person who employs a priest or priests to perform yajnas (sacrifices and
religious rituals) on his behalf and meets all expenses, including gifts
and offerings to the officiating priest or priests.
Gandha - An
invisible planet; an upagraha. Son of Jupiter and producer of auspicious
results. Yama-Kantaka also refers to a duration lasting for about one-and-a-half
hours to three hours, starting from 18, 14, 10, 6, 2, 26, and 22 gratis
after sunrise, while during night time the order begins with 2, 26, 22
and follows the same sequence respectively for the weekdays, beginning
- 1/8th part of day
or night time, each of which is assigned to a planet.
- An instrument. Any
device to obtain a result or to overcome any planetary maleficence.
- The Greeks. The Puranas
describe them as the descendants of Turvasu, who are associated with the
tribes of north-west frontier. There were among the races conquered by
King Sagara, one of the ancestors of Rama .
planetary combination formed by all malefic in 1st and 7th houses and
all benefices in 4th and 10th houses. It makes the individual courageous
and his mid-span of life is very happy.
calendar year of 365 days commonly divided into 12 months, beginning on
January 1 and ending on December 31. A lunar year is equal to 12 lunar
months. Astronomical year, or equinoctial year, or tropical year is the
interval between one vernal equinox and the next. One sidereal year is
the time taken by the earth to complete one revolution around Sun, measured
in relation to the fixed stars.
- A powerful aspect.
- Astrologically, yoga
refers to planetary combinations and their special results, which affect
the life of an individual. In traditional Indian ephemeris, known as Panchangam,
yoga is also the name of a particular division of time, which are 27 in
point located by adding the Nirayana latitude of Sun, Moon, and the beginning
of the Pushyami Nakshatra, i.e., 930 20'. The point opposite to Yoga Bindu
in a natal chart is known as Avayoga Bindu.
of Yoga. A treatise on Yoga usually associated with Patanjali. It contains
four sections, viz., (i) Samadhi (meditation), (ii) Sadhana (practice),
(iii) Bibhuti (accomplishments), and (iv) Kaivalya (liberation).
- A sorceress. Yoginis
are eight female demons attending on Durga. The term also refers to a
female practitioner of yoga.
nakshatra based dasha system.
- Womb and
female generative organ. Alone Or in combination with Linga, it is an
object of worship for the followers of the Shaktas. The term also refers
to a place of birth, origin or generative cause. The word is also used
to indicate family, stock, race, birth, form of existence, or species.
- The period of life
from birth up to the first Saturn Return.
source of strength applied on planets that are in "war", i.e.
a planet may get this when placed within one degree of longitude from
another planet. Yuddha Bala is one of the components of Kala Bala.
planetary combination formed by the lord of the 4th in 9th along with
some benefic and Jupiter expecting it. A person born under this combination
receives valuable gifts from the state and from persons in authority,
and leads a happy and affluent life.
born with this combination in their natal chart are arrogant, drunkards
and tend to begging.
- The winter solstice
and the shortest day of the year, Yule is when the goddess gives birth
to the god. This is also the Norse New Year.
- A planetary combination
formed by all planets in ascendant, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th houses. It makes
the individual religious, charitable, generous, and he performs many important
- The Sanskrit word
Yuti means conjunction.
- The 9th year in the
cycle of 60 Samvatsaras ruled by Brahma. Persons born during this year
are generally afraid of their wives, afflicted by diseases but have dependable
- Indicates the 7th