Chapter 26 Evaluation of Aspects of Planets

बृहत्पाराशरहोराशास्त्रम् अध्यायः २६ (ग्रहस्फुटदृष्टिकथनाध्ययाः)

अथ ग्रहस्फुटदृष्टिकथनाध्ययाः॥२६॥
भगवान्‌ कतिधा दृष्टिर्बलं कतिविधं तथा।
इति मे संशयो जातस्तं भवान्‌ छेत्तुमर्हिति॥ १॥

एका राशिवशाद्‌ दृष्टिः पूर्वमुक्ता च या द्विज।
अन्या खेटस्वभावोत्था स्फुटा तां कथयाम्यहम्‌॥ २॥

त्रिदशे च त्रिकोणे च चतुरस्रे च सप्तमे।
पादवृद्धया प्रपश्यन्ति प्रयच्छन्ति फलं तथा॥ ३॥

पूर्णं च सप्तमं सर्वे शानिजीवकुजाः पुनः।
विशेषतश्च त्रिदशत्रिकोणचतुरष्टमान्‌॥ ४॥

इति सामान्यतः पूर्वैराचार्यैः प्रतिपादिता।
स्फुटान्तरवशाद्या च दृष्टिः साऽतिस्फुटा यथा॥ ५॥

दृश्याद्‌ विशोध्य द्रष्टारं षड्राशिभ्योऽधिकान्तरम्‌।
दिगभ्यः संशोध्य तद्‌भागा द्विभक्ता दृक्‌ स्फुटा भवेत्‌॥ ६॥

पञ्चाधिके विना राशिं भागाद्विघ्नाश्च दृक्‌ स्फुटा।
वेदाधिके त्यजेद्‌ भूताद्‌ भागा दृष्टिः त्रिभाधिके॥ ७॥

विशोध्यार्णवतो द्वाभ्यां लब्धं त्रिंशद्‌युतं च दृक्‌।
द्व्यधिके तु विना राशिं भागास्तिथियुतास्तथा॥ ८॥

रूपाधिके विना राशिं भागा द्वयाप्ताश्च दृग्‌ भवेत्‌।
एवं राश्यादिके शेषे शनौ द्रष्टरि भो द्विज॥ ९॥

एकभे नवभे भागा भुक्ता भोग्या द्विसंगुणाः।
द्विभेंऽशार्धोनिताः षष्टिरष्टभे खाग्नियुग्‌ लवाः॥ १०॥

त्रिसप्तभे तु भौमस्य षष्टिरत्र लवोनिता।
सार्धांशास्तिथिसंयुक्ता द्विभे रूपं सदाऽङ्गभे॥ ११॥

त्रिसप्तभे तु जीवस्य भागार्धं शरवेदयुक्‌।
द्विगुणैस्तु लवैश्चोनाः खरसाश्चतुरष्टभे॥ १२॥

एवं रव्यादिखेटानां स्फुटा दृष्टिः प्रजायते।
तद्वशादेव भावानां जातकस्य फलं वदेत्‌॥ १३॥

1. O Glorious, it is said, that Aspects (of Planets) and their strengths are to be known in deciding the effects. How many kinds are these? Please clarify doubts.

2-5. Aspects of the Planets. O Brahmin, I have earlier stated Aspects, based on Rāśis. The other kind is between Planets, which I detail below. 3rd and 10th, 5th and 9th, 4th and 8th and lastly 7th. On these places the Aspects increase gradually in slabs of quarters, i.e one fourth, half, three fourth and full. The effects will also be proportionate. All Planets give a Aspect to the 7th fully. Saturn, Jupiter and Marshave special Aspects, respectively, on the 3rd and the 10th, the 5th and the 9th and the 4th and the 8th. The ancient preceptors have explained these, which ordinary. By subtle mathematical calculations these Aspects will have to be clearly understood, as under.

6-8. Evaluation of the Aspects of the Planets. Deduct the longitude of the Planet (or House), that receives a Aspect, from that of the Planet, which gives the Aspect. If the sum exceeds six Rāśis, deduct the sum again from 10 Rāśis. Convert the latter sum into degrees and divide by two. The resultant product is Aspect Kona (or aspectual angle). If the difference is in excess of 5 Rāśis, ignore the Rāśis and multiply the degrees etc. by 2, which is the value of the Aspect. If the difference is in excess of 4 Rāśis, deduct it from 5 Rāśis, and the resultant degees etc. become the Aspect value. If the difference is in excess of 3 Rāśis, deduct it from 4 Rāśis and (increase 30 by) halve the product to get the Aspect value. If the difference is above 2 Rāśis, ignore the Rāśis and add 15 to the degrees etc. to get the Aspect value. If it is in excess of one Rāśi, ignore the Rāśis and divide the degrees by 2 to get the Aspect value.

9-10. Special consideration for Saturn’s Aspects. O Brahmin, if Saturn is the Planet, that gives a Aspect, find out the difference between him and the Planet, that receives the Aspect; if the sum is above 1 Rāśi, multiply the degrees etc. by 2 to get the Aspect value. If the sum is above nine Rāśis, the degrees to elapse be doubled to get the Aspect value. If the sum is above 2 Rāśis, the degrees etc. be halved and deducted from 60. If the sum exceeds 8 Rāśis, add to the degrees etc. a figure of 30 to get the Aspect value. In other cases, the sums be processed, as explained earlier.

11. Special consideration for Mars’s Aspects. Deduct the longitude of Marsfrom that of the Planet, that receives the Aspect. If the sum is 3 Rāśis & c, or 7 Rāśis & c, the degrees etc. be reduced from 60. If it is above 2 Rāśis, the degrees etc. be increased by half of it and superadd 15. If the sum is 6 Rāśis, one Rup is the value.

12. Special consideration for Jupiter’s Aspects. Deduct the longitude of Jupiter from that of the Planet, that receives the Aspect from Jupiter. If the resultant sum is 3 Rāśis & c, or 7 Rāśis & c, halve the degrees etc. and increase it by 15. It the sum is 4 Rāśis & c, or 8 Rāśis & c, the degrees etc. be subtracted from 60. This will be the Aspect value. The sum, being in conformity with others than these, be treated, as stated earlier