Category: Ayurveda

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Indian New Year 2017

Following the festival of Diwali 2017 comes Indian New Year 2017 in Vedic astrology or Jyotish.  This is also the first day of the Vikram Samvat calendar used in India.  The year is 2074.  According to mypanchang.com, Indian new year 2017 falls on October 20 worldwide, with the exception of Fiji and New Zealand.  This […]

August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse : Stay indoors!

Everyone seems to be discussing the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse.  There are even flights to go view it!  In Jyotish, or, Vedic astrology and astronomy, eclipses are particularly powerful events. Eclipses occur when the nodes, Rahu (North) or Ketu (South) fall within a certain astronomical degree of the Sun / Moon.  Since eclipses occlude […]

Mercury retrograde August 2017 : Volatile Interactions

Mercury retrograde begins again on August 12, 2017.  While many people dread times when Mercury is retrograde, Vedic astrology, or Jyotish, offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology.  In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes a planet stronger.  In this Mercury retrograde August 2017 , Mercury spends time with Rahu, Sun, and Mars. Each adds their […]

Ayurvedic quick fixes for mid-year

Here we are in the month of June.   How have you done with your Ayurvedic new year’s resolutions? Have you been able to implement them as you’d like?  Rather than falling into the blame or shame game with yourself for what hasn’t happened, let’s examine what you have done and what can be fixed.  […]