Indian Science, Astronomy, Palmistry, and Astrology were fully developed and advanced even in 3000 BC. Astrology and astronomy were interconnected as they tell about the position of the planets and their movement. Astrology mainly deals with the effects of the planets and how their positions cause positive or negative effects on the life of a person. Those predictions by the scientists and mathematicians were so accurate, that even after so many millenniums the names of Aryabhatta, Maharishi Parashar, and Varaha Mihira are remembered by the people. Vedic astrology is based on the moon sign, whereas western astrology is based on Sun Sign.

Celestial Bodies:

According to Vedic astrology, there are 9 planets and 12 houses. There are 27 constellations or nakshatras, which are grouped into 12 zodiacs namely

Mesha (Aries)

Vrishabha (Taurus)

Mithuna (Gemini)

Kataka (Cancer)

Simha (Leo)

Kanya (Virgo)

Thula (Libra)

Vrischika (Scorpio)

Dhanus (Sagittarius)

Makara (Capricorn)

Kumbha (Aquarius)

Meena (Pisces)

The visual representation of the stars and planets are marked in the natal charts pertaining to the houses they are positioned in. Lagna, the ascendant, which is the planet on the eastern horizon when the sun rises, is considered very significant in Vedic astrology. Thus, the positions of the planets in the natal charts signify the person's character, lifestyle, the positive and negative features. A well-prepared chart will also be able to predict the person's life, his growth and development completely.

Scope of Vedic Astrology:

Since the Vedic age, astrology has been in practice. Not only for performing marriage ceremonies and other functions, but it is also used for finding auspicious times to start various positive activities. Many kings would even schedule a great battle at a place, date and time which is favorable for them.

Future prediction: Planetary retrogrades significantly impact the person's health, wealth, reputation, happiness and family life. With a well-prepared chart, a person's future could be easily gauged. Thus a person will know when is the favorable period, and when is the time to be patient and confident.

Daily, Monthly and Annual predictions: Vedic Astrology gives minute details, which can predict the day's overall impact for a person as well as how each month and year will turn out for a person.

Matrimonial matchmaking: Before performing a marriage, it is essential to see if both the horoscopes match. The couple's happiness, future, their longevity, and children, everything depends upon the compatibility of their natal charts.

Auspicious time to start a ceremony: Favorable time and positive mindset bring good results. It is very important to choose the auspicious time and the appropriate period to start any business, perform the marriage, buy a new asset, etc.

Remedies for problems: Vedic astrology also prescribes various remedies for problems. When the position of a planet in a house is malefic, it creates a lot of troubles for a person. Proper remedies will bring down the negative effects and help a person to live a positive life.

Have you ever wondered what the future holds in store for you? Vedic Astrology is a boon to humanity. It should be used appropriately to gain various benefits. consult with the best astrologer in India in the market to get accurate predictions about your future.

Author's Bio: 

Sri Tulasi is a professional astrologer, life coach and member of the Indian Astrologers Council.