As we celebrate Krishna Janmashtami 2019, we are honoring the birth of our beloved Krishna, who is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He was a cowherd in this particular incarnation.
This is a follow up to my previous post which attempted to shed light on the recent world events – political, environmental, international, and personal. If we can better grasp why something is happening, then we can make more informed decisions. We can choose to participate in implementing change in meaningful and effective manners. As […]
A powerful lunar eclipse is happening on July 16th. It coincides with the auspicious day of Guru Purnima. There are specific practices to be followed on this day.
Guru Purnima is the most auspicious day of the year for disciples to honor their spiritual teachers. However, this year it coincides with a partial lunar eclipse.
Vedic astrology or Jyotish, places great emphasis on the placement of the Moon. The Moon represents our emotional body. Jyotish tracks the movement of the Moon through the zodiac and the 27 lunar constellations or nakshatras. Thursday, July 4, 2019 marks a spiritually auspicious placement of the Moon. The Thursday Moon is in Pushya nakshatra. The […]
The second Mercury retrograde of the year will soon commence. Mercury retrograde July, 2019 runs from the 7th to the 31st. Vedic astrology or Jyotish offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology. In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes a planet stronger. Mercury deals with communication (oral, written and technological), commerce, short trips, the intellect, education, […]
A positive aspect of Venus in Taurus is that it is not influenced by the turbulence happening with the planetary placements of Saturn, Mars, Rahu, and Ketu.
A lot of the recent events have been extremely intense. The bombings in Sri Lanka, the shooting on Passover near San Diego, and the turbulent storms in many locations. Here are some insights regarding Jyotish or Vedic astrology and world events for the first half of 2019. This examines the past few months and also […]
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, […]