Mercury, The Most Important Planet for Success in the Information Age

In most myths and stories Mercury is usually portrayed by a character like Peter Baelish in the Game of Thrones. A person who is a “shapeshifter”, intelligent but slippery. One who blurs the lines between ally and enemy. He may start out as the ally to the hero, but his agenda is usually to stay on the winning side, so he may betray or help the hero at a critical moment

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Rahu Compulsions and Ketu Repulsions - How are you split in two?

Rahu Compulsions and Ketu Repulsions - How are you split in two?

Rahu and Ketu are both forces of nature that disrupt the natural order to create chaos and change that propels evolution. Placed exactly opposite each other in the horoscope, each one of us has Rahu’s drive that pulls towards a perceived paradise, which is also intimately intertwined with Ketu’s paradise lost, or what we might be resisting or refusing in our lives.

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Be the Hero of Your Story

Be the Hero of Your Story

Vedic Astrology is much more than just predicting timing of events. It’s true physical, mental and spiritual benefits are revealed when it is used primarily as a tool for self-knowledge and self-discovery.  When used in this way there is no other modality that can match the speed at which we can gain inner guidance and inner empowerment. This model is empowering and puts the authorship of our life’s journey in our hands rather than the stars alone. Most importantly this can help us develop skills and dedication that we will need to become the hero our life’s journey.

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The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth

The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth

Can these changes be predicted?  Can we prepare ourselves, so we are not knocked off our feet when our partner is ready to shift planetary gears? The mathematical algorithms of the Vimshottari Dasha, conceived thousands of years ago still remain relevant today, describing a 120 year cycle (the life expectancy in ancient India), which is divided into nine planetary periods, ranging in length in six to twenty years. Herein lays the answer to how delicate the navigation of long term relationships really is.

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Trudeau and Trump: Can We Meet in the Middle?

Trudeau and Trump: Can We Meet in the Middle?

Trudeau chose to show his love for the Indian culture and everything Indian, by hiring an Indian fashion designer to dress his wife, children and himself in a series of elaborate and often over the top ethnic Indian outfits. The Trudeau family’s good intentions to embrace the Indian culture backfired. The media was merciless, and twitter was ablaze with negative tweets.

Late night comedian Trevor Novah  said “ I don’t know if you have noticed that just as Donald trump becomes more and more un-woke, Justin Trudeau is compensating in the other direction.

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Ninth House of Belief, Fate and Fortune

Ninth House of Belief, Fate and Fortune

"What is the purpose of our existence?"  “How can we live a more purpose driven life”?

For these broader questions of life, we turn to the ninth house, Sagittarius (the natural ninth house in the zodiac) and Jupiter. These forces in the horoscope are primarily responsible for kindling our search for beliefs that give meaning and purpose to our life. When Dashas relating to these forces awaken in our horoscope we set sail in search for teachers and teachings that can expand our mind, broaden our knowledge and develop a belief system that will answer life’s bigger questions.

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Trump's Gandanta Moon: the Karmic Knot is Unraveling

Trump's Gandanta Moon: the Karmic Knot is Unraveling

The most turbulent and unsettling of these crossover points are where fire and water signs collide – they are called Gandanta or a tightly wound knot ( Gan means knot, anta at the end). As such, Gandanta occurs at the edges of Cancer and Leo, Scorpio and Sagittarius, and Pisces and Aries – where not only the zodiac signs but the Nakshatra signs are also transitioning.

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