Like many branches in the divine subject of Astrology, medical astrology is not only a prominent branch, but also a deep and vast one, especially in this modern era when people spend millions of their earnings on medical treatment. Corporate hospitals charge hundreds of thousands of bucks as fees. People establish medical insurance to meet their medical expenses.
When lagna (body) and 06th house are linked, one shall be ill. When 08th house is connected to this, the illness shall be in serious nature. If 12th house is also connected to it, the native shall be hospitalized. Planets like, Saturn, Rahu and Jupiter have to be watched. Saturn and Rahu offer long-standing and stagnating disease due to their slow trajectory, while Jupiter is capable of spreading the disease to grave dimensions.
There are numerous types of diseases discovered or declared by Scientists or Doctors from time to time. Disease could be for one's mind or for physical body, and it shall surface when the operating period of significators of 01 house and 06th house functions.
Saturn is the planet who can inflict life-long disease since it moves very slowly and is the incharge for Karma-phala. It is the causative planet for defects, and denotes karma phala. Whenever a chart is to be taken into evaluation for illness, the relationship of Saturn has to be considered at first.
In Astrology, the kalpurusha or zodiac personified has got a prominent role in evaluating illness. Any of the nine planets, for that matter from Sun to Ketu, could inflict disease to a person. Each house can cause a particular disease depending upon the body part it represents. Out of 27 constellations from Ashwini to Revati, each one signifies a particular part of the human body. Any planet, any house or any constellation could indicate a disease or more.
There have been authentic publications with regard to medical astrology. Indeed, Medical astrology is popular among many students, and they do search from the previous publications as to what type of illness one could decipher and declare from a horoscope.
At this juncture, it is felt that this subject is dealt elaborately to the maximum level possible, using genuine examples and exhibits, which have cropped up in our astro-life. For this, let us consider the existing astro-rules as foundation, and announce to the world that this is how a chart is required to be evaluated for illness or recovery or long-standing sufferings caused from it.
One may find more and more thumb-rules for different and unique horoscope charts, than the ones mentioned in this publication. Or one may not be speaking anything new at all, and some of the points may be repetitive in its nature; but for the benefit of esteemed astro fraternity, let us spiral them under one bind and discuss what we are aware of hitherto.
Guru says unless we analyze and evaluate past events in horoscopes, we may not get the idea and confidence to predict the future in the horoscopes we get on daily basis. Since life is cyclic, life events do get repeated. Hence these kinds of analyses shall be valid for thousands of years.
So, although one or two volumes of a book embedded with couple of hundred pages cannot narrate the story of this subject fully, nor one in a life time can interpret anything completely and accurately, it is sincerely hoped that this publication shall be of utmost secretarial aid & assistance for esteemed readers and students in order to evaluate charts available with them and for their future research work.
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