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Frequently Asked Questions

How do planets influence us?

Cosmic forces in the universe control our thoughts which in turn direct our actions. Human brain is very sensitive and responds to the tremendous gravitational forces of a planet. If a person is prone to accident due to the influence of certain malefic planets, then he can be advised to check on his emotions, rash driving or behavior to avoid disastrous results. Astrology is an art which includes the study of various planets and houses of a chart. The observations suggested by an astrologer can help an individual to come out from present problem. He can foresee the causes and possible solutions of his problems. Planets readings in a chart can even warn a person of likely danger he can face in future and also suggest him to take the required precautions and remedial measures.

How does Western Astrology differ from Vedic ‘Astrology?

The Hindu system of astrology has the concept of fixed Zodiac. While in Western system of astrology the concept of moveable Zodiac is being utilized. In Indian Astrology, Ascendant or Lagna is worked out and the interpretation of horoscope is based on the Lagna. All the persons born in between 23 August to 22 Sep every year will belong to Virgo Sun Sign in Western Astrology. Particular time or place of birth is immaterial for them. Indian system of Astrology gives most accurate and true position of Zodiac at the time of birth.

What are the basis and existence of Astrological Text.? And it is said this knowledge passed on from mouth to mouth and it travelled for so many years and yugas , that still people have know-how about this. No printing technology was available at that time, so how is it possible that still we have these inherited astrological text available today.

Basically scripts were written in Sanskrit by our Seers and Rishis on bhojpatra which were destroyed during passage of time but at the same time these were transcript in local languages by different writers and astrologers adding their own versions, researches and experiences. How such a vast knowledge can be passed on from mouth to mouth for so many years? Some valuable manuscripts were also destroyed by the invaders knowingly.

Why we consider Moon sign more important than Sun sign in Indian Astrology? In Indian astrology which is more important —Moon sign or Sun sign and why?

Sun is far bigger than Moon. But due to proximity of Moon, it has direct and stronger magnetic field which affects the living beings on earth. As such, in Vedic Astrology, Moon is given more importance while in Western Astrology; Sun is the centre of considering various aspect of life.

Is there any connection between astrology & reincarnation? Is it possible to know about your past life through astrology?

Our great Rishi and Saints, through their ability of foresightedness, had established that the present birth is the result of our past deeds. Mrityu Lok or earth is the place where a person has to reap the results of his past karmas. Before getting salvation or Moksha, one has to take birth again and again unless the effects of his past deeds are not neutralized.

Vedic astrology emphasizes on the existence of rebirth. According to Hinduism, the present life of a person is the reflection of his past deeds of his earlier life. Past or accumulated deeds (karmas) create the circumstances and existence of his present life. The connection between the present and the former life can be understood through astrology. Hence astrology is directly connected to this fundamental aspect of Hinduism.

The fifth house of a horoscope reflects the accumulated karmas of the native’s previous life. Sufferings due to placement of malefic planets or house in a chart are indicative of this theory.

What is Kendradipati Dosh in a chart?

In a horoscope, Kendras i.e. 1st, 4th, 7th and 10th houses, are known very important houses. These houses have special importance for a native. A planet owing two kendras loses its benefic effect. In such a case Kendradhipati Dosha is formed. This Dosha can be formed only in four ascendants namely Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces. In Gemini and Virgo ascendant, Jupiter will be lord of two angular houses. Similarly, for Sagittarius and Pisces ascendant, Mercury will be lord of two Kendras.

Which astrology is more accurate Vedic or Western?

Vedic Astrology is based on Moon Sign as well as on Ascendant and its lord. Western Astrology is based on the movement of Sun in various signs. Practically, it has been experienced, that Moon being in close proximity with our earth directly governs the emotions and though process of an individual and hence his actions. So Moon based astrology is found to be more accurate so far as predictions are concerned.

What is Ayanamsa?

Ayanamsa is defined as the angle by which the sidereal ecliptic of a celestial body is less than its tropical ecliptic longitude.

How does Vedic Astrology effects?

The basic objective of Astrology is to understand GOD and to set free our soul from the cycle of birth and re-birth on this material world. Another name of Vedic Astrology is “Jyotish” in Sanskrit meaning the science of light and knowledge. In Vedic Astrology all in the Universe are interlinked. Karma plays very important role in the life of person. Present destiny of a person is the result of his past deeds and this position is represented in a horoscope through the nine planets and the twelve houses.

Which are Yogkarak planets in Vedic Astrology?

1st, 4th, 7th, 10th are considered Kendra house of a chart. 5th and 9th house are known as Trikona houses. These six houses are very powerful houses. Trikona houses are considered to be the most fortunate places. Yogakaraka is that planet which has ruler ship over both a Kendra house as well as a Trikona house. As such any planet that holds ruler ship of both a Kendra and a Trikona house is going to have a powerful and positive effect on the life of an individual.

Why Ascendant or Rising Sign and its Lord are considered very important?

Ascendant or Lagna in Vedic Astrology is Rising Sign on the eastern horizon at the time of birth of an individual. This is considered the first house of horoscope. This sign and the planets posited in Sign indicate the personality, attitude and future events of a native. Interpretation of other houses in a chart starts with their relation with the first house. In Vedic Astrology Rashi Chart is also considered important. Here Ascendant is considered the house in which Moon is posited at the time of birth. Lagna is considered the moment when the soul and its new life come in touch with each other.

Do depressed people read more astrology?

Yes, this fact has been observed. To find the solutions of their problems, they study astrology and try to find the solutions.

What is a Birth Chart?

Birth Chart is like a snap shot of the sky at the time of birth of a native. It shows the Ascendant which is Rising Sign on Eastern Horizon of sky. The entire sky is divided into twelve houses and nine planets. These houses and planets play important role in the life of an individual.

What is Niryana Bhav Chalit Chart?

In the Niryana System, the Zodiac or Celestial is assumed to be fixed one.

Why Navmansha Chart is given much importance?

Navamansa Chart is considered as the most important divisional chart. Navamansa means nine part of a particular Rashi in which each degree consists of 3 degrees and 20 minutes.

A strong Rashi Chart should be backed by strong Navmansha to get the optimum results and strength of a planet. Similarly, yogas formed in the Lagan Chart should also appear in the Navmansa Chart for success and confirmation of that yoga.

What is Parivartan Yoga in chart?

Parivartana Yoga is said to occur when two planets interchange their positions. If the lord of ninth house is posited in tenth house and tenth house lord is present in ninth house, this creates Parivartan Yoga. This planetary combination indicates the formation of Parivartana Yoga in a chart.

What is Neechbhnga Yoga in Astrology?

Neecha means weak or debilitated and Bhanga means cancellation. As such Neecha Bhanga means the cancellation of effect of debilitated or very weak planet in a horoscope. Instead of giving bad results due to its debilitated state, such planets give most beneficial results due to Neecha Bhanga. The following general conditions apply for Neecha Bhanga:

  • Let us look at the sign which has been occupied by the debilitated planet. If the ruler of this sign is in Angular ((Kendra) position from the Moon or the Ascendant (Lagna), Neecha bhanga applies.
  • If the ruler planet of this sign (see 1 above) is in exalted state and is also placed in Angular (Kendra) position from the Moon or Ascendant (Lagna).
  • If the ruler planet of the sign occupied by the debilitated planet has the aspect of the same.
  • If the debilitated planet is found in exalted state in the Navamsha Chart.

What are dusht sthana in horoscope?

Sixth house, eighth house and twelfth houses are considered Dusht Sthana in a horoscope.

What is role of lord of Dusht Sthana?

Generally, the houses which have connection with the lord of these houses give unfavorable results. These also reduce the results of the houses, the lord of which are posited in these houses.

What will be the result of parivartan yoga if ninth house lord in eighth house and eighth house lord in ninth house? Is it un-auspicious?

Aspects related to ninth house will lose its auspiciousness if its lord is posited in eighth house. But the lord of eighth house posited in ninth house will gain positive power of eighth house due to its placement in ninth house.

What are Panchaks in Indian Astrology? What precautions should be taken in Panchaks?

Panchak is period of around five days when Moon transits five constellations of Aquarius & Pisces signs each month. These nakshtras are:

Dhanishtha (Last two parts),
Shatbhisha,
Purvabhadrapada,
Utrabhadrapada and
Revati

Some auspicious activities should be avoided during this period. These include: traveling in south direction, storage of wood or Ghee etc, building house, purchasing bed and funeral of body. Death of person during panchak is considered very inauspicious. Certain rituals are performed by the Brahmins during cremation of such body to avoid recurrence of such happenings in near future.

Who is Isht Dev?

Ishta Devta is one who helps in getting salvation. Navmansa plays important role in finding out Ishta Devta in a horoscope. Planet having the highest longitude is known as Atmakarak. The position of Atmakarka in Navmansa chart is Karkamnsa and ruling deity of 12th from Karkamnsa is Ishta devta.

Which planet rules the marriage in a chart?

In a girl’s chart Jupiter and in boys chart Venus rules marriage.

Do Saturn and Mars both in 7th house in horoscope effect marriage time?

They affect marriage and generally cause delay and disturbance in marriage.

What is the result of empty 7th house in astrology?

Lord of the sign in seventh house will govern the results of seventh house. Aspect of malefic or benefic planets should also be considered.

Can Astrology bring harmony in marriage?

If proper remedies are performed in advance, astrology can help in achieving harmony in marriage through gems, mantra, puja and charity etc.

For Love marriage what should be the position of Sun & Venus in a Kundali?

Sun has no role. Venus play important role and should be placed in first, fifth, seventh house of chart and should not be weak or in debilitated state.

What will be the prospectus of marriage if Ascendant is Libra and Ketu + Saturn are posited in the 7th house?

This combination in seventh house may cause disturbance in married life.

Which house in horoscope denotes in-laws?

Tenth house in a horoscope denotes in-laws.

Does 32 out of 36 gunas mean happy marriage?

32 out of 36 gunas gives the impression of happy marriage but this cannot be true in all the cases. Planets in the Kundali of both, the boy and the girl, should be thoroughly matched in respect of compatibly.

Which planets are responsible for divorce?

Apart from other factors, placement of planets like Mars, Rahu, Ketu, Saturn and Sun in seventh house or its lord is responsible for divorce in relationship.

What if a girl is not getting suitable match for her marriage?

Horoscope of the girl should be got thoroughly checked to establish the cause of delay in marriage. Particularly the strength of seventh house in the chart should be observed and proper remedies suggested by the astrologer should be performed.

What is the role of cursed Venus in horoscope?

Cursed Venus will either decrease the sexual desire or will give diseases related to reproductive system and thus may cause marriage problems. Sometimes, the person may involve in illicit relationship.

Does debilitated Ketu in 7th house in girl’s chart affect married life?

Yes, debilitated Ketu in 7th house in girl’s chart will affect married life adversely.

What are the main reasons for divorce in India?

Generally demand for the dowry and mistreatment with wife are some of the main reasons for divorce in our country. In some cases, the married woman also misuses the law for their own benefits leaving no options for the husbands to go for divorce.

What is the gemstone for marriage problem in astrology?

For this purpose, through study of chart is required. Gems can be suggested only after analyzing.

Do Gems really work?

If gems are suggested with proper reading of horoscope, gems work.

Who should wear Manik (Ruby) according to Astrology?

Natives who have Aries, Leo, Cancer, Scorpio and Sagittarius as Ascendants should wear Ruby depending upon the placement of Sun in a chart. For other Ascendants, Ruby Gems should be avoided.

Can coral stone give anger?

If Mars is already strong in a chart and Red Coral is worn, it can give anger.

Can Ruby be worn by anyone?

No, Ruby cannot be worn by anyone. Those who have Leo Sign in 6th, 8th or 12th house should avoid wearing Ruby. For Aries, Leo and Sagittarius Ruby is most beneficial.

Does Yellow Sapphire suit every one? Is it also helpful in getting married?

With Taurus and Libra Ascendant, Yellow sapphire should be avoided. Yes, in certain circumstances, Yellow Sapphire helps in getting married as Jupiter is the significator of Marriage.

If Mars is in Mercury’s house in horoscope, what will be the results?

Mars does not feel comfortable in Mercury’s house. So, the results are not favorable.

Which different parts of the body are governed by different houses of a chart?

Aries
Sign governs- Head, face, pineal gland.
Taurus
Sign – Neck, throat, vocal chords, neck, and thyroid glands etc.
Gemini
Sign – Arms, shoulders, hands, bronchial tract and nervous system etc.
Cancer
Sign – Stomach, chest, breasts and pancreas etc.
Leo
Sign – Heart, upper back and spleen etc.
Virgo
Sign – Digestive system, intestines etc.
Libra
Sign – Kidney, lumbar region and buttocks etc.
Scorpio
Sign – Pelvis, reproductive system, sexual organs, bowls, excretory system etc.
Sagittarius
Sign- Hips, thighs, liver etc.
Capricorn
Sign – Knees, joints etc.
Aquarius
– Ankles, calves etc.
Pisces
– Feet, toes etc.

When Saturn is considered malefic, benefic or neutral in a horoscope?

For Cancer and Leo Ascendants, Saturn gives adverse results. For Gemini, Virgo, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Aquarius and Pisces Ascendants, it gives mixed results. For Taurus and Libra Ascendants, Saturn is considered most benefic and favorable being the lord of one Kendra and one trine. This is Yogkarak for these two ascendants. Placement, exaltation, debilitation and the sign in which Saturn is posited, should also be considered for the results of Saturn.

What is significance of Rahu in horoscope?

All the planets except Rahu and Ketu have physical and visual existence. Rahu and Ketu have no physical shape. These are the imaginary points in the sky. But even then, Rahu is considered most powerful and has been allotted the status of a planet by our Rishis and Seers. Mostly, Rahu confers malefic effect. He is considered a dirty planet indicating laziness, filthiness, delays and hurdles. He stays for 18 months in a zodiac sign.

Sun and Moon eclipses occur due to Rahu and Ketu who swallow up Sun and Moon when they come near to them. In Vedic astrology Rahu and Ketu are known as two invisible planets and they are strong enemies of the Sun and the Moon. Rahu and Ketu are actually the astronomical points in the sky respectively called the north and south lunar nodes. The places of intersection where the Moon`s path meet the Sun`s path is known as North Lunar Node and South Lunar Node respectively. The relation of Rahu and Ketu with Sun and Moon has been described through the language of symbol in Hindu mythology.

Rahu is a powerful and malefic planet. This is a favorable planet of the politicians. He gives them great opportunity and power to rise in the politics through any means fair or unfair. He also rules over thieves, jail, magicians, snake, poison and isolated places etc. Rahu has also the power to confer sudden wealth.

Being a shadow planet, Rahu has not been allotted any Zodiac Sign. Even then, Rahu is considered to be exalted in Taurus Sign. If placed negative in a horoscope, he can create confusion, depression and emotional imbalances. On the other hand, he also has the power to make a person wealthy and popular. During his transit or Mahadasha, a person is more prone to fall prey of black magic. He is powerful when placed in 3rd, 6th and 11th house of a horoscope.

What is the effect of strong Mercury in Kundali? What are its benefits?

Mercury is exalted in Virgo. It is also the lord of other sign Gemini. Strong mercury gives high quality vocal, communication and mental power. Mercury signifies wit and intellect. It also covers the fields related to commercial activities and accountancy.

Which house in a chart should be studies for health?

First and sixth house of a chart should be thoroughly studied for health.

Which planet in a horoscope indicates medical education?

Moon and Mars play important role in deciding the medical education?

Which planets effect education in a horoscope?

Jupiter is considered significator of education and knowledge. However, placement of Mercury should also be studies in this regard.