Exaltation and Enlightenment (Astro Q&A, ep 5)

[youtube https://youtu.be/H9MXtw7frrA] Indrani: What is the logic behind exaltation? What singles out a specific as the one that causes a specific planet to be exalted? Exaltation is part of the theory of dignity.  This theory informs you whether you should give a more positive or more negative slant to your interpretations of a planet in a…

KETU – the Inward Compulsion

Like Rahu, Ketu is the source of Transformation Anti-Authority Radicalism Compulsions Chaos & Polarity But while Rahu’s transformative chaos is focused forward and outward, Ketu’s focus is backward and inward. The Past The Underground and Inner Space THE OTHER HALF OF RAHU Ketu and Rahu are two halves of the same entity, the same planet….

Saturn – “I Am Misery”

Saturn is the misery of limitation, whose purpose brings strength and enlightenment. ~ * ~ * ~ Saturn rules everything that brings you misery. To understand Saturn you will have to understand misery. So ask yourself, What makes me miserable? There are a lot of things, of course, but try to boil it down the…

Freewill and Destiny are the Same

A child does some things right and some things he does wrong, correct? The parent must correct the wrong things and encourage the right things. We are the children, the universe is our mother. She is in charge of seeing that we “grow up” correctly. What does it mean for a living entity, a child…

The Twelfth House – Where Everything Ends

vyayaM ca vairi-vRittaanta riHpham-antyaadikaM tathaa vyayaac-caiva hi jñaatavyam iti sarvatra dhiimataa vyayaM – loss, decay ruin, expense, dissolution; ca – and; vairi – hostile, inimical people; vRitta – complete circuit, completed, mastered, finished, gone; anta – ending; riHpham – renunciation;  antya – withdrawn, internalized, hidden, concealed, separated;  adikaM – all sorts of; tathaa – thus;…

The 12th House: Sex, Drugs and Enlightenment

The 12th house is the place where the material world is dissolved and becomes nothing. It is the place of moksha (liberation & enlightenment), therefore. It holds the ability to unravel all the lies and illusions of physical “reality.” Because this house reveals physical reality to be, more or less, a “hoax,” – when we…