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Birth of Twins – What the Astrology Has To Say?

twins GIF1) As is known all problems from womb to tomb are covered and can be solved via the Divine Science-Astrology. Here the question involved is why people get TWINS though some case of ladies giving birth to three children, quadruplets and also giving birth to animals are also indicated by some of the astrological principles.

2) Before discussing the principles of Twins, it is necessary to say that potency of male and of female cannot be ignored. Similarly the organs of both have also to be considered. Planets involved are Mars, Venus and Jupiter with Mercury the Sun and the Moon. Venus and Jupiter with Mercury the Sun and the Moon. A lady giving birth to twins must have large organ.

The sexual organ of a lady is considered large/long in the following combinations:

I. When Sun or Mars joins Saturn/ Rahu or Mandi and the lord of 7th house become malefic.
II. When the lord of 7th house is Jupiter or Venus and a malefic joins.
III. When the lord of 7th house if Saturn and Mercury joins.

3) In general, 5th house and 5th lord have a major role to play with regard to birth of children. The first child shall be looked from 5th house. Where a couple is blessed with the first childe and then get twins, then the 7th house and 7th lord shall be considered with reference to conjunction, aspect or association of other planets.

4) According to Prashara Hora Shastra birth of twins is indicated when the native, who has the sun in a quadruped sign while others are in dual signs with strength, is born as one of the twins. Quadruped signs are second part of Taurus, Leo. First half of Capricorn and second part of Sagittarius.

If the Sun is in a quadruped sing while others are in dual signs is in a quadruped sign while others are in dual signs i.e. Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius (half-first part) and Pisces, the native may be born as one of the twins. It goes without saying that other six planets be endowed with strength.

5) Twins shall be born when they are conceived as such. For conception it shall take place when the Moon and Mars (in case of a woman) or the Sun and Venus (in the case of a man) occupy their own house or their navamsas.

In addition Jupiter has also an equal role to play when it occupies Lagna or a Trine. Be that as it may, conception of Twins shall depend on the virility (semen) of the male and fertility of the female as we have separate combinations for giving birth to a male child, a female child or even a eunuch.

6) Then there are cases where twins born are boys and in other cases there are girls and still in other cases there are one girl and one boy. This iall dependson the force of Male Planets and Female planets specially in the 5th house and 5th Lord. If the Lords of 1st and 5th house are together in Kendra in association with a benefic planet and the lord of 2ndhouse is strong, the native may be blessed with twin boys. For want of space, this and other principles are not being mentioned.

7) According to astrological principles one gets different types of children and in the case to twins, normally Nakshtra in which the twins are born may not change and thus the conditions of both will remain the same including for longevity but if the Nakshtra has changed, then it is possible that one may be an 'accused' and other may be a 'Judge'.

8) Some die in the womb as in the case of single child. Under Horary, if the quarry is 'whether the child in the womb will die or live, the astrologer can say that it will live if the Lord of 12th is in a Kendra in conjunction with aspected by benefices or if the query is put during the Shukla Paksha (waning Moon) and the Moon is in the 12th conjoined with benefice, the child in the womb is expected to live. These principles and other such principle equally apply to twins.

9) For giving birth to a single child or twins, the woman must be receptive and for this the Moon and Mars causing monthly menses must be taken into account. When the Moon is in Upachaya Rasis (3rd, 6th, 10th and 11th) and thw woman gets sexual union, the chances of twins are bright depending on the power of Jupiter, Mars and the Sun. Bahuputra Yoga (more than one child either simultaneously or at intervals) comes into play when Rahu in the 5th house and is in a Navamsha other than Saturn. Similar results are indicated if the Lord of the Navamsha occupied by planets who is in association with 7th Lord is in the 1st, 2nd or 5th house.

10) Even form principle of 'Bhavat Bhavam', the 9th house is capable of giving Twins-sons/ daughters depending on the force of planets involved as indicated above (9th house is 5th from 5th). If there is marked influence of female planets specially of Saturn, Moon and Venus, twins born shall be girls.

Summing up astrological principles on Twins, it can be said Male planets influencing the 5th lord give male twins and when the 5th house belong to a female planets having influence of female plants, female planets, female twins shall be born depending on Beeja or Kshetra.

Shanker Adawal
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