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Malavya Yoga is formed by Venus in a horoscope and it is considered as one of the five most auspicious Yogas in Vedic astrology called Panch MahaPurusha Yogas where the other 4 Yogas in this class are Hamsa Yoga, Ruchaka Yoga, Bhadra Yoga and Shasha Yoga. According to the prevalent definition of Malavya Yoga, when Venus is present in Kendra from Ascendant in a horoscope, which means when Venus is present in 1st, 4th, 7th or 10th house from Ascendant in a horoscope in any one of the three signs namely Taurus, Libra and Pisces, Malavya Yoga is formed in the horoscope.
Malavya Yoga can bless the native with many good things depending on the strength of this Yoga in the horoscope as well as on the overall tone of the horoscope of the native. Venus is considered as the planet associated with women, beauty, diplomacy, trade, luxuries, love life, comforts, creativity, arts and many other good things according to Vedic astrology. Accordingly, the formation of Malavya Yoga in a horoscope can bless the native with a beautiful and loving wife, success in business, a life full of luxuries and comforts, and fame on national or international level.
The natives under the strong influence of Malavya Yoga usually possess a charming and magnetic personality which attracts other people very easily and especially the people from the opposite sex. Some natives under the strong influence of Malavya Yoga can become successful or very successful in the professional fields like modeling, cinema, movies and other such fields which require beauty and charm in order to be successful. Malavya Yoga present in the horoscope of women can make them very beautiful and desirable, and some women under the strong influence of this Yoga may win national or international beauty pageants.
We know that all these qualities and achievements are found rarely and they are not found in a great number of people. Therefore the formation of Malavya Yoga in a horoscope should also be a rare phenomenon and it should not be something that may repeat in a number of horoscopes. This is because horoscopes only reflect our personalities and our destinies based on those personalities. Hence if a person is very good, that goodness is shown in his horoscope also. It means that if the number of very good people like the ones mentioned in this example is not much, there should not be many horoscopes featuring strong Malavya Yoga.
Analyzing the definition of Malavya Yoga, we can find out that according to its prevalent definition, this Yoga is present in every 12th horoscope on average as there are only 12 houses and 12 signs in a horoscope. Accordingly, the probability of Venus being placed in any particular house in different signs makes 12 placements of Venus in every house. Since Venus can be present in 12 different signs in each house, so the total number of combinations for all 12 houses will be 144.
Looking at the formation of Malavya Yoga, Venus can form Malavya Yoga when present in 1st house in one of the three signs namely Taurus, Libra and Pisces, and hence the number of occurrences is 3. The same number of occurrences will be found in case of placements of Venus in 4th, 7th and 10th houses which makes a total of 12 occurrences of Malavya Yoga out of the total 144 placements of Venus in 12 different houses and in 12 different signs.
Hence this Yoga should be present in every 12th horoscope on average and accordingly every 12th person should be blessed with the great qualities and luck rendered by this Yoga. This is obviously not the case in actual practice as such great qualities and achievements are found rarely. It means that there are more conditions for the formation of Malavya Yoga in a horoscope and this Yoga can’t be confirmed merely on the basis of presence of Venus in some particular houses and some particular signs in a horoscope.
The most important factor for the formation of Malavya Yoga in a horoscope is that Venus should be working as a benefic planet in the horoscope, apart from being placed in any one of the already mentioned houses in any one of the already mentioned signs. On the other hand, malefic Venus placed in any of the above mentioned 4 houses in any of the signs namely Taurus, Libra and Pisces may not form Malavya Yoga and it may form a defect in the horoscope which may trouble the native with many kinds of problems. This is because a positive yoga is a good thing and good things can only be rendered by benefic planets. Malefic planets can’t bless a person with very good results in the long run, though they may sometimes give some temporary gains to some natives, if their overall horoscopes are supportive for such gains.
For example, malefic exalted Venus placed in 1st house of a horoscope in Taurus, Libra or Pisces can render beauty or charm to the native but the native may use them negatively. Though this native may witness short term gains by virtue of these qualities, if the overall horoscope is supportive for such gains; the results in the long run may be very bad. Similarly, malefic Venus present in any of the other three central houses of a horoscope can also cause problems for the native in one sphere of life or the other. Hence, the need for Venus to be benefic is a must meet condition for the formation of Malavya Yoga in a horoscope.
Moving on to the third condition, Venus should have a fairly good level of activity in order for it to form Malavya Yoga of good strength. It should be noted that the strength of any good or bad Yog depends on the strength and level of activity of the planet or planets forming such Yog in a horoscope. For example, if benefic exalted Venus placed in the first house of a horoscope in the sign of Pisces has its level of activity as 40%, Malavya Yoga of average strength will be formed in the horoscope. Similarly, such Venus may form Malavya Yoga with strength ranging from 0 to 100%, depending on the level of activity of Venus in different horoscopes.
For the purpose of practical results associated with Malavya Yoga, strength below 20% is ignored as any type of Yog less than 20% strength is not capable of producing significant results. On the other hand, any type of good or bad Yog with strength more than 80% can give extreme types of results related with such Yog, whether such results are positive or negative. Hence the level of activity of a planet is a very important consideration while deciding the formation and results of any Yog in a horoscope as it can significantly affect the net results.
Combining all these results, we get the refined definition of Malavya Yoga and this is what this definition says. If Venus is benefic in a horoscope, it is active and it is placed in the any one of the Kendra houses in any one of the signs namely Taurus, Libra and Pisces, Malavya Yoga is formed, which may bless the native with many types of good results related to the domain of Venus, depending on the overall tone of the horoscope.
Now that we have established the necessary conditions for the formation of Malavya Yoga in a horoscope, let’s move further and see how this Yog can produce different results in different horoscopes, depending on many variables. It should be noted that even if present in a horoscope, any good or bad Yog may not be activated from the time of birth of the native and this activation may vary from person to person. It means that Malavya Yoga present in different horoscopes may have different times of activation and accordingly, different natives may start benefitting from it during different ages. This is why you see some people witnessing such benefits at early age, some during middle age and some of them during their age above 50.
I know the introduction of more and more variables is making things complicated. However, the same variables are introducing the possibility of a great number of combinations in case of people benefitting from Malavya Yoga; and the same holds for other Yogas also. As we rarely see two people doing or achieving the exact same things even when they have the same benefic Yoga in their horoscopes, these variables are completely practical. It means that these variables make one native different from the other, filling the nature with great amount of versatility.
Once the formation and activation of Malavya Yoga is confirmed in a horoscope, the next thing to check is its strength. The strength of this Yoga is checked through the placement of Venus in different houses, different signs and different nakshatras, as well as through the influence of other positive or negative planets on Venus in a horoscope. For example, Malavya Yoga formed due to the presence of exalted Venus in the first house of a horoscope in the sign of Pisces along with benefic Moon in the same house can bless the native with very good results through an artistic field. Hence the native may become an actor, a singer, a dancer or another type of artist and he may achieve success and fame through his art.
On the other hand, Malavya Yoga formed due to the presence of exalted Venus in the first house of a horoscope in the sign of Pisces along with malefic Saturn may not produce any significant good results. It should be noted that if such malefic Saturn is very strong in such horoscope, the native may even get addicted to intoxicant substances or he may suffer from a serious disease. It should be noted that Saturn has just been used for reference and the same results may be witnessed due to the presence of other strong and malefic planets with Venus, in the same case.
Looking at one more possibility, the presence of benefic Saturn in the first house of a horoscope in the sign of Pisces along with Malavya Yoga forming Venus can increase the quantum of good results achieved by this native and hence he may achieve good results of very high quantum, through the domains ruled by Venus. Similarly, the effect of other good or bad planets on Venus should also be checked before predicting the good or bad results indicated by Malavya Yoga.
Above all, the overall theme of the horoscope having such Malavya Yoga should be analyzed carefully as this is what matters the most. I have mentioned time and again that the overall theme of a horoscope is the most important aspect in it and it can change each and everything. For example, if Malavya Yoga is formed due to the presence of exalted Venus in the first house of a horoscope in the sign of Pisces and the overall theme of the horoscope is indicating creativity, this Yoga may bless the native with good results through a creative field.
Looking even deeper, if the horoscope is showing enhanced physical energy due to the combination of various planets, the native may become a dancer. This is because the native is creative and he has a lot of physical energy. Since both these qualities want to find outward expression, the native may become a dancer as the art of dance needs a great deal of physical energy. Going even deeper, depending on the level of overall energy, this native may engage in slow or even in a very fast and energy demanding type of dance.
However, if Malavya Yoga is present in the first house of a horoscope in the sign of Pisces, the overall theme is creative and dramatic energies are enhanced due to the combination of various planets, the native may become an actor. This is because the native is creative and he likes drama, which means he likes to express himself through physical gestures. Hence the chances of this native engaging in the field of acting are more.
Similarly, if Malavya Yoga is formed in the first house of a horoscope in the sign of Pisces, the overall theme is creative and verbal energies are enhanced due to the combination of various planets, the native may become a singer. This is because the native is creative and he has a very good voice also. Hence he may become a singer. All other creative or artistic professions related to Venus can also be explained on the same basis. In case a native has strong energies of more than one type, he may engage in more than one type of fields at the same time. It means the native may become a singer as well as a dancer or he may become an actor known for his dancing skills.
Looking at one more combination, if Malavya Yoga is formed in the first house of a horoscope in the sign of Pisces and the overall theme of the horoscope supports income through business, the native may achieve good results through businesses related to the domain of Venus. Hence this native may engage in the field of beauty products, movie making, hotel industry, airline industry, fashion industry and other such fields. Once again, the exact type of field chosen by the native and the quantum of success achieved by him depend on the overall theme of his horoscope.
Many other such combinations are also possible and that is why the overall theme of a horoscope is what matters the most. There are no doubts that if Malavya Yoga of good strength forms in a horoscope, the native must benefit from it and he must achieve good results. However, the exact type of good results achieved by this native, the timing and the quantum of those good results is indicted by the overall tone of his horoscope.
Generally speaking, you can simply tell that something good is going to happen to the native having strong Malavya Yoga in his horoscope. Specifically speaking, you can’t tell what type of good, how much good and when can such good happen to this native? Therefore, the overall tone of the horoscope becomes very important if you’re interested in the detailed applications of Malavya Yoga or any other good or bad Yog present in a horoscope.