Sun as Agni fire element

The Five Great Elements in Vedic Astrology

The three gunas and the planets All planets are connected to one of the gunas and represent the basic qualities. Jupiter, the Sun and the Moon and non-afflicted exalted planets represent Sattva. Mercury and Venus represent Rajas, the creative but deluded energy. Mars, Saturn, Ketu and Rahu represent Tamas: inertia and destruction. The five elements and the planets and signs Ether: Jupiter. Wind (of air): …

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Food in jyotisch astrology

Food Astrology: best diet according to your chart?

Doshas, Planets and Tastes Strengthening planets with food? Sun relates to pungent. Moon is saline. Mars relates to bitter. Mercury relates to mixed taste. Jupiter relates to sweet. Venus relates to sour. Saturn relates to astringent. Adjusting food to a body type Bitter, pungent and astringent strengthen Vata Vata has to do with detoxing and movement. We can increase Vata by eating bitter, pungent and …

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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

It is impossible to avoid some astrological vocabulary in this article, which may make it more interesting for those with a little background in this subject. If you happen not to have this background yet, another article on the basics of Vedic Astrology might be a better go for you. Vedic astrology birth chart reading In any Vedic Astrology birth chart assessment, I always start …

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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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