Upagraha means confinement or seizure. They stand for inferior thoughts that can eclipse our mind. These are also known as shadow planets. They do not have a body of their own similar to Rahu and Ketu. Upagrahas support or act as an obstacle in relation to other planetary energies. They are calculated based on the Sun's longitude. MB Upagrahas Software finds the positions of the upagrahas and interprets the influence of the upagrahas on you. The explanation of the effects of upagraha positions, as delivered by MB Upagrahas Software lets you know the chances of achieving success against the efforts you are putting in. This upagraha software is based on the Vedic astrology principles related to the upagraha effects or the influence of the shadowed planets. The Vedic astrology upagrahas are often referred to as the shadowed planets or the shadowy planets or the invisible planets. The chances of your succeeding in the venture you take up depend on the influences of the upagrahas that again is dependent on the upagraha positions or shadowed planets positions. There are innumerable instances of people putting the best of their efforts and abilities just to find frustrating results. It is not that they are inefficient or incapable of achieving their target. The key factor happens to be the influence of the upagraha positions as they appear in the natal chart. If the positions of the upagrahas are not in your favor, achieving success may become difficult despite all your potential as well as sincerity. Again, you can also reach your target with the least effort if the shadowy planetary positions are favorable for you.