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the 1/60 portion

Sixtieth Divisional Chart

2 x 30

3 x 20

4 x 15

5 x 12

6 x 10

micro-results of the 12th-angle

Fine-Tuning of Rectification results

see also disambiguation: shastiamsha table of 1800 portions


Varga - Amsha

षष्टिक अंश

the sixtieth part


Four-Headed Brahma

Caveat Emptor

* * Accuracy of divisional charts depends entirely on accuracy of birth time .**

Varga charts can be exceptionally useful.

However, if accurate birth time is not available, divisional charts are misleading, and should be ignored.

disambiguation: D-60 varga = distinguishable from the Shastiamsha table of 60 portions within one 30-degree rashi

QUOTATION from BPHS Sarga 6, Shloka-33-41 .

Shashtiamsha = 1/60th of a Rashi = half-degree for each amsha

amsha = portion

These are the BPHS (recompiled) designations. See Shastyamsha 1899 portions chart.

Phala-deepika gives a different list.

[begin quote]

" To calculate the Shashtiamsha Lord

  • ignore the Rashi position of a Graha

  • and take the degrees etc. it traversed in that Rashi.

  • Multiply that figure by 2 and divide the degrees by 12.

  • Add 1 to the remainder,

  • which will indicate the Rashi, in which the Shashtiamsha falls.

  • The Lord of that Rashi is the Graha, ruling the said Shashtiamsha.

In odd Rashi, the names of Shashtiamsha are:

1. Ghora

2. Rakshasa

3. Deva

4. Kubera

5. Yaksha

6. Kindara

7. Bhrashta

8. Kulaghna

9. Garala

10. Vahni

11. Maya

12. Purishaka

13. Apampathi

14. Marutwana

15. Kaala

16. Sarpa

17. Amrit

18. Indu

19. Mridu

20. Komala

21. Heramba

22. Brahma

23. Vishnu

24. Maheshwara

25. Deva

26. Ardra

27. Kalinasa

28. Kshiteesa

29. Kamalakara

30. Gulika

31. Mrityu

32. Kaala

33. Davagni

34. Ghora

35. Yama

36. Kantaka

37. Suddha

38. Amrita

39. PurnaChandra

40. Vishadagdha

41. Kulanasa

42. Vamshakshaya

43. Utpata

44. Kaala

45. Saumya

46. Komala

47. Sheetala

48. Karaladamshtra

49. Candramukhi

50. Praveena

51. Kaalpavaka '

52. Dhannayudha

53. Nirmala

54. Saumya

55. Krura

56. Atisheetala

57. Amrita

58. Payodhi

59. Brahmana

60. Chandra-Rekha (InduRekha)r.

The reverse is the order for even Rashi

  • in so much, as these names are used.

Graha in benefic Shashtiamsha produce auspicious,

while the opposite is true in case of Graha in malefic Shashtiamsha."

D-60 Shashtyamsha = 60 is a cycle-completer.

Patterns of 6 + 10 offer a glimpse into the structure of incarnational learning.

6-10 hold a relative 5-9 angle.

It is a definitive and auspicious pair of patterns can show at an esoteric level, where the spirit /jumps in/ to the cycle, similar to the way a skillful single dancer would jump into a group of dancers in motion.

Timing is everything.

60 is a full cycle in the earth-pulse base-12 system.

Patterns of 5 + 12 are also here.

Functionally, a shasty-amsha difference helps to distinguish twinsr.

Microview of 12th angle = closure, completion, maximum predicted performance of each graha

Field of Psychic Expectation for Specific Matters of Total Life Destiny

Generally, the Shasty-amsha = 60th division = produces an overview of the capacity of each individual graha. All of the graha are important to assess in D-60.

The Shastyamsha Varga provides a microscope detail of the 12th-angle and its implications of closure, finality, dissolution of material form, erosion of identity, and the laste experiences before embarking upon the bridge to the astral plane.

Within the D-60, confirm the disposition of

  • the radical vyaya-pati (conclusions, disappearance, immaterial actions such as meditation, psycho-spiritual guidance, astral awareness)
  • the atmakaraka (ultimate dispositions)
  • the ruler of 12th-from-Chandra (emotional completion).

D-60 provides an efficient view of range of behavior of the karaka in the current terrestrial lifetime.

Graha behavior in D-60 may indicate the " dream state" of each graha, showing its behavior when the native is busy in astral worlds during sleep.

For example if Shukra is highly dignified in D-60, one may have deeply enjoyable aesthetic harmonious experiences in the sleep state, even if relationships in the waking material state are less balanced.

For matters of career (10, 7) or schooling (4, 7) or marriage (7, 12) seek the disposition of the D-1 rulers within their Shastyamsha.

For example if the karmesha suffers a nichhamsha condition in the D-60, there are likely some low qualities of the leadership behaviors in social reality which signify limits on one's rise into high visibility roles.

~~ BPHS Sarga-7, Shloka-8

" The bhava whose lord is in a malefic Shashtyamsha will diminish, so say Garga and others."

Traditional time measurement units

  • One Shasthyamsa = 30 minutes of Arc.

  • 720 Shasthyamsa = the full 360-degree circle .

  • Shasthyamsha lords are either malefic or benefic.

Auspicious placement: atmakaraka in the Shastiamsha lagna

Each of the varga can aid verification of the birth time. One important predictor can be the presence of atmakaraka in the D-60 shastyamsha lagna. Atmakaraka (found in both Parashari and Jaimini traditions) is the graha which holds the highest degree among the seven classical graha.

If the nativity shows a promise of social distinction , note the characteristics of the atmakaraka-graha residing in the D-60 shastyamsha lagna to find a keynote of one's life narrative and contribution to society.

  • POTUS-29 Teapot Dome 1865-1923 Warren G. Harding had Mangala-yuti-Rahu in Mesha indriya-lagna of D-60. Harding's life was lived with sexual intensity and masculine competitive pursuit. He maintained multiple lovers and behaved in extraordinary ways.

Soothing protective Chandra is an enemy of Professor Budha, an dBantering Budha activates his radical Jyeṣṭha lagna.

Harding had brief careers in teaching and sales [Budha] before becoming a newspaperman [Budha]. His speech style was roguish and very plebian.

Notoriouslym he fabricated his own words, which seemed intuitively right to him [Chandra]. He was the laughing stock of the educated urban classes . Yet, similar to POTUS-43 Decision Points 1946- George W. Bush his chronic malapropisms (Budha + Shani) gave him an aura of rural credibility among the working folk [Chandra].

Evaluating retrograde graha

One use of D-60 is to determine whether a retrograde planet will give fruits or not.

Retrograde planet results are normally delayed, but not denied.

  • Some schools of thought assert that a retrograde malefic gains power, while a retrograde benefic loses power. There is some merit to the different opinions on the true effects of retrograde.

  • The Shashtyamsha lord help make the determination of good or difficult results because the Shashtyamsha lord will either be malefic or benefic, and this may help to settle the case.

If the graha falls into a malefic Shashtyamsha , it is considered that negative Akashic memory patterning is operating there is a need for payback.

In the case of negative Shashtyamsha position it becomes more likely that results of the graha will be delayed or denied denied.

D-60 can reveal unpaid debt from parallel lives which affects the social dignity in the current life

Humiliation? Respect? Humble station or high ? Use or misuse of social-regulatory power.

One use of D-60 is to determine whether a retrograde* vakri graja will give fruits or not. Retrograde usually causes delayed results, but not denied results.

However, if there is significant pre-incarnationally planned requirement for payback through the retrograde planet, then it becomes more likely that results are truly denied.

D-60 may reveal the downside of an otherwise excellent-looking radix graha.

Nakshatra identified withi the Shastiamsha Lagna can reveal fine distinctions of life purpose = pre-incarnationally planned underbelly of apparently magnificent D-1 graha

It is common to see the exalted planets of morally corrupt political dictators and apparently successful thieves, as being quite devastated in the shastyamsha.

  • This situation indicates that a temporarily powerful person may endure a tragic fall from power during the period of the D-1's uttama graha which occupies nīcha-amsha in the D-60.

  • Jyotiṣika check the D-60 to correct their spot judgment regarding especially magnificent planets.

  • If that exalted Guru in dharma svabhava seems intuitively too good to be true, it probably is.

  • Destiny-defining graha = typically located in the radical lagna of the D-60.

  • Placement of atmakaraka or D-1 lagnesha within D-60 lagna = great aid in rectification

  • The D-60 can reveal the pre-incarnationally planned under-belly if there is one.


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