The Vimshottari Dasha

The twenty seven nakshatras are divided into three groups of nine nakshatras each. These are owned by nine planets. Each planet is allocated specific number of years over which it operates.

Vimshottari dasha periods

S.No Planet Nakshatras Dasha Period(years)
1 Sun 3,12, 21 6
2 Moon 4,13, 22 10
3 Mars 5,14, 23 7
4 Rahu 6,15,24 18
5 Jupiter 7,16,25 16
6 Saturn 8,17,26 19
7 Mercury 9,18,27 17
8 Ketu 1,10,19 7
9 Venus 2,11,20 20

Total number of years 120