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Varga - Amsha





the 1/20 Portion

Twentieth Divisional Chart

fruits of educated intelligence




Caveat Emptor

* * Accuracy of divisional charts depends entirely on accuracy of birth time .**

Varga charts can be exceptionally useful.

However, if accurate birth time is not available, divisional charts are misleading, and should be ignored.

Sanskrit Vocabulary

  • ~~ Koeln Digital Sanskrit Lexicon

Upa cognates = Lat. sub German oba Mod. Germ. ob


a preposition or prefix to verbs and nouns, expressing:

  • towards, near to

  • by the side of, with, together with, under, down

  • to go near, undergo

  • approaching

  • in the Veda the verb has sometimes to be supplied from the context, and sometime upa is placed after the verb to which it belongs, Exempli gratia, Ayayurupa = they approached

As unconnected with verbs and prefixed to nouns upa expresses

  • direction towards, nearness, contiguity in space, time, number, degree, resemblance, and relationship, but with the idea of subordination and inferiority

  • the finger next to the little finger

  • a secondary or subordinate

  • besides the meanings given above, is said by native authorities to imply disease, extinction ornament command reproof undertaking giving killing diffusing wish power effort resemblance, & c.


  • old, ancient

Enlightened= "" Intelligence" religious drama - * worth-ship * worship - presence in the royal court (5) of the deities - folkways ritual piety - evocation via mantra - - knowledge gained via ritual performance

BPHS Sarga 6: Shloka-17-21

Vimshamsha = 1/20th of a Rashi = or 1deg30min each portion

" From Mesha for a Chara Rashi

from Dhanus for a Sthira Rashi

and from Simha for a Dwisva-bhava Rashi:

this is how the calculations of Vimshamsha are to commencer.

The presiding deities of the 20 Vimshamsha in an odd Rashi are, respectively:

  1. Kali
  2. Gauri
  3. Jaya
  4. Lakshmi
  5. Vijaya
  6. Vimal
  7. Sati
  8. Tara
  9. Jvalamukhi
  10. Sveta
  11. Lalita
  12. Bagalamukhi
  13. Pratyangira
  14. Shachi
  15. Raudri
  16. Bhavani
  17. Varada
  18. Jaya
  19. Tripura
  20. Sumukhi.

In an even Rashi these 20 deities, respectively, are

  1. Daya

  2. Megha
  3. Chinnasi
  4. Pisachini
  5. Dhumavathi
  6. Matangi
  7. Bala
  8. Bhadra
  9. Aruna
  10. Anala
  11. Pingaala
  12. Chuchchuk
  13. Ghora
  14. Vaarahi
  15. Vaishnavi
  16. Sita
  17. Bhuvanesvari
  18. Bhairavi
  19. Mangala
  20. and Aparajita."

D-20 = Field of Psychic Expectation for Specific Matters of:

Spiritually Enlightened Intelligence fruits (11) of educated intelligence (4 + 5)

knowledge of religious culture (4) religious drama = "worship"a nd theatrical ability to portray a deity (5)

What can be predicted?

  • General trends and tastes in religious and spiritual practice

  • specific types of ritual * worth-ship * worship as practiced and as preferred

  • Development of an individual genius (5) perspective on the Sacred which may lead to obtainment of permanent wisdom.

  • Penance or spiritually intentional austerity. * especially Shani

  • Deity theatre. Finding the best match between one's native intelligence (5) and the particular channel of Divine Personality (5) via which one receives the clearest signal.

  • Acts of religious genius.

  • Religious politics power to claim attention in the Guru role. (esp. Surya)

D-20 Analysis protocol:

Check bhava-5, the svabhava of Surya = creative intelligence, celebration of life, brilliance, fashion, and royal glamour.

Any graha residing in 5 becomes creatively brilliant (even cranky old Shani in 5 shows brilliance WRT rules, routines, and structure).

Check bhava-9, the svabhava of Guru = priestly duties, sacred knowledge, orthodox religion, and philosophical teaching.

Any graha residing in 9 becomes an icon of truth and a channel for the exposition of religion.

  • Shani in 9 = cautious, careful, generally pragmatic and focus on basics in the religious practice.

  • Shukra in 9 = indulgent love of religious art and music, the divine feminine, sweet bliss of enlightenment. Loves it all.

  • Surya in 9 = center of attention in the moral and religious discussions (bully pulpit). From the comic to the tragic, radiates truth via ego-theatre.


Check the D-20 after examining domains 5 and 9, and also check bhava-4 to determine the fundamental stability of the lifestyle.

Then, compare the conditions of 4, 5, and 9 in radix against the conditions of 4, 5 and 9 in D-20.

Fifth Vimshamsha POTUS-17 Reconstruction 1808-1875

According to " The 5th house in D-20, the chart of religious activities, shows one's devotion (bhakti) in religious activities. POTUS-17 Reconstruction 1808-1875

A5 [arudha -5] in D-20 shows the things based on which the world forms an impression about one's devotion. POTUS-17 Reconstruction 1808-1875

  • The mantras one recites, the poojas and the temple discourses one performs control the impression of the world about one's devotion in religious matters. POTUS-17 Reconstruction 1808-1875

  • So A5 shows them." POTUS-17 Reconstruction 1808-1875


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