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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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Appropriate time to do amavasya tharpanam in the below instance

There are certain instances that amavasya starts from 7 am and ends the next day by 6/15 am. In this case on which day to do the amavasya tharpanam? The previous day it starts from 7 am that is one ...
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How do almanacs predict future natural calamities?

Almanacs are a mathematical tool for calculating thithis, stars, yogams and karnams. Apart from these a one year prediction is also given for example - this year there will be more rain eg. In the ...
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How true is the myth of Moola nakshtara effecting Father in law?

It been mentioned panchangas that moola nakshatra effects fatehr in law, how true is this? can anyone who has knowledge on the topic guide me
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Is it compulsory to give name according to Rashi in Hinduism?

Is it Compulsory to give name(to Baby) according to Rashi (राशि) in Hinduism ?
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How do I calculate Nakshatram manually?

I want to calculate nakshatram manually. Could you please explain me in detail?
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Are there any prescribed methods mentioned in our manuscripts to avoid malefic effects of planets

Malefic planets exist is almost everyone's horoscope. Just want to know if there are any specific practices given for making the effects of these planets negligible
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Is there any pramana of 'evil eyes' existence in shastras? [duplicate]

People usually believe in casting a bad eye or evil eyes but is this believe authentic in the light of shastras ?
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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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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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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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How somebody can get rid of Vyanthara?

I want to know what is Vyanthara and how to get rid from them.
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Caste system from the perspective of vedic astrology

It can be argued that the caste system is equivalent to Ricardo's theory of comparative advantage (1817), but instead of looking at advantages in supply chain management, technology, logistics, etc., ...
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What does a lizard crawling up from left foot and climb down from the same foot(man) on thursday night around 10 pm signify? [duplicate]

So, we usually have predictions for lizards falling on different parts of human body and few of them are even contradictory, like what if lizards fall on your body part on an auspicious day but 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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Do all Hindu sects believe that planets and eclipses affect day-to-day lives of humans and other lifeforms on Earth?

A user of this site recently made this sweeping remark: Statement 1: Ancient Indians imagined some design patterns in sky which purportedly affect people on Earth. Statement 1 can't be supported ...
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What are the predictions of Nastradamus on Hinduism?

Nastradamus is arguably the most famous astrologer. He was French by nationality, and he lived around 1500 AD. He is renowned for his prophecies on world events. I know that he made a few predictions ...

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