In the Vedic astrology, the birth chart or
the janam kundli represents the presentation of the alignment of the stars,
celestial bodies and planets that were situated at the time of our birth. Along
with the time, the place and the date hold specific importance in the life of
Janam Kundli is a map that directs us to the future that has already been designed for us. It also reveals the past instances, guiding us to the right decision that we need to inhibit for a blissful future. Only the astrologers or the experts have the immense knowledge to draw kundli for an individual. In the ancient period, the hermits or the saints drew the birth charts to expose the future. The Kundlis are very precise and full of details if compared to the charts based on horoscope. Horoscope charts align to the position of where the Sun is situated but the kundli or the birth chart unravels a thousand different information and data that encircle the lifetime of a person, from birth till death.
While researching and analysing the depth of the birth chart, they make sure to check the position of the planets and the nakshatras that forms an unbreakable relation with the individual for their lifespan. Along with that, they reveal the personality of what the person carries in their daily lifestyle along with their inner strength and unspoken weaknesses. Along with this, the birth chart also showers limelight over the different perspective of a person’s life, be it career, love, health, luck or relationship. Life partner compatibility is a very important part while noting down the janam kundli as the spouse or the partner determines the pivotal time of their life till death. Janam kundli also displays the problems or the hurdles that one might need to face and the loopholes to overcome them. But in overall terms, the birth chart makes sure to decipher the understanding of a person’s motives, desires, wants, actions and thoughts that they deliver through their mind.
For accuracy to be maintained while deriving a Janam kundli or a birth chart from the astrologer, the most important information that needs to be kept in mind is the position of the nakshatras or the stars in the moment of the individual’s birth. The houses of the sun signs revolve after every four minutes to one degree and therefore, the accuracy for the charts are immensely important to decide the lifetime of the person. Time determines the rising or the ascendant sign along with the other aspects of the movement of the planets in an individual’s birth chart.
From the astrological point of view, there are nine planets that are taken into consideration- Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Rahu, Ketu and Saturn. Every individual kundli has 12 different houses which determine 12 different zodiacs that is Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. These different planets along with the houses and the zodiacs unravel the different position and aspects of what life is going to turn into. It is believed that the destiny of an individual is linked to their past karmic debts or deeds, depending on their nature. The aspects that cover these different positions are family, marriage, career, profession, wealth, relationships, etc.
When it comes in contact for choosing a partner for lifelong, janam kundli holds the right to decide the one meant to be the one for the individual. And thus, kundli matching comes into existence. It is the process of finding the one who is compatible with the specific person for the whole lifetime. There are various methods to determine that but one of the most important methods is famously known as the Ashthakoota method. Through the method, different traits of both the individuals are matched to possess the points, favourable for their marriage to happen.
Along with these, Janam kundli also reveals the different dashas as well as the yogas in a person’s life. They are the different phases that a person goes through. It can be good or bad, depending on the specific dashas they are carrying in their chart. Janam kundli is a lifelong documented map that determines how our life is going to unfold itself in a significant way.