What is Tara in Kundali Matching?

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Tara in Kundali Matching

Tara is a birth star that is used in Kundali matching to understand the compatibility between the rest of the stars. It is crucial to check the relationship equation between two people after marriage. Wish to know more? Keep reading to find out!

Kundali matching is one of the most imperative steps before marriage. There are a total of 36 Guna in Kundali. Both bride’s and the groom’s Kundali are matched to check the similarities and differences in their Guna. Only if more than 18 Guna is common, the bride and the groom are said to be a suitable match for each other. Kundali matching is done to ensure that the bride and the groom live a happy and successful life after marriage. It is also crucial to nullify the bad effects or Doshas present in the Kundali of either party involved in the marriage. 

There are a total of 8 Koots in Kundali matching. You can have a look at them below. 

  • Varna
  • Vashya
  • Tara
  • Yoni
  • Gruha Maitri
  • Gana
  • Bhakoot
  • Nadi 

Meaning of Tara in Kundali Matching?

The birth moon star is known as Tara in Kundali Milan. Tara matching is usually based on the Navratra concept which is quite popular in Vedic astrology. This star has the maximum effect on a person’s nature or core traits and contains all the information about the natives. Vedic astrology assigns nine types of Taras to different nakshatras. Let’s know about them in detail.

  1. The 1st birth star is Known as Janam tara or birth star.
  2. The 2nd nakshatra from birth is called Sampat Tara.
  3. The 3rd nakshatra from birth is called Vipat Tara.
  4. The 4th nakshatra from birth is called Kshem or Chhem Tara.
  5. The 5th one from the birth star is known as Pratyari tara or opposite or back enemy star. This is known to be a dangerous star.
  6. The 6th one from the birth star is known as Sadhaka tara or agent star.
  7. The 7th one from the birth star is called Vadh Tara.
  8. The 8th one from the birth star is known as the Mitra star or Friend star.
  9. The 9th one from the birth star is known as Param Mitra or Best Friend star.

Afterward, the 10th Nakshatra again starts from the 1st and the 11th nakshatra begins with the 2nd. The process is repeated till 27 Nakshatra.

How to Calculate Tara Koota Score in Kundali Matching?

Tara Koota is calculated by counting the Nakshatra of the bride to the Nakshatra of the groom and the remainder is divided by 9 to get the points. The maximum points for the same cannot be more than 3. 

If the reminder is an even number that matching is said to be good and 3 points are given for the same. In the opposite case, the match is said to be inauspicious and 0 points are given in the case. If the reminder of either the bride or groom is even then 1.5 points are given for the match. 

You can follow the below table to understand the concept well enough.

So, this is an in-depth idea about Tara in Kundali matching. For a lasting marriage, a good Tara Koota score is a must!

Tara Table for Birth Star

Have a look at the Tara table for the birth star where you can see the name of different Taras and their number from the birth star. 

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