Skeptics say no! Believers say yes!
A man has always been willy-nilly about the soothsayers about predicting the uncertainty in life. But can the future be foretold? The Indian â€œscienceâ€ of foretelling future â€“ â€œVedic Astrologyâ€ is also called â€œJyotish Vidyaâ€ or â€œScience of Lightâ€.
Is Astrology a rocket science?
In the modern world, people question proven theories and experiments. The concept of astrology with no explanatory power will obviously be an object of rejection. Astrology is not magic! The basis of astrology is astronomy and mathematics.
Astrology is the observation of positions of celestial bodies in relation to the earth. It is believed that there exists a correspondence between relative positions and events that occur on the Earth.
How are humans linked to Celestial Bodies?
We are bundle of atoms held together by physical bond of Universe just like planets. This theory may be called the basis of astrology, possible predictions and remedial measure.
Imagine Vedic Astrology chart to be a clock that shows the timings of your life. Astrologers claim they can know much about you by reading the chart. Strangely, the astrological clock has not just three arms like the conventional clocks, they have ten hands namely your rising sign and the planets and stars.
To give meaning to observations made in terms of psychological and physical, Hindu astrologers rely on 5 rational factors
What is a zodiac?
Zodiac is subdivided into 12 equal sections and are named and numbered as follows
The Asterisms or Nakshatra
Dasas â€“ The planetary Periods
Grahas â€“ Sun and planets
Rotating on their own axis and orbiting around sun, millions of miles away from us, do they truly control our destiny? Apparently yes. The chemistry and atomic make up of our bodies react to the planetary cycles and their relative gravity.
BhÄvas â€“ The houses
The best way to study the various facets of Jyotiá¹£a is to see their role in chart evaluation of actual persons and how these are construed. Taking into account all these observations, an accomplished astrologer can clearly reveal a great part of your life including the instances when you will succeed and fail, the times when you shall experience good health and ill health, when you will come across love relationships, when you can marry, the information about your children and your relationship
How is it different from Western Astrology?
Indian astrology is deeply spiritual. It heavily draws from the universal forces and powers that are superhuman and beyond the purview of the senses. It differs from western astrology by the following
Everyone’s personal zodiac chart and astrological chart are the ones that tick their lives on the earth. None have the power to change it. However, understanding it shall let you benefit a lot and stay at peace. It helps you understand the following
â— Your personality, looks, attitude & temperament
â— Family life, speech & communication, thinking patterns
â— Career, money matters, success in investments, income sources & level of affluence
â— Communications, courage and career
â— Parents, siblings, level of happiness & domestic harmony
â— Children, status, creative power
â— Health, debts, enemies, competition
â— Marriage / partnerships
â— Unearned wealth & property luck
â— Interest in religion & spirituality, level of morality; karma & deeds
â— Sexual desires & their fulfillment
â— Losses, expenses & events beyond your control
Conclusion – Do we trust it?
Astrology is an incomparable asset to assess the potential possibilities of our lives. At the right time, the right code of conduct and right method to perform a task will always aid in success. Astrology serves as a mirror. It need not be 100% correct which discipline is? But it helps within its limits.
Practitioners believe that Vedic astrology, with its ties to the ancient wisdom of Vedic literature, is a great source of profound knowledge.
You canâ€™t change your clock, but you can make peace with it and make the most of your life by understanding it. Itâ€™s such a relief to know what will happen and when, and what WONâ€™T happen, no matter how hard you try
When you know what shall happen at a point and what shall not happen despite best efforts, you can plan the course of your life accordingly and do a better job. This is the essence of helping people with the interpretations regarding their astrological chart.