Author: Madhavi

July 27, 2018 lunar eclipse

Powerful July 27, 2018 Lunar Eclipse Plus Mars and Mercury retrograde!

The July 27, 2018 lunar eclipse is the longest eclipse of the 21st century. It’s  a total eclipse in certain parts of the world.  The Moon will be full in Capricorn in the constellation or nakshatra of  Shravana for the powerful lunar eclipse. This full Moon is known as Ashadha Purnima in Vedic astrology or […]

Retrograde planets abound!

We’re currently in the midst of Mercury retrograde and everyone is all too familiar with that regular astronomical phenomenon. However, other planets also turn retrograde.  Retrograde planets abound in the next few months! Jupiter is currently retrograde in Libra.  In addition, Saturn retrograde commences on April 17.  The Vedic astrology view on retrograde planets is that they […]

Mercury retrograde March and April 2018

Managing Mercury retrograde March and April 2018

It’s begun again! The one planetary transit which seems to be blamed for just about anything going wrong.  Yes, it’s Mercury retrograde again! Mercury went retrograde on March 22 in Pisces in Vedic astrology or Jyotish.   Jyotish offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology.  In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes a planet stronger. However, in […]

Ram Navami 2018

Ram Navami 2018

If you’ve ever traveled throughout India, you’ve undoubtedly seen temples to various deities in both large cities and the smallest villages. There are hundreds of Hindu gods, each of whom embodies certain divine attributes.  One of the most beloved gods in the Hindu pantheon is Lord Rama. He is also affectionately known as Shri Rama […]