Nine planets are the Navagrahas which play the most vital role in our lives. There positioning and movement during the time of birth of the person is said to decide our past, present as well as future. In Hinduism, we worship these 9 planets to remove their malefic effects and bring in happiness. Let’s now understand how do each of the planet affect our life.
He is the sun God, also known as Ravi. He stands in the center and the other planets move around him.
The role of Sun is exactly how it itself is! It instills willpower, energy and good fortune in every individual. It is solely responsible for determining the personality, looks, wisdom and achievements. Sun rules on the zodiac sign Leo.
He is also known as Soma. You will always see only his upper body being shown in the deities or the pictures, because of his waning quality.
Moon decide the most major parts of life. It decides the fertility, growth, relationships and overall emotional attributes. The good effects of the moon helps a person in ensuring a harmonious life.
This God is also known as Angaraka. He is said to be quite ferocious as well.
Mars represents independence, individualism, and idealism. This planet rules the zodiac signs Aries and Scorpio. Since it is an aggressive planet, it also makes the zodiac signs aggressive.
You can generally see him in Varuda Mudra and he has four hands.
Mercury plays a great role in sharpening the minds, and creates multi-functional talents and versatility. The people ruled by mercury will have good analytical and logical thinking.
He is also known as Brahmanaspati. He is famous as the teachers of Gods and is also praised in many hymns of Rigveda.
Jupiter is the planet which decides the luck factor in our lives. It is also responsible for the intellect, good fortune, success and all the religious aspects of our lives.
She is the teacher of demons and the creator of Sukraniti. Since it is considered as a female planet, it is one of the gentlest astrological planets.
It represents the most delicate and emotional sectors of life like love, romance, jewelry, luxury, food, wealth, art, aesthetic life and much more. The people whose ruling planet is Venus, always tend to be gentle and soft.
The most troublesome and feared God of all. He is majorly worshiped by the Hindu followers of Astrology.
Saturn is considered to be the negative astrological planets of the lot. It is said to be slow, lethargic, lazy and careless. This ball is a magnet for all the negative existences. People believe that its rule is the worst period in ones life. Astrologers say that the proper positioning of Saturn can bring unimaginable wisdom, authority, success and happiness. Every person in existence goes through a rough phase where he has a seven and half years of bad phase when ruled by this planet.
NORTH NODE (Rahu)
This God resembles Mercury mostly but still differs in characteristics.
This planet is quite influential and powerful. Its positioning determines the growth or downfall of a person. It is also called as a dragon’s head. This planet rules the Zodiac sign Gemini.
SOUTH NODE (Ketu)
Ketu means Comet. In Hindu mythology it is described as having a tail of a serpent and an ovular body.
Ketu is the planet of power. Its positioning determines the growth or downfall of a person. It rules the Zodiac sign Sagittarius.