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Avasthaa are Planetary States which depend on their position, or where they are located either in sky or in a Raashi (Sign). They show the quality of a Graha's placement; this quality shows how a planet works, the quality of his effects (auspicious or inauspicious). A 'happy' planet can give better results than a 'sad' planet - as we all know: when we are in good circumstances and feeling well, we work better than in bad circumstances and feeling sad. Avasthaa are very fundamental for every chart and Dashaa interpretation, therefore the very first step in horoscope analysis must be defining the Avasthaa and the Bal of all Graha.

It is important to see the following fundamental difference:
Avasthaa indicate more the quality of a planet.
Bal (Strength) indicates more the quantity (the strength) of a planet. (see  Planets-Strength)

Definition of Avasthaa
[Phala Deepikaa, Ch. 3]
18.19. A planet is called Pradeept (blazing) when he is in his sign of exaltation.
He is Sukhit (happy) when he is in Mool-trikon Raashi.
He is Swasth (healthy) when he is in his own sign.
He is Mudita (delighted) in a friendly house.
He is Shaant (calm) when he has attained the Varg of a benefic planet.
He is Shaakt (capable) when he shines brightly (not combust by being near the Sun).
He is Vikal (distressed) when he is combust.
He is Nipidit (troubled or tortured) when he is overcome in the planetary war by another planet.
He is Khal (base) when he is in the Varg of a malefic.
He is Su-dukhit (exceedingly unhappy) in an unfriendly sign.
He is Ati-bheet (very afraid) when he is in his sign of debilitation.

[Phala Deepika, Ch. 9, Sl. 14-20]
(describes effects of Avasthaa, included in particular explanation of each single Avasthaa)

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 5]
2-4. Avasthaa, or States of Planets. Planets have nine states of being, viz.
Deept (radiant),
Swasth (confident),
Mudit (rejoiced),
Shaant (peaceful),
Shaakt (strong),
Nipidita (oppressed),
Bheet (alarmed),
Vikal (mutilated) and
Khal.

A planet when he is
in his exaltation he is said to be in Deept Avasthaa.
in his own House, he is in Swasth Avasthaa,
in his friendly House Mudit Avasthaa,
in beneficial Vargas he is in Shaant Avasthaa,
with bright rays in Shaakt Aavasthaa,
if defeated in planetary war then he is Nipidita Avasthaa,
if in fall, he is in in Bheet Avasthaa.
in combustion Vikal Avasthaa,
in malefic Vargas he is in Khal Avasthaa,

The planet that is in Bheet Avasthaa is because of fast motion. When a planet is in Ati-char motion it is alarmed and is running away. Whereas the planet that is retro is meditating. For the Malefics it is scheming, whereas for Benefics it is thinking deeply about a particular issue. Gandhi had his AK as Jupiter which is retrograde in Aries in 7th house. Do you think he was running away or what. Jupiter shows Satya Maarg, so when Jupiter becomes AK, Gandhi was actually exerting a lot of Cheshtaa or effort to attain his goal. His campaigns were called Satyaagraha. Similarly when the planet that shows Isht Devataa is retrograde then the person would try to attain the goal shown by Isht and his placements. Retro planets are quite powerful, as they show links to past life also.

(Shlok 5-14 describe effects of Avasthaa, included in particular explanation of each single Avasthaa)

Types of Avasthaa

Some say that there are five types of Avasthaa:
(1) Baalaadi Avasthaa
(2) Basic Avasthaa
(3) Shayanaadi Avasthaa
(4) Vaisheshikaansh Avasthaa
(5) Samaya Avasthaa

Every Planet is in a special Avasthaa (condition or state) at any point of time. So one should consider basic Avasthaa of a Planet, then one can decide its special Avasthaa for each planet in each Ansh, that is he is well placed or not. Same rules apply for Varg also as they apply for natal chart. There are nine basic Avasthaas (planetary states) for all planets, which are shortly described in this article. It is important to understand that a bad Avasthaa in main chart can be improved by good Avasthaas in Ansh placements (especially in Drekkan, Navaansh, Dwaadashaansh and Shashtyaansh, Kalaansh and Trinshaansh as well). Vinshopak Bal and Vaisheshikaansh are giving a general overview over a planet's true strengths with respect to all Ansh placements.

Avasthaa are essential and should be learnt by heart by all seriously interested astrologers - for people wishing becoming professional astrologers it is a mere obligation and duty.

(1) Avasthaa 1-3: Waking State - High Consciousness of Graha
(2) Avasthaa 4-6: Dreaming State - Moderate Consciousness of Graha
(3) Avasthaa 7-9: Sleeping State - Low Consciousness of Graha

(1) Baal (Child 0-15 years),
(2) Pramudit (happy, opposite of Vikal delighted, rejoicing, glad, contented, pleased, well-being)
(3) Swasth (healthy, confident, highly satisfied, independent, well-disposed, fine)
(4) Khal (great enemy)
(5) Sushupt (asleep),
(6) Duhkhit (distressed, disturbed, limited, handicapped, confused, depressed, sorrowful),
(7) Vikal (opposite of happy)
(8) Vriddha (old)
(9) Mrit (dead)

An Avasthaa of a planet is his essential planetary state and describes his basic nature with regard to the Raashi (with all its Ansh) and how he is feeling there. Be aware of the fact that all Avasthaa are to be applied in main Natal Chart (D-1) and in all Varg Charts (from D-2 to D-81), especially Dashaa Varg Charts (D-2 Hora, D-3 Drekkan, D-4 Chaturthaansh, D-7 Saptamaansh, D-9 Navaansh, D-10 Dashaansh, D-12 Dwadashaansh, D-16 Kalaansh/Shodashaansh, D-30 Trinshaansh and D-60 Shashtiyaansh).

Note:
Ansh are particular divisions within a Raashi, based on dividing a sign - for example - by 2 (15 Ansh), by 9 (320' Ansh) or by 60 (030' Ansh).

Note:
Not mentioned (with regard to Avasthaas) in ancient scriptures but surely important is well is a planet's placement in a particular Nakshatra. For example, a planet in his own Nakshatra in my view is surely more auspicious than his placement in a Nakshatra of a planetary enemy of him.

(1) Graha in Its Exaltation Raashi, Mool-trikon Raashi, Retrogression
Deept, Sukhit (radiant, blazing, luminous, brilliant, bright, clear, excellent)
(a) Exaltation (Deept)
(b) Mool-trikon (Sukhit)
(c) Exaltation or Mool-trikon (Garvit)

(2) Graha in Its Own Raashi, Vargottam
Swasth (healthy, confident, highly satisfied, independent, well-disposed, fine)

(3) Graha in Its Very Friendly Raashi, Yuti with Benefic, Full Drishti from Benefic
Pramudit (delighted, rejoicing, glad, contented, pleased, well-being)

(4) Graha in Its Friendly Raashi, Minor Drishti from Benefic, Varg of Benefic Planet
Shaant (peaceful, balanced, friendly, not disturbed, calm, smoothed)

(5) Graha in Neutral Raashi
Deen (comfortless, meager, poor, timid, sad)

(6) Graha in Its Enemy Raashi, Watery Raashi With Drishti from Malefic Without the Drishti from Benefic, Minor Drishti from Malefic, Varg of Malefic Planet
Dukhit, Trishit (unhappy, injured, painful, anxious, discontented)
(a) in enemy Raashi (Dukhit)
(b) in a watery Raashi and receiving Drishti from a malefic, not receiving a Drishti from a benefic (Trishit)
(c) Varg of a malefic planet

(7) Graha Yuti With Malefic, Full Drishti from Malefic
Vikal, Lajjit, Kshudit, Kshobhit (distressed, disturbed, limited, handicapped, confused, depressed, sorrowful)
(a) Yuti with malefic (Vikal )
(b) in Putra Bhaav and associated with Raahu/ Ketu/ Sun/ Saturn/ Mars (Lajjit)
(c) in an enemy's Raashi, or Yuti with an enemy, or receives a Drishti from an enemy (Kshubhit)
(d) Yuti with Shani/ Soorya and receiving a Drishti from, or Yuti with a malefic, or receiving a Drishti from an enemy (Kshobhit)

(8) Graha in Very Inimical Raashi
Khal (exceedingly unhappy, evil, malicious, wicked, corrupt, sick, base)

(9) Graha Conquered in Planetary War, Debilitated, Combust
Nipidit, Heen, Kop (conquered, lost, mutilated, alarmed, hurt, troubled, tortured, deeply disturbed, very afraid, evil directed, furious, wild, furious, totally uncontrolled, defective, fully blemished). Planets when they go very near the Sun becomes combust.
Moon is combust when near the Sun by 12 degrees
Mars is combust when near the Sun within 17 degrees
Mercury is combust when near the Sun within 13 degrees
Jupiter is combust when near the Sun within 11 degrees
Venus is combust when near the Sun within 9 degrees; and
Saturn is combust when near the Sun within 15 degrees.

(a) looser (= overcome, conquered) in planetary war (Nipidit)
(b) debilitated (Neech) (Heen)
(c) combust by the Sun (Kop)

Combustion Degrees for Various Planets ---
--Mars: Mars is considered as combust while within 17 Degrees.
--Mercury: Mercury is considered as combust while within 14 Degrees, and within 12 degrees when retrograde.
--Jupiter: Jupiter is considered as combust while within 11 Degrees.
--Venus: Venus is considered as combust while within 9 Degrees, and within 8 Degrees when retrograde.
--Saturn: Saturn is considered as combust while within 15 Degrees.

Note the following points -
--Outer planets, i.e. Mars, Jupiter and Saturn can never be retrograde and combust. They become retrograde only when they are opposite the Sun.
--Inner planets, Mercury and Venus can only turn retrograde and be combust simultaneously.
--Mercury can only be about 27 degree away from the Sun and
--Venus can only be about 47 degree away, to the maximum, from the Sun . They do appear to be coming near the Sun and getting combust in retrograde motion also.

Effects of Graha in Various Avasthaa

20. The planet in Pradeept Avasthaa gives good effects in full. They will be nil when he is in Vikal Avasthaa. In the intervening Avasthaas the auspicious effects will be decreasing proportionately and the inauspicious effects will correspondingly increase. The Avasthaas of the planet will determine the effects according to the names given to them.

The good or bad effects in various Avasthaa are approximately as given below:

Pradeept  --  100 per cent good
Sukhit     --    80 per cent good
Swasth   --     75 per cent good
Mudit    --      60 per cent good
Shant     --     50 per cent good
Shaakt  --      40 per cent good
Nipidita  --    40 per cent bad
Khal       --     50 per cent bad
Su-dukhit  --  60 per cent bad
Ati-bheet --   75 per cent bad
Vikal       --   100 per cent bad.

The planets in good Avasthaa yield favorable effects in their Dashaas and Antar-dashaas. The reverse is the case with planets in adverse Avasthaa.

The native will be wealthy like a king if there be at least one planet in his own exaltation house aspected by or associated with a friendly planet.

15. Different Effects
- A planet in exaltation is considered highly strong. It is medium in strength in its Mool Trikon Raashi, or own House. Its strength is only nominal, if it be aspected by a friendly planet, or be in a friendly Raashi.

25. Effects of Exalted Planets etc
If a planet is exalted, it gives auspicious results to full extent. It is futile, if in debilitation. The results are limited in an enemy's camp. The auspicious effects given by a planet are in a friendly House, in own House and in Mool-trikon Raashi.

26. Inauspiciousness of Planets
A planet is fully inauspicious, if it is in its debilitation. It is somewhat better in inimical house. Its inauspicious effects are nil, if it is exalted, in friendly House, in his own House or in Mool-trikon Raashi.

27. The planetary Combination
That produces Utpaat, the planet, that is combust by the Sun, with less brilliance, which is in debilitation, in enemy's camp, or, that is defeated in planetary war: such a planet not only loses its potency to be auspicious, but also becomes capable of bestowing malefic effects in full.

28-30. Effects According to Exaltation etc
A planet in exaltation gives all kinds of wealth. It confers ministerial- ship, or leadership over Army, if in Mool-trikon Raashi. If it is in own House, it gives happiness, money, grains, wealth etc. In a friendly House, it gives fame, splendor, abundant good fortune, long-lasting wealth and also wealth through king.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
(describes effects of Avasthaa, included in particular explanation of each single Avasthaa)

22. Effects in Navaansh
If a planet is in its exaltation Navansh, the (good) effects due to the planet will be full. If it is in its own Navaansh, it will give such results, as applicable to its own Raashi placement. If it is in Navaanshas of its enemy, or of fall, the (good) effects will be quite little, while moderate results will come to pass, if it is in a friendly Navaansh.

Extended Version of Basic Avasthaas: Waking State: High Consciousness of Graha

(1) Graha in Exaltation Raashi, Mool-Trokon Raashi, Retrogression
(Deept, Sukhit (radiant, blazing, luminous, brilliant, bright, clear, excellent)
(a) Exaltation (Deept)
(b) Mool Trikona (Sukhit)
(c) Exaltation or Mool Trikon (Garvit)

Effect according to Phal Deepikaa: 100% good for Deept/Pradeept, 80% for Sukhita (Graha in Mool-trikona Raashi)
Garvit Avasthaa (Sukhit) for a planet in exaltation or Mool Trikon,
Deept Avasthaa (Pradeept) only for exaltation placement,

[BPHS, Ch. 45]
24. A Graha in Garvit Avasthaa will cause happiness through new houses and gardens, regalhood, skill in arts, financial gains at all times and improvement in business.

[Phal Deepikaa, Ch. 9]
14. If at a birth a planet be in his sign of exaltation, the person concerned will become a ruler of the Earth and will receive praises from the kings. He will possess valuable treasures. He will be equipped with excellent qualities and will shine like king Vikramaaditya in his administrative policies, fame, valor generosity, courage and dexterity.

20. When a planet happens to be retrograde in motion, he will produce the same effect as if he is posited in exaltation sign, even if he may be in his enemy's sign or in the sign of his debilitation.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 5]
5. Effects of a Radiant Planet - Should a planet be in Deept state at birth, the native burns his enemies with the fire of his valor. He gathers all kinds of wealth. His (band of) elephants soak the surface of the earth with the juice, or ichor exuding from their temples. (That is the native will own a large number of elephants. See the simultaneous literary ability of Kalyana Varma. A number of such comparisons can be found in this work)

14. Retrogression in Exaltation - If a planet is retrograde, while in exaltation, it produces no effect (nothing good will happen). This is the view held by some. Even, if it is in exaltation by its entry in retrograde motion from the next Sign (for example Jupiter entering Cancer from Leo), the effect is same, for it takes unduly long time in such trajectory.

15. Different Effects - A planet in exaltation is considered highly strong. It is medium in strength in its Mool-trikon Raashi, or own House. Its strength is only nominal, if it be aspected by a friendly planet, or be in a friendly Raashi.

25. Effects of Exalted Planets etc - If a planet is exalted, it gives auspicious results to full extent. It is futile, if in debilitation. The results are limited in an enemy's camp. The auspicious effects given by a planet are in a friendly House, in own House and in Mool-trikon Raashi.

28-30. Effects According to Exaltation etc - A planet in exaltation gives all kinds of wealth. It confers ministership, or leadership over Army, if in Mool-trikon Raashi.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
22. Effects of Grahas in Navaansh
If a planet is in its exaltation Navaansh, the (good) effects due to the planet will be full.

Effects of Graha in Exaltation
If the Sun is exalted at birth, the native will be fierce, be very wealthy and be pre-eminent.
With exalted Moon, one will enjoy sweet food, possess superior clothes and will acquire good ornaments.
If Mars is exalted the native will be splendorous, valorous, blame worthy and will live in other places.
When Mercury is exalted the native will be intelligent, be supreme among his family members and be a skillful speaker.
One will be famous, wealthy, learned, honorable and skillful with the exaltation of Jupiter.
If Venus is exalted one will be fond of sports, amusements, music, dance etc.
Saturn's exaltation denotes association with royal assignment, leadership over villages and towns, gain of forest-born grains and mean females.

If 2 planets are simultaneously exalted at birth, the native will be rich and famous.
If 3 planets in simultaneous exaltation will make one head a town, wealthy and an Army chief.
If 4 are so placed, that they are in exaltation, one will be rich, be honored by the king and will be of regal disposition.
Should 5 heavenly bodies occupy their exaltation Signs the native will be famous, be a king's patron and be very rich.
When 6 planets are posited in their exaltation Signs, the person will be a king, be charitable, honorable and endowed with many conveyances.
When all are in their respective exaltation Signs, the native will be an emperor ruling over the land surrounded by seas.

(1) Effects of Graha in Mool-trikon
Should the Sun be in his Mool Trikon Sign, the native will be wealthy, intelligent and skillful.
The Moon in Mool Trikon indicates one with enjoyments and virtues.
Mars in Mool Trikon will make one a leader of thieves, adventurous and unkind.
The placement of Mercury in his Mool Trikon Sign denotes a jocular and successful person.
Jupiter in Mool Trikon - the person will be helpful to others, be preeminent and will have knowledge of justice
Venus in such a Sign will make one a prominent person in his village/town, wealthy and fortunate.
If Saturn is so posited the native belongs to a good family, be wealthy and valorous.

If 2 planets be so placed, as to be in Mool-trikon Signs, the native will be a householder contributing to the growth of his race, be pre-eminent and famous.
When 3 planets are similarly posited one will be quite wealthy and will head a group of men, or villages.
If 4 planets occupy their Mool-trikon Raashis, the native will be very wealthy, will receive royal honors and be dear to all.
Should 5 be so placed in Mool-trikon Raashis one will be a protector, be principal among men, will head an Army, town and royal treasury, be a householder and be very happy.
With 6 planets disposed in their Mool-trikon Raashis, though one may belong to a cowherds race, he will be endowed with learning, charitable and various kinds of wealth, will acquire a kingdom and be famous.
If 7 planets are in their Mool-trikon Raashi, one will become a king, be endowed with wealth, wife, strength, learning and be skilful in archery.

(2) Graha in Own Raashi, Vargottam
Swasth (healthy, confident, highly satisfied, independent, well-disposed, fine)
Vargottam is placement of a Grah in same Raashi/Ansh in Navaansh or 7-Vargas/Dashaa Varg (extended for all Ansh in Raashi).

Effect according to Phala Deepikaa: 75% good

[Phala Deepikaa, Ch. 9]
15. Should a planet occupy his own sign in a birth chart, the native will during the Dashaa of such a planet acquire power and strength through the beneficience of a wealthy and high dignitary and he will himself achieve that status. He will remain in his residence, acquire a new house and lands capable of producing every kind of crops. He will receive reverence from the people and may even get back his lost articles.

20. A planet who is Vargottam produces effects as if he is in his own sign.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 5]
6. Effects of a Confident Planet. Should a planet be in Svastha state at birth, the native acquires gold, family etc. He will be a justice in a kings employ. He will own houses and will amass grains. His family will prosper.

29. If it is in its own House, it gives happiness, money, grains, wealth etc.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
22. Effects in Navaansh
If a Graha is in his own Navaansh, it will give such results, as applicable to his own Raashi placement.

If the Sun is placed in his own Sign, the native will be very fierce and will do very great acts.
The Moon in her own Sign denotes one virtuously disposed, who is very intelligent and beautiful.
If Mars occupies such a Sign, the native will be opulent, impetuous and firm in disposition.
Should Mercury occupy his own Sign the native will be a sweet speaker and be learned.
If Jupiter be in his own Sign one will be versed in Vedas, literature etc., be rich and will perform great deeds.
If Venus be in his own Sign one will be farmer and a rich person.
Should Saturn be in his own House, the native will be honorable and happy.

If 2 planets are in their own Houses at birth, one will be important in his race, be honoured by his relatives and be fortunate.
If 3 planets occupying own Houses indicate growth of the dynasty (i.e. birth of children), acquisition of wealth, position and fame.
If 4 planets occupy their own Houses, one will be famous, will perform significant acts and will lead over men and cities.
If 5 planets be placed in their own Houses, the native will be equal to a king, be endowed with abundant quadrupeds, lands and females.
If 6 planets are in their own Houses, one will acquire famous titles, abundant wealth, relatives and honors and one born in a royal family will become, a ruler.
If 7 planets be so placed one will be a king of kings and will conquer his enemies.

(3) Graha in Very Friendly Raashi, Yuti With Benefic, Full Drishti From Benefic
Pramudit (delighted, rejoicing, glad, contented, pleased, well-being)

Effect according to Phaala Deepika: 60% good

[BPHS, Ch. 45]
25. A Graha in Mudit Avasthaa will give residences, clothes, ornaments, happiness from lands and wife, happiness from relatives, living in royal places, destruction of enemies and acquisition of wisdom and learning.

[Phaala Deepika, Ch. 9]
16. When a planet happens to be in the house of a friend at birth, the person concerned will achieve success through the help of his friends in all his ventures. His new friends will be blessed with good sons, wealth, grains and other fortunes and will get full support and cooperation from the people.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 5]
7. Effects of a Rejoicing Planet. If a planet is in Mudit state at birth, the native will be pleasingly disposed, will have wife, gold, diamonds etc., will win the entire band of his foes and will enjoy all kinds of comforts in life.

30. In a friendly House, it gives fame, splendor, abundant good fortune, long-lasting wealth and also wealth through king.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
If the Sun is in a friendly Sign, one will be firm in friendship and be charitable.
The Moon in a friendly Sign denotes the native will be happy and very honorable.
Mars placed in friendly Sign will make one protect the wealth of friends.
with Mercury in a friendly Sign one will be skilful, jocular and rich.
Jupiter in a friendly Sign will make one respectable and a performer of famous deeds.
If Venus be in a friendly Sign the native will be fond of friends, rich and adventurous.
Saturn in a Sign of his friend will force the native to depend on other for food and inclined to do unethical deeds.

If 2 planets occupy their friendly Sign, the native will be endowed with the company of friends and will have good conduct.
If 3 are so, one will patronize his relatives, be endowed with good qualities and be preeminent.
If 4 are so, one will honor Brahmins and Gods, be skilful and be famous.
If 5 are so, one will serve the king, be wealthy and be chief of men.
When 6 are so, one will have wide enjoyments, abundant conveyances and wealth and be equal to a king.
With 7 planets in such placement one will have many servants, many conveyances, paraphernalia and be a king.

Dreaming State: Moderate Consciousness of Graha

(4) Graha in Friendly Raashi, Minor Drishti from Benefic, Varga of Benefic Planet
Shaant (peaceful, balanced, friendly, not disturbed, calm, smoothed)

Effect according to Phal Deepikaa: 50% good

[Phaala Deepika, Ch. 9]
16. When a planet happens to be in the house of a friend at birth, the person concerned will achieve success through the help of his friends in all his ventures. His new friends will be blessed with good sons, wealth, grains and other fortunes and will get full support and cooperation from the people.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 5]
8. Effects of a Peaceful Planet. If a planet is in Santa, or peaceful state at birth, the native will have peaceful mind, comfort and wealth. He will be a kings minister, will be learned, helpful to others, religious and fortunate.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
22. Effects in Navaansh
Moderate results will come to pass, if it is in a friendly Navaansh.
If the Sun is in a friendly Sign, one will be firm in friendship and be charitable.
The Moon in a friendly Sign denotes the native will be happy and very honorable.
Mars placed in friendly Sign will make one protect the wealth of friends.
Mercury in a friendly Sign one will be skilful, jocular and rich.
Jupiter in a friendly Sign will make one respectable and a performer of famous deeds.
If Venus be in a friendly Sign the native will be fond of friends, rich and adventurous.
Saturn in a Sign of his friend will force the native to depend on other for food and inclined to do unethical deeds.

If 2 planets occupy their friendly Sign, the native will be endowed with the company of friends and will have good conduct.
If 3 are so, one will patronize his relatives, be endowed with good qualities and be preeminent.
If 4 are so, one will honor Brahmins and Gods, be skilful and be famous.
If 5 are so, one will serve the king, be wealthy and be chief of men.
When 6 are so, one will have wide enjoyments, abundant conveyances and wealth and be equal to a king.
With 7 planets in such placement one will have many servants, many conveyances, paraphernalia and be a king.

(5) Graha in Neutral Raashi
Deen (comfortless, meager, poor, timid, sad)

[Phal Deepikaa, Ch. 9]
19. A planet posited in a neutral sign will not produce any significant effect and maintain status quo.

(6) Graha in Enemy Raashi, Watery Sign With Drishti Malefic Without Drishti from Benefic, Minor Drishti from Malefic, Varg of Malefic Planet
(Dukhit, Trushit (unhappy, injured, painful, anxious, discontented)
(a) in enemy Raashi (Dukhit)
(b) in a watery Raashi and receiving Drishti from a malefic, not receiving a Drishti from a benefic (Trishit)
(c) Varg of a malefic planet

[Phaala Deepika, Ch. 9]
17. If a planet gets posited in an inimical sign, the person born will have an evil bent of mind. He will live in other people's houses and will eat their food. He will be without any means of livelihood and will be oppressed by enemies. Even his friends will become his enemies in the Dashaa of such a planet.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 5]
13. Effects of a Planet in KhalAvasthaa. Should a planet be in Khal Avasthaa, the native will grieve in sorrow, due to maintaining his wife (the native cannot maintain even his wife), will lose all his wealth, will have an impure mind and be never free from miseries.

17. If a planet gets posited in an inimical sign, the person born will have an evil bent of mind. He will live in other people's houses and will eat their food. He will be without any means of livelihood and will be oppressed by enemies. Even his friends will become his enemies in the Dashaa of such a planet.

Note:
Saravali calls Graha placement in a malefic Ansh Khala Avasthaa.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
If the Sun is placed in an inimical Sign, the native will be poor and be sensually tormented.
If the Moon is placed in an inimical Sign, one will be devoid of beauty (or brightness) and will suffer from heart diseases.
Mars in an inimical Sign denotes, that native will face confinement and defeat at the hands of enemies, poverty, distress and misfortunes.
If Mercury be placed in an inimical Sign, the subject will be devoid of intelligence, will experience many miseries and will be very poor.
Should Venus be in his enemy's Sign, this person concerned will be a servant, will resort to wrong ways of doing things and be very miserable. If Jupiter is placed in a Sign owned by his enemy, one will be an eunuch and be devoid of justice and wealth.
When Saturn occupies an inimical camp, the native will be dirty and be distressed due to diseases and the like.

If there are 2 planets, that are placed in inimical sings one will be miserable and ever fond of quarrels and be subjected to humiliation.
With 3 such planets he will be tormented by many expenses and miseries and will lose wealth in spite of hard labor.
With 4 being so placed, he will be at a loss in regard to his near and dear and wealth.
If 5 heavenly bodies in such a state, that the native will be troubled by many evils.
With 6 planets in inimical camps, he will be very miserable.
If 7 planets are in their inimical Signs, the native belongs to a loathsome family and will be devoid of food, robes, beds etc.

Sleeping State: Low Consciousness of Graha

(7) Graha is Yuti With Malefic, Full Drishti from Malefic
(Vikal, Lajjit, Kshudhit, Kshobhit (distressed, disturbed, limited, handicapped, confused, depressed, sorrowful)
(a) Yuti with malefic (Vikal)
(b) In Putra Bhaav and associated with Raahu/ Ketu/ Sun/ Saturn/ Mars (Lajjit)
(c) In an enemy's Rashi, or Yuti with an enemy, or receives a Drishti from an enemy (Kshudhit)
(d) Yuti with Shani/ Soorya and receiving a Drishti from, or Yuti with a malefic, or receiving a Drishti from an enemy (Kshobhit)

Effect according to Phaala Deepika: 50% bad

[BPHS Ch. 45]
21. If a Graha, posited in Karm Bhaav, is in Lajjit, Kshudhit Avasthaa, or Kshobhit Avasthaa, the person will always be subjected to miseries.
22. If a Graha in Putra Bhaav is in Lajjit Avasthaa, there will be destruction of progeny, or there will be only one surviving child.
23. if there is a Graha in Yuvati in Kshobhita, or in Trushita Avasthaa, surely the wife of the native will die, .
26. A Graha in Lajjit will give aversion to God, loss of intelligence, loss of child, interest in evil speeches and listlessness in good things.
27. A Graha in Kshobhit will give acute penury, evil disposition, miseries, financial debacles, distress to feet and obstruction to income, due to royal wrath.
28. A Graha in Kshudhit will cause downfall, due to grief and passion, grief on account of relatives, physical decline, troubles from enemies, financial distress, loss of physical strength and an eclipsed mind, due to miseries.
29. A Graha in Trishit Avasthaa will cause diseases through association with females, leading over wicked deeds, loss of wealth, due to one's own men, physical weakness, miseries, caused by evil people and decline of honor.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
22. Effects in Navaansh
If it is in Navansas of its enemy, or of fall, the (good) effects will be quite little.

If the Sun is placed in an inimical Sign, the native will be poor and be sensually tormented.
Should the Moon be so placed, one will be devoid of beauty (or brightness) and will suffer from heart diseases.
Mars in an inimical Sign denotes, that native will face confinement and defeat at the hands of enemies, poverty, distress and misfortunes.
If Mercury be placed in a Sign, that is ruled by his enemy, the subject will be devoid of intelligence, will experience many miseries and will be very poor.
Should Venus be in his enemy's Sign, this person concerned will be a servant, will resort to wrong ways of doing things and be very miserable.
If Jupiter is placed in a Sign owned by his enemy, one will be an eunuch and be devoid of justice and wealth.
When Saturn occupies an inimical camp, the native will be dirty and be distressed due to diseases and the like.

If there are 2 planets, that are placed in inimical sings one will be miserable and ever fond of quarrels and be subjected to humiliation.
With 3 such planets he will be tormented by many expenses and miseries and will lose wealth in spite of hard labour.
If 4 being so placed, he will be at a loss in regard to his near and dear and wealth.
If 5 heavenly bodies in such a state indicate, that the native will be troubled by many evils.
If 6 planets in inimical camps, he will be very miserable.
If 7 planets are in their inimical Signs, the native belongs to a loathsome family and will be devoid of food, robes, beds etc.

Note:
Description given in Saravali are applicable for Vikala etc. Avasthaa as well.

(8) Graha in Very Inimical Sign
Khal or Su-Dukhit (exceedingly unhappy, evil, malicious, wicked, corrupt, sick, base)

Effect according to Phal Deepikaa: 60% bad
Effects are comparable with Vikal, Lajjit, Kshudhit and Kshobhit, but even worse.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
22. Effects in Navaansh
If it is in Navaanshas of its enemy, or of fall, the (good) effects will be quite little.

If the Sun is placed in an inimical Sign, the native will be poor and be sensually tormented.
If the Moon be so placed, one will be devoid of beauty (or brightness) and will suffer from heart diseases.
If Mars in an inimical Sign denotes, that native will face confinement and defeat at the hands of enemies, poverty, distress and misfortunes.
If Mercury be placed in a Sign ruled by his enemy, the subject will be devoid of intelligence, will experience many miseries and will be very poor.
If Venus be in his enemy's Sign, this person concerned will be a servant, will resort to wrong ways of doing things and be very miserable.
If Jupiter is placed in a Sign owned by his enemy, one will be a eunuch and be devoid of justice and wealth.
When Saturn occupies an inimical camp, the native will be dirty and be distressed due to diseases and the like.

If there are 2 planets, that are placed in inimical sings one will be miserable and ever fond of quarrels and be subjected to humiliation.
With 3 such planets he will be tormented by many expenses and miseries and will lose wealth in spite of hard labor.
With 4 being so placed, he will be at a loss in regard to his near and dear and wealth.
If 5 heavenly bodies in such a state indicate, that the native will be troubled by many evils.
With 6 planets in inimical camps, he will be very miserable.
If 7 planets are in their inimical Signs, the native belongs to a loathsome family and will be devoid of food, robes, beds etc.

(9) Graha Conquered in Planetary War, Debilitated, Combust
Nipidit, Heen (Bheet or Ati-Bheet), Kop (Combustion, VIkal, conquered, lost, mutilated, alarmed, hurt, troubled, tortured, deeply disturbed, very afraid, evil directed, furious, wild, furious, totally uncontrolled, defective, fully blemished)
(a) looser (= overcome, conquered) in planetary war (Nipidit)
(b) debilitated (Neech) (Heena)
(c) combust by the Sun (Kop)

Effect for Kop Avasthaa according to Phal Deepikaa: 100% bad
Effect for Heen Avasthaa according to Phal Deepikaa: 75% bad
Effect for Nipidat Avasthaa according to Phal Deepikaa: 40% bad

[Phaala Deepika, Ch. 9]
18. If a planet occupies his sign of debilitation in a nativity, the person concerned will, during the Dashaa of such a planet, be demoted from his position, will suffer actions, will become indebted and will depend on support of low people. He will live in insanitary auditions, will perform menial tasks, will walk long distances on foot and will do disastrous acts.

19. If a planet be combust (eclipsed by the Sun's rays), the native will during his Dashaa, will die within a short period. His wife, children as well as his wealth will also be destroyed. He involved in quarrels without cause or reason and suffer from the others. He will also be insulted by others.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 5]
10. Effects of a Hurt Planet. If a planet is in Pidit (hurt, oppressed) state at birth, the native will be subjected to grief and sickness and will have enemies. He will be deprived of his own people and wander from one country to the other.

11. Effects of an Alarmed Planet. Should a planet be in Bheet state at birth, the native, even, if he were a king with varied paraphernalia, will be troubled by enemies. He will lose his men. He will be defeated and will become poor.

12. Effects of a Mutilated Planet. If a planet is in Vikal [= Kopa] state at birth, the native will be deprived of his place, or position, dirty hearted, poor and will wander here and there. He will be frightened by his enemies.

26. Inauspiciousness of Planets. A planet is fully inauspicious, if it is in its debilitation; it is somewhat better in inimical house. Its inauspicious effects are nil, if it is exalted, in friendly House, in own House and in Mool-trikon Raashi.

27. The planetary combination, that produces Utpaat, the planet, that is combust by the Sun, with less brilliance, which is in debilitation, in enemy's camp, or, that is defeated in planetary war: such a planet not only loses its potency to be auspicious, but also becomes capable of bestowing malefic effects in full.

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 45]
22. Effects in Navaansh
If it is in Navansas of its enemy, or of fall, the (good) effects will be quite little.

The Sun in debilitation causes servitude and humiliation in the hands of ones own men.
The Moon in debilitation causes one to be not very meritorious in his acts, sickly and unfortunate.
Mars in debilitation causes evils, distressed mind and meanness.
Mercury in debilitation indicates one to be mean and causes enmity with his cousins and other relatives.
Jupiter in debilitation brings dirtiness, dishonor and utter poverty.
Venus in debilitation causes subordination, loss of wife and crooked disposition.
Saturn in debilitation causes fall into adversity, blameworthy conduct and pennilessness.

If two planets occupy their Signs of fall, one will be mean in thoughts and be very irascible.
Three planets being so, he will be foolish, not virtuous, be poor and be a servant.
Four planets being so, he will be indolent, be devoid of (useful) deeds and be a servant.
Five planets being so, he will be bereft of a house and a female and be a servant.
Six planets being so, he will be tormented by fear and labor and be emaciated.
All planets being so, he will take out his food by begging, be devoid of everything and will wear torn robes, or will wander without clothes.

Other Avasthaa - Shaakt
A planet, not combusted by the Sun, is in very general Shaakt (capable) Avasthaa (Phal Deepikaa: when he 'shines brightly')
Effect for Shaakt Avasthaa according to Phal Deepikaa: 40% good

[Kalyana Varmas Saravali, Ch. 5]
9. Effects of a Shaakt Planet. If a planet is in Shaakt state at birth, the native will have wife, clothes, scents, garlands etc. He will be famous, liked by all and have his name spread all-over.

Planets in Retrograde
Planet in retrogression is considered 3 times as strong as normal direction and speed planet, when planetary strength is calculated. That is due to its being away from Sun, much like the Paksh Bal of Moon when it is away from Sun.

 

 

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