Panch Mahapurusha Yoga is found in the birth charts of successful persons. Five powerful Combinations or Rajyoga are formed by any of five planets viz. Mars, Mercury, Venus, Saturn and Jupiter, known as Ruchak, Bhadra, Malavya, Shash, and Hamsa Yoga.
The five Panch Mahapurusha Yoga or powerful combinations formed by five planets
Panch Mahapurusha Yoga is formed due to specific positions of the five non-luminary Grahas or planets which are:
The 5 planets i.e. Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn are either placed in their own signs or in their exalted sign.
The 5 planets i.e. Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn are in Kendra (One of the four sections of a horoscope, each bounded by two angles) from the Lagna (Rising of a zodiac sign on the eastern horizon at the time of birth, placed in horoscope of a native, as 1st house is most important in calculation and prediction) which means that these 5 planets are posited in one of the 4 bhavas (These are twelve sections of zodiac circle having 360° numbered clockwise Ascendant is known as the first house and the last house is known as the twelfth house Each house represents specific traits used for prediction.) – 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house from the ascendant.
Therefore, this combination (Yoga) is created by any of the above five planets, each having different characteristics or peculiarity to bless us and thus has been given a different name accordingly.
In addition, the character of a certain planet is strongly emphasized in each type of Panch Mahapurusha Yoga.
Some combinations impacting planet strength in the Synonym of birth chart, prepared with date, time and place of birth of an individual are as follows:
Positional strength acquired by planets due to occupying a house, i.e. in exaltation, own house, Mooltrikona, friendly house or in own Sadvargas (planets in A planet posited in specific degrees with enhanced power and energy at its best Opposite is debilitation. or own house).
Divabali (if the One who takes birth, this word is used for astrology purpose is born during the day, Mercury, Jupiter, and Venus are strong).
Ratribali (if the native is born during night Mars, Mercury and Saturn are strong).
Digbali (directional strength acquired by planets due to their position at the time of birth).
Examples of Digbali: Mercury and Jupiter are powerful in Ascendant, Mars in 10th, Saturn in 7th and Venus in 4th house.
Effects of Panch Mahapurush Yoga:
Panch Mahapurusha Rajyoga gives a person rise in wealth, prosperity, gaiety, popularity, honor, glory and power.
Also, the native may get a high position, as a great political leader, a state or central government officer, top position in civil services or corporate office, a bureaucrat.
The person will be a successful achiever, as a famous cine star or a businessman and achieve all that one may wish to acquire in one’s life.
Furthermore, individual born under Panch Mahapurusha Yoga will enjoy a luxurious life, will own properties and mansions, luxury cars and many servants.
In addition, an individual will exceptionally successful during the major time period (Mahadasha) and sub-periods (Antardasha) of the planets forming Panch Mahapurusha Yoga.
The level of success will be according to the strength of related planets, in the astrological chart.
Interestingly, Panch Mahapurusha Yoga is considered more powerful when the related planets are direct, in their exalted degrees, non-afflicted or non-aspected by Unfavorable, opposite of benefic planets.
Moreover, better results are found, if the A diagram showing exact position of planets in signs at time of birth of an individual prepared with the help of time, date and place of birth is powerful by itself and these planets are also strong due to their positions or time of birth.
Planetary Combination in In Indian Vedic astrology, this is the 1/9th divisional chart (varga), powerful and the most important of 16 charts (varga), mainly related to marriage prediction. Predictions are made through position of planets in various houses of Navamsha chart, quite similar to the judgments are given according to the position of planets in different houses in astrological natal charts. This chart is not used in western astrology chart
If same planetary combination (planets in exaltation or own sign) is found in Navamsha chart, in an astrological Birth, natal chart is used for birth chart chart, the results will be excellent, due to the increased power of planets.
But, the planets should not be powerless in strength due to being at Rashi Sandhi (joining point of two signs) or at Bhav sandhi (joining point of two houses). Planets in the birth chart should not be very near to Sun or Moon, i.e. in combustion.
The five Panch Mahapurusha Yoga or powerful combinations are known as:
1. Ruchaka Yoga (Mars), 2. Bhadra Yoga (Mercury), 3. Hamsa Yoga (Jupiter)
4. Malavya Yoga (Venus), 5. Shasha Yoga (Saturn)
Effects of Ruchaka Yoga (Mars):
Mars represents, power, energy, bravery, courage, obstacles, quarrel and conflict. Ruchaka yoga is formed when strong Mars is posited in one of the four houses,1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house (quadrant) from the ascendant.
Or if Mars is in its own sign (Aries or Scorpio) or in exalted sign (Capricorn)
Or Moola Trikona in Aries (1°- 12°) in an individual’s astrological birth chart.
Please note that this yoga cannot occur in The signs which have dual nature or flexible nature These are Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces ascendant signs i.e. in Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces.
Ascendant signs involved in Ruchaka Yoga
The combination of ascendant signs and position of strong Mars in any of the houses involved, forming Ruchaka Yoga in a horoscope are as follows:
Ascendant signs House
Aries Scorpio Capricorn 1st house or ascendant
Leo Libra Capricorn 4th house
Taurus Cancer Libra 7th house
Cancer Aquarius Aries 10th house
The native will be wealthy, well known, very famous (notorious, if Mars is badly A planet having unfavorable aspect), radiant, intelligent, full of enthusiasm and energy.
Furthermore, a person born with Ruchaka Yoga will have a graceful appearance, very attractive physique and impressive personality. He/she will have a long life.
Suitable careers: Successful leader, minister, a government officer in administrative services, police or army officer, engineer, industrialist or successful businessman.
Examples for Ruchak Yoga:
Bhagwan Sri Rama Chandra Ji, Swami Vivekananda, Adolf Hitler, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, former miss world and famous cine star.
Effects of Bhadra Yoga (Mercury):
The character of Mercury is strongly emphasized in Bhadra Yoga. Mercury represents wisdom, intelligence, education, intellect, speech, and business.
Bhadra yoga is formed when strong Mercury is posited in one of the four houses, 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house from the ascendant,
Or in its own sign (Gemini or Virgo), in Moola Trikona in Virgo (16°-20°)
Or exalted sign (Virgo) in an individual’s birth chart.
It is to be noted that Bhadra Yoga cannot occur in Aries, Taurus, Cancer, Leo, Libra, Scorpio, Capricorn and Aquarius ascendants. It can be created only in mutable signs.
Ascendant signs involved in Bhadra Yoga
The combination of ascendant sign and position of powerful Mercury in either of two houses involved, forming Bhadra Yoga in a horoscope are as follows:
Ascendant signs House
Gemini 1st or 4th house
Virgo 1st or 10th house
Sagittarius 7th or 10th house
Pisces 7th or 4th house
The native will be tall, attractive, learned, intelligent, intellectual, wealthy, a good orator, sharp-witted, helpful, majestic and very famous with a successful career, at an early age.
In addition, he/she will be of lustful and self-indulgent nature, pay more attention to self-care and live a luxurious and long life.
Powerful combinations in Bhadra Yoga:
(i) Mercury in 10th house: If Mercury, the ruler of Virgo ascendant occupies the 10th house, the house for the career, its own sign Gemini, in an astrological birth chart, it is considered a kind of very powerful Bhadra Yoga.
Consequently, this yoga gives an individual top position in the government or corporate office. One will be blessed with all the materialistic comforts.
(ii) Mercury in the ascendant (1st house): If Mercury, the lord of 10th house Gemini, is posited in Virgo ascendant in its own, Moola Trikona or exalted sign in a horoscope, it is considered a kind of exceptionally powerful Bhadra Mahapurusha Yoga.
This yoga has all the excellent qualities of Mercury and one will be holding the position of a high ranked government officer.
This powerful planetary combination leads to the native being an independent thinker, self-decision taker and of a dominating or commanding nature.
Female having this yoga will be fortunate, related to the career and financial status of her spouse.
Suitable careers: Writer, an astrologer, leader, minister, managing director in corporate, marketing or finance, trader, a good businessman, a high ranked officer in IT world or hold a high position in a government job.
Examples for Bhadra Yoga:
Former Prime minister of India, Late Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, former president of India, a learned statesman late Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Venus Williams.
Effects of Hamsa Yoga or Hans Yoga(Jupiter):
Jupiter represents intellect, brilliance, education, justice, discipline, and spirituality. Hamsa yoga is formed when strong Jupiter is posited in one of the four houses, 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house from ascendant (Lagna).
Or it is in exalted sign (Cancer) in Moola Trikona in Sagittarius (1°- 10°)
Or in its own sign (Sagittarius or Pisces). This yoga cannot occur in fixed sign ascendants i.e. Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius.
Ascendant signs involved in Hamsa Yoga
The combination of ascendant signs and position of strong Jupiter in any of the houses involved, forming Hamsa Yoga in a horoscope are given below :
Ascendant signs House
Cancer, Sagittarius, Pisces 1st house
Capricorn, Gemini, Virgo 7th house
Libra, Pisces, Gemini 10th house
Aries, Virgo, Sagittarius 4th house
The person will have a sharp and elevated nose, good features with tall, handsome and attractive personality.
Moreover, he/ she will be fair, very graceful, intelligent, intellectual, idealistic, famous, wealthy, religious, studious, popular, charitable and gentle in nature.
However, the native may have trouble with teeth and sometimes they are broken at an early age if afflicted by malefic planets.
A woman having Hamsa Yoga with non-afflicted and strong Jupiter will be lucky for her husband or married life, as Jupiter represents the husband in a woman’s birth chart, for example, Madhuri Dikshit. The native will enjoy a long life.
Suitable careers for Hamsa Yoga born natives: Scholar, scientist, cine star, writer, high position in civil services, bureaucrats, industrialist, businessman or minister.
The powerful combinations of Hamsa Yoga
(i) Jupiter in 10th house: If Jupiter the ruler of Pisces (Meen) ascendant is posited in Sagittarius, in the tenth house, house for the career, a very powerful Hamsa Yoga is formed. One will be blessed with all kinds of luxury and comforts.
(ii) Jupiter in the ascendant (1st house): If Jupiter, the 10th house lord is posited in the ascendant (Lagna) in its own sign Pisces, a powerful Hamsa Yoga or Hans Rajyoga is formed in the horoscope, one enjoys a luxurious life, the political power and position of authority in one’s life.
Examples for Hamsa Yoga:
King Vikramaditya, Maryada Purushottam Raja Ram Chandraji, king of Ayodhya, former prime minister of India late Shri V.P.Singh, former Indian cine star and chief minister of Tamil Nadu Ms. Jayalalitha and famous film Bollywood star Madhuri Dikshit.
Effects of Malavya Yoga (Venus):
Venus represents luxury, comfort and marital bliss. Malavya yoga is formed when Venus is posited in the quadrant from ascendant (Lagna), in one of four houses viz. 1st, 4th 7th or 10th house.
Or when Venus is in its own sign (Taurus or Libra) Moola Trikona in Libra (1°- 15°)
Or Venus is in its exalted sign Pisces(Meen).
Ascendant signs involved in Malavya Yoga
This yoga can occur in all Ascendant signs.
Ascendant signs House
Taurus, Libra, Pisces 1st house
Aries, Scorpio, Virgo 7th house
Gemini, Leo, Capricorn 10th house
Sagittarius, Aquarius, Cancer 4th house.
The native will have a beautiful face with large eyes and a very attractive personality. In addition, he/she will be famous, fortunate, own many vehicles and live a prosperous, luxurious and successful life.
Interestingly, the native will be in contact with many women, in his life but this does not mean his character is questionable.
If this combination (yoga) is afflicted by malefic planets, the native will have bad or unpredictable character.
A native having Malavya Yoga, with strong Venus in his/her birth chart will get a very loving and supporting spouse, as Venus represents marital bliss, in a person’s birth chart.
Suitable careers: Acting in drama, cinema or T.V. serials, leader, minister, good businessman or government officer holding a high position.
Examples for Malavya Yoga:
Former Prime minister of India- Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru and former President of United States of America- John F Kennedy, Sonia Gandhi, Sania Mirza.
Effects of Shasha Yoga (Saturn):
Saturn represents sorrow, obstacles, and adversity. Shasha yoga is formed when Saturn is posited in one of the four houses, 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house from the ascendant,
Or Saturn is in its own sign (Capricorn or Aquarius) Moola Trikona in Aquarius(1°-20°)
Or Saturn(Shani) is in its exalted sign Libra.
This yoga cannot occur in Mutable sign i.e. Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius Pisces.
Ascendant signs involved in Shasha Yoga
The combination of ascendant signs and position of strong Saturn in any of the houses involved, forming Shasha Yoga in a horoscope are as follows:
Ascendant signs House
Libra, Capricorn, Aquarius 1st house
Cancer, Libra, Scorpio 4th house
Aries, Cancer, Leo 7th house
Capricorn, Aries, Taurus 10th house.
The native will rise to a great height but the progress will be very slow and the life will not be without troubles.
In addition, a person having Shasha Yoga with strong Saturn in his/her birth chart will be a deep thinker and would positively implement the ideas and bring them to reality. Such individuals are good at starting and succeeding in a new venture.
The native will be tall, good looking with an attractive physique and will have many servants, factories and lead a prosperous and wealthy life.
However, if this combination is afflicted by malefic planets, the person will be a bad character (maybe even a robber). For instance, he/she will not hesitate to steal or enjoy others’ wealth.
Suitable career: Industrialist, manufacturer, the village head, leader, minister, statesman, researchers, a successful businessman, hold a high position in private or government office or position of authority.
Examples for Shasha Yoga:
The former U.S.A. President Jimmy Carter and former Prime minister of U.K. Margaret Thatcher.
Important note: A person can have more than one powerful Panch Mahapurusha Yoga (maximum three).
If a person has more than one Panch Mahapurusha Yoga, he will enjoy more success (like a king) according to the strength and number of auspicious combinations (Yoga) present in a person’s astrological birth chart.