ABHIJIT

The asterism occupying 270 40' to 280 54' 13" that is important in Muhurtha determination.

APACHAYA

The 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th and 8th houses in a lagna chart

APOKLIMA

The 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th houses in a lagna chart.

ARUDHA

Ascendation

ASPECT

Influence of planets on houses as a result planetary position in various houses.

ASHTAKAVARGA

Eightfold strength of planets and ascendant excluding Rahu and Ketu.

ASTERISMS

Same as Nakshatras.?

ARUDHALAGNA

Arudha refers to the relative distance of a sign as the lord of the sign is from the sign it owns.?

ASTOTTRI

Dasa calculation system 8 planets, A cycle of 108 years of total planetary ruler ship.?

AYANAMSA

The difference between the Tropical (Sayana) and the Sidereal (Nirayana) longitudes.?

Aquarius

The eleventh sign of the zodiac. Aquarius' symbol is the water bearer. More about Aquarius?

ARIES

The first sign of the zodiac. Aries' symbol is the ram. More about Aries?

Aspects

Aspects are planets within specific degrees of each other that create beneficial or negative attitudes, habits and energy. Back to Top

Birth Chart

Same as LAGNA CHART

CHESTABAL

Motional strength of planets.

CUSP

The central point in a house division.?

CARDINAL HOUSES

1st, 4th, 7th and 10th house divisions in a horoscope.

CHAKRA

It refers to the lagna chart with distribution of planets in different houses.?

COMBUSTION

Effect of a planet by its close proximity to the Sun.

CONJUNCTION

Any two planets positioned together in a house.?

CANCER

The fourth sign of the zodiac. Cancer's symbol is the crab. More about Cancer?

CAPRICORN

The tenth sign of the zodiac. Capricorn's symbol is the sea goat. More about Capricorn?

DASAMAMSA

One-tenth division of a zodiacal sign.

DRIK BALA

Strength doe to planetary aspects.

DRISHTI

same as Aspect.

DASAMAMSA

One-tenth division of a zodiacal sign.

DURGA BISHA YANTRA

For wealth and drastic improvement in financial condition.

DESENDANT

The doorway into the seventh house in a person's chart. It is the area of marriage and business partnerships.?

DIYA STANMBAN YANTRA

For personality and self confidence, safeguard against depression.

DEBILITATION

Weakest position of a planet.

DURGHATNA NASHAK

Protection against all type of accidents.

EARTHY SIGNS

Signs ie. Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn.?

EIGHTH HOUSE

The eighth area of an astrological chart. It represents natural changes in life such as birth and death, clearing the way for something better, self-revelations, marriage and business assets, and the resources of partnership.?

ELEVENTH HOUSE

The eleventh area of an astrological chart. It represents friendships, hopes and wishes, personal goals, associations, group aspirations, cooperation, bettering the community and humanitarianism.?

EPHEMERIS

A book containing the daily movements of the planets.?

FEMININE SIGNS

Taurus,Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Pisces.

FEMININE NAKSHATRAS

Krittika,Rohini,Mrigashirsha,Aridra,Punarvasu,Purva,Phaiguni, Hastha,Chittra,Vishakha,Anuradha,Dhanistha,Shatbhisag,Uttara Bhadrapada and Revati.?

FEMININE PLANETS

Moon, Venus, and Ketu?

FIERY SIGNS

Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius?

FIERY Planets

Sun and Mars are fiery planets

FIXED SIGNS

Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius.?

FIFTH HOUSE

The fifth area of an astrological chart. It represents recreation, creativity, hobbies, gambling, risks, children, love affairs and the extension of the self through children or love relationships.?

FIRST HOUSE

The first area of an astrological chart. It represents self-opinion, the first impression one gives to others, and the way a person looks at the world. It is a dominant part of a person's personality.

FORECAST

To forecast is to analyze planetary movement and make predictions about good times to make decisions, based on the positions of the planets.?

FOURTH HOUSE

The fourth area of an astrological chart. It represents religious and philosophical beliefs, the home, real estate and the person's non-dominant parent (usually the mother).?

GULIKA

Son of Saturn. Gulika assumes that one-eighth of the day and the night and each is assigned to a particular planet

GUNAS

Sattwa (pure and spiritual), Rajas (aristocratic), and Tamas (ignorant and haughty)

GEMINI

The third sign of the zodiac. Gemini's symbol is the twins. More about Gemini?

HORA

An hour ; also a part of the zodiacal sign divided into two parts, each of which is owned by Sun or Moon.?

HORA LAGNA

Ascendant calculated by multiplying the birth time after sunrise by two and dividing the product by five, and adding the result to the sunrise on the day.?

HOUSES

Twelve areas of a birth chart that represent specific traits and areas of life. An astrologer interprets the planets that lie within houses to forecast events or read a birth chart.?

INDRACHAPA

Upagraha( satellite) of Venus.

ISHTHA

Ishtha Kala is calculated as time elapsed from the moment of sunrise to the moment of the occurrence of the event.?

INCONJUNCT

An aspect, it represents a separating energy. It creates stress, unhappiness and sorrow.?

JAIMINI ASTROLOGY

Sage Jaimini's mode of astrology.

JUPITER

The planet of abundance and good fortune. It influences Sagittarius, the Archer.?

KARAKA

Planets ruling cardinal houses and trine houses.

KALA CHAKRA DASA

A dasa system based on the planetary rulership at any specific age of the individual.

KALA

A unit of Time.

KALA DASA

Dasa based on whether the birth time being in morning or evening.?

KALAPURUSHA

The Cosmic Man.The different limbs of Kala Purusha are occupied by different zodiacal signs.?

KALA SARPA YOGA

A planetary combination formed by the encirclement of all planets in a natal chart by Rahu and Ketu.

KUNDALI

The horoscopes chart on which the planetary positions at the nativity or an epoch are depicted. It contains 12 divisions (houses), each occupied by a zodiacal sign.?

KETU

Ketu, the other of the shadowy or imaginary "planet" is known as the Dragon's tail in Western astrology.?

LEO

The fifth sign of the zodiac. Leo's symbol is the lion.?

LAGNA CHART

The horoscopes chart on which the planetary positions at the birth time of the native. It contains 12 divisions (houses), each occupied by a zodiacal sign.?

LIBRA

The seventh sign of the zodiac. Libra is represented by the scales.?

MANDI

An Upagraha (a satellite) known as the son of Saturn.

MOON

Yantra for moon.

MARS

Yantra for mars.

MERCURY

Yantra for mercury.

MOOL TRIKONA

Mool Trikona position enhances the strength of 90 of a planet; while in exaltation, Mool Trikona positions of different planets are as follows: Sun: Leo 200; Moon: Taurus 270; Mars: Aries 120; Mercury: Virgo 160-200; Jupiter: Sagittarius 100; Venus: Libra 150; Saturn: Aquarius 200.?

MARAKA

while those ruling the 6th, 8th, and 12th houses.

MARS

The planet of physical energy and assertiveness. It influences Aries, the ram.?

MERCURY

The planet of communication and thought. It influences Gemini, the twins, and Virgo, the Virgin.?

MIDHEAVEN

The doorway into the tenth house in an astrological chart. It is the highest point in the chart, and indicates the way each person is spiritually connected to his or her higher self.?

MOON

The moon indiciates emotions and sensitivity. It influences Cancer, the crab.?

MANTRA

Mantras are phrases, which are generally in Sanskrit and chanted to fulfill ones desires, to appease deities or to overcome the negative effects of planets.?

NAVAMSA

One-ninth division of a sign. Planetary position in these divisions affect the disposition of planets in the lagna chart.

NIRAYANA SYSTEM

Fixed or sidereal zodia that takes no account the degree of precession in fixing the position of planets.?

NATAL CHART

Same as Lagna Chart or Janam Kundali.

NADIR

The doorway into the fourth house in an astrological chart. It represents a person's philosophical or moral foundation.

NINTH HOUSE

The ninth area of an astrological chart. It represents higher learning, which can include religious education, long distance travel, lawyers, legal affairs and publishing.?

NAVGRAHA

Yantra for Navgraha.

NAKSHATRA

27 divisions of zodiac.?

OPPOSITION

An aspect, it is a combative energy. It creates the feeling of being out-of-balance, and can be stressful and frustrating. Opposition exposes a person's internal conflicts.?

OM

For peace and tranquility, meditation, remembering and thanking GOD for His benign ness.

PLANETARY FRIENDSHIP

Planetary friendship is of three types, viz., permanent, temporary, and subjective. Permanent is inherent to nature of the planets, temporary is based on mutual relationships of planets in the horoscope, Subjective is based on the aggregative strength of planets.?

PISCES

The twelfth sign of the zodiac. Pisces' symbol are two fish.?

PLANETS

The different heavenly bodies that influence a person's life by their placements in the houses in a birth chart.?

RETROGRESSION

The movement of a planet in the direction opposite to that of Earth that occurs due to the relative position of Earth and the planet.

RAHU

Rahu an imaginary planet known in western astrology as the Dragon's head is said to be a cold, deceptive feminine planet".?

ROG NASHAK YANTRA

Overcoming illness, Most effective when used in combination with Maha Mritunjaya Yantra.

RETROGRADE

The appearance of a planet moving backward. It creates frustration, delays, nervousness and the feeling that the same or a similar experience is being repeated.?

SAPTAMSA

Seventh part (1 / 7) of a zodiacal sign.

SHRI BAGLAMUKHI YANTRA

Safeguard against hidden/unknown enemies and protection against ill wills, scandals and sycophants, For continuous progress of Business and Career overriding unexpected hurdles

SHRI VASTU YANTRA

To override the ill effects of improperly constructed premises (home , office or factory), Improperly constructed premises can bring in bad fortune, ill luck, diseases and turmoil in household/domestic or Business affairs. For best results use along with Ganesha Puja Yantra

SHRI MATANGI PUJA YANTRA

For development of vocational and communication skills, Logical ability and scientific temper, learning ability, progress in career.

SARASWATI YANTRA

For education, knowledge and learning, equanimity of mind, academic growth, enhancing the interest in academic pursuits.

SHANTIKARAM YANTRA

For peace and tranquility of mind.

SHRI BHUVANESHWARI PUJA YANTRA

For health, wealth, wisdom and improvement in personality.

SHRI BALGOPAL YANTRA

For welfare of children

SHRI GAYTRI YANTRA

For peace of mind, tranquility and prosperity.

SHRI SARVKARYA SIDHI YANTRA

All round success.

SHRI ANNPURNA BHAIRAVI YANTRA

For general prosperity of the family, increase in income and material wealth.

SARVATRA JAYAPRADAM YANTRA

For victory in every field of action.

SHRI BATUK BHAIRAVI YANTRA

For destruction of enemies, safeguard from evil mongers, , rumors, scandals and setbacks ? Most effective in combination with Ganesh Puja Yantra and Durga Bisa.

SHADABALA

The 6 types of planetary strength These are (i) Sthanbala, or positional strength, (ii) Dikbala, that is directional strength, (iii) Kabbala, that is temporal strength, (iv) Chestabala, that is motional strength, (v) Naisargikabalthat is inherent strength, and (vi) Drikabala that is the strength derived from aspects of planets.

SHUB SHRI MAHALAKSHMI YANTRA

For wealth and prosperity

SHRI YANTRA

All purpose ie. For prosperity, peace, safeguard against illness, Family welfare, Business, Career, Tool for meditation most effective when used with regular recitation of Shri Mahalakshmi mantra

SHRI MAHA MRITYUNJAYA PUJA YANTRA

Victory over death, Over-coming chronic ailments (mental as well as physical) and Escape from fear, if Saturn is afflicted in the horoscope

SHRI GANESH PUJA YANTRA

Auspicious for beginning of any task, Business initiation and partnerships, Business development, General good luck and fortune, Advisable to be used with Vastu Yantra to override the ill effects of improperly constructed premises (home, office or factory).

SUN

Yantra for sun.

STHANBAL

Strength acquired by a planet by virtue of its position in a house.

SAGITTARIUS

The ninth sign of the zodiac. Sagittarius' symbol is the centaur-archer.

SATRUN

The planet of character building and restrictions. It influences Capricorn, the goat.

SCORPIO

The eighth sign of the zodiac. Scorpio can be symbolized by the scorpion, eagle, serpent, phoenix or dove.

SECOND HOUSE

The second area of an astrological chart. It represents money, financial and spiritual resources, self-esteem. It can indicate the way a person budgets his or her money, personal debt and material resources.

SEVENTH HOUSE

The seventh area of an astrological chart. It represents marriage, business partnerships, harmony, a person's inner self or partner, and his or her relationship with themselves.

SIGNS

The twelve astrological classifications: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. Also referred to as Sun Signs.

SIXTH HOUSE

The sixth area of an astrological chart. It is an area of health, helping others, daily activities and the continuous harvesting or planting of positive and negative experiences.

SUN

The planet representing warmth and energy. It influences Leo, the lion.

TITHI/LUNAR DAY

Calculated by subtracting the Longitude of Sun from the longitude of Moon.

TRIKONA/TRINE HOUSES

The 5th and 9th houses in a lagna chart.

TRISHAMSA

One-thirtieth division of a sign.

TAURUS

The second sign of the zodiac. Taurus' symbol is the bull.

TENTH HOUSE

The tenth area of an astrological chart. It is an area of a person's reputation, career, achievements, and the person's dominant parent, usually the father.

THIRD HOUSE

The third area of an astrological chart. It is an area of communication skills, memory, brothers and sisters, local travel and the way a person thinks.

TRANSITS

The daily movements of the planets. It influences a person's moods or decisions. Transits contribute to personal growth. The daily movements of planets are recorded in an Ephemeris.

TRINE

An aspect of easy energy. It creates an ease in life, enhances natural talents or abilities, and is an enjoyable area of life. Trines are generally positive.

TWELTH HOUSE

The twelfth area of an astrological chart. It is an area of self-sabotaging thoughts, hidden weaknesses, bondage, anxieties, limitations, confinement, dreams, and the subconscious.

UPAGRAHA

Shadowy planets or satellites.

URANUS

The planet of uniqueness and chaos. Uranus influences Aquarius, the water-bearer.

URANUS OPPOSITION

An aspect representing a time of spiritual growth, change and self-searching. This is the aspect that contributes to a mid-life crisis.

VIMSHOTTRI DASA

Dasa system based ona 120-year period and the planetary ruler ship determined on the basis of Moon's position in an asterism at the time of birth.

VYATHIPATHA

Name of an Upagraha as well as inauspicious combination of some planets.

VYAPAR VRIDDHI YANTRA

For progress of Business, most effective in combination with Durga Bisa.

VENUS

The planet of money and love. Venus influences Taurus, the bull, and Libra, the scales.

VIRGO

The sixth sign of the zodiac. Virgo's symbol is the virgin.

YAMA GANDHA/ YAMA-KANTAKA

Name of an Upagraha reffered as son of jupiter and producing auspicious results.

YOGA

Planetary combinations giving special result and affecting the life of an individual Yoga also reffers to a particular division of time, which are 27 in number.

YOGINI DASA

The Yogini Dasa at birth on calcualtions on the the number of birth-nakshatra.

YANTRA

The term "Yantra" is derived from Sankrit. "Yan", means to conceive, to imagine. The suffix "Tra", means instrument.

ZODIAC

An imaginary belt that is ecliptic in which all planets, including Sun and Moon, remain during their revolution around Earth. Following the geocentric system it is a picture of the planets in various signs as observed from the earth.