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Marriage Compatibility
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Marriage compatibility is an important contribution of Jyotish to the world as only it can Varahamihira
foresee any problems in the married life of a couple and can precisely determine which Its difficult to say who I am.
area shall the problem root from. This is done with kuta matching as enumerated by Different people see me in
Harihara in his immortal classic Prasna Marga. However, it is not possible to match all the so many different ways.
kutas and here we must appreciate that nothing in this world is perfect and we need to From my perspective, I am a
compromise at various places. Compromises may be made in various kutas, however it soul trapped inside the
should not be made in the five important kutas namely vasya, mahendra, yoni, Janma Rasi world of illusion!
and lord of the Janma Rasi. There are three more kutas, which are to be considered very View my complete profile
important, viz., gana, dina and stree‐deergha. Besides this the Brahmins should also
consider Gotra Kuta.
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There are two kinds of Kuta, one which contribute points towards the 36 point scheme and Lama
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the other does not. The Kutas which contribute to the 36 point schemes are Nadi, Rasi, Freedom Cole
Gana, Graha Maitri, Yoni, Dina, Vasya and Varna in the decreasing order of importance, ►  2011 (2)
PVR Narasimha
with nadi kuta contributing the maximum of 8 points and Varna Kuta contributing the ►  2009 (2) Rao
minimum of 1. Even though these kutas can be used for getting a mathematical value of ►  2008 (30) Sagittarius
relative compatibility, what is more important is to understand the nature of Publications
►  2006 (3)
compatibitlity. Thus, the kutas which do not contribute to the kutas need not be ignored Sanjay
and checked for various aspects of marital relationship. ►  2005 (11) Prabhakaran

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►  November (1) Sarbani Sarkar

Point based Kuta ▼  October (7)
Sri Jagannath
The maximum point that can be attained in each of the kutas are mentioned against each Gemstones in
Jyotish I
of the kuta in brackets. Visti Larsen
The 12 Houses
of Zodiac‐

1. Nadi Kuta: (8) Badhakasthan
Compatibility of physiological aspects Badhakesh
Kantak Sani &
Nadi means several things but in reference to astrology, it signifies pulse or nervous energy Sade Sati
indicating the physiological and to a certain extent hereditary factors. The Hindu medical
works enumerate three Nadis or humours, viz., Vatha (wind), Pitha (bile) and Sleshma Chakra
(phlegm). A boy with a predominantly windy or phlegmatic or bilious constitution should
not marry a girl of the same type. The girl should belong to a different temperament. The Compatibili
three Nadis are ruled by the different constellations as follows: ty
Transit II:

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Nakshatra (4)
Praśna (4)
Calendar (2)
Aditi (1)
Aprakash Graha (1)
Arudhapada (1)
Ashlesha (1)
Chakras (1)
Principle: If the constellation of the groom and bride fall in different columns, then Concepts (1)
agreement between the couple will be good. If the stars of the bride and groom fall in the Education (1)
first of last column, it is passable, however they should not fall in the middle column. Lost Horoscopy (1)
Mundane Astrology (1)
Nakshatra Pada Kuta
Pranapada (1)
Principle: If Nadi Kuta is not present on the basis of the Nakshatras, then the same may be
Punarvasu (1)
reckoned taking into account the Nakshatra Padas. Thus, the different quarters will be
Sarpa (1)
governed by the three humors (Nadis). Beginning from Aswini 1, the counting should be
done forwards and backwards in threes as given below:. Trisphuta (1)
Upagraha (1)
sambandha (1)

In the example considered above, both the constellations fall in the middle line and hence
Nadi Kuta is completely absent.

2. Rasi Kuta: (7)
Happiness, auspiciousness and harmony in marriage

Principle 1: The male born in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Rasis from that of the female
should not enter into wedlock. If both have the same Janma Rasi, marriage can only be
done provided both are not of the same Janma Nakshatra. This means that the Janma Rasi
of the man should not be in the Adrisya portion from the Janma Rasi from the woman.
From any sign, the Adrisya (Invisible half) are the Lagna (beyond the cusp) to the 7th
(before the Cusp), for practical purpose this can be taken as 2nd to 6th.

Madhavacharya has given more specific effect of the placement of the male’s Janma rasi in
the unfavorable positions from the females Janma rasi. They are as follows:

2nd: Loss of Money
3rd: Sorrow
4th: Quarrels and Misunderstanding
5th: Loss of Children
6th: Diseases, Danger and Separation

Principle 2: Along with the placement mentioned above, the placement in the 8th and
12th from the Janma rasi of the Women is not favorable. This is understandable, that the
Dusthana placement of the man’s rasi from that of women’s cannot be favorable for
conjugal happiness as they would either be inimical or indifferent from each other.

Principle 3: Even if the lords of the man’s and woman’s rasis are foe, if they are 7th from
each other, this can be accepted as very good.

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html 3/21 . We shall study the vasya and vedha dosha later. 3. Gana Kuta: (6) Increase of affection & bond with time between the partners Principle: The Nakshatra are divided into three categories of Deva. Astrologically three Ganas (temperaments of natures) are recognised viz. Deva (divine). The same Janma Rasi is allowed as long as the couples don’t have the same Janma Nakshatra. Pushya.blogspot. Lagna Nakshatra: c.. nameloy: a. 2. nor serious quarrels leading to estrangement nor loss of children. Their compatibility is given below: The Gana of the Nakshatras There are three levels of analyzing this compatibility. Purva‐ashadha. If there is compatibility or there is stree‐deergha. Magha. Dhanistha. if the lords are inimically disposed. Hasta. When the women is born in an odd Janma Rasi. However. 5. the objection of a boy of Nara gana marrying a girl of Rakshasa gana can be safely ignored. Aslesha. the blemish intensifies. Deva represents piety. then the man born in the 6th and 8th there from can be taken as an optional measure. Manusha (human). However. goodness of character end charitable nature. 3.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. Nara and Rakshasa. If the Janma Rasi is of the male is not in a favorable place from the Janma Rasi of the Female. and Rakshasa (diabolical). If the Janma Rasi of both the man and women have vasya and do not have vedha. marriage is permissible provided it is not Jyestha. if the lord of those rasis are mutually friendly. the blemish can be reduced.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility Riders: 1. Manusha is a http://varahamihira. Chandramsa Nakshatra: Find the Nakshatra of the Chandra Navamsa for the boy and girl. Harihara does not attach much blemish to the 3rd and 4th house positions for the Janma Rasi of the male from that of the female as this shall neither indicate poverty. Ardra or Bharani. 4. Janma Nakshatra: b. If she is born in even Janma Rasi. Rohini. the man born in the 6th should be rejected and the 8th can be accepted. Moola. Sorrow is a part and parcel of human birth and this should not be taken as a criterion for marriage dissolution. if they happen to be the same. Shatabhisaj. then the 6th and 8th position of the man’s rasi from the woman’s one can be accepted.

1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility mixture of good and bad. Graha Maitri: (5) Life style & objectives of life. 4. Principle 2: The mutual placement of the lords of the Janma rasi of the couples should determine the extent of the compatibility. Psychological disposition Principle 1: If the lords of the Janma Rasi of both are mutual friends or are owned by one planet. Graha Maitri Table 5. So that the couple would always welcome an opportunity for separation and divorce. there will be loss of wealth. If both are in female Nakshatra. A distaste for piety and religious disposition cannot be easily associated with piety and religious nature. which are to be avoided for Yoni Kuta § Cow and Tiger. – BV Raman BV Raman opines that Nara or a Deva man should not marry a Rakshasa girl unless there are other neutralizing factors. self‐will and violence. constellation. it is to be rejected.blogspot.html 4/21 . If marriage is brought about between prohibited Ganas there will be quarrels and disharmony. the couple will have financial stability. while Rakshasa suggests dominance. Nakshatra Yoni Hostile animals. the match is favorable. A difference in beliefs and dogmas cannot always be overbalanced by sexual compatibility. But marriage between a Rakshasa man and a Deva or Nara girl is passable. Yoni Kuta: (4) Prosperity and financial stability Principle: If the girl is born in a female Nakshatra and the boy is in a male.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. If both are in the male Nakshatras. http://varahamihira. These different natures are indicated by the birth. There are two kinds of Yoni Kuta: 1. Hence one born in a Deva constellation is not able to get on well with a person born in Rakshasa constellation.

however.blogspot. Scorpio: Reptile § Aries. Libra. The following table shows the extent of match between different yoni. Sanjay Rath says: http://varahamihira.html 5/21 . Sagittarius: Nara Compatibility of Rasi Yoni § Pasu + Pasu – Good § Pasu + Nara – Fair § Pasu + Pakshi /Reptile – Bad § Human + Pakshi /Reptile – Bad 6. Aquarius. whereas 108th is the 12th from the Moon sign.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility § Elephant and Lion. In the Navatara chakra. § Cat and Rat There is various extents to which the Nakshatra yoni match. Principle 2: The man born in the 88th or 108th Navamsa from the Navamsa Moon of the women is not auspicious. § Monkey and Goat. the 10th to 18th Nakshatra from the Janma Nakshatra is known as the Karmarsha group and the 19th to 27th Nakshatra is known as the Adhanarksha. the better it will be for him for their happiness. 108th Pada is just the pada before the Moon’s Nakshatra pada. The maximum is 4 and minimum is 0 2. The 6th (Saadhana) Nakshatra is also inauspicious. 88th Navamsa is the 4th Navamsa from the Navamsa Moon. Dina Kuta: (3) Length of married life Principle 1: This is based on the Navatara Chakra of the female chart. § Dog and Hare. § Serpent and Mongoose.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. Rasi Yoni: § Capricorn. Principle 3: The farther the Janma Nakshatra of the boy from the Girl’s Nakshatra. Pt. Virgo. § Horse and Buffalo. Pisces : Pakshi § Cancer. starting from the Janma Nakshatra. Taurus. the 27 Nakshatras are divided into three groups of nine each. 5th (Pratyak) or 7th (Naidhana) from the Janma Nakshatra of the woman is harbinger of troubles and shows separation. Leo: Pasu § Gemini. The first group of 9 is called as Janmarsha. The man’s Nakshatra in the 3rd (Vipat). not as bad as the 3rd/ 5th or 7th. whereas the 88th pada is 20 padas before the woman’s Janma Nakshatra pada.

Vasya Kuta: (2) Affection and love between the partners This indicates the degree of magnetic control or amenability the wife or husband would be able to exercise on the other. http://varahamihira. the bride shall dearly love the groom and vice versa. Moon naksatra as well as lagna naksatra. The transit in naksatra 3. Gemini – Virgo – This is 4th – 10th from each other Cancer – Scorpio – This is 5th – 9th from each other. The word dina simply means day and refers to the day to day living and sharing. If the groom’s rasi happens to be the vasya rasi of the bride. That is the reason why dina kuta is necessary. This is also one of the reasons why marriage between couples having the same janma naksatra was not encouraged.e. The transit of the natal Moon on the various naksatra is judged to give favorable and unfavorable results to the mind and its perception of the various events. If dina kuta is not present in the janma naksatra matching then the couple will never really become very close to each other and they will not be of any support to each other during difficult days and sharing will be low.5 and 7 from Janma rasi are considered very unfavorable.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. For example on a day when the Moon is in the 3rd from janma naksatra of the boy and he is sorrowful then this should be strong for the bride and she should be able to support him to tide over the difficulties. 2. On the other hand if dina kuta is not present from lagna naksatra then they cannot agree on major issues and should be advised to respect the views of their partner instead of getting into meaningless arguments.html 6/21 . Dina Kuta means mating of charts or compatibility for 'day to day living and sharing of happiness and sorrow'. then the vasya kuta prevails. Hasta to Jyestha and Moola to Shatabhisaj in the regular order represent the Brahmins. 3. 8.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility 1. This is the basis for the dina kuta matching. The point is that when two people marry then they should be supportive of each other during the days of worry and troubles. Thus. then the affection among them is the strongest. 7. Principle: If the Janma rasi of the man is the vasya rasi of the women’s Janma rasi or vice versa. The Vasya rasi for different rasis are given hereunder: In the following cases. Varna Kuta: (1) Ideals and Principles that drive the couple’s life Principle 1: The six nakshatras beginning from Ashwini to Ardra. To understand the working of Dina Kuta you have to study the janma and lagna naksatra of the couple and determine their compatibility in both the janma naksatra i.blogspot. Dina Kuta is based on the Navatara chakra which is all too well known for astrologers. Punarvasu to Uttara. If the Janma rasi of the man and woman happens to be the Vasya rasi of each other. the rasi of the bride and groom becomes the Vasya rasi of each other.

Anuloma and Pratiloma caste. 11. Otherwise. Rajju Kuta: The Asterism can be classified into 5 categories namely: Principle: If the Nakshatra of the couple do not fall in the same category. If that is not so. if the woman’s caste is higher than that of the man.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. Mahendra Kuta: Blessings in the married life. Principle 2: Anuloma and Pratiloma: If one of them is Anuloma and other belongs to one of the other four castes. then it is passable. if the man belongs to the higher caste than that of the woman.html 7/21 . it is Mahendra. if she is born in the 7th.. Sudra. it is permissible. However. Mahendra gives wealth and Upendra gives children. long life of the male is not supported.blogspot.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility Kshatriya. the results are as follows: § Kantha – Widowhood § Kati‐ Poverty § Pada‐ Distant Travels § Siro‐ Death § Kukshi – Loss of children 12. However. Kuta without points 9. Rider: This consideration can be ignored if Rasi Kuta and Graha Maitri is there. If the Nakshatra fall in the same category. 10. Stri Deergha: Long life to the Husband Principle: The male Nakshatra should be more than 15 stars away from that of the female. Other factors like Navamsa have to be considered. it is auspicious. then it is the best. Vaishya. Vedha: Obstacles in Married life http://varahamihira. it is not permissible. If the man and the woman belong to the same caste. Longevity Principle: If the Girl is born in the 4th Nakshatra from that of the Boy. it is known as Upendra. this is rejected is one of them is Pratiloma and the other one belongs to the rest four. Well‐being.

. § Purvaphalguni and Uttarabhadrapada. § Uttaraphalguni and Purvabhadrapada. one bird shall dominate over the other in the descending order of Peacock. Cock. If both are in the male Nakshatras. § Rohini and Swati. § Pusayami and Purvashadha. § Aridra and Sravana § Punarvasu and Uttarashadha.html 8/21 . it is auspicious. § Aswini and Jyeshta. § Makha and Revati. Otherwise. § Aslesha and Moola. the couple will have sexual compatibility. § Krittika and Visakha. etc. it is to be rejected. Gotra Kuta: For prosperity of the lineage after marriage Principle: If the boy and the girl belong to the same Gotra.blogspot. § Bharani and Anuradha. The male and female Nakshatras along with their yoni are given hereunder: http://varahamihira. Pingala. 13. If the gotras are different. it brings disaster to the lineage. then the lineage shall prosper. 14. Principle 2: Even if there is other agreement such as Vasya. § Hasta and Satabhisha. Vedha will prevail. Crow.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility Principle 1: The Nakshatra of the couple should not fall in the vedha group as mentioned below. If both are in female Nakshatra. it is acceptable. Bharandhaka 15.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. § Mrigasira and Dhanishta. Yonyanukulya: Sexual compatibility Principle: If the girl is born in a female Nakshatra and the boy is in a male. Vihanga Kuta: Dominance of one partner over other Principle: If the Nakshatra of the couple indicate the same bird.

If the bride is older. it results in sorrow.blogspot. the results are as follows: Fire+ Air – Favorable Earth +Other – Favorable Water+ Fire – Bad Nakshatra Bhuta: Psychological nature Rasi Bhuta: Spiritual nature.html 9/21 . If he is twice old.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility 16. Bhuta Kuta: Prevailing element in the personality. Vayanukulya: Continuation of Lineage Principle: If the groom is 3 times older than the bride. Similarly.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. If they are different. the family shall become extinct. it is favorable. Principle: If the Nakshatra of the couple are of the same bhuta. http://varahamihira. it is considered as good. it is equally good. Thus for such cases. Ashtakavarga: Mental Compatibility Principle 1: if the Janma Rasi of the groom falls in the sign which. in the Moon’s astakavarga of the girl’s chart has more bindu. if the Janma Rasi of the Girl falls in a sign which. if he is older only by a few years. it is passable. it forebodes a death in the family or there will be no male issues 18. 17. it is good. has more bindus. in the Moon’s astakavarga of the boy.

Uttara‐Ashadha. 20. 19. the chart matching becomes meaningless. If this is reverse. Krttika. The reminder is Vyaya or expenditure. Venus. Moola. Add the two figures and deduct the sum by 5.A. the compatibility is good. Check the reminder for the following results: 1‐ Prosperity 2‐ General progress 3‐ Calamities 4‐ Acquisition of wealth 5‐ Disasters Principle 3: If the Janma Nakshatras of the groom and the bride fall in the first group namely Ardra. marriage brings all round prosperity. Anuradha.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility Principle 2: Find out the Kaksha in which the Moon is found in the girl’s horoscope. Kakshya: Each sign is divided into 8 Kakshas of 3d 45m each lorded by Saturn. Bharani. If the counting is again made from the Janma Nakshatra of the groom and the same calculation is repeated. Swati.blogspot. From this total figure subtract 32. there will be great progress. In this case. If the Janma rasi of the boy falls in the sign of the lord of this Kaksha.html 10/21 . Mercury. Principle 2: Count from the Janma Nakshatra of the couple to Aswini. if they fall in the 3rd group‐ Aswini. Purva‐Ashadha. Check the reminder for the following results: X= Reminder [(Groom+Bride+15‐32)/5] 1‐ Acquisition of children 2‐ Death of one of the couple 3‐ Prolonged illness 4‐ Prosperity 5‐ N. the reminder indicates “aya” or gain or income. they should be encouraged to enter wedlock. Jyestha. Rohini.. Chitra. then the counting should be made from Janma Nakshatra to Aswini. Divide the difference by 5. Multiply this number by 5 and divide the product by 7. Dhanistha. Vishakha. If the aya is greater than vyaya. Chittanukulya: God's will This is the over‐riding power of God and when two people are in love. If they fall in the 2nd group namely. since the couple has expressed their love for each other. the couple will experience poverty. Magha. Purva‐Bhadrapada. Add to this sum 13. However. expenditure and debts shall follow the marriage. Purva‐Phalguni. Sun. 21. Uttarashadha. Moon and Lagna. Hasta. Aya‐vyaya: Income and Expenditure Principle: Count from the Nakshatra of the bride to that of the groom. If they are normal people then their affection should be tested with time and if one is spiritual then his/her falling in love for marriage and children has a divine purpose and is beyond the normal rules of Jyotish compatibility. Sravana and Revati.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. The reverse is also holds true. Jupiter. Mars. prosperity shall follow immediately after marriage. as there is the will of God in this. http://varahamihira. Uttara‐ Phalguni. If the total after adding 13 does not come to 32. Shatabhisaj. Mrgashira. Rna‐Dhana: Overall marital happiness Principle 1: Count from Aswini to the Janma Nakshatra of the groom as well as the bride and total them up.

The remedy of all marriage troubles is to fast on the day ruled by the Upapada lord. The various results related to upapada can be studied from jyotish classics such as Brhat Parashara Hora Shastra or Upadesha Sutras of maharishi Jaimini. the asterism of the boy should precede that of the girl if the marriage is to prove happy. 5. Special attention is paid by astrological writers to such exceptions and we shall throw some light on them for the edification of our readers. The absence of Stree‐Deerga may be ignored if Rasi Kuta and Graha Maitri are present. Upapada tells a lot about the spouse. ______________________________________ Special Considerations Exceptions the Kuta matching The following are the salvaging factors. Marriage should happen when Jupiter aspects or transits the 2nd from Upapada. The evil due to Nadi Kuta can be ignored subject to the following conditions: ‐ 6. 9th and 5th or 6th and 8th. Rasi. If the 2nd house or the lord is afflicted by malefics such as nodes. then the marriage can be in serious troubles. The same planet is lord of the Janma Rasis of both the mate and the female 8. 3. The Rasi and Rajju Kuta prevail 7. According to Narada. Narayana. Common Janma Rasi: Views differ as regards the results accruing from the Janma Rasis being common.blogspot.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. Marriage should normally occur in an odd year of the male and even year of the female. Incase the reverse http://varahamihira. the Janma Rasis of the Janma Nakshatras of the bride and bridegroom would be the same. The Lagna of the bride should be in trine or 7th from the Upapada or in the paka upapada and vice versa. it need not be considered if the couple has their Janma Rasis disposed in one and seven from each other. how the images of the partners are related to each other and hence has a strong say on the marital affairs and harmony. 2. the lords of the Rasis are the same or are mutual friends. This is computed by counting as many houses from the 12th lord as the lord gained from the 12th house. Naisargika dasa etc and through transits would be given in another article. This is also true if the lord is debilitated and aspected by malefics. 2. Dina and Mahendra Kutas are present. one who is committed to follow you for the whole lifetime or at least for the duration of the marriage. the 6th and 8th Rasis there from are friendly. Garga opines that under the above circumstance.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility ______________________________________ Upapada Matching Upapada is the arudha of the 12th house in any horoscope. 4. The Upapada and AL should be placed in Kendra or Trine or 3/11 to each other. Though Graha Maitri is by far the most important. Finding the marriage date using dasas such as Vimshottari. common Janma Rasi would be conducive to the couple provided they are born in different constellations. If the upapada falls in the 12th or the 6th house. If the Rasi of the girl is odd. The matching of Upapada is very crucial as this shows. The lords of the Janma Rasis of the couple are friends Common Janma Rasis and Nakshatras In many cases. 1. one can ignore certain incompatibilities in the Kuta. 3. The 2nd of Upapada rules the longevity of the marriage. The evil due to the birth of the bride in a Rakshasa gana star may be ignored if Janma Rasi being 2nd and 12th. then count 1oth from the sign again to arrive at the final upapada. Otherwise this forebodes troubles. 4. if present. Rajju Kuta need not be considered in case Graha Maitri. 2. If the Rasi of the girl is even the 2nd and 12th there from become friendly. this shows lack of harmony in the relationship.html 11/21 . ______________________________________ Marriage date 1. Otherwise. The matching criteria for upapada is given below‐ 1.

the houses have to be reckoned with reference to all the three. similar situation in the husband's horoscope causes the death of wife. Poorvashadha and Uttarashadha. It is unfortunate that throughout South India especially in the Tamil areas.g. being one and the same. The effect would be ordinary if the common Janma Nakshatras are Aswini. Aridra. Lagna. Chitta. Such unfavorable situation goes under the name of Kuja Dosha. Hasta. Krittika) the Pada of the bride should relate to the preceding sign. Poorvashadha. Satabhisha and Poorvabhadra . the constellation of the girl proceeds that of the boy. Mrigasira. Krittika. 4th. 12th. the dosha is counteracted by the conjunction of Mars with Jupiter or Mars with the Moon. Common Janma Nakshatra: This is a further extension of the principle of common Janma Rasi. in regard to Satabhisha.. Astesha. However.. Hasta.g. Strinam bharthru vinasamcha bharthunam strivinasanam. Aslesha. provided the man's constellation is preceding the girl's. The Janma Nakshatras of the bride and bridegroom. This means: ‐ "If Mars is in the 2nd. For example. the evil becomes nullified if the Padas are different. Bharani. i.) the sign for the first two quarters should be that of the bridegroom. the death of the husband will occur. So far as our humble experience goes it is only in the Kerala Sastra that mention is made of Kuja Dosha. The dosha (evil) is considered weak when it exists from Lagna. are approved in case of Rohini. Moola. Swati. Nakshatra and Pada gets cancelled if the couple are born in the first quarter. same Janma Nakshatra and Pada. Pushya. Common Janma Nakshatras is not recommended if the Nakshatras happens to be Swati. Visakha. a little stronger from the Moon and still more powerful from Venus. Moon and Venus. Therefore. It must be noted that in determining marriage adaptability between two parties. the common Janma Nakshatra belongs to two signs equally (e. Brihaspati and Bhrigu. the Kutas or adaptability need not be applied at all. Here again certain ancient authors hold that even though the Janma Nakshatras are same. http://varahamihira. or by the presence of Jupiter or Venus in the ascendant. Where he is badly situated or associated in the horoscope of a male or female. If the Janma Nakshatra belongs to two signs (e. Makha. there are several elements of much more importance than Kuja Dosha.html 12/21 . sexual relations.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. if Krittika is the common Janma Nakshatra. much is made of the so‐called Kuja Dosham and this bugbear has been the means of destroying the happiness of many families by preventing marriages otherwise very eligible and anxiously wished for.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility holds good (Stree‐purva). Dhanishta. the evil given rise to by virtue of common Janma Rasi. however. Pubba. e. BV Raman ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ The position of Venus and Mars is very important in judging marital relations. Jyeshta and Visakha are destructive constellations § Moola (first quarter) for husband's father § Aslesha (first quarter) for husband's mother § Jyeshta (first quarter) for girl's husband's elder brother § Visakha (last quarter) for husband's younger brother. viz. However. it follows that the sacerdotal fire gets extinguished soon. _____________________________________ The Kuja Dosha A person suffering with Kuja Dosa is vulnerable to physical abuse from the partner. Uttarabhadra and Revati." The Lagna represents body. Krittika. The couple should not have the same Janma Rasi... viz. the alliance should be rejected. the author of Muhurtha tattva goes to the extent of saying that in cases of common Janma Rasi. mind and Venus.. If. the Moon. 7th and 8th houses in the horoscope of the female. Sravana. Aswini. Destructive Constellations Certain parts of Moola. etc. Uttara. The stanza runs thus: Dhana vyayecha pathale jamitre chashtame kuja. Mrigasira and Makha. And the evil influence accruing from the bad position of Mars is only one of the several elements. This view is supported by other sages. In fact. Mrigasira. the bride should have her Janma Rasi in Mesha and the bridegroom in Vrishabha. Anuradha. Punarvasu. Mars whose element is fire rules marriage. Jyeshta.blogspot. Chitta.

§ The best asterisms are Rohini. Virgo and Libra are the best. Some sages opine that marriages can be celebrated in Pushya and Chaitra provided the Sun is in Capricorn and Aries respectively. And Tuesday should be invariably rejected. Mrigasira. Mercury or Venus in Lagna. The calculation of Panchaka and Tarabala would be given in another article. Soola. etc. Panchaka. 7th. the usual Tarabala. Cancer. Jupiter. Atiganda. Hasta. § The following lunar days. If Mars is placed in the signs mentioned below corresponding to different houses. There are. Kartika and Margasira are ordinary. § Among the zodiacal signs Gemini. of course. The dosha is counteracted by the conjunction of Mars and Jupiter or Mars and the Moon. Wednesday. In Aquarius and Leo. The most important considerations however are (1) The 7th house must be unoccupied by any planet (2) Mars should not be in the 8th (3) Venus should not be in the 6th (4) Lagna should not be hemmed in between malefics (5) Malefics should not occupy Lagna (6) The Moon in the election chart should not conjoin any planet Apart from the above. Hence the position of Mars in these houses is supposed to produce this peculiar dosha or evil. Ganda. would constitute a formidable force in rendering the Lagna strong. Constellations not mentioned here are unsuitable and they should be avoided. Anuradha. Makha. Elements of Muhurtha Chart: In the election of a Muhurtha for marriage. the dosha gets cancelled. 3rd. Moola. The best lunar days are the 2nd. there shall not be any dosa: § 2nd ‐ Gemini and Virgo § 12th ‐ Taurus and Libra § 4th ‐ Aries and Scorpio § 7th ‐ Capricorn and Cancer § 8th ‐ Sagittarius and Pisces. Uttarabhadra and Revati. 11th and 13th (of the bright half). 12th and 6th should be rejected. as many of the 21 dosha are possible and should be avoided. § Vishtikarana must invariably be discarded. The rest are inauspicious.. Vajra. Uttara. Vyaghata and Parigha. Thursday and Friday are the best. Vaisakha and Jyeshta are good. Granting that Kuja Dosha is a factor whose occurrence should not be ignored. Mars produces no dosha whatsoever. § The following yogas should be rejected: Vyatipata. Riktha Thithis. should be looked into. 5th. The seventh indicates husband and eighth represents longevity of the wife or husband. from the 11th day (dark half) to New Moon. Taurus. ______________________________________ Fixing the Marriage Muhurtha § The lunar months of Magha. or by the presence of Jupiter or Venus in the ascendant. Uttarashadha. Sunday and Saturday are middling. The fourth rules sukha or happiness. Sagittarius and Aquarius are middling. Phalguna. 10th. Mrityu. viz. Swati. The following are some of the special http://varahamihira. Dhruva. The rest are not auspicious. the twelfth represents comforts and pleasures of bed.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility The second house signifies family. many good combinations which assure marital felicity and much importance need not be given to Kuja Dosha.blogspot. § Monday.. If Kuja Dosha obtains in the horoscopes of both the bride and bridegroom.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. there are antidotes which are not generally known to the rank and file of Hindu astrologers. Leo.html 13/21 . The first quarter of Makha and Moola and the last quarter of Revati are inauspicious and they should be rejected. 8th. Vishkambha. malefics in the 3rd or 11th.

2004 10:02:00 AM Anonymous said. Saturn in the 3rd.. Mars in the 3rd. Dear Sarjit. Regards Sarajit Thursday. 8.. Dear M. 5. Mercury.Imran Saturday.blogspot. 3. October 10. 2. Simply the best. I shall do my best to put more such articles on the net for the benefit of the Jyotishas. 2004 8:56:00 AM Sarajit Poddar said. 4. Congrats once again. Jupiter in the 12th. 9..Imran. Jupiter in the 11th ‐ Ardhama Yoga. 7. The articel is very informative. Jupiter and Venus in Lagna ‐ Vijaya Yoga.. Prasna Marga 2. Venus in the 8th and the Sun in the 11th ‐ Mahendra Yoga. References: 1. Dear Sarajit. Jupiter in the 12th ‐ Maharshi Yoga. Venus in the 9th. Thank you very much for the encouraging words. Venus in Lagna. I have ever found on internet. October 07. Thank you very much for the appreciation.. Jupiter in the 6th..com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility.html 14/21 . Best regards Sarajit Sunday. Jupiter in the 10th and the Sun and Mercury in the 11th‐Vishnu Priya Yoga. October 09. I feel encouraged with such comments from a knowledgeable person like you. Venus in Lagna. Jupiter in the 4th. Dear Dewavrat. October 07. the Sun in the 8th and Saturn in the 6th ‐ Sreenatha Yoga. Mercury in the 2nd and Saturn in the 11th ‐ Samudra Yoga. M. Saturn in the 6th. Venus and Jupiter in Lagna elevated or otherwise strong ‐ Jaya Yoga. the Sun in the 10th and Mars in the 11th ‐ Pushya Yoga. Jupiter in the ascendant. Muhurtha‐ BV Raman Posted by Varahamihira at 11:23 AM 36 comments: dewavrat buit said. 2004 10:31:00 AM http://varahamihira... This is the most comprehensively written artilce on marriage maching. 2004 5:56:00 AM Sarajit Poddar said. Yours Dewavrat Buit Thursday. Excellent post. Venus in Lagna.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility combinations which are supposed to fortify the marriage election chart: 1. 6. Venus in the 2nd.

. Namaste Sarajit. Dear Sarajit. November 02. Thank you for posting frequently and sharing your knowledge with us. How does one know the different nakshatras ‐ janma.k. How about longevity aspect in the overall compatibility ? Thanks. Your article on marital compatibility is the best I have ever seen anywhere on the net and it came as a divine help for me during the time when I am looking forward to marry in near future. so does that mean people with this combination can never be happily married ? Birth details for your reference are Boy:27/7/76.. May Sri Vishnu bless you.p@gmail.. This combination suffers from rasi and nadi dosas.. i am in deep mental trouble. 2004 10:12:00 AM http://varahamihira. In the section: Common Janma Rasi.. But given just oone table.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility Anonymous said. October 25.India(76e46. youhave mentioned that if the constellation of the boy preceedes the girls then its all right. 1.30n44). I had a question though. November 08. WHich constellation are you referring to and how do we know if its preceeding or not? Also. you mentioned there are three ways of analyzing gana kuta.. Your blog is a lovely place to hangout and learn the divine knowledge of Jyotish. Hello..blogspot.5:20am. Are there any remedial measures to even out the dosas in marital compatibility ? 4. 2004 6:31:00 AM Anonymous said.6:25am.21n13). We live in the world of maya so can Upapada matching take importance over guna matching ? 3. I have few questions regarding the same and will be glad if you can answer those for me. 2004 7:17:00 PM Anonymous said.. 2004 11:40:00 PM Anonymous said. 2. I think its a wonderful article that you have posted here. Reema. Sir. lagna and the third one. Tuesday. November 08. now can we both marry or it is forbidden? i am hearing that my‐to‐be‐mom‐in‐law is beginning to hint of separating.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. Sameer Monday. kindly advise me at sandip.html 15/21 . Would appreciate if you could let me know.India(81e26.com i would be highly obliged for life if u could advise at this critical juncture of life regards sandip Monday.my gotra is baschasha & her is kashayapa. My girlfriend and me have the same rasi(kanya) and same nakshatra(hasta).Gal:15/12/78. Thanks Monday. I am born in Cancer rasi and Pushya Nakshatra and I am looking forward to marry a girl with Gemini rasi and Mrigsira Nakshatra.

dear Mr Sarajit. Your post is quite comprehensive and helpful. Thank you so much. which is better shown by the Kutas which are used for matching. Please Please Pls kindly clarify my doubt. It is a very much needed thing.. April 11. Regards Monday. You mention about the place for compromise.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility Anonymous said.. You have really distilled the essential teachings.my hearty congrats! RS. Sarajit. It is just one of the place.blogspot. I have one question.. Is this considered as a Dosha ? Is there no remedy for this and what sort of a horoscoope would be compatible for me ?? My star is swati and lagna is also libra. July 18. so is there any place for compromise with upapada matching? Thanks. Sir. It shows which persons shall exactly be involved in the marriage.. Upapada Lagna does not have a point scale. What I have given for the upapada is taught by the tradition of Sri Jagannath Center.. Preethi Monday. 2005 2:44:00 PM Preethi said. In my understanding. 2005 11:58:00 PM http://varahamihira. So far. your painstaking sincere efforts to compile from the renouned work of our great sages is really commendable one. How do we factor in non‐matching upapada lagna since there are no points. Amala gaura das Monday. Did the ancients reject such a match outright? I am also seeing for the first time that the paka upapada can be considered for a positive match. The upapada changes for each subsequent marriage to the 8th house from its previous place. the matching of upapada lagna shows kind of divine will for a couple to come together and get involved in marriage. In case. This is a wonderful writing on this important subject. The definition of marriage for this purpose is a person falling into a relationship with the intention of marriage and continue it till at least one solar year.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility.But it has left me rather depressed because I have mars in the 7th house in the sign of Aries itself and the 8th house is occupied by Kethu. Regards. July 18. our rich heritage and put an end to the empty talk of those who claims the scientific temperment and with half baked knowledge.. Thank you very much for the appreciation. where the Lagna of the spouse must be present along with the trines and the 7th from the Upapada Lagna. just check if you are looking at the right upapada.Ravi Monday. So it is more that finding the right match. this matching doesnot work. This means that the house which contains the lord of one native's upapada can be matched against the lagna of the other native in trines and sevenths? I request some more clarity in this matter.Will it be difficult for me to get married.. Dear Amala Gaura Das..html 16/21 . I have not found a horoscope where this rule has not worked.. April 11. 2005 10:33:00 PM Sarajit Poddar said. this type of articles will enhance our value system. you find in the horoscopes of a married couple..... to which I belong. 2005 7:02:00 PM Amala Gaura das said. About the Paka Upapada. the Trines are not seen therefrom for the Lagna of the spouse.

We tied the matrimonial knot 6 yreas ago.Needed to know if Graha maitri points have any special significance for brahmins.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. While. 2006 7:14:00 PM Anonymous said. To be frank. March 05. Could you give me in whih cases can the graha maitri points can be ignored Please do reply Thanks buddy. You have said "Though Graha Maitri is by far the most important.last but not the least.. Dear Sarjitji. I have myself had little knowledge about this subject. March 20.since many of your readers are worried.. And NO. a couple need not pass all/most of the 'vedic‐ matching' tests.M.Can low points in this kuta be ignored by any chance? Awaiting an answer Thanks Buddy Friday.. 2005 12:53:00 PM Anonymous said... Yours Ganesh Lohia Sunday.Like what exactly does Janma rashi disposed in one and seven from each other mean???/ Awaiting a reply.com. Lovely site over here.com and match it free. March 05. knowing very well that our horoscopes didn't match.html 17/21 . Respected Sir. If you matched my husband's and my charts. Sunday. I am part of a developing team having a successful astrology portal (www. the article that I came across today is by all means the most exhaustive and best. we are loving being married to each other. very good site.. While... Yes.. The above opinions are my personal ones and do not constitute the same from my company. our project has a detailed matching compatibility analysis (free for all).. it still is not close enough to what you have presented. Thanks again for your research.if you love someone not even god's and separate you. it need not be considered if the couple has their Janma Rasis disposed in one and seven from each other.so please write about that too... Monday. you probably would say 'they suck' according to vedic matching techniques. In order to lead a happy married life. I am talking from personal experience here. I am humbled by the depth of knowledge that you have put up on Marriage Compatibility... http://varahamihira.....astrogyan. 2006 6:17:00 PM Anonymous said... February 24. Hope we shall continue to benefit from such great articles in future too.....blogspot.those who want more can read"marriage‐matching'astrologically by T. it was not a love marriage and although we have our differences.. Thanks Sunday... Our best wishes to you in your desire to go deeper in this subject.but mars dosha is cancelled if it is in its own house or in exalted house. 2006 6:03:00 PM Vikas said.. 2006 11:30:00 PM Vikas said..1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility Ganesh Lohia said.. Being practical and seeking reasonable expectations from an arranged marriage has been our marriage saviour. September 11.Rao (pustak mahal) or better go to astrogyan. hi there."Could you explain in detail.

com Thursday. 2006 2:37:00 AM Anonymous said. I don't want to loose my love in any condition. I would request you to help me with something. September 28.. Dear Sarjitji.. July 13. 5/9.. This is the first time I read something on astrology and frankly could not understand the details of what the article talks about. his parents are objecting to the marriage.the horoscopes. One of the methods is of considering four cornerstones: Asc. more than anything.. Hapur (UP) Boy: 08Oct 1979. Due to this. I would say.how can i challenge my dad. Its a nice comprehensive article covering vital aspects but the thing is i see a incompatibility in the horoscope of me and my girl friend. March 25.5..She is dhanista and mine is anuradha. Relationship (3/11.who is astrologically so. 2006 10:08:00 PM Anonymous said. a loving heart and a broad mindset is key for any relationship to work. Since I did not understand much. My email id is swa_ti2110@rediffmail.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility.....html 18/21 .. instead of relying on such rubbish. 2006 5:34:00 AM Synchronicity Evangelist said. your article has given me enough motivation to read further and understand this science. But yes. our rashi maitri score is pretty low.. we both would gladly love to adopt a couple of kids from any orphanage. 2007 1:49:00 PM Anonymous said.donnow. Monday. Recently I read Hart Defauw and Robert Sovobada's Light on Relationships that explains some other time tested methods. Sun.nirvana@gmail. I want to know some solutions to this problem. January 15.so.. Moon. and Venus. Thursday.. 4/10. and 6/8) between four cornerstones of both chart is considered in this method. Sanjana Saturday... Cozz. 08.. Thanks for introducing to this mystical world. I came across your blog and article while researching for Rashi Maitri. My boyfriend's family believes a lot in horoscope matching and got ours matched. To base the compatibility and sustainability of a marriage and family on such unreliable means is poisonous.. only 0...17AM. please respond to me rajesh. this astrological superstitious nonsense is what is diluting the essence of Hinduism as a whole. What can I do to increase the score or to minimise the effects of such low score? Can you please help me? The details of me and my boyfriend are: Girl: 21Oct 1980. November 02.we both are brahmins tooo.r tearing us apart. Unfortunately.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility we have not had children yet and if we can't have any for another 3 years.. Marriage compatibility.com Thanks and regards Swati Thursday. buh? Why don't we all just figure out whether or not our personalities mesh well with one another.. Please help me.30 AM. Sir. This is the widely used traditional method. http://varahamihira. It was a pleasure reading your article..can u tell me. 2/12. 2006 8:39:00 PM koolkarmaguy said.. Muzaffarnagar (UP) I shall be obliged if you can help me come out of this messy situation.knowledgeable.blogspot. 03.

2007 8:58:00 PM Gautam said. How would nakshatra act for income and expenditure?Pls comment. we love each other so much and do not wish to part ways.html 19/21 . Could you please explain the following: "Marriage should normally occur in an odd year of the male and even year of the female. i want to ask question about point 20‐>to calculate income and expenditure my nakshatra is mrigshira and girl's nakshatra is punarvasu janma rashi is gemini for both the expenditure is 18 and income is 2 However. July 26.. Hello.00 bangalore india.. " When you say odd year.. Thursday.blogspot. 2007 4:58:00 AM Anonymous said. lucknow. Gautam Tuesday. india.. help us and bless us and pray for us. My star is rohini and my partners is also rohini. February 06. July 26. People like you are the cause of the backwardness we still see around us.. 2007 4:50:00 AM Ritesh said. Otherwise this forebodes troubles. would you be kind enough to reply? Monday.. time is 10:10 am. please let us know if we can marry or will we face problems in our marital life. I hope you better utilize your time and dont waste it like this.the individual horoscope has good dhana yoga.. Please Mr sarajit. August 04. 2007 4:43:00 PM Anonymous said. Dear sarajit.Your all articles are wonderful and superb. Thanks. I have to appreciate you in your efforts to spread misconceptions and stupidity around. Dear Sarajitji. January 15. and her's is the 02/11/1974. warm regards umesh Saturday.com/2004/10/marriage-compatibility. Thanks.1/12/2017 Varahamihira: Marriage Compatibility Dear Sarajitji very informative article on marriage compatibility.If i want to ask any question or have any diffculty in understanding. Ritesh Thursday. I think you have lots of time to waste and thus displayed your work here. UP. 2007 4:34:00 AM http://varahamihira.. should it be 26 years old and 27th running or 27 years old and 28th running. Do yourself some good by doing some activity or atleast sit quiet instead of writing nonsense. my dob is 19/12/1972 time 13.

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