Category: Jyotiṣa

ISIS Caliphate

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series ISIS Terror

From the ISIS Lagna chart (previous article), it was obvious that they are trying to establish a kingdom as the lagneśa Mercury is in 9th bhāva (independent) and is also a ātmakāraka (king). Since the ārūḍha is in Libra with Rāhu and Saturn, the manifestation of this ārūḍha shall take place during their period – Saturn daśā Rāhu antardaśā (Apr, 2013 – Mar, 2016). After their initial huge victories, the formation of a Caliphate was declared.

ISIS Lagna

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series ISIS Terror

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), better known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a Salafi jihadist militant group that follows an Islamic fundamentalist, Wahhabi doctrine of Sunni Islam. The group is also known as Ad-Dawlah Al-Islāmiyah fī ‘l-ʿIrāq wa-sh-Shām (DAESH) and has been informally active since 1999 in collusion with various other jihadi outfits. However, the entire terror took a completely new turn when they formed ISIS formally on 9 Apr, 2013 with a clear objective of forming a Caliphate.

Predicting Rain

I take this opportunity to thank Sanjay Prabhakaran, my ardent student for retrieving this old article so that t maybe available for the benefit of all astrologers. SanjayP is the SJC Jyotish Guru for Chennai
Ravi Rohini Pravesha Chakra
Forecasting rainfall has been one of the primary functions of Jyotish. In the days of yore when the economy was primarily agricultural, planning depended on accurately forecasting rainfall and crop.

Rahu and Eighth House

This article was published at The Jyotish Star
There can be nothing more fearful than the 8th house which is called Randhra bhava in Jyotisa. The lord of the 8th house represents that which we astrologers call “the hand of destiny,” in a most negative sense. While many studies have been made about this house and its lord, here we are examining the effect of Rahu on the 8th house. Normally most astrologers assume that the conjunction of two malefic factors – the most malefic bhava (i.e. 8th house) and the most malefic planet in Jyotisa (i.e.

Netraha Yoga Illustrations

Continued from Complexity of Jaimini Sutra
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Interpretation #1: śukra+āt gauṇa pada+astho rāhuḥ sūrya dṛṣṭo netra+hā
Translation: “Further, Shukra associating the Gauna-Pada with Rahu and Surya aspects causes damage to the eye ”
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The dictum that affliction to the fifth house from Venus leads to Netra Roga from BPHS is based on a totally different yoga called Acchadana Drsti of Graha.