The term “Yoga” means in astrology as the combination of two or more than two planets. More specifically, yoga is a special combination which strengthens the horoscope or weakens it.
Yogas can be divided into two types:
Yoga: When a combination of planets in a horoscope gives fortunes, success in terms of political, financial, social etc. Yoga gives good education, happy married life, good children, friends, health, wealth and a blissful life.
Arishtas: When a combination of planets brings misfortunes in life, sorrows, sufferings, worries, troubles and losses.
There are uncountable yogas which can be found in many astrology books, old scriptures and in other vedic texts. The below mentioned are the yogas which formed mainly by planets like Sun and Moon followed by many other important yogas and Arishtas.
YOGAS FORMED BY SUN
When the Moon is situated in Kendra from the Sun, then the native is not very fortunate in terms of finance, intelligence and intellectual knowledge. If the Moon is situated in 2nd, 5th, 8th and 11th from the Sun then the native is moderately fortunate and when the Moon is situated in 3rd, 6th, 9th and 12th from the Sun then native is extremely fortunate in the above quoted qualities.
Vesi Yoga : When the planets other than Moon, Rahu and Ketu Occupies the 2nd house from Sun, this yoga is formed. The effect of this yoga on the native depends upon the planets sitting in the 2nd house from the Sun. If the planet is positive or favourable to the lagna then the native is happy, brave, contended and polite.
Vasi Yoga: When the planets other than Moon, Rahu and Ketu Occupies the 12th house from Sun, this yoga is formed. The effect of this yoga on the native depends upon the planets sitting in the 12th house from the Sun. If the planet is positive or favourable to the lagna then the native will be financially sound and impressive.
Ubhayachari Yoga: This is one of the auspicious yoga formed in astrology. If any Planet other than Moon, Rahu and Ketu occupier the 2nd and 12th house from the Sun then this yoga is formed. The native born with this yoga is bestowed with respect, politeness, prosperity and charming personality.
Budhaditya Yoga: This yoga is formed when Sun and Mercury both are conjunct in kendra or trikona. This yoga blesses the native with intelligence, analytical abilities, leadership qualities, good communication skills, success and many other things.
YOGAS FORMED BY MOON
Sunpha Yoga: When any planet other than Sun is present in the 2nd house from the placement of Moon, then this yoga is formed. This yoga gives the native status, huge wealth, capacity to earn good and rise in life, religious inclination, virtuous pursuits, quiet and calm nature.
Anpha Yoga: When any planet other than Sun sits in the 12th house from the Moon, this yoga arises. This yoga gives power to the natal moon and the native is blessed with good mental health, wealth. He becomes a renowned figure in surroundings.
Durdhara Yoga: When any planet other than the Sun occupies the 2nd and 12th house from the natal Moon, then this yoga is formed. The native is obedient and enjoys prosperity, will have many servants.
Kemdrooma Yoga: When there are no planets in the 2nd and 12th house from the moon this yoga is formed. This yoga is not considered good as the Moon becomes very weak in this yoga. The native is very doubtful, poor with unstable mental health. He may be involved in unrighteous greed and works.
Gajakesari Yoga: The most auspicious yoga in astrology. This is formed when Jupiter is conjunct with Moon in kendra or trikona or when Jupiter is in quadrant from Moon. The native will exercise good relations, the native proves his superiority to all due to his thoughts and intelligence.
Chandradhi Yoga: When benefic planets are placed in the 6th, 7th and 8th houses from the Moon, this yoga arises. The native born with this yoga becomes commander, rules, minister or has a command over others.
Amala Yoga: If the 10th house from the Moon or lagna is occupied by a benefic planet then Amala yoga is formed. This gives lasting fame and reputation. He will live have a spotless character and a blissful life.
Hansa Yoga: When Jupiter occupies its own sign Sagittarius or Pisces or its exaltation sign Cancer in quadrant (1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house) from lagna then this yoga is formed. The native will be powerful like a king. He will be immensely rich and liked by others. His acts will be righteous and his mind will be pure and pious.
Bhadra Yoga: When Mercury occupies its own sign Gemini or Virgo or its exaltation sign Virgoin quadrant (1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house) from lagna then this yoga is formed. The native born have a face like a lion, well developed chest and proportionate limbs. He will practice good relations with all and have a very long life. He is gifted with intelligence and wealth.
Ruchak Yoga: When Mars occupies its own sign Aries or Scorpio or its exaltation sign Capricorn in quadrant (1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house) from lagna then this yoga is formed. The native born with this yoga with have strong body built, he will have ruddy complex and attractive body. He may serve in armed forces at a good rank.
Malavya Yoga: When Venus occupies its own sign Tauras or Libra or its exaltation sign Pisces in quadrant (1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house) from lagna then this yoga is formed. The natives will have good physique and strong mind. He will have immense wealth and will have a good wife and children. All kind of luxuries will be bestowed upon him.
Sasa Yoga: When Saturn occupies its own sign Capricorn or Aquarius or its exaltation sign Libra in quadrant (1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house) from lagna then this yoga is formed. The. The native born with this yoga is blessed with good health and moral conduct. He owns land and also becomes a leader with a good command over servants.
SOME IMPORTANT YOGAS
Dhana Yoga: This yoga is formed when Saturn is sitting in its own sign Capricorn or Aquarius in 5th house from lagna and mercury and mars occupies 11th house. This yoga gives immense wealth to the native.
Vichitra saudha prakara Yoga: If 4th lord and 10th lord are conjoined together with Saturn and Mars in Kendra or trikona then this Yoga is formed. The native born with this yoga will own innumerable mansions.
Raja Yoga: if the moons occupies the Tauras lagna and Saturn, Sun and Jupiter occupies the 10th, 4th, and 7th houses. The native becomes the commander or ruler or king.
Bahuputra Yoga: If Saturn is in the 5th house in Navamsa chart along with Rahu, this yoga is formed and the native is blessed with a large number of offsprings.
Dataputra Yoga: If Saturn and Mars both the planets occupies the 5th house associated with the same planet and if the lord of 7th house occupies 11th house and the lord of 5th house joins a benefic planet and 5th house is occupied by Saturn and Mars then the native will have the adopted children.
Budhi Jada Yoga: If Saturn occupies the 5th house and the lord of the 5th house is conjoined with the evil planets and lagna lord is also aspected by Saturn then this yoga is formed which makes the native a slow learner.
Apakeerti Yoga: The 10th house is occupied by Saturn and Sun aspected by malefics and joined by malefics, this yoga is formed which gives a bad reputation to the native.
Vatharoga Yoga: When Jupiter occupies lagna and the Saturn occupies the 7th house, the above yoga is formed which makes the native prone to seasonal allergies.
Matibhramana Yoga: When the Saturn sits in lagna and mars occupies 5th, 7th, or 9th house, or Saturn sits in 12th house with waning moon, this yoga is formed and the native may become insane.
Nishtruabhashi Yoga: When the moon conjuncts with Saturn in the 2nd house, then the native becomes harsh in speech.
Raj Bhanga Yoga: When the ascendant is Leo, and exalted Saturn occupies debilitation in navamsa and aspected by malefics gives rise to this yoga and it signifies that though a person is born in royal family he will be bereft of fortune and social reputation.
Adhi Yoga: When the benefics occupies the 6th, 7th, or 8th house from the moon, then Adhi yoga is formed. The yoga makes the native very sweet, trustworthy and polite. He will have blissful life with all the luxuries, health and wealth. He will gain win over his enemies.
Gauri Yoga: If the navamsa lord is occupied the by the 10th house lord and also it joins the lord of 10th house in exaltation and lagna lord joins it then it gives rise to this yoga. The native with this yoga is born in a respected family and will own innumerable land. The native will perform many charitable and religious activities and his offsprings will be rewarded with wise character.
Bharath Yoga: If the navamsa lord is exalted and occupied by the 2nd, 5th or 11th lord and combined the lord of 9th house, then this yoga is formed. It denotes that the person will get all the fame in his life; he will be a scholar, fond of music. The nature of the person will be romantic with an attractive and spiritual personality.
Chakra Yoga: When all the planets sits in the 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th house then the native born becomes the ruler or equal to him like head of the state.
Dur Yoga: When the lord of 10th house occupies 6th, 8th or 12th house, it makes this yoga and the native is settled in foreign land.
Daridra Yoga: If the lord of the 11th house sits in 6th, 8th or 12th house then the native will incur big debts and will life his entire life with some liabilities.
Aputra Yoga: If the lord of 5th house sits in any malefic house and the Jupiter is weak and 5th house is occupied by Mars or Ketu then the native will not have children.
Putra Sukha Yoga: When Jupiter or Venus occupies the 5th house or Mercury sits in the 5th, or the lord of 5th house is benefic to the lagna then the native is rewarded with number or children.
Bahustree Yoga: The conjunction of lagna and lord of 7th house or mutual aspect of the same gives rise to this yoga and it results in multiple wives to the native.
Jara Yoga: When the lord of the 10th, 2nd or 7th occupies the 10th house then this yoga is formed. The native born with this yoga with have extramarital relationships.
Ravi yoga: When Sun sits in 10th house and the lord of 10th house conjuncts with the Saturn in the 3rd house then this yoga rises. The native born with this yoga will be bestowed with eyes like lotus, fully developed chest. He will love science and will be a respected figure amongst others.
Bandhan Yoga: When the lord of lagna and 6th house conjuncts in kendra or trikona with Rahu, Ketu or Saturn then the native will be imprisoned.
Bhagya Yoga: It is one of the important yoga which is formed in the horoscope. When a strong benefic planet sits in lagna and the lord of 3rd and 5th aspects the 9th house together. The native will be extremely rich, famous and fortunate.