There are twelve types of Kaal Sarp Dosh namely, Anant, Kulik, Vasuki, Shankhpal, Padam, Mahapadam, Takshak, Karkotak, Shankhnad, Ghatak, Vishdhar and Shashnaag which are also the names of snakes.
The duration of the Kaal Sarp dosh is different for every person. The placement of the planets and movement in different houses decides whether it remains in your life for 27 years or 54 years. It is said that if the planets move in the direction of Rahu, it is called the descending Kaal Sarp dosh. And if the planets move in the direction of Ketu, it is called the ascending Kaal Sarp dosh.
This dosha has many negative and positive effects on your life and your actions, which go on to decide how your life will progress. The only positive effect of the Kaal Sarp Dosh is that it creates an inclination for spirituality. It also fills you with confidence and fearfulness, enabling you to face whatever this period brings on.
The negative effects of this Dosha are many. It takes away your mental peace and induces enormous restlessness. There will be many misfortunes and obstacles in whatsoever you choose to do. Your marriage will fall apart and it will be very difficult for both partners to find happiness in their married life. Health and family life will see many ups and downs during this Kaal Sarp Yoga, taking away any semblance of contentment. Finances will be tight and you will struggle to achieve prosperity through real estate or get rich otherwise. Your relationship with your kids and friends will go through a bad period.
All types of important work will be delayed for no real reason. Your self-respect will sink to an extreme low. You might even face unemployment, which will make you feel responsible. The Kaal Sarp dosh can lead to bad health, and no support will be upcoming from friends or family. Ever-deteriorating health may even lead to a decreased life span.
If the mental restlessness reigns, you will find it difficult to take important decisions. Your mind will be fill with confusion and dilemmas. If you start anything new, be prepared to tackle extreme hindrances and expect negative results. But these issues can be resolved by performing the Kaal Sarp puja.
You will be faced with never-before symptoms of vivid nature while Kaal Sarp dosh hinders your kundali. You will frequently see deceased people in your dreams, mostly those who are close to you. You may also see serpents in your dreams. The symptoms and effects of Kaal Sarp dosh vary from person to person due to various reasons.
A diversity of fears will bear on your mind. You may experience new phobias predominantly fear of heights, snakes and loneliness. Your karma plays a very important role in determining which factor will impose fear in your life. This dosh is connected with Rahu and Ketu and hence has a powerful effect. You may even attain an exalted position and attain fame during this period. Everything depends upon what karma you are carrying along and what it gives you.
Kaal Sarp Dosh remedies are easy and doable. Chant Mahamrrityunjaya mantra 108 times every day. Stay away from bad habits and frequently visit temples to help to reduce the negative impacts of this dosh. Fasting on Mondays and prayer to Lord Hanuman or Lord Shiva can also prove to be beneficial.