The Stars of Truly Vedic Astrology

Here is a playlist with all the videos I’ve done describing the 27 sidereal constellations of truly Vedic Astrology (the nakshatra). Check back often or subscribe to my YouTube channel to keep up to date with new videos. The playlist goes all the way back to Kṛttika, in order. The explanations are based on my book,…

How to Find Transits to Houses, Double Transits, Etc.

Step 1) Get your Ascendant degree (makes no difference if it is sidereal or tropical, so long as you stick with whichever you choose, for all the steps here) Step 2) Put that degree (from step 1) into the sign that makes your 7th house, and consider it the degree that will receive the aspects and…

Confused About “Vedic” Astrology?

Question 1: Lately I can’t get past the fact that you pointed out: Vedic astrology was originally just time keeping for Vedic rituals. So, does that mean that we aren’t really even using astrology correctly, with all this psychological or predictive stuff attached to it?   Keeping track of time means keeping track of cause and effect, because…

Vedic Astrology Conference in Sedona

I wanted to let you know that I’ve committed to being at the Vedic Astrology Conference in Sedona, from November 30th to December 3rd of this year, 2017. I’m thinking about holding a free morning and evening class each day. For the evenings/late afternoons I am thinking of doing “Astrology Crash Course Levels 1-3.” The…

Anuradha – Star of Love

Love IS beauty! Anurādhā bestows love, and therefore bestows lovability. Love IS virtue! Anurādhā bestows virtue. Vic DiCara explains Anuradha Nakhshatra by discussing her devatā, Mitra – and thus reveals the importance of Bhakti (love) in Vedic culture.

News Flash about Vishakha Nakshatra!

The idea that Indrāgñi is a combination of Indra and Agñi is something that we reach for when our knowledge of Sanskrit and the Veda is not deep enough. So there is a linguistic problem and a “lore” problem. Here is some detail on the linguistic problem: The yogikārtha (denotational meaning) of “Indra” is “defeater…

Svāti – Nakshatra of Individuality

Be a part of the whole, not apart from the whole. Individuality is already in you, it is not something you have to create by cleaving yourself away from others, away from the whole. Explore the Nakshatra of Individuality, Svāti, with Vic DiCara and get to know a lot more about Prāṇa and Vāyu, too!

New Course: Definition of Reality

What is reality? What is consciousness? What is God? How are they all related, and how can we realize it all, firsthand? In this class we explore practical, deep, inspiring answers to these questions from Jīva Gosvāmī’s brilliant exposition on Bhāgavata, the Tattva Sandarbha. We will see the vision of reality Vyāsa himself saw in…

Questions about Vedic Astrology and Vedic Culture

Q: In exactly what context does astrology exist in Vedic philosophy? There are six primary and largely complimentary schools of Vedic Philosophy: (1) Pūrva and (2) Uttara Mimaṁsa – which are primarily focused on textual analysis and practice of the Vedas themselves; (3) Yoga and (4) Samkhya – which are primarily focused on clearing the mind,…

Citra Nakshatra – Star of Fascination

Explore the Vedic star of creative fascination and mesmerizing, multifaceted, beautiful detail. Vic DiCara helps you understand the Vedic divinity within Citra: Tvaṣṭā – the god of creativity and ingenuity; and, by explaining the fascinating relationship between Tvaṣṭā (creativity itself) and Brahmā (the creator), Vic reveals the relationship between Citra, Rohinī and the Phālgunī, on…

Followups on Hasta Nakshatra

This is a reply to some questions recieved regarding my video on Hasta Naksatra Q: Is Savita the same as Surya? There are many gods connected to the Sun, all the children of Aditi, because the Sun is such a crucial symbol. It is so crucial because it symbolizes consciusness, which is the most important thing that…

My Video on Hasta Nakshatra

The Vedic star of skill, dexterity, and refinement – all rooted in the awakening of consciousness. Vic DiCara illuminates the nature of Hasta Nakshatra’s devatā-god, Savitā, and brings out the essence of the famous gayatrī mantra.