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Quick analysis on Rishab Shetty’s chart. Lagna Lord exalted and AL in the 9th house of bhagya in/thru foreign lands. 2nd lord and karaka for fame in 12th house of foreign lands and a loaded rashi of arts/skills. So the reach of this movie is both pan India and foreign markets. In the interview heContinue reading “kAntAra”
Wrote this as a post in the Lunar Astro Facebook Group. June 9th, 2022 today/tomorrow (depending on where you are in the world) is Vatuka Bhairava Jayanti. The tithi is ज्येष्ठ शुकल दशमी (Jyestha Shukla Dashami). A few thoughts on this rupa. He is a saumya and bala rupa (a boy of 8 years) ofContinue reading “Vatuka Bhairava”
You must have heard about the metaphor “Grow a Spine” meaning fighting and having the courage to tackle something important. We can think of this also in terms of morals and ethics. Our lives revolve around this concept of ethics in the western worldview but in the Sanaatana Dharma (Hinduism) it is referred to asContinue reading “Spine”
As the Telugu new year “Ugaadi” is approaching let’s discuss briefly about the souls journey and new beginnings. Lagna is defined defined as the point in the sky on the eastern horizon when any being is born. This forms the anchor or Lagna for the life span of that being. Several points in the skyContinue reading “The Journey”
Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) is very rich in its iconography and deities. It is a condensed form of the formless nature of existence (Brahman) and very symbolic. Its foolish to take the literal meanings or what is apparent. But even the condensed forms are characterized by multiple layers of complexity and subtlety. Let us look atContinue reading “Dakshinamurthy”
Vinayaka Vijayam is a 70’s Telugu movie that they used play on Doordarshan (Indian Government run channel) every Vinayaka Chathurthi when I was a kid. Yesterday, my wife was reading the Katha (story) on the birth of Ganesha as part of the ritual. Gajasura was given the boon by Lord Shiva that he would resideContinue reading “Chakras”
Thought for the day
Shani Maharaj is the Judge, Jury and Executioner. Reference from Makara. It is his Dharma (9th) to Judge (Kanya Rashi). It is his Karma (10th) to be the Jury/Deliberate (Tula Rashi). It is his Kaama (11th) to Execute/Deliver (Vrischik Rashi).
Birth Time Rectification
Nashta Jataka (Lost Horoscope) is one of subjects in classical Jyotish literature where using Prashna techniques the horoscope of the native is constructed, who has either lost the birth details or doesnt know their birth day and or exact time. But even if you have a fair awareness of the birth date and approximate time,Continue reading “Birth Time Rectification”
The making of the Mridangam
The Mridangam is an acosutic double sided drum like instrument always used in Carnatic music performances. This instrument has all the characteristics of Makar rashi and Shani Maharaj. Let us see how. First of all it is an ancient instrument often depicted on sculptures, paintings, wood work and mythology. It is the instrument of choiceContinue reading “The making of the Mridangam”