Nadi Shastra Chapters
In Naadishastra the Palm leaves are a set of highly organized manuscripts divided into sixteen chapters or Kandams. These Kandams serialize the various aspects of materialistic and spiritual life of an individual such as family, marriage, profession, wealth, luck, a relationship between brothers & sisters etc., some chapter gives details about previous birth & sins, and committed problems & solutions for Atri Maharishi is signify the each separate kandam (2 to 16).
Summary of kandams (Naadishastra Chapters) 1 to 16
Kandam 1 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 1) - Generalized Report
This reading contains the name of the Nadi seeker, his/her life span, how she/he is going to live this life, his/her identity, the name of his/her spouse, names of his/her parents, details about the present profession, his/her brothers, sisters and children. This chapter will give a summary of future predictions for all the 12 houses in his/her horoscope based on the planetary positions at the time of birth as mentioned in the Nadi leaf.
Kandam2 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 2) - Education and Wealth
This chapter gives details about the Nadi seeker's Wealth, Family and Education. It also contains details about his/her Eyesight and Speech-related information.
Kandam 3 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 3) - Brothers and Sisters
This chapter presents the names of all the siblings of the Nadi seeker. His/her relationships with his/her siblings, problems and ill feelings if any are described. It also provides information about the positive and negative aspects of the relationship with siblings.
Kandam 4 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 4) - Mother, Assets and Fortune
The 4th Kandam has details about the Mother, the role and influence of Mother in the Nadi seeker's life, its benefits and problems in his life. There are also details about the Nadi seeker's House, Vehicles, Land, treasures and general material comforts and achievements.
Kandam 5 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 5) - Children / Off-Springs/ Progeny/ Pregnancy
This chapter has details about the seekers of children. Birth, lifespan, achievements, problems, death and their overall performance have been predicted. It also suggests remedial measures for any problems of children. There are also predictions about whether the Nadi seeker will or will not have children and details about the same.
Kandam 6 (Nadi Shastra Chapter 6) - Disease, Debt and Litigation
This 6th Kandam has details about Diseases, their causes, duration and the extent of damage it has on the life of the Nadi Seeker. It also provides information regarding Enemies, Litigation, their causes and duration of suffering on account of the above. It also suggests remedial measures for avoidance and positive measures for achieving success.
Kandam 7(Naadi Shastra Chapter 7) – Matrimony
This chapter gives information about the Nadi seeker's matrimonial details like the Date, Time and Place of Marriage. Name of spouse and the sacred time that is apt for marriage etc. Causes and Measures for delay in marriage, Future of the marriage, aspects of compatibility and conflicts if any with the spouse etc.
Kandam 8 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 8) - Life Span
This chapter deals with ones' life span, about accidents if any might occur, court litigation, etc.
Kandam 9 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 9) - Property, Father, spiritual inclinations
This chapter gives information about the Nadi seeker's ancestral property, about his/her father, about your accruing of wealth; it also deals with worshipping places, spiritual inclinations if any.
Kandam 10 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 10) – Business
The tenth Kandam deals with your business life, it tells about what type of business is suited for you, or which type of business shall fetch you ample profits, losses if any, etc.
Kandam 11 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 11) - Conveyance, Second Marriage
This chapter gives information about the way in which you will gain any benefit through any kind of conveyance like cars, two-wheelers, etc and about your second marriage/wife.
Kandam 12 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 12) - Expenditure, Foreign Connections, Next birth
This chapter gives information about your expenditure of money. That is about the way in which you have spent your money, the way in which it happened, it also explains about Moksha or heavenly status, any monetary benefits, higher status arising from foreign tours and foreign contacts. It also deals with your next birth that is where you will be born, what will be your living conditions, etc.
Kandam 13 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 13) - Previous Birth and Remedies (Shanti Kandam)
This chapter deals with the history of last birth, last birth sins, demerits accrued in present birth due to last birth sins and remedial measures.
Kandam 14 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 14) – Upadesh of Mantras (DeekshaKandam)
This chapter deals with holy mantras (sacred chants) to be recited, and the holy materials to be kept in prayer room. Subjugation of enemies and use of mantra to prevail over them, litigation, bad and evil effects, etc.
Kandam 15 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 15) – GnannaKandam (Spiritual Life)
This chapter deals with Development of spirituality, the possibility, of attaining wisdom and God. The Guru of preceptor, from whom to get wisdom etc.,
Kandam 16 (Naadi Shastra Chapter 16) – Political Kandam (Public Life)
Predictions about social service and political life.
The above said all kandams predicated by sages. Which the same reflected in kandam details. We are not telling more details ourselves rather than the palm leaves. Kandam 2 to 12 will give future predictions up to end of life from the date of perusal of that kandam.