Graha is a ‘cosmic influencer’ on the living beings of mother Bhumidevi (Earth). In Hindu astrology, the Navagraha are some of these major influencers.
All the navagraha have relative movement with respect to the background of fixed stars in the zodiac. This includes the planets: Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn, the Sun, the Moon, as well as positions in the sky, Rahu (north or ascending lunar node) and Ketu (south or descending lunar node).
The energies of the Grahas are getting connected in a specific way to the individual auras of humans at the time they take their first breath in a given nativity. “The nine planets are transmitters of universal, archetypal energy. The qualities of each planet help to maintain the overall balance of polarities in both the macrocosmic and the microcosmic universe – as above, so below…”