Kulbir Bance and Dr. Avnish Jolly ,8 June:It is a general rule that the karak objects of a planet should not be gifted or donated if it is either exalted or well placed in the horoscope. On the contrary accepting gifts of these items is considered auspicious.
If a planet is in debility or badly placed in the horoscope then the karak objects of such planets can be gifted or donated; but should not be accepted as gifts or as donation.
1st house: Sun is exalted here, therefore he should not gift or donate copper, wheat grain or gur [ jaggery ]. This could get him in trouble with the State
7th & 8th house: Sun is in debility in the 7th house. Although donating things associated with the sun would be all right. But donating or gifting any thing in the morning or evening is prohibited. This would weaken the already weak Sun even further. One can donate at mid-day when the sun is strong. He can donate things associated with sun also but at mid-day; he should not accept such gifts.
2nd house: Moon is exalted here therefore one should not gift pearl, silver, milk, rice etc. He can accept these in gift.
4th house : Same as for the moon in the 2nd.
6th house: arranging for free distribution of water or milk, or spending money for facilities like a public Pio [ water distribution place] etc will be inauspicious. It could lead to his illness or illness in the family.
8th house : Moon is debilitated here, therefore he can donate things associated with the moon but should not accept them as gifts.
12th house : he should not feed a beggar or a sadhu. He should not impart free knowledge nor should arrange for free education to poor children. If an astrologer he should not give free consultations. If he does so he might find himself lonely and uncared for towards the later part of his life.
3rd house: One should not distribute sweets. In case he has to because of traditions, then he should sprinkle a few grains of salt over the sweets. This holds good for entertaining friends and relatives also with sweets. He can however accept them as gifts.
4th house: Mars is in debility here, therefore one should distribute sweets, honey, saunf [ aniseed] etc but should not accept them.
10th house: Mars is in exalted house, therefore should not gift or donate things associated with Mars; similar as in the 3rd house.
6th house: It is exalted here therefore one should not gift items associated with mercury like pen, flowers, musical instruments, belt, any thing made of glass, sea shells or bamboo.
Since mercury is a planet, which could betray at any time and turn treacherous therefore one should be cautious while accepting any of those things. One should always consult an astrologer to find out whether the mercury is acting benefic or malefic.
7th house : Although it is not exalted here, but the same as for the 6th house.
12th house : It is in debility here therefore gifting the above items would always be helpful. And accepting those items is not advisable.