25. Description of Mangal. Mangal has blood-red eyes, is fickle-minded, liberal, bilious, given to anger and has thin waist and thin physique. 26. Description of Budh. Budh is endowed with an attractive physique and the capacity to use words with many meanings. He is fond of jokes. He has a mix of all the three humours. 27. Description of Guru. Guru has a big body, tawny hair and tawny eyes, is phlegmatic, intelligent and learned in Shastras. 28. Description of sukr. sukr is charming, has a splendourous physique, is excellent, or great in disposition, has charming eyes, is a poet, is phlegmatic and windy and has curly hair. 29. Description of sani. sani has an emaciated and long physique, has tawny eyes, is windy in temperament, has big teeth, is indolent and lame and has coarse hair. 30. Description of Rahu and Ketu. Rahu has smoky appearance with a blue mix physique. He resides in forests and is horrible. He is windy in temperament and is intelligent. Ketu is akin to Rahu. 31. Primary ingredients (or Sapth Dhatus). Bones, blood, marrow, skin, fat, semen and muscles are, respectively, denoted by the Grahas: Surya, Candr, Mangal, Budh, Guru, sukr and sani. 32. Abodes of the Grahas. Temple, watery place, place of fire, sport-ground, treasure-house, bed-room and filthy ground: these are, respectively, the abodes for the seven Grahas from Surya onward. 33. Grah periods. Ayan, Muhurta, a day (consisting day and night), Ritu, month, fortnight and year: these are the periods allotted to the Grahas from Surya to sani. 34. Tastes of the Grahas. Pungent, saline, bitter, mixed, sweet, acidulous and astringent are, respectively, tastes lorded by Surya, Candr, Mangal, Budh, Guru, sukr and sani. 35-38. Strengths of Grahas. Strong in the East are Budh and Guru. Surya and Mangal are so in the South, while sani is the only Grah, that derives strength in the West. Candr and sukr are endowed with vigour, when in the North. Again, strong during night are Candr, Mangal and sani, while Budh is strong during day and night. The rest (i.e. Guru, Surya and sukr) are strong only in daytime. During the dark half malefics are strong. Benefics acquire strength in the bright half of the month. Malefics and benefics are, respectively, strong in Dakshinayan and Uttarayan. The Lords of the year, month, day and Hora (hour of Grah) are stronger than the other in ascending order. Again, stronger than the other in the ascending are sani, Mangal, Budh, Guru, sukr, Candr and Surya. 39-40. Related to trees. Surya rules strong trees (i.e. trees with stout trunks), sani useless trees, Candr milky trees (and rubber yielding plants), Mangal bitter ones (like lemon plants), sukr floral plants, Guru fruitful ones and Budh fruitless ones. 41-44. Other matters. Rahu rules the outcaste, while Ketu governs mixed caste. sani and the nodes indicate ant-hills. Rahu denotes multi-coloured clothes and Ketu rags. Lead and blue gem belong to Rahu and Ketu. Surya, Candr, Mangal, Budh, Guru, sukr and sani in their order govern red silken, white silken, red, black silken, saffron, silken and multi-coloured robes. 45-46. Seasons of Grahas. Vasanta, Greeshma, Varsh, Sarad, Hemanta and Sisir are the six Ritus (or seasons), respectively, governed by sukr, Mangal, Candr, Budh, Guru and sani. Rahu and Ketu denote 8 months and 3 months, respectively. 47. Dhatu, Mool and Jiva Divisions. Dhatu Grahas are Rahu, Mangal, sani and Candr, while Surya and sukr are Mula Grahas. Budh, Guru and Ketu rule Jivas. 48. Age. Out of all the Grahas sani is the eldest. He bestows maximum number of years in Naisargik Dasha. 49-50. Exaltation and Debilitation. For the seven Grahas, from Surya on, the exaltation Rasis are, respectively, Mesh, Vrishabh, Makar, Kanya, Kark, Meen and Tula. The deepest exaltation degrees are, respectively, 10, 3, 28, 15, 5, 27 and 20 in those Rasis. And in the seventh Rasi from the said exaltation Rasi each Grah has its own debilitation. The same degrees of deep exaltation apply to deep fall. 51-54. Additional Dignities. In Simh the first 20 degrees are Surya’s Mooltrikon, while the rest is his own Bhava. After the first 3 degrees of exaltation portion in Vrishabh, for Candr, the rest is her Mooltrikon. Mangal has the first 12 degrees in Mesh, as Mooltrikon with the rest therein becoming simply his own Bhava. For Budh, in Kanya the first 15 degrees are exaltation zone, the next 5 degrees Mooltrikon and the last 10 degrees are own Bhava. The first one third of Dhanu is the Mooltrikon of Guru, while the remaining part thereof is his own Bhava. sukr divides Tula into two halves keeping the first, as Mooltrikon and the second, as own Bhava. sani’s arrangements are same in Kumbh, as Surya has in Simh. 55. Natural Relationships. Note the Rasis, which are the 2nd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th and 12th from the Mooltrikon of a Grah. The Grahas ruling such Rasis are its friends, apart from the Lord of its exaltation Rasi. Lords other than these are its enemies. If a Grah becomes its friend as well, as its enemy (on account of the said two computations), then it is neutral, or equal. 56. Temporary Relationships. The Grah, posited in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, or the 12th from another, becomes a mutual friend. There is enmity otherwise. (This applies to a given Janm Kundali)


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