In order to find out the year or month when a person is likely to be engaged or married, the positions of Venus, Mercury and Saturn (all friends) are to be thoroughly taken in to consideration along with their friendly aspects in the annual chart. Saturn, Venus and Mercury and friends and they should be thoroughly studied before predicting marriage yoga; of course Ketu's position may also be considered as it is a great friend of Saturn and Venus, but Mercury and Ketu together are enemies i.e. one is exalted and the other is malefic. The following positions of these planets may be examined in annual chart.
1. If Saturn favorably aspects Venus; or Venus and Mercury favorably aspect each other or Saturn and Venus aspect each other and above all, Saturn occupies the 1st or 7th house, marriage yoga is formed.
2. When Mercury and Venus are separately positioned in the horoscope; and both of them favorably aspects each other, marriage time may be predicted, provided Mercury is not in No.12, where it is malefic and destroy the 6th house.
3. Even if Venus or Mercury is malefic in the horoscope and Jupiter , Sun or Mars are associated with Venus or Moon, marriage may be predicted when Saturn helps Venus or Saturn occupies 1st house.
4. If Venus or Mercury occupies the 1st house marriage may be predicted.
5. If Venus or Mercury occupies house No.2, or 10 to 12 (except Mercury in No.12), marriage yoga is formed.
^. If Venus or Mercury is positioned in house No.7 (provided Moon, Sun or Rahu should not be in No.3 or 11) marriage may be predicted.
If Venus or Mercury occupies the same house in which the are placed in the birth chart, marriage may be predicted.