Astrology as Practised by the Rishis

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Do we need an ayanamsa when using tropical zodiac with sidereal nakshatras?

Sidereal zodiac uses an ayanamsa to calculate planetary positions from an ephemeris, which is tropical. Can ayanamsa be done away with when using tropical zodiac?… Continue Reading →

Bhishma nirvana and the Hindu luni-solar calendar

Bhishma was one of the chief protagonists of Mahabharata. The astronomical details of Bhishma nirvana in Mahabharata provide an insight into the workings of the luni-solar calendar followed then…. Continue Reading →

Coronavirus pandemic: when will it end? An astrological analysis

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the globe, an attempt is made to predict what future holds by astrological analysis using tropical zodiac…. Continue Reading →

Neecha bhanga raja yoga illustrated by saptarishis

Though various definitions of Neecha bhanga are advocated, Saptarishis have clearly illustrated cancellation of debilitation. Read along with its definition rendered by Sage Pulippani, one can easily understand Neecha bhanga yoga…. Continue Reading →

President Donald Trump’s chart has Virgo ascendant

Donald Trump’s chart has Leo ascendant; but, upon analysis, putradosha in this rising makes this chart very unlikely. He definitely has Virgo ascendant…. Continue Reading →

Kendrathipathy dosha? I don’t think so

Sage Pulippani speaks of a malefactor for every sign…. Continue Reading →

The phenomenon of nadi astrology: is nadi astrology fake?

The blame is on us for using a sidereal zodiac instead of a tropical one…. Continue Reading →

Settings for tropical zodiac with sidereal nakshatras

Settings for choosing tropical zodiac with sidereal nakshatras in Jagannatha Hora instead of the default sidereal zodiac…. Continue Reading →

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