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Planets, Signs and Houses: Zodiacal Signs Described and Attributes of Various Ascendant and Signs, Chapter III, Part - 13


Dr. Shanker Adawal

Planets for Gemini Ascendant – Karaka and Maraka

Sun- The lord of the third house is not considered good, hence Sun will not give much good results in matters financial.

Moon- As lord of the second house-Moon if strong, will give nice results in regard to finances, family, marriage, education speech etc. If, however, Moon is weak contrary would be the results in matters stated.

Mars- Mars becomes lord of sixth and eleventh houses both-indicating injury. Since Mars himself is also an injury planet, if can inflict injury particularly if it aspects the Ascendant and its lord Mercury. By causing affliction Mars gives both income and losses alternatively.

Mercury- Being lord of Ascendant, Mercury is nice for wealth health and longevity provided Mercury is strong. If weak it would give brain and emotional troubles, loss of wealth, opposition to relatives, bad relations with the public etc.

Jupiter- Being lord of two angle houses viz. 7th and 10th Jupiter ceases to be a benefic and if placed in maraca house i.e., second, 7th etc. It can give serious physical trouble during its major period and sub period. If however, it is strong it is capable of conferring much benefit from government, wife and business, particularly the former.

Venus- If gives results of the 5th house. If strong Venus gives success in departmental examination, gives birth to progeny, increases the prospects of progeny, enhances financial condition. If it is weak contrary can be the results. If strong in fifth house, it can give woman affairs too.

Saturn- As lord of 8th and 9th house it is more or less equally, balanced, but since its Mooltrikona sign falls in the 9th house the house of luck Saturn if strong will enhance the prospects of career both of self and those of the father. If weak contrary would be the results.

Yogas For Gemini Ascendant

Y-1- If Sun-3rd lord, and Mercury-Ascendant lord, are placed in 3rd, Mercury will confer auspicious effects.

Y-2- If Moon, Mars and Venus stand in 2nd house, wealth will be conferred on native in major period of Venus.

Y-3- Mars in 2nd while Saturn stands in 9th, indicates that there will be Mixed effects in Major period of Saturn.

Y-4- There have been some cases where Mars, in such an event, has conferred wealth and prosperity during his Major period.

Y-5- There will be loss of ancestral wealth (leaving a Small balance only) if Mars and Saturn are placed in 2nd whilst Moon is occupying the 8th. The loss will occur in Major periods of Mars and Saturn.

Y-6- Moon never becomes Maraka (death inflicting) for this Ascendant If Moon and Mars stand in Aries for this Ascendant, the Major period of Jupiter confers bath in Ganges.

Gemini: Yogas from Bhavartha Ratnakar etc.

1. The placement of Sun and Mercury in Leo proves fortunate in Mercury’s dasa.

2. A Venus-Moon-Mars conjunction in Cancer results in wealth during the Venus dasa.

3. There will be mixed results during Saturn dasa if Mars is in Cancer, with Moon and Saturn in Capricorn.

4. With the above planetary placement, Mars confers wealth during his dasa.

5. If Mars and Saturn are in Cancer and Moon in Capricorn, the native’s prosperity and wealth get mostly destroyed during the dasas of Mars and Saturn.

6. Despite being the lord of 2nd, Moon isn’t a maraka.

7. When Saturn is in Aquarius and there’s a Mars-Moon conjunction in Aries, a powerful dhana yoga results.

8. If Saturn and Jupiter are in Aquarius, the native enjoy dips in holy rivers like the Ganga during the dasas of Jupiter and Saturn.

9. When Mercury is in Aries, misunderstandings with elder brother are indicated.


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