This is an Indian astrological text. refers to the division of a zodiacal sign (rāśi) into parts. Each such fractional part of a sign called aṃśa has a source of influence associated with it. Those sources of influence come to be associated with collections of regions around the zodiac. There are sixteen vargas or divisional charts used in astrology They form the basis of a unique system of finding the auspiciousness or inauspiciousness of planets. Custodial history: Family inheritance. Extent and format of original material: Collection Level 17, Series Level: 16 files, File Level: 12 Vol of 20 folios, Item Level: Paper folios 20. Owner(s) of original material: Nuchhe Maya Ranjit.