Career Assessment in Vedic Astrology

The Vedic Paradigm holds that there are 4 essential roles a person can play in society: Intellectual – Thinkers, students, philosophers, scientists, teachers, guides and advisors. Leader – Rule makers & enforcers, ralliers, and sportspersons. Business – Bankers, merchants, and food growers. Tactile – Artists, builders, manual laborers There are other groups as well, subgroups…

Musical and Artistic Talent in an Astrological Chart

Creative artists, especially musicians have always been extremely charming, attractive and magnetic to their fellow humans. Lets take a look at how to spot and understand the nature and extent of artistic talent in an astrological birth chart. The two houses which neighbor the 4th House are the anchor points of our creative talent. Why…

Birth During an Eclipse

Being born during an eclipse is extremely powerful for good or ill. Several notorious asuras (bad guys) were born in eclipses, and also several great saints (good guys) including Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu were born in eclipses.┬áThere are also, of course, quite a few unknowns born during an eclipse. But even these unknowns are rarely very…

South Node (Ketu) Conjunct Venus

  This specifically has to do with synastry, where one partners Venus conjoins the other partner’s south node. But the principle also applies to an individuals horoscope where there is a venus / ketu conjunction.   South node (“Ketu”) makes inner transformations/revolutions by pulling the external world inward, subordinating it to the internal “realities.” The…