Reasons and Remedies for Delayed Marriage
Marriage is a social institution in majority of Indian society. There are almost 16
ritualistic practices (inherent samskara), Hindu follows at various stages of his/her life.
This is the age of short cut and its impact on cultural milieu is clearly seen now-a-days.
We have reduced it to basically four samskaras only: Jatakarma, Upanayana, Vivah,
Only an expert astrologer can microscopically study the birth chart and bring out the
genuine reason for delay. If astrologer fails to conclude the real reason he is bound to
fail in applying correct remedial measures.
Seventh house mainly signifies marriage. It deals with all aspects of marriage- the
possibility of marriage, the time of marriage, delayed marriage and even the number of
marriages. Interestingly, 7th house is not considered to be a very pious place. Lagna is
uday place i.e. rising and 7th house is sometimes known as death house, a maraka place.
Yet, we study and judge marriage, a pious knot between a bride and groom, from this
Some Major Reasons:
1 Saturn is a slow moving planet and known for creating hindrance in any work, so if Saturn has
any relation with 7th house in the form of placement, aspect or conjunct, it is bound to be
2 Venus and Jupiter are key planets in marriage. If these planets are weak or afflicted, there is
possibility of delay in marriage.
3 Seventh lord has a pivotal role to play in the commencement of marriage. If 7th lord is
retrograde, combust, debilitated or weak in any way, it will create delay.
4 If malefic planets like Mars, Rahu aspects 7th house, marriage is delayed.
5 Saturn and Mars have a combined influence on the seventh house.
6 If 7th and 8th lord is present in 7th house and no benefic aspect is present, marriage is delayed.
In addition to these, an expert astrologer also gets assured of other factors like, ascendant
should be free from malefic effects, 7th lord should not be in 6th, 8th or 12th houses, Jupiter should
not be retrograde in female horoscope, Venus-Mars combination in 7th house etc. An expert
astrologer will also check 2nd, 7th and the 8th houses to discover whether the person will have
an early or late marriage. The 2nd house is the house of the family, and the 7th and 8th houses
are for conjugal happiness. If the 2nd house has a retrograde planet, the person will have to try
hard to get married.
There is no readymade formula for avoiding delayed marriage. If astrologer is expert then he will
be able to properly diagnose the reason and would be able to suggest appropriate remedial
1 Girls should recite the following mantra 108 times daily until purpose is achieved.
Om Namo Bhagwate Rukmini Vallaabhaye Swaha
2 Girls should perform ‘Gouri Puja’ and repeat the stotram as many times as possible before
Goddess Durga photo with full devotion. Chaitra Navaratra begins on 8th April, 2016, so one
should use this festive occasion to sincerely propitiate Mother Durga.
3 If Mangal dosha is present- chanting of shri Mangala Chandika Stotra by the girl before five-
4 Recite Parvati Swayamvara sloka on every Friday evening before panchamukhi deepam.- or
simply recite Mangal Mantra “Om Kram Kreem Krom Saha Bhoumaye Namah”.
5 Boys should worship Goddess Lakshmi as she is significator of planet Venus, karka for
Only an expert astrologer can determine the exact timing of marriage. If there is delay , one
should sincerely apply remedial measures suggested by an expert astrologer.