According to Vedas and Shastras there are many planets & stars but only Nine (Nav=9) Planets (Grah) and 27stars that fell into immediate circumference of the system and are likely to affect our lives depending upon their position in our natal chart are considered. navagraha
These nine planets form an orbit called as Navagraha Mandal.
The nine “grahas” or planets in our horoscope control our karma, our desires and their outcomes. Each of those nine planets exerts an influence in our lives, which is named “dasa” and it are often known from one’s horoscope. Navagraha Shanti puja is undertaken to scale back the pessimistic effects and improve the optimistic energies associated with an individual .
Navagraha Shanti puja The nine planets have special kshetras ( place of worship ) in South India. Most of them are concentrated near the Thanjavur district. Navagraha puja are going to be helpful, when the concerned planet dasa or sub-dasa is operational or if the earth is related to malefics or is within the 3rd, 6th, 8th, or 12th house.
Let us study a number of the essential properties of those planets.
Ganesha, Durga, Vaayu, Aakash, Ashwini, Kshetrapaal and Vaastoshpati.