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Graha Karakatwa

Every graha is assigned a certain responsibilities. This is called the karakatwa of that graha. While analyzing a horoscope, the position, yogas and state of the karak graha is also analyzed.
For example: Jupiter is the karaka for children. Hence,  while analyzing 'children' in a horoscope, along with the 5th house and divisional chart, the auspiciousness of planet Jupiter is also seen. 

Following are some of the different Karakatwas of Grahas:



Planet
Karaka For
1
Sun
Father, Elder Brother, Position in Society, Ruling Party, King,  Promotion, Showoff
2
Moon
Emotions, Mother, Water Related
3
Mars
Army, Siblings, Land, Property, House, Surgery, Husband
4
Mercury
Intelligence, Speech, Business, Math Ability, Maternal Uncle
5
Jupiter
Children, Rich people in society, Education, Religion
6
Venus
Beauty, Wife, Art, Artists,  Enjoyment, Love, Mantra Study 
7
Saturn
Grandfather, Research, Lower Strata in Society, LifeSpan
8
Rahu
Success, Enjoyment (Upabhog)
9
Ketu
Turning away from Enjoyment (Virakti )
10
Uranus
Change, Independence, Latest Inventions, Gay People
11
Neptune
Hiding, Inner Mind
12
Pluto
Earth Quakes, Natural Disasters, Mass Movements
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