Astrology

The study of the nine planets, called Navagraha, is important as it is believed that the Navagrahas have a major influence in our lives. We offer mantras and perform pujas to the Navagrahas, especially in times of obstacles or deciding the timing of major events in our lives, such as marriage, moving to a new home, or attending a job interview.

Astrology Chapter 11: Shani (Saturn) – Much More than the God of Misfortune!

Astrology Chapter 11: Shani (Saturn) – Much More than the God of Misfortune!

In Vedic astrology, anyone born under Shani's (Saturn) influence is feared to have bad luck, but Shani Dev is often misunderstood.

As spiritual aspirants, we come to realize that Shani is actually a friend rather than an enemy. ...read more

Astrology Chapter 10 – Shukra (Venus), The Emblem of Love

Astrology Chapter 10 – Shukra (Venus), The Emblem of Love

Shukra (Venus) is the planet of the subtle body. He blesses us with the fruits of our labor, has authority over all attributes and talents, and is the cause of love, attachment, and affection. It is no wonder that Shukra is revered in the material world.

Worshiping Shukra brings love, harmony, ...read more

Astrology Chapter 9: The Wisdom of Brihaspati (Jupiter)

Astrology Chapter 9: The Wisdom of Brihaspati (Jupiter)

Brihaspati, or Jupiter, is one of the most auspicious and beneficial planets.

He is the form of the Guru and the form of Lord Shiva. He bestows the highest wisdom and holds the key to liberation. Learn to enhance your wisdom through worship of ... read more

Astrology Chapter 8: Recapture Your Childlike Nature – Budha (Mercury)

Astrology Chapter 8: Recapture Your Childlike Nature – Budha (Mercury)

A strong memory, excellent communications skills, and a joyful, childlike nature are the special characteristics of one whose astrological chart has Mercury (Budha) in a position of strength.

Recapture these special qualities - learn Budha's Mantra....read more

 

Astrology Chapter 7: Obtain the Strength and Courage of Mangal (Mars)

Astrology Chapter 7: Obtain the Strength and Courage of Mangal (Mars)

Learn how to obtain strength and courage through the worship of Mangal (Mars) in Astrology Chapter 7.

While the Sun creates and the Moon dwells within, Mangal is the great protector, defending against both internal and external enemies. ...read more
 

Astrology Chapter 6: Attract the Divine Qualities of the Moon

Astrology Chapter 6: Attract the Divine Qualities of the Moon

The position of the Moon is the next most influential aspect of the astrological chart, second only to the Sun.

Learn the five divine qualities, or tendencies, of individuals born with a strong Moon in their astrological chart. Put into practice a special mantra to the Moon to attract these divine qualities! ...read more

Astrology Chapter 5:  The Glory of the Sun

Astrology Chapter 5: The Glory of the Sun

In astrology, the Sun, also called Surya or Ravi, is known as the Supreme Deity and Supreme Consciousness.

In this Chapter, we review the divine qualities of the Sun, how it contrasts to Shani (Saturn), and how the placement of the Sun in the birth chart impacts our nature.

The Sun has several divine virtues. ...read more

Astrology Chapter 4:  The Wisdom of the Great Energy

Astrology Chapter 4: The Wisdom of the Great Energy

What are the characteristics of an individual who is no longer impacted by the planets?

Those who can move with the great energy of the universe and accomplish extraordinary things are no longer impacted by the planets. They serve as a Mother or a Father to all of humanity. ...read more

Navagraha Deepam

Navagraha Deepam

The Navagraha Deepam (lamp) is lit in the puja room of our house to inspire positive vibrations. It brings prosperity, good health, peace of mind, and courage.

In this lamp, Lord Surya (Sanskrit: सुर्य, surya), the Sun, occupies the center place, and is surrounded by the other Grahas (plantets). Lord Surya is the source of life in our Solar System and represents the Light of Wisdom who dispels our darkness. ...read more

Astrology Chapter 3: Three Easy Steps to Minimize Planetary Influences

Astrology Chapter 3: Three Easy Steps to Minimize Planetary Influences

We experience the effects of the planets in all of our actions. Sometimes, the effects of the planets do not favor the desired outcome. Mitigate planetary influences and change the course of your destiny through practicing these three steps. ...read more

Astrology Chapter 2 – The Fruits of Studying Astrology Scriptures

Astrology Chapter 2 – The Fruits of Studying Astrology Scriptures

The Astrology scriptures have such infinitely deep wisdom that, whoever has fully disciplined conscious awareness, can understand the deepest meanings of the heart. Such beings will continually experience infinite delights.

Those who have faith in the scriptures and who perform strict spiritual disciplines, can be privileged to have authority over this wisdom....read more

Astrology Ch 1: The Benefits of Understanding Astrology

Astrology Ch 1: The Benefits of Understanding Astrology

By means of the Astrology scriptures, we can make our life journey with the understanding of where the path will be more difficult, where there may be obstacles, and what to expect in order to avoid surprises along the way.

In this way, the Astrology Scriptures illuminate the darkness along our individual paths....read more

 
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