Venus entered Pisces today (April 15). In Vedic Astrology or Jyotish, Pisces is the sign in which Venus is considered to be exalted, or at its highest point. It’s as if Venus is vacationing at a four star spa. Here, it can enjoy the luxurious comfort to which it accustomed. Significations of Venus Venus signifies […]
Happy Hanuman Jayanti 2019! Happy birthday to Shri Hanuman, the monkey God, who is the epitome of service and devotion. Indians worldwide are celebrating this day to honor Lord Rama’s humble servant. The festival of Hanuman Jayanti occurs shortly after Ram Navami . Hanuman was ever vigilant to his master, fearless in all his endeavors, […]
If you turn on the news, open your social media feed, or read an email from an environmental charity, you will likely hear about natural disasters which involve water. Glaciers are melting at an increasing rapid pace. We’ve had historic flooding in Northern California, the Midwest, and Louisiana. Many have died. There have been billions […]
One of the most beloved gods in the Hindu pantheon is Lord Rama. Indians affectionately call him Shri Rama, Ram, Ramaji, or Ramachandra. (Ram rhymes with palm in pronunciation). A joyous festival in India is Ram Navami, or the birthday of Lord Rama. Ram Navami 2019 falls on April 13 in North and South America, […]
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 […]
With Valentine’s Day approaching, conversations about love are abound. As an astrologer, the main topic of discussion is relationships. Clients want to know about matters of the heart or about relationship compatibility. As an Ayurvedic practitioner, my clients often discuss vitality. They are interested in having increased energy, or possessing proper stamina to have a […]
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 […]