All constellations form part of the zodiac. In astrology, this band is divided into 12 equal parts called signs, each 30° wide. The Vedic constellations have a spiritual purpose in the cosmos. They constitute the repository of our Karma. Our ancestors believed that our souls travelled to stars after death.… Click to read the rest
Ardra is the sixth star in the lunar constellation. Its presiding deity is Rudra. Ardra means wetness. The Purana-s say Rudra removes distress. When we are distressed, we shed tears. Tears indicate wetness and wetness denotes Ardra. This explains the link between Ardra and Rudra.… Click to read the rest
In this edition we will look into the various aspects of an “auspicious star” in the zodiac, Vishaka which falls partly in Thula and partly in Vrischika. This means Rasi sign-dispositors could be either Venus or Mars. In navamsa, the four padas of Vishaka could fall in Aries, Taurus, Gemini or Virgo and hence the navamsa dispositors would be Mars, Venus, Mercury or Moon.… Click to read the rest
One of the charismatic actresses of all time is Marilyn Monroe. Her cult verges on the incredible. Her life off the camera was more intriguing than her life on the studio set. Her untimely death at the peak of her career was the subject of speculation by the world media.
Ian Fleming’s fictional character, James Bond is today considered as an iconic figure, the world over. As a British secret service agent, Bond as 007 has enthralled worldwide audiences with Skyfall, the latest movie marvel grossing up a revenue in excess of one billion dollars.… Click to read the rest