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The Ashley Madison affair: Venus & Mars are not alright tonight…

August 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on The Ashley Madison affair: Venus & Mars are not alright tonight… · Astrology, Crime, Karma

In 1975 Paul McCartney sang, “A good friend of mine follows the stars: Venus and Mars are alright tonight.” But as of this week when a hacker group made public the customer database for the Ashley Madison website, Venus and Mars are not alright. In fact, they’ve been up all night fighting… For those who […]

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Book release: STELLAR ASTROLOGY by Alan Annand

April 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Book release: STELLAR ASTROLOGY by Alan Annand · Astrology, celebrity, Instruction, Palmistry, Publication, Upaye

STELLAR ASTROLOGY by Alan Annand: applications of jyotish (Vedic astrology). This is a compilation of essays on techniques, in-depth celebrity profiles, and analysis of mundane events. A highly informative reference work intended for serious students of astrology, it is written in a clear and lively style by an astrologer experienced in both western and Vedic systems. Available in […]

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Robin Williams’ divine spark of madness

August 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Astrology, celebrity

Eclipses have an awesome capacity to plunge us into darkness, leaving us wondering what the hell happened. In the wake of Robin Williams’ suicide, such is the collective state of mind of fans throughout the western world. If there was one word to describe Robin Williams, it might have to be manic. As far as […]

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My Practice of Vedic Astrology

July 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Astrology, Instruction, Karma, Palmistry, Upaye

This article describing my consultation process first appeared under a slightly different title in the May 2014 edition of Jyotish Star. Thanks to Juliana Swanson for encouragement and guidance, and Christina Collins for publishing. Thanks also to my teachers, Hart DeFouw and his guru Mantrji, without whom I’d never have seen the light of the […]

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Miley Cyrus & PopTarts Anonymous

October 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Astrology, celebrity

“Hi, my name is Miley and I’m a twerkaholic. Don’t judge.” Ever since Miley Cyrus appeared with Robin Thicke on the Video Music Awards, 25 August 2013, the world has been reeling with the image of the tongue-twisting pop tart in flesh-colored short shorts doing the next-to-nasty on prime time network TV. Shocking, perhaps, but […]

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Vedanta in Rishikesh, part 1

February 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment · India, Instruction

In September 2005 I accompanied a group of jyotish students to Rishikesh, India. We stayed at the Dayananda ashram for a week and a half, attending nine days of classes with our teacher, Hart deFouw, on the subject of the nakshatras. While there, we were privileged to also receive a morning discourse on the subject […]

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Will the real Justin Bieber please show up?

September 6th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Astrology, celebrity

Justin Bieber, Canadian wunderkind of pop music, has a virtually squeaky-clean image so far, but there’s a dark side that’s waiting in the wings, and eventually it will have to come out of hiding. Bieber was born March 1, 1994 in London, Canada, and raised by a single mother as a devout Christian. He taught […]

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Welcome to the Demi-Monde!

March 31st, 2012 · Comments Off on Welcome to the Demi-Monde! · Astrology, celebrity

Demi-monde: The jet set; people who live hedonistic lifestyles in a conspicuous manner, seeking pleasure via drinking, drugs, gambling, promiscuity, and high spending on fashion, cars and houses. Did someone say, Hollywood? Recent tabloid coverage on Demi Moore has her spiralling out of control like a water skier whose speedboat has cut her loose. Not that she was getting […]

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