Karaka-atwa (agents of significant activity)
Karaka-amsha (portions of significant activity)
"the doer, that portion which does " = kri
(socially) significant actions
Jaimini Sutram with Examples: Results counted from the rashi of the Karakamsha
Vocabulary for Karak-amsha + Karaka-atwa
doing, making, effecting, causing
a man of a mixed class
the occupation of this class is writing, accounts; a writer, scribe
a sound or word as an independent part of speech (or as separated from the context
a kind of time
(in arithm.) a surd or irrational number, surd root; the side of a square
a particular position of the fingers
the act of making, doing, producing, effecting
an act, deed
an action (esp. a religious one)
the special business of any tribe or caste
a calculation (esp. an astronomical one)
an astrological division of the day
a sound or word as an independent part of speech, separated from its context
the posture of an ascetic; a posture in sexual intercourse
instrument, means of action
an organ of sense or of speech
(in law) an instrument, document, bond
(in Grammar) the means or instrument by which an action is effected, the idea expressed by the instrumental case, instrumentality
a spell, charm
name of a treatise of Varaha-mihira on the motion of the planets
the mind, heart
cause, reason, the cause of anything (gen., also often loc.)
instrument, means; motive origin, principle; a cause
an element, elementary matter
the origin or plot of a play or poem
that on which an opinion or judgment is founded (a sign, mark; a proof; a legal instrument, document)
an organ of sense
agency, instrumentality, condition
" cause of creation"'
a kind of musical instrument
a sort of song
a number of scribes
f. pain, agony
an astronomical period
from some cause or reason, because
Karaka = a general term for significator, indicator, representation".
The root syllable kri = action.
Atma-Karaka = the chara atmakaraka of the Jaimini Karaka" group.
For"chara"atmakaraka = of all the planets in all the 12 signs, one of them will have the superior degree.
Even if there is more than one planet occupying 29 degrees of any sign, within those 29 degree planets only one will be the closest to 29:29:29.
(No doubt there will be extremely rare cases where this is not so; and that fact itself would signify an extraordinary birth.)
1.Karakamsha= the navamsha rashi of the Atmakaraka.
Locate this rashi in radix
In this usage, the Karakamsa Rashi =
The navamsha rashi occupied by the Atmakaraka planet,
The karakamza = one of the 12 rashi.
The "karakamsha lagna" the Karakamsa Rashi = can be located and utilized within any varga, including radix or navamsha.
As utilized within the radix D-1 which is the varga of social and physical materialization, the Karakamsha lagna = the greatest materialization success, or most notable achievements, or behavior for which the native will become best known.
Karakamsha shows for what *actions* the native will be most productive and best known by the public.
2.Karakamsha= lord of the Arudha lagna :
To find the karakamsha lagna which = the rashi of the lord of the arudha lagna :
Q: Respected madam, Namaskar.
I am confused again about determination of Atmakarka.
Should it be Rahu in the last seconds of the rashi subtracting for the reverse motion, or Shani?
A: Normally, Rahu or Ketu are not used as atma-karaka. They are not deities. They cannot be significators of the soul. However, other respected practitioners of the vidya do say that they use Rahu-Ketu as atma-karaka. Each practitioner uses their own judgment.
Use Shani or any other graha that has mass (no upgraha).
~~ Barbara Pijan Lama, Jyotishavidya
Can the Karakamsha axes be used in assessing the marriage compatibility, as you have used for cross-over matching axes with Lagnas of D-9, Chandra, and Rahu -Ketu. Can these be included for more finer compatibility matching?
My Karakamsha axis will match her Lagna axis, and her Karakamsha axis matches my Navamsha Moon axis. Is it true that the more the axes matchings is better the Compatibility? Can this be considered?
So far as I know, the Karakamsha does not have an important influence on interpersonal compatibility.
Karakamsha in every varga does show public perception about one's work and the significance of one's social role performance .
The more"personal" internal emotional and spiritual indicators are usually D-9 for"mirroring" partnership interaction, Chandra in all charts, Rahu-Ketu especially in their relationship to Chandra, and any of the specific varga charts which may speak to the specific relationship e.g. D-3 = siblings, D-12 = parents, D-4 = schoolteachers (not university professors but conventional school teachers) .
The more"public" external professional and material performance indicators are usually the karakamsha+ karmesha-10 in D-1 and D-9, the D-10 and all their cross-matchings.
Karakamsha in the usage = navamsha rashi of the graha holding the highest degree, as that rashi is positioned relative to janma lagna and chandra lagna in radix, is most specifically a predictor of the substance and style of the native 's performance in public life.
For some people, there is only a very thin boundary between one's public life and one's private life.
When the karakamsha = radix lagna, one's public destiny becomes exceptionally strong and tied to the physical appearance.
Since the radix lagna is half of the"relationship axis " formed by bhava-1 and bhava-7, there might be some nativities in which the karakamsha = lagna does indeed suggest that karakamsha characteristics do play a large role in the marriage dynamics.
However normally the karakamsha would not figure into a marriage compatibility assessment.
radix D-1 karakamsha = Kumbha bhava-8 = fear of the unknown, occult mystery, secrets, terror, conditions of death.
Example of Jaimini karakamsha lagna = bhava-8 Conditions of Death
Total Surrender 1910-1997 Mother Teresa of Kolkata death-healer of the destitute
Example: POTUS-32 Fireside Chats 1882-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt = karakamsha Vrischika-1 unique personal identity
According to this method, Franklin D. Roosevelt should have been best known for his uniqueness. No other USA POTUS has served three terms of office. (After his death it was illegalized.)
Due to the ruler of karakamsha Rahu-1 being an empowered Mangala-Mithunaya + Mangala in bhava-8 + Kuja-yuti-Chandra, FDR is also well-remembered for his radio talks, press briefings, and newspaper articles during a series of catastrophic upheavals in American life: the Great Depression followed immediately by WW-2.
The injunction to follow his extraordinary example of Rahu-1 fearlessness "We have nothing to Fear but Fear Itself" is indelibly associated with FDR. It is easy to support the conclusion that bhava-1 containing Vrischika-Rahu-1 is indeed the karakamsha.
Jaimini Method =
Jaimini Sutram =(Trans. P.S. Sastri, Ranjan Publications, New Delhi, 1987)
Atmakaraka = Karakamsha
10. Among the seven planets from the Sun to Saturn, or among the eight including Rahu,
the planet which has attained the highest number of degrees becomes the Atmakaraka.
11. The Atmakaraka gives benefic or malefic results
depending on his disposition like debility or exaltation, association with benefics or malefics.
12. After the Atmakaraka
the planet that has advanced to the highest degree becomes Amatya-karaka.
| Results counted from the rashi of the
1. From the sign occupied by the Atmakaraka in its Navamsha, determine the results given by the various planets.
"If the Atmakaraka is in Aries Navamsha
If Atma Karaka happens to be in Aries Navamsha, there will be
"If the Atmakaraka is in Taurus Navamsha
Should Atma Karaka be in Taurus Navamsha,
[BPL comment: one is highly sensitive to animated 2nd-dimensional creatures such as four-legged beasts; if the atmakaraka is well disposed, result = happiness; if not, result = fear]
[BPHS] 4. If atmakaraka is in Gemini Navamsha,
Should Atma Karaka be in Gemini Navamsha, the native will
[BPHS] 5. "If atmakaraka is in Cancer Navamsha,
Should Atma Karaka be in Cancer Navamsha, there will be
" If atmakaraka is in Leo Navamsha,
If Atma Karaka happens to be in Leo Navamsha,
"If the Atmakaraka is in the Virgo Navamsha, the native
If Atma Karaka happens to be in Virgo Navamsha,
(BPL comments: one suffers from itches and other skin ailments including burning nervous irritations from predatory or psychically invasive energies. Digestive sensitivities. Intestinal complaints, often rectified by improved diet.)
"When the Atmakaraka is in Libra Navamsha, the native will be
while, if Atma Karaka is in Libra Navamsha, he will
[BPL = also arts, design, arrangements, bargaining, diplomacy.
37-year reign of Iran-Shah 1772-1834 Fat'h Ali Shah Qajar produced an outpouring of extraordinary paintings, jewel-studded garments, and exquisitely designed goods. Atmakaraka Surya-yuti-Rahu in navamsha]
"Atmakaraka in Vrizchika navamsha the native has
[Dr. P.S. Sastri the translator says,"Jaimini implies that the absence of breast-feeding from the mother is a great calamity." p. 25]
"when the Atmakaraka is in the Navamsha of Sagittarius , the native is subject to
[Dr. P.S. Sastri the translator says, "Falling from a high place can refer to stair cases, airplanes, hills, and the like. It may also be a fall from a high position in service or in society." p. 25]
if it is Sagittarius Navamsha, that is occupied by Atma Karaka."
"When the Atmakaraka is in the Navamsha of Capricorn, the native has
Capricorn Navamsha in this respect denotes
[BPL: vulnerable to attack in the jungle, including the social, cultural, legal, and economic jungle]
[BPHS] 12. "When the Atmakaraka is in Aquarius Navamsha, the native will have
If it is Aquarius Navamsha, holding Atma Karaka,
BPL commentary: yes true physical resource networks and infrastructure -- but also, mental and cultural infrastructure, such as constructing interpretive cultural paradigms; economies and ecologies; large regulated systems)
"When the Atmakaraka is in Pisces Navamsha the native will
And in Pisces Navamsha the Atma Karaka will grant
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