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January 8th, 2007

The Missing Tara Element

I get a lot of queries about the Tara element and why it is not being displayed in the Guna Milap applet. This element is not missing in the overall computation that is finally displayed as Nakshatra match. I just did not code it because it is one of the not-so-important fields unlike Graha Maitri, Bhakoot or Nadi Dosha. It is supposed to give good health and longevity to the partner, but these are some of the factors must be judged not from this field, but from the chart itself. We cannot expect a person with alpayu, as indicated by the chart, living to an old age just because he/she is married to a person and Tara contributed the maximum allowed value of three points in their horoscope match.

Therefore, if you do not see Tara in the chart, it does not necessarily mean that it contributes zero points.

As compared to a lower value, a higher value in Guna Milap neither indicates a better relationship, nor indicates a happier married life for the life span of the couple. Factors like alpayu and periods of health problems, financial duress etc. can bring lot more stress in the married life of a couple than what we comprehend, anticipate, and acknowledge. I have always maintained that predicting this is a job of an experienced astrologer with a human touch.


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27 Responses to “The Missing Tara Element”

guna Says:
March 9th, 2014 at 2:11 pm

en jathakathil thara dhosham ullathaga solgirargal ithanal ethirkalathil yethenum thuyara sambavangal nigazha vaipullatha illai enakku yethenum pahippu ullatha

A Says:
June 13th, 2012 at 4:07 pm

Hi Please find details below:

Date of birth:05/01/1980
Birth Time:9:30 AM
Place: Allahabad

Date of birth:11/12/1983
Birth Time:3:08 AM
Place :Mathura

We are already married couple,but now having problem in our relation
In our kundali we found Bhakoot score 0 and grah matri:0.5
Can anyone suggest me what is the remedy for these defect.I love him and dont want to leave him.

I will really appreciate your reply.

V.V.Rao Says:
September 19th, 2010 at 7:14 pm

For my son’s marriage proposal kindly give opinion about the horoscope compatibility.
TOB: 2.17 PM i.e., 14.17 hrs.
POB: Wardha (Maharashtra)
Star: Poorvashada 1
TOB:1.58 AM i.e., early hrs of 12th.
POB: Calcutta
Star: Pushyami 4

Deleted Says:
July 21st, 2010 at 7:02 am

Hello Sir,

I have a question for you regarding same nadi and its effect on progeny. My husband and I are happily married for last four years. It was a love marriage and we did not check our kundali for the same reason. Recently I came across some discussion about nadi dosha and that it creates problems related to progeny. Out of curiosity I checked our birth charts and turned out that both of us have ‘Antya’ nadi and that our guna are really low for a match to be considered. I am not concerned about the compatibility part as we know after four years that we are a good match for each other but I am a bit worried about the same nadi. Can we have a healthy child according to our kundali match? Will there be a problem of any kind? If so, is there any remedy? Here are our birth details:

Birth date: 7th May 1982
Birth Place: Jalgaon, Maharashtra
Birth Time: 10:55 am

Birth date: 2nd May 1982
Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Birth Time: 2:10 pm

I will really appreciate your reply.

Thank you.

rvlv Says:
October 28th, 2009 at 8:15 am

Hi khitij

I happened to check the horoscope for marriage compatibility.
the timezone I used is 5-30E for hyderabad. a leading astroleger here is using timezone value 5.5 E.
the matching I did using 5-30E showing the bride as manglik while the matching with 5.5E TIMEZONE shows girl as non manglik.
I ask you please clarify the exact value of timezone to be entered is 5.5E or not. the point is 30=0.5 bt decimal system.

rvlv Says:
October 26th, 2009 at 9:54 am

Please provide examples of one or two horoscopes with data entry figures etrc

Ganesh Says:
October 22nd, 2009 at 7:22 pm

I am Ganesh, Date of birth 25-09-1978 at 7.20 Am
Place of birth : Kallidaikurichi ( Tirunelveli Dist ) Tamilnadu, india.

Natchathiram : Thiruvadhirai, Mithunam ,pls advice when i get married and about my life.

Thank you,


Deepika Singh Says:
October 16th, 2009 at 1:44 am

Sir i want to kow when me and my fiancee will get married Details are
Groom: Nitish Bhardwaj
DOB:8 oct 1986,time :05:05pm,place:lucknow
Bride:Deepika Singh
DOB:22 Aug1985,time:11:57pm,place:kanpur

lokesh kr gupta Says:
September 9th, 2009 at 9:50 pm

goodnight sir,u have started a wonderful job i salute yor free time devoting for mankind. i have a little bit knowledge of astrology by reading monthly magazines etc. i am confused about my planets jupiter n venus . would i be honoured by malvya yog? are my lagna so much weak. what about my rahu , rahudasha, gurudasha.which planets are useful to me for business’ sir please help me iwill be very cordially grateful to u.i am awaiting in my help. my birth detail-24-02-1977 ,02.55 am ,district-aligarh state-uttar pradesh.very sorry if i cause trouble U .

rajiv karran Says:
March 24th, 2009 at 7:57 pm

Hello Gentlemen,
Kindly look into my birth details and predict the future. Dob 24/09/71 Pob chennai and time of birth 10.20 pm. Wife dhurghae rajiv pob chennai dob 23/08/73. we have 2 children and our marraige date feb 10 1995. thank u.

Rajiv Karran.

February 24th, 2009 at 1:06 am


Arul mozhi varman Says:
February 19th, 2009 at 4:49 am

Am arul mozhi varman from tamil nadu my dob is 20.01.79 and time of birth is 12.45pm place is Arakkonam. i have problem sir, pls tell me till now not getting married.

thank you

Arul mozhi varman.n

Yamini Joshi Says:
November 4th, 2008 at 10:34 am

Hi Sir,
My Date of Birth is 11 October 1982 , 09:45 AM, Rohtak (Haryana).
Mars is in my First Houes as per you i should not be Manglik.I have been told that i have two marriages nad my marriage Life is disturbed.
The Detail of the boys is..06 Novermber 1982, 4:55 PM,Faridabad

Amit Says:
October 2nd, 2008 at 6:30 pm

I am going through hardship from last 3 years, can you please look in to it and help me out .


My DOB is July 15, 1963
TOB: 5:05 Am

jayaprakash Says:
September 9th, 2008 at 5:12 pm

please send the my future my date of birth is 06/08/1985 please refer from jathaka birth time is 10.50

sneha Says:
August 28th, 2008 at 2:53 pm

Dear Sir

my DOB is 21/12/1980- Time -7.00 am and place nanded.Please please help me to know if i am manglik and what are the effects of it on my married life. My husband is non-manglik. It is realy realy bothering me a lot. I will be greatful to you if you could tell me the solution .


Suresh Says:
June 18th, 2008 at 11:37 pm


I want to know horoscoep compatibilty of the follwoing to. I am so eager to knw ?please kindly tell to us

DOB(DD/MM/YYYY) 02/03/1981 Time 05:40 PM

DOB(DD/MM/YYYY) 02/03/1985
TIme 08:40 PM
Location Nellore ,AP ,INDIA
Latitude 14 27 N
Longitude 80 02 E

Madhu Says:
June 9th, 2008 at 2:14 pm


Name is Madhu and born on 8th Sep 1980 at 3AM(birth place is Mysore). Could you please help me in anyway.

Hiran Upadhya Says:
May 27th, 2008 at 6:48 pm

Namaste Panditji,

There is a question that is bothering me. My date of birth is September 25th, 1970 time of birth is 1:20 a.m. and place of birth is Takoradi, Ghana.
My fiancee’s date of birth is October 2nd, 1965 time of birth is 5:30 a.m. and place of birth is Old Delhi, India.
We love each other and are getting married soon and I would like to know if we are compatible and how many points do we score and how our life is together. I would also want to know how his horoscope is, will he achieve success in his endeavors? Please do let me as soon as you can I will appreciate it. I thank you very much for your efforts.



hardeep singh Says:
April 22nd, 2008 at 2:22 pm

hi sir i hardeep
birth-18septembar 1984
time 4:00am
location dharmkot(dist-moga,punjab)
now im live in dharmkot please send me my future detail

Interested in Astrology Says:
April 17th, 2008 at 8:00 am

Thank you for providing this wonderful online horoscope matching service. Just wanted to point out a typo on the below link – maximum points is 36, not 38 as you have indicated in the line “For a 100% match, the value would be 38″.

Please do correct when you get a chance. Thank you.

rajiv karran Says:
February 8th, 2008 at 3:20 pm

Hello sir,
I write to you in the hope that you will kindly look into my horoscope and give me a feedback. Iam in deep problems, financially broke and had to run away from my town due to debt problems and court cases. There are a lot of times hwn my wife and me contemplate suicide but refrain only because of our two small children. my dob is 22/09/70 pob is coimbatore(tamilnadu), time 7.13 am and my wife is 23/09/72 in chennai, time 14.32 pm. pls reply asap and tell me if it is worth living further at all.
kind regards,

manoj mishra Says:
January 5th, 2008 at 2:12 pm

Guru ji pranam i m from lucknow science last three year i m suffring with so mucch provlum now my pain is un-beareble please help me my details are as

date of birth— 7 march 1970
time of birth— 7.3. pm
birth place —- kapilvastu (Nepal)Near Basti(INDIA)

December 22nd, 2007 at 10:32 pm

Hello pandit ji,

I live in LONDON
i really appriciate & impressed from ur site whn i go 2 match making its gv bide & groom wrong longitude information. i dont know how fill that box, i hv tried in help & longitude/latitude but unable 2 find.
kindly guide me..
if u culd send me ur contact details, ,personal email id as i wana personally met u as i m cmng 2 INDIA in 1st wk of janury-08 i would really appriciate u for this.



suresh Says:
May 7th, 2007 at 1:24 pm

iam very impressed by ur software.and it helps a lot.but i have one general one instance when i matched two charts i got a score of 31.but i saw one more site based on chinese astrology

it has a range of -8 to +8.i got a score of -3 for the data.which is not good according to chinese astrology.

so wht should i base on.i agree vedic astrology is very old and standard.but how could the results vary when both are based on planets and constellations.

Jagdish Says:
March 26th, 2007 at 1:59 am

If we have jupiter in the same one as Ravi (Sun) then it isn’t manglik is it ? Does your software account for that ? It dosen’t seem to. Check for this eg. time 08:01 AM chennai and date is Dec 27th, 1976.

Please email your comments to me as well.


Satya Ojha Says:
February 14th, 2007 at 2:39 am

if tara match is of maximum 3 points, my match with my fiancee shows 20 points in tara. How?

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