It is (similar to Vimsottari) a Nakshatra Dasa that is based upon the position of the Moon in her Lunar mansion.
Each Nakshatra is assigned to a Yogini. Each Yogini has a corresponding planet or Node. There are in total 8 Yoginis. Ketu does not play a role in this Dasa. The total period of Yogini Dasa is 36 years.
The rules for this Dasa are given in the table below.
|Yogini||Dasa Lord||Duration (Years)||Nakshatras|
|Mangala||Moon||1||6, 14, 22|
|Pingala||Sun||2||7, 15, 23|
|Dhanya||Jupiter||3||8, 16, 24|
|Bhramari||Mars||4||1, 9, 17, 25|
|Bhadrika||Mercury||5||2, 10, 18, 26|
|Ulka||Saturn||6||3, 11, 19, 27|
|Siddha||Venus||7||4, 12, 20|
|Shankata||Rahu||8||5, 13, 21|
We give a summary of Yogini influences
|Pingala||Sun||Malefic||Diseases, suffering. Troubles, worries.|
|Bhramari||Mars||Malefic||Travels, displacement. Possiblity of success abroad.|
|Bhadrika||Mercury||Benefic||Good results. Career, social status.|
|Ulka||Saturn||Malefic||Obstacles, delays. Grief.|
|Siddha||Venus||Benefic||Wealth, company of opposite sex.|
|Shankata||Rahu||Malefic||Loss, death, diseases.|