Usage of Navamsa Chart in Predictions

Navamsa Chart is the most important divisional chart, Navamsa means ninth part of a particular Rasi in which each Amsa consists of 3 degrees and 20 minutes. D-9 is commonly used term for Navamsa Chart, where D-1 is Natal Horoscope.
Navamsa Chart D-9 Prediction method

It is usually used during predictions about marriage of the native, spouse, married life etc but is also useful to know characteristics of the native and also his/her spouse in much detail.
For a planet posited in a Movable sign (Chara Rasi) counting starts from the sign itself, in fixed sign counting starts from 9th and in dual sign counting starts from 5th from where the planet is posited. Planets in the first Navamsa division. Chara Rasi, 5th division in the fixed sign (Sthir Rasi) and 9th division in Dual Rasi are Vargottoma.
Position of a planet in D-9 with respect to (w.r.t) its position in D-1, along with that sign in D-9 being exalted, own, friendly, neutral or enemy sign is important to determine that particular planet strength and make predictions.

Importance of Navamasa (D-9)

Navamsa is invariably necessary to be checked for each and every event to be delineated from the horoscope. According to Shastras, without Navamsa chart predictions are not ventured without analyzing the position of planets in the Navamsa chart for a particular bhava and its representative. Sthoolam or apparent look is D-1 chart, Sukhsham Sareera is D-9 chart and it should have inherent permanent strength. If Sukhsham Sareera does not possesses strength one will always be liable for having loss the materalistic possessions he has. Otherwise also sustaining engeries for a native will be very less if Sukhshma Sharira is not properly balanced.
Planets debilitated in D-1 exalted in D-9 are considered to give more favourable results and are considered to be more powerful and vice-versa.
Planets exalted in Navamsa (D-9) but retrograde, lose power and delay results.
Any planet or Bhava should have equal or more strength in D-9 chart to advocate sustaining power of that particular Bhava or planet.
Any planet in its own Rasi placed in D-1 chart should go into its own Rasi, Mooltrikon sign, exaltation sign or great friend’s sign. They should not go into inimical signs, untoward behaves or connected with them should not be debilitated or should not otherwise loose strength in D-9 chart. One has to analysis the exact strength of a planet in D-9 chart in respect of basic chart, transit chart (prasna chart) any planet gaining strength in Navamsa multiply its power with three times.

Classification and Lords of Navamsa
The lords of Navamsa are as follows:
a. The lord of first, 4th and 7th Navamsa is Deva which means the divine lord. It represent the qualities of generosity, power, wealth. Native born in this part of Navamsa are generous, religious and powerful.
b. The lord of 2nd, 5th and 8th Navamsa represent Nara which means a man or person of kind, soul and reputed. Engaged in the pursuits of human welfare.
c. The lords of 3rd, 6th and 9th Navamsa represent the charatertistics of Rakshaha or a demon. This part represent cruel, quarry, violent, selfish and person of a negative qualities.
In Navamsa two things are must to be seen. The Lagna Bhava and Lagna Lord should not be into 6th, 8th or 12th Bhava in D-9. If it is moveable sign it should not be in 6th Navamsa or 8th Navamsa, if it is fixed Sign it should not to be in 4th Navamsa and in Dual sign it should not be in 2nd, 4th, & 8th Navamsa. Secondly, 6th, 8th & 12th lord of D-1 should not get associated with Lagna Bhava or lagna lord in D-9. When the Lagna and Lagna Lord of D-9 gets associated with 6, 8 or 12 of D-9. The first level of afflictions will give the affects in the Mahadasa of Planets connecting to these Lagna Lord and Lagna. The second level of afflictions is in the Antradasa of these planets and the third level in the Pratyantar Dasas. One with experience these kinds of troubles and anxieties in life.

Blessings of Pushkara Navamsa
Pushkaramsa represent Pushkara Navamsa of 3o-20′ in a Rasi which is its most ausupious part. Each Rasi has two Pushkara Navamsa and thus their total in 12×2 = 24. These Navamsa are owned by the benefic planets and can predict benefic results, when applying in muhurata, prasna and timing of events, Jupiter when in pushkara bless the native with plenty of wealth and progress in life. In Navamsa for the purpose of self one has to see the strength of 5th house in D-9 of Lagna, Lagna Lord, the Sun and dispositor of the Sun. For analysing one’s poorva punya karma’s how will they fruitify. Lagna, lagna Lord, 3rd house, 3rd Lord, Saturn and its dispositor in D-9 they will talk of one’s endurance in this life. Poorva punaya karma’s and their afflictions can be seen from 5th houses/ 5th lord and from the Karka Jupiter and its dispositor. Now where you are analysing spouse, Lagna, Lagna Lord, 7th house, 7th Lord, Venus and its dispositor. Foreign travels and associated things – 3, 7, 9, 12 houses/ Lords (Kalapursha’s 3th lord Gemini and its Lord Mercury along with Venus) they talk of foreign settlements and disease. Lagna, Lagna Lord, 6th lord, Ketu and dispositor of Ketu for diseases and curing of diseases Rahu and dispositor of Rahu (in transit).

Pushkara Navamsha Table by Signs and Elements

Elements SignsPushkara DegreesPushkara Navamsa
FIRE | Aries, Leo, Sagittarius20 deg to 23 deg20Libra
26 deg to 30 deg 00Sagittarius
EARTH | Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn06 deg 40 to 10 deg 00Pisces
13 deg 20 to 16 deg 40Taurus
AIR | Gemini, Libra, Aquarius16 deg 40 to 20 deg 00Pisces
23 deg 20 to 26 deg 40Taurus
WATER | Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces00 deg 00to 03 deg 20Cancer
06 deg 40 to 10 deg 00Virgo

While there are two Pushkara in each sign, they do not fall in Aries, Gemini, Leo, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Aquarius navamsas. These navamshas can be taken as points of personal development, where individual learns from their own mistakes. Aries, Gemini, Leo and Aquarius are male signs and their navamsha may use up all the energy available to them not try to regenerate the planetary qualities. Scorpio and Capricorn are female signs but these are complex areas within signs. Scorpio creates sudden transformation and Capricorn makes planet feel very burdened, even if they are well placed. As Capricorn makes us face up to our karmic responsibilities and therefore we are not able to nurture the soul.

If planets are placed in these navamsas, it should not be taken as minus points. What needs to be understood that these planets have to be self-motivated, their job in this life uses up some of the positive energy saved from previous lives, and therefore pushkara does not nourish them. That may not be negative, just the way life is. Not everything can be saved up or nurtured. But by being aware of these qualities, we can make sure that we learn to nourish them through our actions.

  • Pushkara navamsha can be classified through nakshatras padas as follows
  • Ketu Nakshatras (Ashwini, Magha, and Mula) do not have any pushkara navamsha.
  • 3rd pada (Libra) of Venus nakshatras- Bharani, Purva Phalguni, Purva Ashadha
  • 1st pada, Sagittarius and 4th pada, Pisces of Sun nakshatras- Krittika, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Ashadha
  • 2nd pada Taurus of Moon nakshatras- Rohini, Hasta, Shravana
  • Mars (Mrigasira, Chitra, and Dhanishta) do not have any pushkara navamsha.
  • 4th pada Pisces of Rahu nakshatra- Ardra, Swati and Shatabhishak
  • 2nd pada (Taurus) and 4th pada (Cancer) of Jupiter nakshatras- Punarvasu, Vishakha, Purva Bhadra
  • 2nd pada (Virgo) of Saturn nakshatra- Pushya, Anuradha, Uttara Bhadra
  • Mercury (Ashlesha, Jyeshta, and Revati) do not have any pushkara navamsha.

Navamsa and Marital happiness
Navamsa chart help in analysing the married life of the spouse and their contribution in the growth of family. It help in assessing the mental compatibility with his spouse in life. Further Navamsa chart analyses the timing of marriage and means to counteract the delays.
Individual analysis of D-9 chart is also possible for looking at the prospects of one’s life. Lagna will talk of one’s spouse and spouse qualities, temperament, colour, physical appearances, and general disposition.
Well placed Daara Karaka (planet which traveled the least degrees in a house in D-1) indicates good life after marriage.