Astrology Basics Defining
More Astrology Terms

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Birth Time

Astrology basics defines Birth Time as the moment when the baby's body gets separated from mother.


If the degree of longitude of two or more planets happens to be the same, they are in conjunction.


As per astrology basics a constellation means a star covering 13 degrees 20 minutes in the Zodiac. As such, the Zodiac is divided into 27 equal parts called constellations, Stars, or Nakshathras.

The Horoscope

The horoscope is your astrology chart. It shows the 12 astrology signs, 12 cusps with extent by degrees, and planets positions in these 12 houses and signs. A sample horoscope with out showing planets is given below.

XII  0-30
I  0-30
II   0-30
III  0-30
XI  0-30
IV  0-30
X  0-30
V  0-30
IX  0-30
VIII  0-30
VII  0-30
VI  0-30

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Aspects are angular distances between planets and cusps or between one planet and another.


Dasa means the period allotted to a planet as per the Vimshottari Dasa. In this Ketu has 7 years. Venus has 20, Sun 6, Moon 10, Mars has 7, Rahu 18, Jupiter has 16, Saturn has 19, and Mercury has 17. Total 120 years.

Bukthi, Anthra & Sookshma

As per astrology basics Bukthi is the sub period of any planet in a Dasa. Bukthi is further divided into Anthras. Anthras are further divided into Sookshmas in the same ratio as per Vimshottari Dasa year allocation.


Ecliptic is defined as the apparent path of the Sun in the orbit of the earth. It is actually the pathway of the earth around the Sun. Measurements on the Ecliptic are done by longitude that is by signs and degrees.

Horary Astrology

Horary Astrology is a branch of Astrology which answers any important questions with the help of a chart erected at the time of the query. The querist has to give a number that defines the Ascendant.

Horary is more reliable and accurate for predictions. You can not go wrong if you follow horary.

Astrology Houses

An astrology house is one twelfth portion of the zodiac of 360 deg. One house has 30 degree each. Astrology Signs are fixed. But the astrology houses start any where in any sign and ends any where at the next cusp.


As per astrology basics a malefic planet offers adverse or evil results. Traditional astrology says that Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Waning Moon, and afflicted Mercury are Malefic to the native.

But as per stellar astrology malefics are found by occupation and ownership of their astrology houses. As per KP system the significators of 6th, 8th, and 12th houses are usually malefics giving evil results.

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