Astrology Encyclopedia

The Sun (Surya) in Vedic Astrology - Vedic Astrology Encyclopedia - Original Photo Credit: NASA/European Space Agency

The Sun (Surya)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 3 min read

The Sun (Surya) represents both the ego and the Soul in an individual's chart.

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the meaning of the moon in Vedic astrology

The Moon (Chandra)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 3 min read

The Moon (Chandra) represents the mind in an astrological chart.
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Mars in Vedic Astrology - Photo credit: ESA

Mars (Kuja, Mangala)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 3 min read

Mars is a malefic planet that can express himself as positive energy, enthusiasm and passion or through aggression, conflicts and violence.
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Mercury in Vedic Astrology - Original photo by NASA, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Mercury (Budha)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 3 min read

Mercury (also known as Budha) represents the intellect in Vedic Astrology.
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Jupiter in Vedic Astrology- Photo credit: NASA, JPL, University of Arizona

Jupiter (Guru)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 3 min read

Jupiter is one of the nine grahas (planets) in Vedic Astrology and represents wisdom and growth in a chart.
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Venus in Vedic Astrology - Photo credit: NASA, JPL

Venus (Shukra)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 2 min read

Venus has a sweet energy and is the brightest of the planets when it comes close to the earth.
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Saturn in Vedic Astrology - Photo credit: NASA, JPL

Saturn (Shani)

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 3 min read

This planet helps destroy our illusions and wants us to understand that we need not take things personally.
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Rahu - shadow planet in Vedic Astrology

Rahu

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 4 min read

Rahu is the north node of the Moon and is considered a shadow planet in Vedic astrology.
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Ketu

Ketu

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 4 min read

Ketu is the south node of the Moon and is considered a shadow planet in Vedic astrology.
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Aries

Aries

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 1 min read

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and it is associated with fresh and enthusiastic beginnings.
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Taurus meaning zodiac sign

Taurus

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 1 min read

Taurus is a creative and artistic sign. This is a fixed earth sign, which gives Taurus its stable, patient and enduring quality.
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Gemini

Gemini

by Lina Elisabeth Preston 1 min read

The symbol for Gemini is a pair of twins or a couple, bringing to mind the dual nature of this sign.
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