Predictive Astrology - An Insight

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Item Code: IDE052
Author: Dinesh S. Mathur
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2000
ISBN: 812081388x
Pages: 446
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 8.7" X 6.0"
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Book Description

From the Jacket:

Astrology can be considered a useful branch of knowledge only if its concepts and principles could be applied to assess the personality and life of a person, and to look into the years ahead to tell him as to what is in store for him.

The Signs, Houses and Planets are the three basic factors which need to be understood clearly for developing successful predictive ability. In Predictive Astrology - An Insight, rules and facts pertaining to each of these factors have been given and the effect of one factor on the other has been analysed in a very comprehensible and instructive manner. For timing the events in the life of a person correctly, the Vimshottari Dasa System has been rationalized to fit the calendar in vogue and detils of supportive transit indications have also been given.

This book is a manual of practical astrology designed to enable the reader to handle queries relating to various facets of everyday life successfully.

About the Author:

D.S. Mathur is a member of the Indian Administrative Service since 1971. He holds Master's degrees in Mathematics and Modern Indian History from the University of Allahabad. He has also pursued studies at the University of Birminghalm U.K. He has traveled widely in Europe and South East Asia. He has a deep and abiding interest in the culture and history of our country and has made a comprehensive study of astrological literature.




Chapter One: Signs: p. 1-41
  The gender, quality, categorization, element, direction, and classification of each sigh-their applications-description, physical and mental characteristics of each sign, location, finance, vocation, diseases and the parts of human body represented by each sign the effect of rising drekkans-all the twelve signs so analysed.


Chapter Two: Planets: p. 43-170
  The Parashari and Jaimini Karakas-some definitions-methods to determine the nature and strength of each planet-elements of planets-effect of elements of signs on planets - their applications - some general rules, opening remarks and postulates-aspects-rules for interpreting the aspects - the description of each planet, its relationship with other planets, its karaka qualities, matters that are represented by it, and specific rules and postulates relating to each planet-the description of the effect of aspect of a planet on other planets-effects differentiated according to the nature of the planet-the description of the effect each planet has on the native, his affairs in general and his blood relations by its placement in each house and sign-the Sun, the Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn so analysed in detail.


Chapter Three: The Lunar Nodes -
Rahu and Ketu:
p. 171-197
  The description of each Node-its relationship with other planets-its karaka qualities-matters represented by it-its nature-Kalasarpa Yoga detailed rules and postulates-description of the effect of association of each Node with other planets-the effect of placement of each Node in each house and sign-Rahu and Ketu so analysed in detail.


Chapter Four: Houses (First to Sixth): p. 199-308
  Rules of judging various aspects of life from houses-interpretation and use of the navansha chart-rules for determining such owners of houses that will cause ill health-Vipareet Raj Yoga-general rules to determine the nature of and strength of a house-rules for timing of an event-the effect of the owner of a maraca (death dealing) house on the karaka planet for an aspect of life-matters signified by each house-specific rules and postulates for each house-rules for determining relationship of the native with a relative of his rules to determine the number and gender of children, and pregnancies destroyed-rules for interpreting the effect of each sign in a house-description of the effect of each in sigh in a house-rules for interpreting the effect of each owner of a house in various houses-First to Sixth houses so analysed in detail.


Chapter Five: Houses (Seventh to Twelfth) p. 309-405
  Matters signified by each house-specific rules and postulates for each house-more rules for timing an event, and specifically for timing marriage and death-simple but dependable methods for determining longevity and vocation-rules for interpreting the effect of each sign in a house-description of the effect of each sign in a house-rules for interpreting the effect of each owner of a house in various houses-description of the effect of each owner of a house in various houses-Seventh to Twelfth houses so analysed in detail-Notes on (i) good and bad aspects, and (ii) methods to determine Hora and Navansha lagans.


Chapter Six: A New Look at the
Vimshottari Dasa system:
p. 407-430
  Method to determine Vinshopaka strength of a planet-resultant strength of a planet taking into account the Vinshopaka strength of a planet, and its strength determined on the basis of its location etc, the phenomenon of neecha banga (annulment of debilitation) the discrepancy in the length of an year as taken in the Vimshottari Dasa System and the current calendar-method to reduce Vimshottari Dasa periods to Gregorian calendar time frame-detailed tables of major, sub and inter periods for each planet according to the current calendar-tables for counting number of days in a normal year followed by another normal year, in a normal year followed by a leap year, and in a leap year-tables for Hora, Drekkan, Navansha, Dwadasamsa and Trimsansa divisions of signs.


Index   p. 431-435

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