Planets in Astrology - Their Meaning and Role in Predictions

Planets are the celestial objects that are revolving around the Sun and have distinctive role in predictive astrology. According to astrology movement of planets put great impact on the physical body, wealth and destiny of an individual on earth. Movement of celestial objects (i.e. planets including Sun and Moon) and their relative position to each other puts great impact on worldly events also. With deep knowledge of astrology an astrologer can predict about physical look, nature, character, wealth and past, present and future events in the life of an individual.


PLANETS IN ASTROLOGY



List of planets and their significance in Astrology :-

1. SUN: Though Sun is not a planet in actual but in astrology it is considered as a planet. Sun is a representor of Father. It is considered as the soul of a native. It is the king planet among the other planets. It is considered as a malefic planet in astrology. It takes about one month to travel in a zodiac sign and about one year to complete the whole zodiac cycle travelling through all the 12 zodiac signs and reaching the same zodiac sign after one year. Sun is the ruler of Leo Zodiac Sign. Aries is the sign of exaltation for Sun and it gets debilitated in Libra Sign. It is a male planet. Read more about Sun

2. MOON: Moon is not a planet in actual but in astrology it is also considered as a planet. Moon is a representor of Mother. It is considered as the mind of a native. It is the fast moving planet which stays about 2 & 1/2 days in a sign and takes about 28 days to complete a full zodiac cycle travelling through all 12 zodiac signs. Moon is considered as a benefic planet. It is a female planet. Moon is the ruler of Cancer Zodiac Sign. Sign of exaltation for Moon is Taurus and sign of debilitation is Scorpio. Read more about Moon

3. MARS: Mars is considered as a malefic planet. It is a representor of brothers. It is a male planet according to astrology. It is considered as a hot planet. Mars stays about 2 & 1/2 months in a zodiac sign. Mars is the ruler of Aries & Scorpio Zodiac Signs. Aries is the permanent house of Mars. Its sign of exaltation is Capricorn & sign of debilitation is Cancer. Read more about planet Mars

4. MERCURY: Mercury is considered as a benefic planet. It is a representor of sister, sister-in-law, aunts and unmarried girls. It is a female planet. It stays about 14 to 30 days in a sign depending on the motion (i.e. direct or retrograde). Mercury is the ruler of Gemini and Virgo Zodiac signs. Virgo is the permanent house and sign of exaltation for planet Mercury. Pisces is the sign of debilitation for mercury. Read more about planet Mercury

5. VENUS: Venus is considered as a benefic planet. It is a planet of beauty. Venus is representor of Wife. It is a female planet. It stays about 23 days to 2 months in a sign depending on the motion (i.e. direct or retrograde). Venus is the ruler of Taurus and Libra Zodiac signs. Libra is the permanent house of Venus. Sign of exaltation for Venus is Pisces and sign of debilitation is Virgo. Read more about planet Venus

6. JUPITER: Jupiter is considered as a most benefic planet in astrology. It is a planet of wealth. It is representor of Teacher. It also represents husband in chart of a female. It is a male planet. It stays about 13 months in a sign. Jupiter is the ruler of Sagittarius and Pisces Zodiac Signs. Sagittarius is its permanent house. Jupiter gets exalted in Cancer Zodiac sign and it goes to debilitation in Capricorn Sign. Read more about planet Jupiter

7. SATURN: Saturn is considered as a malefic planet in Astrology. It is a planet of justice and judgement. It represents common people. It is the slowest moving planet. It stays about 2 & 1/2 years to 3 years in a sign depending on the motion. It takes about 29 years to complete a full zodiac cycle transiting through all zodiac signs. Saturn rules over Capricorn and Aquarius Zodiac Signs. Aquarius is the permanent house of Saturn. Libra is the sign of exaltation for Saturn and Aries is the sign of debilitation. Read more about planet Saturn

8. NORTH NODE: North Node of Moon is also known as Dragon Head. It is a malefic planet. In actual it is not a planet but a shadow element. But in Astrology it is considered as a planet. It always move in a retrograde motion. It is considered as a benefic planet for gamblers and sports persons. It is a male planet. It stays about 1 & 1/2 years in a sign. Gemini is sign of exaltation and Sagittarius is sign of debilitation for North Node. Read more about North Node

9. SOUTH NODE: South Node of Moon is also known as Dragon Tail. It is a malefic planet. Also, In actual it is not a planet but a shadow element. But in Astrology it is considered as a planet. It always move in a retrograde motion. It is considered as a benefic planet for Spiritual Teachers. It is a male planet. It stays about 1 & 1/2 years in a sign. Sagittarius is sign of exaltation and Gemini is sign of debilitation for South Node. Read more about South Node

10. NEPTUNE: Planet Neptune is known as God of sea. It rules over Sea and all other water bodies. It is a planet of intution, illusion, dreams, spiritualism and mystries. Pisces is the ruling sign for Neptune. It stays about 14 years in a sign.

11. URANUS: Planet Uranus is known as God of Sky. It rules over Aquarius Zodiac Sign. It is planet of liberation, awakening and higher consciousness. Uranus stays about 7 years in a sign and takes about 83.9 years to complete a full zodiac cycle. It is taken as benefic planet in astrology.

12. PLUTO: Pluto is known as the God of Underworld. It represents hidden and the mysterious world. Pluto rules over Scorpio Zodiac Sign. It is considered a malefic planet in astrology. It stays about 20 & 1/2 years in a sign.