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…

Some Rahu / Ketu Q & A

Q: Do the nodes [Rahu and Ketu] have dignity? If so, how do we calculate it. If not, how to we assess their positivity or negativity. We still have to consider the positivity and negativity of Rahu and Ketu, but we don’t calculate it in the same way as with other planets because Rahu and…

Western Aspects and Vedic Aspects

Aspects are the most poorly understood aspect of Vedic schools of astrology. Even “Vedic astrologers” seldom know what Vedic aspects really are. It is a real shame. The beauty of Vedic astrology is that its ancient form is still largely intact. This gives us access to the way global astrology was practiced centuries and millennia…

What is an “Aspect”?

“Aspect” is another rather obscure and outmoded English word. If you look it up in a normal dictionary, you will learn that the word refers to the position of one thing in relation to another; the way things face each other; the way things look at other things. You can “study something from every aspect”…

The Impact of Implicit Transits on Aspect Patterns

Here is where east meets west. Actually if you have your wits about you, you’ll know that its not about “east meeting west” but about seeing the link between what is modern and what is ancient. In ancient astrology, which for the most part is what Vedic astrology is, every planet aspected the sign opposite…

Random Q&A

Perfume and astrology? Is it possible to select a perfume based on a person’s Natal Chart? What placement would you use? The Venus? Maybe Vesta? In Vedic astrology each planet is associated with specific aromas. Therefore you can apply aromatherapy according to a chart. In a simplified format, just like you have birthstones, you have birth-fragrances….