The meaning of Kaal is “Time” and Sarp is “Snake”. Dosha in a general sense means “Fault” or “numerous misfortunes''. When all the seven planets -- Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Mercury, Mars etc -- are stuck between Rahu and Ketu, it brings on the presence of the Kaal Sarp Dosh Or the Kaal Sarp Yog.
Kaal Sarp Dosh is also intertwined with your past-life karmas. The shade effect of both Rahu and Ketu meets you at every twist and turn of your life. All the good effects of the planets turn into bad results. Nothing good is added to your life when the Kaal Sarp yog is in full swing.It is a very dangerous and malicious dosh in which you will most likely lose big chunks of your life and fortune. Some of the basic bad effects will be seen on your health, business and career.
There are twelve types of Kaal Sarp Dosh namely, Anant, Kulik, Vasuki, Shankhpal, Padam, Mahapadam, Takshak, Karkotak, Shankhnaad, Ghatak, Vishdhar and Shashnaag which are also the names of snakes.
The duration of the Kaal Sarp dosh is different for every individual. The placement of the planets and movement in different houses decides whether it stays in your life for 27 years or 54 years. It is said that if the planets move in the direction of Rahu, it is called the ascending Kaal Sarp dosh. And if the planets move in the direction of Ketu, it is called the descending Kaal Sarp dosh.
This dosha has many negative and positive effects on your life and your actions, which go on to decide how your life will proceed. The only positive effect of the Kaal Sarp dosh is that it creates an inclination for spirituality. It also fills you with confidence and fearlessness, enabling you to face whatever this period brings on.
The negative effects of this dosh are many. It takes away your mental peace and induces immense restlessness. There will be many misfortunes and obstacles in whatever you choose to do. Your marriage will fall apart and it will be very hard for both partners to find happiness in their married life. Health And family life will see many ups and downs during this Kaal Sarp Yog, taking away any semblance of contentment. Finances will be tight and you will struggle to attain prosperity through real estate orto get rich otherwise. Your relationship with your children and friends will go through a bad period.
All kinds of important work will be delayed for no real reason. Your self-esteem will sink to an extreme low. You might even face unemployment, which will make you feel despondent. The Kaal Sarp dosh can lead to bad health, and no support will be forthcoming from friends or family. Ever-deteriorating health may even lead to a reduced life span.
If the mental restlessness prevails, you will find it difficult to take important decisions. Your mind will be filled with confusion and dilemmas. If you start anything new, be prepared to tackle extreme hindrances and expect negative results.But these issues can be solved by performing the Kaal Sarp puja.
You will be faced with never-before symptoms of vivid nature while Kaal Sarp dosh hampers your kundali. You will frequently see dead people in your dreams, mostly those who are close to you. You may also see snakes in your dreams. The symptoms and impacts of Kaal Sarp dosh differ from person to person due to various reasons.
A variety of fears will bear on your mind. You may experience new phobias mainly fear of heights, snakes and loneliness. Your karma plays a very important role in deciding which factor will impose fear in your life. This dosh is connected with Rahu and Ketu and thus has a powerful effect. You may even attain an exalted position and achieve fame during this period. Everything depends on what karma you are carrying along and what it gives you.
Kaal Sarp dosh remedies are easy and doable. Chant Mahamrityunjaya mantra 108 times every day. Stay away from bad habits and frequently visit temples to help to reduce the negative impacts of this dosh. Fasting on Mondays and praying to Lord Hanuman or Lord Shiva can also prove to be beneficial.