According to the philosophy in Hinduism, there are nine celestial bodies, and the alignment of these celestial bodies influences characteristic features of a person. These celestial bodies are also referred to as Grahas. They are:
These planets in their due course occupy certain houses and act as Lords. These positions, also known as planetary alignments, have the potential to influence a person exponentially in a positive and negative way.
When the planetary alignment is in a manner where is not influenced by Rahu, Ketu or Mars, then it is called as a Yoga and when the planetary alignment is such with Rahu is placed in the 5th house or when the other planets are placed in between Rahu and Ketu, then these alignments are called Dosh or Doshas.
Yogas are considered auspicious as they influence the native with positive traits that affects a person’s willingness to acquire knowledge, his/her ability to be compassionate and Kind, ability to acquire wealth, ability to maintain strong interpersonal relationships and more.On the other hand, Doshas are considered inauspicious as they are known to hinder the person’s ability to work hard, succeed, maintain a stable marital life, conceive kids, and stride in the path of happiness.
Ruchaka Yoga is one among the Pancha Mahapurusha Yogas that makes you adventurous, strong, courageous, and good looking. This Yoga is associated with the planet Mars and formed by the position of Mars in specific houses and signs. This Yoga makes you enthusiastic, aggressive, energetic and well-built individuals. You will shine in the field of sports, police, defence services, politics, etc. You will enjoy wealth and prosperity as a result of this Yoga. You have a generous side, and you engage in charity. You have a long life span of over 70. You value tradition and history.
Bhadra Yoga is one among the Pancha Mahapurusha Yogas and has auspicious characteristics. This Yoga is associated with the planet Mercury. Bhadra Yoga endows you with intelligence and rational thinking. You make a lasting impact with your conversational skills. You are an individual with a dignified face with a well-built and strong body. You have a gentle demeanour. You have a long life span of over 80. You shine in professions that require great communication skills such as journalism, business, law, politics, motivational speaking, etc., and you excel in your professional front. You are helpful, sociable, and a reliable confidant for many
Hamsa Yoga is considered to be one among the PanchMahapurusha Yogas and is an auspicious Yoga. Yoga is associated with Jupiter. Hamsa Yoga bestows you with prosperity and fortune, authority, respect, spirituality, religion and wealth. You lead a life of comfort and luxury. You are a descendent of an affluent or distinguished family. You are charitable. This Yoga bestows you with immense beauty and luck. You are pure at heart. You shine in professional fields of government services, politics, creative arts, business, etc.
One of the PanchMahapurusha Yogas—Malveeya Yoga is formed as a result of the position of Venus in specific houses and signs. You will possess a charismatic personality that attracts people easily, especially from members of the opposite sex. You have an influential voice and a graceful look. You are physically attractive, intelligent, creative, and humorous. You will enjoy all luxuries and materialistic gains. You will enjoy marital and family bliss with a good partner and children. You will achieve name, fame, success on the national or international level. You will excel in the fields of creative arts, music, theatre, cosmetics, fashion, etc., which require beauty and charm. You are strong-minded, determined, and powerful. Luck favours you. You enjoy romance and love. Your life span will be over 85
The Sasha Maha Yoga is formed as a result of Saturn's position in specific houses and signs in the natal chart. You will possess immense wealth and assets. You like to travel. You may be short-tempered, stubborn and courageous. You possess political wit and are noble and humble. You possess excellent leadership skills. You are practical, conscientious, supportive, and achieve success with your hard work. You are charitably inclined. You are spiritual in nature. You will enjoy positions of power and authority. You can be successful as a politician, spiritual guru, philosopher, politics, judiciary, defence, police, etc. You will have many assistants. You will enjoy a lifespan of over 70.
The NeechaBhanga Raja Yoga is one of the most powerful Yogas. It makes you strong-willed and helps you to channelize your energy to succeed. This Yoga is formed when the debilitation of a planet comes to an end and become a strong supporter for the formation of Raja Yoga. You possess exceptional skills. You are fortunate and reach positions of power and authority. You will be just and fair in your dealings. You will possess immense wealth. You are successful, powerful and virtuous. You enjoy fame among the masses.
Chamara Yoga is formed when the native is born in the daytime during the lunar cycle of the bright lunar month or waxing Moon with a strong lord of the first house and Jupiter positioned in Trikone. This Yoga is extremely powerful. You will be an intellectual and a well-learned person. You will maintain a steady and stable life. You will have good communication and oratory skills. You possess a great vision of life. You enjoy marital bliss. You enjoy success on the professional front. You will be renowned for your knowledge in religious and spiritual matters. You will have immense luck. You gain chances to travel a lot. You possess immovable assets and properties.
This Yoga is associated with Jupiter and provides a deep and powerful impact on life. This Yoga bestows you with wealth, prosperity, authority, success, leadership qualities. Your offsprings are intelligent, respectful, strong and sensible. You are an astute leader with a great number of followers. This Yoga is a result of the Karmas that you have accumulated during previous births. You gain the qualities of a supreme ruler
You will take an interest in ancient scriptures and religious matters. You can talk philosophically. You will be noted for your generosity. This Yoga gives you wealth, luck and happiness.
This Yoga bestows you with good character and respect from all. This Yoga is associated with Venus and Jupiter, which governs wealth gain and intellectual gain. You are multi-talented and intellectual. You are able to enjoy the comforts and luxuries of life and earn wealth and assets. You enjoy good family life with your spouse and children. Your offspring will respect and admire you. You are charitable and are willing to share your fortune with society.
Adhi Yoga is formed as a result of the benefic effects of Jupiter, Venus and Mercury. This Yoga bestows you with stability and happiness. You will enjoy higher positions of authority and leadership. You are bestowed with riches. You inspire others to respect and trust one another. You are able to gain victory over your adversaries. You enjoy marital bliss. You are powerful and courageous. You are also known to be polite and dependable. You enjoy an affluent life and gain the patronage of influential people. You will enjoy a long life.
Sunabha Yoga is formed when Mars, Mercury, Jupiter or Saturn occupies the second house from the Moon either together or as standalone. Sunabha Yoga bestows wealth, intelligence and fame equivalent to that of a king. You are exceptionally talented and possess immense mental strength. You are successful in every sphere of life. You are a self-made individual and achieve great heights of fame and fortune.
Anabha Yoga is one among the Raja Yogas and is formed when the 12th house from the Moon is occupied by Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus or Saturn all together or as a standalone. This Yoga bestows you with wealth, happiness, and uncompromising ethics and standards. You are physically attractive. You are polite, generous and kind. You have good oratory skills, are charitable, and admirable. You will be interested in spiritual pursuits. You like to appear well-groomed and also would like your partner to appear well-groomed.
Dhurudhura Yoga is formed when all the planets, apart from the Sun, are present on both sides of the Moon and in the Second house and the Twelfth house. This Yoga is one of the auspicious Yogas. It bestows peace and happiness. You will be wealthy, prosperous and will own assets and land. You will be pious, kind and noble in character.
Gaja Kesari Yoga, one of the auspicious Yogas, is formed when Jupiter is placed well with respect to the Moon. This Yoga bestows you with luck, wealth, prosperity, and success. You will be intellectual and proficient in the arts. Kesari Yoga overpowers the malefic effects of many yogas, including Kemudhruma Yoga. You enjoy a long and successful life. You are a strong individual and will gain an easy victory over your adversaries. You will enjoy positions of power and authority. You possess a prominent voice. You are clever and tactical. Your spouse will have a strong family background. It would be hard to change your mind by anyone once you have made up your mind.
Vasumath Yoga is formed when benefic planets are placed in the 3rd, 6th, 10th and 11th Houses from ascendant or the Moon. This Yoga bestows you with immense wealth, prosperity, respect, fame and authority. You are physically attractive. You will be courageous and enjoy materialistic wealth.
Amala Yoga is a very auspicious Yoga associated when Jupiter, Mercury or Venus rule the 10th house in the natal chart provided there are no malefic effects from the Moon or Ascendant. Amala Yoga bestows you with lasting fame and wealth. You will earn the respect of the community with your purity of thought and action. You lead a life of prosperity and wealth. You will stand by your ethics irrespective of the circumstance or situation. This Yoga bestows excellence in your professional field. You are compassionate and charitable in nature.
Sashimangala Yoga is formed when Moon and Mars are in conjunction with one another. It bestows you immense prosperity and success. You are noble and honest. You enjoy financial stability at all times. You earn fame and respect in society. You are hardworking and enjoy unparalleled success. You are mentally strong and will pose a tough challenge to your adversaries.
Rajju Yoga is formed all seven planets except Rahu and Ketu occupy the moveable signs. This Yoga is one of the three Asraya Yogas. You keep moving from place to place. You attain name, fame and fortune. You enjoy travelling, making prompt decisions and are easily adaptable to any environment. You are open-hearted and broad-minded. You may feel helpless and inadequate. You are prone to self-doubt and worry and may occasionally be jealous in nature. You are ambivalent and undergo continuous struggle to achieve success.
Musala Yoga is formed when all planets are positioned in a fixed sign. You will accumulate immense wealth and fixed assets. You may also inherit ancestral property or money. You will enjoy a good relationship with your mother. You will be confident and enthusiastic. You will enjoy marital bliss. You will enjoy success in your professional life. You will be spiritual and hardworking. You will possess leadership skills.
Mangala Yoga happens when both the Moon and Mars are present in the same house in the horoscope. Also, both planets need to be beneficial in the horoscope; otherwise, the Yoga will fail to give effect. The person with this Yoga will have the chance to acquire vast wealth and riches in life and also the willpower to work for it. This Yoga can also harm relationships as running after material wealth may make the person cruel and emotionless.
Chatussagara Yoga happens when planets are placed in the 1st, 4th, 7th and 10th houses in a horoscope. The Chatussagara Yoga brings good experience in all aspects of life, including health, wealth, education and marriage. This Yoga brings the most results when the planets are benefic. Also, houses should be considered from the ascendant. When this Yoga happens under Mahadasha of a malefic planet, its effects are subdued. Maximum effects are felt under Mahadasha of a benefic planet.
Parvat Yoga happens when benefic planets are placed in 1st, 4th, 7th, and 10th houses, with the 6th and 8th houses either vacant or having benefic planets. This Yoga blesses the person with long life, good health, wealth, luxury and good marriage. The effect of Yoga will reduce when Mahadasha of malefic planets are in effect. When the person is under Mahadasha of a planet involved in Yoga, the person will experience maximum benefits.
Kahala Yoga bestows courage and aggression on the person. It inspires him to take up challenges and overcome adversities. Kahala Yoga is formed when the 4th house makes a quadrant with the 9th house or when the lord of the 4th house is directly associated with the lord of the 10th house. To get maximum effects, the ascendant must be strongly placed in the horoscope. If the ascendant is weak or does not support this Yoga, the person can become unpleasant and hated by all.
Mahalakshmi Yoga blesses the wealth and prosperity of the person. This is among the most popular Yoga in Vedic astrology. The conjunction of the Moon and Mars in houses other than 3rd, 6th, 8th and 12th results in the forming of Mahalakshmi Yoga. Those with Mahalakshmi Yoga in their horoscope will enjoy success in business, a steady flow of income and other luxuries in life. There will be no poverty or financial crunch at any time.
Gauri Yoga happens when the Moon and Jupiter combine their forces in a horoscope. For this to happen, the Moon has to be in exaltation or in Kendra or Trikona houses while under the influence of Jupiter. Gouri Yoga brings the person the gift of beauty, fertility and youthful charm. Such a person will be polite to elders and cheerful towards colleagues and friends. Virtuous children will be born to you, and you will be loved by all.
Chapa yoga brings wealth and influence to the person. This Yoga is formed when the ascendant lord is exalted and when the lords of the 4th and 10th houses are positioned in each other's houses. Persons with Chapa Yoga gets to enjoy great influence in society. They can be bureaucrats or politicians. You will have control over how the system works. However, you will also be bound to the system, so there is less freedom.
Sreenatha Yoga gifts the person good oratory skills and godly virtues. This is a rare yoga that happens when the lord of the 7th house is exalted and occupies the 10th house with the lord of the 10th is in conjunction with the lord of the 9th. Persons with this Yoga can cause a social movement and bring forth a change benefitting the society as a whole. You will also have a good wife and virtuous children.
Sankha Yoga is a rare kind of Raja yoga that happens when the lords of the 5th and 6th houses are exalted and gets positioned in the 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house. Persons with this Yoga in their horoscope will follow spiritual pursuits and may not be interested in material wealth. They are righteous persons with an all-encompassing vision who will enjoy success in both their profession and personal life.
Having Bheri Yoga in the horoscope means the person will enjoy a successful, comfortable and respectable life with happiness in family and profession. For Bheri Yoga to happen, Venus, Jupiter, and the Lagna lord have to be in the 1st, 4th, 7th or the 10th house with the lord of the 9th house in an exalted state. The person enjoying this Yoga will live a long life free of diseases or other forms of adversities.
In Jaya Yoga, the person enjoys success in all activities. This Yoga happens when the lord of the 6th house is debilitated, and the lord of the 10th house is exalted. The person having Jaya Yoga will overcome enemies and adversities and emerge victorious in every battle they are in. Happiness and prosperity will follow the person in whichever field of activity you choose to involve yourself in. This is a really powerful yoga that can ensure long life and no debt.
Vidyut Yoga will make the person similar to a benevolent king. It happens when the lord of the 11th is exalted and in conjunction with Venus positioned in 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house from the Lagna lord. Vidyut Yoga will gift the person with the means and ability to bring positive changes into the world around him. You will be made a trustee of public wealth, which you will utilize in a good and virtuous way.
Siva Yoga means being blessed with the ability to lead and command and be guided with divine wisdom. Siva Yoga happens when the lord of the 5th house is positioned in the 9th house, the lord of the 9th house is positioned in the 10th house, and the lord of the 10th house is positioned in the 5th house. A person with Siva Yoga will possess a virtuous life. You will be looked up to by the people around you as a guide and protector.
Under Brahma Yoga, the person will gain superior wisdom to others and will be respected by the learned people of the day. Brahma Yoga happens when Jupiter is positioned in the 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house from the lord of 9th house, Venus is positioned in 1st, 4th,7th or 10th house from the lord of the 11th and Mercury is positioned in the 1st, 4th, 7th of 10th house from either lord of 10th or the Lagna lord. A person having Brahma Yoga will lead a charitable life.
Indra Yoga blesses the person with a position of supreme prominence in society. This Yoga happens when the lord of the 5th is positioned in the 11th house, and the lord of the 11th house is positioned in the 5th house along with the Moon. Such a person will be courageous and willing to take risks. You will fight for others, which will earn you respect and influence. However, longevity in life is not assured in this Yoga.
A person enjoying the auspices of Kulavardhana Yoga will be the torchbearer of traditions. Children of great virtue will be born to you. You will be the ancestor who will survive in the form of myths and legends. Kulavardhana Yoga happens when all the planets are positioned in the 5th house from Lagna, the Sun and the Moon. The person will enjoy long life and will be respected by all.
Sakti Yoga brings destructive power. It happens when the Moon and Rahu occupy the 5th and 9th houses from the ascendant. Depending on the person, Sakti Yoga can destroy the forces of illusions and bring enlightenment, or you may act as the agent of destruction who will unleash suffering and chaos in the world around him. Sakti Yoga is not a desirable combination. You will have to work hard to achieve benefits.
Chhatra Yoga happens when the planets are placed in the 6th, 8th and 12th houses from the ascendant. The person enjoying this Yoga will enjoy a long life free of diseases. You will defeat enemies and overcome hurdles in life. You will be happier during the beginning and later periods of life. Under Chhatra Yoga, the person will acquire great strength of mind and earn wealth. You will be seen favourably by rulers and those in power.
A person blessed with Samadura Yoga will not have worries in life. You will have enough power, wealth and respect to face any and all adversities that life can throw at him. Samadura Yoga happens when the planets are placed in the 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th and 12th houses in the horoscope. This Yoga means living like a king for the person in the sense that you will not be bothered by the trials and tribulations of the common masses.
If the Lagna lord, Jupiter and Venus occupy the 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house, Sareer Soukhya Yoga is formed. This Yoga blesses the person with body wellness and beauty. This person can expect to live a long and healthy life. You will be adored for your physical beauty also. Political favours and help from influential people are available to you if you choose to. Sareera Soukhya Yoga is a fairly common yoga.
A person with Dehapushti Yoga will be blessed with a well-developed body. You will enjoy life to the fullest and acquire the means to do so. Dehapushti Yoga is formed when the ascendant lord is positioned in a movable sign aspected by a benefic planet. People with this Yoga will take great care to maintain a good physique which will make them disciplined in life. This is usually the Yoga of successful bodybuilders and models.
Sada Sanchara Yoga is the Yoga of travellers and globe trotters. It happens when the Lagna lord or the lord of the sign occupied by the Lagna is positioned in a movable sign. The person with this Yoga in their horoscope will have a hard time staying rooted in a place. Consequently, it will be hard for him to have a family life or a lasting romantic relationship for that matter. This Yoga can be both a boon and a curse at the same time.
Dhana Yoga is among the most sought Yoga in life. This Yoga bestows abundant wealth on the person. Dhan Yoga can happen when there is a conjunction between the Lagna lord and lord of the 2nd house. It can happen when the lords of the 2nd and 11th houses exchange their houses or when the lords of the 2nd and 9th houses do the same. Another possibility is when the lord of the 9th house associates with the lord of the 11th.
Under Matrumooladdhana Yoga, the person stands to gain wealth from the mothers. This unique Yoga is formed when the lord of the 2nd house joins the lord of the 4th house or is aspected by it. Such persons will do well in agriculture and gardening. As a farmer or breeder, you can enjoy phenomenal success and achieve great wealth and fame in life. You can also bet on the support from your mother in all ventures.
Kalathramooladdhana Yoga happens when the lord of the 2nd house joins the lord of the 7th house. A person with this Yoga will gain money through his wife. She will help in his business or manage his finances more efficiently. The wife may be from a wealthy family or maybe academically qualified to land a job that pays well. She may turn an entrepreneur and bring in profits.
Bhaskara Yoga gives the person an aristocratic life filled with wealth, power and knowledge. This Yoga happens when Mercury is positioned in the 2nd house from the Sun; the Moon is in the 11th house from Mercury, and Jupiter is in the 5th or 9th house from the Moon. This person will have a pleasant personality with a scientific temper. However, you will also take an interest in ancient sources of knowledge, including astrology.
Saraswathi Yoga happens when Jupiter, Mercury and Venus are located in the 1st, 4th, 7th and 10th or the 5th and 9th houses. This is a yoga that gives birth to great thinkers and philosophers. Such persons will have a deep curiosity about the unknown and the intellectual prowess to learn about it. They can be professors and gurus and will be respected by everyone around them. Life for them will be productive and satisfying.
Rajalakshana Yoga will bestow the person with nobility and an attractive appearance. This Yoga happens when Jupiter, Venus, Mercury and the Moon gets placed in the 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house. The person will gain access to high places by virtue of his personality and behaviour. You will be able to get things done, which will make you a leader of sorts to the less gifted people.
Kusuma Yoga makes the person powerful like a warrior king. This Yoga happens when Jupiter is in the 1st house, the Moon is in the 7th house and the Sun in the 8th house from the Moon. The person will have the courage and fortitude to fight for others. This will make you a leader. You will be respected and admired by others. You will enjoy an honourable reputation. This Yoga invokes the spirit to fight for justice in a person.
For Pushkala Yoga to happen, the ascendent lord and the Moon should be in the same sign. The lord of this sign should be placed favourably in the horoscope. Also, the first house should have a strong planet placed in it. This is a very good yoga for wealth. The person will get favour from the ruling class. Your words may be respected. You will have the wisdom to convince others. You may have a lot of helpers. You will enjoy respect and superior status in society.
There are over 50 Yogas that are present in the horoscopes of people around the world. While these are the most significant and prevalent ones, it is important to understand how your horoscope looks like to plan your life well.
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