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Mahadasha of Sun


We all tend to experience the Mahadasha of Sun sooner or later in life. This stretch of the Sun Mahadasha lasts for a period of six years. This time span of Mahadasha of Sun is also considered to be one of the most valued and power packed period of a person’s life span. Like all Mahadashas, the Sun Mahadasha as well can have benefic or malefic impact in a native’s life. It mostly depends upon the placements of planets in one’s horoscope to define the kind of impact the Mahadasha of Sun will have on a Native’s life.

Benefic Results of Mahadasha of Sun

Sun, the provider of light, has a natural drawing and magnetic power. Like planets are drawn towards the Sun, the Mahadasha of Sun turns out to be very good in terms of wealth and prosperity, if favorably placed.

Below are the positive effects that the Sun Mahadasha is likely to bring to a native’s life, if rightly placed:

1) Generation of Wealth

In addition to generation of wealth, the Mahadasha of Sun also brings forward accolades, name and popularity that one longs for. The social status is enhanced and one attains the right education and culture to garner a good name for them. It actually is a period with abundant knowledge, wealth, riches, popularity and all the kingly things and benefits one can think of.

2) Progeny

During the Mahadasha of Sun, enhancement in progeny by resultant birth of a son is highly likely. In addition, this period also brings enhancement of relationship between father and son. There is better understanding and good relationship.

3) Royal Honors

During the Mahadasha of Sun, one gets accredited with honors and prestige from royalty or the Government. There is a lot of recognition in the period and leads to good social standing.

4) Higher Position

Under the influence of Mahadasha of Sun, the native also tends to attain greater position, authority, or get to a position of power and authority.

Malefic Results of Mahadaha of Sun

In the circumstance where the Sun is debilitated or is unfavorably placed in the sixth, eighth and twelfth house or is affected b malefic planets like Ketu, Mars, Saturn, etc., the Mahadasha of Sun will have a pejorative impact during its period. It is likely to have the below mentioned malefic impact:

1) Karmic Pay Off

The natives are likely to reap the result of a bad karma of the past during a malefic impact of the Mahadasha of Sun.

2) Loss of Pre Owned Assets

There could be loss of pre owned or inherited assets. There can be confiscation by the Government of one’s property, unearthing of a scandal, humiliation, etc.

3) Bad Father-Son relationship

There will be disputes and disagreements between father and son. There will be a lot of tension in the relationship and the son is likely to feel controlled by the father and often feels confined in multiple aspects of one’s life.

4) Health Issues

In the circumstance of a debilitated Sun, a native can experience health issues like severe headaches, ocular issues, memory losses and lower retention power, and issues with intestines.

Results of Mahadasha of Sun based of Ascedant

Every ascendant tends to have a different impact of the Mahadasha of Sun, this depends on factors like the ruling planet, and their association with the Sun. Below is a small summary of the likelihood of benefic or malefic results if the following ascendants run on a Mahadasha of Sun:

  • Aries Ascendant– Benefic
  • Taurus Ascendant– Benefic
  • Gemini Ascendant– Malefic
  • Cancer Ascendant– Malefic
  • Leo Ascendant– Benefic
  • Virgo Ascendant– Malefic
  • Libra Ascendant– Malefic
  • Scorpio Ascendant– Benefic
  • Sagittarius Ascendant– Benefic
  • Capricorn Ascendant– Malefic
  • Aquarius Ascendant– Malefic
  • Pisces Ascendant– Malefic


Hence, a Mahadasha of Sun can be a life ranging event in one’s life. Ranging to a period of six years, it generally brings wealth, prestige and honor in one’s life. It also makes the natives magnetic and draws others towards them. A benefic Mahadasha of Sun is immensely favorable for natives, and a malefic placement can cause some disturbances and losses. This period turns out to be an important period in a native’s life and their efforts in the right direction can bring them a lot of riches.

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