The roots of the study of astrology in India are traced back to the Vedic period. Glimpses of astrological traditions are reflected in the Atharvaveda, one of the most sacred texts in India. In India, the ancient Indian Vedic astrology, popularly known as astrology, was based on the position of the planets (according to the stars) in the way the astrology appeared in the sky instead of some comparatively stable stars. Thus, this ancient method of Indian Vedic astrology is scientific and mathematical calculations are used in many astrological predictions.
The basic difference between Indian Vedic astrology and Western astrology tradition and method lies in the technique of calculation. The zodiac sign of Western astrology is the equinox. The position of the planets in the western count always varies with the stars. On the other hand, there are 12 constellations of the Moon in addition to the 12 Nakshatras of the Babylonian calendar counting Indian astrology.
According to Indian Vedic astrology in India, all celestial bodies, whether Sun, Moon, planets or stars influence terrestrial events or indicate such events by their various configurations. The configuration of planets and stars at birth determines the tendency, symptoms, strength, weakness of basic life. The horoscope is the creation of the base of the planets at the time of birth. Therefore in Indian Vedic astrology, it is called a birth chart. This horoscope is used in Indian Vedic astrology to understand and respond to life events and special situations. The interpretation of the horoscope outlines the angular relationship between the planet and the zodiac. The horoscope also shows the location of planets. Many other astrological indicators like this which help in examining the psychology and different experience of a person, their possibilities are also explored through astrological mathematics chart in Indian Vedic astrology.
A trained astrologer analyzes this appropriate information. From his astrological method of Vedic prophecy, he suggests ways to use most of the energy indicated in the horoscope by configuring how different aspects of one’s personality can be integrated and what is the auspicious omen of the stars. Remedial actions are taken or suggested to progress in spiritual and material life. A horoscope or horoscope defines a person’s true traits and predicts and predicts the events of his life. Predictions are generally made about marriageability, health, and the future. All this information is based on the position and timing of the planets at the time of the person’s birth.
Health and disease are essentially associated with astrology. Even the famous Greek physician, Hippocrates, said that it is mandatory to first see a patient’s horoscope if any disease, especially if surgery is required.
Indian Vedic astrology or astrology studies the nakshatras which are based on the approximate number of times the moon completes a cycle about the stars. In ancient Indian Vedic astrology, the prediction of the position of the moon according to the lunar Dasha lunar calendar has been applied in Indian tradition for centuries. It is used in Indian Vedic astrology to calculate Muhurta or auspicious times, before the beginning of any work, enterprise or any relationship.
The old and reliable method of Indian Vedic astrology, the Moon and the Sun consider the motion of Rahu and Ketu, the two main planets of Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Venus and Jupiter, the two centers of the Moon. The 12 equal parts of the zodiac are given below in chronological order: