At, we check the following porutham which are being considered as important for marriage:

  1. Rasi Porutham
  2. Rasiadhipathi Porutham
  3. Vasya Porutham
  4. Mahendra Porutham
  5. Gana Porutham
  6. Yoni  Porutham
  7. Dinam Porutham
  8. Stree Deergha Porutham
  9. Rajju Dosham
  10. Vedha Dosham
  11. Kuja Dosham / Chevvai Dosham
  12. Papasamya
  13. Dasa-Sandhi

Out of the above, the below are considered as mandatory:

  • Compatibility between Birth Stars
  • Kuja dosha comparison
  • Papasamya
  • Dasa-Sandhi
  • Yoni Porutham

What is Rasi Porutham

Rasi Porutham means the compatibility of Zodiac Signs. According to Indian Astrology, the position of the moon at birth time determines the Zodiac Sign (Rasi) of a person. The person’s character, culture and physical characteristics are strongly dependent on his or her Zodiac. The compatibility in these qualities is essential between the husband and wife for ensuring a long life and prosperity for their married life. This obviously points to the significance of Rasi Porutham. It acts as the remedy for the absence of other compatibilities like Gana Porutham.

What is Rasi adhipathi Porutham

Rasi adhipathi Porutham means the compatibility of the Rasi Lords. The compatibility of the Lords of the Birth Rasis of the bride and the bridegroom determines this Porutham. Rasi adhipathi Porutham signifies the capabilities, long  life and luck of the children born to the couple. In those cases where rasi adhipathis may not be compatible, compatibilities like Samasapthama in the horoscope and Mahendra porutham rectify the defect.

Each house in the RASI chart is ruled by one of the Navagrahas (Planet). Some planets have two places. The planet ruling the house of the Birth Star is ‘RASI ADHIPATHI’. For example say a girl’s Birth Star is ASWINI. Her Rasi is Mesham. Mesha Rasi Adhipathi is Chevvai. Now Boy’s Star is SWATHI, his Rasi is Thulam. Thula Rasi Adhipathi is Sukran. The relationship between Chevvai and Sukran is Equal Status. This is Madhyamam – neither Very Good nor Bad. Acceptable.  Rasi Adhipathi Porutham depends on the Relationship of the two planets ruling the house where Chandran is found in Rasi Chart.

What is Vasya Porutham

Vasya porutham means the Compatibility between the zodiac signs with respect to their mutual enchantment. This Porutham helps to enhance the love and affection between the couple. Vasya Porutham gains more prominence in the absence of other poruthams like Rasi Porutham and Gana Porutham.

What is Mahendra Porutham

Mahendra Porutham is determined on the basis of the birth stars of the couple. This Porutham determines and
provides the man the power to protect his wife and children born in her, in moral, physical and financial aspects. It is believed that Mahendra Porutham is capable enough to suppress the effects of the absense of Rasyadhipathi and Dina Porutham.

What is Gana Porutham

Gana Porutham means the compatibility between the birth star groups. The twenty seven stars are classified into
three ganas (groups) – Devagana, Asuragana and Manushagana. Gana Porutham stands for the compatibility between the ganas (groups) corresponding to the birth stars of the couple. Generally, this Porutham signifies the mental and spiritual compatibility. Gana Porutham helps the couple to have a life with prosperity and satisfaction.

  • Devagana – These persons are supposed to be well behaved, Affectionate, Soft and Good natured with good Character and High values.
  • Manushagana– Men and Women of this category will have all the good and bad qualities of human beings. Their behaviour is good but they also tend to show their anger, enmity at times.
  • Asuragana – The behavior, nature, and character of this category of people are expected to be Aggressive, Rude and Rough. It is difficult for them to co-operate with others. They can upset others by their unpleasant behavior and talk Many times they will think they are right and others are wrong. But they are also good sometimes.

Matching of these ganam:

  • Matching of a Girl of Devagana with Boy of Devagana is very good. (Adhi Uthamam)
  • Match of a Girl with Manushagana with a Boy of Manushagana  is also Good. (Uthamam)
  • Matching a Girl with Devagana  with Manushagana or Vice versa is Not Bad (Madyamam)
  • Matching a Girl or Boy of Asuragana with any of the 2 Ganams above is not recommended.( Athamam)

Yoni Porutham

Yoni porutham indicates sexual compatibility. Animal symbols are associated with each star. When the animal symbolising the birth star of the couple are friendly to each other, yoni porutham is considered to be satisfactory. Where the animals are inimical to each other yoni porutham is not satisfactory. If Yoni porutham is good between the couple, it helps them to ensure financial prosperity and happy married life. The absence of Yoni Porutham may result in the lack of satisfaction, the difficulties relating to children etc.. These problems will be nullified by the presense of any two among Rasydhipa Porutham, Vasya Porutham and Mahendra Porutham.

Dina Porutham

Dina Porutham is another measure of compatibility between birth stars. Dina Porutham helps the couples to achievemental compatibility and happiness in life. Absense of Dina Porutham is ignored and considered not very important in the presense of Rasi porutham or Yoni porutham.

Stree Deergha Poorutham

Stree Deergha Porutham is reckoned by the distance of the man’s birth star from that of the woman. It ensures long and happy married life. It also acts as a remedy for absense of Gana porutham.

Rajju Dosham

The Rajju Dosha is considered to be one of the most destrucitve among the doshas related to marriage compatibility, especially, the Madhyma Rajju dosha. Rajju dosha can become the reason for many unexpected sorrows in marriage life.

Rajju represents the rope(Mangala Suthra) used to Tie-up the Thirumangalyam during the auspicious muhurtham time. If Rajju Dosham is present it will seriously affect the couple.

There are 5 kinds of Rajju. The 27 Stars are divided into these 5 Categories. Details of the Rajju Dosham are explained in the following list.

  • Sirro Rajju (Head Portion) – For Mirugaseersha,Chithirai,Avittam Nakshatra. Effect: Danger to the  Bridegroom’s Life or Health
  • Kanda Rajju (Neck Portion) – For Rohini-Thiruvadirai-Hastham Swathi-Tthiruvonam-Sathayam Nakshatra. Effect: Danger to the  Bride’s Life or Health
  • Udhara Rajju (Stomach Portion) – For Karthigai-Punarpusam-Uthiram-Visakam-Uthradam-Poorattadhi Nakshatra. Effect: Problems for Children’s Welfare and Health
  • Ooru Rajju – Bharani-Poosam-Pooram- Anusham-Pooradam-Uthrattathi. Effect: Indicates Wasteful expenditure and loss of wealth.
  • Padha Rajju – Aswini-Ayilyum_Magam – Kettai-Moolam-Revathi. Effect: Leads to Change of Place often and problems during Travel.

Rajju Dosham is present when the Birth Stars of the Girl and Boy indicates the same Rajju. Marriage should never be performed when Rajju Dosham is present. When you decide to conduct a marriage with Rajju Dosham you are taking a great or serious risk. Marriage should be considered only when the Rajju is different for the Boy and Girl.

Vedha Dosham

The marriage is not recommended if the birth stars of the couples are in Vedha to each other. Because of this dosha, the couples may suffer mental tensions due to separation, frequently occurring illnesses and other problems that are likely to occur in a marriage.

What is Kujja Dosham / Chevvai Dosham

Kuja plays an important role in determining marriage compatibility. In some parts of South India, serious importance is attached to the dosha caused by the position of Kuja in 7th and 8th from Lagna. Although many exceptions for kuja dosha are found in authentic texts, only the most important are considered in our report. Since only the Kuja dosha with respect to Lagna is being considered, it is advisable to ensure the overall papasamya also.

What is Papasamyam

Papa (dosha) Comparison is done here by assigning points for the position of Mars, Saturn, Rahu, Ketu and Sun with respect to Lagna, Moon as well as Venus.

Saturn, Rahu, Kethu, Mars and Sun are the Grahams which could trouble a Person depending upon its Position and Strength in a Horoscope. When these 5 planets are in 1-2-4-7-8-&12th places from Lagnam, Chandran & Sukran, they create a certain amount of problem,(Dosham). The ferocity of the Dosham depends upon its strength in these houses, such as a Friend or Foe, (Uchcham) High or Low (Neecham) – Ruler or Equal. The total amount of Dosham for the Girl and Boy has to be calculated at the time of Horoscope Comparison for a marriage. If the Dosha index is more for the Girl than the Boy marriage will not be recommended. When the Dosha index is more for the Boy or it is Equal for Both marriage will be recommended. There are several methods to work out the Dosha Index.

What is Dasa Sandhi Check

Dasa sandhi means the meeting of dasha periods for husband and wife while matching the horoscopes for marriage. First of all, what is a dasha period? Each dash period is defined for a certain number of years as below:

  • Sun – 6 years
  • Moon – 10 years
  • Mars – 7 years
  • Rahu – 18 years
  • Jupiter – 16 years
  • Saturn – 19 years
  • Mercury – 17 years
  • Kethu – 7 years
  • Venus – 20 years

Say for example, if a child will be born in a particular star – let say he borns with a swathi star, rahu dasha period will start at the birth time and then each planets dash will come in the following order:

  • Rahu dasha, Jupiter dasha, saturn, mercury, kethu, venus dasha, sun, moon and it will end with mars dasha.

Another example, let say a child borns under the star of bharani, then the dasha period will start with venus and it will go in the following order.

  • Venus, sun, moon, mars, rahu, jupiter, saturn, mercury and it will end with kethu dasha.

Hence, as each dash period is defined for a certain number of years. Say for example, venus dasha will last for a period of 20 years and saturn dash will last for  a period of 19 years.

So when we try to match the horoscopes of two persons for marriage, we need to see the following factors.

  • The boy’s dasha and girls dasha should not end in the same period.
  • Both of them should not be running the same dasha. For example, both of them are running saturn dasha and if saturn is bad for them as per the horoscope, then their life after marraige will be a disastraous one.

So the dasha periods should not meet. This is called dasha sandhi.

When Dasa Sandhi will Occur:

It is essential to check Dasa Sandhi when comparing the horoscopes of a Girl and Boy for marriage. Dasa Balance at the time of Birth is the starting point to calculate the various Dasa periods till about 75 to 80 years for the Boy and the Girl. When comparing these calculations, if we find the  running Dasa of the Girl or Boy changes within a period of one year at any point of time, it is known as Dasa Sandhi.

What happen if Dasa changes within a Period of One (1) Year

Dasa change within a period of one year is an indication that the couple will have to face difficulties in future in their married life. To avoid such problems Marriage will not be recommended when Dasa Sandhi occurs.

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