is a sacred occassion for Hindus. While the necessity to marry a second wife is
not desirable for men or a women. Therefore great care has to be exercised in
uniting a girl and boy in wedlock. To ensure a long and happy married life, our
sages jave devised a method of testing matrimonial adaptability which is called
confers on the couple ewual responsibility in respect of Dharma, Artha,
Kama and Moksha which form the essence of human life. Dharma implies good
conduct performing the various karmas prescribed by vedas and Shastras. Artha
refers to one's acquisition of material things such as welath. Kama implies
enjoyment of pleasures particularly, sexual pleasures. Moksha is the final
marriage in Hindus is sacred ritual which confers on married couple a legal and
dignified status in society.
grown-up boy and girl expect the married life to be happy and prosperous. A boy
marries a girl with the firm belief that she will be an ideal wife and willing
partner making his married life full of bliss and hapiness. In the same way a
girl joins a boy in wedlock with hope that he will prove to be ideal husband
supporting her with love and devotion throughout the life.
ancient rishis and astrologers have devised Astrological guidelines and rules
to test marriage adaptability and compatibility between a boy and a girl.
soothram which is a part of Vedas, matching by comparing the Chamudrika
Lakshanam of the boy and a girl is advocated . Owning to limitations in
applying the science of Chamudrika Lakshnam our Rishis felt the need for an
alternated method. So they devised the method of matching by Koota Agreement
based on birth Stars of the boy and the girl. Originally they recommended 20
kootas. But out of these only 10 kootas are considered for the actual horoscope
matching and in some parts of North India only 8 kootas are considered. Hence
it also popularly known as Das Porithan (Dasa means Ten).
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Bodies consisting of the 28 Nakshathras (Stars) including the Abijith set an
oval round called the zodiac and the Navagrahas which transit this Zodiac exert
their combined astral influences and regulated the level of human beings.
agreement is ascertained by examining the birth stars and the Janma rasis, of
the boy and girl. Each koota has a specific role or a part to play and reveals
the result like a scanning machine.
(Dinath Ayushyam Aarokyam) : The presence of Dina Koota agreement
ensures that the husband and wife remains healthy and free from diseases and
will enjoy all comforts and long life.
(Sobanam Ganam Evacha) : This koota ensures "sobhana karam:. Some Tamil
authors interpret Sobhanakaram as "Dhampathya Relation" meaning
compatible sex life. Some also view it as matching of human minds and
( Yonitho Dhampathy Sneham ) : This is another koota which is interpreted
in two ways. The word Yoni indicates the private reproductive organ of a women.
So it is said that presence of Yoni Koota is must to ensure sexual
compatibility. Under Yoni Koota each star is represented by an animal. If the
animals representing the girl's star nd boy's star are friendly, there is
agreement. If enemies, there is no agreement.
( Rasinam Vamsavirthi Kiruth ) : Vamsam means one's clan or dynsty. Vrithi
means growth. This ensures the continuation of one's family through the birth
of a son. If there is no progeny or issue, his family and tradition will end
with him. Another school of thought interprets it as cordial relationship
between the daughter-in-law and her in-laws. It seems reasonable as progney is
indicated by other kootas also.
( Santhanam Rasiythipathy ) : This refers to the friendship between the
lords of janma rasi of the girl and boy. This koota ensures santhanam. The word
santhanam also means progeny which is denoted Rasi Koota. It seems to be
duplication of roles. Elders opine that Santhanam does not merely mean progeny
or purthrabhagyam, but noble children with yogam.
( Rajju Mngalya Vrithysyath ) : This bestows on the wife "Deerga
Mangalya Balam" means living happily with the husband for the long time.
It is considered as the most important of the ten kootas as it ensures long
life for the husband.
( Vedhaya Sohanasanam ) : Vedha means affliction. This koota agreement wards of
all evils and pitfalls in married life. A happy and prosperous married life is
assured as a result.
( Vasyath Anniyonnia Vasyaham ) : It is believed that the presence of this
koota agreement assures mutual love and attachement.
( Mahendram Puthira Vrithisyath ) : It assures progeny i.e. children in a
Deergam ( Stree Deergath Sarva Sampathha ) : It ensures
accumalation of wealth etc. ie. allround prosperity.
: In some parts Nadi Koota is also considered. Nadi means pulse which is a
medical term. So nadi koota ensures health, longivity of the couple and
hapiness of children.
Koota : Here varna referes to the caste of the girland boy and it
is having no or less relevance now a days as intercaste marriages have become
have given certain points to all these kootas, The points are totalled
according to the matching of the horoscopes. If there is matching of more
than 50 percent points, then the couple is considered ideal for marriage.
(Mars) Matching : One of the most important aspect of
horoscope matching. There must be the compatibility of Mars between the male
and female horoscope.
perfect calculation of all these points requires, accurate and detailed
horoscope involving intensive algorithms and computer programs. The computer
software Aryabhatt is one of the best software, which is widely used in India
for the purpose of Marriage Compatibility. Details of aryabhatt software is
available at aryabhatt.htm