Tag: Moon

Thursday Moon in Guru Pushya Nakshatra

One of the highlights of this year in Vedic astrology is that the great benefic Jupiter is exalted, or at its highest strength, in Cancer.  Jupiter signifies both spirituality as well as spiritual teachers.  While an exalted Jupiter is quite important, as  a predominantly lunar based system, Vedic astrology or Jyotish,  places great emphasis on the placement […]

Vedic Astrology for May, 2014

April showered us with two eclipses and the unexpected twists that only the Moon’s nodes can evoke. May brings us the gift of flowering planets in Vedic astrology or Jyotish.  Vedic astrology for May, 2014 presents us with an array of strong planets and a potential for elevated outcomes.  What differentiates the planetary placements in […]

Pushya Moon

As  a predominantly lunar based system, Vedic astrology or Jyotish,  places great emphasis on the placement of the Moon over the placement of the Sun. The Moon represents our emotional body.  Jyotish tracks the movement of the Moon through the 12 signs of the zodiac and the 27 lunar constellations or nakshatras. Each nakshatra has specific qualities […]