Understanding of Basic Astrology Part Five

Learn Astrology Lesson Five

As continuation with the previous page, we will focus more on the planets and its significations in this chapter briefly, the detailed study of planets will be done once all the basic level will be completed. So let’s start with the significations of different planets what it actually represents in Astrology and why it is well known for?

Planets In Astrology

We have already known about the 9 planets in astrology, so here we will move ahead one step and will see the importance & significations of planets in Vedic Astrology:

Sun: Sun is very powerful planet in Astrology; here we will see the basic understanding of what Sun actually represents & gets associated with in Astrology:

The Sun
NatureMalefic
DirectionEast
SexMale
CasteKshatriya
QualitiesSatwik
AbodeTemple
SeasonGrishma (Summer)
TemperamentsPitta or Bile
TastePungent
ElementAgni
ComplexionBlood-red
Physical BodyBones
CabinetKing
SenseVision
PeriodSix Months
GemstoneRuby
MetalCopper
RobesCoarse
TreesTree with stout trunks
Average daily Motion00 Degree, 59 Minutes, 08 Seconds
ExaltationAries at 10 degrees
DebilitationLibra at 10 degrees
Mool Trikone SignLeo
Ruling Zodiac SignsLeo

Moon

Moon is very sensual planet in Astrology and let’s know more about Moon what qualities and nature it possess, and what it represents in daily life as per astrology:

The Moon
NatureBenefic
DirectionNorth-West
SexFemales
CasteVaishya
QualitiesSatwik
AbodeWatery Place
SeasonVarsha (Rainy )
TemperamentsKapha or phlegm
TasteSaline
ElementJala
ComplexionTawny
Physical BodyBlood
CabinetQueen
SensesTaste
Period48 minutes
GemstonePearl
MetalSilver
RobesNew
TreesMilky trees
Average daily Motion13 Degrees, 10 Minutes, 35 Seconds
ExaltationTaurus at 3 degrees
DebilitationScorpio at 3 Degrees
Mool Trikone SignTaurus
Ruling Zodiac SignsCancer

Mars

Mars is malefic and like a warrior planet, find below the nature, qualities and association of planet Mars as per Vedic Astrology to explore it more:

The Mars
NatureMalefic
DirectionSouth
SexMale
CasteKshatriya
QualitiesTamasik
AbodeFire Places
SeasonGrishma (Summer)
TemperamentsPitta or Bile
TasteBitter
ElementAgni
ComplexionBlood-red
Physical BodyMarrow
CabinetCommander In Chief
SensesVision
PeriodA day
GemstoneCoral
MetalCopper
RobesBurnt
TreesBitter Trees Like Lemon
Average daily Motion00 Degrees, 31 Minutes, 26 Seconds
ExaltationCapricorn at 28 Degrees
DebilitationCancer at 28 Degrees
Mool Trikone SignAries
Ruling Zodiac SignsAries & Scorpio

Mercury

Mercury is very logical planet and it also represents things in our daily life, so let’s find out its nature, qualities and many more things associated with planet Mercury as per Vedic Astrology.

The Mercury
NatureBenefic
DirectionNorth 
SexNeutral
CasteVaishya 
QualitiesTamasik
AbodePlay ground
SeasonSarad (Autumn)
TemperamentsMixture of all
TasteMixed
ElementPrithivi
ComplexionTawny
Physical BodySkin
CabinetPrince
SensesSmell
PeriodTwo months
GemstoneEmerald
MetalBell’s Metal
RobesBurnt
TreesFruitless trees
Average daily Motion4 Degrees, 5 Minutes, 32 Seconds
ExaltationVirgo at 15 Degrees
DebilitationPisces at 15 Degrees
Mool Trikone SignVirgo
Ruling Zodiac SignsGemini & Virgo

Venus

Venus is an auspicious planet and gets associated with certain things in life, so let’s understand below what things are associated with planet Venus as per Vedic Astrology:

The Venus
NatureBenefic
DirectionSouth-East
SexFemale
CasteBrahmin
QualitiesJajsik
AbodeComforts Places like Bed room
SeasonVasant (Spring)
TemperamentsKapha or phlegm
TasteSour
ElementJala
ComplexionVariegated
Physical BodySemen
CabinetPrincess
SensesTaste
PeriodA fortnight or 14 days
GemstoneDiamond or Opal
MetalSilver
RobesDurable
TreesFloral Plants
Average daily Motion1 Degree 36 Minutes 7 Seconds
ExaltationPisces at 27 Degrees
DebilitationVirgo at 27 Degrees
Mool Trikone SignLibra
Ruling Zodiac SignsTaurus & Libra

Jupiter

Jupiter is Guru or teacher among all the planets and hence it has great importance in Astrology, so let’s know the importance of Jupiter what it represents as per Vedic Astrology:

The Jupiter
NatureBenefic
DirectionNorth –East
SexMale
CasteBrahmins
QualitiesSatwik
AbodeTreasure house
SeasonHemanta (After Autumn and Before Winter)
TemperamentsKapha or phlegm
TasteSweet
ElementAkash
ComplexionPale Yellow
Physical BodyFat
CabinetMinister
SensesTouch
PeriodOne Month
GemstoneYellow Sapphire or Topaz
MetalGold
RobesRecent Origin but not new
TreesFruitful trees
Average daily Motion00 Degree, 4 Minutes, 59 Seconds
ExaltationCancer at 5 Degrees
DebilitationCapricorn at 5 Degrees
Mool Trikone SignSagittarius
Ruling Zodiac SignsSagittarius & Pisces

Saturn

Saturn also rules over certain things in life, let’s know the things ruled by planet Saturn to explore it more:

The Saturn
NatureMalefic
DirectionWest
SexNeutral
CasteShoodra
QualitiesTamasik
AbodeDirty place
SeasonSisir or Winter
TemperamentsVata or wind
TasteAstringent
ElementVayu
ComplexionDark
Physical BodyMuscles
CabinetServant/Public
SensesTouch
PeriodA year
GemstoneBlue Sapphire
MetalIron
RobesTorn
TreesUseless trees
Average daily Motion00 Degree, 2 Minutes, 2 Seconds
ExaltationLibra at 20 Degrees
DebilitationAries at 20 Degrees
Mool Trikone SignAquarius
Ruling Zodiac SignsCapricorn & Aquarius

Rahu

Rahu is malefic and Shadowy planet (Chhaya Grah), but the impact of Rahu is huge, know some of the facts about Rahu below, it will help you to understand this planet more.

The Rahu
NatureMalefic
DirectionSouth-West
GemstoneGomed (Hessonite)
MetalLead 
Average daily Motion00 Degree, 3 Minutes, 11 Seconds
ExaltationTaurus & Gemini
DebilitationScorpio & Sagittarius

Ketu

Ketu is south node of the Moon as already explained in previous levels, so it is also a Shadowy planet like Rahu, let’s understand below things associated with planet Ketu including its nature:

The Ketu
NatureMalefic
DirectionSouth-West
GemstoneCat’s Eye
MetalLead 
Average daily Motion00 Degree, 3 Minutes, 11 Seconds
ExaltationScorpio & Sagittarius
DebilitationTaurus & Gemini

Some other important Significations of Planets

We have prepared a table for your understanding to understand well what every planet represents or for which it is known as “Karak” or “Significator” in Vedic Astrology;

PlanetSignificator or Karak
SunFather, Soul, Energy, Authority, Government
MoonMother, Mind, Happiness
MarsBrother, Courage, Energy
MercuryLogic, Speech, Communication, Education
VenusLove, Romance, Marriage, Comforts, Materialistic gains, Finance
JupiterKnoledge, Progeny, Wealth, Prosperity, Husband
SaturnLongevity, Sorrows, Delays, Old Aged People
RahuPaternal Grandparents
KetuMaternal Grandparents

In this level, we have learnt about the planets and its significations briefly, the detailed one will be discussed in next levels for the same. In the next chapter of basics of Astrology, we will proceed with the friendship of planets or Maitri. So let’s visit the next page to understand the Maitri of different planets. Our complete Education Horoscope consists of predictive solutions regarding astrology and help you solve academic quandary to give you success in your chosen education life.

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