Pushkara Navamsha: Pushkara is auspicious, so the planets placed in pushkara will become like positive.

Pushkara degrees are used for Muhurta. Having the lagna in pushkara degree makes it a very auspicious moment. Pushkara degrees given by CS Patel in his book Nadi and Navamsha astrology are: 21º of Fire signs: 21º Aries, 21º Leo, and 21º Sagittarius. 14º in Earth signs: 14º Taurus, 14º Virgo, and 14º Capricorn. 24º in Air signs: 24º Gemini, 24º Libra, and 24º Aquarius. 7º in Water signs: 7º Cancer, 7º Scorpio, 7º Pisces. Whereas Jataka Parijata - Adhyaya 1 Shloka 58, gives the following degrees: 21º Aries (Libra Navamsha), 19º Leo (Virgo navamsha), 23º Sagittarius (Libra Navamsha), 14º Taurus (Taurus navamsha and vargotamma), 9º Virgo ( Pisces navamsha), 14ºCapricorn (Taurus Navamsha)18º Gemini ( Pisces navamsha), 24º Libra (Taurus Navamsha), 19º Aquarius (Pisces Navamsha), 8º Cancer (Virgo Navamsha), 11º Scorpio( Libra Navamsha), 9º Pisces (Virgo Navamsha). Mostly the Jataka Parijata pushkara bhaga degrees are used.

Find the planet that rules its 7th house. 10) or trines (houses 1. some very traditional astrologers will scarcely bother looking at your birth horoscope. Even if your Indian astrologer doesn’t have time to review all your amshas. by now you’ve already dealt with many of the issues reflected in your natal chart and have graduated to the strengths and challenges shown in your navamsha. Now turn back to your birth chart. (Think of related English words like “novile” or “enneagram”. which they think of as your second horoscope. Examine the planet that rules the navamsha’s 1st house.Marriage and Profession through Navamsha: By far the most important sub chart is the 9th. like Mars and Saturn? 4. 2.4. 3. Examine the navamsha’s 7th house. like the angles (house 1. While it serves a variety of purposes.) The Second Half of Life In parts of South India. . 7. nava is Sanskrit for nine. it’s most famous as the Hindu marriage chart. the personality. ANALYZING MARRIAGE IN THE NAVAMSHA 1. Examine the navamsha’s 1st house. Read alongside the 7th house in your original birth chart. 9) of the chart? Are they strong and stable? 7. values and probable vocation of your mate and the quality of your matrimony. Are these two houses aspected or occupied by planets that support relationships like Venus and Jupiter. called the navamsha. Examine the planet that rules the navamsha’s 7th house. 5. it indicates if and when you will marry. Are these two planets placed in auspicious houses themselves. The navamsha is queen of the sub charts. 6. if and when you may divorce. They figure that if you’re a mature adult. 5. or that prevent or sabotage them.

presidency by the Supreme Court in 2000. the momentum of the birth chart peters out if there’s no power in the navamsha to keep the momentum going. but after they hit their 30s. the jyotishi will check Saturn’s condition to see whether it contributes positive Saturnine qualities like emotional maturity and commitment. Vedic astrologers would explain this is reflected in part by having a very strong birth chart but a weak navamsha. “The birth chart is a tree. Ever wonder why some people are incredibly famous and successful in the first half of their lives. who are now multimillionaire entrepreneurs or awardwinning artists.Here’s another example of how jyothishis used this amazing sub chart. Bush. In the second part of their lives.8. One explanation for this phenomenon is that although the birth chart was not especially remarkable. In his mid-40s. actors or athletes who were world-famous as teenagers or young adults. The Work You Will Do Discovering your navamsha is like finding out there’s a sequel to a book you particularly enjoy. which further develops the lead character and extends the plot line of the original book.S. was handed the U. the namasha burns up the paper it’s printed on with success and good fortune. we never heard of them again. cruelty or victimization in relationships. Then there are the kids you remember from high school whom you never for a moment thought would amount to anything. Look to see where the 7th house ruler from your birth chart is placed in the navamsha. both have mediocere birth charts. presidency. What condition is it in? Example: If these factors are strongly influenced by a malefic like Saturn. or shows coldness. but their navamshas are dynamite.” The navamsha reveals how the tendencies shown in the original birth chart are likely to actually play out. twists and turns of destiny. There’s a saying in India. the navamsha is its fruit.S. Confused about your true vocation in life? Curious about the career path your daughter or son may take? . Clinton seemed to rocket out of no where to win the U. when you’ve had enough life experience and reached sufficient psychological and social maturity to begin enjoying (or suffering from) the “fruit” of your earlier efforts. who seemed unable to speak a single sentence without tripping over his words. Bill Clinton and George Bush Jr. then seem to vanish into utter obscurity just when you’d assume they’d be reaching their peak? I think particularly of rock stars. It’s the horoscope of your second half of life. The navamsha is an invaluable tool for astrologers working to grasp the depths of human nature and the sometimes intriguing. sometimes baffling.

is Mars. Refer to The Vedic Planets table in Chapter 7 for a list of careers associated with each planet . Jupiter indicates(among other professions) spiritual teachers. My friend Bhagavan Das (whose adventures were chronicled in Ram Das’s 1970 cult classic. READING PROFESSION IN THE NAVAMSHA 1. offers a short cut to assessing ageneral career path using the navamsha.’s natal 10th house. However. So Mars becomes his career indicator. The planet ruling George Bush Jr. What planet rules that sign? That planet sets the tone for your career. In India. Mars and the Sun are the two planets representing the Kshatriya caste of kings and warriors. which traditionally includes all highly placed government officials. Be Here Now) has Jupiter as his navamsha career indicator. a meditation system involving sound energy. 4. 2. . Look to see which sign that planet is in your navamsha. is Mercury. one of the great classics of Hindu astrology. Check to see which planet rules the 10th house of your Vedic birth chart. Aries. Gemini. the Phala Dipika (“Effects of the Planets”). In Bush’s navamsha Mars occupies Leo. and Bhagavan Das is indeed a highly-silled teacher of Nada Yoga.Examples: The planet ruling Bill Clinto’s natal 10th house.In Vedic astrology we look to the 10th house in the natal chart as well as the 10th Sub chart for important clues to your life work. which is ruled by the Sun. So the Sun becomes his career indicator. I’ve often been stunned at how accurately this simple technique can reveal one’s profession. 3. which is ruled by Mars. In Clinton’s navamsha Mercury occupies Scorpio.