Duration of retrograde period of superior planets

All planets revolve around the Sun in the same direction, and their orbital periods are all calculated relative to Earth time, we can measure successive conjunctions and oppositions between the planets according to Earth-view (see fig. i.4, p. i4; this figure shows graphically the ratio of direct to retrograde planetary motion). The superior planets’ periods are, all much greater than […]

Jyotish Shastra a Vedanga.

This section aims at philosophical background  of Jyotish Shastra, which literally means General Astrology. This gives a broad traditional outlook as described during vedic period. The vedic scheme of knowledge comprises of four Vedas viz, Rig veda, Yajur veda. Sama veda and Atharva veda. Vedas date back to more than 300 centuries before Christ. Our ancient Sages / Seers  compiled […]

Medical Astrology boon to human being

Acharya Varahmihir has talked about the learned Maharishi such as Maya, Yavan, Manithya, Shakti, Jeeva, and Satyacharya who have established astrological combinations useful for knowing the longevity of  Jataka.  Such Granthas written in primitive times are not available today; Acharya Varahmihir had studied them, considered the viability of those principles and established combinations specifying the different diseases in human body. […]

Vastu Purush and Vishwakarma

The major difference between Vastu-Purusha and Vishwakarma is that the latter is renowned for the construction work done for the deities and he has a definite worldview.            All his projects are grand projects. This includes the construction of the world, large expansions, townships etc.              The latter is responsible for the architection of each and every bit of land […]

Five element in vastu.

The importance of Vastu in our life is due to the coordination of the environment formed of its important elements – the 5 mighty basic elements (land, water, fire, air and sky). The life, body and mind of an individual remains active when there is a balance in these elements otherwise becomes inactive. Vastu scriptures are the only scriptures which […]

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