May 25, 2017

Brihat Jataka - VARAHA MIHIRA

ॐ श्री गुरावे नमः !
ॐ नमः शिवाय!

Brihat Jataka of Varaha Mihira is one of the Hindu Astrological Treatise written by Varaha Mihira who was one of the 9 gems in the court of Vikramaditya of Malwa (Modern), India, during 505 CE (Common Era), 

Original work is Panchasindhantika, and he treated all the three aspects of Jyotish Shastra, 

1) Jataka or Horoscopy,
2) Samhita
3) Astronomy- Pancha Sindhatika, Original Manuscrips were purchased by Bombay government, M Thibant, Phil, Dr and translated in to English with the help of Pundit Suddhakara.

and he has another document also names Yogayatra, and a Manuscript copy of this work was with Dr Kerne who was in Leydon, Holland 1885.

Translated in to English by M Chidambaram Iyer B.A.F.T.B. of the Tiruvadi Jotistantra Sabha, Madras, printed 1885. 

For correct predictions he says two things are important, 1) Knowledge of Astrology, and 2) Your yogic jnana should be awakened.

Few important figures.

1 Kalpa is 4320000000 sidereal years (1 Kalpa is equal to I Brahma's day)
1 Kalpa has 1000 Chaturyugas 
1 Chaturyuga consists of 4320000 Sidereal years and four Yugas,
1 Yuga is 432000 siderial years, 
Satya Yuga 4 x 432000 years,
Treta Yuga 3 x 432000 years,
Dwapar Yuga is 2 432000 years
Kali Yuga is 1 x 432000 years,

Rasi Chakrams, probability of number of Rasi Chakrams possible with all possible combinations is 537477120 Rasi chakrams. which is about 537 millions, the point he wanted to make was that Rasi chakrams are limited to 537477120 only and not infinite

Definitions and Elementary Principles (Zodiacal),

Sun - May Sun give us speech, who by his light illumines the Moon, 
         Who is the path of those who have no rebirth,
         Who is the Atma of those who know the Atma,
         Who is the Deva worshipped in sacrificial rites, 
         Who is the Lord of the Devas and of the lights of the sky,
         Who is the Author of the origin, growth and annihilation of the worlds, 
         Who is possessed of many rays and
         Who forms the lamp of the three worlds.

Veda - "Surya RasmiChandramah", meaning The Moon is the rays of the Sun.

Ref: Parasara, Garga, Badarayana, Satyachrya and others,

Sun - Soul, King, Heli is another name of Sun, Red and dark brown colour, Agni, East, Male, Fire,
         Kshatriya, Satwaguna, Short, Yellow eyes, sparse hair, Strong in bones, places of worship,
         Copper,  6 months, Pungent, 
Moon - Mind, King, Seetharasmi is another name of Moon, White color, Varuna, North West,
            Female, Water, Vyasa, Satwaguna, Thin, Round body, Windy, Phlegmatic, Soft voice, 
            Beautiful eyes, Strong in blood, Wells, Gems, 2 Ghatikas (48 minutes), Salty,
Mars - Strength, General, Hemna, Vit, Bodhana and Induputra (Son of Moon) are other names, Is not
            a tell figure and is both Red and White, Subramania, South, Male, Kshatriya, Tamoguna, 
            Sharp and Cruel eyes, young body, generous, bilious nature, unsteady mind, Narrow middle,
            Strong in marrow of the bones, Fire places, Gold, A day, Ascerbity,
Mercury - Speech, First Prince, Ara, Vakra, Kruradrik, Avneya (Son of Earth) are other names, 
                Green, Vishnu, North, Female Hermaphordite, Sudra, Rajoguna, Speech, jokes,bilious,
                windy, Phlegmatic nature,  Strong in Skin, Play Grounds, Brass, Two Months, Mixed 
Jupiter - Knowledge and health, Counselor, Jeeva, Angirasa, Suraguru (The preceptor of Devas), 
              Vachasampati, Jiya are other names of Jupiter, Molten gold colour, Indra, North East,
              Male, Brahmins, Satwaguna, Big body, Yellow hair and eyes, high intellectual powers, 
              Phelegmatic, Strong in flesh, Store rooms, Silver, Month, Sweetness,
Venus - Desire, Counselor, Sukra, Bhrigu, Bhrigusnta, Sita (The white planet), Asphujit are other 
             names of Venus, Not very white nor very black, Indrani (Indra's wife), South East, Female,
             Brahmin, Rajoguna, Comfortable life, beautiful body, fair eyes, windy, Phlegmatic nature
             black curling hairs, Strong in Semen, Bedrooms, Pearls, Fortnight, Sour,
Saturn - Sorrow, Servant, Kona, Manda, Suryaputra, (Son of Sun) and Asita (The black planet) are 
             other names of Saturn, Black, Brahma, West, Male Hermaphordite, Chandala, Tamoguna,
             Lazy, golden eyes, thin and tall body, large teeth, stiff hair, is of windy nature, Strong in 
            Muscles, Garbage dump, Iron, A year, Bitter,
Rahu - Tama (Darkness), Agu and Asura are other names of Rahu, 
Ketu - Sikhi is the other name of Ketu,

(Note: Colour of the person will be that of the planet most powerful at the time of his birth)
(Note: Useful in ascertaining the colour of stolen articles)
(Note: Useful in determining the colour of flowers for the worship of planets,_
(Note: Powerful planets at the time of birth indicates the deva to be worshiped,)
(Note: To determine the entrance of the delivery room of a women, )
(Note: To determine the direction of escape of a thief.)
(Note: Jupiter in his own house presides over Gold)
(Note: Moon has no enemies, but Moon is enemy of only Mercury)

Aspect: All Grah have 25% aspect on 3rd and 10th house,Saturn has 100%
Aspect: All Grah have 50% aspect on 5th and 9th house, Jupiter has 100%,
Aspect: All Grah have 75% aspect on 4th and 8th house, Mars has 100%,
Aspect : All Grah have 100% aspect on 7th house.


Sun - Saturn and Venus are enemies, Mercury is neutral, rest are all friends,
Moon - The Sun and Mercury are friends, rest all are neutrals,
Mars- The Sun, The Moon, and Jupiter are the friends of Mars, Mercury is his enemy, Venus and 
           Saturn are his neutrals.
Mercury - The Sun and Venus are friends of Mercury, the Moon is the enemy and the rest are his
Jupiter - Mercury and Venus are the enemies of Jupiter, Saturn is his neutral and the rest are his
Venus - Mercury and Saturn are friends, Mars and Jupiter are neutrals, and the rest are her enemies.
Saturn - Venus and Mercury are friends, Jupiter is his neutral and rest are his enemies,


HORA  - Origin from AhoRatri,  A and Tri are dropped to form HORA.
HORA - means both a rising sign and one half of a sign of the Zodiac.

Malefic - Waning Moon, The Sun, Mars, Saturn, and Mercury when in conjunction with any of these.

12 Signs, Body parts of the Kalapurusha, 

Mesha - Aries - Head, - Begins with Aswini, - Shape of Sheep, Ram, Red,
Vrishabha - Taurus - Face, Shape of a bull, White,
Mithuna- Gemini - Breast, Shape of a Man with a stick, and a Woman with a lyre, both seated on one
                               seat, Parrot color.
Karkataka - Cancer - Heart, Shape of a Crab, Trumpet flower,
Simha - Leo - Belly, Shape of a Lion, Back white
Kanya - Virgo - Navel, Shape of a virgin in a boat with crops in one hand and a light in other, 
                         Variegated in color, which is not white and not black,
Tula - Libra - Abdomen, Shape of a person with scales in his hand, Black,
Vrishchika - Scorpio - Groin, Shape of a Scorpion, Gold Colour,
Dhanus - Sagittarius - Two thighs, Shape of a man with his lower part of a Horse,Paddy husk colour
Makara - Capricorn - Two knees, Shape of a Crocodile with the face of a deer, White Red,
Kumbha - Aquarius - Two Ankles, Shape of a Man with a water pot, Mongoose color, 
Meena - Pisces - Two feet, Ends with Revati, Shape of two fish in opposite directions, Fish colour,

Synonyms of Rasi - Kshetra, Graha, Riksha, Bham, Bhavana.

Greek names of the Zodiac signs - Kriya, Tavuri, Jituma, Kulira, Leya, J'athona, Juka, Kourpi, Toukshika, Akokera, Hridroga, and Antyabha.


Aries, Taurus, Cancer, Sagittarius and Capricorn - Night signs, 
Aries, Taurus, Cancer, Sagittarius and Capricorn - Rise by their feet's, Prishodaya Rasi,
Aries, Taurus, Cancer, Sagittarius and Capricorn - Powerful by the night,

Gemini - Night sign, Rise by its head, powerful by the night,

Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scoprio, Aquarius and Pisces, - Day signs,
Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scoprio, Aquarius and Pisces, - Rise by their heads, Sirshodaya Rasi,
Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scoprio, Aquarius and Pisces, - Powerful by the day,

Aries - Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, Aquarius, Musculine Malefic,
Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces - Feminine, Benefic, 

Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn, Movable,
Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius, Fixed,
Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces - Dual,

Aries, Leo, Sagittarius - East
Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn - South,
Gemini, Libra, Aquarius - West,
Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces - North,

Two Horas of the Odd signs are Solar and Lunar Hora,
Two Horas of the Even signs are Lunar and Solar Hora, 

Lords of the Drekkanas - Lord of the sign, Lord of the 5th sign, Lord of the 9th sign,

Lords of the Drekkana of Leo are Sun (Lord of Leo), Jupiter (Lord of Sagittarius the 5th sign) and Mars, (Lord of the Aries the 9th sign,).


Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn (Movable signs) - The first, Central and last Navamsa are known as Vargottama positions.

For Aries - Aries (First Navamsa), Leo (Central Navamsa), Sagittarius (Last Navamsa).

Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquariua, (Fixed signs) - 5th Navamsa is Vargottam positions, 

For Taurus - Taurus itself is 5th Navamsa of Taurus,

Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces (Dual signs) - 9th Navamsa is Vargottam positions,

For Gemini - Gemini itself is the 9th Navamsa of Gemini,

Kendra, Kantaka or Chatushtaya (Quadrants or Angles) - 1st, 4th, 7th and 10th houses, are naturally powerful,

(If these four houses happen to be Biped, Aquatic, Centipede and Quadruped they then possess strength)

Biped Signs - Gemini, Libra, Virgo, the first half of Sagittarius, and Aquarius, powerful by day,

Aquatic Signs - Cancer, The last half of Capricorn, and Pisces, 

Centipede Sign - Scorpio, powerful by sunrise and sunset,

Quadruped Signs - Aries, Taurus, Leo, the second half of Sagittarius and first half of Capricorn, powerful by night,

Panaphara Houses - 2nd, 5th, 8th and 11th  (next to Angles or Kendras or Kantaka)
Apoklima Houses - 3rd, 5th, 9th and 12th (next to Panaphara houses)
Duschikya - 3rd house,
Hibuka, Ambu, Sukha and Vesma - 4th house,
Jamitra - 7th house,
Trikona - 5th house,
Tapas abd Tritrikona -9th house,
Meshoorana, Karma - 10th house,

Power - Kendras/Panaphara/Apoklima in decreasing order.

(Note: Panaphara and Apoklima are Greek terms and not Vedic)

ॐ श्री गुरावे नमः !
ॐ नमः शिवाय!

Sianala, Montreal May 25 2017


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