The meaning of this word is very vast. It just cannot be defined in few words. But still it has a meaning in limited phrases- “The study of patterns and relationship, movements and relative positions of celestial bodies such as planets and stars, which is analysed by their movement through the signs of zodiac (twelve spatial divisions of the elliptic) and by their aspects (based on geometrical angles) relative to one another.
Astrology is a science. It falls more in the category of metaphysics, the study of that which is beyond the physical world, Astrology at high levels is a mastery of its particular science and the intuitive arts.
Astrology premise is that the planetary movements influence the movements in time. Since we are a part of story of universe, our movement of birth recorded as celestial clock in meaningful.
Astrology is an incredible tool of self-discovery, no matter how far you decide to take it. At first the pieces of the puzzle may not seem to fit. But if you stick with it, at a certain point it ‘clicks’ and the orchestration of the cosmic dance make sense.
If life seems like a series of meaningless events, astrology can be comforting sign that perhaps things happen for a reason.It can shine a light on inner contradictions and natural strength. As a of psyche, the birth chart is a guide to self-understanding that never stops revealing new layers of sight.
A horoscope in your hands is a map of destiny. The secrets that it contains can be revealed only by astrology.
We Indian call astrology as Vedic astrology. It is the original form of astrology that existed thousands of years ago in what is now known as Indian subcontinent. It gradually spread by diffusion into other cultures such as Babylonian, Persian, Greek, Chinese, etc.
Indians do not say “astrology”. We say “jyotish” translated as “science of light “, refers to the profound and mathematically sophisticated form of astrology originating in the ancient Vedic traditions of India. Jyotish describes the planetary patterns at the time of our birth and can give us valuable clues to understanding our life’s journey. Through careful analysis of these cosmic influences, jyotish can help us to realistically evaluate our strengths and challenges in order to optimize our full potential. It offers practical remedial measures to alleviate areas of difficulty, giving us the confidence to manifest our true destiny and create success, happiness and harmony on all levels.
Since the dawn of civilization. Astrology has been commonly used to understand and predict events related to all areas our life. Similarly, today astrology is widely used for personal readings, understanding oneself and to get an insight about matters related to business, heath, finance, career, love, marriage, etc. although different culture shares common roots in ancient astrological practices, they have devised their unique methodologies.
An astrologer or Jyotishi studies relationships between celestial bodies and the zodiac signs and their interaction, mathematically. The celestial system or zodiac is divided into 12 zodiac signs basis certain astronomical positions etc and their attributed unique characteristics.
‘The 12 months have 12 signs’. These 12-zodiac sign make a horoscope. All these 12 signs signify one or the other thing. In nutshell we can say that Aries signifies “I AM”, Taurus signifies “I HAVE”, Gemini signifies “I THINK”, Cancer signifies “I FEEL”, Leo signifies “I WILL”, Virgo signifies “I ANALYSE”, Libra signifies “I BALANCE”, Scorpio signifies “I DESIRE”, Sagittarius signifies “I PERCEIVE”, Capricorn signifies “I USE”, Aquarius signifies “I KNOW” and Pieces signifies “I BELIEVE”.
Professional reading of horoscope can extremely detailed packed with information about the interaction of various astrological elements and how they affect the subject.
The basic premise of Vedic astrology in that all things are linked. Your ‘karma’ a fortune is determined by predestined cosmic design. You are a soul incarnating in a body at a very specific time and place and your life is a reflection of the greater whole into which you are born, just as flowers bloom at certain times, when all conditions are perfectly congenial. So, is the case with our birth on this planet, accordingly to the theory of karma.