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Ruling Planets

Rangarajan Krishnamoorthy Man Machine Systems February 12, 2005 The Ruling Planets (RPs) are the following: 1) Lagna Star Lord 2) Lagna Sign Lord 3) Moon Star Lord 4) Moon Sign Lord 5) Day Lord Also include Lagna Sub Lord and Moon Sub Lord. Of these, Lagna Sub lord is the most powerful and Day Lord the weakest. (Clarification needed: Is Day Lord determination from Sun Rise to the next Sun Rise or Calendar day? KSK in [7] recommends Sun Rise.) We should also include those planets that are conjoined with the above RPs within an orb of 5 degrees [1]. Whenever a planet is in rapt conjunction with RPs that planet will find a place at the time of fructification of the event. If any planet is aspected by the RPs then that planet is to be included in the RPs [2]. Also include the Nodes tenanting the signs of the RPs [3] (Query: Should the node replace the sign lord, or is it additionally included? [8] says the node should replace the sign lord as RP). If a planet aspects the RPs, then that planet is an RP [3]. When applied to the Natal chart, RPs will agree fully with the Dasa, Bhukti and Anthara periods in operation [3]. If an RP is in the constellation or sub of a retrograde planet, discard it. If the RP is retrograde, but in the star and sub of planets in direct motion, then the RP can be taken. However, the RP will not give its results until it becomes direct [7, P202]. However strong a RP is, it cannot fructify the desired result if it is conjoined with or aspected by Saturn. So is the case of Punarphoo Dosha caused when Moon is in a sign, star and sub of Saturn. Then Moon in the capacity of a RP cannot be useful [5]. An RP posited in the star or sub of another RP is powerful [6]. An RP in its own sub is very powerful [10]. If the RP is found in retrograde motion, it should be eliminated [8] (This contradicts [7, P202]!).

6) “Application of Ruling Planets”. If the occupant or the owner of 11th house or Lagna Sub Lord RP is a fast moving planet the event will take place early and if it is a slow moving planet. Oct. then the node is an agent for that RP • If a node is aspected by an RP. Reference [11] is an excellent source for Ruling Planets. then the node is an agent for that RP But if the node is deposited in the sub of a retrograde planet.Ramanarasimham. it is recommended to use Hindu aspects [11]. KP & Astrology. Page 4. Saturn. then Sun’s star lord and sign lord become strongest to offer results according to their disposition. 3) “Ruling Planets – The Best Guide in KP”. Nambiar. Page 10.Subramaniam. 1991. Page 5. 1994. and Ketu. then the node is an agent for that RP • If a node is in the star of an RP. then it gets more power. KP & Astrology. Dec. Page 16. Sun. and Mars. KP & Astrology. A. [8] observes that if the sign lord and star lord of Sun are common among the already selected RPs. Astrology & Athrishta April – June 1985. Rahu. Slow moving planets: Jupiter. . the event will take a long time to fructify [12]. Venus. Fast moving planets: Moon. then the node is an agent for that RP • If a node is in the sign owned by an RP. 5) “Ruling Planets Under the Sway of Saturn”. 2) “Efficacy of Ruling Planets”. For “aspect” calculation. Vaikari Ramamurthy. then include the following planets as RPs [11]: • Planets conjoined with the node • Planets aspected by the node • Lord of the sign where the node is located If an RP appears multiple times in the RPs list. When a node directly appears as an RP. 4) “Ruling Planets Never Err”. If an RP is in the sub of another (??) who is detrimental to the house to be judged for a particular matter by being the significator of houses 8 and 12 to the house to be judged. 7) Krishnamurti 6th Reader. Page 20. KP & Astrology. A MUST read! References 1) “Ruling Planets – Some Guidelines”. Jan 1995.Although Sun’s position is not included as an RP. then this is not a fruitful RP [9].Mukundarajan. Dec 1994. May 1993. Page 9. K. R. Mercury. Rules Regarding Nodes and RPs: • If a node is conjoined with an RP. KP & Astrology.M. then the node carries no strength [10].

July – Sept 1984. *** END *** .8) “Ruling Planets – Its Significance and Applications in Predictive Astrology”. Astrology & Athrishta. Astro Secrets and KP. 11) “Timing of Events by Ruling Planets – A Research Study”. Page 117. Part – 2. Part – III. Page 253. KP and Astrology. Chapter 2. Astro Secrets and KP. Page 12. 10) “Ruling Planets”. Feb 1994. Page 13. 12) “Miracle of Ruling Planets”. Module 2. Pratap Narayan Biswas. 9) KPSARI Notes. Vaikari Ramamurthy.