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Vimshottari Dasha * Graha


  1. BPHS Ketu Mahadasha = 7 years
  2. BPHS Shukra Mahadasha = 20 years

  3. BPHS Surya Mahadasha = 6 years

  4. BPHS Chandra Mahadasha = 10 years

  5. BPHS Mangala Mahadasha = 7 years

  6. BPHS Rahu Mahadasha = 18 years

  7. BPHS Guru Mahadasha = 16 years

  8. BPHS Shani Mahadasha = 19 years

  9. BPHS Budha Mahadasha = 17 years

OM dram drim draum sah shukraya namah

Brihat Parashara Hora-Shastra (Chapter 60)

Antara-Dasha Effects during the

Maha-Dasha of Shukra


see also: the modern viewpoint of BP Lama on characteristics of Shukra Mahadasha

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Nine Antara-dasha = Bhukti = sub-dasha of Shukra Mahadasha
  1. Shukra Mahadasha + Shukra bhukti = swabhukti
  2. Shukra Mahadasha + Surya bhukti
  3. Shukra Mahadasha + Chandra bhukti
  4. Shukra Mahadasha + Mangala bhukti
  5. Shukra Mahadasha + Rahu bhukti
  6. Shukra Mahadasha + Guru bhukti
  7. Shukra Mahadasha + Shani bhukti
  8. Shukra Mahadasha + Budha bhukti
  9. Shukra Mahadasha + Ketu bhukti = chida-dasha

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Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra: Chapter 47: Effects of Dasha

78.

Now I will describe the effects of the Dasha of Shukra, who is the incarnate of intoxication, ecstasy, delight and pride amongst all the Graha

79-82.

  • If Shukra is in his exaltation, in his own Rasi, or in a Kendra, or a Trikona,

There will be during his Dasha

  • acquisition of fancy clothes, ornaments, conveyances, cattle and land etc.,

  • availability of sweet preparations every day,

  • recognition from the sovereign,

  • luxurious functions of songs and dances etc. by the benevolence of Goddess Lakshmi.

if Shukra is

(BPL: = 1-10 degrees of Thula)

during Shukra's Dasha there will definitely be

  • Acquisition of a kingdom,
  • Acquisition of a house,
  • birth of children and grandchildren,

  • celebration of marriage in the family,

  • Attainment of a high position,
  • like the Commander of an Army,

  • visits of friends,

  • recovery of lost wealth, property, or kingdom.

83-84 1/2.

There will be during his Dasha

  • inimical relations with kinsmen,

  • distress to wife,

  • losses in business,

  • destruction of cattle

  • and separation from relations.

85-87.

There will be during his Dasha

  • attainment of rulership of a country, or village,

  • performance of pious deeds,

  • like building of reservoirs and temples

  • and giving grains etc. in charity,

  • availability of sweet preparations every day,

  • vigor in work,

  • name and fame

  • and happiness from wife and children.

88-89.

Similar are the effects of Shukra in his sub-periods.

there will be during his Dasha

  • physical pains and troubles.

Remedial measures

To get alleviation from those troubles the native should

Chapter 60: Effects of the Antara-dasha in the MahaDasha of Shukra

Shukra bhukti

1-2 1/2.

  • if Shukra is in a Kendraa, Trikonaa,

  • or in Labha

  • and, if Shukra is endowed with strength.

Effects, like

  • gain of capital wealth, cattle etc. through Brahmins,

  • celebrations in connection with the birth of a son,

  • well-being,

  • recognition from the king,

  • acquisition of a kingdom,

will be derived in the Antara Dasha of Shukra in his own Dasha,

3-6.

  • if Shukra is in his exaltation, in his own Rasi,

  • or, if Shukra is in his exalted [amsha],

  • or own Navans.

  • Construction of a new house,

  • availability of sweet preparations,

  • happiness to wife and children,

  • companionship with a friend,

  • giving grains etc. in charity,

  • beneficence of the king,

  • gain of clothes, conveyances and ornaments,

  • success in business,

  • increase in the number of cattle,

  • gain of garments by performing journeys in the western direction etc.

  • will be Theresults, if Shukra is in his exaltation, in his own Rashior, if Shukra is in his exalted, or own Navamsha.

7-8.

  • if Shukra is associated with, or receives a Drishti from a benefic

  • and is in a friendly Navans,

  • in Sahaja, Ari, or Labha.

There will be

  • acquisition of a kingdom,

  • enthusiasm,

  • beneficence of the king,

  • well-being in the family,

  • increase in the number of wives, children and wealthetc.,

9-10.

  • if Shukra is associated with, or receives a Drishti from a malefic

  • in Ari, Randhra, or Vyaya.

  • Danger from thieves etc.,

  • antagonistic relations with government officials,

  • destruction of friends and kinsmen,

  • distress to wife and children

  • may be expected,

11.

  • if Shukra is Dhana's, or Yuvati's Lord.

There will be

  • fear of death.

Remedial Measures

Theremedial measures to obtain relief from the above evil effects are

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Surya bhukti

12.

  • if Surya is in any Rashi, other than his exaltation,

  • or debilitation Rasi.

There will be

  • a period of agony,

  • wrath of the king,

  • quarrels with the coparceners etc.

  • in the Antara Dasha of Surya in the Dasha of Shukra,

(Translator's note: This verse does not appear to be correctly worded, because Surya does produce good effects in a position, other than exaltation, or debilitation. The position is correctly stated in the Chowkambha version of this verse)

13-15.

  • if Surya is in his exaltation, in his own Rasi,

  • in a Kendra, Trikona,

  • in Dhana, or Labha,

  • or in Kendra, Trikona, in the 2nd, or 11th from the Lord of he Dasha.

Effects, like

  • acquisition of a kingdom and wealth,

  • happiness from wife and children,

  • happiness from employer,

  • meeting with friends,

  • happiness from parents,

  • marriage,

  • name and fame,

  • betterment of fortune,

  • birth of a son etc.,

will be experienced,

16-18.

  • will be Theresults, if Surya is in Ari, Randhra, or Vyaya,

  • or, if Surya is in his debilitation,

  • or in an enemy's Rashi.

  • Distress,

  • agony,

  • distress to members of the family,

  • harsh language,

  • distress to father,

  • loss of kinsmen,

  • wrath of the king,

  • danger at home,

  • many diseases,

  • destruction of agricultural production etc.

19-20.

  • if Surya is Dhana's, or Yuvati's Lord.

There will be

  • evil influence of the Graha,

Remedial Measures

Worship of Surya

is Theremedial measure to obtain relief from the above evil effects.

Chapter 60: Effects of the Antara-dasha in the MahaDasha of Shukra

Chandra bhukti

21-22.

  • if Chandra is in her exaltation, or in her own Rasi,

  • or is associated with the Lord of Dharma, benefics, or with Karma's Lord,

  • or, if Chandra is in a Kendra, Trikona, or Labha.

Effects, like

  • gain of capital wealth,

  • conveyances, clothes by the beneficence of the king,

  • happiness in the family,

  • great opulence and glory,

  • devotion to deities and Brahmins,

will be derived in the Antara Dasha of Chandra in the Dasha of Shukra,

23-23 1/2.

In the above circumstances there will also be

  • association with musicians and men of learning

  • and receiving of decorations,

  • gain of cows, buffaloes and other cattle,

  • abnormal profits in business,

  • dining with brothers etc.

24-26 1/2.

  • if Chandra is in her debilitation Rasi,

  • is combust,

  • or is in Ari, Randhr, or Vyaya,

  • or, if Chandra is in the 6th, 8th, or 12th from the Lord of the Dasha.

Loss of capital wealth,

fears,

physical distress,

agony, wrath of the king,

journeys to foreign lands, or pilgrimage,

distress to wife and children

and separation from kinsmen

will be Theresults,

27-29.

  • if Chandra is in a Kendra, or Trikona,

  • or in the 3rd, or 11th from the Lord of the Dasha.

There will be

  • sovereignty over a province, or village by the beneficence of the king,

  • clothes etc.,

  • construction of a reservoir,

  • increase in wealth etc.,

There will be

  • physical fitness at the commencement of the Antara Dasha

  • And physical distress in its last portion.

Chapter 60: Effects of the Antara-dasha in the MahaDasha of Shukra

Mangala bhukti

30-31 1/2.

  • if Mangal is in a Kendra, or Trikona,

  • or in Labha,

  • or, if Mangal is in his exaltationRasi, or is in one of his own Rasis,

  • or is associated with the Lagna's, Dharma's, or Karma's Lord.

Effects, like

  • acquisition of kingdom,

  • property, clothes, ornaments, land and desired objects,

will be derived in the Antara Dasha of Mangal in the Dasha of Shukra,

32-34.

  • if Mangal is in Ari, Randhr, or Vyaya,

  • or, if Mangal is in the 6th, 8th, or 12th from the Lord of the Dasha.

There will be

  • fever from cold,

  • diseases (like fever) to parents,

  • loss of position,

  • quarrels,

  • antagonism with the king and government officials,

  • extravagant expenditure etc.,

35.

  • if Mangala is Dhana's, or Yuvati's Lord.

Physical distress,

losses in profession,

loss of village, land etc.

will be Theresults,

Chapter 60: Effects of the Antara-dasha in the MahaDasha of Shukra

Rahu bhukti

36-37 1/2.

  • if Rahu is in a Kendra, or Trikona,

  • or in Labha,

  • or, if Rahu is in his exaltation,

  • or in his own Rasi,

  • or is associated with, or receives a Drishti from benefics.

Effects, like

  • great enjoyment,

  • gain of capital wealth,

  • visits of friends,

  • successful journeys,

  • gain of cattle and land etc.,

will be derived in the Antara Dasha of Rahu in the Dasha of Shukra,

38-39.

  • if Rahu is in Sahaj, or Ari, or Karma, or Labha.

Enjoyments,

destruction of enemy,

enthusiasm and beneficence of the king

will be Theresults,

Timing of Events:

Good effects will be experienced up to 5 months from the commencement of the Antara Dasha,

but at the end of the Dasha there will be danger from fevers and indigestion.

40-41 1/2.

In the above circumstances, except for obstacles in ventures and journeys and worries, there will be

  • all enjoyment, like those of a king.

  • Journeys to foreign lands will bring success

  • and the person will return safely to his homeland.

There will also be

  • blessings from Brahmins

  • and auspicious results consequent to visits to holy places.

42-44.

  • if Rahu be associated with a malefic in the 8th,
  • Or 12th from the Lord of the Dasha.

There will be

  • inauspicious effects on oneself and one's parents

  • And antagonism with people,

if Rahu is Dhana's, or Yuvati's Lord.

Physical distress will be caused

[Example:

  • In Shukra/Rahu period, where Shukra = L-2 and the drishti upon Shukra from uttama-amza Vrishabha Rahu very much amplifies Shukra's powers, author of "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings" JRR Tolkien left his body at the age of 82. ]

Remedial Measures

The remedial measure to obtain relief from the above evil effects is

  • Mrityunjaya Japa.

Chapter 60: Effects of the Antara-dasha in the MahaDasha of Shukra

Guru bhukti

45-48.

  • if Guru is in his exaltation, in his own Rasi,

  • or in a Kendra, or Trikona to Lagna, or to the Lord of the Dasha.

Effects, like

  • recovery of the lost kingdom,

  • acquisition of desired grains, clothes and property etc.,

  • reverence from one's friends and the king and gain of capital wealth,

  • recognition from the king,

  • good reputation,

  • gain of conveyances,

  • association with an employer a

  • And with men of learning,

  • industriousness in the study of Shastras,

  • birth of a son,

  • satisfaction,

  • visits of close friends,

  • happiness to parents and son etc.,

will be derived in the Antara Dasha of Guru in the Dasha of Shukra,

49-50.

  • if Guru is in the 6th, 8th, or 12th from the Lord of the DashaAND be associated with a malefic.

There will be

  • danger from the king and from thieves,

  • distress to oneself and to kinsmen,

  • quarrels,

  • mental agony,

  • loss of position,

  • going away to foreign lands

  • and danger of many kinds of diseases,

Remedial Measures

The remedial measures to obtain relief from the above evil effects are:
  • Mrityunjaya Japa

Chapter 60: Effects of the Antara-dasha in the MahaDasha of Shukra

Shani bhukti

52-54.
  • if Sani is in his exaltation, in his own Rasi,
  • in a Kendra, Trikona,
  • Or in his own Navamsha.

Effects, like

  • great enjoyments,

  • visits of friends and kinsmen,

  • recognition from the king,

  • birth of a daughter,

  • visits to holy places and sacred shrines,

  • conferment of authority by the king,

will be derived in the Antara Dasha of Shani in the Dasha of Shukra,

55-57.

There will be

  • lethargy and more expenditure than income,

Timing of Events

  • if Shani is in Randhra,
  • Or Labha,
  • Or Vyaya,
  • Or, if Shani is in the 8th,
  • 11th,
  • Or 12th from the Lord of the Dasha.

Many kinds of distresses and troubles

at the commencement of the Antara Dasha,

like stress to parents, wife and children,

going away to foreign lands,

losses in profession,

destruction of cattle etc.,

if Shani is Dhana's,

  • or Yuvati's Lord.

There will be

  • physical distress,

58-59. Remedy for Ill Effects of Shani

There medial measures to obtain relief from the above evil effects, are

  • Havan with sesame seeds (Til),
  • Mrityunjaya Japa,
  • Durga Saptashati Path (by oneself, or through a Brahmin).

Chapter 60: Effects of the Antara-dasha in the MahaDasha of Shukra

Budha bhukti

60-62.

  • if Budha is in a Kendraa,
  • Or Trikonaa,
  • Or in Labha (from Lagna,
  • Or from the Lord of the Dasha),
  • Or is in his exaltation,
  • Or in his own Rashi .

Effects, like

  • dawn of fortune,

  • birth of a son,

  • gain of capital wealth through judgement of court,

  • listening to stories from the Puranas,

  • association with persons, competent in poetry etc.,

  • visits of close friends,

  • happiness from employer,

  • availability of sweetish preparations etc.,

will be derived in the Antara Dasha of Budha in the Dasha of Shukra,

63-65.

If Budha is in the 6th,

  • 8th, or 12th from the Lord of Dasha,
  • Or, if Budha is weak,
  • Or is associated with a malefic,

There will be

  • agony,

  • loss of cattle,

  • residence in other people's houses

  • and losses in business.

Timing of Events

There will be

  • some good effects at the commencement,

  • moderate in the middle portion

  • and distress from fever etc.

At the end of the Antara Dasha.

66.

  • if Budha is Dhana's,
  • or Yuvati's Lord.

There will be

  • physical distress,

Remedial Effects for Budha bhukti

The remedial measure to obtain relief from the above evil effects is

  • The recitation of Vishnu Sahasranama.

Chapter 60: Effects of the Antara-dasha in the MahaDasha of Shukra

Ketu bhukti

67-68.

if Ketu is in his exaltation,

  • Or in his own Rasi,
  • Or is related to a Yoga Karak Graha,
  • Or, if Ketu is possessed of positional strength.

(Translator's note: It is not laid down anywhere, in which Bhava Ketu does get positional strength).

Auspicious effects, like

  • availability of sweetish preparations,

  • abnormal gains in profession

  • and increase in cattle wealth,

will be derived from the very commencement of the Antara Dasha of Ketu in the Dasha of Shukra,

69-69 1/2.

In the above circumstances there will be

  • definite victory in war

at the end of the Antara Dasha.

  • Moderate results will be experienced

in the middle portion of the Antara Dasha

  • and sometimes there will also be the feeling of distress.

70-72.
  • if Ketu is in the 8th,
  • or 12th from the Lord of the Dasha,
  • or, if Ketu is associated with a malefic.

There will be

  • danger from snakes, thieves and wounds,

  • loss of power of thinking,

  • headache,

  • agony,

  • quarrels without any cause, or reason,

  • diabetes,

  • excessive expenditure,

  • antagonism with wife and children,

  • going away to foreign land,

  • loss in ventures

73-74.

  • if Ketu is Dhana's,
  • Or Yuvati's Lord.

There will be

  • physical distress

Remedial Measures

The remedial measures to obtain relief from the above effects are
  • Mrityunjaya Japa
  • And giving a goat in charity.

  • Remedial measures for appeasing Shukra will also prove beneficial."
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