The Navagrahas ( 9 planets)
According to various Prophets and Pandit believe that the Navagrahas ( 9 planets) play very vital role in the lives of human beings. At birth, by examining the arrangement of planets, astrologers predict specific events in their personal capacity. And also many of the astrology believer who have much faith in astrology they also believe that navagrahas have much impact on their lives.
Surya, is the chief, the Solar deity. In Hindu religious literature, Surya is notably mentioned as the visible form of God that one can see every day.
The Sun – is the planetary ruler of Leo and is exalted in Aries. In Greek and Roman mythology, the Sun is represented by Apollo, the god of light. The Sun is the star at the center of our solar system, around which the Earth and other planets revolve, and provides us with heat and light.
astrological, the Sun is usually thought to represent the conscious ego, the self and its expression, personal power, pride, and authority; leadership qualities; and the principles of creativity, spontaneity, health, and vitality, the sum of which is named the “life force”.
When your Sun is in Aries when you want something you will just go for it; while if your Sun is in Capricorn you would ponder the pros and cons, what might happen or might not happen and plot a course to meet what you want.
In Indian astrology, the Sun is called Surya, and represents the soul, kingship, highly placed persons, and father
Chandra is a lunar deity. Chandra (moon) is also known as Soma and identified with the Vedic Lunar deity Soma.
The Moon – is the ruling planet of Cancer and is exalted in Taurus. In Roman mythology, the Moon is represented by Diana, the hunter goddess. The Moon is large enough for its gravity to affect the Earth, stabilizing its orbit and producing the regular ebb and flow of the tides.
astrological the Moon is associated with a person’s emotional make-up, unconscious habits, rhythms, memories and moods, and their ability to react and adapt to those around them. It is also associated with the mother, maternal instincts or the urge to nurture, the home, the need for security, and the past, especially early experiences and childhood.
In Indian astrology, the Moon is called Chandra or Soma and represents the mind, queen ship, and mother.
Budh: is the god of the planet Mercury and the son of Chandra (the Moon) with Tara (Taraka). He is also the god of merchandise and protector of merchants. He is of Rajas Guna and represents Communications..
Mercury is the ruling planet of Gemini and Virgo, and is exalted in the latter and possibly in Aquarius. In Roman mythology, Mercury is the messenger of the gods, noted for his speed and swiftness.
astrological, Mercury represents the principles of communication, mentality, thinking patterns, rationality and reasoning, and adaptability and variability. Mercury governs schooling and education; the immediate environment , neighbors, siblings and cousins; transport over short distances; messages and forms of communication such as post, email and telephone; newspapers, journalism and writing, information gathering skills, and physical dexterity.
Mercury is ruled by the element water, which is diplomatic, kind, and intuitive. In Indian astrology, Mercury is called Budh a word related to Buddhi (“intelligence”), and represents communication
Shukra, for “clear, pure” Or “brightness, clearness”, is the name the son of Bhrigu and Ushana, And preceptor of the Daityas, and the Guru of the Asuras
Venus – is the ruling planet of Taurus and Libra, and is exalted in Pisces. In Greek mythology, Aphrodite, In Roman mythology, Venus is the goddess of love and beauty, famous for the Passions she could stir among the gods.
Astrological, Venus is associated With the principles of harmony, beauty, balance, feelings and affections, and The urge to sympathize and unite with others. It is involved with the desire For pleasure, sensuality, personal possessions, comfort, and ease. It governs Romantic relations, marriage and business partnerships, sex (the origin of the Words ‘venery’ and ‘venereal’), the arts, fashion, and social life.
In Indian astrology, Venus is known As Shukra and represents wealth, pleasure, and reproduction. In Norse Paganism, The planet is associated to Freyia, the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility.
Mangala is the god of Mars, the red planet. Mars is also called Angaraka (‘one who is red in color’) or Bhauma (‘son of Bhumi’) in Sanskrit.
Mars – is the ruling planet of Aries and, in traditional western astrology, Scorpio, and is exalted in Capricorn. Mars is the Roman god of war and bloodshed, whose symbol is a spear and shield. Both the soil of Mars and the hemoglobin of human blood are rich in iron, and because of this they share its distinct deep red color.
Astrological, Mars is associated with confidence and self assertion, aggression, sexuality, energy, strength, ambition, and impulsiveness. Mars governs sports, competitions and physical activities in general.
In Indian astrology, Mars is called Mangal and represents energy, confidence, and ego
Brihaspati:– is the Guru of Devas, personification of piety and religion, the chief offered of prayers and sacrifices, represented as the Purohita of the gods with whom he intercedes for men. He is the Lord of the planet Jupiter
Jupiter – is the ruling planet of Sagittarius, and, in traditional western astrology, also the ruler of Pisces, and is exalted in Cancer. In Roman mythology, Jupiter is the ruler of the gods and their guardian and protector,
astrological, Jupiter is associated with the principles of growth, expansion, prosperity, and good fortune. Jupiter governs the long distance and foreign travel, higher education, religion, and the law. It is also associated with the urge for freedom and exploration, humanitarian and protecting roles, and with gambling and merrymaking.
In Indian astrology, Jupiter is known as Guru and is known as the ‘great teacher’
Shani:– is one of the nine primary Celestial beings in Hindu astrology (that is, Vedic astrology). Shani is Embodied in the planet Saturn. Shani is the Lord of Saturday.
Saturn – is the ruling planet of Capricorn and, in traditional western astrology, Aquarius, and is exalted in Libra. In Roman mythology, Saturn is the god of agriculture, founder of Civilizations and of social order, and conformity.
astrological, Saturn is associated With the principles of limitation, restrictions, boundaries, practicality and Reality, crystallizing, and structures. Saturn governs ambition, career, Authority and hierarchy, and conforming social structures. It concerns a Person’s sense of duty, discipline and responsibility, and their physical and Emotional endurance during hardships. Saturn is also considered to represent The part of a person concerned with long-term planning.
When you have a strong Saturn in your Chart you can do and carry out great things. You will have the capacity to Stick with something and keep working through the obstacles. A weak Saturn can Imply that you give up or do not even try.
In Indian astrology, Saturn is called “Sani”, and represents careers and longevity. It is also the bringer of bad luck and hardship.
Rahu: is the God of the Ascending / North Lunar node. Rahu is the head of the demonic snake that swallows the Sun or the Moon causing eclipses. According to Hindu scriptures. He is depicted in art as a dragon with nobody riding a Chariot drawn by eight black horses. He is a Tamas Asura who does his best to plunge any area of one’s life he controls into chaos. The Rahu kala is considered inauspicious.
Rahu is one of the navagrahas (nine planets) in Vedic astrology.
Rahu is a legendary master of deception who signifies cheaters, pleasure seekers, operators in foreign lands, drug dealers, poison dealers, insincere & immoral acts, etc. He’s the significatory of an irreligious person, outcast, harsh speech, logical fallacy, falsehoods, uncleanliness, abdominal ulcers, bones, and transmigration. Rahu is instrumental in strengthening one’s power and converting even an enemy into a friend. Poisonous snake bites can be healed by the grace of Rahu.
· In Vedic astrology Rahu is seen as an asura or demon who does his best to plunge any area of life he controls into chaos, mystery, and cruelty. He is associated with the world of material manifestation and worldly desire, as well as random, uncontrolled growth without wisdom or understanding.
· Rahu is supposed to be a mighty and naughty child of Maya (illusory power of nature), and thus has a lot of dualities attached to its Mayavi (illusory) nature. It relates more to the Seventh Ray energy of esoteric astrology as it represents a force displaying all the possibilities within the realm of existence.
· The various names assigned to Rahu in Vedic texts – the chief; the advisor of the demons; the minister of the demons; ever-angry; the tormentor; bitter enemy of the luminaries; lord of illusions; one who frightens the Sun; the one who makes the Moon lustreless; the peacemaker; the immortal (having drunk the divine nectar); bestower of prosperity, wealth and ultimate knowledge – give a clue to its basic energy and attributes.
· Rahu can be considered to be the expert among the planets when it comes to scheming and plotting. It is the master of manipulation.
· Lal Kitab makes an interesting point that if Jupiter and Venus are conjunct in a chart, they can together be treated as Rahu. This relates to the fact that Rahu acts as a bridge between Jupiter who is the preceptor of the Gods, and Venus, who is the preceptor of the Demons.
· Mining of petroleum also falls under the significations of Rahu according to Vedic astrology. The snake charmer and all other people whose lives are very much entwined with that of the reptiles and the snakes could be said under a heavy influence of Rahu.
· Rahu governs all sorts of poisonous chemicals like fertilizers, pesticides, and disinfectants that are in use in the present times. It also governs all the substances with a strong pungent smell like the sulphur-dioxide gas. In other words Rahu has a role to play whenever a poisonous substance is involved.
· There is no equal to Rahu when it comes to giving Upliftment in Name and Fame , Sudden Luck Gambling, which is probably the reason Western astrologers regard it as the greatest beneficial force. The area in which this success is attained usually relates to the significations of the house Rahu is placed. All the electric lights that illuminate our world in the night time can be said to be associated with Rahu. Rahu is known as the ‘Artificial Sun’, a definition that goes well, considering the neon god it has introduced, adding to the illusion and glamour of the modern times. Rahu has in a way created its own artificial Sun for its favored time, the nighttime.
Ketu is the Lord of Descending/South lunar node.. Ketu is generally referred to as a “shadow” planet. He is considered as Tail of the Demon Snake. It is believed to have a tremendous impact on human lives and the creation. In some special circumstances it helps someone meet the zenith of fame. He is Tamas in nature and represents supernatural influences.
It is believed to have a tremendous impact on human lives and the creation. In some special circumstances it helps someone meet the zenith of fame. Ketu is often depicted with a gem or star on his head signifying a mystery light.
In Vedic astrology Ketu represents karmic collections both good and bad, spirituality and supernatural influences. Ketu is associated with the Meena Avatar (Fish Incarnation) of Vishnu. Ketu signifies the spiritual process of the refinement of materialization to spirit and is considered both malefic and benefic, as it causes sorrow and loss, and yet at the same time turns the individual to God. In other words, it causes material loss in order to force a more spiritual outlook in the person. Ketu is a karaka or indicator of intelligence, wisdom, non-attachment, fantasy, penetrating insight, derangement, and psychic abilities. Ketu is believed to bring prosperity to the devotee’s family, removes the effects of snakebite and illness arising out of poisons. He grants good health, wealth and cattle to his devoteesThe people who come under the influence of Ketu can meet great heights, most of them spiritual.
According to some traditions in various parts of the world many of them who have much faith in astrology and believe that the persons of particular planet should pray (or can do puja ) to the particular god of that planet on a particular day to a particular place, so we should not wander here and there (exhaust our energies) when we feel worried about something (or our future), without wasting time and our energies we should follow the teachings taught by the guru and the right path shown by the guru, we should feel Guru’s God’s presence everywhere and involve him in all your activities. As whole universe including our all zodiac planets and earth is created by the one and only one supreme power, God,
But if anyone who have complete faith in particular god or goddess of a particular planet, he daily pray to that god goddess he may also get peace of mind or success in his goals as the creator of the universe and of all the navagrahas is only one God or the supreme power (omnipresent),
No one gets success who believe in his fate and sits idle thinking that if he goes to astrologer (Pandit) and get some gemstones or lockets, and do some poojas in temple and then he will succeed (in his undertaking / business) and takes easy way to get things done can never come up in life as they fail to understand that success come only after lot of preparation, patience and the right path.
We all are controlled by the balance of our previous karma’s good or bad we have done in previous lives.