Characteristics of Rasis (Zodiac Houses)

In Indian Astrology when a zodiac is divided into twelve equal parts, each such part has an extension of 30 degrees of arc. Such a division is called a sign or Rasi.


People born in this sign are ambitious and forceful in their character. Mostly they are of independent disposition. They

have physical and mental energy to face any difficult situation. Dynamism is the catch word for these people. They enjoy personal glory and tend to dominate others. They have the weakness of exaggerating things. Often short-sighted in their approach, they are inclined to lose patience too fast. They may speak falsehood for the sake of selfish motives. Lack of self control and headstrong tendencies are likely. For people born under the sign of Mesha, the dasa periods of Moon, Saturn, Mercury, Venus and Rahu are bad. Good planets are Jupiter and Sun. Their mutual aspect or conjunction are very good.

Vrishaba (Taurus)

The people of this sign will have good appearance and personality. They are emotional in their behaviour. They have great attachment towards their people and friends. They are very luxurious in their habits. The person will be amorous, impulsive and proud. They get carried away by praise. Health of the partner will cause anxious moments. Music and mantras are associated with Vrishabha Rasi. There will be long journeys. They have practical business abilities. They have to be careful to avoid self indulgence and recognise flattery. Throat, heart and bladder usually tend to be the sensitive organs and give problems. Mercury, Sun, Saturn and Rahu dasas are good. Jupiter, Venus, Moon and Ketu dasas are bad. Saturn is the benefactor.

Mithuna (Gemini)

These people will be spiritual and very analytical in mind. Art and literature fascinates these individuals. They will be versatile, eloquent and inventive and will have business acumen . They will be busy in two different fields of activity. The person of this sign will have intellectual attainments. He will have gains through his relatives. Will have public acclaim. There will be some sexual problems. If Mars, Saturn, Rahu or Ketu afflict the horoscope there will be more difficulty in all spheres of life. The person will have several diversified interests. Irregular sex habits are their weakness. These people will suffer from pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma and anemia. Good dasas are : Venus, Rahu and Ketu. Bad dasas are : Mercury, Jupiter, Sun and Mars.

Karkata (Cancer)

The characteristics of this house are flexibility, interest in mysteries, travelling indisposition. It rules chest and heart of the body. Public and social prominence can be expected. The influence of the parents will be very great. Will have a secret and concealing nature. Can master many languages. The person of this rasi will be extremely sensitive. Complaints of health arise out of the emotional or worried nature. Often they tend to have problems in married life including possible loss of issues. Dasas of Mars, Jupiter and Ketu are good ones. Mars is the benefactor. Dasas of Venus, Mercury and Rahu are bad. Sensitivity of lungs and health complaints connected with brain and breathing may cause problems.

Simha (Leo)

The people born under this Rasi have a kingly personality, magnanimity and lion hearted nature. Martial nature may create some situations. The person will be honoured and capable of guiding and inspiring others. The person will be extremist in love and in philosophy. Will be fond of visiting forests and hilly places. Will gain esteem and Governmental recognition. Will posses magnetic personality. Troubles connected with heart and poor blood circulation can be expected. Tooth and stomach are the weak parts of the body. Dasas of Sun, Mars and Rahu are good and those of Mercury, Venus and Ketu are bad.

Kanya (Virgo)

They are very practical people. They are chaste, pure and refined. Sociable and friendly in nature, they show up occasional shyness also. Well informed and scholarly personality. Later part of the life will be peaceful. They show interest in the occult and ancient sciences. The persons of this Rasi will have strong sense of justice. With regard to health, intestine, alimentary canal and liver pose certain problems. Good Dasas are Saturn, Venus and Ketu. Bad Dasas are Jupiter, Moon, Mars and Rahu.

Tula (Libra)

Since the Rasi is symbolic of balance, equilibrium and justice are its key notes. Weighing both the sides of every problem is its character. They have a slightly detached temperament and gentle manners. Children will be few in number. They will be interested in gaining knowledge and tend to be eloquent. Gain through woman. Will have a spiritual bend of mind and remain God fearing. Will need strong control over sexual urges. With regard to health, kidneys and liver may give problems. Dasas of Moon, Jupiter, Sun and Ketu are bad.

Vrischika (Scorpio)

Temperamentally they are emotional and possessive. They are cunning. Will have only few friends. These persons may get unexpected legacies and gifts. They have strong sexual urges compared to other signs. They are highly secretive. Trouble in sex and love affairs. Will have many relatives. Dasas of Jupiter, Sun, Moon, Rahu and Ketu are good. Dasas of Mercury, Saturn, Mars and Venus are bad. Persons born under Scorpio will suffer from trauma, colic and piles.

Dhanus (Sagittarius)

This type of people are very friendly and cheerful in nature. They are of deep thinking and of high intellect with a quick temper and strong passion. They show great interest in out door sports. They are quite independent in nature. These people can handle men and matter very well. In family life, they may have many problems. Difference of opinion among family members may create difficulties. Diseases connected with excess of heat in the body will trouble these people. Good Dasas are of Sun, Moon and Mars. Bad Dasas are that of Moon and Venus.

Makara (Capricorn)

The people of this house have deep common sense. Their aspirations are very high. From a humble beginning they rise to greater heights. They face difficulties in life boldly and achieve their goals. They are likely to have many enemies. They have to face domestic strife. Difference of opinion among the house hold members will be a regular feature. Adamant by nature, persons of Makara Rasi will not be inclined to take advice from others. They keep suspecting others and mistrust their attitude. Shortage of funds will be experienced during some period in their life and great financial losses cannot be ruled out. They should be careful not to indulge in sinful deeds which will affect their mental peace. They have to be very careful regarding illegal transactions. Generally these people will be opposed by their relatives. They are likely to be separated from their parents, preceptors and their dear ones. The Dasas which are good for the persons of Makara sign are Venus and Mercury. The bad Dasas are Mars, Moon, Jupiter and Ketu.

Kumbha (Aquarius)

Very great saints and thinkers have been born in this house. Among the 12 signs of the zodiac this sign is attached to occult subjects. The people of this house will have unexpected travels. They have to face problems on the domestic front. Their friends influence them more than their relatives. They are generally idealists. If major planets favour this sign they have the potential to become ideal servants of humanity who contribute great knowledge and wisdom for the progress of mankind. The materialistic prosperity of these people are linked to their spiritual nature itself. If they lack spirituality, they are bound to become self-centered and unconcerned of the progress of humanity. Physically these people may suffer from the ailments connected with legs, teeth, eyes and ears. They may also suffer from lack of blood circulation. Good Dasas are of Ravi, Venus, Saturn and Rahu. Bad Dasas are that of Jupiter, Moon and Mars.

Meena (Pisces)

The people of this house are very analytical and emotional in their behaviour. They will be having fluctuating moods. They have great love and affection towards their friends and relatives. They may have many brothers and sisters. The children who are born to these people are fortunate. They have more compassion and desire to help all who suffer. At certain periods in their lives they may have to lead a life of seclusion. They also have a fascination to the studies of occult and physical sciences. They may have to suffer from certain ailments due to long journeys. They are likely to have more daughters than sons. If they pursue intellectual or artistic lines they are bound to succeed in life. They frequently suffer from common colds and mucous discharges. The good Dasas are that of Mars, Moon and Ketu. Bad Dasas are of Venus, Sun and Mercury and these periods will be very critical in their lives.

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