Makaram Rasi/ Capricon

Makara rashi is the 10th among 12 Rashi systems in Hindu Astrology & all other Astrology theories. The predictions for Shani Transit (Saturn Transition) from Vrischika Rashi (Scorpio) to Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius) are given here for the natives of Capricorn or Makara rashi.

In 2017-2020 periods, Shani transits into Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius). Shani is the Planet which spends longest time in each zodiac than any other graha in our Navagrahas.

On 26 January 2017 at 7.33 PM, Shani enters into Dhanu Rashi by stepping into Moola Nakshatra 1st quarter. Shani becomes retrograde on 6 April 2017.

Effects of Shani Transit 2017-2020 on Makara Rashi

For Makara Rashi natives, this Saturn Transit is going to be a bit harder. This transit marks the beginning of Sade Sati Shani (Sade Sati = 7.5 years of Shani).

Due to Shani’s transit in 12th house (Dwadasha Shani), you may face problems in several aspects of life – in terms of physical and mental health, you may experience sudden troubles.

From 21 June 2017 to 26 October 2017, Shani becomes retrograde to come back in Vrischika Rashi. He will stay in Vrischika Rashi during this period. These four months will be a bit relief period for Makara Rashi natives.

Financial Status / Money Matters

For Makara Rashi natives this is not a good transit in terms of finance. Do not hesitate to tell that you won’t give loans or credits to anyone. Loss of wealth is on cards. There is a possibility of losing a big chunk of your hard-earned savings.

Unexpected and unnecessary expenses will cost you too much. Sometimes you may get a situation of selling off properties like land and house. Additionally, during these transactions, due to your lack of understanding others you may get cheated.

There is a chance of taking credit or loan from others. Be careful about tax-evaded money and the wealth came from illegal means.

Career / Business

Due to Dwadash Bhav Shani (Sade Sati), Makara Rashi natives can expect bad results in career front. Distress, discontent, unhappiness and mental strain are the daily routines for you during this period.

Transfer in job, relocation, Job loss, and other troubles regarding job are on cards. You may face unexpected problems at professional front. But do not leave your attitude of working hard and following rules & regulations.

Business wise also, Sade Sati will hurt you. But sometimes Shani Bhagawan blesses you with less profits instead of losses. You have to be utmost careful while dealing with new products / new clients / new suppliers, etc.

Due to loss in business, you will also look for some other business. But it is not a good time for business change or business expansion.

For the unemployed persons of Makara Rashi, you may not get a good news. But at the end of this transit, you will get opportunities to prove yourself.

Education / Learning / Studies

Makara Rashi students may suffer from some adverse effects. You will be disappointed with your average results. To avoid this, you have to make study plans and prepare accordingly.

Luck will not support you this time. Your results will fall too short of your expectations.

Lack of concentration, distraction and lack of dedication may bring out the bad results for you. Keep distance from bad friendships and bad habits.

Family Life / Marriage

You may face critical issues in domestic front. Health of one of your family member will become your major concern.

If you are eligible for marriage and want to go for a match, you may get it. Those who want to have children, will have good news. But some troubles may spring up during delivery.

This is not a good time for name and fame in society. Taking care of your words will be a recommended task for you.


Health wise, it is not a good time for Makara Rashi natives as Sade Sati is going to begin. Elinati Shani will create some or the other health problem for you.

You need to take good care of your health. Take proper diet. You need to have health check-up regularly since during this period there is a possibility of sudden collapse of health.

If you are suffering from any ill-health since some time, then its a time to take care of health even with more sensitively. Be attentive and careful while driving vehicles.


Due to Shani’s presence in 12th house (Sade Sati Arambh), you may not enjoy the entire aspect of luck. To mitigate the negative effects and to get auspicious results you need to do..

Mantra Jaap:

Chant the above mantra at least 108 times a day or 108 times on Saturdays.

Ratna Dharana / Rudraksha Dharana

Wear Seven Mukhi Rudraksha in locket / chain during any shubh muhurat.

Puja / Vrat

  1. Do Shiva Upasana. Offer Jalabhishekam to Lord Shiva at least on Mondays.Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
  2. Do Hanuman Pujan. Do Sundarakanda Parayana on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
  3. Take a metal vessel and put 250 ml of Til oil (Sesame oil) in it. Before sunrise or after sunset, see your face in it and donate both oil and vessel to any needy person.