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Chandra Dosha/Moon Dosha

Chandra/Moon is one of the Nine planets and is situated in the north west direction of the almanac in the shape of square. He is the Lord for Monday and the Lord of Cancer (Karka Rashi), Taurus (Vrishab Rashi) is his state of exalting. The Chandra/Moon as the mind is indicative of all the senses and their ability to perceive life in all its splendours. The Moon is particularly beneficial for the water sign Ascendants of Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces. Its nature is kapha or watery. Pearl is the gemstone attributed to him.

Moon/Chandra rules our emotions, thinking, general well-being and feminine presence in the birth-chart. Hence, all theses areas are likely to come in limelight in this Chandra Dasha/Moon Dasha period of 10 years. If placed well, this period will give a physical well being along with mental peace and emotional richness. The females related to the subject will also receive added benefits from this period. Emotions, sensitivity, romance and marriage will gain prominence along with all the fields close to a subject's hearts. Public recognition and honor is also facilitated. In case the moon is not so well placed, the related fields suffer a setback. The problems of insomnia, lethargy, cough and cold, spleen and gastric disorders also come into play from the ill placement of the planet.

Remedy for Chandra Dasha or Moon related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Moon:
  • Worship Chandra on Mondays.
  • Worship the ruling deity Gouri.
  • Fasting on Mondays.
  • Wear 2 mukhi Rudraksha.
  • Wear Pearl to beseech him.
  • Recite Annapoorna stotram.
  • Japa of Moon’s moola mantra:
    "Om shram sreem shraum sah chandraya namah", 10000 times in 40 days.
  • Recite the Chandra stotra:
    "Dadhi Shankha tushaarabham ksheero darnava sambhavam
    Namaami shashinam somam shambhor mukuta bhushanam"
  • Donate cow’s milk or rice on Monday.

Moon Dasha or chandra maha dasa and its Effects The Moon gives illumination, intuitive nature, sensuality, taste, youth, love of poetry, fine arts and music, love of jewelry, attractive appearance, wealth and good fortune. It makes us moody, emotional, and sensitive. It rules milk, grains, liquids, growth, fertility, impregnation, and conception. It influences the infant stage of an individual, which guides his behavior in the later in the later part of his life. It is cold and moist. It also influence childbirth and rules the left nostril, eyesight, the breasts, and the brain (memory). Moon influences travelers, human, fisherman, prostitutes, cooks, nurses, and caterers.