Vedic astrology strictly believes in the concept of matching Kundlis before making a match. It is believed that a good match indicates blessings from heaven and it is a guarantee to lead a happy and prosperous married life. Also, it is the best way to check a couple’s compatibility.
Vedic astrology even helps you to find remedies even a couple are not compatible. These remedies ensure a harmonious life without any obstruction. Remedies nullify the harmful effects of planets and take over the doshas if there is any.
8 Guna Kootas Of Horoscope Matching
Astrologers read the natal chart of the bride and groom and conclude how many of their gunas match. The guna Milan process is known as Ashtakoot Milan, which means eight aspects. Let us discuss these eight kootas.
#1 Varna/ Varan koota
It is the comparison of their ego levels and assesses whether the bride and groom match on their spiritual levels or not. The aspect is divided into four levels: Brahmin (Highest), Kshatriya, Kashyap, and Shudra (Lowest). The groom’s varna should be one point higher than that of the bride’s to ensure a good match.
#2 Vasya/ Vashya Koota
This aspect defines the couple’s mutual attraction and equation of their relationship. The element divides humans into five categories: Manav/ Nara (human), Vanchar (wild animals), Chatushpad (small animals), Jalchar (Sea animals) and Keeta/Keet (insects). The score is two if bride and groom match the same category; otherwise it is 0.
#3 Tara/ Dina Koot
This koota helps to match the birth star compatibility of bride and groom along with their destiny. There are 27 nakshatras in common, and the nakshatra number of the bride is added to that of the groom’s, and the resultant is divided from 9. Similarly, a score is generated from the groom’s side as well. The couple’s compatibility is calculated to be three if both the results are even; the odd results are counted to zero.
#4 Yoni Koota
This Koota analyses the intimacy level and sexual compatibility of the couple. The Koota is divided into 14 categories: Horse, elephant, sheep, snake, dog, cat, rat, cow, buffalo, tiger, hare/ deer, monkey, lion, and mongoose. The same animal for both bride and groom totals to 4 points. However, it is a zero for enemy animals like snake and mongoose or dog and cat.
#5 Graha Maitri/ rasiyadipati Koota
The Koota assesses mental compatibility, affection, and companionship. The Lords of zodiac houses are either friends or enemy. There are 5 points for friend zodiacs, four if one is friendly and other in neutral and zero if both are not friends that are enemies.
#6 Gana Koota
The Koota helps in analyzing the couple’s temperament and behavior. It divides birth stars into three categories: Deva, Manushya and Rakshasa. According to the different types of bride and groom, points are calculated. A total of 6 points is generated if both bride and groom belong to the same gana.
#7 Rashi or Bhakoot Koota
The gana calculated emotional compatibility between couples. The position of planets in the birth chart of both bride and groom are calculated. It is considered auspicious if the boy’s moon falls in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th house from the bride. Other than this, 7th and 12th houses are also considered inauspicious. In the same way, if the bride’s moon falls in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th house of the boy, the match is auspicious. The 12th house is considered in this case also.
#8 Nadi Koota
The gana refers to the health of the bride and groom and the reproduction aspect. The stars of the couple are divided into 3 categories: Aadi (Vata) Nadi, Madhya (Pita) Nadi and Antya (Kapha) Nadi. The same Nadi of bride and groom calculates to zero points. However, it figures to 8 if the Nadis are different.
A minimum compiled score of 18 is necessary to proceed with the match. A score between 18 and 24 indicates an average marriage, 24 and 32 is considered good, and a guna match between 32 and 36 is excellent. And Please don’t believe in everything what online horoscope matching suggest you.
If your kundlil isnt matching, don’t worry, you can ask astrologer online to check if the marriage is possible with any remedies or not.