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Demonic Nakshatras – Gana factor?

By Kshitij Sharma, February 23, 2008

A not so recent post in the forum referred to demonic nakshatra where the member was worried that most of the planets in his/her chart are in demonic nakshatra. From the post, I gather that by demonic nakshatra the member is referring to the gana factor on horoscope compatibility – dev, manushya and rakshasa.

In my knowledge, The only place gana factor is referenced in within horoscope compatibility. This factor requires that the gana of the woman (refer to the nakshatra where the Moon resides in the kundali) should be better than the man she intends to marry.

I have not seen anyone referring to this factor while interpreting a chart or while making any predictions. I went back and re-read some of the books and notes that I have and could not find anything to this effect.



  • Comment by srividya on March 4, 2008 at 9:39 am

    i dont know my motherinlaw’s birth details. but from what i see she appears to belong to rakshas gana. can we find out her nakshatra and rasi?

  • Comment by Asma on April 24, 2008 at 2:00 am

    I have been told that I have many ill placed planets in most houses. Please tell why is it so? I feel my life is okay till now. Details are :
    D.O.B : june 4, 1985
    time : 5.45 pm
    place: India, lucknow

  • Comment by dora on April 29, 2008 at 11:20 am

    Is it not supposed to be that the woman should be of a lower gana than the man she intends to wed???

  • Comment by Saraswati on August 4, 2008 at 4:17 pm

    If gana is looked into for compatibility in marriage and the girl must get a husband of superior gana why is it mentioned in some guides that rakshasa gana does not go well with deva, manushya or rakshasa?
    Does it mean that those born under the rakshasa gana will lead better lives if single or does it mean that their partners will have a harrowing experience trying to make the marriage work?
    I have asked some friends about this but am yet to get a convincing reply.

  • Comment by kumarswamy on October 31, 2008 at 3:22 pm

    i would like to know what happens if manush gana male marry a women with rakshes gana what problems he has face what is the remedy for this why manush gane should not marry the rakshas gane why there are so many problems or the psycos or what else(rakshas)gane

  • Comment by Alexander on March 27, 2009 at 12:56 am

    what happens if both the Bride and the Grooms Gana is Rakshas (Demon). Does it mean that they are connected to the evil somehow?

  • Comment by Aryavratt on July 11, 2009 at 9:19 pm

    Alexader, please keep your born again nonsense with yourself. Ganas have nothing to do with someone being demonic. I think your priest must have told you that.

  • Comment by Shashikumara on July 6, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    My date of birth is 01-01-1985. I dont no the time

  • Comment by R SIngh on April 28, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Dear Sir, I and my wife got married on 2nd May, 2013.
    My details are: DOB: 19/04/85, Place: Kolkata, India; Time: 16:30
    My wife’s details: DOB: 23/02/87, Place: Delhi, India; Time: 15:50

    Our horoscope match showed everything to be perfect except that I am from Dev gana and my wife is from Rakshasa gana…
    Lately, we have been having quite a few problems with misunderstandings and fights over several issues, even petty issues… Is the above mismatch the problem?? What can be the solution??
    Thank u so much,
    R. Singh

  • Comment by Mohmad Amin Diwan on June 10, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    I want to settle in foreign country plz suggest me which country should i go on work visa and can settle . My date of birth.26/11/1983 time 4:15 pm place.ahmedabad gujarat.

  • Comment by Sai on July 16, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    Hi my name is sai shalendra. I am from Hyderabad . My dob 14 June 1988 time 17. 50 Hyderabad . I want to go to Australia .when I apply the visa please.

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