Horoscope & Houses 1

Horoscope is actually the map of the time of birth in which nine planets are enshrined in 12 different houses. In this way the entire zodiac which consists of 360° is divided into 12 parts called Bhava or house. So each house or bhava is approximately expanded to 30°.

The sign which rises in the Eastern horizon at the time of birth is called Lagna. Horoscope is actually a map of the time of the birth of that particular place. There are 12 houses in a horoscope which has the expansion of 360°. In this way, the average expansion of a house is approximately 30°. According to Indian Astrology 9 planets are situated in these 12 houses. The presentation of these 9 planets in 12 houses in an expansion of 360° is called zodiac. Lagna is also called the first house.

There are different types and forms of horoscope prevalent in different regions of India. In these horoscope styles, 12 houses are shown in different ways. The description of different styles of horoscopes and the way of presentation of 12 houses are the following :

North Indian Style

In this style, houses are fixed and depending upon sign of Ascendant all houses are serially numbered anticlockwise.

South Indian Style

In this style, signs are fixed as indicated but no numbering is done. The sign of ascendant is indicated by putting arrow sign or writing ‘ascendant’ in that particular sign and then all houses are counted form this sign serially clockwise.

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North Indian Style

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South Indian Style

A text book of Astrology

A text book of Astrology

It contains all basic information about stars, planets, zodiac, signs, houses, planetary yogas, casting of horoscope and method of prediction.


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