Hora is a branch of traditional Indian system of astrology known as Jyotish. It has been believed from ancient times in Indian system of astrology that there are certain times of the day when auspicious actions such as marriage, investments, business transactions, asset purchases, journeys, relationships, meetings and medical treatments can be taken.
The Hora is the duration in a day (the duration between sunrise to sunset is divided by 12 equal parts and the next session from the sunset to the sunrise is considered the other 12 parts of the Hora), ruled by a particular planet. In a week, on every day, starting from the dawn to dusk, there are 24 Horas ruled by seven planets. Depending on the ruling planet, the Horas are either favorable or unfavorable for various jobs. This can be used to select a suitable time for a job.
The Sun’s Hora is auspicious for all political work, dealing with and meeting politicians, leaders and government officials, applying for jobs, court related dealings, for buying and selling, and for adventurous undertakings.
The Hora of Venus is auspicious for love and marriage related matters, for buying and selling of ornaments and cloths, for recreation and entertainment related matters, to buy or use new vehicles and for dance and music related matters.
The Hora of Mercury is auspicious for trade and business related matters, for all types of work related to medicines, for learning and teaching, for studying scriptures, astrology, writing, printing and publishing related works, for buying or wearing ornaments, all types of accounts work, for telecommunication and computer related matters.
The Moon’s Hora is auspicious for joining service, to meet elders, for change of place and residence, travelling, to undertake house and property related matters, for meeting the opposite sex and romance, for buying and wearing ornaments, for mediation, for buying and selling of textiles and apparels, all water related works and creative and artistic works.
The Hora of Saturn is suitable to deal with labor related matters, for oil and iron related businesses. It is inauspicious for all other matters.
The Hora of Jupiter is highly auspicious for all auspicious undertakings. It is auspicious for joining a job, to start business, to meet the elders, to start a new course or learning, for court related matters, for all religious undertakings, for marriage talks and for journeys and pilgrimages.
The Mars Hora is auspicious for dealing with land and agriculture related matters, buying and selling of vehicles, electrical and engineering works, adventurous undertakings and sports, for giving and taking loans, for physical exercises and martial arts, and for matters related brothers and also fire. Avoid quarrels and confrontations.