History of Verdic Astrology
The origins of astrology have been speculated that some even say that most knowledge vanished with the demise of Lemuria and Atlantis. Other says the astrological source of knowledge is the Vedas, a large body of texts originated in ancient India. These texts brought in the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature. Vedas is composed of Vedic Sanskrit and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism.
Astrology is a branch of knowledge termed Jyotish and is supposedly pre-dates Persian and Sumerian astrology. Yet there were people believed the Veddas were borrowed from the Persians. Despite of this speculation, it is quite likely they were one and just the same.
With the numbers varying dramatically from 19 – 15 degrees of arc, the precession of the equinoxes is also dicey as for the ages. It equates to hundreds of years in terms of when the age of Pisces ends and Aquarius begins – which is a huge difference.
In several places in India, they believed that our genetic records are on palm which can be found with all our family names and birth date marked. This could be according to our firsthand experience but the history tells that these were written some 3 – 5000 years ago. The path we cross which is our destiny is believed to be written on these leaves. These has been verified by many people and of course no other country other than India believes its precise and accuracy.
According to verdict astrology, there are four basic motivations or aims each of human nature. These are the dharma or the execution of duty or law through valuable work, artha or the acquisition of wealth and material security, kama or the desire for sensual and emotional enjoyment and moksha or the transcendence of the cycle of karma and transmigration and culmination of spiritual endeavor