Karanas and personality of those born in these Karanas

A Karana is half a Thithi or 6 degrees of arc. In thirty Thithis comprising of the Lunar month, there are sixty half-thithis or Karanas. In other words, each Thithi has two Karanas. The first Karana ends at the middle of the Thithi and the second Karana is upto the end of that Thithi.

There are four Karanas that occur only once in a month. They are fixed Karanas and their effects are as follows.

No
Name of Karana
Influence
1st
Shakuni The person of this Karana will be calm, composed, intelligent, gifted with intuition and full of good deeds
2nd
Chatushpada The person of this Karana will do independent business, take great pains in work and will be truthful
3rd
Naga The person of this Karana will be a specialist and successful in professions connected with minerals. Will be of good character and capable of mesmerizing and catching snakes.
4th
Kimstugna Persons of this Karana are intelligent but may be bent on doing bad deeds; are heartless, unpopular and may suffer much in life.

Effects of recurring Karanas

The remaining seven Karanas recur  eight times during the Lunar month.  Their names and effects are:

No
Name of Karana
Influence
1st

BAVA
People born in this Karana will be poor but will be kind and content with what they get. They will be successful if they pursue a career with the Army.
2nd
BALAVA The person born in this Karana will be handsome, courageous, sacrificing and will be interested in sports and extra-curricular activities.
3rd
KAULAVA Those born in this Karana will be intent on doing bad deeds as his earlier environment was not congenial to moulding a good character.
4th
TAITILA The person born in this Karana will be soft hearted, even tempered and with strong convictions. Constitutionally the person will be strong.
5th
GARA The person of this Karanawill be a good strategist, imaginative and talkative.
6th
VANIJA The person of this Karana will have good business acumen and will be capable of succeeding in any type of business.
7th
VISHTI
The person of this Karana will be heartless, without friends and will be bent on doing bad deeds.