FIND ISHTA DEVATA FROM BIRTH CHART
Ishta Devata plays a key role in one’s life, which can be revealed from Atma Karaka. Atma Karaka is the planet which has traveled highest longitude in the birth chart in a particular Zodiac Sign. Find out the planet which has traveled the longest longitude and find the planet positioned in Navamsa, since Navamsa shows blessings of God into the native and the way the person communicates with GOD.
The position of Atmakaraka in Navamsa is called as KARAKAMSA. Find out the karakamsa in D-1 (Rashi chart). The 12th house from Karakamsa is called as Jivan Muktamsa, which signifies the emancipation of the soul and examine the planetary positions in the 12th house from Karakamsa Lagna. The planet deposited in 12th hosue is the Ishta Devata. If there is no planet, planet aspecting that sign has to be considered. If there is no planet aspecting, then the Lord of that sign has to be taken as the planet for Ishta Devata.