YOGA, RAJA/RAJYA YOGA
Planetary combinations which produce affluence, wealth, and royal status. Some important Rajya Yogas are listed below:
(1) Mutual relationship between Karakamsa and Ascendant.
(2) Ascendant, 2nd, and 4th houses associated with benefics and the 3rd house occupied by a malefic.
(3) The 2nd house occupied by any of the planets,Moon, Jupiter, Venus, or a strong Mercury occupying their own signs.
(4) Debilitated planets in 6th, 8th and 3rd houses, while the Ascendant lord occupies its own or its exaltation sign in Ascendant.
(5) Lord of the 10th house while occupying its own or its exaltation sign aspects the Ascendant.
(6) All the benefics occupy cardinal houses.
(7) Debilitated lords of the 6th, 8th, and 12th houses aspect the Ascendant.
(8) Any relationship between the lords of the 5th and 9th houses.
(9) The association of the lords of the 5th, 10th, and 4th houses and Ascendant with the lord of the 9th house.
(10) Lord of the 5th house in association with the lord of the 9th house or with the Ascendant lord in the 1st, 4th, or the 10th house.
(11) Venus associated with Jupiter in the 9th house if it happens to be the sign of Sagittarius or Pisces, or with the lord of the 5th house.
(12) Moon in the 3rd or 11th house, and Venus placed. in the 7th house from it.
Many other benefic combinations such as Gaja Kesari Yoga, Pancha Maha Purusha Yoga and Lakshmi Yoga are also important Rajya Yogas.
An auspicious combination formed by Moon and Ascendant in Vargottama Navamsa, and four or more planets expecting them. It makes the individual head of a state or its equivalent.
A planetary combination formed by all planets in movable signs. The combination makes the individual born under it to settle in a foreign country. He is generally unjust and engages in illegal activities.
A planetary combination constituted by the lord of the 12th house in exaltation, and Venus posited in the 12th house and aspected by the lord of the 4th house. Persons born under it attain the status of head of state. They may find wealth buried under the earth.
A combination of planets formed by Sun in the 10th house and the lord of the 10th house in 3rd house along with Saturn. It makes the individual born with this combination a Scientist who attains a powerful status in administration. He eats very little, is much occupied with his studies, and is greatly respected.
A planetary combination leading to poverty. It arises when a weak lord of Ascendant is aspected by the lord of the 8th house, and Jupiter is combust by Sun. Alternatively, if the lord of Navamsa occupied by the lord of the 4th house is obscured by Sun while Sun itself is aspected by the lord of the 12th house.
An inauspicious planetary combination described variously in classical texts. It is formed by all the planets in the 1st and 7th houses which make the individual accept low professions. It also occurs when Jupiter occupies the 6th or 8th position from Moon posited in a house other than the cardinal houses in relation with the Ascendant. It brings poverty even to those born in a royal family. Such a person is troubled throughout his life and is disliked by the head of the state. Moon in the 12th, 8th or 6th house from Jupiter causes Sakata Yoga unless Moon is situated in a cardinal house. A person with this combination loses his wealth or position in life, but regains them. Sakata Yoga produces cyclic fluctuation in fortune, just like the wheel of a chariot, rotating on its axis.
A planetary combination formed by the lord of the Navamsa sign of the lord of the 9th house, along with Jupiter in the 2nd house. It makes the individual a top-ranking administrative officer living in luxury.
A planetary combination formed by all planets in even houses such as the 2nd, 4th, 6th, etc., while odd houses, such as the 1st, 3rd, etc., are vacant. It bestows much renown on the individual and he is provided with all conveniences of life.
Depending upon the number of signs occupied by the seven planets Sankhya Yoga is formed. The different combinations formed by the number of houses occupied are given different names,(a) Vina Yoga (seven signs occupied); (b) Dama Yoga (six signs occupied); (c) Pasha Yoga (five signs occupied); (d) Kedar Yoga (four signs occupied); (e) Shula Yoga (three signs occupied); (f) Yuga Yoga (two signs occupied); and (g) Gola Yoga (one sign occupied). These combinations produce results when any other yoga formed by such combinations like Chap Yoga, Kshetri Yoga, Nav Yoga, etc. do not occur.
One of the Panch Maha Purusha Yogas. It is produced by a strong Saturn occupying a cardinal house while occupying its own or its exaltation sign. It makes the individual command many retinues. His libidinous proclivity is unbridled. He commands over a region. He is psychologically at a point where a radical transformation in his attitude is imminent; disenchantment with sex life could lead him towards spirituality. He may turn out to be a desire- less philanthropist.
A planetary combination formed by all planets situated in the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th houses. It makes the individual lazy and devoid of wealth and happiness but he acquires great skill in arguing for criminal litigants.
A planetary combination formed in 2 ways,(i) the lords of the 5th and 6th houses in cardinal houses from one another, while the Ascendant is strong, and (ii) the lords of the ascendant and the 10th house placed in movable signs while the lord of the 9th house is strong. These combinations make the individual born under them, well versed in scriptures, a man of principles and ethics, and engaged in laudable activities. Such individuals have a long life.
A planetary combination formed by the placement of all planets in the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th houses. It makes the individual born under it cruel and related with prisons.
A planetary combination formed in two ways, (i) the lord of the 10th house posited in the 5th house, Mercury placed in a cardinal house, and Sun either in its own sign or in a very strong position, and (ii) Jupiter situated in a trine house from Moon, and Mars in a trine house from Mercury. Under these combinations, an individual becomes well behaved, dutiful, God-fearing and is honored by the state.
A planetary combination constituted by Venus, Jupiter and Mercury, provided Mercury is not associated with any malefic, in Upachaya house from Ascendant or with Moon. It produces possibilities for the individual to become a billionaire.
Planet in 12th to Sun this yoga is formed, Nmae and fame are indicated.
A planet other than Moon occupying the 2nd house from Sun sign produces Vesi Yoga; a similar occupation in the 12th house leads to Vasi Yoga. When Sun sign is flanked by planets other than Moon on both sides, it produces Obhayachari Yoga. Persons born under Vesi Yoga are truthful, lazy, unbiased and rich. Vasi Yoga produces individuals skilled in many arts; they are charitable, strong, learned, renowned and glorious.
A planetary combination formed by Mars either exalted or placed in the 10th house, exalted Sun in the 2nd house, and Moon along with Jupiter in the 9th house. It enables the individual born under the combination to get an adorable wife and lead a happy personal life. He will be rich and will occupy a high status in life.
A planetary combination formed by the lord of 11th house in exaltation along with Venus occupying a cardinal house in relation with the house occupied by the Ascendant lord. It makes the individual charitable, affluent, and enables him to occupy a high status in life.
A combination formed by the lords of the 9th and 10th houses as well as the lord of the Navamsa sign lord of the 9th posited in the 2nd house. It makes the individual favored in an important way by the state. By nature, he is patient, is erudite, skilled in debating and is an engaging conversationalist. He becomes rich and lives for long.
A planetary combination formed by all malefic in 1st and 7th houses and all benefics in 4th and 10th houses. It makes the individual courageous and his mid-span of life is very happy.
A planetary combination formed by the lord of the 4th in 9th along with some benefic and Jupiter expecting it. A person born under this combination receives valuable gifts from the state and from persons in authority, and leads a happy and affluent life.
A planetary combination formed by all planets in Ascendant, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th houses. It makes the individual religious, charitable, generous, and he performs many important rites.