Division of the Zodiac into Signs ||102||
1The sign (Mesha) Aries comprises the whole asterisms of Aswini and Bharani and the first: quarter of Krittika; (Vrishabha) Taurus, the three remaining quarters of Krittika, the whole of Rohini and the first half of Mrigasira.
2Sign (Mithuna) Gemini comprises the latter half of Mrigasiras, the whole of Ardra and the first three quarters of Punarvasu; (Karkataka) Cancer, the last quarter of Punarvasu and the whole of Pushya and Aslesha.
3The sign (Simha) Leo comprises the whole of Magha and Purvaphalguni and the first quarter of Uttaraphalguni; (Kanya), Virgo the remaining quarters of Uttaraphalguni, the whole of Hasta and the first half of Chitra.
4Sign (Tula) Libra consists of the latter half of Chitra, the whole of Swati and the initial three quarters of Visakha; sign (Vrischika) Scorpio, of the last quarter of Visakha and the whole of Anuradhia and Jyeshta.
5Sign (Dhanus) Sagittarius comprises the whole of Mula and Purva-ashadha and the first quarter of Uttara-Ashadha; sign (Makara) Capricorn, of the remaining three quarters of Uttara-ashadha, the whole of Sravana and the first half of Dhanishta.
6Sign (Kumbha) Aquarius comprises the latter half of Dhanishta, the whole of Satabhishak and the first three quarters of Purvabhadra; sign (Meena) Pisces, the last quarter of Purvabhadra, and the whole of Uttarabhadra and Revati.
7The signs Mesha, Simha and Dhanus commence with the beginning of Aswini, Magha and Mula respectively; and the odd asterisms (beginning with the third) retire from each sign with one or more quarters in an increasing order.