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The branch of knowledge that deals with study of planetary positions to calculate time and determine its auspiciousness, forecast events, predict future and so on.

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Stock price prediction using astrology

Is there a system to predict the value of futures, options, stocks, mutual funds and other such securities through Jyotisha Shastra? As Hora Shastra part of Jyotisha Shastra deals with timely ...
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How do Rahu and Ketu have the head and body of a serpent?

Well, most of us know about Rahu and Ketu. Most pictures of them show that Rahu had a snake's body and Ketu had a snake's head. But, how do they get that? Do any scriptures mention it?
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Can Ekadashi be auspicious for starting new things despite less auspicious astrological events?

Ekadashi is often chosen as an auspicious day to start new things, but is this also true even if there are astrological events that suggest otherwise? For example, tomorrow is Mohini Ekadashi. At the ...
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Does tapasya burn all karmas?

I have heard that tapasya burns all negative past karmas. Is it true? Is there a scriptural reference for it? Does that mean the horoscope will stop working completely as karma has been put to rest?
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What is important? Thidhi or nakshatra for giving birth?

What is important to chose a child's birth time? Is it Thidhi or star? If only star is good but not star then can we give birth to child? I am looking for good luck to baby with no or less struggles ...
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Types of karma - stable/unstable?

I came across the terms 'stable' and 'unstable karma'. I tried to find the meaning through Google, but without any luck. Can anyone explain their meaning?
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Depiction of Surya and other Navagrahas

So you know how sometimes you see a drawing of the sun with a face on it or another planet etc. Well is there any ancient depiction of the face of the Deva on the Graha?
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Does everyone have same number of sade satti?

Does every astrological sign have same number of sade satti? If no, please share those signs with less number or less years of sade satti in a life? Also what are the auspicious sign where a person ...
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Is Eka Nadi Dosha does not exist for the boy and girl born in the Rohini and Uttara Ashadha Nakshatras

I entered Boy and Girl horoscope details in website to check whether marriage is compatible or not. In one website, i got it is not compatibe to due eka nadi dosha but in another it showed eka nadi ...
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Any good Vedic Astrologers that can be seen?

Are there any good Vedic Astrologers who can be seen? If so please name them.
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I want to find out which form of mahavidya to worship according to shaktism/tantra

So I have read that in tantra or kula path, each person is given a specific form of maha vidya to worship ( By their gurus i think). I dont have a guru and I dont mean to do tantra without a guru but ...
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About the 10th Graha and the 1100 planets whose leaded by Ketu

Most of us know that totally 9 planets (Navagrahas) and Bhumi (earth) also the planet, but not worshipped as Graha. However, I have sometimes heard that there was a 10th Graha named Jamatha (means son-...
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Why does vedic calculation doesn't match up with modern times?

According to Bhavishya Puran, we have the below-stated breakup. According to the Harvard Database of Useful Biological Numbers, a blink can last between 100 and 400 milliseconds. Even if, we consider ...
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Impact of other Nakshatras which are not the birth-nakshatra on an individual

I understand that each individual has a nakshatra which is based on the date of birth of an individual. I want to know do other nakshatras (other than the birth nakshatra) have any impact on an ...
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Can an astrologer charge money for his predictions?

I heard from someone that parashara hora shastra states that using knowledge of astrology as business is restricted and no one should charge money for it. But I never have came across such verse. So, ...
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What do these two words mean? In a Shloka of Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra?

I was looking at BPHS and couldn't make sense of these two padas: भागा दश त्रयोऽष्टाश्व्यस्तिथ्योऽक्षा भमिता नखाः । I get these meanings: 10, 3, 8...*, 15 (tithis), 5(Akshas/sense organs), 20(Nails ...
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Do we have to plan child birth time based on good future or based on muhurtha?

If a woman is pregnant and is ready to give birth then what needs to be considered for the benefit of child? Is it the time when if they born will enjoy the life or good muhurtha like no varjya, no ...
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Chandra grahan & Kojagiri pournima

The Chandra Grahan and Kojagiri Poornima seems to coincide at the night of October 28 to early morning of 29 Oct. Is it correct? What rituals can we perform at this time?
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Scriptural sources for information on panchang, tithi, and nitya yogas

Hindus commonly look at tithis and nitya yogas to guide the timing of their activities. Here's an example. Is there a scriptural basis of these interpretations? What scripture deals with the daily ...
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What are some specific mantra japas/worship remedies for shankachuda sarpa dosha?

I was told that I have shankachooda sarpa dosha. Any mantra remedies for the same?
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Please provide the astrological remedy for the ascendant chakra given below-

What is the astrological remedy for this ascendent chakra? (Please explain in depth)
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I have a confusion in planets between astrology and numerology

I have this confusion for last several months. I searched on Google but could not find answer and eventually I ended up here. So, I'm asking this question here. My question is, Which one is correct ...
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Which hindu scripture talks about the astrological remedies as per vedic astrology?

What are the Hindu scriptures that talk about different planetary remedies or remedies to particularly malefic yogas such as KalSarpa Yoga and Pitru Dosha Yoga?
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Can everyone recite Aditya Hridayam Stotra?

If someone has sun in the 9th house, should they chant Aditya Hridayam Stotra? I met two astrologers and they gave opposite advice and I am confused. One said - it will help the sun get powerful. ...
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In Vedic astrology, why is Shani called karma phal data when all the planets are also giving fruits of karma only?

In vedic astrology, 'Grahas' are supposed to give us fruits of prarabdh karma but for some reason Shani is said to be deliver us fair fruits of karma. Why is emphasis put on Shani specifically when ...
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Which God/Goddess blessings are needed to learn astrology?

I googled this question, and found that Bhrigu maharshi had written a book on astrology. But , I couldn't find which god blessings are required. If anyone knows, Answer it. which god/goddess blessings ...
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Where does it say that rakshabandhan's rakhi should not be removed for atleast 21 days?

https://mpbreakingnews.in/religion/rakshabandhan-2023-what-to-do-with-rakhi-after-rakshabandhan-how-many-days-should-it-remain-on-wrist-what-astrology-say-mas/ This above news website writes that one ...
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Reason for shortened lifespan

If lifespan reflected in birth chart is predetermined due to prarabdha karma as can it be shortened due to any reason like accumulated bad kriyanama karma of this life or faster exhaustion of ...
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Does Jyotisha shastra use factors besides the horoscope to make predictions of the future?

Recently somebody posted that the astrological chart based on birth place and time applies with different efficacy to different castes. What are all the factors traditional astrologers would use for ...
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Why Vedang Jyotisha says 1 Yuga duration Is 5 Years which is different from Puranas

Puranas says One Yuga Is Thousands of year old but Vedang Jyotisha says it's only of 5 years. Is Vedang Jyotisha and Puranas are talking about different Yugas?
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Scriptural references and significance of the Lotus symbol on the thumb

In studying Samudrika Shastra, an important part of Hindu scriptures, I've learned that certain signs or symbols on the body bear significant importance. A recurring symbol I've come across in various ...
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What is the difference between Bhaava Lagna, Hora lagna, and Ghati lagna?

What is the difference between Bhaava Lagna, Hora lagna, and Ghati lagna? I am confused about the concepts of Bhaava Lagna, Hora lagna, and Ghati lagna, and I am not sure what their respective ...
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What do the words 'Dhatu,' 'Moola,' and 'Jeeva' mean in Vedic astrology?

What do the words 'Dhatu,' 'Moola,' and 'Jeeva' mean in Vedic astrology?
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How to set BP, AL, and MC in Parasaras Light?

How to set BP, AL, and MC in Parasaras Light?
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Mangal Graha Dev Temples in India and their significance

I learned that there are only 2 temples of Mangal Graha Devata in India, one at Ujjain and the second at Amalner. Devotees facing problems of life due to the adverse placement of Mangal Graha in their ...
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How are pujas able to negate effect of Grahas and Nakshatras given in kundali?

Different pujas are prescribed for different things. For example, I have Gandamool nakshatra(jyestha) so pooja is prescribed but how can a mere pooja do anything to something that was prescribed at ...
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Can a person whose manglik dosha was cancelled still marry a manglik person

Suppose a person has mangal in 1st house in kundali, so has mangal dosha. But also there is saturn in 4th house, which will cancel the mangal dosha. It is said that a mangalik person can marry a ...
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The correct table for vashya matching

What is the current table for vashya matching. Surfing around the internet I found like 5-6 different tables for vashya matching. Which one is connect ?
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mercury planet etymology

what is significance for mercury planet getting named budha in the vedic astrological paradigm? the samaveda addendum, Pancavimsa Brahmana, is most likely extant origin for the vestige budha, but is ...
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Why are certain days linked with particular deities?

For example, Hanumanji linked with Tuesday, Lord Shiva with Monday, Narayan with thursday etc.
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In search of a Jyothishya text: Chaturmukha nADi

I came across a Jyotisha Shastra text by name Chaturmukha nADi. A Madhwa scholar had cited from this text for some verses on Shankaracharya and Madhwacharya. On a search on the internet I could not ...
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Hindu Texts Knowledge Of Things You Can Tell About A Person’s Future & Personality By Their Foot & Face & Body Type

I understand fate of universe clearly written in planets stars position, for trained Indian people who can actually read that properly from being educated in that stuffs. Also that fate of a person is ...
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Is it spiritually safe to look at eclipse?

Is it spiritually safe to be outside during a solar or lunar eclipse? Is it okay to look at the Sun or Moon during an eclipse? I know that it's not physically safe to look at the Sun during an eclipse,...
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Does Mahabharata say Shiva Devotees are unaffected by planetary effects?

I've heard that the Mahabharata has a verse where it is said those devoted to Hara need not worry about planetary effects in their lives. Is this true ?
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What is the Significance of "SIXTY YEAR CYCLE"?

We have a 60-year cycle namely Prabhava, Vibhava, etc...is there a correlation between this cycle and human life/evolution?
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Is the concept of Chalit Chart mentioned in our scriptures related to astrology?

We know that there is a concept of Chalit Chart in Astrology where a planet changes its house and gives the results according to the new house and sometimes, gives results of both the houses. But the ...
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What causes delayed results as per indian astrology?

My life has become very slow, even to get 10 rupees result I have been waiting months and months without any positive or negative outcome. It is causing me to struggle between good and bad. Are there ...
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Do ancient astrology books say to wear gemstones to increase the effects of planets?

Do ancient scriptures like Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra or Brighu Samhita or Brihajjatakam etc. say anything on wearing gemstones to increase the effect of a Planet? Like we have: Ruby for Sun Pearl ...
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Identifying correct day based on tithi

Hindu calendar is bit complex than English calendar. For Hindu calendar,time and day do not work like modern English calendar. For example; coming Purnima tithi will start from 11th August, 10:59 a.m. ...
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What type of Jyotish do Shaktas use?

Vaishnavas are known to follow Bhrigu and Lomasha Jyotish. Shaivas follow Shiva Jyotish. Smartas, and sometimes Vaishnavas with Shaivas, follow Parashara Jyotish. And what type of Jyotish is followed ...
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