Essentials of Vedic Astrology Block 1: Static Horoscope
Exercises for Lessons 3A & 3B

Exercises for Lessons 3A & 3B

Planetary Portfolios

1] Which elements of the planets’ portfolios can you see expressing in your life.
Please elaborate.

Give your answers in the following format:
Planet [portfolio element] – personal experience.

2] How do you see each planet’s influence on the area of life denoted by the house it occupies?

Give your answers in the following format:
Planet [portfolio element] – House [area of life] – personal experience.

3] Go back exercises 1b, 2a, 2b & elaborate your interpretations for each planet.
Look closely at those statements you could not interpret before. With this added information, can you now offer a valid interpretation.

Planetary Dignity

Evaluate and list planetary dignity for each planet in your horoscope in the following format:

PLANET SIGN DIGNITY
Eg: Sun Aries Exalted
Eg: Moon Leo Friend
Etc.,

1] Note the well dignified planets in your horoscope [own sign or better]. Can you see the influence of that planet operating in a more pronounced way in your life.
Can you correlate this influence to the affairs of the house it occupies?
Please elaborate your answers for each planet

2] Note the poorly dignified planets in your horoscope [enemy sign or worse]. Can you see the negative influence of that planet operating in your life.
Can you correlate this influence to the affairs of the house it occupies?

Planetary Nature

Based on your horoscope:
1] List the benefic planets along with their respective sign and house placements.
2] List the malefic planets along with their respective sign and house placements.

Each house and sign corresponds to an area of the body/physiology.
In your above answers, include the relevant areas of physiology relating to the houses and signs occupied by the benefic and malefic planets respectively.

3] Based on your answers to #2 above:
Can you see a correspondence between those houses and signs occupied by malefics and any health problems you may have had?
Please elaborate.
Can you see a correspondence between those houses and any problems you may have faced with the areas of life denoted by them?
Please elaborate.

4] Based on your answers to #1 above:
Can you see a correspondence between those houses and signs occupied by benefics and any physical gifts or endowments.
Please elaborate.
Can you see a correspondence between those houses and any gifts or blessings in the areas of life denoted by them?
Please elaborate.

5] Return to exercise 3A, Planetary Portfolios, Q3: How does this added information enhance or clarify your interpretation so far?
Please elaborate with examples specifying benefic and malefic planetary influences.

Planetary house aspects

1] For each planet in your horoscope, list all the houses that it aspects [include the areas of life denoted by those houses]

2] What is the influence of the aspects for each of these planets on the areas of life denoted by those houses?
Consider in your answers the planets nature [benefic/malefic] and portfolio.

For example: Mars in the 9th house casting an 8 house aspect on the fourth house of home and family = can cause upsets in the domestic life.

3] Return to Exercise 3A, Planetary Nature, Q5. How does this added information enhance or clarify your interpretation so far?
Please elaborate with examples specifying the influence on house affairs from aspecting planets. [see above example]


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