Bhukthi : We know that Bhukti (Sub Planetary Period) is the ruling of other planets one after the other in the Dasha
(Planetery Period) of a planet. In this the Bhukti of the planet in which the Dasha occurs will be the first Bhukti.
After that Bukthi of subsequent planets will come and rule.
For instance, during Ketu Mahadasha, the first bhukthi will be Ketu itself followed by Venus, Sun, Moon and so on and the last
Bhukthi will be Mercury. Similarly, during Moon Mahadasha, the first Bhukthi will be Moon itself, followed by Mars, Rahu, Jupiter
and so on and the last Bhukthi will be Sun.
The Bhukthi period of each Planet will be a subperiod of Mahadasha period, proportionate to its Dasha period.
Therefore, the aggregate duration of all sub periods will be same as the Mahadasha period.
Calculating Bhukthi Period : First, find out the Bhukthi period for 1 year, by dividing the Planetary period with
Total Dasha period of 120. Then, multiply it with the Mahadasha period to find out the Bhukthi period of a Mahadasha.
By multiplying this number with 12 we will get Bhukthi month, and by multiplying the decimal with 3, we will get the Bhukthi days.
As we are dividing by 120 and multiplying by 12, essentially we are just dividing by 10. So, the calculation can be simplified
as Multiply the MahaDasha period and Planetary period and divide it by 10. The Quotient will be Bhukthi month, the remainder multiplied
with 3 will be the Bhukthi days
As an example, consider Jupiter Dasha and Rahu Bhukthi.
The Jupiter Mahadasha period is 16 years and Rahu period is 18 years
ஃ Rahu Bhukthi period of Jupiter Dasha = 16 x 18 / 10 = 288 / 10 = 28.8
Bhukthi Month = Quotient of the result = 28 months
Bhukthi Days = Remainder x 3 = 8 x 3 = 24 days
Rahu Bhukthi period of Jupiter Dasha = 28 months and 24 days
Another Example. Consider Saturn Mahadasha (19 years) and Mercury Bhukthi (17 years).
Mercury Bhukthi period of Saturn Mahadasha = 19 x 17 / 10 = 32.3
Mercury Bhukthi period = 32 months and 3 x 3 = 9 days.
The influence of Dasha Bhukthi depends on the dignity of both the Dasha Lord and Bhukthi Lord involved and also the
Houses ruled by them. Generally, the result pronounced by the Dasha Lord will be
good, if it is posited in Ascendant or in friendly house or exalted. The result pronounced will not be favorable, if it is posited in 6th, 8th
or 12th house or inimical house or debilitated.
The Dasha Lord can be considered as Car and the Bhukthi Lord as Driver. So, for a better result of a particular Dasha period,
both the Car and Driver should be in good condition. If either of them is not good, the result will be moderate.
And, if both of them are bad, the result will be very horrible.
As both Dasha Lord and Bhukthi Lord are responsible in producing the result, the entire Dasha period not necessarily be either good or bad.
Even in case of highly Malefic Dasha Lord, still there can be some favorable result if the Bhukthi Lord is Benefic and its dignity is good.
Thus, the net result of Dasha period depends on both Dasha and Bhukthi Lord.
