Read Your Own Horoscope: A Step-By-Step Tutorial to Vedic Astrology

Under the guidance of Pt. Punarvasu, Indastro has been serving astrology patrons since 2001. Backed by years of experience and unique insights from ancient books & sources that are 1500 to 5500 years old, this free Vedic astrology tutorial has been put together with an objective of helping people better their lives. These free lessons from Indastro will help you read your own horoscope. For which you must keep the following points in mind:

  • Go step by step. Until you have mastered one step, do not move to the next.
  • Do not just read, but apply these principles on your own horoscope
  • In the begining, just pay attention to just reading and analyzing a birth chart, rather can drafting one.
  • Go in the same order of lessons as is provided here.
  • Practice and more practice.

Mahadasa of Mercury

Mercury’s Mahadasa runs for as long as 17 years in one’s life. During this period, native observes changes in level of creativity, intelligence, management skills, communication, speech, and so on. This period usually brings progress in career, profits, progressive ideas, and improved writing ability. People in trading, anchoring, accountancy, politics, dealing, banking, and teaching do very well during this time. For students, this is a favorable people to study political science, diplomacy and commerce. Native feels a lot of peace of mind in familial matters too. If Mercury is week or afflicted during this period, native has to suffer from nervous disorders, skin problems, mental issues, lack of concentration, memory loss, and defame too.

Mercury Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

During this period, native enjoys benefits due to improved intellect and better learning ability. Concentration in studies also improves. This is a period of achievements essentially. Native becomes a lot more creative and articulate in speech. Their calculation also improves. Native does well in debates and communication, accountancy and banking. Relationship with family also improves. If malefic influence is present, the native may suffer from mental problems and lack of concentration. Some memory or nervous system related issues also crop up during this period.

Ketu Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

Ketu Antardasa in Mercury gives an airy mind to the native. A lot of difficulties and problems enter the native’s life. Confusion and misunderstandings persist during this period. Native struggles to make concrete decisions. This period also affects one’s professional and financial progress and expenditure often shoots up during this Dasa. Moreover, concentration level also suffers a setback. This period also makes you fond of languages. If malefic influence exists in the chart, native feels tensed mentally and may also develop tendency to set unrealistic expectations.

Venus Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

During this period, natives gets a lot of support from friends and employer. This period brings a lot of wealth and profit in business for the native. This is a good time as the person gets a lot of recognition due to their intellectual abilities. Romantic feelings also make way into the heart. Native wants to spend time with loved ones. This period also gives a creative push to the native. Inclination towards aesthetically appealing objects increases. Native becomes fond of music, dance, arts, fragrances etc.  If malefic, this Dasa can lead to distance in relationships. Native may encounter defame due to association with women. Problems like headache, fever and stress may also persist.

Sun Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

The relationship between Sun and Mercury can be termed friendly. While fiery Sun gives the necessary confidence to the native, earthy Mercury keeps the native grounded. Knowledge and learning abilities improve during this Dasa. Planets form strong possibility of a government job for the native. Comfort and peace prevails at home and in relationships. Native feels spiritually inclined too. Society also helps and supports a lot during this period. This is a positive time for jobs in banking, teaching, administration, accountancy, law and other high-end fields. If malefic, this Dasa leads to heart diseases, skin issues, mental tensions, and separation in relationships.

Moon Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

Native enjoys a happy period with spouse and children during this Dasa. The relationship between Moon and Mercury is average. Since both are benefic in nature, results are often positive. Native under this Dasa develops a penchant for arts, music and creative fields. Happiness in familial matters persists throughout. However, the native sometimes suffers exhaustion due to some tensions. During this time, native works harder to get success. If under malefic influence, this Dasa can cause mental distress, lack of concentration, airy thoughts and problems in career matters.

Mars Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

Mars is inimical towards Mercury which in turn is neutral. This is not a positive period overall. This Antardasa increase aggression and argumentativeness in speech. Nevertheless, native enjoys the comforts of having a home and vehicle. Family life remains blissful during this period. While Mars creates some hurdles, Mercury gives the maturity and intellect to deal with situations effectively. Native stays in trouble due to opposition and enemies. If under malefic influence, this Dasa leads to high expenditure, gastric issues, skin allergies, eye and blood related problems.

Rahu Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

Native under this Antardasa gains a lot of respect from others. However, he or she may develop fear form water and experience confusions in mind. Interest in religious pursuits increase during this time. The person faces a lot of issues in career matters as well as with spouse. Misunderstandings prevail in married life. This period is marked by increase in hard work and stress. Native feels depressed and dissatisfied at times. There might be a lot of hurdles in the path to success but native continues to work towards it.

Jupiter Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

These two are the most benefic planets in Vedic Astrology. This is a good period to get married. Native maintains a happy relationship with spouse and children. Spiritual inclination also increases during this time. Native travels to religious places often during this time. Your charitable instincts also increase along with learning power. Native gets positive results in studies too. Their mental strength and level of understanding also improves. Natives under this Dasa earn a good position in fields such as banking, astrology, law, debate, research, and so on.

Saturn Antardasa in Mercury Mahadasa

Saturn is a malefic planet but it shares a friendly relationship with Mercury. While some hurdles are there, results are often positive at the end. Life is a little harsh during this time. Work pressure increases but you may not get the desired results of your efforts. Native gains a lot of inner strength and treads on a virtuous path. Minor problems may persist in career and financial matter but the native gets through with this Dasa without much damage. If any affliction or malefic influence is there on these planets, native might suffer from gastric issues or body aches. Native also feels an unnecessary distress at times.