Positive and Negative Regions of the Zodiac By Govind
a planet's longitude falls in the Negative Regions of the Zodiac, such a
planet's Period or Dasa is said to be negative ( Anishtaphalada ).
Samhara taro durithamsakascha
Gandantham Ushnam Visha Nadika cha
Vishtischa riktha karanam sthirakhyam
Ekargalam Vaidhrutha sarpa seeshe
If a planet falls in a constellation which is destructive, that planet is said
to be negative.
What is a destruction star ? The 27 constellations are classified into
Srishti ( Creative )
Sthithi ( Preservative )
Samhara ( Destructive ).
For instance, Aswini, is Creative ( Shristi ), Bharani is Sthithi (
Preservative ) and Karthika is Samhara ( Destructive ).
Ashwinyadyath kramath sarve srishti sthithi
Tatra tarasu sarvasu madhyasthau durithamsakau
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
Dhoomadi Rimphari Mriteesa Papai
Yogekshana Rimpha ripu sthitatvam
Prushtodaya Adhomukha Papabhamsa
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.
PLANET SATELLITE METHOD OF COMPUTATION
Mars Dhooma Sun's
longitude + 133 deg 20 mins
Rahu Vyatipata 360-
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
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.
a planet falls in creative stars or Shrishti taras, such a planet is said to
If a planet is placed in angular or trinal houses, he is said to be benefic.
If planet is in uptide, he is benefic.
If a planet is aspected by benefics, he is said to be a benefic.
We have to see how many positive and negative points a planet gets, before
embarking on prognostication.
Pranamsa Dehamsa shrishti tara
Piyoosha nadya shubha dhrishti yogau
Jalardra Oordhonyapi kopi yasya
Kendra thrigonopagathath thvam ishtam