Lagna

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Lagna is the orient ecliptic point (rising point of the ecliptic).

asta-lagna is the setting point of the ecliptic, and according to Lalla, is 180° from the lagna. [1]

It is associated with the first point of the rasi of Mesa[2].

References

  1. Template:Refia15.23.6
  2. Template:Ref-indian-astronomy, Chapter 4.