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INTRODUCTION

TO
CHAPTER 001
TO
ASTROLOGY
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CONTENTS
1. What is Astrology
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2. Benefit of
Astrology
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3. Value of Astrology
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4. What is Indian
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4. What is Indian
Astrology
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5. Vedas
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6. Vedangas
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7. Introduction
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8. Life & Astrology
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WHAT IS ASTROLOGY
The word Astrology is derived from two Greek
words, Astra meaning Stars & Logos
meaning Logic.
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Astrology is a technology derived from a group
of systems, traditions, and beliefs in which
knowledge of the apparent relative positions of
celestial bodies and related details is held to be
useful in understanding; it is also called as a
Divine Knowledge.
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WHAT IS ASTROLOGY
It deals with the study of Cosmic celestial objects & events
and their vibrations & effects on the behaviour of people,
movable & immovable objects, nature & events on Earth.
Especially co-relations which cannot be explained by
gravitation, magnetism, or other forces that are well
established in Medicine, Physics, and or other sciences.
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BENEFIT OF ASTROLOGY
Astrology has many faces and plays a role in all
the areas of the mans requirement in his day to
day life.
In the modern age man is facing many
difficulties, obstacles, impediments, with a lot
of stress and strain, some times he will not be
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of stress and strain, some times he will not be
able to find the solution for his complex
problems when he comes across them.
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BENEFIT OF ASTROLOGY
Sometimes, he has to face these problems with
a lot of self courage, mental strength, to
proceed further in his life.
Whenever the man does not find the solutions
in his life, for his complex problems.
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in his life, for his complex problems.
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Since many centuries none other than an
Astrologer who can study, understand, and
with his knowledge and past experience, can
provide proper solutions to all of Mans
problems.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
The educational value of Astrology centres in the fact that,
more than any other science it reveals a man to himself.
No other science is so sublime, so profound, and so all-
embracing.
It sets forth the relation between the Grand Man of the
universe and the little god that is man.
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God created man in his own image.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
The Big Pattern is repeated in miniature human forms.
God, the macrocosm, and man, the microcosm, are
related and are fundamentally one.
Revealing Hidden Causes
With this knowledge, we may determine the astrological
pattern of each individual and know the relative
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pattern of each individual and know the relative
strength and weakness of the several forces operating in
each life.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
To the degree that we are in possession of such
knowledge, we can begin systematic, scientific
character building.
We elect times and seasons cosmically
advantageous to unfolding undeveloped qualities,
correcting faulty traits, and eliminating
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correcting faulty traits, and eliminating
destructive propensities.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
The educational value of astrology lies in its
capacity to reveal the hidden causes at work in
our lives.
It enters into the intangible, yet ever present and
potent, factors in life
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It transcends form
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It discovers Spirit
It demonstrates reality
It touches every walk of life
It counsels the adult in regard to vocation
The parents in the guidance of children
The teachers in management of pupils
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
The judges in executing sentence
The physician in diagnosing disease and
In similar manner lends aid to each and all, in
whatsoever station or enterprise they may find
themselves
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themselves
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
Astrology and astronomy were at one time a single
subject.
The soul of things has not always been so largely
hidden to the great mass of people as it has been
during the past century or two of sceptical,
materialistic science.
We have been so far removed from the true and inner
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We have been so far removed from the true and inner
science of the stars.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
That its higher knowledge has been practiced
either by the enlightened few unknown to the
world at large.
Or by fakes who have secured fragments of the
subject and exploited that little knowledge by
trading upon the ignorance and superstition of the
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trading upon the ignorance and superstition of the
uninformed.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
Ruling Our Stars
The consciousness of the people is rapidly being
prepared for an awakening on a vast scale to the
recognition that, not only do stellar bodies mark time
and tide, but also the impulses of our very Spirits are
subject to their motions.
SUBJECT to their motions, mark, but not SLAVES
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SUBJECT to their motions, mark, but not SLAVES
THERETO.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
The destiny of every human Ego is to rule his or her
stars.
Knowledge and obedience are the means of the stellar
forces and obedience to their perfect pattern.
Astrology is the greatest, the most sublime, and the
oldest of all knowledge.
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Its origin predates history.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
Its sources apparently reach back to the time
when gods are said to have walked and talked
with men.
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It would be difficult to assign to primitive
humanity the great invention of an astrological
symbology, universally used throughout the ages
and to which foremost seers of many lands and
different religions have looked for pictorial
presentation of the evolution of man and planet.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
A Science and a Religion
Astrology is at once a science, a philosophy, and
a religion.
It is metaphysical, occult, and practical.
The first principles of the subject may be
learned by anyone who can add and subtract.
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learned by anyone who can add and subtract.
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Its elements may be checked in one's own life with
sufficient exactness to demonstrate the truth of its
claim beyond all possibility of disbelief.
An application of the principles it teaches, whether or
not those principles are fully understood, is sufficient
to prove their validity by their fruitfulness in our daily
life.
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VALUE OF ASTROLOGY
For example: The Moral weakness of religion
preaching Gurus cannot be taken as proof that
religion is worthless or that the God is unreal,
the same way the errors of practicing
Astrologers can no more be taken as proof that
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Astrologers can no more be taken as proof that
Astrology is not valid.
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INDIAN ASTROLOGY
Indian Astrology is popularly referred to as
Vedic Astrology or Jyotisha.
This is not only because it is mentioned in the
Vedas, but also because it is one of the six
Vedangas, i.e., limb or branch of Vedas, and
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Vedangas, i.e., limb or branch of Vedas, and
dates back to the Vedic period.
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Also several of the Poojas and remedial
measures prescribed in the Indian Astrology are
as per the Vedic system.
Because of the Vedic base it is also called as
Vedic Astrology.
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INDIAN ASTROLOGY
Information about Astrology is given in these
Vedas:
1. Rig Veda 30 Shlokas
2. Yajur Veda 44 Shlokas
3. Sama Veda Has not mentioned any Shlokas
4. Atharva Veda 162 Shlokas
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4. Atharva Veda 162 Shlokas
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VEDAS
The word Vedas is derived from the Sanskrit
word vda which means knowledge.
The Vedas are a large body of texts originating
from Ancient India.
They form the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature
and the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism.
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and the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism.
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VEDAS
They are: c'ccnv:-
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2. The Yajur Veda o:c'crc
3. The Sama Veda cc'cc
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4. The Atharva Veda Ccrc'cc
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VEDAS
1. The Rig Veda, containing hymns to be recited
by the Hotr who is the chief priest.
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The Yajur Veda, containing formulas to be recited
by the Advaryu who is the officiating priest of
the Yagna.
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The Sama Veda, containing melody hymns and formulas
to be chanted by the Udgatir, who is the chanter of
hymns in the Yagna
The Atharva Veda, a collection of:
Spells (Form of words used as a magical charm)
Incantations (A ritual recitation of words or sounds
believed to have a magical effect)
Stories
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Stories
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VEDAS
4. Predictions
Apotropaic charms (having the power to
prevent evil or bad luck) and
some speculative hymns
5. The Vedangas are six auxiliary disciplines for
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5. The Vedangas are six auxiliary disciplines for
the understanding and tradition of the Vedas.
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VEDANGAS
The Vedangas re first mentioned in the
Mundaka Upanishada as topics to be observed
by students of the Vedas.
Later, they developed into independent
disciplines, each with its own corpus of Sutras.
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VEDANGAS
The Vedangas are:
1. Siksha or phonetics It is the study of the
physical sounds of human speech
2. Kalpa or ritual Is the prescribed procedure
for conducting religious ceremonies
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for conducting religious ceremonies
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1. Vyakarana or grammar Is a system of rules and
principles for speaking and writing a language
2. Nirukta or etymology Is the study of the sources
and development of words
5. Chandas or metrics Is a unit of measurement of
the organisation of a sequence of speech sounds
and
6. Jyotishya or Astronomy and Astrology
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6. Jyotishya or Astronomy and Astrology
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VEDANGAS
Traditionally, Vyakarana and Nirukta are
shared across all four Vedas, while each Veda
has its own Siksha, Chandas, Kalpa and Jyotisha
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INTRODUCTION
The most popularly followed Astrological
classics today are the ones written by Rishis
like Parashara, Varahamihira, Garga, Jaimini
and their followers.
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People in those days had no satellites or
telescopes and yet the planetary positions
and their motions recorded by them are so
accurate that they are almost similar as the
planetary positions and degrees recorded
today using the space satellites.
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today using the space satellites.
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Our ancient Astrologers used their divine
intuition to record these planetary movements
and their effects on us.
Astrology has a twofold purpose.
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On one hand it is used as a tool to select
the right month the right date and the right
time to start various auspicious rites and
rituals so that the results are better.
On the other hand it is used as a guide to
study the destiny of an individual.
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study the destiny of an individual.
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INTRODUCTION
Indian Astrology is based on the theory of
Karma.
The good and the bad actions of the past life
determine your Karma of your present life, and
the actions of your present life determine your
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the actions of your present life determine your
future Karma.
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According to Indian Astrology a person is
born at that place, on that day and on that
moment when his individual Karma is in
perfect mathematical harmony with the
progress of the stars in heaven.
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: c.
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However it does not preach total dependence on
fate.
Astrology lets you know what you were born with,
what your possibilities are, the limitations, your
strong points and your drawbacks.
What type of life partners and professions suit you
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What type of life partners and professions suit you
and to expect is also indicated.
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It also prescribes various remedial measures to
ward off the bad effects and to enhance the good
results.
Astrology is your roadmap of destiny.
However your fate is in your hands.
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c: c_ crcnn' r IIO cr r
Cc,nv o'L Iccnv: ooc: Io.
v' Iccnv: I'cr Io.
'rcIc, c_ CcIc C cI.
ccOr CcI c_ o'_o C'.
The scriptures guide us by telling us what is good
and what is bad; what to do and what not to do;
how to do and how not to do.
You are given a piece of land and the seeds to sow.
How much effort to put in to it, what amount of
manure and water to add, when and how to reap
the produce is your job.
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the produce is your job.
nonv: cn' v'oc:, o'Lc:, cd'cocc:,
cdOcc,, I'cn' cd'c:, I'cn' cdOc:
coc: I'cv:ec'.
c_ I'rcco C', c o'rdCC'. 'v'o:c,c:
c_ o'_oC'. Cco' o cO:, n'rO, o'rL:
c IC'o:c,c: c_ Ioe.
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After that it is you who have to act using your
knowledge, intelligence, discrimination and
experience.
Fate is like a game of cards where you cannot
help the cards that have been dealt to you but
how to play them is in your hands.
c_ , :ce', C:c, c'co c:
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c_ , :ce', C:c, c'co c:
oIc oe c'v' e'noc: C'.
CcI oc: ccC' cLcoe'. cn' n:c
cC'nvcC' cn' oc,C'c Ie'rc c . ccO'
cn' cC'noc I'cn' cd'co'o:c: c_
o'_oC'.
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You may get good cards but if you play badly you
will lose and you may get bad cards and still may
win if you play carefully.
Dont blame the roadmap if you get drunk, drive
badly and have an accident!
In the Mahabharata Lord Krishna gave advise to
Arjuna and also to Duryodhana.
cn' cn' cn' cn' v' v' v' v' cC'Or cC'Or cC'Or cC'Or cc, cc, cc, cc, o'L o'L o'L o'L cLc cLc cLc cLc 'rcc 'rcc 'rcc 'rcc I:c: I:c: I:c: I:c:.
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Arjuna and also to Duryodhana.
cn' cn' cn' cn' v' v' v' v' cC'Or cC'Or cC'Or cC'Or cc, cc, cc, cc, o'L o'L o'L o'L cLc cLc cLc cLc 'rcc 'rcc 'rcc 'rcc I:c: I:c: I:c: I:c:.
Cc Cc Cc Cc o'L o'L o'L o'L cC' cC' cC' cC' c Or c Or c Or c Or c'_o c'_o c'_o c'_ocLc cLc cLc cLc n'c I:c: n'c I:c: n'c I:c: n'c I:c:.
cc, cc, cc, cc, :c: :c: :c: :c: o'LC o'LC o'LC o'LC n n n n C' C' C' C' CIeo'rvncO' CIeo'rvncO' CIeo'rvncO' CIeo'rvncO'
O' o: O' o: O' o: O' o: cr'c cr'c cr'c cr'c.
cIOec cIOec cIOec cIOec I I I I C:r C:r C:r C:r ce: ce: ce: ce: c:cr c:cr c:cr c:cr nr nr nr nr
cI' cI' cI' cI' o'rd:e ' o'rd:e ' o'rd:e ' o'rd:e '.
One listened and the other did not!
In the Egyptian, Greek, Western and Chinese
systems of Astrology only the birth chart is cast
to give predictions. This is hopelessly
inaccurate and insufficient.
ccO' C:r I I'ccoe' C'c: n'c , o'cvC'c
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ccO' C:r I I'ccoe' C'c: n'c , o'cvC'c
c:cr 'rce.
I , c, cOe ce: c Ic nv
O:od oc ce I I'cvCn:eC'.
ccO' c: aOc O:c,cc I CIorr
cO:e C'.
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For example, Chandra, the fastest moving of the
nine planets, remains in one sign for two and
half days.
The ascendant, or Lagna, extends for a period
of two hours.
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of two hours.
oC: oc cc 9 nIoecr c c' O:c
nI. oc: Oo cOd: cO' O:e'. ccO'
oc: Oo cn cOd: noL' ce Oc: .
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In these two hours, according to the present birth
rate, several thousand people are born in the
world with the same birth chart!
All of them cannot have the same destiny.
Hence their predictions based on this and the
monthly transits tends to be inaccurate.
OcOd: noL'o O Icr e'n'c:
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OcOd: noL'o O Icr e'n'c:
o'rodO' Icc, O O:eO'. CcO'cnr
oC'c O:od O:eC'.
ccnr oC'c CcI Ocoer c'c c .
ccoc CcO: I'cv:c I, O:od ce:
n'rcOc: CccoO:c,coc aO cOc:
c .
They are somewhat accurate about the nature of
signs etc., but when it comes to predicting the
events in ones life, their predictions may not be
accurate.
Vedic Astrology has a four dimensional approach.
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Vedic Astrology has a four dimensional approach.
CcO: I'cv:c I Oon:rcrnv Oc
O:coe' CcOr , ccc IccO: L'nv
n' I'cv:cn CcO I O:c,c.
ccO' c'cc 'rcIc, c::noc
IOo:eC'.
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The modern scientists do not accept Astrology.
But even then it is a known fact that planets do
have their effects on us.
The doctors of almost all mental asylums
accept the fact that during the Poornima (Full
Moon) and the Amavasya (New Moon) periods
the mental patients behave erratically.
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Moon) and the Amavasya (New Moon) periods
the mental patients behave erratically.
c: nv: 'rcIc: c:c,c.
ccO' nInv: c_ cC' IcccO:ec'
co:c: . cc c'rcO'rcn eO: I:,
Ccc'ooc: c O'rcnv: o'Ocoe'
C'c:o'rv:eO' co:c: I,eO'.
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The police department has documented the same
effects of Chandra during Amavasya and
Poornima, on many criminals.
The modern scientists know some of the effects of
the ultraviolet rays, gamma rays and beta rays of
the Grahas.
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the Grahas.
CC'cc cC' nv: I:
Ccc'ooc: I' ec':n:eO' co:c:
cc:eO'.
c: nv: CC c'_C'Ornv:, nc
Ornv:, cL Ornv: nIc cC' Icc
cO:ec' coc: o'rv:eO'.
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But unfortunately they dont have the divine
wisdom of our ancients, and do not know the
effects of Grahas fully.
Astrology does not foretell your future or fate. It
tells about the opportunities and crossroads in
your life.
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your life.
ccO' cn' c_nvoe' c c ccC'.
ccoc nInv: Cc,nv Iorr Iccnv n'
c .
'rcIc, c_ Icnc CcIcnc
I'cv:c,c. ccO' c_ Ccoonv:, c'nv:,
cocnv n' :eC'.
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The outcome depends solely upon your choices
made through your free-will, which decides your
fate.
Your life is a reflection of your birth chart. It
reveals your potential, your pains and pleasures,
challenges and what comes easily.
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cc, c_ oo: oIc c_
c:oO:c Ccoonv:, c'nv:, cocnv:
:c c c_ CcIc: rr:eC'.
c_ ccc, c_ _ ec IcOrI. c:
c_ o , c::a, coc, c'nv: c:c
c, :cc c:c Ionv: :eC'.