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12 Rasis of Solar Calendar

The 12 Rasis or Rashis are the 12 Sun Signs ( Zodiac Houses), are linked with the 12 Adityas and are ruled by the 7 Lords of the Houses: i.e. 7 Planets. (Rashi) Saur Maas (solar months) Ritu (season) Gregorian months Zodiac 1. Mesha Vasanta (spring) April/May Aries 2. Vrushabha May/June Taurus 3. Mithuna Grishma (summer) June/July Gemini 4. Karka July/Aug. Cancer 5. Simha Varsha (monsoon) Aug./Sept. Leo 6. Kanya Sept./Oct. Virgo 7. Tula Sarat (autumn) Oct./Nov. Libra 8. Vrushchika Nov./Dec. Scorpio 9. Dhanu Hemantha (autumn-winter) Dec./Jan. Sagittarius 10. Makar Jan./Feb. Capricorn 11. Kumbha Sisir (Winter-Spring) Feb./Mar. Aquarius 12. Meena Mar./Apr. Pisces The day on which the sun transits into each r�shi before sunset is taken to be the to be the first day of the month. In case the sun transits into a rāshi after a sunset but before the next sunrise, then the next day is the first day of the month. (Minor variations on this definition exist.) Taurus - Scorpio Vrushabha - Vrushchika Vrishhab - Vrischik Dhanu, Makar, Kumbhs
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