Hindu astrology
Jyotisha (or Jyotish from Sanskrit jyotiṣa, from jyótis- "light, heavenly body") is the traditional Hindu system of astronomy and astrology. It is also known as Hindu astrology, Indian astrology, and ...
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Indian astronomy
From pre-historic to modern times, Indian astronomy continues to play an integral role. Some of the earliest roots of Indian astronomy can be dated to the period of Indus Valley Civilization or earlie...
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Varga (astrology)
The term Varga (Sanskrit varga, 'set, division') in Indian astrology (Jyotisha) refers to the division of a zodiacal sign (rāśi) into parts. Each such fractional part of a sign, known as an aṃśa, has ...
Navagraha
Graha (Sanskrit ग्रह gráha, "seizing, laying hold of, holding", Kannada: ನವಗ್ರಹ, navagraha, Telugu: నవగ్రహలు, navagrahaalu, Tamil: கோள், kōḷ) is a 'cosmic influencer' on the living beings of mother B...
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Bhava
The term "bhāva" (Skt. भाव, 'status of being, a subjective becoming, states of mind', from भू bhū, 'to become') is often translated as 'feeling, emotion, mood, devotional state of mind'. In Buddhist ...
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Nakshatra
Nakshatra (Sanskrit: नक्षत्र, IAST: Nakṣatra) is the term for lunar mansion in Hindu astrology. A nakshatra is one of 27 (sometimes also 28) sectors along the ecliptic. Their names are related to the...
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Dasha (astrology)
Dasha (Devanagari: दशा, Sanskrit,daśā, 'condition', 'state', 'circumstances', 'period of life', 'planetary period'.) The dasha pattern shows which planets according to Jyotish will be ruling at parti...
Lagna
In Vedic Astrology Jyotiṣa, the Lagna (Sanskrit लग्न or Ascendant, is the first moment of contact between the soul and its new life on earth in Jyotiṣa.One's Ascendant, or Lagna, is the degree of the...
Atmakaraka
Atmakaraka (Sanskrit atmakaraka, from atma- 'soul', and karaka- 'significator' .) Atmakaraka is the significator of the soul's desire in Jyotisha.
The natural Atmakaraka is the Sun in all natal c...
Gandanta
Gandanta (Sanskrit gandanta, from gand- 'knot', and anta- 'end'.) Gandanta is a spiritual or karmic knot in Jyotisha. Gandanta describes the junction points in the natal chart where the solar and ...
Ayanamsa
Ayanamsa (Sanskrit ayanāṃśa: ayana "movement" + aṃśa "component"), also ayanabhāga (Sk. bhāga "portion"), is the Sanskrit term in Indian astronomy for the amount of precession. In astrology, this is...
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Panchanga
A panchānga (Sanskrit: पञ्चाङ्गम् pañcāṅgam, Telugu: ప౦చా౦గము, Tamil: பஞ்சாங்கம், Kannada: ಪಂಚಾಂಗ, Malayalam: പഞ്ചാംഗം,Sinhala: පඤචාංග) is a Hindu calendar and almanac, which f...
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NCERT controversy
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an apex resource organisation set up by the Government of India, with headquarters at New Delhi, to assist and advise the central a...
Saffronization
Saffronization or saffronisation is an Indian political neologism (named after the saffron robes worn by Hindu sannyasis) used by critics and others to refer to the policies of right-wing Hindu nation...
Jyotiṣa bibliography
A jyotiśhāstra is a text from a classical body of literature on the topic of Hindu astrology, known as Jyotiṣha, dating to the medieval period of Classical Sanskrit literature (roughly the 3rd to 9th ...
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Graha
Graha (Sanskrit ग्रह gráha, "seizing, laying hold of, holding", Kannada: ನವಗ್ರಹ, navagraha, Telugu: నవగ్రహలు, navagrahaalu, Tamil: கோள், kōḷ) is a 'cosmic influencer' on the living beings of mother B...
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Kanya
The Kanya is an Indian astrology sign. The sign's attributes are as follows:
Govinda Bhattathiri
Govinda Bhaṭṭathiri (also known as Govinda Bhattathiri of Thalakkulam or Thalkkulathur) (c. 1237 – 1295) was an Indian astrologer and astronomer who flourished in Kerala during the thirteenth century...
Gaurabda
Vaishnava calendarGaurabda is the name of the moon calendar used by Gaudiya Vaishnavism as part of the liturgy.It is used as the main calendar of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.Fo...
Twenty-eight mansions
The Twenty-Eight Mansions (Chinese: 二十八宿; pinyin: Èr Shí Bā Xiù), hsiu, xiu or sieu are part of the Chinese constellations system. They can be considered as the equivalent to the zodiacal con...
Kṛttikā
The star cluster Kṛttikā (Sanskrit: कृत्तिका, pronounced [kr̩t̪t̪ikɑː], popularly transliterated "Krittika") sometimes known as Kārtikā, corresponds to the open star cluster called Pleiades in western...
Choghadiya
Choghadiya Panchang is a Vedic Hindu calendar. Showing Dina, Nakshatra, Tithi, Yoga, Karana for everyday, with automatic adjustment for any city in the world based on Sunset and sunrise of every city...
Surya Siddhanta
The Surya Siddhanta is one of the oldest treatises (siddhanta) in Hindu astronomy.The extant text as edited by Burgess (1860) is medieval (c. 12th century), but it is clearly based on older versions,...
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Bṛhat Parāśara Horāśāstra
Bṛhat Parāśara Horāśāstra (BPHS) is a foundational compilation of Indian astrology, orhorā. The Bṛhat Parāśara Horāśāstra is the most comprehensive extant work on natal astrology in Hindu astrology as...
Bhrigu Samhita
The Bhrigu Saṃhitā is an astrological (Jyotish) classic attributed to Maharishi Bhrigu during the Vedic period, Treta yuga. It is said that it was compiled by the Sage out of compassion for humanity s...
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Ashlesha (nakshatra)
Ashlesha (Sanskrit: आश्लेषा or Āśleṣā) is the 9th of the 27 nakshatras in Hindu astrology. Ashlesha is also known as the Clinging Star or Nāga. It is known as the Hydra. It extends from 16:40 to 30:00...
Jatakalankara
Jatakalankara is a brief Sanskrit treatise comprising one hundred twenty-five slokas or verses on the predictive part of Hindu astrology written in the classic Sloka format in the Srgdhara meter. It w...