Vedic Astrology

“[They] are as a rule the legendary heroes of mankind, the very ones who are looked up to, loved, and worshipped, the true sons of God whose names perish not. … Their greatness has never lain in their abject submission to convention, but, on the contrary, in their deliverance from Read more
“Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don't say that you've wasted time. I am studying that mystery because I want to be a human being.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky  (3º 20’ Scorpio - 16º 40’ Scorpio.) Scorpionis: Beta (Acrab), Read more
Ruled by Jupiter. (20º 00’ Libra - 3º 20’ Scorpio.) Librae: Alpha (Zuben el Genubi, the north scale), Beta (Zuben el Hakhrabi, the south scale), Gamma, Iota. Star of purpose. Power to achieve many and various fruits in life; to spread around & dissipate. Meaning: Forked Branch, Poisoned Vessel, radioactive Read more
“The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.” Confucius  “A man is born gentle and weak; at his death he is hard and stiff. All things, including the grass and trees, are soft and pliable in life; dry and Read more
Ruled by Mars. (23º 20’ Virgo - 6 º40’ Libra.) Spica (Alpha-Virginis). Star of Opportunity. Power to accumulate merit. Meaning: Pleasing to look at, Beautiful, Variegated, Illusory, Magical Main deity: Tvasar - Vishwakarma - Celestial Architect & Craftsman Western Deities: Hephaestus Main symbol: Big Bright Shining Jewel Secondary symbol: A Read more
Ruled by Sun. (26º 40’ Leo - 10º 00’ Virgo.) Beta (Denebola) & 93-Leonis. Star of Patronage. Power to give prosperity. Main Deity: Aryaman  Greek Deity: The official system was patronage was designed as a way of regulating favours. You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.  Meaning: The Latter Read more
Ruled by Venus. (13º 20’ Leo - 26º40’ Leo.) Leonis: Delta (Zosma) & Theta (Chetan) Leonis. Star of rest and relaxation Power of creative procreation; to combine polar opposites. Meaning: The Former Reddish One, the Little Fig Tree, the Fruit of the Tree.  Main Deity: Bhaga - the Morning Star Read more
Ruled by Ketu. (00º00’ Leo - 13º 20’ Leo.) Leonis: Alpha (Regulus, the little king), Eta (Al Jabhah), Zeta (Adhafera), Mu (Rasalias), Epsilon, Lambda (Alterf), & Kappa. Heart of the Lion. Star of Regality or Sovereignty. Power to leave the body Meaning: Mighty, Magnanimous, Magnificent, the Most Important, the Most Read more
Ruled by Saturn. (3° 20’ - 16° 40’ Cancer.) The Donkeys in the Manger: Theta, Gamma & Eta Cancri. Star cluster Beehive M-44. Star of nourishment. Ability to create spiritual energy. Main deity: Brihaspati Meaning: Nourisher, Nurturer, Yielding. Most Auspicious & Prosperous. Main symbols: Milk Yielding Udder of a Cow Read more
9. Ashlesha Ruled by Mercury (16° 40’ - 30° 00’ Cancer) Epsilon, Delta, Mu, Rho, Sigma & Zeta-Hydrae. The Clinging star. Power to Inflict & Remove Poison. Meaning: Embrace, Entwine, Coiling, Clinging Main Deity: Snake king, Shesha, The Remainder,  Symbols: Coiled Serpent, Naaga, Kundalini Shakti, Caduceus, The Staff of Aesculapius   Read more
"The Bow and Zen are One." Ruled by Jupiter. (20° 00’ Gemini - 3° 20’ Cancer.) Castor & Pollux (Alpha & Beta Gerinorium). The star of Renewal. The power to Achieve the Objective. Main deity: Aditi - Great Mother - Womb of the Universe, the Unbound - Mother of the Read more
Ruled by Rahu. (6° 40’ - 20° 00’ Gemini.) Betelguese (Alpha Orionis). Star of Sorrow. Power to make Gains Through Effort.   Meaning: :Green, Fresh, “the Moist One,” Main deity: Rudra, The Howler, the ruddy one, the Lord of Beasts Main symbols: a Diamond, a Teardrop & a Human Head. Associations: Read more
Introduction to Parashara astrology Vedic astrology is called the supreme limb of the vedas, what are the 6 limbs of the vedas? Kalpa: (Hands) Ritual Jyotisha: (Eyes) Astrology/astronomy Nirukta: (Ears) Etymology - the roots of words Chandah: (Legs) Metre - Number of syllables in a line Sikaha (Nose) Phonetics Vyakaranam Read more
Ruled by Mars. (23° 20’ Taurus - 6° 40’ Gemini.) Pi2, 3, 4 Orionis & Bellatrix. The "Searching Star." The power to give fulfilment.  Meaning: “Benevolent” Primary Symbols: Head of a deer, Pot of Soma, Group of Lotuses, Arched Bow Main Deity: Soma Secondary deity: Parvati has her moon on Read more