In Tamil, Matchmaking or Marriage matching is the only decision which is taken on the behalf of boy and girl Porutham. Tamilian has strongly believed in Hindu astrology so they follow the rules and regulations before fixing the marriage, so they must check the horoscope comparability for marriage. The reason behind to check porutham is to find any difficulty or Dosha in their birth chart and make remedies to decrease the effect for a happy married life.
Porutham is calculated based on the birth chart and Janam Rashi of wedding boy and girl. Originally, 20 poruthams were charted but today only ten poruthams suffice to come to a decision whether the wedding boy and wedding girl who wish to marry should go ahead with it or not. The ten Jathagam Porutham is significant according to different aspects of a person’s mind, body and personality and the effects of each are considered one by one.
Porutham in Marriage Matching
It indicates the good health and prosperity for the couple with the freedom of poverty, illness and another disease. If on matching, a count of 2, 4, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 24 or 26 is obtained, the couple has the Dina porutham compatibility and the match is assumed to be excellent.
This indicates the nature of the couple and assures the compatibility of mind, body, and sensuality after marriage. There are three types of Gana porutham.
Deva Ganam – Good natured, soft-spoken, generous, well behaved and affectionate
Manushya Ganam – Mixed quality nature (Good as well as bad)
Rakshasa Ganam – Bad Behavior (rude, aggressive and roughly nature)
It defines the husband long life and it is deeply studied because the long life ensures a happy relationship with wife and can lead to a long happy married life.
It predicted the progeny of a couple.
It indicates determining the physical relation compatibility between the couple after the marriage. This only aims of a couple coming together in order to procreate the upcoming generation or progeny and to live in euphony in future life.
It defines the affliction which comes in the couple life when the stars agreement is not matched with each other.
It measures compatibility between the zodiac signs. Therefore this koota agreement enables mutual love and affection
It indicates progeny in a larger measure. According to mehendra porutham, the family will have a number of children and prosperity and also the husband will have the capability to protect his wife and children from the bad evil
Stree Deerga Porutham
It ensures the female counterpart’s well being, longevity and prosperity. If the boy’s star counted from girl star exceeds 13, there is Stree Deergha porutham
Rashi Adhipathi Porutham
It refers to the compatibility between birth stars of boy and girl with their lords who may be in friendship with each other. It also seems that the rashi lords of the boy and girl are either friends or neutral.
At the End: Marriage seems to be a serious matter in Hinduism. Therefore, they desire to make it an auspicious life for the boy and the girl who desire marriage where there are harmony and prosperity. For this reason, the Porutham jathakam is studied by consult for looking into the future life of the boy and the girl together.