INFECTIONS: AN ASTROLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

INFECTIONS: AN ASTROLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogens like viruses, bacteria, fungi, etc. Viral pathogens cause infections that have epidemic & pandemic potential. Since the past 3 decades many infectious diseases have been discovered, including SARS, MERS, Ebola,...
BIRTH TIME AND PERSONALITY

BIRTH TIME AND PERSONALITY

Birth time & Personality? –  Yes, they ARE related! Your birth time speaks a lot about your personality traits, your nature and your temperament. Besides, time of birth is of great significance in Astrology too – it decides your Ascendant, as well as...
MAHASHIVRATRI – THE MYSTICAL NIGHT OF SHIVA

MAHASHIVRATRI – THE MYSTICAL NIGHT OF SHIVA

Maha Shivaratri literally means ‘The Great Night of Shiva”.  Maha Shivaratri is celebrated in the Hindu month of Phalguna; more specifically on the 13th lunar night (Trayodashi) transiting to the 14th lunar night (Chaturdasi). On this night, Sun is in Aquarius sign...
MAKARA SANKRANTI:        An Astrological Perspective

MAKARA SANKRANTI: An Astrological Perspective

Meaning & Significance: Makara Sankranti is an important astrological and astronomical event in the Hindu calendar. The word ‘Makara’ means ‘Capricorn’ and ‘Sankranti’ means shifting (Sankramana) of the Sun from one zodiac sign to the next. It marks the end of...
IMPORTANCE OF PITRA PAKSHA

IMPORTANCE OF PITRA PAKSHA

  Almost every culture in the world honors its dead ancestors. The Japanese Buddhists observe Bon-Odori where families come together to welcome their ancestral spirits. Mexicans observe Dia de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead. Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve, is...
SIGNIFICANCE OF DIFFERENT FORMS OF GANAPATI

SIGNIFICANCE OF DIFFERENT FORMS OF GANAPATI

God is one. His energies envelop the whole universe. Yet people worship different forms of God – because each different physical form represents different aspect of His energy and divination. Similarly, people worship different avatars of Lord Ganapati to address the...