How to learn on this blog

You are here because you want to learn astrology. On this blog, there is a large and growing number of posts on many topics in astrology, aimed at different levels of learning requiring varying amounts of background information. Where exactly to start your learning, and how to acquire a cohesive and meaningful repertoire of knowledge? This special post will show you how.

Horoscopes

There are two essential tools you need to analyze horoscopes. One is the ephemeris, and the other is a horoscope charting program. This post tells you how and where to get them.

16 Aug 2023

When assessing the quality of any issue in the Jyotish chart, you need to look at that issue from three perspectives: the house that represents it, its functional karaka (the ruler of that house), and its natural karaka. This is the power of three, and a judgement should be made only after looking at the […]

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1 Aug 2023

We have looked at the first to third, fourth to sixth, and seventh to ninth houses of the Jyotish horoscope. Which leaves the houses ten, eleven, and twelve. Tenth House If  the ninth house is the pinnacle of the trinal dharma houses, the tenth house stands as the pinnacle of the angular karma houses. It […]

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24 Jul 2023

In previous posts, I presented core meanings of the first, second, third houses, as well as the fourth, fifth, and sixth. Now let’s take a look at the next three houses. Seventh House The seventh house signifies marriage. A strong malefic influence on the seventh house may cause trouble in the marriage, or deny marriage […]

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17 Jul 2023

In a previous post, I presented the first, second, and third houses in Jyotish – their significations, with examples of how these might show up in horoscopes. Let’s move forward and look at the fourth, fifth, and sixth houses. Fourth House The fourth house rules the home (house and the people therein). Since the second […]

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10 Jul 2023

In a previous post, I introduced the houses in a Jyotish horoscope, including the various ways in which they are categorized according to various perspectives of interpretation. Let’s get into the detailed description of these houses, starting with the first three. First House The first house is treated as a microcosm or “nucleus” of the […]

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12 Jun 2023

Western astrology proposes numerous aspects each with a specific interpretation. Aspects come with orbs-an aspect is only defined to work if it is within a certain orb, and the closer the orb, the more intense the effect of the aspect. Jyotish defines aspects as well, but these aspects work differently than those in Western astrology, […]

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