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From The River Of Heaven
Index

Hindu And Vedic...

The Eternal Teaching Nature's Medicine...
Science Of Light

Social Science...

Sanskrit.. Karma And The Science ..
Universal Forms... Vedic Cosmology..
Dharmic Philosophies The Paths Of Yoga...
The Source Of Teachings

Appendix

Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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SCIENCE OF LIGHT : VEDIC ASTROLOGY
Planetory Periods

Vedic astrology employs a special system of planetary periods. In these each planet rules a period of time in life from six to twenty years. The main cycle used (Vimshottari Dasha), one hundred and twenty years, is as follows:

The Sun: six years
The Moon: ten years
Mars: seven years
Rahu: eighteen years
Jupiter: sixteen years
Saturn: nineteen years
Mercury: seventeen years
Venus: twenty years
Ketu: seven years

Each of these major periods (Dashas) is divided into minor periods (Bhuktis) based upon the same proportions per planet. Where the cycle begins depends upon the location of the Moon at birth. 

The planetary periods are very important for determining the courses of events in life. All of us would benefit from knowing their periods. If this is all we take from Vedic astrology it is well worth it. It should be noted that transits are also considered but relative to these more general periods. 

 

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