Life is a journey full of ups and downs, and we often encounter periods of transition and change. In Vedic astrology, the planetary periods or dashas play a significant role in determining various aspects of life.

Dasha is a term used in Vedic astrology to refer to the main cycle or period of influence of the planets, which is determined by the position of the Moon at the time of an individual’s birth. Depending on the Dasha, certain planets rule over our lives at any given period.

You can use the Cosmic Insights app to determine the current planetary period you are in!

Antar Dasha, on the other hand, refers to sub-periods within a Dasha cycle. Each Dasha period is divided into multiple Antar Dasha periods, each of which is governed by a different planet. These sub-periods can vary in duration, depending on the specific planetary influence and position in an individual’s birth chart.

During a Dasha and Antar Dasha period, the planetary influence is believed to shape our lives and experiences. Our behavior and perspectives change, and our personalities evolve as we transition from one Dasha to another. Understanding the influence of these planetary periods can provide valuable insights into our lives and help us navigate changes with greater awareness and clarity.

However, the transitions between these periods, known as Dasha Sandhi and Antar Dasha Sandhi, can pose challenges and difficulties.

Dasha Sandhi is an important concept in Vedic astrology that refers to the transition period between two consecutive planetary periods or dashas. In other words, it is the time when one planetary period is ending, and the next one is about to begin.

During Dasha Sandhi, the influence of the previous dasha may still be felt, while the effects of the upcoming dasha may not yet be apparent. This can lead to confusion, uncertainty, and a lack of direction in life. Additionally, the planetary energies may be in a state of imbalance during this transition period, which can cause challenges and difficulties.

Are you currently in a transition phase? Use the Dasha/Antar Dasha Sandhi feature of the Cosmic Insights app to find out

  1. Download the Cosmic Insights app and create your profile
  2. Navigate to your profile
  3. Search for “Dasha Sandhi
  4. Tap on “Dasha and Antar Dasha Sandhi

In the next article, we will discuss remedies you can do during these transition periods.