A remarkable globe of light rising on the eastern horizon and setting in the west with unerring regularity known as the sun has awe-inspired mankind since its inception. This sole sustainer of terrestrial life undergoes constant fusion reaction on its surface according to modern science where two atoms of hydrogen fuse together to create one atom of helium and in the process an unbelievable level of energy is released. The Uranian Astrology have enabled man to pursue his search for extra-solar planets about 90 of which have been discovered so far but with no confirmation of extraterrestrial life being present there primarily because of the insufficient an exclusive combination of factors such as right distance of planets from the sun, right size of the planet, presence of the atmosphere and more importantly the presence of water. These studies further emphasize the distinctiveness of our sun-earth relationship that is apparently purely astronomical by nature nevertheless in effect astrological too.
A lot of our ancients’ attention was focused on the Sun who well known its central position in our solar system along with the proven fact that many such suns are scattered across various galaxies. These and many other astronomical and astrological facts of importance are very well documented in our ancient scriptures including Suryasiddhanta.
In ancient lore, there exists a story about Maya demon, who, after a long tapa was blessed from the Sun God, a part of whom appeared before him and granted him a boon. Maya motivated to make him known the mystery and secret workings of nature and also the science of Jyotisha was explained to him from the Sun God himself. Jyotisha contained both predictive and mathematical portions.
In predictive astrology, sunlight represents royal position, the king, authority father, Atma(self), Tanu(body) and particularly the percentage of head. Astrologically, if Sun is ill-placed or afflicted in almost any manner it can affect the abovementioned significations adversely but as taken in conjunction with its lordship. We will discuss in the course of this post negative or positive results of direct sunlight with regards to different lagans(Ascendants), such placements and also the Rajayogas(combinations for attaining high positions) it is capable of doing formation.
Aries Lagna: Sun is the ruler of 5th house with this Lagna ruling children, education and intellect. Sun is actually a benefic planet here. It could form Rajayogas with mars, Moon and Venus with this Lagna in the ascending order of power. Positive Placements: Lagna, 2nd 3rd, 5th, 9th, 10th and 11th houses. Remaining placements is negative. Taurus Lagna : Sun rules the 4th house for this particular Lagna ruling mother, heart, domestic attachments and property related matters. Sun can form Rajayogas with Venus(blemished because of 6th lordship), mercury and Saturn within the ascending order of power.
Positive placements : Lagna, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th and 11th. Rest of the placements are negative. Gemini Lagna : 3rd property is governed from the Sun for this particular Lagna representing younger siblings, prowess, shoulders and arms etc. Sun is really a functional malefic here. Positive placements : Lagna, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 8th, 11th and 12th. Other parts of the placements are negative.
Cancer Lagna : Sun is ruler from the 2nd house ruling wealth speech, right eye, face and neck. Sun is really a strong Maraka for Cancer Lagna. As 2nd lord, Sun is actually a neutral planet. It may form Dhanayogas( combinations for wealth) with Moon, Venus and Jupiter(blemished). Positive placements : Lagna, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 9th, 10th and 11th. Other parts of the placements are negative.
Leo Lagna : Sun is lord of Lagna for the Leo natives. It is really an unflinching benefic here. Sun can form Rajayogas with Mars, Jupiter(blemished), Saturn(blemished) and Venus(slightly blemished). Positive placements : Lagna, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 9th, 10th and 11th. Other parts of the placements are negative.
Virgo Lagna : Sun is lord of the 12th here ruling losses, expenditure etc. Although 12th lord is a neutral planet here still due to becoming a Dusthana(negative house) lord usually it is taken to be a malefic. Positive placements : 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 8th and 12th. Remaining placements are negative. Libra Lagna : Sun being lord in the 11th house for Libra Lagna rules gains, profits, friends etc. Sun is actually a functional malefic here. But as its significations are positive it is usually taken as a benefic. It could form Dhanayogas with Mars(lord of 2nd), Mercury(9th lord) and Venus(Lagna lord).
Positive placements : 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 9th, 11th. Rest of the placements are negative. Scorpio Lagna : Being lord from the 10th Sun rules government, father etc. for Scorpio Lagna. Here sunlight has got a unique role to try out. Being the karaka as well as the lord from the abovementioned significations it may show accentuated results of its position vuztgx these parts of life. It can form Rajayogas with Mars(blemished), Jupiter and Moon in the ascending order of power.
Aquarius Lagna : Direct Sunlight rules 7th house for Uranian Astrology. It represents marriage, travel, partnerships. Sun is really a benefic here. It could form Rajayogas with Saturn, Mercury(blemished) and Venus within the ascending order of power. It has additionally been assigned Maraka powers and its exposure to 2nd house may be especially harmful in relation to health. Positive placements : Lagna, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 10th and 11th. Rest of the placements are negative. These positions from the Sun should not be taken as decisively negative or positive on the basis in the results given above without considering other planets’ influence especially Bhava degrees, the levels of the planets and the effectiveness of sunlight inside the horoscope of the particular individual.