Vedic Astrology

Definition of Vedic Astrology

Vedic astrology is the system of astrology in India which is also called Hindu astrology, Indian astrology or Jyotisha. The main difference between Western astrology and Vedic astrology is that Vedic astrology is sidereal and Western is tropical. Also in Vedic astrology, the moon sign is considered the most significant whereas in Western astrology the sun sign is the most highlighted part of the birth chart.

TERM OF THE DAY

Ephemeris

An ephemeris is a map of the planets. Because the planets are in constant motion, that map is going to change constantly. Ephemerides come in either midnight or noon versions, and show you where the planets are (or were for a date in the past or will be for a date in the future) at either midnight or noon GMT.

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