My apologies to everyone who either feels really good or impresses a lot of people by claiming that Indian Astrology (“Vedic astrology”) is legitimately “Vedic” and “spiritual” because it is part of the Veda, specifically the Vedāṅga called jyotish. It’s not. Please allow me a moment or two to explain… Six appendices (aṅga) accompany the Veda – […]Read more "Vedanga Jyotisha is NOT “astrology” – sorry."
A fellow astrologer asked: I have heard from many that if anyone charges for an astrology consultation they will have to go through 25% of destiny of that person. But from others, I have heard that one should not disrespect astrology as profession and must not do it for free. I don’t know which one to […]Read more "Charging Money for Astrology"
I am new to the story of Oscar Pistorius, but when an astrology student evaluated his horoscope as part of their lesson work, I looked him up and found him tragically fascinating. In short, almost from birth he had both legs amputated below the knee, but went on to compete in the olympics (not just […]Read more "Oscar Pistorius Birth Chart Essential Analysis"
His birthtime is June 14, 1946 at 10:54am in Jamaica, Queens, New York. Here is the Chart as a wheel: And here it is in the square form: Our calculations are not finished. We must now calculate the raw strength of each planet, and the positivity as well. We can get these values from […]Read more "Basic Birth Chart Analysis – Donald Trump"
Here are a few good questions (with my replies) about the relationship of the sidereal nakṣatra (Vedic fixed stars) to the tropical rāśī (zodiac signs). Question: You present the idea that nakshatras and rasis are not intrinsically connected, but I have read that Chandra [the Moon] is exalted in Rohini [Aldebaron]. So does the point of exaltation move with the […]Read more "Nakshatra Exaltations?"
Interpreting Rahu and Ketu in the houses works differently than for other planets, because Rahu and Ketu are not quite the same as the other planets. You first identify the shared theme, or “polarity” between the axis of houses Rahu and Ketu occupy, and then you interpret how that polarity plays out, considering that Rahu […]Read more "Interpreting Rahu & Ketu in the Houses"
Many people get depressed about their birth chart. From my perspective, I usually can see why they would be depressed, but can also usually see at least one or two significant reasons they shouldn’t be entirely depressed. That’s the real interesting part, psychologically: a chart will show very negative and very positive situations – but […]Read more "Astro Depression (and Cures)"