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Importance and Effects of Planets in Astrology

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Planets have a considerable influence over our lives. Our physical universe where we live is all connected, hence it affects us in an indirect manner. Each star and planet has a different impact according to their respective position in the horoscope. Cosmic forces in the universe also play an impactful role which influences our thoughts and thinking. This leads to the actions we taken in our day-to-day proceedings of life.

Following are the planets and their effect in astrology.

Sun: Known as the lord almighty, sun plays a vital role in the sustenance of life force of all human beings, animals and non-living things. Sun is also been described as a Soul which in Vedic astrology called as Atman, if favorably placed in the horoscope, may bring a person name, fame and money related to his respective area of occupation.

Moon: This planet is known as a motherly planet which rules emotions and feelings. Moon is being considered as a benefic planet which is capable of providing mental strength and emotional peace to the individual. It is also considered as a planet of beauty and love. Being close to the earth, the effect of moon is very impactful and direct.

Mars: This red color planet is considered as a strong and masculine one which signifies courage, determination and confidence. Mars represents male dominated professions such as military, armed forces, technical and engineering fields. Being considered as a malefic planet, it created hurdles in one’s path and defines aggressiveness. However, a positive placement can denote positive energy and strong determination as well.

Jupiter: one of the most highly considered positive planet represents wisdom, wealth, knowledge and success in life. The favorable placement of Jupiter denoted high wisdom in character, wealth and prosperous education for an individual. It represents a teacher often called as guru which means a guide for life. However, its negative aspect can entrust pessimism, depression and loneliness.

Saturn: Considered one of the slow moving planets, Saturn is said to be a planet of judgment. Saturn is termed as a malefic planet in astrology which gives poverty, misery, loss, loneliness and long term diseases. However, its benefic placement can make a person wealthy and famous in his life. Irrespective of its bad name, Saturn is considered as a teacher who gives its results according to the acquired karma of an individual.

Mercury: Often referred as a planet of intellect, mercury stands for intelligence, cleverness and humor of a person. Widely considered as a benefic planet, it can give some adverse effects at some places in astrological chart. Mercury is a planet of communication which represents the field of commerce, computers and trades. A strong effect of mercury can be seen in writers and communication specialists as it represents writing abilities and speech as well.

Venus: Popularly known as the planet of beauty, Venus represents love, marriage, romance, music, dance and other recreational activities. Venus governs industries like theatre, poetry, cinema, music, travels and so on. A happily married life is been seen from the placement of the Venus and the amount of luxuries one acquires is also seen from the position of this planet. A person’s physical aspects and sex appeal is also seen from the placement of Venus.

Rahu: Also called as a mystical planet, Rahu is the desire of the soul. Its placement in the birth chart denotes the life lessons one need to accomplish in their lifetime. Rahu influences a person to act according to the unethical desires to reach towards their goals in life. This is the reason for calling it a malefic planet. It’s not a physical planet but a heavenly body, similar to Ketu. However, its placement in some houses in astrology denotes high success and acclamation in professional and personal life.

Ketu: Ketu in astrological term called as a shadow planet which signifies already accomplished karmas in past life and also relates to spirituality. Its placement is an astrological chart indicates the difficult karma one need to face according to its past life deeds. Its placement in chart is exact opposite to Rahu and it’s popular for giving sudden rise and fall in life. Ketu rules certain professions like medicines, astrology, IT, saints, detectives etc.

posted Jul 9 by Mohnish Zade

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Many people have their faith in astrology as they take their life’s most important decisions by seeing the time and date. Birth chart is one of the most popular types of studies in astrology which is seen from the overall chart analysis regarding what is written in the destiny of that person. Whether in marriage match making, starting a new business or giving name to a child, all comes under the astrological influence.

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However, many deny the fact that astrology is a proven science and it can’t be practically demonstrated, still many people have a keen faith on this discipline. Though the saying states that “your future is in your own hands,” there is nothing erroneous in analyzing ones birth chart and feel optimistic regarding the upcoming events for a better future ahead.