Sage jamadagni’s Vidyashram by Shri N Sundara Rajan

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Jamadagni, was one of the Saptarishis (Seven Great Sages) in the seventh, i.e. the present Manvantara. He was a descendant of the sage Bhrigu, one of the Prajapatis created by Brahma, the God of Creation. Jamadagni has several children with wife Renuka, the youngest of whom was Parashurama, an Avatara of Lord Vishnu.

Guru: Shri N Sundara Rajan

N. Sundara Rajan’s name needs no introduction; he started astrology in 1956, created one of the first astrology softwares, has written more than 1000 articles since 1963 in Dr Ramans magazine and others, has published 4 books, created the Vincity ephemeris, his ayanamsa is called the Sundara Rajan Ayanamsa adopted by 2 international softwares. Although Shri Sundara Rajan has numerous stunning world predictions to his credit but he is phenomenally humble man which only shows the grace of Rishis.


Q.1 Rahu and Ketu in Scorpio and Taurus respectively implies that they are in debilitation.  (Though some difference of opinions are there among various texts in this regard).  In Tamil Nadu, one astrological proverb is in vogue as “Neechanai Neechan parthal nithiyum undu, pathiyum undu”, which means “If a debilitated planet aspects another debilitated planet all the wealth ensured”. On line with this the debilitation of nodes is a blessing. Is it astrologically correct?  Question by R. Ramanathan, India

 Shri N Sundara Rajan:

Rahu and Ketu will always be in the 7th from each other and will be, aspecting each other. The Neecha houses for rahu and ketu are debatable as these two are not Strictly planets and as such do not own any house. This proverb does not seem to be supported by any astrological book of antiquity.

Q.2 If a debilitated planet gets vargothamamsa, how to deal with the planet? Whether predominance should be given as strength considering their vargothamamsa or as weakness considering their debilitation both in Rasi and Navamsa? Question by R. Ramanathan, India

Shri N Sundara Rajan:

Standard astrological texts like Phaladeepika say that it should be considered as weak. But the safe and correct way is to consider a planet as strong or weak, based on its Shadbala Rupas.

Q.3 If a planet in a Rasi Sandhi, say at the last degree of a sign but because of his disposition considered as Atmakaraka. Here, whether he can be considered week since he is in Rasi Sandhi or strong as he is the Supreme Atmakaraka? – Question by R. Ramanathan

Shri N Sundara Rajan:

All astrological texts avow that a planet in Rasi-Sandhi destroys that Rasi. This has no relation to the Karakathwa of the planet.

Q.4 Does Rahu in Badhakasthana cause Sarpa Dosha (severe afflictions)? What are the other combinations causing sarpa dosha and remedies for it? – Question by Dr.K.S.G.Saravanan, USA

Shri N Sundara Rajan:

Planets in Badhaka Sthana generally indicate many Dhoshas, depending on other Aspects, associations etc. Sarpa Dhosha is generally related to the 5th and 9th houses either from Moon or from Lagna and are supposed to cause childlessness or harm to children. Shanti Ratnakara, an ancient treatise on remedial measures, suggests Performance of Sarpa Shanti Homam.

Q.5 How to read the charts of twins births? More so, in cases of births where the Shashtyamsha chart of twins also remains same. – Question by Vijay Kumar, Bangalore

Shri N Sundara Rajan:

Sage Sathyacharya says: ‘aneka Hora sasthragnayaha Pancha Sidhdhantha

Parakaha Voohapoha Patuhu Sidhdha Manthro Janathi Jaathakam’

Which means, an astrologer is said to know astrology only if he/she has studied many astrological works, particularly the work called Sathyacharya Or Pancha Sidhdhantha of Sathyacharya and also he/she is an expert in Intuition and Super-Intuition and, in addition, has acquired the powers of Manthra Sidhdhi (like repetition many million times, with absolute concentration Of Gayathri or other Manthras, duly learnt from a competent Acharya).

This is the view of Sage Sathyacharya, the author of DHRUVA NADI, SHUKRA NADI etc., well known for their meticulous accuracy of predictions. Unfortunately these Nadi originals have been lost to vagaries of time. Whether twin births or otherwise, there is no short cut method to read Horoscopes.