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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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What are natural malefic planets?

There are some planets in Astrology that are believed to be natural malefic. I do not know the names and I believe that Rahu and Sani are natural malefics. Is the concept of natural malefic planets ...
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Effects of Retrograde Saturn posited in the 7th house

How does one get affected if Saturn is in the 7th House of Relationships, Marriage?. Also what happens if Saturn is Retrograde?.
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How can we calculate Amritha kalam and varjyam in panchangam?

I want to calculate Amritha kalam and varjyam for Panchang. Please help me for calculating those by providing any formulas. Thanks in advance and be safe.
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Knowledge of sexual relations using Jyotish

Can astrology predict a native's spouse's virginity through his/her birth chart? If yes, what methods are used to find out the same?
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How can a European born converted Hindu become a Brahmana? [duplicate]

Converting to Hinduism and Caste Very interesting Q&A My question is: Because I am white Hindu, how can I become one day a Brahmana? Also: in astrology Indian websites, my jyotish kundli states ...
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Good and reliable books editions about pujas and Vastu?

Where to find complete Shastras or others like Agamas scriptures in order to know Why and How certain foods or flowers or scents are more appreaciated by a Deva if compared to something other to offer ...
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A Western follower of Sanatan Dharma does have a Varna Dharma?

According to jyotish Kundali myself too I have a Dharma Varna. I want to know if is evaluable, if is true and finally if is important for a western born person in order to be accepted by any Hindu ...
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Curse of Parvathi on Astrological predictions

I heard a story of curse by Parvathi on Astrological predictions. It is said that the astrological predictions cannot be accurate at all times due to that curse of Parvathi. I did not remember the ...
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Have any Hindu astrologers correctly predicted that Joe Biden would become the next US president? [closed]

This tweet shows an astrological chart prepared by an Indian/Hindu astrologer predicting Donald Trump would be elected to office a second time. Shree Donald Trump shall retain the office of President ...
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How can we calculate the nakshatra starting time? [duplicate]

I have calculated the Nakshatra number and end time of Nakshatra. I want to find the Nakshatra starting time for calculating the duration of the nakshatra. Please help me to find nakshatra duration or ...
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Is significance of Astrology mentioned and advocated in Hinduism Scripture? [duplicate]

Is anywhere the significance of astrology indicated in any of the Vedas or other documents and also whether it advocates the use of Astrology for finding remedies for the problems one faces in his ...
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Which slokas in 4 vedas tell us about vedic astrology [duplicate]

Please give reference form vedas only.
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Is Astrology mentioned in Vedas?

Please give references. If not, then why do people believe in it, or why is it used in marriage ?
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How did the seers maintain time regularity for rituals?

The clocks are recent inventions. I wish to ask how could the seers of ancient India note the exact nuances of time for rituals? Like, for example, in Krishna Janmashatami, Shivaratri, or Navaratri, ...
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Stambhi Shani results in jataka

What results will shani deliver in it's own dasha if in jataka shani is stationary, i.e is about to become vakri but almost stopped in his direct motion? let's say lagna is mithuna.
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Rahu in vedic astrology

I read the article about Rahu in Importance of Rahu in the astrology . Also I just want to know some of the auspicious yoga formed by Rahu in birth chart.
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The original order of Week days as practiced/used today is completely wrong?

In the process of completing the contract for developing a software for a renowned astrologer, I came across a book of practical astrology by Samael Aun Weor. It seems this South American wasn’t ...
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What do Nadi in astrology signify?

In the basic details of birth chart, there is a classification of type NADI. There are three types of Nadi: Adya, Madhya, Antya. What do this Nadi and the three types signify? Which scripture says ...
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How many years does it take for Saptarṣi constellation to pass from Maghā to Pūrvāsāḍhā?

I don't have any idea on how Saptarṣi constellation passes from one nakshatra to another. Consider the following lines from When the great sages of the Saptarṣi constellation pass from Maghā to ...
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How many types of Dasa are there in total?

Although Vimosttari is popular and more applicable dasa among all, there are still may other type of dasa. Some of them are Astottari, Shodsottari, Dwadasottari, Panchottari, Satabdika, ...
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Do every one have their own maraka(killer) planets?

Maraka planets are the planets that are responsible for death or illness. Are maraka planets different for dfferent individuals? Or same for all humans?
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The great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn according to the Scriptures

Astronomers use the word conjunction to describe meetings of planets and other objects on our sky’s dome. They use the term great conjunction to describe meetings of Jupiter and Saturn, the two ...
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What are the effects of Sun and Saturn conjuction in 11th house without any affliction for leo ascendant?

What are the effects saturn sun conjuction in 11th house without any affliction for leo ascendant?
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Why is Mars has it name Mangal (auspicious)?

मङ्गल means auspicious but Mangal is considered as papa graha in astrology. Why is that, does anybody know the explanation?
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What is the percentage sign against a particular nakshatra in panchang details of birth chart?

In my Jhora birthchart it is given in the panchang section that the nakshatra is Kritika (73.21 degrees left). As per the books, one nakshatra spants about 12 degrees. Then how how this percentage ...
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Proper resources in scripture of side effects of Nav Grah mantra

Some people say that if Nav Grah beej mantras are not chanted properly then they have side effects as well. Questions: Which texts in ancient scripture (shastras) describe the beej mantras of Grahas ...
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What to do in ketu mahadasha?

I really need help in overcoming my situations from which I am suffering. I am in very much debt. One day I must be killed by someone or commit suicide right now I am jobless. I am the only person for ...
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Can someone mention the puranic source of Navgraha mantra?

For example, the mantra for Surya is the following one - Japakusum Samkasam Kashyapeyam Mahadhyutim Tamoarim Sarvapapaghnam Pranatosmi Divakaram Like this one there are mantras for nine planets. ...
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Idea of multiple stars in Vedas

Sun is a star nearer to us. I heard that Vedas do mention that there are multiple stars in the universe. But don't know the name of Veda and other details. Which Veda mentions that there are multiple ...
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What are the Mathematical Algorithms/Formulas behind hindu Sunrise and Sunset Calculations? [closed]

There are differences between Astronomical Sunrise/Sunset calculation and Hindu Sunrise/Sunset calculations. The astronomical algorithms to calculate the sunrise/sunset can be found over the internet. ...
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What is the role of Ketu in different houses of Janam Kundli?

I read that Ketu is considered to be the bringer of past life karma into present life. So if Ketu is in say the 7th house, it means the person did some bad karma in their previous marital life and ...
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Do hearing or reciting any story in scriptures has the capability of pleasing or removing Rahu's adversary affects?

Rahu is generally considered as a malefic planet in astrology. Many stories across scriptures has the potency to remove the negative effects by navagrahas. Do any particular story mentions as ...
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Gulika, Yamaganda and Ardhaprahara kala

What are the exact definitions and calculations related to Gulika, Yamganda and Ardhaprahara Kalas? Which are auspicious and which inauspicious? I think Rahu Kala is already answered on this site, but ...
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Avatar cycle that matches the zodiac

Has there ever been an avatar cycle that matches the zodiac? This doesn’t quite make sense except with animals crab, Scorpio, Aquarius, etc. it makes sense mostly. Another way to phrase my question ...
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Biographies of 27 Nakshatras

Nakshatra is the term for lunar mansion in Hindu astrology and Indian Astronomy which are 27 in number. I want to know about the complete biographies of 27 Stars.
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Division of Navagrahas based on gender

In Vedic astrology, is there division of 9 planets (Grahas) by Gender? If so, is it related to qualities (Gunas) of the Graha or the deity associated with it?
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clearing past life karmas with people [duplicate]

What are the ways to clear past life karmas with parents & other people? How to forgive people & accept them regardless of your suffering? I'm wanting to know the tangible ways of working ...
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What are the eight segments between sunrise and sunset called in Vedic Astrology?

I know that the time between sunrise and sunset is divided into 8 segments. One of the segment is called RahuKalam. The other two are Gulika kalam and Yamanagandam. What are the other 5 segments ...
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How to re-energize gemstones? [closed]

I want to know the procedure of re-energizing the gemstones. We wear them for long time so should we re-energize them from time to time? If so then how should we do that?
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Order of learning mantras [closed]

I'm a 42 yr male looking to learn some chants. Assuming i know nothing, what can be the correct order of learning chants? Nothing is too small - right from one shloka to big chants, how to approach ...
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Astrology: Navamsa and Narayan Dasha - Does Rashi aspect on seventh house indicates marriage possibility in that Rasi period?

My question is that is this always happen that Rasi dasha (Narayan Dasha) should aspect seventh house in Navamsa to indicate marriage possibility in that Rashi period. For example if someone is ...
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Regarding the great parashara exception

The great Parashara exception is that: "A planet debilitated in 3rd or 6th house confers good results."(sometimes Neecha Bhanga Rajayoga is also a criteria for this exception) Marc Boney had written ...
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How is each month divided into 27 nakshatra?

So I was delving into nakshatra and pada and Rashis and I am confused how is a month divided into 27 nakshatras. This is what I know so far. So nakshatras are the lunar mansions (imagine home were ...
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Does Sun gets Neecha Bhanga Raja Yoga?

Does lagna lord Sun (Leo asc) gets Neecha Bhanga or Neecha Bhanga Raja yoga?. The horoscope has Sun and Venus in Libra(3rd House). Saturn in Capricon(7th house). Moon in Leo(1st House).
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How to know if a person has elinati shani (sade sati), ashtami shani or ardha ashtami shani?

How does one know if a person has shani? Is it through astrology? Are there any ways to know this? Please explain.
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Is Shani graha same as Shani deva?

Shani graha is one of the graha in Vedic astrology. Shani deva is one of the god/devtha in Hinduism. Are they both same?
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Location of Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga [duplicate]

Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga's Story states that ravana on the way back to Lanka had to keep it down, the location of either temple doesn't fall Enroute to Lanka from mount Kailash
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What is the physical description of Shukracharya?

How does shukracharya looks like? As per puranas, is he was depicted as an old brahmin or as a young or handsome looking deity picturized in navgrah mandal? Because as per astrology, he (Shukra) was ...
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How does Panchang predict agricultural conditions?

There are research papers which mention that panchangs are more accurate than IMD in terms of climate prediction. Moreover, I read that there are multiple predictions possible, over and above rainfall ...
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Vedic astrology And Lal kitab

How different (or similar) is the Vedic astrology from Lal kitab Which one is preferred over the other and what are the key differences I have referred the History of Lal Kitab and its Difference ...

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