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FACETS OF MARRIAGE & THE 7TH HOUSE

FACETS OF MARRIAGE & THE 7TH HOUSE


Aparna Sharma

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Disclaimer and Terms: Dear readers, Welcome to this book Facets of Marriage & 7th House. If you have read and referred to this book, this signifies your agreement to the contents offered in the same. The predictions and views stated regarding various astrological combinations, in all the 15 chapters of this book, is solely on the basis of personal study and research of the author. Aparna Sharma (the author of the book) has opined as per her understanding and exploration of the subject matter and should not be held responsible for non fructification of the stated results. As in astrology the researches are constantly being done on almost every topic, so astrological depiction and explanation is always dependent on astrologers ability, command, experience and competence over that particular topic. Opinion of astrologer is based upon accuracy of charts and further depends on placement, association, conjunctions and strength of planets and Aparna Sharma reserves the right to do the analysis in her own way and pass a final conclusion pertaining to that topic. This book Facets of Marriage & 7th House is not liable to be held responsible for any kind of litigation and not answerable to any criticism regarding predictions, opinion and remedy suggested expressed / displayed. However discussion, suggestions and views of astrologer and friends / readers worldwide are always welcomed.

About the Author


Aparna Sharma hails from Punjab [India]. She has been pursuing/practising and making in depth study of astrology at personal level when she was in the early twenties. Now, in the capacity of a professional astrologer she has been imparting her knowledge humbly by giving counselling to hundreds of people in Aparna Sharma astrological seminars/conferences and by writing books /articles on various topics concerning astrology and other areas of art and culture, religion & philosophy and Hinduism. She, has had manifold experience in various subjects. She pursued graduation in medical line and then her deep interest towards understanding arts and culture led her to do double post graduation in folk art and culture and ancient Indian history, culture and archaeology. Aparna had the calling for paranormal subjects since childhood and she understood her inner quest for the occult at a very early stage of life and thus never gave a second thought in pursuing astrology as a whole time profession. After having awarded with university medal from Punjabi university Patiala and then from Punjab university, Chandigarh for masters course in ancient Indian history, culture and archaeology, she has been analyzing her subject including the study of philosophy of Indian religion that forms the synonymous concepts of astrology at grass root level.

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She has been awarded the certificates in JYOTISHA PRAVEEN, JYOTISHA VISHARD and PALMISTRY by Indian council of astrological sciences (Regd.), Chennai and honoured by epithets like JYOTISHA SUSHRI, JYOTISHA RATNA, JYOTISHA RISHI by various astrological organizations. She as a professional member of AMERICAN COUNCIL OF VEDIC ASTROLOGY, life member of INDIAN COUNCIL OF ASTROLOGICAL SCIENCES CHENNAI, as life member of INDO GLOBAL ASTROLOGERS ASSOCIATION CHANDIGARH, ALL INDIA FEDERATION OF ASTROLOGICAL RESEARCH (organization based in theUSA.) is a whole time astrologer by profession. Aparna Sharma has been writing articles for different magazines related to astrology and now is able to pen down her tryst with the planets about various sectors of life. Her main area of interest has always been marital matters and she has been able to give indepth and broad view regarding marriages and marital compatibility.So far as study of astrology is concerned, during her self study and pursual of various courses through INDIAN COUNCIL OF ASTROLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ALL INDIA FEDERATION OF ASTROLOGICAL STUDIES, there have been so many facets of the subject that she delved deeper and thus is able to comment and write on topics like FACETS OF MARRIAGE and Marriage & Compatibility. Aparna has been zealously on the way to explore astrology in further details of the whole subject matter and has reached some concrete results in most of the topics that we humans are concerned with. From having done research work in above told topics, She is able to opine effectively in book form about the vast area of marriage in various angles like making an understanding of all facets of marriage through horoscopes, judgement of potential of marriage in individual horoscope, how to match horoscopes for karmic connectivity and compatibility etc.

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Aparna Sharma is much enthusiastic to explore and write about the other areas of her interest like efficacy of divisional charts, annual horoscopy (varshaphal) and its linkage with natal chart, highlighting various aspects of jaimini astrology and linking its principles with that of parashari parameters. While writing on marital compatibility, she made use of jaimini parameters quite effectively. Prior to switching over to the field of astrology, Aparna being a post graduate student of art and culture, further accentuated her flare for a deeper level understanding of culture through art. She studied and explored the folk life and culture of northern regions with special reference to Punjab. She could explore every aspect of folk life of ancient Punjab that describes the rich cultural heritage of Punjab and neighbouring regions and thus could understand how each facet of culture can throw light on a natural as well as symbolic significance of everything and every human activity in close proximity with the nature. Favourite areas of her study have been the understanding of -art and culture (Freudean theory, Lacan concept of culture and history of culture since barbaric societies), cultural history of punjab and northern regions (emphasising on Harappan and Vedic civilizations seasonal festivals their origin etc. Costumes and fabrics of folk communities(explaining motifs of dresses and dress codes and ornamentation since harappan culture), understanding folk games and Rhythmics (referring on all kinds of dances of various regions and socio religious impact on these dances, tandava and lasya dancing), analyzing semiotics and ecology of folk foods (social and geographical impact on cultures). Aparna has also been analyzing Hindu code of conduct in social, cultural and religious significance of Smritis or Dharma Shastras, exploring the Philosophy of indian religion (covering all indian faiths and religions and cults of ganesha, shakthi, kartikeya etc.

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Her personal study, covering all socio religious and cultural scene of ancient indian vedic literature consisting of Samhitas, Sutras, Upvedas and Vedantic philosophy of Upanishadas), understanding the meaning in scriptures of Hinduism, i.e., Vedas; major themes (suktas/mantras) in Veda-Samhitas; in Upanishads especially the earliest eleven Isavasya, Kena, Katha, Prasna, Mundaka, Mandukya, Taitariya, Aitareya, Chandogya, Brihadaranyaka, Shvetasvatara; selective approaches in Brahamanas and Aranyakas etc. Aparna Sharma also writes about Ancient indian architecture (stupa, caves and temple architecture) concerning all the famous temples of ancient india. In consideration of muhurtha for each sanskar, the socio religious value of the ritual is better understood and Aparna being into astrology tries for amalgamation of two areas and thus aims at giving a direction to modern society by bridging the gap between age old thoughts and those of todays for the betterment & wellbeing of society and making the modern world conceive the age old relevant ideas instead of just perceiving about it individually and opining differently. Aparna shall always feel happy to receive any kind of feedback, queries or suggestions from readers. She will feel answerable for any quest of the reader from any part of the world. www.vedicastroonline.com email query@vedicastroonline.com vedicastroonline@yahoo.com 9818289533

PREFACE
FACETS OF MARRIAGE & 7th HOUSE
jyotishaam suryaadi grahanam bodhaka shastram The knowledge and effect of planets is what jyotisha shastra is all about. If planets are forces then houses are the fields for those forces to operate upon. Each part of the zodiac is a solar mansion better called as sign or raashi. All the 12 rashis are classified in 4 groups or triplicities according to 4 elememtsFire element corresponds with spiritual processes in man. Earth element corresponds with physical processes. Air element corresponds with mental processes. Water element corresponds with psychic processes. Libra the 7th house of the zodiac, is an airy, odd, positive and masculine sign and thus tends to be more expressive and not passive in reactions. Libra also shows commencement of southern hemisphere. It is also equinoctial sign. The end of virgo and beginning of libra cause day and night equal all over the world. This phenomenon occurs twice in a year. When Sun shifts to aries and when Sun shifts to libra. We know aries is lagna in kaalpurusha horoscope and natural 7th house is libra. When aries denotes fire elememt we know that birth is a spiritual phenomenon and embodiment of the soul. The 7th house libra is having air element and is thus connected with mental phenomenon.

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Thus natural 7th house libra and 7th lord Venus have a say in marital matters and rather all matters denoted by 7th house. As all of us know that 7th house from any house is the completion house for that very house. When we say ascendant is the physical self, the embodiment of the soul, it is very natural to assume that 7th is the house of physical union. So, rightly we connect marriage with 7 th house. Moreso, the sense of completeness is justified when shatpatha brahamana says, one is incomplete without having a wife and a son. About 7th house and its linkage with marriage has been discussed in our texts like mantreswara has described in chapter 10 of Phaladeepika, parashara has described about 7th house and marriage in chapter 18 of Brihat parashara hora shastra and many a number of texts like jataka sara dipa, Sanketa nidhi, Saravali etc. Have discussed the 7th house, 7th lord and Venuss placement and effects in all the houses and how Venus and 7th lord behaves regarding marriage and also the dual lordship of 7th house lord and its mitigated effects regarding marital matters. Even sage jaimini, has called the 7th house pada or arudha as dara pada(when dara stands to denote the spouse.) Also in char karakas the 7th karaka with least longitude is called as dara karaka which is identical with the 7th house lord while predicting marital matters through jaimini system. Also in jaimini astrology, 7th house from lagna, pada lagna, dara pada, karkamsa lagna, dara- karaka etc. Are considered to predict about the physical health, beauty and intellect of the spouse, and to know the quality and life of married life. This thing justifies that 7th house holds primary importance in marital matters. Now, the point arises here why do we consider only 7th house for marital matters when we know that kaama triplicity houses are 3, 7, 11 houses and in kaalpurush horoscope, 3, 7, 11 signs i.e. Gemini, libra, aquarius are air signs and air signs are connected with mind and mental experiences. 7th is most important house of kaama trikone there are two reasons for this.

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As 7thh is a kendra house and thus shows more practicality of affairs. That is how, practical relationships and involvements are seen through 7th house 7th house has a lot more to say and we can better understand it by the concept of purusha and prakriti. As in Hindu philosophy of life, the process of manifestation of ethereal soul into material body is caused by the interaction between purusha and prakriti. Astrologically saying, lagna shows purusha shakti, and 7th denotes prakriti. If lagna is the vital force then 7th is dissipation of the same. If lagna is the physical media, 7th has to indicate the physical union and the purpose is procreation. In indian classical thoughts, marriage was deemed not as a mere compromise for setting up a new family, but it was one of the main steps in shodasha samskaras. The need and purpose of marriage in india has been different and special and its profundity was acknowledged with distnict spiritual attributes. Manusmriti also gave three purposes of marriage. 1. 2. 3. Performing religious rituals Having male progenies Gratification of carnal urges.

It is noteworthy here that religious rituals have been accorded first place and sexual gratification comes last in importance. The reproduction purpose in marriage was a must in ancient india. Only after attaining a son, one is deemed qualified for attainment of emancipation (liberated soul). In another reference in a mantra of Atharvaveda, the groom tells his wife, I have married you with the sole desire to have virtuous progenies. Let us work togeather in this direction and live for hundred years. this confirms how procreation part had been taken as essential aspect in marriage. If srishti lagna is aries, then it is but natural that libra has to be the setting sign of cosmic energy. Similarly, in every horoscope, lagna is rise of a birth and thus 7th house is setting of ones life into eternal cycles of rebirths.

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If we take the classical references uttara kalamrita (chapter 4 verse 20 says yaddyadbhavadhan - bandhaka: tadraandhare - kramaat:|| 20|| It has been clearly mentioned in the above sloka that the owners of 2nd and 7th houses act as strong marakas(destroyers) to the native. Vamanapurana confirms that lord shiva is identifiable with kaala purusha. Shiva is absolute cosmic current and parvati is his creative energy i.e. Maaya. According to tantra shastra, shiva without shakthi is shava(a corpse). So when lagna is the reservoir of prana shakthi then 7th is field of activity. If lagna is beejam then 7th is the kshetram. While discussing the progeny aspect of any human being we calculate the beeja sphuta (virility) in man to ascertain the reproductive strength in him and we determine the kshetra sphuta to find out wheather the woman is capable and fertile for procreation. This is because we believe that ascendant denotes purusha shakthi and 7th house denotes capabilities and fertility. In vaster terms, life force is lagna and usage of that force and its outcome depends on 7th house in a horoscope. In a way, 7th is the house of utilization of ones energy in different directions of life. However uttara kalamrita of kalidas in chapter 5, karakakhanda has described multiple katkattwas of 7th house. Sloka ||12|| and ||13||, say Udvaha vyabhichaar - chourya vadetsaptamaata:|| Means as many as 37 things are to be judged from 7th house like possession of clothes, commerce or trade, chewing beetal leaves, having perfumes, food with cereals and ghee, break in

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travels, marriage, loose sex life and a lot more. All other classical texts like LAGHU JATAKAM, BRIHAD YAVANA JATAKA, SARVARTHA CHINTAMANI, BHAVA PRAKAS`A etc., relate 7th house mainly with marriage and spouse and also additional related matters like trade, open enemies, public image, passions and pride, matters of coming and going, urinary tract etc. Also acc. To theory of bhavat bhavam, 7th house is a powerful house from almost all important houses like it is 5th from 3rd house and 3rd from 5th, it is 9th from 11th house and 11th from 9th, 7th is also strong kendra as it is 4th from 4th and 10th from 10th house. This is how, 7th houses denotes all important matters like, marriage, practical involvements, open enemy or competitors, social image, social interactions, professional distinctions, and fructification of desires. However the positivity or negativity of these areas is indicated by planetary influences on 7th house in individual horoscopes. Finally, if we take a broader viewpoint, artha stands for material prosperity and kaama shows material satisfaction. Artha and kaama triplicities form preyas which work in the direction of shreyas (dharma and moksha triplicities) i.e. the spiritual summit. Dharma trikona is for regularization of artha and kaama in such a manner that we are led towards moksha which is ultimate goal of life. Our vedas which are fountain head of knowledge are the means to acquire happiness or preyas and shreyas. While preyas is the temporal happiness and shreyas is eternal happiness through gnana which is removal of avidya. Understanding it all in a wider perspective is the whole point in it.

Contents
No. Chapter Name / Details About the Author Preface 1 Literary evidence about marriage a) Antiquity of astrology and reference of marriage b) Roots of marriage in vedic culture Role of the sign LIBRA as 7th house of the zodiac a) About Libra b) Libra as natural 7th house ruling marriage About Venus (fourfold approach) a) Understanding Venus b) The signification, association and aspects with other planets c) Placement of Venus in all signs (as in texts and my viewpoint) d) Placement of Venus in 12 houses (as in texts and my viewpoint) Discussion about facets of the 7th house a) 7th house-angular house of kaama triplicity b) Strength & dual lordship-assessing the strength of 7th lord and dual lordship of 7th lord c) Signification (karkattwas) of 7th house. (as per texts) Page No. vii xi 1

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No. Chapter Name / Details 5 7th house- broader view through the concept of a) Siva & Sakthi b) Purusha & Prakriti c) Beejam & Kshetram Understanding the concept of anima and animus The theory of shadow by C.G. Jung. - justifying the vedic concept of ardhanaarishwara 7 Role of 7th house in marriage as analysed through Jaimini system of astrology a) Lagna pada, dara pada, upapada& 7th house therefrom b) Dara karaka vital indicator of marriage c) Karkamsa and marriage d) Pada for planets Exaltation and debilitation in Libra (natural 7th house) an explanation a) Explanation of Suns debilitation in libra b) Explanation of Saturns exaltation in libra c) Sun and Saturn -the underlying partnership Role & effect of all the planets in marital matters (references from important texts and books and my viewpoint) a) Text references regarding 7th house- describing it as the house denoting marriage b) Placement of 7th lord in all the 12 houses. [as per vedic texts and my personalviewpoint] c) My personal viewpoint in reference to modern authors works

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No. Chapter Name / Details 10 My personal views & analysis on 7th house and planetary role therein (threefold approach) a) Effect of each planet placed in 7th house b) Effect of planets connecting with 7th house/7th lord from all angles c) Effect of retrograde planets influencing / connecting 7th house 11 Understanding navamsa connection in marriage

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12 Determining balance of Yin and Yang energies 173 with in oneself (as judged in individual horoscopes through mutual axis placement of planets) Theory of yin yang energy balance in oneself and in the horoscope a) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Ascendant and Moon b) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Sun-Moon c) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Mars & Venus d) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of 1st lord & 7th lord e) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of 1st lord & 7th lord from Moon sign 13 Determining relationship potential in the individual natal chart in new perspectives Following are pivotal points in a horoscope to denote the potential to form and maintain relationships a) Checking the dominating elements b) Checking the dominating quality 196

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No. Chapter Name / Details c) Judgement of temperament through placement of planets in male /female signs d) Moon and Venus as personal planets explain about emotional pattern 14 Marriage timing through astrology a) Promise of marriage at early/ right age b) Combinations of delays /denial of marriage c) Timing of marriage 15 Remedial measures to improve the future prospects of marital relationship

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Chapter 1

Literary Evidence About Marriage


a) Antiquity of astrology and reference of marriage b) Roots of marriage in vedic culture

a) Antiquity of astrology and reference of marriage


As jyotisha is the study of planetary movements and terrestrial happenings. Astrology is the study of connections with what goes on the earth and the celestial bodies. It connects the macrocosm with microcosm and helps us understand the unity of all creation. Jyotisha is known as the knowledge which explained planetary motions and positions and time (kaal) and their effect on all. The effect on all human beings is studied and analysed through jyotisha shastram. Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Nodes (Rahu/Ketu) are navgrahas and endless movements of these navgrahas in the sky establishes linkage with all human life and activity. In sanskrit, it is called Hora Shastram meaning the science that treats time. It is known as divine science, jyotisha means science of light. Light is radiation and so jyotisha is the study of planetary radiation and its connection with terrestrial affairs.

Vedic period (from unknown antiquity 8350 B. C.)


Astrology was born in india discovered by vedic sages. Its a vedanga and is based on intimate understanding of the

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correlation between planetary motions and terrestrial happenings. Each of the vedic text about astrology was meant primarily to select auspicious and favourable points of time for sacrifices or yajnas. Vedas are anaadi without any discernible beginning. These vedas contain all the knowledge and astrology (jyothisha) being a vedanga is most authentic subject. It took thousands of years of empirical observation and studies, before the sages formulated various slokas and suktas. We have been handed over records of astrological slokas of vedic period as part of heritage.

REFERENCE FROM ATHARVAVEDAAtharvaveda jyotisha is said to be later to Rgveda and Yajurveda. It actually foreshadows the later agama and tantra literature. Although main theme of Atharvaveda is about handling sorcery, witchcraft, diseseas and psychological problems still it remains one of the richest heritages representing mundane, secular, intellectual aspects of life in ancient india. In Atharva veda, there are also hymns connected with routine domestic life and social rites of marriage, funeral election of king etc. In another reference in a mantra of atharvaveda, the groom tells his wife, I have married you with the sole desire to have virtuous progenies. Let us work togeather in this direction and live for hundred years. this confirms how procreation part had been taken as essential aspect in marriage. Atharva veda jyothisha consists of 14 chapters, and 162 verses in the form of discourses by Rishi Kashyap. Predictive astrology is covered in last 62 verses. As we know that 7th house from any house is the completion house for that very house. When we say ascendant is the physical self, the embodiment of the soul, it is very natural to assume that 7th is the house of physical union. So, rightly we connect marriage with 7 th house. Moreso, the sense of completeness is justified when Shatpatha Brahamana says-

Chapter 1: Literary Evidence About Marriage

One is incomplete without having a wife and a son. Taking a broader viewpoint, Artha stands for material prosperity and Kaama shows material satisfaction. Artha and kaama triplicities form preyas which work in the direction of shreyas (dharma and moksha triplicities) i. e. The spiritual summit. Dharma trikona is for regularization of artha and kaama in such a manner that we are led towards moksha which is ultimate goal of life. Our vedas which are fountain head of knowledge are the means to acquire happiness that is Preyas and Shreyas. While Preyas is the temporal happiness and Shreyas is eternal happiness through gnana which is removal of avidya. Understanding it all in a wider perspective is the whole point in it.

PURANIC PERIODAfter vedic period comes thePuranic period (8300 B. C. 3000 B. C.) Ramayana (upto 5000 B. C.) Mahabharat (5000- 3000 B. C.) In this period there were 18 pravartakas who improved astrological knowledge and spread it worldwide. List of 18 pravartakas include most important names of sages who have given a hoard of information about marriage and predictive astrology in their respective works. The list includes, SURYA, ATTRI, NARADA, MANU, PAULISHA, YAVANA, PITAMAHA, PARASHAR, GARGA, ANGIRA, CHYAVANA, BHRIGU, VASHISHTA, KASHYAPA, MARICHA, LOMASHA, VYAS, & SHAUNAK. Mathematical and astronomy was written during this time. There were two parts of astrology Hora (natal astrology) and Samhitas (mundane and meterological astrology) In indian classical thoughts, marriage was deemed not as a mere compromise for setting up a new family, but it was one of

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the main steps in Shodasha Samskaras. The need and purpose of marriage in india has been different and special and its profundity was acknowledged with distinct spiritual attributes. In ancient indian tradition, marriage is a sacrament and the sanctity attached to the marriage has been clearly brought out in the ramayana by the manner in which the divine couple conducted themselves, both in prosperity and in adversity Manusmriti also gave three purposes of marriage. 1. 2. 3. Performing religious rituals Having male progenies Gratification of carnal urges.

It is noteworthy here that religious rituals have been accorded first place and sexual gratification comes last in importance. The reproduction purpose in marriage was a must in ancient india. Only after attaining a son, one is deemed qualified for attainment of emancipation (liberated soul). Manusmriti had documented eight different types of marriages in ancient india. brahmo devastathe paishachashvaashtamodham These eight marriage types are : 1. BRAHMA- The father or guardian gave away his daughter, decked with costly garments and jewels to a carefully chosen bridegroom well versed in the vedas and endowed with noble qualities DAIVA- Daugher duly decked with ornaments, was given in gratitude to a priest for performing some important worship rituals. This was extremely rare ARSHA- Brides father received a gift of milk cow and a breeding bull from the bridegroom. This was not considered dowry, but a token of respect.

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PRAJAPATYA- Brides father gives away his daughter after blessing the couple with the text - May both of you perform together your duties.. GANDHARVA- Bridegroom and bride married secretly without the knowledge of their parents. This was considered inferior because it was caused by lustful impulses. ASURA- Bridegroom voluntarily gave as much wealth as he could afford to the brides relatives, not in accordance with the injunctions of the scriptures because it was like buying the bride, which was prohibited. RAKSHASA- Woman was forcibly taken away from her family and then persuaded to marry. This was considered inferior because caused by lustful impulses. PAISACHA- Person married a woman whom he had seduced while she was asleep, intoxicated or insane, this was prohibited.

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Clearly, the brahma, daiva, arsha and prajapatya types were considered ideal according to shastras. Gandharva and asura type were rejectable and rakshasa and paishacha type were condemed.

PARASHARI PERIOD- (3000 B. C. 57 B. C.)


In this period, important vital works pertaining to astrology were Brihat parashara hora shastra by sage Parashar, Jaimini astrology by sage Jaimini Garga samhita by Gargacharya and Naadi astrology by sage satyacharya. Sage Parashara has been considered as the foremost astrologer for kaliyuga which is believed to have commenced from 3102 b. c. Parashars monumental work BRIHAT PARASHARA HORA SHASTRA is a backbone of vedic astrology and forms the base and essence of all astrology imported to us. Parashara has described about 7th house and marriage in chapter 18 of Brihat parashara hora shastra.

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VARAHAMIHIR PERIOD- (57 B. C. 1900 A. D.)


Important texts like Brihat jataka, Brihat samhita, Panchsidhhantika, Daivagya vallabha, Sarvaartha chintaamani and Chamatkaar chintamani and Jaataka alankar etc. were products of this period. Most detailed in natal predictive techniques and having references about marriage in it were texts like Saaravali by Kalyan verma Jaataka Paarijaata by Vaidyanath Jaataka Bharana by Dhundhiraj Phaldeepika by Mantreswara Sanket Nidhi by Ramdayalu Commentries on Brihat jaataka and Jaimini sutram by B. Suryanarayan rao

b) Roots of marriage in vedic culture


Marriage in numerous cultures has many common symbols, and functions. The veiled bride, the throwing of rice or akshata to bless, the giving of symbols that externally show that they are married - rings, mangal sutra, the feeding of sweets to the couple by each other etc. Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh. These similarities establish greater links between the cultures, and all of them having their origins in vedic culture. In the true meaning of marriage it is a concentual partnership, for the mutual benefit of the couple, the community, the nation and in total the world is better off for their union. In all the cultures, basic concept is same as the husband is the protector, and the wife is the protected one, in turn protects husband by her fortitude of religious principles. This is why in spiritual circles she is respectfully referred to as dharmapatni, meaning one who is strong in helping the husband uphold cultural, religious, and righteous principles which form the integral base of a god centred society.

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Chapter 2

Role of Libra Sign as 7th House of the Zodiac


a) About Libra b) Libra as natural 7th house ruling marriage

a) About Libra
Libra, the natural 7th house of the zodiac, and its ruler Venus both stand for our criterion for making choices and creating a balance with in ourselves. Tula, literally means scale and it comes from the latin librum or the scales, meaning balance. It refers to the seventh sign of the zodiac.

LIBRA AS DESCRIBED IN B. P. H. S. CH. -4, SLOKAS 1516.


Libra is a seershodaya sign/rasi, rising with its head. Libra is strong in daytime and is predominant with rajo-gun. It relates to the western direction and resorts to land. It is destructive, or mischievous (dhatin). It represents sudras, or the 4th varna. It has a medium build physique and is a biped rasi. Its lord is Venus. When time god (kaalpurusha) is referreed to in understanding Hindu astrology, Libra is 7 th house of kaalapurusha. The circle of space surrounding the earth, and measuring 360 degrees of celestial longitude is referred to as zodiac. It is an imaginary belt in the heavens.

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Zodiac is divided into 12 equal parts. Aries Pisces Aries as commencement and Pisces as culminatary sign. Each of these 12 parts of zodiac, is a solar mansion otherwise called a sign or a rashi and each extends to exactly 30 degrees. Each sign has derived its name from its resemblance to the group of constellations found in and around the zodiac. Since my aim is to write about 7th house only I will take up points concerning Libra sign only that is 7th house of the natural zodiac.

POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SIGNS


Signs from Aries onwards are alternatively positive and negative sign commonly called odd and even signs and also called masculine /feminine or day/night signs. Libra being and odd, positive and masculine sign denotes chacteristics of positive signs in general. All positive signs show an assertive, bold, expressive, and active and somewhat offensive nature. They stand for determination, power of will and force. All odd and positive signs tend to be more expressive and less positive in reactions. Libra shows commencement of southern hemisphere. As first to sixth sign of the Zodiac constitute northern hemisphere being towards the north of Celestial Equator. [Aries to Virgo] Next 6 signs from Libra to Pisces are towards south of Celestial Equator thus form Southern hemisphere and Libra being 7th sign and 7th house of the Zodiac commences the southern hemisphere.

Chapter 2: Role of Libra Sign as 7th House of the Zodiac

LIBRA AS EQUINOCTIAL SIGNEquinox means day and night equal when Sun is on the intersecting point of the celestial equator and the ecliptic where Aries commences and Pisces ends. Similarly end of Virgo and beginning of Libra cause day and night equal all over the world. This phenomenon occurs only twice in one year when Sun shifts to Aries and Libra respectively.

LIBRA AS SIGN OF AIR ELEMENTAll 12 signs of the zodiac are classified into 4 groups or triplicities acc. To four elements which are- Fire, Earth, Air & Water corresponding to Spirit, Body, Mind and Soul respectively. Fiery signs Earthy signs Airy signs Watery signs spiritual processesin man physical processes in man mental processes in man psychic processes in man

As we know airy signs are 3, 7, 11th [Gemini, Libra and Aquarious] Air signs are distinctly connected with mind and mental experiences. These air signs indicate less vitality, if well connected they show, cheerful, gentle, amiable, courteous, sympathethetic, refined and humane nature. These airy signs offer good intellect, fertile imagination and idealistic and artistic nature, well informed temperament. The mind is cultured, musical, inquisitive, fond of reasoning and they create humans who are generally well behaved and level headed.

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QUALITY OF SIGN LIBRA IS MOVEABLEAs zodiac is divided into three categories of quality in signs, moveable, fixed and common. Moveable signs [1, 4, 7, 10th rashis] Show rajo guna and show activity in life Fixed signs show tamo guna [constancy] Mutable show sattav guna [rhythm] Libra as semi fruitful sign In predictive astrology, Tauras, Libra, Capricorn, Saggittarius are known to semifruitful signs. Libra as voice sign Gemini, Libra and Aquarious being air signs also stand for musical / voice signs. Libra as sign of long ascensionIn southern hemisphere, Libra, scrpio and saggittarius take longer time in ascension.

b) Libra as natural 7th house ruling marriage


Understanding the qualities and traits of Libra are of utmost utility in understanding the 7th house in any chart as Libra represents universal 7th house. On the wheel of the zodiac, in kaalpurushas horoscope - Libra (natural 7th house) is the first time that the individual soul chooses to come in togetherness with another soul for the purpose of committing themselves to a partnership. Libra is best known as the sign of marriage and partnership and denotes the contract to join two people together for a common, consented purpose. Libra is the first sign of the not-self, the complementary opposite of Aries representative of I feeling and Libra is represented by the scales of balance, symbol of legal justice. The

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scales are the only inanimate object used as a zodiacal symbol. As the seventh sign of the zodiac, Libra is the balance between the individual and society where 1st house represents individual soul and 7th represents the others with whom the individual jeeva communicates with and gets experience from. The sign Libra represents these partners whom we have chosen to be in our lives. So Libra, the 7th house speaks about choices, balance, and weighing our options. Philosophically speaking, Libra represents the seventh stage in the evolution of man and his place in the universe. The first six signs of natural zodiac or we can say first six houses of any horoscope, stands for individuals attention and working inwardly to understand and develop his individuality and personal uplift. The other six signs from Libra onwards represent the jeevas attention turned outward to humanity as a whole. Libra is not merely the sign of individual partnership, rather it is the sign of other people and dealing with others in general and in broad sense dealing with society as a whole and finding his/her place in the society is indicated by Libra and planetary influences on Libra sign and the 7th house of the horoscope. The commencement of non material/non physical journey and intellectual progress of the soul is through Libra/ the 7th house of the horoscope.

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Chapter 3

About Venus (Fourfold approach)


a) Understanding Venus b) The signification, association and aspects with other planets c) Placement of Venus in all Signs (as in texts and my viewpoint) d) Placement of Venus in 12 houses (as in texts and my viewpoint)

a) Understanding Venus
The planet Venus in any birth chart, will be in one of the twelve signs of the zodiac, but will never be more than two signs away from the sign of the Sun in their birth chart, because Venus is so close to the Sun and never appears very far away when we observe it from earth. Venus takes an average of one month to travel through a sign. In ancient mythology, Venus is the roman goddess associated with feminine traits, receptivity and deal of love and beauty and so does the greek goddess aphrodite. While judging the planet in astro studies, named after Venus, it is associated with. The capacity to love and expression of feeling of love and affection to others, The ability for attracting love and loved ones. The capacity and wisdom to enjoy all kinds of relationships.

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The art of creativity. the ability to create expression in the inner concept of love and beauty. The planet Venus concerns with the ideal of inner desires and all feminine traits and. Image of feminine excellence/ idealism embedded in ones inner psyche.

Since Venus stands for receptivity by all ways so in nut shell Venus concerns with the quest to attain and find the above said traits in ideal partner and thus trying to be in harmony in relationships Venus, representing love, sensuality, romance, beauty, culture, affection and ones social appeal in a horoscope, rules both taurus and Libra, the 2nd and 7th houses in kaalpurusha horoscope. Its placement in our chart provides insight into what we are attracted to and what is attracted to us. In any natal chart, Venus placement sign defines what is ones inner quest in matters of love, beauty and relationships and how the native will meet with his/her requirements or denied the things he/ she is looking for. Venus having say in the zodiac in two ways. Two elements, Earth and Air out of four- Fire, Earth, Air and Water Venus has role in earthy and airy element as the ruler of Taurus and Libra respectively. & Role in two triplicities of Artha and Kaama out of four Dharma, Artha, Kaama & Moksha.

ARTHA TRIPLICITY WITH LORDSHIP OVER TAURASThrough Taurus, Venus can best expresses her physical sensuality and her desire for physical sensations and physical pleasures through the five senses. Venus in Taurus always seeks physical comfort too. Venus in Taurus usually indicates a temperament that is naturally sensual and who expresses

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affection in physical terms and who appreciates food and music and all the physical pleasures more than most people do. Physical attractiveness will be important to this person, and their voice is usually attractive, perhaps seductive. This person will likely be seen as sensual or earthy or natural in some way, and be comfortable to a partner in a relationship. Taurus is an earth sign, which is why Venus in Taurus expresses herself more through the physical - feeling through the body and its five physical senses - and thus is more physical than intellectual in her appreciation for love and romance and beauty. Through Taurus, Venus can best expresses its material desires and by being placed in Tauras it indicates the epogee of material gains and love is represented in physical form through five senses.

KAAMA TRIPLICITY WITH LORDSHIP OVER LIBRA.


While Venus rules Libra, as it does Taurus. The Venus of taurus is, the sensuous, sensual, voluptuous goddess of the pleasures of the five physical senses. The Venus of Libra comes more in the expression of intellectual balance and harmony which is the essence of beauty in art, music, poetry, and the human form. While in Tauras Venus acts in more physical in appreciation for love and romance and beauty, and in the Libra Venus acts more through the mind - thinking and communicating - and is thus more mental than physical of her. Venus in Libra bestows remarkable personality which makes it easy to pursue relationships, and creating harmony in relations of all types. Beauty in all forms is always important to Venus in Libra and native having Venus in Libra makes him/ her a charmer, a great romantic who knows the art of wooing others. Since Libra deals with personal dealings and not the material ones, Venus in this sign enhances the capacity to intellectually as well as romantically enriching the relationship. Having Venus in Libra means that you are forever young at heart

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and open to love. Someone who is compassionate and there for their lover and who understands the value of both physical level attraction as well as attraction at the mental plane.

b) The signification, association and aspects with other planets


Significator or karaka is of great importance in accessing any birth chart. Venus being lord of Libra sign [the natural 7th house] thus holds maximum importance in asserting effects regarding marial affairs. Somehow, very many factors are involved with Venus. Phaladeepika in chapter 2 Graha Bheda in verse 6 which discusses about Venus and its karkattwas as Sampadvahanvastrabhushana bhragujadudwaha karmotsvam MeaningAll about ones wealth, conveyances, clothes, ornaments, treasures (including hidden ones) amalgam of long dense and instrumental music, scents, flowers, co habitation, bed, house, richness, poetry, comforts and luxury, marriage and other holy deeds, celebrations should be ascertained through Venus. In a male horoscope, marital happiness is to be considered through Venus and Venus is as such significator of wife in a mans horoscope.

KARKATTWAS OF VENUS IN UTTARA KALAMRITAIn verses 42 to 45 of ch. 5, Karaka khanda, there is given vast description about Venus and its signification in various matters.

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Verses go like Shwetachhtt suchaamraambara [42] Saundrakraya [43] Gaambheerya kruti [44] Kelilolkhanda dehamadan - shubham [45] MeaningVenus is significator of the following. 1. White umbrella [a royal insignia] 2. Good choice 3. Clothes 4. Marriage 5. income 6. Bipeds 7. Women 8. Dwijas 9. White colour 10. Wife 11. Happiness from sex life 12. Flowers 13. Fame 14. Youth 15. Pride 16. Conveyances 17. Fond of south east 18. Cough 19. Rajasik nature 20. pearls 21. Beauty 22. Buying and selling of beauty articles 23 pleasant talk 24. Watery places 25. Elephants 26. Horses 27. Dancing 28. Enjoyment 29. Precious stones. 30. Love of humour. 31. Swimming 32. Fortune 33. Strange luster 34. Tenderness 35. Kingdom 36. Fragrant garland 37. Eight kinds of prosperity 38. Taking pleasure in voiline / flute 39. Pleasant movements 40. Well proportionated limbs 41. Spring season 42. Eyes 43. Speaking truth 44. Ornaments 45. Possessing many women 46. Fine arts 47. Semen 48. Water sporting with love 49. Profundity 50. Eminence 51. Decoration for dramas 52. Indulgence 53. Natya shastra 54. Sex matters 55. Worshipping gauri or lakshmi 56. Plays karaka of mother if born during day. 57. Kavyas or minor epics 58. Genitals 59. Emaciated from sex pleasures 60. World of snakes 61. Amourous sports 62. An awareness of generative organs and secrets connected with them

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VENUS ASPECTED / ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER PLANETSThe effects of Venus are modified if Venus is aspected by or associated with any planet. Aspects are more powerful than association as per the dictum Sthiterpekshayaa drishtiha khechraanaa baliyasi However the effects of planetary combinations of 2-6 planets are given in Saaraavali [ch. 15 to 19] there are 120 combinations in all. Venus is associated with one or more planets in 62 combinations. A study of these combinations is revealing in two planets combination, Venus features in 6 out of 22 yogas. In 3 planetary combination, Venus is involved in 15 out of 35 combinations. In 4 planets yogas, Venus is involved in 20 out of 35 combinations. In 5 planets yogas, Venus is involved in 16 out of 22 combinations. In 6 planets yogas Venus is involved in 5 out of 7 combinations. Further in saaraavali [ch. 15 19] results of Venus combined with other planets is given. Venuss association with Moon, Mercury, Jupiter is deemed good. Venuss association with Mars, Sun and Saturn is bad in descending order. These combinations are effective when only 2 planets combine. In 3 planets combination, Venus gives good results in 7 cases.

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All these combinations are really effective when longitudinal difference between the associating planets is with in 5 and relaxably with in 10 degrees in the same sign. The closer the combination, more pronounced are the results. The effects begin to decrease in their intensity thereafter (above 5 deg.) and becomes nil when longitudinal difference between associating planets exceeds their orbits (deeptamsha) Orbital difference from planet to planet isWithin 15 deg. for Sun, 12 deg. for Moon, 9 deg. for Jupiter and Saturn, 8 deg. for Mars and 7 deg. for Mercury and Venus. [However I have considered all aspects and conjunctions with in range 10 deg. on either side.] As Venus is most important planet in context with the topic of marriage, I am discussing the five most vital texts with special reference to Saaravali where Venus has been described in each and every house and in every sign, sometimes with common consensus and somewhere with the difference of opinions. Many more aspects of Venus are discussed Jaataka tattwa (ch. - saptam viveka) regarding topic of marriage. Further in chapter 3, Prakirna tattwa of saptam viveka, Sage Mahadev has highlighted general effects of Venus in regard to marital matters. Some important verses which explain some special features of Venus are as followsVerse 72jaayakaarkae dwibhaarya If kalatrakaaraka Venus is associated with a malefic or in depression or inimical or eclipsed, native will have two wives. Verse 102 goes like- swoche sudaaraha Means if Venus is in exaltation or own varga or has attained agopuramsa or another vaisheshikamsa, wife of the native shall be charming and noble.

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Verse-128 goes to say kaarke vivaaha Means if karaka Venus the natural 7th lord or lord of 7th house of horoscope, is in a trine and with a malefic, native shall be married at a far off place. Verse 145 says-dyuneshen bhaaryaa naasha Means if Venus is in 6th, 8th or 12th house, in association with either lord of 7th or with lord of 2nd native shall lose as many wives as much malefic afflict it. Verse 151 says-shashteshaadyo vipat Means if lord of 6th lord and Venus are associated there is danger to marital partner. Verse 161 says-shukraanmade sukham naa If a malefic is in 7th house from Venus or Venus is associated with a malefic the native shall know no marital happiness.

c) Placement of Venus in all signs (as in texts and my viewpoint)


RESULT OF VENUS PLACED IN 12 SIGNS (AS IN THE TEXTS)
I am considering most important text SAARAVALI here which has given very much detail about each and every sign in full chapter. As per saravali- ch-28 (Venus acting in all 12 signs in any natal chart) 1-2. Should Venus be in Aries at birth, one will be night-blind, will have many blemishes, be inimical, will join other housewives, will visit whores, will move in forests and hills, will be imprisoned on account of women, be base, hard in disposition, be an army chief, or chief of men, be not reliable and be eminent.

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3-4.

Venus in taurus. Should Venus at birth be in taurus, one will be endowed with many wives and gems, be an agriculturist, will possess scents, garlands and robes, will live on account of cows, be charitable, will maintain his relatives, will have good appearance, will be learned in many branches, will give away many things, will help the living beings and be a principal person. Should Venus occupy Gemini at birth, one will be famous in sciences and sastras, be beautiful, libidinous, be skillful in writing and in poetry, be dear to good people, will derive wealth through music and dances, will have many friends, will honour gods and brahmins and be firm in friendship. If Venus occupies Cancer at the time of ones birth, he will be wise, virtuous, learned, strong, soft, chief among men, will have desired happiness and wealth, be goodlooking, just, very much troubled on account of women and wine and will be miserable with family troubles. If Venus occupies Leo at birth, the native will respect women, will enjoy wealth and happiness, will have less virility, be dear to relatives, be miserable in spite of his happiness, will help others, will respect brahmins, elders and preceptors and will be devoid of much discrimination.

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11-12. Should Venus be in Virgo, the native will not be quite discriminative, be soft in disposition, be skillful, will be helpful to others, will speak sweetly, will earn money through several sources, will cohabit with bad women, be mean, be devoid of happiness and pleasures, will beget more daughters and less sons, will visit shrines and be a scholar in an assembly. 13-14. Venus in Libra. If Venus occupies Libra, the native will acquire hard-earned money, be valorous, endowed with superior robes etc., interested in living in foreign

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countries, will protect his own people, be skillful in his duties, rich, meritorious, famous by honouring gods and brahmins, be a scholar and be fortunate. 15-16. If Venus occupies Scorpio, the subject will be jealous, be very malicious, be not religious, be argumentative, be crafty, be not attached to brothers, be not fortunate, will be troubled by enemies, be distressed, will be inimical to unchaste women, be skillful in killing, will incur heavy debts, will suffer penury, be proud and will contract venereal diseases. 17-18. One, who has Venus in Sagittarius will be endowed with good results accruing out of virtues, dutifulness and wealth, be dear to all people, be splendourous, be an excellent personage, will shine like the Sun before his family members, be a scholar, will be endowed with cows, be fond of decoration, will enjoy wealth, wife and fortunes, be a kings minister, be skillful, will have a stout and long physique and be respected by all. 19-20. Venus in Capricorn. If Venus occupies Capricorn at birth, one will be miserable due to heavy expenses, will have an emaciated body, will be fond of aged women, will suffer from heart diseases, be miserly in the matter of money, be a liar, be skillful in cheating, be a eunuch, be devoid of (good) acts, interested in others work, very distressed, be a dunce and will, however, endure misery. 21-22. Should Venus be in Aquarius, one will suffer from fear and excitement, be not successful in undertakings, will go to other women, be not virtuous, be inimical to elders and to his children, be bereft of ablutions, like bathing and will not be endowed with (good) robes, ornaments etc. And be dirty. 23-24. Venus in Pisces. If Venus is posited in Pisces at birth, one will be courteous, liberal, virtuous, very wealthy, will destroy enemies, be famous in the world, excellent,

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distinguished, dear to king, be endowed with good speech and wisdom, be liberal, will derive wealth and respect from the virtuous, will keep up his promise, will maintain his family members and be endowed with knowledge.

MY PERSONAL OPINION ABOUT VENUS IN ALL SIGNSEXPRESSION OF VENUS PLACED IN ALL 12 SIGNS AND FOUR TRIPLICITIESPlacement of Venus in different signs will give variable results. As we have understood Venus denotes the shakthi latent in any native and how one is controlled by that maya and further how that will affect the behavior pattern in relationships is governed by quality of Venus. Venus is comfortably placed when it is in artha and kaam triplicity signs that are 2, 6, 10 (with exception of Virgo where it is debilitated and gives the native craving/ hunger for materialism.) and 3, 7, 11th signs. For all the lagnas belonging to signs of above said artha and kaama trines, Venus will be natural as well as functional benefic. For 10 and 11th sign ascendant Venus shall be yogakaaraka too. Here averagely well aspected well placed Venus in rashi and navamsa chart can bestow pretty successful /rich life to the native. Venus is not considered to be powerfull in 1, 5, 9 signs as well as for dharma trine lagnas. Venus is ill placed and unable to give real effect of it when placed in 4, 8, 12 signs or lagna sign is from moksha triplicity that is 4, 8 and 12th sign. Native usually goes through bad emotional phases and experiences as Venus is acting as functional malefic. However results shall be mitigated by other planetary influences by aspects and dispositorships etc.

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UNDERCURRENT OF TAURAS AND LIBRA IN OTHER SIGNS If even Venus is located in one of the other signs, the natural lordship of Venus over Tauras and Libra will give the capacity to the native to expresses the natural tendencies of Venus inherited from both the natural signs (Tauras and Libra) through the natural significations of that very house and sign where it is placed. For example, if Venus is placed in 7th house in any sign except Tauras and Libra, still native should be having undercurrent of Taurean sensuous temperament and Libran intellect in relationships. So there has to be strong desire to be attracted to physically and intellectually and sensuous/material /physical desires will rule the mind in search and pursual of association with life mate. This undercurrent of Tauras and Libra will inherently come with Venus wherever it is placed in the horoscope. Other planets in the sign of taurus or Libra will also express their function with those same basic strategies of taurus or Libra. The planets purpose or goals will be different, depending on the natural traits & lordship of planet, but the meansormethods by which that planets function is ignited is through basic energies of sign Tauras or Libra Planet placed in Tauras or in Libra will certainly exert its potential to make Venusian expression with undercurrent of taurean or Libran qualities to meet with the requirement of the house that particular planet is placed in. For example, if Moon is placed in 7th house in Tauras where it is in exaltation state too, one should easily understand that Moon governor of mind is having undercurrent of taurean sensuous temperament in relationships. Similarly it should be applied to all the planets placed in Tauras and Libra.

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d) Placement of Venus in 12 houses (as in texts and my viewpoint)


DISCUSSION OF EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN VITAL TEXTS Kalyan verma the author of great text SARAAVALI, in ch30 on planets in bhavas has explained Venus behaving differently in all 12 houses. Other vital text like PHALADEEPIKA of Mantreswar has also explained in the chapter 8, heading Effects of planets in different houses. Effect of Venus is disclosed in all 12 houses precisely in verse 17-19 only. Third very important text I am referring to is HORA SAARA of prithuyasas (son of varahhamihira). Here in chapter 21, there is atha shukrabhaava phalaani verse 33 to 38 refer to Venus as in 12 houses one by one. These three texts hold authenticity in the field of astrology and thus I have chosen to compare and contrast and comment on these. Somewhere these three authors are in consensus in prediction of Venus somewhere they are differing and let us see how much a student of astrology gets the idea about Venus by its location in different houses and how much has to be worked out in new perspective to really know the role of Venus in various sectors of our life as depicted through 12 houses of the horoscope. Results about marriage matters shall be however overall mitigated by other factors affecting Venus and 7th house/lord from lagna, and Moon lagna and navamsa lagna as well. Results of Venus also shall be variable and effect in all 12 houses will be altered by the factors given below. Placement of Venus in various signs Lordship of Venus

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Dispositor of Venus and its mutual relation with it Quality of Venus changed through combustion or retrogression Placement and quality of Venus in navamsa chart Other planetary influences on Venus

However, I am adding my humble comments, analysis and viewpoint on placement of Venus in 12 houses.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 1st HOUSE


SARAVALI- CH- 30 VERSE 62 GOES TO SAYVenus is in ascendant, the native will possess beautiful eyes, face and physique, be happy, long-lived, timid and attractive to females. PHALDEEPIKA CH. 8/VERSE17 SAYSIf Venus be posited in lagna at birth, the native will have a beautiful and attractive body and will be happy and long lived. HORA -SAARA (CH. 21 VERSE 33) goes to explainVenus in lagna gives such beauty to native equal to manmatha and also qualities. The native will be won by women and be wealthy and versed. MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTAlthough the general views of all leading authors of authentic texts rightly believe Venus in lagna to be a bestower of beauty. I want to handle the planet and house both in a wider perspective. As we know Venus rules two houses among two triplicities. It owns Tauras sign that is 2nd house of kaalpurusha horoscope from artha triplicity and also owns Libra the 7th house of the natural chart belonging to kaama triplicity. Now placement

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in lagna will indicate the tendencies of 2nd house and 7th house amalgamating with natural force of lagna house. Considerations of placement of Venus is to be analysed from 3 points in order of relevance.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 1st HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH TAURAS RULED BY VENUS) As for Venus, the attributes and accumulations of Tauras go naturally with, wherever Venus is placed in the horoscope, it will give inner qualities/assets of Tauras to the house it is placed. Here when Venus is placed in 1st house obviously the native will have innate tendency to own all the material assests like jewels and clothing, things of refinery. As the taurean tendency is released through lagna house thus the fine and visible usage of these assets shall be noticed in the personality of the native. Native will be oversexed (as Tauras represents physical desires of native) and by placement of Venus in lagna physical attributes will be affected by taurean influence thus making the native demanding in material as well as marital dealings. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH LIBRA RULED BY VENUS) As we have understood by now, that Venus being ruler of Libra, has natural energies of 7th house matters as it is karaka of 7th house too. Matters signified by 7th house of horoscope naturally click with presence of Venus in lagna from where it will be aspecting 7th house of natal chart. A person whose purusha shakthi denoted by lagna is under influence of prakriti that is maya and so the native is easily attracted towards opposite gender and want to have marital bonding as early as possible in life. His/her desire shall be curbed successfully or

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meet with failures is an issue of further analysis based on other planetary influences from other good /bad houses and quality of Venus in rashi and navamsa chart. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) Now interpretation of lagna goes as it is the house ruling individual ego, self esteem and physical personality. Now Venus will obviously affect these traits and thus outcome can be an emotional person, with material orientation, rich and luxurious living style. Physical attributes have beauty and attraction. Native will be beautiful and attractive with radiant skin and will be wise is social mannerism, easily attracted towards opposite sex as from lagna it will aspect 7th house of his/her horoscope.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 2nd HOUSE


SARAVALI- ch- 30 verse 63 goes to sayIf Venus is in the 2nd, the native will enjoy abundant food, drinks and wealth, will derive excellent pleasures, be endowed with good speech and will amass great wealth. PHALDEEPIKA ch. 8/verse17 saysIf Venus occupy the 2nd house at birth the native shall be a poet, and will enjoy riches of various kinds. HORA -SAARA (ch. 21 verse 33) goes to explainWhen Venus is in 2nd house, one will be conscientious, wealthy, have cheerful face and be kind. MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTIn all the above told quotes from texts, one thing is common that is Venus is making one wealthy by placement in 2nd house. Although it is correct but yet vague approach to handle vast/ multi dimensional impact of Venus.

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IMPACT OF VENUS IN 2nd HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Naturally Venus has ownership of 2nd house of possessions in all forms. Thus clearly Venus is going to give all its innate richness as if it is placed in own sign. Here it is in own bhava bestowing additional facial beauty to the native or talent of sweet and melodious voice and adding to the material assets of the native. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Venus also owns Libra the 7th house of the natural chart belonging to kaama triplicity. However Libran energy of Venus is not very comfortable here. Yet Venusian energy will make the native conversent with poetry specially romantic poetic talent will come to fore and beauty will be a driving force behind his relationships with opposite gender and matrimonial partners too. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) Now placement in 2nd house will indicate the tendencies of 2 house and 7 th house amalgamating with natural characteristics of 2nd house. Material matters and assets are easily attained for sure and many a times got through marriage and inheritance of the partner.
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EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 3rd HOUSE


SARAVALI- ch- 30 verse 64 goes to sayIf Venus occupies the 3rd, the native will be happy, rich, conquered by women, be vile, little enthusiastic and will be bereft of luck.

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PHALDEEPIKA ch. 8/verse17 saysIf Venus be in 3rd house, at birth the native will be miserly, unpopular, devoid of wealth, happiness and wife. HORA -SAARA (ch. 21 verse 34) goes to explainOne will join base women for the sake of sensual pleasures if Venus falls in 3rd house. He will not have wealth and luxuries. MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTAs much of the negativity is spoken of by the above mentioned texts, yet I dont want to agree with the scholars. Although 3rd is trishdaya and cadent house (showing maleficance in general) but for Venus it is one house commencing the trio of shakthi concept i. e. Icchha shakthi, kriya shakthi and gyan shakthi.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 3rd HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) From 2nd house the natural tendencies of Venus will travel to 3 which is again 2nd from 2nd house thus creating further additions to assets, family and talent and in every way this position is extending ones personalty in outer circle outside the immediate family. The native having Venus in 3rd house will carry traits of 2nd house denoting material richness and speech power, skill set by birth and these traits shall be visible in the social /family level interactions of the native. Such native will be leading member of his clan and representative of his immediate family members and can be excelling other relatives/ co borns in riches and wealth.
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Venus gives positive direction to the native which means he / she will never have wrong partners to misguide him. The marital mate of such a native will have good prowess and native will gain through marriage with talented partner. The marital partner shall be a true ally to the native as 3 rd house stands for permanent allys/ fixed friends /relatives. Marriage can be in close family or close friends circle which will add to further prowess to native. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) The 3rd house denotes very vital and basic ichha shakthi, and this 3rd house is in resonance with Libran energy of Venus naturally. Taurean energy is also positive in 3rd house as 3rd house being 2nd from 2nd house. 3rd house also stands for performing arts, thus Venus placed here can work wonderfully in this area and can give profession/recognition in any of the art forms which can bring fame and recognition to the native and even the marital partner shall belong to these areas of media/performing arts as Venus is naturally linked with marriage matters. The ichha shakthi denoted by 3rd house will meet with positive culmination and native will be constantly desiring for wealth in all material and intellectual and sexual energy form and all his/her passionate endeavours will most likely to meet with success and add to his power /prowess.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 4th HOUSE


SARAVALI- ch- 30 verse 65 goes to sayIf Venus occupies the 4th, the native will be endowed with relatives, friends and happiness, be splendourous, will have conveyances and paraphernalia, be beautiful, rich and fortunate.

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PHALDEEPIKA ch. 8/verse17 saysWith Venus occupying 4th house, the person born, the native will be endowed with good conveyances, a decent house, ornaments, clothes and scents. HORA -SAARA (ch. 21 verse 34) goes to explainIf the planet Venus is in 4th house, one will be happy and tend to pardon others. He, the native will be kind and have wife and sons. MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTAlmost all authors rightly confirm that Venus in 4th house will confer conveyances, riches and happiness to the native. I want to extend this point further.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 4th HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) 4th house is 3rd from 2nd house which is naturally under jurisdiction of Venus and 3 rd from any house shows improvement in properties of that house thus Venus placed in 4th house will enrich the native by giving him properties/assests in great measure. Venus having natural energy of Tauras will certainly add to natives assests and good home to live in as 4th house stands for luxurious residence. Quality lifestyle and luxuries are sure indication. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Another important factor is 4th house falls in 10th from 7th house and Venus being carrier of 7th house matters can bring success to matrimonial matters. As 4th house denotes the root level identification of someone and thus indicative of the natives inheritance and dynasty. Venus with natural energy of Libra the

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7th house, strongly hints at the marriage which affects the whole dynasty and lineage of the native. The social reputation will be upgraded by marriage unless the Venus in 4th is very afflicted or combust etc. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) Venus being natural owner of material assets and sexual / matrimonial affairs so its placement in 4th house (sukh sthaan) has to give auspicious results. The 4th house also rules domestic affairs and dynasty/ lineage and thus Venus here will give a traditional wedding and expansion of clan can be easily predicted. Riches are also confirmed when a natural benefic like Venus is well placed in 4th house of vehicles and comforts/luxuries.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 5th HOUSE


SARAVALI- ch- 30 verse 66 goes to sayIf Venus is posited in the 5th, the native will be endowed with happiness, sons and friends, be fond of sexual union, be very affluent, full of everything and be a minister, or a justice. When Venus be in 5th house at birth the native will be endowed with wealth and will be as influential and renowned as a king. He will be learned and will also be blessed with happiness of children.

PHALDEEPIKA ch. 8/verse18 says-

HORA -SAARA (ch. 21 verse 35) goes to explainShould Venus be in the 5th house, one will be a kings minister or a leader. He will have female issues and be learned.

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MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTThe results in 5th house contain all good factors and rightly predicted in every text. I am just trying to elaborate the basic indications in the light of logic.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 5th HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) 4th from 2nd house thus overall auspicious results are noted by placement of Venus which represents goddesss lakshmi in Hindu astrology. From natural 2nd house Venus is now placed in Kendra thus creating urges and quests about learning as 2nd house signifies bent of mind and capacity to learn. As Venus is karaka for all type of arts and refinery, efforting at emotional level for hobbies ruled by Venus will be clearly visible in the natives temperament. This is how we can understand why Venus in 5th house makes the native pursue all arts and theatrical acts, and if connected with 10th house or lagna native can make it a profession too. Just placement in 5th speaks of artistic talent of the native. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) 5 th house being 11 th from natural 7 th house, overall auspicious results are noted by placement of Venus which represents goddesss lakshmi in hindu astrology. Venus in 5th with Libra energy is a sure indicator of love marriage if other factors support or at least dont deny it. Strong undercurrent of feeling of love works as a tool to success and commitment in marriage. Usually people have strong attachments even with societies, clubs, and are sociable and hold important position in social/ entertainment organizations etc. The reason for being sociable is that Libra s intellectual and socially active approach will show up in 11th from 7th house and 11th is house of friends/society/ clubs etc. Even averagely good Venus in 5th house will show good

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results pertaining to matters of emotional strength and social esteem. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) Looking towards natural 5 th house traits we get all beneficence associating wealth and progeny and learning capacities. 5th house is also called lakshmi sthaan and thus Venus who is natural lord of wealth will surely bestow wealth in form of material assets as well as Venus will indicate a special attraction and feeling of love towards marital bond and partner. 5th is also known as purva punya house to rule karmic linkages and debts and thus Venus the ruler of all emotions and relationships will certainly persuade the native to go for love marriages and quality of Venus will decide the real outcome of such marriages. Afflicted Venus or weak/ combust Venus can mar the otherwise spectacular happy and healthy wealthy relationship denoted by strong Venus in 5th house. 5th house is vulnerable as karmic result is depicted from this house. Fructification of good karma is usually indicated by auspicious and benefic Venus in 5th house. If Venus is really bad/afflicted / combust or is functional malefic then results can be emotionally challenging. Overall Venus in 5th speaks of enough purva punya earned from previous lives and this karmic baggage holds much goodness for this life of the native.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 6th HOUSE


SARAVALI- CH- 30 VERSE 67 GOES TO SAYIf Venus occupies the 6th, the native will greatly dislike his wife, will have many foes, be devoid of wealth, be very much startled and be mean. With Venus posited in the 6th house at birth, the native will have no enemies but he will be devoid of wealth. He will

PHALDEEPIKA CH. 8/VERSE18 SAYS-

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develop illicit relations with several young girls, but will not enjoy happiness. HORA -SAARA (CH. 21 VERSE 35) GOES TO EXPLAINIn the 6th house, Venus makes one without enemies, be of cunning disposition and sickly. He will also lose his wealth and sons.

MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTThe authors of above told texts however opine that Venus in 6 makes one devoid of money but I want to differ regarding this point. Although when these authors depict illicit relations and unhappy marriage that I feel is justifiable.
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IMPACT OF VENUS IN 6th HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Venus is 5th from 2nd house of wealth/possesstions. As we have understood till now that trinal houses are complementary houses thus Venus taking innately the qualities of 2nd house of wealth and assets will not affect the material accumulation part of the natives life. Strong Venus is not likely to deny money although heavy debts and dealing with financial problems and loans from banks etc. is for sure due to affliction to Venus if Venus is combust/ weak in any way. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Regarding the Libran energy of Venus, it will most certainly affect the emotional aspect of relationship. There can be such marriages which are not socially approved and as such some illicit relationships can take over a healthy marital bond. This will be because 6th house is 12th from 7th house and Venus has natural energy of 7th house matters thus indicating losses pertaining to marital dealings and extra marital affairs are not

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ruled out. If otherwise the 7th house is ill aspected or Venus and 7th lord both are afflicted with other malefic planets results can be devastating in matters of partnerships and marital bondings. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) Venus being a significator for wealth placed in 6th house of artha triplicity (ruling all material things and success) will not logically deny wealth to the native. 6th house is also standing for money as it is 10 th from 9 th house of horoscope. Most importantly as 6th house from lagna is not a good house and denotes, strifes, litigation and native pushes himself too hard to prove himself. The emotional planet like Venus can not be called well placed even if in exalted state sign wise. Logic behind is the prime role of Venus in ones life is to add to aesthetism/ beauty and love in ones life through material assests and through live partners and sharing through them. 6th house is not for caring /sharing rather it is indicative of enemies and debts/litigations etc. By no means Venus should be in a comfortable position in 6th house and native has to suffer emotional jerks, emotional wreckage when ever concerned dasha will operate. Results about marriage matters shall be however overall mitigated by other factors affecting Venus and 7th house/lord from lagna, and Moon lagna and navamsa lagna as well.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 7th HOUSE


SARAVALI- CH- 30 VERSE 68 GOES TO SAYIf Venus occupies the 7th, the native will be very beautiful, be happy with his wife, will enjoy great riches, be devoid of quarrels and be fortunate.

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PHALDEEPIKA CH. 8/VERSE18 SAYSShould Venus be placed in 7th house at birth, the native will enjoy the company of a faithful and beautiful wife and he may lose his wife. He will be wealthy and will have intrigues with bad women. Should Venus be in the 7th house, person will be infatuated with passion, will hate his friends and will be close to chief persons.

HORA -SAARA (CH. 21 VERSE 36) GOES TO EXPLAIN-

MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTThe honourable sages in the above texts are telling both positive and negative influences of Venus in 7th house. The real effect of karaka of 7th Venus in the 7th house only seems to be lost somehow. Let me clarify applying my logical reasoning.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 7th HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) The aspect of riches/wealth and family denoted by natural 2nd house of natal chart shall be under pressure as 7th is 6th from 2nd house and thus this disposition will improve the wealth chart but some kind of separation, strife and detachment from immediate family is not ruled out as immediate family is seen from 2nd house. Native having Venus in 7th house of his chart can be oversexed as 2nd house will lend it the innate enregy to learn and capacity to understand and so Venus is sexually stimulating the native to learn all arts related with sex and sexual /physical involvements with people of opposite gender. Being 6th from 2nd house is the 7th house and 6th denotes efforting and working on something constantly and karkattwa of Venus as well as the element of 7th house of the chart, both will persuade the native in the direction of physical/non committal / unapproved /casual relationships.

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COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Venus being in house where it belongs to is of vital importance. Venus has natural force of Libra the 7th house of kaalpurusha thus making it a strong significator of marriage/ sexual matters. Obviously with presence of Venus in 7th house of a natal chart the concerned native shall be driven by sexual passion, beauty and seeks satiation of his/her urges which are much bolder and stronger than in an average person. This above average requirement of love and kaama shall make the native be controlled or governed by his partners and a weak Venus and a weak ascendant lord etc. will make the native vulnerable enough to fall prey to advances of members of opposite sex. Venus here is in 1st house from 7th and thus there is emotionally buoyant force that will always get the native swayed and he/she will be easily influenced and carried away by emotional displays and matters of the heart. However a very strong in own house or yogakaaraka Venus in 7 house of horoscope creates maalavya yoga thus giving the native capability to reach epogee of love and marriage will help such a native to really achieve the desirous goal.
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COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) As Venus has natural sway over marriage /romantic matters, its placement in 7th house only will naturally enhance the impact of Venus and influence shall be strongly felt by the native. Native shall be drawn towards marital alliances as early as possible in life depending on conducive dasha periods. 7th being a Kendra house, Venus shall be most actively working towards satiation of all desires in romance/love and marriage. Here Venus is falling in most active zone of horoscope and lot of experience shall be through members of opposite sex and the native having Venus in 7th will also have priority of marital

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relationships and his/her whole personality will be greatly influenced by his counterpart. Here role of Venus will be dependent on other factors ruling the marriage aspect. Much will depend on quality/affliction to Venus by other factors.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 8th HOUSE


SARAVALI- CH- 30 VERSE 69 GOES TO SAYIf Venus is in the 8th, the native will be long-lived, will enjoy incomparable happiness, be very rich, be equal to a king and moment after moment will feel delighted. Venus posited in 8th house at birth, will make the native wealthy, long lived and a landlord. If Venus be in 8th house, one will be of varied nature, sick, will have wife and children and he (the native) will be delighted.

PHALDEEPIKA CH. 8/VERSE18 SAYS-

HORA -SAARA (CH. 21 VERSE 36) GOES TO EXPLAIN-

MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTThe authors of all texts have mentioned a positive result of Venus placed in 8th house. There is logic behind considering a trika house giving good results through Venus. I would like to explain the reasonable factors for beneficial aspects of Venus depicted in 8th house COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Considering natural traits of 2nd house identifiable with Venus, 8th house becomes 7th from 2nd and thus becomes a positive placement for Venus as family and wealth matters shall be in 7th from 2nd house of natural zodiac. As 7th house from any house denotes the completion of that house and 2nd house we know stands for learning quests, speech and family and these

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traits will improve as from 8th house the aspect is on 2nd house. Thus the native can be conversent in some art form/theatre etc., or some speech related talent is possible. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Considering the Libran energy of Venus, 8th house is is 2nd from natural 7th house that is Libra. This again is a good placement for Venus to give results pertaining to 7th house matters. The sexual energy or the shakthi represented by 7th house of zodiac is having its reserves in 8th house. Hence much energized house is the 8th house giving the native a true knowledge about all kinds of arts/ feelings as well as a fairly good judgement of emotions and love /sex etc. This is positive outcome when natural 7th house energy merges with 8th house of deep analysis and research.

COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) From third facet of analysis, the 8th from lagna stands for inherited wealth and properties and wealth through partners family. Thus result of Venus situated here will definitely add to wealth of native which will not be self earned, rather likely to be received as legacy. Venus in 8th house from lagna is a sure indicator of inherited wealth gained through marriage as 8th house itself gives inherited /unearned properties and further it is 2nd from 7th house of marriage and 2nd house rules the assets of partner. Another factor of Venus being in 8 th house is about emotional transformation as 8th from lagna is house of karmic baggage and deals with burdens of life. Some kind of emotional experiences will make a deep rooted churning with in natives unconscious mind and emotional maturity is the outcome.

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EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 9th HOUSE


SARAVALI- CH- 30 VERSE 70 GOES TO SAYIf Venus occupies the 9th, the native will possess a spotless and broad physique, be endowed with wealth, charitable, wife, sexual pleasures and friendship and will honour gods, guests and preceptors/elders. PHALDEEPIKA CH. 8/VERSE19 SAYSIf Venus occupies the 9th house at birth, the native will draw his fortune through the beneficience of the king. He will be blessed with wife, sons and friends. Should Venus be strong in the 9th house, one will possess wisdom, virtues, luxuries, wife and sons.

HORA -SAARA (CH. 21 VERSE 37) GOES TO EXPLAIN-

MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTAs 9th house is known to be lakshmi sthana so there is every logic for Venus to give excellent results pertaining to fortune, prosperity, honorable position in life. Let us see how the effect goes from different angles.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 9th HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Being 8th from 2nd the money and family house, Venus denotes moving away from family and long journeys related with marriage or pilgrimages with the husband/wife. As 8th house is for storage of wealth and inheritance so some inherited status /wealth/fortune through marriage is possible. As 9th is the house of outcome of good karma done in past lives so 2nd house energy (learning, wealth, family) will get amalgamated with house of fortune to bring so much goodness and contentment in natives life.

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COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) Venus being strong carrier of all wealth, assests and sexual energy/potential to get satiation in relationships confers every goodness when well placed in 9th house. As 9th house is 3rd from 7th house so 7th house imports of Venus are enhanced as 3rd denotes improvement to 7th house matters. 3rd from 7th also speaks of physical strength of marriage partner and this is how 9th house denotes progeny in female horoscope too. By all ways, Venusian energy carried from natural 7th house Libra bestows the native with feeling of contentment in affairs of the heart and pursual with life partner will be smooth sailing. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) Considering from lagna, Venus resides in natural lakshmi sthan obviously bestowing all good things, status and benevolence of king (government or high authority in modern terms) , abundant wealth and prosperity and happiness with good fortune. As 9th house also stands to represent the result of purva punyas conferring all the outcome of past karmas. So from this angle too, Venus the most important benefic, placed here will by all means bring all the goodness and fortune to the native concerned. All the material wealth denoted by natural 2nd house of Venus and all the sexual passion and intellectual drive of 7th house swayed by Venus will give a positive anf benefic culmination when Venus resides in 9th house from lagna.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 10th HOUSE


SARAVALI- CH- 30 VERSE 71 GOES TO SAYShould Venus occupy the 10th, the native will earn success in litigations and will be endowed with happiness, sexual unions, honour, wealth, fame and great wisdom.

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PHALDEEPIKA CH. 8/VERSE19 SAYSWith Venus occupying the 10th house at birth, the native will perform virtuous deeds. He will enjoy happiness from friends, will be greatly honoured, will enjoy high reputation and will attain a high status. In the 10th house, one will be dear to women, become a kings minister and will dig wells, tanks etc. for the public.

HORA -SAARA (CH. 21 VERSE 37) GOES TO EXPLAIN-

MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTit is pretty obvious to say that a benefic in 10th house of status and recognition will confer honour and success in general. I would like to elaborate using some logics.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 10th HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) As 10th house denotes recognition in natives life so Venus here will surely give the fields related to Venus only like all art, theatre, software industry etc. Now Venus being natural carrier of 2nd house that is speech, family and material assests will greatly prosper 10th house as it will be 9th from 2nd house. 2nd house matters like learning capacity and quest and physical charms of life all shall be bestowed in abundance to the native so that he /she can pave his way towards being successful and reputed person of the society. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) From relationships point of view, Venus in 10th will be in 4th from its natural 7th house and 4th is natural sukh sthana bestowing pleasures of home life and marital bliss in possible if Venus is fairly well placed in 10th house. One important negative

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factor of Venus here is regarding marriage. As natural 7th house energy of Libra will not find a comfortable position in 4th from 7th that is 4/10 axis and it creates inner conflicts and much trials. thus in matters of the heart native shall not be as lucky as in the matters of wealth and prestige. Presence of Venus in 4th house from 7th house will make quests and there will be pursual of innate 7th house energy, hence, native will go through struggle to reach a considerable level of satiation in love matters. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) As we know 10 th is the vital most angular house of horoscope denoting recognition, power and status before this world. Greatest benefic Venus will certainly help the native reach peak of his/her carrier and get recognized as the expert of his/ her field. Native shall be able to get all the money and identification through his chosen field. 10th from lagna is the strongest kendra house and maximum effect of Venus can be felt if its dasha too comes at a young age. As lagna is indicator of self esteem and personality and the native will get a positive platform to enhance his personalty and boost his self esteem when he has great benefic like Venus placed in 10th house of karma.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 11th HOUSE


SARAVALI- CH- 30 VERSE 72 GOES TO SAYIf Venus is positioned in 11th, the native will have obedient servants, be bereft of all kinds of misery and will gain abundantly. PHALDEEPIKA CH. 8/VERSE19 SAYSShould Venus occupy the 11th house at birth, the native will be wealthy but will have connections with other peoples wives. He will enjoy all kinds of happiness.

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HORA -SAARA (CH. 21 VERSE 38) GOES TO EXPLAINVenus in the 11 th gives superior knowledge, wealth, kindness, gains and satisfaction.

MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTVenus in 11th house has a lot to say and not just about wealth and enjoyments. Let me explain it further in the light of logic.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 11th HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) If we see from natural 2nd house allotted to Venus in kaalpurusha horoscope, then 11th becomes the 10th from it standing for status and recognition. Venus gives all its beneficence to improve the social status and bank balance of the native and his immediate family too. More so Venus here improves the natural talents and skills which are traits of 2nd house. As innately Venus will import 2nd house matters into 11th house and this is how some talent connected with Venus signification, can develop to an extent as to create an earning source for the native concerned. Money and social success are at its best with 11th house placement of Venus. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) In addition to it, Looking towards another facet of Venus owning 7th house traits, 11th becomes 5th house (the house of karmic imports) for the native and when karaka of marriage sits in 11th it becomes almost sure that marriage will play a great role in shaping the social /financial assets of the native. Venus in 11th house carrying Libra energy with it will positively land the native in a state of pleasure and social success through marital relation is unchallenged. 11th being 5th from 7th will easily give an emotional partner through marriage and a comfortable mental state is ahead with this placement.

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COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) 11th house from ascendant is natural house for gains of all kinds- be it money matters, social recognition, gain of friend circle and learning and knowledge. Venusian energy here definitely will enhance all these traits of 11th house. As 11th house stands for gyana shakthi and Venus the carrier of all wealth in material form, intellectual form and sexual energy form can give much of contentment and blissful state of mind that the native will cherish and gain in aesthetic experience too. This aesthetic pleasures derived by the native in higher form can make him progress spiritually although the degree of all this progress will depend upon the quality of Venus and influences on Venus residing in 11th house.

EXPLANATION OF VENUS IN 12th HOUSE


SARAVALI- CH- 30 VERSE 73 GOES TO SAYShould Venus be in 12th, the native will be indolent, happy, corpulent, fallen in moral sense, will eat cleansed food, will be skillful in providing sleeping comforts and attendants and will be won over by women. PHALDEEPIKA CH. 8/VERSE19 SAYSIf Venus occupies 12th house at birth, the native will enjoy sexual relationships with many women (bed comforts). He will be rich and prosperous. If in 12th Venus will make the native go after women, otherwise he can be righteous, but is undutiful. If the 12th house it is in own or exaltation sign, Venus will make the native wealthy and native will marry a famous lady.

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MY PERSONAL ANALYSIS AND VIEWPOINTIn the above texts, Venus is being discussed mainly as a pleasure seeker and morally fallen and also bestowing rich/ luxurious life. I would like to add many more facets of Venus in 12th house of natal chart.

IMPACT OF VENUS IN 12th HOUSECOUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 2nd HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) If we count from 2nd house 12th house becomes 11th the house of gains of all kinds. Thus the natural energy /traits of Tauras, Venus is carrying forward will meet with positive result while placement in 12th house. This is how it is surmised that Venus in 12th house is very good for material benefits and riches of all kinds. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM 7th HOUSE (IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE IDENTIFIABLE WITH VENUS) From 7th house 12th house falls in 6th which is not a benefic house to contain and mange relationships. This is logical to say that Venus in 12th house is not gainful for 7th house matters of partnerships, mutual love and continuation of contracts. COUNTING OF HOUSE FROM LAGNA HOUSE (THE PIVOTAL HOUSE IN KAALPURUSHA HOROSCOPE DENOTING PHYSICAL ENTITY OF NATIVE) In 12th house of zodiac that is 12th sign Pisces Venus is in exaltation. Firstly we shall have to understand the real meaning of exaltation. Venus is in a sign denoting epogee of spiritual approach and is most capable to give emancipation to the soul, has the brightest rays when rashmi bala is calculated. Venus emitting its energy in the house of spiritual summit that is the 12th house speaks of some very vital point. We know the 12th is for emancipation of the soul and final release of

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jeevatma is watched for from this house. When worldly planet like Venus is placed in spiritual house there is no possibility of soul following the path of self realization obviously. Venus exalted in 12th means the return of jeevatma is the cycle of the universe that must go on to make the world show continue. Native having Venus in 12th will not live with a spiritual approach and rather worldly approach will make him bound to earthy ties which is basis of the world show.

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Chapter 4

7th House
[the Vital House of Kaama Triplicity]
a) 7th house-Angular house of kaama triplicity. b) Strength & dual lordship-assessing the strength of 7th lord and dual lordship of 7th lord. c) Signification (karkattwas) of 7th house. (as per texts)

a) 7 th house -Angular house of kaama triplicity.


Concept of preyas and shreyas and kaama triplicityClassical indian thoughts with its ideological perspective and goal oriented approach, identified the four goals of life called purusharthas, Dharma, artha kaama and mokasha. Artha stands for material prosperity while kaama shows material satisfaction. These two triplicities together form preyas. Dharma stands for regularization of artha and kaama in such a manner that we are led towards moksha. So dharma and moksha triplicities form shreyas.

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While preyas is the material and worldly base and shreyas is spiritual summit towards which all human effort is aimed. There is no contradiction between these two concepts of preyas and shreys as both work in opposite directions, still merging into one universal goal. In indian thought, starting with preyas, one moves towards shreyas. In vedic culture, 4 ashrams were there to divide human life and direction of its activities. Brahamcharya, grahasthaashram, vanprastha and sanyaas are identified and so defined that these could be well organized and balanced pursuit of both shreyas and preyas simultaneously. Our vedas which are fountainhead of knowledge are the means to acquire happiness for preyas and shreyas. The word veda means knowledge, the karma khanda shows how to achieve temporal happiness (preyas which is not the lasting one) While gnana khanda teaches us how to obtain eternal happiness (shreyas through gnana which is removal of avidya) The 7th house is a part of kaama triplicity. [Gemini, Libra aquarious] Similarly 3rd, 7th and 11th house of each human horoscope denote the kaama shakthi of him/her. Since all activity of man, whether done knowingly or unknowingly, is basically an attempt for achieving happiness and directed by purusharthas. Kaama tikona comprises of 3rd, 7th and 11th house when 3rd house (identified with Gemini sign in kaalpurusha) shows communication and romances,

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7th house stand s for merging of 2 souls together physically for self recognition and 11th house brings out the culmination of union wheather good or bad. 11th house is for desires fulfillments and fructification of desired on emotional plane. When 1st house represents self and 7th stands for completion of the self In Hindu astrology, dharma triplicity is denoted by lagna, 5th house and 9th house. Lagna stands for ones physical being, 5th house for emotions 9th house for soul. 7th house from any house shows completion of the same. If ascdt. Is physical self then 7th is correctly denoted to the house of physical union. 5th house is mind of the native 11 th house stands for emotional marriage and gratification of mental kaama. 9th house stands to represent soul and thus 3rd house of horoscope [7th from 9th] represents marriage of the soul i. e. Permamnent ally. In our texts, 3rd house indicates first angle of kaama trikona, tells about music, dance, sports, ornamentation, clubs, social places of amusement etc. 7th house indication sexual union, is second angle of kaama trikona. This represents physical involvement with one from the opposite gender. 11th is the house of desires fulfillment and emotional gratification and thus represents 3rd angle of kaama trikona. In krishnamurthi padhhati, 11th house and its lord are accorded great importance as they denote success of all material desires.

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b) Signification (karkattwas) of 7th house (as per texts)


In astrology, 7th house stands for partnership of all kinds, including marriage. In Uttarkalamritam of Kaalidasa, in chapter 5 karaka khanda i. e. Denoting significance of houses and 7th house has been given for following significations in verses 12 and 13. uddhahavhayabhichaar chouryam vadet saptamaata 1. marriage 2. Loose sex life 3. Victory in love or passion 4. Hatred of a loose woman 5. Curd 6. Deviation from right or proper path 7. Having perfumes and flowers, music 8. Delicious food, drinks and the like 9. Chewing betel leaves [taambool] 10. Break in travels 11. Loss of memory 12. Possessing clothes and the like 13. Semen 14. Hysband or wifes purity 15. Generative organs 16. Urinary tract 17. A pair of wives 18. Anus 19. Commerce or trade 20. Milk 21. Charities 22. Valour 23. Adopted son 24. Food with cereals and ghee 25. Theft 26. Acquisition of money that is kept at a distant place. 27. Arguments 28. Destruction of enemies 29. Victory 30. Sexual union 31. Wife / husband 32. All secret sex affairs 33. Foreign or distant place 34. Preparations with ghee 35. Own place 36. Milk 37. Sweet or pleasant mansion In chapter 81 of brihat parasara hora shastra, dealing with female horoscopy parasara ascribes conjugal happiness to 7th house and widowhood to 8th house. saptame pati saubhagya vaidhavya nidhane dwija Varaha mihir, in his Laghu jataka ascribes the 7th house to be the house of wife. So says his son prithusayas in hora saara. Kalyan verma acontemporary of Prithusasa has ascribed the 7th house to be a house of passion. As per his view, 7th house

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represents dyoona, jaaya, asta-maya and jamitra as in the verse which saydyun jaayastamayam jaamitra saptamasyaakhya Sphujidhwaja in his brihada yavana jaataka ascribes battle. commerce and trade, wife and travels to the 7th house. ranaank ganayavaadi sarvametata Sphuji dhwaja was the first indian astrologer to visualize that 7th house was not confined to conjugal life only but also represents commerce and trade during peace and battle at war time. Further it also represented important travels. Dhundhiraja in jataka bharana appears to have told the line of sphuji dhwaja, when he saysjaamitra kaamagamnaani kalatrasampada dayanaastasaptamaga haani vadanti chaaya Shambhu hora prakasha & sarvartha chintamani however says that wife, husband, pulses, curd, gur milk coming and going, urge for sex, urinary tract and lost wealth should be considered from 7th house. yuvtipadadudwaha cha nashtadhanam [sarvartha chintamani] Mantrshwara in phala deepika, says that sexual desires or passions, pride pathways, public, husband and wife, dyoona, and jaamitra are to be considered from 7th house where as longevity of husband is to be considered from 8th house. Jaamitra chittothama kleshapavaadmarenashutivindya dasaan

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jeeva nath jha in his bhava prakasha, says that marriage or gain of women, trade and business, quarrels with women and sexology to be considered from the 7th house. It goes in verse as underadaganaagama saptamaata [bhav prakasha]

c) Strength & dual lordshipASSESSING THE STRENGTH OF 7 th LORD AND DUAL LORDSHIP OF 7th LORD. The lord of 7th house plays a very important role in shaping the results of this house. These results depend on various facets e. g. Strength of 7th lord, its location in different houses and aspects of various planets on 7th house and lord. Almost all the texts have referred to the BALAA BALA i. e. Strength of 7th house lord and considered the strength of 7th lord as a very vital factor. Parashara, in b. p. h. s. Ch. -25/145, directs that result of house lords should be given on basis of their strength [bala balavinirdheshita] this strength has been divided into three categories, poorna bala [full strength] , ardha bala [half strength] , hina bala [little strength] A planet possessing full strength gives full effects as described in all the texts. Planet having half strength half of due results and a planet having little strength gives only one fourth of strength. [graham poorne vinirdesha b. p. h. s. 25/147] By strength of planet we mean its shada bala (six fold strength).

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A planet is considered to possess full strength if its shadabala is more than prescribed optimum strength. For Sun and Jupiter, optimum strength is 6. 5. Rupas each. For Mars and Saturn, optimum strength is 5 rupas each. For Moon optimum strength is 6 rupas. For Venus, optimum strength is 5. 5rupas. For Mercury, optimum strength is 7 rupas. A planet is considered to possess half strength if is shadbala is 3 or more rupas but less than its optimum strength. A planet is considered to have heena balam if its shad bala is less than 3 rupas. If lord of 7th house is having full strength (optimum strength in rupas) the native is blessed with happiness, wealth and good behavior. Mantreshwara in phala deepika emphasizes, similarly assapta sambandha gunervatta (ch. 16/20) Meaning: if 7th lord is related to benefics and its lord is powerful the native is blessed with a wife who gives birth to sons, is virtuous and is loyal to him.

EFFECT OF DUAL LORDSHIP OF 7th LORD:The Sun and Moon each own a single sign viz Leo and Cancer respectively. Remaining five planets own two signs. When we are dealing with 7th house lord we will take into account of the other sign owned by 7 th lord planet in a horoscope. If that second (other house) happens to be a bad house then seventh lord will give bad effects.

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If we discuss one example of Cancer ascdt., with Saturn as 7th and 8th house lord. Suppose in that case, Saturn is located in 2nd house, it has to give the results of 7th as well as 8th house. The results of seventh lord being in 2nd house and 8th lord being in 2nd house will both work at same time. This thing is told in b. p. h. s. jaayeshe dhanbhaava ch jaayate (shloka 74) It means if 7th lord is in 2nd house, the native has sexual union with many women, he earns money with the help of his wife and is slow in action. In another verse, in b. p. h. s. Parashara has dicussed the results of 8th lord being in 2nd house as ashtameshe prajaayate (sloka 86) If the lord of 8th house is in 2nd house, the native is bereft of physical strength, has little wealth and retrieves lost money. When 7th lord has to give results of 8th lord too, as in above example, two kinds of results slow in action (deergh sutra) and bereft of physical strength (bahubala ojjit) are two different things and the native is bound to experience both kinds of results. At this point, results are more or less similar. But the two results pertaining to wealth, gain of wealth through women, and having little wealth are different results of 7th and 8th lord respectively in second house. In such a case, none of these two varied results should be predicted. The relevant dictum of parashara, in this favour is dwibhashasya sayaadu bhayoravi (ch. 25/sloka 146/47)

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Further, mantreshwara in phaladeepika too gives another method of prediction of results in such situation of dual lordship. The verse goesdwisthanaadhipati kechijjnaa (ch. 15/verse 11) Meaning: if a planet owns two signs, it gives full effects of its mooltrikona sign and half effects of its own sign. Another theory says, that the planet gives results of both the houses it owns. Good or bad depending on ownership of houses during its dasha. In the first half of dasha, the planet gives the result of the house which falls in the first sign as counted from the ascdt. In second half of dasha period, the planet gives result of second house counted from the ascdt. There are other authors who dont accept this view. Acc. To some of them, if a planet is situated in an odd sign it will first show the results pertaining to its odd own sign and afterwards will give results of even own sign and the other way round, if same planet is situated in an even sign. Another point is that a planet is to be considered in its mooltrikona sign. If its longitude falls within the prescribed degree in that sign. Mars is considered to be in mool trikone with in 12 deg axis. Of Aries. Mercury between 15 deg. 20 deg of Virgo. Jupiter within first 10 deg. Of Sagittarius. Venus with in first 15 deg. Of Libra. Saturn within first 20 deg. Of Aquarius.

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Chapter 5

7th House - A Broader View Through the Concept of


a) Siva & Sakthi b) Beejam & Kshetram c) Purusha &Prakriti

a) Siva & Sakthi


THE GLORIOUS SHIVA- Vaaman puraana confirms that kaalpurusha is identifiable as lord shiva and this is how every human being is believed to have partial energy of lord shiva. This energy is called purusha tattwa denoted by lagna of every human natal chart. Further, there is nothing possible in this universe with solely ishwaramsa i. e. Purusha tattwa or male element. At the advent of creation of universe, god himself created everything with male and female elements combined in it. That means the great lord (ishwar) and his shakthi became ardhanaarishwar and created the whole srishti. The glory of combined form shiva with shakthi is accentuated when we explore more about various forms /facets of lord shiva. Let us know what is meant by Shiva it means He, who becomes a mode to bring bliss as the ananda is shiva. The other name is called as shankarwhen SHA stands for ananda and KAR means the doer.

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This all means whosoever is creater of ananda is Shiva. Shankar is vast form of shiva otherwise Shiva is always nirguna and only purposefully he becomes saguna. In shiva - sha kaar is form of creater ee kar is ishwar (god) affluence or tejas. And va- kaar is ishwar himself or we can say sha kaar is sattwa, ee-kaar is rajas, and va- kaar is tamasa. Tantrism has further defines shiva beautifully it says shiva has five expressed forms and two facets lie latent in him. First form is aa- kaar called tatpurusha Second form is u-kaar called aghora Third facet is ma- kaar called saddyojat Fourth facet is naad or vaamdeva Fifth facet is bindu or ishwar form of him. Sixth facet is kalaa or neelkanth form Seventh facet is kaaliseeth or chaitnya form It is this chaitnaya form of lord shiva represents the ardhanaarishwara expression and this form of him is beyond the time frame and is the subtlest form connected with lord shiva. Connection of shivas facets with saptachakras of human body:When the ancient vedic concept confirms the association of we humans with supreme lord, it is interesting to note how seven forms of shiva tallys with sapta chakras of human body. Brahma represents shivas first form of expression and is identifiable as MOOLADHARA CHAKRA. Vishnu represents the second form and thus connects with lord Vishnu in SWADHISTHAN CHAKRA.

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Rudra represents shivas third form ruled by Mars (also called rudra) and thus connects with MANIPUR CHAKRA. Ishwara is the fourth facet of lord shiva and connects with human body and ruled by Venus in ANAHATA CHAKRA. Maheshwara is the fifth facet of lord shiva and is connected with VISHUDHI CHAKRA ruled by Mercury. Neelkantha is sixth facet and is connected with Moon AGYA CHAKRA. Mahamaheshwara form is the seventh form connecting with Suns chakra i. e. SAHASRARA CHAKRA. This mahamaheshwara form is where shiva and shakthi are combined together to form sat chitta ananda.

THE GRACE OF SHAKTHIThere is nothing possible in this universe with solely ishwaramsa i. e. Purusha tattwa or male element. At the advent of creation of universe, god himself created everything with male and female elements combined in it. That means the great lord (ishwar) his shakthi, became ardhanaarishwar and created the whole srishti. In ardhanarishwara form of god, purusha tattwa is latent and female element is active. Thus the capability of creation of the universe is dependent and also run by adishakthi which is the female element of god himself. This adi shakthi is no other than goddess durga who is mother godess of the vast universe and runs the world show. If we go into antiquity of ardha naarishwara concept, there is reference in puranas, that brahma when asked rudra to divide himself for creation of srishti the rudra then divided himself into male and female form.

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Brihad aranyaka upanishad, states that original purusha [soul] was bisexual, states that original purusha divided himself into male and female and the multiplied himself. In kathoupnishad, prajapati described assuming bisexual form for the purpose of creation of the world. Here, original purusha is rudra or prajapati are identifiable as lord shiva and the following references stand testimony to the fact that lord shiva, is the one who assumed the form of ardha naarishwara to create the universe. yogabeej in verse 190 describes thatNamastey yogaraajaay sarvagyay namo namah Meaning shiva attained the status of yogiraj by accepting adishakthi jagdeeshwari parvati, gauri for formation and welfare of the world. yogabeej 129 says, shiv shakthi param sthiti} Meaning- the shakthi and shaktimaan are actually one and no different entities. Shiva is omnipotent and so the shakthi is. Both are inseparable.

Ateva param kaarana sarvasyabhasko bhavet]


Meaning- Adinath shiva is present in everything in his chaitanya form. He when connected with his own shakthi, is the one powerful and all encompassor. Without shakthi, He is shava or merely a corpse. He the lord can run the show of the world in association with shakthi only.

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Saundrya lahiri by sankaracharya in its first verse says- lord shiva cannot do anything without shakthi. Kaalidasa and Raghuvamsa also tells that Shiva and Shakthi are essentially one just as the heat and the fire are inseparable. If shiva is fire then shakthi is heat of the fire. Nishkaala shiva is nirguna shiva when not joined with creative shakthi and sakaal shiva is associated with creative shakthi. Maya is within the womb of shakthi and is prakriti and this maya is the matrix of the world. Knowledge of shakthi leads to salvation and without this knowledge mukti cannot be attained. Shakthi is chidrupini, pure blissfull consciousness and is mother nature. She is power of lord shiva and runs the world show, maintaining the lila of the lord. Shakthi is jagat janani, mahishasurmardini, bhrantinaasini (destroyer of avidya) -goraksha sidhanta sangraha- describes the form of lord shiva asnirguna vaam bhaage - nathayate namah: Meaning- srinatha is identifiable having brahma on his left side (nirguna swaroop) having wonderful own shakthi on his right side. (i. e. Parmeshwari paramba mahamaya) and in middle is present his ownself paramshiva who is most respectable adibrahma, adinath parmeshwara. Tantra shastra believes that there is no entity of shaktimaan (the great lord) without the shakti. Whatever the great lord does that is actually done by his shakthi through him. According to tantric principleshiv-opi shavta yaati kundalinya vivarjitaha: (devi bhagvat)

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Meaning- when shakthi of the lord shiva i. e. Kundalini separates from lord he becomes shava.

THE UNITY OF SHIVA MAHAMRITYUNJAYA MANTRA

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If for instance we scrutinize the famous and glorious mahamrityunjaya mantrathere comes om tryambakam yajamahe mrityurmukshiye maamritaat meaning- I bow down to the three eyed lord shiva who is full of sweet fragrance who nourishes well all beings, may he free me from the bondage of samsara and death, just as the ripe cucumber is severed from the bondage to the creeper. May I be fixed in immortality. Here is the mantra trymbaka is used for lord shiva. According to the view of vedic paribhasha that is definition, ambak means mother and triamba relates with 3 mothers. namely gyan shakti, iccha shakthi and kriya shakti. On the other hand, puranic school relies on the word triambaka as he who is three eyed, is lord shiva and his eyes are Sun Moon and agni. Kapila of samkhya says that lord shiva has three eyes as sattwa, rajas and tamas. Mimansa school declares that lord shiva has three eyes as vishudha, gyaan and deha. Astrology believes that threes eyes are past present and future. Vedantic philosophy declares it as - three eyes of chitta, ahamkara and budha. Yogas state that lord shivas eyes are Aa, au and ma of aum

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In my personal view, when one agrees to the point that lord shiva in his ardhnaarishwara form is connected with human beings then the lord in his combined form with great goddess amba is rightly considered as trayabkeshwara i. e. The owner of three shaktis which are actually facets of shivas own shakthi adishakthi jagdamba. Three facets of shakthi areIccha shakthi Kriya shakthi Gyana shakthi The analysis of triambakam goes a long way to understand the concept of purusha and prikriti and of the soul with the maya of the world. The world trimula literally relates with the meaning which represents amba as goddess jagdamba or it tallyes with concept of mother goddess and the cult of mother goddess has been prevalent in indian religion since harappan age. The concept of amba as shakthi/ mother goddess/goddess amba or durga is also more understandable and identifiable with the mahamrityunjaya mantra as the mahamantra deals with longevity and satiation of worldly desires and release of bondage with the maaya on a happy note. This clearly means that triamba here stands for three kinds of shakthis of lord shiva who are responsible for creation of the world i. e. Maaya. The three shakthis are iccha kriya and gyana shakti. the central force of these three shaktis is brahma which is always alive in the form of soul. If we go further exploring the mantra, pushti means shakthi according to tantric as well as puranic evidence and thus pushti in the mantra stands for maaya or prakriti and thus by saying pushti vardhanam we pray to lord shiva to give and bestow on

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us the necessary increment in wordly material terms so that we become progressive in this world. One who worships shakthi that is god in mother form, has the supreme power which creates, sustains and withdraws the universe. Further a sakta does sadhna which helps the union of shiva and shakthi, through the awakening of forces within the body only. He becomes siddha in the sadhna when he is able to awaken the kundalini and pierce the six chakras. The kundalini shakthi is awakened by dhyaan, by japa, or by mantra shakthi. The mother shakthi is embodiment of fifty letters is present in various letters in different chakras of human body. When chords of letters are struck in order, the shakthi which moves in the six chakras awaken herself and saadhaka attains sidhi easily when shakthi is aroused. Shakthi actually is turned as that by which we live and have our being in this universe. When shiva is unchanging conscienceness shakthi is his changing power appearing in mind and matter. Shakthi is at centre of the universe and proceeds the work of creation, preservation and destruction. In human body shakthi is in mooladhaara chakra and vitalizes through the sushumna. Shakthi is endowed with three kinds of empowerment in human life. Iccha, kriya and gyana shakthi.

ASTROLOGICAL EXPLANATION OF SHIVA SHAKTHIPicking the quote from Brihadaranyaka The adipurusha lord Shiva is original Purusha who divided himself into male and female and the multiplied himself. He the Shiva when connected with his own Shakthi, is the one powerful and all encompassor. Without shakthi, he is shava

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or merely a corpse. He the lord can run the show of the world in association with shakthi only. This clearly marks the interconnection and inseparable aspect of lagna and seventh house therefrom. Broadly we can take dharma trikone as Aries denoting physical entity of adipurusha, Leo is the mental energy of adipurusha and saggittarius as the soul power and strength of adipurusha. In this very pattern, Libra becomes integral part of Aries being 7th from it and so becomes Aquarius to Leo and Gemini for saggittarius. Housewise if we consider in any horoscope, lagna and 7th house, fifth and 11th house and 9th and 3rd house are integral part of each other. From above explanation about concept of shakthi, finally it is approved by all schools of though that adishakthi is endowed with three kinds of empowerment in human life. Iccha, kriya and gyana shakthi. Considering the astrological aspect of this differentiation, these three planets form a triplicity of arth and kaama. Artha triplicity comprises of Tauras, Virgo and Capricorn, denoting ichha. Kriya and gyaan shakthi. This trikone is workable on material planes when non living objects and grossly material objectives are discussed. Second triplicity is called kaama trikone starts with Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. Mercury rules, iccha shakthi as it rules third house, kriya shakthi is ruled by Venus and gyana shakthi is controlled by Saturn. When we believe in above said explanation that the central force of these three shaktis is brahma which is always alive in the form of soul then it is justified that soul (jeeva) depicted through lagna as purusha and as the doer and keeping it alive is the job of shakthi denoted by 7th house and broadly defined by kaama trikone in context of human relationships and evolution and emancipation of the soul (jeeva)

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b) Concept of Purusha and Prakriti as in Hindu philosophyPURUSHA IN VEDIC & SANKHYAN PHILOSOPHYareAs per the Vedic philosophy, characteristics of the Purusha

The Purusha or the self is eternally separate from prakriti. Purusha is without beginning or end & without attributes and without qualities. It is the eternal seer who is subtle and omnipresent, is beyond mind, intellect and is beyond time and space and is in the form of pure consciousness hence it is immortal. The supervisor over prakriti is the purusha. But the purusha in vedantic philosophy, is not the doer but acts as the witness to all acts performed. Sankhya concept is antagonistic to vedantic concept. As per muni kapila the founder of the sankhya school of philosophy. This system does not believe in existence of god. The creation produced by prakriti has an existence of its own, and independent of all connection with the purusha to which it is united. As the word, SANKHYA suggests, there is an enumeration of the twenty five principles of the universe and the one who knows the twenty-five principles attains liberation. Sankhya system considers the dualistic philosophy which assumes the reality of purusha and prakriti. Prakriti is composed of three gunas or forces, called sattva or purity, rajas the passion and tamas the darkness. The jeeva is the soul in union with senses. It is limited by the body and endowed with egoism. It is subject to pleasure and pain, karmas and its outcome rotates in the cycle of death and rebirth. As per sankhyan theory, purusha is eternally free. Union of the Purusha with prakriti due to non discrimination between two is the bondage. The failure to discriminate between purusha and prakriti is the cause of bondage, and disunion of purusha

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from prakriti due to discrimination is cause of emancipation of the soul. Release is not merging in the absolute, But isolation from prakriti. Bondage actually belongs to prakriti but is attributed to the purusha. The crux of Sankhyan school is that the liberation of purusha from fetters of binding force with the prakriti as the bondage or samsara is the union with prakriti. Emancipation of purusha or self lies in the disuniting with prakriti. This is done by conveying the correct knowledge of the twenty-four constituent principles of creation and rightly discriminating the self from them.

THE CONCEPT OF PRAKRITI


In concept of SHAKTISM, Prakriti, the active principle, is personified as the DEVI or goddess and is synonymous with maya (the matrix of the world). Prakriti is thus often seen, and depicted so in the puraanas, as the divine mother looking after the comfort of all beings through her love and embrace. Prakriti means that which is primary. It comes from - pra (before) and - kri - (to make). It is the one root of the universe resembles vedantic maya, It is called the chief, because all effects are founded on it and it is the root of all the objects of the universe. The Function of PrakritiAs prakriti is the root cause of universe, yet it alone is not responsible for the existence of the universe. Prakriti creates only when it comes into union with the Purusha. This work of creation is done for the exaltation of each soul. The vedantic trinity is SAT-CHITTA- ANANDA and sankhyan trinity is GUNAS SATTWA, RAJA AND TAMAS. The products of prakriti are the objects of enjoyment. The intelligent enjoyer is the purusha or the self, and this self is he who obtains the kaivalya through the knowledge of prakriti. Prakritis performances are solely for the benefit and enjoyment of

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Purusha. Prakriti takes hold of the hand of Purusha and shows it the whole show of the universe and makes it enjoy every worldly pleasure and finally helps in Purushas liberation.

PURUSHA AND PRAKRITI a comparison


Attributes of Purusha and Prakriti which are accepted by all schools of philosophy areThe characteristics of purusha and prakriti are contrary in nature. While purusha is conscious energy, prakriti is nonconscious one. Purusha is inactive, while prakriti is active. Purusha is devoid of the three gunas while prakriti is characterised by three gunas sattwa, rajas and tamas. The purusha is unchanging, while the prakriti is ever changing. The knower is the purusha who is the silent witness and the known is the prakriti, the visible object. The soul must realise the perfection of the Purusha and must attain to the status of the higher Purusha hidden with in every Jiva.

CONCEPT OF PURUSHA AND PRAKRITI APPLIED IN HOROSCOPE


Life strength is called as purusha shakthi and hence prakriti is sum total of all the individual soul and matter and thus the universe is composed of the prakriti. The manifestation of unmanifested form into material form is called evolution or projection or creation. In Hindu philosophy of life, process of manifestation of soul into material body is caused by interaction between purusha & prakriti. These two are represented by first house and seventh

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house in the horoscope. These are two opposite poles connected by evolutionary concept of manifestation. Male energy is called purusha and so the feminine energy represented by prakriti and hence their mutual interaction is important regarding marital matters. As 1st house represents the vital force and 7th house stands for dissipation of the same force. If 1st house is the physical being then obviously 7 th house indicates the physical involvement with members of the opposite gender for purpose of recreation. Prana shakthi [represented by ascdt.] Is the material vehicle for the operation of mind and intellect. It is in fact some basic energy viz prana sustaining the physical media of life which is represented by lagna in a chart. Body is represented by lagna and thus physical union is through 7th house of the horoscope. Hence 7th house stands for physical kaama. As 5th house is mind thus 11th house shows mental kaama. 9 house is the soul of the native and hence 3rd house of any chart represents spiritual kaama, thus completing kaama triplicity as 7, 11 and 3rd houses in any horoscope.
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As social obligations like marriage are represented through physical media, thus 7th house holds more importance and say in marital matters in the current scenario of this world. We also know that signs/rashis act as fields of activity and planets therin are forces acting within that particular field. Another point is ascdt. Is considered as pivotal point in a horoscope according to concept of purusha energy centre having vital force is the lagna. Almost all the astrologers believe that lagna count for twothird importance while prediction and Moon sign stands for one third.

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Lagna is eastern sector and 7th is western sector thus they are opposite poles. As duality is the essence of life and these prime dualities are shown in life through relationships between two houses [opposite ones]. House first stands for self and thus 7th for others and hence these houses 1 and 7th show issues in relationship and self identity. 7th house has a lot more to say and we can better understand it by the concept of purusha and prakriti. As in Hindu philosophy of life, the process of manifestation of ethereal soul into material body is caused by the interaction between purusha and prakriti. Astrologically saying, Lagna shows Purusha shakti, and 7th denotes Prakriti. If lagna is the vital force then 7th is dissipation of the same. If lagna is the physical media, 7th has to indicate the physical union and the purpose is procreation.

c) Beejam & Kshetram DEFINITION OF BEEJAM


The 1 st house denotes the birth of an individual i. e. Generation. The germs of life are nothing but minute invisible centres of forces clothed with minute particles of ethereal matter and having no form. They can appear in any form either animal or human, in order to manifest and express certain powers lying dormant in these germs of life. Although these germs of life undergo evolution and grow from infancy to youth to middle age and further to old age, yet these germs are not destructible and the I [ego] always remains intact. These germs of life are given different names. Some call it vehicles of consciousness, others call it ego or psyche of any individual. Hindu philosopher have terms it as sukshma sharira [subtle body] of the individual. The lagna in any horoscope indicates the prana shakthi [life force] of an individual which remains immortal. Immortality is

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meant to continue its existence in eternal future. It appears in manifested body from its unmanifested causal form to acquire experience. While discussing the progeny aspect, we calculate the Beeja sphuta (virility) in mans horoscope to see wheather he is capable of reproduction or not.

DEFINITION OF KSHETRAWhen first house is the reservoir of all prana shakthi in oneself, 7th house decides for the field of activity. Literally speaking beejam means the energy one has by birth and one is destined to make use of that energy in one way or the other. What shall be the field of activity to utilize that basic energy wheather the seed will get a fertile soil for its germination or not it is decided by 7th house and planetary influence in 7th by placement, aspects and conjunction. In female natives chart, kshetra sphutam is calculated to find out wheather she is fertile enough for reproduction or not. In wider perspective of the meaning of beejam and kshetram, these terms are not restricted to just procreation and producing another life. It has a greater meaning to it. As lagna acts as purusha shakthi (male energy) denoting vital energy or life force and 7th acts as prakriti (female energy) denoting the dissipation /utilization of the vital force. Hence lagnas strength and planetary influence on it of denotes the quality and strength of soul by all means and 7th house stands for application of that force to bring out the desired results by the soul concerned.

FUNCTIONING OF BEEJAM AND KSHETRAM IN THE HOROSCOPEIn above interpretation, it is clear that the pre requisite of successful germination there has to be strength of beeja indicated by lagna. Further, whatsoever be the capacity and strength of lagna the vital force, if it gets a favourable kshetra or field for proper usage of that vital force depends upon quality of

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7 th house and planetary influences therein. Thus the interdependence of beejam on kshetram and the vice versa is unchallenged. Vital energy of lagna can work in various ways to utilize it. What kind of forces are tempting the person and in which direction the usage of energy shall be there this all is indiacted through the planets aspects/ placements in 1st as well as 7th house When 1st house stands for general strength and lifes force in a native i. e. First house is the reservoir of lifes energy and 7th house works for eternal drain of same life force. Thus the interdependent and result oriented activity of two most important kendra houses is justified.

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Chapter 6

Understanding the Concept of Anima and Animus


[The theory of shadow by C. G. Jung. - justifying the vedic concept of ardhanaarishwara]

7th HOUSE & SHADOW


The jungian theory is one of the most interesting and precise theories about human personality& his theory divides the human psyche into three parts. Ego, which is identifiable with the conscious mind, second part is the personal unconscious & the third part is that of collective unconsciousness. This is actually our psychic inheritance that is the whole storage of past experiences we are all born with, but we are not conscious of these. This past life treasure is unconsciously reflected sometimes by knowledge of some religious kind or myth or feeling the vibes for someone and many more. It happens as a result of the conjunction of our outer reality and the innermost unconscious experiences of the past.

THE SHADOW THEORY AND CONCEPT OF ANIMA OR ANIMUS The literal definition for shadow is the personification of that part of a human being, that we deny in ourselves and project onto others.

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As persona is the outer image portrayed by any human being and as a part of our persona it is the role of male or female we must play outwardly. For most people that role is determined by their physical gender, but Jung, like freud and others, felt that we are all really bisexual in nature. These two archetypes ANIMA & ANIMUS, act as collective images which motivate each sex to respond to and understand members of the other gender. That is, a man apprehends the nature of woman by virtue of his hidden anima, and reciprocating, the woman is able to grasp the nature of maleness via her animus. The ANIMA is the female aspect present in the collective unconscious of men thus represents the feminine side of male persona, and the ANIMUS is the male aspect present in the collective unconscious of women thus represents the the masculine completion of her personality. Anima and Animus are lying latent in man and womans unconscious mind. Anima is the female element in man better understood as the unconscious feminine component in the male psyche and animus is the male element in a women or is the unconscious masculine component in women. Hence the anima and animus are responsible for creation of image of the counterpart and this image is formed on the basis of the inherent capacity to perceive about the opposite gender and the innate and latent craving of the individual. Astrologically, it is planetary disposition of planets in individual charts which decides about the inner bent of mind or cravings or capacity to perceive. Due to this capacity to form an image of our partner we make a search for the most befitting one. Some people search for the partner and get the fulfillment considerably. Some other make a search and get disappointments and end up with more and more cravings and search continues. Some people after failure drop the idea of making further search in sheer disgust. So it is all individualistic phenomenon. Somehow, this is again factual point that two

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persons having similar destiny meet on the path of life for exchanging good or bad according to the karmic linkage lingering from previous births. This karmic linkage is depicted through the following four pivotal points of horoscopes that is Key factors in a male natives chart- lagna and Moon signs, Venus and 7th house/lord anima the female element in man unconscious mind denotes his emotional pattern and compassionate aspect hidden in his psyche. When Venus denotes anima of man and subconscious desire about womanhood, Moon gives him the capacity to produce an image of woman and this image created by him will be projected onto various women who attract that man in life. Further, ascendent will portray the social image and persona of himself and his independent thoughts and capacity to project himself in the worldly matters. 7th house shall govern his practical dealings and experiences with women in this lifetime. Special point here is, in a male natal chart, mutual aspectual or any other kind of mutual relationship between Moon (inner image) and Venus (outer projection of female image) is noteworthy and will speak of the quality in her associations with women. Key factors in female natives chart Lagna, Sun and Mars & 7th house/ lordAnimus the male element in womans unconscious mind denotes her courageous and independent power of action and opinions. While Mars stands for animus and creates the desire to have a man in her life, Sun at inner level works for making of male image in her mind which will govern her interactions with her man. Further, ascendant will be picturisation of her skills, independence and outer behavior and projection of her inner

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persona before the world. 7th house and lord will govern her dealings and success and failures of dealings with persons of opposite gender. Special point here is, in a female natal chart, mutual aspectual or any other kind of mutual relationship between Sun (inner image) and Mars (outer projection of male image) is noteworthy and will speak of the quality in her associations with men.

THE SHADOW AND 7th HOUSEWe will just focus on the 1st/7th house because we will discuss the shadow of the personality and how it relates to ones inner growth and ability to delineate others shadow work as defined through the astrological chart. The shadow is a part of the personality that has been suppressed and is really an integral part of the persona of the 1st house. The 1st house represents our persona, role, mask, which we present to the world and that part of us that is defined by the birth moment..) We will focus on the 1/st/7th axis the 1st house being the persona, the 7th house being the shadow. We unconsciously look for (and invariably find) these valued shadow qualities when choosing a partner or life mate. Whichever kind of planetary energies operate in the natives 7th house by placement in 7th, lordship of 7th or aspect on 7th house/lord in your birth chart, those kind of characteristics the native wants his/her partner to live out for the native. Either the partner will naturally have that kind of energies denoted through 7th house/lord or the native will unconsciously force the partner to draw out similar qualities denoted through 7th house. Note: planets influencing the 1st house/ 7th house /lord, Moon and Venus (for male natal chart) , 1st house/ 7th house / lord, Sun, Mars (for female natives) (conjunctions and aspects are liberally taken within 10 degrees on either side)

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Results shall be mitigated by various kinds of planetary influence over Sun, Moon, Mars and Venus. Dispositorship of these planets in rashi and navamsa chart will affect the results of these. Further more, conjunctions and aspects on them will affect the results denoted by these key planets. There will be following conditions to influence 1st house/ lord and 7th house/lord -by placement in 1st /7th house. By star lordship over 1st /7th house. By aspecting the 1st/7th house By aspecting the 1st /7th lord. By conjuncting the 1st /7th lord. By being in nakshatra of the 1st /7th house lord. By being dispositor of 1st /7th house lord. By being in the sign of the 1st /7th lord. For example, if your 7th house cusp is located in the sign of Aries - then your positive shadow lover characteristic at first step must be connected with the quality of bravery. the bravery of Aries is a quality you unconsciously admire (and are attracted to) in your partner and unconsciously working on to enhance the bold and brave persona in yourself. Further, the resultant effect will be amalgamated by influence of many planets shown by above told ways. However our shadows can create the pits where our persona falls and can lose its identity and on the other side, the experience with shadow can be turned into a positive and intense spiritual experience, which creates fulfillment if only we seriously want this to happen.

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Chapter-7

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As the 7th house is closely linked with marital matters, and let us understand the role of jaimini astrology regarding marriage and marital life. There are four pivots in predictiong marriage through jaimini techniquesa) Lagna pada, dara pada, upapada& 7th house therefrom b) Dara karaka vital indicator of marriage c) Karkamsa and marriage d) Pada for planets

a) Lagna pada, dara pada, upapada& 7th house therefrom


This point can be dealt separately as LAGNA AARUDHA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT DARA PADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT UPAPADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT

LAGNA AARUDHA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT


B. p. h. s. [ch. 31 bhava padas] tells about how to calculate padas /arudhas of all the houses and planets, as described by the sage.

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kathyampatha bhaavaana mukhyapadam viduha The method of pada calculation is described as follows As many signs the asdt. Lord is away from the ascdt., houses are counted then that sign which is arrived at is called as the pada / arudha of acsdt. In all padas, it is the pada of acsdt. That is known by the learned as the arudha lagna. Dhan pada, vikram/bharatru pada, mantra/sukha pada, putra pada, roga/shatru pada, kaama/kalatra pada, mrityu pada, pitra pada, karma pada, laabha pada, vyaya pada are arudhas for all houses. Among all the padas/arudhas it is the lagna pada that is of main significance and is the pivotal point in jaimini system. Parasara also mentions the special exceptions for pada calculation Swasthaanam saptam [4] dasham padam [5] MeaningThe same house or 7th house from it cant become its pada. Therefore when the pada happens to be the same or own house, then 10th house therefrom be treated as its pada. When the 7th house from it becomes pada for that house, it should not be taken, instead, 4th house from the original one is treated as its pada. If lord of a house be in 4th house from it, then the very house occupied by the planet be regarded as the pada. When lagna pada is treated as acsdt. The 7th house and all other houses are of significance in concerned areas.

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Parasara says in sloka 23, aarudhaat saptame peedito- tha va [23] Meaning- the seventh house from lagna pada if situated either with Rahu /Ketu the native will be troubled by disorders of stomach or by fire. Sloka 24 sayaarudhaat saptame bhavennar [24] Meaning-if the 7th house from lagn pada there is placed Ketu and he is in conjunction with or aspected by malefic, the native will be adventurous, will have prematurely grey hair and signs of old age Sloka 25 sayspadaatu saptame jaayte janah [25] Meaning-if in 7th house from lagna pada, there are Jupiter, Venus and the Moon, all the three together or even two or one out of them, the native will be vey wealthy. Sloka 26 says swatugade saptame dwija [26] Meaning-if in 7th house from pada lagna, there is exalted planet, native will be blessed with affluence, name and fame in life. In sloka 27, sage says ye yogah saptame sada dwija [27]

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Meaning- O brahmin, the effects of the combination in 7th house from lagna pada, said by me should be considered from second house too. In above slokas the sage has justified the importance of 7th house in gaining social esteem and honour etc. MY PERSONAL VIEWS- In my view, lagna pada and 7th house from there is a vital parameter to understand the marriage area through jaimini system. This is the image of the native as perceived by the world and shows the side of the native under the spell of MAAYA. Lagna aarudha is a point of horoscope from where the outer picture of his /her life before the world is channelized. Lagna aarudha is a secondary lagna and a pivotal point of whole jaimini technic. My views in analysing marriage prospects through lagna aarudha are If from lagna pada, or from 7th therefrom, in an angle or trine, or upachaya sthana there is placed a very strong planet, there will be happiness between husband and wife i. e. The marital aspect is auspicious. If 7th pada from lagna pada is in an angle or a trine, in natal chart there will amity between marital partners. If it is in a trika house there will be enmity between the marital partner Some benefic /yogakaraka planet placed in these two places Putrakaraka or darakaraka planet placed in two houses Atma karaka or amatyakaraka planets placed here Gnathi karaka or any malefic planet should not be in these key houses. DARA PADA AND7th HOUSE FROM IT- Text like B. P. H. S. is connecting pada of 7th house only regarding name and affluence. B. p. h. s says- dara pada [pada for 7th house] as important rashi and if daara pada rashi and lagna pada sign are mutually in an angle or trine or in 3rd, 11th house, the native will be a king ruling the earth.

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MY PERSONAL OPINION ABOUT DARA PADADARA PADA (pada of 7th house) is another key point where the condition of marriage and marital harmony in the eyes of the world should be considered. There is no denying the fact that mutual axis placement of lagna arudha and 7th lord arudha has a lot to say in marriage matters, time of marriage & compatibility and success of marriage are seen through mutual interaction of signs and their lord. In my humble opinion, dara pada or 7th arudha, is the most important pivot while predictions are being made through jaimini system. Pada for 7th house is known as daara pada. We now apply both regarding marriage and marital affairs. From natal acsdt., whatever sign becomes pada for 7th house that sign is taken. Considering that sign of daara pada as lagna, considerations are made further. Mainly these following points are to be considered sign of dara pada or 7th house arudha 7th sign from dara pada sign sign lord of dara pada sign signs aspecting dara pada sign (jaimini aspects are to be considered) The malefic or benefic planetary influences will give clues about how the marriage will turn out to be, time of marriage and compatibility in marriage all will depend upon benefic influences or the house containing the dara pada sign and 7th sign from it matter a lot in predicting marriage. For example- If dara pada or sign lord falls in trinal houses of horoscope the results about marriage will come much easily and fast.

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If dara pad sign or the sign lord, falls in angular houses from lagna, delays or struggle indicated in pursual of marriage. Promise of marriage is there. If dara pad sign or the sign lord falls in trik houses (6, 8, 12th houses) of the horoscope marriage plans can be over delayed or strifes, litigations or diseases can damage the marital bliss. However, 2nd, 3rd and 11th house placement of 7th pad or its lord can give mixed results depending on other factors. Some benefic /yogakaraka planet placed in these four places Putrakaraka or darakaraka planet placed in these houses Atma karaka or amatyakaraka planets placed here Gnathi karaka or any malefic planet should not be in these key houses. All the above yogas will contribute towards marital harmony and social esteem.

UPAPADA AND 7th HOUSE THEREFROM


Uttara kalamrita [kaalidas] in ch. 4 verse 40 tells about spouse through dara pada. daara rudhavasha chayushmati bhogda [40] From arudha of 7th house, i. e. Dara pada and arudha of 12th house i. e. Upa pada, we have to find out everything about first spouse. From 8th houses of above two arudhas, we can know regarding 2nd spouse. The sage declares that number of wives lost is determined by the malefic content of these 2 arudhas. If these arudhas are benefic ones, then the wife/husband assures the family line. Brings happiness and live s long happily.

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UPA-PADA is arudha of 12th house counted in similar way as the lagna arudha is counted for. Upapada house and 7th house from here are to be dealt in same way as the lagna pada and dara pada houses are handled regarding good or bad effects in marital area. Similar yogas and norms are to be taken as told above for lagan pada and dara pada houses.

b) Dara karaka vital indicator of marriage


Daara kaaraka i. e. Planet with the least longitude excluding signs is called daara karaka. Daara karaka is char karaka typical of jaimini system. It is planet with least longitude and it is considered for making predictions regarding marital life. From the book, predicting through char dasha [k. n. Rao] , marital matters are vastly handled by considering daara karaka and 7th rashi from daara karaka and also dara karaka navamsa. These rashis have greatly to do a lot in partnership and marital negotiations. Char dashas of these concerned rashis of Daara karaka 7th from daara karaka Dara karaka navamsa Rashis aspecting dara karaka rashi Char dashas of all the above signs have a great deal and say in marital affairs. This has been proved effectively by sh. K. n. Rao. MY PERSONALVIEW- I go with the views of sh. Kn. Rao in excluding Rahu from list of karakas and take only 7 karaka planets for 7 houses. All the rules and points discussed above in part (a) regarding results of beneficence and maleficance of LAGNA PADA, DARA PADA AND UPAPADA are applicable in same way to DARA KARAKA SIGN AND 7th FROM IT.

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c) Karkamsa and marriage


Karkamsa is the nvamsa sign of atmakaraka planet and that sign becomes pivotal point and act as karkamsa lagna. B. p. h. s. In chapter 35 effects of kaarkamsa mentions role of karkamsa lagna in marriage and other vital matters. Slokas 47-48 saydyoone chandraguru yasya kalavati [47] Ravo cha swakule vidhwa smarita [48] Effects of 7th house from karkamsaIn whosoevers horoscope, Moon and Jupiter are place in 7th house from karkamsa wife will be extremely beautiful. In case Venus is in 7th house she will be very sexual. If Mercury is in 7th, wife will be well versed in fine arts. If Sun be in 7th from karkamsa wife will confine herself to domestic activities only. Presence of Saturn in 7th house will give older and aged spouse than the native or a pious or rich wife. Rahu there in, brings the native widowed wife. Through jaimini system too, results about 7th house are mainly concerning marriage and to some extent to social distinction, prestige and honour. MY PERSONAL VIEW- Regarding results from karkamsa, the results are taken pertaining to all areas of life and it is regarded as an independent chart known as karkamsa in d-9 and karkamsa in d-1. I go with opinion of mr. rao and consider KARKAMSA CHART IN D-1 only and deal with this to tackle and analyse all areas of life including marriage. The rules and norms

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are applied to in same way as done in part (a) about LAGAN PADA, DARA PADA AND UPPADA HOUSES. The house where karkamsa sign falls in d-1 chart, the kind of planetary influences on it and sign aspects of jaimini system on this lagna and 7th from here, all speak of great meaning pertaining to marriage and marital bliss or denial of the same.

d) Pada for planets


Yasmad yaavtithe [6] Dwinath vadet [7] MeaningO brahmin, in the same way, as far away from the planet is his own own sign, the house so far therefrom is to be taken as the pada /arudha of that planet concerned. If a planet owns 2 signs or if a sign is owned by 2 planets, then, o vipra (brahma) , pada should be calculated on the basis of stronger sign and stronger planet. MY PERSONAL VIEWS:- the pada for planets is also to be used for looking into the results of all pivotal points taken for marriage. Here under is the list of all important significators of marriage as per jaimini rules whose pada should be counted and analysed. Pada of lagna lord planet Pada of 7th lord planet Pada of dara karaka planet Pada of arudha lagna lord planet Pada of dara pada lord planet Pada of karkamsa lord planet All the above planets have a significant role in analyzing marriage prospects seen through jaimini system. Counting of

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padas of these planets will give one sign each which will have maximum effect and impact on marriage regarding quality and number of relationships and timing of marriage.

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Chapter 8

Exaltation and Debilitation in Libra (Natural 7th House) a Commentry


a) Explanation of Sun in debilitation in Libra b) Explanation of Sun in debilitation in Libra c) Sun and Saturn -the underlying partnership-

SUN EXALTATION IN ARIES


The Sun represents the life energy and singularity of the self. In vedic astrology, Sun also acts as ascendant that means it becomes a pivotal point from where the beginning of the identity is controlled and channelized. In detail of the matter it is clear that identification of soul in higher realm, depends on strength of Sun who is representing the soul and who is at exalted state in Aries the first house of the kaal purusha horoscope. While considering rashmi bala (bright rays) of planets Sun is found exalted at 10 deg. of Aries and this peak point is the point where Sun is brightest in the zodiac and as a result Sun gets emancipation and is at ideal position. Another point is as the first sign of the zodiac, Aries represents the first stage in the evolution of man and his place in the universe. The raw energy of life itself, which is the first step in being part of the universe, is evidently stands exalted in first house of kaalpurusha horoscope. This position of Sun allows the identity of soul to shine and assume power and confidence with full control of self.

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On the negative side, because Libra is a reflective sign, it signifies the waning of the power of the Sun and its commanding and directive role (Sunset=receptive). On the other hand by the Sun placed in Libra it is contradictory to the glowing and conscious source of energy which is what the Sun is about. Therefore, it is easy to understand its fall or incompatibility in this sign. The Sun entering Libra is the point of the Fall Equinox, when the balance of light and dark is exactly equal. After this day, the Sun will move south of the Equator and the days will get progressively shorter in the Northern Hemisphere. As Libra is also about the relationship we have within ourselves; our inner search for the balance of male assertiveness and feminine receptivity. There is no way the ego symbol and assertive masculine Sun feels comfortable in Libra. What this means is the issues of identity, self expression and willfullness are not given great merit while the Sun is in Libra sign. This is appropriate because Libra denotes relationship and compromise that has the focus on. The assertive, magnificent/dominating Sun cant be comfortable here at all. Outcome is that the individual having debilitated Sun cant stand up for their rights, become cold hearted, and suffer from low self esteem. Therefore, the planets of persona and ego focus in physicality like Sun are much more conflictive when in their signs of debilitation and detrimental to well being of the native.

b) Saturns exaltation in Libra -explanation in relevance with the kundalini shakthi.


I will try to unfold this vast concept very briefly in following steps1. 2. 3. Theory of five elements and kundalini Law of Karma and awakening of kundalini Reality of the inner law of karma represented by Saturns exaltation

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THEORY OF FIVE ELEMENTS AND KUNDALINI


In the manifest world, we all recognize the physical aspects of earth, water, air and fire. However, the fifth element, ether, is rarely identified with physical matter. It acts as the bridge between materiality and spirituality. The ether is the element dormant and sleeping element and it is here only where the true transformation takes place when Kundalini is awakened. When this awakening occurs, man becomes aware of all five of the elements and feel that he is whole and complete. According to tantric principleshiv-opi shavta yaati kundalinya vivarjitaha: (devi bhagvat) Meaning- when shakthi of the lord shiva i. e. Kundalini separates from lord he becomes shava.

LAW OF KARMA AND AWAKENING OF KUNDALINI


Saturn represents law of karma and the karma theory been discussed in all sects. All the sects like Hinduism, buddhism, Jainism etc. have given gross definition of karma as a way of life or baggage of deeds everyone will carry forward to next births. Meaning of karma - Karma literally means the deed meaning action, that will affect destiny. Karma is a sum of all that an individual has done, is currently doing and will do. KARMA IN HINDUISM- Karma refers to the totality of our actions. According to the Vedas, if we sow goodness by doing good karma, we will reap goodness; if we sow bad karma we will reap evil. Not all karmas rebound immediately. Some accumulate and return unexpectedly in this or other births. The effect of all deeds thus makes one responsible for ones own life, and the pain and joy brought to himself as well as to others. In Hinduism, there is belief in concept of re- incarnation of soul, so karma are believed to be extended through ones present life and all past and future lives as well.

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In Buddhism, karma is strictly distinguished from the result. Karma is based on theory of cause and effect. Any action is understood to create seeds in the mind which will sprout into the appropriate result when they meet with the right conditions. Certain types of karmas, with good or bad result, will keep most of people within the wheel of samsaara (world) others few will liberate one to nirvana that is emancipation. However, in light of the Hindu philosophical school of Vedanta, as well as according to Buddhist thought, the final goal of good deeds or karma is emancipation of the soul. one is advised to either control or become mindful of the effects of karmas they do and modify /change/correct ones karma to really get favourable karmic results. Now, most vital point arises is as to what is the role of free will. There should be enough of free will to alter or modify our karmas. Freewill will allow someone to add up good karma or bad karma so as to affect the karmic destiny and for mature souls karma are in the direction of getting oneself emancipated. For that kundalini shakthi needs to be awakened. The goddess of the great light sleeps within us all, waits to awaken in her own time and in her own way. In our Human body there are six cerebro spinal axis centers ie. Mooladhara, Swathishtana, Manipura, Anahata, Visuddhi, Agna and Sahasrara. At the base of Spinalcord lies the mooladhara where 31/2 inches snake coiled known as kundalini shakthi waiting to be activated to attain mukthi. This Kundalini Shakthi has to merge with Sahasrara and Kundalini is the Shakthi and Sahasrara is Lord Shiva. There is quest present in every human being to uncoil the shakthi of kundalini to cross all the hurdles of chakras and make a journey straight to sahasrar in an effort to be one with shiva the original purusha tattwa and get his soul emancipated from fetters of the world. The journey of karma ends when kundalini is awakened and a great accumulation of good karma by dint of karmic

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destiny as well as free will are required to reach a level of kundalini awakening.

REALITY OF THE INNER LAW OF KARMA REPRESENTED BY SATURNS EXALTATION


The inner level reality of the law of karma is represented by Saturn and while it is in exalted state in Libra representing love and balance. The exaltation of human dharma represented by Saturn is to embrace and unify spirit the soul (depicted through lagna) with matter (Libra). In hindu astrology, Saturn rules /governs our physical karmas by having natural lordship over 10th house of kaalpurusha horoscope. Secondly Saturn by having natural rulership of 11th house Aquarius which denotes the whole gyaana shakthi to move towards emancipation. Now it is evident that in the horoscope, Saturn has the key to do karma, alter karma and improve karmic baggage to move forward in the direction of souls exaltation. Let us understand the reasoning behind Libra being a seat for Saturns exaltation. The meaning is that Saturn is most comfortable while residing in Libra to really affect the karmic destiny and paving way to emancipation of the jeeva (the soul). Points of justification of Saturns exalted state in LibraLike the straight spine stemming from the balance of the hips, an exalted stance of Saturn stemming from Libra and this spiritual spine (Saturn) rests on a new true Selfhood, (because as the seventh sign of the zodiac, Libra represents the seventh stage in the evolution of man) and thus decides Saturns place in the universe. The first six signs represent mans journey and karmas inwardly to understand and develop his individual identity. The rest of the seven signs from Libra onwards represent his development turned outward towards humanity /society.

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In Libra, there is a compromise between the passion and the intellect. The physical world comes to terms with the nonphysical world. Hence Saturn, the planet of law and order, finds its exaltation in Libra. Other point is that Libra, controls the moment of reversal of the wheel in the life of every aspirant.. the point-moment where each meets its other. Saturn being the backbone of the Universe, stands out as powerful media to exercise free will in sign Libra, in which Saturn is exalted, (Libra is the hip of the zodiac) The law, which Saturn represents, is the expression of the inner equilibrium found in Libra which, exercised through karma, affirms the position of one self merged into the universe. Libra is seat or axis where Saturn the indicator of inner law of karma resides to start the journey of evolution of soul for its final destination of merging with the absolute. In nut shell this all is about the dynamism of the Saturn principle who rules the inner law of reality and karma in relevance with journey through chakras that is evolutionary journey starting from mooladhara and reaching sahasrara to merge with the ultimate.

c) SUN AND SATURN -THE UNDERLYING PARTNERSHIPWhile considering rashmi bala (bright rays) of planets Sun is found exalted at 10 deg. of Aries and this peak point is the point where Sun is brightest in the zodiac and as a result of this soul gets emancipation and is at ideal position. Their exaltation in opposite signs reveals an underlying partnership between the two major principles. The seventh exaltation (exaltation of Saturn in Libra) resonates with the first (the exaltation of the Sun in Aries) as its echo and counterpart. Through the opposition, complementarity and interdependence of the signs Aries and Libra, a polarity is revealed between the Sun and Saturn, and a partnership between their functions within the

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universe and the working at inner level of human psyche is found out. In their exalted rapport, Saturn and the Sun are set across the horizon, back to face Saturn in 7th house of kaalpurusha as twilight to Sun in 1st house of kaalpurusha as dawn. Libra represents the threshold and Saturn stands there to eventually reveals the Self and shows the gate to the greater self. Saturn guards the ascending ladder of the self through the widening spheres of Selfhood making a journey from the relativity (Libra) to Identity (Aries). As the unconscious shadow denoted by Saturn in 7th house steps forward to the radiance of the Self, depicted by exalted Sun in the lagna house.

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(References from important Texts and Books and My viewpoint) a) Text references regarding 7th house- Describing it as the house denoting marriage. b) Placement of 7th lord in all the 12 houses. [as per vedic texts and my personalviewpoint] c) References from modern authors works and my personal viewpoint

a) Text references regarding 7 th houseDescribing it as the house denoting marriage.


As in B. P. H. S Ch. 18. Effects of 7th House 1. O excellent of the Brahmins, listen to me, detailing the effects of the 7th House. If 7th Lord is in his own Rasi, or in exaltation, one will derive full happiness through his wife (and marriage). 2. Sick wife. Should 7th Lord be in 6th, 8th, or 12th, the wife will be sickly. This however does not apply to own House, or exaltation placement, as above.

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Excessive Libidinousness/Death of Wife. If Venus is in 7th, the native will be exceedingly libidinous. If Venus conjunct a malefic in any House, it will cause loss of wife.

4-5. The 7th lord. Should 7th Lord be endowed with strength and be conjunct with, or be aspected by a benefic, the native will be wealthy, honourable, happy and fortunate. Conversely, if 7th Lord is in fall, or is combust, or is in an enemy Rasi, one will acquire sick wives and many wives. 6. Plurality of wives If 7th Lord is in a Rasi of Saturn, or of Venus and be aspected by a benefic, there will be many wives. Should 7th Lord be particularly in exaltation, the same effects will come to pass.

7-8. Miscellaneous matters. The native will befriend barren females, if Sun is in 7th. Moon therein will cause association with such female, as corresponding to the Rasi, becoming 7 th. Mars, placed in 7 th, will denote association with marriageable girls (those with menses) , or with barren females. Mercury indicates harlots, mean females and females, belonging to traders community. Wife of a Brahmin, or a pregnant female will be in the natives association, if Jupiter is in 7th. Base females and females, having attained their courses, are denoted by Saturn, Rahu/Ketu in 7th. 8-9. Mars denotes a female with attractive breasts. Saturn indicates sick and weak spouse. Jupiter will bring a spouse with hard and prominent breasts. Venus will bring one with bulky and excellent breasts. 10-13. Malefics in 12th and 7th, while decreasing Moon is in 5th denote, that the native will be controlled by spouse, who will be inimical to the race (or family). If 7th House is occupied, or owned by Saturn/Mars, the native will beget a harlot, as his spouse, or he will be attached to other illegally. Should Venus be in a Navamsa of Mars, or in a Rasi of Mars, or receive aspect from, or be conjunct with Mars, the native will kiss the private parts of the female. If Venus is so related

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to Saturn, the native will kiss the private parts of the male. 14-15. Worthy spouse. The native will beget a spouse endowed with (the seven principal) virtues, who will expand his dynasty by sons and grandsons, if the 7th Lord is exalted, while 7th is occupied by strong Lagna Lord and a benefic. 16. Evils to spouse. If 7th House, or its Lord is conjunct with a malefic the natives wife will incur evils, especially, if 7th House, or its Lord is bereft of strength. 17. Loss of spouse. If 7th Lord is devoid of strength and is relegated to 6th, 8th, or 12th, or, if 7th Lord is in fall, the natives wife will be destroyed (i. e. she will die early). 18. Lack of conjugal felicity. If Moon is in 7th, as 7th Lord is in 12th and the Karaka (indicator Venus) is bereft of strength, the native will not be endowed with marital happiness. 19-21. Plurality of wives. One will have two wives, if 7th Lord is in fall, or in a malefic Rasi along with a malefic, while 7th House, or the 7th Navamsa belong to a eunuch planet. If Mars and Venus are in 7th, or, if Saturn is 7th, while the Lord of Lagna is in 8th, the native will have 3 wives. There will be many wives, if Venus is in a Dual Rasi, while its Lord is in exaltation, as 7th Lord is endowed with strength. 22. Timing of marriage (upto Sloka 34). If 7th Lord is in a benefics House (or in 9th, as Subha Rasi so means) , while Venus is exalted, or is in own Rasi, the native will marry at the age of 5, or 9. 23. If Sun is in 7th, while his depositor is conjunct with Venus, there will be marriage at 7th, or 11th year of age. 24. Venus in 2nd, while 7th Lord is in 11th will give marriage at the age of 10, or at age of 16. 25. Marriage will take place during the 11th year, if Venus is in an angle from Lagna, while Lagna Lord is in Capricorn, or Aquarius.

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26. The native will marry at 12, or l9, if Venus is in an angle from the Lagna, while Saturn is in 7th counted from Venus. 27. Should Venus be in 7th from Moon, while Saturn is in 7th from Venus, marriage will be in the 18th year. 28. Marriage will be in the 15th year, if 2nd Lord is in 11th, while Lagna Lord is in 10th. 29. An exchange between the Lords of 2nd and 11th will bring marriage 13 years after birth. 30. Ones 22nd/27th year will confer marriage, if Venus is in 7th from the 8th House (i. e. 2nd from Lagna) , while his depositor is conjunct with Mars. 31. Should 7th Lord be in 12th, while the natal Lord is in 7th in Navamsa, marriage will be in 23rd/26th year of age. 32. Either the 25th year, or the 33rd year will bring marriage, if 8th Lord is in 7th, as Venus is in Navamsa Lagna. 33. Should Venus be in 9th from 9th (i. e. in 5th House) , while Rahu is in one of the said Houses (i. e. in 5th/9th) , marriage will take place during 31st, or 33rd year. 34. The native will marry at 30, or 27, if Venus is in Lagna, while the 7th Lord is in 7th itself. 35-39. Timing of wifes death. Loss of wife will occur in the 18th year, or 33rd year of age of the native, if 7th Lord is in fall, while Venus is in 8th. One will lose his spouse in his 19th year, if 7th Lord is in the 8th, while 12th Lord is in 7th. The natives wife will die within three days of marriage due to snake bite, if the native has Rahu in 2nd and Mars in 7th. If Venus is in 8th, while his depositor is in a Rasi of Saturn, death of wife will take place during the natives 12th, or 21st year of age. Should the ascendat Lord be in his Rasi of debilitation, as 2nd Lord is in 8th, loss of wife will occur in the 13th year of age.

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40-41. Three marriages. Should Moon be in 7th from Venus, while Mercury is in 7th from Moon and 8th Lord is in 5th (from the Lagna) , there will be marriage in 10th year followed by another in the 22nd year and yet another in the 33rd year. 42. Death of wife. lf 6th, 7th and 8th are in their order occupied by Mars, Rahu and Saturn, the natives wife will not live (long). MY PERSONAL VIEW- As told above there is nothing concrete we can conclude about timing of marriage, number of marriages, quality, death/demise of partner. All information is so vague and hap hazard and needs to be dealt with step by step to really throw some light on various angles pertaining to marriage.

b) PLACEMENT OF 7th LORD IN ALL THE 12 HOUSES. [AS PER VEDIC TEXTS AND MY PERSONALVIEWPOINT]
In this part of chapter I will try to explain the difficulty in interpreting the meaning of 7th lords placement in 12 houses as per the texts. I am considering important texts like B. P. H. S., SANKET NIDHI & JAATAKA SAAR DIPA which have detailed explanation about 7th lord placement in all houses. However, the meaning therein is so vague and generalized and rather it is confusing interpretation which should be analysed properly from different angles in the light of logic. First and foremost logic is that 7th house represents Shakthi turned as that by which we live and have our being in this universe. Shakthi is at centre of the universe and proceeds and channelizes the work of creation, preservation and destruction. In human body shakthi is in the mooladhaara chakra and vitalizes through the sushumna. Idea is to understand the impact of shakthis linkage to each and every house in different

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perspectives and through various angles. There is however, inner level synchronization between DHARMA TRINE and KAAMA TRINE, yet I shall explain how it work for houses belonging to all other trines. We can take DHARMA TRIKONE as Aries denoting physical entity of Adipurusha, Leo is the mental energy of Adipurusha and Saggittarius as the soul power and strength of Adipurusha. In this very pattern, from KAAMA TRIKONE, Libra becomes integral part of Aries being 7th from it and so becomes Aquarius to Leo and Gemini for Saggittarius. Housewise if we consider in any horoscope, lagna and 7th house, fifth and 11th house and 9th and 3rd house are integral part of each other. I shall try to explain the energy of 7th house connecting with each house and other trines and how the impact turns out to be. The results I will reach by various angles of analysis, however be amalgamated by so many other factors like Mutual position of lagna lord and the 7th lord Position of dispositor planet of 7th lord Placement of 7th lord in signs (friuitful, semi fruitful and barren signs) Placement of 7th lord in triplicity based on signs 7 th house lord planets innate nature and natural signification Influence of other planets on 7th lord Functional nature of 7th lord

7th LORD IN 1st HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CHAPTER 25/SLOKA 73] PARASARA SAYS-The native is addicted to wives of others. He is clever, wicked, of serious temperament and suffers from windy diseases.

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IN JATAKA SAARDEEP [CHAPTER 45/SLOKA 23] NARASIMHA, differs from PARASHAR and says-The seventh lord in the ascendent, makes the native good in looks, enjoys pleasure but of sad nature, devoted to his own wife but having attraction towards wives of others.

IN SANKETA NIDHI [CH. 6/VERSE62] RAMADAYALU SEEMS TO FOLLOW SAGE PARASARA by saying - If the lord of seventh house occupies the first or seventh house, the native is addicted to wives of others. He is a bold citizen.

MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINTAll the above authentic texts have a similar point that 7th lord in 1st house indicates, that the native is attracted to wives of others which doesnt seem logical to me. As I have discussed in above chapters that 7th house denotes shakthi the force of kundalini which is inseparable from shiva tattwa denoted by lagna. This 7th house is prakriti which energises is purusha tattwa. 7th lord aspecting own house from lagna means lots of good factors in marriage and dealing with marital mate. I will give some more points in support of my viewpoint. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- As lagna is in dharma triplicity which has natural affinity with kaama trikone. (1, 5, 9, and 3, 7, 11th signs /houses will always have trinal/opposition/sextile axis mutually which denotes harmony) DHARMA TRIPLICITY also stands for righteousness and decides the swa dharma means personal character (tendencies) of the native. Marriage house lord thus linked here will give a relationship which shall be imbibed in basic personality of the native. That means the native shall be much involved and sincere towards who so ever he connects to as marital mate. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- As we know 7th house is the completion house thus 7th lord in lagna

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means 7th from itself and denotes fulfilling association with marriage partner and also emotional/sexual gratification. As from placement in lagna, the 7th lord will aspect its own house and our whole literature on astrology, accepts it as a benefic point for early marriage and smooth sailing in marriage. 7th lord going to 7th from itself is sure sign of success in a relationship very early in life as lagna denotes early period rather the childhood days of life. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAAs lagna is pivotal point to judge the whole horoscope, SAMA SAPTAM POSITION will be success giving. If we start counting houses from lagna, the 7th lord placement will be in 1st house of horoscope and sam house from lagna itself so naturally beneficence attached to it as 1st house is both Kendra and trikona house and so also called yogakaraka placement due to common platform for being Kendra as well as trikone house. It is a positive placement of 7th lord from standpoint of marriage. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSEThis angle of judgement works as analysis of the connectivity of kind of energies represented by two houses, one 7th house and the other the house of placement of 7th lord. As marital/ sexual matters are essence of 7th house lord and lagna represents the vital force of life. Thus, this combination of lagna and 7th house energy will make the native have the essential energy and orientation for marriage and in addition marriage or marital partner will somehow influence and shape the personality of the native.

7th LORD IN 2nd HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25/VERSE-74] PARASARA SAYS-The native has sexual contacts with many women, earns through his wife and is idle in action.

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IN JATAKA SAARDIPA [CHAPTER 45/VERSE 24] -WHICH MEANSNRISIMHA SAYS The wife will be wicked and desires to beget sons the native earns through his wife and avoid sexual contact even with the wife. IN SANKETA NIDHI [CH. 6/VERSE 64] RAMDAYAALU opines that if lord of 7th is in 2nd house, the native feels happy in having sexual contacts with many women and mind is ever hankering after women. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- As I have discussed in above chapters that 7th house denotes shakthi the force of kundalini which is inseparable from shiva tattwa denoted by lagna. This 7th house is prakriti which energises the purusha tattwa. Speaking of 2nd house, it will represent accumulation of wealth by purusha element denoted by lagna. This wealth is in the form of all material and abstract and thus lot of storage of energy is profoundly present in the native when 7th lord connects here. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- The earth element is our physical body, or the material world. It rules over our material comforts and gives us earthly pleasures. Houses of our material, physical world, and representing our pursuits to gain recognition, are called the artha houses. 7th lord the carrier of sexual energy and power when resides in artha triplicity house that is 2 nd house it is not very encouraging position. As kaama trine is always having artha trine in 12th from it. Like Tauras will be 12th to Gemini and so shall be Virgo to Libra and hence Capricorn to Aquarius. The energy of kaama or desires carried through 7th house lord will never be satiated by mere materialism and non living assets. The feelings brought out by the jeevaatma through 7th lord will meet with emotional loss however compensated by material collections. This is one angle. Another angle is even the abstract energy in form of sexual energy carried from 7th house shall be

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latent in the 2nd house and continue to accumulate here unless channelized by other positive planetary pattern in the chart. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- If we count from 7th house till 2nd, it will be 8th from here. We all know, 8 th house from the house in question, denotes death / transformation of the matter denoted by the house concerned. So marriage matter will not be met with success in real sense/ worldly context. Nevertheless, if some strong planetary force is energizing the 7th lord placed herein, transformation of sexual energy into accumulation of rich experience of the soul is possible reason behind is 8th from 7th house will give much of reserves of sexual energy and these can go waste in futile alliances or be channelized through positive factors of other planets. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAWhen 7th house energy spreads in the 2nd house which is of immediate relatives and assests of the native, it can be surmised that marriage can be within close family and be more a family affair than a personal one. As from lagna 2nd house denoted addition and wealth so marital partner may also add to wealth of the native doubtlessly. All accumulated wealth in terms of material items/nonmaterial thoughts and experience will enrich the native in so many ways. 2nd from lagna stands for additions to the native in all forms, thoughts, and speech, talent and efforts to give recognition to self, thus native can get inspiration from marital partner too to improve on some inner talent in pursuit of self recognition. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSE- As a general rule, the second house is signified by money as well as communication with others, financial matters and is all about the material possessions gained and the money we earn through self efforts. Unfolding further we can say 2nd house deals with the financial fortunes or circumstances of it, final accumulations /gains. The possibility of financial prosperity or deprivation of the same of the native is also indicated.

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This is general definition for 2nd house but I will go into details further, as we have understood that lagna represents the vital force of life and 2nd to lagna is the house of self exertion to achieve or accumulate something. This is the house that governs the well being of the native. That possessions of inner talents denoted by 2nd house, and wealth of that kundalini shakthi will persuade the native to gain in higher experience of the soul and that accumulated wealth of kundalini shakthi, will direct the native to do karma on road towards emancipation of soul. 2 nd house will allow for expression of thoughts and 7th house linkage will prove that expressions will be through and about the power of kundalini and channelization of the same or awakening of kundalini shakthi is also possible if other factors support the conducive spiritual path to the native.

7th LORD IN 3rd HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25/VERSE 75] PARASARA says- Children dont survive. However parasara opines that male issues can survive with sustained remedial measures. IN SANKETA NIDHI [CH. 6/VERSE66] RAMDAYAALU express similar views as that of parasara about 7th lord in 3rd house. Ram dayaalu has mentioned three remedial measures viz. yantra, mantra and medicines. He further mentions that by the 3rd house placement of the 7th lord son if born may be through other person out of marital bond. IN JAATAKA SAAR DEEP [CH. 45/VERSE25] NRISIMHA is of the view if lord of 7th is situated in 3rd house, the native is blessed with spiritual strength, is affectionate towards his kith and kin and is miserable. if the 7th lord is a natural malefic, his wife is beautiful but stays in the house of his younger brother/friends.

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MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- 7th house denotes shakthi the force of kundalini which is inseparable from shiva tattwa denoted by lagna. By being connected to 3rd house of communication and travel let me explain how the shape of energy turns out to be from different angles. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- As 3rd house being in kaama triplicity, has affinity with 7th house matters thus giving every move regarding marriage, a positive platform. While understanding kaama trine 3rd house stands for icchha shakthi which needs to be channelized into kriya shakthi which is represented by 7th house thus when 7th lord is placed in 3rd itself the icchha shakthi is given a kick start to make a move in the direction of pursuing relationships and get a good lot of experience in this regard. Overall a fine placement for marriage. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- From 7th house when we count 3rd house becomes 9th house denoting luck and blessings accumulated from past life which will help the native get a partner with good prowess, comfortable financial position and overall luck factor. Marriage shall help the native to upgrade his status socially. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAFrom lagna when we count till 3rd house it gives us the house responsible for all communications and skills, prowess, close allys and relatives. All relatives and close members thus making congenial atmosphere for circumstances for marriage within close family circles and among known friends. Marriage will favour the natives skill set and improve his reputation in his/ her social/family circle in general. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSE- As the 7th house represents kundalini shakthi, thus the linkage with 3rd house belonging to kaama triplicity will add to the shakthi and its impact as the 7th and 3rd house are mutually in trine and trinal houses are complementary houses to one another thus

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acting on a positive note with fine tuning and bringing out favourable outcome of the marital alliance in every way. This placement will add on the elemental power as both 7th and 3rd house will have signs belonging to same element.

THE 7th LORD IN 4th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE-76] PARASARA SAYS - The natives wife is not loyal to him. The native is a religious man, honest, truthful and suffers from dental disease. IN JATAKA SAARDIPA [CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 26] AS PER NRISIMHA- It describes that 7th house situated in 4 house, the native is restless, has good relations with enemies of his father, who uses abusive language. The wife is looked after by her father.
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IN SANKETA NIDHI [CH. Ch. 6 /VERSE 65] ACC. TO RAM DAYALU, the wife is loyal to the husband. The native is a religious man, honest and famous for his keen intellect. He sufferes from dental disease, facial disease, caused by pitta (bile). MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- As in the texts above, parasara in b. p. h. s. says the contradictory statement about natives wife not loyal towards him, seems to be incorrect or something that is not understandable and not logical that a great sage like parasara can say that 7th lord in 4th house from ascdt. and 10th from 7th house can give bad results. Result will depend on study from many angles. Let us understand from all the angles. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- The most difficult triplicity is that of water as it deals with the foundation of horoscope. The karmic baggage carried from past life and energies, patterns and qualities which are inherited are considered from water triplicity in general. The fourth house of the horoscope governs areas related to home, family and

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property. The natives roots, family background, inner emotions, immovable possessions, domestic life, etc. are covered by this house. Psychological foundations and conditioning are also found in the 4th house. This is why it is described as being our roots, our foundation of life. 7th lord placed here means that there is inherent connection which is passed on from past life to this life to fulfill the remaining karmas of past life. Thus there are both good and bad possibilities when carrier of sexual energy stays in 4th house carrying karmic load. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM 4th house being 10th from 7th denotes the epogee of sexual energy and recognition of the same in the eyes of others. In other words karmic linkage and native can be drawn to someone known to him/her unconsciously and result can be very prosperous and disastrous depending on other conditions and quality maintained by 4th house. The positive results can make the native reach every height of glory and marriage and life partner will bring the ladder of success to the native & his / her happiness is likely to be continued till end of life. Even the whole dynasty of the native will be affected by his /her marriage as 4th rules roots of family and dynasty. Inherited wealth can be part of marriage when combination of 7th lord is made with 4th house of inheritance. Social honour and recognition through marriage is pre destined. However afflicted 7th lord in 4th house will bring a bad name affecting entire dynasty of the native. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAFrom lagna, 4th house stands for mental well being, family peace and inheritance and motherland. The carrier of marriage in this house indicates that marriage will be in homeland or bring the native closer to motherland. Marriage and partner will be responsible for your emotional wellbeing to a great extent. There can be gain of Inherited properties in marriage by the native having such a yoga. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSEThe native having 7th house lord connected to 4th house by

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placement, tells that kundalini shakthi which governs the world show and worldly linkages, is in many ways connected to past lifes baggage of karma of the native concerned. Some destined and pre determined soul connection will come to the fore to deal with the native and results can be both good or bad depending on other factors and influences on 4th house and 7th lord in 4th. However when 4th house is initiation of moksha triplicity denoting inner psychology and patterns carried from our past, thus impelling the individual into compulsive behaviour which results in events which feel fated. Results of unconscious desires /relationships leave very less room for conscious efforts. Fatalistic events either bring extreme positive results or the reverse of it.

7th LORD IN 5th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE-77] SAYSPARASARA says 7th lord in 5th house, makes the native respectable, wealthy, always cheerful and blessed with all virtues. IN JATAKA SAARDIPA SAYS IN CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 27 NRISIMHA opines if the 7th lord placed in 5th house makes the native fortunate and blessed with sons and he is courageous too. IN SANKETA NIDHI [CH. 6 /VERSE 68] Ramdayalu, tells us that native is high minded, respectable and foremost among the enterprising men. Has good qualities, is always happy and his status is enhanced on account of his association with great men. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- All the above three authors unanimously agree in ascribing positive results if 7th lord is in 5th house. Still I will explain the why and how behind this positive result.

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POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- As 5th house falls in dharma triplicity which literally speaks of swa dharm or the natural tendencies in a native which are highlighted through 1, 5, and 9th houses of the natal chart. This means that one will be innately connected with the traits of the houses which get linked to these houses of dharma triplicity. The 7th lord belongs to kaama trine and kaama trine has natural affinity with dharma trine. So 7th lord in 5th house will definitely have good bearing on the natives mind and there will be enhancement of goodwill with partner. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- From 7th, 5th house is 11th the house of gains and fulfillment of desires. The 7th lord connecting with 5th thus will give success and wish fulfilment in pursuits of marital partnerships. There is every likelihood of a love marriage as the strong emotional bonding is evident by this placement. 5th is PURVA PUNYA house thus meeting with a partner with whom karmic data is lingering from past life is unavoidable. Negative influences on 5th house have to be checked whatsoever. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAFrom lagna 5th house stands to represent the mental self and when 7th lord is connected to mental self the result is obviously affecting the mind prominently. There has to be good aspects to 7th as well as 5th house for emotional gratification through marriage. There is also auspicious Kendra and trikone linkage with this connection of 7th and 5th house. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSE- We know that natural shakthi linked with 7th house when makes a connection with karmic result oriented house like 5th and also called as the lakshmi sthana, then the good results are mainly predictable from associating with marital partner. Emotional gratification becomes a pre requisite to pursue the marriage and even entring the bond of marriage. Thus there should be benefic planets connecting in this yoga formation for best results.

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7th LORD IN 6th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE- 78] Parasara tells if 7th lord is in sixth house, wife suffers from diseases or the native has ill will with his wife and is full of anger and is unhappy. IN JATAKA SAARDIPA [CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 28] As per Nrisimha, if 7th lord is a natural malefic, then the native suffers from tuberculosis due to over indulgence in sex and suffers death. IN SANKETA NIDHI [CH. 6 /VERSE 68] Ramdayalu goes to the extent that native will spend money in the company of women with low morals. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- Now in all above texts, the viewpoint is different parasara says that the wife can be sick and jatakasara deep tells that native will have diseases due to sexual indulgence. All the above three authors agree at one point that if 7th lord is in sixth house, wife suffers from diseases or the native has ill sexual health and remains unhappy. I am trying to deal with the whole mystery in it in following steps. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- 6th house comes under artha triplicity which has naturally disconnected from kaama trine being in mutual trika houses. Kaama triplicity lords rarely give benfits in artha trikone only in special way when connected to other very positive planetary combinations. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- the lord of 7th house falling in 6th means going in trika from itself also as well as from lagna also. There is no way we can expect good results pertaining to longevity of marriage and a healthy association in marriage is doubtful. There is every possibility of

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break of marital bond or diseases to the marital mate as 7th house and lord carries the marital partner and not the native himself. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAAs from lagna, the 7th house is the house of completion of the self, we have understood by now. How the completion shall be possible when the carrier of marriage the 7th lord goes one step backward in 6th house which stands for obstruction, struggles, debts and litigations. The marriage is not finding a stable platform to stand on and the native is going to feel the lack of energy and sex drive and frigidity specially if lagna lord is also ill placed and is afflicted by malefic. Continuation of marriage is highly doubtful. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSE- 7th house denotes shakthi the force of kundalini which is inseparable from Shiva tattwa denoted by lagna. This 7th house is prakriti which energises the purusha tattwa. Now by placement of shakthi in such house standing for diseases, breakage of bonds, loss of mutual commitments etc., there is no point in accepting the 6th house placement to give a healthy and positive platform for sensitive dealing and sharing between marriage partners. It is always undesirable for the native to get linked to 6th house, the worst house among trika houses specially in concern with emotions and relationships.

7th LORD IN 7th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE- 79] SAYSPARASARA says the native gets, all comforts from wife. He is of a stable mind, intelligent and scholar. He has windy diseases. IN JATAKA SAARDIPA [CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 29] NRISIMHA says The native is long lived, of loving nature and is always dignified.

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IN SANKETA NIDHI OF [CH. 6 /VERSE 68] RAMDAYAALU has mentioned some effects as of 7th lord being in first house are. If the lord of seventh house occupies the first or seventh house, the native is addicted to wives of others. He is a bold citizen. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- Regarding this point, parasara and nrisimha have a very sound judgement as in this case, 7th lord occupies the same 7th house and thus the best possible situation. Ramdayalu in sanket nidhi, however takes the result to be same in 1st as well as 7th house. Let us see how the things turn out to be when watched from all angles. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- The kaama triplicity lord staying in same triplicity is always expected to be good result giving regarding marital pursuals and long term commitments. There is every likelihood of good experiences with members of opposite gender and sweetness in marital relationships prevail doubtlessly. There is no dearth of attraction and mutual goodwill between marital mates as the kaama trine lord in same place will definitely go for beauty and attraction and committed relationship in marriage. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- From the principle of bhaavat bhaavam, the result of the 7th lord residing in 7th house will be in 1st house or same house from 7th. The swagrahi /own house placement will give rise to one yoga out of panch mahapurusha yoga which shall be extremely beneficial to the native and the source of rise in life and social success shall be through the marital partner. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNA7th lord in 7th only will make the 7th house from lagna at the 1/7 axis denoting the affinity to lagna. We know 1/7 axis always stands for complementing the energies of each other. Their is completion of one trait through the 7th house from it. Thus here the 7th lord in 7th house will give necessary strength to lagna and this association is for good for general wellbeing of the native.

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POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSE- As I have discussed in above chapters that 7th house denotes shakthi the force of kundalini which is inseparable from shiva tattwa denoted by lagna. This 7 th house is prakriti which energises is purusha tattwa. The 7th lord in 7th only adds to the shakthi indicated by 7th house itself. The mahapurusha yoga made through this own house yoga will give great impetus and drive to the native and there shall be great success through the help and association of some member of opposite gender. There shall be augmentation of self esteem and position with marriage and partner and the degree of affluence shall depend on position of lagna lord and other benefic influences and aspects on 7th house.

7th LORD IN 8th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE- 80] SAYSPARASARA SAYS- There is no comfort from his wife who is ill natured, sickly and defiant. IN JATAKA SAARDIPA [CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 30] NRISIMHA SAYS- The native is addicted to prostitutes or women of loose morals, remains unmarried and is miserable. IN SANKETA NIDHI [CH. 6 /VERSE 68] RAMDAYALU has put the situation in the sixth house and eighth house on an equal footing i. e. results are bad. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- All the above authors are unanimous in giving negative results of 7th lord being in 8th house. Still the matter is not completely justified why there shall be misery connected with marriage in this placement. Let us see how each facet operates and unfolds the mystery behind 8th house connection with marriage. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- As we have already understood in prior chapters that the most difficult

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triplicity in the horoscope is the moksha trine consisting of 4, 8 and 12th houses. 8th house we all know is for deep exploration and transformation. The carrier of marriage as 7th lord placed here in 8th means the marriage and marital partner will bring about a major change in personality of the native. The 7th house becomes 12th from 8th house and thus the likelihood of marriage bond to suffer or be lost is very much evident. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- From 7 th house, 8 th becomes the 2 nd house denoting all the accumulated wealth and when 7th house lord is giving all its energy to 8th house clearly means that there is much of storage of sexual energy in 8th, which needs to be channelized. The results in this house will greatly depend on other factors like nature and signification of planet holding the key of 7th house through lordship. As 8th denotes transformation of sexual energy in right direction or energy can be wasted in multiplicity of relationships (as the texts are saying addicted to prostitutes) and thus, aspects and influences to 8th house will affect and alter the results to a large extent. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAFrom lagna also, 8th is the end or mrityu bhava that is end of beej shakthi or virility denoted by lagna. Now, 7th lord in 8th house provides platform for beeja shakthi to dissipate and let it be consumed to gain in experience. The 8th house when finds linkage with the 7th house will give inheritance through the marital partner. There can be total change of scenario after the native gets married and there can be legacy through death of someone in the in laws family as 8th is for family of partner too. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSEOverall the scene of marriage shall not be on a very positive note as the natural shakthi of 7 th house will be further accumulated in 2nd from 7th. The 8th house shall be vulnerable and both the good and bad possibilities shall be there. Either the native will consume the shakthi to attain the path of

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spiritualism or the jeevatma shall remain in clutches of constant rut of sexual addiction. Thus the other planetary influences are a must see to reach final conclusion.

7th LORD IN 9th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE- 81] Acc. to parasara, the native has physical contacts with several women. He undertakes many ventures and always thinks of women. IN JATAKA SAARDIPA IN CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 31 ACC. TO NARSIMHA, the native is dignified and good natured, his wife too has the same qualities. If 7th lord is malefic, the native is born as impotent if 7th lord is aspected by lord of ascdt., the native performs penance with efforts. IN SANKETA NIDHI OF RAMDAYAALU, [CH. 6 /VERSE 64] Ramdayalu, has placed the situation of 7th lord in 2nd and 9th house on equal footing i. e. the native feels happy in having sexual relations with many young girls. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- In the above texts, the result of this placement has been given in such confusing way that nothing is made out with clarity. The placement which should be considered as Kendra and trikone linkage and on positive note, the texts are giving results of possible impotence or many sexual allaiances. By being connected to 9 th house of communication and travel let me explain how the shape of energy coming from 7th house turns out to be from different angles. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- As 9th house belongs to dharma trine and this trine goes well with Kaama triplicity thus making this combination an all preset combination for decent and successful marriage.

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POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAMcounting from 7 th house 9 th is 3 rd house denoting communication, travel and close family zone of relatives etc. The marriage giving lord of 7th house is doubtlessly in a comfortable zone as 3rd house from any house shows improvements of that particular house. In female charts specially 9th is house denoting progeny too as 3rd house from 7th will depict her husbands physical power and prowess and libido. In all male and female natives, however 7th lord in 9th will increase their sexual energy or libido. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAAs 9th house is considered to be the best house in hindu astrology in almost all possible concerns. The 9th house called as lakshmi sthana bestowing every good thing on the native and so it is evident if the planet which is carrier of marriage matter if goes to 9th house of wealth and fortune will certainly make the native gain in terms of fortune and wealth through marriage and partner. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSE- As the 7th lord is carrier of shakthi and when this natural shakthi is connecting with 9th house the house of fortune also known to be lakshmi sthana it is then obvious to expect marriage to be a very gainful experience. The meeting of kendra house and trinal house will also produce most benefic results to uplift the native having such yoga in social status and prestige.

7th LORD IN 10th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE-82] Parasara says that by this placement, the native is blessed with sons and wealth, is a religious man but the wife does not remain under his control.

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IN JATAKA SAARDIPA [CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 32] Acc. To Nrisimha, the native having 7th lord in 10th house acts against the king (govt.) , is lustful, cruel and uses abusive language. if 7th lord is a malefic planet, native father in law is a famous man and his wife is controlled by her mother in law. IN SANKETA NIDHI [CH. 6 /VERSE67] Ramdayalu, explains the results similar to that when 7th house is in 4th house. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- There is again nothing concrete in texts to really get an idea of how the result of marriage can turn out to be. Sage parasara says this combination will make natives wife uncontrolled by him and nrisimha says wife is controlled by mother in law. Ramdayalu asks to surmise same results as of 7th lord being in 4th house which is utterly wrong. 4th house role is totally different from role of 10th house in a horoscope. we shall have to explore it in the light of logic. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- Artha triplicity is best for taking the karma forward and making progress but when kaama house energy is connected with artha trine, rarely the fructification of desires occur. The energies basically dont support each others traits. Rather most likely result is that in search of gratification of desires, the native has to push himself too hard to really get the worthwhile results. Efforting is much more than real gratification. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- If we count from 7th house the 10th becomes 4th house and we can understand that 4th from any house will add to the inner struggle and trying hard to make things happen. The 7th lord carrying the sexual energy and all desires, when rests in the house 4th from the 7th itself, obviously there shall be enough of trials connected with marriage matter and pursual will be tiresome for the native to really get his desires fructified to his satisfaction.

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POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAfrom lagna 10th is the most powerful house of the entire horoscope. It denotes the natives social prestige and capacity to earn name and fame. When 7th lord stays here that means the marriage will certainly add to these traits of 10th house. The marital association shall be beneficial so far as the enhancement of social reputation is concerned. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSE- As I have discussed in above chapters that 7th house denotes shakthi the force of kundalini which is inseparable from shiva tattwa denoted by lagna. This 7 th house is prakriti which energises is purusha tattwa. Overall when natural shakthi through 7th lord is carried to the biggest Kendra in the chart, the native has to be enriched by overall gains in prestige and power through marriage. Partner shall be of high reputation can be clearly concluded. Emotional fulfillment factor does not come in jurisdiction of 10th house. So irrespective of this angle, the natives gains and enhancement in general status is taken for sure.

7th LORD IN 11th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE-83] As per parasara, 7th lord in 11th house is a sure sign of earnings through wife or in modern scenario, we may surmise that one gets married to a girl who is earning hand herself. Also one begets more daughters as compared to sons. IN JATAKA SAARDIPA IN CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 33 Nrisimha however describes as wife is loyal by such placement, is good natured and beautiful but dies while giving birth to a child. IN SANKETA NIDHI OF RAMDAYAALU, [CH. 6/VERSE 66] Ramdayalu describes that same results will incur as if 7th

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lord being in 3rd house. In addition he says children of native may not survive. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- However it needs further explaination in modern context. Revered authors of above texts are reluctant in saying that native will have only daughters, then Nrisimha says wife will die during delivery. All these things have no logic behind. Let us understand the meaning in a logical wayPOINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- In the kaama triplicity 11th is the epogee of all material benefits and pleasures and it represents the gyaan shakthi which when connects with kriya shakthi represented by 7th lord will naturally add to the natives realization of all passions and desires. This combination by all ways shall help the native having this yoga, to achieve the desired contentment regarding marriage and pleasures connected to it. POINT: 2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- As per the theory of bhavat bhavam the 11th house is 5th from 7th house. We know 5th house is for love and romance and the marital association going to 5th from it means the native shall be swayed by romantic alliance and love based relationship and his/her social prestige will certainly enhance too. POINT: 3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNA11 house from lagna is always taken for realization of all hopes and desires and making all kinds of gains. It means the 7th lord taking the sexual energy and signification of marriage will act in a way by connecting with 11th house, so that the native will feel enriched and contented. Marriage thus will bring out a lavish and emotionally rich experience to the native by multi faceted improvement in himself.
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POINT: 4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSEThis 7th house is prakriti which energises is purusha tattwa I have explained in prior chapters and how the resultant impacts the self and personality of the native is the whole point to be understood. Here 7th lord energy going to 11th house means the

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native shall get something desirable through marital alliance. Kriya shakthi of 7 th house connects with gyaan shakthi represented by 11th house thus adding to the higher knowledge of the native through the associations with members of opposite gender. The soul incarnates to this earth to enrich itself through interaction with other souls and it is all about gaining experience. This placement helps the native to get the maximum out of human interaction.

7th LORD IN 12th HOUSE:IN B. P. H. S. [CH. 25 /VERSE- 84] Acc. to parasara the native is poor, a miser and earns through textiles or sale of garments. His wife spends lot of money or is an extravagant. IN JATAKA SAARDIPA SAYS IN CHAPTER 45 /VERSE 34 Acc. to nrisimha, the wife of the native is not confined to four walls of the house. She becomes enamoured of wicked people and drifts away from the native on account of her restless nature. IN SANKETA NIDHI OF RAMDAYAALU [CH. 6 /VERSE 67] Ramdayalu, also says and agrees with nrisimha and parasara, that wife will be spendthrift and can become poor and thus gives poverty to the native too. He also suggests dealing in textiles by the partner. MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT- It is clear from above depiction by vital texts, that the information about the effect of planet and lord is so unclear and vague. It really becomes impossible to make out concrete meaning of planet and its outcome in practical life of the native. I am giving below some logical factors to review the effect of the planet in 12th house. POINT:1 RESULT BASED ON HOUSE TRIPLICITY- We know that 12th house of natural zodiac falls in last sign of the most difficult zone that is MOKSHA triplicity standing to

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represent the final summit of all karmas and psychic processes. Following the same pattern 12th house will show similar traits. The sexual energy of 7th house, is when carried to the 12th house of spiritual trine evidently, there will be hindrances in moving on the righteous path leading to moksha. The approach of the native having 7th lord in 12th house will be towards spiritualism but the worldly fetters and pleasures will pollute the saattwic tendencies depicted by 12th house in general. as we know, the final goal or emancipation of soul can only be achieved when all the desires are curbed and one is without any KAAMA. 7th lord in 12th house somehow predicts the native s whole energy in an effort to get rid of desires but he is rather more involved into it and thus the effort to move ahead of desire level continues. the factual point is 7th house energy will never allow for real renunciation from KAAMA. POINT:2 RESULT BASED ON BHAVAT BHAAVAM- If we count from 7 th house, 12 th is the 6 th house showing improvements and more activity which will accelerate the traits of 7th house that means there will be a kind of enhanced quest in the native to go through many kinds of sexual /physical level experiences to really feel the content and meaning in human relationships and after getting all energy dissipated the native may then move forward towards emancipation. POINT:3 RESULT BASED ON POSITION FROM LAGNAFrom lagna too, 12th house stands to give losses to the self we all know. Now how the relationship shall be gainful when it is showing loss of personal energy. Every benefit in this world is seen and calculated in context with self and effect on our own self. When our self esteem is lowered or personality feels at loss obviously that placement will not be on very positive note. There is also clear mention in our dictas that 12th house is house of self undoing and indicates loss of personal charm and vital energy. POINT:4 RESULT BASED ON MITIGATION OF NATURAL SHAKTHI WITH SIGNIFICATION OF PLACEMENT HOUSE- As I have discussed in above chapters that 7th house denotes

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shakthi the force of kundalini which is inseparable from shiva tattwa denoted by lagna. This 7 th house is prakriti which energises the purusha tattwa. The prakriti energises the shiva element identifiable through lagna and when 12th house denotes dissipation of life force through excessive indulgence then there is no point to believe that 12th house placement adds to any good to the native in context of his personal well being and worthwhile improvement. The above discussed three texts are more or less similar in giving details about effects of 7th lord in different houses. The above said results stand modified if the 7th house and 7th lord is aspected by any planet (benefic or malefic) Malefic aspect increases goodness and malefic planet aspecting 7 th lord decreases the goodness. Thus careful consideration for the same is of utmost importance.

c) MY PERSONAL VIEWPOINT IN REFERENCE TO MODERN AUTHORS WORKS Although the need and purpose of marriage in india has been different and special and its profundity was acknowledged with distinct spiritual attributes. Manusmriti also gave three purposes of marriage. 1. 2. 3. Performing religious rituals Having male progenies Gratification of carnal urges.

However with changing times, social scenario has undergone a vast change and now a days, marriage holds maximum value just as the mode to satisfy carnal urges. Todays authors like colonel R. p. gaur, Mrs. Mridula trivedi and many other authors have written about 7 th house pertaining to judgement about marital matters in following aspects.

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Delay/denial Divorce/disappointment Type of spouse [subharya/kubharya] Disharmony/differences in marriages Number of marriages Timing marriage As all the modern authors are difficult to refer here, I am opining by referring only two important books by stalwarts in the field of astrology, Sh. Gaur and Mrs. Mridula trivedi. With all due respect for their contribution in the field, I am just trying to highlight the vague and generalized, non result oriented combinations of planets which need in depth analysis and further scrutinization to actually reach a conclusion pertaining to marriage. Every yoga will give different result in different horoscope as every natal chart is distinct and planets operate in reference to individual chart differently and not the general way. Although, MRS. MRIDULA TRIDEVI and SH. GAUR would have depicted all these yogas, on the basis of their personal experience, as well as in reference to the B. P. H. S. and a hoard of other texts, still there is room for much improvements and plugging of loop holes in defining planetary combinations. Both the authors I am quoting, are truly knowledgeable and I have really learnt a lot from their books, like- Sh. R. p. gaurs book DAMPATYA JEEVAN AUR JYOTISHA and MRS. MRIDULA TRIVEDIS BOOK ON TIMING MARRIAGE AS WELL AS A COMPENDIUM OF MARRIAGE VOL. 1 AND VOL 2which deals with almost every aspect of marriage. My idea of re- discussing the parameters given in these books is solely to extend the meaning behind the working of each planet and to pin point the absolute result in different perspectives and in co-relation with different planets.

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While handling the matter of marriage timing/ delay/ denial etc. the points RIGHTLY taken into consideration are

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VENUSS CONDITION AND QUALITY Both the stalwarts in the field of astrology, seem to be unanimous at the point that affliction to 7th house/ 7th lord/ Venus and lagna by Saturn, Rahu, Ketu and trika houses cause delay or denial in marriage. The significators planets for considering marriage however are always same for anyone that is 7th lord, Venus, Mars and Jupiter and fields of operations (houses) also remaining same for any native. So trika houses are considered bad regarding marital matters and 1/7 axis taken as field for marital pursual. In addition negative significators like Rahu/kethu Sun or Saturn are generally taken for discord /problems in relationships but there can be a hoard of permutation and combinations made by these planets which alter the results and thus making every chart operative in a distinctive way with differing set of combinations by the above told planets and houses. In the following yogas, both the authors are giving clear cut yogas for no marriage and the delays/denial of marriage and the efficacy and authenticity of such planetary combinations is highly doubtful. The planets as such do play the role but not in exact combinations as told in these books.

VIEWS OF SOME MODERN AUTHORS REGARDING CONNECTION OF MARRIAGE WITH 7th HOUSE.
Sh. R. P. Gaur in his book DAMPATYA JEEVAN AUR JYOTISHA discusses different yogas in marital matters. In the yogas given by sh. Gaur regarding denial of marital bliss, all yogas are connected with 7th house. He says, marriage is NOT possible when

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There is malefic influence on 7th house, 7th lord and Venus in d-1 as well as in d-9 chart. malefic planets here are separative planets like Rahu, Ketu, Mars Saturn and Sun. Mars and Venus in 5 th 7 th or 9 th house under malefic influence. There is Mars, Venus and Saturn conjunct in 7th from Moon lagna. There is Saturn and Moon in 7th house. Malefic are in lagna and 7th house. Two malefic planets in 7th house gives more than one marriage. There is Saturn and Rahu in ascdt. Saturn only in 7th house [bad in female chart] There is Rahu in 7th along with two more malefic.

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10. 7th lord in trika house [6, 8, 12 houses] or vice versa that is trika lords in 7th. 11. Birth lagna lord and Moon sign lord both in 7th and 7th lord is in 12th house. 12. Moon and Rahu in 12th house and Mars and Saturn aspect them. 13. Moon is aspected by strong Saturn. 14. From lagna, Moon sign, lagnesha sign and Venus sign there is a malefic planet or retrograde planet in 7th house. 15. Sun, Moon and Venus in trika house and in one navamsa. 16. 7th lord and Venus in debilitation, combust or weak and Saturn and Rahu in 7th house. 17. Ketu in lagna, Rahu in 7th house and Saturn and Sun in 7th and Sun/ Saturn aspect 7th house.

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Regarding the consideration of age in marriage, again main focus is on 7th house and Venus position and strength in the horoscope. Yogas for delay in marriage 1. Marriage comes at age of 30, as per opinion of sh. Gaur, when in the horoscope there is Venus in 3rd house and 7th lord in 9th house. When Venus is under malefic influence in 2nd house and the 7th lord is in trinal houses under malefic association, marriage comes at 35 yrs. There is Saturn/Ketu in 7th house. Mercury/ Ketu in lagna 7th lord in 8th or vice versa. Sun, Rahu or weak Moon in 7th house. When there is debilitated planet in 7th from ascdt., Moon or Venus.

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Another author, Mrs. Mridula trivedi, in her book, TIMING MARRIAGE also gives certain combinations for delay/denial of marital bliss and all yogas include 7th house, 7th lord and Venus to decide about marriage. Some important combination as per experience of Mrs. Mridula trivedi. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Saturn in 7th house with or aspected by either Sun or Moon. Saturn in 1st house, Sun or Moon being in 7th house and 7th lord is weak gives delayed marriage. Severe affliction to above yogas can also deny marriage. Venus and Mercury in 7th house. Venus 43 deg. Or more away from Sun that is Venus retrograde also hinders and delays marriage. Saturn, Rahu or Mercury Ketu in lagna one discards the

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spouse and spouse is sickly. 7. 8. 9. A debilitated or combust planet being placed in 7th from Venus. Saturn placed in 12th from Venus or from 7th lord and Sun in 2nd house from these two factors. 7th lord or 9th lord is in 8th house or in the constellation of a planet who is lord of 8th house.

MY PERSONAL VIEWSThe points and parameters of consideration are same but the method of depiction is vague and unclear. Out of above told many yogas, not even a single yoga is applicable as it is. In every natal chart, results of combination will vary on account of different lagnas, and altogeather different planetary set up.

COMMENTS ON SH. R. P. GAUR IN HIS BOOK DAMPATYA JEEVAN AUR JYOTISHA


As Sh. R. P. Gaur in his book DAMPATYA JEEVAN AUR JYOTISHA says clearly that there is NO MARRIAGE YOGA if There is Saturn and Moon in 7th house. I want to say that Saturn and Moon cause PUNARPHOO YOGA which is correctly known yoga for delaying the marriage but PUNARPHOO should be operative anywhere in the horoscope like in the lagna, or 5th house and also through aspectual connection from other houses too. Why only conjunction in 7th house is taken and the quality and lordship of Moon and Saturn will only delay and may not deny marriage. So the yoga cant be applied authentically. Similarly the revered author has told that there shall be no marriage when Malefic are in lagna and 7th house. I strongly say that this kind of declaration is misleading to students of astrology and malefic are in lagna and 7th house in thousands of natives. All dont stay unmarried. Many a times natural malefic planets act as yogakaraka and behaves in far

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better way than natural benefics which turn functional malefic in the natal chart. Taking another yoga for no marriage by sh. Gaur is There is Saturn and Rahu in ascdt. Further the author says, if Saturn and kethu in the 7th house gives delay in marriage. Now the point the combination of Saturn and Rahu/ kethu is RIGHTLY put up as a hindrance to marital bliss. But the applications can be multiple and many combinations of Saturn with Rahu or with kethu can operate differently depending on quality of the planets and not necessarily the yogas will give the exact results depicted in the book.

COMMENTS ON YOGAS GIVEN BY MRS. TRIVEDI Similarly I would like to put forth the yogas given by revered astrologer mrs. Mridula trivedi which although correct at the root level but various permutations and combinations hold the key and all yogas are LAGNA dependent. Many a number of yogas given in the books are relevant by Mrs. Trivedi but the final point is that we have to discriminate between generalized and logical yogas and discard the vague or general yoga for the sake of precision in the subject. Considering this yoga for example given for delay/denial, author says -Saturn placed in 12th from Venus or from 7th lord and Sun in 2nd house from these two factors. In my humble opinion, this yoga will not operate as such. The students when cram such parameters as it is, they get confused and start losing faith in revered science of astrology. All yogas give different results for different lagnas as the lordships of planets change and so lagna being the pivot of horoscope should not be lost sight of. Another yoga I take as an example, when the author saysSaturn in 7th house with or aspected by either Sun or Moon

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delay /deny the marriage. My humble explanation of the same is Saturn will come in conjunction with Sun for one month per year and in aspect to Sun at least for one month per year. So for two months in a year Saturn will connect with Sun and daily at least for one lagna native, Saturn will come in the 7th house. This yoga will give no marriage to natives born in those two months and in particular ascendent seems to be illogical. Moreover with Moon Saturn will keep on coming into aspect and conjunction several times in a month. Saturn makes PUNARPHOO YOGA with aspect/conjuction to Moon irrespective of its placement in house and this punarphoo is bad for marital negotiations. So the authenticity of such yogas is doubtful and not considerable. Planets which are told to be of the calibre of cancelling of marriage in my view can give a problematic marriage which is worse than NO MARRIAGE CONDITION. If other factors are conducive and dasha is favouring marriage and other planets are better placed than the negative planets engaged in bad yoga for marriage, marriage is possible. Thus the results come in judging the potential of planets in totality. No planet will give or deny the results single handedly. The following points are considerable in the working of a yoga We have to look into detail of the matter and predict the result of planet involved by placement, aspect or conjunction. How other planets are connecting to that particular result oriented planet. What is the lordship of that planet in the natal chart. Is it functional malefic or benefic is to be looked for. What is planetary bala or strength and what is its quality.

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What is position of planet in navamsa chart. Who is dispositor of that planet and how dispositor is connected to the planet under scrutiny. How that planet can bring out result and to a large extent it all depends upon how the results are mitigated by other planetary forces and other yogas in the horoscope and then the dasha pattern. A careful study of horoscope and all angles are to be dealt with to reach a concrete conclusion. All the facets of the horoscope which indicate marital life are to be dealt with along with dasha pattern and navamsa chart analysis to be authentic to make a genuine analysis. These are generalized views and cannot yet be followed blindly to handle the vital and vast topic of marriage and intricacies of marital life. NOTE:- I have dealt very briefly with yogas of delay/denial and early marriage as well as timing of marriage in another chapter (CHAPTER 14). This chapter too has the brief description for the reason that I have already started with the different book on the same topic MARRIAGE & TIMING THROUGH ASTROLOGY. In that book I will give all details about early marriage yogas, delays and reasoning behind the delays and denials, love marriages and failures of love marriages and timing of marriage based on various conditional dashas besides vimsottari dasha and transit principles will be analysed too. So in the current book, in chapter 14 I shall be just touching the above told topics grossly.

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My Personal Views & Analysis on 7th House and Planetary Role therein (threefold approach)
a) Effect of each planet placed in 7th house b) Effect of planets connecting with 7th house/7th lord from all angles c) Effect of retrograde planets influencing /connecting 7th house [note: in all the three categories told above, consideration of 7th house and planetary influence thereupon is considered from lagna/Moon lagna whichever is stronger.]

MY PERSONAL VIEWS & ANALYSIS ON 7th HOUSE


The 7th house is naturally associated with the sign of Libra and its ruler Venus. This house stands for field of social associations and in particular marital relationships. If the 1st house is the house of self, then the 7th is the house of others. This house indicates how we express ourselves in our relationships and what qualities we seek in others. In particular it represents the marriage partner, a major relationship with that kind of commitment. In general it represents the area of social contact and the need for relationships of various kinds, and can be extended to our dealings with the general public.

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There are TWO main groups in horoscopes. Horoscopes without any planets placed in 7 th houseplanetary combinations affect collectively in such horoscopes and no special result is expected through 7th house matters. Here planets act more in collaboration with other planets aspects and association and not just on the basis of natural karkattwas of planet. Effect on 7th house and impact on marital relationship is dependent on amalgamation of many factors like aspects on 7th house, conjunction and aspects on 7th lord etc. Horoscopes with planets in the 7th house- such horoscopes act in very specific way as there is prominence of some other person in overall shaping the persona of the native. People with horoscopes having planets distinctly placed in 7 th house are psychologically much more attracted to partnerships. In other words we can say such people need to have a marital partner to stabilize them and the needs are represented by the energies of the planet in the seventh house. In fact, that facet of the personality which is governed by that planet placed in 7th house, is underdeveloped in the native and there is a drive to experience it more fully through relationship with marital partner. This is why a heavily-posited seventh house often suggests a person who is desiring to have his/her personality enhancement via relationships. As such this person may feel a strong urge for a partner to fulfill basic needs in ones own personality, and that urge is denoted by qualities and temperament associated with that planet in 7th house. With personal planets in the seventh house of the natal chart which foretells that the native is disowning a part of his persona, and he/she is seeking to fulfil that requirement through marriage relationship. Now, in such cases, it is of utmost importance to watch for quality of the planets placed in 7th house as this kind of placement will give extreme results and the marriage will either make the natives life or mar the happiness of life.

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a) Effect of each planet placed in 7th house


Here goes my analysis about all planets as placed in 7th house.

SUN IN THE SEVENTH HOUSE


EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET -Sun the luminary and most vital among the fraternity of planets, also acts as personal planet in any horoscope. So when placed in the seventh house is primarily in a state of fall as per the kaal purusha horoscope when natural 7 th house is represented by LIBRA. We know that it is Sun which gives strength to the other Planets and Suns golden glow denotes the vitality or life force which induces inner strength to our soul, energises us and gives us a will to conquer all odds with grace and self esteem and thus finally succeed. Now, Suns rays are maximum while in exaltation state that is in natural 1st house Aries and so in Libra in 7th house of zodiac it has lowest bright rays (rashmi bala in vedic astrology) which will obviously downgrade the energy and strength of the natives soul. Sun in 7th house will rather antagonize the original exalted dignified position of Sun in 1st house. Secondly Sun in 7th house is bad as it is always setting in 7th house (birth time in evening) These two points told above suggest a person who in most of the matters of life has to negotiate and make compromises. This placement of Sun actually, doesnt give room and aptitude to the native to become high headed and influential. A subdued personality results and that tendency of servitude reflects in the form of virtual slavery in marriage to marital partner also. EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL LORDSHIP OF THE PLANET -Partnership is important to the native as Sun is natural 5th lord rules Leo sign and thus emotionalism and past linkages come to the fore, and his identity is heavily wrapped up in partnership. The ego and self respect suffers while in

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relationship with the opposite gender, and there can be a tendency to compromise and trying to balance things out. Most important here is to avoid losing ones identity in a partnership. Lordship and aspects to Sun will further guide in this regard. However, powerful /exalted /well associated Suns energy in the 7th house, makes the natives personality drive and ego expression mainly through marriage, friendships and other social relationships and result can be gain of social status through marriage. On the other hand, If Sun is weak and afflicted, losing personal egoism and identity is not ruled out. Ego represented by Sun, is expressed through others whom the native relates with. Sun is described as a krura graha in shastras. It is not conducive for the well being of marital harmony as Sun has a separative tendency. Egoism of partner or disliking on his/ her account will keep the native away from partner and union will not be on a pleasant note. This whole approach is going to create an unfulfilled void regarding relationship. Degree of negativity will depend on the quality and functional beneficence of Sun placed in 7th house.

MOON IN THE SEVENTH HOUSE EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET- Since the Moon is the closest Planet to Earth, hence touches us more deeply than most Planets. As the controller of of the tides of sea and yes, our emotions have long been portrayed in terms of the sea: where churning is present and comes from within the sea. In a similar way, it is befitting to call the Moon as the ruler of our emotions. Mood swings, instinct, how we feel about every person or thing and how our feelings affect others are all governed by the Moon. The Moon is known to symbolize mother and the relationship between woman and child and this emotion is the first kind of feeling any one goes through the tender touch and nurturing of mother. This Planet (also known as a luminary) speaks to the women in ones life and their role as nurturer.

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Moon standing for emotionalism so by placement in 7th house it will naturally give the native the urge for mental/ emotional security through marriage. Moon somehow, indicates the inherent mother nature and native is necessarily extra caring and likes to be cared for by his/her partner in marriage. EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL LORDSHIP OF THE PLANET- As Moon is the natural fourth house lord as per kaal purusha horoscope, thus represents mental connectivity with matters of seventh house. The native experiences a powerful need to get involved in relationships. The emotional connection to the partnership is strong. The desire to care for, and to be cared for, in a relationship is strong, and a relationship with marriage partner shall be strengthened only when emotional gratification is there. Amalgamation of resultant effect is obvious by functional lordship of Moon in the horoscope.

MERCURY IN THE SEVENTH HOUSE


EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET -Mercury is a planet standing for physical functioning. It is the the receiver of perceptions about physicality. It is the lens of the identity, the interface between the personality and physicality, requiring clear perception of physicality. Further, as physical reality lies in duality and duality creates diversity. Hence Mercury clearly stands for duality /multiplicity in astrology so itsstrong linkage with 7th house by placement in 7th, the pursual of marital relationships obviously is liable to give more than one connections with opposite gender. As Mercury stands to represent the kreeda or the playful activities so the native shall be undoubtedly over enthusiastic regarding marital interplay, thus making him/her vulnerable in this regard when other factors like Venus and 7th lord are weakly placed.

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First of all considering the basic karkattwa i. e. the inherent tendencies of Mercury which is planet of communications thus its placement in 7th house has to create a need of such a partner whose thoughts and perceptions are intellectually stimulating to the native. The reasoning abilities and communicating skills will largely be applied to the growth and development of the mind through relationships. Marriage is especially important to the mental well-being of native. It creates an urge for a partner preferably an intellectual type who can give the necessary mental companionship and support. EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL LORDSHIP OF THE PLANET- Further as Mercury rules the third house Gemini in kaal purusha horoscope, hence representative of communication and interaction at first hand and also stands to represent sixth house-Virgo, ruling the health, alienations and inimical and capacity to serve and thus the natives selfexpression and ability to communicate and serve the partner comes alive in partnership. This person needs to be heard in order to get the gratification in relationship and the native is down to earth and can be easily enslaved or subdued by the marital partner depending on other combinations and strength of Mercury present in the 7th house of marital partnerships in a horoscope.

VENUS IN THE SEVENTH HOUSE


EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET -Venus standing for a symbol of charm, grace and beauty, and as such its placement in the 7th house of marital association, the native will have no problem attracting the opposite gender and he/she personifies the partner for his/her own ideal criterion about love and intimacy. The quality of Venus highly matters in this case for resultant in positive /negative effect and impacts on the native.

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EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL LORDSHIP OF THE PLANET -Referring again to kaalpurusha horoscope, Venus represents second and seventh house and thus stands for family, finances and relationships with opposite gender. Venus represents one house of earth triplicity and another house Libra from kaama triplicity. It suggests a strong need for harmony and balance in a partnership. The native strives for peaceful coexistence with a partner. The native with placement of Venus in 7th house believes in zealous involvement in sexual matters and also denotes early association with opposite gender and satisfying relationships is the result if Venus is functional benefic and well aspected, well placed/associated in the natives chart. On the other hand, afflicted Venus (debilitated/combust/ retrograde/functionally malefic) will not be able to fulfill the urge of the native and native is likely to be ditched, cheated or depressed on the road of relationships with opposite gender and the journey of finding love and gratification can be painful or even disastrous depending on overall quality of Venus in the chart.

MARS IN THE SEVENTH HOUSE


EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET - As we know Mars has two kinds of strengths in human i. e. MANAS SHAKTHI [INDICATED THROUGH TRAITS OF ARIES] &KAAMA SHAKTHI [traits indicated through energy of Scorpio] thus plays most prominenet role in the sex drive, sexual appetite of the native who feels alive through partnership, and sometimes will depend on a partnership to feed his or her drive and stores of energy. A relationship that is too peaceful or placid may leave the native feeling dissatisfied. He or she is constantly looking for an active partnership, and may depend too much on a partner for motivation, disowning his or her own drive. That may be too much responsibility for a partner to bear in the long run.

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EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL LORDSHIP OF THE PLANET As Mars is natural significator of ascdt., representing self/ego and independence, it seems by placement of Mars in the 7th house, the experience of self-assertion as coming from others/partners. The native is not aware of his/ her self esteem and however, the unconscious assertive ego and hidden traits of natives self are well brought out through partners and after entering into relationships and bonding with his/her counterpart. Depending on the placement, strength and quality of Mars in 7th will give results in negative or positive way. If Mars is well placed and well aspected, partner will embody the traits expected by the native and also will be positive motivating force to the native and an early and healthy sex life is assured. If on the other side, afflicted /weak Mars will give a partner who will be source of constant sorrow and resultant can be a litigation, loss of reputation due to opposite gender.

JUPITER IN THE SEVENTH HOUSE


EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET- Jupiter is known to be the greatest natural benefic so far as Vedic astrology is concerned. A strong Jupiter present in 7th house is synonymous to promise and assurance of divine interventions and help available to a native in hard times of natives life and that fortune will favour a partnership of marriage and auspiciouness is linked naturally to marriage. As placement of Jupiter in 7th will create inherent need in native to really get a partner to help the native develop his/her moral outlook and social standing, so the native seeks a partner that can open up opportunities for expansion and help you grow. This can indicate a partner of great social standing, and influence. Jupiter in 7th house makes the native attracted to relationships that are likely to have an open and generous nature with chastity and sincerity on the forefront. The native needs to feel that he or she is growing through a partnership.

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The truth is that the native connects with the partner at higher level of the soul or native looks for a partner who is generous, high-minded and spiritual. EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL LORDSHIP OF THE PLANET -Jupiter being lord of 9th and 12 houses (dharma and moksha) of kaalpurusha horoscope, tends to give an approach to the native to free himself /herself from the fetters of maya (denoted by 7th house). Jupiter being the natural owner of 9th house of luck [Sagittarius] , is an indicator of Purva Poonya or results of past good actions now bearing fruit in this birth. Jupiter by being natural lord of 12th house of past karmas [Pisces] , indicates by placement in 7th house that native will work in the direction of higher learning/occult studies with support and association from his/her partner. There are thus two main inherent qualities of Jupiter the wealth and fortune part and social standing is upgraded and secondly, partner can strengthen your faith and deepen your religious or philosophical attitudes and ideas. Negative experience for the native can come if Jupiter is in bad state by being functional malefic/ retrograde/combust or badly associated. Then gratification doesnt come through wordly and physical level but the natives bad and unusual karmic linkages add to his /her experience in philosophic manner and enriches his soul.

SATURN IN THE SEVENTH HOUSE


EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET- As a general rule Saturn by being in the 7th house has a bad raputation regarding marital associations. In my experience, this position of Saturn does not seem to deny or delay marriage. I have seen enough people with Saturn in the seventh who have married young, and whose partners are not considerably older than them. However, it does suggest a responsible and mature partner as well as a heavier and more

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serious view of partnership. The native takes his or her partnerships seriously and will usually go to all lengths to fulfill his or her responsibilities in marriage. The native often feels a lot of pressure in and through a partnership. If there may be a tendency to withhold affectional tie and native seems to be emotionally cold, it will be due to The psychological lessons and responsibilities that he/she experiences broadly through all kinds of the worldly interactions and precisely through marital associations. There may be a very self-controlled and sometimes calculating attitude towards all forms of partnership. One will be inclined to search for older specifically mentally matured life mate and for a woman there may be a subconscious desire to marry a father figure. EFFECT BASED ON NATURAL LORDSHIP OF THE PLANET- In kaalpurusha horoscope, Saturn, owns 10th house the greatest angle and highest point in artha triplicity, and 11th house Aquarius denoting the epogee of kaama triplicity. Now, both these houses are of utmost importance so far as success and recognition in life is concerned. Further the ultimate understanding about crossing the level of all the worldly desires and getting final maturity and gyaan to reach a point of ultimate emancipation is a point of concern of Aquarius. In my experience the native has to exert enough to find love and/or put all the efforting on a wrong partner leads to ultimate loneliness. This is this loneliness which when used in a positive way for uplift of the soul brings enlightement of the soul in true sense. This happens according to the quality, association and position of Saturn in the natives horoscope. The badly placed or afflicted Saturn can really mar the bliss of a marital relationship leading to vices and estrangement. Saturn, in its role as teacher, concerns itself with karma and thus, with the lessons which past experiences might bring.

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RAHU IN THE 7th HOUSEEFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET -First of all here let me bring the factual thing before readers that Rahu stands for the karmic receptiveness now this mainly suggests a tendency to be selfish to the extent as to alienate important people in the life. This thing will come much more prominently when Rahu is in 7th house of dealings and interactions. Rahu being node of Moon also has to act at subconscious plane and by its placement in 7 th house of relationships, the native will be extra demanding from husband/ wife, be impatient, rash, and impulsive and in marriage the demanding approach can cause strife and struggle on the way of marital relationship. The native will have to learn through partnership, the necessary cooperation with others to attain inner balance. Rahu when connected with any benefic planet in the 7th house adds to and enhance the positive and good results where as when placed with malefic planet in the 7th house boosts the negative energy of the ill planets thus bringing bad results in matters of 7th house.

KETHU IN THE 7th HOUSEEFFECT BASED ON NATURAL SIGNIFICATION OF THE PLANET KETHU Being of reciprocatory nature to Rahu, by nature stands for fears, lack of self esteem and suggests a tendency to fall back on and be dependent on husband/wife when it is placed in the 7th house. While Rahu stands for karmic distribution further in life, Ketu is for karmic imports and baggage lingering from past lives. Such relationships suffer due to a fear of independence and lack of mutual trust by the person having such placement, thus causing emotional wreckage to the native and break in relationship is likely depending on other factor in the horoscope. This native will actually strive for internal peace, and the

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imbalanced mind exerting on relationship will generally give the native a constant struggle along this path.

b) Effect of planets connecting with 7th house/ 7th lord from all angles
Whatsoever has been the relevance behind the concept and pursual of marriage in ones life, one thing is unchallenged that planets operate in many ways to influence either the natives psyche/personality in physical terms or the emotional or spiritual terms. As every soul is a divine fragment with a long past history behind it, souls come forth into manifestation, to gain experience, to grow in wisdom, in love and in power and they can do it by only coming into practical touch with world around them. In a natal chart, 7th house is considered as of all dealings specifically with people of opposite gender with focus on gaining experience to be able to evolve spiritually. We know the planets are vitalizing centers in each nativity and there is a special influence of each planet and nature of its vibration changes in each sign and house. Planetary effect on marriage can be judged by various ways. [However, the degree and level of effect is variable.] By placement in 7th house. By sign lordship over 7th house. By star lordship over 7th house. By aspecting the 7th house By aspecting the 7th lord. By conjuncting the 7th lord. By being in nakshatra of the 7th house lord.

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By being dispositor of 7th house lord. By being in the sign of the 7th lord. The relation of any planet with 7th house/lord is indicative of some specific approach towards the marital relationships and we can judge that kind of quest on the basis of the natural (naisargic) significations (karkattwa) of the planets. We must know that planetary energies operate in many ways to influence either the natives psyche/personality in physical terms or the emotional or spiritual terms. We know the first house which represents the Self and the seventh house represents Other, as it is directly opposite to first house. It is logical to consider partnerships/marital associations through the seventh house that we try to strike a balance, through co-operation. Many significant issues within ourselves are faced in intimate relationships, and will not be apparent in relationships which we share with the rest of the world. we dont have a deep personal investment in a casual relationship so there is no fear of loss of self in more superficial dealings with the world.

DETAILING ABOUT 7th HOUSEI have discussed in Jungian theory of anima and animus, in previous chapter in this book only, that 7th house as per the Jungian theory of shadow is the personification of that part of a human being, that we deny in ourselves and project onto others. As a human being, we somehow disown some quality or trait that is actually with in ourselves, but we project these traits on to our intimate partners who are close to our soul. We position ourselves into a passive role and are expecting our mate to perform our perceived role to gratify our own ego. When we find partner lacking in performance it results in feeling cheated and disheartened. This resultant will be reflected by role of planets influencing 7th house. Its a noted fact that our marital partners make up for the lack of traits in our own personalities. Relationships can be the

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most vital learning experiences about ourselves if we act honestly in self analysis. The Descendant or seventh house and all influences on the 7th house of horoscope, gives clue of what we are looking for in others, and these traits are actually our own but hidden in our personality and thus we tend to project these on to prospective partners and so quest for the most befitting one goes on. I shall opine about every planets role on 7th house one by one-

ROLE AND INFLUENCE OF SUN ON 7th HOUSESBASIC NATURE AND TRENDS DENOTED BY SUN- Planet of self The Sun represents the life energy of the self and when treated as ascdt. too. It brings the beginning and quest for self identification. Sun in whatever way if connected to the 7th house, the concerned native will seek and desire such a partner that he/she can be proud of. These natives wishes to gain better social prestige through marriage and search for someone who is able to increase the status of the native on the social ladder. Depending upon Suns degree of connectivity to 7th house and lord and its functional quality in the horoscope, there will be mitigation of results. Sun however is personified as king and may allow the native to choose a partner having big authority and dignity attached to his /her professional status. Partner may be having expertise in medicine, high administrative positions in government, doctors, bureaucrats, bankers, politicians, contractors, owning or managing industrial establishments, etc. royal positions and posts with power and dignity, service under the Government, administration lines are all governed by Sun. SUN INFLUENCING 7th HOUSE Native having a strong connectivity of Sun with 7th house or lord, will obviously have a choice of a partner who is in a position of authority and the sole

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idea is to be more confident and prestigious. Moreover Sun ruling/connecting marriage house will give the relationship key to the marital mate and make the native accept the partners authority in life. Now, depending on the quality and functional beneficence of Sun in natal horoscope, the marital mate shall be self confident, ambitious, honourable and have pride in himself/herself where as afflicted weak Suns connection with 7th lord will make the partner domineering, vain and having false pride.

MOON INFLUENCING 7th HOUSEBASIC NATURE AND TRENDS DENOTED BY MOON- Ruler of the Emotions The Moon reflects the light of the Sun and acts as a reservoir to contain all those aspects of our consciousness that we may not be aware of, capable of, or willing to deal with in a conscious and direct manner. Therefore, its ruler Cancer, which is starting point of water triplicity which is emotional trine. Through the Moons energy, we endeavor to reconcile these varied emotions in order to make ourselves complete and one with the world. The Moon also helps us see that which we want, and to use memory and the past as part of this process. This luminary stands for mother nature (ruling 4th house of mother) and thus speaks of the women in ones life and their role as nurturer. Native having Moon connected to 7th house any way, has such feelings that are greatly influenced by those with whom you are in close personal contact. For male natives, there is often a tendency to seek a mother figure in a wife and to get protection and care from her. Marriage may be undertaken with the objective of establishing a home. The Moon when influences marriage matters in horoscope, the native concerned shall attract a partner dealing in milk or dairy products or any kind of other liquids. Profession of partner can relate to mind, mental work, agriculture, ships, fishery, salt, seas, pearls, hospitals, works of women welfare, nursing etc.

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INFLUENCE OF MOON ON MARRIAGE - In the horoscope of any native, Moon as ruler of 7th house or in any other way influencing the 7th lord or house, that person seem to attract sensitive people as partners, perhaps those who want to mother you. There can be seen changeability and vulnerability in nature perhaps due to innate desire to select a real partner and many casual relationships are possible initially before the culmination of search to find someone who can bring an ultimate emotional security. If Moon is the lord of 7 th or connected with 7th lord or house via aspect or conjunction and also it is waning or afflicted by malefic like nodes or Saturn etc. search may not be fruitful and this search continues because security can only be found within, not through outer dealings. There can be tendency to be fickle and moody in relationships.

ROLE AND INFLUENCE OF MARS ON 7th HOUSEBASIC NATURE AND TRENDS DENOTED BY MARS- Planet of Passion When we talk of Mars, we are horrified by its negativity and paapatva (maleficance). Let us understand Mars in a wider perspective. Mars is the action oriented planet of the zodiac called the red planet, that stands for natural energy, passion, drive and determination. This planet commands the native to stand up, be the doer hence speaks of the power and confident expression of the individual. Mars encourages us to face challenges and obviously this courage is coupled with aggression, ambition and assertion and thus a daring, fearless nature of the native is the outcome and degree vAries according to the strength and quality and functional beneficence in the horoscope. Its noteworthy, that Marss energy can be constructive or destructive while tackling it in predictive astrology. Mars in outer world signifies soldiers, surgeons, chemists, sharp tools, iron and steel, fire, mortuAries, sports and

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everything related with strength. Mars in consciousness stands for courage, bravery, enterprise, self reliance, dignity, desire, passion, anger and impulses, combativeness. Mars in body rules the head (externally) , nose, smell, generative system, gall bladder, blood and high temperature etc. Mars in any manner if connected to 7th house or lord, will make the native passionate enough to let relationships energize him so that he/she get a great deal of stimulation from the people involved with. There is desire for an active partner who can lend that energy needed to channelize the natives own initiatives and projects. Your marriage partner is likely to be very ardent, positive, active, capable and courageous, with a will of their own. The nature of Mars can be cruel, active, unrelenting and generous the amalgamation of all these traits in less or more degree depends upon quality and position and beneficence of Mars in the horoscope. Mars is personified as a commander-in-chief, denotes position in military and paramilitary forces, police, vocations employing fire and metals, engineering, chemicals, surgeons, dentists and executive posts. Mars as planet of action will compel the native to make selection of such a partner who is engaged in such professions involving engineering works, fire, lands and daring operations of bravery, involving instruments, armaments & tools & department like police, military and medical line. The partner may also be connected with military preparations, doctor (Surgeon) , chemist, metallurgy-generally all works in iron, steel or fire. Bad Mars or afflicted Mars also governs gangsters and terrorists or butchers. INFLUENCE OF MARS ON MARITAL RELATIONSHIP- The tendency is to marry early, often as a result of love at first sight. Although if Mars is badly aspected or associated or afflicted, you may repent after entering into hasty marriage. There may be strife and friction in marriage as a result of the partners hasty temper, intemperance, extravagance,

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brashness, intolerance, over-demanding attitude or violence. Best results from marriage and partnership can be attained if Mars is well placed and overall influence on marriage house / lord is benefic, if there is malefic affliction and other factors are not in tune to maintain healthy association, Mars connection may create havoc in life by constant disputes, bickering of partners etc. It is masculine energy and rules both Aries and Scorpio, the first house and eighth house of kaalpurusha horoscope, while Aries rules manas shakthi and Scorpio stands for kaama shakthi. Thus Mars makes the native prone to satiate his/her intellectual as well as carnal urges through marital partner when strongly connected to 7th house/lord. Good and well aspected well placed Mars will enhance and further energise the native and bad/afflicted /functionally melefic Mars shall make the relationship go on a passionate note sans emotions with room to disputes /strifes/quarrels with the partner. Native may use the energy constructively or destructively depending upon the quality of Mars held in the natal chart.

ROLE AND INFLUENCE OF MERCURY ON 7th HOUSE


BASIC NATURE AND TRENDS DENOTED BY MERCURYplanet of communication When Mercury connects with 7th house by lordship, aspect or conjunction with 7th lord the usual traits what the native seeks in a partner areSomeone who is quick-witted, fluent, volatile, restless, argumentative and critical. Such partner may possibly be connected with education, writing, travelling, sales, language interpretation or clerical, secretarial, typing or computer work or perhaps any field connected with intellect and mental effort. As Mercury is a planet of reasoning or education hence it rules analytical faculties, speech related jobs, jobs linked with sharp intellect and power of discrimination. It is personified as a

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prince, thinker and knowledgeable in the field of mathematics, it denotes advisory roles, business specially engineering/ software related fields, research scholars, communicators, editors, authors, accountants, lawyers, auditors, intellectuals, transporters, publishers, salesmen, traders, etc. As Mercury stands for physical reality as well as duality and at same time, creates awareness are all within our mind about logic and reasoning, and how we create and express our thought processes. INFLUENCE OF MERCURY ON MARITAL RELATIONSHIPThis Planet thus also prompts us to move from one thing to the next and to get answers on both a physical and psychological level. With the degree of mercurian influence raising on 7th house or lord, the concerned native shall desire his/her spouse to be sharp, curious, clever witty and alert. Native may spend much time thinking about marital relationship or relationships in general due to the inherent analytical temperament of Mercury and thus creates desire of such a marriage that provides mental satisfaction as well as physical gratification of urges. The ideal partner of such natives lies in a person who gives a lively flow of ideas, ideas that challenge and test the natives own mental processes, stimulates him/her in a way that can make real difference in overall personality of the native both physically and mentally. The influence and impact of Mercury is amalgamated by the characteristics of its dispositor planet, the lordship of dispositor planet. Secondly, the results of Mercury shall be mitigated by planet conjunct or in aspect to Mercury in the horoscope. Finally the mutual connection and natural and functional relationship of Mercury with connecting planet will portray the whole show of marriage in his/her life.

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ROLE AND INFLUENCE OF JUPITER ON 7th HOUSEBASIC NATURE AND TRENDS DENOTED BY JUPITER- Planet of Luck The 9th House represents Dharma and Jupiter represents righteousness or justice. It represents higher consciousness. Characteristics of partner shall be ruled by qualities of Jupiter as Jupiter is the thoughtful persons Planet, governing the abstract mind and rules higher learning, both intellectually and spiritually. Jupiter is the karaka for gold, wealth or finance. The most sought after partner for the native whose 7th house is somehow affected by Jupiter, can be member of one of the professions concerning natural karkattwas of Jupiter like someone dealing in or being a part of schools, colleges, universities, charitable institutions, hospitals, sanatoriums, banks, temples, church and matters related to travelling etc which all come in the domain of Jupiter as natural 9th House lord. Also in mythology, Brihaspati is the son of Angirasa (Angaphysical body; rasa the fluid in the body). There is a continuous flow of fluid in the body and the food intake is the source of the fluid (Rasa). Brihaspati also concerns our food, and thus our living. This makes Jupiter giving strong indications that native is drawn towards such a partner who is connected professionally with food, dietetics and overall living style of people in general and the native may be further attracted to someone who is into a profession connected with languages and speech and wisdom (as Brihaspati is also addressed as Bachaspati or master of speech, or Lord of language, eloquence and wisdom). Native may get married to professionals in field of investments as 12th House deals with expenditures, capital investments, outflow of finances, foreign exchange, the Reserve Bank, Shares and Stocks and hospitals etc. Jupiter is personified as a minister, preceptor, judge and is linked with treasury. As Jupiter is a planet of expansion so in nut shell all professions which are dignified and which require a good judgement can be attributed to him. Banks, income tax or revenue department,

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treasuries,, charitable or educational institutions, lawyers, editors, teachers, councillors, judges, priests, senators, bishops, and ministers and many more. INFLUENCE OF JUPITER ON MARITAL RELATIONSHIPNative will seek a partner that can expand his/her visions, open up opportunities for expansion and help you grow. The native seeks social and moral upgradation in his worldly as well as inner personality. Partner of the native is likely to be more affluent than the native himself. Usually Luck and good fortune are said to be associated with Jupiter but the resultant of marriage will depend upon mitigating factors like dispositorship of Jupiter and relation with the dispositor planet in natural or functional sense. Finally, Jupiter often presages great wealth, both material and spiritual and marriage mate is usually becomes an ultimate good friend and a soul mate in higher realms too. This whole result is sublimated depending on how strong Jupiter is in strength and in functional terms in the horoscope and how well and in how many ways Jupiter is being connected to 7th house or lord.

ROLE AND INFLUENCE OF VENUS ON 7th HOUSE


BASIC NATURE AND TRENDS DENOTED BY VENUS A planet of love Linkage of Venus with marriage house or lord in any way, induces the idea of seeking love and comfort in marriage. There is a deep appreciation of the value of relationships and soft and delicate emotions and luxururious life overrule any other facet and native having Venus connection with 7th house or lord, will certainly seek a partner that can supply you with the good and finer things in life. such a partner who will become provider is what is desired for. Marriage will be so aspired as to bring a higher and better platform in life. Now coming to the traits of partner that are looked for he/she must be charming, sociable and friendly and having a loving nature so that dealing with marital mate becomes

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harmonious. There will be desire of such a spouse who is attractive and probably well off financially. Venus is a planet of pleasure so the connection with marital mate will make the native seek someone from the fields like theatre, drama and other art forms, wealth and things of refinery, car-dealers, cinema, painting, music, designing, architecture, interior decoration, entertainment, modelling, advertising and business connected with its significations etc. Venus also governs wealth and hence income tax, wealth tax related posts, dealers in gold, precious stones, elephant or horses, hotel industry, scent dealers confectioners, linen merchants, software consultants, field of financial, legal, administration, teaching, business of medicines and herbs, fashion and luxurious items will be the areas of chosen partner to have long term marital associations. INFLUENCE OF VENUS ON MARRIAGE - There has to be a sense of co- operation in marriage and between the partners there must exist a sense of goodwill to make the alliance run smoothly. It will greatly depend on many factors denoting marriage and special effect will come from quality, lordship and functional beneficance of Venus. Venus obviously stands to give a promising and fruitful association as per the dictas of vedic astrology. As Venus represents the glue that ties one with the maya or the worldly relationships (denoted by 7th house). the stronger the association of Venus with marriage house or lord, the more the native will crave for healthy and emotionally sound as well as fulfilling relationship. if Venus is aspected poorly in your chart, then perhaps your partners moral standards are subject to question.

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ROLE AND INFLUENCE OF SATURN ON 7th HOUSEBASIC NATURE AND TRENDS DENOTED BY SATURN ON 7th HOUSE Planet of Karma The native is perhaps cautious about marriage and may make some delays in making commitment, but once into committed bondage of marriage they find it almost impossible to come out of it, even if the unhappiness prevails in the relationship. When Saturn is ruling the 7th house of horoscope by lordship or is influencing 7th lord by aspect or conjunction or by dispositorship of 7th lord, as a general rule, it is likely that the native will be getting a partner from following professional arenas which are basically duty bound and responsible as the historians, archaeologist, covators of museums, official workers, politicians, agriculture field, spiritual areas like astrology, astronomy, psychic studies and iron related business etc. It has been observed that he influences service under government especially or under foreign influence. He also governs jobs connected with punishment. Saturn gives one leadership in labour organization, trade unions, service under various capacities, expert in work and extracting work from others. Saturn is personified as a statesman and leader of low castes and signifies jobs requiring hard work with less remuneration, dealing with labor, labor oriented industry, routine workers etc. INFLUENCE OF SATURN ON MARITAL RELATIONSHIP Saturn actually makes one get married more out of social need or family responsibility and one may marry for security rather than love. Duty is the key word to make the alliance go on. The partner may act in such a way as to become a burden, and may be uncommunicative, narrow in outlook, cold, and over-critical. Marriage to a widow or widower is possible. As Saturn makes way for marriages as settlements on a second choice and which are drawn by responsibility and not by love and passion. In nut shell the more the degree of Saturns influence on 7th house or lord the more are the chances to pursue a marriage

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on a sad note. However the continuation of marital association is not affected. Reason being Saturn specially a stable and well strengthened Saturn will make the native and his situation such as to endure even a loveless or unhappy marriage rather than going for separation /break up.

RAHU INFLUENCING 7th HOUSEAs the nodes Rahu/ Ketu are always moving in retrograde motion so these nodes in astrology are considered most vital keys to unfold the karmic mystery. We know, both Rahu and Kethu are connecting links of our past karmas with present destiny pattern. Dragons head is what is Rahu in vedic astrology and is a planet of eccentricity. The Rahu connected to marriage house or its ruler, the erratic of cruel deeds are attributed to his marital partner. But he is well disposed occupying the houses of especially Mercury, it can get the native married to good researchers, scholars, lawyers, speculators, etc. when disposed beneficially, indicates diplomatic jobs, jobs requiring manipulations with facts, dealing in poisons and drugs. It signifies cheats, pleasure seekers, insincere and immoral acts, salesmen, operators in foreign lands, catalysts, wine merchants, drug dealers, poison dealers, etc. Rahu is actually indicative of karmic destiny and stands for hearty understanding about reason and purpose of this current life and Rahus presence in whichever house in the chart it indicates the route the destiny has to follow in this birth for fulfillment of past karma. Rahus dispositor or associated planet govers the karmic destiny and has maximum capacity to bring out the destined outcome of it, as per its placement in the horoscope. If Rahu is associated with functional malefic and in bad houses, it stands for unending quest and struggle with one self that end up in unsolved confusions. Rahu is personified as a diplomat and being a shadowy planet and also deceiver, its connection to marriage can get the native a kind of partner who has such dual persona and thus creating havoc in the life of native.

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KETU INFLUENCING 7th HOUSEKETU denotes the end of nodal axis and natural retrograde movement brings out the old debts to be re paid in this life. When kethu is connected with the 7th house through conjunction with 7th house or lord or aspect etc. it usually gives relationships which are somehow to die or end up giving the native an innate dissatisfaction and thirst to have peace of mind. To judge the profession of the partner, Ketus connection with marriage house in any ways indicates the partner from some spiritual field as Ketu rules interest in occultism, religion, diversification and services to old and needy persons. Partner can be priest, astrologer, connected with some religious organization etc. As Ketu is known in astrology for being a significator of karmic imports. So it may cause harm to the longevity of marital partner/partnership. There can be disruptive tendency in partnership which yields to separation and either there is no physical interaction between partners or there is lack of libido/ sex drive in the native is the usual indication to bring the marriage to a sad note and the emotional wreckage is the outcome in general. The impact of planets decreases or increases depending upon their weakness or affliction or strength and good influences on them in a particular nativity as also due to their placement in a particular house or in a particular sign. This is an extremely abbreviated listing of the efficacy of planets by rulerships and dispositorships and other possible ways in delineation of the natal chart (as described above in commencement of the chapter). I have only touched upon some points of influence of planet but It is required to understand every planet from all angles and in context with various perspectives such as linkage to other houses/planets /navamsa chart etc.

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c) Effect of retrograde planets influencing / connecting 7th house


As is the case with any student of hindu astrology, to fight out the difficulties in mastering the dicta of classical texts, then what works is only his/her logical reasoning, which involves vision and intuition too. The problem of retrogression of planets and how its efficacy changes with either debilitation or exaltation of planet has been touched upon by ancient stalwarts, yet the information contained in classical texts is meagre and contradictory as well. Horasara ch. 12 says, during dasha of a retrograde planets, one will get honour combined with valour and money aspect is strengthened as well. On the contrary, jaataka tattwa informs that during the dasha of retrograde planet, there will be fall in position, loss of honour, and decline in happiness. Further it clarifies when benefics are retrograded in any horoscope, they bestow kingdom and wealth. Bhavartha ratnakar another text comes to rescue of malefics and this text supports the malefics retrogression which causes goodeness in concerned matters and events. Such confusing and contradictory interpretation in the old texts are a fuss for a student of hindu astrology. There is no such mention wheather natural benefics/malefics are talked about or the functional ones! Although in all classical texts, it has been stated that one of the sources of strength while calculating shadbala of a planet is the cheshta bala which is maximum while the planet is retrograde motion. Here one basic and logical point arises wheather the strength of brilliantly improved rashmi bala (bright rays) of the planet stands to do some good or cause some evil!

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To develop a base for evaluation of retrograde position it is of utmost importance to first understand the celestial phenomenon of retrogression. As we know, all five planets, barring nodes and luminAries (Sun, Moon) , reach a particular position in its orbit where from the point of view of an observer on earth, the planet will slow down, in direct motion, becomes stationery and then appears to reverse the direction of its motion and this latter motion we call as retrogression. Nevertheless this movement is actually direct from the Suns perspective (called heliocentric) but as viewed from earth, in geocentric system we follow, planets appear to move in backward motion in its orbit and thats it. Now this deceptive appearance however is duly considered by savants of astrology, for possibly causing certain changes perhaps both good and bad ones in trifields of personal, monetary and materials in one way and also in triadic group of character, conduct and cognitive aspects of human personality in another way. The planet actually slows its speed just before reaching a point where it retrogrades. It is at its farthest point in its orbit from the earth. What actually happens when a planet retrogrades is that it comes back closer to the earth Astrologically, retrogression happen when planets, and the energy they represent, are too far out and need to come back in line with the earth. In terms of practical understanding about planetary effects, all the planets have two aspects to show.

CORPORAL AND NON CORPORAL


Corporal effect of retrograde planet- the worldly signification about material objects and relationships at this earth Non corporal effect of a retrograde planet-is the abstract meaning and signification of planet operating at psychical level and not represented through physical and living entities. The retrograded planet is best suited to give its non corporal

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effects. The reason being it is situated farthest from the earth and thus affects earthy connections and relations which suffer perhaps due to overly developed non corporal and abstract traits of planet concerned and more original/basic tendencies of the retrograded planet is highlighted. The motion is slowed down first and slowing down can be ultimately more productive and profitable and when phenomenon of retrogression happens, things need to change, minds change, and people with retrograde planets in their charts are here to create change and increase consciousness here on earth. When the native has retrograde planets in birth chart, the experiences are more on personal front and connected with the deepest signification of the planet concerned while the worldly aspects and practical/physical matters denoted by that planet appear to take a back seat. Person having more retrograde ruling planets like ascendant lord and Moon sign lord, navamsa lagna lord etc. also likely to suffer in context of practical affairs/things/relations connected with that planet and such persons lag behind in terms of the criterion of success as well as norms of happiness set on worldly parameters. Following points are to analyse the effect of each planet while in retrogression. The significators of marriage like Mars, Venus and Jupiter will affect married life even if not connected to 7th house /lord but if these are signifying marriage in a horoscope they act doubly forcefull to pass the results on. Other planets Saturn and Mercury and Rahu /Ketu will affect married life only when they are connected to 7th house as significator of marriage. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Saturn retrogradeJupiter retrograde Mars retrograde Venus retrograde Mercury retrograde

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WHEN RETROGRADE SATURN CONNECTS WITH 7th HOUSEThe general clues about Saturn are unclear, yet the reasonable approach make us apply its effect on to the 7th house by P. A. C. or 7th house lordship. If Saturn is influencing the 7th house by lordship, placement and aspect the above told typical features of this major planet like insecurities, delays, trials connected with marriage, sudden and dramatic changes/reversals in relationship are possible. However the extent of bad influence of this retrograded Saturn in marriage vAries depending on Saturns association with other planets, its position in navamsa chart and its strength etc. This retrograde Saturn will also be liable for bringing karmic imports through marriage, which will affect inner psychological working of the native and hence the marriage outcome is liable to bring unproductive and tiresome dealings with the partner. Even after long term marital association, emotional connectivity can be lacking and which can pave the way towards spiritual advancement.

WHEN RETROGRADE JUPITER CONNECTS WITH 7th HOUSEWhen Jupiter is Retrograde, expansion which is essential signification of Jupiter, can become impeded and things that seemed sure can just stop. When external energy dries up, its time to find inner wisdom and expand internal knowledge. Jupiter retrograde when connected with 7th house through lordship, placement and aspect etc., marriage is then the platform where the things and values of life we think we need but those values are not really adding to our life for the expected growth of relationship. There can be unusual delays and silent suffering is the possibility through marriage. The idea of retrograde Jupiter is to give the abstract results which shall be useful for learning the philosophy of life and which is ultimate essence of Jupiters signification. Jupiter in connection with 7th

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house will create such circumstances in marital association that will bring out the quest of the native to understand human relationship and philosophical working behind it, and analysisng and unfolding the layers of higher knowledge (gyanam) is the end result. In higher/spiritual terms Jupiters retrogression and connection with 7th house of marriage is beneficial, but not in worldly parameters which can make the native suffer at inner psychological level.

WHEN RETROGRADE MARS CONNECTS WITH 7th


When Mars is retrograde, the native having such Mars in the horoscope in general may have greater urge to get what he/she wants but there is need to slow down. The extra energy coming from the retrogression has added the bright rays of it and it is essential to contain this energy for the positive use. We all know by simple logic, the abundant thing when we have that is either wasted in futile manner or can be utilized and channelized for the greater good of self and then the society. As Mars represents both manas shakthi and kaama shakthi, retrograded Mars induces action that is necessary, but what kind? One can bring the desires in control of himself and get empowered at personal level and master his energy by taking controlled action. Kaama shakthi channelized by retrograded Mars either drives the native in the rut of unending pool of passionate desires and vulgarity or the energy is channelized for some greater cause of humanity like animal love and fighting against social crimes, thus making the native suffer in the manner not to be able to get normal track of married life and relationship at personal level. In the female horoscope she may be liable to meet with men of extreme temperament and thus suffer in getting normal pleasures of life.

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WHEN RETROGRADE VENUS CONNECTS WITH 7 th HOUSERetrograde Venus calls for re assessment of monetary wealth, values and wealth of talent and libido (all traits of Venus) into question. When Venus is connected with 7th house being in Retrograde motion, the native may get a better view of himself in relating to others. Want for love in life and its intensity is variable at different times. Extreme behavior can be expected from the native either very high feeling of love and zest to reach the epogee of love in relationship or the native becomes dull and cool. This extremism is controlled by very many planetary factors influencing Venus. With Venus retrograde, relationships are taken very seriously, It is hard for the native to be objective when it comes to relationships and there is great sensitivity to ups and downs of partnership. Casual relationships are not considered very valuable to the Venus retrograde native, and relationships are rarely entered into lightly. There can be emotional upheavels and results of love /marital connection can bring out extreme results either positive or negative.

WHEN RETROGRADE MERCURY CONNECTS WITH 7th HOUSEMercury Retrogrades three times a year for three weeks each time. This is the time your thinking needs to come back in line with reality. Review your ideas, edit your statements, write in your journal. This is a good time to figure things out, see things from a more internal perspective, and decide how to proceed so you can work and communicate more effectively. Mercury Retrograde in the natal chart although gains in rashmi bala as per texts, but the results pertaining to marriage can weigh heavy on the mind of the native in whose chart it is connected in any way to 7th house or lord. As we have understood from earlier chapters that Mercury stands for icchha shakthi and when it is retrograded it becomes powerful enough to act repeatedly and thus marital associations can be many in number and yet shall be lacking in regard to emotional gratification.

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SPECIAL SUMMARY ON RAHU/KETU S NATURAL RETROGRADE MOTIONAs all retrograde planets act very strongly and bring out the non corporal /abstract effect and so will be the case of Rahu / Ketu. We know when both nodes operate, during their dasha, they work on inner level and mostly the results are emotional upheavels and major changes occur which alter the track of life. One lands up in totally different situation and with different standpoint in Rahu/Ketu operative periods. Either something vital is explored or gained or something vital is lost which will count for the lifetime. Rahu is planet for karmic distribution and thus brings out the pattern where future of the native will stand upon. Ketu is planet for karmic imports and thus brings out results lingering from the past lives to make an impact on the native at an innately emotional level and usually stands to scar the mind rather healing up during its operative period. Unless Rahu/kethu are with yoga karaka planets and very well placed in lagna chart or navamsa chart, they are only to give such atmosphere where native is baffled, unable to take right decisions and usually falls to get an emotional void ultimately.

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Understanding Navamsa Connection in Marriage


THE DEFINITION OF THE NAVAMSA
The Navamsa occupied by the Janma Lagna is called the Navamsa Lagna or Lagnamsa. Navamsa also known as Navmansh or Ninth Harmonic chart literally means Ninth Division of a sign. Vedic Astrological texts as Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Mantreswara s Phaladeepika, Baidyanath Dixit s Jatak Paarijat, Varahamihira s Brihat Jatak, Parashars Brihat Parashar Hora Shastra, all refer to the importance of Navamsa to judge the strength and quality of planets in any chart.

THE EVALUATION OF THE NAVAMSA CHARTAs the D-9 chart is based on the Nakshatra Padas as one pada of nakshatra consists of 3 deg. 20 min. and one navamsa division is also of 3 deg. 20 minutes. Thus, navamsa will generally indicate the natives dharma and innate psychological experiences and their final outcome. As we see from lagna chart, the 9th house and its lord in any horoscope are considered the most auspicious house and lord to bestow the greatest beneficance in a chart. A strong 9th house can often go a long way in countering the other malefic aspects in a horoscope. The Navamsa is therefore the fortune chart too. Navamsa is actually the hidden force, the invisible hand of destiny that decides what the result of your efforts in general. Therefore the Lagnamsa is also primarily indicative of the

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psychological abilities/inner nature of the native. The planets in trines from D-9 chart may indicate the abilities developed in previous lives and manifesting in this life. THE LOGIC BEHIND CONSIDERING NAVAMSA CHART IN MARITAL MATTERS confusions derived from texts and need for researchNow, consideration of navamsa as in the important texts is like going through the tunnel of confusing ideas and reaching light on the other end remains a distant dream however the basic idea is correct but detailing is missed out on. It is disheartening to any student of astrology to get such vague portrayal of navamsa in vital texts like stree jaatakam and many more famous texts like HORA SARA, HORA RATNAM, MAANSAAGRI, STREE JAATAKAM and DEV KERALAM and a host others where there is discussion about navamsa but nothing is concrete and dependable. Actually, almost all the topics are discussed and analysed through navamsa and although the correctness of the slokas is not questionable but it is so generalized way of concluding that exactness and concrete analysis topic wise is missing and any student can feel baffled. Let me discuss few important texts to make my point understood. HORA SARA gives ideas about udita navamsa which tells the result of all twelve rashis becoming navamsa lagna. There is no house wise or planet based illustration, but a wholesome idea of how each of twelve signs will operate when become d-9 ascdt. Result of mesha navamsa is the person born in mesha navamsa will be mischivious, base minded, thievish, of restless mindand lustfull. [chapter xxx- sloka HINSOALPAMATI - JAAYTE MANUSHYA] Another important text like HORA RATNAM gives us the result of all planets being in own navamsa like Sun in Leo navamsa, Mars in Aries or Scorpio navamsa and so on. Here the

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results are given like Mars if in own navamsa, native will be torturous, unsightly in appearance skillfull in sword fighting, devoid of virtues and bear hatred for gentle people [navamsakeswe - saadhujanasya nityam] No astrologer will make out anything out of the above depiction of own sign navamsa planet. Another example I am taking of very vital text, YAVANA JATAKA by sphujidhwaja. let me quote reference from chapter 33, where all planets are discussed in all seven navamsas of seven planets. Here again Mars is told to be a restless corruptor of other mens wives and Venus in own navamsa produces a rich man having many women and enjoys drinks and and foods. So YAVAN JAATAKA again gives us a vague idea about planets irrespective of the various angles of their lordship, functional role in the horoscope and house wise placement in d-9 chart. Most valuable text like MAANSAAGRI discusses all nine navamsas in any sign and their effect generally and again it is devoid of variation of results depending on different signs and swarashi navamsas and vargottam and pushkar navamsa. In STREEJAATAKAM, mainly marriage part is emphasized and let us check how vaguely it describes the marriage area if the Mars is placed in the navamsha of Venus and Venus is in the navamsha of Mars and both are together in main horoscope, then such female use to remain uncontrolled and bring much shock to whole family (due to her involvement with others). if the 7th house or the navamsha both are having Aries or Scorpio sign, then the husband has other women in his life and also is ill-tempered. if she is born in Virgo or Gemini navamsha of Mercury, her husband will be very learned and clever.

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if she is born in navamsha of Sagittarius or Pisces, her husband will be of great merit and will have all possessions under his control. if she is born in navamsha of taurus or Libra, her husband will be fortunate, very good looking and will be liked by women. if she is born in navamsha of Capricorn or Aquarius, her husband will be like old man. if she is born in navamsha of leo, her husband will be exceedingly soft in his disposition and will be very hard working. The list is endless concerning the texts and yogas depicted so vaguely therein and thus it is required to do detailing of the whole matter and every house /every facet of horoscope needs scrutiny to actually derive the sense of the matter and reach the outcome of any yoga. THE POWER OF NAVAMSA IN PREDICTION- According to Shastras, the very base is rightfully described as Sthoolam or apparent look is D-1 chart, Sukhsham Sharira is D-9 chart and it should have inherent permanent strength. If Sukhsham Sharira does not have strength and is not properly balanced, sustaining energies for a native will be very less. Any planet gaining strength in Navamsa multiply its power threefold. BASIC HOROSCOPE is thus known to be a combination of two charts, the Rasi and the Navamsa i. e. d-1 and d-9. Considering as an example the great sage Parasara who in the chapter Vargavivechan adhyaya of Brihat Parasara Hora, Chap. VIII3) , told that the Navamsa is to be looked into for all matters related to the spouse. Other texts also opine that the Lagnamsa or navamsa will also indicate the persons behaviour in marriage.

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The logic here is that the rasi chart is the tree, navamsa chart stands to tell if the tree is laden with fruit or not and thus known as the fruit of the tree. It is not considered to be the chart of the spouse and marriage in literal sense, rather the logic behind is that the navamsa is the 9th divisional chart and hence relates to our soul or inner person denoting our purpose in life in a spiritual /divine sense. Marriage also deals with the experiences of the soul and links one person with the karmic connections and deals with data of karmic concerns, there is authentic reason to connect marital experiences with navamsa chart. In fact, another view is that navamsa stands to represent the second half of oneas life and deals with the mature souls experiences rather than initial initiatives and efforting /learning of first phase of life. A close examination of the whole chart is thus important, but in particular the 1st and 7th houses and their lords in d-1 as well as in d-9 are vital points regarding marriage area. It is utterly logical to get all the possible parameters applied in d-9 chart and reach a conclusion about any area in a horoscope. I have tried to geather all possibilities to judge the strength of any facet of life through d-9 keeping the base of d-1 chart intact. (the parameters are collected from texts, books of modern authors, western authors, as well as my personal views.) The idea is to practically apply and test the authenticity of abundant possibilities given in different scriptures and books and find the real relevant points. The following parameters reveal how to find whether any planet has enough strength or is weak in navamsa to fulfill the promise of their positions in Rashi Chart. MY POINTS PERTAINING TO ROLE OF NAVAMSA IN JUDGING MARITAL MATTERS and these parameters truly give the correct picture regarding marriage aspects and fortune connected with marriage.

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NOTE- [In the following parameters instead of describing time and again, well placed in d-9 will mean to be in trine to navamsa ascdt. As we know the best placement for planets growth in the signified arena is the trinal axis of navamsa lagna. Second best placement can be earthy trine 2, 6, 10 (trines of midheaven that is 2/6/10 houses shows material success) and 11th house of navamsa chart may be added to show growth of the area of the planet it signifies in d-1 chart & Strength of planet in d-9 obviously is denoted by exaltation / own sign placement / vargottam navamsa/pushkar navamsa status.] Vargottama means being in same sign and Navamsa, and it is considered to be a very strong placement. According to the point of view of the Nadis, a Vargottama-planet works exactly like a planet in the Ascendant, which makes it highly important. Pushkaramsa represent Pushkara Navamsa of 3-20 in a Rasi which is its most ausupious part. Each Rasi has two Pushkara Navamsa and thus their total in 12x2 = 24. These Navamsas if are owned by the benefic planets, can predict benefic results. Now mutual connection between any two planets is to be understood in the following pattern. Trinal (1/5 axis) and sextile (3/11) relationship is best kind of mutual connection between any two planets. Square (4/10 axis) denotes averagely good action oriented relationship. Shadashtak or dwirdwadasha (6/8 axis, 2/12axis) denote no complementary relationship mutually.

TEN RULES TO SEE RESULTS RELATED TO MARITAL MATTERS1. Planet ruling ascdt. and 7th house or its dispositors in d-1 are strong or weak by strength or placement in d-9. [rules of strength told above]

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Strength of Venus and placement in d-9 is to be seen. As from d-1 chart, lagna lord & 7th lord and Moon sign lord &7th lord therefrom, should be mutually well placed in navamsa too. Lagna lord and 7th lord of d-1 has positive lordship in d-9 and should act as functional benefic in d-9 chart. Mars/Venus and 1st lord and the 7th lord of d-9 chart, should be mutually well connected and mutually well placed in d9 only.

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6. How well is the placement of 7th house sign of d-1 in d-9 and how that sign in navamsa is placed aspected by different planets in d-9. 7. It is very vital to note the char karkattwa of 7th lord planet of d-1 chart and where it is placed in d-9 chart from atmakaraka navamsa that is karkamsa sign. The lagna bhava sign, and lagna lord and 7th lord of D-1 chart should not be into 6th, 8th or 12th bhava in D-9. Secondly, 6th, 8th & 12th lord of D-1 should not get associated with lagna bhava or lagna lord of D-9. When the lagna and lagna lord of d-9 gets associated with 6, 8 or 12 of D-1 chart, the affliction affects the mahadasha of planets negatively at innerlevel. One will experience many kinds of troubles and anxieties in life. Counting of nine navamsas- Counting the number of navamsas covered by planet. (from 1-9th navamsa) here two schools of thought are thereFirst school of thought says, that as a general rule, all planets be those in any sign are bad in 6, 8th navamsa. Second school of thought says it should be counted precisely sign wise. Like if a planet or house is in moveable sign it should not be in 6th navamsa or 8th navamsa, if it is fixed sign it

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should not to be in 4th navamsa and in dual sign it should not be in 2nd, 4th, & 8th navamsa. I prefer to take the second rule sign wise. Lagna sign, 7th house sign, lagna lord and 7th lord from lagna as well as from Moon lagna along with Mars and Venus should be seen as to how they are placed in navamsa chart. The more well placed significators of marriage the better the outcome in the marriage venture shall be. 10. Naadi rule in navamsa as applied to 7th house and lord and Venus and Mars. In some of the nadi rules, there is a peculiar way of judging the navamsa position of planets. They consider the sign occupied by the planet as a kind of navamsa-lagna for that planet, while the sign indicated by its navamsa position would be its actual house-position of the planet counted from that lagna. Therefore, if a planet is placed in Aries sign, Leo navamsa, then it is considered to be in the 5th house and give effects of whatever is naturally signified by 5th house.

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(as judged in individual horoscopes through mutual axis placement of planets) Theory of yin yang energy balance in oneself and in the horoscope. a) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Ascendant and Moon b) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Sun-Moon c) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Mars & Venus d) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of 1st lord & 7th lord e) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of 1st lord & 7th lord from Moon sign

WHAT IS IN A SYMBOL
The classic yin-yang symbol, seen more and more these days, is a circular symbol, half-black and half-white, with a small dot of white on the black side, and a small black dot on the white side. This symbol is called the Tai Chi Tu.

REAL MEANING OF YIN-YANG


Origins of Yin-yang became associated with Taoism, a religion widespread in China several hundred years before Christ. Tao literally means the path and it is the origin of all things and the ultimate reality.

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The forces of yin-yang arise from belief in dualism, a state in which the universe is seemingly equally divided into two opposing but equal forces mainly called as male and female forces of nature which are equal and opposite in character. When Yang stands to represent hot, dry, male, hardness, movement and initiative, Yin symbolizes coolness, moistness, female, darkness and receptivity. The yin and yang forces are believed to be cyclical, moving and evolving into each other, represented by the white dot on the black yin side of the symbol, and by the black dot on the white yang side. Opposites actually contain the essence of each other, and eventually merge with each other. In this view, the universe depends on the interaction between these two forces which arise from the Tao. Each of us, whether male or female contains both of these characteristics, in a healthy balance yin (the female energy) receives intuition and inspiration from our souls and the Divine, while yang (the masculine) acts on these inspirations. Yang is the masculine energy of the doer and yin is feminine energy of receptivity.

HOW TO CHECK BALANCE OF YIN-YANG IN HOROSCOPE


In the horoscope both masculine yang and feminine yin is represented by some ruling planets which decide the whole persona of the native and prepare him/her for interaction with his/her life partners and create a healthy balance with in. I am giving below the fivefold approach to analyse the yin/yang energy balance with in. As the journey always starts within oneself and extends and influences in the dealing with others. In this chapter I am considering the mutual relationship between one male energy point and the other from female energy point and how they give results on each mutual axis. Male energy is yang denoted by ASCDT. SUN, MARS, LAGNA LORD, MOON LAGNA LORD. Yin energy is denoted by MOON, VENUS, 7th HOUSE LORD AND 7th LORD FROM MOON LAGNA.

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MUTUAL AXIS RELATIONSHIP- EXPLANATION


All the five points told above will let us understand the balance of male energy (yang) and female energy (yin) balance with in ones personality and inner core of the psyche. Here we are considering ASCDT., SUN AND MARS as yang energy indicator and MOON AND VENUS as yin energy indicator among planets. As the ascendant is denoting the purusha shakthi in kaalpurusha horoscope, so ascendant lord has to be great indicator of yang energy in oneself irrespective of the planet whatsoever. Similarly 7th house denotes prakriti and thus lord of 7th house represents yin energy whatever the planet is. As Moon specifically being vital point standing for all things connected with mental /psychological working and is considered to be equivalent to ascendant thus the counting of 1st lord and 7th lord is also done from Moon lagna independently. Mutual linkage between most important masculine active energy denoted by ASCDT. AND SUN has to be in tune with feminine energy of MOON thus creating a balanced persona. on the other side, these two poles, unconnected create a struggle for balance of personality at inner level of the unconscious. On similar note, manas shakthi and kaama shakthi of MARS should be well tuned to soft and emotional VENUS thus creating a healthy minded native and one who is capable of progressing and evolving in higher terms. I am considering following mutual axis between planets and explanation of each axis is as underThe jurisdiction and range of aspect and conjunction although vAries planet to planet the planetary influences do occur with in deeptaansha range varying planet to planet, but I have taken the mutual distance varying within 10 degrees on either side for the purpose of convenience for my research work on more than 400 horoscopes of married men and women. MUTUAL 1/1 AXIS Conjunction is formed when two planets are approximately in the same degree of the zodiac. The

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powerful conjunction however is within 1 degree but the planetary influences do occur with in deeptaansha range (I have cinsidered 10 degrees on either side.) The rays of astral energy radiated by one planet in conjunction with the other, is merging with the other making an amalgamation of two energies to create interdependence in the matters denoted by both the planets in the horoscope. The matters are The results denoted by conjunctions are variable. Sometimes these conjunctions are for good and sometimes they denote bad results. MUTUAL 2/12 AXIS OR SEMISEXTILE- it is the aspect formed when two planets are approximately 30 or relaxably 2040 degrees apart may be in same sign or in consecutive signs. This is a feeble and inharmonious aspect. Two planets placed in such position barely have mutual influence and it does not bring results without much efforts. It indicates that planets placed in this association will NOT give the native the necessary opportunities and initiatives and thus making the results indicated to be too slow to grow and reach the fructification. Not a worthwhile connection between any vital planetary forces thus giving much less fruition of goals indicated by planetary energies. MUTUAL 3/11 AXIS OR SEXTILE- is the aspect formed when two planets are approximately 60 zodiacal degrees apart (roughly 50-70 degrees apart) This is a quite harmonious aspect. Its constructive energy brings such ability and opportunity as are signified by the two planets. The ability to acquire the things signified and the opportunity to do so. MUTUAL 4/10 AXIS OR SQUARE is the aspect formed when two planets are approximately 90 (roughly 80-100) zodiacal degrees apart. This is a quite discordant aspect that tends to tear up and destroy all it contacts with as per western thought. In vedic concept too, it signifies inner war and consequent conflict. This inner struggle between planetary energies can bring about acute crises, and temporary periods of delays in fruition of object signified by the two planets.

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They have plenty of trials and conflicts when vital planets are falling in this square zone. In that case attainment of objective denoted by two planets in square connection depends upon other factors which can compensate for the trial and problematic condition within two planetary energies. Overcoming obstructions, and turning the destructive energy into constructive lines is possible with other better compensatory conditions created by other planets. MUTUAL 5/9 AXIS or Trine is the aspect formed when two planets are approximately 120 (roughly 110-130) degrees apart in the zodiac. This is the best aspect considered in both vedic as well as in western astrology. A trine signifies not only the abilities and opportunities bestowed by the two planets, but also fast results come with little effort. The good that comes through the trine comes easily and spontaneously. The abilities so signified grow naturally rather than being acquired with difficulty, and the opportunities are forced upon one without being asked for. Trines signify same element /qualities and thus fruition of efforts and influence exerted by planetary forces comes fast and is profitable too. MUTUAL 6/8 AXIS OR AN INCONJUNCT is the aspect formed when two planets are approximately 150 (roughly 140160) degrees apart in the zodiac. It is a neutral aspect in so far as harmony or discord is concerned as per western thought but in vedic concept it is always bad connectivity between any two planetary forces. This is rather a no aspect condition. The aspect itself has the tendency to bring the things denoted by the two planets into some prominence, but to force them apart and almost negligibally functional and gives extremely slow results. MUTUAL 1/7 AXIS or THE OPPOSITION although is considered bad in western astrology but we in vedic astrology consider the sam saptam relation to be pooraka or on the completion note. An Opposition is the aspect formed when two

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planets are approximately 180 (roughly 170-190) zodiacal degrees apart. Western thought is that the energies of the two planets, when so situated, meet each other head-on, and refusing to mingle and thus go back along the lines from which they came. The opposition confers the quality of each of the two planets in maximum degree. There is a constant antagonism between the things represented by the two planets. The vedic concept believes that mutual opposition axis makes the results of two planets come to fruition and the placement is activating each planetary energy fully and mutual interaction between planets will be maximum keeping their individual qualities intact. This combination makes and brings the uncontrolled situations with two charged planetary energies influencing each other to give very bulky and meaningful results. Let me explain the balance of yin and yang energies as applied to pivotal points in a horoscope. There is fivefold approach to understand this concept Theory of yin yang energy balance in oneself through the horoscope is applicable in following way:a) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Ascendant and Moon b) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Sun-Moon c) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Mars & Venus d) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of 1st lord & 7th lord e) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of 1st lord & 7th lord from Moon sign a) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Ascendant and Moon ASCENDANT- While ascendant is discussed to look into the whole persona, the personal energy and influence and impact on the world in general. When ascendant or lagna is the pivotal point of horoscope from where the whole life and all the facets of life shall be channelized. Ascendant depicts the outer /visible

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persona of the native and thus stands to represent the YANG energy. MOON - the Moon, natural karaka of 4th house gives clues all about the mysterious past, memories of the unconscious, and the emotions that those memories evoke. The natives roots, family background, inner emotions, conditioning and psychological foundations are covered by natal Moon. Moon is described as being our roots, our foundation of life. Where as Moon depicts the inner psyche and emotional roots thus represents the YIN energy in any horoscope. The mutual connection between the two is of great consideration and meaning. Here is the modus operandi of the various mutual axis between the two as underASCDT. / MOON 1/1 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART This axis means the conjunction of ascendant and Moon or the Moon in the lagna. The energy of Moon will make the physical persona of lagna prone to emotional vulnerability and yang energy of lagna shall be subdued by Moons innate feminine and psychological approach. This will be specifically true when Moon is waxing and lagna is that of even sign. The more Moon influences the lagna powerfully, the lesser shall be the independence and self esteem denoted by yang energy of lagna. There is interdependence between physical and mental personalities. ASCDT. / MOON 2/12 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART The male or yang energy counted from lagna when becomes 12th from Moon or Moon becomes 12th there is a serious condition caused where native is unable to handle any matter of life with full mental alertness or the psychological weakness will affect the decision making capacity of ascendant. Actions taken before the world shall be different from what the inner psyche actually conveys and this inner conflict will lessen the capacity and self esteem denoted by lagna, even if there is

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strength attached to ascendant by all means. Personality of the native is not in harmony with emotional self denoted by Moon thus attacking harmony of marital bonding too. ASCDT. / MOON 3/11 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART The self-expression and basic outlook on life denoted by ascendant is found in close emotional harmony when Moon resides in 3/11 axis of it. In this mutual axis relationship of ascendant and Moon, there is and a good chance for the native to maintain relationships keeping both physical and psychological angles in tact and this trait also that helps marriage work well. In this axis mind is integral part in dealing with others. ASCDT. / MOON 4/10 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART This mutual axis placement of lagna and Moon creates inner war between oneself. It causes emotional upsets and inability to decide on and finalising the vital matters thus weakening the yang energy of lagna. We know that mutual Kendras always go on to explore and the result is emotional fatigue. Emotional patterns denoted by Moon, can cause conflict with self expression and self-image represented by lagna thus affecting relationships and marital relationship as well. ASCDT. / MOON 5/9 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART As we have understood by now that trinal houses are always standing for mutual harmony. Trines have same element with in and thus ascendant and Moon sharing same element will obviously enhance the adjustment skills between Moons unconscious psychology and lagnas conscious self expression. There is close emotional harmony in this axis relationship, that makes good for all lapses in dealings with others in general and that is how marriage area shall also be benefitted.

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ASCDT. / MOON 6/8 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART whenever there is problem in any area of life, first of all the problem emerges with in ones mind frame and outer expression comes later. So is the case with Moon placed 6th /8th from lagna which will never allow the mind to really join hands with the outer expressions made by physical persona denoted by ascendant. Inner psychology always differs from what practical activity is done or the native is made to do or act in a way not acceptable to his/her inner heart, thus disturbing the innately emotional patterns of the personality. This incompatible linkage of lagna and Moon also reflects through in marital area making the going tough for the native. ASCDT. / MOON 1/7 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART The ascendant being expression of yang or masculine energy, should and must find the emotional rapport from Moon by being harmoniously placed from it. This is the axis when there is complete utilization of mental energy and physical energy both and thus the yang and yin both energies find their expressions to the best of their capacities. The marriage area shall also be dealt with full energy and attention both at physical as well as mental and emotional plane. Waxing Moon shall empower this yoga more. b) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Sun-Moon SUN The Sun represents the life energy and singularity of the self. In vedic astrology, Sun also acts as ascendant that means it becomes a pivotal point from where the beginning and the thrust of the identity is controlled and channelized. In detail of the matter it is clear that identification of soul in higher realm, depends on strength of Sun who is representative of soul and who is at exalted state in Aries the first house of the kaal purusha horoscope. The position of Sun in a sign or house allows the identity of soul to get energy and traits of that sign and shine and assume power and identification through the natural signification of that very sign.

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MOON Moon on the other hand, represents the inner psychological patterns and those inner traits are brought through the characteristics of that sign which contains Moon at the moment of birth. Mutual connectivity of these two signs containing both Sun and Moon speak a lot about maturity and prudence of soul in interacting with related persons at small scale and with the world at larger scale. People born with a Sun-Moon tension can spend much of their lives struggling to balance the principles of the Sun and the Moon within their personalities, and will bring this struggle to some degree into their relationships. The urge to form meaningful relationships is generally powerful, but relationships can be as much of a struggle to these natives as the inner conflict is to themselves. This inner conflict occurs with each mutual axis placement between Sun and Moon let us understand how the whole concept operates considering each axis one by oneSUN MOON 1/1 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThe Moon is naturally/ emotionally in tune with the Sun but by conjunction, Sun Moon conjoined in the natal chart suggests a strong-willed individual who is also quite comfortable with him- or herself, which is helpful for focus and concentration, but can be challenging in partnerships because of a self-reliant and individualistic personality as Sun will here overpower Moon. In intimate relationships, there is a decided lack of flexibility in the nature of the native having this conjunction that can be frustrating. In this conjunction, there is some tendency for the Sun to dominate the Moons emotionalism to a considerable degree as Moon is likely to be combust. But the effects will be better if Moon is ahead of Sun and free from combustion. There is an indication of a considerably good potential for marriage as well as romantic relationship provided it is checked if Moon is deeply combust or free from combustion.

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SUN MOON 2/12 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART As there is no linkage between solar and lunar energies, it tends to give very stressful periods of struggle with oneself for identification as well as for emotional expressions. Sun-Moon in 2/12 axis affect all dealings with the outer world and specially the intimate relations will suffer. This is a combination where yang energy of Sun is acting separately with no emotional support or rapport from yin energy of Moon. The native can go into depressive phases when weak Moon is operative without masculine support of self esteem and when Sun is weak and Moon is powerful in the horoscope, the native is swayed by emotional mirages and thus suffers without yang energy of power/independence of self denoted by Sun. In operative dasha of strong Sun native can be extremely independent /dominatind without necessary emotional considerations. Hence the overall inner conflict is the result affecting the relationships. SUN MOON 3/11 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART This is an aspect considered very good for developing cooperative and understanding skills with in the native. This is a very good combination for family and domestic relationships. The desire to find meaningful relationships is stronger than normal as mutual 3/11 axis linkage is showing innate tendency of friendliness. Overall a good comination denoting a positive potential for marital alliance with good interdependence between yin and yang energies denoted by Moon and Sun respectively. SUN MOON 4/10 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART As we know, the planets falling at right angles to each other are in square and suggests an internal war between the two. Here Sun and Moon are equally powerful desires: the desire for autonomy and the desire for emotional commitment respectively. The native can be quite defensive while dealing with others, and often over-sensitive, which can take its toll in personal relationships.

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This is a difficult combination for family, marital, and romantic relationships. the adversity of the square can denote somewhat challenging situations. As square aspects denote hidden inimical approach which means if apparently one feels in tune with his/her mind but there will be some deep-seated emotional difficulties and many compromises are needed to pursue relationships. SUN MOON 5/11 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART This is one of the finest combinations showing a great potential for a successful romantic relationship or marriage. The interaction in marital relationship can have a pleasant flow. When the Sun and Moon are in 5/11 relation, the native is likely to be accepting, strong-willed as well as cordial in pursuing romantic/ marital associations and is most likely to feel positive vibes from others too. There is no chance of feeling hurt by others. There can be a tendency for the native to expect to get what he or she wants, simply because the desire nature is at peace within him- or herself. The yang energy of Sun is complementing the yin energy of Moon containing same elements through signs. However, The nature of the relationship tends to take on the flavor of the element (earth, fire, air or water) within which these bodies (both Sun and Moon) stay. SUN MOON 6/8 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTSun in no aspect to Moon in the natal chart suggests an individual who seems to live life constantly making adjustments at emotional plane as is clear that one has to go through mental sufferings at different points of time. Either there is tendency to give too much or there is feeling of being taken advantage of by others and result is feeling of being alone at mental plane. The native can be unexpressive and undervalues his or her emotional needs thus sometimes making him/her indecisive, unstable and unfocused. The native needs to work on strengthening Moon in his or her personality in order to feel whole and to avoid bickering in relationships with self-defeating

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attitudes. There seems to be no synchronization between yang and yin energies thus when masculine yang energy operates through Sun, it lacks the undercurrent of emotions and when feminine yin energy operates through Moon, the self expression is lacking in overall dealings and behavior patterns. SUN MOON 1/7 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThis aspect in marital relationship, can be positive on the whole as Suns dynamic quality tends to give way to Moon which denotes female energy and feelings, Thus, there is balance of solar and lunar energies which makes the native having this combination, more analytical in relationships. In fact, natives with such aspect in their chart, have more clarity of vision than others and are always willing to work out any problem in communication with others This is because such natives basic instinct is to learn and grow through relationships. Both yang and yin energies are at peace with each other and yang influencing yin and vice versa with equal force not disturbing the independent traits of the other. c) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of Mars & Venus MARS - Owing to monitoring of Mars over vital matters it holds importance as a planet for energy and also for logic and intellect. In natural zodiac, Mars rules Aries sign which is always bubbling with qualities of cosmic current that determine the will and desire for sexual pleasures. If we understand the kaalapurusha horoscope we should be able to surmise that Mars stands for vital force in a human being. As 1 st house is represented by Mars as ruler for sign Aries this ascendant is pivotal point in a horoscope stands for purusha which is to represent the energy and life force in a human being. The scintillating dynamic and vibrant energy of kundalini lie dormant in the spinal cord and same can be activated through joint application of manas shakti and kaama shakthi (Aries and Scorpio) having common lordship of Mars. In vedas it is named as angaraka perhaps because it looks in the dome of

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sky like a lamp of blazing coal and is also said to be rajo guni and a source of strength, power, activity, ambition and force. In one of the slokas on Mars, it is treated as something keeping a ball of fire in its mouth. Agnimurdha divah kakut pati pruthivyaham Apam retasi jinavasi Agnimurdha is with a head made of fire. Fire here symbolizes three types of fires when we talk about human beings. - jatharagni fire due to hunger. - krodhagni fire of anger - kaamagni fire in sexual acts In the context of above said sloka MARS is male in character. It germinates and fertilizes (jinavasi) the ovum (apam) of women for the purpose of intercourse (retasi). Varaha mihira in Brihata Jataka and kalyan verma in Saravaliholds Mars responsible for menstruation in women. With connection between male Mars representing hot blood and female Moon make women capable for copulation and conception. Jataka parijata terms Mars as male, sexy energetic and lustful in the following sloka Kaami tamogunaratastu dharakumarah Sarvarth chintamanidescribes Mars as planet of prowess given to sexual pleasures as in sloka Bhowmah prataapi ratikilolaha Hence it is clear that role of Mars in procreation is vital. All these factors make Mars an extremely vital planet in human life span as it will decide the course of present life and the quality and content of our actions. Therefore it can be rightly surmised that strength of Mars has to be watched carefully in the horoscope to make

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judgements about a person in totality of his/her actions specifically, in the area of marital associations, sexual drives and desires as primarily Mars will show its outlet of positive / negative energies via the area of relationships and approach towards understanding about these things. VENUS- [About Venus and its role in marital matters refer to chapter 3] Understanding the Connectivity Between Mars and VenusWhen first house represents purusha shakti or vital force and 7th house stands for prakriti and is for dissipation of same energy. Hindu philosophy says manifestation of ethereal soul into material body is through interaction between purusha and prakriti. Purusha is Aries lord Mars and prakriti is represented by Libra. Libra sign is seat of muladhar chakra which is first to be activated for kundalini awakening. Scorpio being next to Libra becomes the accumulated strength of kundalini to sustain this energy in the acts of manifestation. Mars as representative of lagna, gives us strong selfdiscipline, and denotes our ability to meditate depending upon its quality and location in the natal chart. Mars gives us the ability to follow the spiritual light within, and is often, in my humble opinion, the planet most responsible for the spiritual advancement or enlightenment. As Mars represents the Manipur chakra in the naval, hence it also gives us the will to bring the energy of the kundalini from our stomachs to our hearts, where the Venus chakra resides, and where we actually experience spiritual bliss for the first time, according to Yogic theory. various activities ruled by Mars owing to MANAS SHAKTHI AND KAAMA SHAKTHI, actually contain meditative procedures and this meditative energy when reaches anahat chakra ruled by Venus, is also transformed into spiritual bliss. Significations of the planet Venus is, at the lower level, responsible for material happiness, but, at the higher level, is also responsible for spiritual bliss.

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As here in this chapter, I am trying to highlight the Aries and Libra connectivity and interaction between these two signs brings forth the crux in the form of resultant spiritual experience of the soul. Libras astrological symbol itself reveals that Venusian energy through Libra gives balance in life. In relationships, the tendency of Venus is to give back what they have been given. Libra energy reacts to everything with intellectual orientation and every romantic/emotional experience of the soul is visualized and sorted as mental exercise and Venus gets all the psychological pleasure from beauty in all forms. Venusian energy through qualities of Libra the natural 7th house, turns raw energy produced by Mars into aesthetic pleasure by intellectual rapport and physical attraction between the marital partners. This aesthetic pleasure can turn into divine delight of the soul and all this will depend greatly on how Mars and Venus are interconnected in the horoscope. All the possible mutual linkages are discussed as follows:MARS/VENUS 1/1 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTVenus and Mars are mutually conjunct in this axis. This is the strong indicator for sexual attraction that is attraction towards opposite gender. This connection between two most vital poles of love and attraction, leads to more sensitive heart where romantic feelings are easily aroused. All passions and desires of Mars are accompanied by love of Venus and Venusian feelings are accompanied by physical charms too. In any way, there is likely to be much passion and excitement in the native having this axis to pursue marital relationship. MARS/VENUS 2/12 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTAs we know, 12th from any place indicates loss of that particular thing, so Mars and Venus mutually on 2/12 axis indicate the loss of connectivity of each others characteristics. This is a feeble and inharmonious aspect. Two planets placed in such position barely have mutual influence and it does not bring

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results without much efforts. It indicates that the energy of Mars will not find the necessary assistance from Venus to really grow in experience. Both the energies will lie latent in the native and there can be dearth of initiatives in the direction of fructification of desires. Not a worthwhile connection between yang and yin energies thus giving much less fruition of goals. MARS/VENUS 3/11 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThis is quite harmonious aspect. This aspects suggests much initiatives and opportunities for sexual and romantic involvement. The effect of Venus on Mars will be helpful in the area making all moves and actions on a more harmonious note. Mars, on the other hand, will provide help to Venus to become productive and action oriented. The constructive mutual distance controlling the vibrations of both yang and yin energy produced through Mars and Venus respectively, thus improves the ability to acquire the things signified and the opportunities to do so. MARS/VENUS 4/10AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTIn vedic concept as well as in western thought, this much degrecal distance between any two planets signifies inner war and consequent conflict. Here the inner struggle between yang martian energy with yin energy of Venus can bring about acute emotional chaos and crises, and temporary periods of delays in fruition of object signified by the two planets. The native having Mars Venus on 4/10 axis will go through plenty of trials regarding pursual in relationships. sexual attraction can be strong due to Mars aspecting Venus but there will be no mutual consideration and genuine attachment. The positive outcome in a marital relationship shall greatly depend upon other factors which can compensate for the trial and problematic condition with in these most important planetary energies.

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MARS/VENUS 5/11 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThis is the best aspect considered in both vedic as well as in western astrology. A trine signifies not only the abilities and opportunities bestowed by the two planets, but also such favors come with very little effort. This is one of the best aspect for sexual compatibility. Trines signify same element /qualities and thus fruition of efforts and influence exerted by martian forces come fast and is in tune with emotional vibrations of Venus and outcome is thus profitable too. There is likely to be a strong romantic attraction coupled with emotional assistance to pursue the goal. Thus it is ideal mutual axis placement to really feel the vibes of love and get harmony in return. MARS/VENUS 6/8 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThis is the aspect or mutual distance which neutralises harmony between any two planetary forces. There is no influence exerted upon each other. As per vedic concept, it is always bad connectivity between any two planetary forces. This is rather a no aspect condition. Thus the yang energy of Mars will lie latent or unutilized by Venus and so the yin energy of Venus stands unused by Mars. Result is no prominent outcome is possible in matters signified by both Mars and Venus. This connection is almost negligibally functional and gives extremely slow results. MARS/VENUS 1/7 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThe vedic concept believes that mutual opposition axis makes the results of two planets come to fruition and the placement is activating each planetary energy fully and mutual interaction between planets will be maximum keeping their individual qualities intact. This combination makes and brings the uncontrolled situations with two charged planetary energies influencing each other to give very bulky and meaningful results. This mutual distance with in Mars and Venus, indicates intense sexual and romantic attractions. There is persisting possessiveness, and a lack of diplomacy in the relationship. Mars,

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in this placement, tends to be overly impressionable as it is independent to act in his full caliber and Venus here is often supersensitive or over exerting emotionally. Both planets exercise influence and necessary control over each other and thus makes it a very exciting and sexually stimulating placement. d) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of 1st lord & 7th lord About lagna and 7 th house and their connection with marriage we have dealt with in previous chapters. Thus considering their mutual axis placement here under is the explanation1st LORD AND 7th LORD ON 1/1 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThis is very harmonious conjunction. The vital force of life represented by lagna and the 7th lord which represents the necessary atmosphere and opportunities to that force, are sharing same platform to operate and experience through same elemental energy of the sign and house of placement. They both are complementing and making good for each other for full manifestation of the soul. Purusha and prakriti, shivas force and shakthi are acting in togeatherness to really bring a positive and worthwhile output. 1st LORD AND 7th LORD ON 2/12 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThis is a feeble and inharmonious connection rather two planets are in no connection state. When lagnas force is not influencing, not interacting and not dependent on the force of shakthi which gives can completion to it, then vital energy of life governed by lagna suffers and is unable rather denied by nature to get necessary experience to enrich itself. Two most important and result oriented planets lagna lord and 7th lord placed in such position barely have mutual influence and so this association will not give the native the necessary opportunities to really come across association/interaction with marital partners and desires fructification shall be too slow a process to be accounted for.

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1stLORD AND 7th LORD ON 3/11 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThis is quite harmonious connection and its constructive energy brings such ability and opportunity to bring together the two most vital planets so that the interaction between them can bring about something really worthwhile. This degreecal distance provides essential opportunities to both lagnas representative and 7th lord who is representing the platform for lagnas force to operate upon and hence giving both the planets, the ability to acquire the things signified and the opportunity to do so. 1st LORD AND 7th LORD ON 4/10 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTIn vedic as well as according to western concept too, this mutual distance between two planetary forces signifies inner war and consequent conflict. This inner struggle between vital planetary energies of lagna lord and 7th lord can bring about extra efforts to pursue the alliance matter and still crises in any kind of joint ventures may arise, and periods of delays are certain in fruition of objectives of mutual interest signified by the these two planetary energies. Plenty of trials and conflicts arise whenever such person with this combination sets out to go for a marriage pursual or negotiation in this regard. Much will depend upon other factors which can compensate for the trial and problematic condition here. 1st LORD AND 7th LORD ON 5/9 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThis is very positive and harmonious aspect/connection. Trines signify same element/qualities and thus fruition of efforts and influence exerted by planetary forces comes fast and is profitable too. The constructive energy created by this mutual distance, brings such ability and opportunity as is signified by the lagnas vital force as well as 7th lords sexual energy or kaama shakthi so that two planets can really interact and their mutual interdependence brings out the desired result to enrich the soul with good and benefic experience. There shall be ample

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opportunities to get involved in partnerships/marriage and easy pursual of alliance can fill the native s heart with contentment quite early in life. Goodness will come spontaneously in mutual give and take between the marital partners. 1st LORD AND 7th LORD ON 6/8 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTIt is a neutral aspect in so far as harmony or discord is concerned as per western thought but in vedic concept it is always bad connectivity between any two planetary forces. This is rather a no aspect condition. The no aspect condition between lagna lord and 7th lord itself has the tendency to virtually put a stop to bring the association into prominence, rather this condition will try to force the partners apart so that the duo/ couple concerned is almost negligibally functional and gives extremely slow results. Marital delays, denial of marital bliss and separation are key results this mutual distance brings about. 1st LORD AND 7th LORD ON 1/7 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHARTThe vedic concept believes that mutual opposition axis makes the results of two planets come to fruition and the placement is activating each planetary energy fully and mutual interaction between planets will be maximum keeping their individual qualities intact. This combination of lagna lord and 7th lord makes and brings the uncontrolled situations with two charged planetary energies influencing each other to give very effective and meaningful results. The native having such combination has the vital force of him finding easy opportunities to interact with members of opposite gender to really get enriched with positive experience. The native can still maintain the independence of the purusha inside him and have a comfortable and stimulating dealing with marital partner brimming with love and attraction. e) Horoscopic (sign wise) placement of 1st lord & 7th lord from Moon sign This is to be taken exactly in the same way as we have dealt with lagna lord and 7th lord therefrom. Here Moon sign shall be

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taken to be the lagna and 7th house and lord is counted from Moon sign. I am not taking each and every axis separately. However in my research I have found the Moon lagna s importance operating in equal measure to lagna. The 1st lord and 7th lord from Moon lagna will be giving similar results and should be understandable in same manner as the 1st lord and 7th lords mutual axis from ascendant itself. INFERENCE - In the above chapter, based on mutual axis relationship, actually the planets are treated as per the mutual distance between them to see the mutual goodwill of planetary energies creating harmony with in oneself. The whole point is about considering the mutual harmony between two complementary poles. For instance, ascdt. and the 7th lord are complementary to each other and so are Mars and Venus (being on 1/7 axis in natural zodiac) and so the 1/7 lords from Moon lagna. Mutual goodwill of two concerned planets with in oneself is denoted through balance of yang energy of : (i) Ascdt. & Moon (ii) Sun & Moon These two points of mutual axis [ASCDT. /MOON AND SUN/ MOON] denote the perceptions of a native about the process and outcome of a relationship while finding a mate. These are natural balance within oneself to actually be able to pursue practical alliance matter with some member of the opposite gender. Mutual goodwill and inner balance between two complementary poles denoted by two planets one standing for yang energy and other for yin (female) energy, [MARS/VEN., 1st L - 7th L]. This outcome will be dependent on practical dealings with opposite gender. This is to see if the requirement criterion of native is met with properly through delaing with partner from opposite gender so as to really compensate the missing part of natives personality and thus empowering his/her ego.

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REMARKS:In my research on more than 400 horoscopes of male and female natives, I have found these mutual planetary axis in individual horoscopes working effectively to bring out the quality of marital associations. I collected the data of married couples and made three groups. 1. 2. 3. couples with high compatibility couples with average compatibility couples with low compatibility

All the yogas to be seen in individual horoscopes, I applied and found that mostly in couple cases with high compatibility, both husband and wife are having mutual axis, of the ascendant/ Moon, Sun/Moon, Mars/Venus, Lagna lord/7th lord both from lagna sign and Moon sign in tune with my analysis. I will explain precisely :NOTE: In my research work maximum number of divorce case there is occurring the 6/8 axis or 2/12 axis between Mars and Venus. In both male/female natives with high and averagely compatible marriages, there is high percentage of 5/9 axis, and also 3/11 axis and in lowly compatible cases or divorced cases, male and female natives have a higher percentage of 6/8 axis, 2/12 axis and interestingly most of female horoscopes with broken marriages have come out to have the 4/10 axis pertaining to 1st lord/7th lord both from lagna sign as well as from Moon sign.

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Chapter 13

Determining Relationship Potential in the Individual Natal Chart in New Perspectives


Following are pivotal points in a horoscope to denote the potential to form and maintain relationships. a) Checking the dominating elements. b) Checking the dominating quality. c) Judgement of temperament through placement of planets in male /female signs d) Moon and Venus as personal planets explain about emotional pattern My viewpoint is all about making judgement of the natives potential for a marital life in individual horoscope To analyse this potential/capacity in a human being, I shall cover all possible facets and assess the role of all signs & planets in context with 7th house in individual horoscopes. As per the norm of human psychology, one must love himself /herself first before he/she can love others in a healthy way. In relationship of marriage, it is imperative to analyse the potential in each native and for that, the natives natal chart gives clues. By reading ones natal chart, we can see exactly what we

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expect from our relationships and what potential partner we are looking forward to while dealing with others. Astrology is all about analyzing the probabilities that a soul will likely to go through while interacting with different other souls in this lifetime. Therefore as per karma theory, one has to interact with the people with whom one has the karmic connection pending from previous births and whatever experience is geathered by these interactions is reflected through the individual chart of the native. When two individuals meet, their chances of a compatible relationship depend on how their basic needs and personality traits will combine mutually in interactions. The emphasis has to be on basic needs, potential and tendencies of a person. Primary factor is that of judging the requirements of one and to how much extent that criterion is fulfilled by the marital partner comes as a secondary factor. Now, the point is to find the main significator planets to be watched for. ASCENDANT being physical entity of one, has to have vital role in relationships. We know that the Ascendant defines the DESCENDANT that is the 7th house, which is a highly sensitive relationship point in the natal chart. Thus, in marriage matter, specifically the following SIGNIFICATOR PLANETS, are to be watched for. LAGNA LORD & 7th LORD MARS & VENUS ASCDT. & 7th HOUSE LUMINARIES SUN & MOON Secondary role will be of Mars signs Aries and Scorpio and to Tauras and Libra the two signs owned by Venus, for some clues about relationship needs. So, besides, looking into the condition of Venus and Mars, the position of their natural signs in the natal chart are to be watched for.

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The ruler of the seventh house is the shadow planet as per Jungian theory and thus also shows facets of the natives personality that are strongly played out through marital relationships. we are to check the influence of other planets and houses that this 7th lord generates via P A C (placement, aspects and conjunction). By looking at one persons chart, and measuring the distance in degrees from that persons planets to the other planets in his/her chart, we can make certain predictions about where the strengths and weaknesses in the area of relationships with others. First of all one feels the drive and enthusiasm, needs as per his/her innate psychic pattern then the native moves on to relate to the other one. whether and what problems the native will deal with in a particular involvement his own horoscope will Give the first hand information. Its a noted fact that our marital partners make up for the lack of traits in our own personalities. Relationships can be the most vital learning experiences about ourselves if we act honestly in self analysis. Potential to get into and pursue dealing with others is called as relationship. As we know the lagna is house of self and 7th is house standing for the others. it is of utmost importance to get to know how we perceive about a person, how we deal and expect and thus indulge in give and take in a relationship with other person denoted by 7th house.

RELATIONSHIP POTENTIAL IN A HOROSCOPE IS SHOWN THROUGH FOLLOWING POINTSa) Checking the dominating elements. b) Checking the dominating quality. c) Judgement of temperament through placement of planets in male /female signs d) Moon and Venus as personal planets explain about emotional pattern

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a) Checking the dominating elements A predominance of one element speaks of what the native brings in to the relationship. In doing the judgement in individual horoscope of any native, first notice which element he/she has the predominance of planets in. More than three planets among above told six significators in one element would constitute a predominance of that element in any horoscope, as per my opinion. Predominance of Fire signs brings enthusiasm /passion to the relationship. Predominance of Earth signs denotes stabilizing /prudent approach to the relationship. Predominance of Air signs denotes intellectual approach to relationship. Predominance of Water signs will flood the relationship with deep emotionalism. b) Checking the dominating quality:- It is also vital to note how many of planets are in the Cardinal, Fixed, and Mutable signs. A dominance of planets in one quality (more than three planets in a cardinal, fixed, or mutable sign) tells, how someone is likely to act in a relationship. For example: A person with a dominance of Cardinal signs makes one good at initiating a relationship and is active at pursual of alliance matter. A person with a dominance of Fixed signs is more likely to be stubborn /watchful/thoughtful and a bit slower in pursuing an alliance. A person with a dominance of Mutable/common signs is persuadable and adaptable and are of compromising nature. c) Judgement of temperament through placement of planets in male /female signs

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As per the concept of Ardhanaarishwar, the horoscope should be equally balanced in energies masculine as well as feminine. It is important to note how the planets are distributed among the masculine and feminine signs in any individual chart. If one has almost equal distribution of planets in male/female signs, He/she should have no trouble getting along well in partnership with opposite gender. Masculine: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra and Sagittarius (all the Fire and Air signs) Feminine: Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces (all the Earth and Water signs) If the vital planets/ significators are placed in odd signs the individual will be more demanding and less giving in marital association. Notable point here is that a native having more significator planets in a single gender may find it difficult to be in a comfortable relationship. d) Moon and Venus as personal planets explain about emotional pattern:- As Moon stands for general psychological pattern and Venus is natural 7th lord and thus has to be in tune with mental set up denoted by Moon sign in the horoscope. Mutual aspectual relationship between Moon and Venus does speak of the emotional /psychological well being of the native which greatly influences marital association. No aspect /linkage between any two planetary energies has a better saythan Moon /Venus linkage when emotional pattern is to be depicted as Moon (mind) and Venus (desires) affect the inner psychology and act as two sensitive pillars of the horoscope. The favourable connectivity between these two pillars denotes fine tuning between mind and desires.

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I will try to explain every kind of linkage and its impact in human relationships. It is logical to consider this Moon Venus axis which particularly governs relationship pattern as MOON is general mind and VENUS speak of needs in a relationship. Their mutual connection obviously have capacity to gives easy and successful negotiations and most likely at early age depending upon other favourable planetary pattern. VENUS MOON 1/1 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART denotes vulnerable romanticismVenus Moon conjunct in the natal chart denotes easily influencable or seducable personality. When we see personal planets, especially the Moon and Venus, connected via conjunction, the native is high on desires connected with love and has some problems regarding self esteem and confidence. These people can easily allow themselves to be seduced or taken advantage of. Moon-Venus people are doubly passionate / emotional who can be easily befooled in the name of love. They generally are quite sensitive and often somewhat dependent on their partners. VENUS MOON 2/12 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART denotes frigid emotionsTwo most sensitive poles denoting feelings and desires tend to have no mutual connectivity by being in 2/12 axis. It means there are some kind of psychological handicaps in matters of the heart and there will also be delays in preparing oneself for the marital negotiations and pursual of matters of the heart. Additionally, one may not feel the emotional vibes while pursuing an alliance with members of opposite sex as Moon standing for emotional set up is not showing any connection with passionate desires and love. The other factors are of special value here like how the dispositors of Moon and Venus are placed mutually and other factors denoting marriage should be well placed and strong for compensation of this negative yoga of Moon Venus on 2/12 axis.

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VENUS MOON 3/11 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART -denotes emotional stimulationAs sextile linkage of any two planets stands for mutual goodwill and friendliness and those traits denoted by two interconnected planets like Moon governing mind set and emotional traits and Venus standing for desires and romance obviously energise the native with high emotionalism coupled with romantic charms. This attitude will certainly reflect in his/ her marital association and lead the native work towards healthy and romantic and fulfilling association. VENUS MOON 4/10 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART- denotes inner difficultyAs we know, square aspect denotes hidden enemy as per the dictum of western as well as in tajik rules. on the same pattern Moon standing for mental set up and Venus showing desire pattern in a native having 4/10 axis has to give a difficult time dealing with ones sentimental and psychological experiences. Frustration in matters of the heart are a must when native has this combination. Grief and delays/break ups in relationships is not ruled out. VENUS MOON 5/9 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART denotes considerate love This is one of the best combinations for a romantic and positive approach towards relationships. One really desires and enjoys the company of his/her partner. The native is also sexually attractive and have a sympathetic, emotional approach towards others. He/she has an attitude of mutual consideration and kindness in relationships. VENUS MOON 6/8 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART- denotes lack of harmony With a Moon-Venus shadashtak position mutually (6/8) , ones emotions (Moon) and love nature (Venus) are difficult to blend. The native thus has such a mind set as to go for separately

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satisfy the needs of his emotionalism/romanticism represented by Moon (by placement sign & house wise, and aspect) and the needs of Venus (by placement sign & house wise, and aspect). The romantic dealings will lack the mental involvement and emotional concerns denoted by Moon shall have no vibes of attraction. This will play out in a variety of ways, depending on the individual involved, and depending on what the Moon and Venus represent, by way of their position and what houses they rule in the chart. In general this is not a positive combination for early and easy pursual of marriage. The other factors are of special value here like how the dispositors of Moon and Venus are placed mutually and other factors denoting marriage should be well placed to make good for the lack of harmony in emotions and romance. VENUS MOON 1/7 AXIS IN THE NATAL CHART -denotes highly romantic mindAs in astrology, 7th house stands for projections onto other person you are dealing with and as Venus is looked for marriage concerns and denotes our libido, it can be safely said that Moon on 7th house to Venus in the natal chart, one will surely project his/her own emotional/ state onto others, and, as a result, experience warm love as well as look for much warmth and emotionalism in marriage /intimate relationships.

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Chapter-14

Marriage Timing Through Astrology


NOTE:- I have dealt very briefly with yogas of delay/denial and early marriage as well as timing of marriage in this chapter for the reason that I have already started with the different book on the same topic MARRIAGE & TIMING THROUGH ASTROLOGY. In that book I will give all details about early marriage yogas, delays and reasoning behind the delays and denials, love marriages and failures of love marriages and timing of marriage based on various conditional dashas besides vimsottari dasha and transit principles will be analysed too. So in this book under this chapter I shall be just touching the above told topics grossly. My analysis about promise of marriage, delay/denial of marriage and timing of marriage is as under. I am quoting yogas which have proven to be very effective in my study and experience. a) PROMISE OF MARRIAGE AT EARLY/ RIGHT AGE b) COMBINATIONS OF DELAYS /DENIAL OF MARRIAGE c) TIMING OF MARRIAGE

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a) PROMISE OF MARRIAGE AT EARLY/ RIGHT AGE


Question arises about the right age for marriage. Well, in ancient times there was tradition of BAAL VIVAAH which was marriage before attaining the age of puberty for girls and boys both. It was considered a vital samskara to get rid of pittra rina. With time age of marriage was considered appropriate for girls just after attaining puberty and now a days too, in some backward rural areas, right age for girls is between 15-20 yrs. and for boys 18-24 yrs approximately. In urban areas, however the appropriate age for girls is from 20-28 and for boys it is 2430. Thus roughly we can consider till 28 it is considered right and normal age for marriage. After 28 years of age, there start operating the delaying factors. Hereunder I am giving some authentic and well proven yogas for marriage at right age. The age of marriage will vary with more or less number of similar combinations in his/her natal chart. 1. 7th house and lord in fruitful sign (fruitful signs are- water triplicity consisting of CANCER, SCORPIO AND PISCES. TAURAS, LIBRA, SAGGITTARIUS AND CAPRICORN are semi fruitful signs) 7th house and lord from Moon sign in fruitful sign [specially true if Moon is waxing and is functional benefic in the chart] Mars and Venus in fruitful signs. Mars and Venus on mutual trinal 1/5 axis or sextile 3/11 axis in individual natal chart. lagna lord connected to 7 th house or lord via p.a.c. (placement, aspect or conjunction) 1st lord and 7th lord in mutual trinal 1/5 axis or sextile 3/11 axis.

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7. 8. 9.

1st lord and 7th lord from Moon lagna are at mutual trinal 1/ 5 or sextile 3/11 axis. 7th lord strong in shadbala. lagna lord and 7th lord are NOT retrograde.

10. Venus as well as 7th lord from lagna and Moon sign should not be combust. 11. 7th house occupied by a yoga karaka planet or a very strong functionally benefic Mars, Venus or Jupiter. 12. The star lord of 7th house well placed in 1, 5, 9 or 3, 7, 11 houses. VITAL PARAMETERS FROM NAVAMSA13. Navamsa rashi of lagna sign and 7th sign, have a strong and benefic planet in it. 14. 7th lords placement sign in navamsa is in 1, 5, 9 or 3, 7, 11 house of D-9 chart. 15. 7th lord of d-1 becoming functional benefic and strong in d9. 16. The 7th house sign and 7th lords placement sign of d-1 chart should be in trines in navamsa chart. 17. The Mars and Venus should have mutual 5/9 axis in d-9 chart of the native. 18. The lagnesha and 7th lord of d-1 should have mutual 5/9 axis in d-9 chart of the native. VITAL PARAMETERS FROM JAIMINI SYSTEM As in analysis through Jaimini system, I have considered these pivots regarding marriage a) Lagna pada, dara pada, upapada& 7th house therefrom b) Dara karaka and 7th house therefrom c) Karkamsa lagna and 7th house therefrom

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d) Sign where there is Pada for darakaraka planet falls Let us see how each pivotal point signifies and influences marriage. 1. LAGNA PADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT The method of LAGNA PADA calculation isAs many signs from the asdt. Lord is away from the ascdt., houses are counted then that sign which is arrived at is called as the pada / arudha of acsdt. Promise of marriage shall be there at right/prime age, when If 7th house from lagna pada is in an angle or a trine, in natal chart there shall be early marriage. there is natural benefic planet is placed in the sign where lagna pad/7th axis falls. there is putrakaraka planet or darakaraka planet is placed in that sign of lagna aarudha or 7th house. there is yogakaraka planet placed on this axis. Atma karaka or amatyakaraka planets placed here lagna pada sign lord and1/7 axis lords from here, should be in trines and well strengthened in shad bala.

2. DARA PADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM ITDara pada is counted in similar way as lagna pada but from 7th house. Promise of marriage shall be there at prime age, when there is natural benefic planet is placed in the sign where dara pad/7 axis falls. there is putrakaraka planet is placed in that sign or 1/ 7 axis from dara pada sign. there is yogakaraka planet placed on this axis.

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If dara pada or sign lord of dara pada falls in trinal houses of horoscope the results about marriage will come much easily and fast. Atma karaka or amatyakaraka planets placed here

3. UPAPADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM ITUPA-PADA is arudha of 12th house counted in similar way as the lagna arudha is counted for. Upapada house and 7th house from here are to be dealt in same way as the lagna pada and dara pada houses are handled regarding good or bad effects in marital area. Some benefic /yogakaraka planet placed on this axis. Putrakaraka or darakaraka planet placed in two houses. Atma karaka or amatyakaraka planets placed here. Upa pada lagna should fall in trines of the horoscope. Upa- pada lagna lord should be in trines and well strengthened in shad bala.

4. DARA KARAKA AND 7th HOUSE THEREFROM


Daara kaaraka i. e. Planet with the least longitude excluding signs is called daara karaka. Daara karaka is char karaka typical of jaimini system. It is planet with least longitude and it is considered for making predictions regarding marital life. Dara karaka planet should be in benefic houses [1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11]. Dara karaka planet should be placed in trines in navamsa chart for best results. Dara karaka planet should be placed in own sign or exalted sign.

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Dara karaka planet should be placed in own or exalted sign in navamsa chart. 5. KARKAMSA LAGNA AND 7th HOUSE THEREFROM Karkamsa is the Navamsa sign of Atmakaraka planet and that sign becomes pivotal point and act as karkamsa lagna. this lagna has key role in overall success in life. This axis holding following good indications can bring about a great and successful marriage. Some exalted or yogakaraka planet placed on this axis. this karkamsa lagna sign in d-1, should fall in trinal houses. the 7th house from karkamsa sign in navamsa if has a strong benefic in it. 6. SIGN WHERE THERE IS PADA FOR DARAKARAKA PLANET FALLS As darakaraka is most important and key planet in jaimini system so far as depiction of marriage is concerned, so pada for planets as told in b. p. h. s. Sshould be counted and that sign thus obtained should have auspicious and yogakaraka planet in it Atmakaraka or amatyakaraka planet in it for boosting the marital auspiciousness. All the above told signs and axis hold importance regarding marriage so it is to be checked how many out of these are falling in fruitful signs (fruitful signs are- water triplicity consisting of CANCER, SCORPIO AND PISCES. TAURAS, LIBRA, SAGGITTARIUS AND CAPRICORN are semi fruitful signs)

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b) COMBINATIONS OF DELAYS /DENIAL OF MARRIAGECOMBINATIONS IN RASI CHART- D-1 1. Venus is prime indicator of love and sexual relations. We have to see first the condition of Venus. marriage shall be considerably delayed when Venus is combust, retrograded. Venus in paapkartari (flanked by malefic on both sides) yoga. 7th house or lord in paap kartari yoga. 7th lord is retrograde. 7th lord is in debilitation with in range of 5 degress on either side from deep debilitation point. 7th lord in debilitation in navamsa. 7th lord in trika houses in d-1 or in d-9 there is retrograde planet placed in 7th house. Venus in barren signs will delay marriage as barren signs stand for infertility. (barren signs are- GEMINI, LEO, VIRGO AND ARIES, SAGITTARIUS, AQUARIUS are semi barren signs.)

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10. the connection of gnathi karaka with 7th house or lord. COMBINATIONS IN NAVAMSA CHART11. The 7th house and lord of d-1 should go to trik houses of d-9 chart. 12. the Mars and Venus should have mutual 2/12 or 6/8th axis in d-9 chart of the native. 13. the lagnesha and 7th lord of d-1 should have mutual 2/ 12 or 6/8th axis in d-9 chart of the native.

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14. Mars and Venus, lagna lord and 7th lord of d-1 chart, should be in trika houses for bad results in marriage and even in angular houses of navamsa chart there shall be much trials and strifes and considerable delay in marriage. 15. Navamsa lagna lord and 7th lord in navamsa chart should be in trika and be debilitated. 16. lagna lord and 7th lord of d-1 should be in debilitation sign to lose strength so as to delay and affect the marriage matter negatively. VITAL PARAMETERS FROM JAIMINI SYSTEM As in analysis through Jaimini system, I have considered these pivots regarding marriage a) Lagna pada, dara pada, upapada& 7th house therefrom b) Dara karaka and 7th house therefrom c) Karkamsa lagna and 7th house therefrom d) Sign where there is Pada for darakaraka planet falls Let us see how each pivotal point affects marriage by delay/ denial/discord 1. LAGNA PADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT if the 7th house from lagna pada is in a trika house there will be enmity between the marital partner lagna pad sign or the sign lord falls in trik houses (6, 8, 12th houses) of the horoscope marriage plans can be over delayed or strifes, litigations can result. As aarudha or pada of lagna is a pivotal point and acts as jaimini chart ascendant, so the mutual axis of 1/7 lord from here is of much significance. lagna pada sign lord and 7th lord from it are at 6/8 axis or 2/12 axis.

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atmakaraka planet if be in trika houses from this lagna pad sign 2. DARA PADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT If dara pad sign or the sign lord, falls in angular houses from lagna, delays or struggle indicated in pursual of marriage but promise of marriage is there. If dara pad sign or the sign lord falls in trik houses (6, 8, 12th houses) of the horoscope marriage plans can be over delayed or strifes, litigations or diseases can damage the marital bliss. the lord of dara pada sign is combust or retrograde. lords of lagna pada and darapad are on 6/8 axis or 2/ 12 axis will give delays. 3. UPAPADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT upa pad sign or the sign lord falls in trik houses (6, 8, 12th houses) of the horoscope marriage plans can be over delayed or strifes, litigations or diseases can damage the marital bliss. the upa pada lord is retrograde or combust. in upa-pada sign there should be placed any retrograde planet. upapada sign lord and 7th lord from it are at 6/8 axis or 2/12 axis. atmakaraka planet if be in trika houses from this upapada lagna. 4. DARA KARAKA AND 7th HOUSE THEREFROM darakaraka planet is retrograde or combust. this axis holds the gnathikaraka. darakaraka navamsa sign hold the gnathikaraka.

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darakaraka sign lord and 7th lord from it are at 6/8 axis or 2/12 axis. atmakaraka planet if be in trika houses from this darakaraka placement sign. 5. KARKAMSA LAGNA AND 7th HOUSE THEREFROM Some retrograde or combust planet placed on this axis. this karkamsa lagna sign in d-1, if in trika houses. the 7th house from karkamsa sign in navamsa if has a retrograde or weak/combust planet. 6. SIGN WHERE THERE IS PADA FOR DARAKARAKA PLANET FALLSAs darakaraka is most important and key planet in jaimini system so far as depiction of marriage is concerned, so pada for planets as told in b. p. h. s. Sshould be counted and that sign thus obtained should not be holding any retrograde or combust planet or the gnathikaraka. All the above signs hold importance regarding marriage so it is to be checked how many out of these are falling in barren signs will delay marriage as barren signs stand for infertility. (barren signs are- GEMINI, LEO, VIRGO AND ARIES, SAGITTARIUS, AQUARIUS are semi barren signs.)

c) Timing of marriage
Although this is a vulnerable area and much of research work is required to really arrive at correct age of marriage. I am putting forth what I could find really relevant in this regard. Timing can be done two ways 1. 2. Favourable dasha scheme Favourable transit of major planets

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1. FAVOURABLE DASHA SCHEMEFirst of all the pre requisite for timing of marriage is to see wheather the dasha pattern is favouring marital association or not. In my opinion the most authentic and practically proven dasha periods conducive to give marriage are looked for from lagna sign as well as from Moon sign. I have found the Moon lagna playing an authentic role in all considerations of life specifically if the Moon is functional benefic and is waxing one and also well placed in d-1 and d-9 chart. The yogas for timing marriage are as under and these yogas are to be analysed from lagna as well as from Moon sign. The marriage can happen in any of the following dasha and antardasha. The logic behind is that the matter of marriage will keep the native busy and engaged in such associations with opposite gender bringing marriage to the top priority. 1. The dasha of Venus is in general conducive for pursual of marital alliances specifically if Venus is connected with lagna or 7 th house by placement aspect or conjunction. The Vimshottari Mahadasha and Antardasha of lagna lord. The Vimshottari Mahadasha and Antardasha of 7th lord. Running mahadasha or antardasha of Rahu/Ketu when connected to lagna or 7th house or lords of lagna and 7th house. Running mahadasha/antardasha of planet placed in the 7th house. The mahadasha or antardasha of the dispositor of the 7th lord. Running mahadasha or antardasha of planet connected to 7th house or lord by aspect or conjunction.

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Running mahadasha or antardasha of yogakaraka planet. Running mahadasha or antardasha of navamsa dispositor of lagna lord of d-1 chart.

10. Running mahadasha or antardasha of navamsa dispositor planet of 7th lord. 11. Running mahadasha or antardasha of navamsa lagna lord.

CONDUCIVE DASHAS FROM JAIMINI SYSTEMAs in jaimini most importantly CHAR DASHA scheme is followed. So the important running dashas can be the following onesAll the signs we get as lagna pada axis, 7th pada axis and upa-pada axis, karkamsa lagna axis have a significant role in analyzing marriage prospects seen through jaimini system. Each sign will have impact on marriage regarding quality and number of relationships and timing of marriage. All the signs given under have a say in timing marriage in their mahadasha /antardasha. These are pivotal points taken in jaimini system regarding marriage and thus their dasha will certainly bring about events concerning marriage and of marital significance and strongest of all shall bring the event of marriage happen under char dasha scheme. 1. 2. 3. 4. LAGNA PADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM IT DARA PADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM ITUPAPADA AND 7th HOUSE FROM ITDARA KARAKA AND 7th HOUSE THEREFROM In addition, two more points should be considered while deciding the time of marriage. The char dashas of following signs too shall be vital indicators in timing of marriage.

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Dara karaka navamsa sign should operate as char mahadasha /antardasha. The sign where darakaraka planet is putting aspect to, char mahadasha /antardasha of such a sign should be operative. 5. 6. KARKAMSA LAGNA AND 7th HOUSE THEREFROM SIGN WHERE THERE IS PADA FOR DARAKARAKA PLANET FALLS Counting of padas of the planets will give one sign each and that sign will also hold the key to time the event of marriage. The operative dasha shall be of that sign where pad of darakaraka planet falls in d-1 chart under CHAR DASHA scheme. PADA OF DARAKARAKA PLANET HOLD AUTHENTICITY IN CHAR DASHA. In addition for research point of view I am taking the following signs of pada counted for other planets too. However I am not confirmed of the authentic output of these as I am working on these additional factors. This is just for the knowledge and analysis of the readers. Pada of lagna lord planet Pada of 7th lord planet Pada of arudha lagna lord planet Pada of dara pada lord planet Pada of karkamsa lord planet.

2. FAVOURABLE TRANSIT OF MAJOR PLANETS


After deciding the dasha /bhukthi, transits are considered for timing any event. Transits modify the timing and work both ways either to accelerate or to retard the timing of any event.

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From the double transit method of sh. K. n. rao the EFFECTIVE base of transit is formed. Further 5 tier scheme of Mr. M. N. kedar in his book, Timing of marriage I am considering some points which I have found to be really workable on my research horoscopes. I am putting forth Transits of major planets Saturn as well as Jupiter play a key role in timing any event of life and so the marriage too. Parameter 1 to Parameter 10 1. The Saturn activating Lagna, Lagna Lord, 7th and 7th LORD with in last 2 and a half years from the date of marriage. Saturn should have connected to both lagna and 7th house in following patternLagna + 7th house Lagna + 7th lord Lagna lord + 7th house Lagna lord + 7th lord 2. Jupiter activating Lagna, Lagna Lord, 7th AND 7th LORD. Jupiter should have connected to both lagna and 7th house in following patternLagna + 7th house Lagna + 7th lord Lagna lord + 7th house Lagna lord + 7th lord 3. Mars activating Lagna, Lagna Lord, 7th AND 7th LORD. Mars should have connected to both lagna and 7th house in following patternLagna + 7th house Lagna + 7th lord Lagna lord + 7th house Lagna lord + 7th lord

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Sun and or most planets around lagna or 7th house. Lagna Lord transiting in/near 7th house Lagna Lord and 7th Lord making connection in transit by exchanging signs, conjunction or aspect. Jupiter must activate the Venus and 5th house or 5th lord with in 1 year before marriage to happen. Mars must activate the Venus and 5th house or 5th lord within 6 months. Calculation of vivaha saham :Transits of Jupiter on Vivah Saham sign or trinal sign from here will activate the marital negotiation and happening. (sensitive marriage point in the horoscope) VENUS SATURN + LAGNA WILL GIVE US VIVAHA SAHAM SIGN AS RESULTANT.

10. NADI METHOD &Marriage timing A Nadi Method I am reproducing the excerpts of the original lecture at I. C. A. S. regarding acceptance of naadi method. I am of the positive opinion about this technique and it will be worth it to try this method to work out the probable time of marital negotiation and performance of marriage as well. A lecture given on 3rd July, 2005 at Indian Council of Astrological Sciences (ICAS) , Hyderabad, India.

ROLE OF SATURN, JUPITER, MARS


In nadi astrology, Saturn is considered as presiding over the portfolio of Karma or duty as Karma Karaka. Saturn (significator) decides the fate and duties of the individuals born in this world depending on Saturns interaction with other karaka planets. Jupiter is the other main major planet representing the life force or Jeeva whose interaction with the event karaka planet is important for fructification of the event.

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Rahu and Ketu are the other major planets generally obstructing the event. Under the nadi method, Mars is taken as the karaka planet for marriage event or for the marital knot. Venus is depicted as karaka for marital life which can develop into marital bliss or crucible for suffering. TransitsIn nadi astrology, transits of Saturn and Jupiter are mainly considered connecting the karaka planet of an event in the birth chart for timing the event. Since Mars is the karaka planet for marriage event, the interaction of Saturn and Jupiter with Mars during their transit becomes opportune for the marriage event to occur. The 7th sign depicts partner of the native, the one with whom the marital knot is tied and the transits of Saturn and Jupiter with the 7th sign from Mars also becomes opportune. Jupiter and Saturn interact with natal Mars in birth chart when they transit over these signs or aspect these signs. Jupiter transits each sign for about an year and Saturn transits each sign for about 2 1/2 years. It can be seen that in ones life span, Jupiter and Saturn would be interacting with the sensitive point of marital knot periodically at regular cyclic transits. While it is prerequisite that Saturn and Jupiter in their transit interact with Mars natal position to bring about marriage event, it does not follow that every time Jupiter and Saturn interact with marital knot sensitive point it would be necessarily result in the marriage event. The task, therefore, is to elect the particular transit of Saturn and Jupiter out of the series of transits by process of eliminating unproductive transits. The step in this direction is to check whether the karaka for marriage event Mars comes under situations to cause delay or obstruction. Rahus interaction with Mars can cause impediments or delay in marriage. Symbolically, Mars is considered as being swallowed by Rahu. In nadi astrology, whenever a planet is retrograde in a sign, it is considered to be in the previous sign also. When Saturn is

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in the beginning of a sign upto about 3 degrees and Jupiter up to about 1 degree, they are taken to be in the previous sign.

NAVAMSA
In nadi astrology, the transit of major planets is also considered in the navamsa chart in the fructification of the event. Since navamsa chart is supposed to represent marriage aspect, the transit of Saturn and Jupiter over the navamsa lagna and navamsa lagna lord is considered as additional point for timing of marriage.

NADI METHOD RULES FOR MARRIAGE AGE


The following are the main rules for arriving at probable marriage age: Jupiter during transit conjoins or aspects natal Mars or 7th sign from natal Mars. Saturn during transit conjoins or aspects natal Mars or 7th sign from natal Mars. Jupiter during transit conjoins or aspects navamsa lagna or navamsa lagna lord. Saturn during transit conjoins or aspects navamsa lagna or navamsa lagna lord. NOTE: THIS TOPIC OF TIMING MARRIAGE SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE READERS IN GREAT DETAIL IN MY NEXT BOOK MARRIAGE- TIMING THROUGH ASTROLOGY

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Remedial Measures to Improve the Future Prospects of Marital Relationship


As per the ancient literature, one should marry someone with similar aptitude, priorities, thinking pattern and values of life. Extensively quoting from Garga, Naarada, Kashyap, Vashishtha etc. Pt. lakhan lal jha in his book, titled, VYAVAHARIC JYOTISHA TATTWA has endeavoured to establish that matching and timing of marriage was prevalent in vedic india. Horoscopes work as a valuable tool in determining unseen features and merits in any prospective marriage. The magnitude of good / bad is foreseen and vedic astrology stands on basic principle which is to enhance the positivity of the benefic /good results indicated in the horoscopes and minimizing all evil/bad results indicated there in. As marriage is seen as a socially approved contract to have a new family set up and 7th house deals with all kinds of social/ open deals including most vital deal of marriage. There should be two main parts of remedial measures in broad sense. 1. 2. Increasing goodness /beneficence indicated by planetary forces. Decreasing the negative impact of bad planets.

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Generally speaking, planets which are promoters of bondage, love, like Venus, Jupiter or Moon can improve the quality and longevity of marriage where as the impact of planets with separative tendency like that of Rahu/kethu Saturn will act to decrease the mutual goodwill and binding in marital knot. THE PLANETS WHO HAVE a negating effect regarding union and love do have the capacity to break off the marital tie in social and moral /emotional context. Now, this negative effects comes first of all from natural malefic like SATURN, or NODES, TRIKA LORD, WEAK MARS, WANING MOON, AFFLICTED VENUS etc. Secondly, ill impact comes manifold and through many house lords like, LORDS OF MOKSHA TRINE, 22nd DREKKANA LORD, 64th NAVAMSA LORD, When such planets affect the 7th house /lord in D-1 or D-9 chart, mostly ill effects are drawn in marriage matters. Further, ill impact by karmic planets like RAHU, KETU and all RETROGRADE PLANETS, will malign the goodness and smooth sailing in marital affairs. This bad impact will come to operate by influencing the 7th house or lord by placement, aspect and conjunction. Then even most benefic yogas pertaining to relationships will turn out to bring calamity and disaster (extent is variable). The simple logic being that karmic planets affect the houses where they are connected to, in a miserable way, leaving no room for human efforts and hence rarely prove to do any good. Another point is karmic planets deal with past life karmas and when something from past lives /karmas exist in sensitive zone of marital relationships, there has to be terrible balance sheet of past debt to be repaid in present life. When some kind of debts are being cleared or repaid in relationships, in present life, results are not expected to be favourable and smooth. We have to deal with karmic planets very delicately and do something to propitiate the lords pertaining to that planet to ward off evil from life.

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MANTRA THERAPY and GRAHA POOJA is recommended for curtailing bad impact coming from all possible angles in a horoscope told above. MOOL MANTRAS FOR NAVA GRAHASSUN OM SURYAYA NAMAHA MOON OM CHANDRAAYA NAMAHA MARS- OM BHAUMAAYA NAMAHA MERCURY- OM BUDHHAAYA NAMAHA JUPITER- OM GURUVAY NAMAHA VENUS- OM SHUKRAAYA NAMAHA SATURN OM SHAISHCHARAAYA NAMAHA RAHU- OM RAHVE NAMAHA KETU OM KETVE NAMAHA BEEJA MANTRAS FOR ALL PLANETSSurya : Om hram hreem hroum sah suryaya namah Chandra : Om shram sreem shraum sah chandraya namah Mangala : Om kram kreem kroum sah bhaumaya namah Budha : Om bram breem broum sah budhaya namah Guru : Om jhram jhreem jroum sah gurave namah Shukra : Om dram dreem droum sah shukraya namah Shani : Om pram preem proum sah shanaischaraya namah Rahu : Om bhram bhreem bhroum sah rahave namah Ketu : Om shram shreem shroum sah ketave namah

POINTS TO STRENGTHEN FOR BETTER RESULTSStrengthen the Dharma triplicity as well as kaama triplicity zone. Darakaaraka, pada lagna and 7th therefrom and uppada lagna should not be afflicted by separative or karmic planets. If the affliction is there there is need to strengthen the darakaraka planet and 7th pada lord etc.

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Wearing relevant gems for sign lords of lagan, 5th and 9th house in d-1 chart is found to be good remedial measure for overall improvement in self esteem and luck factor. As navamsa speaks of the marital life specifically so trinal houses of d-9 chart may be strengthend by wearing gems of those lords. GEM THERAPY as well as COLOUR THERAPY is found effective for enhancing goodness of significator planets for marriage and marital harmony. The gems and colours for different planets hold value to improve the goodness of the planet to a certain extent. Similarly, all other factors influencing the 7th house/ lord are to be scrutinized in the light of logic and hence concrete and possible outcome can be depicted and then the remedial measures done correctly and effectively will improve the overall scenario of marriage. Om sai