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Workshop on Dasamsa Saturday, 30 July 2005

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Career and the Dasäàça

Saturday 30th July, 2005; 9.30 am- 5.30 pm
Venue - Theosophical Society, 50
Gloucester Place, London

Sanjay Rath
Jyotish Guru, Sri Jagannath Center &

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To know
1. Reckoning of Dasäàça
2. Principles and Philosophy of Dasäàça
3. Attitude and Abilities
Š Dasäàça occupied by lords of räçi charts
Š Directional Strength
Š Effect of Exaltation and Debilitation in Dasäàça
4. Deities of Dasäàça

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Räçi chart
1. Lagna indicates fame
Š can show profession for famous people.
Š Planets in äruòha lagna or 7th house, if strong can determine
profession by indicating success.
2. Lagneça (lagna lord) shows the individual in all
divisional charts including intelligence, nature and
3. 10th house
Š From Lagna: How you work
Š From Moon: What work you like and where you like to work
4. 11th house
Š From Lagna: Direction (physical) of gain (fortune/ hopes
Š From Äruòha Lagna: Sources (people) of income
Š From Varëada Lagna: Nature of profession

To Do
1. Sir Winston Churchill was famous as a *war-time* Prime Minister of UK.
Was this due to Mars in Lagna? If so, explain the role of Mars in shaping
his career. Churchill, Sir Winston; November 30, 1874; 1:30:00; 1 W 21', 51
N 52'
2. What was the role of Mercury (economy) in Aquarius (Saturn sign) in
bringing Roosevelt to power? Roosevelt, Franklin Delano; January 30, 1882;
20:07:00; Time Zone:4:55:56 (West of GMT) Place: 73 W 59', 40 N 43'
3. What ideals and principles did Mahatma Gandhi adhere to in his personal
life (Räçi chart) and work (dasäàça)? Gandhi, Mahatma, October 2, 1869
Time:7:30 Time Zone:4:39:00 (East of GMT) Place:69 E 49' , 21 N 37'

Draw your Räçi

chart and mark the
Varëada lagna,
Äruòha lagna, 10th
house, 11th house,
planets in them.

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1. Lagna shows natural abilities and skills, trines (5th &
9th) show acquired skills through learning
2. 10th house shows fortune (wealth)
Š Natural benefic planets in/aspecting the 10th house give stable
fortunes, natural malefic planets cause fluctuation of wealth
Š Well placed 10th lord shows good fortune through its sources
(based on natural signification and navämça tulya räçi
position). If ill placed, losses shall accrue through similar
3. Navämça sign/dispositor
Š Of the 10th lord of räçi chart shall show the things/works that
benefit the native and increase his fortune/status. The
antardaçä of the navämça dispositor will surely show these
benefits if well placed, else these bring fall in fortune and
Š Of the 10th lord from Moon of räçi chart shall also show
changes in fortune based on its placement and marks major
turning points of career.

1. Draw your navämça chart and mark the signs occupied by (1) 10th lord of
räçi chart and (2) 10th lord from Moon of räçi chart. Note the lords of these
signs and their antardaçä periods.
2. What planets are in trines to your navämça lagna? How have they
contributed to your abilities/skills?
3. What planets are in the 10th house in the navämça?
4. Which planet is the lord of the 10th house in the navämça chart?
• Where is it placed?
• Who is its dispositor?
• How is the dispositor placed?

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Reckoning of dasäàça
1. The Sun is the significator of all räjayoga and
the giver of work (and wealth – as äditya)
2. Every sign is divided into 10 dasäàça of 3o
each. For odd signs the dasäàça are reckoned
from the same sign, counted zodiacally. For
even signs the dasäàça are reckoned from the
sign in the 9th house, counted zodiacally.
3. Divide the longitude (degrees) of a planet by 3
and increase the result to the next higher
integer to know its dasäàça.

For example, if Sun is in Cn 21o14’, divide 21.2 by 3 = 7.07; increase the result
to the next higher integer ‘8’. The Sun is in the 8th dasäàça of Cancer. Cancer
is an even sign and the dasäàça are reckoned from the 9th house from it i.e.
Pisces. Count 8 signs from Pisces to get the position of the Sun in Libra
Do this for all planets, lagna etc and draw a chart based on the dasäàça
mapped positions. This chart is called the dasäàça chart or D-10 chart.
To Do:
Draw the dasäàça chart (D10 chart) for your own horoscope. Ensure that you
have properly shown the positions of the lagna, nine planets (Sun to Ketu),
Ghäöikä Lagna and Horä Lagna in the chart.

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Principles and Philosophy of Dasäàça

1. Kärya bhäva (Action/Karma house)
2. Käraka
Š Naisargika käraka:
Š 10th house - Mercury, Sun, Saturn, Jupiter
Š 6th house – Saturn (Service);
Š 7th house – Mercury (Business)
Š Cara käraka: Amätyakäraka, Däräkäraka
3. Artha Trikoëa: 2, 6 & 10 houses
4. Kendra (Quadrants) – Time
Š Lagna kendra ( Present) 1, 4, 7, 10 houses; Paëapara ( Future)
2, 5, 8, 11 houses; Apoklimas (Past) 12, 3, 6, 12 houses
Š Moon käraka of 4th, Venus käraka of 7th, Mercury käraka of
Š Natural strength of houses: 10th, 7th, 4th, 1st; Results fructify
during the vära of the bhäva lord; Weak malefics and strong
benefics in kendra promote a bhäva.

Natural malefic Ketu is in debility in the 7th house of business – the native has
a big business in real estate (buildings – significator Ketu). The 7th lord
Mercury (natural benefic) is debilitated in the 4th house showing losses in
trading and in his chartered accountancy business/work.
TO DO: Mark the exalted and debilitated planets in your dasäàça chart and
the planets in quadrant houses. How does this affect your work?

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1. Guru Käraka of 5 & 9 – Äkäça tatva
2. 9th house protects – dharma protects a bhäva
Š Dharma of eyes (2nd house) is sight (10th house)
Š Dharma of ears (3rd house) is hearing (11th house)
Š Dharma of nose (4th house) is smell (12th house)
Š Dharma of marriage (7th house) is sex (3rd house)
Š Dharma of happiness (4th house) is sleep (12th house)
Š Dharma of spiritual path (4th house) is mokña (12th house)…
Š Follow the dharma of bhäva and it is protected
3. Trikoëa (Trines)
Š Dharma trikoëa (nature trinity) 1, 5, 9 houses
Š Artha trikoëa (status trinity) 10, 2, 6 houses
Š Käma trikoëa (desire trinity) 7, 11, 3 houses
Š Mokña trikoëa (spiritual trinity) 4, 8, 12 houses

Natural strength of houses has been mentioned in books like Laghu Paräsari etc. The
quadrants, in the rising order of 1st, 4th, 7th & 10th are stronger than the Upacaya in the order
3rd, 6th & 11th (10th has been excluded as it is considered the strongest quadrant). The
Upacaya are stronger than the trine fifth & ninth houses (the ascendant is excluded in this as it
is placed among the quadrants). The 2nd & 12th houses have no strength of their own and
depend on the other house lordship of their owner. The eighth house is always evil and is
never stronger than the ascendant. Thus on the basis of lordship the planets can be placed in
the following ascending order of natural strength (influence) in the chart: - 2nd, 12th, 5th, 9th,
3rd, 6th, 11th, 8th, 1st, 4th, 7th & 10th house lord. It is evident that the tenth lord is the most
influential planet in the chart as the tenth house is the most potent house for any planet to be
placed. This fact should be borne in mind while analyzing Räjayoga and Duryoga i.e.
combinations for prosperity and penury.
Kendrädhipati doça or the negative effect of the ownership of quadrants by natural benefic
planets implies reduction in their beneficence. The benefic owner of a quadrant is still a
benefic and does not become a malefic. Similarly, a malefic planet owning a quadrant will not
remain a malefic and that does not imply that the malefic becomes a benefic. This loss of
beneficence of a benefic lord of quadrant is called Kendrädhipati doça. This flaw is annulled if
the planet is also well placed in a quadrant or trine. Similarly, a malefic planet owning a
quadrant sheds its malfeasance and will give very good results if placed in an evil house. If
instead, the planet is placed in a quadrant or trine, the loss of malfeasance may not occur
fully. For example if Saturn is the lord of the 10th house for Taurus ascendant, its placement
in the 12th house in debility will give excellent results like power, position and a good career.
If the malefic is also the lord of a trine in addition to its ownership of a quadrant, then it
becomes a yogakäraka producing auspicious results.

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Eight carakäraka scheme

1. The Eight planet carakäraka scheme includes eight
planets from the Sun to Rähu. It is meant for jivätmä
(animate world – living beings). Putrakäraka, the
significator for progeny is included as living beings
can procreate.
2. The Eight carakäraka are
Š Ätmakäraka AK the real self or soul and its mission
Š Amätyakäraka AmK karma yoga, work,
Š Bhratåkäraka BK knowledge, Guru, siblings
Š Mätåkäraka MK nurture and heal, mother
Š Putrakäraka PK procreate, leadership, children
Š Pitåkäraka PiK protect, father
Š Jïätikäraka GK oppose, destroy, relatives, enemies,
Š Däräkäraka DK sustain, spouse, wealth

The planets can be divided into three groups based on the concept of yogi and avayogi. These
are –
Group 1: Upper Class: Sun, Rähu and Mercury: All three guëa prevail. The nexus between
politics (Sun), criminals (Rähu) and business (Mercury) that represent the upper class in any
society. These are the enjoyers of the power and retain the same ruthlessly using all means
and money to control. These three are interdependent on the other and it is necessary to
identify the need of each category.
Group 2: Middle Class: Moon, Jupiter and Ketu: satva guëa dominates. Socialists or people in
general (Moon), teachers (Jupiter) and spiritualists or mystics (Ketu) that rule the morality of
the middle class with promises of a better life after death form the core of this group.
Group 3: Lower Class: Mars, Venus and Saturn: some rajas and mostly tamas guëa
Saturn rules all workers who are motivated by the need for gratification of desire (Venus).
Mars rules the more skilled workers who use tools and mechanisms or contraptions to do
most of their work. In simpler words, these skilled workers need the implements and
machines (Saturn) to do their work. Even warriors ruled by Mars need arms and weapons
(Saturn) to fight.
Venus the goddess of lust and sexuality needs hungry men (Mars) to ogle at her. She
complains that they have dirty eyes but chuckles inside when her gyration hypnotizes and
captures the weak minds of the energetic young men.
1. Determine the eight Cara Käraka in your chart and mark the position of the ätmakäraka in
the räçi chart.
2. Which planets conjoin the amätyakäraka (AmK)? How do these planets affect your

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Maraëa käraka sthäna

Maraëa means death; käraka means significator and refers to the carakäraka
as well; sthäna means position or house.

Graha Maraëa käraka sthäna Rath’s Research

Sun 12th house 1. Planets, houses and äruòha in
the maraëa käraka sthäna
Moon 8th house from the ätmakäraka are
Mars 7th house
2. If däräkäraka, Jupiter or 2nd
Merc 4th house (others 7th house) lord is so placed then wealth
Jup 3rd house is destroyed and poverty
Ven 6th house
3. If däräkäraka, Venus or 7th
Sat 1st house lord is so placed then
relationships suffer and
Rähu 9th house spouse maybe destroyed.

1. Is the amätyakäraka or däräkäraka in a maraëa käraka house from the
ätmakäraka? If so you need to consider serious remedial measures for
improving your finances. What about its position from lagna?
2. In the chart given below, the ätmakäraka is the Moon and the 8th house
from the Moon is its Maraëa käraka sthäna. The däräkäraka and 2nd lord
Rähu is placed in the maraëa sthäna from it indicating poverty and many
financial hardships.

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Houses in Dasäàça
Hs Signifies What we… At work
1 Ideals, Principles What we are Reputation
2 Wealth, Money What we own Finance
3 Enterprise, short leave, vacation Time to think Enterprise
4 Work environment or area Where to work Office
5 Knowledge, subordinate What we know Power
6 Service, staff, jobs Who to work for Labor
7 Business, partner, self Who to work with Business
8 Retirement, loans, insurance When to stop Retire
9 Guide, boss, teacher Who to listen to Guide
10 Status, success, the work Work definition Status
11 Colleagues, friends, resources Who will support Resources
12 Expenses, foreign, freedom Our responsibility Liabilities

The fifth house shows the authority and also the subject over which we have an authority. For
example, if Jupiter is in the fifth house the native maybe an authority in a vedäïga like Jyotiña
or the Sun so placed can make one an authority in administration or politics. The Moon gives
considerable knowledge of people and culture. The fifth house is the eighth from the tenth
house representing birth (beginning) and longevity (time of implementation) of an action
(10th house). Thus, the fifth house rules authority and power that one enjoys due to skills &
knowledge as well as ones Pürva Punya. Since the eighth house indicates transformation and
the fifth house, being the eighth from the 10th house shows the transformation of work or
change of work. His house is seen for joining new jobs, additional authority as well as the
continuation of räjayoga. The timing of joining a new job is done from the fifth house. In this
manner the houses are to be examined if they contain planets. If the houses do not have
planets, consider the lord of the house. All these are modified by aspects of planets.
The lagna lord will show what we want and our nature in work and work related
situations/events. For example the lagna lord in the 9th house makes a person very
independent behaving like the boss and incapable of listening to others while in the 5th house
it makes him dependant on subordinates to help in his work. The fifth lord well placed gives
good subordinates while an ill placed fifth lord can give troublesome subordinates.
A careful judgment has to be made between the 6th and 7th houses to determine whether the
native shall work for others (6th house- service) or independently (7th house – business).
Normally (1) larger number of planets, (2) association of Karaka, Jupiter or lord of sign (3)
Lagna lord in case of tie, helps in the decision. Daçä can alter the result. If both are equally
strong then the native works for sometime before venturing into business.
All natural significations of houses and signs for räçi chart are to be applied to the dasäàça
chart as well.

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Directional Strength
Dig bala or directional strength
Š All planets have digbala in the quadrant houses … the four
gäyatri … sunrise, noon, sunset and midnight
Š Digbala is based on the principle of creation & tatva…
sunrise (påthvé/äkäça), noon (agni), sunset (väyu) and
midnight (jala)
Š Digbala from lagna shows predominance of tatva while
digbala from äruòha lagna shows the physical directions


1 påthvé (form) & äkäça (intelligence) Mercury & Jupiter
4 Jala tatva Moon & Venus
7 Väyu tatva Saturn
10 Agni Mars & Sun
Rähu is like Saturn and Ketu is like Mars

Examine the role of

Venus daçä in the career
of the native.

Which direction did he

travel and why did
Venus give such a fine
Räjayoga and dhana

Does he work in the

Government or private
sector company?

Should he travel to the

USA or continue in

What results do you

expect in Sürya daçä?

In which daçä will he


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Dasäàça Deities
1. All works (or karma) can be divided into ten
groups symbolized by the ten directions –
eight plane directions, vertical up and vertical
2. The dågpäla (also dig-päla) is the administrator
(devatä) of a direction of work and the fruits of
karma (success in a work) is given by the çakti
of the dågpäla (also called dåg-vadhu in the
Çiva tandava stotra).
3. Success is obstructed by the eight käla of the
kälacakra and it is only through effort and time
(käla) that the obstruction is removed.

Çiva Tandava Stotra

mnae ivnaedmÑ‚t< ibÉtuR ÉUtÉtRir. 4.
kadambakuìkumadravapraliptadigvadhümukhe |
mano vinodamadbhutaà bibhartu bhütabhartari || 4||

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Directions & kälacakra

1. Red –
directions of
the dasäàça
2. Blue – blocks,
obstructions of
the kalacakra
(wheel of time)
3. Deities of
should be
worshipped to
overcome the

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How to judge career


Räçi & Navämça Dasäàça

Carakäraka (Physical ability (Details about work
and fortune) and career)

Amätyakäraka Däräkäraka
(Nature of work) (Financial Position)

1. Amätyakäraka
• Relationship with AK
• Planets with AmK or aspecting it
• AmK from 10th house
2. Däräkäraka
• Relationship with AK
• Planets with AmK or aspecting it
• AmK from 2nd house
3. Räçi
4. Navämça
5. Dasäàça
• Position of Moon and other planets in artha trikoëa
• 6th house stronger than 7th house

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Government Service
1. The Moon ruling the 1. Administrative Officer (Moon)
bureaucracy should be in Š IAS Officer Chart 04.IAS BL
the artha trikoëa (2, 6, 10 Š IAS Officer Chart 05.IAS SK
houses) or strongly Š IRS Officer Chart 06.IRS DK
associated with these Š IAS Officer Chart 07
Š CSS Officer Chart 08
2. The 6th house should be
2. Police, inspectors, clerks
stronger than the 7th house.
Malefic planets in 7 house
th Š Customs Inspector Chart 09
also indicate service as they Š Government Clerk Chart 10
ruin business prospects. Š Police Inspector Chart 11
3. Saturn the significator of 3. Allied Government Agency
service should be strong. Š Noida Authority Accounts
4. Ghäöikä lagna should be Officer Chart 12
examined for power and Š Law Officer, CA Chart 13
position enjoyed in the

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