Kali Yuga and Goddess Kali

A lot of people confuse the goddess Kali with Kali-Yuga. The main reason is that Sanskrit does not present itself exactly in roman alphabets, without diacritical markings. The goddess “Kali” is k-(long) a-l-(long) i. The age “Kali” is k-a-l-i. The difference is that in the goddess the a and i are long and in the…

What is Krishna’s Horoscope, Really?

Question: Also lord krishna’s horoscope. BV raman gave one version, Prashant trivedi given other. What horoscope ISKCON follows? I prefer prashant’s version. Neither person has any authority or capacity to understand Svayam Bhagavan Sri Krsna. “Tarko ‘pratishtha” Only Mahajana yena gata sa pantah – one the great, great krsna-bhaktas have any intimate knowledge of Krsna…

When Will The World End?

When will the world end? How long will it last? What happens after that??? These questions are always on the minds of thoughtful human beings. As a result we always prematurely ascribe dramatic importance to events like planetary alignments in the ’80s, the “rapture” in the ’90s, the “y2k” at the turn of the millenium,…

Astrology and Bhakti? Is Karma Relevant to Spiritualists?

Student: Before I studied astrology with you, I thought that it could never predict spiritual things since spiritual things transcend karma. But reading your descriptions of Prabhupada and Aindra’s horoscopes shows me this is not the case. Vic: Yes, excellent question. It is important to have a clear and conclusive understanding of this topic. The…

Transits, Cycles and Eras of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

In this article I analyze the transits, cycles and eras of the founder of the Hare Krishna movement, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. I previously overviewed his birth chart. The vimshottari dasha cycles and eras referred to herein are calculated with the nakshatra year, which is 359.017 modern days. Prabhupada was born into the Mars era….

The Most Fortunate Horoscope – A Tribute to Aindra

The Most Fortunate Horoscope A Tribute to Sripad Aindra das Babaji On July 16th of this year, 2010, at 10:25pm in Sri Vrindaban, India my hero and inspiration in life died. “Died” is not a bad word, but it is a bad word for me because it means I lost my chances to again sit…