9 Grahas or nine planets are giving as Benific and Malific results
In Jyotish or Vedic
Astrology there are 9 Grahas (planets) on basis of which
astrologer and AstroNumerologist do their predictions after
analysing the birth chart. In Vedic Astrology there are nine
planets or Grahas.
The nine Grahas or Planets are called Surya the Sun, Chandra
the Moon, Mangal (Mars), Budha (Mercury), Guru (Jupiter),
Shukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu (Northern lunar node
and Ketu (Southern lunar node). The Sun is a star. Rahu and
Ketu are not real planets.
The vedic planets are divided into two groups, according to
their general auspicious and inauspicious nature. These two
groups divided into two groups benefic or malefic. The
Jupiter, Waxing Moon, Mercury and Venus are known as
benefices. The Sun, Mars, Saturn, Waning Moon, Rahu and Ketu
are classified as malefic.
Sun (Surya ) : Sun, One of its names is Aditya ("first born"). He is the ruler
of all the planets. According to Hindu mythology, when the
universe was immersed in darkness, Lord Vishnu split the
entire universe in two halves with the piercing sound of "OM".
Sun was created all by itself as a resultant entity. The sun
is the father of our solar system, around which all of our
planets revolve. The Sun represents the male or father
principle. Natural friends are the Moon, Mars and Jupiter.
Natural enemies are Saturn, Venus, Rahu and Ketu.
Moon (Chandra ): The
represents the mind and accordingly, it indicates a person's
thinking, feeling, and other mental processes. It represents
all things that have to do with one's mother, as well as
motherhood in women. Moon is known as lord of herbs and
medicinal plants in the aryuvedic scriptures. The word Soma,
which means nectar, is another name of the moon. Moon
acts on our psyche and subconscious. It gives us
sensitivity and sentimentality. Moon plays a major role
in the emotional life of every individual.
Mars (Mangal ) :
is known as the red planet. Mars in Sanskrit is known as
Lohitang for its shiny red colour. Mars is the planet of
violence, action, sex, and extremely fiery. Mars is the
commander in chief of the assembly of the Gods. Mars is
personified as a masculine in nature, dressed as a warrior,
and riding a ram. Mars is famous for its courage, a strong
purpose, duty, order,
discipline, bravery, patience and self confidence.
Mars is considered as a malefic planet and the natives
of these are very egoistic who put their own desires
above those of others.
is the smallest planet in our solar system. One of the major
aspects of Mercury planet is that it rules all forms of
communication. It is the planet of mind and the power of
communication. Mercury is widely associated with quick
response, changeable character, ready wit and agitation.
Mercury is also known as evergreen planet means always young
which indicates youthful and princely nature. It is also
called Buddha in Sanskrit which literally means intellect.
Mercury rules over number 5 in Vedic numerology. It is
related to respiratory system,
nervous system, speech, and education.
Jupiter (Guru or
Brhaspathi) : Jupiter
by nature is the most brilliant and extensive planet. It is
also called Guru which means both "heavy"
and "remover of darkness"
in Sanskrit. This makes Jupiter a teacher of the assembly of
a teacher of honesty, justice and self-illumination. Lord
Shiva declared him to be guru of the gods. Jupiter is
therefore known as Lord of Worship and Guru. According to
the Hindu mythology the Jupiter is the planet of bravery, audacity,
power, hardwork, liveliness,knowledge and speech.
Also Jupiter is the Lord of speech. Jupiter signifies
good luck and good fortune.
Venus (Shukra) :
is known as the morning star, benefic planet with feminine
watery nature. Venus is also known as shukra in sansrkit
which literally means semen . Venus is associated with love,
beauty and fertility. Venus is all about pleasure,
socializing and relating to others are important to this
Planet. Luxuries (jewelry, paintings, expensive cars), good
food and drink, a beautiful home and a sense of refinement
all please Venus's interests. In Hindu methodology he is the
teacher of asuras. (antigods). Venus governs the romance
beauty passion sexual pleasure fine arts music poetry
Saturn (Shani ) :
is the son of sun, and his wife Chhaya (Shadow goddess) and
hence also known as Chayyaputra. He is the cousin of Yama,
the Hindu God of justice. Saturn promised Hanuman that
anyone who prayed to
especially on Saturdays, would be rescued from the "malefic"
effects of Saturn. Lord Shani is also known as Judge of
Justice. In shani dasa if a person do wrong doings shani
gets irritated and troubles him, but if a person do right
doings and devoted shani will not give any bad effects to
him. The Saturn rules
number 8 in Vedic numerology.
Saturn is also known as a planet of darkness.
Northern Lunar Node
(Rahu) : Rahu
is one of the massive planet, which is symbolized as a
dragon with no body that swallows the sun or the moon
causing eclipses. The Rahu Kal is considered inauspicious in
Vedic numerology. Rahu is supposed to be a malefic planet, energetic, low in
vibration, hedonistic, and eternally dissatisfied. It
also makes native lazy and lethargic at times. They become
revolutionaries, conspirators, spies and detectives. Rahu
brings confusion, ignorance, phobias, enmity and big
plans that need a long time to accomplish.
Southern Lunar Node
(Ketu) : Ketu
is a celestial body which is generally referred
o as a "shadow"
planet and is malefic by nature. Ketu has a
tremendous impact on human lives. It is actually
a spiritual planet and an indicator of
enlightenment. Accordingly it is considered a "moksh-karaka",
or a force which can lead to enlightenment and
freedom from the cycle of repeated birth and
death. Physically, it may cause the circulation
to be poor, bad
digestion, skin diseases, anaemia, ulcers,
too much heat within the body and muscular or
nervous system disorders, pains in joints and
with each other
Each planet or Grahas
has a friendly, equal or enmity relationship among