Guru Purnima Vyasa

Astrological significance of Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima is known as one of the greatest festivals originating from India. It is a day to honour all our Gurus, whether it be spiritual teachers imparting paravidya or those imparting other types of knowledge (para vidya). Without anyone teaching us something, what would be be? The day of Guru Purnima falls on the day of the full moon (Purnima) during the month of …

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Sun as Agni fire element

The Five Great Elements in Vedic Astrology

The Vedic view on creation is not a view of the past. Creation of the five elements continues to take place every moment. As I explain below, the scriptures clearly state that creation starts with the feeling of I (Ahamkara). This sense of “I” we do continuously maintain in our daily life and this keeps the creation and cycles of re-birth into place in our …

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Food in jyotisch astrology

Food Astrology: best diet according to your chart?

Doshas, Planets and Tastes All around the world we are familiar with the phrase: “You are what you eat”. Vedic Astrology and food choices are of course related to Ayurveda. In this ancient science it is acknowledged that every taste has an influence on the so-called three ‘doshas’. The doshas are body types, which determine our physical state. Food in astrology is related to the …

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doshas Ayurvedic astrology

Ayurvedic doshas: body in Vedic Astrology

In medical astrology, Vedic Astrology uses concepts from its ‘sister science’ Ayurveda. This ancient and medical discipline is based on the five elements which also permeate all Indian traditions and ancient civilisations alike. From subtle to gross the elements and their Sanskrit names are: ether (akash), air (or wind) (vayu), fire (agni), water (jala) and earth (privthi). Ayurveda is well known for its capacity to …

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The Lotus in Jyotish grows in mud

Free Online Vedic Astrology chart learning options

Learning Vedic Astrology online for free Many start learning Vedic Astrology for free by printing their own chart with a free Vedic chart calculator. A common next step is looking up the deeper meanings of planetary placements and conjunctions. I also started off like this and in this article I share my experiences: Where to find good online sources? How to learn Vedic Astrology for …

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Candles and lamps as Vedic Remedies

Vedic Astrology Chart Reading

I am frequently asked how I prepare for a Vedic Astrology chart reading. This depends very much on the question and context. Therefore, I never endeavoured writing an article on this topic. However, as I felt this is also an understandable and natural curiosity, I decided to post some basic features that I use as a foundation of a Vedic Astrology chart reading. It is …

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Remedies zijn ook rituelen

Vedic Remedies in Astrology (Jyotish)

This blog post is about different types of remedies used in Vedic astrology.
There is more about remedies than only prescribing them. Therefore, I highly recommend everyone who wants to apply remedies to read this article.

It includes insights about subtle differences and principles behind Vedic remedies.

Explore the subtle differences between rajasic, tamasic and sattvic remedies and how these can be influenced by our inner attitude.

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