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Vedic astrology mentions many types of good and bad yogas that can be formed in a horoscope and a few of these yogas have been controversial or very controversial as they have been the subjects of discussion, debate and research from time to time. Vipreet Raja yog is one such controversial and widely discussed yogas of Vedic astrology and many Vedic astrologers as well as people interested in Vedic astrology have been discussing Vipreet Raj yog from time to time, and some of them have tried to give new or added meanings or rules of formation to Vipreet Raj yog. In this chapter, we will take up the discussion about Vipreet Raj yog through which we will discuss the formation of Vipreet Raj yog in a horoscope according to its definition prevalent in Vedic astrology, the conditions for formation of this yog, the types of this yog as well as the actual possible relevance of such Vipreet Raj yog in a horoscope.
According to the definition of Vipreet Raj yog prevalent in Vedic astrology, it is said that if in a horoscope, Lord of 6th house, Lord of 8th house or lord of 12th is placed in any one of the other two houses of the horoscope, Vipreet Raj Yog is formed in such horoscope, which can give results similar to or equivalent to Raj Yog formed in a horoscope and which can bless the native with good health, disease free life, victory over enemies, long age, financial gains, sudden and huge profits, power, authority and many other good things. Vipreet Raj Yog is divided into three types of yogas which are mentioned below :
Harsha Yog : According to the prevalent definition of Harsh yog, it is said that if in a horoscope, the lord of 6th house is placed in 8th house or 12th house of the horoscope, Harsha yog is formed in the horoscope which can bless the native with healthy body, great wealth through various sources, good family life, sound financial position, respect and influence in society, a position of authority and many other good things. Harsha yog is the first type of Vipreet Raj yog out of three types of Vipreet Raj yogas and it can be clearly seen from the definition of Harsha yog that this yog is capable of blessing the native with combined results of a Dhan yog as well as a Raj yog. The placement of lord of 6th house in 6th house itself is not considered to form Harsha yog and it is considered as an exception to the formation of this type of Vipreet Raj yog.
Sarala Yog : According to the prevalent definition of Saral yog, it is said that if in a horoscope, the lord of 8th house is placed in 6th house or 12th house of the horoscope, Sarala yog is formed in the horoscope which can bless the native with very good character, knowledge, wisdom, wealth and property, respect and influence in society, victory over enemies, position of power and authority and many other good things. Sarala yog is second type of Vipreet Raj yog among the three types of Vipreet Raj yogas and it can again be seen in this case that Saral yog can also give benefic results similar to a combination of Dhan yog and Raj yog, just like Harsha yog. The placement of lord of 8th house of a horoscope in 8th house of the horoscope itself is not considered to form Sarala yog and it is considered as an exception to this type of Vipreet Raj yog.
Vimala Yog : According to the prevalent definition of Vimala yog, it is said that if in a horoscope, the lord of 12th house is placed in 6th house or 8th house of the horoscope, Saral yog is formed in the horoscope which can bless the native with very good character, wealth and property, respect and influence in society, position of power and authority, good financial management and many other good things. Vimala yog is third type of Vipreet Raj yog among the three types of Vipreet Raj yogas and it can again be seen in this case that Vimal yog can also give benefic results similar to a combination of Dhan yog and Raj yog, just like Harsha yog and Sarala yog. The placement of lord of 12th house of a horoscope in 12th house of the horoscope itself is not considered to form Vimal yog and it is considered as an exception to this type of Vipreet Raj yog.
It is evident from the definition of all these three types of Vipreet Raj yogas that each one of them can bless the native with money, wealth, power and influence among other things. The reason why every one of these yogas is called Vipreet Raj Yog in Vedic astrology is that each one of these yogas is formed in Vipreet or adverse looking situations in a horoscope which are quite the opposite and contrary to the formation of a usual Raj Yog in a horoscope which is generally formed with the combination of benefic planets in Kendra or Trikon houses of a horoscope. Knowing about the formation of all types of Vipreet Raj yogas in a horoscope, let’s now analyze the practical aspect of such Vipreet Raj yogas in a horoscope as well as in the life of a native.
From the definition of Harsha yog, it can be calculated that this type of Vipreet Raj yog is formed in every 6th horoscope on average as there are only twelve houses in a horoscope and the possibility of lord of 6th house sitting in any two out of these twelve houses is one in every 6th horoscope. Similarly the other two types of Vipreet Raj yog namely Sarala yog and Vimala yog are also likely to form in every 6th horoscope due to the same reason which has been given for the formation of Harsha yog. Combining all these results it can be said that one of these three Vipreet Raj yogas is formed in almost every 4th horoscope at the least, as the possibility of placement of any one of 3 given planets in the any one of the 3 above mentioned houses of a horoscope is 1 in every 4 horoscopes which means that some type of Vipreet Raj yog is formed in every 4th horoscope on average.
Looking at the kind of benefic results which have been associated with each type of Vipreet Raj yog, it seems extremely unlikely that such Vipreet Raj yog can be formed in a horoscope according to its prevalent definition as the kind of very good things associated with Vipreet Raj yog are simply not happening to every 4th person in this world and logically this can never happen to every 4th person. This is because if every 4th person becomes a king or king like, then who will serve as the subject of these kings who will be billions in number. It should also be kept in mind that Vipreet Raj yog is only one type of yog which is said to bless a native with king like power and status, and there are other good yogas mentioned in Vedic astrology which can actually make a person become a king or king like.
Combining all these yogas in their prevalent form, the world will be full of kings or king like people and there will be no subjects. Hence on the basis of practical measures, it can be said that the prevalent definition of Vipreet Raj yog does not carry much value and a Vipreet Raj yog can’t be formed according to its prevalent definition which leads us to one very important question as to whether there is anything called Vipreet Raj Yog in reality or it is just a misconception that was born due to some coincidental but untrue observations of an astrologer.
I have analyzed the horoscopes of thousands of natives who are having such Vipreet Raj yog in their horoscopes according to the prevalent definition of this yog, but so many of them are having serious problems like diseases, debts, disrespect, accidents, short lifespan, danger from law, police and enemies; poverty or extreme poverty, engagement in criminal activities, long sentences of jail, disturbed or very disturbed marriages, one or more than one broken marriages, very disturbed family life, late marriage or no marriage in some cases and many other kinds of bad results which lie on the opposite spectrum of luck and which give me serious reasons to doubt the formation of such Vipreet Raj yog in a horoscope in the first place.
However I have also seen a few horoscopes which are supposed to have some type of Vipreet Raj yog in them and these natives are actually enjoying the benefic results of such Vipreet Raj yogas in different spheres of their lives with different quantum which gives me a reason to believe that such Vipreet Raj yog can actually form in some horoscopes if it does not form in all of them.
I have further noticed that the horoscopes in which the conditions for any one type of Vipreet Raj Yog are met and at the same time, the Lord of Ascendant meaning the Lord first house of the horoscope is strong and it is benefic in nature, other benefic planets are also strong or very strong and some of these planets are placed in Kendra or other good houses of the horoscope and one or more than one of these planets is either casting strong influence on the planet forming Vipreet Raj Yog in the horoscope or one or more than one of these planets are being influenced by the planet forming Vipreet Raj yog in the horoscope, and at the same time these planets are being supported by other positive planets of the horoscope, various kinds of benefic results similar to Dhan yog or Raj yog have been experienced by these natives.
The quantum or extent of goodness of these results depends on the number of benefic planets in the horoscope, strength and nature of Ascendant lord as well as the strength of other benefic planets in the horoscope, placement of these benefic planets in the horoscope and very importantly, the influence of these benefic planets on each other as well as the on the planet or planets forming Vipreet Raj Yog.
If all the above mentioned additional conditions are met well in a horoscope, then the formation of such Vipreet Raj yog can actually give good, very good or great results to the native in various spheres of his life whereas if there are only a few benefic planets in a horoscope or if most of the benefic planets in a horoscope are either not strong, not well placed or they are not forming any strong relation with each other as well as with the planet forming Vipreet Raj yog in the horoscope, then the results of such Vipreet Raj yog are very likely to be malefic or very malefic depending on the overall strength and nature of the horoscope.
The presence of any type of Vipreet Raj yog in a horoscope can provide sudden, profitable and at the same time risky or very risky opportunities to the native and a native with a strong or very strong horoscope will benefit from such opportunities whereas a native with a weak or very weak horoscope will end up in losses as a result of such profitable but risky opportunities. This again asserts the fact that it is the overall strength and nature of a horoscope which will decide whether or not a native can profit from a Vipreet Raj Yog and the mere presence of an assumed Vipreet Raj Yog can’t bless the native with the results of a Raj Yog or a Dhan Yog.
For example, the formation of Harsha yog in a horoscope due to the presence of Lord of 6th house in 8th house of the horoscope can bless the native with great wealth, money, recognition and authority which the native may receive by virtue of someone’s death, by virtue of some court decision, someone’s sudden downfall or loss if the lord of Ascendant is strong, the planets signifying wealth, money, health, age, luck and authority are strong or very strong and some of these planets are placed very well in the horoscope and at the same time these benefic planets are forming a relationship with one another as well as with the planet placed in 8th house of a horoscope.
On the other hand, if Lord of Ascendant is weak or very weak in horoscope, most of the planets signifying health, age, wealth, money, luck and authority are weak or very weak in the horoscope and they are not forming a benefic relation with each other, such Harsha yog can very well end up in miserable results for the native and it can make the native suffer on account of diseases, accidents, late or very late marriage and a troubled or very trouble married life, financial losses and many other kind of problems. In some extreme cases, such a native may even die at a young age on account of some fatal disease, accident or in some kind of violence.
Hence the complete horoscope of a native should be strong, benefic and capable of getting good results from such Vipreet Raj yog and only then a native can benefit from these opposite and adverse looking opportunities. Since all of the above mentioned combinations are hard to find in most horoscopes, hence the benefic or extremely benefic results given by a Vipreet Raj Yog are also limited only to a few horoscopes and this fact makes this yog, a rare and practical yog as any kind of Raj yog is not something that every 4th person on this earth is supposed to have in his horoscope.