Category Archives: Beginners

Karaka: Chandra

Let’s begin with the larger picture and then we will go through all the characteristics of the Moon. Why it is the mother and why it is the healer. The larger picture is that the Moon is Prakrati – the created universe – Maya. Surya is the source of life and the Moon is the […]

Read more ...

Ekādaśa Bhāva

लाभभावफलाञ्चाथ कथयामि द्विजोत्तम। श्रुयोताम् जातको लोके यछुत्भत्वे सदा सुखी॥ lābhabhāvaphalāṣcātha kathayāmi dvijottama | śruyotām jātako loke yachutbhatve sadā sukhī ||                                                  -Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra, Lābhabhāvaphalādhyāya, Sl. 1 “O the greatest among dvijas, I will now tell you about the results of Lābha Bhāva, which if auspicious (śubha) will make the native eternally happy” The […]

Read more ...

Foundation of Jyotiṣa I: Guṇas

एकोऽव्यक्तात्मको विष्णुर्नादिः प्रभुरीश्वरः। शुद्धसत्व जगत्स्वामी निर्गुणास्त्रिगुणान्वितः॥ eko’vyaktātmako viṣṇurnādiḥ prabhurīśvaraḥ| śuddhasatvao jagatsvāmī nirguṇāstriguṇānvitaḥ||                                                             Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāśtra, sṛṣṭikramakathanādhyāya, śloka 13   The Beginning In the beginning there was the great Void. The five primordial elements or the pañca bhūtas, the 14 lokas or the caturdaśa bhuvanas, the Universe, dyu and Space, water and air, sound […]

Read more ...

On Parā and Aparā

From Muṇḍakopaniṣad ॐ ब्रह्मा देवानां प्रथमं सम्बभूव विश्व्स्य कर्ता भुवनस्य गोप्ता। स ब्रह्मविद्यं सर्वविद्याप्रतिष्ठाम् अथर्वाय ज्येष्ठपुत्राय प्राह॥ १११ om brahmā devānāṁ prathamaṁ sambabhūva viśvsya kartā bhuvanasya goptā| sa brahmavidyaṁ sarvavidyāpratiṣṭhām atharvāya jyeṣṭhaputrāya prāha|| 111   अथर्वणे यां प्रवदेत ब्रह्मा- थर्वा तां पुरोवाचाञ्गिरे बह्मविद्याम्। स भारद्वाजाय सत्यवहाय प्राह भारद्वाजोऽगिरसे परावराम्॥ ११२ atharvaṇei yāṁ pravadeta brahmā- tharvā […]

Read more ...

Divisional Charts

Divisional charts are the keys to understanding horoscopes as they unlock that hidden door which refuses to open, even after the astrologer has examined the entire spectrum of variables for analyzing a bhāva. So once a bhāva has been put under the gaze, and its rāśi and the planets housing it and aspecting it, its […]

Read more ...

Bhava and Rashi Sandhis

Sandhi or the transition zone between one bhava and another and between two rashis, is a problematic field of study in jyotish. It is a nebulous area where astrologers have so far failed to throw light on the reasons behind the peculiar nature of planets in sandhi and their effects on people’s lives. Being transitional […]

Read more ...

Bhāva Kārakatva

Parāśara, in his monumental work, the Bṛhat Parāśara Horā Śāstra has identified two categories of celestial bodies, moving (cara) and non-moving (sthira). The moving bodies are the planets (grahas) comprising our solar system, namely, the Sun (Sūrya), Moon (Candra), Mercury (Budha), Mars (Maṅgal), Venus (Śukra), Jupiter (Bṛhaspati) and Saturn (Śani). The sun is included in […]

Read more ...

Sarbani Rath Jaimini Scholar (DBC)
sarbanirath@gmail
15B Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Marg, New Delhi 110060, India
+91 9810449850 +91-11-45048762

Chart Readings

60Min30MinForm
One-Hour Reading US$ 95
Vedic Reading with Sarbani Rath. Telephone or Personal meeting. Digital recordings emailed same day.
For Appointment Contact: sarbanirath@gmail.com
30 Minute Reading US$ 50
Vedic Reading with Sarbani Rath. Telephone or Personal meeting.
For Appointment Contact: sarbanirath@gmail.com
You MUST download, fill and email reading form to sarbanirath@gmail.com
PDF is not advisible unless this is for personal meeting
Rich Text Format [rtf] 143.39 Kb
Word - DOC [doc] 98.50 Kb
Word - DOCX [docx] 45.24 Kb
Portable Document PDF [pdf] 89.05 Kb
94°
34°
°F | °C
Mostly Cloudy
Humidity: 21%
11 mph

Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 36 other subscribers.

Skip to toolbar