Learn Vedic Astrology Part 1
- 8 hours on-demand video
- 13 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- Understand the Fundamental Principles of Vedic Astrology.
- Understand basic Astronomy principles for an Astrologer.
- Understand each planet's archetypal characteristics.
- Understand the different sign's (constellations) qualities.
- Understand the 4 Goals in Life and the 12 House's meanings.
- Learn about the Moon's Nodes: Rahu & Ketu
- Gather basic information of other astrological free online resources.
- You should be able to use a PC at a beginners level.
In this course you will establish a solid foundation in your Vedic Astrology studies preparing you for parts 2 and 3. Vedic Astrology (also known as Jyotish) is an extremely valuable tool that you can use personally or for the benefit of others. Jyotish, in Sanskrit means "light"; it shines a light on your karmic path so that you can get to know yourself better in an objective matter enabling you to make better life choices.
Before you can learn how to read a North Indian chart you need to know how the universe is arranged (astronomy), what the planets mean and how the signs influence the planets that live within them. In addition, you should understand the special house meanings and how the moon's nodes are formed. The nodes unique to Vedic Astrology are known as Rahu and Ketu - what fascinating mythology behind their creation. Finally, become familiar with a few free online resources that are sure to facilitate your Jyotish studies without "breaking your bank".
- Anyone who wants to learn more about their behavioral tendencies.
- Aspiring Vedic Astrologers who want to have their own clientele.
- Psychologists or anyone interested in an "Objective Psycho-Analysis Tool"
- Counselors or Life Coaches
What is Vedic Astrology (known as Jyotish in Sanskrit)? Why would you want to study Vedic Astrology and what it may do for you?
Be able to describe in detail how both the Tropical and Sidereal Zodiacs differ in degrees. You will be able to communicate to your clients why they may not be the "Sign" they think they are. If you don't have an iOS phone, you can get either AstroLapp or Sky Map on an Android phone instead of the Sky Guide on your iPhone.
How many constellations are there? Why do we choose particular constellations and make them a zodiac sign? Does location make a difference in which constellations I see? How do I say "Sign" in Sanskrit?
Are you able to identify where the Constellations lie? In other words, do you know how to read the North Indian Chart and know where the Signs are in the chart? The words Constellation and Signs are interchangeable. Constellation is the word astronomers use and Sign is the word astrologers use, yet they are pretty much the same thing. You must note though that Signs are limited to 30 degrees to keep the houses equal, yet in nature, Constellations are not a "neat 30 degrees".
Each Sign has a Ruler. Just like the house that you live in right now; there is one person who says how that household will be run - it's the same in astrology. "As above, so below." Therefore, it is important to be able to identify who rules the sign/house. You haven't learned about houses, yet you can think of the blocks as houses which are occupied by a Sign/Constellation.
Remember the significators of Rahu and Ketu by learning the myth behind these "Shadowy Planets".
It is important to know that even though this field of study does not require a 'license' to be able to practice, it does require the utmost respect and ethical consideration when commencing to look into peoples' charts. Jyotish is a POWERFUL tool and it should be respected as such. Understand what qualities you should embody according to the two main books on Vedic Astrology.
Here are a few steps for you to consider when you first open up a chart on your software program and look at a new chart. Like any other study, you should try to get into the habit of consistently having a process to follow when you start your chart interpretation. Some of the steps will involve you taking Parts 2 & 3 of this Vedic Astrology Series on Udemy, yet I mention them here so that you know what to expect and what to look for in the future as you become more proficient in your studies.
A step-by-step lecture on how you may set up your "Transits Page" on the Jyotish software program (on Windows only). This will be your 'go to' page to see where the planets are currently as opposed to a fixed chart (the chart under investigation). Later in your studies (especially when you get to Part 4), you can use this to further advance your studies with Gochara (Transit Analysis).
Starry Night is a great App for you to look at the Geocentric and Heliocentric Models so that you can get a "feel" of astronomy and compare it to your Jyotish Software program or a Sidereal Ephemeris to know what the upcoming transits will be, or to simply look at what the sky looks like.