Sun and its Mantras


Sun is the king of the planets in astrology. He is also called the ‘Father of Stars’. Sun is about 93 million miles away from the Earth. He is the largest amongst the planets. His diameter is about 110 times that of Earth and Sun is nearly 27,19,000 miles in circumference. Sun never goes retrograde. Sun is the soul of Kalpurusha, Moon is his mind, Mercury his speech, Mars his strength, Jupiter his knowledge and happiness, Venus his desire or lust, Saturn his misery. Sun absorbs the power and influence of any planet within an orb of 8 ½ degrees of his conjunction.

Sun represents: Father, Fatherly figure, Ego, Self-esteem, Soul, Fire, Fire element others elements  are Wind (‘Vaayu’), Earth (‘Prithvi’), Water (‘Jal’) and Sky(‘Aakash’), Temples/ religious places or places of worship, Vitality, Domination, Government, Government Jobs, Politicians, Brilliance, Radiance, Charisma, Courage, King or Kingly status, Forests/ Mountains, Open places, Originality in work/ thought, Dignity, Nobility, Royal status, Bones, Heart, Arteries/ Veins, Right eye, Fevers, Eyesight in general, Stomach (not intestines), Brain, Bile

  • If the Sun is unfavorable in Kundli, the native may be too forceful, lordly, domineering, positively arrogant, and extravagant. It may also cause heart disorders as well as loss of position or esteem due to impulsiveness.
  • Sun is the soul of your astrological chart too. It is the most prominent significator of a father who creates a new life in you. Sun is the secondary significator for a husband or male partner in a women’s chart.
  •  It spends around 30 days in each sign. In the planetary relationship, Sun is friends with Moon, Jupiter, Mars, and the enemy with Saturn, Venus, Rahu, and Ketu. Vimshottari Dasha of Sun is 6 years and its constellations (nakshatras) are Krittika, Uttara Phalguni, and Uttarashadha. Sun is exalted in Aries and debilitated in the Libra. Its gemstone is Ruby.
  • A strong Sun in the chart indicates good health, good appearance, good or higher education, good employment opportunities, high position in job, leadership and ruling ability, good social status, and materialistic comforts. It may give you a career in politics, government job, police, can make you a good speaker, administrator, contractor, physician, or pharmacist.
  •  Sun is your courage, initiative, ego, intelligence, willpower, spirituality, and road to fortune. Since it is a hot planet, it makes you temperamental. Sun is Giver, so it also makes you kind-hearted, good-natured, responsible, royal, and optimistic.
  • In the body, Sun represents health, head, body, bone structure, blood, brain, bile, digestion, voice-organ, heart, right eye for males, and left eye for females. Strong Sun makes you physically fit and active.
  •  Weak Sun gives weak eyesight, headache, digestive disorder, heart trouble, dental problems, bone fracture, fever, high blood pressure, baldness, bone cancer, weak immune system, etc.
  • Sun rules ancestors, and it creates ‘Pitra Dosha’ in kundali if Sun is aspected/conjuncted by more than one inauspicious planet.


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