Sundar Balakrishnan


The planets are generally classified into internal and external planets. The internal planets are Sun, Mercury, Venus and Moon. The external planets are Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Rahu, Ketu, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. The external planets reside in one sign for a longer period and its impact on individuals and countries are long lasting. The internal planets change sign within less than a month and its impact is short term. As far as Mars is concerned it stays on an average in a sign for 45 days or so. In some years it stays for a longer period even up to 6 months. Mars will stay for longer period from february 20, 2016 to September, 2016.

The chart below is of India Independence as per sidereal.


– As per sidereal chart of India independence chart Mars enters the sign Scorpio on February 20, 2016.

– As per tropical chart Mars enters Sagittarius on March 6, 2017. As per tropical chart the 7th house of India chart is Sagittarius. As per sidereal it is Scorpio.

– More over a fixed star known as “Antaress” also resides in Sagittarius at 9 degrees in tropical chart. Whereas, as per sidereal chart it occupies Scorpio at 14 degrees. This fixed star carries the nature of Jupiter and Mars. It is supposed to be a dangerous one and creates mass destruction.

– The 7th house in mundane chart relates to the foreign affairs, allies of government, war, foreign policies, etc.

– On March 26, 2016 Saturn turns retrograde.

– On April 18, 2016 Mars turns retrograde. So both Saturn and Mars being retrograde is very dangerous for India.

– On June 17, 2016 Mars retrogrades back to Libra.

– On June 30, 2016 Mars turns Direct in Libra

– On July 13, 2016 Mars transits to Scorpio and again conjuncts retrograde Saturn.

– On August 13, 2016 Saturn turns Direct in Scorpio.

– Mars in leaves the sign Sagittarius on September 27, 2016 as per tropical and on September 18, 2016 from Scorpio as per sidereal.


– The whole period from February 20, 2016 to September 18, 2016 is a very crucial period for India.
– The period between April 18, 2016 to June 17, 2016 will be extremely crucial as both Saturn and Mars are retrograde.
– The period of August 2016 will also be extremely crucial as both Saturn and Mars will transit near fixed star Antaress.
– We will witness negative events as far as 7th house significations are concerned. With the ISIS dominating the scene in the international scenario, India will also take part a primary role in war against ISIS. India’s relationship with its neighbours will also get strained and you can expect war too with its neighbours or sever border clashes.

Sundar Balakrishnan
2-Year Jyotirvid & 3-Year Jyotirvisharad
(From Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Mumbai)
Date: 7th December, 2015
Mumbai, at 5.30 pm

public comments
    Ahmad Bakhsh Awan
    Sir, as per your calculations & interpretations are right and I agree with you but we as Astrologers are the Ambassadors of peace & Divine Knowledge so can pray for peace but victory against the terrorists, of course. Best regards

    विजयानंद रत्नाकर पाटील
    बहुतही सटीक तारीखसहीत विवेचन के लिए धन्यवाद

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