The total period of vimshottari mahadasha is 120 years. The name vimshottari is self explanatory. It is vees (20) after shattari (100) according to a rustic saying . An uneducated villager who would not know how to count will count 120 as 20+100. Hence the name vimshottari.
- Punarvashu,vishakha, purvabhadrapara
These mahadasha are widely used all over the world ,the most popular method is vimshottari mahadasha’s method.
Thus the lord of the 9th house will give the most positive results, and the lord of the 11th house will give minimum positive results. Even if the lord of 10th,7th,4th and 1st house is a malefic planet,it will give a positive results, and that if it is a benefic planet ,it will give a negative result. Shubh grahas in descending order : shukra , guru, shubh budh, shubh chandra. Asubh grahas in ascending order :asubh budh,asubh chandra,Ravi, shani,Mangal.
They are malefic planets, but they do not have a lordship of any house, and hence the above rule is not applicable. but it is observed that rahu may misguide a native leading to some losses. Whereas ketu gives no such results.
They do not have a lordship, But they do bear some results in their nakshatra Swami dasha as per their Relations with the nakshatra swami. It is observed that sometimes a native May feel that He/she Has something major Missing in his/her life. They may indicate the Absence of proper dasha In his/her entire lifetime, which will variably Lead to unhappiness. This may Be true to some extent. Generally, a natal chart is likely to have 4 distinct positive dashas:
Chandra and budh in childhood.
Mangal, shukra, and rahu during young age.
Ravi and guru in middle age.
Shani or ketu in older age.