Omens of Ill Portent

Today I considered one astrological omen of evil, found in Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.17.14. grahān puṇyatamān anye bhagaṇāṁś cāpi dīpitāḥ aticerur vakra-gatyā yuyudhuś ca parasparam “Inauspicious planets moved retrograde into inauspicious constellations, to overlap and conquer the light of the auspicious planets.” By the way, this occurred amidst a string of many other omens in the…