Significance of Lord Chandra Graha (Moon):
In Solar System of planets used in Vedic Astrology, the Chandra is in the Aagneya / South-East position. The Lord Chandra is very close to us and he reflects the light of the Sun. In Vedic Astrology Moon is the first “Graha” to look at and plays a central role in many calculations and predictive techniques. Lord Chandra Graha rules the mind, the emotions, feelings, nursing, nurturing, mothering and the overall life of the person. The famous Vedic verse Purusha Sukta, describing the cosmic man, states, “chandrama manso jatah”: “Moon was born from the mind of the cosmic man,” i.e., Virat Purusa, or Kal Purusa.
When to perform Chandra Graha Japam?
When the Chandra Graha is in 4th, 6th, 8th or 12th house of the horoscope, we should perform this Chandra Graha Japam or Chandra Graha Shanti Puja to escape from is malefic effects to get confidence, good memory & to overcome troubles. Our Vedic Pandits or Astrologers will fix good date and time based on Janma Nakshatra to perform Chandra Graha Japam. Monday is also auspicious day to perform Chandra Graha Dosha Nivarana Puja.
Other Information of Chandra Graha:
- Medical Astrology: Breast, stomach, watery disturbances, edema, phlegm, left eye
- Gemstone: Pearls, Moonstone
- Day: Monday
- Rules: Cancer Exaltation: Taurus Debilitation: Scorpio
- Directional Strength: Fourth House
Chandra Graha Mantra:
Namaami sasinam Somam – Sambhor makuta Bhooshanam