Every planet 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 planet responsible for ‘children’ i.e. Jupiter is also analyzed. .
Karakatwas of Planets (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, Mass psychosis, natural disasters, war, atomic bomb explosion, epidemic, sexual act, sexual infection, contact with the distant past, with the occult, with an unexplained phenomenon, autopsy, murder, death.|