Saturn (Shani, Sani) becomes retrograde (Vakra) on January 13, 2010 at ten degrees virgo Sidereal or four degrees Libra Tropical. Planets in close to being in opposition to Sun become retrograde (Vakri). The Sun represents a person’s ego. A retrograde planet typically opposes the assertion of a person’s ego or personality. This is the key to understanding the effect of a retrograde planet in a horoscope either in nativity or transit.
Saturn‘s retrograde period is from January 13 to May 30, 2010. It will turn mind focus inward. From April 7 until July 21, Tropical Saturn returns to Virgo from Libra whereas sidereal Saturn will stay in Virgo all throughout.Daily Saturn transits based on individual’s birth time is provided free at http://decisioncare.org/astrology.