Predictive & Psychological Astrology

In this section you will find articles related to astrology (mostly vedic astrology) though other systems of divination such as the I Ching and Panchapakshi too have been covered. Whilst Vedic astrology is more popular for its strong predictive leanings, it is possible to adopt a psycho-spiritual approach even in the traditional context. Please read the article 'An integrated psycho-spiritual approach to Jyotish' for more on such an integrated approach. Please click the following links to read other astrology related articles.

February 21, 2019

A systematic Approach to Medical Astrology: an outline

—– © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary   The Basics of the chart wrt Medical Astrology Moon Lagna & lagna lord 8 th house & lord Kendras […]
February 21, 2019

An introduction to the I Ching

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Note: The following article was originally written for a software program on the I Ching. The entire text for the […]
February 21, 2019

The Essentials of Reading a Prasna chart- A practical example

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary In one of the recent discussions on the jyotish-list, Sri K. N. Rao raised the question whether Sonia Gandhi’s children […]
February 21, 2019

THE VEDIC ZODIAC

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary For an observer on the earth, the Sun appears to move around the earth. The path of this motion is […]
February 21, 2019

FIXING A MUHURTA- AN OUTLINE OF THE STEPS INVOLVED

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Sometime back, immediately after a talk at an astrology meeting, a student who seemed to have been learning the subject […]
February 21, 2019

Muhurta

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary The exact juncture of time “To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under the heavens; […]
February 21, 2019

The Enigma of the House Systems

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary “Which house system should an astrologer follow”? This is a question that most beginners ask. After sometime a majority do […]
February 21, 2019

The Quadrants, Succedents and the Cadents

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Kendras (quadrants): 1, 4, 7, 10 Support/pillars/vishnu sthanas The angular houses, 1, 4, 7, 10, are called kendra s (centers) […]
February 21, 2019

Planets and lordships of the 12 zodiac signs

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary The ancient seers based their Astrological conclusions on: Observation – planets and nakshatras and their results. Intuition – (primary means […]
February 21, 2019

Functional Nature of planets based on their ownership

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Trines/ Trikonas The rulers of the 1,5,9 houses are benefic ( with the 9 being ‘the most benefic’ and the […]
February 21, 2019

Natural Benefics & Malefics

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary (Subha/Asubha) Notes: * 1 If Moon is strong. * 2 Mercury (if not afflicted or in malefic company). Jupiter> Venus> […]
February 21, 2019

Vedic Astrology Basics: An Outline

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary There are a few ways to understand the houses.   Polar opposites that complement each other   Natural zodiac of […]
February 21, 2019

Ruling Planets, a near-mathematical model of the phenomenon of Synchronicity in Astrology

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Ruling Planets is a very important concept, in fact one of the corner stones of KP that attracted me to […]
February 21, 2019

LIGHT ON ‘KARAKA’

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary The student of vedic astrology comes across the word ‘karaka’ quite often in various contexts. In fact most standard texts […]
February 21, 2019

SWARA THE BREATH OF MAHESWARA

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary   The human brain is undoubtedly one of the most amazing, incredible and wondrous of Nature’s creation. It contains twelve […]
February 21, 2019

The role of the Dasamsa in the Rise and Fall in one’s Career and Status

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Symbolism of the Dasamsa or Tenth harmonic (divisional chart) Every student of Jyotish knows well that apart from the natal […]
February 21, 2019

Ingénue to Femme fatale and Laughing stock to Living legend

A brief astrobiographical sketch of Elizabeth Taylor —— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary I was never much interested in movies except for the technical side. I […]
February 21, 2019

THE ASTROLOGICAL BASIS OF THE HINDU NEW YEAR

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Let me give a brief outline of the essentials. The Hndu New Year starts on Chaitra Sukla Pratipada meaning: Pratipada: […]
February 21, 2019

The Four Goals of Life

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary To desire is not wrong. But it should be legitimate. Desire is at the root of all things . So […]
February 21, 2019

Divisions of Jyotish

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Astrology is a Vedanga (limb of Veda). It is verily the eye of the Vedas, for it sheds light on […]
February 21, 2019

The different schools of Vedic Astrology

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Vedic astrology is a vast ocean and primarily rests on the principles enunciated by Parasara. The Brihat Parasara Hora Sastra […]
February 21, 2019

The Nine Grahas

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Every horoscope has 12 rashis (signs), 9 grahas (loosely translated as planets and 27 nakshatras (constellations/lunar mansions). The interrelationship of […]
February 21, 2019

Jyotisha through the ages

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary Jyotisha, which is often referred to in the west as Vedic astrology, is an integral part of Indian life. It […]
February 8, 2019

An integrated psycho-spiritual approach to Jyotish

—— © Dr. Satya Prakash Choudhary The word Jyotisha can mean both Astronomy as well as Astrology. As for the Vedas, they do not speak directly […]