Basics of Astrology

 

Planets
Planet Owns Sex Aspects Sanskrit Main Significations Exaltation Mulatrikona Own Sign (s) Debilitation Type Aspect Direction Element Color Gem
Sun Leo Male 7 Surya Soul, Self, Power, Esteem, Ambition 10° Aries 1-10° Leo Leo 10° Libra Malefic Soul East Fire Ruby Red Red Ruby
Moon Cancer Female 7 Chandra Emotions, Mind, Health, Purity, Mental Balance, Mother 3° Taurus 4-30° Taurus Cancer 3° Scorpio Depends Mind NorthWest Water White Pearl
Mars Aries, Scorpio Male 478 Mangal Energy, Drive, Agility, Agression, Accidents 28° Capricorn 0-18° Aries Aries, Scorpio 28° Cancer Malefic Drive South Fire Red Red Coral
Mercury Gemini, Virgo Neutral 7 Budha Intellect, Speech, Relating, Communications, Dimplomacy 15° Virgo 16-20° Virgo Gemini, Virgo 15° Pisces Depends Intelligence North Earth Green Green Emerald
Jupiter Sagittarius, Pisces Male 579 Guru Fortune, Law, God, Wealth, Status, Expansiveness 5°Cancer 0-13° Sagittarius Sagittarius, Pisces 5° Capricorn Benefic Divinity NorthEast Ether Gold Yellow Yellow Saphire
Venus Taurus, Libra Female 7 Shukra Desires, Pleasures, artistry, beauty, additions, Sex 27° Pisces 0-10° Libra Taurus, Libra 27° Virgo Benefic Love SouthEast Water Rainbow Diamond
Saturn Capricorn, Aquarius Neutral 3710 Shani Obstacles, seriousness, truthfulness, Sorrows 20° Libra 0-20° Aquarius Capricorn, Aquarius 20° Aries Malefic Restrictions West Air Darkness Blue Saphire
Rahu Aries Female none Rahu Karma, eccentricities, disturbances, foreign things Taurus Cancer Aries Scorpio            
Ketu Libra Neutral none Ketu Death, spirituality, detachments, outcastes Scorpio Capricorn Libra Taurus            

   

Sign (Rashis)
Sign Sanskrit Meaning Type Sex Mobility Lord Height Strong During Rise By Mobility Direction-Element-Caste
Aries Mesha Ram Fire M Movable Mars Short Night Hind Movable East-Fire-Kshatriya
Taurus Vrishaba Bull Earth F Fixed Venus Short Night Hind Fixed South-Earth-Vaishya
Gemini Mithuna Embracing Air M Common Mercury Medium Night Head Mixed West-Air-Shudra
Cancer Karkata Crab Water F Movable Moon Medium Night Hind Movable North-Water-Brahmin
Leo Simha Lion Fire M Fixed Sun Tall'   Head Fixed East-Fire-Kshatriya
Virgo Kanya Teenage Girl Earth F Common Mercury Tall'   Head Mixed South-Earth-Vaishya
Libra Thula Scales Air M Movable Venus Tall'   Head Movable West-Air-Shudra
Scorpio Vrishchika Scorpion Water F Fixed Mars Tall'   Head Fixed North-Water-Brahmin
Sagittarius Dhanus Bow Fire M Common Jupiter Medium Night Hind Mixed East-Fire-Kshatriya
Capricorn Makara Crocodile Earth F Movable Saturn Medium Night Hind Movable South-Earth-Vaishya
Aquarius Kumbha Jug Air M Fixed Saturn Short'   Head Fixed West-Air-Shudra
Pisces Meena Fish Water F Common Jupiter Short Day Both Mixed North-Water-Brahmin

 

Name of Month
Common Name Vaisnava Name Corresponds to
Chaitra Visnu March-April
Vaisagh Madhusudana April-May
Jyestha Trivikrama May-June
Ashada Vamana June July
Sravana Sridhara July-August
Bhadra Hrsikesa August-September
Aswin Padmanabha September-October
Kartika Damodar October-November
Margshir Kesava November-December
Pausa Narayana December-January
Magha Madhava January-February
Phalguna Govinda February-March

 

 

 

 

 

 

Houses
Sanskrit Meaning Karakas Main Rulerships Type Body Part
Tanu Body Sun Body, Overall Results, Health, Childhood, Self, Head Trine
Angle
Head, body in general
Dhana Wealth Jupiter Family, Wealth, Speech, Food, Maraka Face, mouth
Sahaja Siblings Mars Courage, Discomforts, Loss of Property, Loss of Parents, Diplomas Upachaya Breasts, ears, arms
Sukha Happines s Moon Merc Happiness, Home, Heart, Mother, Large Property Posessions, Heritage Angle Heart, chest
Suta Children Jupiter Intelligence, Creativity, Children, Entertainment, Deity, Fortune Trine Trinkona Belly, womb
Ripu Enemy Saturn Mars Debts, Diseases, Enemies, Service, loss of relationships Dushtana (Difficult) Lower abdomen
Jaya Spouse Venus Spouse, Partners, Contracts, Significant others in all matters Angle Maraka Lap area
Mrityu Death Saturn Death, Disasters, Sex, Loss of Fortunes, Myseteries, Mysticism Dushtana (Difficult) Genitals, anus
Dharma Religion Sun Jupiter Religion, God, Guru, Fortune, Father, Law, Faith, Protection, humility Trine Trinkona Thighs, hips
Karma Work Jup/Sun Merc/Sat Career, Prestige, Rise, Success, Government, Material Success Angle Knees, back
Iabha Gain Jupiter Gains, Desires, Friends, Older Siblings, Selfishness Upachaya Legs
Vyaya Loss Saturn Donations, Liberation, Losses, Old Age, Private Pleasures, Temples Dushtana (Difficult) Feet

 

 

Nakshatras
Name Guna Gana Type Symbol Demigod From To Sex Body Part Caste Western Name Syl. for the
Ashvini Tama Deva Dharma Horse Head Asvini Kumars 13°19 M Top of foot Vaisya 0 Arietis Chu Chay Cho
Bharani Raja Manushya Artha Vagina Yamaraj 13°20 26°39 F Sole of foot Lower 41 Arietis Li Lu Lay
Kritika Raja Rakshasa Kama Razor Agnidev 26°40 9°59 F Head Brahmin r Tauri Alcyone-2 Aa Ee U
Rohini Raja Manushya Moksha Chariot Brahma 10° 23°19 F Forehead Sudra Aldebaran 0 Va Vee
Mrigashira Tama Deva Moksha Deer Head Candrama 23°20 6°39 - Eyebrows Servant X Orionis Vay Vo Kaa
Ardra Tama Manushya Kama Head Rudra 6°40 19°59 F Eyes Butcher a Betelgeuse Koo Ghaa Jna
Punarvasu Satva Deva Artha Bow Sri Aditi 20°00 3°19 M Nose Vaisya 0 Geminorium Poll Kay Ko Haa
Pushya Tama Deva Dharma Flower Brihaspati 3°20 16°39 M Face Kshatriya 8 Cancri Ho o Hay Ho
Ashlesha Satva Rakshasa Dharma Serpent Nagas 16°40 29°59 F Ears Lowest e Hydare Dee Doo Day
Magha Tama Rakshasa Artha Palanquin Pitris 13°19 F Lips/Chin Sudra p Leonis Maa Mee Moo
Purva Phalguni Raja Manushya Kama Front Legs of Cot Bhaga 13°20 26°39 F Right hand Brahmin 8 Leonis Mo Taa Tee
Uttara Phalguni Raja Manushya Moksha Back legs of Cot Aryaman 26°40 9°59 F Left hand Kshatriya Denebola Tay To Paa
Hasta Raja Deva Moksha Palm Suryadev 10° 23°19 M Fingers Vaisya 8 Corvi Pu Shaa Naa
Chitra Tama Rakshasa Kama Pearl Visvakarma 23°20 6°39 F Neck Servant Virginis Spica Pay Po Raa
Swati Tama Deva Artha Sapphire Vayu 6°40 19°59 F Chest Butcher a Bootis Ru Ray Raa
Vishakha Satva Rakshasa Dharma Potters Wheel Indra 20°00 3°19 F Breasts Lowest a Librae Thee Thoo Thay
Anuradha Tama Deva Dharma Umbrella Mitra