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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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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19 Apr 2022

In a previous post, I discussed the chart factors that are typically seen in people who are inclined to pursue acting as a profession (or a serious hobby). In this post, I want to do a similar take on writing, and look at the charts of some prominent writers. As before, I am only choosing […]

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27 Jul 2021

The root meaning of the third house is immediate environment. The most immediate environment is the home, in the specific sense of what the home environment is like as a whole, not the individuals of the family. What kind of energy is generally felt in the home, how do you react to it, is it […]

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