About this article?
This article covers various kinds of divisional charts in detail. It talks about the Brihat Parashar Hora shastra scheme of 16 divisional or varga charts.
also the other schemes of Varga charts like 7 or 8 or say 10 charts considerations.
The article discusses categorization of various kinds of health status of planets in any Horoscope based on placement and strength in Varga charts like Gopuramsha or simhamsha suggesting planet strong in 5 divisional horoscope etc .
It also looks at the basic roles and function of 16 varga or divisional charts in any Horoscope.
Now varga means a division, so a sign is divided to get the varga chart.
what is a varga or Divisional chart or Horoscope in Vedic astrology?
so when the sign is divided into sub parts the fractional part is called the amsha.
Like d9 is navamsha and d10 is dashamsha chart.
There are basically 16 varga charts to know the kind of energies flowing through planets.
so if say a planet is benefic in d1 or lagan chart but could not be benefic say in the d2 or money or wealth related chart.
There two kinds of varga or divisional charts.
i) the six-fold divisions of the sign or the rashi like the hora or d2, the drekkana or d3 or decanate , the navamsha the d9 , the d12 or dwadashamsha and also the trimamsha.
ii) the other is the saptavarga, sapta means 7 or sapta varga
iii) then there are 10-fold division divisions as well.
iv) also 16 folds division as given in brihat Parashar Hora shastra
So if planets is strong in d1 or lagan and is strong in any two of the 16 divisional charts it is called in Parjijatamsha state or Bhedakamsha.
when strong in 3 divisional charts it is called the Uttamamsa or Kusumamsa or Vyanjanamsa state.
when the planet is strong in four divisional or Varga charts – it is said to be in Gopuramsa and also Naagpushpamsa and also Kimshukamsa and also Chaamaramsa.
if a planet is strong or blessed in 5 varga or divisional charts it is called the Simhasanamsa(Kindly note Leo is 5th sign so number 5 here suggested simhananamsa) and also Kundakamsa and also Chhatramsa.
if the planet is strong in six varga charts – it is called the Parvatamsa and also Keralamsa or one may call it as Kundalamsa.
For planet to be strong on the seven varga charts – it is called the Devalokamsa and also Kalpavrkshamsa and also Mukatamsa.
If the planet is strong in eight varga charts – then it is called the Kumkumamsa and also Brahmalokamsa and also Chandanvanamsa.
If the planet is strong in nine varga charts – it is called the Iravatamsa also Poornachandramsa.
If planet is strong in ten varga or divisional charts –it is called the Vyshnavamsa and also Shridham also Ucchaishrvamsa.
If planet is strong in eleven varga or divisional charts –it is called the Saivamsa or also the Dhanvantriamsa.
If a planet is strong in twelve varga charts – it is called the Bhaswadamsa also Suryakantamsa.
If the planet is strong in thirteen Varga or divisional charts –it is called the Vaisheshikamsa also Vidrumamsa.
If planet is strong in fourteen varga or divisional charts – then it is called the Indrasanamsa.
If the planet happens to be strong in fifteen varga charts – then it is called the Golokamsa.
if the planet is strong in sixteen Varga charts – it is then called the Shrivallabhamsha.
how is the status of planet determined in any Horoscope or Kundli?
Rasi d1 self or body or material matters or comforts
Hora d2 wealth flows and family
Drekkana d3 initiative and siblings
Chaturthamsha d4 property, fame, and fortune
Saptamsha d7 Children and also Progeny considerations
Navamsha (astrology) d9 religion, dharma, spouse, or life partner
Dashamsha 10 d10 Actions , karma, or profession
Dwadashamsha d12 Legacies , grandfather, and mother and yes parents
Shodasamsha d16 comfort, luxury, and vehicles
Vimshamsha d20 spiritual quest and way of living
ChaturVimsamsha d24 Learning ability, education, Qualifications
SaptaVimshamsha d27 plus and minus points of a person or strength and weakness of personality
Trimsamsha d30 The negatives and evils
KhaVedamsha d40 what are the good and bad effects of any Horoscope
AkshaVedamsha d45 Over all general character and way of behaving of person
Shastiamsha d60 It works like d1 chart, but also indicates about past life
what are various kinds of Vargas or Divisional charts and what areas of Life do they cover?
Varga Chart Areas of life
Panchamsa d5 The ability to counsel and fame one gets and power
Shasthamsa d6 health and obstacles
Ashtamsa d8 Unexpected matters coming up
EkaDasamsa or Rudramsa d11 destruction and negatives of life
The Varga or Divisional charts of Jaimini vedic Astrology ?
Varga Chart Area of Life it works
We have classified the division of sign into various division or Vargas in previous lessons. The total or effective result of the classification are given below.
and Shodasha Varg.
There are 4 kinds of divisional charts Or Vargas classification related to divisions of the sign for a given Divisional Horoscope.
Categories of Divisional horoscopes or Varga Birth Charts