Dear Mr. Trump, We Don't Deserve You

 Dear Mr. Trump, We Don't Deserve You

The whole world is scratching their heads as to how someone with your credentials and personality could have made it this far in the race for the President of the United States. Of course everyone wants the Astrologers to predict if you will win or not, which I will address towards the end of the article after I have given you some general counsel on the karmas revealed in your of your Vedic horoscope. 

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Losing to Win: How Mars gets in the way of Relationships

Losing to Win: How Mars gets in the way of Relationships

In a rapidly modernizing and changing India traditional values of arranged marriage are being discarded for more western style marriages. It came as no surprise when I found Indian social media sites littered with distressed young people caught between "falling in love" and the old traditions of their parents who require that horoscopes be matched, especially for the detrimental placement of Mars called Manglik.
 

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My Head Got in the Way of My Feet

My Head Got in the Way of My Feet

It was the last night of the spiritual retreat with my guru Amma (also known as the hugging saint). I had spent the last few days working hard serving Amma’s program where ever help was needed; washing dishes, serving food, loading equipment, decorating the temple and crowd control, so the thousands of people who came to the program could get their hug from Amma in a timely manner.
 

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Qualities of a True Yogi

Qualities of a True Yogi

As the term “Yogi and enters deeper into the English lexicon, I have come to accept that this word is often being used to describe someone who enjoys doing Asana Yoga a lot!! While, I welcome this exalted word into the English, I am concerned that if we embrace this revered ancient word with so little qualifications the true qualities of a Yogi, that are every soul’s higher aspirations, may also get lost in the process.
 

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Planets, Elements and Indian Weddings

Planets, Elements and Indian Weddings

Indian weddings are known for their grandeur and week-long festivities and have been in the news lately as a $11 billion dollar market (second largest in the world). So much emphasis is on the Bollywood aspect of Indian weddings people forget the significance of the Vedic rites and rituals that are also performed to elevate the mind of the bride/groom and guests to higher consciousness.

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Rahu and Ketu - Divine Confusion

Rahu and Ketu - Divine Confusion

A central principle of Yoga and Vedic Astrology is the cycle of human birth, death and rebirth, as the soul’s journey towards the realization of its cosmic roots. With each successive birth the desires of the soul to experience all aspects of life evolve until all desires have been transmuted (not suppressed) and surrendered. The desire that propels the soul to take birth on the physical plane is Rahu (north node) and the completion of the desire is Ketu (south node). When all longings cease and everything is embraced as an aspect of the divine, the journey is complete, and the soul merges back into its source.

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