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Planets, Their Nature And Effects

Jupiter (Guru Brahspati)

Own house: 9
Best house 1 5, 8, 9, 12
Weak house : 6, 7, 10
Colour: Yellow (fast)
Enemy planet: Venus, Mercury
Friendly Planet: Sun, Mars, Moon
Neutral Planet: Rahu, Ketu, Saturn
Work: Related with education
Exalted: 4
Debilitated: 10
Disease: Asthma
Time: Sunrise to 8 a.m.
Day: Thursday
Substitute : Sun + Mercury

This planet is known as the guru of all the planets and also treated as the symbol of Lord Brahma. That is why it is known as the lord of the entire universe.

Peepal, yellow colour, gold, brass, turmeric, yellow chilli, bengal gram, yellow flower, saffron, lion, cock, garuda, frog, hawa baaz, teacher, father, senior priest, honour, fame, education, worship of god are symbolic of Jupiter.

Jupiter is more powerful when this planet is placed with friends like Mars, Moon, etc. and gives better results.


Permanent House: I
Best Houses: 1 5, 8, 9, 11, 12 Weak Houses: 6, 7, 10
Colour: Yellow (copper)
Inimical Planets: Rahu, Ketu, Saturn, Venus Friendly Planets: Moon, Jupiter, Mars
Neutral Planet: Mercury
Nature of Work: Government accounts and warrior Exalted House : I
Debilitated House : 7
Time : Morning 8 to 10 Day: Sunday
Disease : Fever, Eye problem, Headache Substitute : Mercury + Venus

Sun is the cause of this universe. Our religious books are full of its description. Gayatri Mantra is also chanted to please the Sun. Any natal whose Sun will be in the auspicious zodiac (1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 12), will be bright, brave, having grandeur and ability to vanquish enemy. But if placed in inauspicious zodiac, the natal will be badly affected. He will be ill tempered, mean and harm interests ofothers.

One gets from the placement of the Sun in horoscope the knowledge about self, father, forest tour, life in a desert, mental tension, honour and respect, government accounts, all sort of education, disease of bone, heart beats, etc. If Sun is placed in the Sth house, then it harms natal.


Permanent House: 4
Best Houses: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9
Weak Houses: 6, 8, 10, 11, 12
Enemy Planets: Rahu, Ketu
Friendly Planets: Sun, Mercury
Neutral Planets: Venus, Saturn, Mars, Jupiter
Work: Treasury, Navy or Education
Exalted : 2
Debilitated: 8
Time: Entire moon lit night, forenoon,
Day: Monday
Disease : Cough and Stomach related
Substitute Planets: Sun + Mercury

Moon is the planet of the fourth house, who is friendly to Sun and likewise spreading light in the night and trying to destroy the darkness of Saturn. It gives peace, and is pure like Ganges to cleanse the dirt of human life.

This planet is symbolic of mother. Moon tells about the love and affection of mother, father, entire family, land for farming, love, kindness, mental peace, and the person's nature, etc. Horse, boatman, mother, grandmother, old lady are symbolic of Moon. Rice, milk, white pearl, genuine pearl, treasury, white colour, cloth business, business related to sea, education, dishes prepared from milk and water are related to Moon.

Jupiter, Sun and Mars are its friendly planets and Saturn, Rahu and Ketu are inimical. These three inimical planets are evil too, but whenever they come to the fourth house, they give up their evil tedency.


Own House: 3
Best Houses : 1 3, 5 7, 9 12 Weak Houses: 4, 8
Colour: Red
Enemy Planets: Ketu, Mercury
Friendly Planets: Jupiter, Moon, Sun Neutral Planets: Venus, Saturn
Work: Police or Army
Exalted: 10
Debilitated: 4 Time: Noon
Day: Tuesday
Disease: Blood ailment
Substitute : Sun + Mercury (Mars auspicious) Sun + Saturn (Mars inauspicious)

Mars is both virtuous and at times can be evil. While acting favourably, it hardly takes time to be hostile. It changes its form very shortly. By the time the person realizes that something is amiss, Mars would have done his wicked part, hardly giving any time to be alert. A person bitten by snake hardly has time. Relatives and friends, who are related to Mars, do not take much time in changing their views. And soft corner of the heart, once a rift is formed, goes on widening rapidly,

Mars is related with blood of the navel, blood red colour, arms, relatives, desire and enthusiasm to adopt goodness, mutual friends, soldier, army, kitchen and cook, all kinds of doctors, a person acting on reasoning, the upper lip,


Permanent House: 7
Best Houses : 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 Weak Houses: 3, 8, 9 12
Colour: Green
Enemy Planet: Moon
Friendly Planets: Sun, Venus, Rahu
Neutral Planets: Saturn, Jupiter, Ketu, Mars Work: Treasure, Naval forces, Education
Exalted: 6
Debilitated: 12
Disease : Ailment related to teeth and nerve Time : Morning 4 o'clock to 3 4 o'clock
Day: Wednesday
Substitute : Jupiter + Rahu

Objects related to Mercury are happiness, greenery, open space, mould, seal, brazier, intellect, copy, imitator, broker, flatterer, eunuch, meditator, sister, daughter, wife's sister, mother's sister, nurse, parrot, sheep, goat, bat, green gram, emerald, green colour, nose, teeth, neck, tongue, taste, horn, bamboo, glass, shell, radio, tabla, sitar, cap, tape, turban, belt, dried grass, stairs, asafoetida, conch, shell, bud, pot, egg, onion, jug, smallpox, tail and trees with broad leaves, etc.

Sun, Jupiter and Rahu are the friends of Mercury while Moon is the enemy. The combination of yellow colour symbolic of Jupiter and blue colour symbolic of Rahu form


Own House: 7
Best Houses : 2, 3, 4, 7, 12 Weak Houses: 1, 6, 9
Enemy Planets: Sun, Moon, Rahu
Friendly Planets: Saturn, Mercury, Ketu Work: Related with education
Exalted: 12
Debilitated: 6
Disease : Related to sperm Time: Afternoon
Day: Friday
Substitute Rahu + Ketu
Profession Farming, Cattle farming, Grocery shop

Venus is the planet shining brightly and looks white. Whiteness and purity are the qualities of this planet. Venus is very strong and powerful. Its sperm is also strong. Man who is affected with Venus is beautiful. He will be a striking personality among thousands. He is provided with good food and enjoys the company of charming women. The person will always be careful of his appearance like ladies and always be cautious about his hair style, clothes, etc.

Venus and Saturn are very affectionate towards each other. Whenever Saturn is hit by any planet then Venus sacrifices himself Mars + Venus are as good as Moon. If Mercury and Ketu are not affecting Venus, then it will never harm while sitting alone in any house. When any


Own House: 10
Best Houses: 2, 3, 7, 12 Weak Houses: 1, 4, 5, 6 Colour: Black
Enemy Planets: Sun, Moon, Mars
Friendly Planets: Mercury, Venus, Rahu Neutral Planets : Ketu, Jupiter
Work: Physician, Oil, Iron
Exalted : 7
Debilitated : 1
Disease: Cough, Vision, Stomach problem Time : Entire night, Dark day
Day: Saturday
Substitute: Venus + Mercury
(temperament like Ketu) Mars + Mercury

Saturn is a large planet that moves very slowly at slow space, i.e. (shanch shaneh) that it why it is known as Shanishchar. It is auspicious in 2, 7, 3, 10 and I Ith house but inauspicious in 4, 5, and 8th houses. It controls age, death, wealth, house, children, loss in legal suit, theft, maladies related to gastroenteritis, etc. It can do wonders if it is favourable but can be very evil if inauspicious.

Favourable Saturn makes a person great scholar with a good command over a language. The worth of Saturn is


Own House: 12
Best Houses : 3, 4, 6
Weak Houses: 1, 2, 5, 7 12
Colour: Blue
Enemy Planets: Sun, Mars, Venus
Friendly Planets: Saturn, Mercury, Ketu
Neutral Planets: Jupiter, Moon
Work: Related with Electricity
Exalted: 3, 6
Debilitated: 8, 9, 11
Time: Noon
Day: Thursday evening
Disease : Fever
Substitute : Mars + Saturn (Superior) Sun + Saturn (Inferior)

Rahu is the friend of the deprived. It acts as the assistant of Saturn if it is seated with it. But if it is placed in the house before Saturn then the natal shall become a king or an administrator. If it falls under the aspect of Rahu then the effect of Sun is very beneficial, but if Saturn falls in its aspect, then Rahu becomes inferior. It is a shadow planet and the lord of Capricorn. Its favourable signs are Gemini (3), Virgo (6), Pisces (12), Capricorn (6) while inimical signs are Cancer (4), Leo (5).

Rahu governs valour, courage, obesity, wrestling, sin, action, sorrow, worry, trouble, etc.

In the absence of Mars, Rahu behaves like the unruly elephant. It brings obstacles to the house where it sits.


Own house: 6
Best houses : 3, 6, 9, 10, 12
Weak houses: 8,7, 11
Colour: Black white
Enemy planets: Moon, Mars
Friendly planets: Venus, Rahu
Neutral planets : Jupiter, Saturn, Mercury, Sun
Exalted: 5, 9, 12
Debilitated: 6, 8
Time : Early in the morning (Sun rise)
Day: Sunday
Disease : Joints, Urine, Feet, Legs
Substitute : Venus + Saturn (Exalted) Moon + Saturn (Debilitated)

Ketu black  white coloured, blessed with son, travelling and propriety. If Rahu is the supporter of evil, Ketu supports good deeds.

Objects related to Ketu are son, grandson (daughter's son), child, advisor, farsightedness, dog, pig, lizard, malebird, donkey, rabbit, porter, innocent rat, interest, ear, leg, spinal chord, cat's eye, sesame, sour, banana, blackwhite blanket, tamarind, cot, onion, garlic, etc.

Jupiter helps Ketu to overcome its weakness and enable it to give auspicious effects. Moon and Mars are inimical to Ketu. Hence whenever they unite with Ketu, it becomes debilitated. That is why when natal wears gold in ears, it increases the power of Ketu and gives power to natal to give birth to son.