Vedic, or Jyotish astrology, has its roots in Indian and Hindu culture, making it markedly different from its Western counterparts. The author of this book explains how it can be used, and how it shouldn't be used, in this introduction. Complete instructions, easy to understand. Charts. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
An authoritative primer to Jyotish, or Vedic Astrology, this book draws on the author's extensive study of the tradition. Andrew Mason explains in detail the practical applications of Jyotish, introduces the planets, signs and houses, as well as the many rich and highly entertaining mythologies of the system with an explanation of how to interpret them. He also covers Vedic Astrology's sister science, Ayurveda, and describes how they interact to provide insight into celestial timing, sustained health and general wellbeing. With sample charts that show the applications throughout, the book provides a complete an accessible resource on Jyotish for students of Indian astrology and Ayurveda practitioners. It will also be of interest to anyone with a passion for astrology.
This is the world’s first astrological (Vedic Jyotish) book which is based on scientific evaluation and validation. The interpretations are based on rationale and logic. Your and other people’s robotic behavior stems from a pre-programmed chip, which is embedded in your mystic glands inside the brain. This chip controls the inherent behavior of a person. The information about this coded chip is available in your kundali (astrological chart). Shani (Saturn): a new revolutionary understanding Shani is like a GPS with an in-built navigation system. A retrograde (R) or debilitated (D) Shani is like a GPS, which is malfunctioning. Obviously, you land up at wrong places, at wrong timings, thus wasting your life’s energy reaching nowhere. This creates frustration, sadness, depression, and mental agony. Self-pity makes you wail in a well of despair, you wallowing, “my fate!”
This book offers guidance on how to tailor your Yoga Practice with the tools of Yog_sana, Pr_n_y_ma, Mudr_, Ma_tra and _yurveda based on your Rising Sign in your Horoscope. Jyotish (Vedic Astrology) gives us the knowledge to know our Karma and Yoga gives us the path to reach eternal joy. If we donÕt overcome the Karma of the mind and body, how can we remove the obstacles to the path of the soul? This book bridges this gap between Jyotish and Yoga with very deep understanding of the human body, mind and soul.
This book is your everyday friend philosopher and guide. First it explains 7 principles of joyful living. Then it explains how Vedas is an integrated science. Finally, it helps you with daily astrological guidance. This includes Muhurta, compatibility with friends and partners, beneficial and not so beneficial planetary positions. It also offers various remedial measures for each Nakshatra. Every Nakshatra has a deity and a symbol. Various stories are associated with each deity. The book explains hidden meaning of each story. The book also explains hidden meaning of a symbol of Nakshatra. We have given original references from Vedas for various Vedic stories to maintain the originality. Natu...
Feb 2018: Second edition preface explains why Astrology is "inductive" with examples. Updated with 4 new additional charts that includes Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's horoscope. Important note: Chart settings in the book use - chitrapaksha lahiri ayanamsha, mean nodes (rahu/ketu), South Indian format (rasi, navamsa), vimshottari dasha, and 7 Jaimini chara karakas. A reader of this book will benefit considerably if he/she has some background in Jyotish basics and Karma doctrine or Hindu dharma philosophy. However, I do cover basics of karma, dharma and jyotish. My aim in writing this book is to A. Document the connection between Karma and Jyotish Shastra using quotes from scriptures. B....
Light on Life brings the insight and wisdom of Indian astrology to the Western reader. Jyotish, or Indian astrology, is an ancient and complex method of exploring the nature of time and space and its effect upon the individual. Formerly a closed book to the West, the subject has now been clarified and explained by Hart de Fouw and Dr. Robert Svoboda, two experts and long-term practitioners. In Light on Life they have created a complete and thorough handbook that can be appreciated and understood by those with very little knowledge of astrology.