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 or Karthika Dosha, according to the tenets of 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/ Solar Calendar, Kartik month starts sometime in middle of October, when Sun enters in Libra at Sun’s Libra Sankranti. Kartik month 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 22nd November, 2018 according to Hindu Calendar.
Karthik Dosha problems
Sun’s Movement of planets in the sky in real time for one month’s duration in debilitated sign Libra(Tula), an inimical sign, gives bad results.
If a child is born in the month of Kartik, during the debilitated sun’s transit in Libra, an inimical sign, especially in the third Charana of Krittika Nakshatra, a powerful Kartik Dosha is present in the 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.
Kartik Dosha is present, only of less intensity in the astrological chart, if a child’s birth is in the remaining three Charanas of Kritika Nakshatra.
Kartik Janam Dosha
A child born is supposed to be born in Kartik Janam Dosha, the birth is in Kartik month with Birth, natal chart is used for birth chart Sun(Janam Surya)in debilitated sign(Neech Rashi).
As Sun is significator or Karaka of spirit, health, eyesight, seniors, father, name, fame, authority, promotion and government job. There are indications for sun- related problems in the form of Kartik Dosha.
Birth in Kartik month 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.
Remedies for nullifying the evil effects of Kartik Dosha are as follows:
1. At the time of birth of the child, either a learned Brahmin or the parents can perform Kartik Dosha Nivaran Puja or Yajna(Homa). Take guidance of a learned Brahmin before performing Kartik Dosha Puja, personally.
2. Pray to Lord Ganesha, Shiva and the Sun. Take holy bath, offer Arghya( holy water or Jal) to Sun and Lord Shiva at the time of sunrise daily. Perform Surya Namaskar,.
3. Do charity (daan) to the needy people or help elderly persons.
4. Chant the Surya mantra after Snan, as follows:
Om Sun Suryay namah!
5. 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.