Vedic astrology offers many tools to help navigate your life. To learn how to use Vedic astrology in your life, there are some key pieces of info to know.
This Mercury retrograde March, 2019 begins with Mercury is in Pisces, its sign of debilitation, or weakness. Thus, it’s a mixed bag of planetary weakness and strength. There are many tips for handling Mercury retrograde March, 2019.
One night of each year in the Vedic or Indian calendar is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. This sacred holiday is known as Maha Shivaratri – the great night of Shiva. According to mypanchang.com, Maha Shivaratri 2019 falls on March in practically all parts of the world. Residents of New Zealand and Fiji should […]
The festival of Vasant Panchami 2019 falls on February 10 in India, Australia, and New Zealand. The festival is also known as Saraswati Puja. The word “vasant” means spring. Vasant Panchami marks the beginning of the spring season and the coming of the festival of Holi. Since Indian festivals are based on the lunar calendar, […]
The saying “Go fly a kite!” takes on a literal meaning every January in India. This happens during the festival of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayana: the kite flying holiday in Maharashtra, India. Makar means Capricorn. Sankranti implies a movement or change of location. The reason for the celebration is to commemorate the entry of the […]
Vedic recommendations for the January, 2019 total lunar eclipse Do's and don'ts for the lunar eclipse
The second eclipse of 2019 occurs on January 20th or 21st, depending on your location. This will be the most significant eclipse of the year in North America, as it is a total eclipse and it’s the only one fully visible in North America. The Moon will be full in Cancer in the constellation or […]
Here we are again in the final Mercury retrograde of 2018. This is the one planetary transit which seems to be blamed for just about anything going wrong. Mercury went retrograde on November 16 in Scorpio in Vedic astrology or Jyotish. Jyotish offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology. In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes […]
Following the festival of Diwali 2018 comes Indian New Year 2018 in Vedic astrology or Jyotish. This is Vikram Samvat 2075. According to mypanchang.com, Indian new year 2018 falls on November 8 worldwide, with the exception of Hawaii, where it is the previous day. This is the Gujarati and Marwadi New Year, as different regions of […]
Diwali is a multi-day festival in India. The first day is Govatsa Dwadashi, and then Dhanteras, followed by Kali Chaudas or Naraka Chaturdashi. Kali is the powerful dark goddess (one meaning of “kala” is black) who is an avatar of Goddess Durga. In Indian mythology, Kali was a slayer of demons, including Narakasura. As a lunar […]
The festival of Diwali is actually comprised of five days of rituals in India. We begin the celebration of Diwali 2018 with Govatsa Dwadashi and then the festival of Dhanteras. According to mypanchang.com, Dhanteras 2018 is on November 4 for North America, the West Indies, and South America. For India, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, […]