Krishna Janmashtami 2023 celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. In North America, we celebrate on the night of September 6th. Jai Shri Krishna
There are 27 stars in Vedic astrology or Jyotish. Of those, the most auspicious is Pushya nakshatra, especially when it falls on a Thursday.
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.
November, 2015 events: For those in the South Bay, I will be available for Vedic astrology readings (Jyotish), palmistry, Chinese astrology readings, Ayurvedic health consultations (pulse, diet, lifestyle, herbs), and Reiki at East West Bookstore in Mountain View, CA on Sundays, November 8 and 22, 2015 from 11 am to 5 pm.Please call the bookstore […]
Vedic astrology or Jyotish is based on the notion of karma. The word karma literally means “to act”. Our actions create certain results. It may be as simple as that we get an education, which can lead to a potential job. Or, we decide to buy a house and we are then responsible for all […]
The November 28, 2012 lunar eclipse will be the last eclipse of the year. A lunar eclipse occurs when the full Moon is aligned with one of the lunar nodes (Rahu or Ketu). A full Moon happens whenever the Sun and Moon are opposite each other in the zodiac. The nodes are always directly opposite […]
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 […]
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 […]
In Vedic astrology, one method of interpreting a planet’s behavioral patterns is to analyze the sign of the zodiac in which it’s located. In both Western and Vedic astrology (Jyotish), we classify the zodiac signs by type: movable, fixed, or mutable. The movable signs are Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn. The fixed signs are Taurus, Leo, […]
One of the greatest constants in our lives is change. Some changes are temporary, while other more dramatic shifts evolve through a slow, deliberate process. In a similar vein, planets in Vedic astrology or Jyotish have their own mode of imparting transformation. As my Jyotish teacher says, “A slow moving planet creates the longest lasting […]