Here is a sneak peak at the summary graphics I use for teaching the Lordships module of my Level 2 Astrology course.Read more "Sneak Peak at Level 2 Materials"
Here is a recording of my talk with Michael Reed. We talked about karma, destiny, the idea of “changing” destiny or karma, what the “future” is and isn’t, what happiness is and isn’t, and what kind of attitudes allow or prevent you from getting help through astrology.Read more "“You are Not a Puppet” Interview"
I’ve made this video to give you an inside look into my course on the Veda, entitled Śāstra and Bhakti, “The Role of Sacred Text in Gauḍīya Bhakti.” There are four different ways you can take the course: by self-study, guided-study, group-classes, or private classes. All four include PDF notes for each session. These notes […]Read more "What are the Veda?"
Radically Deep Fundamentals of Astrology Planets, signs, and houses… You’ve never learned about them in such radically sensible, memorable, and useful depth! Vic DiCara reveals the clear and threadbare logic behind why the planets, signs, and houses represent the things they do, bringing the occult mysteries of astrology into rational and systematic clarity. Based on […]Read more "Radically Deep Fundamentals of Astrology"
QUESTION: So if I am understanding correctly, you calculate the signs using tropical astro and nakshatras using Vedic? “Vedic” means “belonging to the Veda,” it doesn’t mean “sidereal.” I calculate as I have understood the Sūrya Siddhānta and Vedic Purāṇa: tropical for signs and with ayanāṁśa for the sidereal nakṣatra. QUESTION: How is puranic or […]Read more "Vedic Astrology vs. Vedic Astrology"
“Vedic Astrology” sounds so cool! It sounds so ancient and mystical. In actuality, however, there are very few ancient texts dealing with jyotish. You may balk at that statement, but please allow me to define how I am using the terms “ancient” and “jyotish.” By ancient I mean: not the modern era (which can stretch all the way back […]Read more "Is “Vedic Astrology” Really “Vedic”?"
Question: Situations manifest in our lives as karmaphala, due to our previous deeds. However, many people say that after they put on a gemstone or started worshipping some Demigod, things changed for them. My Reply: People in general are amazingly ignorant (avidyā) of themselves and their world. We cannot take their testimony very seriously. We take the testimony […]Read more "Magic Gems and Karma?"