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Astrology (Jyotiṣa) is known as the eye of the Vedas. The most crucial text in Hindu Astrology - The Brihat Parāśara Horā Śāstra (BPHS) declares it in the very beginning (Ch 1. Verse 2). Offering his obeisance’s to all-knowing sage Parasara and with folded hands, Maitreya said: O venerable, Astrology, the supreme limb of the Vedas, has three divisions, viz. ...


A Reading List in Hindu Astrology (Parasari System) or Vedic Astrology - Introductory texts: Essentials of Vedic Astrology by Komilla Sutton Light On Life: An Introduction to the Astrology of India by Hart de Fouw and Robert E Svoboda Beneath A Vedic Sky by William R Levacy Learn Think And Predict Through Astrology by C P Arora Scientific Analysis of ...


Kala Sarpa Yoga is formed when all the planets lie on one side of the nodal axis (Rahu-Ketu axis) in the horoscope. However, classical Hindu astrological treatise such as Brihat Parasara Hora Shastra, Phaladeepika, Jataka Parijata, Uttara Kalamrita etc., did not mention this yoga (Kala Sarpa Ch. 1. Absence of references in Shastra; p16-21). Even modern ...


Does Vedanta accept the validity of Jyotish? Of course, it does, for it being a Vedāṅga. Moreover, the famous Viśiśṭa Advaita Ācārya (a Vedantin) had written an astrological treatise that goes by the name of Bhāvartha Ratnākara. — also an instance of holistic erudition of ancient philosophers.


Ṛṣi Parāśāra in Bṛhat Parāśāra Hora Śāstra says, The Sun is the soul of all. The Moon is the mind. Mars is one's strength. Mercury is speech-giver while Jupiter confers Knowledge and happiness. Venus governs semen (potency) while Saturn denotes grief. 3-12/13

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