Jātaka Pārijāta Prārambhaḥ 1.2

Jātaka Pārijāta Prārambhaḥ 1.2

This article is an attempt to provide deeper understanding of Jyotish through the monumental classic Jataka Parijata, by the author Vaidyanatha Dikshita. The work consists of original Sanskrit slokas translated into English with a detailed commentary on the same. I pray that this work may be accepted in the Jyotish community and that it will encourage debate and research by teachers and students alike – Branka   मेषाजः विश्वक्रियतुम्बुराद्या वृषाभगोतावुरुगोकुलानि। द्वन्द्वं नृयुग्मां जुतुमं यमं च

Jātaka Pārijāta Prārambhaḥ Part 1.1

Jātaka Pārijāta Prārambhaḥ Part 1.1

This article is an attempt to provide deeper understanding of Jyotish through the monumental classic Jataka Parijata, by the author Vaidyanatha Dikshita. The work consists of original Sanskrit slokas translated into English with a detailed commentary on the same. I pray that this work may be accepted in the Jyotish community and that it will encourage debate and research by teachers and students alike. भारद्वाजकुलोद्भवस्य विदुषः श्रीवेंकटाद्रेरिह। ज्योतिःशास्त्रविशारदस्य तनयः श्रीवैद्यनाथा सुधीः। होरासारसुधारसज्ञविबुधश्रेणीमनःप्रीतये। राशीस्थाननिरूपणादि सकलं वक्ष्ये

Politics – the intelligent stupidity!

Politics is probably the highest form of intelligent stupidity!!! This thought came as an outcry, it needed to go somewhere. As I was writing it down it became unstoppable outpour of feelings to everything that is surrounding us in the news and media, and made me understand better the working of planets, once again. Politics is that type of intelligence given by planet Rahu. There are rulers and kings representing by Surya (planet Sun). Sun

New Jyotisha series on Immune system disorders: HIV/AIDS by Visti Larsen

New Jyotisha series on Immune system disorders: HIV/AIDS by Visti Larsen

Understanding the cause of immune-system disorders. The nature of HIV and its escalation to AIDS, as well as the specific cause of infection is studied herein from the perspective of Allopathy, Ayurveda and Jyotiṣa. This article is part of a webinar series on the topic of health and illness, presented by Visti Larsen through the Regional Academy of Mantra and Astrology (http://www.rama-edu.com). Ayurveda and Immunity Vyādhi-kṣamatva (lit. resistance against disease) is the term used for

Jātaka Pārijāta Prārambhaḥ by Branka Larsen Part 1.0 – Jyotish Digest magazine

This article is an attempt to provide deeper understanding of Jyotish through the monumental classic Jataka Parijata, by the author Vaidyanatha Dikshita. The work consists of original Sanskrit slokas translated into English with a detailed commentary on the same. I pray that this work may be accepted in the Jyotish community and that it will encourage debate and research by teachers and students alike – Branka   अथ जातकपारिजातप्रारम्भः atha jātakapārijātaprārambhaḥ Translation: Now begins Jātaka

Rahu or Ketu in the Twelfth house

Rahu or Ketu in the Twelfth house

लग्नाद्द्वादशे राहुकेत्वोः फलम् lagnāddvādaśe rāhuketvoḥ phalam lagnād Lagna or Ascendant, dvādaśe twelfth, rāhuketvo phalam fruits or results of the Rahu or Ketu Translation: The results of the Rahu or Ketu in the twelfth house.   अल्पपुत्रः॥ ३१॥ नेत्ररोगी पापगतिः॥ ३२॥   alpaputraḥ || 31|| netrarogī pāpagatiḥ || 32||   alpa little, small; putra children; netrarogī eye disease; pāpagati ill-fated, going, moving.   Translation: If Rahu or Ketu are in the twelfth house, the native will

Rahu or Ketu in the Eleventh house

Rahu or Ketu in the Eleventh house

लग्नादेकादशे राहुकेत्वोः फलम् lagnādekādaśe rāhuketvoḥ phalam lagnād Lagna or Ascendant, ekādaśe eleventh, rāhuketvo phalam fruits or results of the Rahu or Ketu Translation: The results of the Rahu or Ketu in the eleventh house.   पुत्रिः समृद्धिः॥ २९॥ धनधान्यसमृद्धिः॥ ३०॥   putriḥ samṛddhiḥ || 29|| dhanadhānyasamṛddhiḥ || 30||   putri having a child; samṛddhi great prosperity or success; dhanadhānyasamṛddhi very wealthy or rich.   Translation: If Rahu or Ketu are in the eleventh house, the

Rahu or Ketu in the Tenth house

Rahu or Ketu in the Tenth house

लग्नाद्दशमे राहुकेत्वोः फलम् lagnāddaśame rāhuketvoḥ phalam lagnād Lagna or Ascendant, daśame tenth, rāhuketvo phalam fruits or results of the Rahu or Ketu Translation: The results of the Rahu or Ketu in the tenth house.   वितन्तुसंगमः॥ २५॥ दुर्ग्रामवासः॥ २६॥ शुभयुते न दोषः॥ २७॥ काव्यव्यसनः॥ २८॥   vitantusaṁgamaḥ || 25|| durgrāmavāsaḥ || 26|| śubhayute na doṣaḥ || 27|| kāvyavyasanaḥ || 28||   vitantu a widow; saṁgama sexual union, coming together; durgrāmavāsa bad place of living, slums;

Rahu or Ketu in the Ninth house

Rahu or Ketu in the Ninth house

लग्नान्नवमे राहुकेत्वोः फलम् lagnānnavame rāhuketvoḥ phalam lagnād Lagna or Ascendant, navame ninth, rāhuketvo phalam fruits or results of the Rahu or Ketu Translation: The results of the Rahu or Ketu in the ninth house.   पुत्रहीनः शूद्रस्त्रीसम्भोगी सेवकः धर्महीनः॥ २४॥ putrahīnaḥ śūdrastrīsambhogī sevakaḥ dharmahīnaḥ || 24||   putrahīna loss of child, childless; śūdra low class or caste; strīsambhogī enjoyment of woman, sexual contact; sevaka servant, attendant; dharmahīna outlaw, irreligious, fall in dharma.   Translation: If