Vedic astrology is known as ancient Indian science which explains planetary motions and positions with respect to time and their effects on humans and others entities on earth. Vedic astrology initially was based upon movement of planets with respect to stars, but later on it started including Zodiac signs as well. The central core system of Vedic astrology is based on the doctrine of reincarnation and karma. Karma is our lives, past due credit or debits, the good or bad consequences of our previous lives.
Vedic astrology refers to Hindu astrology, this a system which was originated in ancient India and which was documented by sages in the Vedic scriptures. Vedic astrology deals with astral light patterns that are thought to determine our destiny. The basic principle of Vedic astrology includes 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.
The birth chart is known as natal chart which is also known as “Janma Kundali”, in natal chart date and time is critical because planets are in constant motion and their position are continuously changing. The horoscope indicates the position of each planet with respect to 12 zodiac signs. Each of the zodiac sign represents 30 degrees of the movement for each planet and the 12 zodiac signs represents 360 degree movement of each planet.
Vedic astrology differs from western astrology in terms of origination, Vedic astrology roots are related with ancient seers and sages thousands of years ago. Whereas, on the other hand western astrology can be traced back to the life and intellectual development in ancient Greece. Western astrology is also influenced by Egyptian civilization. Vedic astrology system is about fixed zodiac with a certain nakshatra in the background. Contradictory to it, western astrology works on movable zodiac, this system is based on the orientation of Earth to Sun.
According to Sohini Sastri the best astrologer in India it is highly important to believe in Vedic astrology as because it details about the important aspect of our lives which consists of our present, past and future. To a great extent astrology is also used to forecast and predict future events. Moreover, Vedic astrology are also used for the purpose of making significant decision related to marriage, finance and career and even prediction on health.
The teachings of Vedic Hindu astrology is based upon the teachings of Vedas. Saturn is the last planet which are used within Hindu astrology, the other tools that are used for predictions are prashna, dasha, varshaphal, muhurta, lunar nakshatra and harmonic charts. Jyotisha Shastra employs the methodology of calculations which are based on twelve constellations along with 28 nakshatra or lunar constellation, it is considered to be more accurate in terms of predictions and analysis of the native’s fate than western astrology.