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Astrology and Karma: Astrology is a divine science that enables us to see the future and this can be seen with the help of Horoscope. The horoscope depicts a picture of the results of the Karmas done by a person in his past births known as Sanchit Karmas which is also known as Bhagya.
What is Kismet/Bhagya/Destiny
Bhagya is made up of the accumulated balance of our Karma Phala available in the present birth out of the Sanchit Karmas.
The horoscope is a detail of our Sanchit Karmas or in other words balance sheet of the good or bad karmas we did in our previous births. So when a child is born a screenshot of the planetary position is taken.
Do you know that our soul actually waits for a certain planetary alignment, it waits for particular yogas to be formed so that after birth that particular soul gets that
Astrology and Science
I believe that Astrology’s basic premise is that heavenly bodies — the sun, moon, planets, and constellations — have influence over or are correlated with earthly events. In fact, every planet has a particular speed. And based on that all nine planets change their signs.
12 Zodiac Signs and Each Sign is 30 degrees
The planet Saturn moves at a speed of 3 minutes per day, and this takes two and a half years to change one sign. The sun moves 1 degree per day, and this takes 30 days to change one sign. Mercury and Venus take around 28 days to change one sign. Mars changes after 45 days and Jupiter changes after 13 months. Rahu and Ketu change after 18 months. The Moon is the fastest moving planet, and it travels 12 degrees per day, so after two and a half days moon changes its sign.
The surprising thing is that as planets move, their effects change as well. But this only an Astrologer can observe. The effects are totally based on the planetary position in the chart. Therefore I believe, Astrology is an accurate science, but there is a Karma theory behind it.
Astrology and Karma
The Astrologer reads the prarabdha karmas, the portion of sanchita karmas that we are destined to experience in this present life. The birth chart reveals the positive and negative aspects of our prarabdha karmas. All of us must experience our prarabdha karmas.
The time of birth defines the prarabdha karmas. These karmas can be either sattvic, rajasic, or tamasic, depending on the nature of the planets involved. In addition, these karmas can have different levels of intensity, and here we have the following three classifications:
- Dridha Karmas
- Adridha Karmas
- Dridha/Adridha Karmas
What are Dridha Karmas
These karmas are extremely difficult to change and are represented in the chart by serious afflictions or impediments caused by the poor placement of house lords and the influence of malefic planets. An example of this would be the status of wealth or poverty in an individual’s life or the state of success in his/her career.
This is the responsibility of an Astrologer, to give solutions considering the fact. For Example, if a person is not destined to have a child or there are Dridha Karmas, obstructing, then one should not struggle to change things rather surrender and accept the harsh truth.
What are Adridha Karmas
These Karmas can be changed by cultivating a positive attitude, good karmas, following dharma, and through good action. Initially such Karmas trouble, but when you follow Dharma and work hard at three levels, mind, speech, and body, then they change their results.
What are Dridha/Adridha Karmas
These are less serious and can be changed only through determined effort, especially through spiritual practices such as meditation, yoga, and sincere devotion to Goddess, and charitable contributions for a good cause. Here it depends on the person, he has free will, if puts effort, then he can surely change his status.
In this way, I have tried to explain my perspective on Astrology, Science, and the Karma Theory.