What is Videsh Yatra Yoga
Dr. Shanker Adawal (Jyotishaacharya, PHD, MBA)
1. Gone are the days when people should to shudder or had inhibitions or think it inauspicious to go
overseas. Today it has become so common that only barriers, which restrict it, are economic
consideration or lack of opportunity. Socially it is now a prestige issue for any native.
2. Houses & Planets involved: The 1st, 4th, 7th, 9th & 12th houses and their lords determine foreign
journeys. 12th from Moon or 12th lord is equally important. The role of various planets is as under;
i) If Sun is in 8th, native travels from country to country-Saravalli.
ii) Sun in lagna leads to fortune abroad- Bhrigu.
iii) A native becomes a courtier and stays abroad, if Sun is in 5th-Jatak Parijaat.
iv) Foreign travel takes place in dasha of Sun-Ketu, if Ketu is in 6th or 12th from Su9n- Brihat Parashar
v) Sun in the 4th gives an honourable profession and settlement abroad- Chamatkar Chintamani.
i) Moon in Kendra particularly in movable signs or in Sagittarius/ Pisces, one travels much both inland
or foreign- Jatak Tatwam.
ii) Moon in cancer or Pisces denotes foreign travels.
iii) Moon in 8th, 9th or 12th, particularly if exalted, gives residence & prosperity abroad.
iv) Moon in 6ty, 8th or 12th from Venus means travel abroad- BPHS.
v) Moon in 11th gives love marriage & travel abroad- Bhrigu.
i) Jupiter being karaka of air gives travels abroad.
ii) Jupiter in 9th or 12th house indicates foreign travels.
iii) Jupiter with Rahu indicates contacts with foreigners and settlement abroad.
i) Venus in Aries or Cancer gives foreign travels- Mansagri.
ii) Venus in 6th, native goes abroad and his property get stolen-Bhrigu.
iii) Venus or lagna in 7th, marriage and settling abroad.
iv) Mars-Venus or Venus-Saturn are combinations for foreign travel.
i) Rahu is karaka of all foreign things- marriage, contacts and settlement abroad.
ii) If Rahu/ Ketu joins lord of 7th, 8th, 9th, or 12th, foreign travel is denoted- Saravalli.
iii) Rahu in lagna or 12th house invariably means foreign travels.