Starting with the sapta-loka mandala and the tri-loka amandala, Tri-nadi chakra, this book examines the naksatra tattva where you would be amazed to see that the clue to understanding the Leonardo's Vitruvian man. Puskara naksatra and Gandanta naksatra have been explained with ample examples. Divulging some secrets of the special naksatra the Sula chakra has been explained threadbare.
Naksatra Devata is not just about prayers and worship. Saptarsi naksatra is used for timing world events in the years, decades, centuries and millennium. The real reasons for Sri Rama being Sun incarnation or Sri Krishna as Moon incarnation lies in the saptarsi.
Sunya naksatra, Graha Janma naksatra, Antaranga-Bahiranga naksatra and pata naksatra have been covered along with sunya naksatra. Have you ever wondered why a ruby should be recommended for one born in Bharani naksatra? The answer is in the graha Janma naksatra. Antaranga-Bahiranga naksatra is the basis of Astottari dasa. The use of all this in horoscopy along with Sanjna chakra and pata naksatra is the hallmark of this book.
Dimba chakra of Pandit Dhundiraja and one system of nara chakra has been covered in this part. By the time you finish this chapter you should be able to tell exactly which part of the body is going to be damaged (if at all). The naksatra purusa worship in the Vaisnaya and Saiva traditions has been covered. The teachings of Brahmarsi Narada, for the placement of the Moon in naksatra and pada including some traditional advise.
With more than a hundred charts and more illustrations, this book not only reveals some of the most guarded secrets of Vedic Astrology but also lays a firm foundation for learning Naksatra sastra. In simpler words, what has been taught in this book will have references in classical literature but their use, especially in horoscopy has never ever provided in any book.
About the Author:
Sanjay Rath is an Indian astrologer. He comes from a traditional family of astrologers from Bira Balabhadrapur Sasan village in Puri, Orissa, which trace their lineage back to Shri Achyuta Das. Sanjay Rath became a graduate of mechanical engineering and joined the Government of India in July 1991. He was promoted to Under Secretary in the Ministry of Defence in October 1997. After the encouraging reception of his translation of Maharshi Jaimini's Upadesha Sutras and the growing number of students, Sanjay Rath resigned from government service in September 2000 to devote himself completely to Jyotisha.
Sanjay Rath uses Brihat Parasara Hora Shastra, Jaimini Upadesa Sutras, Brihat Jataka and Saravali as the foundations of Jyotisha and teaches from various other Jyotish scripture and sacred literature such as the Bhagavad Gita, Upanisads, Puranas, etc. His holistic teaching and writings span across various schools of thought, although not creating his own brand of astrology. He is a strict follower of the teachings of the ancient seers and is also a keen promoter for research and further development of the subject. To promote the teachings of his parampara.
Sanjay Rath is presently working on translating the ancient Jyotish scriptures relative to his understanding of their meaning according to his East Indian background. He is the Chairman of SJC Education & Research Center, Nagpur which offers Bachelors' Degrees and Masters' Degrees in Vedic Astrology under MOU with Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University.