Ucchha Bala is one of the components of Sthana Bala. It is a source of strength for a planet based on the degree of exaltation; the closer a planet is to the exact degree point of full exaltation, the stronger it becomes.
The Negative Signs of Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn and Aquarius are also known as Unfortunate Signs.
The 3rd, 6th, 10th and 11th Houses are known as Upachaya houses in Vedic Astrology. These houses are understood as places of growth with time or maturity.
Different Remedial measures used in Vedic astrology, generally consisting of Mantras, Yantras, Yagna, Charity, Service (Seva) and Penance.
A system of Astrology devised by Alfred Witte of the Hamburg Astrology School, Germany. This system uses Midpoints of planets, house cusps and other points extensively.
The first of the trans-Saturnine planets located between Saturn and Neptune and is the third largest and seventh planet to orbit the Sun taking 84 years to travel around the Sun. It was discovered by William Herschel during the year 1781. Uranus is not used in Vedic Astrology but have a considerable importance in western astrology. It is said to rule astrology, science, electricity, technology, scientists, humanitarians and revolutionaries.
Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised August 2015