Planets and their physical appearance, Characteristics of planets

Characteristics of planets

Planets and their own sign

  • Surya: simha
  • Chandra: kataka
  • Kuja: mesha, vrichika
  • Budha: mithuna, kanya
  • Guru: dhanus, meena
  • Sukra: vrishaba, thula
  • Sani: makara, kumba
  • Rahu: kumba
  • Kethu: vrichika

Characteristics of planets

Planets and their exaltation sign

Surya: mesha
chandra: vrishaba
kuja: makara
budha: kanya
guru: kataka
sukra: meena
sani: thula
rahu: vrishaba
kethu: vrichika

Planets and their debilitation sign

Surya: thula
chandra: vrichika
kuja: kataka
budha: meena
guru: makara
sukra: kanya
sani: mesha
rahu: vrichika
kethu: vrishaba

The rays of the planets

  1. Surya: 5 rays
    2. Chandra: 21 rays
    3. Kuja: 7 rays
    4. Budha: 9 rays
    5. Guru: 10 rays
    6. Sukra: 16 rays
    7. Sani: 4 rays
    8. Rahu: 4 rays
    9. Kethu: 4 rays

Cruel and mild (sober) planets

  1. Surya: cruel
    2. Chandra: mild (sober)
    3. Kuja: cruel
    4. Budha: mild
    5. Guru: mild
    6. Sukra: mild
    7. Sani: cruel
    8. Rahu: cruel
    9. Kethu: cruel

Planets and their language

  1. Surya: sanskrit, telugu
    2. Chandra: tamil
    3. Kuja: mantra
    4. Budha: astrology
    5. Guru: sanskrit, telugu
    6. Sukra: sanskrit, telugu
    7. Sani: foreign language
    8. Rahu: foreign language
    9. Kethu: foreign language

Planets and their consorts

  1. Surya: usha and prathusha
    2. Chandra: rohini devi
    3. Kuja: shakti devi, bhoomi devi
    4. Budha: ghana devi
    5. Guru: tara devi
    6. Sukra: sukeerthi
    7. Sani: neela devi
    8. Rahu: shimee devi
    9. Kethu: chitra layaka

Planets and their asana

  1. Surya: circle
    2. Chandra: square
    3. Kuja: triangle
    4. Budha: arrow
    5. Guru: rectangle
    6. Sukra: pentagonal shape
    7. Sani: bilva
    8. Rahu: flag
    9. Kethu: small winnow (supa)

The sons of planets

  1. Surya: kalan
    2. Chandra: kalaiyanapadan
    3. Kuja: laraysan
    4. Budha: ardhaprakaran
    5. Guru: yamagandan
    6. Sukra: visha gadhan
    7. Sani: gulikan
    8. Rahu: amirtha gadigai
    9. Kethu: avamirthyu

Planets and their gotram

  1. Surya: kashyapa
    2. Chandra: atreya
    3. Kuja: bharadwaja
    4. Budha: atreya
    5. Guru: angeerasa
    6. Sukra: dhargava
    7. Sani: kashuapa
    8. Rahu: paiteenasa
    9. Kethu: jaimini

Planets and rishis

  1. Surya: hiranyashtupa
    2. Chandra: gouthama
    3. Kuja: viroopa
    4. Budha: praskanya
    5. Guru: gruthsna
    6. Sukra: bharadwaja
    7. Sani: heelibi
    8. Rahu: vamadeva
    9. Kethu: madhuchchanda

Planets and their states

  1. Surya: kalinga (orissa)
    2. Chandra: yavana (eastern part of afghanistan)
    3. Kuja: avanti (udaipur region of rajastan)
    4. Budha: magadha (eastern part of up)
    5. Guru: sindhu (eastern pakistan,rajastan,gujarat)
    6. Sukra: keekata (eastern part of up)
    7. Sani: saurashtra (gujarat)
    8. Rahu: ambar (jaipur region of rajastan)
    9. Kethu: parvata

Planets and cause of death

Surya: high fever, bile, weapon
chandra: cholera
kuja: accidental fire, magical spell, witch craft, weapons
budha: anemia, bloodlessness
guru: phlegm
sukra: veneral complaints
sani: typhoid
rahu: leprosy, small pox, poison, snake bite
kethu: suicide, hanging.

Planets and abode of departed soul

  • Surya: kailasa
  • chandra: kailasa
  • kuja: earth
  • budha: vaikunta
  • guru: brahmaloka
  • sukra: swarga
  • sani: yamaloka
  • rahu: hell
  • kethu: moksha

Planets and ascetic yoga

Surya: chief of the contemplative saints
chandra: pligrim visiting holy places
kuja: buddhist, black magic
budha: mendicant
guru: eminant ascetic (vedanta philosopher)
sukra: religious hypocrite
sani: heretic
rahu: witchcraft, black magic
kethu: saint

Planets and cause of childlessness

Surya: curse of lord siva, curse of father, garuda
chandra: curse of mother
kuja: curse of kartikeya or village deity or enemy
budha: curse of lord vishnu, curse of youngsters
guru: curse of brahmin, curse of tree
sukra: curse of woman, curse of cow
sani: curse of departed souls, yama, peepal tree
rahu: curse of serpent
kethu: curse of brahmin.

Planets and dasavatharas

Surya: rama
chandra: krishna
kuja: narasimha
budha: buddha (bala rama)
guru: vamana
sukra: parasurama
sani: koorma (tortoise)
rahu: varaha (pig)
kethu: macha (fish)

Planets and their gender

Surya: male
chandra: female
kuja: male
budha: male/female
guru: male
sukra: female
sani: male
rahu: male
kethu: male

Planets and their guns

Surya: sathwic (pure)
chandra: sathwic
kuja: thamasic (darkness)
budha: rajasic (passion)
guru: sathwic
sukra: rajasic
sani: thamasic
rahu: thamasic
kethu: thamasic

Planets and their metals

Surya: copper
chandra: bell metal
kuja: copper
budha: lead
guru: gold
sukra: silver
sani: iron
rahu: graphite (black lead)
kethu: mud, mica

Planets and their taste

Surya: pungent
chandra: salt
kuja: bitter
budha: mixed
guru: sweet
sukra: sour
sani: astringent
rahu: sour
kethu: sour

Planets and their flowers

Surya: red lotus (chenthamarai)
chandra: white lilly (vellalli)
kuja: oleander, magnolia (arali, senbhagam, champak)
budha: white colour flower (venkanthal)
guru: jasmine (malli gai) (mullai) camomite
sukra: white lotus (venthamarai)
sani: black colour flower (karumkuvalai)
rahu: china rose (mandharai)
kethu: red lilly, (chevvalli)

Planets and their places

Surya: places of worship
chandra: water places
kuja: places of fire and weapons
budha: where males and females gather
guru: where money and wealth are stored
sukra: bedroom
sani: drug stores, hospitals
rahu: snake holes
kethu: snake holes

Planets and their animals

Surya: she goat
chandra: male cobra
kuja: female snake
budha: he cat
guru: she cat
sukra: male elephant
sani: he goat, buffaloes
rahu: female dog
kethu: male horse

Planets and their trees

Surya: gignatic swallow wort (erukku, jilledu)
chandra: drumstic (muruku)
kuja: karunkali
budha: prickly chaff flower (nayuruvi) (uttareni)
guru: peepal tree (arasu) (ravi chettu)
sukra: fig tree (athi) (medi)
sani: suma tree (vanni) (jammi)
rahu: doub grass (arugu) (durva grass)
kethu: thatch grass (kusha grass)

Planets and scented materials

Surya: sandal wood paste
chandra: dhoop (inscence)
kuja: kum kum
budha: karpur (comphor)
guru: amber
sukra: lavanga (elaichi)
sani: karumuli
rahu: mustard
kethu: vermilion (sindhur)

Planets and music

Surya: sa
chandra: ree
kuja: gaa
budha: ma
guru: paa
sukra: daa
sani: nee
rahu: owa
kethu: eee

Planets and palm lines

Surya: line of sun
chandra: line of travels
kuja: line of head
budha: line of liver
guru: line of heart
sukra: line of life
sani: line of fate
rahu: line of serpent
kethu: line of marriage

Planets and vastu

Surya: right side of windows
chandra: left side of windows
kuja: bed room
budha: hall, drawing room, study room, guest room
guru: god room
sukra: kitchen
sani: dining hall, store room
rahu: godown (place for dumping waste material)
kethu: god room, stair case

Planets and human relationship

Surya: father, son
chandra: mother, mother-in-law, maternal uncle’s wife
kuja: brother, husband
budha: maternal uncle, younger brother/sister
guru: teacher, self
sukra: wife, sister, daughter, dauther-in-law
sani: elder brother
rahu: paternal grand father
kethu: maternal grand father

Planets and human body

Surya: right eye, bone
chandra: left eye, chest, urinary bladder, stomach
kuja: heart
budha: hands, neck, shoulders
guru: brain, thighs, feet
sukra: face, uterus, ovaries
sani: buttocks, knees, fore leg, digestion system
rahu: intestine, ears, head
kethu: nails, hairs, anus, private parts

Planets and human face

Surya: right eye
chandra: left eye
kuja: eye brow, teeth
budha: fore head, neck, tongue
guru: nose, nostril
sukra: cheek
sani: chin
rahu: mouth, lips, ears
kethu: hair

Planets and their qualities

Surya: pious
chandra: pious
kuja: arrogant
budha: intellect and preserving
guru: pious
sukra: intellect and preserving
sani: lethargic and lazy
rahu: lazy, liar
kethu: aimless

Planets and their humours

Surya: bile (pitta)
chandra: cold (kapha)
kuja: bile (pitta)
budha: gas (vatha)
guru: gas (vatha)
sukra: cold (meha)
sani: gas (vatha)
rahu: gas (vatha)
kethu: bile (pitta)

Planets and their seasons

Surya: summer (grishma)
chandra: rainy season (varsha)
kuja: summer (grishma)
budha: autumn (sarad)
guru: dewy (hemantha)
sukra: spring (vasantha)
sani: winter (sisira)
rahu:
kethu:

Planets and their caste

Surya: kshatriya (warrior)
chandra: vysya (trader)
kuja: kshatriya
budha: vysya
guru: bhramana (intellectuals)
sukra: bhramana
sani: sudra (service person)
rahu: muslim, sikh
kethu: christian, buddhist, jain

Planets and their elements

Surya: fire
chandra: water
kuja: fire
budha: air
guru: either
sukra: water
sani: air
rahu: air + fire
kethu: fire

Planets and their physical ingradients

Surya: bones
chandra: blood
kuja: blood, bone marrow
budha: skin
guru: flesh, fat
sukra: semen / ovaries
sani: digestive organ
rahu: intestine
kethu: nerves

Planets and their colours

Surya: red
chandra: white
kuja: red
budha: green
guru: yellow
sukra: white
sani: black (or) dark blue
rahu: black (or) ash colour
kethu: red

Planets and their precious stones

Surya: ruby (manikya)
chandra: pearl (muthu)
kuja: coral (pavalam)
budha: emarald (marakatam)
guru: topaz (pushyaragam)
sukra: diamond (vairam)
sani: blue sapphire (neelam)
rahu: agate (gomedhakam)
kethu: cats eye (vaiduryam)

Planets and their grains

Surya: wheat
chandra: rice
kuja: red gram
budha: green gram
guru: bengal gram
sukra: beans
sani: sesame
rahu: black gram
kethu: horse gram

Planets and their portfolios

Surya: king
chandra: queen
kuja: commander
budha: prince
guru: minister
sukra: minister
sani: servant
rahu: low class people
kethu: saints , seers

Planets and their direction

Surya: east
chandra: north west
kuja: south
budha: north
guru: north east
sukra: south east
sani: west
rahu: south west
kethu: north east

Planets and their deities

Surya: siva
chandra: parvati
kuja: subrahmania
budha: vishnu
guru: brahma – (dakshina murthy)
sukra: lakshmi
sani: yama
rahu: badra kali
kethu: ganesha

Planets and their special sign (molatrikona)

Characteristics of planets

Surya: simha
chandra: vrishaba
kuja: mesha
budha: kanya
guru: dhanus
sukra: tula
sani: kumba
rahu: kumba
kethu: vrichika

Planets and their nakshatras

Surya: krithika, uttara, uttarashada
chandra: rohini, hasta, sravana
kuja: mrigashira, chitta, dhanista
budha: aslesha, jyesta, revathi
guru: punarvasu, visaka, poorva badra
sukra: bharani, poorva phalguni, poorvashada
sani: pushya, anusha, uttarabadra
rahu: aridra, swati, sathabisha
kethu: aswini, makha, moola

Planets and their transit period

Surya: 1 month
chandra: 2 1/4 days
kuja: 49 days
budha: 1 month
guru: 1 year
sukra: 1 month
sani: 2 ½ years
rahu: 1 ½ years
kethu: 1 ½ years

Friendship among planets

Surya: chandra, kuja, budha, guru
chandra: surya, kuja, guru
kuja: surya, chandra, guru, sukra, ketu
budha: sukra. Sani. Rahu, surya
guru: surya, chandra, kuja, sani, rahu, ketu
sukra: budha. Sani. Rahu, kuja, ketu
sani: budha, sukra, guru, rahu
rahu: budha, sukra, sani, guru
kethu: kuja, sukra, guru

Enmity among the planets

Surya: sukra, sani, rahu, ketu
chandra: budha, sukra, sani, rahu
kuja: budha, sani, rahu
budha: chandra, kuja, guru, ketu
guru: budha, sukra
sukra: surya, chandra, guru
sani: surya, chandra, kuja, ketu
rahu: surya, chandra, kuja
kethu: surya, chandra, budha, sani

Dasa period of the planets

Surya: 6 years
chandra: 10 years
kuja: 7 years
budha: 17 years
guru: 16 years
sukra: 20 years
sani: 19 years
rahu: 18 years
kethu: 7 years

Planets and diseases

Surya: bile
chandra: cold
kuja: bile
budha: gas
guru: gas
sukra: cold
sani: gas
rahu: gas
kethu: bile

Planets and education

Surya: political science. Social science
chandra: arts. Psycology, chemistry, hotel management
kuja: engineering, physics
budha: maths, statistics, drawing
guru: audit and accounts, philosophy
sukra: commerce, marketing, housekeeping
sani: mining
rahu: chemical, nuclear physics
kethu: medical, theology, astrology, law

Planets and their vehicles

Surya: peacock
chandra: muthu vimana (jackal)
kuja: swan
budha: horse
guru: elephant
sukra: garuda (kite)
sani: crow
rahu: goat
kethu: lion

Planets and their place of temple

Surya: suryanar koil (adudurai)
chandra: tirupathi
kuja: vaidheshwaran koil
budha: madurai chokkar
guru: tiruchendur
sukra: srirangam
sani: thirunallar
rahu: thirunageshwaram
kethu: kalahasti

Planets and their parayana

Surya: adhitya hrudhayam
chandra: soundarya lahari
kuja: skanda shasti kavacham
budha: vishnu sahasranamam
guru: dakshina murthy stotram
sukra: asta lakshmi stotram
sani: rudra suktam
rahu: durga kavacham
kethu: hanuman chalisa, ganesha stotram

Planets and their physical appearance

Characteristics of planets

  • Surya: medium height, hot constitution
  • chandra: short in stature, cold constitution
  • kuja: short in stature, hot constitution
  • budha: tall in stature, windy constitution
  • guru: short in stature, windy constitution
  • sukra: medium height, cold constitution
  • sani: tall in stature, windy constitution
  • rahu: tall in stature, windy constitution
  • kethu: tall in stature, hot constitution
  • planets and their places

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