Questions tagged [navagraha]

Navagraha i.e. The Major 9 Planets.

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Navagrahas directions

Navagrahas do not face each other. They will not see each other. What is the religious reason for this? Any specifics in puranas?
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What's difference between graha and loka?

As per hinduism there are nine graha (planets) and Earth is not included in this list. Here are following nine graha Surya (Sun) Chandra (Moon) Mangala (Mars) Budha (Mercury) Guru (Jupiter), the Guru ...
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Can sins be transferred?

For navagraha shanti (satisfying 9 planets), people give navadhanya daana respective to the planet, does it has power to transfer our sins earned by our own karma or it is just meant to satisfy the ...
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Is astrology even true? If it is true, then how these Grahas called Devata become dumb bodies of Moon, Star Sun, Mars etc [closed]

Man is reaching Moon, satellites reached Saturn and Mangal. If these heavenly bodies are Devatas, Chandra and Surya being ''Vedic Deva''. Then how was Chandra Deva not able to stop or even react when ...
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Who is the current moon god, Soma son of Atri or Tvisiman son of Dharma?

This excerpt from the Anusanga Pada of the Brahmanda Purana describes the gods of the different planets and the Nakshatras they were born in in the present Vaivasvata Manvantara. In particular, it ...
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Rahu and Ketu in planetary location

In the Hindu planetary system, Rahu and Ketu take an invisible place. But we use to find their periodic presence in houses. In modern science, asteroid belts are between Mars and Jupiter. Asteroids ...
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What is the relation between trees and gods?

I heard of Navagraha vana(garden of trees representing 9 planets), Nakshatra vana(trees representing 27 stars), Devatha vana(trees representing each god). What are those plants? Does worshiping give ...
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What is Rahu kaala?

According to Puranas, Rahu and Ketu don't have corresponding planets, but manifest during Grahana(eclipse). If this is the case, What is Rahu Kaala? How is the effect of Rahu felt during this time?
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Navagraham in Vishnu temples

In many Vishnu or Vaishnavism temples, the Navagraham deities are not installed. You may find them in some temples, but in at least 70% of Vishnu temples, you would not. Is there a specific reason ...