Mahendra Koota is a Prime Factor in Vedic Marriage Matching System
If we talk about religious diversity we see the worship of Lord Kartikeya in Northern India whereas the deity is worshipped by the name of Lord Murugan in South. Similarly Lord Krishna is worshipped by the name of Madhav, Gopal and Krishna whereas he is worshipped as Venugopala in South India.
The main thing is that ways are different but target is one. Astrology is all about this. It is followed in various ways but the result is similar.
For the sake of analysis if we take North and South Indian astrological systems we will find many differences but they also agree in several principles
Similarities and dissimarities between North and South Indian Astrology
While determining the ‘dasha chakra’, North Indian astrological system evaluates the Vimshottari dasha to predict future whereas Ashtottari dasha is determined for future prediction in South Indian astrological system. The results obtained from these 2 different ways are strikingly similar.
A distinction between North and South Indian astrological system is that according to the astrologers of South India every day has an inauspicious timing of 1 and half hours which is known as Rahu kaal. This duration of the malefic hour is settled on every week. But in North India there is Vadra lunar day which is inauspicious like Rahu Kaal but it doesn’t have any particular time limit like the previous one.
There are many differences between North and South Indian astrological system in match making. Ashtkoota in North whereas Beeskoota is considered for marriage in South Indian astrology.
Importance of Mahendra Koota for marriage matching
Mahendra koota is one of the Beeskootas. Prashna Marg says that a Mahendra Koota is formed when the groom’s nakshtra is 4th, 7th or 10th nakshatra from the bride’s. Usually the 4th nakshatra is the Mahendra Koota and the 4th nakshatra of the bride to the groom’s 4th is called Upendra nakshatra.
Vedic astrology says that it is very auspicious for the couple if the bride’s nakshatra is the 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22 or 25th from the groom’s nakshatra. In this way it is unfavorable if the groom’s nakshatra is the 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26 or 27th from the bride’s nakshatra.
According to astrology the Mahendra Koota is used in predicting post marriage financial life of the couple. The Upendra Koota is used in determining the happiness from the child. In this regard astrologers