Kaal Sarp Dosh- Causes and Nivaran

What is Kaal Sarp Dosh? 

Kaal Sarp Dosha! So, In literal meaning, Kaal refers to ‘time’, Sarp is ‘snake’ and Dosha means ‘fault’ or ‘disease’. This could be a catastrophic astrological prevalence that could affect its natives with numerous misfortunes. And, Since Rahu and Ketu indicates previous life Karmas. It happens thanks to plenty of unhealthy bad Karmas done by the involved persons in their past lives.

In a Kundli/Birth chart when all the planets are jammed between Rahu and Ketu, making half the birth chart with literally no planet. it’s deemed to be Kaal Sarpa. If planets are moving towards Rahu, it’s called Kaal Sarpa Dosha and if they’re going the other direction i.e., Ketu, it’s termed as Kaal Sarpa Yoga.
While accessing a horoscope it is important to consider the degrees of the planet to know if one has that Kaal Sarpa in his Kundali. In order to discover that, you can use our free Kundali Feature. 

Effects of Kaal Sarpa Dosh

Kala Sarpa dosh could affect the native’s health, happiness and take away one’s peace of mind for forty years and in some cases, even longer or throughout lifetime depending on the planet’s position in one’s horoscope. This is the reason most people are frightened of Kala Sarpa Dosha.

But fret not, there are some unimaginable ways to cure the ill effects of Kaal Sarpa Dosha. Although they’re a little tougher than these vrats, austerities or rituals, the advantages are long-lasting, well-tried and extremely comforting.

Additional Information: Kaal Sarpa Dosha is more effective during the period of Rahu and Ketu’s Mahadasha and Antardasha.

Misfortunes and obstructions in the progress are the outcomes of Kaal Sarpa dosh. There are 12 types of Kaalsarpa doshas naming Anant, Kulik, Vasuki, Shankhapal, Padma, Mahapadma, Takshak, Karnataka, Shankhanaad, Patak, Vishakata and Sheshanag. These doshas are named after the name of the snakes.

Right from the ascendant, wherever Rahu and Ketu are located will affect the role of two opposite houses. Following are some auspicious and inauspicious results that the native might face with Kaal Sarp Dosh.

Auspicious/Inauspicius results

  • Presence of Rahu or Ketu in the ascendant (first house) affects native’s health and marriage i.e., 1 and 7. The combination, however, endows the native with bravery and confidence. 
  • In the second house, family life and longevity might get hampered. This might even give financial ups and downs to the native.
  • Ancestral properties and the relation with a brother will get impinged on, with its presence in the 3rd house. On a positive note though, it gives a spiritual inclination to the native.  
  • Rahu/Ketu in the 4th house might create hindrances in House and Business environment. Such native struggle in building friendships in their life.
  • When Rahu is in the fifth house and Ketu in the seventh, the kids and earnings of the native will get affected. It might even lead to problems in native’s love life, health, and education of the native. 
  • When Rahu is in 6th house, Ketu in the 12th house and all the planets fall between them, this dosh is likely to make the native face issues with the maternal side of the family. It also provides the native to have a spiritual bent of mind.
    While on the subject, you might also want to know how the mere presence of Rahu and Ketu in your Kundali would affect your life.  

    Click here to read about the effects of Rahu in each House.
    Click here to read about the effects of Ketu in each House. 

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Remedies for Kaal Sarpa Dosh:-

The remedies include a group of observances and rituals mentioned below.

  • One of the foremost doing for a Kaal Sarpa dosh affected an individual is to chant Mahamrityunjaya Mantra as persistently as possible. Below is the Kaal Sarpa Dosh Mantra.

The Mahamrityunjaya Mantra reads:

In Devanagari script:

ॐ त्र्यं॑बकं यजामहे सु॒गन्धिं॑ पुष्टि॒वर्ध॑नम् ।

उ॒र्वा॒रु॒कमि॑व॒ बन्ध॑नान् मृ॒त्योर् मुक्षीय॒ माऽमृता॑त् ।

In transliteration:

Oṃ tryaṃbakaṃ yajāmahe sugandhiṃ puṣṭivardhanam

urvārukamiva bandhanān mṛtyor mukṣīya mā’mṛtāt

Meaning of Mahamrityunjaya Mantra:

We bow down to the three-eyed god, Lord Shiva who nourishes all that is born like a fragrance. May we be liberated from all the bondages as the matured cucumber is severed from the creeper.

  • Another important thing the native has to remember as part of the remedy would be doing yoga, frequent visits to temples especially Shiva Temples, particularly on Mondays. Restrain oneself from eating non-vegetarian food, outside’s food, and alcohol.

If the remedies are followed well, they can bring extremely positive benefits and help in deflecting the effects of Kala Sarpa Dosha.

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Posted On - July 30, 2019 | Posted By - Deepika Tomar | Read By -


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