What is Yoga?
Yoga in a Panchang refers to Auspicious & inauspicious periods. Yoga is calculated from the sum of the Sidereal( Nirayna) Longitude of the Moon and Sun, and the sum is divided into 27 parts of 13°20' each. Nirayana translates to Nir(without) and Ayana(motion).
The first yog ( Viskumbh) ends when the sum is 13°20'. Second Yog ( Priti) ends when it is 26°40' and goes on. There are 27 Yogas as aligned to the Nakshatras but not fixed with any of them.
Yogas highly influence human behaviour. They are particularly observed for childbirth; based on the yoga that the child was born, we determine the child's nature. Understanding Yoga and its influence can help us position or accentuate success in our life.
Vishkabhma (Well Supported) — Vedic astrology considers this as moderately inauspicious Yoga. However, natives born in this yoga will possess best qualities and good fortune, they will prevail over others, intelligent, victorious, wealthy. Their birth yoga favors a happy family life. They can easily influence everyone with their personality and have a big social circle.
Priti (Fondness) — Preeti or Priti borns are lively, inquisitive and work in a sporty spirit, well-liked, attracted to the opposite sex, enjoys life with contentment. They are clever and know how to achieve success in life.
Ayushman (Long-lived) — Natives of this yoga are fond of poetry, arts and music They will enjoy good health and longevity, remain energetic. They are physically strong and in a combat they have the capability to defeat enemies.
Saubhagya (Good Fortune) — People born in this yoga enjoy a comfortable life full of opportunities, happy. They truly exhibit the meaning of this yoga- Fortune. They have inborn talents and usually are child prodigies.
Sobhana (Splendor) — These natives are prudent, beautiful and attractive, have lustrous body and demeanor sensualist. Person born with this yoga may be slightly aggressive.
Atigandha (Danger or obstacles, Hurdles) — It is one of the inauspicious yogas. These natives face difficult life due to numerous obstacles and accidents; they will be revengeful and angry. They will have a strained relationship with their mother.
Sukarma (Virtuous, pious) — These natives are excellent workers, decent and simple in nature, performs noble deeds, magnanimous and charitable, wealthy. People usually love them for their behavioral qualities and kind-heartedness. Sukarma yoga gives the person a magnificient fortune.
Dhriti (Determination, Health) — This is an auspicious yoga. People born in this yoga enjoys the wealth; indulges in the hospitality of others. People of this yoga are talented and wise, live a peaceful family life and achieve success in the society.
Shoola (Spear, Pain) — These natives are confrontational and contrary, quarrelsome, angry. They will be interested in religious rituals and may know how to perform occult. At the sametime, they will have an immense material desire.
Ganda (Danger or obstacles) — These natives have flawed morals or ethics, troublesome personality. People born in this yoga may lead a problematic life and face some real health problems in their life.
Vriddhi (Growth, Progress, excess) — People born in this yoga are intelligent, opportunistic and discerning; They have an attractive physique and nature; for them life constantly improves with age.
Dhruva (Constant, unwavering) — These natives are wealthy, have steady character, has the ablility to concentrate and persist, focused. This Yoga gives physical strength along with an affluent life.
Vyagatha (Beating, harmful) — People born in this yoga are very tactful, cruel, intent on winning over others even if it involves harming them. They are very talented and skilled people. For these qualities in their character they become famous and achieve success in their life.
Harshana (Thrilling, mystic) — This yoga is very auspicious. Natives of this yoga are very fortunate, intelligent, determined, delights in merriment and humor, meritorious and learned scholars. They are expert in Vedas and Shashtras.
Vajra (Diamond, Thunderbolt) — This yoga gives immense strength to its natives who are well-off, lecherous, unpredictable, forceful, skilled. They will be experts in handling weapons. Normally they don’t have to face financial crisis. Vajra yoga makes its natives very courageous and strong.
Siddhi (immense Success) — Natives born in this yoga are compassionate, dedicative and attentive nature, skillful and accomplished in several areas; protector and supporter of others. Their compassionate nature makes them involve in philanthropic activities.
Vyatipata (Calamity, unlucky) — Natives born in this yoga experience a very problematic childhood, prone to sudden mishaps and reversals, fickle and unreliable. Gradually their experiences of life develop a unique quality of transforming sorrow in to happiness.
Variyan (Comfort, Well-being) — These natives love ease and luxury, are lazy, lascivious. They are very determined and rest only after achieving their goal. This yoga makes them strong and powerful individuals. They are good in music, dance and almost all art forms.
Parigha (Obstruction, Hurdles) — People born in this yoga are irritable, meddlesome, intelligent and possess knowledge of many subjects. With their varied knowledge they become famous and earn great social status. Initially they might encounter many obstacles to progress in life.
Siva (Auspicious, Fortunate) — These natives are intelligent, honored by superiors and government, placid, learned and religious, wealthy. They have a true heart and the inborn wisdom in their character gains respect from the society.
Siddha (Well-Accomplished) — These natives have accommodating personality, pleasant nature, interest in tantric rituals and spirituality. They have an attractive and an intelligent spouse and will also have enough wealth to live a comfortable life.
Sadhya (Amenable, Amicable) — People born in this yoga are well behaved, accomplished, have great manners and etiquette. Patience is a special characteristic trait in them.
Subha (Auspicious) — This is an auspicious yoga. These natives have lustrous body and personality, but problems with health; They are wealthy, talented and never face any financial problem throughout the life. They are very generous donors.
Sukhla (Bright White) — People born in this yoga are garrulous and flighty, impatient and impulsive; unsteady and changeable mind; they are educated people and have a courageous soul.
Bramha (Priest, God) — This yoga is very auspicious. People born in this yoga are trustworthy and confidential, ambitious, good discernment and judgment. They have a good knowledge about vedas. They have deep faith in god and have a pious heart.
Indra (Chief, Warrior) — These natives are very wealthy and have some of the finest personality traits. They have great interest in education and knowledge; very helpful to others, well-off.
Vaidrithi (Poor Support) — People born in this yoga are critical, of scheming nature, powerful and overwhelming both mentally and physically. The Yoga will make the person very helpful and generous, cheerful and flood them with positive energy.