What is the Navagraha?

Planets tend to exercise a special effect on there’s on the living beings. The planets mean "gṛhṇātiphaladātṛtvenajīvāniti"

लोकाभिरामं रणरंगधीरं राजीवनेत्रं रघुवंशनाथम् ।
कारुण्यरूपं करुणाकरं तं श्रीरामचन्द्रं शरणं प्रपद्ये ॥

Lōkābhirāmaṁ raṇaraṅgadhīraṁ rājīvanētraṁ raghuvanśanātham.
Kāruṇyarūpaṁ karuṇākaraṁ taṁ śrīrāmacandraṁ śaraṇaṁ prapadyē.


That is, those who take the responsibility of their actions or who decide the fate of others as per their actions are called as planets.

According to astrology, the planetary condition, bears a direct effect on the Jatak (the beholder). The birth chart (Kundali) bears the planetary conditions of the respective person. In our solar system, the Navagraha are Sun (Surya), Moon (Chandrama), Mars (Mangal), Mercury (Budh), Guru, Venus (Shukra), Saturn (Shani), Rahu and Ketu. While Rahu and Ketu are not considered as planets in physical sciences, but astrology considers them to be very powerful planets. By worshiping these nine planets, the desires and wishes can be fulfilled.

The daily happenings of our life, good or bad is controlled by the planetary movements. ‘Navgrah Pooja’ is a common suggestion to pacify the angry planets. It is their specific chants that helps us to connect to them.

Influence of Navagraha

The entire life and all its facets whether happiness, grief, loss-benefit, victory-defeats etc. are influenced by the planetary movements. The reason being the planets constantly move through the 27 ‘nakshatras’ and 12 zodiac signs, which is responsible for the change in seasons, year, month and day-night. When these planets dwell into favourable nakshatras and zodiac it brings happiness while there dwelling in an adverse spots, results into sorrow.

In adversity and compatibility, the planets alert us. Hostile planets are the signposts of adversaries while the affable planets signify auspicious times.

The effect of adverse and unfavourable planet should be avoided by the prescribed astrological methods.

Contrary to the above fact when the planets are compatible, they deliver major benefits. In such condition it is the measure of degrees that is directly related to the generated effects. If there is a favourable planet in lower degrees, then to increase its effectiveness and to reduce the effect of adverse planet astrological measures could be taken.

Hence in line with the fact that some planets can be virtuous while other can be sinful at times, astrological solutions are drafted.

Measures and solutions to Navgraha

For the favourable planets residing in lower degrees wearing gem stones increases their positive effects manifolds. For the hostile planets chants have proved to be useful. The chants prescribed in the ‘shastras’ could be Vaidik, Tantric and Vaidik-Tantric mixed mantras. The use of such chants is believed to bring results from recuperating to superlative levels.

There experimental provisions utilizing which the effect of adverse (ominous) and favourable (auspicious) planetary movements can be abridged and stepped up respectively.

You can contact Vaidik Yatra Gurukul for Navagraha Pooja.

The system of worship here is uncompromised and solely dictated by the holy scriptures thus leading to desired outcome.

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