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what is Gandanta?

Post by anusugu123 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:43 am

I looked at the description of Gandanta in several articles on the web. But i would like to know the effects of Gandanta?
Are effects of gandata limitted to childhood or they will show effect even when they are adults?
What happens if venus (as 4 or 5th lord) is in Gandanta and is vargothamma?

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by astroboy » Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:29 pm

Good day to you,


If any graha is located in the last 3 degree 20 of Ashlesha ,Jyeshtha and Revati and the first 3 degree 20 of Ashvini, Magha and Mula then that graha is subjected to Gandanta. Classic texts suggests that Grahas located at these points are weak and afflicted.

So why does this happen ?
Let us take Cancer and leo. One is a watery sign and the other a fiery sign. to make matters worse, Ashlesha end in Cancer and Magha starts in Leo. thus the strength of a juncture point is weakened and is ill defined due to the forced intermingling of two different energies. This is a zone of transition between two energies and are thus considered potentially weak.

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by Krishna » Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:24 pm

Hi,
If any graha is located in the last 3 degree 20 of Ashlesha ,Jyeshtha and Revati and the first 3 degree 20 of Ashvini, Magha and Mula then that graha is subjected to Gandanta. Classic texts suggests that Grahas located at these points are weak and afflicted.
Interesting because such a Graha would be in the same sign in Navamsa as well, thereby making it Vargottama and therefore strong.

I wonder which one takes precedence - weakness due to Gandanta or strength due to Vargottama.

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by Krishna » Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:14 pm

Hi,
If any graha is located in the last 3 degree 20 of Ashlesha ,Jyeshtha and Revati and the first 3 degree 20 of Ashvini, Magha and Mula then that graha is subjected to Gandanta. Classic texts suggests that Grahas located at these points are weak and afflicted.
Interesting because such a Graha would be in the same sign in Navamsa as well, thereby making it Vargottama and therefore strong.

I wonder which one takes precedence - weakness due to Gandanta or strength due to Vargottama.
Sorry, made a mistake in the above statement of mine.

Out of all the Gandanta conditions stated above, only a graha in the last 3 degree 20 min of Revati or in the first 3 deg 20 min of Ashvini would become vargottama, not the others.

There is an ineresting article on gandanta and vargotthama, pls see the link below.

http://www.lightonvedicastrology.com/da ... 101805.htm

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by anusugu123 » Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:57 am

astroboy wrote:Good day to you,


If any graha is located in the last 3 degree 20 of Ashlesha ,Jyeshtha and Revati and the first 3 degree 20 of Ashvini, Magha and Mula then that graha is subjected to Gandanta. Classic texts suggests that Grahas located at these points are weak and afflicted.

So why does this happen ?
Let us take Cancer and leo. One is a watery sign and the other a fiery sign. to make matters worse, Ashlesha end in Cancer and Magha starts in Leo. thus the strength of a juncture point is weakened and is ill defined due to the forced intermingling of two different energies. This is a zone of transition between two energies and are thus considered potentially weak.

Trust this help's
Thank you, Astro boy. what i would like to know about Gandata is, -- what are the effects of Gandata and are they limitted to childhood or they show effects even in adult hood? Some one told that my son has gandata and vargothamma venus. His birth date is - 27April 1992, Hyderabad, AP,India between 10AM and 12:30Pm.
I was wondering do we need to do any special pooja for gandata? We did not do any when he was a baby as we don't know about this gandata. Please let me know.

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by astroboy » Fri Oct 29, 2010 5:54 pm

Anusugu 123,

Shukra is sufficiently strong in Shadbala and is Vargothama. I don't think Shukra is that weak. I don't know of any specific pooja to strengthen a Gandanta planet.

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by anusugu123 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 7:02 am

Thank you, astroboy ji.

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by Sunds » Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:00 am

Hi,
My Saturn is in the first 2 degrees of aswini making it Gandanta and vargottamma....I am also going through saturn dasa at present....Saturn also happens to be retrograde.....I am breaking my head about what the fate lies ahead especially in the remaining Saturn dasa.....
Will appreciate if some one can throw some light.....Does Gandanta make it worse???does vakri reverse the gandanta???
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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by Sunds » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:44 am

Some one please reply....
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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by kandhan » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:14 am

Sunder ji

This is for my learning: Your Sat MD is almost half over. how was it so far? especially 2001-2004.

two planets are in borders. i believe bhava chalit will also need to be considered. good thing is your Sadesathi will happen in Mer MD. :)
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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by Dev » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:25 am

I have a question. I think Sunds has saturn in gandanta and is also debilitated but vakri. Being in gandanta and then being debilitated makes it double weak but will vakri make it very strong?

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by kandhan » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:34 am

Devji

Generally, when a planet is vakri it gets a lot of chesta bala which as you know is one of the shadbalas. So one can say that when a debilitated planet is vakri it gets certain amount of redemption , but wont make it very strong as in say exaltation or swakshetra. i dont know if Gandanta is considered in computing the balas but i believe it is infact a very important factor in giving results.
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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by Dev » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:42 am

Thanks Kandhan, seems good answer to me.
You were not seen for some time esp during India Pak match. May be u were totally immersed in it and are trying to come out of it just now on. :D

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by kandhan » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:49 am

Sir

i came to the forum in the second half of the match coz i had lost hope for India. but then almost magically the match turned around and to my delight Sonuji's prediction came true. :)
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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by Dev » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:31 am

Yes Kandan, I too. Howmuch ever u believe astrology, when it is India Pak match and u have a score of just 260 that too after a solid start, it is natural for one to lose hopes. I too lost hopes initially.

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by Sunds » Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:21 am

kandhan wrote:Sunder ji

This is for my learning: Your Sat MD is almost half over. how was it so far? especially 2001-2004.

two planets are in borders. i believe bhava chalit will also need to be considered. good thing is your Sadesathi will happen in Mer MD. :)
Hello Kandhanji,
Sani Dasha started of with a big bang....Infact, I got a very good job in Raymonds within a week of my sani dasha start.Sani dasha-Shani Bhukti ,I was in raymonds....Beginning Mercury bhukti,I left raymond and then there has been severe trouble.So I am not sure if sani is personally being bad to me or are the bhukti lords attacking me.
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Re: what is Gandanta?

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by astroboy » Sun Apr 17, 2011 1:55 am

The only exception to Gandanta comes Via vargothama Navamsha for Gandanta points between Meena and Mesha , ie the last 3deg20 of Meena and the first 3deg20 of Mesha . No other gandanta points offer such support . I do not say that it is much ....... But whatever little support you get ....... does not hurt
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Re: what is Gandanta?

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Re: what is Gandanta?

Post by SoulLight » Mon Jun 15, 2015 7:34 pm

My Jupiter is in Moola -1 Gandanta at 00:36 in Saggi in 8th house.
Is this the worst kind of Gandanta of all 3?
Will my upcoming Jupiter Antar in Jan 2016 be good or bad?
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