Magha Nakshatra – 0° 00’to 13° 20’Leo

■ The tenth nakshatra, Magha, resides entirely within the constellation of Leo the Lion. It is composed of a sickle-shaped group of six stars. The brightest is the fixed star Regulus, which is said to be one hundred times as luminous as the Sun. Magha means “the mighty one” or “the great” and is located near the forehead of the Lion. Its symbol is a palanquin, the royal seat upon which the king was carried through the towns he ruled. The ruling planet of Magha is Kelu, with the Sun … Continue reading

Effects of theAntardasha in the Vimshottari Dasha of Guru

1-3. Effects, like sovereignty over many kings, very well endowed with riches, revered by the king, gains of cattle, clothes, ornaments, conveyances, construction of a new house and a decent mansion, opulence and glory, dawn of fortune, success in ventures, meetings with Brahmins and the king, extraordinary profits from the employer and happiness to wife and children, will be experienced in the Antar Dasha of Guru in his own Dasha, if Guru is in his exaltation Rashi, in his own Rashi, in a Kendr, or Trikon. 4-5. Association with the … Continue reading

Effects of the Antardasha in the Vimshottari Dasha of rahu

1-4. Effects, like acquisition of a kingdom, enthusiasm, cordial relations with the king, happiness from wife and children and increase in property, will be derived in the Antar Dasha of Rahu in the Dasha of Rahu, if Rahu is in Kark, Vrischik, Kanya, or Dhanu and is in Sahaj, Ari, Karm, or Labh, or is yuti with a Yog Karak Grah in his exaltation Rashi. 5-6. There will be danger from thieves, distress from wounds, antagonism with government officials, destruction of kinsmen, distress to wife and children, if Rahu is … Continue reading

Effects of the Antardasha in the Vimshottari Dasha of Chandra

1-2. Acquisition of horses, elephants and clothes, devotion to deities and preceptor, recitation of religious songs in praise of God, acquisition of a kingdom, extreme happiness and enjoyment and name and fame will be the beneficial results in the Antar Dasha of Candr in her own Dasha, if she is placed in her exaltation Rashi, her own Rashi, in a Kendr, or in a Trikon, or is associated with the Lord of Dharm, or Karm. 3-6. Loss of wealth, loss of position, lethargy, agony, antagonism towards the king and ministers, … Continue reading

Effects of the Antardasha in the Vimshottari Dasha of Surya

1-3. Good effects, like acquisition of wealth and grains etc., are derived in the Antar Dasha of Surya in his own Dasha, if Surya is exalted, in his own Bhava, in Labh, in a Kendr, or in a Trikon. Adverse results will be experienced, if Surya is debilitated, or in an inauspicious Bhava, or Rashi. Medium effects will be realized, if Surya is in other houses. If Surya is the Lord of Dhan, or Yuvati, there will be danger of premature death, or death-like sufferings. The remedial measures to be … Continue reading

Significance of skanda sashti puja festivals

Significance of skanda sashti puja festivals

PROSTRATIONS and humble salutations to Lord Subramanya, the Supreme Being, who is the ruler of this universe, who is the indweller of our hearts, who is the second son of Lord Siva, who is the beloved of Valli and Deivayanai, who bestows boons easily on His devotees, who is the embodiment of power, wisdom, love and bliss. The mighty demon, Tarakasura, had been oppressing the celestials very much. He drove them out from heaven. All the gods then went to Brahma to appeal for help. Brahma said to the gods, … Continue reading