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Birth Rashi of Lord Rama

According to Valmiki Ramayana, Lord Rama was born in Punarvasu nakshatra. The first three Padas of Punarvasu lie in Mithuna rashi and the last Pada lies in Karkataka rashi. Valmiki does not mention ...
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Do any scriptures say that Varna is determined by Rashi?

Many people say that Varna is determined by birth, and others say Varna is determined by qualities. But I've seen some websites which claim that Varna is based on Rashi(our birth constellation/star). ...
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Is it compulsory to give name according to Rashi in Hinduism?

Is it Compulsory to give name(to Baby) according to Rashi (राशि) in Hinduism ?
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Jyotisha - Relation between Pancha Mahabhuta and Rashi

What is the relationship between Pancha Mahabhuta and Rashi in Jyotisha?
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Rashi in Jyotisha - Sirodaya, Prushtodaya and Ubhayodaya

Shri Bangalore Venkata Raman in his book Hindu Predictive Astrology briefly mentions three types of Rashis - Sirodaya, Prushtodaya and Ubhayodaya. What are these Rashis? More importantly, where do ...
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What is Rashi in Jyotisha or Hindu astrology?

What is Rashi in Jyotisha or Hindu astrology? Is it the same as sun-sign of a person? Is Rashi determined by the birth details of a person or by the name they have?