Astrology

  • 10th from svamsa- A closer look

    In aphorism 1.2.39 of Jaimini Sutra, Maharishi Jaimini explains the result of placement of Planets in the 10th from svamsa. रिफे बुधदृष्टे वा मन्दवत्॥riphe budhadṛṣṭe vā mandavat|| Mercury aspecting the 10th from svamsa indicate results like Saturn. Maharishi explains in previous stanza that when Saturn is placed in the svamsa makes a person achieve success…

  • The Chinese Calendar I

    Although this calendar is followed by Chinese all over the world, mysteries abound on the computation of this calendar. Like any knowledge developed by ancient civilizations, I consider even this calendar deserves merit to study it in details. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief description and its astronomical basis for those…

  • The Chinese Calendar II- Month

    Month start and end dates and times for year 2008, based on timezone +08:00 hrs of GMT Month 01 : 07 Feb 2008 11:45:00 – 08 Mar 2008 01:14:40Month 02 : 08 Mar 2008 01:14:40 – 06 Apr 2008 11:55:42Month 03 : 06 Apr 2008 11:55:42 – 05 May 2008 20:18:37Month 04 : 05 May…

  • Drekkana & Cause of Death

    Sign First decanate Second decanate Third decanate Aries Water, Snake-poison, Bite Water, worms, Snow, Forest. Falling into the tank or well Taurus Elephant, Horse, Camel Bile, Fire, Wind, Thieves Fall from a vehicle, seat or horse or through Weapons in Battle. Gemini Cough, Asthma Buffalo, Poison, Typhoid wild animals, Mountain, Snakes or elephants, Forester or…

  • Tajika Yogas

    Ishkavala: Planets in the Kendras and Panapharas only. Induvara: Planets only in Apoklimas. Ithasala: When a faster moving planet is behind a slower moving planet this yoga is formed. Vartamana: There is overlapping of the orbs of the planets in question (in aspects, conjunction etc..)Sampurna: It is full aspect (Conjunction. Trine etc..) for planets remaining…