Tag: jyotisha

The Black Snake Re-Emerges: Kala Sarpa yoga

In Vedic astrology, we utilize nine planets and twelve houses or signs of the zodiac. Typically, the planets are scattered amongst the twelve houses.  When planets are unevenly distributed and form a particular alignment or configuration, they are often called by a distinctive name.   Currently all the planets are between the nodal axis in a […]

Planetary Party in Taurus in Vedic Astrology

In my previous blog, I discussed the confluence of planets in Taurus in Vedic Astrology, or Jyotish.  I provided a broad overview of how this powerful planetary placement of Mercury, Venus, Sun, Jupiter, and Ketu all in one sign may manifest. Each planet has its own agenda which it’s attempting to enforce. What it evokes […]

The Celestial Messenger Communicates Via Snail Mail

The word ‘mercurial’ is defined on dictionary.com as: “changeable; volatile; fickle; flighty; erratic.”  In Vedic Astrology or Jyotish, Mercury is considered a dual planet; it wants to pursue two paths simultaneously. It enjoys having the best of both worlds. After the Moon, Mercury is the fastest moving planet in the zodiac, staying in a sign less than a month. […]