Lunations or Thidhis
in Hindu Astrology
means a lunation. When the Moon is 0 to 12 degrees away from
the Sun, it is
first Lunation or Prathama. The second lunation is Dwitheeya,
when the Moon is 12 to 24 degrees away from the Sun. There
are 15 Thithis in all. The fifteenth is
or Full Moon, when the Moon is 180 degrees away from the
Sun. When the Moon is 0 degrees away from the Sun, it is
Amavasi or New Moon.
Lc - Lr = T, where Lc is Longitude of Chandra, Moon, Lr is Longitude of
Ravi, Sun and T is
Lunar Day or Thithi.
Chandra Sphuta -Soorya Sphuta = Thithi.
Thidhis 4, 8, 9 & 14 are considered inauspicious &
is avoided for any auspicious event. The Thidhis are very
useful in Electional Astrology. We are giving below the
effects of being born in different thithis.
First Lunation : Pradhama
PRADHAMA THIDHI makes the native interested in electronics
& handicrafts where physical &
mental skills are required. They are high
principled & noble minded. Their universal
love manifests as sympathy for all and compassion for the suffering. You are more
interested in the mysterious elements.
Second Lunation : DWITHEEYA
As they are born in DWITHEEYA THIDHI they are
considered wealthy by many. They are generally
respected in society. They are attracted
towards moving objects, animals and birds.
They are in love with the mundane values of life.
Third Lunation : THRITHEEYA
THRITHEEYA THIDHI endows them with good nature & good
priciples They may be considered proud by many. They
maintain high standards - aesthetic, educational
and moral. They value good relatives and
dress. They appreciate the fine arts and the sciences.
Fourth Lunation : CHATHURTHY
CHATHURTHY THIDHI bestows the amazing
power of contradiction as they oppose or contradict
everything. Their argumentative ability can be
used for their advancement and progress. Their
enemies fear them as they cause fear and consternation among
Fifth Lunation : PANCHAMI
PANCHAMI THIDHI bestows wealth & knowledge.
They are altruists basically and many people gain
as they come in contact with them. Society recognises them
as acceptable personalities. They will be known
for their humanitarian views.
Sixth Lunation : SHASHTI
SHASHTI THIDHI endows them with selfcontrol which
gives them control & mastery of the
sense organs. Healthy & wealthy
people are afraid to talk to them openly.
Their personality is so domineering that they always
treat them with respect. They will become
Seventh Lunation : SAPTHAMI
SAPTHAMI THIDHI endows them with the power of
speech or the gift of the gab & sometimes their
talk becomes harsh even though they
may not mean to hurt. They have to incorporate
diplomacy and tact & pleasant talk in order not to have
Eighth Lunation : ASHTAMI
ASHTAMI THIDHI bestows love for freedom
& independence. When these qualities are
affected they turn to aggression &
rebellion. They are calm cool & collected normally. They
have a lovely body and they enjoy sex.
Ninth Lunation : NAVAMI
NAVAMI THIDHI bestows tremendous determination &
willpower & they will get all that they want. They
are good at manipulation of money &
materials. Conquering and covering if not stealing
are easily done by them. Some people may consider them
Tenth Lunation : DASAMI
DASAMI THIDHI bestows broadmindedness & nobility.
Their calmness is very dignified & they
are not exhibitionists as far as their wealth is
concerned. They love the major pleasures of life and have a
special affinity to the opposite sex and home
Eleventh Lunation : EKADASI
EKADASI THIDHI bestows some excellent qualities of
head & heart They acquire special professional
knowledge in their areas of specialisation. They do not lack
wealth at all. Nor is there a shortage of patience and
Twelfth Lunation : DWADASI
DWADASI THIDHI bestows the qualities of devotion to
duty and always attach great importance to a central power
and influence. They are respected not for the wealth
earned but for their altruistic qualities. They become
spiritual quite early in life.
Thirteenth Lunation : THRAYODASI
THRAYODASI THIDHI bestows the qualities of head & heart
but there may be shortage of money which makes
them exercise the principle "Economy is
prudence". People may misundestand this for
miserliness. But they are very truthful and have integrity.
Fourteenth Lunation : CHATHURDASI
CHATHURDASI THIDHI bestows them with the qualities of
thrift. They may be considered as crooked by
many. They are quite crafty when it comes to
taking other's possessions & wealth. People
may say that they have evil intentions. They enjoy sex
Fifteenth Lunation : POURNAMI
POURNAMI thidhi endows them with interest in science &
technology. They are keen in electronics and its related
fields. Their workaholism & their genuine
qualities of head and heart definitely will earn
them fame. People also will appreciate their humility.
- Moon conjunct Sun
AMAVASI thidhi bestows them with many qualities of
altruism. They may appear sickly even though they are
not really so. They may experience shortage of
money which will not be known to anybody . They are ready
for any sacrifice and they are ready to help humanity.