The main purpose of marriage is begetting children, look after them and make them a civilized citizen. It has been mentioned in the religious texts that one can't get rid of father's debt (Pitru Rina) unless he begets a child. Besides, it is also essential for the continuation of the world. So, it is essential to test the issue by the kundali Milaan of probable husband and wife to know whether there is any dosha in the horoscope of any of the two regarding begetting children.

Relation with In-Laws

The purpose of match making is also to judge the relationship of the girl with her in-laws after marriage nad vice-versa. If any of the partner doesnot have proper respect and honour for his/her in-laws, his/her relationship with the spouse is bound to be strained.

Relation with Relatives

The couple have to maintain healthy & cordial relationship even with the relatives and take part in the functions and gatherings organised in their places. This is the glory of Indian culture and social custom. So, during the kundali Miaan, it should also be essentially judged whether both the counterparts will be capable of establishing and maintaining good & healthy relation with the relatives of the spouse or not.

Social Obligations

As a couple, one is expected to fulfil many social obligations. This enables to get social recognition, name, fame and honour to the individual and the family. So, one of the foremost purposes of kundali milaan is to judge if both the counterparts will be able to discharge & fulfil social obligations together cordially and with ease or not.


  1. Q1.How many types of marriage are there? Name all of them.
  2. Q2.What is Prajapatya marriage?
  3. Q3.What do you mean by Gandharva marriage?
  4. Q4.What are the purpose of horoscope matching?
  5. Q5.Which type of marriage is the best suitable in present perspective and why?

Components of Match-Making 3.

There are different phenomena of match making prevalent even in different parts of India. Somewhere there are Ashtakoota Milan or somewhere Duskoota Milan is in vogue while in some other parts Pakshi koot milan is the prominent system. However, the most accepted and widely practised method is Ashtakoota Milan. In Ashtakoota Milan, eight components are taken into account on the basis of which the compatibility between a prospective couple is decided.

Matching of horoscopes of the prospective girl and boy is done in order to ascertain the similarity between their nature, mental disposition and tastes or liking and disliking on the basis of planetary configuration found in the horoscopes of the two. If both the partners get maximum positive traits in common, they have love, affection and attraction towards each other and each other's family. If otherwise their conjugal life become unhappy and problematic and in the long run their companionship turn into sorry state of affairs. It is always advisable to get the proper matching of horoscope done in order to ensure everlasting relationship, love and compatibility between husband and wife. If there is good matching of the horoscopes and they have good number of gunas in common, there is possibility that they will have the appetite to make sacrifices for each other and the family. In the matching of horoscopes, following two phenomena should be taken into account :

  1. 1.Ashtakoota Milaan
  2. 2.Mangal Dosha & its cancellation

In the chapters ahead, we will discuss every single principle which are considered for match making and ensuring mutual understanding, trust, peace, happiness and prosperity in the lives of individuals who are aspiring to tie the nuptial knot. We are starting from the Ashtakoota Milaan and will discuss every aspect of the eight components in separate chapters.

As we have discussed in last chapter, there are eight components which are known as Ashtakoota. Total 36 points or gunas are allotted to these Ashtakootas but the

Horoscope Matching

Horoscope Matching

Today “Horoscope matching” has become the indispensable part of Hindu marriage. But it has not been mentioned in any old Jataka scripture of Astrology. However, it has been described in the Muhurta scriptures of the same. In Ramayan, marriage of Rama, Bharata, Lakshmana and Shatrughna has been described elaborately. But, in this great epic also Horoscope matching has not been mentioned. Likewise, in Mahabharata, too, it has not been cited. Therefore, it can be said that Horoscope matching in Astrology was not in practice a few centuries ago. But, the community accepted and made it an indispensable part keeping its usefulness in view.

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