Saturn is the judge and the lord of karma, whatever we do in our life, past or present is sorted out by the karma – ruler Saturn. It is going into a retrograde motion will sort the Karma of each. Therefore, Saturn retrograde can be seen as a double dose of Karma. Karma is a form of energy, which is real, and it is very closely bounded to Saturn.
The combination of past, present and future is always knitted only by our doings, and karma is the main results of our deeds. If you have been good in the past, then at a predetermined time, a good event will cherish your life and will reward you. With the onset of Saturn retrograde motion, the Karma will show how responsible you were in the past.
The retrograde Saturn on 6-04-2017 will start a journey from the deep despair to the euphoric heights and this karmic rollercoaster ride is starting in a very bad place with the presence of Venus square Saturn. This will be the most challenging of all planetary aspects. The matter will become worse, the sadness will haunt every day, losses and pains can’t be neglected because both planets are in retrograde motion and both with unfortunate stars.
Saturn Retrograde Meaning
The retrograde phase of Saturn and its effects depends on the position of Saturn in your birth chart. If the placement of Saturn is not favorable then it may bring delays and difficulties in your life and relationship. Perhaps you’ll fail to earn a proper living to support your parents and your parents. Saturn aspect by position will show the areas of life, the changing personality traits, behaviors that’ll require extra development. You’ll have to learn some lessons or will have to pay extra effort to pay back your karmic debt. It is good if you learn the lessons to help you further in the difficult phase of life.
A healthy Saturn in your horoscope compels one to work hard and get the fruits of the work soon. The aim is to be physically strong enough so that your hardships of life may vanish soon to prepare you for the responsibility for yourself and the family members.
Effect of Saturn Retrograde in general
Saturn retrograde shows depression, anxiety, sadness, loneliness, tiredness and lack of motivation. People with ill-placed Saturn shows disrespect to the parents, authority, and figures that may hold you back. Saturn is associated with Karma so you have to reap what you have sowed. Dishonesty and betrayal is hatred for Saturn. If you’re a victim of conspiracy, betrayal, then it’s the better time to hope for the justice. If you have done good but no reward in favor, then it is a good time as you’ll be rewarded by the planet of justice. However, it also depends on the placement of Saturn in your birth chart and transition of Saturn and its effect on your horoscope.
Whatever be the effect of Saturn retrograde –Be ready for your past deeds.
Saturn Retrograde Dates
Saturn entered the Sign of Sagittarius on 26th January, 2017. Now, the Saturn Retrograde will begin on 6th April and will last till 20th June, 2017.
Saturn – the strictly no-nonsense and ego-deflating planet, which entered Jupiter's mansion – Sagittarius with its minimal luggage on 26th January, 2017, has now decided to pack its bags again to head towards the mysterious Scorpio, for a brief 'investigation'.
We are now nearing that phase when Saturn will be travelling in a retrograde motion. During the year 2017, Saturn will be passing in a retrograde motion for about 142 days, that is around 4 months and 22 days. Saturn Retrograde in Sagittarius will in operation from 6th April, 2017 to 20th June, 2017 and after this the mighty taskmaster will be entering the Sign of Scorpio, but continue to transit in a retrograde motion till 25th August, 2017. Its unusual stay in Scorpio will finally come to an end on 26th October, 2017 after which the Saturn Transit in Sagittarius will begin afresh.
What To Expect?
The Saturn retrograde may bring some unexpected changes and there may be unprecedented developments. If you are planning to begin some new and important tasks or projects, then consider all the options well as Saturn may try to test your determination and sense of purpose. Saturn will remind you of the tasks that you had started working on in the recent past, but left them halfway due to a lack of focus or interest. The retrograde transit of Saturn will bring a buoquet of positive as well as negative results.