- Natural Benefics and Malefic Planets
- Functional Benefics and Malefic Planets.
Natural benefics and MaleficsOut of the nine planets, Saturn, Mars, Rahu are malefics, and the Sun is malefic , but it is not as damaging as the other malefic planets. Jupiter, Venus is seen as natural benefics while the auspiciousness of the Moon and Mercury depends upon the planets conjunct them. If they are conjuncting benefics, they will turn benefics, and if they are conjuncting malefics, they will behave as malefics. So they are neither benefics nor malefics. In astrology, Jupiter has a high place, but in the Vedas, it is visible that Venus is more knowledgeable than Jupiter. Jupiter or Brihaspati is known as the Guru of the Devas, and Venus is the Guru of Asuras. Jupiter is known as Brihaspati, and Venus is known as Shukra. Shukra knows Mritsanjeevani mantra, and Brihaspati did not know that. The Moon in Shukla Paksha or waxing phase is considered a benefics. The Moon in Krishna Paksha or the waning phase is considered malefic. Get more details about upcoming Jupiter Transit
What is Functional Benefics?The main point in the horoscope is Lagna and the Lagna lord.
Aries LagnaJupiter, Mars, Moon and the Sun are benefics for Aries Lagna. The Lagna lord is Mars, and the Sun, Moon and Jupiter are the friends of Mars, so naturally, the dasa of these planets will be good for Aries Lagna. Functional Malefic: Rahu and Ketu are enemies to Mars, so they are malefics for Aries Lagna. Mars shares a neutral relationship with Saturn and Venus in the planetary friendship table. Still, Venus is a maraka planet for Aries Lagna. Mercury is an enemy planet for Aries Lagna, and it owns the 6th house of negativity. Get more details about Rahu-Ketu transit
For Taurus LagnaVenus is the ruler for Taurus Lagna, Saturn, Venus, and Mercury are functional benefics planets as they are the friends of Venus. Saturn rules the ninth and the tenth house; Saturn becomes benefics for Taurus. For Taurus Lagna, the Lagna lord is a functional malefic as it rules the sixth house of negativity. Other functional malefic planets for Taurus are Moon, Mars, Rahu, Ketu, and Jupiter. Even though Sun and Venus are not friends, Sun is a neutral planet for Taurus Lagna.
For Gemini LagnaMercury is the ruler of Gemini and Mercury is a friend to Venus and Saturn. So they are beneficial for Gemini Lagna, but Venus is the most benefics planet. For Gemini Lagna, Mars is the most malefic planet, and other malefics are Rahu, Ketu, Jupiter, and the Sun. Moon and Mercury are neutral planets for Gemini Lagna
For Cancer LagnaThe Moon is the ruler for Cancer Lagna, and Mars and Moon are the only functional benefics for Cancer Lagna.
For Cancer, Lagna Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury are functional malefics. Therefore, they rule the three negative houses. Rahu, Ketu, Venus, and the Sun are neutrals for Cancer Lagna
For Leo LagnaLeo Lagna, the Sun is the ruler, so Mars, Jupiter, and the Sun are functional benefics planets for Leo Lagna
For Leo’s Lagna, Mercury, Venus, Rahu, Ketu, and the Moon are seen as functional malefic. Meanwhile, Saturn is a Maraka planet for Leo Lagna.
For Virgo LagnaMercury is the ruler for Virgo, Mercury and Venus are the only functional benefics planet for Virgo Lagna.
Functional Malefic for Virgo Lagna are the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Rahu, Ketu, and the Moon.
For Scorpio LagnaMars is the Lagna lord of Scorpio, and the functional benefics planet for the Scorpio Lagna are Mars, Moon, Jupiter and the Sun. For Scorpio Lagna, Venus, Rahu, and Ketu are functional malefics.
For Sagittarius LagnaJupiter is the ruler of Sagittarius, and Mars and the Sun are functional benefics planets for this Lagna.
Functional Malefic for Sagittarius Lagna are Mercury, Venus, Rahu, and Ketu are functional malefic. Among these, Venus is the most malefic.
For Capricorn LagnaSaturn is the ruler for Capricorn Lagna, and the functional Benefics for Sagittarius Lagna are Venus, Mercury and Saturn. Venus is the most benefics because Saturn and Venus are friends.
Aquarius LagnaSaturn is the ruler of Aquarius Lagna, and the functional benefics for Aquarius Lagna are Venus and Saturn are the functional benefics for this Lagna. Meanwhile, functional Malefic are Mars, Jupiter, Moon, Rahu, and Ketu.
Pisces LagnaJupiter is the ruler for Pisces Lagna, and functional benefics for this Lagna is the Moon and Mars. Functional Malefics are Venus, Sun, Rahu, and Ketu.
Functional Benefic Planets in birth chart for each Zodiac Signs
|Aries||Mars, Sun, Jupiter, and Moon|
|Taurus||Venus, Saturn, and Mercury|
|Gemini||Mercury, Venus, and Saturn|
|Cancer||Moon and Mars|
|Leo||Sun, Mars, and Jupiter|
|Virgo||Mercury and Venus|
|Libra||Venus and Saturn|
|Scorpio||Mars, Jupiter, Moon, and Sun|
|Sagittarius||Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Sun|
|Capricorn||Venus, Saturn, Mercury|
|Aquarius||Saturn and Venus|
|Pisces||Jupiter, Moon, and Mars|
Functional Malefic Planets in birth chart for each Zodiac Signs
|Aries||Mercury, Rahu, Ketu|
|Taurus||Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Rahu, Ketu|
|Gemini||Rahu and Ketu|
|Cancer||Jupiter, Saturn, Rahu, Ketu|
|Leo||Moon, Rahu, Ketu|