Some regard the ancient wisdom of the Hindus to be mythology, whereas some belief it to be a fact. This is where modern India has been divided into two segments- one who believes in the ancient wisdom of India and the other who believes only in a cause-effect relationship. Nonetheless, people have recently witnessed the growing influence of Vedic Astrologer in India.
The term Vedic astrologer is relatively new. A more common usage is ‘Jyotisha’ or ‘Jyotishya’. The field signifies the use of the Hindu system of astrology that reflects the planetary movements at the time of a person’s birth. Based on these movements, a person’s future is predicted along with locating his/her stronghold areas and weaknesses.
People from western countries have often considered India as the land of mysteries. It becomes difficult for them to comprehend how such advanced science can remain hidden for centuries from the world, yet commonly practiced throughout the country. The reason why Vedic astrology has been prevailing in India from time immemorial because it uses science to determine the outcome. It is not about taking some random numbers or using some prefixed formula, each time Vedic astrology is used, it considers real-time movements of the planets along with considering the ruling planet of the concerned person.
Panchang is one of the most important pillars of Vedic astrology. It is a form of detailed Hindu calendar that allows astrologers to take note of areas such as tithi, nakshatra, karma, etc. These aspects become important to predict important occasions in a person’s life. Milestones like marriage, education, travel, etc., are often determined by keeping the above-mentioned factors in mind.
Nowadays, almost every big business and celebrity uses Vedic astrology to ensure that their reputation in the market keeps climbing the graph. Right from jersey numbers on a cricketer’s t-shirt to the launch date of a new product, everything is based on the advice of the astrologer. With time, such influence is only likely to rise as more and more people are now finding Vedic astrology to be relevant and useful. There was a time when people from the western countries used to refer to India as a highly superstitious country with snake charmers. Contrastingly, it is they who are now coming to India for learning the ancient wisdom – Vedic Astrology.