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Profession and Downfalls Part II – Sun’s effect in the horoscope

By Kshitij Sharma, December 21, 2011

Profession and Downfalls Part II

Sun the Royal planet, causes downfall in career

Part II of a many part article. Part I is published here – Profession and Downfalls – Part I (Rahu-Ketu Axis)

Author – Bijesh Menon

Many principles of astrology regarding down fall in one’s career has been discussed in the past by many savants of astrology, but reference to Sun’s role in doing so has been discussed by only a few and that too in a very imprecise form. In many case, the Sun’s Dasha or sub period brings the real downfall in one’s career. Whenever the sub period or dasha of Sun starts, there is tendencyto leave his/her job. In my experience, I have seen many cases where people holding a high position in an organisation take up sudden decision and quit their jobs at the beginning of Sun’s dasha or sub period. This could be viewed as a need of being independent by doing something on their own and wants to see an end to the slavery they were subjugated to till date. Others will have a story to tell with a list of incidents touching their pride. One thing is sure, the tendency behind these downfall is created by the false pride, ego and aggression these people experience when Sun dasha starts operating. The important fact is that most of them will go through a period of struggle till the Sun’s period comes to an end and will remember this experience as a black mark in their career. Rarely, towards the end of Sun’s period some may have some salvation in career but most of them will keep wondering throughout the dasha regretting about the act they have committed.

Few years ago when I was a budding astrologer, I happened to meet one person approached me for consultation. He was in his early thirties. He was particular about his career prospects. Nothing much was revealed and after studying his chart I started off with his nature of profession and general strength of the 10th house. I noted that the transit of Saturn and Jupiter were both over his natal 10th house and which cause tension in profession according to the first principles of astrology. Based on this reading, I predicted that he might be going through a tough situation in profession. There was no other strong backing for my predictions from his horoscope except for the above said transits. In fact, he was born in Leo Lagna and was in the middle of Sun’s dasha. But when he narrated his story, I was clueless, astrologically. He was working with a leading daily newspaper before Sun’s dasha. He joined that company soon after his education and had a good growth. He reached up to the position of senior editor within the company just in 5 years time. When his Sun’s dasha started he started having a saturated feeling since further promotions and elevations were far for him as he had already achieved many at such a young age. He decided to quit the job and planned to join a new field thinking that he could achieve success in anything since he is capable of doing things.  His condition become a lot adverse ever since then as he couldn’t even secure a decent job after that. Humiliation was obvious when he told me that how bad he feels when he has to roam around the city the whole day as a marketing executive for an herbal product company.

This incident made me look back to the study several horoscopes and to go through all available books in astrology to find out the reason why he happened to face such an adversity that too in the dasha of Lagna lord who is very well posited in the horoscope? The Sun’s intentions to cause damage to one’s profession caught my attention then onwards.
Having said so let me make it clear to the readers that the above said tendencies of Sun to create down falls in one’s career has reference only to his Dasha or sub period. A powerfully posited Sun in a horoscope always promotes one to the desired heights in career. Sun well posited in lagna, 9th, 10th or 11th helps one to achieve fame, respect and prime positions in life.


  • Comment by ganu on April 24, 2012 at 10:10 am

    its absolutely 100% fact about the sub period of sun,one tends to do exactly what you have written.I’m one such example who has actually done that.

  • Comment by Shahaji on June 5, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    I started Sun Sub dash period in Feb 2003-Jan 2004 and retired in Feb 2004 and in Sat Dasha without any guidance and regret . It was Ego and false pride made me resign a safe JOB
    Basic knowledge of Astro and right guidance can save lives!!

  • Comment by Seema Chugh on June 27, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    Yes,I faced the same situations two times in my life. When sun’s sub period came, I had to left the job . As per my horoscope sun is the lord of 10th house and is very well placed in the chart.

  • Comment by Anshul on July 29, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    I really appriciate the comments / predications on sun adverse results to one’s profession. I can write this confidently as this has happend to me too.

    I look forward for more insights from the author.


  • Comment by mini narula on October 1, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    mr menon ur notes on profession and downfall provides a grest guideline for forcasting events related to career iam an astrologer practising astrology and ireally appreciate ur notes .waiting for more notes

  • Comment by Chaya on December 5, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    I was born on 17th September 1985 @ 15.31pm.My 9th house has Ravi & Chandra. Will these planets favour m

  • Comment by chaitanyaraj on June 20, 2013 at 9:45 am

    Mr. Menon, I am already going through similar situation at present (Sun Dasha since May 2010. I was living in Delhi and now i am no where. Please guide me through remedy & solutions. Thanks

  • Comment by Bijesh Menon on June 20, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    Dear Chaitanyaraj,

    Please provide your birth details thus I could have a look in to your horoscope.

    Bijesh Menon

  • Comment by anshul sirohi on June 29, 2013 at 11:41 pm

    venus -sun dasha and i quit my job and join another, which is no match to first one…i don’t understand why i did this…my life’s worst decision..

  • Comment by Sunil badhe on July 2, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    All of your Remarks come to be true for me
    whether it`s saturn`s transit
    whether it`s rahu ketu axis 10th 4th
    whether it`s sun`s sub period

    sir,you are to horoscope would be example for you for these rules.

    pl look into . pl Reply awaiting eagerly

  • Comment by Sunil badhe on July 3, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    Sir Iread Your all 4 articles regarding,profession&downfall
    Ifeel My horoscope shall proper fit to rules as example .please look into it &guide for releief measures.
    DOB 27-11-1961 at4:54 AM JALGAON MAHARASHTRA

  • Comment by Raghavendran T B on October 16, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    For Leo lagna, Sun although a functional benefic is inimical to the 10th lord Venus, the lord of house of career for Leo lagna. This could be a reason.

  • Comment by shiv on October 20, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    Real salute to u n ur knowledge. I did that few months before. Cud u analyse my horoscope

    DOB 29.01.83
    TOB 23:55 pm
    POB Khandwa Madhya Pradesh
    Gender male

  • Comment by Vijay Pareek on July 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    please analyse my birth chart and tell me if there is any chance to go abroad for job.
    details are:
    Name: Vijay Pareek
    DOB: 10 july 1991
    Birth Place: Hanumangarh (rajasthan) India
    Time : 4:30 AM
    Please sir reply as soon as possible.
    my email address is:

  • Comment by kishan vyas on January 31, 2015 at 11:36 pm

    finance trouble.20.10.1969_2:50A.M. kolkata.what to do?

  • Comment by kishan vyas on January 31, 2015 at 11:36 pm

    good analysis.

  • Comment by Ravi on April 7, 2015 at 10:44 am

    I have lost my job and finding new job but i am finding difficulty can u suggest me
    my birth detail

    NAME – Ravi Chauhan
    DOB – 17/02/1979
    TIME – 10:10 morning
    PLACE – Ajmer Rajasthan

  • Comment by CK on May 31, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    Sir, Your analysis is very good. Hats off to your knowledge. Can you please help me with analysis? My birth details are:

    DOB: 5 MAY 1978
    Time: 13:10 PM
    Place: Agra, Uttar Pradesh

  • Comment by Arun puri on July 11, 2015 at 6:52 am

    I am in problem . My job is not stable and now i am lost my job last 8 mounth

    My D.O.B 03-04-1982
    Time 8:55 am
    place Amloh (Khanna, Punjab)

    My phone no. Is 09464908131

  • Comment by Vipul on October 20, 2015 at 7:37 pm


    You have written perfect.

    Please suggest for my self. I have faced the same.

    DOB 16/4/72
    Time : 12.00 pm (afternoon)
    Place Godhra-Panchmahal,Gujarat

    Please advise.

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