sign will be a very tough position because it is in sign of its great enemy. As Magha/Leo both represent high authority & celebrity status and as Saturn represents delays/hard work and perseverance etc, it shows that no matter how much they desire authority and recognition in life, they won’t get it before they put the best of efforts and hard work over the longest period of time. Authority, Recognition or Fame under these circumstances only come-up after mid-30s. If at all this person gains fame early in life, he may not be able to handle the fame and may lose his path.
This position also shows that person can have long term ego conflicts with people in authority, either at home or at work. They should work on their own to get the best results in career matters. Relation with Father can be really tough.
Hence, they may like to gain authority but that may come-up with lots of delays. Personal relationships would be disturbed by long term ego conflicts.
Role of Sun – Sun's placement is important to guide Saturn in right direction, being Leo's lord.
Role of Ketu - Likewise, Ketu's placement is important to guide Saturn in right direction, being Magha's lord.
Other Factors – And of course, we need to consider conjunction, aspects, house lordship, house position and dashas etc to know the exact results of Saturn in Magha. So, we always need to take a holistic view of chart rather than just 1 planetary position.
Conclusion – So, this is how I see Saturn in Magha Nakshatra can work in a chart.
Hope this helps. Please post any comment or query you may have.
Swami Premanand Bharti
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