Death of husband or that of wife can occur if the indications listed below are there and there is no strong benefic influence to counteract;.
- Jupiter when placed in its sign of exaltion becomes strongest benefic, but all that matters is the placement. Such a Jupiter if placed in 6th house can be worst of all and becomes the killer for spouse.
- Jupiter in its sign of debilition i.e. Capricorn is equally bad when occupying 6th or 8th and may kill the spouse.
- 5th is the house of emotion, affection or love, but when 5th house either from Ascendant or from Moon is occupied by malefics, may either deny the marriage or may spoil the marital bliss by killing the spouse.
- Virgo sign rising in Ascendant and Sun placed therein and aspected by Saturn from Pisces, i.e. 7th house, spouse dies before native as per "Brihat Jatak".
- 2nd lord or 7th lord with Venus or with malefic planets placed in Trikka houses(6th, 8th or 12th) or in sign of debilition may result in death of more than one spouses.
- Mars occupying 7th house in navamsa of Venus (i.e. in Taurus or Libra navamsa) and 7th lord in 5th house is a dangerous signal.
- Mars conjoins Venus in 7th house makes one bereft of spouse. Mars in 7"1 either separates or kills spouse.
- Malefic planets occupying Ascendant, 7th and 12th houses and weak Moon in 5th house, there may be no wife, if it is there she will either be barren or may not survive long.
- Mars in 4th house from Moon - kills spouse early, as it aspects 7th house from Moon.
- Mars with Rahu or Ketu in 7th house in malefic drekana or at Rasi Sandhi (first or last degree of some sign) is bad for longevity of spouse.
Malefic drekanas are:
- Ayudha - Aries, 1, 3, Gemini 2, 3, Leo- 3, Virgo-2, Libra-3, Sagi. -1,3
- Sapra Drikana - 3rd of Cancer, Ist of Scorpio, 3rd of Pisces
- Kola - Ist of Cancer
- Pasa - 2nd of Scorpio
- Nigad - Ist of Capricorn
- Karura - Aries (1) Cancer (2) Leo (1, 3), Scorpio (1, 2, 3), Capricorn -1 Aquarius 1, Pisces -3
11. 7th house occupied by malefics and 7th lord also afflicted.
12. 7th house a malefic sign (i.e. sign of Mars or Saturn, occupied by Saturn may give death to partner but if Saturn is Ascendant lord or in own sign in 7th may not kill, however if 7th is house of Mars and is occupied by Mars, may prove fatal.
13. 8th house a malefic sign, occupied by Saturn
14. 8th house a malefic sign (i.e. sign of Saturn of Mars) and a benefic placed therein. In some cases it has been observed to give separation rather than Killing.
15. Lord of 7th joins 8th lord in 8th house.
16. Rahu joins Saturn or Mars in 7th or 8th house
17. Rahu in 2nd' Mars In 7th, may kill wife soon after marriage, or give separation.
18. Cruel planets i.e. Sun Saturn or Mars in 4th, 8th & 12th from Venus or Venus between malefics, and Venus is not aspected or otherwise influenced by benefics, may kill spouse by fire, weapon, fall or by hanging as is given in "Brihat Jataka".
19. 7th lord Conjoins 8th lord in 12th house and the malefics aspect 7th house.
20. 7th lord in 8th and 12th lord in 7th spouse may die around 20 years of marriage as per "Brihat Parasari Hora".
21. 7th house and 7th lord subjected to papakritri Yoga i.e. surrounded by malefics.
22. Mars and Venus exchange navamsa may delay, deny or create problems or even death of spouse.
23. Moon with Rahu in 8th house, with an evil planet or aspected by it i.e. other than Rahu . Rahu: Ketu in 2:8 axis from either Venus or from 7th house. It causes separation may be by death or divorce.
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