V rishabha, M esha, D hanus, K ataka, M ithuna and M akara are Ratribala Rasis or sign
exception of M ithuna these same rasis are called Prustodayas, The other rasis, viz., Si
V rischika are called D inabala Rasis. These with M ithuna are called Sirshodayas. M ee
The signs are cruel and beneficial regularly, they are also masculine and feminine, the
common; the lords of the cardinal points are the lords of the triangular houses from M
K ataka. I n odd signs, the first hora is governed by Ravi and the second hora by Chand
even signs. The lords of the D rekkanas are the lords of the 1st, 5th and 9th in a rasi.
Some writers on astrology say that the first hora is governed by the lord of that house
by the lord of the eleventh from that house. They further say that the lords of the D re
(2) the lord of the 12th, and (3) the lord of the eleventh houses respectively.
A ries, Taurus, Capricorn, V irgo, Cancer, Pisces and L ibra are signs of exaltation for t
3rd, 28th, 15th, 5th, 27th and 20th degrees of the above signs are deep exaltations for the
from these are the signs and degrees of debilitations for those planets.
The first navamsa of movable, the middle navamsa of the fixed and the last navamsa
technically called V argottama, L eo, Taurus, A ries, V irgo, Sagittarius, L ibra and A qu
a r iu
M oon, M ars, M ercury, Jupiter, V enus and Saturn respectively.
The twelve houses from lagna have been given the following names: (1) Thanu, (2) K
Putra, (6) A ri, (7) Patni, (8) M arana, (9) Shubha, (10) A spada, (11) A aya, and (12) Ri
10th and 11th houses from lagna, while the rest are A pachayas. Some say that these sho
K alya, Swa, V ikrama, Griha, Pratibha, K shata, Chitthotha, Randhra, Guru, M ana, Bh
second, third, etc., houses, respectively. The fourth and eighth from lagna are technic
a l l y
goes under the name of D yuna and the tenth is A gnya.
K antaka, K endra and Chatustaya denote quadrants and these are Saptama (7th), L ag
(10th) Bhanam Rasis (signs). The Nara Rasis (masculine signs) are M ithuna, K anya, T
h u l
K umbha and these are powerful when they happen to be birth signs. The Jalachara R
the second half of M akara, and these become powerful in the fourth. K ita Rasi (V risc
and Pasu Rasis (quadruped) M esha, V rishabha, Simha, the 2nd half of D hanus and th
when they become the 10th houses.
Those houses next to kendras are called Panaparas and those next to Panaparas are d
A mbu, Sukha and V esma denote 4th house, Jamitra denotes 7th, Suthabham, Thrikon
are names for D asama (10th).
I f the lord of the birth, Jupiter or M ercury occupy or aspect lagna (birth) it becomes
planets aspect or occupy it, it will not be so. A ll signs in kendras are powerful. Signs in
while signs in A poklimas are powerless. Biped signs are powerful during day, Quadru
during the two twilights. The measure of the rasis from M esha to K anya inclusive is 5-
respectively, the other half from Thula to M eena in the reverse order, Sahaja (3rd) is c
denoted as Thapas and Trikona.
Blood-red, white, green, whitish red, smoky, variegated, black, golden, reddish yellow,
fish tint are the colours of A ries, etc., respectively. The signs of planets get Plava in th