Every graha is assigned a certain responsibilities. This is called the karakatwa of that graha. While analyzing a horoscope, the position, yogas and state of the karak graha is also analyzed.
For example: Jupiter is the karaka for children. Hence, while analyzing ‘children’ in a horoscope, along with the 5th house and divisional chart, the auspiciousness of planet Jupiter is also seen.
Following are some of the different Karakatwas of Grahas:
|1||Sun||Father, Elder Brother, Position in Society, Ruling Party, King, Promotion, Showoff|
|2||Moon||Emotions, Mother, Water Related|
|3||Mars||Army, Siblings, Land, Property, House, Surgery, Husband|
|4||Mercury||Intelligence, Speech, Business, Math Ability, Maternal Uncle|
|5||Jupiter||Children, Rich people in society, Education, Religion|
|6||Venus||Beauty, Wife, Art, Artists, Enjoyment, Love, Mantra Study|
|7||Saturn||Grandfather, Research, Lower Strata in Society, LifeSpan |
|8||Rahu||Success, Enjoyment (Upabhog)|
|9||Ketu||Turning away from Enjoyment (Virakti )|
|10||Uranus||Change, Independence, Latest Inventions, Gay People|
|11||Neptune||Hiding, Inner Mind|
|12||Pluto||Earth Quakes, Natural Disasters, Mass Movements|