Astrology And Reincarnation – Part 2: Understanding the nodes of the Moon

** Hari Om Namo Narayana! ** On their own, the nodes of the Moon are mere mathematical entities. They are not considered ‘bodied planets’ in the Jyotisha scheme of planets and are extremely difficult to predict concrete events with owing mainly to their unpredictable nature. There are experts out there in the field of jyotisha… Read More

Astrology and Reincarnation – Part 1: What is the science of reincarnation?

** Hari Om Namo Narayana! ** The science of reincarnation is actually detailed in The ‘Sankhya Shastra’. The ‘Sankhya’ is actually one of many ancient Indian texts and the work on the Sankhya is attributed to the great sage Kapil. According to the Sankhya, our soul’s inspiration is the guiding light of our purpose here… Read More

Astrology and Mental Health Part 2 : Five second diagnosis using the planets

** Hari Om Namo Narayana! ** If you read the first part of this series, you would have developed a fair bit of understanding about the importance of astrology as an ‘science’ in mental health diagnostics. There is more to astrology, especially ‘Vedic Astrology’ when it comes to its accuracy in diagnosing mental health issues.… Read More

Astrology and mental health – Part 1: Is Jyotisha really just a ‘pseudo science’?

** Hari Om Namo Narayana! ** It doesn’t really seem to matter ‘professionally’ how many people you’ve helped overcome depression and get their life together. If the basis for your remedies was ‘astrology’ or ‘jyotisha‘ you’re just a quack practicing ‘pseudo psychology’ and fudging facts together to get the client to ‘play along’. But with… Read More

Understanding the South Node Of the Moon ‘Ketu’- Part-1

** Hari Om Namo Narayana! ** The nakshatra of Ashwini. The first nakshatra of the 27 nakshatras in the sidereal constellation system. The nakshatra lying within Aries and the nakshatra where the Sun is exalted. Guess who is the ruler of this nakshatra? The South Node of the Moon Ketu. My approach is to try… Read More

The ‘Grounding’ Mudra – Meditation

I came across the mudra you see me making here, for the first time, in the Sivananda Ashram in Kerala. So, What is a mudra? A Mudra is literally speaking, a ‘pose’. Mudras direct the flow of energy through body chakras as long as you hold them. In yoga and meditation, mudras and chakras are… Read More