Divisional Charts, the unique gift of the Hindu Sages and Rishis are not only being taught but are increasingly being used in teaching and research at the largest astrology teaching center in the world, at the Bharatiya Vidhya Bhawan , New Delhi.
Drekkana– The one-third division of rashi is an important divisional chart. Maharishi Prashar has assigned 4 Vimshopak Bala points to this chart. The natal chart gets 6 and the Navamsha gets 5, in the 20 point allocated to the Shadvargas. It is also important to mention that Maharishi Prashar decreed that all predictions be given after analyzing the Shadvargas.
This exhaustive treatise on Drekkana has been laid out in two parts. In Section 1 the treatise covers all the available data on the Drekkana as given in the classics.
The treatise in the next step deals with the Drekkana lordship, the 36 Drekkanas and their ‘Swaroop’ (Description of the imagined pictorial identity), the categorization of Drekkanas by
Their nature (Ayudh, Pakshi, Chatuspad, etc.) Drekkanas and the body parts. The results of planets in the Drekkanas and Navamsha of another planet have been collated from the classics.
The attempt has been made to collect all the details about this Divisional chart in one place.
The applicability of this divisional chart, to fine tune have been explained in different chapters of Section 2.
Drekkana and its nature
Drekkana and the Yogas
Use of Rashi, Drekkana and Navamsha
Use of Drekkana "Swaroop" in assessing Professions
Drekkana and Siblings
Drekkana and Diseases
Drekkana and past/future births
Use of Drekkana in Yatras
Varanasi Drekkana and Karam Phala