Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ is common phrase where we Bharatiya people are encouraged to think of the entire Earth as our family. This line is repeated everywhere without understanding its origin, its reference, its usage and always to the detriment of our nation and our people.

Right now the average Hindu/ follower of Sanatan Dharma is highly confused, mainly due to a lack of genuine teachers, Gurus, Acharyas, Brahmins etc. The invaders killed our teachers and thus our entire Dharmic, ethical/moral and sensible way of life is fading. And also due to a proliferation of ‘masters’ or foreign agents who ‘re-interpret’ our spiritual concepts in ‘modern terms’ and try to brainwash us. These are also agents of the invaders who work with a fixed agenda of subversion and destruction.

So let’s try and understand ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ in the correct perspective.


Our Bharatiya society has 4 distinct layers /ashram to it. Balyashram is all the children, they are naturally dependant on their parents and are expected to study. Then comes the Gruhastashram which is the life of a householder. He/she performs karma as per the Vedpurva, works, earns money etc to support the family and the entire society. Then comes Vanprasthashram, the life of a retired person, here he/she starts reading the Vedant and starts doing Upasana. And finally comes Sanyasashram when the person completely dedicates the remaining life to the Vedant and understanding the Self, doing Shravan, Manan and Nididhyasan.

The Gruhast is the most important practical stage of life as the entire society rests on the householder’s shoulders (This is us. All of us who are reading this blog are Gruhast, householders.) The other 3 ashrams/ stages are dependant on this one Gruhast. The Gruhast has to follow the Vedpurva and to live his practical life he has take help from the practical stories of Panchatantra and Hitopadesha. He cannot and must not try to apply the ideas of the Vedant in his practical life. If he does so the entire Hindu society will come crashing down. And this is exactly what is happening with ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’.

This phrase ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ is originally from the Maha Upanishad and the context is the mindset and behaviour of the Atmajnyani Mahapurush who has reached the Brahmi sthiti. This Brahmi sthiti is also described in depth in the Bhagwat Gita (detailed discussion starts from 2.54 and culminates in 2.72.). There are 5 stages to realization of the Self and the Brahmi sthiti is the 4th one in sequence (beyond the Brahmi sthiti is the 5th stage of the pure Advaita). It is only a extremely highly elevated Mahapurush who sees the entire Earth as his own family.

This line ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ is applicable only and only to the highest level of Mahapurush, the Sanyasi of the highest level. It is a philosophy from the Vedant and only applicable for the genuine Sanyasi. It is not applicable to even those who are starting their journey and absolutely not applicable to us, householders. ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ is not an ideal for householders to aim for. It is the inherent nature of the highest Mahapurush and they are naturally or inherently in this state because of their complete identification with the Brahmi sthiti. We must not confuse the householder with this level of Mahapurush.

Now let’s analyse what our Acharyas have said about ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ in the context of the householder. Let’s refer to the ‘standard manual’ for behaviour for the Gruhast, ie the basic Panchatantra and the later Hitopadesh, both of which are based on Acharya Chanakya’s Arthshastra. This quote ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ is mentioned in a few stories here. Briefly, a couple of the stories,

  • The quote is recited by a knowledgeable but stupid Brahmin man for getting the support of his two equally knowledgeable and stupid friends for resurrecting a dead lion in a forest. Their fourth friend who is also a Brahmin but has common sense tries to stop them. But the 3 stupid Brahmins speak with idealism and preach the romance of universal brotherhood to their 4th sensible friend. They quote‘ Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ and carry on. The fourth Brahmin then climbs a tree for safety. The 3 Brahmins soon bring the lion’s carcass back to life and as expected, after the lion becomes alive, it kills and eats all three of them.
  • In another story, a jackal wants to eat a deer. He recites this line to convince the deer to become his friend. He also talks about universal brotherhood etc in persuasive language. The deer is swayed by these beautiful words and agrees to the friendship. The deer’s true friends try to get the deer to see sense. But the jackal’s logic is sounds so elevated, spiritual and enticing that the deer sticks with the jackal. Soon the jackal lures the deer into a trap, then kills and eats him.

The point made in these stories is that one must know where and when to apply philosophy. Also one must never befriend or trust someone just because he quotes the Vedant shloks. Common sense is always better than impracticality and illogically applied vedantic concepts. One should be careful of people who preach ‘universal brotherhood’ or speak sweetly as spiritual concepts are often used as a means of subversion by enemies. Finally, those people who do not understand ‘context’ are always destroyed.

The Panchatantra and its variant the Hitopadesh must be read by children and their parents too. These stories are composed by the Acharyas, Vishnusharma and Narayanpandit who understood ‘context’. Hitopadesh is based on the Panchatantra. And Acharya Vishnusharma has acknowledged that he wrote the Panchatantra only after studying Acharya Chanakya’s Arthashastra. And in turn Acharya Chanakya has written the Arthashastra only after studying ancient Acharyas before him, including Pitamah Bhisma’s teachings in the Mahabharat, the customs of both Uttar and Dakshin Bharat, the books available, the politics around him, the mindsets, the motives etc of people against a very practical backdrop. These works are by Acharyas who had studied human nature in depth, had the complete understanding of Dharma and the intelligence to practice it in real life.

True intelligence is knowing what should be applied, when, how, and in which situation. Eg if someone is entering your house to loot your money or to steal your wife/children, you cannot welcome them reciting ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ or ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’. In this situation you must follow the practical concepts of the Arthashastra, Panchatantra or Hitopadesh. No Acharya has ever recommended this quote ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ for householders and in fact they have consistently expressed their contempt for using spiritual concepts in practical life.

Every household must have a full set of these books on practical life and every parent must make sure that the kids read and understand these stories. And as householders if you want to read the Vedant, then as long as you are in the Gruhast state, keep these spiritual concepts limited only to your internal mind. And when you come across phrases, quotes or shlokas which encourage you to behave in impractical, illogical ways, you must think twice. ‘Context’ is all important.

Finally try to learn Sanskrit. Unless we are able to read and write in our own mother tongue, read our own books in the original, we will be taken for a ride by enemies and people who want to subvert our society. We should be proud of our own Devbhasha Samskrutam, understand the books by our Acharyas and practice their practical advice so that our nation, Bharat can progress in the real sense.

(This is again in response to a question and I felt that I had to answer it in detail.)

Rahu in Ashwini and Ketu in Swati 2023

The current times are interesting with several planets in critical positions. The current Shapit yog, the paap kartari of several planets, the impending Guru chandal all will give ample study opportunities for those who are studying Jyotish. To add to this mix, we have Ketu transiting in a nakshatra connected to Rahu and Rahu in a nakshatra linked to Ketu.

Currently Rahu is in Aries and Ketu is in Libra. Rahu had entered Ashwini nakshatra on 7th Feb 2023 will be in here till 29th Nov when he will enter Pisces. During this time frame, when he goes direct around the October eclipse season, he will be sitting on the initial degrees of Aries for almost 2 months. This stationary and forward motion has extended his stay in the Ashwini lunar mansion by about 2 months. And Ketu had entered Swati in Sept 2022 and will be here till 13th Jul 2023, again a longer time than his average stay/nakshatra.

Rahu and Ketu in each other’s nakshatra indicate a sense of completion or finality or an ending regarding the things that they stand for. This time frame started from Sept 2022, peaking from Feb 2023 till Jul 2023. This energy will continue till Nov 2023, intense karma forced on all of us and with no option but to endure through.

If Ketu is stronger in your birth chart, then think back to Sept 2022. Something subtle must have occurred during this time which would have brought the Ketu indicated things strongly into your life. If your birth Ketu is auspicious then you would have seen significant spiritual growth coupled with losses on the material levels since this time. And for those with an inauspicious birth Ketu, you would have seen physical, mental, emotional and psychic troubles, restlessness, unknown fears and anxiety since Sept 2022. eg inauspicious Ketu in the 9th house can indicate curses from the ancestors and this transit of Ketu in Svati would have triggered these in your life.

If Rahu is stronger in your birth chart then think back to Feb 2023. Some enticing new thing must have entered your life then, attracting you deeply. And to gain this new object, you must have abandoned some auspicious thing in your life. Right now you would be interested and interacting with this new toy that Rahu is showing you. But as always, with Rahu and his desires, it is the same pattern of overreach and falling flat on the face. So if Rahu is auspicious in your birth chart, then as this new illusion of happiness breaks you will grow spiritually. Or if he is inauspicious, then the illusion will break with a severe pain of disillusionment which can create further problems. eg inauspicious Rahu in the 7th house can cause deep sorrow related to the spouse and then lead to addictions etc.

And ever since Rahu got aspected by Shani in the Shapit dosh from Jan 2023, I am seeing the charts/ people around me going through inexplicable and sudden changes which seem pleasurable in the short term but are clearly going to be damaging in the long run.

Then the impending Guru chandal, from 22nd Apr 2023, where the 4 slow moving planets will get into a strange mix of conflicting energies. Jupiter conjunct with Rahu, both aspected by Saturn and Jupiter aspecting Ketu. It will be an intensely karmic time frame from Apr 2023 onwards.

If you have a birth Saturn – Rahu or Saturn – Ketu, conjunction or aspecting, then you will get severely stressed out in this time. Also if you are going through any Rahu dasha period you must be careful.

Open your birth chart and analyse your birth Rahu and Ketu carefully. Then analyse their present transit and how it works for you at this time. Whatever they are responsible for is subtly dominating your life at this point of time. Try to identify this and work with it intelligently. Navigate through this time carefully, avoid creating a huge karmic burden unnecessarily. Any karma you create now will have far reaching implications for your current and future lives.

Shapit dosh 2023 and Venus in Aries

This year the Venus Saturn Rahu Jupiter dynamic is causing continuous havoc in everyone’s personal life (post here). Several of us are going through financial difficulties, professional issues, health problems both mental and physical etc.

The year 2023 started with both Venus and Saturn in Capricorn. This meant that one of the two sources of wisdom (Venus and Jupiter are the two Gurus) was restricted by Saturn. Venus with Saturn is an intensely cruel combination, in birth or transit or in even the Dasha system (post here).

Then this restrictive energy continued as both, one after the other, moved into Aquarius in Jan 2023. And once Saturn entered Aquarius (post here), he started aspecting Rahu in Aries creating an intense Shapit dosh in transit (post here). Further he and Rahu took control of Jupiter in Pisces in a cruel paap kartari scissor. This stopped Jupiter from doing whatever good he was capable of and in addition all the things controlled by Jupiter started causing turbulence in our lives.

Next Venus moved into Pisces, joining Jupiter and causing even more confusion as Venus and Jupiter together (post here) is in itself an inauspicious combination. If this was not enough Sun and Mercury entered Aquarius, giving Saturn full control over 5 graha. (It will become 6 graha when Moon in his cycle of 28days, enters Aquarius and till he exits Aries)

Now Venus is all set to move into Aries on 12th Mar 2023, where he will join Rahu and be aspected by Saturn, creating even more trouble for everyone on multiple fronts. The Shapit dosh which started on 17th Jan 2023, as Saturn entered Aquarius, will go on an overdrive. This time till 6th Apr will be tumultuous for everyone. Venus getting afflicted to this extent means that everyone will temporarily lose that precious relationship with the one they love the most, ie the personal Self.

You will feel unvalued, there will be a loss of confidence, you will not get validation from anyone, feel lonely, suffer from a lack of support from your loved ones and even your personal spiritual practice/your deity will fail to overtly support you as you feel lost inside. This is a time when you might think unethical thoughts, do immoral actions, start addictions and take misguided decisions which have a long term negative impacts.

The keywords of Venus, ie spiritual practice, physical intimacy, pujas, wisdom, beauty, money, partnerships, accumulated resources, close family, equal love, etc will be under the typical influence of Rahu and restricted by Saturn. You might feel deprived of these things or feel that someone is cheating you at this level or you yourself might cheat others here or you might voluntarily under the illusion of Rahu allow yourself be cheated in these aspects of your life. There is a possibility of domestic violence, hateful words, emotional torture at the one-one levels. Snapping of relations is a distinct possibility in this time. Try to not hurt the ones you love as it may not be possible to recover any relationships/ assets etc that you lose during this time.

Saturn has full control over the situation as he is dominating Rahu, Jupiter and Venus. Also Sun and Mercury in Aquarius are caught in this storm. All these planets will be under Saturn’s control until they move out from Aries. If Saturn is a malefic for your ascendant sign (post here) then this will be worst. For those who have a benefic Saturn at birth, this will be an average to bad time.

Saturn is on the verge of exiting Dhanishtha nakshatra (post here) and will soon enter the Shatataraka nakshatra (post here). Shatatarka lunar mansion is connected to Rahu. The rule breaker Rahu will now onwards be subtly influencing the systematic Saturn of about one year. A curious sense of symmetry is seen here as Saturn is aspecting Rahu while sitting in a nakshtra linked to Rahu. If you have a benefic Rahu in your birth chart then this time may give you some spiritual benefits. If this Saturn in Shatararaka/ Shatabhisha nakshatra transit is unfavourable for you then be prepared for a surge of pending karma. Rahu is uncontrolled desires, unrestrained risks and unlimited illusions. Saturn is ‘limitations’ in every way possible. Both together is an uncomfortable energy.

If you have a Shapit dosh in your birth chart or even the Guru chandal combination, or any combination of Saturn, Venus, Jupiter, Sun, Mercury, Rahu and Ketu in your chart then you must be careful as long as these in-transit combinations are active in the skies. The main signs under stress are Aquarius, Pisces, Aries and to some extent Libra. So whatever they signify in your chart will also cause turmoil in your life.

Those with Shapit dosh in the birth chart will face additional severe mental stress, sleeplessness, loneliness and physical ill health. Mental instability will occur in this time. Long term relations, loves, friendships and business partnerships will break. Death of close family members, divorces or separations can occur. Legal issues, disagreements, financial losses, stalling of projects will occur, job satisfaction will not exist and home life will be strained. You will be randomly blamed for things. Some might lose their jobs or homes. In any case, something /someone very precious to you will be lost to you for ever in this time frame. And it will be something connected to your pending karma so you will most likely be powerless to stop this.

Shapit dosh in the birth chart is often missed or not given due importance. But I have observed that this one specific dosh, the ‘cursed combination’ has the potential to completely destroy the significations of the signs/ houses it affects. And it also stops the other positive combinations in the chart from giving their effect. This is all the ill-will which you have earned in your past and at its most potent. And more so in this time when Venus in Aries is mixed up in these karmic energies. Expect frustrations and sorrow in life as negative karmic fruits triggered by this dosh cannot be generally modified. And karma is on an overdrive in 2023. This will be a trying time for most of us.

As always the only solutions are Daan and Mantra. And even if you feel that your daily spiritual practice is not helping, you must continue doing it. It is in fact the only thing which is really helping! Finally if you are able to analyse yourself, your chart and your mind then do try to intelligently modify your behaviour so that you can navigate through safely in the coming time.

Venus Jupiter exact conjunction in Pisces

At the current moment, today, 2nd Mar 2023, we can see the exact conjunction of Jupiter and Venus on the western horizon. They should be getting together in Pisces like this once every 12yrs (but curiously last year they were exactly conjunct at 3deg Pisces on 30th Apr. So in this Jovian 12 yr cycle we had this conjunction for two years in succession. And the last time they were exactly conjunct in Pisces in Feb 1963). The two brightest planets in the skies are together in a brilliant conjunction, visible for a couple of hours after sunset. Today they are both on the 18 deg of Pisces, practically in the center of the rashi and exactly conjunct. Pisces belongs to Jupiter and Venus is exalted in Pisces. I always view Jupiter Venus conjunction/opposition either in the birth chart or in transit or in the Dashas critically. They have great potential to mess up things when together. This happens on a subtle level and not everyone is aware of it. And stuff on the subtle levels manifests on the physical levels in max 6 months.

If either of them were allowed to work here in Pisces alone it would have been wonderful but both together here at once is not an ideal situation. Jupiter knows that it is his house and wants to relax and get his stuff done. And Venus is annoyed that he is not allowed to work freely in his house of exaltation. He knows that he can be comfortable here and get a lot of stuff done, except that Jupiter is also around. And both being in the paap kartari, cruel scissor of Saturn and Rahu, is not helping things. In fact, in my opinion, Saturn – Venus is an intensely cruel combination and Saturn – Rahu is the classic Shapit dosh.

Devguru Jupiter and Daityaguru Venus are both saumya graha, gentle planets. Both are Gurus, but of opposing factions, their disciples Dev and Asurs are continually waging war on each other. In fact Venus is Guru to Jupiter’s son too. But both are technically enemies, but on the philosophical levels. Now, both being in power at the same time, is creating stress as both Dev – gentleness and Asur – cruelty are equally powerful. A deep pull and push is being felt inside the mind and for some of us on the body and the physical environment too.

Pisces Moon borns and Pisces ascendants will be feeling this energy quite strongly. In fact they must have started feeling strangely restless from about 2 weeks ago. If the birth Moon or the ascendant degree is in the middle of Pisces then the effects would be even more pronounced. For the birth Moons and ascendants of the other signs, whenever Pisces falls in your chart, this conjunction must have started giving you some subtle trouble since mid Feb. Or if you have any birth planet in Pisces then its keywords must have started causing issues. At the very least, ‘philosophical confusion’ about things would have made its presence felt in your mind. This typical thing will resolve once Venus exits Pisces and is more than 15deg away from Jupiter. (But then he will get conjunct Rahu and both will be aspected by Saturn which is another issue altogether).

But (to answer a question I received), just because they are together right now does not make this a generally good time to start new ventures. Both are saumya graha, gentle planets. They are generally auspicious but their real benefic/ malefic nature will depend on the ascendant signs/Lagna of the individual charts. Jupiter is a class 1 malefic for the Taurus, Cancer, Capricorn (and possibly Libra) ascendants and Venus is a class 1 malefic for Scorpio and Pisces ascendants (post here).

However if you have to start your new project in this time frame then you must be pragmatic about things. Recheck everything that can go wrong. Do not be hopeful or feel that luck is on your side, it is not. Most things go wrong when we ‘trust our luck’ and fail to take the most common sense precautions. Ensure that you have the necessary capital, permissions, resource, etc for starting the project and also operating it for a least some time till you make profit. Do not trust anyone unnecessarily or take random advice. Decision making will be difficult, you will feel conflicted about how to go about things. Support from the business partner or the ‘patrons’, eg banks, advisers, seniors will not be reliable. Overreaching or speculating or ‘gambling on luck’ is not a good idea right now. Decide things with all facts in your hands and keep your projections realistic.

In this post I have written more about the strangeness that Jupiter and Venus together are.

Guru chandal yog aspected by Saturn 2023

Jupiter is currently in Pisces (post here) and he will enter Aries on 22nd Apr 2023. With Rahu already sitting here, this will trigger a Guru chandal combination (post here) which will last until Rahu exits Aries (True Rahu – 29th Nov, Mean Rahu on 30th Oct) and moves 15 deg away from Jupiter (29th Dec 2023). Ketu in Libra will be fully aspected by Jupiter during this time. Jupiter has already entered within 30 deg of Rahu so some basic effect of the Guru Chandal has already started. And on 5th Apr, Jupiter and Rahu will be 15deg apart. This will trigger the full effects of the combination. (Eclipses occurring during this time will act as triggers for global events).

The paap kartari of Saturn and Rahu is affecting the auspiciousness of both Venus and Jupiter. And currently Venus conjoint Jupiter in Pisces (Venus exalted in Pisces and Jupiter owns Pisces) is also causing confusion. Venus will be able to give his regular auspicious blessings after 6th Apr when he exits Aries. Also the transits of Sun, Moon, Mercury and Venus through Pisces and Aries during Feb Mar 2023 (also in Feb Mar 2024) are going to aggravate these problems. Jupiter will be combust, in the entire Apr 2023 intensifying the negative results.

Guru chandal yog 2023 will be fully aspected by a powerful Saturn from Aquarius. Aquarius is his mooltrikon rashi. And he will be using his intense 3rd aspect on the Guru chandal – Jupiter Rahu. Saturn aspecting Rahu is called Shapit yog /dosh, ie a cursed combination (post here). Saturn aspecting Jupiter is also an intensely karmic combination (post here). One is the lord of expansion the other is the lord of contraction. When equal and opposite forces are forced to work together in one time period there is going to be intense confusion. This aspect will continue till Jupiter leaves Aries on 1st May 2024. This year, both Saturn and Jupiter are not changing signs during their annual retrograde motion, Saturn continues in Aquarius throughout and Jupiter continues in Aries throughout without a change.

Saturn, Jupiter and Rahu – Ketu are the slow moving forces and whenever they mutually interact, conjunct, aspect etc they trigger severe karmic events. If you have any of these combinations in your birth chart, ie Jupiter – Saturn, Jupiter – Rahu, Jupiter – Ketu, Saturn – Rahu, Saturn – Ketu, then be prepared for a karmic rollercoaster in the near future. Even otherwise, everyone will see the effects of this transit combination in their lives. New babies born during this time will have this combination in their birth charts as a life time energy.

For individual charts, whichever house Aries falls in will see the full effect of the Guru chandal aspected by Saturn. You will take wrong decisions with respect to the keywords of this house, act in Adharmic ways, be cheated, or cheat others, over reach and fall flat on your face, feel hopeful but then lose it all. However if the birth chart is strong enough then you will be able to create some long term material asset using their energy. But then be careful about creating even more karmic entanglements during this time.

Jupiter is the jiv karak, ie he is responsible for maintaining life on this earth. This means that he is responsible for, peace, food, health, marriage, children, dharma etc. He is now associated closely with the Chandal Rahu. Chandal means someone who has terrifying and intense energies or has to work in places with such strange and dangerous energies. Rahu is definitely a strange and terrifying force and is very powerful in Aries. Aries is a generally good environment for Jupiter but this time with Rahu and aspected by Saturn things are not going to be peaceful, safe or conducive for life and easy living.

So during this time, expect dramatic changes in the finance systems, food production and supply systems, gold price, religious activities, spiritual practices, relationships etc. Use of drugs, intoxicants, hallucinogenic agents, addictions will increase. People will be more than ever hooked to the virtual worlds and this will have a negative impact on general mental health. Unhealthy food, fast food will be consumed in more quantities causing increased health issues. There will be a lack of jobs, lack of opportunities and overall depression as Rahu will negatively affect all the keywords of Jupiter. Something like fate itself turning against the human race.

Everyone’s analytical power, intuition, wisdom, common sense will be fascinated by Rahu and fail. Misunderstandings, mistrust, disputes, lack of coordination, loss of cooperation in expected and mistakes made in the past will haunt everyone. Even if you gain something that sense of satisfaction will be denied. And most of the gains that you get during this period will be temporary, unstable and illusory.

Saturn’s aspect will bring on the negative karmic fruits or curses which will cause more problems. Students and education will also suffer in some way. During this time religious heads might misguide or create negative emotions in their followers. Riots, civil disruptions, terrorist attacks etc can increase. Enemy nations will use covert ways of attacking. Eg using foreign funded NGOs who pretend to be helpful. Several nations will go bankrupt, including some of our neighbours.

This combination is not auspicious for Bharat. We are due for our national election in 2024 and this makes us a target. Hopefully our security systems will be ready for this. And when you vote, look at the past actions, Dharmic/Adharmic, of the candidates and ignore the promises that they make for the  future.

The  Guru chandal yog will give the following results as per the birth Moon sign.


Aries borns will be facing the brunt of the Guru chandal. Everything that you think is your ‘personal thing’ can cause problems for you. ie your personal health, personal environment, your personal relationships, personal finances etc. You might be shown several opportunities in this time frame, but most will be hollow on the inside. Choose intelligently. Changes on several levels are possible, eg job, business, residence, relationships etc. Income may go down or you may be unable to save money, budgeting will be necessary.

Taurus borns will face mental stress. Your elders, relatives and friends might misguide you, so do think for yourself before taking advice from others. Rest will be affected, you might feel lonely during this time and emotional health might suffer. Death/ permanent separation of at least one close relation can occur during this time frame. You might face constraints in your profession and expenses might increase. On the positive side, your enemies will be powerless and you will remain in general good health.

Gemini borns will have new people entering their lives in this time frame but not all of them will be trustworthy. Do not take up bad habits or cheat others under the influence of such friends and beware of get rich quick schemes. Temporary separation from close family members is possible. If you are planning to marry during this time, recheck everything before committing to the new alliance.

Cancer borns will suffer especially in their profession / business. Your boss will not support you and change in job is possible. Social image might be tarnished and your relationship with your father might see ups and downs. You might be required to spend time away from your family. Separation from the mother and distress sale of ancestral property and lands is possible.

Leo borns will face disputes with the elders in the family. Do not do anything which damages your reputation. Death or permanent separation of a close family member is possible. You cannot expect much support from your siblings, team-mates or stock market investments. Your wife will disagree with you so learn to be patient. Be careful when driving. Perform all your dharmic duties, eg pujas, ancestor tarpan, kuldevata pujas etc sincerely as any omission now will have far reaching consequences.

Virgo borns will feel generally hopeless. Issues in profession, business, money flow, projects etc will cause stress. Any major decisions under the influence of Jupiter in the period from Nov 2022 – Jan 2023, might be regreted now. You will question your self, your deeply held philosophies /opinions and your actions. You will feel threatened in strange ways. Health, both physical and emotional might be affected. Family life will be disturbed and there will be a distance in relationships. Selfishness/ cheating by your close family members will come to light and deeply disappoint you.


Libra borns will suffer because of the actions of their spouse and business partners. If you are planning on getting married recheck the prospective alliance thoroughly before going ahead. Business, ongoing projects, money flow will be affected. Legal issues may suddenly pop up as people will try to cheat you. You will feel unsure about your actions and self doubts will make you restless. Some negativity from your past or entities may haunt you now. Health should be a priority for you, make sure you consult a qualified medical professional as misdiagnosis is possible.

Scorpio borns will feel bold and capable during this time. And there will also be several opportunities for growth in finances, profession etc. Do not cheat anyone or act against Dharma under the influence of the Guru chandal, remember Saturn is watching. You will feel restless and want to do so much, be careful do not over reach. Rest will be affected, you might get intuitive dreams. There will be a subtle drain on your personality which you will not be aware of now. Later this will cause problems. So be reasonable about things. Your investments and efforts can go waste.

Sagittarius borns will meet many fascinating people and feel attracted to them. Do not fall for the wrong type else you will regret it later. Love matches now should be checked thoroughly to avoid disappointments later. You will feel good about everything, self confidence will be high. There will be several outlets for you to express your creative genius. Avoid risky speculations as saving money might be difficult in this time and control wasteful expenditure.

Capricorn borns will suddenly swamped with work. Especially household issues, land issues, property matters, repairs in the residence etc will occupy your mind. Your mother might demand your attention. However you will not be able to spend much quality time with your family. You might neglect your professional work or you might miss a promotion or a change in job is possible. Make sure that you get enough rest during this time.

Aquarius borns will face issues with the siblings. Resolving these will be difficult as these relatives will try to dominate or otherwise suppress you. Finances, division of ancestral property etc will be an issue. Your office teammates might try to get you in trouble or take credit for your work. Investments should be done only after careful checking and there is a possibility of losses in the stock market.

Pisces borns will again get new opportunities for work and to show their professional skills. But the office environment will be oppressive. Your finances will improve, you will be able to save money. Your family will give you importance and relatives who had broken relations with you may come in contact again. But always think on what motives they may have and do not open yourself emotionally to everyone. Do not give away your money or help your family members at a cost to yourself during this time.


If you are of a spiritual bent of mind then you can find some strength in your internal Self. In any case, daily pujas are a must which every follower of Sanatan Dharma must perform. Give yourself these 5mins daily, make it a habit, learn to invoke the higher divinity with you. This will help you cope with the vagaries of life in a more balanced way.

Remedies for the Guru chandal as aspected by Saturn are as always Mantra and Daana depending on the individual charts and behavioural changes if you are aware of what is happening to you. (index page)