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Date: Fri Nov 01 1996 - 05:38:22 PST
He is the Lord of Makara and Kumba raasis according to the Jyothisha Saastram doctrines. When one has sani Dasai , it is a difficult period and --maximum 7 and half years-- and one waits for a considerable period of time to get out of it. I think Sani Dasai is actually a period of 19 years. The period Sri Sadagopan is referring to is called YEzhu Nattu Shani or something like that. Whether any Dasai is good or bad depends on the position of Shani in the horoscope, and also upon what is termed as good or bad. When my wife was in India and broke her leg, everyone thought that she was going through a very bad time. She thought that this was the best excuse to sit and read books about Sriman Narayana. Jaganath.