Tetanus is an infectious disease characterized by tonic spasms of the muscles with marked exacerbations. Saturn and Moon are karaka for this disease. Moon, in a house of Mars hemmed between Malefics causes tetanus. Moon in house of Mars afflicted by malefics or heavily afflicted Saturn gives rise to this disease. When Moon and Saturn are heavily afflicted, badly placed, conjoined with evil lords and malefics and are related with disease inflicting house or planet, they give rise to tetanus.
Example No, 91.
Lagna—Tula ; Moon in Mesha ; Saturn, Venus and Mars Brisha ; Sun and Mercury in Karkata ; Ketu in Kanya ; Jupiter in Dhanu ; Rahu in Meena.
The reasons for the disease are:–
- Moon is in Mesha rasi, a house of Mars, hemmed between malefics .Further she is aspected by sixth lord Jupiter and also by Rahu from sixth house.
- Saturn and Moon, both the karakas, are heavily afflicted.
- Lord of lagna is in eighth house afflicted and is with Saturn.
- Sun, lagna karaka, is afflicted by Saturn and Rahu.
Thus we find the factors ruling this disease are afflicted in this horoscope and are capable producing the disease.