Navagraha
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Navagraha shanti

Navagraha Shanti

According to Vedas and Shastras there are many planets & stars but only Nine (Nav=9) Planets (Grah) and 27stars that fell into immediate circumference of the solar system and are likely to affect our lives depending upon their position in our natal chart are considered.

These nine planets form an orbit called as Navagraha Mandal.

Navagraha shanti- (Worship meant to appease all the 9 planets)

This involves identifying a problem (if any, due to the rotational motion of the Stars and Planets in our natal chart that might have unfavorable influence on us) and subsequently performing the remedial course of rituals to nullify the unfavorable or negative influence. There are various types of ‘Shanti' and if possible it should be performed every year as stars/ planets are constantly rotating in an orbit.

According to Vedas and Shastras there are many planets & stars but only 9 planets & 27 stars are considered that are believed to be in the immediate circumference of the solar system and are likely to affect our lives depending upon their position in our natal chart.

These nine planets form an orbit called as Navagraha Mandal.

Also it is a known fact that all these stars and planets, including the earth, rotate around the sun. Hence depending upon the distance and the angle of the deviation of these stars / planets from sun with reference to earth (our birth place) they have their influences on human being.

Depending upon their position at the Time and geographical location (Place) of our birth , horoscope is set. As said Time and Place are the key factor considered for horoscope as they are interrelated.

For e.g. Two individuals born at the same day, at same instant of time at different place may have different influence of these stars/ planets and hence they may be totally different in their nature and other qualities.

Every planet has its own position / house in Natal chart. Hence considering the positions of these Stars/ Planets in our horoscope we might have their influence – Favorable (Positive) and/or Unfavorable (Negative).

Ideally there are 12 House in our Natal chart, every house having its own significance say like the first house signifies Lagna (ascendant) second house signifies ‘ Dhana, Kutum b (wealth /Family ties etc) and so on..

Also as said earlier only 9 planets and 27 stars are considered.

Let us study some of the basic properties of these planets.

1- Sun - is the lord of Health and Administration. If the position of the sun in the natal chart is favorable then it has favorable/ positive influence on the said individual. As a result the individual will be healthy and courageous. And if the position of the sun in the natal chart is unfavorable then it has unfavorable/ negative influence on the said individual. As a result the individual will be unhealthy & coward.

2 - Moon is the lord of Psyche (mind). When position of the Moon in the natal chart is favorable then it has favorable/ positive influence on the said individual. As a result the individual will have a sound Mind with Positive thinking. Such individuals are normally Happy and Satisfied in their life.

3 - Mars is the lord of strength, assets, authority and companionship. Individuals having favorable influence of Mars normally have Power, good bunch of friends are best suited for a job in Armed Force (Military, Air force, Navy).

4 - Mercury is the lord of Wisdom, Creativity, and various business skills. Individuals having favorable influence of Mercury can turn out as best Intellectuals, Philosopher, Speaker, Teacher and businessmen having perfect business acumen.

5 - Jupiter is the lord of Knowledge Education, Philosophy, Recognition, Vividness and Descendants (offspring).

6 - Venus is the lord of Wealth, Beauty, Education and Spouse (life partner).

7 - Saturn is the lord of Life & Profession .

8 - Rahu is the lord of Reversal.

9 - Ketu is the lord of Fame, Philosophy, Vairagya and belief in god. Individuals having favorable influence of Ketu may be philosopher and famous. They can also be ardent devotee as Ketu has the influence over a deep faith in God.

Within this Navagraha Mandal (the orbit formed by 9 planets) exist seven gods viz:

Ganesha, Durga, Vaayu, Aakash, Ashwini, Kshetrapaal and Vaastoshpati.

Enclosing this Navagraha Mandal there are another ten gods called Dashadik-Paalak .

Enclosing Dashadik-Paalak is the set of lord that signifies our nature, which are classified as Satva Guna , (Kindheartedness) Rajoguna (Obsessive ness)and Tamoguna (Rowdiness, Ruthless, Wickedness).