Saturday, June 25, 2011

Negative or Anishta Planets

Malefic satellites like Dhooma and Mrityu rising, the lords of 6,8 and 12, malefic planets, malefic aspects, tenancy of 6,8,12 houses, hind signs, functional malefics- all these are negative or Anishtaphalada planets.

Dhoomadi Rimphari Mriteesa Papai
Yogekshana Rimpha ripu sthitatvam
Prushtodaya Adhomukha Papabhamsa
Sarvatra Thoyakshayamithyanishta

The periods of such planets are Anishta Phalada, meaning that they bring chaos in their periods of directional influence. Downtide is negative and uptide is positive. Malefic satellites like Kala, Ardhaprahara, Gulika, Mrityu and Dhooma rising are considered inauspicious. Aspects of malefics are also considered baneful.

In Astrology Vedic each planet has a satellite of its own.
For instance Phobos and Deimos of Mars are called as Dhooma &
Mrityu in Indian science. The longitudes of satellites of Venus
Moon Mars Rahu & Ketu are calculated based on the sidereal
longitude of the Sun.


Mars Dhooma Sun's longitude + 133 deg 20 mins
Rahu Vyatipata 360- Dhooma's longitude
Moon Parivesh 180 + Vyatipata's longitude
Venus Indrachapa 360 - Parivesh's longitude
Ketu Upaketu Indrachapa + 16 deg 40 mins

A different method of calculation is adopted for the satellites
of Sun Jupiter Saturn Mercury & Mars. Days and nights are divi-
ded into 8 divisions.

The first division is ruled by the lord of the day & other divi-
sions are given to the other lords in sequential order. During
night the first lord is the fifth lord from the lord of the day.

In order to measure the longitudes of satellites two different
methods have been adopted.In the first method the beginning time
of the planet who holds absolute sway is taken. In the other
method the end time is taken.The Lagna is computed for this time
and this is how the longitude of the satellite is computed.

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