Planets and Dasas

by Mu'Min Bey, guest writer

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One of the reasons Vedic Astrologers can size-up a chart and predict outcomes so quickly is because each planet rules certain houses depending on the Asc. So, for a Libra Asc, the best planet is Saturn, because of its lordship of houses 4 and 5, whereas Jupiter is not so good for a Libra, due to its rulership of houses 3 and 6. This is a very important principle to remember, as the first planet a Vedic Astrologer should look for is the best planet for a Lagan and then the not-so-good planets. I cannot stress enough how important Vas (Vedic Astrologers) can also size things up quickly based on how a planet is placed - by sign, aspect, house placement/rulership, and so on. Once you have been doing VA (Vedic Astrology) for awhile, it just sort of comes to you in a flash; I know that's how it works for me. When I look at a chart, and I see Mars placed in the 5th house for a Sag Asc, and I see that the person is due for a Mars Dasa in a minute, it all comes together for me, and it takes about a minute or two. It's really that simple. Spiritual approach to your life and evolution

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Astrologica l influences and trends for your future Dasas, in a major way, are better at evaluating the overall tenor and tone of a person's life than Western Astrology, especially if that Dasa's a long one. Say, for example, you have a person in a Saturn Dasa, and that Saturn is in Aries (very bad) in the 7th house, for a Libra Asc. Now, keep in mind that Saturn's Dasa will last for about 19 years, and in this case, it started in the early 1990s. Right off the bat, you can expect there to be a lot of pain associated with relationships loneliness, heavy burdens, frustration, a hard time getting into or keeping relationships

There are a lot of subtleties of Dasa interpretation and in due course. But I will say right now. Planets ruling the Kendras (angular houses) are usually good as well. what has to be kept in mind is whether the planet is inherently good or bad. or 12 houses are not good. ANY planet ruling the Asc is automatically good. Really.. When Planets run their Dasas. what we have to remember. there are TWO kinds of planetary states: 1. especially if that planet stands out somehow. 8.Relational Astrology Reading The easiest way to evaluate Dasas are to just roll with what the natural significations of that planet are. Mercury. Saturn. Planets ruling the 2 and 11 houses can be mixed. that your ability to correctly assess a Dasa is solely dependent upon the nature of the relationship you make and have with the Planets. planets ruling the 6. planets ruling the trines (5 and 9) are also good. . it is the only reason why most Vedic Astrologers want this kind of info. along with the house that it sits in these are the areas in which you will be able to see clearly how Dasas will operate for that person. so they can get a handle on what planets are good and which ones are not so good. Dasa Sandhi. The closer you become at one with the meanings of the Planets. Functional benefic and malefic status depends on the Asc. and is another reason why the Asc is so important. and whether it rules a good or bad house. in Vedic Astrology. Mars. I will write more about this. On top of that. compatibilit y and relationship issues Relocatio n Astrology Part Two Now. For any Asc. Venus and Jupiter. Love. is that there are TWO kinds of planets: benefic (good) and malefic (bad). This is the first thing you should look for. Natural Benefics and Natural Malefics 2. The Natural Malefics are: Sun. Functional Benefics and Functional Malefics The Natural Benefics are: Moon. the better you will be able to feel their ebb and flow. and you will be able to see the effects right away.. depending on other factors. Rahu and Ketu.

especially along educational/intellectual and romantic lines. then it could be disastrous for the native. They tend to do better in these signs. Venus is placed in the 12th house. malefic planets occupying said Dasa Lord's signs can greatly harm the Dasa. Rahu and Ketu don't own any signs. and if any of these planets has a tie-in to the 7th house from either the Asc or the Moon. Venus. On the other hand. Now. On top of that. This means that. But even when the Nodes are excellently placed. Rahu is in Venus' signs. with Mars in Taurus. like Rahu/Mars. This is a simple rule that cannot be overlooked. the aspect of Mars. or is nearing the end of its Dasa. Now. if other factors agree. they still have to give some trouble and confusion.. although there may be a great deal of sex going down here (12th house placement of Venus. Jupiter's Dasa will be very good. is greatly damaged by both the occupancy of malefics in its signs. and there is an intermingling of energies going on. Mars is a sexual planet. This is because that Dasa is just getting off the ground. because the Dasa is losing strength. Rahu/Rahu. Same goes for the end of a Dasa. How Planets Placed in Dasa Lord's Signs Impact the Quality of Said Dasa. because they are. and if Ketu occupies signs of Jupiter. here.. and Rahu in Libra.. Take another example. can even bring very good and pleasant results.This is when a Planet either just begins its Dasa. can be difficult to interpret. and. trying to get into a stable relationship is going to very difficult. and Venus also rules sex). Venus Dasa running in a chart. Dasa of Rahu and Ketu. natural . Classical books say that a planet that runs both its major and minor periods at the same time is not good. One way I have found helpful is to see whether Rahu occupies signs of Mercury. and the results it can give. for example.. Take for example. and as such. as well as naturally malefic Mars aspecting Venus. and Mars is placed in the 6th. after all. Jupiter Dasa with Mercury in Sag and Venus in Pisces. so it's not considered good. and is like the dawn or the sunset it's neither day or night. Benefic planets that are placed in the Dasa Lord's signs can greatly improve the overall strength and significations of said Dasa. because there are two natural benefics placed in Jupiter's Signs.

certain houses are better than will end and another will start "off-key" so to speak.just last night. their Dasas will be very rough . if planets are 2/12 or 6/8 from each other. Planets placed in Kendras will really exert a lot of power during their Dasas.If Rahu and Ketu are angular. The Importance of Planetary Distances in Dasa Interpretation. However. 5/9/.. as the Kendras are the Power Zones of the Horoscope. Mu'Min M. 5 and 9) will tend to do better than planets placed in the Triks (6. predictive. chances are good that Dasas will flow into each other with little problem. .. Same will be true if a natural benefic aspects Rahu in the same position. give Raja-Yoga results. There are other factors. even if that planet isn't all that badly placed in the horoscope. Planets placed in the Konas (trines. The way in which planets are placed from each other is vitally important. Bey is both Western and Vedic Astrologer with 13 years of extensive study and experience in astrology. I spoke of Vanessa Del Rio's chart. Many famous people have such combinations . 8. Planets placed in the 2 and 11 houses will give results dependent on whether they are naturally benefic or malefic. or 12). things go haywire. Rahu can. This accounts for why some people just seem to go off into something all together different in their lives. Additionally. and on other factors. The house a planet is placed in will really come to the forefront during its Dasa. but the above should help you out in learning how to analyze the strength and overall trend of a Dasa. and counseling areas. If Rahu is placed in a Kendra (angular house) while at the same time.. interested primarily in the political. if they are 1/1. So did Princess Di. House Placement of the Dasa Lord. so a lot will depend on other factors in the horoscope. from one path to another. she has this. their effects will really be felt during their Dasas.. or 4/10. under certain conditions. it is aspected by the ruler of that Kendra. Planets being in good relationship to one another is very important in Dasa analysis. This is also why people can be doing very well in their lives and all of a sudden. it will give Raja Yoga. 1/7. as well as the Node's dispositors.

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