see also: muhurta
Positions for Chandra and Lagna
Rules quoted from page 171, Light on Relationships : The Synastry of Indian Astrology by Hart Defouw, Robert E. Svoboda
|Gandanta = one of the many designations related to sandhi = juncture, transition-zone, or cusp.|| |
Gandanta zones = six rashi cusps that form the borders
|Gandanta zones|| |
Chandra lagna or radix lagna is considered to be weakened when lagna occupies a Gandanta zone:
The final 3:20 degrees of:
The initial 3:20 degrees of:
| Budha |
the final 3:20 degrees * final pada * ofAzlesa, Jyestha, Revati
Old-timer Chandra is friendly toward young inquistor Budha. Budha is according to lore, the offspring of Professor Chandra. ;
However, young Budha hates old Chandra. Chandra is according to lore, Budha's true but illegitimate father.
For example, the nativity with a weakened gandanta-zone Revati Chandra, where Chandra receives drishti of uttama-Budha in yuvati bhava, can give a relentlessly verbal-analytical spouse who accurately but painfully dissects all the personality weaknesses of the native . Chandra is weakened and cannot self-defend.
But such extremes are rare. Normally, gandanta is a minor factor in evaluating the Moon or lagna.
Jyeztha pada-4 = a weakened lunar zone. Chandra Vrischika = nichha AND Chandra occupies the nakshatra of His adversarial son Budha AND
These three portions are all ruled by weird, earth-alienated, psychic Ketu.
Azvini and Magha are helpful to humanity even though they behave in an eccentric way. Mula indicates smooth operators. Mula born are philosophy-talking wanderers who have little commitment to humanistic aims despite their bluster.
Mula points the way through the psychic pipeline to our galactic sun.
At present levels of Dwapara-Yuga consciousness, the psychic information which comes to us over the Mula bandwidth is socially and materially disorienting to most folks.
The final 3:20 = Mula pada-4 can be a confused, mystical, Ketu-wandering place for Chandra or lagna unless the person is otherwise grounded through high social or intellectual confidence (i.e., strong benefics in kendra or trine).
|Hidden weakness|| |
Otherwise healthy Graha -- not only Chandra and Lagna but also the individual Graha - which happen to be gandanta may give a weird twist to the affairs of the bhava within their rashi and navamsha during their periods.
Often there is throughout the life a considerable "masking" of this hidden weakness via denial or skillful rational management -- until the gandanta planet's period pushes the weakness through the denial barrier and up to the surface consciousness.
|Traditional beliefs|| Nakshatra Gandanta are believe to harm oneself, one's own parents, and one's brothers |
Rashi Gandanta are believed to harm the family overall
Tithi Gandanta broadly harms the parents. Tithi gandanta = final pada = final two ghatika of
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