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Jupiter, is He a Saviour always?

By Kshitij Sharma, June 11, 2012

Profession and Downfalls Part IV

Author – Bijesh Menon

Final part of a 4 part article. Part I is published here – Profession and Downfalls – Part I (Rahu-Ketu Axis) and Part II is published here – Profession and Downfalls Part II – Sun’s effect in the horoscope. Part III is published here – Saturn affecting Profession in Vedic Astrology.

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Profession and Downfalls Part II – Sun’s effect in the horoscope

By Kshitij Sharma, December 21, 2011

Profession and Downfalls Part II

Sun the Royal planet, causes downfall in career

Part II of a many part article. Part I is published here – Profession and Downfalls – Part I (Rahu-Ketu Axis)

Author – Bijesh Menon

Many principles of astrology regarding down fall in one’s career has been discussed in the past by many savants of astrology, but reference to Sun’s role in doing so has been discussed by only a few and that too in a very imprecise form. In many case, the Sun’s Dasha or sub period brings the real downfall in one’s career. Whenever the sub period or dasha of Sun starts, there is tendency Continue reading


Profession and Downfalls – Part I (Rahu-Ketu Axis)

By Kshitij Sharma, July 25, 2010

Editor – This is Part 1 of a many part article by Bijesh. It has been broken down mainly due to the length of the original article along with my incapacity to go through it at once.

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Profession and Dashamsha Lords

By Kshitij Sharma, October 2, 2008

[Editor] Please note the change in Nitin’s contact number. He can be reached at 09968039321 -or- 09868752639 -or- 01125054200 and is free on Saturdays to take your calls.

Author : Nitin Kashyap

In my opinion, prediction of vocation and guidance in professional life can easily be considered to be among one of the toughest areas in Astrology. I have been doing some research on vocation and choice of profession life of people. In the past, there were very limited options as far as jobs are concerned. In this modern day and age, things have changed are in this era of specialization, Continue reading


Foreign Travels and Journeys – 2

By Kshitij Sharma, April 4, 2008

When I faced database problems on my website, I must have missed a lot of comments. This was an important one, made by Basab Roy on the post on foreign travels and journeys. While going through older emails in my gmail account today, I figured that somehow this comment was one of them.

Basab, with apologies, here is the content in its entirety. Please let me know if I missed anything.

1) Dual signs signifies foreign travel.

2)12th house is a house of foreign residence. I guess the logic behind it is the 12th house is the 4th house(residence) from the 9th house(foreign travel). It is also 9th from 4th.

3) Ketu and Jupiter are also the significators of foreign travel. I guess the logic behind Jupiter being a significator of foreign travel is Jupiter is the lord of 9th (Sagittarius) and 12th (Pisces) signs of the Kalpurush zodiac.

4) Malefic influences on the 2nd house of family can result in either of the following:

  • Foreign travel: If malefic influences on the 2nd house are supported by other strong connections for foreign travel in the birth chart then the native will leave his/her family and travel abroad.
  • Short journey: If malefic influences on the 2nd house are supported by other strong connections for short journeys but not foreign travel then the native will leave his/her family and make short journeys.
  • No travels but conflicts with family: If malefic influences on the 2nd house are not supported by other strong connections for foreign travel or short journeys in the birth chart then the native will have conflicts with his/her family but won’t leave them for foreign travel.

5) Malefic influences on the 4th house of home can result in either of the following:

  • Foreign travel: If malefic influences on the 4th house are supported by other strong connections for foreign travel in the birth chart then the native will leave his/her family and travel abroad.
  • Short journey: If malefic influences on the 4th house are supported by other strong connections for short journeys but not foreign travel then the native will leave his/her home and make short journeys.
  • No travels but conflicts with family: If malefic influences on the 4th house are not supported by other strong connections for foreign travel or short journeys in the birth chart then the native will have an unhappy domestic life but won’t leave his/her for foreign travel or short journeys.

6) The dasha of the 7th lord or planets in the 7th house can give foreign travel.

7) If the lagna makes connection with 7th house, 9th house or 12th house but these connections happen in fixed signs then the person will make short journeys within the country and not to a foreign land.


Inter religion marriages and Vedic Astrology

By Kshitij Sharma, September 1, 2007

The present guest article is based on research directed towards marriages between bride and groom belonging to different religions or faiths.

Vasudhaiva Kutumbkam? I think not…
We, as a society, irrespective of caste or religion, are fairly traditional and high premium is placed on conformance to a set of rules. As a result, we find it difficult to accept Continue reading


Diseases and Sixth House

By Kshitij Sharma, May 24, 2007

Author: Nitin Kashyap

I would like to thank one and all for the overwhelming response that you had given to my last article. That has encouraged me to write a second article for this astrology site.

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Strong third house : Boon or Curse?

By Kshitij Sharma, March 18, 2007

Author: Nitin Kashyap

[Editor: This is first article in a series that will be published under "Guest Author" category. Mr. Nitin Kashyap has kindly written this article for the website planetarypositions.com. He hails from Dwarka and practices astrology professionally. He can be reached at kashyap_nitin [at] rediffmail dot com.]
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