Ashtakavarga System is one of the most effective systems in Astrology and highly useful for timing of events. When used with the Vimsottari Dasa system, Ashtakavarga can give a clear picture of the way in which events are expected to unfold.
The Ashtakavarga of Sun in a given horoscope
Given below are the specific house where each of the seven planets proves auspicious when considered each of the eight points (the seven planets and Lagna).
1. Sun – 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
2. Moon – 3,6,10,11
3. Mars – 1,24,7,8,9,10,11
4. Mercury – 3,5,6,9,10,11,12
5. Jupiter – 5,6,9,11
6. Venus – 6,7,12
7. Saturn – 1,2,4,7,8,9,10,11
8. Lagna – 3,4,6,10,11,12
The natal chart and the benefic points are used to cast the Ashtakavarga charts. The individual Ashtakavarga chart is also identified as the Bhinnashtavarga.
Let us work out the bhinnashtavarga chart of the native’s birth chart given below.
Example: 1941, Sept 27th, 8:30 PM, Singapore
When there are more points in a rasi, when Surya moves (transit) in that rasi, it is said to be favorable for marriage. The native will also get favorable results in employment, help from higher authorities, benefit in real estate business, help from elders, benefit in wealth accumulations, etc.
Where there are fewer points in a rasi then, it is the opposite. The native will have health problems, and unexpected troubles from higher authorities health problems for elders in the family, (specifically for a father), losses in wealth.