Today is the result of all your past karma ( Actions) and tomorrow is the continuation of the sum total of all your past and present. For every effect there is a definite cause. Vedic astrology reveals the cause and effect of your past present and future and indicates necessary corrections that need to be made. Through proper understanding and practicing alignment with the laws of nature, one gains the full support of the nature and the entire cosmic dynamics. Thus one becomes fulfilled of his own destiny.
Dr. Siju Muraleedharan
Vedic astrology is about 7000 years old and the oldest branch of astrology known . This science has been mentioned in the Vedas and carried down through generations. Vedic Astrology uses a unique system of dasas and sub divisional charts that are different from Western Astrology. It can give astonishing results when an expert Vedic scholar reads your chart based on your correct date, place and time of birth
Siddantha : Siddhanta (Sanskrit) means 'conclusions arrived at last.' Jyotish Siddhanta means ultimate conclusions or understanding arrived at in astrology. This division deals with the application of the postulates or doctrines of astronomy to improve the understandings of astrology.
Samhita: Mundane astrology, predicting important events based on analysis of astrological dynamics in a country's horoscope or general transit events such as war, earth quakes, political events, financial positions, electional astrology; house and construction related matters (Vastu Shastra), animals, portents, omens etc.
Hora: Predictive astrology based on analysis of natal horoscopes and the moment a query is made.
The Hora or predictive astrology is further sub-divided into ten more branches:
The most basic elements of Vedic astrology are the nine planets or heavenly bodies and the twelve signs of the zodiac and the twelve houses of the chart. When studying Vedic astrology, it is important to become familiar with the Sanskrit words for all the main components. To begin with, let it be known that the words planets and "grahas" are synonymous. The twelve signs of the zodiac are called "rashis" and the houses are called "bhavas" or "sthanas" .
The nine planets used in Vedic astrology are :