Effects of decanates ||50||
1-3Decanates in aries. One born in the first decanate of Aries will be charitable, be a thief, be splendourous, will have checkered prosperity, be fierce in battle (or in quarrels), pleasing in appearance and will inflict punishment on relatives. If born in the second decanate of Aries, he will be attached to females, will wander, be interested in carnal pleasures and music, be intelligent, be endowed with friends and wealth, be good-looking and will have an eye on women’s property. If born in the third decanate of Aries, he will be virtuous, will fault others, be fickle minded, mighty, will serve a king, be attached to his own men, be very righteous and honourable, but not learned.
4-6Decanates in taurus. If the birth be in the first decanate of Taurus, one will be fond of food and drinks, be tormented due to separation of his wife, endowed with robes and ornaments and will act according to the desires of his wife. If the birth be in the second decanate of Taurus, one will be beautiful, liked by women, will have large lips, be endowed with beauty and wealth, firmly wealthy, intelligent and attached to mean women. If the birth be in the third decanate of Taurus, one will be skillful, be not very fortunate, be valorous, dirty and will repent after spending money.
7-9Decanates in gemini. One born in the first decanate of Gemini will have broad and excellent limbs, be wealthy, lofty, deceiving, virtuous, sportive, honoured by the king and be a good speaker. One born in the second decanate of Gemini will be miserly, dreaming, conquered by the fair sex, self respected, endowed with co-born, fickle-minded, sportive and tormented by many diseases. One born in the third decanate of Gemini will hate women, will have a large head, will have enemies, be lofty, will possess rough nails and will not have firm wealth.
10-12Decanates in cancer. One born in the first decanate of Cancer will honour Brahmins and Gods, be fickle-minded, fair in complexion, will help others, be intelligent, pleasing in appearance, will possess a fortunate wife and be himself fortunate. One born in the second decanate of Cancer will be miserly, dreaming, conquered by the fair sex, self-respected, endowed with co-born, fickle minded, sportive and be tormented by many diseases. One born in the third decanate of Cancer will lose his firmness to females, be wealthy, intent on living in foreign places, fond of wine, be virtuous, will have liking for forests wine, have diseased eyes and will like garlands etc.
13-15Decanates in leo. One born in the first decanate of Leo will be liberal, will maintain people, will conquer his enemies, will have abundant wealth, many wives and good friends, will serve many kings and be very mighty. One born in the second decanate of Leo will perform beneficial acts, be liberal, firm, fond of quarrels, happy, will follow the rules of Vedas and be intelligent. One born in the third decanate of Leo will be a miser, will steal others’ wealth, be free from sickness, hard-hearted, very intelligent, roguish, will have a narrow physique, be pre-eminent and will have many children.
16-18Decanates in virgo. One born in the first decanate of Virgo will be dark in complexion, will speak affably, be modest, lofty, beautiful, will gain wealth through females, be ominous and will have a long head and honey coloured eyes. One born in the second decanate of Virgo will be bold, will live in foreign places, be skillful in fine arts, fables and battles, be garrulous, will honour Vedic teachings and be dear to forest tribes. Birth in the third decanate of Virgo indicates one enjoying music and other’s wealth. He will be dear to king, short in stature and will be endowed with large head and large eyes.
19-21Decanates in libra. If the Ascendant be in the first decanate of Libra, one will be akin to Cupid in physical charm, be skillful, will enjoy travels, be dark in complexion, fond of arts and business, will fulfill appointed tasks and be very learned. If the Ascendant be in the second decanate of Libra, one will have eyes of the lotus-kind, be charming, affable in speech, valorous, famous and will perform acts to increase the reputation of one’s race and family. If the Ascendant be in the third decanate of Libra one will be fickle minded, crafty, ungrateful, crooked, will lose friends and wealth and will not be very intelligent.
22-24Decanates in scorpio. If birth be in the first decanate of Scorpio, the native will be fair in complexion, firm in disposition, fierce in temperament, interested in battle, broad-eyed, fat and broad physiques and fond of promoting quarrels. One will be fond of purified food, be skillful, will have rolling eyes, be gold-coloured in complexion, splendourous, endowed with other’s wealth, virtuous and skillful in arts, if the Ascendant be in the second decanate of Scorpio. One born in the third decanate of Scorpio will be devoid of beard, mustache etc., be torturous, will have tawny eyes and large belly, be an assailant, will incur loss of brothers and will possess long hands and brave heart.
25-27Decanates in sagittarius. One born in the first decanate of Sagittarius will have a round face and round eyes, be chief among his men, will advance due to his own efforts, will have good conduct and be soft in disposition. If the birth be in the second decanate of Sagittarius, one will be expert in Shastras, be a good speaker, will perform hundred yagnas (i.e. many sacrifices), will have knowledge of Mantras, be excellent in disposition and will visit many shrines. If born in the third decanate of Sagittarius, one will be chief of his relatives, be skillful, will always take to virtuous path, be sensuous, will enjoy other women, be charming, famous and successful.
28-30Decanates in capricorn. One born in the first decanate of Capricorn will have long hands, be dark in complexion, charming, famous, crafty, sparing in speech, be conquered by ladies, will perform superior acts and be wealthy. One born in the second decanate of Capricorn will have a small face, be fickle minded, will steal the wealth of other women, skillful, be a fortune-teller, be liberal and will suffer from diseases of the feet. One born in the third decanate of Capricorn will be garrulous, dirty, emaciated, long-limbed, devoid of father and will be reduced to evils in foreign places.
31-33Decanates in aquarius. One born in the first decanate of Aquarius will be endowed with wife, honour and fame, be very efficacious, lofty, devoted to his duties, wealthy and will serve a king. If born in the second decanate of Aquarius, one will be a miser, be skillful, sweet, fair complexioned, tawny and broad eyed, will earn wealth through amusement, will speak unhesitatingly, be intelligent and will be endowed with many friends. If born in the third decanate, one will be tall in stature, crafty, valorous, emaciated, short-armed, be endowed with sons and wealth, hard-hearted, will tell many lies, be crooked in nature, will have afflicted eyes and will have knowledge of sexology.
34-36Decanates in pisces. If the Ascendant is in the first decanate of Pisces, one will have honey coloured and tawny eyes, be fair in complexion, very learned, will perform virtuous deeds, be happy, will undertake trips by sea etc. and be modest. If it be the second decanate of Pisces, one will be skillful in serving the fair sex, will eat purified food, will enjoy others’ wealth, be sensuous, dear to females and virtuous people and be an excellent person. If born in the last decanate of Pisces one will be dark in complexion, be skillful in arts, will have wide feet, will be generous with friends and will consume purified food and drinks.
37Thus spoke of the decanates the preceptors well-versed in that branch. Should the Sign holding the decanate be strong, or be aspected by its Lord, these effects will mature in full.