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Research: Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa During a period of nearly 25 years, I have become acquainted with quite a few predictive methods from different schools of Hindu astrology described in many thousands of slokas. While some of these methods appealed very strongly to me, other methods happened to be more or less rejected by me - at least for a period of time. However, by contemplating and thinking about this process, I became aware that I have been forming certain opinions and even sometimes objections regarding some of the slokas, which I had studied. Finally these opinions and objections have made me develop my special SSS-formulary regarding Hindu predictive methods. The SSS-formulary stands for Sound, Simple and Satisfactory. An astrological method must be sound, simple and satisfactory, as only then we should believe in it. Please let me explain this a little further: 1. It must be Sound. There should be no room for confusion, doubts and contradictions, and the method should be based on genuine, logical and well understood principles of the Hindu astrological tradition, and thereby be appealing to astrologers of sound judgment and powers of discrimination. 2. It must be Simple. The truth always displays a certain simplicity. If a method appears to be unnecessarily complicated or simply too ridiculous, or if there are too many rules of exceptions involved, then perhaps something is wrong or misunderstood about the basic principles... 3. It must be Satisfactory. Theory and practice must go hand in hand. The method should work well on the practical horoscopes and the results must be satisfactory - also if the method is used by a number of different Vedic astrologers. It is only fair to mention that I consider the Vimsottari Dasa to be a perfect example of an astrological method which is sound, simple and satisfactory according to this SSS-formulary, even though its deeper rationale is very difficult to grasp, and even though a number of its higher applications are still well guarded secrets, kept safe in the treasure house of certain ancient Sanskrit-texts. Anyway, my reason for mentioning my SSS-formulary is that I want to show exactly how four small verses from Jaimini-Sutras can be interpreted according to this SSS-formulary. The importance of these four sutras is in my opinion beyond imagination if in the hands of the right kind of astrologer.

The four Sutras The first four sutras of Part 2, Chapter 3 of Jaimini-Sutras are a description of how to calculate Navamsa-Dasa and Sthira-Dasa. These four small sutras are all that we have got, but being so pregnant with deep meaning, I believe they allow us to carefully dig out the complete explanation on how to calculate Navamsa-Dasa and Sthira-Dasa. Please let me explain the details about this.

Jamini-Sutras, Adhyaya 2, Pada 3 Sutra 1: Vishametadadirnavamamsah. If the birth falls in an odd sign, the Navamsa Dasas commence from it. Sutra 2: Anyathadarsadihi. In the even signs, the Navamsa Dasas commence from the Abhimukha Rasis. Sutra 3: Sasinandapavakahkramadabdahsthiradasayam. In the Sthira or fixed sign Dasa, the movable sign Dasa will be 7, the fixed Dasa will be 8 years and the Dasa of the common Rasi will extend to 9 years.

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fixed and common signs. Following this method Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa work together like the two pointers of a Clock. A number of practical experiments of mine have confirmed this to be true. it seems logical to assume that Sthira-Dasa starts from the SIGN occupied by Brahma. Raman’s book on JaiminiAstrology regarding Navamsa-Dasa: "My grandfather late prof. Therefore I believe the period of each Navamsa-dasa to be of ONE YEAR only. I think the very word Navamsa has a double meaning here by suggesting the dividing of not only the Rashi but also its Shoola-dasa-period by 9. whereas Navamsa-Dasa starts from the NAVAMSA occupied by Brahma. but when he is in an even sign. The Sthira Dasa commences from the Rasi occupied by Brahma. B. but I don't think so. while it is obvious that the periods in Sthira-Dasa should follow the special pattern of 7. Please also see the following sutra: (Adh. MY NOTES: I believe these four sutras as a whole give a kind of common explanation covering BOTH the Navamsa-Dasa and the Sthira-Dasa. But here we have to remember the difference that Navamsa-Dasa is based on Navamsa while Sthira-Dasa is based on Rashi. It only says Brahmadiresha.com/Pages/SthiraDasa. pada 4. Suryanarain Rao used to tell me that Chara Dasa and Trikonadasa could be applied to all horoscopes and that all important human events could be timed with sufficient accuracy with the aid of Navamsa Dasa". Some people believe that the period of each Navamsa-Dasa is 9 years. But the original Sanskrit text does not specifically mention Sthira-Dasa.htm Sutra 4: Brahmadiresha. meaning that for the odd signs the order of the dasas is direct while for the even sign the order is in opposite direction or backwards. V. B. "If the Karaka occupies an odd sign. It does not say anything about WHICH dasa-system actually starts from the Brahma-planet! I therefore believe it is logical to assume that BOTH Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa starts from Brahma. And it seems logical that this is related to the savya and apasavya movement in case of odd and even signs. What does that mean? Well. Similarities 1) It is clear from sutra 1 and 2 that for these two dasa systems it makes a difference if the starting dasa is an odd sign or an even sign. Sutra 31:) Swavaishamyeyathaswankramavyuthkramau. where Sthira-Dasa shows the broader timing and Navamsa-Dasa the precise timing of an event. Also I think we are being told very precisely about some similarities and some differences between these two unique dasa systems. Obviously the Brahma-planet is of the out most importance in the calculation of both Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa. then proceed for the subsequent Dasas in the regular order. Therefore. then it seems logical to assume that Navamsa-Dasa is somehow based on Navamsa while Sthira dasa is based on Rasi (signs). since nothing else has been mentioned. 2) According to the English translation of sutra 4 the Sthira-Dasa starts from Brahma. so it goes for BOTH Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa. meaning something like "it starts from Brahma". This is like a golden rule of Jaimini’s Rasi Dasas.Research: http://www. What does Jaimini Sutras have to say about this? 2 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . If this was true then there would be no difference between Shoola-Dasas and Navamsa-Dasa. then go backwards for the Rasi Dasas". Differences 1) If we take the differences first. 2) It also seems logical to assume that the dasa-periods in the Navamsa-dasas are of equal length. since each Shoola-dasa has got 9 years. 8 and 9 years in case of cardinal. Please also please see the following statement from Dr. 2.wandahl. we will now have to find out exactly how to identify Brahma.

MY NOTES: The planet having the highest number of degrees is called Atmakaraka and considered to be the strongest of the planets. Find out which is the stronger of the two Rasis.wandahl. Pada 2.com/Pages/SthiraDasa. "The odd sign is stronger than the even according to its virtue". Sutra 46: Patabhyamyogeswasyatayorvarogetataha. I have seen different opinions regarding this with different Jaimini-scholars. sutra 11) Agrayattoviseshath. Lagna and Saptama or 7th. then the 6th planet counting regularly from the Sun will become Maheswara. 2. Chapter 1 of the Jaimini Sutras. he will be named as the Brahma planet. 4. Sutra 45: Swochheswabheripubhavesapranee. We therefore have to discriminate in a very careful and systematic manner from sutra 44 up to sutra 53 as to which information is related to Brahma and what is related to Maheswara. I will therefore give my personal notes in case of each sutra. Then find out which of the lords of the 6th. and in the even signs it is the 7th house. viz. which is considered to be a kind of Maraka or deathinflicting planet in Jaimini-astrology. or if the 8th from Atmakaraka has conjunction with Rahu or Kethu. the lords of the 8th and 12th from the Karaka will also go under the name of Maheswara. There seem to be minor errors in some of the sutras and in their English translation causing confusion and contradictions. If the lord of the 8th from Atmakaraka is exalted or is in his own house. sutra 4) Ojayugmayopranibalam. the definition of Brahma has to some extent been mixed together with the definition of Maheswara. Following the same principle the Niryana Shoola Dasa is counted from the Lagna in case of odd signs and from the 7th house in case of even signs according to one of the parampara or oral 3 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . then the stronger between the 8th-lord and 12th-lord becomes Maheswara.Research: http://www. the answer is very simple. MY NOTES: Always when we are being asked to find the strongest between the Lagna and the 7th house. Adhyaya 2. Please observe the following sutra: (Adh. Pada 1 Sutra 44: Swabhavesomaheswaraha.htm Researching Brahma Some explanations about how to identify Brahma can be found in Part 2. This is because the odd signs are considered to be stronger than the even ones in Jaimini-astrology. If Atmakaraka has conjunction with Rahu or Kethu. MY NOTES: Obviously this is a kind of exception-rule related to Maheswara. In Jaimini-astrology the stronger planet is always the one having more degrees. The lord of 8th house from Atmakaraka goes under the name of Maheswara. In odd signs it is the Lagna. MY NOTES: In case the 8th-lord is exalted or in own sign. Pada 3. Obviously the 8th-lord from him is nominated for Maheswara. 8th and 12th from it is stronger. Sutra 47: Prabhubhavavaireesapranee pitrulabhapranyanucharovishamastho brahma. but it is unclear if it means the lord of the 6th weekday from Sunday or if it means the planet occupying or ruling the 6th house from the Sun or perhaps even from Rahu or Ketu. "According to the Jaimini Sutras the planet which gets the highest number of degrees among others will become the most powerful". then the stronger of the two. and if he occupies an odd sign in the Parswa Rasis from the stronger of Lagna or Saptama (7th). Please also see the following sutra: (Adh. Unfortunately. Jaimini-Sutras.

As far as I know. 8th or 12th-lord. MY NOTES: Here we are told that Saturn. 8th and 12th lord from Lagna or the 7th house after excluding Saturn. Sutra 50: Rahuyogevipareetam. If many get the powers of Brahma (say three or four planets at a time). since the planet next in degrees to Atmakaraka is the Amatyakaraka. They are two very different schools of thoughts. Not even in the "missing" 3rd and 4th parts of Jaimini-Sutras (Adhyaya. 8th and 12th house from Lagna or the 7th become Brahma. MY NOTES: 4 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . sutra 7) Saumyebhuyasa. "If other sources of strength are equal. but I think we should be very careful not to mix together Parasara and Jaimini. MY NOTES: This is confusing. But I don't think so. but I have never seen any sutra from Jaimini supporting this. the 6th planet from him will be designated as Brahma in which case the other three will not have the Brahma power. Sutra 48: Brahmanisanaupatayorvatataha. the English translation of this present sutra 48 seems to indicate that Jaimini was actually rejecting Rahu and Ketu as co-rulers of Aquarius and Scorpio . I don't think so. and therefore I believe it should be ignored. then the conjunction of a larger number of planets gives greater strength". Susil Kumar Kar's rare translation. But this doesn’t make sense. then that planet becomes Brahma who is next in degree to Atmakaraka.com/Pages/SthiraDasa. Also please observe the following sutra: (Adh. published by Raman Publications in 1955. If Sani. and it need not necessarily be the 6th. I such case we are told that the planet next in degrees to Atmakaraka becomes Brahma. In the present sutra the information that the 6th planet from him will be designated as Brahma seems to be somehow a mix up with sutra 46 about Maheswara. which I consider to be a very important piece of information. some scholars are of the opinion that Rahu and Ketu are actually co-rulers of Aquarius and Scorpio in Jaimini-astrology. If Brahma has to be in an odd sign above the horizon. Pada 3.at least in connection to Brahma. 2. When Rahu also gets Brahmatwa. Since Brahma will be the strongest among the 6th. The only logical interpretation of this sloka must be that out of the 2-3 nominated candidates the one having more degrees will become Brahma. It seems much more likely to me that this part of the sutra is somewhat defective. and given to me as a photocopy by an old Jaiminischolar in New Delhi back in 1990. then the conditions will be reversed.htm Jaimini-traditions. Rahu or Kethu becomes Brahma. we will always get 2-3 planets nominated as candidates for Brahma. even though they may look similar to a certain extent. Then we are informed that the strongest of the lords of the 6th. However. it is mentioned in Parasara Hora that Rahu and Ketu are co-rulers of Aquarius and Scorpio. Parswa Rashis mean the six signs above the horizon. But this is completely ridiculous. 3 & 4) which I have got in Mr. Rahu and Ketu can NEVER become Brahma. Anyway. Sutra 49: Bahunamyogeswajateeyaha. Some scholars are of the opinion that the strongest planet will be the one in conjunction with more planets. Why are Rahu and Ketu being mentioned? Well. then half of the horoscopes in the world would be completely without Brahma.Research: http://www. The strongest of them is the one having more degrees (please see my notes to sutra 45). since the conjunctions of more planets are only considered to be a secondary source of strength according to Jaimini. and therefore simply to be ignored.wandahl. Then finally we are also told that Brahma should occupy "an odd sign in the Parswa Rasis".

I think this is once again additional information regarding Maheswara. The lord of the 8th from Atmakaraka as also the planet who occupies that house becomes Brahma. would they? Sutra 52: Vivadebalee. By carefully comparing the sutras regarding Brahma with those of Maheswara. then out of the 6th-. Yet this sloka says: Rahuyogevipareetam. then Brahma and Maheswara would hardly be defined as the very same planet by Jaimini. perhaps since Rahu is always retrograde. The longevity extends through the Rasis commencing from Brahma and counting upto the Rasi containing Maheswara. the one having more degrees. it is finally possible to formulate a few sound and simple rules for easy reference on how to identify the Brahma-planet and how to calculate the Sthira-Dasa and the Navamsa-Dasa. but there seem to be an element of truth in it. Calculating Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa Following the deductions already given regarding the Brahma-planet and the two dasa-systems we are now finally able to conclude the following sound. MY NOTES: Here we are really being sent on a wild goose chase. 2) In the even signs. which I will show in a practical example later on. minutes and seconds in the sign occupied by him will become Brahma. the stronger of the two becomes Brahma. after excluding Saturn. Between the two planets the lord of the 8th from Atmakaraka and the planet who joins the 8th. Also please observe that the content of sutra 53 becomes self-contradictive if sutra 51 is supposed to define Brahma.Research: http://www. MY NOTES: This is a general rule about longevity.or 12th-lords from the Ascendant.except in the English translation.wandahl. But nothing has been mentioned in the sutra itself about Brahma . minutes and seconds in the sign occupied by him will become Brahma. Perhaps by a simple mistake somebody has written Brahma instead of Maheswara by error while copying the original manuscript. after excluding Saturn. Rahu and Ketu. Sutra 53: Brahmano yavanmaheswararkshadasantamayuhu. indicating that in connection to Maheswara the degrees of Rahu should be counted in the opposite direction from the end of the sign. My objection is like this: If longevity goes from Brahma to Mahesware. simple and easy rules: Brahma 1) In the odd signs. based on the above observations. Rahu can NEVER become Brahma.or 12th-lords from the seventh house. the one having more degrees. 5 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . it can be observed that Maheswara is defined exclusively from Atmakaraka while Brahma is defined from Lagna itself. which makes very good sense. meaning something like "opposite or reverse in case of combination with Rahu".com/Pages/SthiraDasa. and how to make predictions from these two unique dasa-systems. I therefore believe this sloka is related only to Maheswara. I this connection I would like to give a few good examples of these calculations. 8th. I think once again somebody has been mixing together Brahma and Maheswara. Conclusion By now. then out of the 6th-. as the original sloka only says: Vivadebalee.htm According to sutra 48. Sutra 51: Brahmaswabhavesobhavasthaha. Rahu and Ketu. since it would be new information regarding Maheswara. 8th. MY NOTES: Brahma is not at all mentioned here.

being an odd sign. Therefore Venus will become Brahma in this case. Venus is in Aries rashi. If Brahma occupies an odd navamsa the order of the Navamsa-dasas will be direct. 5. Calculating Sthira-Dasa Since the Brahma-planet. fixed and common signs. 1930. while in an even navamsa the order will be reverse or backwards. which is an odd sign. 7. Longitude 12E35. and the nominated candidates for Brahma will be the 6th-lord. The remaining two candidates will then be Mars and Venus. and we 6 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . Copenhagen. Time 08:00AM. born April 19th. But Saturn will have to be excluded. respectively. Venus is placed at 23:22 Aries which is in Scorpio navamsa. 3. Since Scorpio is an even sign the counting must be in the reverse or backwards order from Scorpio. 8 or 9 years in case of cardinal.htm Sthira-Dasa 3) Sthira-Dasa starts from the Rasi (sign) occupied by Brahma and the dasa-periods of the signs will be 7.com/Pages/SthiraDasa. 6. Latitude 55N42. Saturn and the 12th-lord. Brahma is to be found from the Ascendant itself. Zone 1:00. Mars. Ari Tau Gem Can Leo Vir Lib Sco Sgt Cap Aqu Psc (7 (8 (9 (7 (8 (9 (7 (8 (9 (7 (8 (9 years) years) years) years) years) years) years) years) years) years) years) years) from from from from from from from from from from from from age age age age age age age age age age age age of of of of of of of of of of of of 0 7 15 24 31 39 48 55 63 72 79 85 to to to to to to to to to to to to 7 15 24 31 39 48 55 63 72 79 85 96 Calculating Navamsa-Dasa The Brahma-planet. while in an even sign the order will be reverse or backwards. Venus.wandahl. If Brahma occupies an odd sign the order of the Sthira-dasas will be direct. The degrees of Mars are only 02:55 while the degrees of Venus are 23:22. 9. A practical example Female person. 10. 11. 12. 4. the counting of the Sthira-Dasas will be direct in this case and starting from Aries: 1. Navamsa-Dasa 4) Navamsa-Dasa starts from the navamsa occupied by Brahma and the dasa-periods will be one year for each sign. 2.Research: http://www. since Saturn can NEVER become Brahma according to Jaimini. the 8th-lord. Lahiri-ayanamsa Asc Sun Moon Mars Merc Jup Ven Sat Rahu Ketu 10:26 05:38 17:41 02:55 23:07 22:06 23:22 18:59 09:56 09:56 Gem Ari Sgt Psc Ari Tau Ari Sgt Ari Lib Finding Brahma For the Gemini-Ascendant. 8.

(Both the Maheswara and the Rudra-planets are considered to be a kind of Marakas or death-inflicting planets in Jaimini-astrology. 11. This is how the Navamsa-Dasa runs in this case: 1. Pada 2. 3. 9) of the eight". 5. is in the 8th house with three other planets. The running dasa or the dasa under consideration is called Dwara-rashi in Jaimini-astrology.com/Pages/SthiraDasa. But Jaimini's rules about how to predict death are specific and therefore serving the purpose of illustrating the usefulness of these two dasa systems correctly extremely well. 2) Two natural malefics. 12. 10. I think one should leave such questions safely in the hands of God. are in Kendras from the Dwara-rashi. It is however my opinion that astrologers should be very cautious and restrain from giving predictions about death. 5.) 5) The Dwara-rashi is in 4th house from Janma-lagna and therefore in trine to the 8th house.htm always have to give only one year for each sign. Personally I NEVER give any predictions about death. Mercury. 6.Research: http://www. Timing death from Sthira-Dasa The female person in this case died at the premature age of 46 while running Virgo-dasa (age of 39 to 48) according to Sthira-Dasa. Mars and Saturn. 9. 7. Sco Lib Vir Leo Can Gem Tau Ari Psc Aqu Cap Sgt (1 (1 (1 (1 (1 (1 (1 (1 (1 (1 (1 (1 year) year) year) year) year) year) year) year) year) year) year) year) age age age age age age age age age age age age of of of of of of of of of of of of 0 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 1 13 25 37 49 61 73 2 14 26 38 50 62 74 3 15 27 39 51 63 75 4 16 28 40 52 64 76 5 17 29 41 53 65 77 6 18 30 42 54 66 78 7 19 31 43 55 67 79 8 20 32 44 56 68 80 9 21 33 45 57 69 81 10 22 34 46 58 70 82 11 23 35 47 59 71 83 Predicting from Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa It is my clear impression that all kinds of events. In most cases the prediction of death is simply unwanted and it may also cause unnecessary fear and damage in the life of people. 4. and I like to show how these rules apply to the example-horoscope. Anyway. please understand that taking up the subject of death here is not because I am a very sinister person. which I am not. 8. is aspecting the Dwara-rashi. It is also my impression that Sthira-dasa should be used mostly for the natal chart while the Navamsa-Dasa works equally well in the natal chart and in the navamsa. 3) According to Jaimini-aspects the Maheswara-planet. Also the transits seem to work very well when combined with Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-dasa. Sutra 26) Rogarkshatrikonadasabde "Death is to be judged during the dasa periods of the rasis at trikona (1. 3. Jaimini has given some general rules regarding how to predict death in his sutras.wandahl. 2. can be predicted equally well from these two unique dasa systems. 7 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . 4) Also the two Rudra-planets (the 2nd and 8th-lords) being Moon and Saturn are both aspecting the Dwara-rashi. Please observe the following details: 1) The 1st-lord from Dwara-rashi. Mars. Please observe the following sutra from the "missing" second half of Jaimini Sutras: (Adh. both the good and the bad ones. In many cases some missing details will show up if Navamsa-Dasa is judged in both the natal chart and the Navamsa.

where one of them is for the broader timings (hours) while the other one is for the precise timing (minutes).Research: http://www. Lahiri Ayanamsa. Normally. to get a good and qualified second opinion.com/Pages/SthiraDasa. Saturn himself is the other Rudra-planet. Darakaraka: Mercury. There is no reason to calculate any sub-periods for Sthira-Dasa. Pada 2. fixed and common signs respectively: Capricorn from 0 upto Sagittarius from 7 upto Scorpio from 16 upto Libra from 24 upto 7 years 16 years 24 years 31 years Navamsa-Dasa 8 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . the native dies during the period of a movable [cardinal] sign in the Navamsa dasa". Please observe that in the natal chart the 1st-lord. but to secure the clear understanding of this I like to confine myself exclusively to Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa in this case. 3. I also use to calculate Chara-Dasa and its sub-periods. longitude: 12E35. Saturn. Please observe the following two sutras from the second half of Jaimini Sutras: (Adh. from Dwara-rashi is in the 12th house in Sagittarius aspected by both the Maheswara (Mars) and in conjunction with one of the two Rudras (Moon). (Adh. 8. and therefore we count the dasa-periods backwards from Capricorn giving 7. since the periods in Navamsa-Dasa are of only one year each. 1957. It is very much like the two pointers in a clock. Male person. an even sign. Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa are two dasa-systems always working together as a natural team. Further the Dwara-rashi is in the 8th house from Janma-lagna and also in a cardinal sign. Capricorn is therefore the Dwara-rashi in both the natal chart and the navamsa. Asc Sun Moon Mars Merc Jup Ven Sat Rahu Ketu 20:55 16:24 13:01 12:40 03:46 05:16 21:54 26:07 15:25 15:25 Gem Sgt Ari Sco Sgt R Lib Cap Sco Lib Ari (Karakamsha: Aquarius. born December 31st. 3.wandahl. Latitude: 55N42. and 9 years in case of cardinal. Marriage and Children (Calculations) I like to give another case-story to illustrate how predictions about marriage and childbirth can be given by combining Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa. Zone 1:00 Copenhagen. Therefore I never use one of them without the other.htm Timing death from Navamsa-Dasa In Navamsa-Dasa she was running Capricorn-dasa when she died at the age of 46. Sutra 27) Roganavamsadasabhyamnidhanam "Death is to be judged in the Navamsa Dasa of the 8th rasi". Time 04:00PM. Putrakaraka: Mars) In this case Brahma (Venus) is in Capricorn rashi. Sutra 34) Charanavamsadasayamnidhanam "Generally. Pada 2.

and mostly daughters. where this man was married and had his firstborn child. but I have found them to work very well: 1) Bahuputra grahas: Sun. being the Dwara-rashi or running Dasa. from the age of 24 to 31 will be Libra. (significator of own self) which is a combination of marriage. Please observe that Gemini is ruled by Mercury. V. I have seen these rules both in the Jaimini-Sutras itself and also in a book by Pt. Jupiter and Rahu (children producing planets) 2) Ekaputra grahas: Moon (Giver of only one son .htm Navamsa-Dasa starts from the navamsa occupied by Brahma and the dasa periods will always be only one year for each sign. please also not that the 1st-lord Mercury who is also the Dara-karaka. both of which are Bahuputra grahas. 9 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . In Jaimini-astrology there are some special rules about children. and thereby an indicator of children. From the Dwara-rashi. Please note that Libra is occupied by Jupiter the lord of the 7th house. meaning NOT children producing. while in an even navamsa the order will be backwards. we will now investigate his chart by using the combined Sthira Dasa and Navamsa Dasa. please observe that the Moon in Aries is aspecting both Mars and Saturn by Jaimini-aspects.meaning mostly daughters) 3) Anapathya grahas: Mercury. Sthira Dasa While predicting with Sthira-Dasa I like to work on two levels. Saturn. and thereby the indicater of marriage. and thereby also indicating marriage.Research: http://www. In this case the person Is born in the Gemini-Ascendant and the Dwara-Dasa. is occupied by Jupiter and Rahu. Mars. The second level of judgement will be by using the Dwara-Rashi or running Dasa as if it was the Ascendant.wandahl. this man actually got two daughters and no sons during the Sthira-Dasa of Libra between the age of 24 and 31. Brahma is in Cancer-Navamsa. Further the 5th-lord Saturn is in conjunction with the Putrakaraka. Venus. Navamsa-Dasa At the age of 25 this man was running the Navamsa-Dasa of Gemini. then how can they give children? Well. From Libra the 7th-lord. As a matter of fact. Someone may however argue that since both Mars and Saturn are Anapathya grahas.com/Pages/SthiraDasa. Gemini. Mars. meaning a giver of only one son . Saturn. These rules are very peculiar. which is based mostly on Jaimini-astrology. The first level is the horoscope itself from the Lagna etc. At the same time Libra is the 5th house from Gemini-Ascendant. is in conjunction with the Atmakaraka. Mars (Not children producing) Please observe that Libra. The Moon is an Ekaputra graha. If Brahma occupies an odd navamsa the order of the Navamsa-dasas will be direct. Therefore we have to count backwards by giving one year for each sign upto the age of 25. is actually placed in the 7th house itself. At the age of 25 he was running Gemini. Suryanarayana Murthy called Jataka Narayaneeyam & Yogavali Khandam from 1987. meaning the running Sthira Dasa. being the DaraKaraka in this chart. Marriage and Children (Predictive methods) Since this man was married and had his firstborn child at the age of 25. This is in my opinion a very good indication of marriage. being an even navamsa. which is a combination of childbirth. meaning children producing planets.

he is himself Kaala. by Jaimini-aspects. which is Aquarius. Gemini. In other words: God is Time and Time is God! Please see the following information from a 16th century Nadi-text: Quote: "The word Kaala means time. we have both Jupiter and Rahu. the running dasa. Saturn was transiting in Libra. Jupiter. The knowledge of Kaala ever leads to Punya [merits]. is actually the 5th house and thereby it is indicating childbirth. I have often seen that Karakamsha has a special significance in connection to Navamsa-Dasa. is a sage and an appellation of Brahma".Research: http://www. as I have already explained earlier. Libra.wandahl. Marriage was also indicated by this Saturn-transit.htm From Karakamsha. which is strongly indicating both the marriage and the childbirth when observed from the Running Sthira-Dasa. i. I think there is a very good reason for this. since the 7th-lord from the running Navamsa-dasa. Wishnu and Shiva]. is actually placed in Libra.e.com/Pages/SthiraDasa. Gemini. who are considered to be Bahuputra grahas in Jaimini. which is the 5th house from the running Navamsa-Dasa. B. Please also observe that in the 5th house from the Dwara-Rashi. Also by transiting Libra Saturn is activating the two Bahuputra grahas. denoted by the three benefactors [Brahma. Raman's book "Studies in Jaimini Astrology" from 1950 may be of interest in connection to transits: Quote: "There is no mention of either planetary Dasas or Gochara. meaning they are children producing planets. Brahma is of the nature of Kaala [time]. Transits The following observation from Dr. I am also of the opinion that transits can be used profitably from the running Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa. Time and Brahma Somebody may wonder why time is being measured from the Brahma-planet in Jaimini's Sthira-Dasa and Navamsa-Dasa. since many of the ancient Hindu astrologers believed Brahma to be of the very nature of time itself. In 1983 when these things happened. Jupiter and Rahu who are actually aspecting the 5th house from Libra. the running Sthira-Dasa. He who knows of this is the knower of tatva. 10 of 10 2/23/2012 12:17 PM . Jupiter was transiting his Mars/Saturn conjunction in Scorpio. though nevertheless there are suggestions in works like Jathaka Rajeeya and Vanchanatheeya which are mainly based on Jaimini that Rasi Dasa influences are affected by transits". V. Perhaps because they are both based on the Navamsa-position of a planet.

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