Planetary Position


Planetary Position

This plugin displays the current UTC / GMT panchang details, planetary positions both tropical and sidereal, and phase of moon. Additionally, the positions of planets is displayed in ‘wheel’ of zodiac signs / nakshatras or lunar mansions.

Using in theme

The plugin settings are
a) Show the Panchang
b) Show the Planetary Positions table of sidereal and tropical zodiac
c) Show the ‘wheels’ of tropical and sidereal zodiac
d) Show the current phase of moon.
e) Select Ayanamsa (default is True Chitrapaksha)


  • Example display of planet positions table with Moon Phase and Sidereal + Tropical Wheels


  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ Plugin Dashboard
  2. Select ‘planetary position’ from wordpress “Search Plugins”
  3. Install the ‘planetary position’ plugin
  4. Activate the plugin on the WordPress Plugin Dashboard
  5. Place the ‘Planetary Position Widget’ into a Widget area through the ‘Appearance -> Widgets’ menu in WordPress. Alternately one can place it in a page or post by using “[planets]” shortcode. Place the Planetary Position widget wherever in sidebar your wish to put.


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Remove continuous update of planets every 10 seconds.
Fix panchang details formatting.
Addition of “Localtime” to display time instead of UTC/GMT.


Fixed ayanamsa bug


Fixed null value exception


Fixed shortcode bug and added Ayanamsa option


Fixed various bugs and added 4 different selections to display


  • Initial Release