Marriage Star: Uttara Phalguni

The Vedic star of marriage and family – the result of commitment to love, which itself is inseparable from beauty, pleasure, and happiness. Vic DiCara explains all these things, illuminating the nature of Uttara Phalguni’s devatā-god, Aryamān, the god of friendship, family, and marriage. Watch this video to learn not only about a Vedic Nakshatra,…

The Star that Fulfills your Fullest Potential: Puṣya

Transcript: Bṛhaspati – Guru and Priest of the gods He dwells in the Vedic constellation of Puṣya Symbolized by a blossoming lotus and found by our modern star charts as a crescent of stars including aSELLus australus and a few other dim stars (and a distant galaxy) in the front of the body of the…

The Goddess Nakshatra! Punarvasu

Punarvasu – the Vedic Constellation of unity, harmony, cooperation, self-replication, and self-invention. Learn how all these qualities come from the goddess of this constellation, Aditi – the very fabric of reality, mother of God and gods, mother of her own father, source of her own creation. The image of Aditi, known commonly as “Lajja Gauri”…

The Star of Destruction and Tears – Ardra. Rudra’s Vedic Nakshatra

Ardra is the star of destruction and tears, but symbolizes all the things we must destroy before we can truly blossom. In this video, Vic DiCara explains all about the deity of Ardra, Rudhra – god of storms and destruction, and explains how his traits generate all the most important traits of Ardra.

The Vedic Stars: Mṛgaśīrṣā Nakṣatra

Learn all about the Vedic constellation called Mṛgaśīrṣa, which is all about the search for meaning, purpose, and happiness. Soma. Amṛta. Rasa. The nectar of immortality and the ultimate bliss!

The Vedic Stars: Krittika Nakshatra

Vic DiCara explains the key traits of Krittika Nakshatra and how they derive from the Nakshatra’s god, Agni. He reads from and explains his book, 27 Stars 27 Gods.

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…

Current Positions of Nakṣatra in Tropical Space

There’s a naksatra every 13 and a third degrees. So all you need to know is the starting point and you can measure where the naksatra are in the sky. The starting point is 180 degrees opposite the main star of Citra nakshatra (Spica). Where this coincides with tropical space changes over the course of…