What are Yogas in Vedic Astrology?
Yogas are specific combinations, positions or mutual aspects of planets that can give certain results which could be either positive or negative. It is said that there are thousands of different Yogas in Vedic Astrology and all of these Yogas affect the life of individual in a unique way. These yogas can change the way a person leads his life, affect his destiny or give him a lot of wealth and prosperity. Some of the most important Yogas are based on the planets Sun and Moon while others have other planets involved in the Yogas.
This article is going to be fully about different Yogas in Vedic Astrology. We will be discussing about all the unique Yogas formed by different planets and their effects on the life of person.
1. Wealth Yogas in Vedic Astrology
Wealth is something that we all care about. It is one of the top things in priority for most of the people in the world. Everybody wants to earn money and become rich however, there are times when some people who have the talent and skill have a hard time earning money. It is also seen that some people with little effort are able to get massive fame and wealth. Such wealth events are determined by the wealth giving planetary combinations in a person birth chart. Here are the most prominent and famous wealth yogas or Dhan Yogas in Vedic Astrology.
Most important and auspicious Yoga in vedic astrology which makes the person earn a lot of wealth in his lifetime. Such people have the blessings of God Laxmi and they will surely be able to make a lot of money in their life. This Yoga happens between 2nd, 11th, and 9th houses. When the 2nd or 11th house lords are placed either in either of these houses and the lord of 9th house aspects or forms an association with these houses, then Dhan Yoga forms or Laxmi Yoga.
Chandra Mangal Yoga
This Yoga occurs in a birth chart if Moon and Mars are in conjunction with each other or they are aspecting each other. People having such Yoga in their birth chart get intense ability to earn money. They can make money out of anything whether you give them a special product or even pebble stones, they will find a way to turn that into money. It is seen that more than conjunction, the aspect of Moon and Mars on each is more powerful as the energy gets multiplied. This Yoga is present in the chart of Bill Gates where Moon is the 2nd lord and Mars is the 11th lord.
This Yoga occurs if the 11th lord is exalted and it is in conjunction with Venus in Kendra houses(1st, 4th, 7th, 10th). When Venus is in Kendra in it’s own sign ( Taurus or Libra) or in its sign of exaltation (Pisces), Malavya Yoga is also formed. When Vidhyuta Yoga is formed, the person becomes equivalent to a king or close to king. He will gain a lot of wealth in his life and he will also be very generous. When Venus forms Malavya Yoga along with Vidhyuta Yoga, the Vidhyuta Yoga becomes much more stronger.
This Yoga happens if Jupiter is placed in the mooltrikona sign with Ascendant lord and 2nd lord must be exalted. Depending upon the strength of this Yoga and if no malefics aspect Jupiter and 2nd lord then the person becomes a king or equivalent, attains immense wealth in his lifetime and becomes strong.
When the benefics Jupiter, Venus and Mercury are placed in houses 6, 7, and 8th moon collectively of singularity, this Yoga is formed. This yoga makes the native become polite, wise, trustworthy, wealthy and famous. The native will be able to gain victory over his enemies and it is known to be one of the most auspicious yoga. Any person who has this Yoga is bound to be wealthy in his lifetime. This Yoga is also seen in the Chart of Bill Gates.
Akand Samrajya Yoga
This Yoga happens when Jupiter is the lord of 2nd or 5th house in strong posting meaning it is exalted or in its own sign. And the lord of the 11th house should be in Kendra to Moon. If all of these positions are not affiliated by malefic planets then the person is blessed with a very long life and lots of good fortune throughout this lifetime.
Kusuma Yoga is formed when the ascendant has a fixed sign, Venus is in an angle, Moon is in Trines, Jupiter in the 9th house and Saturn is in the 10th house. Depending upon the strength of the houses, the person will attain a status equivalent to a king and the yoga brings in immense wealth and prosperity to the native.
This Yoga is formed when ascendant and the 10th lord are in mutual angles or benefics are placed in Kendra and 6th and 8th houses, Free from malefic affliction. The person with Parvata Yoga will be bestowed with a lot of wealth, is highly respected and recognized in the society.
If in the birth chart, Jupiter, Mercury and Venus are placed in 3rd, 6th, 10th or 11th houses from ascendant or moon, Vasuman Yoga is formed. Depending upon the strength of this Yoga, the person shall have immense wealth in his lifetime. He will gain a lot of prosperity and fortune.
This Yoga is formed when the Jupiter, Venus and Mercury is placed in 6th, 7th or 9th house from lagna or Moon. This Yoga gives the native the ability to earn a lot of money in life. Such a native will accumulate a lot of wealth in their lifetime.
2. Panch MahaPurush Yoga
Panch Mahapurush Yoga is formed due to the 5 Tara Grahas which are namely Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn. The Panch Mahapurush Yoga is formed when any of this planets are placed in their own sign or sign of exaltation in Kendra houses which are 1st, 4th, 7th and 10th houses in Birth chart or Moon chart. Depending upon which planet forms the Panch Mahapurush Yoga, each planet forming the Yoga is given a specific name for the Yoga and the results are also different for each planet.
This Yoga happens due to the planet Mars when it sits in the Kendra houses(1,4,7,10) in its own sign(Aries, Scorpio) or in the sign of exaltation(Capricorn).
The native is bestowed with an amazing physique, becomes soldier like and gets wealth, fame, prosperity due to his attractive strong Mars like personality. Such people are very brave, courageous, and have lots of physical energy.
This Yoga happens due to the planet Mercury when it sits in the Kendra houses(1,4,7,10) in its own sign(Gemini, Virgo) or in the sign of exaltation(Virgo).
The person having Bhadra Yoga is blessed with intelligence, good speaker, amazing memory and gives the native a lot of wealth in their life. Such person having Bhadra Yoga do well in the fields of business, marketing, sales, writing, finance and media. He will posses sharp intellect and will also have good sense of humor.
This Yoga is formed due to the planet Jupiter when it is placed in the Kendra Houses(1,4,7,10) in it’s own sign(Sagittarius, Pisces) or in its sign of exaltation(Cancer).
The person having Hamsa Yoga will be handsome, attractive, tall, and will have an attractive personality. Native will get lots of love, respect and popularity in his lifetime. Such people become very famous in the fields of religion, spirituality and they are likely to be followed by a large number of people. Such natives become wealthy and famous through business and creative practices.
This Yoga occurs due to the planet Venus when it sits in the Kendra houses(1,4,7,10) in its own sign(Taurus, Libra) or in its sign of exaltation(Pisces).
Malavya Yoga blesses the native with many good things. It gives the native, the comfort of luxuries, beauty, love life, creativity, arts and immense success in business. Such a native lives a life full of luxuries and comforts and gets fame on an international level. He also gets a very loving and supporting wife.
The Shasha yoga is formed due to the planet Saturn being exalted in Libra sign or in its own sign(Capricorn, Aquarius) in Kendra houses(1,4,7,10).
The native having Shasha yoga is blessed with great analytical abilities, perseverance, hardworking nature, and the ability to connect to masses and become an authority figure. Such a person becomes head of states, successful lawyers, judges and powerful political leaders. The native is blessed with immense fortune and wealth and success in business. However, people with Shasha Yoga becomes successful later in their life after lot of hardwork and perseverance due to the nature of Saturn.
3. Vipreet Raj Yoga
Normally, the 6th, 8th and the 12th houses are known as Dusthanas or malefic houses. These houses are evil and cause a lot of trouble and misfortunes for the native. However, upon certain conditions and planetary combination, certain planets can form a special Raj Yoga called Vipreet Raj Yoga that can be extremely beneficial for the native.
Vipreet Raj Yoga is formed when lords of the houses 6th, 8th and 12th are either placed in any one of the other two houses of the horoscope or they interchange positions or they are in any manner connected with the lords of the houses 6th, 8th and 12th. The person with Vipreet Raj Yog will command good name and fame in his lifetime with a lot of wealth. However, such a person becomes successful after a lot of struggle in his lifetime.
There are three kinds of Vipreet Raj Yogas
A). Harsha Yoga
Harsha Yoga is formed when the lord of 6th house is placed in the 8th or 12th house. Such a person is blessed with healthy body, great wealth, good family, and becomes very well off financially. He also gets good respect and makes a great influence in the society. When it is combined with probable Dhan Yoga, this Yoga can give a lot of wealth to the native.
B). Sarala Yoga
Sarala Yoga is formed when the lord of the 8th house is placed in the 6th or 12th house. Such a person with Sarala Yoga is blessed with good character, wisdom, wealth, respect, influence in the society, becomes victorious over his enemies and gains a position of power and authority. However, the placement of 8th lord in 8th house is not considered to be a Sarala Yoga.
C). Vimala Yoga
Vimala Yoga is formed when the lord of the 12th house is placed in 6th or 8th house. The native with Vimala Yoga has an independent spirit, becomes good at accumulating wealth and he always tries to b e happy in life. The native gains power and authority in the society and have good money management skills.
5. Gaj Kesari Yog
Gaj Kesari Yog is one of the most auspicious yogas in Vedic Astrology. The person having Gaj Kesari Yog is blessed with all the luxurious life comforms, he will occupy a high position in his profession. The person will have good hold of creative arts, will be a good debater and very intellectual. This is because Gaj is the epitome of intelligence and knowledge. Such a person gains sharp intellect and prosperity and this yoga also gives long life to the native. Gaj Kesari Yog is formed when Jupiter is in Kendra (1,4,7,10) from Moon. This means that when you count from Moon, Jupiter should positioned in either 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house.
6. Budh Aditya Yoga
Budh Aditya Yoga is formed when Sun and Mercury is placed together in the same house. The person having Budh Aditya Yoga is blessed with great intelligence, leadership qualities, analytical abilities, communication skills, success, fame and many other amazing benefits. Such a person becomes extremely lucky and such person often witness sudden rise in career, wealth and happiness.
7. Gaj Yoga
Gaj Yoga is formed when the lord of the 9th house from the 11th house of the birth chart is present in the 11th house along with Moon. The Native with Gaj Yoga is blessed with immense wealth, luxuries, vehicles and good comforts of life.
8. Chatussagara Yog
This Yoga is formed when there are planets present in all the 4 Kendra houses(1st, 4th, 7th, 10th) counting from the Lagna or Moon. The native with this yoga is bestowed with name, fame, a high position of power and authority, long life, healthy, lots of wealth and travels to many countries. It is also said that this yoga always blesses the native with high authority position in government or a high rank officer.
9. Simhasana Yoga
The formation of Simhasana Yoga happens when the lord of the ascendant is placed in the 10th house or if the lord the 10th house is placed in the first house. Such a native is blessed with name, fame, high authority position in career and profession.
Another variation of Simhasana Yoga states that if the lord of the 2nd house is placed in the 10th house or if the 10th house lord is placed in the 2nd house, Simhasana Yoga is formed which blesses the native with name, fame, money, wealth and a position of power and authority. Such people become popular and famous to the celebrity level.
10. Veshi Yoga
According to Vedic Astrology, if there are more than one planet present next to Sun in a birth chart, Veshi Yoga is formed. This Yoga blesses the native with Good character, name, and fame.
11. Vashi Yoga
Vashi Yoga is formed when there are one or more than one planet positioned prior to Sun before the house of placement of Sun or in the 12th house from the Sun. This Yoga brings financial prosperity to the native and lots of benefits from the government, happiness and many other good things.
12. Ubhayachari Yog
Ubhayachari Yoga is formed when there are one or more than one planets positioned on both sides of the Sun. This means that if there are one or more than one planet present in 2nd and 12th house from the placement of Sun. Such a native with Ubhayachari Yoga is blessed with great name, fame, prosperity and attains a good status in life.
Negative Yogas in Vedic Astrology
Negative Yogas are inauspicious Yogas in Vedic Astrology that generally brings a lot of misfortune, disturbances and misery in the life of the native. Such Yogas are bound to bring in obstacles in life, however, it is through hardships and struggles that a person grows and attains wisdom and strength in life. Therefore, such yogas do have a learning path for the native and it shows the person, what he has to work on in his lifetime.
However, one should remember that having a bad yoga in a birth chart doesn’t really signify that your life is going is have a bad turn. Sure, one may face lot of struggles and problems but one should also remember that these problems can be solved and reduced. Therefore, one should find out what problem or dosh they have in the chart, and they should work on remedies and also work on themselves at the physical and spiritual level.
If you look at the charts of several multi-billionaires and great personalities, they all may have amazing wealth yogas but they also have several bad yogas that cause them lots of troubles and disturbs their mental peace. Imagine, for a billionaire, who has reached great heights in matters of money, career and business but all the wealth comes at a cost and such people also lose hard earned money in billions. They also face a lot of problems in their life, sometimes, such people cannot even sleep properly because their mind is thinking about the problem all the time. Even getting 3 to 5 hours of sleep for such people is very hard.
1. Kemdrum Yoga
Where there are no planet except Rahu, Sun and Ketu in the 2nd and 12th house from Moon, then Kemdrum Yoga is formed. Native having such Yoga faces a lot of failures and struggle in his lifetime. Poverty can also happen to the native. This is because of the planet moon as it gets no support from any benefic planet.
This Yoga can get cancelled if Moon is aspected by a benefic planet and a positive planet is present in Kendra houses(1,4,7,10) from ascendant or Moon.
2. Daridra Yoga
Daridra Yoga is formed when the lord of the 11th house is placed in 6th, 8th or 12th house of a birth chart. This yoga is also formed when the lord of the 9th and 2nd house creates a connection with 8th, 6th or 12th houses. The person having this yoga faces difficulties and hardships in life. Presence of malefic planets may make this yoga even stronger. Generally, any aspect of a benefic planet to this yoga will reduce the negative effects.
3. Grahan Dosh
Grahan Dosh is formed when Rahu is in conjunction with Moon or Sun or Ketu is in conjunction with Moon or Sun. Sun represents our soul and Moon represents our mind. Therefore, when a native happens to have Grahan Dosh in their birth chart, such a native faces a lot of troubles with mind and emotional stability. They become restless and their life many be disbalanced.
4. Shakat yoga
Shakat Yoga is formed when Jupiter is in 6th or 8th house from Moon. Jupiter as we know is the planet of prosperity, knowledge and wealth and when it gets placed in the malefic houses which is 8th and 6th from Moon, one faces problems like being arrogant, obstacles and delay in marriage.
5. Guru Chandal Yoga
Guru Chandal Yoga is formed when Jupiter is in conjunction with Rahu or Ketu or is aspected by these malefic planets. This makes a negative yoga in the birth chart where the individual is inclined towards immoral and unethical behaviour. This yoga will make a person become naturally rebellious which may be good for enemies but it makes the person rebel with their own guru, marriage and many other areas of life. It makes the person have a hard time giving respect to others and this can cause problems in career and in life.
6. Naga Dosha, Sarpa Dosha
This dosh occurs when Rahu or Ketu is present in the house of the lagna with Moon or Venus. It also forms when Rahu or Ketu are present in Lagna, 2nd, 5th, 7th or 8th house of a horoscope. It is said that people having this dosh are cursed by the nagas because they have committed a crime or illegal activities concerned with snakes in their past life. This dosh causes problems in married life, health of the native, profession, delays and mental problems.
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