The Sun is the center of solar system. Its approximate distance from earth is 14,96,00,000 kilometers. Its nearest distance from earth in January every year when it is 14,71,03,000 kilometers and furthest in July when its distance from earth is 15,21,06,000 kilometers. Its diameter is 13,92 000 kilometers (109.3 times bigger then earth’s diameter), surface area is 6.087 x 10 12 square kilometers (1,20,000 times of earth’s surface area), volume is 1.41 x 10 18 cubic kilometers (1,306,000 times the earth’s volume) and mass is 1.99 x 10 30 kilograms. The average rotation of Sun in zodiac is 1 degree per day and therefore it takes exactly one year to go around the zodiac.
, Sun) is a symbol of spirit. It is considered as soul of Kaalapursha. Surya is considered as king (a ruler) of all other planets. There's a theory that Sunday is kept as a holiday almost everywhere so that people are able to worship Surya on Sundays. Surya represents lord Brahma with his 4 faces causing the 4 seasons and 4 elements (Fire, Air, Earth, Water). The Surya offers us power of resistance and vitality. It rules our consciousness and ability to see. It gives us force and will power and makes one determined and decisive.
Surya is hot, dry, masculine and positive planet. He is God of Fire and fiery in nature. Sun is lord of East direction and governs Grishma
). His color is orange or red (the color of sunrise). Surya represents father of the native, kings, the government and all persons in authority.
Surya gives the native honey-colored eyes and large and round face. It makes color of body and hair lighter in shade and gives a bilious temperament. Parts of the body ruled by Surya are heart, head, brain, right eye in males and left eye in females, bones, mouth, spleen, throat, lungs, arteries, blood and its circulation.
When Surya is afflicted it makes the native arrogant, mean, boastful, irritable, jealous, wavering temperament, angry, proud, immoral.
When Surya is beneficial it gives boldness, commanding ability, fame, position, dignity, vitality, energy, happiness, royal appearance, optimism, power, success, good health, warmth, affection, good temperament, respect to elders, honor from government, wealth. Health
The diseases indicated by Surya are heart problems, epilepsy, cerebral, meningitis, aphasia, polypus, eye disease, high fever, baldness, low blood pressure, and sunstroke. Products
The products represented by Surya are rice, groundnut, coconut, almonds, chillies, wheat, lavender, saffron, pungent taste juice, orange, asafoetida, cardamoms, poison, laurel, vermin, cedar, marigold, pod grains etc. Animals
Surya represents all majestic animals like lion, boar , horse, and serpents. It also represents lark, swan, nightingale and other singing birds. Abode
Surya represents places like mountains, forests, Shiva temples, fortress, government buildings, public offices like District Boards, panchayat etc. Precious metals & Gems
Metals and gems represented by Surya are Copper, Gold and Ruby. Native whose Lagnesh is Surya can start wearing the ring of Ruby in copper or gold in ring finger in the Surya's Nakshatra (Krttika
, Uttara Phalguni