Remedies of planet Sun as per Vedic Astrology

Remedies of planet Sun according to Vedic Astrology

 Chanting of Mantra and Stotra

For removing effects of malefic Sun, Mantra and Stotra related to Sun are chanted. This can be started on any Sunday in bright half ( shukla paksha ). Total number of Japa of Sun is 7000 but in Kaliyuga, this figure must be multiplied four folds and hence 28000 Japa of Sun Mantra should be chanted. After this a Homa ( Fire ritual ) should be performed in which the Sun Mantras should be recited for 2800 times ( 1/10th of the total number of Mantras ).


For removing malefic effects of planet Sun, one should keep fast on Sunday. As per rule, this fast begins from 1st Sunday of Pousha (December-January) month or last Sunday of Ashwina month (September-October). However, if fasting is to commerce in any other month, then it can be done from the first Sunday of bright half. One is allowed to have curd and rice once only for better results. Fast must be opened before sunrise. One should not sleep in daytime on the day of fast.

 Puja ( worship )

For removing malefic effects of Sun, if along with above methods, prayer of Surya Dev is performed everyday then quicker results are obtained. For this, one has to get up early, perform daily routines and bath before sunrise. At the time of Sunrise, water should be offered to Surya Dev. When red golden form of Sun comes on horizon, that is the right moment of offering water. One should collect this water in a bowl and pour the same on basil plant. Then one should perform puja of Sun with Kumkum, Rice and Flowers. After this, one should sit on the asaana and ignite incense sticks and chant Aditya Hradaya stotra or Sun mantra.

 Gems for planet Sun

The Gem for the planet Sun is Ruby which is worn to remove the malefic effects of Sun. Ruby must be purchased in the bright half on Sunday, Monday or Thursday. Purchasing and making it in a ring should be done in Pushya Nakshatra. If Pushya Nakshatra is not possible then this can be done in Krittika, Uttara Falguni or Uttarashadha Nakshatra also. Ruby must weigh atleast 3 carats. Badly cut, broken or uneven Ruby will not serve the purpose. It should be embedded in the ring in such a way that its bottom is touching the body. This ring must be put on at Sunrise on Sunday. If a person is not capable to purchase Ruby then Garnet, Red Spinal, Red Zircon or Red Tourmaline may be used in place of Ruby.


For removing malefic effects of Sun, at the time of sunrise, give offering to a Brahmin is also beneficial. The items of offering include Wheat, Copper, Jaggery, Red flowers, Red Cloth, Ghee, Red Sandal, Ruby, Red Cow & Sun Yantra. This offering should be given on Sunday. These things should be offered as per one's capacity, wheat should be equal to one's weight. Other things may be in quantity depending on one's belief but in sufficient quantity. Some money should also be offered with these items.


All the donation items should be in token quantity e.g. few grains of wheat, one red flower and a few drops of ghee may be taken in the palm and make a vow with Mantra. After taking a vow, it should be given to Brahmin by touching your hands to the donation.

 Other Remedies
  • One should never accept donation of sun related things.
  • One should offer bread and jaggery to cow on Sunday.
  • One should lead a pure and pious life.
  • One should apply red sandal on forehead. 
  • One should avoid eating salt on Sunday


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