In the first volume, starting with the basic concepts of time, he delves into the history of time, and divisions of Time. The short history of calendar takes the reader to the different calendar systems prevalent during the years and takes the reader to the foundations of time and starts with the fundamentals of muhoortha and its character. The next chapter on Muhoortha doshas is excellent in content on muhoortha blemishes and how they can be remedied with simple selection of change of time. The chapter on Nakshatra and suitable deeds contain muhoortha for deeds that are best suited to each Nakshatra. The deeds have been selected to suit the modern day requirements as well. The Samskaaras chapter delves deep into the history of various samskaaras as prescribed in different classics and its relevance to each samskaaras. The chapter analyses each samskaaras based on different classics like Muhoortha padavi, Madhaveeyam, Kalaprakasika, Kalavidhanam, etc.
Table of Contents:
2. A Brief History of Time
3. Divisions of Time
4. A Short history of Calendar
5. Foundations of Time
6. What is Muhoortha
7. Essentials of Muhoortha
8. Blemishes or Muhoortha doasha
9. Nakshatras and Suitable deeds
About the Author:
V.S.KALYANRAMAN – A mathematician and amateur astronomer by training, a bureaucrat by profession and a student of astrology by passion, was initiated to regular traditional training in astrology in his teens under distinguished astrologers of yesteryears, in Kerala, with a vow not to turn professional at any time. Commencing his career as a teacher in Kerala and joining the central government survive retired as a senior class 1 officer of the Government of India. After a stint of story writing in Tamil, in the fifties, turned to serious studies of Saiva Siddhanta, Philosophy, Psychology, Bharateeya Ganitha Sastra, Vedic Mathematics, Ancient Hindu Astronomy, varied Astrological systems of the world, Vastu Sastra, Vedic Numerology, and allied disciplines under various teachers of repute. As a freelancer he had been contributing on varied topics to magazines in English, Tamil and Malayalam from the fifties. Recipient of various awards and titles, he has been for over a decade a columnist, reviewer of books and contributor to Indian astrology, besides running its regular monthly features. Involved in coordinating and propagating the messages of Indian Scientific Heritage, his main passion is to bring the wisdom of our ancients to our younger generation. Preferring anonymity to publicity, he would like to remain a student of the subjects he loves, perennially than carrying the can of any erudition.