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Hindu Zodiac

Rasis[1] Western
Equivalent 
Date[2] Body-Part of
Kalapurusha
[3]
Planetary 
Ruler
Related
Lunar Month 
Lunar
Month's Star
Mesha Aries 14 April Head Mars Chaitra Chittra
Vrishabha  Taurus 14 May Face Venus Vaishakha Visakha
Mithuna Gemini 15 June Breast Mercury Jyeshta Jyeshta
Kataka Cancer 16 July Heart Moon Ashada Poorvashada
Simha Leo 16 August Belly Sun Sravana Sravana
Kanya Virgo 17 September  Navel Mercury Bhadrapada Poorvabhadra
Thula Libra 17 October Abdomen Venus Aswayuja Aswini
Vrischika Scorpio 16 November Genital organs Mars Kartika Krittika
Dhanus Sagittarius  15 December Two thighs Jupiter Margashira Mrigashira
Makara Capricorn 14 January Two knees Saturn Pushya Pushyami
Kumbha Aquarius 13 February Two ankles Saturn Magha Makha
Meena Pisces 14 March Two feet Jupiter Phalguna Uttara-Phalguni


Notes


1. Zodiacal signs
2. Approximate dates
3. The Rasis represents various parts of the Hindu celestial being known as 'Kalapurusha'

Sources

Rao, R. O. Jyoutisha-siddhanta-sara: The Essentials of Hindu Astrology. Bangalore: Kalpatharu Research Academy, 1994.

 

 

 

 

 

 





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