Lunar Nodes, Rahu (North Node) and Ketu (South Node)’s Transits and their Effects on the Zodiac Signs

Vedic astrology (also referred to as Jyotish or Indian Astrology) uses the lunar nodes in a different manner than the Western tradition. Turkish astrologer, Senay Yangel, offers an example of how the transiting nodes could be interpreted. The sign refers to the sign on the first house. The houses are where the current transiting nodes (Nov 2017) will be found based on the Indian sidereal zodiac.

Vedic Astrology and Spiritual Life

By: Gary Gomes We will start discussing this topic by going back to the roots of Jyotisha-not in the Jyotisha texts themselves, but In related thought and other important texts. Vedic Astrology, or Jyotisha is considered one of the Vedangas or “limbs” of the Vedas.  As a matter of fact, it is considered the “eye” […]

Contemporary Vedic Astrology – PARASARI

We often refer to Indian Astrology (Vedic or Jyotish) as if it were a monolith. But just as in Western astrology, there are mutltiple schools of thought. The predominant form of astrology practiced in India and is the most prevalent form by far that is practiced in the United States is PARASARI Astrology. The major […]

Introduction to Vedic Astrology

By: Gary Gomes The following is an excerpt from an introduction to Jyotish. History of Jyotish Sidereal Zodiac/Chart Formats/Indian Mythology Introductory Background: I welcome you to Vedic or Hindu Astrology. You will find many similarities to the astrology you know and even more to Hellenistic Astrology if you encounter that fascinating area of study. Jyotisha […]