Overview for Vedic Astrology Demystified
"Vedic Astrology Demystified" is written for the beginner to intermediate Jyotish student. The purpose of the book is to introduce the reader to the basics of Jyotish, starting with its origin. All essential information required for interpreting a chart is detailed, with a comprehensive look at each of the rasis, grahas and the 12 different bhavas. An overview is provided of many of the important yogas to look for in a chart to interpret combinations themselves. After setting out of the basics of a chart interpretation, "Vedic Astrology Demystified" details how to predict using Vimshottari Dasha system and how to incorporate transits into prediction. The book finishes with a practical review of various charts and the timing of events using the knowledge learnt. "Vedic Astrology Demystified" is written in a friendly style, so that the reader feels he is having a personal lesson from the author. As there is much conjecture on various topics within Jyotish, the author has incorporated into the book his own practices when interpreting predicting from a chart.
Chandrashekhar Sharma (Author)
Chandrashekhar Sharma is an engineer by training having done his Diploma in mechanical engineering in 1965. He is also as Associate of the Federation of Insurance Institutes (India) and an Associate of Institute of insurance Surveyors and Adjusters. A sympathizer of cause for farmers for his region of Vidarbha, he has run a dairy and is a lover of dogs and Animals in general, having bred and exhibited his dogs of many breeds. He was a member on the animal husbandry committee (Central India) for devising an action plan for preservation of national biodiversity set up by government of India. Chandrashekhar has been learning Jyotish for over 50 Years. He started learning when he was 8 years old, initially from his father. His grandmother was also an astrologer and the learnt from her own ancestors. A firm believer of astrology being Vadanga (limb of Vedas) and thus to be used for helping those in distress, he follows the family tradition of not charging for astrological readings. He has delivered lectors on Vedic astrology at many astrological conferences in India and abroad. Chandrashekhar teaches from the classical texts and with his wife, Sulakshana, son, daughter-in-law, grandsons and two dogs and operates a small distribution company.