He completes his average rUn in 27 days. He bariUy takel a day to move in each degree, but mOVes on more rapidly for some time. These two states of combunion, viz. In these dou. Though the time aUotted to Jupiter i. Saturn i. Iowest moving planet of the lot. All the planets, excepting the Sun, tbe MOOD and tbe shadowy planets Rabu and Ketu, undergo retrogression or 10kra and tbi s will be fully explained in a future chapter.
For further details about tbe astronomical peculiarities. I must refer tbe readers to my A Manual of Hindu Ast,ology. Prlblliva Nandana 2. Vibbava Vijaya 3. Ja ,a Ptamodula Manmatha S. Prajotpatli Durmukhi Ansirasa Hevi lambl 7. Vilarobi BhBva B. Vikati 9.
Yuva Sarwati Dbalu S. Plava II.
Pramadi Krodhi Ylkrama Yiswavuu IS. Yisbu '0. Cbilrabhanu ,1. Swabhanu Tarana Soumya Parlbiva Sadharana Y"I 'a Virodhikritu Paridbavi Sarwadharl Pramadicha Virodbi Ananda Kbata SO. Dunbubbi Kalayutti Rudhirodaari IUkthakibi Krodbana Siddharibi Roudtl Durmatbi Abba '. Rolhus or Seasons Tbe principal seasons among the Hindus are six, whereas the Europeans consider only four. Sisira Rutbu: Magh a and Phalguna Winter. The twelve lunar months are :Cbaitr. Bbad rapada Aswija Karlik.
The dark balf of tbe lunar month or the other 15 day s fro m the next day of tbe Full Moon to tbe New Moon day make up tbe Krishna Pak sba. Signa and Constellationa Nine. Their Sanskrit equiva. Mesha Arie s the Ram '"I' 2. Mithuna Gemini the Twins n 4.
Simba Leo the Lion SL 6. Thula Libra the Balance 6 8. Vrischika Scorpio the Scorpion "l 9. Makara Kumbha Aquarius tbe Water-bearer. Meena Pis. In order to measure the di stance an astronomical point end of the constellation of Revati is established which is called the first point of Aries. The zodiac i. The first point of tbe Aswini, tbe first constellation, synchronises with tbe first point of Aries, wbich is the starting point of tbe fixed zodiac.
Thus 2l constellations or Dine quarters comprise a zodiacal sign. The Rasis signs and Nakshatras constellations arc both reckoned from the same poiDt,.
The constellations arc ;I. Aswini -p Arieti3, 3 stars resem! Bharani Arletis, 3 stars resembling a female sexual organ. Rohioi-Aldebaran, 5 stars resembling a chariot. Mrigasira -! Punarvasu-p Geminorium Pollux, 5 stars resembling a bow. Pushyami-8 Cane';. Makha-p uonjs or Regulus, 5 stars resembling a palanquin. Pubba and Uttara-8 Leonjs, and Denebola 4 stars resembling the legs of a cot.
Hasta- S Cor. S stars resembling a palm. CbittaYirginis Spica, oDe star resembling a pearl. Anuradha-8 Scorpfi.
Poorvasbadha, Uttarashadba-S and 6 Sagittarii. Sravana- I Aquila, 3 slars resembling an arrow. Dbanishta- ,8 Delphini, 4 stars resembling a d rum. Satahhisha -.
Aquarii, stars resembling a Dower. Uttarabhadra- Y Pegasi of a cot. R,e vati-, Plscium. Rlltl SII" , Vir,o 8. Scorpio 9. Capricorn II.
Sian' and Constellations Pubba Uttara Uttara Huta Chitta China IS. Swati J6. Viukha Visakha Jycsbta Moola W Uuarashadba Ullarashadb. Sravana Dhanishta Dhanishta Satabhisha PoorY3bhadra poorvllbb"dr.. Uttarabbadra The remaining ' three quarters or Krittika, four quarters or Robini and the first two quarters of Mrigasira compose Taurus or Vrishabba and 10 on.
Tbis will enable one to fix the positions of planets in a horoscope, as in most Hindu almanacs. WI'tb powcr both during day and Dlght. Quadrants Kendras arc 1,4,7 and Upachayas are 3, 6, 10 and II. Signa Eacb zodiacal sign has certain peculiarities attributed to it by ancient Maharishis. For instance, each sign repre sents some element in nature, su ch as fire, air, earth and water. Libra and Capricorn. Taurus, Leo. Again , we have an account of fiery signs Agflltat wa Rasis. Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are earthy sign s Bhutatlm Rasis.
Cancer, Leo , Virgo. Libra, Scorpio and Sagittarius are signs of long ascension and tbose of short ascension are Capricorn, Aquarius. Leo and Virgo are barren. If we replace we find that the nearest planet to rules the nearest sign to Leo. Based on lucb an. Venus rules Taurus and Libra. Mercury governs Gemini and Virgo. The Moon owos Cancer. The Sun is the lord of Leo. Jupiter govern. Capricorn and Aquarius are ruled by Saturn. Leo and Ketu rule Scorpio. Rahu owns Leo and Ketu rules Scorpio. Jlahu in 2 of Tauru. Full Moon aod well-associated Mercury ,-.
New Moon. Sbe is weak from tbe eigh'tb day of the dark half. This enables us to ,. Ven us and Mercury represent Rajasa Or imperi ous di spos ition.
Mars and Saturn denote Thamasa or du ll nature. Planetary Relations.