July | 2009
Sri Sri Sri Ganapathi
Sachchidananda Swamiji

Sri Sri Jagadguru
Shankaracharya Mahasamtanam

Editor's Note

From The Editor's Desk

WE ARE BACK as The Astrological eMagazine.
It has always been the wish of my father Dr. B. V. RAMAN to promote the proper awareness of Astrology and related knowledge to all people. Having been with father in his work right since my college days for almost four decades and having been the CEO, Publisher and Managing Editor of....


The Glory of Ancient India

Dr. B.V. RAMAN strode the world of Jyotisha as a colossus for over six decades spreading the great wisdom of not only Jyotisha but also other aspects of our culture across the globe through his writings in the world renowned magazine of ours - The Astrological Magazine, through his global lectures, through his books and through the ICAS which he established all over India...
- Niranjan Babu Bangalore

The Eternal Relevance of Astrology

Never in the past has there been a period when astrology has been subject to as much criticism as the present...
- H H Sri Jayendra Puri Mahaswamiji

Astrology And Society

SENSITIVE CITIZENS OF this sacred land of sages and saints are happy that Mr. NIRANJAN BABU BANGALORE...
- Padma Bhushan Prof. N.S. Ramaswamy

Ashtamangala Prasna

Research scholars of Indian Astrology are unanimous that most of the different stages of development of the history...
- Bharadwaja

The Authenticity of Brihat Parasara

HOW DID BRIHAT Parasara Hora Sastra, BPHS, (for short) become Gospel? Ever since 1984 with the publication...
- Shyamasundara Dasa

Jaimini Astrology

Jaimini Astrology is predominantly practiced in Andhra Pradesh, India. Its governing principles are also discussed...
- Gary Gomes

Importance of Homam

Homam or havan is a fire sacrament in which oblations are poured into fire, intended for various divinities...
- P.V.R Narasimha Rao

Learning Mundane Astrology

Mundane Astrology is the understanding of astrology at the collective and cultural level...
- V. R. Soundar Rajan

Astrology And Human Affairs

One of the greatest challenges Astrology had to face throughout its existence has not come from ...
- Dr. E.S. Neelakantan

An Integrated World Culture

Baby Sandhya transfers everthing it can lay its hands on to the mouth. Teething is commenced and there ...
- S.N. Tekur

Sri Rama's Horoscope

The story of Sri Rama, the eternal-incarnation of God (Lord Vishnu) on earth is told by the immortal poet ...
- Dr. Bangalore Sureshwara

Stress Management through Yoga I

Whenever a load acts on an object, it experiences stress. It is internal reaction for the external load. Similarly ...
- Dr. S.N.Omkar


The concept of the term Brahmananda can differ from person to person. For the gourmet it can mean, depending ...
- V. S. Kalyanraman
Book Review

Sri Ganesha Sahasranama Bhashyartha

The Ganesha Sahasranama literally means "a thousand names of Ganesha". Each name in the sahasranama conveys a different meaning and symbolises a different aspect of Ganesha. Sri Bhaskararaya Deekshita is said to have written a brief commentary that he designates ...