Sun - Surya
Self (Soul)
Key Significance
Sun signifies the Atman, the Self of all beings, ego, the empirical self, body, general health, father, courage, power, vitality, sense of individuality, consciousness, creative intelligence, dignity, nobility, godliness, Royalty, authority, government, organising power, personal magnetism, radiance, charisma, victory, honour, pride, ambition, leadership, inspiration, enthusiasm, zest, courage,creativity, general success, reliability, stability, personality, character, grace, generosity, respect for elders, doctoring capacity, places of worship, temples, town halls, palaces, forests, mountains, hillsides. Male, Fire, Bilious, Pitta, Bones, Sattva, Agni, Shiva. Rama avatar. Rigveda, Vedanta, Samkhya, King, Kshatriya, East,22nd year.When afflicted it signifies arrogance, wavering temperament, hauty, proud, jealous, over ambitious, irritable, angry, self-opinionated, dominating nature, extravagance, obstacles and difficulties, immoral and spiteful.
Head, Brain, Right eye, Bile, Organ of voice, Physical heart, Arteries, Veins - fever, cholera, blood pressure...Diseases associated with Pitta


Moon - Chandra
Mind (Manas)
Key Significance
Moon signifies mind (manas), mother, feelings, emotions, moods, fancies, desires, imagination, softness, vision, charming eyes, image, memory, passion, charm, feminine tendencies, motherliness, motherly love, protection, nourishment, growth, childhood, women, romance, amusement, pleasures, celebrations, singing, laughter, fertility, vegetation, herbs, grains, agriculture, changeability, adaptability, flexibility, public opinion, common sense, popularity, politeness, manners, sensitivity, tenderness, juicy fruits, liquids, sweetmeats, milk, water, watery places, rivers, oceans, seamen, fishermen, journeys, travelling agents, restaurants, popular resorts, bathing places, bathrooms, nurseries. Female, Water, Windy/Phlegmatic, Vata/Kapha, Blood, Sattva, Varuna, Parvati. Krishna avatar. Samaveda, Purana, Smriti. Queen. Vaishya, North-west, 24th year. When afflicted it signifies unsteadiness, changeability, lack of mental balance, menstral troubles, poor abilities, delays, obstacles, rumour-monger, extravagance, moodiness, pessimism and melancholy.
Face, Lungs, Lymph, Left eye, Glands, Tonsils, Womb, Breasts, Blood circulation, Stomach, Kidneys - phthysis, cold, cough, lunacy, colics.


Mars - Mangala
Energy (Action)
Key Significance
Mars signifies energy, strength, siblings (younger), independence, initiative, motivation, determination, ambition, endurance, courage, force of character, manliness, power, impatience, zeal, enthusiasm, passion, pioneering, adventure, sports, competition, frankness, high thinking, resourcefulness, management, research, technology, laboratories, chemistry, mathematics, logic, difference of opinion, antagonism, litigation, argument, misunderstanding, anger, aggression, fascism, war, weapons, soldiers, police, wounds, accidents, operations, surgeons, engineers, dentists, fires (in the kitchen), combustion engines, machines, kitchen, bakery, fortification, desert, mountains, landed property. Male, Fire, Bilious, Pitta, Marrow, Tamas, Subrahmanya. Narasimha avatar (Man-lion incarnation), Dhanurveda, Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Commander in chief, Kshatriya, South, 28th year. When afflicted it signifies rashness, short temper, aggressive temperament, cunning, thievish nature, scoundral, sexual malpractices, impulsive desires, fanaticism, stubborn and untrustworthy.
Bile, Muscles, Sinews, Nose, Digestive fire, Reproductive organs, Intestine - dysentry, piles, typhoid, pox, boils, accident... Diseases associated with Pitta.


Mercury - Budha
Intellect (Speech)
Key Significance
Intellect, speech, maternal uncle, blood relatives, friends, intelligence, language, dexterity in speech, learning, teaching, education, science, medicine, philosophy, explanation, understanding, rationality, discrimination, interpretatation, curiosity, inquisitiveness, scrutiny, study, analysis, memory, logic, calculation, measurement, mathematics, communication, publicity, journalism, writing, literature, books, magazines, newspapers, advertisements, telephone, radio, television, computers, skills, inventions, ingenuity, refinement, adaptability, artistic taste, architecture, sculptures, humour, jokes, tricks, imitation, adolescent nature, play, poetry, duplicity, multiplicity, swiftness, sports, short travels, friend, mediator, co-ordinator, mixture, transaction, distribution, commerce, business, trade, accountancy, auditing, diplomacy, politics, playgrounds, gardens, libraries, schools, post offices, palatial buildings. Neuter, Earth, Mixed humour, V/P/K, Skin, Rajas, Vishnu, Buddha avatar, Yajurveda, Shiksha, Karma Mimamsa, Crown prince, Vaishya. Earth. North, 32nd year. When afflicted it signifies mischieviousness, cunningness, conceit, boastful, untruthful, deception and mischief-monger, slander, legal and religious troubles, contentions, poor judgement.
Tongue, Bronchial tube, Bowels, Sensorium, Nerve centres, Gastric juice, Hands - epilepsy, loss of memory or speech, dyspepsia, vertigo.


Jupiter - Guru
Key Significance
Health, wealth, wisdom, philosophy, science, religion, knowledge, elder sibling, children, brahmin, higher education, meditation, yagya, dharma, honour, merit, fame, virtue, truthfulness, morality, ethics, righteousness, law, justice, politics, optimism, positivity, progress, future, expansion, holiness, divinity, broad outlook, idealism, aspiration, helpfulness, opportunity, solution to problems, support of nature, divine grace, fortune, abundance, prosperity, success, journeys, pilgrimage, spirituality, charity, generosity, devotion, compassion, medicine, governmental favour, husband, guru, guide, religious leader, healer, bank, treasure-house, capitalism, catholicism, church, university. Male, Ether, Phlegmatic, Kapha, Fat, Sattva, Indra, Vamana avatar (Dwarf incarnation). Vyakarana, Brahmana, Pratishakhya. Minister. Brahmin, North-east, 16th year. When afflicted it signifies over optimistic, extravagant, careless, gambling, misjudgement, misfortune, law suits, lack of compassion, frivolous.
Liver, Ears, Navel, Hips, Physical development, Palate, Throat - dyspepsia, cough, cold, phthysis, sinus congestion, asthma, allergies, thrombosis, diarrhoea... Diseases associated with Kapha.


Venus - Sukra
Spouse (Love)
Key Significance
Love, beauty, harmony, spouse, lover, romance, marriage, partnership, refinement, style, elegance, charm, peace, joy, happiness,delight, fortune, good luck, virtue, amiability, purity, sincerity, honesty, gentleness, affection, kindness, sensitivity, female qualities, womanliness, curly hair, attraction, lustre, splendour, vanity, glamour, cosmetics, fashion, flowers, scents, perfumes, silk, art, dance, music, singing, drama, theatre, cinema, poetry, literature, painting, wealth, comforts, luxuries, gems, jewellery, conveyances (vehicles/aeroplanes), horses, elephants, friendship, co-operation, devotion, sexual pleasures, seduction, potency, procreation, hedonism, beauty shop, hotel, bedroom. Female, Water, Phlegmatic/Windy, Kapha/Vata, Semen/Ovula, Rajas, Indrani, Lakshmi. Parashurama avatar. Gandharvaveda, Chandas, Itihasa. Minister, Brahmin, South-east, 25th year. When afflicted it signifies lack of affection, little appreciation of beauty, ill-reputation, scandal, loss of conveyances and luxury items.
Reproductine organs, Kidneys, Fluids, Secretion, Emission - venereal disease, asthma, diabetes, phthysis, cough, cold.


Saturn - Sani
Grief (Death)
Key Significance
Perfection, introspection, conscience, discipline, asceticism, servant, detachment, yoga, contemplation, meditation, inner silence, transcendence, gateway to enlightenment, inner guru, philosophy, metaphysics, religion, judaism, monasteries, grief, depression, patience, endurance, persistence, responsibility, seriousness, sense of duty, slowness, retardation, obstacles, problems, frustration, separating influence, coolness, contraction, caution, suspicion, reservation, exploration, discovery, invention, science, suffering, long-term or chronic situation, time, the past, servant, labourer, communism, protestantism, anything mechanical, factories, oil, coal, mining industries, agriculture. Neuter, Air, Windy, Vata, Muscles, Tamas, Shiva, Yama, Kurma avatar (Tortoise incarnation), Sthapatyaveda, Yoga, Nirukta, Servant, Shudra, West, 36th year. When afflicted it signifies fearful, slow, sceptical, melancholic, indifferent, callous, incompetent, cruel.
Knees, Feet, Legs, Gall bladder, Respiritory system, Nerves - gout, indigestion, dyspepsia, rheumatism, rickets, insanity, consumption... Diseases associated with vata.


North Node - Rahu
Seizer (Eclipse)
Key Significance
Worldliness, materialism, paternal grandparents, transformation, sudden changes, excitement, alertness, intelligence, exoteric knowledge, glamour, fame, illusion, deception, fear, suspicion, phobia, uproar, riots, revolts, rebellion, insanity, deformation, sophistication, science, technology, psychology, psychiatry, metaphysics, initiation, destination, reincarnation, separation, distraction, disturbance, dividedness, obstacles, roughness, passion, lust, greed, confusion, drugs, addiction, inconsistency, sneakiness, cheating, theft, robbery, speculation, gambling, deterioration, fakeness, disguise, strangeness, foreigners, invasion, inundation, evacuation, epidemic, hiccup, noise, radio, electronic gadgets, high technology, black magic, sorcery, dilapidated places, waste materials, garbage, slums. Windy, Vata, Tamas, Durga, Varaha avatar (Boar incarnation). Atharvaveda, Jyotish, Planetary army, Outcaste, South-west, 42nd year. When afflicted it signifies compulsive behaviour, hedonistic tendency, change of residence.
Alimentary canal, Excretory system - indigestion, gas accumulation in stomach or intestines, skin disease, swelling, insect bite, hiccough.


South Node - Ketu
Moksha (Secrecy)
Key Significance
Spirituality, secrecy, maternal grandparents, enlightenment and apparent obstacles on the way to enlightenment, gnana (wisdom, knowledge, discrimination), complete knowledge, indolence, seclusion, eccentricity, renunciation, asceticism, mysticism, esoteric knowledge, psychic abilities, ghosts, spirits, astral forces, abstraction, sublimation, transformation, separation, dividedness, kundalini, uncontrollable mass of energy, electricity, brightness, spark, lamp, flame, smoke, television, apparition, witchcraft, intrigues, suspicion, corruption, scandals, excesses, hectic situations, sudden events, any unusual or striking phenomenon, unexpected changes, accidental incidents, panic, poison, epidemics, fever, intestinal worms, hindrances, handicaps, stammering, falling star, comets, asteroids. Windy, Vata, Tamas, Ganesha, Meena avatar (Fish incarnation), Ayurveda, Upanishad, Aranyaka, Planetary Army, Mixed caste, South-west, 48th year. When afflicted it signifies worries, suspicious nature of mind, hidden difficulties, unforeseen circumstances, impediments, insanity, amputation.
Nervous system, Spine - poisoning, plague, consumption, fever, wounds, snake bite.