mentioned earlier there are various points of difference between Prashari and
Jamini System of Astrology to start with both system have different notions
with respect to planets and there significations.
Significators in Prashari and Jamini System of Astrology
In Prashari system- there is a system of Sthir Karaks or significations denoted by each planet for ex. Sun signifies father, the Moon for mother, Mars for brothers, Jupiter for children, Venus for wife etc.
But Jaimini System, there is no sthir Karaks or significator infect there are seven changeable significators, based on the precise degree, minutes and seconds obtained by the different planets in a chart. These are:
1) Atmakaraka (Own self, considered the strongest planet)
2) Amatyakaraka (Career)
3) Bhratrukaraka (Brothers and sisters)
4) Matrukaraka (Mother)
5) Putrakaraka (Children)
6) Gnatikaraka (Cousins and relations)
7) Darakaraka (Husband, wife)
The planet with highest degree becomes Atmakarak, 2nd highest becomes Amatyakarak, 3rd highest beome Bhatrukarak and so on. Rahu and ketu are not considered in this analysis.
Planetary Aspects in Prashari and Jamini System of Astrology
In Prashari System planets aspect houses. All planets aspect 7th house from itself. Mars has additional aspect of 4th and 8th house, Jupiter has an additional aspect of 5th and 9th house and Saturn has an additional aspect of 3rd and 10th house from itself.
In Jaimini Astrology planets aspect Signs – not houses. The Signs has been characterized as Cardinal Signs- (Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn), Fixed Signs (Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius) and Comman or Dual Signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces)-
(a) A planet in a Cardinal sign aspects all the Fixed signs, except the next sign.
(b) A planet in a Fixed sign aspects all the Cardinal signs, except the sign previous to it,
(c) A planet in a Common sign aspects the other three Common signs.
The special Lagna’s
In prashari system of Astrology one can judge the horoscope from Ascendant, Sun and Moon as key factors. Further to have greater precision over specific area of life particular Divisional chart is taken into consideration. Different divisional charts are D-9, D-7, D-10, D-12,D-24, D-30 and so on....
In Jaimini astrology one can analyze chart with various lagana’s. each lagna signify different purpose. different Some among these are- are Arudha-Lagna, Upapada-Lagna, Chandra-Lagna, Bhava-Lagna, Hora-Lagna, Ghatika-Lagna, Nisheka-Lagna, Karakamsha-Lagna, Varada-Lagna ...
Will discuss more about these differences in coming articles (Cont. in part 3).........