Monthly Archives: August 2016

When numbers lie…?

Jyotish and science are often compared but in reality they seem to be quite different disciplines. The commonality to a minor extent lies in both approaches being exploratory (to a degree) and descriptive of the milieu in which both operate. … Continue reading

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Vimshopaka

Vimshopaka is a unique consideration in jyotish and worth our attention and exploration. The important messages or hints that emerge from this are: All vargas are not quantitatively equal in their impact and influences on the human experience (actual life … Continue reading

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cherry-picking?

The trend of applying principles described in jyotish texts as disjointed rules is somewhat unforunate. While such an approach has its heuristic benefits, in other words during learning jyotish, can and does end up being misleading when applied in readings. … Continue reading

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Dimensions

Badhaka defines a house in a chart which shall be experienced as difficult by the nativity. Constrained, obstacles, resistance to success may be experienced. Its lord does not automatically turn into a malefic or obstructive planet. However, one often gets … Continue reading

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