Foreign Travel is a dream which most of the Young Indians have. But there are only few fortunate for whom this dream come true. Let us try to understand the combinations of Foreign Travel in Astrology. In Now a days due to Technology Boom in India many of the Engineers or Doctors are going to abroad for short duration say 1-2 years. But there are few persons who does not return to country and settle abroad. So we will also see the combinations of foreign settlement in Astrology. If you have wondered what is the best planet for foreign travel in astrology or Best Yoga for going abroad read it till the end.
There are numerous principles given in the Astrological texts for this but here we will discuss only the most effective and important astrological principles for Travel abroad. So lets see what are planetary combination or Yogas in Kundli that takes a person away from homeland or own country.
Signs which are Most important for Foreign Settlement in Astrology
Signs are of thee types as per their activity-Chara rashi or Movable sign, Sthira Rashi or Fixed Sign and Dual Sign or common Sign.
Chara Rashi or Movable sign-Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn
Sthira Rashi or Fixed Sign-Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius
Dual Sign-Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces.
For considering foreign Travel in Astrology Chara Rashi or Movable signas are of Prime importance. Movable Sign means-the changing tendency is high in these signs. So when Planets are placed in these signs, they give a changing tendency to the native like changing of residence, changing of job, changing of country etc.
Sthira Rashi or fixed Signs are not helpful in regards to Foreign settlement in astrology. Planets in these signs gives a tendency to stick to particular place. So those who have more planets in Fixed signs, they do not change their residence or job too much. Going abroad means change of country or change of residence. So planets in fixed sign blocks the chances of going abroad.
Common Sign or dual Sign can give short term foreign travel. Like if you have multiple planets in Dual sign you may go to abroad frequently but for very short duration may be like one month.
The signs are further divided according to quality or Tatwa of the Rashi. They are -Fiery sign, Earthy Sign, Airy Sign and watery Sign.
Fiery Sign-Aries, Leo and Sagittarius.
Earthy Sign-Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn.
Airy Sign-Gemini, Libra and Aquarius.
Watery Sign-Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces.
Watery Signs like Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are specially Very important for Traveling Abroad. For going to foreign countries we need to cross seas. So watery signs are so much important.Cancer is both Movable and Watery sign. More over it is the natural 4th house of the zodiac. So it has special importance for foreign travel in astrology.
Planets Like Rahu, Moon, Saturn, venus in watery Sign are good indication of Foreign Travel.
Planets That are important for Foreign settlement in Astrology
There are four main planets which helps a person to travel abroad or going out of own country-Rahu/Ketu, Moon, Saturn, Venus. We have to see these 4 planets and their dignities and connection with proper houses in Horoscope for going abroad.
Rahu is the Most important planet for travel abroad. If Rahu is well placed, it can give Foreign Travel in its Dasha. It can give foreign things but it can not guarantee satisfaction. When Rahu is conjunct with 7th lord, 8th lord, 9th lord or 12th lord, it can indicate foreign travel in astrology. Rahu in Lagna or 7th can also give travel abroad.
Moon being the natural 4th Lord, Moon is also equally important when judging Foreign settlement in astrology. According to classics when Moon is placed in Kendra(1,4,7,10) the person can travel a lot within country as well as outside of country. Moon in Watery sign specially when conjunct with Rahu can give foreign travel in astrology. Moon in 8th, 9th or 12th, specially exalted Moon in 12th can indicate foreign settlement in astrology.
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Sun also plays interesting Role. Sun represents royalty. It bring native in contact with dignities. When Sun is placed in the 5th house from Ascendant, it is a helpful disposition for Diplomats and traveling abroad.
If Mercury is placed in 4th, the individual changes his residence frequently and travel lot of places. The result will be more prominent if Mercury is placed in Movable signs.
We have to see Few Nakshatras also like Ashwini Nakshatra, Bharani Nakshatra, Ardra nakshatra, Swati Nakshatra, Pussya Nakshatra, Hasta Nakshatra etc while judging the foreign travel in astrology. Moon or Rahu in these Nakshatra will increase the chance of going abroad.
The Houses in Horoscope which are most important for Foreign Travel in astrology
In earlier days, It was seen as a Curse to Leave own country and to go to a foreign country. But with time this curse has turned into Blessing. The Main house for Foreign journey is 12, 9 and Ascendant or Lagna.
12th house is the Foreign land. So This is the Most important House for Foreign settlement in astrology. If Moon is placed in 12th house along with Venus, this is a indication of Foreign Travel in astrology. If Rahu also Joins this conjunction, it becomes a very strong indication of foreign journey. if there is planet like Saturn in 12th house, the individual will have a strong inclination towards foreign country. 9th House Signify fortune, Luck, Long Journeys or long distance travel etc. So this is another important house for foreign travel in astrology. When 9th Lord is placed in 12th house or Vice versa,it indicates that your Fortune is in Foreign land. A group of Planet like 4 or 5 planet in 9th house of 12th house is a strong indication towards foreign travel in astrology.
The Next important house is Lagna or Ascendant. Lagna is the self. Without the approval of Lagna nothing can happen in a Horoscope. So if Lagna lord makes a relation with 12th lord or Lagna Lord sits in the 12th house, it is a strong indication of foreign travel in astrology. If this relations happen in Watery sign Like cancer, Pisces etc or Movable signs like Libra or Capricorn the chances is very high.
In a nutshell we have to see Conjunction, aspect, Exchange between Lagna Lord, 9th Lord and 12th Lord. If these relations involves watery signs or Movable signs, the indications are strong. The more and strong the relation will be, the more will be the chances of foreign settlement in astrology.
But there is another important house which we have to Look and without the indication from this house traveling abroad is not possible. 4th House is the Home Land or own country. So any Affliction to 4th House or 4th Lord can give Foreign settlement. If the 4th house is Placed in 6th, 8th or 12th and 4th Lord is equally afflicted and there is relation between 9th and 12th house or their Lords, we can predict that there is high chance of foreign settlement in astrology. If there is planets Like Rahu/Ketu, sun or saturn in 4th house, the chance of Going abroad in astrology increases.
when the 4th house or the Lord is not afflicted or weak, the person can not leave his Own country. If there is relation between 9th or 12th but 4th house is very strong, chances for foreign journey will come but the native will not be able to go due some reason. If the 4th house is strong and connected with 5th and 10th house, the person will get good opportunity in own country and do not feel the need to go to abroad.
The are two more houses which also needs some attention. The 7th house and the 3rd house. 7th House also Deals with Foreign Travel. When 7th house is involved with 12th or Planets like Rahu/Ketu there can be Foreign journey due to Business purpose or Business Trip.
3rd House shows short Journeys or short travels. It is not directly connected with foreign travel always but it gives a tendency or inclination towards travel. If there is Planets Like Moon or Ketu is in 3rd house, the likes to travel a lot. If the 3rd Lord makes a relation with 12th lord and 9th lord by aspect, conjunction or Exchange it is strong Yoga for foreign Travel.
One thing we must remember that there is a difference between Foreign travel and Foreign Settlement. For Foreign Travel relation between 3rd, 7th, Lagna, and 9th in a watery or Movable sign is sufficient but foreign settlement in astrology can not happen without the involvement of 12th house or 12th lord.
But we must remember Jupiter should not aspect these combination. Jupiter aspect will block the chance of going abroad.
Methods to predict Foreign Travel from Horoscope
Now Lets see which Planetary combinations Promise Foreign Travel & Foreign settlement in Astrology. The Below is a effective way of how to see the Yogas for Foreign Travel in a Horoscope.
- The fourth house or the fourth lord has to be afflicted from Lagna.
- Rahu/Ketu should be connected via conjunction or Nakshatra exchange with 4th lord or 4th house.
- Whenever 4th House is afflicted and 4th Lord is placed in Dusthana Like 6, 8 or 12th house, the native leaves his or her homeland to settle abroad.
- We need to see all these factors from Lagna as well as Moon and also in Navamsa and chaturthamsa or D4.
- If the 9th or the 12th house of a Horoscope falls in Moveable or Watery signs or the 9th & 12th lord is placed in Movable or watery signs Foreign Travel is indicated. For example If the 4th Lord is placed in the 9th house with 12th lord and the sign is also Movable or watery signs, it is a indication of Foreign Travel for higher education.
- When 4th lord is placed in 12th house then native will find more auspicious living in abroad rather than at his native place.
- Association of 5th, 9th, and 12th lords in the Dasamsha indicate traveling abroad for professional reasons. These persons are usually employed as skilled professional like (scientists, professors, etc.)in abroad.
- Please note if Rahu is in 12th house with 9th lord specially in a watery sign will surely give foreign Travel in its Dasha-Antardasha. Planets Like Rahu or saturn in 12th house can give foreign settlement.
- If the lord of the house of marriage or the 7th house is associated with 8th, 9th or 12th house or its Lords, it indicates foreign travel after marriage.
- If the Lagna and Lagna lord both are in moveable signs or dual signs then it would indicate foreign travel. Lagna indicates self. So when the sign which indicates self and the lord of that sign are in moveable or dual signs which indicates movement it can create Yogas of foreign travel in astrology for the person.
Timing of Travel abroad in astrology
When there are sufficient chances in the natal chart for going abroad, the native may go for foreign travels during any of the periods mentioned below
- Dasha-Antardasha of the 9th lord or the 12th lord, or the planets that are connected with the 12th lord or 12th house.
- Dasha of Venus, Rahu/Ketu, Moon , saturn if these planets are connected with 12th house
- During Transit when Planets like Rahu or saturn comes in 8th house or in Moon Nakshatra, that is also a good time for Abroad travel.
- Dasha of Rahu is very special for foreign travel in astrology as Rahu is the Significator of foreign. Saturn period is also equally important.
- Those who go for foreign countries for vacation once in a year or like that, they generally do not have any major combination of foreign travel in their Kundli or Horoscope but in transit, their 4th house gets afflicted due to some or other reason.
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Great Luck In Foreign Countries
The Grass is always green in other side of the Road. But it is not always true. Lets see which planetary combination or yogas give beneficial result in foreign country.
The 11th house is the financial gain, and so if a person has the 11th house lord placed in the 6th house, the person has great luck to go abroad and work in foreign countries. We should not forget about 11th House from Arudha Lagna also. Arudha Lagna is our Maya or how other people see us. So quite often if you go to abroad people think you as a wealthy and rich person. So your 11th house from AL should be very strong for getting good fortune in Foreign countries.
If you have the 11th house lord in the 12th house you will have friends abroad.
If your Lagna lord or Ascendant lord is in the 7th house you will constantly travel abroad for your business purpose or for work.
In case you have few of the above mentioned Yogas, you can be lucky during foreign travel in astrology.
But if Malefic Planets like Rahu, saturn, Mars occupy the 12th house in Horoscope, though you will be able to go abroad but you will not enjoy the stay there. If Rahu is placed in 12th house, it is a strongest indication of working abroad, but it will be full of stress.
If Some one is having 4th lord conjunct with 5th lord and with Lagna lord and 4th house has lot of benefic aspect, such person will not be interested in going abroad. He will get lot of opportunity in his home land.
There are specific periods of time (ranging from months to years) in which a person has a peak time in foreign countries. After the ruling periods (dasha) of such planets end, your stay abroad will end and you will come back to your home country and will have to start all over again in your homeland. But by doing remedies you can prevent such things to a great extent.
Purpose of Foreign Travel in Astrology
Now Lets understand the answer Why a person will go to abroad ? Will the native go for education or Job or something else ? Lets find out the answer.
If there is a strong connection between houses and Lords of 5th, 10th, 7th, 9th and 12th house, the person may go to foreign Land for higher education. 5th is the house of intelligence and education and 9th is also the house of long distance travel as well as higher education. The related planets should be in Movable sign or in watery sign.The individual should run correct Dasha also. Connection between 4-5-7-8-9-10-12 needs to be checked with Rahu, Saturn and Moon for checking Foreign travel for education purpose. What i have seen in practical cases that Jupiter involvement or presence of Saraswati Yoga is very beneficial in this regard.
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Now Lets understand in what Planetary combination a person goes to abroad for diplomatic service. For this we have to see the connection between Lagna-5-7-8-9-10-12 house and their Lord along with Rahu, Moon and Sun. Various Raj Yoga and Dhana Yoga should also be present in the Horoscope. Dasha of the connected planets can take them to foreign land.
When 7th house and its lord is connected with 9th house and 12th house as well as with their Lord there is chance of going to abroad after marriage. 4th house should be afflicted. Rahu and Significator of marriage Venus also plays an important role in this case of foreign travel in astrology after marriage. 8th house also to be considered and if it is a Love marriage, we have to include 5th house also. Venus is connected with 12th house or 8th house and Rahu in Rashi chart and Navamsa Chart (D9) this is a strong Indication of Foreign settlement after marriage astrology.
Some Specific Rule exclusively for foreign Settlement in astrology
As we told earlier that there is a difference between Foreign travel and foreign settlement. For Foreign settlement in astrology the role of 12th house and 4th house is most vital. In a most simple words i would like to say that a strong 12th house and a weak 4th house is needed for foreign settlement in astrology.
As it involves transfer of residence, the 4th lord must have affliction from two or more malefic planets like Rahu/Ketu or Saturn or sun etc. We have to check the chartuthamsa or D4 chart also and should see the condition of 4th house and 12th house and their lord. Generally Rahu Dasha is most effective for foreign travel in astrology as rahu is the Mlechha Karaka or Foregn planet. Generally if we see a connection between the house or Lords of 12-9-8-6 in a movable or watery sign, we can predict that there is high chance of foreign settlement in astrology.
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Debraj is a professional Astrologer with More than 10 years of Practical experience. Started learning Vedic astrology in a very early age around 12 yrs and almost more than 20 years in astrological study.