The Importance of Navamsa Chart in Birth Chart Analysis

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Navamsa chart is an eminent astrology chart after Rashi Chart or Birth Chart for prediction and interpretations. It helps astrologers obtain important information about one’s life, including marriage, characteristics and destiny.

Navamsa is a Sanskrit term which means Ninth Division in astrology. Nav means Nine and Amsa means a division or planetary part. Simply put, Navamsa is the 9th division of a sign. Every sign can turn to 30 degrees and it is divided into 9 part of a division, each part or division is known as Navamsa.

It is also termed as D9 chart in astrology.

Navamsa chart can help make the right prediction if used properly.

The weak Navamsa chart can be the reason why many people don’t get success despite their strong birth chart. For example, the planets create a favourable condition for a person in the horoscope, but he or she might not be seeing benefits due to their negatively affected Navamsa chart.

Think Navamsa chart as the X-ray that scans the body for the inner problems if there are no external signs of the disease.

Understanding the Key Differences between the Lagna Chart and Navamsa Chart

Lagna chart is the first house in your horoscope. It determines the characteristics of the native. Lagna is based on planetary positions when one takes birth. This chart is used to figure out about marriage, career, finance and health of the native. However, it is not easy to interpret as it covers all areas of life.

For example, it is not easy to locate particular information from the Lagna chart.

That’s why an astrologer is likely to turn to Navamsa chart. The chart focuses on the finer placement of the planet in the houses to obtain specific details.

Navamsa chart doesn’t remain the same and is likely to change every 13-14 minutes. Therefore, it shows the updated information than Lagna chart that doesn’t change even 2 hours.

Therefore, not two people of the same zodiac sign might have the same “inner” characteristics because of their constantly changing Navamsa chart.

The Lagna chart is an overall general prediction while Navamsa is used to make a particular prediction. Sometimes, these two charts are interpreted together. However, Navamsa is derived from the main birth chart. So it might not give a result that is not suggested in the main birth chart. Some astrologers only use Navamsa when the information is not clear in the birth chart.

How Navamsa Lagna is found?

The 1st house in Navamsa chart is known as Navamsa Lagna or Lord (Ascendant) of Navamsa. Navamsa is the one-ninth part of a zodiac sign. Each sign is divided into nine degrees. The degree of your Lagna in the birth chart will be used to find your Navamsa Lagna.

How Navamsa Lagna Lord or Ascendant of Navamsa Works

Navamsa Lagna Lord sits in the 1st house in Navamsa chart. Your Navamsa lord, for example, is Aries that is ruled by Mars. This way, Mars will be the Navamsa Lagna Lord.

Interpreting Navamsa Chart

You must have read that every sign can turn to 30 degrees that will be divided into 9 parts. The outcome of this division is 3 degree 20 minutes. Right?

There are a total of 108 Navamsa of 12 signs in the chart.

Based on this, here’s how you can calculate your Navamsa.

Your Lagna is Aries while its degree is 10. The Aries or your Lagna will be divided into 9 equal parts. The first 3 degrees 20 minutes of Aries Sign will be the first Navamsa that is Aries itself. The range between 3 degrees and 6 degrees 40 minutes makes Taurus your 2nd Navamsa. 6 degree 41 minutes to 10 degrees is 3rd Navamsa that is Gemini. The Navamsa Lagna will be Gemini as your Aries Lagna is in 10 degrees.

Luckily, there are many online apps for calculating Navamsa, saving you time and hassles on calculating Navamsa.


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