D4 Chaturthamsa is an extension of the 4th house of the natal chart. This represents fortunes, fate, assets, shelter, inherited property, and place of living. This divisional chart is also referred to as Turyamsa or Padmamsa, or Bandhu-Varga. Sage Parashra devises the best approach for D4 Chart. It is extensively used in Vedic astrology to determine the sale or rent of assets, loss of properties, and residence change.
Given below Chaturthamsa Chart for the following input:
The table below shows the chaturthamsa chart planetary position at the date, time, and place of birth as entered in the input form.
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D4 chart divides each sign or Rashi into four units of 7 degrees 30minutes. Chaturthamsa chart is a magnified version of the fourth house of the natal chart(D1).
Planets that fall in the first Chaturthamsa occupy the same sign. Planets that range in the 2nd division occupy the 4th house from the sign. Planets that fall in the 3rd division are placed in the 7th house from the sign and lastly, the planets in the 4th division are placed in the 10th house from the sign where the planet is placed. These houses are ruled by sages Sanaka, Sanandana, Sanatkumar, and Sanatana in the order.
0° to 7°30' = 1st Chaturtamsa of a sign. 7°30' to 15° = 2nd Chaturtamsa of a sign.
15° to 22°30' = 3rd Chaturtamsa of a sign. 22°30' to 30° = 4th Chaturthamsa of a sign.
In a natal chart, if planets Sun at 5°, Jupiter at 11°33' Moon at 20°12' and Venus at 26°9' are placed together in Cancer
- In the chart, Sun will remain in the same sign in chaturthamsa chart because its in the first part of chaturthamsa.
- Jupiter in the second chaturthamsa will be placed in Libra (fourth house from Cancer)
- Moon in the third chaturthamsa, will be placed in Capricorn(seventh house from Cancer)
- Venus is in the fourth chaturthamsa, so that Venus will be placed in Aries (tenth from Cancer)
Purpose of the Chaturthamsa Chart
D4 chart can help us read and understand the role of fate, destiny, fortune, or bhagya of a native. Psychic & emotional security, Mother's love, and affection, maternal chords are also read from this chart.
The possessions of immovable properties, vehicles, and gains, losses, or litigations associated with this material wealth can be seen from this divisional chart.
This also is seen for the inheritance of assets, location and nature of house or residence, vehicle, and other material aspects of the possessions.
D4 chart explains the ability of a native to buy or sell a property/house, the financial dynamics like availing loans, etc., associated with it.
Losses like mortgages, hypothecations, or gains like rental income, investments on the property, houses can be foreseen through the D4 chart.
Relocation, shifting houses, or time away from the properties through travel can also be predicted in the chart.
The house or asset's nature- huge, exotic house or simple small house, luxury vehicles are also interpreted through this house.
To understand the D4 chart better, let us study the personification of the planets from shastras,
Sun is termed as King,
the Moon as Queen,
planet Mercury as Prince,
Venus as an influential minister,
planet Mars as a Commander in chief for his courage,
planet Jupiter as a spiritual guru,
planet Saturn as an attending servant to the kingdom.
This can help us estimate the magnitude of affluence on the assets a native possesses or accumulates.
- When Sun or Moon is the Lord of the 4th House or aspect effect on the 4th house and its Lord, the assets tend to be royal, elite, and wealthy.
- On the contrary, if Saturn is in a similar position/state, the assets tend to be meager or negligible.
- The strength of the planets also affects the nature of the asset. Even a weakly placed Sun or Moon can positively influence the property wealth as opposing to a strong Saturn.
- The asset's royalty and richness follow this hierarchy - Sun, Moon (highly affluent), Jupiter and Venus followed by Mars & Mercury and Saturn being the least affluent.
Common Inferences on D4
The 4th house in the natal chart, D4 chart, along with planets Mars and Venus, are analyzed for asset-related activities and material wealth.
The first house or the ascendant of the D4 chart is a prime determinant in assessing the Net worth of properties a native can accumulate in a lifetime. If the lord of the 10th house in the natal chart is connected to the ascendant of the D4 chart, rental incomes and cumulative wealth accumulation is given. Benefic planets in ascendant, royal planets Sun(king) and Moon(queen) indicates king-size life with all luxurious material wealth
Second house in the chart denotes ability and competence to acquire assets
Third house is the house of travel, and this indicates transfer or movements away from home.
4th house of D4 chart holds excellent value. It shows the information on the nature and sustenance of the assets acquired. Beneficial planets in this house fetch income from the investments. If occupied by malefic planets like Rahu Ketu or Saturn, it denotes loss of property and hardships in maintaining the property
Malefic Planets in 6, 8, and 12 houses indicate difficulties, despair, hardships in buying property or material possessions. Mercury in 8th house confers financial stability and real estate status
10thhouse of the chart denotes the karmic patterns pertaining to the purchase or maintenance of properties. Loss of properties through government policies or acquisitions, litigations can happen if this house is weak or malefic
9thhouse and 11thhouse denotes utilization of native's wealth towards philanthropic activities, spiritual reasons, and activities of goodwill. Good planets in these houses result in exponential growth and social status
12thhouse denotes wasteful expenditure, loss of properties, wealth towards addiction, bad habits, and fraudulent activities.
For more intuitive learning, Shastras like Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra, Sarvartha Chintamani, and Saravali can be referred.
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