Which Ayanamsha (brief)?

Question: Which Ayanamsa do you find as being correct? I use sāyana (i.e. no change) for the rāśī (12 signs). For the nakṣatra (fixed stars)… Lahiri ayanāṁśa works for me, so I haven’t found a reason to look for anything better. Maybe it is not exactly accurate, but I would be very shocked if the inaccuracy was more than a few degrees….

Q&A about Nakṣatra (Fixed Stars) and Rāśī (Zodiac Signs)

Question: If the western chart/tropical shifts the zodiac back a bit do the naksatras also not change in terms of the zodiac sign they are in? [Actually the sideareal zodiac shifts backwards about 23º from the topical anchors by applying ayanāṁśa.] The nakṣatras are stars, not signs. We apply ayanāṁśa to the tropical anchors to…

Calculate Ayanamsha (Lahiri) Via PHP

In case you ever get some of the crazy ideas and ambitions I do, you might want to calculate ayanamsha via PHP. In that case, you might save time by using the code I wrote (it’s approximate, obviously – to be exact why would anyone use PHP?): public function ayanamsha( $workingDate, $tropicalLong ){ // convert…