Indian Astrology

Indian astrology is perhaps the oldest astrology on this earth. Even Greek and Chinese astrology are not as old as Indian astrology. Indian astrology is based on examining relative positions of different bodies of the universe. Indian astrology is better known as vedic astrology or Hindu astrology.

Indian astrology is based on various group of stars. There are twenty six group of stars. Ashwini, Bharini, Krittika are the first three stars in the zodiac. A Zodiac sign is made up of two group of stars.

Affecting events on earth- Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Rahu, and Ketu, all are considered as planets and they appear to revolve around the earth continuously while always staying within the limits of the zodiac. Indian astrology in the ancient testament had given recognition to these nine things. Out of which, the Sun is a star. Moon is the satellite of earth. Rahu and Ketu are two mathematical points on the zodiac and the rest are the planets. Modern Vedic Astrologers also consider the effect of distant planets like Neptune, Uranus and Pluto.

Indian astrology is often identified with moon sign or janma rashi. Janma Rashi is prepared after knowing relative position of moon to the point in the zodiac sign. Sun sign is the corresponding position of Zodiac with respect to sun's movement.

An Indian Zodiac Sign possesses two clusters of stars as it's component. There exist twenty six clusters of stars in Hindu astrology. These stars are considered to move in imaginary path ways. Various planetary movements are of great importance in Hindu astrology. A birth chart is also prepared that is known as Janam Patri.

Rahu and Ketu points play a major role in fixing details of a person under observation. These are two converging points of a moon's movement with ecliptic. These points are in two opposite direction with a geometric  distance of hundred and eighty degrees.

Indian astrology too possess it's daily horoscope and nowadays, cyberastro has also provided a space to it.