How to Handle Mars and Saturn Conjunct in a Productive Way
Saturn and Mars in Scorpio
This explosive year will full of hard work and meaningful results, but the transit of Saturn and Mars together in Scorpio has its own inherent frustrations. Saturn is getting retrograde on March 25 and after about a month motion of Mars will also take a retrograde turn on 17 April, 2016. Saturn becomes progressive on 13th August and Mars becomes progressive on June, 29, 2016 (total 74 days), and for a brief period, Mars will go down to Libra also. Most surprisingly, Mars will remain in Scorpio sign till September, 18, 2016 that is almost for seven months.
Why is this transit unique?
This transit is unique in the sense that you have to drive a motor vehicle with pressing accelerator by one foot and applying brakes by another one. Globally also this transit is notoriously famous for rampant conflicts, natural and man-made disaster and political turmoil. It is believed astrologically that Delhi, the capital of India is governed by sign Scorpio.
What do Mars & Saturn represent?
Mars reflects energy, force, passion, great ambition, masculine courage, dashing, accident prone, lose temper, fanatic etc. Saturn indicates principles, obstruction, discipline, explorers, laborious, secretive, mysterious, pessimistic etc. Howsoever afflicted Mars may become owing to the conjunction of Saturn, it is placed in its own house, so Mars will also feature diplomacy, hard work, fond of mystical sciences, revengeful, accidents, loss through opposite sex, diseases etc.
You should always take care of your health and well being as regular delays and obstacles will increase your stress level. So extreme patience and cool attitude will give you inner strength to tackle problems in more productive way. If you are carrying heavy workload and responsibilities, use your senses, prioritize your schedule and don’t get upset. Your anger or losing patience on your subordinate or on your family members will only make your position disgraceful.
Yoga and other holistic measure like physical exercises, brisk walking etc. may prove to be a good outlet to vent your tension. Scorpio is a natural eighth sign of Kalpurusha, so transformation through crisis may take place. Scorpio suggests chronic health issues also, so presence of Mars and Saturn together can bring out some deep research in medical field with some positive medical breakthroughs.
Mars favors daring but Saturn is careful and watchful. Saturn always step forward making strategy but Mars goes spontaneous. Never forget this transition of Mars and Saturn getting together is for seven months, so you are bound to chart out your strategy to handle adversity in more productive way. It would be always a better choice to consult a competent astrologer with your personal horoscope.
I would rather suggest you to make some changes in your temperament to counter ill-effect more wisely, like, never think yourself always right in every issue, listen and respect other’s idea, don’t impose your agenda on others aggressively, don’t work so hard and nonstop to the level of ignoring your health, chances of getting long-term chronic diseases, be pragmatic while making any project, avoid direct confrontation, follow the golden mean rule and never go for extremes. Let’s explore its general impact on each sign:
Saturn and Mars are conjunct in your 8th house, so it’s a real tough time. You may suffer many difficulties and losses. Your actions would be criticized in your office. Avoid any litigation, and if there is any, handle it seriously otherwise you may be falsely implicated in any case. Your travelling will be worthless and you may be separated from your family. Business may suffer in many ways; loss of clients, losses, payments may be blocked, over expenditure etc are also possible. Health may also be a source of concern.
There will be severe scarcity of money to run your business or livelihood. Arguments will bring fresh enmity with partner, spouse or with anybody. Relationship with family members may be strained. Remain alert as chances of wound or injury is possible through fire, weapon or vehicular accident. Some scandal may also be aired by your opposition to malign your image. Don’t spend on undesirable things or on ambiguous projects. You should avoid the company of tainted friends or colleagues, as you may develop bad habits of drinking.
Saturn and Mars have come together in your sixth house to give you some extra-ordinary benefits. You will be able to defeat your enemies and court case judgment will be in your favor. If you adopt proper methodology and patience, you will be successful in your enterprises. Auspicious events like marriages etc are possible. There will be income from more than one source. You may be able to clear your outstanding. You will be tempted to adopt charity and donate wholeheartedly to poor. Your social status will also increase.
You will be confused and always take wrong decisions. You may pick up quarrels with others on small pretext. You may indulge into illegal, unethical practices. Your all efforts will be spoiled. Don’t try to stake your personality to take revenge from enemy. Health of your wife may bother you. There is chance of miscarriage, if pregnant. Your capability and endurance of doing things will miserably come down. If you adopt rational approach, you may minimize your loss.
This conjunction is passing through your fourth house and retrograde Jupiter and Rahu is also present in your sign to test your patience and intelligence. Heated arguments and disagreement will spoil your household happiness. The health of your parents will worry you. You may be forced by circumstances to go away from home, but in vain. You may have to fall prey to conspiracies and foul play of your enemies. Out of mental agony, you may lose your status and respect.
You will experience some fresh air of happiness and satisfaction. Overall health of your family will improve. Success from all your endeavors will make you happy. You may be recognized or awarded at your workplace. You may also be promoted with decent monetary benefits. Businessman will be full of confidence as your all undertakings will be fruit bearing. You will get full support of your subordinates. Your enemies will be defeated.
Sade-sati is in progress, so give full attention to your health. You may be falsely accused for no fault of yours. It is always a wasteful action, if you argue with your superiors. Don’t create disputes. You may be demoted on such allegation, which you have not committed. You can avoid further humiliation by your tact of patience and peacefully presenting your interpretation to your seniors. You may lose control over your expenses, only to invite serious financial crisis.
Both these planets are posited in your sign. Health of your spouse, children or close relatives would be affected. You will remain afraid from your enemies. All your positive qualities will face unpredictable challenges and even you will not believe on your state of disharmony and chaos. You may be tortured by your seniors and disagreements and disputes would be magnified. Your projects will face obstruction and paucity of money to conduct the business. Attempts of students may fail.
Sade-sati is there as this combination is forming in your 12th house. There will be undesirable and unplanned expenditure. You may have to leave your home town or country on your job or business venture. Conflicts with spouse will further aggravate your problem. You may suffer wound, cuts or accident. You may have fracture also due to falling from height. Litigation and court judgment may not be in your favor. Your loan account will mount up, don’t try to pay loan by taking another loan.
You may gain handsomely from property or through any other venture. You will fully recover from sickness and health will improve. New progress will make everybody at home a happy lot. You will be famous in your business circle for your meaningful decisions. If in job, you will be promoted and honored. You may increase your land property or buy some fixed asset. You may go foreign or through multinational companies, you will earn handsome contract.
Saturn and Mars are together transiting from your 10th house, the house of occupation. You will face many obstructions and all your efforts will fail. You may fall sick due to your life-style and mental stress. You will suffer a lot on account of a conspiracy fabricated by your enemies. You may suffer serious wounds. Unhappy atmosphere of workplace will discourage you further to take any notable initiative. However, your foreign trip if made well planned, will give you very positive results.
You will suffer loss of respect and humiliation. It may be difficult to manage day-to-day expenses. This decrease in income will be out of your control. You may be troubled by your enemies and all your effort to satiate them will fail miserably. Your father may suffer sickness. Long distance journey will be worrisome and fruitless. All your attempts to secure any job work or contract will fail. You have to avoid any prosecution and punishment for not maintaining proper paper formalities.
Howsoever general precautions you may apply, Saturn and Mars are entirely two different psychological traits and to cover this split is not an easy task. Keep your hard work maintaining a low profile continued throughout this transit period; there can be gain with pain. Be in touch with your astrologer to minimize your sufferings.