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August 2020 issue

The Astrological eMagazine

Editor’s Note

Dear Readers,

India - China relations are at an all-time low. The recent Galwan incident came as a shocker for Indians and served as a reminder that the Chinese cannot be trusted and taken lightly. This month's editorial by Raman Suprajarama is on the India China relations and what clues Vedic Astrology gives India a strategic advantage. Shimla convention of 1914, the Chinese Tibetan invasion, escape of Dalai Lama from Tibet, Sino India war of 1962, Doklam standoff of 2017 and the recent Galwan attack, are all analysed astrologically.

We are happy to present a rare and in-depth research paper by Dr Jayasree Saranathan on the Siddhantic concept of to and fro motion of the Equinoxes offering newer insights to emerging trends in science. The article is a multi part series that details revelations from olden Vedic sources that can impact the way precession is thought of now and pave the way for rewriting the concept of precession and the cycle of 26,000 years.

We know that lunar and solar movements are used to find one’s zodiac. Dr. Venugopal. R. Veeramaneni shares predictions for each zodiac for the year 2020-21, based on sidereal zodiac which is governed by the position of the moon and considered a better approach.

There is a certain mystery about the theory behind alchemy, having it’s deep roots in ancient practices where it is believed to have preparations of elixir concoctions that can bestow immortality and supernatural powers. But alchemy is not a mysterious knowledge that is the stuff of fairy tales. It happens in our very being, constantly transforming our life energies. Roopa Rajan explains the alchemical process in humans and presents some of the tools from Ayurvedic sciences such as astrology, vastu, reiki, crystals and sound to empower our innate capability to resolve blocks and problems. COVID-19 has halted the entire world and has forced humankind into a state of isolation. Something that happens in ‘Bhandhana Yoga’. Saturn and Mars play a crucial role for such situations. The article by Ravee K explores historical events and the position of Saturn in those events leading to situations such as isolation.

The year 2020 is by all means turning out to be the year of extremities of all sorts. Notice that the number 2020 adds up to four that refers to the ‘number’ of mystical Rahu. Rahu is synonym to sudden change, planning and mystery. The article by Ashish Chauhan takes into account placement of Rahu and other planets in yearly chart of India, in conjunction with Vastu principles, and throws light on the major incidents faced by India in year 2020. The analysis is validation of what the world and specifically India is going through currently including the pandemic, cyclones, earthquakes, and political unrest.

We are delighted to start a new column “Astrothority” unravelling Astrology concepts. Tune in to soak in the not so commonly known nuggets of Astrology from the experts themselves.

Like always, the magazine ends with the monthly features with the most awaited predictions for your zodiac, ephemeris, calendar and panchanga for the month of August.

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