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Season of the Serpent

August 28th, 2017 · Comments Off on Season of the Serpent · Astrology, Instruction, Science

Take cover. It’s Kala Sarpa season. While everyone was focused on the solar eclipse of August 21st, another significant phenomenon was taking place on the same day. Ever since the Rahu/Ketu axis had shifted into Cancer/Capricorn on August 17th, only one other element remained to put things in play. So when, in the early hours […]

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Mathematical Frequency of Common Yogas

August 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on Mathematical Frequency of Common Yogas · Astrology, Instruction, Science

As Vedic astrologers, we routinely scan a chart to note the presence of yogas, ie, the planetary combinations that portend one effect or another for the person under consideration. These anticipated results derive, typically, from the houses the participant planets own, the signs and houses they occupy and, sometimes, the basic nature of the planets […]

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Mathematics of Yogas, part 5: Dhana Yoga

March 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on Mathematics of Yogas, part 5: Dhana Yoga · Astrology, Instruction, Science

It’s a truism in the medical world that the best guarantee of longevity is to be born to healthy parents. For those who take their health for granted, the next-most-desired aspect of a perfect life is to be born rich or, if that’s not possible, with a birth chart containing multiple wealth yogas. Although there […]

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Length of ring finger predicts physical aggression in men

February 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on Length of ring finger predicts physical aggression in men · Palmistry, Science

Without pointing any fingers, a new study suggests a way to take the measure of tough characters. The research, done at the University of Alberta and announced Wednesday, found a connection between the length of the male index finger relative to the ring finger and the tendency to be aggressive. No such connection was found […]

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Researchers finger top financial traders

November 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on Researchers finger top financial traders · Instruction, Palmistry, Science

WASHINGTON, (AFP) – A longer ring finger than an index finger denotes a more successful financial trader, British researchers said in a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Previous research found that the length ratio between the index finger and the ring finger, termed 2D:4D, is a measure of prenatal […]

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The Mathematics of Yogas, part 2: Parivartana

July 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments · Astrology, Instruction, Science

Parivartana Yoga Parivartana Yoga is formed when two planets simultaneously occupy a sign ruled by the other, eg, with Saturn in Cancer and the Moon in Capricorn, or Mars in Leo with the Sun in Scorpio, and so on. The two houses thus occupied and ruled become the focus of a symbiotic relationship rich for […]

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The Mathematics of Yogas, part 1: Pancha Maha Purusha, Chandra Mangala, Maha Bhagya

May 26th, 2016 · 5 Comments · Astrology, Instruction, Science

As astrologers, we routinely scan astrological charts looking for yogas. If we’re observant, we’ll notice that some yogas turn up frequently, while others turn up only rarely. And if we’re mathematically-inclined, some of us might ask ourselves, what are the odds of seeing this or that yoga? But if you’re not inclined to engage in […]

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Nikola Tesla: child of the storm

November 24th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Astrology, celebrity, Science

Once, when asked by someone what it felt like to be the smartest man in the world, Albert Einstein said, “I don’t know. You should ask Nikola Tesla.” Tesla, an electrical engineer and physicist renowned for his showmanship in demonstrating his inventions, was something of a mad scientist. Over the course of his career he […]

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Curiosity Rover’s (astrological) landing on Mars

October 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Astrology, Science

The Curiosity rover landed on Mars on August 6, 2012, at 05:17 UTC. This was a momentous occasion for NASA and its Jet Propulsion Laboratory so I was intrigued to see what the event chart looked like. Since I’m not an astrophysicist, I looked up “UTC” to learn it stands for Coordinated Universal Time, which […]

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