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1Of what is the apportionment of the results of the zodiac signs, etc. to be prescribed exclusive of birth? The doctrine of impregnation, I will convey produced by the acts of all beings.
2When the Moon is situated in an anupacaya zodiac sign and aspected by Mars; in this case, some declare the monthly menses of women occurs.
3The Moon should be water. Mars should be fire. Then water should be blood, and indeed, fire should be pitta (bile). Thus, when blood is agitated by pitta (bile), menses arises among women.
4Thus, that which is the menses, that declared is indeed the cause of the fetus. [The Moon] when situated in an upacaya, the monthly appearance of that is fruitless.
5If the Moon is in an upacaya zodiac sign and aspected by Jupiter, by friends, or especially so when aspected by Venus, she engages in sexual intercourse with a man.
6When the Moon is aspected by Mars, a menstruating woman engages in sexual union with an illicit lover. By the Sun, one engages in sexual union with a male sovereign. By Saturn, one engages in sexual union with a servant.
7When aspected by Mars, etc. and not the others, the result is according to each one. Aspected by all malefics, a maiden having left her own house, goes to a house of prostitutes.
8As humans, etc. engage in sexual pleasure in the seventh (house) from the lagna, just so is the sexual pleasure of women and men to be indicated at the impregnation of the womb.
9When the seventh (house) is aspected or conjoined a malefic, there should be angry quarrel related to sexual pleasure; with benefics, lovely sexual pleasure; declared of the sexual unions by Vātsyāyana (author of the Kāmasūtra).
10There, the condition of the object is invested with the auspicious, inauspicious, and mixed actions. The union of the semen and blood occurs in the dwelling of the fetus.
11When the Sun and Venus are possessed of strength situated in an upacaya and situated in identical aṃ śas (portions) of masculinity or when Mars and the Moon are possessed of strength situated in an upacaya and situated in identical portions of femininity, then there is the creation of a fetus.
12With Venus, the Sun, Mars, and the Moon are situated in an upacaya of one’s own aṃ śa (portion) or when Jupiter possessed of strength is situated in the ninth, lagna, or fifth house, the creation of a fetus occurs.
13The overwhelming passion is like the state of the mind of the couple. With the phlegmatic humor, etc. of one’s own doṣas, it should become the impregnated quality similar to those.
14The lagna, the Moon, Jupiter, and the Sun situated in an odd aṃśa (portion) in an odd (zodiac sign) possessed of strength cause the birth of males; and even (zodiac signs) in an even aṃśa (portion), the birth of female people.
15Jupiter and the Sun possessed of strength situated in an odd zodiac sign cause the birth of a man at the impregnation of the womb. Venus, the Moon, and Mars possessed of strength
situated in an even (zodiac sign) cause the birth of women at the impregnation of the womb.
16The Sun and Jupiter in Gemini or Sagittarius aspected by Mercury produces two males. Venus, the Moon, and Mars in Virgo or Pisces aspected by Mercury produces two females.
17Having exempted the lagna, Saturn in an odd (zodiac sign) bestows the birth of a male. Having perceived the strength of a planet at the sexual union, one should declare a male or even a female.
18The Sun and Moon or Mercury and Saturn situated in an odd zodiac sign possessed of strength when aspected by each other produce a hermaphrodite.
19If Mars aspects the Sun in an even zodiac sign, and the Moon and the lagna in an odd zodiac sign; then a eunuch situated in the womb is indicated by the sages.
20Mercury and the Moon situated in an odd and even zodiac sign, respectively, aspected by Mars, or the lagna, the Moon, and Mercury in a masculine zodiac sign and an odd navāṃ śa aspected by Venus and Saturn, produce a eunuch.
21When the lagna and the Moon are situated in an even zodiac sign aspected by a planet joined to strength, twins (a male and female) are always to be declared dwelling in the womb.
22When the Moon and Venus are in an even and odd zodiac sign, respectively, or when Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, and the lagna are in a dual-bodied (zodiac sign), among those possessed of strength one should declare a female and a male, indeed in this case.
23When Mercury in an aṃ śa (portion) of Gemini aspects the lagna or planets joined to an aṃśaka (portion) of a dual-bodied (zodiac sign), then there should be triplets, one female and two males.
24When Mercury in an aṃ śa (portion) of Virgo and aspects the lagna or planets joined to an aṃ śaka (portion) of a dual-bodied (zodiac sign), two women and one male are impregnated into the womb.
25When Mercury is situated in an aṃ śa (portion) of Gemini and aspects the lagna or planets situated in an aṃ śa (portion) of Sagittarius or Gemini, then three males are in the womb.
26Mercury situated in an bhāga (portion) of Virgo aspecting the lagna or planets situated in an aṃ śa (portion) of Virgo or Pisces, then three females are in the womb.
27Venus and the Sun are the mother and father, respectively, during the day. The Moon and Saturn are the mother and father, respectively, during the night. From the reverse, the maternal aunt and paternal uncle are declared by the Yavanas.
28A planet of the father and paternal uncle situated in an odd zodiac sign from the lagna is praised. A planet of the maternal aunt and mother situated in an even zodiac sign is praised.
Thus, are the others among the zodiac signs.
29As among the months of impregnation, etc. of the fetus, by that order are those produced. Among the seven are the mixing (of the sperm and ovum), (mass of) eggs, limbs, bones, skin, hair, and the state of consciousness.
30In the eighth month is thirst and hunger. Thus, in the ninth is agitation. But then in the tenth, the whole fetus, ripe like a fruit, is birthed.
31Venus, Mars, Jupiter, the Sun, the Moon, Saturn, Mercury, the lord of the lagna, the Moon, and the Sun should be the lords of the months. By these are the auspiciousness and inauspiciousness of the womb to be considered.
32Therefore, when the lord of one’s own (month) is struck by a malefic portent, the fetus is ruined. The lord of the yoga or zodiac sign of the lagna is the cause of the miscarriage of the fetus.
33Or Mars and Saturn situated together in the lagna or when the Moon is situated with those two planets or aspected by those two, the fetus is ruined (miscarries).
34With the benefics joined with the lagna or the Moon situated in the fifth, seventh, second, tenth, and the fourth houses or with the malefics situated in the third and eleventh house when aspected by the Sun, the fetus is possessed of comfort.
35The Sun or the Moon situated in-between malefics and the mūrti (form) unaspected by benefics, indeed, simultaneously indicates death of women together with the fetuses.
36With malefics situated in the lagna or seventh house and unaspected by benefics or when Saturn is situated in the lagna when the Moon is waning together with an aspect from Mars, there should be death.
37When the Sun and waning Moon are situated in the twelfth house and when Mars is in the fourth house or when Venus is situated in-between to malefics in that, in that case a pregnant woman dies.
38With the malefics in the fourth from the Moon or from thelagna, the fetus is miscarried. When Mars is in the seventh (zodiac sign) from the lagna, the fetus dies together with the mother.
39When Mars is situated in the fourth house, the Sun is situated in the twelfth house, and the Moon is waning when conjunct or aspected by a malefic planet, [the mother] dies together with the fetus.
40When the lagna, waning Moon, or Mars are joined together with the Sun, with malefics situated together with the twelfth and second house, with those not aspected by benefic planets; thus indeed, in this case [the mother] dies [together with the fetus].
41When the seventh house is joined with the Sun and Mars is situated in the lagna, there is death of the impregnation of the womb together with the mother with those incisions with a cutting instrument.
42When aspected by Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and the Sun possessed of strength, the fetus is promoted. With those equal to the strengths of the lords of the months, it is connected with those respective conditions.
43In the third month an insatiable craving in pregnancy of women arises by one’s own innate disposition of the lords of the month and the other with the lagna, yogas, etc.
44At the time of impregnation when the Sun is situated in a movable zodiac sign there should be the birth of the fetus in the tenth month. When situated in a fixed zodiac sign, in the eleventh month. When dwelling in a dual (zodiac sign) in the twelfth month.
45At the impregnation of the womb when a movable zodiac sign is arising, [the fetus] is birthed within the tenth month. With a fixed zodiac sign, within the eleventh month. In a dual zodiac sign, in the twelfth month.
46The disposition of the birth of the fetus is to be considered simultaneously from the lagna and vargas of the impregnation. Some preceptors desire the zodiac sign of the janman (the place of the Moon) to be in the tenth [from the lagna ].
47Bādarāyaṇa declares the [the birth lagna or Moon] is the seventh zodiac sign of the lagna or the Moon of impregnation. This is among many opinions. Therefore, I will convey the considered of all these.
48The Moon situated in that which is the bhāga (portion) of the twelve (zodiac signs) at the impregnation of the womb, the wise should indicate as the birth of the fetus in the same zodiac sign as that.
49If Saturn is in the lagna in a movable aṃśa (portion) or Saturn is in a movable aṃśa (portion) situated in the seventh house, impregnation occurs within three years. And thus, when it is the Moon, the birth should be within twelve (months).
50The bhāga (portion) of the zodiac sign named the divasa (day) and niśā (night) which is happening to rise at that time; as much as the lagna, so long as is caused to be declared of the day or night.
51In the many divisions of the day and night one should declare the lagna at birth by the sexual union. From the elapsed in the lagna, the birth should be from the zodiac sign with the named day, fortnight, muhūrta, and month.
52Thus, having first calculated the impregnation, a well determined time of birth, and constructed the horoscope, then knowing the computations one should consider the doctrine.
53If the Sun and the Moon should be situated in the zodiac sign of Leo in the lagna during impregnation and the two (the Sun and Moon) are aspected by Mars and Saturn, then one blind from birth is born.
54The Sun and the Moon aspected by Mars and Mercury produces a bubble on the eye. As also with the decay of the eyes, so I will explain here.
55The waning Moon situated in the twelfth house causes destruction of the left eye. The Sun, so indeed, the other (right eye). The two aspected by benefics, the vision must be caused to be nourished.
56When the Moon is in Taurus aspected by Mars, Saturn, and the Sun and the malefics are situated at the junctions of the zodiac signs, one is speechless. When aspected by benefics, one declares speech after a period of time.
57The Moon among the malefics among the junctions of the zodiac signs and not aspected by benefics, one is stupid. If the Moon and Mars are situated in the navamabhāga (ninth portion) of Mercury, one should be with teeth.
58When Mercury is situated together in a trikoṇ a from the lagna with the remaining planes bereft of strength, the fetus has two sets of the face, feet, and hands that are not detrimental in this sexual union.
59The lagna at the end of Capricorn aspected by the Sun, the Moon, and Saturn, one is dwarfish. Or when the Moon is in the lagna in Cancer aspected by Mars and the Sun, in this case one is humpbacked.
60When the lagna is in Pisces aspected by Mars, Saturn, and the Moon, the human is crippled. All those yogas aspected by benefic planets are to be cured.
61Those joined with the Mars dreṣkāṇas in the lagna or a trikoṇa and together aspected by malefics and those remaining without strength, the fetus has a pair of feet and arm without a head.
62Thus, the doctrine of impregnation also should be appropriately applied at the proper time of birth. That which is not declared during impregnation, that is also to be considered at the appointed birth.
Thus, in the Sārāvalī composed by Kalyāṇavarma is the eighth chapter on impregnation.