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.

Ashwini Nakshatra

Ashwini Nakshatra resides in the Aries zodiac sign. Here, Ashwini comes with all the four quarter/Pada in the same zodiac Aries.

Symbol:Horse’s Head: The native born under this constellation would like to finish every work fastly. Ready for adventure and Competative nature 

Ruling Planet of Ashwini (Graha Dveta): KETU - “Graha devta is the one who gives the ability to understand the nature of planet so that we can work based on that planet in our chart.”  As per Vedic Astrology Ketu has the ownership on the Ashwini constellation. Ketu is known for the mysterious capability,so the native born in the Ashwini Moon sign will have the secretive nature and will hide their true identity from others. Ketu also gives the intuitive ability which can’t be acceptable by the society easily.

Energy source of Ashwini Nakshatra (ADHI DEVTA): ADHI DEVTA : “The Adhi devta is the one who gives the mental clarity about the planet and also through the adhi devta we can come in contact with the energy source related to that planet.”Ashwini Kumars, the twin  son of the Sun God who are also known for their healing quality is the ADHI Devta. So the people who born with Moon in Ashwini constellation will get the quality of healing, can work as doctor and have the magical capability to rejuvenate the life of others. They also like to work as social worker.

People born under this Nakshatra will look younger than the real age and also have the charming face.

Presiding Deity of Ashwini Nakshatra (Pratyadi Devta):  Pratyadi Devta is the one who helps us understand the function of the Nakshatra and the planet in the birth chart and has the total command on the function related to that Nakshatra placed in the birth chart.“Lord Ganesha” is the presiding deity of the Aswini Nakshatra.  There are various forms of Ganpati in Mudgala Purana in which the “Dwaja Ganpati” is associated with “Aswhini Nakshatra.” The native bon in Ashwini Nakshatra should worship Ganesha for prosperity and success.

Gender: Natives born in this nakshatra will have the ability to work like a brave man irrespective of their gender.

Dosha: Vata which governs the movement in the body and the process of thinking ability. Native with strong Moon in Ashwini Nakshatra will have the good mental strength and healthy and energetic body. Physical exercise is good for the Ashwini Nakshatra specialy during stress.

Guna: In Indian philosophy there are three Guna known as Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas which is known as the three processes to make successful the life. “Ashwini Nakshatra” has the Sattwa guna which makes the native to follow the duty with honesty.

Element: Earth - Ashwini Nakshatra with earthy element gives a strong foundation of life and good amount of knowledge which one can’t get easily.

Bird: Wild Eagle

Classical Raag related to Ashwini: Indian classical Raag plays the vital role in Astrology also.In the scriptures Raagas are not other than the celestial Demi Goddess (the Raag devta). Nowadays, the Raag Therapy is being applied to cure the diseases also. Based on the constellation where Moon is placed in the birth chart there are Raagas present which can make our life more comfortable and good. Kanakangi, Ratnangi, Ganamurthi  are the classical Raagas for the Ashwini Nakshatra.

Ashwini Bilwa / Aegle marmelos Fever, weakness, neurotic problems, Hair fall, etc

Ruling planet of Ashwini Nakshatra: KETU

Ketu reveals the past karmic baggage that you have brought in this life, so the house in which  the Moon is placed in “Ashwini Nakshatra in your birth chart shows you are expert in the matter related to that house.

The Planet Sun is the most pious ( satvik) one among all the planeta .In the Rig Veda, Ketu is related with the flame of Sun God. So KETU burns all the material side of life with his flame, and the flame will burn everything that comes in contact with it. This is the reason in the birth chart , house where Ketu is present or the planet present in Ashwini Nakshatra makes the native detached from the material side and the native will became spiritual, generous, sometime like a monk if other planets like Saturn or Jupiter aspect that sign.