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Missing Links of Hindu Astrology

English Translation Prof N.N. Krishna Rau (1905-1964) & V.B. Choudhary

Gopala Ratnakara

Introduction
The 11 books plus Acharya Vararuchs Jataka Ashta Varga, Sarwartha Chintamani and few other bound together into one volume (size of half the modern Dictionary) came into possession of the above mentioned translators from a practicing Sidhanti Astrologer of Andra Pradesh during the latter half of the 19th century. These books are: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) Gopala Ratnakara, Graha Samaya Cheshta, Bhava Chandrika, Udu Dasa Phala Padhati, Bhaskara Bhava Deepika, Jataka Yogavali, Kerala Sutras, Note on Angaraka Dosha, Dasa Nirnaya, Sarwajna Bhooshana, Jataka Chandrika, Hora Anubhava Darpana.

This book contains full English Translation of Gopala Ratnakar out of the eleven small books under possession of translators in which student of Astrology, amateur and professionals will come across a number of tips & unique methods of ascertaining the number of brothers, children, and date of marriage. Some of these constitute the missing links of Astrology. Translators hope that the public will appreciate their usefulness and importance and therefore published on a web site.

Chapter I
Ascendant
General
o

The house that is conjunct or aspected by its own lord, who is a benefic, will give benefic results pertaining to that house. On the other hand, if the house is occupied by malefic or lords of 6, 8, 12, the effects pertaining to that house will not materialise in full, or there may be destruction of the effects of that house, depending on the severity of the affliction. The house, whose lord is debilitated, or combust or is staying in 6, 8, 12 from the house concerned, will become weak. Houses whose lords are in exaltation, moola-trikona, own house or friendly house will become strong

Complexion
o

If the Ascendant is occupied or aspected by Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter or Venus, the native will be good looking. The native will not be good-looking if Saturn, Rahu or Ketu is in or aspecting the Ascendant. A planet from the former group and one from the latter, if standing together or aspecting the Ascendant, mixed effects will arise, and the complexion of the native will be attractive but dark.

Tri-dosha
o

Venus/Jupiter indicates phlegmatic constitution; Saturn/Moon windy; other planets bilious constitution. These planets if standing in Ascendant, indicate which of the Tridosha (Phlegmatic/windy/bilious) is predominant in the native.

The native will become Satvik if Jupiter or Saturn is in or aspecting Ascendant; Tamasa (brutish/animal like) if Mars or Rahu is in or aspecting Ascendant; Gyani (learned) if Ketu is in or aspecting the Ascendant; Rajasa (worldly/active) if other planets are in or aspecting the Ascendant. Size of body

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Fat body is indicated if Saturn/Moon is in or aspecting the Ascendant. o Moderate body Sun/Mercury/Jupiter is in or aspecting the Ascendant o Lean body others
o

Yasash Renown
o

If lord of Ascendant is in quadrant/trine/exaltation/own/friendly house, the native will possess yassass or fame.

Charity
o

If Jupiter is in Aries, Cancer, Scorpio or Capricorn or Ascendant or 7th, the native will be a respected citizen besides being charitablyinclined.

Bodily happiness
o

The native will enjoy bodily happiness if lord of Ascendant happens to be a benefic or a benefic stays in/aspects the Ascendant, or lord of Ascendant is staying in quadrant/trine/exaltation/own/friendly house.

Opposite results or very little bodily comforts will be enjoyed by the native if lord of Ascendant is a malefic, in debilitation, in enemy house,or if Ascendant is aspected by a malefic or lord of Ascendant is staying in 6, 8, 12 or a malefic is posited in Ascendant. Undersexed
o

If Saturn, Mercury or Ketu stand in or aspect 2, 5 and 7, the native will be found wanting in sex, depending on the severity of the Yoga. The 3 planets mentioned should be connected with 1,2 or the 3 houses mentioned.

Rheumatism
o

Saturn in or aspecting the Ascendant will cause rheumatic disorders and make the native weak, as a result of craving for sex.

Diabetes

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Mars in or aspecting the Ascendant will cause wounds, troubles from pox, fear from fire and Meha Roga or diabetes.

Lame
o

Saturn in Ascendant occupying his own drekkana Decanate in the company of Rahu or Mars indicates lameness.

Deaf
o

If the 3 planets, Sun. Moon and Mars stand together in 4, 6, 8 or 12th houses, aspected by malefic/enemy, the native will become deaf.

Nose & ears If Mars, Saturn, Sun and Moon stand together in the 5th house, even if there is benefic aspect, disfiguration/loss of nose/ears will occur. o Mars, Saturn and Rahu together in 8th is said to indicate disfiguration/loss of nose for the native according to Kerala Shastra.
o

Loss of life in battle Mars in 8th conjunct/aspected by Saturn indicates loss of life in battle. o if Ascendant happens to be Leo, Aquarius or Capricorn, whilst Rahu is in a Saturnian sign and Saturn is in Leo.
o

T.B. Saturn, Jupiter and Sun standing together in 7th or 8th indicates T.B. o Saturn and Jupiter in 7th or 8th indicate lung disorders whereby blood-stained sputum is spitted out.
o

Prosperity
o

While lord of Ascendant is in Ascendant or 4th, the lord of 9th in 9th, or Ascendant conjunct/aspected by Venus and Jupiter, the native will always be enjoying all kinds of prosperity.

Size of Head
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Sun conjunct Rahu in Ascendant denotes that the size of head of the native will be less than average but that his stature will be tall with long teeth and horse-like neck or bent neck.

Miscellaneous
o

If Mercury with lordship over 3rd joins with Mars and Saturn and all of them stand in Ascendant, the native will be having two urinary passages or when he passes urine, the flow may appear to fall in two separate streams.

Dumb
o

The native will become dumb if lord of 2nd with debilitation joins Jupiter or Mars and stands in 3/6/8/12.

Urinary disorders
o

If lord of 6th or 7th joins with lord of 12th, and is aspected by Saturn, urinary disorders will result.

Hernia
o

The native will suffer from Anda Roga Hernia in the major period of Mars, Rahu and Saturn who are standing together in 6th; OR in the major periods of Jupiter and Rahu if both are standing in Ascendant.

Note : Mars, Rahu and Saturn should be standing together in one sign in the 6th in the first yoga and Jupiter and Rahu together in the Ascendant in the second yoga. Hump-back
o

Conjunction of Mars and Rahu in Ascendant indicates hump-back.

Throat Disorder
o

Conjunction of Saturn, Mars and Rahu in 3rd indicates throat disorders.

Twins/Triplets
o

Lord of Ascendant and 3rd aspected by Rahu indicates that the native is one of the twins born.
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The native should be taken as one of the twins/triplets if the lord of Ascendant is in 10th with a malefic, whilst 4 other planets forming a Chatur Graha Yoga are standing together in any sign.

Shaven Head
o

Sun with Rahu/Ketu in 8th indicates that the native will be put to such shame that he would be subjected to have his hair on head removed or shaven completely.

Note : In the good old times, to put a man to utter shame, the punishment inflicted was to shave off all hair on head. Leprosy
o

Moon or Mercury becoming lord of Ascendant and standing in company of Rahu/Ketu aspected by Saturn indicates that the native will suffer from Shweta Kushta white leprosy. This Yoga is applicable for Gemini, Cancer and Virgo ascendants only.

Asana Roga (Fissures/Fistula) If lord of Ascendant is united with Mars and Mercury, and they are all standing together in Gemini/Cancer. o Lord of Ascendant is conjunct Mars and aspected by Mercury.
o

The native will suffer from Asana Roga (a disease affecting the buttocks and the end of vertebral column, whereby the native would be facing difficulties in sitting comfortably). Bodily Comforts
o

If lord of Ascendant is in quadrant/trine/exalted/own house or standing in friendly sign OR is aspected by Jupiter and Venus, the native will enjoy bodily comforts and all kinds of prosperity.

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Chapter II
Dhana Bhava 2nd House
Eyes Lords of Ascendant and 2nd in company of Moon standing in 6, 8 or 12 denotes loss of eye sight. o Lords of Ascendant and 2nd without the company of Moon denotes loss of sight in the left eye.
o

If Saturn is connected in any of the above 2 yogas, loss of eye sight will occur from birth. Affliction to right eye is indicated by Saturn in 12th and to right eye by Mars in 12th. If both Sun and Moon stand in Ascendant, 2nd or 7th and are aspected by the both Saturn and Mars, there will be loss of eye sight. If there is benefic aspect in this Yoga, Budbudha Netra protruding eyes would result. o Moon/Jupiter in 2nd indicates good white eyes. Sun in 2nd indicates red eyes (or with tapering blood veins visible at ends of eyes) o If lord of 2nd conjoins Moon, the native will have broad white eyes; lord of 2nd with Sun - broad red eyes.
o

Blindness
o o o

3 malefics in 12th, Saturn in 2nd whilst lord of Ascendant is in 6th. Saturn in Cancer in company of an enemy or aspected by an enemy. Sun and Moon together in Capricorn aspected by enemy. Blindness is indicated in the above 3 yogas as per Shastra.

Earnings by theft The following 3 yogas indicate that the native will be earning by theft/stealing &c.

o o o o

Rahu in 1, 5 or 9 Lord of 10th in debilitation in 6th/12th Lord of 11th in inimical sign which happens to be the 8th A debilitated planet in the 2nd

Well-off
o

If lord of 2nd is in 3rd or 8th or in exaltation, moola-trikona, or in quadrants in company of or aspected by benefic, the native will possess good eyes, good finance, good education and happiness.
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On the other hand, if lord of 2nd is in 6, 12 or enemy house, or debilitation either in company of or aspected by malefic, the native will NOT enjoy finance, education and happiness through eyes. Wife
o

Lord of 2nd standing alone in own house/quadrant/trine/exaltation and at the same time is strong, indicates one good wife.

Arms Ascendant falling in Aries, Scorpio or Leo, which is occupied by Saturn who is both - hemmed in between malefics & aspected by a malefic denotes loss of arms. o If Ascendant is hemmed in between Mars and Ketu, whilst lord of Ascendant is also hemmed in between malefics, the native will lose his arms according to Kerala Shastra.
o

Vessels
o

If lord of 2nd is in exaltation which happens to be a quadrant, in company of Moon, the native will have silver vessels for daily use.

In the above Yoga, if lord of 2nd is in company of Jupiter and Venus, golden vessels are indicated. General If lord of 2nd is in exaltation, own house moola-trikona, or quadrant/trine, the native will be a moderate eater. o If lord of 2nd is in evil houses, debilitation or enemy house which happens to be the 3rd or 6th with Ketu, the native will turn out to be a big eater, consuming large quantities of food.
o

Lump sum gains


o

If benefic stands in 2nd or lord of 2nd is in the company of a benefic or aspected by a benefic or the dispositor of lord of 2nd is strong, the native will get lump sum gains.

Wealth If at least one out of the lords of Ascendant, 2nd or 11th is without malefic aspect or conjunction, and is standing in a quadrant/trine/exaltation or own house etc. the native will become rich. o If Mercury happens to be lord of 2nd conjunct or aspected by Ketu, the native will possess gold and precious stones according to Kerala Shastra.
o

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2 Wives
o

If both lords of 2nd and 7th are in company of benefic or aspected by benefic and are simultaneously standing in benefic house, there will be 2 wives.

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Chapter III
Bhratru Bhava 3rd House
Brothers Bhrathru Nasha Yoga (loss of brothers) will arise if lord of 3rd is standing in 2, 6, 8 or 12, enemy house or debilitation. o Lord of 3 standing in 11th or a malefic in 3rd also indicates loss of brothers.
o

If (i) the 3rd house (ii) lord of 3 (iii) Mars (iv) dispositor of Mars are ALL simultaneously afflicted by malefics, the native will have no brothers.
o

If lord of Ascendant or 3rd is fairly strong, but conjunct with malefic, the native will have brothers through a step-mother.

If strong lord of Ascendant or 3rd is conjunct both Moon and Mars, the same results are indicated. So also if lord of 11th is in 11th of lord of 3. All that is signified by the 3rd house will materialise fully if lord of 3 is exalted or in own house or friendly house or posited in quadrant/trine conjunct or aspected by a benefic. o If lord of 3 is in exaltation conjunct or aspected by benefic, there will be prosperous brothers. o According to Kerala Shastra, there will prosperous brothers/sisters if both lords of 9th and 10th, are in any way connected with lord of 3. o Rahu, Ketu, Mars or Venus in 3rd indicate valorous brothers; Moon, Sun or Mercury - funky and miserly brothers; Jupiter or Saturn in 3rd denotes reputed and wellmannered brothers. The above indications will occur according to the strength of the planets.
o

Income from Govt


o

If lord of 3rd is in conjunction with Mars or has any connection with Mars, and is aspected by benefic, the native will get income from King/Govt.

Hernia
o

Conjunction of Sun, sufferings from Hernia.

Jupiter and Rahu in 3rd denotes

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Brothers/Sisters Conjunction or aspect of masculine planets to 3rd indicates brothers; feminine planets - sisters.
o

If lord of 3rd is in 6, 8 or 12, or conjunct or aspected by lords of 6/8/12, the native will be exhibiting little or no courage.

The 3rd from Ascendant should be considered for queries concerning younger brother; elder brothers from 11th (3rd from Ascendant in Apavasya or reverse order).

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Chapter IV
Mathru Bhava 4th House
Conveyance

o o o o o

If lord of 7th is in quadrant/trine or conjunct Venus or lord of 4th is standing in 9th, the native will enjoy/own conveyance. Either lords of 9th or 10th aspecting or standing in 4th or conjoining with lord of 4th indicates same result. Exchange of signs between lords of Ascendant and 4th also indicates the same result. Venus and Jupiter in 4th constitutes an Uthama Vaahana Yoga denoting high class conveyances. Venus, Jupiter and Mercury in 7th being aspected by lord of 4th indicates that the native will have various sorts of conveyances including elephants, horses, palanquins etc. The native will own conveyances if lord of 4th is in exaltation or 9th is conjunct with lord of 2nd. The following constitute Vaahana Yoga (possessing/enjoying conveyances)

o o o o o

Venus aspects Moon Venus and Moon in 3rd/11th of each other Jupiter or Venus conjunct lord of 7th Lord of 9th conjunct with lord of 2nd Lord of 4th conjunct with lord of 9th or in the 3rd of lord of 9th Lord of 4th should be strong in all the above cases.

Horse for conveyance purposes with a White Umbrella (a symbol of honour) are denoted by the following Yogas.
o o

Moon in 3rd/4th conjunct with and aspected by benefic Moon in exaltation conjunct with lord of 9th

Conveyance The native will possess conveyance if lord of 4th is exalted or standing quadrant/trine/11th in company of Jupiter. o The native will always be owning and using a conveyance if lord of 4th is debilitated whilst strong Moon is standing in quadrant/trine/11th. Note : This sloka has not been verified with reference to any horoscope to which it applies)
o

Landed Property
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Mars in 4th or aspect of Mars to 4th confers landed property on the native. If the lords of 9th and/or 10th are standing in or aspecting the 4th in this yoga, the native will own vast areas of land.

Loss of Mother - when ? If a malefic conjoins lord of 4th or stands in 4th, in the major period of the significator for mother and the sub-period of the malefic or vice-versa, loss of mother would occur. Significator for Mother is Venus for those born during the day and Moon for those born during night. o If the significator for mother is in any way connected with lord of 7th and the former is standing in the 4th or is conjunct with lord of 4th, loss of mother would occur in the major period of former and the sub-period of the latter or vice-versa.
o

Urinary disorders
o

The native will suffer from urinary disorders if lords of 4th and 7th stay in 6/8/12 with conjunction of a malefic.

Conveyance
o

Lord of 9th in 9th in conjunction with a benefic denotes Vaahana Yoga.

2 Mothers
o

If Mars, lord of 4th is conjunct with lord of 8th aspected by significator for mother.

Mother's character

If Mars with lordship over 11th has company of Sun and there is also a conjunction or aspect of Rahu, mother's character will be of a questionable nature.

General
o

If lord of 11th stays in 11th in company of lord of 4th, the native is assured of help from relatives, conveyance and help from mother.

Relatives
o

Prosperous growth of relatives is assured if Jupiter as lord of 4th stays in a benefic house.

Dull-headed

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Lord of 4th conjunct with a malefic and staying in 6/8/12 denotes that the native will be dull-headed.

Accident in water
o

Exalted lord of 4th conjunct with lord of 8th and aspected by lord of Ascendant denotes accidents in water/fear in water.

Reputation
o

The native will attain reputation in his community if lord of 4th is standing in 3,6,10 or 11th from lord of Ascendant conjunct in a sign or navamsa with lords of 9th and 10th.

Hiding

Occasions for going underground/hiding would arise for a native whose lord of 4th is conjunct Rahu whilst Saturn is occupying 4th aspected by both Venus and Jupiter.

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Chapter V
Panchama Bhava 5th House
Barren
o

Barren-ness is indicated

if lord of 2, 5, 7 stays in 6/8/12 hemmed in between his enemy planets OR lord of 5th is in enemy house or debilitation while the 9th is occupied by a malefic.
o

Mutual aspect between lords of 5th and 9th causes Vandhya Yoga (barrenness) according to Kerala Shastra.

Abortions
o

If lord of 5th is conjunct with malefic, there will be abortions.

Children
o o o o o o o

Saturn in 5th causes obstruction to birth of children. Sun in 5th confers one son. Mars in 5th confers 2 irresponsible/misbehaved sons besides loss of some children. Jupiter in 5th confers 4 well-mannered children. Venus in 5th confers 4 well-mannered children. Rahu in 5th confers birth of children outside wedlock. Ketu in 5th confers baby girls. Longevity of the children will be dependent on the strength of lord of 5th.

If lord of 5th is conjunct masculine planets - Sun, Mars, Jupiter - birth of sons is certain; conjunction with feminine planets - Venus, Moon, Saturn and Rahu - indicates birth of girls first; conjunction with Mercury confers birth of son first, girls later OR twins consisting of a boy & a girl. Jupiter's aspect to 9th is a certainty for birth of sons. First-born will be a daughter if :-

o o o o

lord of 5th is in 7th lords of 5th & 7th are together lord of 5th is in Taurus, Cancer, Virgo or Libra lord of 5th is conjunct/aspected by Venus, Moon or Rahu
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If lord of 5th is in a masculine sign, conjunct or aspected by a masculine planet or Jupiter is in 5th or Ascendant, birth of son is certain.
o o o o o o

if lords of Ascendant & 5th conjoin and stand in 5th, with conjunction/aspect of Moon indicates birth of 1 son only. ...................................................................., with conjunction/aspect of Mercury indicates birth of 2 sons ..................................................................... with conjunction/aspect of Venus indicates birth of 1 daughter ......................................................................with conjunction/aspect of Jupiter indicates birth of 1 son & 1 daughter ......................................................................with conjunction/aspect of Ketu indicates birth of daughters only. Birth of children is certain if lord of 5th is standing in quadrants, 11th or exaltation/own house/moola-trikona or conjunct/aspected by benefic. Benefic in 9th also indicates birth of children.

Diseases
o

Mars in 9th gives rise to diseases like chicken-pox etc.

Travels
o

Rahu in 9th indicates travels far and wide.

Rheumatism
o

Saturn in 9th denotes rheumatism/disorders due to 'wind'.

Bondage
o

Sun or Moon in 5th or 11th indicates bondage. Even lords of Ascendant or 5th getting hemmed in between malefics indicates bondage.

Pains
o

Pain in stomach/heart is indicated if malefic is standing in 5th or 7th whilst lord of 5th or 7th is in evil houses or conjunct malefic.

General
o

Earnings from non-vegetarians is indicated if lords of 5 and 2 are standing together in an inimical house.

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Chapter VI
Shatru Bhava 6th House
Hydrocele/Menstrual disorders

Hydrocele would result if Mars and Rahu are standing in 6th. The same 2 planets standing in the 7th indicates that the native's wife will be suffering from Kusuma Roga - menstrual disorders.

Lung disorder
o

Lung disorder resulting in spitting stained sputum would occur if Ketu joins or aspects lord of 6th or 7th.

Circle of enemies
o

Circle of enemies will grow if benefic stands in 6th aspected by lord of 6th. Destruction of enemies will occur if a malefic stands in or aspects 6th.

General

o o o o o o o

Rahu in 6th indicates danger from poison/snake Saturn in 6th .............................. fever/theft Mars in 6th ................................. piles Moon in 6th ................................ fear in water Jupiter in 6th .............................. Deerga Roga Chronic disease Mercury in 6th ............................ bilious disorders Venus in 6th ................................ dissensions with wife if lord of 6th is exalted, a large circle of brethren is indicated.

Sexual contacts
o o o o o

Lords of 6th and 9th conjoining with Rahu/Ketu denotes that the native will have intimacy with low caste women. Lord of 6th conjunct Saturn denotes sexual contacts with Soodra women Lord of 6th conjunct Mercury ....................................... Vaisya women Lord of 6th conjunct Jupiter/Venus ...............................Brahmin women Lord of 6th conjunct Sun .............................................. Kshatriya women

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Jupiter and Rahu standing in 2 or 7 denotes contacts with Chandaala or untouchables. Note : According to interpretations of slokas bearing on this point, one's own wife, when on menses, irrespective of the community to which she may belong to, is considered equal to a Chandaala. Even contacts with women in menses may be covered by the sloka. Enemies
o

There will be troubles from enemies for one whose lord of 6th is in 9th conjunct with a malefic. This also results in limited prosperity.

Hernia
o

Sufferings from Hernia will result if Mars, Saturn and Rahu combine in the 6th; or Jupiter and Rahu stand in the Ascendant.

Diseases
o

Lord of 6th in 7th aspected by Mars indicates diseases like chicken-pox etc. If aspected by Rahu (in place of Mars), leprosy is indicated.

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Chapter VII
Kalatra Bhava 7th House
Outcast Mars and Rahu in 7th indicates intimacy with women of another community and getting himself outcast. Moon and Jupiter aspecting them would result in native being taken back into his community after Prayaschitham (penitence). o Jupiter and Moon in 7th indicates that the native will be following his religion rigidly. o The conjunction of 3 planets - lord of 7th , Mars and Rahu in a sign with conjunction/aspect of Venus indicates that the wife of the native would become an outcast or hail from a community other than that of the native.
o

Wife
o

The results of planets standing in 7th or aspects to the 7th are as under :-

Moon/Jupiter Saturn Sun/Mercury Mars/Venus

A pretty/beautiful wife Not good looking and over-aged The native will have contacts with women other than wife The native will be oversexed and will have contacts with a number of women.

Wives Lord of 7th in company of both Jupiter and lord of 5th indicates that the native will be enjoying with 2 wives and that he will beget children from both. o Lord of 7th in company of both Saturn and Rahu indicates 3 wives -- the first wife will die whilst child-birth, the second and third wives would have abortions, o Venus in common signs with Mars and Rahu also indicates 3 wives.
o

Wives Venus in fixed signs with Sun and Mercury indicates 2 wives. The first one will suffer loss of children while the 2nd one will bear children. o Venus in fixed signs conjunct or aspected by Ketu indicates that the native's wife will die after giving birth to children. o Venus in fixed signs conjunct or aspected by Jupiter indicates that the first wife will bear 3 sons and the second wife - 2 daughters.
o

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Two Marriages

o o o o o o o

Lord of 7th (who is standing in 6/8/12) is hemmed-in between malefics and aspected by malefic Lord of 7th in debilitation or combustion. Lord of 7th in 9th conjunct or aspected by malefic, whilst lord of Ascendant is in 11th. Strong Rahu in 10th/11th Mars in 2, 4, 7, or 8 Venus in movable signs with malefic aspect Venus in movable sign with malefic aspect AND conjunct/aspected by Jupiter indicates that the first wife will be tall, wheat/dark complexion and with stout body; and that the second wife will be pretty/beautiful but short in stature.

Many wives/Sexual perversion


o

Many wives are indicated if lord of 7th is exalted whilst a benefic is occupying the 7th conjunct/aspected by Venus. In this Yoga, if Rahu is connected, sexual perversions and indecent sexual practice will prevail.

Number of wives Find out the number of planets in company of lords of 2, 7 and Venus. The number of wives of the native will be equal to the number of strong planets in the company of above-mentioned planets. o If the lord of 7th or 2nd is conjunct and aspected by malefic and if the dispositor of such lord of 2/7 is weak, the native will marry again.
o

Questionable character
o o o o o

The native will develop a questionable character if there is a planet in 4th, whilst lord of 7th is conjunct/aspected by malefic. Union of lords of 2, 7 and 10, whilst the lord of Ascendant is conjunct/aspected by malefic, indicates questionable character. Lord of 7th in Martian/Saturnian sign, conjunct/aspected by Mars indicates questionable character on the part of the native. Lord of 7th in 8th or 7th aspected by Mars indicates questionable character on the part of native's wife. Exchange of houses between Mars and Venus denotes that the native's wife will be of a questionable character.

Note : The original author of this book, Gopala Ratnakara, Sri Bangalore Sidhanti Siva Shankara Shastri is of the opinion that the word kshetra translated above
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as house, stands for any one of the shad-vargas or the six classifications namely sign, navamsa, saptamsa etc.

Questionable character Mars and Venus conjointly standing in Saturnian signs aspected by Saturn also denotes questionable character. o Rahu in 7th denotes that the native will have intimacy with widows; Mars or Venus in 7th --- intimacy with maid-servant. o Lord of Ascendant and 6th conjointly standing in Martian/Saturnian signs indicates that the native will commit adultery within his own community.
o

Caste/community of girl-friend
o

The planet with whom Venus is conjunct indicates the caste/community of the girl with whom the native will have intimacy. Venus conjunct Rahu Mercury Jupiter Mars --------Laundry woman Vaishya Brahmin Kshatriya

The planet in the 7th house also gives a clue concerning caste/community of the native's girl-friends as follows : Weak Sun with Rahu Sun only in the 7th Moon only in the 7th Jupiter, Venus & Rahu Mercury in 7th in signs owned by Venus Sexual perversion
o

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widows barren woman fat woman brahmin widow enciente woman

Sexual perversions on the part of the native are likely if Lord of 10th and Rahu unite and stand in a Martian sign. Saturn in Taurus/Libra or Saturn & Venus in conjunction

Breasts
o

Over-sized breasts are indicated for the wife of native in whose horoscope lord of 7th is conjunct Rahu. Lord of 7th in conjunction with
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Ketu Mercury Sun benefic Mars Private parts

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below average/small average and even very small/nominal short right breast will be larger than the left

Bushy hair will prevail on the vulva of the wife if lord 7th or Venus is in a watery sign aspected by Moon or malefic o Lord of 7th in Martian/Saturnian or Sun's sign conjunct with a malefic indicates that the native's wife will have sparse hair on vulva, small-sized genital organ with a foul smell. o Lord of 7th in Mercurian or Venus' signs conjunct with a malefic indicates even or moderate sized private parts.
o

General
o

o o o o o

Malefic in 7th whilst lord of 2nd is in an inimical sign and lord of 4th anywhere other than his own house indicates that the native will be brought-up on the breast-milk of a woman other than his mother. Lord of 7th in signs owned by Jupiter or Venus conjunct/aspected by Jupiter or Venus indicates that the native will really enjoy the company of woman. A native whose lord of 7th is aspected by Mars whilst conjunct with Sun and Moon, will have very moderate enjoyments with the opposite sex. Conjunction of Saturn with lord of 7th indicates that the native is undersexed. Native will be under-sexed if lord of 7th is conjunct Rahu/Ketu. Lord of 2 standing in 7th in conjunction with a malefic indicates that the native is a non-vegetarian. If lord of 7th conjoins a planet who is in own house and is aspected by benefic, the native will be enjoying highly tasty dishes. Lord of 7th in quadrants conjunct/aspected by Jupiter or Venus indicates that the native will be long-lived, enjoy kingly life, be charitable and possess Gyana (knowledge).

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Chapter VIII
Ayur Bhava 8th House
Alpa, Madhya, Purna Ayush Alpa Ayush or short life is upto 32 years; Madhya Ayush beyond 32 years; Purna Ayush or full longevity beyond 70 years. o If lord of Ascendant and Sun are natural enemies, alpa ayush would result; if they are natural friends, but temporary enemies or natural equals but temporary enemies, madhya ayush would result; if they are friends both ways, natural and temporary, Naisargika and Tatkalika, purna ayush is assured.
o

Purna Ayush Yogas


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o o

o o o o o o o o

Saturn in 8th Lord of 8th in exaltation, own house or otherwise strong Rahu in 3, 6 or 11 conjunct or aspected by benefic indicates not only purna ayush but also happiness from wife and children Lord of 8th in 6 or 12, whilst dispositor thereof is in 8th Mercury, Venus, Jupiter in quadrants/trines Lord of Ascendant in quadrants conjunct or aspected by Venus/Jupiter. Happiness in addition to wealth is assured. Lord of 8th in conjunction with a benefic and at the same time standing in a benefic house and quadrant/trine. Learning and happiness will also result. Saturn in exaltation, own house or friendly house and at the same time, fairly strong. Jupiter and Venus (both as benefics in the horoscope) in quadrants. In addition to longevity, the native will do high class charities for the public. Saturn and lords of 8, 10 and Ascendant, stand in quadrants/trines/11th in any fashion. Lords of 9th and 10th in Ascendant Moon in exaltation, own house, moola-trikona, friendly house conjunct/aspected by both Jupiter & Venus. Venus, Jupiter and lord of Ascendant in exaltation aspected by benefic Lord of Ascendant in Ascendant and lord of 10th in 10th Exchange of signs between lords of Ascendant and 10th OR conjunction between them. Lords of Ascendant and 10th aspect the lords of 5th. Lord of Ascendant is conjunct Moon aspected by benefic.

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o o o o o

Strong lord of 8th conjunct Jupiter and connected with lord of 9th. Jupiter in Ascendant conjunct/aspected by lord of 10th. Lords of Ascendant and 9th unite and stand in Ascendant aspected by lord of 5th. Lord of 9th is aspected by Jupiter whilst lord of 5th is not afflicted. Benefics in 4th as well as 8th aspected by Jupiter.

Madhya Ayush Yogas 33 to 70 years longevity Lords of Ascendant and 9th in conjunction. Jupiter aspecting lord of 5th Lord of 10th in exaltation Benefic in 10th Connection between lords of 5th and 10th Saturn in 11th or friendly house Lord of 8th in quadrants Saturn in 9th in friendly house aspected by Jupiter Lords of 3 and 8 in Ascendant aspected by lord of 9th Lord of Ascendant in 9th whilst lord of 5th is in Ascendant Whilst lords of 9th and 10th occupy 9th and 10th respectively, Moon is also strong. o Even if lord of Ascendant is weak, if conjunct with Jupiter and staying in quadrant/trine.
o o o o o o o o o o o

Alpa Ayush Yogas Below 32 years


o o o o o o o o o o o

Malefics in 12th and 8th Saturn conjunct lord of 8th aspected by malefic Whilst lord of Ascendant is weak, a malefic is in 4th, both without benefic aspect. Whilst both lords of Ascendant and 8th are weak, if all malefics are posited in Ascendant, 7th or both. Lords of 4th and 5th conjunct with malefics and standing in 10th Lord of Ascendant conjunct with lord of 8th or 12th. Lord of 3 in 8th with malefic aspect Lord of Ascendant in 6 or 12th. Moon in 6, 8 or 12th Lord of Ascendant conjunct with lord of 8th without Jupiter's aspect Lords of Ascendant and 8th - both in debilitation/combustion.

Purna Ayush plus


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Happiness
o

Malefics simultaneously in 3, 6, and 11 confer not only purna ayush but also happiness.

Purna Ayush plus Reputation


o

If lord of Ascendant is in own house or quadrants without malefic connections, purna ayush, good habits & reputation are indicated.

Ayur Yogas
o o o o o

Mercury, Jupiter and Venus standing in 2, 3 or 11 in any manner denotes purna ayush according to Garga Muni. Jupiter/Venus in quadrants indicate 50 years longevity; both in quadrants 100 years. Lord of Ascendant and lord of 8th, both in own houses confer 64 years longevity. Both lords of 5th and Ascendant conjunct or aspected by Jupiter confers longevity around 100 years. Lords of Ascendant and 9th unite and are aspected by Jupiter, longevity of 100 years would result.

Balarishta
o

The mere stay of Jupiter in exaltation, quadrants, 6, 8 or 12 constitutes some relief for the malefic yogas operating on the horoscope. Balarishta possibility of death in childhood is nullified if Lord of Ascendant is strong. If Mercury, Jupiter and Venus are in quadrants/trines, all evils are nullified and the native will enjoy long life.

The following 2 yogas are also capable of nullifying evil yogas in a horoscope : Strong Jupiter in Ascendant irrespective of his lordships and whether he is a benefic or otherwise for the horoscope. o Rahu as a benefic is standing in Aries, Taurus, Cancer, Leo, Scorpio or Capricorn.
o

Venus and Jupiter are capable of nullifying all evil effects operating in a horoscope.
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As far as Moon is concerned, Jupiter's aspect on Moon will cancel the evil of Moon staying in 6, 8 or 12 for those born during nights in the waxing half and during the day in waning half. Long Life Full Longevity will be enjoyed by the native if Saturn has some benefic yoga besides lordship over Ascendant or 8th. o Sun in Ascendant and Mars in 8th constitutes a Raja Yoga whereby the native will enjoy Deerga Ayush (long life) and Kingly life.
o

Maraka - Death Inflicting Planet


o

Lords of 2nd/7th are Marakas. Planets posited in 2nd/7th are also Marakas.

According to some, even planets aspecting 7th/2nd are marakas and that 2nd is a greater maraka sthana than the 7th. Next in order, lord of 12th and planet posited therein, become marakas, but with benefic yoga, they cease to be marakas. Lords of 3 and 8 also become marakas provided they are not in exaltation and not connected with benefic. If they are malefics, they are definitely marakas; Sun and Moon, even with lordship over 8th do not become marakas but with lord ship over 8th and exaltation, Sun and Moon become Marakas. Having decided the maraka evil in this fashion in the order of priority given above, determine time of death with reference to the Maraka Major Period. If no planet has Maraka Dosha as stated above, then determine the death-inflicting planet from among the lords of 3,6,8,12 and 11 (in order of priority) provided there lords have no connection with benefics or benefic yogas. Stay in the above mentioned signs, connection with a malefic and malefic aspect should be considered for the above lords. In their Major Period or sub-period, death will occur. Even if a planet other than Saturn possesses Maraka Dosha, if Saturn also has Maraka Dosha plus malefic qualities, and even if the former's Major Period occurs first, Saturn will take over the function of inflicting death on the native. Longevity Purna ayush, Madhya ayush and Alpa ayush have been detailed above. The method of determining the maraka planet has also been given in the previous sloka. How to reconcile the former with the latter ? If, as per yogas, the longevity is more and the planets causing the yoga are fairly strong, whilst the Major
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Period of a maraka planet selected as per the previous sloka occurs earlier, the latter indication will go in vain and the native will enjoy the longevity conferred by the yoga. Death, when ?

Death will not occur in a planet's own sub-period Swa-bukti, but in the sub-period of a benefic; failing that a malefic in conjunction with the maraka planet. If lords of 12 and 8th are fairly strong and if they happen to be marakas, they alone cause death in their own sub-periods. If they are weak, they will not cause death; instead diseases to relatives, diseases to native, loss of finance, fear from enemies, King/Govt, thieves, fear from spirits and allied troubles will occur. Death can occur in the first Major Period of a native if it happens to be that of lord of 8th in 8th or major period of lord of Ascendant. For Cancer Ascendant with Venus in there, Jupiter in Pisces, Moon in Gemini, Saturn who is in Scorpio will become the Maraka. That is to say, death will occur in Saturn's Major Period in spite of the yoga arising by reason of Venus in Ascendant and Jupiter in 9th, with Jupiter's aspect on Venus and Ascendant. So far, methods of determining longevity based on saying of sages like Maharshi Parashara have been given. According to Maharshi Jaimini, lord of 8th or malefic in 8thor RUDRA are marakas.

Longevity If there is a wall, pictures can be painted on it. Likewise, good and bad yogas in a horoscope can be enjoyed/suffered only if there is longevity. So determine longevity first in a horoscope. o Yogas for marriage and birth of children, if they exist strongly, some times even if longevity is poor, the former may be taken up as a clue for greater longevity than that indicated. o Longevity of a native is to be decided with reference to planets, Yogas and their various qualities/strength; and with the blessings of the Lord and the Sages, correct longevity can be determined.
o

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Chapter IX
Bhagya Bhava 9th House
Benefic/Malefic with reference to Lordship
o

Lords of trines are benefics; if lords of trines happen to possess additional lordship over 3, 6, or 11, such planets are not as good benefics as lords of trines. In other words, a planet having lordship over a trine and 3,6, or 11 will also confer some amount of malefic effects.

Full Moon is 100% benefic. Kendradipatya Dosha


o

Jupiter and Venus with lordship over quadrants do not confer benefic results, by virtue of Kendradipatya Dosha (evil possessed by a benefic by reason of its lordship over a quadrant). Full Moon with lordship over a quadrant gets the least or minimal Kendradipatya Dosha. Next, in the ascending order is Mercury with lordship over a quadrant, if Mercury is not connected with malefics. Jupiter with lordship over a quadrant acquires greater Kendradipatya Dosha than Mercury. Venus gets this evil greater than Jupiter. Weak Moon, Mercury conjunct with malefic(s), Sun, Mars, Saturn, Rahu & Ketu having lordship over quadrants confer benefic results. A planet owning Ascendant and 8th (simultaneously) e.g. Mars with Aries as Ascendant, Venus with Libra as Ascendant, will also confer benefic effects. For Libra Ascendant, Venus will confer slight malefic effects by reason of a benefic owning a quadrant and 8th, besides benefic effects as lord of Ascendant. Not so for Mars with Aries as Ascendant, for he owns Aries as lord of Ascendant, and as a malefic owning a quadrant confers more benefic effects compared to Venus for Libra Ascendant.
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Quantum of Benefic Effects


o

Lord of 9th in exaltation, own house or 10th confers full benefic effects including property, fitness for public life, reputation, prosperity, Kingly life etc. 50% benefic results as above will be realised if lord of 9th is in Ascendant, 4th or 9th or in friendly house; 25% of similar effects if posited in 2, 3, 7 or

11; 12.5% effects in 6, 8 or 12 or debilitation or enemy house. o Lord of 10th in exaltation, own house or 9th/friendly sign indicates that the native will reap full benefic effects professionally. If lord of 10th is posited in friendly house which happens to be Ascendant, 4th or 5th, only 50% of such effects will be reaped; 25% effects in 2, 3, 7 or 11l 12.5% in 6, 8 or 12 or debilitation or enemy house. Further benefic effects and their greatness/superiority will be proportionate to the good deeds done by the native. Rahu/Ketu and Lords of 2nd/12th
o

Lord of 2nd and lord of 12th will confer effects of like nature as their dispositor or the planet in conjunction with.

For Rahu/Ketu also in a similar fashion. With reference to the two lordships of Mars, if Mars is pronounced as malefic, only malefic results can be expected. Malefic Mars with lordship over 10th will yield malefic results only. When Mars owns 10th along with lordship of trines, for Cancer Ascendant, benefic results will occur. Raja Yoga
o

The union of lords of 9th and 10th produces Raja Yoga is accepted by all.

Where there is exchange of signs between lords of 9th and 10th, in spite of one of the planets owning 3, 6, 8, 11 or 12th, a high class Raja Yoga will be realised, but where there is no such exchange of signs and lords of 9/10 own 3, 6, 8, 11 or 12th, Raja Yoga effects will not materialise.

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In this context, it should be borne in mind that in the above case, even though Raja Yoga does not materialise, the planet with lordship over 9/10th and without lordship over 3, 6, 8, 11 or 12th, will still remain the significator for Raja Yoga. Even for Aries Ascendant, lords of 9th & 10th, i.e. Saturn and Jupiter, despite their lordship over 11th for Saturn and 12th for Jupiter, if Saturn is in Sagittarius and Jupiter in debilitation in Capricorn, there will arise a Raja Yoga, though comparatively it may not be as nice as those occurring for other Ascendants. Mere combination of these two lords (9th and 10th) will not produce Raja Yoga. Perhaps a hint is thrown in the above sloka that exchange of signs between planets is superior to conjunction in a sign.

For Leo and Aquarius ascendants, Venus and Mars, respecti vely, have lordship over 10th but they are considered malefics due to their lordship over 3rd. Mercury and Jupiter for Capricorn and Cancer ascendants, are considered malefics due to their lordship over 6th.

In spite of the above remarks, if there is exchange of signs between lords of 9th and 10th, there is bound to be some amount of Raja Yoga. In such an event, the evil due to lordship over a dusthana (6, 8 or 12) or 3, 11 gets reduced.
o o

For Taurus Ascendant, Saturn is for all purposes a benefic. Lord of 5th in conjunction with lord of 10th is also a significator for Raja Yoga. The effects of the Raja Yoga will always be proportionate to the strength of the significator.

Raja Yoga Effects When ?


o

Lords of 3, 6, 8, 11 and 12 are malefics. If any of these lords get connected with benefics or Raja Yoga Karakas, in the Major Period of the lords of 3, 6, 8, 11 or 12, but in the sub-period of the benefic who is in conjunction with the former, the Raja Yoga effects will be realised.

If a benefic stands in conjunction with a Yoga Karaka planet, in the Major Period of the latter and in the sub-period of the former, the benefic results will be reaped. If there is union between strong planets owning quadrants and trines, Raja Yoga arises. Amongst these, union between lords of 4-5, and 10-5 cause Raja Yoga.
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The Raja Yoga effects arising due to lords of quadrant and trine will materialise in their Major Periods but in the sub-periods of benefics who are not connected with the significators (Karakas) of the Raja Yoga. If there are more than one such subperiod, the strongest should be preferred. Rahu/Ketu standing in quadrants and conjoining with trine lord or vice-versa, also produce Raja Yoga. Connection of lords of 8th or 11th would, to an extent, lessen the effects produced by Raja Yoga caused by union of lords of 9th & 10th. Such Raja Yoga effects start materialising during the sub-period of maraka in the Major Period of the Raja Yoga karaka planet. In sub-periods of malefics (in latter's major period) the effects will be in peak. In sub-periods of benefics not connected with the Raja Yoga there will be middling results. Rahu and Ketu posited in auspicious houses and becoming Yoga karakas, if not conjunct with other planets, confer their benefic effects during their own subperiods. Effects of Sub-period

If lord of major period (maha dasa) is a malefic, there will be mixed effects in sub-period of a benefic in conjunction with the lord of major period; and very bad results in the sub-period of a malefic in conjunction with lord of major period. In sub-period of benefic who is not connected with lord of major period (who is a malefic), there will be some benefic effects. o In sub-periods of lords of trines occurring in major periods of lords of quadrants or vice-versa, there will be much happiness, provided that such lords of quadrant/trine are not owning 3, 6, 8, 11 or 12th or connected with their lords.
o

Effects of Major Period


o

Effects conferable by the lord of major period are never realised in their own sub-periods but in the sub-periods of planets connected in some way with the lord of the major period.

Maraka Evil for Jupiter & Venus


o

Jupiter and Venus with lordship over quadrants and standing in maraka sthanas become greater marakas. This applies to Mercury and Moon as well, but not so seriously.
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When Sun and Moon are highly benefic, they do not become marakas. Major Period Effects A planet in debilitation which happens to be 6, 8 or 12th will confer very bad effects in its major period; but a planet in debilitation which happens to be 1, 2, 3, 4 or 11thwill confer benefic results also to some extent. o In benefic sub-period occurring in major period of a benefic, there will always be benefic results, and a mixture in subperiods of malefics. o In benefic sub-period occurring in major period of a malefic, there will be bad results in the first half and good results in the second.
o

In major period of a maraka planet connected with a trine, there will be only bad effects. Lordship over trine will go a waste, if the planet happens to be in 2nd/7th. A maraka planet in 6th, 7th or 9th will confer good effects during its major period. Sub-period Effects
o

There will be financial losses, fear from King/Govt, thieves and fire and loss of relatives in sub-periods whose lords stand in 6th/8th of the major period lord. In the sub-period of a malefic in the 8th of a major period lord, there will be fear of theft, fear from King/Govt, fire and water, upset of health and financial losses. In the sub-period of a benefic in the 8th of a major period lord, there will be good effects in first half and bad effects in the second. In major period of Rahu in 9th, there will be loss of father, financial loss, change in environments, adversities for relatives etc. Mercury and Jupiter together in the 7th indicate Raja Yoga; Rahu and Jupiter together but aspected by benefic, same result.

Major Period Effects


o

During the major period of lord of 11th standing in quadrants, the native will be acquiring costly things, enjoy much gain etc.

Raja Yoga
o

A high class Raja Yoga arises if Moon is standing on Rohini 4th constellation, aspected by Venus whilst malefics stand in 3. 6, or 11.
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Exchange of signs between of Ascendant and 2nd indicates that the native supporting a thousand people. o Mercury, Venus and Jupiter all together in 7th indicates Raja Yoga. of 9th in 2nd with Moon also indicates Raja Yoga.
o

lords will be three Lord

Major Period Effects based on Avasthas There are 10 kinds of avasthas for the planets. The effects produced by planets in their respective major periods will be dependent on the avastha enjoyed by it at the time of birth, which is signified by the name of avastha as shown below :1. Swastha Avastha A planet in own house is said to be in Swastha Avastha. During its major period, the native will enjoy reputation, homely comforts, education, prosperity, wife and children, finance, charitable deeds, all round happiness etc. 2. Deeptha Aavastha A planet in exaltation is said to be Deeptha Avastha. During its major period, the native will enjoy all the effects mentioned under the Swastha Avastha in greater measure and intensity; besides conveyance, helping relatives, honour from King/Govt; greater authority being wielded, respect from others, longevity, auspicious celebrations at home and paraphernalia. 3. Muditha Aavastha A planet in intimate friend's house is said to be in Muditha Avastha. During its major period, the native will enjoy good food, good dress, perfumes and cosmetics, ornaments, happiness due to birth of son. 4. Santha Avastha A planet in friendly house is said to be in Santha Avastha. During its major period, the native will enjoy company of friends, have a calm and unperturbed disposition, good sense, education, righteous habits and means of livelihood, happiness, contentment and other auspicious results of like nature. 5. Heena Avastha

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A planet in conjunction with a benefic is said to be in Heena Avastha. During its major period, the native will have change in environments, travels, an inferior status, bitterness with relations, and adversities. 6. Dukhita Avastha A planet in enemy house is said to be in Dukhita Avastha. During its major period, the native will be subjected to fear from fire, King and thieves, death of relatives, quarrels and misunderstandings, travels to unknown places and suffer sorrow. 7. Vikala Avastha A planet in debilitation OR in bitter enemy's house is said to be in Vikala Avastha. During its major period, diseases & sufferings, separation from family, performance of obsequies, delays and obstacles in undertakings, increased circle of enemies will occur. 8. Khala Avastha A planet defeated in a planetary battle is said to be in Khala Avastha. During its major period, the native will be subjected to financial loss, quarrels and misunderstandings with women folk, bitterness with father and sons, hatred towards others and mental agony. 9. Kopitha Avastha A planet in conjunction with a malefic OR otherwise connected with a malefic is said to be in Kopitha Avastha. During its major period, the native will idiocy or loss of intelligence, foolhardiness, diseases, financial loss, fear of death, bitterness with many, fear from distant relatives, fear from poison and poisonous creatures, fear from enemies, King/Govt. 10. Peeditha Avastha A combust planet is said to be in Peeditha Avastha. During its major period, the native will suffer bondage, sickness; occasions when he will have to depend on others, being put to shame and put to inferior status. There is a further avastha called Sakta Avastha which applies to planets which are strong. Planets which are strong in Rasi and Bhava are said to enjoy this Avastha. Good deeds, reputation and increased happiness will prevail in their major periods.
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Significations of 9th House


o

The 9th house signifies Preceptor, father, Ishta Devata (family deity), luck and prosperity. Therefore, if the lord of 9th and the 9th house have benefic connections, the native will have particularly good luck and prosperity.

Father's Death When ?


o

Father's death and performance of obsequies in that connection should be predicted in the sub-period of maraka planet or lord of 10th in the major period of malefic conjunct lord of 9th. For Aries and Cancer Ascendants, death of father is possible in the major period of Jupiter who is in dusthana (6, 8 or 12) with aspect of a malefic. Father's death is also possible in major periods of significator for father posited in dusthanas (6, 8 or 12) or malefic in conjunction with the significator for father. Father of the native should be presumed to have died before birth if lord of 9th and significator are conjointly standing in 9 or 5 connected with lords of dusthana or enemy or malefic. Death of father immediately after birth of the native is possible if lords of 4th and 9th are together with connection of strong malefic(s).

Son Greater Than Father If lord of 9th is in exaltation, own house, or moola-trikona, the native will bring honour to his father by his good deeds and charities. o If there is exchange of signs between lords of 5th and 9th and the planets occupy exaltation etc. much good luck in the matter of father and children is indicated.
o

Prosperity
o

Lords of 1, 4 & 9, conjointly standing in 11th or friendly house, indicates great prosperity and luck.

Religious Leanings
o

From the 9th and its lord and from the planets connected with them, particularly with reference to the strongest of the lot, determine the native's Ishta Devata family deity, or God, his religious leanings etc.

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Chapter X
Karma Bhava 10th House
Professional Success/failure
o

The native will be professionally a non-entity or be without a profession if lord of 10th is in combustion, debilitation, in enemy house or otherwise weak or in 6, 8 or 12. There will be loss of profession if lord of 10th is with Rahu. Lord of 10th in own house, exaltation etc. indicates the native will be successful professionally. If lord of 10th is in 11th connected with Jupiter and Venus, the native will have good profession and self-respect. Sun in 10th whilst the dispositor thereof is in 5th and both are connected with Mercury, the native will possess intelligence and enjoy bath in Ganges.

Music/Renunciation
o

If lord of 10th is in 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 or 10th, the native will be charitable, have self-respect, interest in music, be a moderate eater, neat & tidy, be prepared to renounce, enjoy happiness and lead a care-free life.

Sources of Income Saturn in 10th indicates income through menial classes public in general and Rahu in 10th - Mlechhas untouchables. o Mars/Sun in 10th indicates income from Government; Moon/Mercury through Vaisyas.
o

Means of livelihood
o

Native's profession will be indicated by the lord of navamsa occupied by the lord of 10th from Ascendant, Moon or Sun, whichever is the strongest. If there are planets in the 10th from Ascendant, means of livelihood should be determined from such planet(s).

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Chapter XI
Labha Bhava 11th House
Gains
o

Mercury or Ketu in 11th denotes gold; Venus/Moon in 11th denotes pearls; Saturn/Rahu weapons/implements. Based on these, determine the gains of the native.

Limitless Income
o

If lord of 11th is in own house/exaltation etc. aspected by benefic and conjunct with lords of 9th and 10th, there will be limitless income.

Source of Income
o

Planets in 11th cause income from the following sources :

Sun Moon Mars Mercury Jupiter Venus Saturn Prosperity of Elder brother
o

through through through through through through through

father mother brother maternal relations son wife servants

Lord of 11th in combustion, debilitation, stay in 3rd or conjunction of malefic indicates that there will be no prosperity to the elder brother(s) of the native. If the lord of 11th is conjunct with a benefic and aspected by a benefic, and at the same time there is a benefic in 11th, there will be very good prosperity to the elder brother(s0 of the native.

In other words, elder brother(s) will enjoy as much prosperity as there is benefic aspect or conjunction to lord of 11th or the 11th house.

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Chapter XII
Vyaya Bhava 12th House
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If lord of 12th is a malefic or a malefic is standing in 12th or lord thereof is in debilitation or enemy house, conjunct or aspected by malefic, the native will have expenses in the wrong directions, gambling losses, develop a bad character and ultimately, suffer poverty and sorrow. If lord of 12th is a benefic enjoying exaltation, own house etc. and stays in quadrant/trine in the company of lords of 10th or 9th or a benefic stays in the 12th, the native will have moderate expenses and good habits too. The planet in 12th indicates the channels through which expenses arise.

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