The influence of the navamsas ||31||
1Now I will describe the colours, natures, forms, and characteristic marks (of natives born) when the Moon is in (each of) the navamsas; if the lord of the navamsa is strong, whatever the Moon establishes arises in order from that lord and from the (lord of the) sign.
2One born in the first navamsa of the first sign (Aries) has a face shaped like a ram’s, little body hair, a thin, terrible form, and contracted eyes and lashes; the tip of his nose is thin, and his voice is fierce.
3In the second is born a dark-skinned man with heavy shoulders and arms, large eye-brows, a long face, small forehead and collar-bone, a deep voice, open eyes, a hanging nose, and thin foot-joints.
4One born in the third navamsa in Aries is fair-skinned and has raised and extended arms, eyes like a goat’s, dishevelled hair, thin knees and legs, and hairy arms and head; he is bold and learned in speaking.
5In the fourth is born a red man with agitated eyes, a small nose, no forehead, a reeling face, and rough hair on his feet; he is thin down below, a fierce person, a wandering shepherd.
6In the fifth is born a man whose body is swollen, fat, full-grown, and terrible, whose head is like an elephant’s, and whose eyes are like a horse’s; he is a proud man with large forehead, eyebrows, and nose, little hair, and rough, bent toes.
7One born in the sixth navamsa is a dark-skinned man with eyes like a deer’s, broad brows, heavy and extended arms, belly, and shoulders, and thin buttocks, thighs, and feet; gentle and timid, he speaks a lot and is an expert in sexual intercourse.
8In the seventh is born a weak, black-eyed man who shines like a shoot of durva-grass and has a handsome nose and a big, broad body; unsteady and lacking tranquility, he wanders in foreign countries and is robbed; he has sexual intercourse with other men’s wives.
9In the eighth navamsa is born a man with a face like a monkey’s and rough skin and head; he is struck by a disease of the genitals and is attached to the pleasures of injuring, lying, and striking; he is hard to resist, but dear to his friends.
10A man born in the ninth navamsa in Aries is fair-skinned, charming, long, and thin; he has extended forehead and ears and a face like a horse’s; though angry, he is honest and speaks a lot.
11In the first navamsa of Taurus is born a man whose body is symmetrical and black and the upper half of whose face is wide; he is a hostile and excessively greedy person who looks harshly and whose nature is to be independent of his friends; his deeds are base and vile.
12One born in the second navamsa in Taurus has broad ears, shoulders, and face and inscrutable eyes; he is a lazy man of little intelligence who talks much and foolishly and acts adversely; his wife is hostile to him.
13In the third navamsa is born a handsome man whose nostrils and eyes are open wide, whose shoulder is large, and whose feet and heels are very firm he has the honesty of an elder, acts openly, and delights in sacrifices and in fire-building.
14One born in the fourth navamsa is a red-skinned man with long arms, great strength, a loud voice, eyes like a goat’s, and a very haughty nose; he is a courageous person, sharp and restless, who carries off the wealth of others.
15In the fifth navamsa is born a graceful man with a face like that of a large bull, whose arms, shoulders, and hips are big, whose chest is beautiful, and the tip of whose nose is long and hangs down; he is a spotless person with a thick mass of hair on his head.
16One born in the sixth navamsa has beautiful eyes, a firm, oily body, and handsome hair; he is a bold man full of sweetness and laughter, a well dressed lover who knows about sexual intercourse, is skilful in the fine arts, and speaks clearly.
17In the seventh navamsa is born a black-eyed man the tip of whose nose hangs down slightly; the ends of his hair are fine, his hands and feet are heavy, and his body is firm; he is obstructed by his own people, and his first wife has died.
18In the eighth navamsa in Taurus is born one whose nostrils are trembling and open, who has the eyes and feet of a tiger and eats flesh, whose voice is broken, and whose hair and nails are rough; his deeds are slight, but his character haughty.
19In the ninth navamsa of Taurus is born a proud and very irascible man of little strength, a timid person; one whose body is symmetrical and oily, and who is thin in the lower parts; he is a well known person, a liar who has accumulated a lot of money.
20One born in the first navamsa in the third sign (Gemini) has loosely hanging hair and full-grown shoulders and arms; the corners of his eyes and his eyes themselves are close and black; his nose is high, and his hands and feet thin; he shines like durva-grass.
21In the second is born one whose head is like a jar, whose nose is thin in the middle, and whose lips are not firm; he delights in injury and envy, acts badly, says and does many things, and travels and quarrels much.
22One born in the third navamsa is a pale man the corners of whose eyes are red, whose backbone, shoulders, and nose are round; whose limbs are symmetrical, whose face is long, and whose eye-brows are black; he is erect, intelligent, and clever at speaking.
23In the fourth is born a man with handsome eye-brows and forehead, wide eyes and broad chest, a smiling row of teeth, a face shaped like a deer’s, loosely hanging hair, and a full-grown body; a lover who shines like a blue lotus.
24One born in the fifth (navamsa) in the third sign (Gemini) has a big belly, thick arms and chest, a rough, thick head, heavy buttocks, and black, kindly eyes; he is a one-eyed man clever in deceptions who goes where he shouldn’t.
25One born in the sixth navamsa is a fair-skinned man with sweet eyes, broad forehead and chest, a symmetrical and noble head, and red lips and teeth; one who speaks confusedly and acts like a rogue.
26In the seventh navamsa is born one whose skin is red like copper, whose eyes are upraised, whose belly is fat, and whose chest is broad and beautiful; he has attained eminence in the crafts and in the study of meanings, and he knows about sexual intercourse and laughter.
27In the eighth navamsa is born a dark-skinned man whose body is heavy, broad, and full-grown, and whose eyes are long and black; he is a charming and intelligent man who tells sweet stories and is learned in the arts such as painting and writing.
28One born in the ninth navamsa has round, black eyes, a very symmetrical body, and a clear, oily skin; a person of outstanding intellect, his mind is penetrated by such things as the sciences and poetry, and he is an expert in sexual intercourse with women.
29One born in the first navamsa in the fourth sign (Cancer) has beautiful hair on his head, spotless, pale limbs, thin shoulders and chest, sweet, upraised eyes, a round face, and a broad belly.
30In the second is born a red-skinned man the region of whose heart is lumpy, whose mouth, face, and eyes are like those of a cat, and whose knees and legs are thin; he is a generous person who is fierce in strife and whose deeds are terrible in battle.
31One born in the third navamsa is a fair-skinned man with a handsome chest whose body is handsome with the grace and form of a woman’s; he is fat like a handsome youth; a lazy and talkative person, he has immense intelligence and is addicted to gentle acts.
32In the fourth is born a dark-skinned man whose body is broad, fat, and tall, whose hair, eyes, and nose are beautiful, whose eye-brows are curved, and the row of whose teeth is broken and fearful; he desires to get money, and is a rogue to his family and his relatives.
35In the fourth navamsa is born a rough, black man, the ends of whose hair and whose nails are split, whose jaw trembles, whose legs are fat and have large veins, and whose nose and mouth are like a crow’s; a proud man, but a servant in other men’s houses.
36In the eighth is born a black man whose head is like a pot, whose nose is thin in the middle, and whose face, thighs, and legs are handsome; his craftsmanship is bad, his intellect is self-directed, and his character and conduct are reprehensible.
37One born in the ninth navamsa in the fourth sign (Cancer) is a fair-skinned man with eyes like a fish’s, a broad, fat chest, a heavy belly, a long jaw, huge thighs, hanging lips and heels, and thin knees and ankles.
38In the first (navamsa) in Leo is born a pale and red man with a small belly, a thick, elevated chest, terrible, red eyes, a raised nose, and a round head; he is fierce, very strong, and impatient of insult.
39In the second is born a black, oily man whose forehead and chest are elevated and broad, whose eyes are wide and red, whose nose is thick and dreadful, whose arms are long and heavy, whose eye-brows are handsome, and whose body is square.
40One born in the third has curly hair, a broad and beautiful chest, an oily skin, revolving eyes like a cakora bird’s, an elevated nose, and a neck which is round like a peacock’s; he is charming, and desires to give presents.
41In the fourth (navamsa) in Leo is born a man pale as the scum of ghee, with a large forehead, long, black eyes, soft hair, a broken voice, a belly like a frog’s, and broad hands and feet.
42One born in the fifth has oily skin, nose, and eyes, little hair on his head, a head like a pot, hairy limbs and body, a thin belly, and a thick, elevated chest; he is fierce and gat-toothed.
43In the sixth is born a tall, dark man with thin, scanty hair, full-grown limbs, and wide, oily, and concentrating eyes; he is clever in his speech and in his actions, a braggard who is skilful with women.
44in the seventh is born a black-limbed, hairy man whose face is long and whose body is fat and covered with veins; though he is unlucky with women and speaks cruelly and falsely, he has firm courage and is very clever in his actions.
45In the eighth is born one who has the upper part of his face and his cheeks raised, a black and rough pennon with firm limbs; he does little, has no property, and speaks nonsense; his eyes are inscrutable and frightful to his friends, and his craftsmanship is despised.
46One born in the ninth navamsa in Leo is dark-skinned and has a face like an ass’s, black eyes, hanging arms, firm heels and legs, and a belly and chest which are squeezed together; he behaves well.
47One born in the first navamsa in the sixth sign (Virgo) is a dark man with a thick, elevated chest, and mouth, eyes, and chest like a deer’s; he takes pleasure in possessing and giving away money, and desires women.
48One born in the second navamsa in the sixth sign (Virgo) is a heavy, dark-complexioned man whose belly and thighs are heavy and oily, whose face is full, and whose eyes are handsome; he is a greedy rogue who speaks smoothly and softly, and is wise in crafts and in litigations.
49In the third is born a pale, praiseworthy man with full-grown limbs and arms, a body beautiful with the graceful posture of a woman, nostrils expanded and open, wide handsome eyes; an eloquent person who knows the sacred traditions (Sruti) and poetry.
50In the fourth is born a pale, red man whose form is like a handsome youth’s, whose body is tall and elevated, whose hair is scanty, whose arms hang loosely, whose back is thin, and whose eyes and head are wide; he is sweet, but sharp.
51One born in the fifth has thick, elevated shoulders and arms, large shoulders, thick lips and mouth, broad head and chest, full-grown legs, and eyes and belly like a buffalo’s; he takes refuge with others, and has a bad wife.
52One born in the sixth navamsa has an oily skin and a loose body; a good speaker, he has an intellect which is attracted to knowledge and the meaning of the sciences, and knows painting, writing, and sounds; he is charming and talks cleverly.
53One born in the seventh is a fair-skinned man with soft, smooth, and beautiful hair, a thick belly, a thin face, raised shoulders, eyes watery like a goose’s, and broad hands and feet; he is fond of drink, but afraid of the water.
54One born in the eighth is a tall man pale like a handsome youth whose eyes are bright and upraised, whose hair is yellow like honey, whose thighs and arms are thick and hanging, whose knees are handsome, and the tip of whose nose is round; he is proud.
55One born in the ninth navamsa is a dark-skinned person, a thick and black man with a soft, oily body, bent shoulders, and eyes wide as a lotus; he is a proud pennon who is clever in intercourse with women and in sports and who knows such things as painting.
56One born in the first navamsa in Libra is a fair-skinned man whose eyes are wide, tremulous, and black, whose face is long, and whose moustache is thick; a famous and haughty man who speaks nobly; one who knows about merchandise, and protects his money.
57In the second is born a red- and black-limbed man with a slender waist, thick, contracted eyebrows, round, watery eyes, a fearsome row of teeth, raised shoulders, and broad chest, head, and body.
58One born in the third is a weak, pale man whose mouth, face, and teeth are like a horse’s; a thick pennon the tip of whose nose is long and bent, whose eyes are sweet and upraised, and whose hair is red and spread out; a protector who has obtained glory.
59One born in the fourth is dark and thin; his eyes are terrified like a deer’s and are wide, his shoulders and arms are thin, the row of his teeth is elevated, and his nose is small; though powerful, he is timid and despondent and has a bad character.
60One born in the fifth is a black man with inscrutable eyes, a nose which is thin in the middle, rough skin, nails, hair, and eyes; a proud and steadfast man who is clever in business enterprises; one who is dear to his friends and enjoys the highest respect.
61One born in the sixth navamsa is a fair-skinned, black-eyed man whose nostrils are beautiful, whose face is broad, whose body is heavy and firm, and whose nails are smooth; he knows the meaning of the sciences, learning, and litigation, and is an expert in polity.
62In the seventh is born one who is red and spotless, whose body is heavy, but small; a cripple, thin below, with a small nose and no forehead; he is a fierce man who succumbs to sexual intercourse and singing; an eloquent astrologer.
63One born in the eighth is a dark-skinned man with wide shoulders and bead, handsome eyes, raised shoulders and cheeks, a stiff, wide body, and thick, black eye-brows, eyes, and lashes; an enjoyer whose speech is purified.
64In the ninth navamsa of Libra is born a pure, fair-skinned man whose body is symmetrical and beautiful and whose eyes are handsome; he knows about courtesy, laughter, respect, and dignity, and is clever in all the fine arts; he is an eloquent person, having the character of a fop.
65One born in the first navamsa of the eighth sign (Scorpio) is a pale man whose lips, forehead, and nose are small and elevated, and whose limbs are firm; the front of his body is covered up; his head is like a pot and his neck and belly like a frog’s; he is lazy.
66One born in the second navamsa is a fair-skinned man with broad and wide arms and chest, terrible red eyes, and little hair; an injurious person, his deeds are violent and firm; raising his voice, he tramples upon an army.
67One born in the third navamsa is a handsome, pale lover, a full-grown man with firm shoulders and arms whose hair is loosened and whose lower lip is red; a wise and gentle man, he speaks smoothly and cleverly.
68In the fourth is born a dark, black man with black hair tied up and with black eyes; one whose face is long, jaws thick, and body excellent; a firm and bold rogue delighting in mischief who succumbs to another man’s wife.
69One born in the fifth has a satisfied belly, broad and firm shoulders and trunk, a large head, a thin nose, and inscrutable eyes whose corners are red; be is a glorious man with no opposition who performers terrible deeds and delights in injury.
70In the sixth is born a man with a good back-bone, an elevated nose, thick eye-brows, and eyes fixed like a horse’s; a bold person of deep courage who performs terrible deeds; a clever person who knows his way around; one who speaks little and holds back his affection.
71In the seventh navamsa is born a tall man with a torn face, separated teeth, a slender belly, limp arms, watery eyes, a full-grown, black head, curved limbs, and broad thighs and chest.
72One born in the eighth is a black man whose spine is broken, the tip of whose nose is expanded, and whose body is tall and shaped like a boar’s; his abundant hair is loosened, and his limbs are filthy; he is unbearable and stupid.
73One born in the ninth navamsa is a pale man with large, squinting eyes, yellow hair on his body, and thick, fat limbs; a tranquil person, he bows down to gods and elders and is generous; he has many wives.
74One born in the first navamsa in Sagittarius is a fair-skinned man whose nose is large, whose eyes are like a goat’s; whose head is high, whose body-hair is thin and split, whose thighs and chest arc broad, and whosetesticles are big; he is a fierce man who speaks firmly and terribly.
75In the second is born one whose head is tall, whose chest is thick and fat, whose eyes are wide, the tip of whose nose is deformed, whose buttocks and thighs are heavy, and whose jaws are large; his mind is firm and steadfast, but he is in the power of women.
76One born in the third has a full, symmetrical body and handsome eyes; an intelligent person, he is clever in the meaning of the sciences and in learning and an expert in crafts and fine arts; a favorite of women, he is bold in laughter and in sexual intercourse.
77One born in the fourth is a pale man with handsome and sweet, round eyes; one whose belly is large like a tortoise’s, whose body is thick, noble, and very tall, and whose face is covered with hair; he is a clever and wise wanderer.
78One horn in the fifth has wide ears, eyes, and mouth, large eye-brows, a terrible body like that of a full-grown lion, and thin hair that doesn’t grow; he is tall and fat and unassailable, a killer who always remembers.
79One born in the sixth navamsa is a handsome man with wide eyes whose corners are shiny and black, and with a large forehead and a thick, full face; a learned and well behaved person who knows story-telling, mandalas (cycles of stories), and laughter, and who delights in poetry.
80In the seventh is born a tall, dark man with elevated head, wide eyes, and a round jaw; he is gentle and eloquent, charming and clever in skilfulness and courtesy; he is addicted to protection andcourage.
81In the eighth navamsa is born a man whose head is wide and the tip of whose nose is flat; his eyes roll around, and he talks a lot; he knows how to honour his friends, and he checks hostility; he is in the power of the elders.
82One born in the last navamsa in the ninth sign (Sagittarius) is tall and fair with black eyes, a face like a horse’s, and crooked thighs and legs; well liked among good men, he speaks little and does not quarrel; he is an expert on science and on herbs.
83One born in the first navamsa in Capricorn is a dark-skinned, gat-toothed man whose hair and nails are rough, whose limbs are thin, and whose eyes are like a deer’s; his voice is broken and his purpose unsteady; he enjoys singing, travelling, and laughter.
84In the second is born a dark, black man with a curved nose; an able person who delights with his singing, a lover who has many women, and a lazy rogue full of disease; he has few sons, and he desires to be generous.
85In the third is born a fair-skinned man with a straight spine; the tip of his nose is spread out and the corners of his eyes are very red; he delights with his gymnastics, music, and fine arts, and performs good deeds; a famous man, he has many friends and relatives.
86One horn in the fourth is red and black, and gat-toothed; his forehead and arms are long, his eyes and knees like a goat’s, his hands and feet thin, and his hair dishevelled; he is addicted to quarrelsome speech.
87One born in the fifth is a dark man with elevated cheeks and nose, wide, black eyes, large, fat arms, thighs, and head, thick feet, and no spine; he is a juggler, an enjoyer, who has married a bad wife.
88One born in the sixth navamsa has handsome nose and eyes, curly hair, an oily skin, a thick jaw, thin limbs and legs, and small, even teeth; a well dressed orator who takes pleasure in love.
89In the seventh is born a dark fellow with loose, curly hair, rough ends of his feet and fingers, a covered body, thick hands and feet, and a fat, lumpy face; he is lazy and talks little.
90One born in the eighth has inscrutable, steady, terrible eyes, a round face, split nails and hairends, a full-grown body, and a forehead like a jar; he speaks shrilly; he has great arrogance and pride, and a bad character.
91One born in the ninth navamsa is dark and full-grown; his eyes and chest are broad, his face wide and full, and his nose raised; he is fat in the lower regions; an intelligent person, he delights in sweetness and in singing.
92One born in the first navamsa in Aquarius is a dark, black man with a thick jaw and a thin body and long, black eyes; a clever, cruel, and fickle pennon, he travels on the road acting falsely like a fop.
93One born in the second is a black man whose skin, nails, eyes, and hair are rough, whose head is like a jar or a pitcher, whose face is downcast, and whose eyes, teeth, lips, and ears are prominent; he walks slowly and is a bad artisan.
94One born in the third has wide, watery eyes with red corners, a fierce nose, a broad row of teeth, and a thick, raised, noble jaw; he is an enjoyer of great strength who speaks little.
95One born in the fourth is tall and thin; his jaw is small, his eye-brows curved, his eyes inscrutable, the row of his teeth bright, and his nose raised; he is a timid man who travels abroad; one who speaks harshly and commits evil deeds.
96In the fifth is born a thin, black man with a torn face; the end of his nose is crooked and the region of his hips is impeded; a lazy man, he talks dishonestly, washes seldom, and is dirty; his intellect is bewildered.
97In the sixth is born one whose nose is split and pierced, whose mouth is large, whose eyes are sweet and wide, and whose body is broad and fat; he drawls and delights in laughter; he is a braggard whose courage is little and lacks determination.
98In the seventh is born a weak and slender man, tall and thin, whose mouth is thin and has a mustache, whose nose is crooked, and whose teeth, ends of the feet, and fingers are unblemished; he is very red; he stumbles and accomplishes nothing.
99One born in the eighth has wide ears, raised chest and forehead, elevated cheeks, eyes, and nostrils, large shoulders, thick, full-grown legs, and a broad head; he is gluttonous and independent.
100One born in the ninth navamsa in Aquarius is a dark-skinned man with a noble, symmetrical body, handsome eyes, and fine, black hair; he speaks gently and is addicted to sacrifices, vows, and the work of the king.
101In the first navamsa of Pisces is born a pale man having the appearance of calm water; his hair hangs down, his nose is handsome, his eyes are black, his shoulders are broad and beautiful, his arms are thick and long, and his belly is small; a graceful man.
102In the second is born a man with a large head, thick, sharp teeth, brown eyes, and stooped shoulders and chest; the tip of his nose is high; impatient of insult, he has fearful strength and delights in (eating) flesh; he is clever in business.
103In the third is born a pale man whose body sags with weariness; his eyes are handsome; he abounds in politeness and righteousness (dharma), is clever and well behaved, wears the sacred thread, knows the meaning of the sciences, and speaks clearly; but he is a rogue inside.
104In the fourth is born a fair-skinned, full-grown man with a large nose, a fearful body, eyes like a fish’s, no chin, a moustache over his mouth, and a high nose; he is wise, clever in the expedients of business, and courageous, and he knows his way around.
105One born in the fifth is tall and black, has a large waist, a small, thin nose, a big head, and handsome eyes and row of teeth; he is a splendid and irresistible man, delighting in injury; he speaks little.
106One born in the sixth navamsa has an elevated nose in which the bone is manifest, large eyebrows, a raised head, and a handsome body; his teeth have been removed, and he looks sideways; he is addicted to cleverness and pleasure in his actions.
107One born in the seventh is a thin, black man with handsome nasal bone, cheeks, and hair, and a stooped body; he casts sidelong glances like a deer and is gentle; having little wealth, he takes pleasure in traveling; he is despondent, and his stance is unsteady.
108In the eighth is born a tall, thin man with large body and head, open eyes, rough nails, eyes, and hair, and firm, open nostrils; lazy and slow, he talks little and tramples upon his own people.
109One horn in the last (navamsa) in Pisces is a small, handsome man who looks gently and affectionately and maintains good relations; his mouth, eyes, and body are broad; he is a learned person with a good memory who delights in stories and in righteousness (dharma); he is tranquil and generous.
110From the strength of the Moon in the navamsa of Aries (the natives) become thieves; in the navamsa of Taurus possessors of auspiciousness; in the navamsas of Gemini great and honorable; in the navamsa of Cancer men of great wealth;
111In a navamsa of Leo kings; in a navamsa of Virgo eunuchs; in a navamsa of Libra heroes; in a navamsa of Scorpio the lowest men living on wages; in a navamsa of Sagittarius slaves;
112In a navamsa of Capricorn evil men who come to a bad end; in a navamsa of Aquarius men who act like goblins; and in a navamsa of Pisces outstanding men. (Such) are the men born in the yogasof the Moon.
113The fixed (nature) of men is to be described from the navamsas by means of the positions, strengths, and natures of the lords of the navamsas; by means of the combinations of influences pertaining to the signs; and by means of their mutual aspects and conjunctions.