We all have been introduced to the concept of luck, fortune, or what we call Kismat (किस्मत) in Hindi. Astrology and especially Lal Kitab has a concept of Kismat ka Grah (किस्मत का ग्रह) or a planet of fortune or luck. Today we are going to explore this planet, what it is and how we find it in our horoscopes. We will also talk about some things related to your planet of luck and fortune that you should follow to get the best results.
As suggested by the term, it is one of the nine planets considered in the Indian or Vedic Astrological system which is linked to your life. It is the planet which tells you about the things you should do, how you should build your behaviour, what habits to follow and much more about which we will talk further in the blog.
Let’s start by understanding about what is the significance of this planet of fortune and luck in our life.
If we talk about the planet of fortune and luck, it provides smoothness, progress, and happiness in our lives. In Lal Kitab, the luck and fortune of a person could be known with the placement of this planet in kundali. If we analyse the horoscopes of successful people, we will get to know that their planet of fortune and luck is very strong and is present in a very good place.
The planet of luck and fortune is present in every person’s horoscope and there is not a single person that would not have it in their kundali. Even if we analyse the horoscope of a poor person who is unable to get 3 meals a day, there will be a planet of fortune will be present in it. Now the argument arises that if there is such a planet in their horoscope, why are they so poor? It may be because the placement of the planet is very weak or it is under the influences of negative planets in the horoscope.
According to astrology, fortune (किस्मत) is nothing but the benefits of your good deeds (पुण्य कर्म) that you performed in your previous lives. This can be seen in some cases where people do not put in much work but gain huge benefits or good results in every way. This is because their planet of luck and fortune is strong and provides very good results to them.
We have discussed what exactly a planet of luck and fortune is, but how does one find it in a horoscope? There are simple steps mentioned in the Lal Kitab on how to find your planet of luck and fortune. We are mentioning all the steps involved in the whole process but some things should be kept in mind.
When we are following the steps to find the planet related to our luck, stop as soon as any planet satisfies the requirements. For example, if the Sun is present in the 1st house in the kundali (Step 1), then there is no need to go to the second step. In this case, your planet of luck and fortune will be Sun. There may be some cases in which you may find multiple planets fulfilling the criteria in the same step. In such cases, one should follow the priority list given in the Lal Kitab. According to this list, Jupiter (Brihaspati/Guru) gets the priority followed by Sun (Surya), Moon (Chandrama), and so on. The complete is as follows:
Jupiter > Sun > Moon > Venus > Mars > Mercury > Saturn > Rahu > Ketu
(बृहस्पति > सूर्य > चन्द्रमा > शुक्र > मंगल > बुध > शनि > राहु > केतु)
Now let’s get to the steps one needs to follow to find the planet of luck and fortune in the horoscope of a person.
Step 1: First of all, check the centre houses of a kundali i.e. 1st, 4th, 7th, and 10th house. If the Sun is present in the 1st house, Jupiter in the 4th house, Saturn in the 7th house, or Mars in the 10th house. This means we need to find the exalted planet in the centre houses. If any one of these criteria is fulfilled, then that planet will be the planet of fortune and luck.
Step 2: If no planets are fulfilling the criteria in the first step, then we need to check if the Moon is present in the 2nd house, Mercury in the 6th house, or Venus in the 12th house. If any criteria from the above are fulfilled, then it will be the planet of luck and fortune.
Step 3: After checking the horoscope according to the first two steps and none of the criteria are fulfilled, then check the following. If Mars is in the 1st house, Venus in the 2nd house, Mercury in the 3rd house, Moon in the 4th house, Sun in the 5th house, , Venus in the 7th house, Ketu or Jupiter in the 9th house, Saturn in the 10th or 11th house, or Jupiter in 12th house. Most of the horoscopes will fulfil any one of the above situations and if more than one condition is fulfilled, then use the priority list given above to decide which one is the planet of Luck and Fortune.
Step 4: Even if after checking according to step 3, there are no planets that fulfil the conditions, check if there are any planets placed in the 9th house. It will be your planet of Luck and Fortune.
Step 5: If there are no planets in the 9th house, check the 3rd house if there are any planets placed there. It will be your Kismat ka Planet.
Step 6: If there are no planets in the 3rd house, check the 11th house if there are any planets in that house. It will be your planet of luck and fortune.
Step 7: If there are no planets in the 11th house, check the 5th house if there are any planets present there. It will be your Kismat ka Grah.
Step 8: If there are no planets in the 5th house, check the 2nd house if there are any planets placed there. It will be your planet of luck and fortune.
Step 9: If there are no planets in the 2nd house, check the 6th house if there are any planets placed there. It will be your Kismat ka Planet.
Step 10: If there are no planets in the 6th house, check the 12th house if there are any planets placed there. It will be your planet of luck and fortune.
Step 11: If there are no planets in the 12th house, check the 8th house if there are any planets placed there. It will be your Kismat ka Grah.
After following all the steps, it is guaranteed that at least one condition will be fulfilled and you will find the Planet of Luck and Fortune.
After you successfully find your planet of fortune by analysing your birth chart, a question arises in front of us. How do we reap the most benefits and results from this planet? The answer is simple, if your fortune planet is strong and is ready to provide good results, you should do everything in your life according to it. Based on the planet of fortune in your kundali, you can do things related to it like businesses, jobs, etc. You should also pray to that planet and keep it happy and strong as much as possible. Perform mantra chanting related to that planet and do everything in your ability to keep it strong because it will provide you amazing results in life.
In addition to this, you can follow a diet that is favoured by the planet, and follow habitual behaviour according to that planet. Follow all the aspects of that planet and you will surely see positive results in your life. For example, if your planet of luck and fortune is Sun (Surya), then you should follow a diet that has low salt and try to keep a fast on Sundays if possible. Even if you are not able to keep a fast, do not eat salt on Sundays. Your behaviour should be like a king, not someone who rules over others but who is always ready to help others in life in whatever way possible. A king is someone who follows a promise even if it is made in dreams. Build such traits in yourself and you will see that Sun will provide you amazing results.
To conclude, we can say that the Planet of Luck and Fortune is always ready to help you. It is very important to keep it strong and positive so that you can reap the best results in life. By following the given steps, you can easily determine which planet is your kismat ka grah. After you find it, you should follow everything related to it like doing business and jobs related to that planet, following its behavioural traits. Do mantra chanting related to that planet, pray to it and try to get its blessing as much as possible.
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