Kundali Milan (Hindu match-making) is the process of matching the birth chart or Kundli of the girl and the boy. During Kundli matching, the bride and groom’s birth charts are analyzed to determine whether they will be compatible as a married couple.


Kundali Milan plays a vital role at the time of marriage. Marriage is an important aspect of life. Everyone wants a good spouse with whom they can create some beautiful memories and feel happy. This is the area where the actual happiness of the person lies over.

As marriage is an important aspect of our society, people today are interested in finding the perfect life partner. In Hindu dharma, a horoscope or Kundali of both boy and girl is matched to nullify any bad effects after marriage. Also, astrology offers several remedies and solutions to overcome its malefic effects in the case of any Dasha.

How is Kundali Matching done?

Kundali Milan

Kundali or Birth Chart prepared with utmost precision and detailing, reveals some of your life’s deepest truths, from past, present, and future.

Through the birth chart, all the important aspects and traits of the individual can be known. According to Vedic astrology, a person’s nature is formed based on the planetary positions and movements in the horoscope.

Therefore, it is said that after marriage, when the couple stays with each other, the planetary positions and movements can exert influence and affect life as well as the destiny of the partner. So, there is a need to check and calculate if there is a compatibility of planets and stars in both the partners’ horoscope or Kundali.

Major Factors of Kundali Matching

Matchmaking is a long tradition in many cultures and religions. In Vedic Astrology, the concept of Kundli matching is very important. The factors which are considered during the Kundali Milan for marriage are:

  • Guna Milan
  • Manglik Dosha
  • The strength of the Navamsa Chart
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8 Gunas (Aspects of Kundali Milan)

The Guna is considered the essential parameter that is taken into consideration while matching the Kundali of a potential couple.

There are 8 types of Gunas in Kundali Matching that are analyzed to check a partnership or compatibility. Each Guna holds different numeric points, which add up to 36.

A marriage is considered ideal when 18 or more points match. A total of 27 is considered the most ideal. The higher the score, the higher is the compatibility.

In Vedic astrology, there is a process of Kundali Milan called “Ashtakoot Milan,” which signifies the eight aspects of Gunas. “Ashta” means “Eight,” and “Koota” means “Aspects.”

These eight Kootas are

1. Varna/Varan/Jaati

This aspect of Gunas shows the spiritual compatibility of Boy and Girl and their ego levels. It is divided into 4 categories: Brahmins (Highest), Kshatriya, Vaishya, and Shudra (Lowest).

2. Vasya/Vashya

It indicates attraction and control in marriage and the power dynamics between couples. A person is classified into 5 types,

  • Manav/Nara (human)
  • Vanchar (wild animals such as a lion)
  • Chatushpad (small animals such as deer)
  • Jalchar (sea animals)
  • Keeta/Keet (insects)

3. Tara/Dina

It is related to birth star compatibility and destiny. There are 27 birth stars (Nakshatra).

4. Yoni

It measures the level of intimacy, compatibility, and mutual love between the couple. Yoni Koot is classified into 14 animals: Horse, Elephant, Sheep, Snake, Dog, Cat, Rat, Cow, Buffalo, Tiger, Hare/Deer, Monkey, Lion, and Mongoose.

5. Graha Maitri/Rasyadipati

It shows mental compatibility, affection, and natural friendship. It also represents the moon sign of compatibility between couples.

6. Gana

It is related to behavior and temperament. Nakshatras (Birth Star) are divided into three categories.

  • Deva (God, indicating Satva Guna)
  • Manava (Human, indicating Rajo Guna)
  • Rakshasa (Demon, indicating Tamo Guna)

7. Rashi

Rashi matching in the process of Kundali Milan relates to the emotional compatibility between partners. The position of planets in a boy’s birth chart is compared with the girl’s birth chart.

If the boy’s moon is placed in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th house from the girl’s moon, it is considered inauspicious, whereas the 7th and 12th houses are considered good.

In the case of a girl, If the moon is placed in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th houses from the boy’s chart, then it will be auspicious. It will be inauspicious if the moon is placed in 12th from the boy’s chart.

8. Nadi

Nadi Milan is the final and most important parameter in the Guna Milan during kundali matching. Nadi is related to health and genes. There are three types of Nadi. –

  • Aadi (Vata) Nadi
  • Madhya (Pitta) Nadi
  • Antya (Kapha) Nadi
Also, one should keep other factors into consideration while recommending any couple’s Kundali for marriage purposes. For Rashi (horoscope) matching, other factors like Manglik Doshas, the longevity of partner, financial standing in the society, emotional stability, etc. are also taken into consideration.
Kundali Matching of the bride and groom will let them know how stars will influence their marital life and what can be the remedial actions to cure such obstacles.


These are the major aspect of one’s Kundali (birth-chart) that is taken into consideration at the time of Kundali Milan. These different aspects help Vedic Astrologer to find out whether the Kundali of a boy or a girl is compatible or not. Many people in the Hindu community even today follow the methods of Kundali Milan in matchmaking for a marriage to be successful.

A good astrologer can only accurately read and explain the Kundali, learn how to find a good astrologer online.

Last Updated on October 7, 2022

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