First House: This house is also called the ascendant or lagna. This house signifies personality, body, environment at birth and other physical aspects. The lagna rules over the head and the face and determines the degree of activity or repression of the individual.

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Preity Zinta is an Indian actress and model. She is also the co-owner of “Kings XI Punjab” cricket team of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Preity Zinta was born on 31st January 1975 in Simla, India. The time of birth is not correctly available. We have used Moon chart and other relevant information available with us. We have done article »

Sonakshi Sinha, the daughter of legendary actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha was born on 2nd June 1987. She is a successful Indian actress and model. She came to limelight with her role in “Dabangg” opposite Salman Khan.

Sonakshi started her career as a model, and walked the article »

According to, ’Ovarian cancer is a growth of abnormal malignant cells that begins in the ovaries.’ Ovarian cancer can be of two types: Benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous). The difference between the two is that in its benign form, the tumors do not spread to the other parts of the body; whereas in its article »

As per Wikipedia, “Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal carcinomas, while those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas. Breast cancer occurs in article »

Cancer is a broad group of various diseases involving unregulated cell growth. In cancer, cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors and also invade nearby parts. The disease may also spread to more distant parts of the body through the lymphatic system or bloodstream. It is a dreaded disease as it causes death.

Gururbrahmaa gururvishnuh gururdevo Maheswarah |
Guruh-saakshaat parabrahma tasmai shrigurave namah ||

"My salutations to the Guru who is Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara. The Guru is God incarnate"

There has been lot of expectations from Anna’s tirade against corruption and lot of enthusiasm about its outcome. Hope it and historically contributes in eradicating flaws in India’s system of working.

But before we set our expectations to soar we need to do some introspection. article »

Marriage is the most important step for continuation of the family. The birth of a child is the next important event which continues the family. If childbirth remains hampered, marriages may also breakdown. Therefore, the matter of progeny becomes very important for individuals. Queries on marriage and prospect of childbirth are two important article »

The American War of Independence ended in 1776 with the birth of the United States of America. The date of birth was 4th July 1776. My esteemed Guru Mr. K. N. Rao has taken the birth time of USA as 10:21:30 AM on 4th July 1776 (Philadelphia) in his article in the Journal of Astrology. The horoscope of America has been drawn on the basis of the same article »

Horoscope matching is a very important step in India for settlement of marriages. Hindu families generally act according to the dictates of the horoscope. “Manglik dosha” becomes a big issue in the settlement of marriage of a girl or a boy because it is considered to be the most important parameter in match-making. Marriages, at times, article »

Absence of mental disorder is considered mental health. According to Wikipedia, this term is used to describe a level of cognitive or emotional well-being of mind. Mental health may also include an individual's ability to enjoy life and procure a balance between day to day activities of life and efforts to achieve psychological resilience. article »

Heart-disease has become a big problem in the new age. Hospitals specializing in heart treatment are rapidly increasing. Reason for spurt in heart-related ailments may be many but the common reasons are mental tensions, increase in workload and rich diet.

Dr. K. S. Charak in his book article »

In the seventh chapter of Shrimad Bhagwat Gita, Lord Krishna said to Arjun:-

"Catur-vidha bhajante mam janah sukrtino 'rjuna
artho jijnasur artharthi jnani ca bharatarsabha"

Verse 16, Chapter article »

Sports are an important way to stardom. Sometimes a good sportsman commands higher brand value compared to a cine star. Cricketers like Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar have bigger brand values than some celebrities of Bollywood. To become a cine star, one should have proper connections in Bollywood. Talent, hard work and perseverance are article »

Everyone wants to own property. Can everyone do that? Vedic astrology can help us know whether buying property is possible on the basis of reflections in the horoscope. It also indicates the probable period of owning or purchasing a house. This can be done by the use of methods of timing i.e., the dasa system.

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After the demise of someone, people say “May his soul rest in peace”. This wish clearly indicates that there may be millions of souls who are not resting in peace. All the souls are ancestors of someone who are alive today. In Vedic astrology they are referred to as “Pitra” (forefathers).

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In our last article on Katrina Kaif which was done on the request of one of her fans, we discussed many issues on the basis of the “prashna” horoscope. We also took help from her birth horoscope. We gave sufficient hints about the success of her forthcoming film “Raajneeti”. The film has been directed by Prakash Jha which article »

Controversies and Bachchans have close relationship. We dealt with some of them in our earlier articles like “Trying Times for Amitabh Bachchan- Horoscope Analysis” etc. An article was done on Abhishek Bachchan at the time of shooting of “Raavan” and some articles were on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also.

ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) test fired the “GSLV-3” spacecraft with indigenously developed cryogenic engine on 15th April 2010 at 04:27:00 PM from Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh). The launch was not successful and the objective of the mission was not achieved.

Can article »

Preity Zinta is an Indian actress and model. She is also the co-owner of “Kings XI Punjab” cricket team of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Her team has not been able to make a mark this season (season III of the IPL). The team was performing well in the earlier two seasons. Talent is not missing in the team. Then, what has gone wrong? article »

Katrina Kaif is a British Indian actress and model who acted in many Hindi films of Bollywood and also in some Telugu and Malayalam films. She is one of the most bankable female actresses of India right now. Her film “Raajneeti”, directed by Prakash Jha on Indian political system, will hit the box-office on 4th June 2010.

India became independent on 15th August 1947 at 12:00 AM (midnight). This time has been taken for casting the horoscope of India for astrological analysis in this article. The country is facing problems of terrorist attacks from outside as well as extremist problems from inside. We can examine the situation with an astrological article »

According to Vedic astrology, Sun is the most important among the nine planets which influences the life of an individual. The modern science also certifies that the entire biosphere is sustained by the Sun and it is the main driving force for the entire life support system of the earth. It will be pertinent to examine how Sun was viewed in ancient article »

We come across many references in the Indian ancient literature regarding relationship between astrology and probable timing of ailments. Prescriptions for treatment of disease were also done with the combined help of astrology and Ayurveda. Many classics proclaim that the expert medicine-men of the past were also expert astrologers.

An astrological analysis on the box office performance of film “Veer” of Salman Khan was done on the request of one of his undisclosed fan. The same fan has sent a long list of questions covering several aspects of Salman’s future prospects in career, business, marriage, his NGO interests and interest in sports etc. The questions article »

Shahrukh Khan, popularly known as “King Khan” is one of the top 50 personalities of the world as per Newsweek. The son of a freedom fighter, he is a great actor, producer, television host and a lover of sports. He is in news for the release of his forthcoming film “My name is Khan” which is slated to be article »

The role of past lives in present day problems and rebirth of souls is a debatable subject in many religions. However, rebirth of souls is a fundamental belief in Hinduism. Recently, some T.V programs started coming on “Past Life Regression”. However, those programs are based on hypnotism and other methods which is a field completely article »

The three Khans of Bollywood keep the film buffs occupied throughout the year. One of the fans of Salman Khan is anxious to know how his forthcoming film “Veer” will perform on the box office. The query reflects the sense of competition among the respective fans of the three Khans.

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The visible light which is a mixture of seven colors gets manifested in violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange and red (VIBGYOR). These colors originate from the Sun and travel in different wave lengths with varying energy intensities.

The visible light is the source of all life in article »

As per “Phala Deepika” by Mantreshwar, English Translation by Dr. G. S. Kapoor, on page 105, if Mars is in 7H produces a very strong Manglik Dosha due to which a person may lose his / her spouse. Manglik Dosha is formed when Mars occupies Lagna, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th and 12th houses. It is however believed that if both husband and wife are article »

Vedic astrology is rich in its contents. It lays down specific methods to understand human relationships and helps in taking informed decisions. In this article we will discuss how Vedic astrology can be used to check the compatibility of couples.

Here, we use the horoscopes of two leading article »

“Surya Shasthi Puja” (also known as Chhath) comes after “Deepavali” on “Kartik Shukla Paksha Shasthi” which coincides with October- November. “Chhath Puja” will be performed on 24th October 2009 (in the current year). “Chhath” is celebrated twice in a year “Kartik Chhath” is article »

The southwest monsoon remains active in India from June to September and provides about 80% of the total annual rainfall of the country in different geographical regions. Deepavali (also known as Diwali) - the festival of lights, comes in the autumn which lies between the rainy season and the winter season.

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Saturn transited into Virgo sign on 9th September 2009. This slow moving powerful planet will stay in Virgo for about two and half years. Since Saturn is known for initiation of changes, we can expect many changes in the next two and half years. The lord of the Virgo sign is Mercury. Saturn and Mercury article »

In Vedic astrology Saturn is son of Lord Surya (Sun God). Sun disregarded his son because he was dark in color; Sun also disregarded the mother of Saturn (Chaya). This made Saturn inimical to Sun. In the planetary hierarchy Sun is the King and Saturn is his biggest enemy. Hence, Saturn represents rebellion against the article »

The analysis of effects of powerful planets on world level can be done only on mundane basis. No horoscopes are available for closer analysis of world situations. In the system of Vedic astrology the horoscope of “Kaal Purusha” (time personified) is sometimes taken as a basis for astrological analysis. In this horoscope, Aries makes the article »

The transition of Saturn from Leo sign to Virgo sign on 9th September 2009 will have far reaching effects on the polity of India. The foundations of these changes were laid when Saturn was in Leo. It is said that every event has two aspects- a good aspect and a bad aspect. Saturn is inimical to Sun. Therefore, the results were largely of negative article »

The modern science tells us that the ecosystem of the earth is driven by energy received from the Sun. This ecosystem is steadily functioning on its own without any other stimulus. The entire cycle of birth, growth and death continues in this energy driven planet. This confirms that energy is the most important component for keeping a system in a article »

Nilanjana Sama Bhasam, Raviputram Yamagrajam ||
Chhaaya-martanda Sambhootam Tam Namami Shanaishcharam ||

- Shani Mantra

Saturn, one of the article »

a) Transformation:

How many of you believe that a human being is just made of bones, flesh, blood and other organs? Most of us will agree that a human article »

At about 11:00 AM on 3rd September 2009, the recovery of 5 charred bodies from the ill-fated helicopter was announced by the media.

One of the dead bodies was confirmed as the body of late Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhar Reddy, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. From article »

The English equivalents of ‘Puja’ are homage, reverence, worship, respect, etc. The system of Puja relates to religions, deities and God. In some religions there is an elaborate system of rituals for Puja while in some religions there is a simple method of prayer.

All the major article »

Synonyms of luck are advantage, blessing, fluke, fortunateness, godsend, good luck, kismet, windfall etc. It is believed that luck is a derivation of the Sanskrit word "Lakshmi". She is the original "Lady Luck" - a Hindu Devi of Money & Fortune.

In a natal horoscope article »

The question of black money stashed away in Swiss bank was an important point of political campaign in the parliamentary election of 2009. A series of data regarding the size of black money was released by different political parties.

Advani said "At a lower estimate, the amount of Rs article »

The campaign for parliamentary election began in May 2009 and the slogan of the BJP for election was “Majboot Neta – Nirnayak Sarkar”. The prime ministerial candidate of BJP, L. K. Advani took all possible steps to paint Dr. Manmohan Singh as the weakest Prime Minister that the country ever saw.

As the legend goes, Ganesha was beheaded by Shiva when he was on duty under the command of Parvati. The vehement protest and anger by Parvati was the cause of resurrection of Lord Ganesha but with the head of an elephant. One of the first animation films made in India “Bal Ganesha” has made the deity popular among the children also and article »

The outbreak of Swine Flu from May 2009 has become a serious concern for the world and the UNO has also sounded a world-wide alert. The first death of a girl child in Pune suffering from the attack of the disease has unnerved the entire country and people are in real article »


Aries is the first sign in the zodiac symbolized by Ram. Persons belonging to this are of fiery temperament and natural leaders. The ruling planet is Mars which gives solidarity and strength to Aries personality.

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The Narayan Kavach appears in the sixth ‘skandh’ of the eighth ‘adhyaaya’ verses 36-46 in the Shrimad Bhaagvad.  The Narayan Kavach was taught by Vishvaroopa to Lord Indra.Narayan Kavach literally means the armor of Lord Narayan. Visualize article »

Astrology is one of the oldest sciences mankind has known. It is a Vedanga which means one of the branches, parts or components of the Vedas. It helps in understanding Veda mantras. Astrology is often referred to as the eyes of Vedas. It is believed that a proper spiritual knowledge is not possible without understanding the karmic influences in a article »

"Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them".

- Act II, Scene V, Twelfth Night (William Shakespeare)

These lines of William Shakespeare article »

Michael Jackson was born on 29th August, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, USA.

The details of his horoscope are as follows:

The lagna rising is Virgo
Rahu is placed in Lagna
Jupiter is placed in the 2nd house
Saturn is article »

When Mahendra Singh Dhoni took charge of captaincy of Indian cricket team in World Cup 20-20 match in 2007, he brought in a new approach to the game. His composed and cool behavior on the ground earned him the title of Mr. Cool. He became a darling to crores of Indian fans 50% of whom are below 25 years of age. His article »

In colonial India many British clubs posted notices that dogs and Indians are not allowed in the club. That was the time when India was subservient to foreign rule and the British wanted to keep the Indians under their feet.

The situation changed in the midnight of 15th August 1947 when article »

After the UPA government won the 2009 general elections, Dr. Manmohan Singh was reappointed as the Prime Minister of India on May 22, 2009, making him the first Indian Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term.

The UPA government was article »

Mahinda Rajapakse will be known in history as a president who brought an end to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and its chief Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Soon after the reports of Sri Lankan army’s win over LTTE Sri Lanka's president declared his country "liberated from article »

Chiranjeevi founded Praja Rajyam as a regional political party in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India on August 26, 2008.
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South Asia comprises of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives out of which India and Pakistan have the most important and dominant presence. The recent transits of planets have triggered many changes in the political arena of all these countries. Sri Lanka is crushing the LTTE causing a concern in article »

Indian politics cannot be complete without the role of females in the present scenario. Late Smt. Indira Gandhi has been considered as the most powerful prime minister that India has ever produced.

Right now, in India there are three powerful women leaders who hold the key to any article »

“Ardhkayam Mahavirya Chandraadityavimardnam
Shinghikagarv Sambhutam Tam Rahum Pranmamyham”

- Rahu Mantra

Rahu and Ketu have been considered as Grahas in Vedic article »

Vedic astrology at times baffles even a non- believer about the accuracy and depth of analysis reflected from a genuinely drawn horoscope. Complex issues like wars, deaths, famines, floods etc. seem related to horoscope, graha dasa and transits.

Working on the horoscope of Independent India article »

“Him Kundmrinalabham Daityanam Paramam Gurum
Sharvshastrapravaktaram Bhargavam Pranamamyaham”

- Shukra Mantra

Vedic Astrology recognizes two important Gurus in the world. article »

In Vedic astrology Saturn is the planet that causes misery, poverty, loss of crops, floods, market slowdown etc. Leo is the sign owned by Sun. Saturn and Sun are arch enemies in Vedic astrology. Hence, whenever Saturn transits into Leo it gives bad results. Sun is the ruler amongst the planets. Therefore, in the transit of Saturn in article »

Traditional astrologers have been using the method of Ashtakoot Milan for matching the horoscopes of boys and girls for marriage.

This method is based on Rashi and Nakshatra of Moon in the horoscope of both the boy and the girl.

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“Him Kundmrinalabham Daityanam Paramam Gurum
Sharvshastrapravaktaram Bhargavam Pranamamyaham”
- Shukra Mantra
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Both, India and Pakistan were born as Independent nation in 1947. However, the two neighbors have never lived comfortably since birth. The relationships were never cordial because they engaged themselves in many wars since 1947. The diplomatic, political and economic relationships between the two article »

Vedic astrology recognizes 3 types of planetary movements:-

Sama (Normal): In this movement planets move at natural pace. Normally, in mundane astrology this transit signifies all around article »

In my last article “Transit of Saturn and Bollywood during Recession”, the coming times for Bollywood were discussed. It was plainly stated that Saturn will help the underdogs of the industry who are fighting to survive and who have not been able article »

“NeelanjanSamabhasham Raviputram Yamagrajam
ChayaMartandSambhutam Tam Namami Saneshcharam” 
  (Shani Mantra)

Saturn is the most mystic planet in our solar system. I say mystic article »

As per Phala deepika among all the lagna, the Moon’s Lagna (Chandra Lagna or the sign in which the Moon is posited), is most important for assessing the effects of transits. It is, therefore, imperative to make prediction about effects of transits through various signs from the sign occupied by the Moon. However, transits from Lagna and article »

“Shree Guru Charan Saroj Raj, Nij Man Mukar Sudhari,
Barnau Raghuvar Bimal Jasu, Jo dayaku Phal Chari”
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For seeing Brahma one has to give five things, i.e. surrender five things viz. (1) Five Pranas (vital forces), (2) Five senses (five of action and five of perception), (3) mind, (4) intellect and (5) ego. This path of self-realization is 'as hard as to tread on the edge of a razor'. Sai Baba then gave rather a long discourse on the subject, the purport of article »