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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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 May 2022

The progressed Sun (also known as the solar arc), illuminates each planet that it comes in contact with through hard aspect. It shines its light on the planet, and we come to realize what the planet means to us, and how it is animated in our life. If you were to reflect on the times […]

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10 Aug 2021

The fifth house is the arena of self-expression. This is the fundamental signification out of which arise many related meanings. One of them is creativity. When you create, you are giving life to something didn’t exist before in that exact form, otherwise you are just copying. In this sense, creating arises out of pure self-expression […]

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