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Resources for Students of Vedic Astrology

Summary: An overview of the collated resources on this website for students of Vedic Astrology. This information forms the minimum foundation knowledge needed to start understanding how charts are interpreted. Together with articles on ‘The Basic Principles of Jyotish Astrology’, it includes ‘In-Depth Articles Applying These Principles’.

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Planetary Strengths or Powers

Summary: Covers a key component of chart interpretation – assessing the ‘strength’, ‘power’ or ‘status’ of a planet from its sign placement in a birth-chart. Also explains:  House Rulership (ownership) concept and  ‘Friends and Enemies’ categories for assessing planetary strengths. Examines how strength assessment is modified by the effect of  Retrograde motion, Combust planets, Vargottama status in divisional charts and ‘Planetary War’. 

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