Horoscope is also known as the birth chart of a person. It typically describes planetary positions right at the time and date of the birth. The significance of horoscopes lies in the tradition of astrology horoscope matching. The movements of the planets influence our life’s happiness, success, and peace. Astrologers analyses the planetary positions in all the 12 houses and what impact they will have in our lives.
India has a tradition of matching Janam Kundli of boy and couple before marriage. The horoscope matching for marriage is to test the compatibility of the relation. Marriage is a life-long relationship and a bad marriage can ruin one’s life. Hence, elders always prefer to check if the proposed relation is going to be good for the boy or girl. This ensures a happy married life for the couple. Generally, marriages based on horoscope matching result in happy marriages.
Other commonly used names for the horoscope in English include natal chart, astrological chart, astro-chart, or simply chart. It is used as a method of divination regarding events relating to the point in time it represents, and it forms the basis of the horoscopic traditions of astrology.