|The Navagrahas or
the nine planets are thus represented in the Sastras:-
great chariot has one wheel and is drawn by seven horses, he has a lotus in each hand,
wears an armour and has a shield over his breast, has beautiful straight hair, and is
surrounded by a halo of light.
"Candra is represented in white colour, clothed in white
garment, surrounded by a halo and adorned with ornaments and garland of all sorts of
"Mangala is represented in fire-like red colour, clothed
in red garments, seated upon Simhasana, with three
arms bearing Gada, Sula, Sakti weapons and as one in an Abhaya or Varada pose.