If a child takes birth in Kartik month on Surya Kartik Sankranti, Kartik Ashtami or in Krittika Nakshatra, ruled by Sun, may suffer from the powerful Kartik Dosha, according to a belief in Vedic The study of the influence of celestial bodies on earth and humans. The One who takes birth, this word is used for astrology purpose may be in trouble or under adverse effects of A planet posited in specific degrees in a sign with fall in power and energy is known as its debilitated sign. This is the 7th sign from the sign of exaltation and opposite to exalted Sun during Mahadasha or Antardasha of Sun.
According to Hindu panchang, Kartik month starts sometime in middle of October, when Sun enters in Libra at Sun’s Libra Sankranti and ends in middle of November, when Sun enters Scorpio at Sun’s Scorpio Sankranti.
Surya Kartik Sankranti is on October 17, 2018, this year. Kartik month begins on 23rd October, ends on 21st November, 2018.
Kartik Dosha or problems
Sun’s Movement of planets in the sky in real time in the sign Libra(Tula), for one month’s duration, in debilitated sign which is also an inimical sign, is considered bad.
A powerful Kartik Dosha is present if a child is born in the month of Kartik, during the Neechasth Shani Gochar, i.e. sun’s transit in sign Libra, in the inimical sign, the birth Moon or Janam Chandra is especially in the third Charana of Krittika Nakshatra, a powerful Kartik Dosha is present in his/her astrological A diagram showing exact position of planets in signs at time of birth of an individual prepared with the help of time, date and place of birth.
This dosha is believed to be present, only of less intensity in the astrological chart, if a child is born in remaining three Charana of Krittika Nakshatra, based on his/her sign present at the time of birth.
A child born in Kartik month with Birth, natal chart is used for birth chart Sun(Janam Surya) in debilitated sign(Neech Rashi) is supposed to be born in Kartik Janam Dosha.
As Sun is significator or Karaka of spirit, health, eyesight, seniors, father, name, fame, authority, promotion and government job; related problems may be indicated in the form of Kartik dosha.
Kartik dosha birth is not always bad:
Many celebrities are born in the month of Kartik, with debilitated Sun in their birth chart may be considered to have born under this Dosha.
Ashok Chavan, former chief minister of Maharashtra, Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru, former Prime minister of India, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, former Miss World and Indian film actress and late Smita Patil, former Indian film actress are some of the examples of celebrities born in the month of Kartik under Kartik Dosha.
Astrological Remedies for Kartik Dosha:
If a child is born in this Dosha and there are hardships and obstacles in a person’s life, following remedies may be helpful in nullifying the evil effects, which may be due to our past or present birth’s bad deeds.
Either a learned Brahmin or the parents can perform Kartik Dosha Nivaran Puja or Yajna(Homa) in the guidance of the Brahmin or the priest, preferably at the time of birth.
One should perform Surya Namaskar, pray to Lord Ganesha, Shiva and the Sun. Take holy bath, perform Surya Namaskar, offer Arghya( holy water or Jal) to Lord Shiva at the time of sunrise daily. Chant the following Surya mantra.
Om Sun Suryay namah!
Take the best possible care of the elderly people, do charity or donation to the old or poor people. This will also help in nullifying the evil effects of Kartik Dosha.