What is Astrology?
Astrology is the study of the cycles of movement of the Sun, Moon, and Planets. From Egypt and Babylonia through Ancient Greece, to modern day, Astrology has been used to gain a better understanding of how mankind in general, and people as individuals fit into the Universal Cosmos.
What is the difference between an Astrological Sign and a Horoscope?
An Astrological sign is determined by the Sun's position at the time of birth. A Horoscope is a map of the heavens, showing the exact position of the Sun, Moon, and Planets, calculated using the exact date, hour and location of birth. Horoscope can provide insight into an individual's personality traits.
How do the Horoscopes that I read in the Newspaper or Magazines fit into this all?
Strictly speaking, newspaper and magazine Astrology columns practice "Sun Sign Astrology." Each individual has a completely unique birth chart, and each individual will respond to that chart, in his or her own way because we all have free will and ultimately can determine and choose what we make of our lives.
What is an Astrological Forecast?
The relationships or aspects between the planets in a Horoscope influence an individual's nature and temperament over a lifetime. In the same way, as the planets appear to cycle or planets in an individual's Horoscope influence day to day life.
What is Vaastu Shastra or Vasthu Shastra or Vastu Veda?
Vaastu Shastra is the science of designing buildings in accordance with the laws of nature. These laws state that the balance of the five elements must be maintained in order for beneficial energy to enhance your environment. This science was written in ancient texts called the Vedas.
Is Vaastu Shastra associated with any religion?
Vaastu Shastra is a mystical science and comes from the Vedic tradition in India like yoga and meditation. Like these follows, the health enhancing, life-giving benefits of Vaastu Shastra stand on their own.
Why should we follow principles or guidelines of Vastu?
If the five elements of nature are balanced and all obstructions to life-supporting energy are removed then you will receive the maximum life enhancing energy and support of nature, which will assist you in unfolding your full potential. You will have more opportunities and your thinking will be clear to act on them in the proper time.
When should we follow Vaastu?
It is best to follow Vaastu when purchasing or renting or designing an office, home/house, apartment or plot. You can also use Vaastu for any existing structure or even while designing your work place or home interiors.
When will I notice the benefits of Vaastu?
When the elements are balanced in your environment, opportunities will come. It is up to you to utilize these opportunities. Sometimes you may notice some improvements right away.