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Atharva Veda Thantra secret decided by the colors of the planets. For wealthy and receives good name and
regarding your Moles on the example, Saturn and Raaghu give black fame in the society. He will help others
moles and Mars gives red moles. and will have devotion to God. If the mole
on the forehead is located at left side and
Moles should be interpreted according the forehead is narrow, then the person
Moles are marks which can be found on
to their color, shape and size, and the will be selfish and does not help any one.
different parts of the body. In Indian and
place where they are located on the Others will not give him any respect.
Chinese Astrology, moles are interpreted
body. Moles in red color or honey color
as representing the destiny of the person.
or green color will generally bring good Temples:
The influence of the planets on the
fortune. Moles in black color give bad If the mole is on the right side temple,
person would start at the time of fetus
results. Small moles which are not so it denotes early marriage and beautiful
formation in the mother’s womb. Some
visible, will not give any results. Only big wife. There is a possibility of sudden and
planets influence the fetus more and some
moles will produce results. Long moles unexpected arrival of money. If the mole
less. These influences result into mole
give good results. Moles which are in is at the left temple, it also denotes sudden
formation when focused at the surface of
square shape will give bad results in the marriage and sudden wealth. There will
the body. In the horoscope, the Ascendant
starting, but they produce good results by be losses in the business. People do not
and its lord, 6th house lord, Moon, Mars,
the end. Moles in the form of a triangle like them for any reason.
Saturn, Uranus, Raaghu and Kethu will
will produce mixed results, sometimes
form moles on the human body. For
good and sometimes bad. Moles in zigzag
example, if the Ascendant lord Saturn is
shapes will produce bad results. Now, let
positioned in Aries, will produce a black
us discuss the effects of moles according
mole (Saturn for black) on the head part
to their placement on human body.
(Aries for head) of the native.
If the sign and planet influencing the
The moles on the top (crown) of the head
fetus are masculine then the mole will
are visible only if the head is shaven. If
be formed at the right side of the body. If
a mole is found on the right side of the
the sign and planet are feminine then the
head, the person will excel in politics. Eye brows:
mole will be formed at the left side of the
If the mole is in red or green color, then If there is a mole in the middle of the
body. For example, a combination of Mars
he will become minister. He can also be eyebrows, it denotes leadership qualities,
(Male planet) and Venus (Female planet)
a president leading a society or business wealth, name and fame. Such a native
in Scorpio (female sign representing
organization. He will have social status likes luxuries and women. If the mole
genitals) forms a mole on the genitals. If
and success in every walk of life. is found on the right eyebrow, there will
Mars is strong, then the mole will be at
be early marriage with a good lady. The
the right side on the genitals. If Venus is
If the mole is at the left side of the head, native becomes lucky after marriage. It
strong, then the mole will be formed at
then the native will not have enough is better if he invests in his wife’s name.
left side. The colors of the moles can be
money. Generally, he will not marry If the mole is on the left eyebrow, the
and spends his life in roaming. He will person will be unlucky. He cannot utilize
lead a spiritual life and gives spiritual the money properly and faces troubles in
discourses. There would be an interest the job or business.
in literature also. Moles at the back side
of the head represent weakness of ladies. Eye lids:
Such a person will be attached to his wife. A mole on the right eyelid brings wealth.
He earns more money but he will not have The native becomes rich slowly. He will
a good name in the society. have inner pride and feels that he is great.
Expenditure will be more. He will spend
Forehead: money for God either by constructing
If the forehead is wide and there is a mole temples or for performing Poojas. A mole
on the right side of the forehead, then on the left eyelid represents a general
it denotes wealth. The native becomes life. The person earns meager amount of

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money. He is prone to jealousy from others. of the lower lip represents a person who becomes a drunkard and
A mole in the inner part of top eyelids represents a lucky and losses money on speculation.
wealthy person. On the other hand, mole in the inner part of
lower eyelids represents domestic troubles and lack of luck. Cheek:
Moles on the right cheek represent a sensitive person who gives
Eyes: a lot of respect to his parents. He loves his wife and relatives. He
A mole in the right eye gives easy – money. Even if the person enjoys wealth and health and lives long. Moles on the left cheek
doesn’t work, he will become rich suddenly out of sheer luck. represent a person who is introvert and an arrogant person. He
A mole in the left eye represents an arrogant person who would would face troubles in the life. But he will be happy in the old
be after ladies. He will have a secret and illegal connection with age because of his children.
Moles at the eye socket (corner towards the ear) represent a A mole on the middle of the tongue indicates obstacles in the
generous and peaceful person. But there is possibility of sudden education. The native may not be able to talk fluently and there
death. Moles at the eye socket (corner towards the nose bridge) will be health problems.
represent death of one the children and grief for the native.
A mole on the tip (outer edge) of the tongue represents a person
Ears: who can convince others with his speech. He is intelligent and
A mole any where on the ear represents good earnings and diplomatic. He loves good food and his children will have good
luxurious life. Expenditure will be uncontrollable. There may be future.
danger of drowning. A mole at the backside of the ear represents
a person who follows customs. He will get his wife from a higher Neck:
family. A mole on the back side of the neck represents angry and
aggressive person. Generally such a person involves into anti-
Nose: social activities. A mole on the front side of the neck represents
A mole on the tip of the nose represents quick thinking and quick an artistic person with sweet voice. His life will settle well after
temper. Such a person will have high self-respect and generally his marriage.
win on others.

A mole at right side of the nose represents more money with

fewer efforts. A mole at the left side of the nose gives bad results.
The native involves into prostitution.

A mole on the bridge between nostrils represents obstacles

in getting the job and loss of money. A mole below the nose
represents good sexual drive. The native possesses a large family
and many children.

A mole which is located exactly in the middle of the chin
represents a lofty person who receives laurels from others.

Moles on the right side of the chin represent logical thinking and
diplomatic nature. They can convince others with their speech.
Their earnings will be very good and they get name and fame
easily. Moles on the left side of the chin represent a person who
talks straight forward and hence people do not like him. He
becomes quarrelsome. Expenditure will be uncontrollable.

A mole on the upper lip represents a person who does good to
every one. There will be weakness of ladies and luxurious items.
A mole on the lower lip represents a person who loves good
food. He will have interest in acting and theatre arts.

A mole on the inner side of the upper lip represents a person

skilled in mantras and mystic forces. A mole on the inner side

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navel cavity represents luxurious life. Legs:
Such a person is loud-mouthed. A mole on the right calf represents success
in all ventures. There will be benefits
Hands: from ladies. The native may involve into
A mole on the right hand indicates a politics. A mole on the left calf represents
person who completes any task by journeys due to job or business. There
tenacity and intelligent. A mole on the will be many friends.
left hand indicates a person who wants
to become rich but stays at average A mole on the right ankle represents
level. foresightedness. The native will be
endowed with gift of gab. The person will
A mole on the left or right elbow have a lot of belief in God. A mole on the
represents wealth and success. The left ankle represents devotion towards
native likes fine arts. He helps others God. He talks less. At some point of life,
and gets help from others. A mole on the the person faces legal problems.
wrist represents childhood in poverty.
He becomes a writer or painter. He will Feet:
be devotional. His income increases A mole on the right foot represents a
when he becomes aged. good spouse and family life. He will have
Shoulders: devotion to God. A mole on the left foot
Moles on right shoulder represent brave Palms: represents creates problems with spouse.
and courageous person who will not sleep Moles on any part of the inner palm are not The person faces financial problems and
until finishing any project. Moles on the good. They represent various obstacles. wrath of others. Moles on the bottom of
left shoulder represent a person who the feet represent journeys, enemies and
involves into quarrels with others. Fingers: licentious nature. The person will be a
Moles on any part of the fingers are not lover of fine arts.
Chest: good. They represent various obstacles.
A mole on the right side of the chest To understand more about the different
indicates more female progeny. Financial Back: moles on the body and its good luck and
problems trouble him. But he receives due A mole any where nearer to the backbone bad luck, reach the only Atharav Vedic
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is clever and who does not maintain good org
relation with his relations and friends. A mole on the right side of the back
Financial problems are common for him. represents good health and courage. A
A mole exactly in the middle of the chest mole on the left side of the back represents
represents heavy financial problems. Such completing the tasks by diplomacy.
person involves into heavy debts. But he
will have devotion to God. Buttocks:
Moles on the right buttock represent
Armpit: wisdom and creativity. The person
A mole in the right armpit represents will become an artist. Moles on the left
desire for wealth. A mole in the left armpit buttock represent poverty. The person
represents desire for ladies. leads a deprived life.

Ribs: Genitals:
A mole on the right ribs represents a Moles any where on the genitals represent
person with a lot of inner fear. He lies excessive desire for sex. Such persons
easily. A mole on the left ribs represents a generally will have a paramour.
person whose earning will be average.
Stomach: Moles on the right thigh represent valor.
A mole on the right side of the stomach The person will have an opportunity to go
indicates good earnings and weakness abroad. He will be profited from a lady,
of ladies. A mole on the left side of the either from his wife or from other woman.
stomach represents a jealous person who Moles on the left thigh make the person
likes to earn easy money. He will possess skilled in some art. He becomes lazy and
some agriculture lands. A mole nearer to will have fewer friends.

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Vedic Astrology.

Swamiji Selvam “Siddhar”

I n the last issue I explained about nine stars. In this issue
I wish to explain about nine more stars. All these are
only hints and guidelines. The situation will vary according
to the individual’s horoscope. Simply by knowing the star
or Nakshatra no problem can be solved. To have spiritual This nakshatra is associated with declarations of war. This
salvation of a problem, the horoscope is a must. That too nakshatra spans from 13°-20’ to 26°-40’ in the sign Dhanus,
the horoscope must be calculated according to the norms of the sign ruled by the lord of wisdom. It has the symbol of
Atharva Veda and the Atharva Vedic Astrology. Anybody can hand fan. People born in Poorvashada are intelligent and
reach me @ USA toll free no: 1-800-574-3427 or email me to convincing. Poorvashada means the undefeated and is called
avtemple@aol.com the invincible star. Its natives are very proud people with the
ability to influence and empathize with the masses. Poorvashada
Moolam usually brings fame, wealth, fertility and much wisdom.
Moolam is ruled by Nirriti, the Goddess of destruction. This They tend to get into arguments with others and prove their
is the 19th nakshatra of the zodiac, spanning from 00°-00’ intelligence through the arguments. They lack the necessary
to 13°-20’ in the sign of Dhanus. The meaning of the word, logical reasoning to take a well thought out decision. These
Moolam means the root. The Symbol is a bunch of roots tied natives can exhibit an over-expansive nature, and usually do
together. Moolam signifies roots, that is to say, everything of what they like without considering others opinions. They are
basic nature, its motion is finite and limited. Moolam connotes good debaters and can defeat anyone in an argument. They
the ideas of foundation, commencement, from the very can become obstinate and will not submit to the demands
bottom, the chief or principal city or the capital. Even though of anyone. Poorvashada born people seriously start thinking
the star Moolam does not indicate fortune or luck, the people about pursuing any of their interests. The females born in this
born on this nakshatra will be financially successful and lead a nakshatra have a determination to lead the group, wherever
materially comfortable life. The ruler of this lunar mansion is they are. They are clever, helpful, brave, conspirers, selfish,
Kethu, the South Node of the Moon. The Moolam individual evil minded and wealthy.
may possess a deep philosophical nature and an inquisitive
mind that enjoys exploring the roots of any subject. The people Uttarashada
born on this nakshatra gain the wisdom and knowledge through Uttarashada is ruled by the Universal Gods (Vishwe Deva). It
their hard work. They cause destruction to their families. They is also known as the “Universal Star”. This is the 21st nakshatra
are peace- loving personalities, but will not hesitate to fight for of the zodiac and it spans from 26°-40’ in Dhanus to 10°-00’
what rightfully belongs to them. in Makaram. Uttarashada is introspective and penetrative and
is concerned with intensiveness, the results of the latter being
Moolam born people have multiple skills and hence, change more permanent than the former. Uttarashada brings us to the
of professions is a regular feature for these people and they summit of our power, support and recognition, not so much
spend their money recklessly. These people do not enjoy through our personal efforts but with the appropriate alliances
good equation with their parents. They are ambitious, learned, and support of all the Gods. Uttarashada born can be driven like
wavering, writers, proud, talkative, travelers and very helpful. a workaholic, extremely persistent when excited, but if they
loose interest they become lazy, introspective, and not finish
Poorvashada what they started. A strongly placed moon in the natal chart
Poorvashada is ruled by the Waters. Poorvashada provides us of some Uttarashada born can give them a fair complexion.
additional energy for our efforts. This is the 20th nakshatra of The people born under this nakshatra do not trust others easily
the zodiac. It is also known as the “Invincible Star”. and it is only after spending considerable times with them that
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others can get an entry into the inner
circle of their friends.

The males born in this nakshatra are good

mediators in any dispute. Mercury placed
in a good place in their natal chart can
make them a good consultant or advisor
in any field. They are usually preachers,
respected, noble, basting, of wavering
mind and often short tempered.

Sravanam is ruled by Vishnu, the
pervador. This is the star of listening,
also called the “Star of Learning”.
The mercurial planet Moon owns this
nakshatra. This is the 22nd star of the
zodiac and this Constellation spans
from 10°-00’ to 23°-20’ in Makaram,
owned by the planet Saturn. Sravanam
usually means “hearing”. The symbol
of Sravanam is three foot-prints. It is
the birth star of Saraswati, Goddess of
knowledge, wisdom and education. tabla. Dhanishta has two meanings in it is the nakshatra owned by the node
Sravanam enables to link people together - one is Dhana (riches) and the other is Raaghu. The entire span of this nakshatra
by connecting them to their appropriate Dhvani (sound). Dhanishta builds upon falls in the sign Kumbham, from 6°-40’
paths in life. A person born in this the connections of Sravanam and makes to 20°-00’. The symbol is a circle. This
Nakshatra is well versed in the sacred them more practical. A person born in nakshatra is the large group of faint
texts and scriptures, has many sons this Nakshatra is of excellent behavior, stars in the Water Bearer (Aquarius).
and friends, and destroys his enemies. practical, rich, powerful and kind Sadabishag brings about a healing crisis
These people like to mingle with others hearted. People born in this nakshatra leading to revitalization. A person born
and have a large network of friends. are lean and tall, with good ability to in this Nakshatra is brave, clever and
Sravanam born people are ready to help resist contagious diseases. These people destroys his enemies. People born in this
others; they seldom gain the respect get angry and are determined to crush nakshatra are very simple, principled
and faith of those whom they help. the offender with all their might. These people living a simple, straightforward
Those who born under this nakshatra people need to take proper care of their life. Sadabishag born are ideally suited
will be financially successful and lead health, as they tend to neglect their health for any scientific career or a research job.
a materially comfortable life. A male problems till they reach the extreme Sadashibag born are very changeable and
born in this nakshatra will be of medium stage. Dhanishta born are passionate often confuse people. The males born
height and a slender body. Females born about the past and spend time in learning in this nakshatra are generally biased,
in this nakshatra tend to be too much about it. Dhanishtha nakshatra has one very religious and god-fearing. The
talkative and they have some rigid ideas uncommon characteristic denoting females born in this nakshatra are tall
about their husbands and they are not delayed marriage or unhappy married and thin, with a matured expression on
ready to compromise when it comes to life. Females born in this nakshatra their face and they are very religious and
the qualities of their husband. They are always look younger than their actual god-fearing. They are cultured, artistic,
brave, administrators, adaptable, tactful, age. Marital life will be happy and writers, sacrificing, submissive to the
and wealthy, have evil company and are satisfactory. They are patient, suffering, fairer sex, soft hearted and religious.
slow in their deeds. and royal life, enduring, revengeful,
brave and social. Poorvabhadra
Dhanishta Poorvabhadra is ruled by Aja Ekapad,
Dhanishta is ruled by the Vasus, the Sadabishag the one-footed serpent. This nakshatra
Gods of abundance. It is known as the Sadabishag is ruled by Varuna, the God is the 25th nakshatra of the zodiac and
“Star of Symphony”. This nakshatra is of the cosmic waters. This is the 24th spans from 20°-0’ in Kumbham to 3°-
the 23rd nakshatra and is owned by the nakshatra of the zodiac and is also known 20’ in Meenam. The symbol is a double-
fiery planet Mars. This nakshatra spans as the “Veiling Star”. This nakshatra faced man. Poorvabhadra rises up our
from 23°-20’ in Makaram to 6°-40’ in is about healing the human condition spiritual aspiration in life and takes us
Kumbam. The symbol is a drum and spiritually and physically. Sadabishag out of the domain of selfish behavior.
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harmonious and satisfactory and children will be a source
of joy and happiness. A male born in this sign has the basic
qualities to be a good company of people, treating all as equal
irrespective of their social status. Their behavior is extremely
cordial, respectful and praise worthy.The females born in this
nakshatra are charming, caring towards their family members
and know how to manage the affairs of their house. And they
will not hesitate to sacrifice even their life to those who love
them. They are soft, helpful, suspicious, learned, devotional,
religious and they are the experts in planning.

Revati is the 27th star of the zodiac and is governed by Pushan,
the nourishing form of the Sun God. Revati creates abundance
through providing proper nourishment. This nakshatra
indicates a journey, and may in fact represent our final journey
from this life to the next, being the last and final nakshatra.
This is the last nakshatra of the zodiac, spanning from 16°-
40’ minutes to 30°-00’ in Meenam. A person born in this
Nakshatra has amicable nature, controls his senses, acquires
wealth by just means and possesses sharp intelligence. A
This is a transformational nakshatra where they will sacrifice person born in the Revati nakshatra is short tempered and it
themselves for a higher cause, to make a difference in the is very difficult to make them accept the view, which does not
world. A person born in this Nakshatra has full control over suit their principles in life. Revati born persons are the most
his sense organs, is intelligent, an expert in all art forms, and God fearing and religiously much inclined. These people have
destroys his enemies. Poorvabhadra born are risk takers and to depend on their own efforts to make progress in life. Revati
their charming personality often gets them out of tight spots. born will have a tendency to overburden themselves with
A person born in the first three quarters of this nakshatra has a others’ problems and this could cause their health to suffer.
slender, tall stature. Poorvabhadra born have set of principles Marital life will be very harmonious and their spouses are very
in their life, which they like to follow under any circumstances. compatible. Females born in this nakshatra are stubborn and
Poorvabhadra born are a very adaptable kind and can change authoritative. They are also good at jobs that require repetitive
themselves as the situation warrants. They spend money skills. They may be an Ambassador or a person representing
in the most proper way, avoiding any misuse of the same. their country for cultural or political matters.
Poorvabhadra born are engaged in the revenue collection
department or in any capacity where cash transactions take The males born in this nakshatra will be interested in the
place. Females born in this nakshatra have a well-balanced scientific solutions, historical research and ancient cultures.
body and they will not extend their helping hand unless they are They are artistic, have divine qualities, are noble, successful
convinced fully that such kindness, sympathy and generosity and well-respected in society.
are actually required. They are a little more practical minded
when it comes to charity. Males born in this nakshatra can All the aforesaid are only hints and basic things. This will vary
easily enjoy the respects and confidence of others even if they from person to person and horoscope to horoscope. Anyone can
are financially weak. Those born under this nakshatra could reach me @ USA toll free 1-800-574-3427 or 408-829-7780 or
suffer from complaints like paralytic attacks, diabetes, gastric email me commander@hindutempleofgeorgia.org I pray Lord
and abdominal problems. They are spiritual, unattached, Shiva and Vanadurga to shower their entire blessings on all of
helpful, unknown, patient, boasting, quarrelsome and famous. us to have a comfortable living. In the next issue we will meet
with some more interesting portions of Vedic Astrology.
Uttarabhadra is ruled by Ahir Budhnya, the serpent of the
depths of the Atmosphere. It is known as the “Warrior Star”.
This nakshatra spans from 3°-20’ to 16°-40’ in Meenam.
Uttarabhadra grants growth and prosperity in a broad way,
benefiting the entire world. A person born in this Nakshatra is
rich and famous, and follows the virtuous path. These people
are the real believers in the power of knowledge. Uttarabhadra
born are a loving and merciful person and always willing
to reach out to others. They tend to make a fortune at a
place far away from their place of birth. Marital life will be
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Chili powder-3 table spoons

Aachi’s Corner
Chettinad samayal / Cooking. In this issue we will
Jaggery-1 table spoon

Dry roast coriander seeds and fenugreek seeds and grind it to a
Saiva Eeral Poriyal (Vegetarian liver fry) smooth powder. Put the kadai in the stove. In the oil mentioned
season the pickle with 2 teaspoons of mustard seeds. When
The whole green gram dhal is used to make the liver pieces. mustard seed cracks add the cut garlic pieces and sauté nicely
For big functions the powder is got grinded from the flour mill. for 5 to 6 minutes till the garlic gets softened. Now add the
But small quantities can be ground in the mixie at home lemon juice and allow it to cook in slow fire for 5 minutes.
Green gram (pachai pasi payaru) -1 cup Now add the coriander powder, chilli powder, fenugreek
powder and the salt required. Let this powder also get cooked
Ingredients for the masal till the oil ooze out (5 minutes).Now add the jaggery and switch
Onion (small)-20 off the stove after 2 minutes. Allow it to cool and transfer the
Tomato-2 contents to a clean bottle.
Chili powder-2teaspoons
Turmeric powder-1/2 teaspoon Beetroot Vadai
Green gram powdered and grinded with a teaspoon of fennel
seed and a teaspoon of salt in the consistency of idly batter-1 Ingredients
cup Beet root -2 small ones (grated)
Coconut paste Channa dhal-1/2 cup
Coconut-3 table spoons Thoor dhal-1/2 cup
Cashewnut-7 Fennel seeds-1 teaspoon
Fennel seeds-1 teaspoon Red chillies-5
Ginger-1 small piece Turmeric powder-a pinch
Garlic-4 pods Asafetida-a pinch
Curry leaves, coriander leaves-little
Procedure Grated coconut-2 tablespoons
Mince the onion and tomatoes. Grind the coconut paste. Keep Chopped onion-1/2 cup
the idly pan in the stove and make idlies with the ground green
gram dough. Once the idlies are cold cut them in the shape of Procedure
small liver pieces using a knife. Keep the kadai in the stove. Soak the dhal, chilies and fennel seeds for 10 to 15 minutes.
In two tablespoons of oil season the fry with a small piece of Drain the water. Using the small jar of the mixie grind the dhal
cinnamon, 2 cardamoms and a teaspoon of fennel seed. Add in such a way that it is neither too smooth nor too watery. For
the onion and tomato pieces and sauté nicely. Add the coconut that don’t fill the mixie to the full. It should be only half filled.
paste along with the chili powder and little salt mixed in ¼ cup First grind the chilies nicely then add the dhal. Don’t worry if
of water. Once the mixture turns little thick add the liver pieces there if one or two dhal are left without grinding. After grinding
and cook for few minutes and switch off the stove. the entire dhal mix the grated beetroot, onion, coconut, salt
needed, turmeric powder, asafetida and curry leaves with that.
Vellai Poondu Oorukai (Garlic Pickle) Keep 4 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan and heat nicely.
When the oil becomes hot sim the stove, make small vadas
Ingredients out of the mix and put into the oil one by one. After 2 minutes
Garlic-! /2 kg (peeled and cut into two halves lengthwise) turn the stove to medium flame and go on turning the vada’s
Gingili oil-150 ml both sides and cook till there is not much sound in the oil. You
Lemon juice-1 ½ cups (300 ml) should always be careful about the oil heat. If it is too low, the
Ingredients for the pickle powder vada will drink oil. If very hot the vada will get burnt and not
Coriander seeds-50 Gms (1/2 cup) cooked. So the flame should always be medium.
Fenugreek seeds-1 table spoon

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of a person during waking hours are stored in his subconscious
mind. Since subconscious mind continues to function during
sleep also, it presents the same experiences and desires in the
form of symbols in the dreams. For example, if a person has
According to Atharva Veda high sexual desire, he sees rhythmical activities such as dance,
riding, moving up and down the stairs etc., in his dreams which
are symbols of sexual intercourse. Freud gave more importance
for the sexual content of the dreams. Long slender objects like
sticks, knives, flagpoles, water taps etc. represent male genitals
and hollow objects like vessels, vases, caves, pits represent
female genitals.

Carl Jung connects dreams with different personality types

which he calls ‘archetypes’. These archetypes appear as different
persons or images in the dreams. For example, a man contains
within him some feminine qualities which appear in the dream
in the form of females. The innocent and pure heartedness of
the man appears as a child in his dream. His teacher or father
who helps him will appear as a ‘wise old man’ giving him
guidance in the dream. The negative aspects like weaknesses
and fears of the person will appear as frightening figures in the
dreams. By understanding these archetypes, the dreamer can
understand his personality better and can solve any disorders in
his personality.

Alfred Adler does not believe dreams to bridge the subconscious

and conscious minds. He takes dreams as problem-solving
Every one of us gets dreams. Some people say that their dreams
devices. When dreams are brought to the conscious and
came true and some claim that they have seen horrifying figures
interpreted properly, they help us to understand our problems in
disturbing their mind entire night. Dreams are real mystery to
waking life and offer solutions how to resolve those problems.
every one since no body knows for certainty what they mean.
Calvin Hall says that dreams should be considered to be a
Greeks believed that gods physically visited the dreamers to
cognitive (to know) process. Hall argued that a dream was
deliver divine messages. Later, they thought the soul of the
dreamer would leave the physical body and roams around in
different places which are seen in dreams. The same view is
supported by Indians and Chinese.

Egyptians were among the early civilizations to attempt

interpretation of their dreams. The process of ‘dream incubation’
began in Egypt. When a person has troubles in the life and wants
guidance from god, he used to sleep in a temple. He would get
a dream during that night. When he wakes up, he takes the help
of a priest to get his dream interpreted.

Hippocrates, in his book on dreams wrote that the soul receives

images during the day and it produces the images during the
night, and hence we dream. Aristotle thought that dreams could
be indicators of conditions within the body. He did not believe
they were divinely inspired. He attributes the scenes in the
dreams to the internal sensations in the human body.

Romans had strong views on dreams. They believed dreams

were messages from the gods. Emperor Augustus ruled that
anyone who had a dream about the country must proclaim it in
the market place.

In recent times, Sigmund Freud, in his book ‘The Interpretation

of Dreams’ writes that the experiences and suppressed desires

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simply a thought or sequence of thoughts that occurred during you ignored, but to be revived. Donkeys indicate that you are
sleep, and that dream images are visual representations of not willing to cooperate with others. Elephants represent that
personal conceptions. you need patience to get success. Fish represent some new
changes are coming. For a woman, sometimes they represent
Correct reason behind dreams: pregnancy. Horses denote sexual power. You have enough
There are two reasons behind dreams. One reason is the strength to carryout any task. Snakes in the dream represent
psychological and physiological changes happening in our body. sexual potency and birth of children. When you are afraid of the
For example, if we are afraid of some issue, we get a dream snake, it represents sexual dissatisfaction. When the snake bites
where we are chased by some unknown figure. In the same way, you, it represents hidden fears. Snakes represent awakening of
if our urine bladder is full during night, we visualize toilets in or disturbance in kundalini (spiritual) powers.
our dreams.
Baby: When you are involved mentally into something, then a
The other reason for dreams is our astral travel. When we go baby is seen in the dreams. It represents that you awakened the
to sleep, the body starts relaxing and after sometime, the astral potentiality of purity of your heart. When there is a crying baby,
body slowly raises from the physical body. The astral body can something in your doings needs attention and nurturing. If death
be imagined to have exact shape like the physical body, but with of a baby is seen in the dream, it represents that some project or
fewer molecules and less dense. This astral body is inbuilt in the issue is coming to an end.
physical body. During night when the physical body sleeps, the
astral body comes out and floats like a feather in the air. Birds: To dream of birds flying and making noise represents that
you are going to enjoy freedom and fame. To see eggs of a bird
The astral body can go to any place in the world at lightening symbolizes money.
speed. It can go deep into sea and fly high in the sky. It can
go to other planets and galaxies in the universe. When astral Chasing dreams: When you are chased by some one or some
body travels like this, there will be other astral bodies and animal in the dream, it represents that you have a fear of being
creatures coming in touch with it at different planes. Sometimes, attacked or opposed. You have an issue in the work place or love
astral bodies of great souls living at higher dimensions may which you have to resolve but escaping.
communicate with our astral body. After roaming for as much
time as it wants, the astral body comes back to its physical body Colors: Colors generally represent our mental condition. Black
during waking hours. Generally, the astral body forgets what - Danger or death and some times, mystic nature. Blue - Peace
has happened during its trip since memory is attached to the and reserved nature. Green - Health, fertility and earnings.
physical brain. But sometimes, the scenes can be remembered Golden - Spiritual success. Red - Anger, courage, energy and
by the astral body even after it returns to the physical body. sexual desires. Violet - High spirituality, healing powers and
These remembered scenes are thought as ‘dreams’ by people. religiousness. White - Purity, perfection and sometimes new

Some dreams and their interpretation:

Accident in the dream: If you are in the vehicular accident,
that means you are not feeling well emotionally. This is also
a caution of approaching accident. If you find someone in the
accident, you are going to lose a relation.

Air: Seeing air in dreams represents that your intelligence will

bring you rewards. Polluted air represents that some problem is
there in your thought process.

Alcohol: If you dream that you are enjoying alcohol, it represents

that you will be successful soon in some deal.

Angels: To see angels in the dream represents that you are pure
hearted and going to receive some spiritual help.

Animals: Animals generally represent hidden desires, feelings

and sexual urges. Ants represent petty and unimportant things
bothering you. Sometimes ants represent on set of diseases. Bats
represent that you are under the influence of negative energies.
Cats in the dream indicate that you will be cheated. Cows
represent that some thing connected to your mother is still to
be resolved. They also tell that you are behaving too innocently
in some cases. Dogs are the symbolism of your skills which

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beginnings. Yellow - Intelligence, happiness and sometimes

Dead body: A dead body in the dream represents good fortune

and monetary gains.

Earth: Earth in dreams represents that you should be practical

and you need patience.

Examination dreams: If you dream that you could not find

even a single question that you studied in the question paper,
or you are late for the exam, then it indicates that you did not
prepare well for the exam or you did not perform well in your
job. There are certain issues which you have neglected.

Falling from a higher place: If you are falling from sky on

to the land, it represents that you are unable to control your
position and there is inferiority and insecurity.

Fire: Fire represents anger, sexual desire and destruction.

If your house is on fire in the dream, you will shift to new
environment. If you put off fire, it represents that you will
overcome the obstacles.

Flowers: Seeing flowers in dreams represents rewards, honors

and success.

Flying dreams: If you are flying in the dream at a high altitude, to increase your income. If you are losing money, it represents
it represents that you have risen above in your position or going that your domestic life will get into troubles.
to achieve something in near future. If you are flying too low
and there are some obstacles like walls, poles and trees, then you Naked in dreams: Seeing your self naked in a dream represents
have some obstacles to be cleared in becoming successful. This that you are hiding something and you are worried about a secret
represents flying of astral body. that may disclose to others. . If you see another naked person, it
represents an illicit love affair or loss of honor in the society.
Fruits: Seeing fruits represents rewards, financial gains, sexual
happiness and begetting children. Sex: To dream about sex represents that you are sexually
suppressed. To dream about sex with an unknown person
Garland: If you wear a garland in the dream, you are going to represents that you are dissatisfied with your partner.
elevate yourself spiritually.
Sky: Clear blue sky represents new hopes and happiness. Cloudy
Going abroad: If you go to some foreign country, it indicates sky represents some trouble.
that you need some change in your present condition or there
may be a new friend coming into your life. Teeth falling: If you dream that your teeth are falling out or
there are no teeth in your mouth, it signifies that you are unable
Idols: Worshipping idols represent that your ideas and plans are to perform or communicate well in a situation. There may be
not correct. You should change your psychology. some sexual deficiency or you are feeling becoming old.

Journey: If you see yourself going on a journey, you may start Temples: Temples in the dreams indicate spiritual attainment,
a new venture and earn profits out of it. health, and luck.

Mantras: If you dream someone telling you a mantra or you Unknown persons: Unknown persons in dreams are souls
heard a mantra in the dream, and if you remember the mantra communicating with you. Follow their directions.
after waking up, write it on a paper and start recitation of the
mantra. That mantra helps you destroying your previous sins Water: Pure water in dream represents that you are emotionally
and getting enlightenment. and spiritually good. Muddy and dirty water represents that you
are going to face troubles or there may be some bad news.

Money:If money is seen in dreams, you will get an opportunity

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and involving into new developments. It represents ambition,
self-expression and idealism. This number makes a person to
reap material benefits from his intelligence and spiritualism.

Just close the rounded ends of 3, you will get 8. It represents

Maaya at both the levels. The person is wrapped by complete
ignorance of what is happining outside his perception. He
cannot come out of the clutches of karmic forces. The balanced
Yensastra is a science of exploring hidden powers of numbers loops of 8 represents balanced nature, patience and discipline.
and their influence on human beings.
Contemplete on 4, it is looking like a person sitting stable,
Indians visualized numbers as symbols of certain types of attached to ground. The triangle above represents fire that
cosmic powers. And they linked them with spirituality. For promotes a strong desire for material benefits. The person
example 0 is a number that encircles some part of the infinite will become materailistic. 4 also represents unconventional
universe. Its inner part is separated from the vast outer space. behaviour.
This is similar to human body where the soul (Jeevaatma)
resides. A human being always feels that he is separate and 5 is a quiet different number, with flat head and open rounded
the outer universe is different from him. He confines his soul bottom. Flatness represents stability. The person would reach
with his present body and thinks that he and the body is one a clear and stable mental state which he uses in receiving
and the same. Thus he has forgotten the truth that he is the and processing the material in worldly projects. 5 is a sign
all-pervading God. This is called cosmic delusion (Maaya). of dynamism and communication. This number makes one a
So 0 represents the cosmic delusion. This means 0 gives false successful business man.
impression that what ever is not there, is there. Let us add 0
after 1, then that 1 appears as 10. This means 1 is assuming a 6 is a number that is fully rounded at the bottom. It looks like
different form, because of 0. This is same as the super-soul a pregnant lady. It symbolises pregnancy, artistic and feminine
appearing in different forms because of Maaya. qualities. The 0 formation at bottom indicates Maaya that
pushes the person in love with family- related matters and
Every number will have mental and spiritual plane represented enjoyment.
by its top half part and the material worldly affairs are
represented by its remaining bottom part. 7 is having similarity with 5, in such a way it is having a flat
head and weak base. 7 indicates high level of spiritualism and
When we connect a series of points in a single direction, then it sensitivity. But the person will not use his mental and spiritual
becomes 1. Thus 1 represents single-mindedness in achieving stability to achieve material means.
the objectives, creativity, and starting new ventures. Its pillored
appearance represents independence and leadership qualities.
9 is a number that is nothing but inverted 6. It represents love
2 is round shaped at top. It is a open 0. That means there is no to the world. The 0 formation at top, overshadows a person’s
complete Maaya at mental level. There is a scope to receive intelligence with Maaya. The person cannot think but work.
and release new ideas and concepts. So 2 represents flexibility So there is a conflict. He would be quick in actions and
and diplomacy. The bottom of 2 shows a horizontal line that is courageous.
attached firmly to ground. This means if these inventive ideas
are properly used, the person can achieve highest success in While the numbers have the above significance, each number
material world. has been attached to a particular planet in Astrology, the
reason is cetain planet produces the similar vibration of a
3 is having open rounded ends at its top as well as at bottom. certain number. Thus
This shows continuous receiving and releasing of new ideas
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1- Sun, VIVEKANANDA= 37 which clearly shows that he is a
2- Moon, spiritual Guru. And 3+7 = 1 shows beginning of new ventures
3- Jupiter, which is an indication of his great mission to bring moral
and spiritual upliftment. So we can say that Vivekananda’s
4- Raaghu, life would be greatly influenced by numbers 3 and 7 and their
5- Mercury, hormonics 9 and 2. In his case, 2 represents deep involvement
6- Venus, in mental faculties like meditation and mantra japa.
7- Neptune or Kethu,
8- Saturn, and 1. He met his guru Sri Rama Krishna in 1881 = 9 (His age:
9- Mars. 18 = 9)
Number 0 should not be attached to any planet, since it is the
root cause of all the numbers. It increases the strength of a 2. He started his journey in search of truth in 1890 = 9 (His
number. age: 27 = 9)

The numbers have been attached to Alphabet also. 3. He reached Kanyakumari and visualized Divine Mother in
1892 = 2 (His age: 29 = 2)
1- A,I,J,Q,Y.
2- B,K,R. 4. He participated in the Parliament of religions in Chicago in
3- C,G,L,S. 1893 = 3 (His age: 30 = 3)
4- D,M,T.
5- E,H,N,X. 5. He came back to India and started Ramakrishan Mission
6- U,V,W. Association in 1897 = 7 (His age: 34 = 7)
7- O,Z. 6. The saint left his body in 1902 = 3 (His age: 39 = 3).
8- F,P.
For More help , please call Swamiji @ 408 829 7780 or e-
Now let us take an illustration. SWAMI VIVEKANANDA, a mail: avtemple@aol.com
great saint of India, who shook the world by his philosophical
teachings, was born on 12th January 1863.

His birth date number: 12 = 3.

His birth compound number: 12+1+1863 = 22.
His birth single number: 2+2 = 4.
His name single number:

Vivekananda’s birth date number 3 and name number 7

represent that he is ambitious, versatile and a spiritual
guru. His ambitions are more focussed on service to poor
and downtrodden as is shown by 4 in his birth single
number. He had unconventional and revolutionary ideas
in reforming the society. His birth compound number
22 shows that he is highly religious and inclined in
purification of mind and soul. More over, his birth single
number and name numbers 4 and 7 are hormonious,
thus making him a renowned person. Let us take only

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Sri Soolini Durga

Who is Sri.Soolini Durga?

Lord Mahavishnu took the reincarnation as Narasimha.

Narasimha is one of the most fearsome shapes of Lord
Mahavishnu. One of his devotees Prahaaladha. He is from the
family of demons. He had to face a lot of troubles with his father
Hiranyakasibu. Prahaladha prayed Lord Mahavishnu to rescue
him. Hiranyakasibu had got a boon from Brahma.Hiranyakasibu
cannot be killed with any kind of weapon He can’t be killed by
any kind of divine, human, animal or birds. He can’t be killed
either inside or outside of the place where he lives. With the
power of the boon he started giving troubles to all the human
beings and divine powers. He troubled the sages and monks
also. All prayed Lord Mahavishnu to rescue them from this
demon. The demon forced all to chant Om Hiranyaya Namaha.
Everybody did so. But his own son refused to do so. He chanted
the name of Lord Mahavishnu. Oneday, Hiranyakasibu asked,
“dear son, will your god Mahavishnu come inside this pillar and
save you and kicked a huge pillar at the main hall of his palace.
Lord Mahavishnu took the most fearsome pose Narasimha and
came out of the pillar, caught the demon took him to the entrance

S ri Soolini Durga is the wife of Sri.Sarabeswara. She is and killed him. Narasimma’s anger was very severe. Nobody
another form of Goddess Parasakthi. There are three could control his anger. So. All prayed Lord Shiva to control
shapes for each and every deity. They are Santham, Ugram and the anger of Narasimma. Lord Shiva also took a fearsome pose
Maha ugram. It means calm, fearsome and the most fearsome. called Sarabeswara. He had two feathers. He controlled the
SriMeenakshi, Sri Kamakshi are the examples for calm poses anger of Narasimma and made him cool. Lord Sarabeswara had
of Goddess Parasakthi. Sri.Durga is the example for Ugram and two wings. One wing is Sri PrathyangiraDevi and another wing
Sri Soolini Durga and Prathyangira Devi are the examples for is Sri.Soolini Durga. Prathyangira Devi and Soolini Durga are
the most fearsome poses. When we need the motherly affection the most fearsome poses of Goddess Parasakthi.Prathyangira
we have to pray the Santha shapes. To get rid of moderate Devi is called as Atharvana Badrakali and Sri.Soolini Durga
troubles we have to pray ugra shapes as Sri.Durga. To solve the is called as Atharvan Rudrakali.She is the mother of all. She
sever problems we face in our day to day life we have to pray lives in the mountain called Kailash. As she lives in a hill she
the Maha ugram poses. Atharva Veda is the only Veda, which is also called as Giri Durga. She always sits on a lion. She is
deals with the healing part. It explains in detail about the having eight hands with different kinds of weapons. Each and
every weapon has its individual significance. Her first right
different methods of prayers and rituals to get rid of our problems. hand is adorned with a Trishul the second is adorned with a
Sri.Soolini Durga plays a vital role in solving the problems knife, the third one is adorned with a wheel called as “Chakra”
faced by each and every body. Sri.Soolini Durga Hrudayam, a and the fourth right hand is adorned with an arrow. The shape
part of Atharva Veda and an old palm script compiled by a great of the arrow itself is very different. Normally the arrows will
monk, “Prapancha sara sara Sangraham” tells in detail about only have a sharp head. But the arrow that adorns the hand of
Sri.Soolini Durga. According to those wonderful writings, we Sri.Soolini Durga has a half circle head. The first right hand
will see about Sri.Soolini Durga. is adorned with a rope, the second with a different weapon

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hand is adorned with a conch. Why she is nine planets. The invisible planets crate
having the wheel, conch and gadha on her a lot of things in this visible world. She Pundit Srividya Ravi Gurukkal
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of Lord Mahavishnu. Parasakthi is the planets. She is called as “Aavesa Graha
sister of Lord Mahavishnu. He permitted samharyai Namaha”.She cures all kind of
Pundit Raghupathy Sastri
his younger sister to use his weapons and physical and mind related problems. She
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bless her devotees. is called as “Vyaadhi Naasini”. The word
“Vyadhi” means problems caused by the
What do we get from Sri.Soolini Durga? unseen forces. By praying her she removes Pundit Anilkumar
She is the rescuer from enemies. She all kinds of problems. She is called as the 404 - 394 - 6146
secures all the wealth and assets. She best blessing deity. Atharva Veda has (Telugu, Kannada and Hindi)
helps us to come across all enemies. She mentioned some easiest ways to get the
cures the mind and physic. She blesses blessings of Sri Soolini Durga. One of the Pundit Seshamani Namboodri
us with good children. She gives a lot of easiest ways to get her blessings is lighting 678-294-0112 (Malayalam)
knowledge and wisdom. Whenever we lemon lamps on Sundays, Tuesdays
call her she comes instantly to support and Fridays and performing Ashtottara To know more about Sri Soolini Durga,
us. It is very hard to go near her. If we go Sathanama Archana (Chanting of 108 contact our priests. They are all well
near her it is sure that we will come out of names of Sri Soolini Durga). Anytime learned scholars. Come, have the
all our troubles. The ways and methods between 08.30 am to 08.00 pm is good darshan of Sri Soolini Durga get her
of rituals to get rid of various problems. to do this simple but effective worship. blessings and solve your problems.
To have good kids, those who need the Shiva Vishnu Temple (Hindu Temple of
kids should eat the rice offered to her Georgia) is the only temple in the entire
everyday for a period of at least 48 days. western countries to have Sri Soolini
It is very sure that they will get good kids. Durga as one of the presiding deities.
To get rid of the mind related troubles This is the only Hindu Temple that has
“Panakam” (sweet water prepared with specially trained priests to perform the
sugar candy and dried ginger) is to be rituals and an added qualification is the
offered to her and the offered sweet priests are multi lingual. Those who
water is to be drunk by the person having live in Georgia and nearby states can
mental troubles. To get rid of the enemies come in person to perform this simple
we have to light the lamp with mustard but effective ritual. Thos who are living
oil. To get rid of the evil spirits we have in other states can do this through the
to offer her butter. She likes the offerings telephone. Only 100 archanas over
much and blesses her devotees with their telephone will be performed. To take part
ambitions fulfilled. over the telephone, please contact any
of the following telephone numbers and
The method of Prayers. we provide the priests according to the
Daily the minimum Abishegam(holy language you speak.
bathe) to be performed with water
and milk. By having this holy bath she
becomes cool and blesses the devotees
with cool walk of life. To attract the mind
of a female one should offer betel leaves,
betel nuts with spices like cardamom, nut
meg and menthol. By this offering she is
pleased and she makes the mind of the
girl to turn towards the person. She cures
the different kinds of fever. Fever means
not only the hike of temperature in the
physical body. It refers to the heat in the
mind and poverty. She easily removes
these kinds of things. We have another
trouble. It is called a Dhrushti or bad
eyes or najar. This is the worst one. By
praying Sri.Soolini Durga on Tuesdays
and Fridays with the offering of lemon,
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OM SRI AUROBINDO AND be in either gas, liquid, or solid form. Spirit as the sterilization
of knowledge depends on true formulas, not on false formulas.
MOTHER ON OCCULTISM Convention, with compulsion is ignorant. Even Astrology,
Astronomy, and Geometry are enumerations of science. If
one is omni-potently effective he can understand the totality
of science. The movements of cosmic forces are intuitive. We
are all batteries carriying suggestions for the cosmic force. The
incomparable cosmic science always has inter-connection with
the Cosmic, or Mother Nature’s force. The explored knowledge
of today depends until it is survived; after that, its slogans are
invalid. In the olden days before the radio the saints did the
job of the radio as an ordinary thing. It is merely a question
of words. The medical sciences of today had its start many,
many years back with the saints. The only difference was is
the process of touch and in the choosing of the proper herbs.
As long as one knows how to build one’s character, the truth
that was there in the former times are still to be found today.
There are not two things to discover, but only one thing. The
mind, knowledge and wisdom; one goes quickly, another goes
slowly, but the goal or the target of the seeker is the same.
The special gift of a particular church line, or discipline, lays
in a specific direction. Yet, it may cultivate not so much the Science goes along with religion. We need only labor and
higher lines of spiritual realization. In Christianity, side by side perseverance. How hard they worked in olden days! It is
with the major saints, there was usually a group, or a line of indeed very respectable. They were always awake. Their
praticants, that followed the occult, while outwardly observing appetite was for knowledge; and they stayed free from worldly
the official creed. It is curious to note that often where the concerns. The external form and the visible form are the result
original text of the Bible speaks of “gods,” in the plural, of the inner-state of spiritual realization. For example: live,
referring to the deities, or occult powers, the official version and living, and life. The people without wisdom go hither and
translates it as “God,” to give the necessary theatric (“God is thither. What goes on in the marriage hall? Not knowing what
alive!”) value and atmosphere. But, if Occultism is to be feared is their purpose; one is serving, while another one is eating.
because of its wrong uses and potential dangers, Spirituality
too, should then be placed on the same footing. All good things The essential difference is: if one thinks everything is blue and
in the world have their deformation and danger, but that is no dark and bad in the world, the world of occultism overtakes
reason why one should avoid them altogether. What is required him. Help each other. Do good for others, as well as for one’s
is the correct attitude, discrimination, training, and discipline. own self. Have humanitarian thoughts, not that of crazy dream
Viewed in its true light, occultism is dynamic spirituality. In world results and worldly pleasures. This is essential. They need
other words, it seeks to express and execute (bring down to the not be abandoned; it just should not be given your first priority.
material world) the powers and principles of Spirit through the Pray for everyone and for yourself. You will live according to
agency of the subtle forces of the mental and the physical. your thoughts.
(To be continued)
Occultism is naturally separate from the
transcendent spirit of God in Heaven, but
it is an indispensable and undividable
instrument for those who endeavor to
manifest the Divine in a concrete form.
Perhaps everyone practices occultism,
whether in a small prayer or through
taping into a power as big as the
universe. However, only a few can do
Vision Therapy. To some it is harmless;
yet to many, it is dangerous (because of
the lack of concentration).

Science is a vast system. In the physical

sciences, the secret lies in Mother Nature.
In occult science, one should know the
mind’s powers and life’s powers. In
physical science the same element can
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All human beings are born from God and hence they want to be 11. Lighting camphor(Haarathi) - 1 min
12. Circumambulation(Pradakshinaas) - 2 min

The best time to start Pooja is at morning 6.00 o’ clock. If this

is not possible, then we can do it at evening 6.00 o’ clock. Pooja
should be performed with a quiet and peaceful mind, after taking

Articles needed:
Photo or idol of deity, a tumbler of water and two plates, two
oil lamps, flowers / akshitaas(uncooked rice mixed with wet
turmeric), fruit / sweet / jaggery / sugar / milk and camphor,
Kumkum(vermilion) / Vibhooti (white powder made from cow

Prepartion for Worship:

Sit on a wooden plank facing East or North. Take another wooden
plank and spread a silk cloth on it. Now place the deity’s photo or
idol on the silk cloth, opposite to you. Wear kumkum or Vibhooti
between your eye brows.

Offering of lights:
Lit up two oil lamps before the deity. Use gingelly oil or ghee as
the fuel in the lamps.

Prayers to Divine guide(Guru):

If you have a Guru, you are fortunate. Otherwise, consider your
intact with God always. They want to show their love towards favourite deity as your Guru. Get your Guru into your mind, fold
God by worshipping Him. Since God exists in all forms, human
beings found Him in different forms, called ‘deities’. These deities
represent different energies, which protect the human beings from
their problems and help them reach the ultimate God.

Now-a-days, society is so busy, people are not finding time even

to think about God. If they can allot a few minutes every day
for strengthening their relationship with God, they can achieve
prosperity in all walks of life. Pooja(worship) helps for this
purpose. We are presenting here 12-steps of vedic Pooja, which
is a condensed version that every one can perform by spending 30
to 45 minutes of time, every day. The following are the steps:

1. Prepartion for Worship - 1 min

2. Offering of lights - 1 min
3. Prayers to Divine guide(Guru) - 1 min
4. Water sipping(Aachamana) - 2 min
5. Prayers to god Ganesh - 2 min
6. Declaration of Intent(Sankalpa) - 1 min
7. Gayatri Mantra - 15 min
8. Worshipping the deity - 15 min
9. Sipping the holy water - 2 min
10. Offering food(Naivedyam) - 1 min
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your hands at chest, and recite this:

Om Gururbrahmaa Gururvishnuhu Gururdevo maheswaraha

Gurussaakshaat Parabrahmaa Tasmai Sree Gurave namaha
Now, imagine lord Vishnu(See him at right) in to your mind,
and offer your prayers to him to remove any obstacles:

Om Suklaambaradharam Vishnum sasivarnam chaturbhujam

Prasanna vadanam dhayayet sarva vighnopasaantaye

Water sipping(Aachamana):
The following 24 names of god Vishnu should be uttered for
receiving protective energies:
Om Atchuthaya swaaha
- Recite this once, pour water into your right hand and sip it.
Om Ananthaaya swaaha
- Recite this, sip water as above.
Om Govindaaya swaaha
- Recite this, sip water as above.

Then pour some more water and drop it on the floor at your Om Vikataaya namaha
left side. Now fold hands in reverence, and recite the following Om Vighnaraajaaya namaha
names: Om Ganaadhipaaya namaha
Om Kesavaya namaha Om Dhoomakethave namaha
Om Narayanaaya namaha Om Ganaadhyakshaaya namaha
Om Maadhavaaya namaha Om Phaalachandraaya namaha
Om Govindaaya namaha Om Gajaananaaya namaha
Om Vishnave namaha Om Vakratundaaya namaha
Om Madhusoodanaaya namaha Om Soorpakarnaaya namaha
Om Trivikramaaya namaha Om Herambaaya namaha
Om Vaamanaaya namaha Om Skandhapoorvajaaya namaha
Om Sreedharaaya namaha Om Sree Maha Ganaadhipataye namaha
Om Hrusheekesaaya namaha
Om Padmanaabhaaya namaha Declaration of Intent(Sankalpa):
Om Daamodaraaya namaha While performing this Pooja, mention your wish to be fulfilled.
Om Samkarshanaaya namaha This is called sankalpa. Recite like this:
Om Vaasudevaaya namaha
Om Pradyumnaaya namaha I (tell your name), offering my prayers to god / goddess (tell
Om Anirudhaaya namaha your deity’s name) on this day for achieving all the four:
Om Purushottamaaya namaha dharma (righteousness), artha(money), kaama(ambition),
Om Adhokshajaaya namaha moksha(liberty) and for alleviating all problems from my life. I
Om Naarasimhaaya namaha wish the complete grace and protection of god / goddess(tell your
Om Atchyutaaya namaha deity’s name) to fall on me and my family members always.
Om Janaardhanaaya namaha
Om Vupendraaya namaha Gayatri Mantra:
Om Haraye namaha If you have taken already Gayatri mantra from a Guru, you
Om Sree krishaaya namaha should recite that mantra in multiples of 108. People, who did
not know this mantra should skip this section.
Prayers to god Ganesh:
Since Ganesh is the dispeller of obstacles, he should be Worshipping the deity:
worshipped first before starting any thing. Imagine Ganesh’s Look at the photo / idol of your deity and get that picture
form in your mind(see him at right), and recite the following 17 imprinted in your mind. Close your eyes for 2 to 3 minutes and
holy names of Ganesh by folding your hands at chest: visualize the form of your god. Imagine your deity has come and
Om Sumukhaaya namaha sat before you. This is called ‘dhyaanam(meditation)’.
Om Yekadanthaaya namaha
Om Kapilaaya namaha Now recite the 108 or 1008 holy names of your deity. People who
Om Gajakarnikaaya namaha got mantra of the deity from a Guru should recite it in multiples
Om Lambodaraaya namaha of 108. While reciting the names or mantra, throw flowers on
your deity. If flowers are not available, then throw akshitaas or
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viboothi or Kum kum on your god. Atharva Vedic “Kairekai
If you are using an idol for worship, you can pour milk,
fruit juices, honey, ghee, coconut water etc., on the idol
Sastra”/ Palmstry
and finally clean the idol with water. This should be done
simultaneously with recitation of mantras. Then adorn the
idol with flowers.

Sipping the holy water:

At the end of reciting holy names or mantra, take water in to
your right hand and leave it into a plate saying:

Yetatphalam Sree (tell your deity’s name)


The water thus obtained is energized with divine vibrations.

You should take this water from the plate into your right
hand and tell this:

Om akaala mrutyu haranam sarva vyaadhi nivaaranam|

Mahaa paapa kshayakaram Sree (tell your deity’s name)
devata paadodakam paavanam subham

Saying this, sip the water slowly.

Offering food(Naivedyam):
Any fruit / sweet / jaggery / sugar / milk can be offered as
food for your deity. Put them in a plate before the photo or
idol and split some water droplets on it, saying:

Om Sree (tell your deity’s name) devataaya namaha|

Naivedyam samarpayaami|

Note: Later, this offering should be consumed by you and “There is nothing in the three worlds for knowledge besides
your family members and it can also be distributed to others. the hand, which is given to man and which can be read like
a book.” - Hasta Sanjeevani - an important part of Atharva
Lighting camphor(Haarathi): Veda.
Now lit up the camphor in a small plate, and move the plate
around the photo / idol in a verticle circular form. Do this It is said that Palmistry has migrated from India to other
three times from left to right. countries like Greece, Egypt, Persia and Syria in ancient times.
Samudra, deity of the Seas has first given this knowledge to
Circumambulation(Pradakshinaas): the world, hence this is called ‘Samudrika’. Sages like Narada,
Stand up and rotate your body from left to right. While doing Valmiki, Garga, Bhrigu, Prahlada and Astrologers like
this, fold your hands at chest and close your eyes. Do three Varahamihira have done a lot of work in Palmistry. Palmistry
complete rotations. Then kneel down before god and fold was discussed in the great books like ‘Bhavishya Puranam’
your hands, close your eyes and ask your deity to fulfill your and ‘Hasta Sanjeevani’. But some how Palmistry could not
wishes. receive proper attention in India, ever duing this modern times.
It is given high regard in Western countries.
For more help, call our learned Atharva Vedic Priests in the
biggest shiva Temple of the Nation Toll Free 1-800-574 “...It has put me under a Necessity of saying something about
3427. e- mail: avtemple@aol.com Palmistry, which is a Judgment made of the Conditions,
Inclinations, and Fortunes of Men and Women, from their
various Lines and Characters which Nature has imprinted in
the Hands” says Aristotle in a paper written by him in during
350 B.C. Today Palmistry has completely transformed into
a science, because of the extensive research done by the
intellatual intelligents. Palmistry is a science of understanding

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the Past, Present and the Future of a person by the pads and force is channeled by the lines of the hand. Every finger of the
lines of a palm. hand has been connected to a different area of the brain, thus
activating different processes in the brain.
Palmistry revives its foundation on the experiments conducted
by Desbarrolles and D’Arpentigny in 19th century. They made The pads below the fingers are the places where a number of
a life time study of Palmistry by collecting the imprints of the nerves are bundled up. These pads are like capacitors to store
hands of thousands of people, and classifying them according the life force. The life force also carries the energies coming
to the nature of people and events occurred in their lives. Then from the planets in the sky. and hence, the pads are named
a hypothesis has been developed and verified with the support after the planets.
of further research.
The answer for the question: How the hand reveals Past,
Just like a doctor examines a patient and determines his Present and Future of a person lies in the statement by Frances
disease by using clinical equipment, a Palmist can predict Kiezle: “Hands are photographic plates upon which our brain
in advance the health state of a person by simply observing writes our impressions”. When an event happens, our brain
his hands. Noel Jaquin and Eugene Scheimann have proved first reacts for the event, and that reaction leaves a mark in our
this by their research. Mr Edward Kowalewski, a professor at hands. By reading these marks, we can understand the Past of
the University of Maryland School of Medicine and former a person. The sub conscious mind always carries impressions
president of the American Academy of Physicians, says: “I try from past life, and these impressions bear considerable affect
to watch the hands of the patients in my waiting room, because on Present deeds. The sub conscious state can also be studied
they give so many clues, both physical and emotional”. by the hand, and hence the Future can be predicted.

Micheal Faraday proved that electric charge is attracted by Every hand is unique, and reflects the nature of the person. The
objects with sharp ends. This is the reason, when the child pads or mounts of the hand show the strengths and weaknesses
enters this world from his mother’s womb, the life force in the personality. The marks and lines in the hand describe a
from cosmos enters his body through the fingers of his vivid picture of events that take place in his life. But these
hands and toes of feet. Mostly the life force enters through marks and lines may change from time to time depending on
the index finger and goes up to the brain, where it influences the planetary energies which vary from time to time. By a
the person’s thinking and circulates in the body and finally careful examination of all these factors, we can judge what the
comes back through the other fingers. The movement of life person is and what he has in store.

“He who does not understand astrology is not a doctor but a

fool.” - Hippocrates (460BC - 380 BC), Father of Medicine.

It is possible in Astrology to diagnose a disease well before its

actual appearance in the body. A disease can be expected,

• When any planet receives bad aspects like square (90 deg)
and opposition (180 deg).

• When bad planets (Saturn, Mars, Raaghu, Kethu, Uranus,

Neptune, Pluto) are posited in bad houses like 6th house
(place of disease), 8th house (place of longevity) and 12th
house (place of death).

• When bad planets occupy the signs: Virgo, Scorpio and


• When bad planets occupy the Ascendant (place of body,

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Ninth house or Sagittarius: Hips, Arterial system, Nerves
and Thighs.

Tenth house or Capricorn: Knees, Hams, Joints and bones.

Eleventh house or Aquarius: Legs, Blood circulation,

ankles, Left ear.

Twelfth house or Pisces: Lymphatic system, Feet and Toes,

Left eye, hospitalization, Death.

Sun: Heart, Sun-stroke, Eyes, Blood circulation, Spinal cord,
Right eye in males and Left eye in females.

Moon: Cold, Pneumonia, Breast related diseases, kidneys,

Stomach, and Uterus related problems, Mania, Motions, Left
eye in males, Right eye in females.

mind and soul). Mercury: Digestive system, Nerves, Lungs, Speech related
problems, Mouth, Tongue, Hands, Epilepsy.
• Death can be predicted when Sun, Moon and Ascendant
- all the three are afflicted. Venus: Throat, Neck, Cheeks, Skin, Venereal Diseases and
Reproductive Organs.
The following are the characteristics given for houses/signs
and planets, in connection to health of a person. Mars: Forehead, Nose, Muscles, Male Reproductive Organs,
Piles, Hemorrhage, Injuries, Burns, Cuts, Fevers, Accidents,
HOUSES AND SIGNS Electric Shock, Suicidal tendencies.
First house or Aries: Body in general, Head, Face,
Facial bones, Brain and Blood Vessels of the brain, Skin Jupiter: Liver, Diabetes, Blood Vessels, Right Ear, Thigh,
complexion. Buttocks, Obesity, Problems Due to Excess-eating.

Second house or Taurus: Teeth, Speech, Right eye, Throat, Saturn: General Weakness, Bony Appearance, Teeth, Bones,
Larynx, Cerebellum, Neck and Bones, Blood vessels and Knees, Joints, Rheumatism, Chronic Diseases, Asthma,
nerves connecting throat and neck. Lungs-related Diseases, Tuberculosis and Skin-related
Third house or Gemini: Right ear, Shoulders, Collar, Hands
and the related bones, Lungs, Breath, Blood. Raaghu: Raaghu is considered as equal to Saturn in Vedic
Astrology. Raaghu gives Leprosy, Cancer, Diseases to
Fourth house or Cancer: Last phase of life, Chest, Breast, Spleen, Poisoning, Snake Bite, Bite Of Poisonous Insects and
Ribs, Food poisoning, Stomach, Gastric and digestive Creatures.
Kethu: Kethu is considered as equal to Mars in Vedic
Fifth house or Leo: Heart, mind, and Spinal chord. Astrology. Kethu gives Hypertensions, B.P., Lunacy,
allergies and infectious diseases. When Kethu is involved,
Sixth house or Virgo: Disease in general, Kidneys, Stomach, the real disease cannot be diagnosed by medical equipment.
Bowels, Intestines and Abdomen.

Seventh house or Libra: Waist, Navel cavity, Lumbar region Disclaimer” This article does not endorsed by the siddhi
and skin. times or its associates. The ideas ofthis articles are only the
idea of some astrologers.
Eighth house or Scorpio: Incurable diseases, Urinary and
sexual organs, Pelvic bones, Bladder, and Anus.

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knowledge to fit pupils near them. Adhi the Upanishads are summed up in six great
Sankara derives the word Upanishad as a sayings (Mahavakyas).
substitute from the root sad, ‘to loosen,’ These are as follows.
‘to reach’ or ‘to destroy’ with Upa and
Ni as prefixes and kvip as termination. If 1.”I am Brahman” (Aham Brahmasmi).
this determination is accepted, Upanishad This states the identity of the inmost
means Brahma-knowledge by which consciousness of the individual with that
ignorance is loosened or destroyed. The of the supreme Divine. The ultimate truth
treatises that deal with Brahma-knowledge of Vedic knowledge is not that some great
are called the Upanishads and so pass for savior is God or the Lord or that such and
the Vedanta. The different derivations such a God or name and form of God is
together make out that the Upanishads give the supreme. It is not the worship of a
us both spiritual vision and philosophical person, book, image or idea. It is not even

. Pandit
L.V. Sharma
argument. There is a core of certainty,
which is essentially incommunicable
the worship of God. The Upanishads say
that whatever we worship as truth apart
except by a way of life. It is by a strictly from ourselves destroys us. They teach
personal effort that one can reach the that our own Self is the true Divinity, that
truth. The Upanishads more clearly set it is the presence of the absolute within our
The Almighty and Swamiji bless me once forth the prime Vedic doctrines like Self- heart and the entire universe. The hidden
again to share my thoughts on Spirituality. realization, yoga and meditation, karma meaning of the sentence is “each and every
During the past issues, we discussed a lot and reincarnation, which were hidden or one can attain Godlihood by practicing the
about Spirituality explained by different kept veiled under the symbols of the older Spirituality.
mystery religion. The older Upanishads
are usually affixed to a particularly Veda, 2.”The Self is Brahman” (Ayam Atma
through a Brahmana or Aranyaka. The Brahma). This also states the identity of
more recent ones are not. The Upanishads the soul with the Absolute but in a more
became prevalent some centuries before objective and less direct manner. Not only
the time of Krishna and Buddha. is our Self the Divine. The same Self in all
beings is the same Absolute truth.
The main figure in the Upanishads, though
not present in many of them, is the sage 3.”That thou art” (Tat tvam asi). Whatever
Yajnavalkya. Most of the great teachings of we see or think about we are that. Not
later Hindu and Buddhist philosophy derive only is the I that, the you is also that. We
monks and sages of different religions. In from him. He taught the great doctrine of are that ultimate I and Thou in all. The
this issue, I wish to talk a little bit about the “neti-neti”, the view that truth can be found consciousness in the other is also the
Spirituality told by great sages of Hindu only through the negation of all thoughts Divine.
Lineage through Upanishads. Even though about it. Other important Upanishadic
there were many Upanishads from the four sages are Uddalaka Aruni, Shwetaketu,
Vedas, only 108 of them are known today. Shandilya, Aitareya, Pippalada, and Sanat
Even out of those 108 only 27 Upanishads Kumara. Many earlier Vedic teachers like
are widely read and studied today. Many Manu, Brihaspati, Ayasya and Narada
scholars have researched the Upanishads. are also found in the Upanishads. In
Even then, it is a never-ending subject. the Upanishads, the spiritual meanings
Now I try to furnish a few of my ideas on of the Vedic texts are brought out and
Spirituality taught by the Upanishads. emphasized in their own right. Every
one of us has to perform his or her duty
Upanishad means the inner or mystic designated as Svadharma to please God, to
teaching. The term Upanishad is derived serve the world and to repay one’s debt to
from upa (near), Ni (down) and s (h) ad the society. Svadharma implies ambition
(to sit), i.e., sitting down near. Groups of commensurate with one’s capacity and the
pupils sit near the teacher to learn from necessary inclination as the drive to achieve
him the secret doctrine. In the quietude it. Our well-being lies in performing our
of the forest hermitages, the Upanishad Svadharma. Paradharma, duty suitable for
thinkers pondered on the problems of others but not for us, will positively harm
deepest concerns and communicated their us if chosen by us. The basic teachings of
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unity of God and the world, being and becoming. It is interested
not so much in the Absolute in itself, Parabrahman, as in the
Absolute in relation to the world, Paramesvara. It teaches that life
in the world and life in the Divine Spirit are not incompatibles
and significance of Aum and the meaning and names of Saman.

The Aitareya Upanishad belongs to the Rig Veda and the

Upanishad proper consists of three chapters. This is part of the
Aitareya Aranyaka, and the Upanishad begins with the Fourth
chapter of the second Aranyaka, and comprises Chapter IV, V
and VI. The preceding parts deal with sacrificial ceremonies like
mahavrata and their interpretations.

It is the purpose of this Upanishad to lead the mind of the

sacrificer away from the outer ceremonial to its inner meaning.
4.”Intelligence is Brahman” (Prajnanam Brahma). Our All true sacrifice is inward. Sankara points out that there are
discernment of truth is the truth itself. It indicates that the Divine three classes of men who wish to acquire wisdom. The highest
intelligence is present within us and has the power to return us to consists of those who have turned away from the world, whose
the Divine. Our inmost intelligence is that supreme intelligence minds are free and collected, who are eager for freedom. For
through which we can merge into the Absolute. these the Upanishad (Aitareya Aranyaka II. 4-6) is intended.
Others wish to become free gradually by attaining to the world
5.”The Universe is Brahman” (Sarvam Khalvidam Brahma). The of Hiranya-garbha. For them the knowledge and worship of the
entire universe is the Divine, which includes our self. The Divine prana, life-breath is intended. (Aitareya Aranyaka II 1-3). There
is not only the consciousness principle in you and I, it is also the are still others who care only for worldly possessions. For them
being principle in all things. It is the ultimate object as well as the the meditative worship of Samhita is intended.
inmost subject in all beings. It is one and all and all in one.
The Taittiriya Upanishad belongs to the Taittiriya School of
6.”He am I” (So’ham). This shows the identity of the self with the the Yajur Veda. It is divided into three sections called Vallis.
Divine Lord inherent within the natural movement of our breath. The first is the Siksa Valli. Siksa is the first of the six Vedangas
“So” is the natural sound of inhalation, “ham” of exhalation. (limbs or auxiliaries of the Veda); it is the science of phonetics
These are statements of the identity of the individual consciousness
with the Absolute or Divine reality. They all derive from and
merge into Om (AUM), the Divine Word of “I am all”. Now let
us see a little of the Upanishads.

The Brhad-Aranyaka Upanishad, which is generally recognized

to be the most important of the Upanishads, forms part of the
Satapatha Brahmana. It consists of three Kandas or sections, the
Madhu Kanda which expounds the teachings of the basic identity
of the individual and the Universal Self, the Yajnavalkya or the
Muni Kanda which provides the philosophical justification of
the teaching of Khila Kanda, which deals with certain modes
of worship and meditation, upasana, answering roughly to the
three stages of religious life, sravana, hearing the upadesha or the
teaching, manana, logical reflection, upapatti and nididhyasana
or contemplative meditation.
The Chandogya Upanishad belongs to the Sama Veda. Chandoga
is the singer of the Saman. The Upanishads that belongs to the
followers of the Sama Veda is the Chandogya Upanishad. It is
part of the Chandogya Brahmana, which has ten chapters. The
first two chapters of the Brahmana deal with sacrifices and other
forms of worships.

The first and the second chapters discuss the problems of liturgy
and doctrine such as the genesis The Isa, also called the Isavasya
Upanishad, derives its name from the opening word of the text
Isavasya or Isa. It belongs to the Vajasaneyi School of the Yajur
Veda. The Vajasaneyi Samhita consists of forty chapters of which
this Upanishad is the last. Its main purpose is to teach the essential
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and pronunciation. The second is the and belongs to the Sama Veda. It is also has given up everything, can obtain the
Brahmananda Valli and the third is known as the Talavakara, the name of the highest knowledge.
the Bhrugu Valli. These two deal with Brahmana of the Sama Veda to which the
the knowledge of the Supreme Self, Upanishad belongs. The Mandukya Upanishad belongs to the
paramatma-jnana. Atharva Veda and contains twelve verses.
It has four sections, the first two in verse It is an exposition of the principle of Aum
Katha Upanishad, also called and the other two in prose. The metrical as consisting of three elements, a, u, m,
Kathakopanishad, which belongs to the portion deals with the Supreme Unqualified which refer to the three states of walking,
Taittiriya School of the Yajur Veda, uses the Brahman, the absolute principle underlying dream and dreamless sleep. The Supreme
setting of a story found in ancient Sanskrit the world of phenomenon and the prose Self is manifested in the universe in its
literature (1). A poor and pious Brahmana, part of the Upanishad deals with the gross, subtle and causal aspects. Answering
Vajasravasa, performs a sacrifice and gives Supreme as God, Isvara. The knowledge to the four states of consciousness,
as presents the priests a few old and feeble of the Absolute, para vidya, which secures wakefulness, dream, dreamless sleep,
cows. His son, Naciketas, feeling disturbed immediate liberation (sadyo-mukti), is transcendental consciousness (1) these
by the unreality of his father’s observance possible only for those who are able to are aspects of the Godhead, the last alone
of the sacrifice, proposes that he himself withdraw their thoughts from worldly being all-inclusive and ultimately real.
may be offered as offering (daksina) to a objects and concentrate on the ultimate fact The Absolute of mystic consciousness
priest. When he persisted in his request, of the universe. The knowledge of Isvara, is the reality of the God of religion. The
his father in rage said, ‘Unto Yama, I give apara vidya, puts one on the pathway that Upanishad by itself, it is said, is enough to
thee.’ Naciketas gives to the abode of leads to deliverance eventually (karma- lead one to liberation. (2)
Yama and finding him absent, waits there mukti). The worshipping soul gradually
for three days and nights unfed. Yama on acquires the higher wisdom, which results Not only by the simple reading of the
his return offers three gifts in recompense in the consciousness of the identity with Upanishads can one become great in
for the delay and discomfort caused to the Supreme. spiritual life. We should try at least to
Naciketas. For the first, Naciketas asked, adopt only one principle of any of the
‘Let me return alive to my father.’ For The Mundaka Upanishad belongs to the Upanishads. By that practice, we can
the second, ‘Tell me how my good works Atharva Veda and has three chapters, each lead a highly spiritual life. The spiritual
(ista-purta) may not be exhausted’; and for of which has two sections. The name is life leads us to have a comfortable living
the third, ‘Tell me the way to conquer re- derived from the root mund, ‘to shave,’ without any frictions. I thank Almighty
death (punar mrtyu).’ as he that comprehends the teaching of and Swamiji for giving me the opportunity
the Upanishad is shaved or liberated from to share my thoughts on Spirituality. In the
In the Upanishad, the third request is one error and ignorance. The Upanishad states next issue, I will meet you all with some
for enlightenment on the ‘great transition’, clearly the distinction between the higher more Spiritual thoughts of our ancient
which is called death. knowledge of the Supreme Brahman and Rishis and Saints.
the lower knowledge of the empirical
The Upanishad consists of two chapters, world. It is by this higher wisdom and
each of which has three Vallis or sections. not by sacrifices or worship, which one
There are some passages common to the can reach Brahman. Only sanyasi, who
Gita and Katha Upanishad.

(1) Taittiriya Brahmana: The first mention

of the story is in the Rig Veda where
we read how the boy Naciketas was sent
by his father to Yama (Death), but was
allowed to get back on account of his great
faith, sraddha.

The Prasna Upanishad belongs to the

Atharva Veda and has six sections dealing
with six questions put to a sage by his
disciples who were intent on knowing the
nature of the ultimate cause, the power of
Aum, the relation of the Supreme to the
constituents of the world. The Upanishad
is so called as it deals with prasna or

The Kena Upanishad derives its name

from the first word Kena, by whom,
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Special services from Swamiji Sri Selvam (SKY), Prithvi (EARTH), Paani (WATER), Agni (FIRE), and
Vayu (WIND) with Man and his Works on Earth. Nature is life
Siddhar for the development of Humanity giving and life sustaining for living beings and a harmony must
Mankind prevail between the ‘two’ for smooth progression. There is a rule
or methodology that prevails in this cosmos and playing by it is to
our good. The fantastic equilibrium evident in the entire ‘creation
of God’ must not be disturbed. The flow energy from North Pole
to South Pole must not be hindered. Peace and tranquility will exist
where there is no clash of energies. The doors must be opened to
positive inflow and exits should be made for the negative outflow.
There is no doubt that ‘designing’ & ‘interiors’ as per the rules of
‘Vaastu Science’ brings peace, enhanced productivity, joy, bliss
and prosperity.

For example:
CORPORATE IMAGING / BRANDING / NAMING SERVICE * A ‘square’ shaped piece of land or house is most beneficial.
House must face the East or North direction.
It needs to be mentioned here that the ‘role’ of astrology/numerology * Maximum wood must be the maximum quality of the building
in the business world will soon become a regular feature owing to materials used.
the results that this liaison brings forth. * An old or damaged entrance door will bring disrespect to the
Corporate heads need to experiment with and embrace this cosmic * Disturbing art pieces or war / torture paintings in a house will
knowledge into their profession. Let the masters who have studied naturally result in pain & anxiety.
the cosmic equation help in solving the puzzle. The puzzle is your * The doors and windows should not be squeaky and rusted.
work, business vision and ambition. Help is at hand, so that you * Master bedroom to be in the South west corner, children’s
don’t walk the most vital path of your life in uncertainty. A minor room to be in the North West or West side. Study room to be
suggestion could be the missing ‘link’….that destiny is trying to separate. Kitchen to be in the South East location of the house.
wire down to you. Kitchen located in the North or the East does tend to cause
financial troubles.
In this service, based on the birth data of the proprietor/directors/ * Cooking while facing the East brings good health.
owners such as date/time/place of birth, we suggest an astrological * Wall Clocks should not be placed on the South and Southwest
corporate strategy that may include a business makeover plan, walls.
corporate name/s for the company or firm, brand names for the * Leaking taps will drain out money.
products (names that are very powerful and make the product * The placement of mirror in the bedroom should be such that no
attractive to the customers). For this service, apart from the birth data part of the body is directly reflected in it while sleeping.
of the main person/s behind the business venture, we would like to * The feet should be away from the main door, while sleeping.
know the core value that you have; such as dynamic, progressive, They should not face the main door.
innovative, exceptional passionate, caring, motivation etc and also * Head towards the north is not good when sleeping.
what your main goal is; such as global leadership, maximizing * Beds should never touch the walls of any room.
results, recruiting the best human resource, client focus, quality, * The prayer room in the northeast corner of the building is good.
client satisfaction etc. The corporate and brand name will be based
on Nameology and Numerology. Along with the names, we will The significance of directions and corness in Vaastu Sastra:
also advise the corporate color which is lucky to the organization. • East (Manes): It should not be blocked, since it is the
We will also suggest the technical details for printing the letter source of male issues. Controlled by Sun.
head of the company as to in which font and color it can be printed • South-East (Fire) source of health, place of fire, cooking and
for maximizing the efforts. ‘Gemstone therapy is also a part of the food. Controlled by Venus.
package to improve the general luck factor of the owners. • South- Source of wealth, crops and happiness. Denoted by Mars
• South-West -(Earth) source of character, behaviour, cause of
‘SUCCESS IS NOT A BIG A MYSTERY ANYMORE’ longevity and death. Signifies ‘Raaghu’.z
• West-Source of name, fame and prosperity. Direction of the
FOR HOMES & BUSINESS PREMISES • North-West - (Air) Source of change, income from business,
enmity and friendship. Signifies ‘Moon’.
VAASTU SHASHTRA: THE ART OF HARMONY BETWEEN • North-This should not be blocked as it is the source of female
MAN AND NATURE issues. The direction of Mercury.
• North-East -(Water) Source of health, wealth, prosperity and of
In simple words ‘Vaastu’ is an ancient science related to male issues. Denotes the divine ‘Jupiter’.
‘architecture & design’ of a building/house/room/land; in tune
with the environmental forces (energy). The concept revolves “GET IN SYNC WITH ‘NATURE’ TO EFFORTLESSLY RIDE
around synchronizing the five basic elements of Earth, viz Akash THE WHEEL OF TIME”
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keen idea of how his life would be in general, starting from
childhood till his old age.

1. Parents region:
The position where the hair starts at the top of forehead
represents parents and the person’s relationship with them.
Muka Sastra If this area is smooth and shining, the person’s parents are
fortunate in matters of health, career and the person’s childhood
is filled with happiness. If this area is indented or with dull skin
color then the person’s parents face troubles during the person’s

2. Career and Success region:

We have this area below the Parents region and above the
eyebrows. If this position is good, gently rounded and bright,
it represents good career prospects and early settlement in the
career. If this area is indented or hollow and dark in color, it
shows the person’s intelligence will not help him in his career

I nterpretation of character and fate from the study of a person’s

face is called ‘Physiognomy’ or ‘Face reading’. It is obvious
that when we meet an unknown person, we try to understand
and the person’s will have misfortune from his 21st to 25th

his feelings by looking at his face. So the origin of Physiognomy 3. Life region:
traces back to the date of origin of human beings. Indications of This area lies between the eyebrows. If it is firm, bright, gently
a person’s progress in yogic path are described with respect to rounded, then it symbolizes a successful career after 27th year
Physiognomy in Hindu text ‘Svetasvatara Upanishad’, composed of age. It represents a friendly person with positive attitude
earlier than 500 B.C. According to Hindus, Samudra (deity of towards life. If the space between eyebrows is wide and eyebrows
oceans) have first given ‘Anga Samudrika’ (Body language). are thick, the person will earn good money and his longevity is
King Prahlada has contributed a lot to this subject. Chinese will also good. If the eyebrows are closer and there is a hair line
texts dating back 300 B.C., mention Physiognomy. connecting the two eyebrows, it is a sign of negative mind who
is obstinate and unforgiving. If this Life region is dull or any
Socrates(470-399 B.C.) was a great physiognomist. The first colors found there, it represents unhappiness in career and poor
book on Physiognomy ‘Displaying the Secrets of Nature Relating health.
to Physiognomy’ was written by Aristotle(384-322 B.C.). As
it was mentioned by Marco Polo, the Arabs also practised 4. Middle age region:
physiognomy. Physician and philosopher Avicenna(980- This region starts at center of the eyes and covers till the end
1037 A.D.) has written about Physiognomy in his book ‘De of the nose tip. Any cross lines, patches and black spots in this
animalibus’. Michael Scot(1175-1232 A.D.), court astrologer region represent ill health and problems with the spouse in the
to Emperor FrederickII, also composed a book ‘De hominis middle age.
phisiognomun’, which was printed in 1477 and became best
seller for years together. Italian doctor D’Abano(1250-1316)
also wrote many books on both Astrology and Physiognomy.
During sixteenth century many authors have written books on
this subject. Gerolamo Cardano, born in Italy in 1501, wrote
many books on Medicine, Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics,
Astrology, Dream Analysis, and Physiognomy. Cardano believed
that a person’s character and fate are symbolized by the shape,
lines, and markings of his or her forehead. He wrote a total
of 13 books on the subject of forehead reading. In 1586, Porta
published ‘De humana physiognoma’ in which he compares
the likenesses of human beings to certain animals. He says
if some one resembles a particular animal, he will also have
the same tendencies and temperament of that animal. Kaspar
Lavater(1741-1801) was regarded as the founder of the modern
Physiognomy for his tremendous work in this subject. Later on
Cesare Lombroso has made this subject more popular.

By observing the face of a person as a whole, we can get a

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persons. They love good food and highly domestic.

Square shaped faces are called Earth faces. They represent a

tough and aggressive person, offensive and sociable. They are
suitable for works where more muscular energy is required.

Rectangular faces represent a honest, diplomatic and

leadership qualities. They are suitable for professions as top
level executives and officials.

We can also have triangular faces. An upright triangle which

starts with narrow area at the forehead and comes down
widening, represents Fire face. This is a symbol for anger,
low talent but boastful, and rough person.

An inverted triangle which becomes narrowed at the chin,

is also called Air face. This signifies a cheerful, bright
temperament, hyperactive and sensitive person. This type of
face indicates disturbed married life.

Side Profile of face:

A straight face represents a person whose nature is

A concave face represents a person who sees dark side of


A convex face makes a person an optimist with a happy

5. Love and Emotional region:
This is the area below the two eyes where temples are formed. If a straight horizontal line is drawn from the corner of the eye
If this area is bright, bulgy and rounded, the person will have towards the ear, it should just touch the ear’s upper portion. If
deep emotional involvement. He or she will fall in love easily the ear is located above the straight line, it denotes the person
and whole heartedly. If this area has wrinkles or low and not is of refined nature.
smooth, then the person faces failures in love affairs due to
selfishness or over indulgence. Ear set low below the line and close to the head represents
criminal tendencies.
6. Fertility and children region:
This area represents the groove which connects the nose with If the ear is erected out from the head, with much gap between
the center of the upper lip. This is also called philtrum. A the head and ear, the person depends on inner self to gain
long, broad and deep philtrum indicates good fertility and success.
ability to have children. It also represents long life. When
the philtrum is low or flat, it represents less energy and Forehead:
childlessness. A short philtrum represents early death. A high and even forehead with a good shining gives a person
intelligence and a rich life to enjoy. Any black shades or black
7. Old age region: creases on forehead represents obstacles in his career. Three
This is the region below the lower lip which is also called the clear horizontal lines on the forehead give longevity.
chin. If this area is strong, rounded and spacious, it represents
happiness in old age after 60th year. If this area is low with Eyebrows:
a weak jaw and dark hue, it indicates unhappy and friendless If the eyebrows are set apart, it represents broad
old age. It also represents dangers of drowning, poisoning, mindedness.
and food or water born diseases.

Shapes of faces: Eyebrows close to each other represent critical minded person
Round shaped faces are also called Moon faces. They who expects exactness in every work.
represent laziness, lack of energy, imaginative and jovial
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If the eyebrows are high set, then it denotes an irresponsible stability of mind.
attitude and superior tastes. Nose tilted up with nostrils visible represents a spendthrift
and emotional person.
If the eyebrows are low set and nearer to the eyelids, then they
represent a prudent and calculative nature and an insecure Lips:
mind. The size of the upper lip represents the ability to love and the
size of lower lip represents need for love.
If the eyebrows are like a straight line, the person will become
practical and unimaginative.
If the lip corners are turned up, cheerful and friendly,
Eyes: disposition is seen.
The colored circular portion of the eye is called ‘iris’. If these
irisis float too high, we will have an unstable and disturbed If the lip corners are turned
person. He is not trust worthy. Sometimes it denotes down, irresolute person with
premature death. depression can be seen.
Full and broad lips show
If the iris is
sink too low sensuous tendency. Thin lips
in the eye, show brevity and concise
a cruel and behaviour of the person.
perverse nature He will also be a learned
is indicated. person.

If the iris is large, A large mouth is a
thus occupying sign of outgoing
much of the space in and extroverted
the eye , the person person. A small
cannot hide affections mouth represents
and emotions. introverted,
careful and cautious
If the iris is small, and people.
hence the white portion
of the eye is much Chin:
seen, then the person is A narrow, pointed or weak chin represents less energy
secretive. and drive. They face problems in old age. A broad, round
chin is symbolic of generosity and good humour. A broad and
If the gap between the two eyes is large, the person is square shaped chin makes the person work hard. It is a mark
expansive and communicative. of steadiness.

If the eyes are closely set, then the person will be criticising Jaw:
others, and will not demonstrate his feelings. A strong and deep jaw line just below the ear lobe represents
the person has good will power and energy. Weak jaw
Color of Eyes: indicates flexibility.
A dark eye denotes a forceful nature than a light colored one.
Light blue colored eyes represent flirtation. Deep blue is a When the soul creates its body in the mother’s womb, and
sign of gentle love. Brown eyed people are devoted in love slowly limb by limb is formed, the interactions of previous
and friendship. Hazel eyes represent a highly impressable birth’s instincts with the soul lead to alterations in the outer
and affectionate type. Grey represents good intellect and body. So by observing the outer body, we can estimate the inner
imagination. Green eyes denote an inventive and adaptable self of the person. This is the root idea of Physiognomy.
nature. Black eyes provide passion and tenderness.
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MY BANK ACCOUNT led me to his private room. He turned the key in the lock. “Here
it is quite private,” he said. “No one will disturb us; please take
a seat.” We sat down and looked at each other. I was tongue tied
and could not say a word. He broke the uncomfortable silence by
saying, “You are a Pinkerton’s detective, I suppose.” My strange
behavior had made him think that.

“No, not from Pinkerton’s,” I said. Such an answer made him

think that I was a detective from some other agency; so I hastened
to say, “To tell you the honest truth, I am not a detective at all. I
have come to open an account, you see, from now on. I would like
to keep all my money in your bank.”

The Manager looked less anxious. Since I was a feeble-minded

son of a millionaire, the manager thought that I wanted to deposit
a sizable sum. “A large account I suppose,” he said. “Fairly
large,” I said in a voice that was more than whisper. “I intend to
deposit fifty-six dollars now and fifty dollars a month regularly.”
Without saying a word the manager opened the door and called to
the accountant. “Mr. Montgomery, this gentleman wishes to open
an account. He will put fifty-six dollars in it.” He turned to me
and said coldly, “Good Morning.” His voice was loud enough for
When ever I go into a bank, I feel frightened. Everybody and everyone to hear, and I am sure that I every one heard. I walked
everything that I see there frightens me. As for the manager, the quickly and opened one side of a door in the room. The manager
mere sight of him simply terrifies me and makes me want to run said, “Not that way; this is the way,” and he pointed to the door
away as fast I can. As soon as I open a bank’s door, I lose my through which we had entered.
head, and when I try to do any business there, I behave like an
idiot. I can not explain the reason for this, but that is how it has I placed the money into the hands of the accountant. Then the
always been; and that how it is now. accountant handed the money to the clerk. The clerk made me
write my name on a piece of paper and sign my name on it in a
When my salary was raised to fifty dollars a month, I knew that I book. By this time I hardly knew what I was doing. My head was
had to do something about it. I had to start putting my money in a going around and round and I could not see anything properly.
bank, no matter how unwilling to set foot in the place I felt. And Then I asked, “I want to draw a check.” I was thinking of drawing
so, I collected all my courage and set out for the bank. Timidly out six dollars for my immediate use. However, due to too all my
I stepped inside; and with a great effort, I lifted my head to look confusion, I had written on the check: “Fifty-six dollars.”
around me. The sight of the clerks filled me with fear, but bravely
walked up to a window marked: “Accounts.” The accountant stood The clerk was ready to pay out the money. “How will you have
there like a figure of stone, waiting for me to speak. My tongue it…” he asked, “in fifty dollars notes?” He gave me one fifty
refused to move, but I swallowed hard, and at last I was able to ask dollar bill, and the six, in six one dollar bills. I rushed out of the
in a voice that sounded strange to my ears, “Can I see the manager bank as if I were escaping from a house on fire. The visitors and
please? To this request I added, but I do not know why, “…alone.” customers then broke into a riotous laugh. Since then, I have
I asked for the manager because I thought that “everyone” had to never used a bank!
speak to the manager before opening a bank account. “Certainly,”
said the accountant, “unless he is engaged. I will go to see.” He
went away leaving me standing there alone. Everybody seemed to
be staring at me and I felt most uncomfortable.

Fortunately, the manager was free at that time and the accountant
took me to him. I looked at the manager. His face was calm and
serious. It frightened me. I held my fifty-six dollars tightly in my
hand which I had kept the whole time in my trouser pocket. “Are
you the Manager?” I asked him. It was a foolish question because
I knew full well that he was. “Yes,” he answered. “Can I see you?”
I asked, and added once more, “…alone.” The Question seemed
silly without this last word.

A look of anxiety came over the manager’s face. I was sure

that he was thinking that I had some important and unpleasant
information to give him. Perhaps, I had found some mistake or
even dishonestly in the work of the bank. “This way,” he said and

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STRESS MANAGEMENT THROUGH extreme stress. They help in relieving the physical as well as the
psychological negative effectors of the problem by ensuring a
healthy and productive response to the stress stimuli.
Yoga can have a positive effect on the parasympathetic nervous
Mr. K. VENKATACHALAPATHY, system and aid in lowering heart beat and blood pressure. This
M.Sc.,(yoga),M.Com.,M.Ed.,M.Phil.,DCL&BL., reduces the demand of the body for oxygen. Yoga can also improve
P.G.DY.,D.Y.T.T.,C.A.Y,D.S.S., digestion, strengthen immunity, and help in effective culminating
Technical officer of toxic wastes and also increase lung capacity effective use of
Yoga Research and Centre for Yoga Studies, this practice can also reduce the chances of stress culminating in
Annamalai University anxiety and depression.
Annamalai Nagar
The practice of yoga involves forming various body postures, slow
stretching movements breathing exercises that can at times lead to
progressive relaxation, imagery and meditation. All these specific
techniques are meant for a specific purpose and they culminate in
to a higher awareness of that is happening to oneself during stress
emotionally, physically mentally and energetically, are develops
an understanding of each part of the body by being more aware of
it. The practice includes paying attention to each and every part
and therefore, ensures a holistic therapy.

The start of practice is with becoming aware of what the stressful
stimuli is so that one knows what are is fighting, understanding
the enemy is an important factor in combat and similarly in
a understanding the factors that cause stress can help you in
deciding how if needs to be tackled. Yoga enables and empowers
Introduction you to control the natural and immediate reactions to a stress. With
Stress: Stress defined by selye as “the force, pressure, or strain practice the psychological responses can also be mastered. This
exerted upon a material object or person which result these forces means that the previous reaction that put the body in an alert or
and attempt to maintains its original state”. Stress is ubiquitous alarm mode to not take over as soon as a stressful situation occurs.
in our society. It has become an integrate part of everyday living. .
Researchers on stress make it clear that, to enter in to the complex And this leads to a situation where is irrespective of the challenges
area of stress make it clear that, to enter in to the complex area you face, you remain calm, composed and capable of talking the
of stress, especially in to the area of occupational stress, is very situation with a level head.
difficult. Stress is an unavoidable consequence of modern living.
Stress has harmful psychological and physiological effects on Conclusion
employees and executives; stress is a major cause of employees can The productivity of the work force is the most decisive factor as far
affect the safety of other employees, by controlling dysfunctional as the success of an organization is concerned. The productivity
stress, individual and organization can b e managed more in turn is dependent the psychosocial well being of the executives
effectively. employees. In an age of highly dynamic and competitive world,
man is exposed to all kinds of stressors that can affect him on all
Banking sector and stress realms of life. Yoga is the only way to tackle work pressure; it has
During the past decade the banking sector had under gone rapid helped them to overcome stress and strain.
and striking changes like policy change due to globalization and
liberalization, introduction of new technologies etc. Due to these
changes, the executives and employees in the banking sector A STUDY WITH PARTICULAR
is experiencing a high level of stress. Occupational stress is an REFERENCE TO BANK EXECUTIVES
increasingly important occupational health problem and a significant Research Guide Researcher
cause of economic loss. Occupational and physiologic disabilities. Dr.T. ARANGANATHAN,
However it may also cause subtle manifestation of morbidity that M.Com., M.Phil.,B.Ed.,Ph.D.,
can affect personal well being and productivity. A job stressed
executives and employees are greater job dissatisfaction, increased Mr. K. VENKATACHALAPATHY,
absenteeism, increased frequency of drinking and soaking, increase M.Sc.,(yoga),M.Com.,M.Ed.,M.Phil.,DCL&BL.,
in negative psychological symptoms and reduced aspiration and P.G.DY.,D.Y.T.T.,C.A.Y,D.S.S.,
self esteem. Professor and Head Technical officer
Dept. of Commerce, D.D.E.
Various techniques in yoga help in stress management. These Yoga Research and Centre for Yoga Studies,
techniques work at an individual level and also at a collective level Annamalai University Annamalai University
of ensure that there is significant respite from the conditions of Annamalai Nagar , Chidambaram

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1.To study the demographic variables of the bank executives.

2.To assess the pre and post – test level of stress among the bank
executives in the experimental and control groups.

3.To determine the effect of yoga practice on stress among bank


4.To associate the pre-test level of stress among bank executives

with their demographic variables.

The research approach selected was the true experimental design.

The sampling technique used by the investigator was convenient

random sampling.

The experimental group that has 30 samples randomly assigned to

it, had both pre test and post test, and has been exposed to the yoga
An experimental study was conducted among 60 bank executives
training. The control group of 30 samples, which differs from the
selected by convenient random sampling technique who were
experimental group only by the absence of exposure to the yoga
working at various banks in Chidambaram. The instruments used
for data collection were demographic variables, and modified
Srivastava, A.K. and Singh, A.P. occupational stress questionnaire.
The tools used for data collection were demographic variable
Pre-test was conducted with the help of structured questionnaire to
proforma, and modified Srivastava stress questionnaire. he
assess the level of stress among selected bank executives before
reliability of the tool was determined by using split half
yoga training. After the pre-test yoga training was given for 12
A pilot study was conducted for checking the feasibility of the study
All the selected bank executives were informed regarding post-
and establishing reliability of tools for selected bank executives.
test which was schedule exactly after 12 weeks training of yoga.
The collected data was organized and analysed according to
Post-test was done on the same group with the help of the same
objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics.
structured questionnaire which was used in the pre-test. This study
The major findings of the study
revealed that yoga was an effective tool to reduce the level of stress
among bank executives.
In the experimental group, the mean occupational stress level
before intervention was found to be 156.2 with SD of 19.4 which
has reduced to 105.06 with increase in standard
Stress in the twenty first millennium is not something new, not
deviation of 26.8 compared to the control
anything unknown. Stress has been experienced since time
group indicating (highly significant
immemorial, but its toll is higher than ever before. Working people
at the level of P<0.001) the decrease
undergo much stress while they are on the work, such occupational
in the level of stress among those
stress leads to relative stress injury.
who practiced yoga. The
ANCOVA test result also
Yoga plays a vital role in combating the modern menace of stress.
indicates that there is a
According to yoga, stress is imbalance in misery at the mental and
significant reduction
physical level. When stress and pain are relieved, productivity and
in the stress level for
creativity are gained. This is the logic for bringing yoga in to the
the experimental
work place.

Yoga helps in overcoming stress and tension, removes the

negative blocks, relaxes and strengthens muscles, cleanses
of body so as to attain mental and physical equilibrium,
increases self-awareness, and develops concentration. It also
develops the immune system, enhances digestive, respiratory
and cardiovascular systems.
Statement of the problem

A stress management through yoga A - study with particular

reference to bank executives in Chidambaram.
Objectives of the study

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group compared to the control group.

Findings related to effect of yoga training indicates that

yoga training is effective in reducing the stress among bank

There was no significant association between the stress level

and demographic variables.

A similar study may be replicated on a large sample, there by
findings can be generalized for a large population.

Similar studies may be conducted for finding out the effect of

yoga on stress related to all kinds of executives.

A study may be undertaken to sustain the effectiveness of

Param Pujya ,His Holiness Swamiji Selvam Siddhar
stress management training progeramme. The organization has
( Dr Commander Selvam)
to ensure its commitment towards the training programme in
all the departments.

A tahrva Veda talks lot about sexual problems. I get at
least 5 to 10 calls from both the sex about their sexual
problems and divorce because of lot of problems arising
The finding of the study shows that the level of stress has been
from the bedroom activities in this country. I have helped
reduced through the yoga training programme.
numerous people through the Atahrvavedic Astrology and
References Thantric Rituals. Also I thought that, let me give some
1.Ahmad et al (1985), A study of stress among executives, journal of idea about how this sexual matching works in the Jathakam.
personality and clinical studies, Vol.60, No.1, July: p.48. Atharvavedic Astrology. If any of the readers has any kind
2.Abdoolcarin (1995), Executive stress, a company killer, Asian of sexual problems, you are welcome to reach me for a
Business, Vol.3, ISS, No.31, pp. 22-26. confidential Atharva Vedic spiritual healing referred in
3.Udupa K.N. (1978), Stress and its management by yoga, mothilal, our Hindu Vedic Science. Please remember that I am not
Banarsidass Pub. Pv. Ltd, Delhi, India. a Medical doctor. You will get all kinds of spiritual help
4.Swami Satyananda Saraswathi (2008), Asana, pranayama, only and not only medicines from me.
Mudra, Bandha, 4th Edition, Yoga publication, Bihar, India.
5.Sharma P.D (1998), Yoga, Yogasana and pranayama for health,
Dantali, Gujarat, Navneet Pub. Ltd, India. Sexual behavior and temperament is connected to the sign
to which a person belongs. The planets Mars and Venus
play an important role in the sex life of a person. Vedic
Astrology has classified the yoni (size of sex organs and
sexual behavior) on the basis of NAKSHATRAS, Sex and
Yoni of constellations

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MOON: If Moon is in 8th house the native has slightly undersized
and flaccid organ and sex functioning depends upon moods.

MERCURY: If Mercury is in 8th house the native has slightly

undersized , flaccid and weak organ. Native also suffers from
inferiority complex in sex matters.

MARS: If Mars is in 8th house the native has small , active and
well proportioned organ.

JUPITER: If Jupiter is in 8th house the native has normal size

but active and verile organs.

SATURN: If Saturn is in 8th house the native has long and lanky
organ but not very capable.

Sexual acts and their behavior

Sex behavior and Zodiac Signs

1. Aries, Leo, Sagittarius are Oversexed.
2. Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn are sober in sex behavior.
3. Gemini, Libra, Aquarius have secret liking for sex but never
exhibit their sexual feelings.
4. Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces are not very sexoriented but show
highly passionate feelings
Sexual acts and behavior depends on two factors:
Size of Sex Organs 1. Sign of native
Male 2. Which planets are in 7th house of the horoscope.
Man has been divided into three types according to the size of
Penis The characteristics of sexual tendencies depend upon the position
1.Hare- man has shortest male organs upto 4” in length. of Mars in the horoscope
2.Bull man has medium male organ upto 6” in length.
3.Horse man has longest male organs upto 8” in length. If the Mars belongs to:
Circumference of the Penis is according to the length but it may
not be proportional. First House: The native’s married life will be full of
enthusiasm, have strong sexual urges and will never be satisfied
Female in sex. He enjoys sex life greatly and fully demonstrates his
love and affection to his partner will require constant love and
Female has been divided into three types according to the depth affection from partner.
of vagina
1. Deer woman has shortest vaginal passage of 4” long. Second House: The native will be aggressive and crude in sex
2. Hare women has medium vaginal passage of 6” long. matters. He / She has very burning and deep feelings for partner
3. Elephant woman has longest vaginal passage of 8”long. but does not exhibit them.
Circumference is in proportion to vaginal length but can be
stretched to a longer size. Third House: The native will be very determined to have
good and healthy sex with the partner. He / She will be courageous
Determination of Male organs and considerate in sex matter but fails to demonstrate.
Every birth chart/Horoscope has 12 houses. In those 12 houses,
a planets has to stay in there houses. 8th house of the horoscope Fourth House: The native will have extensive sexual
indicates size of male organs. relationship with the partner and will be lustfully inclined and
selfish in the relationship. They have deep attachment with the
If the 8th house belongs to partner.

SUN: If Sun is in 8th house the native has virile and well Sixth House: The native will not be sex crazy. Sex will be a
proportioned organs with normal sex functions. normal routine for him / her. Native will not have much regards
for partner as far as sex is concerned.

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Twelth House: The native will be quick and restless in sex
behaviour. Even use unnatural methods of sex. The native will
be careless about partner,s feeling.

Astrology & Sex are closely knitted to each other as it is quite

often said and believed that sun signs determine the sexual
desires. The following are based on Moon sign and not sun sign.
Also based on the Atharva Veda and not simply based on the
usual astrology done by some so called Astrologers.

Raunchy Aries is one of the most passionate and impetuous
of the signs. Feelings run high when ardent Aries is around.
You go all out for what you want - no sitting around waiting
for others to make the first move. What you like is short, sharp
sex. The basic Aries energy is rapacious, self-oriented, and self-
confident. When you finally fall in love, rather than in lust, the
romantic and somewhat naive side of your fire nature emerges,
but you will remain headstrong and passionate. No matter how
romantically inclined, Aries passion is indissolubly linked to
love, so you want to express your feelings in a very direct way.

By far the most sensual of the signs, Taurus has a passionate
nature and a strong sex drive. You are turned on by beautiful
people and places. Your earthy, solid body exudes sensuality
and arouses desire, but you hesitate to move in on a prospective
Seventh House: The native will be fond of sex and too demanding lover, preferring to be asked. Despite a strong libido, you are not
in sex and may indulge in indiscreet sex life. The native will be driven by lust. You like a stable, orderly life and are renowned
romantic also. for possessiveness; an active sex life is usually part of an ongoing
partnership.When you fall in love, you fall heavily and finally.
Eight House: The native will have too much sex-indulgent, You are committed for life. Love is something Taurus takes very
indiscriminate in sex and greatly attached to principles and seriously indeed.
morals of married life.
Ninth House: The native will be very moderate and considerate A restless seeker after new sensations, Gemini never stays
to partner in sex habits. The native will not regards sex as a still. You dance with partner after partner in an intricate sexual
driving force in life. gavotte. Your urge for communication demands continual
movement for you, sex is an intellectual activity. You may like
Tenth House: The native will be methodical and touchy in to discuss feelings, but you don’t feel a need for them. One of
sex matters. The native will be fond of pornography and very your greatest problems in relationships is understanding how
concious of successful sex act. other people feel. Indeed, you can be so insensitive to people’s
feelings that you unthinkingly dash their hopes of love without
Eleventh House: The native has craving for sex but do not show even noticing. To overcome this, you need to listen as well as
openly and easily satisfied. They attach more importance to talk. Gemini values friendship over love.
health and have a saintly outlook, though in thoughts they are Kadakam
sex- crazy.

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Cancer is the sign with a powerful urge to nurture people. subtle perfumes, candles, incense, massage oils. They arouse
Your sexual style is caring, concerned, and oriented towards your senses. You also like soft, sensual fabrics.
sharing. You feel a need to take care of your partner. Yours is
a sentimental, romantic sign. When you fall in love you want Viruchikam
the full works: hearts, flowers, and a huge wedding. In love, You are a sophisticated and highly adept lover. Scorpio rules
your biggest problem is over-sensitivity. You are jealous and sex, birth, death, and rebirth. You have an urge to explore dark
possessive. You want your partner’s undivided love because it places of life where others fear to tread. Powerfully libidinous
makes you feel secure. As a tactile sign, you enjoy kissing and and intensely sexy, you ignore taboos. You see sex as an
cuddling. Snuggling up with the one you love makes you feel opportunity to explore the mystical depths of emotion. Scorpio
good. Cancer is a great holder of hands. is a compulsive and obsessive sign. When you are in lust, you
obsess about the object of your desires. When you are in love,
Simmam you think about your beloved constantly. Love, lust, and libido
The natural king of the zodiac, Leo loves to be the center of are all important to you. You do not fall in love easily. But when
attention and to be in love - which is not difficult since you are you do fall, you fall hard. And you stay there. What you seek
ruled by the sun and have a warm-hearted nature. As a fire sign, is a true soul mate. Your world is emotional, dramatic, Your
you are exceedingly passionate and sexually demanding. You sexuality is lively, lusty and adventurous. You love to break new
are a confident and self-assured lover. People do tend to notice ground, in sexual encounters as in everything else and you are
you. You are dramatic and full of vitality and bounce, like a quite willing to go for what you want. Ruled by Jupiter, the grand
boisterous lion cub. But, unlike a cub, you radiate an irresistible leader of the gods, you are expansive and all-encompassing in
sexual power that draws everyone into fascinated orbit around your tastes and interests.
You are uninhibited, ready to make love on impulse and not
Kanya impressed with delaying tactics, or feeble, wimpy attempts to
On the surface, meticulous Virgo is a shy sign, but you are an win your favour. The most important issue for you is truth and
entertaining companion for those who take the trouble to inquire honesty. You hate intolerance in all its forms (how’s that for
into your deeper self in your search for perfection. You tend logic...?) and you are as open about your desires and sexual needs
not to pursue the object of your desire openly. Given the right as you are about everything else. Guilt and shame are foreign to
partner, you display an earthy sensuality and a strong carnal your sexual persona and you do not have much patience with
appetite. You are not a sign that gets carried away by love and more convoluted souls in these matters. Lusty Sagittarius lays
sentiment. You are much too practical and analytical for that. the cards on the table (and that might be a good place to get
But when you do fall in love, you are thoughtful and caring and started...!).
will do all you can to serve your partner.
Most people find you disarmingly friendly and you appreciate
Thulam openness in return. Sex for you is fun and can be a doorway into
You need a partner to make yourself complete. For you, higher awareness. You are anything but conservative in sexual
togetherness is what life is all about. You delight in pleasing matters and you are a sucker for the new and exotic, especially
people and because you adjust to the needs of others, your things redolent of adventure and far-away places.Admirers
relationships are always harmonious. You are blessed with should take note that making plans for travel at the drop of a hat,
enormous charm and sexual charisma, and you don’t hesitate or intimate accounts of personal experiences in foreign parts will
to use it to get what you want. Libra is a sign much given to get your juices running. This should be followed immediately
sentiment and romanticism. You do all you can to make your by passionate sex before the urge ebbs away..Tense, and full of
partner happy. You are an accomplished lover and adept emotional undercurrents and the echoes of painful traumas from
at pleasing your partner. Libra is a very refined sign and has the past.
very discriminating tastes. You enjoy the finer things in life
and this applies to your sexual encounters as well. Everything Will be continued next month
surrounding sex must be beautiful and harmonious. You like

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letters to the
1. Santosh Shivni- Hamburg, Germany. had the great opportunity to take part in the rituals. By the power
Dear Swamiji, I had the rare chance of meeting you at my place. of Swamiji, my brother is now eligible to fly globally. Thanks
You gave me a copy of the magazine. Thanks and Namaskars and pranams to Swamiji for making my brother as the happiest
for bringing out a great metaphysical magazine to enlighten man.
the community. We are very happy to read the article Vedic
Astrology. Please add me in your temple’s regular mailing list. 5. Sindhu Agarwal, Baker, LA
I pledge to pay a donation of US$ 101.00 every month for the I had many personal problems, those I do not want to expose.
magazine. I requested Swamiji Sri Siddhar to solve those problems. He
performed some rituals and by the power of those rituals done by
2. Kumari Khanna – Phoenix, AZ Swamiji personally, I have come out of all the problems in my
We had many troubles in our business. During you tour at life. I dedicate my lifetime to Swamiji. His spiritual discourse
London, we approached you. You scrutinized our horoscopes during his tour at Suva was very informative and awesome.
and performed some rituals based on the Atharva Veda. By the
power of Swamiji and his Thantra rituals, we are developing 6. Sudha Krishnamurthy – East sound, WA
now. Our lives are dedicated to Swamiji Siddhar. I am a regular reader of Siddhitimes. After reading the magazine,
I am able to understand what Astrology is and how to solve the
3. Manohar Kasargode, Georgetown, DE problems. I can even challenge any Astrologers in the world.
My daughter’s marriage was being delayed. I used to read Thanks and namaskars to Swamiji Siddhar for the wonderful
Siddhitimes magazine through the website. I met Swamiji Sri. article “Vedic Astrology”.
Selvam Siddhar during his tour at England. I requested him to
solve this problem. He performed Atharva Veda Yaksha Devatha 7. Girija Koirala, Greenwich, CT
rituals and now my daughter’s marriage is fixed. My pranams to I have a son of seven years old. All of a sudden, he became
Swamiji for solving the problem. very dull in his studies. After reading the magazine, I requested
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4. Seema Rao, Knox, IN performed Thantric rituals for the betterment of my son. Now
My brother had some immigration problems. I had the rare he is doing very well in his studies. Thanks and pranams to
chance of meeting Sri Siddhar during his tour at my home town. Swamiji for making my son well. Thanks for bringing out such
I asked for spiritual salvation. He performed some rituals and I a wonderful magazine also.

8. Krishnakanth S Patel - La Crosse, WI

My five years old daughter is a regular reader of the
magazine Siddhitimes.She loves the Kids’ Corner.
Thanks for bringing out such a useful magazine,
useful to one and all.

9.Sanasie Chandrasekar, Donalsonville, GA

I got married five years back. We had no kids.
After reading the magazine Siddhitimes, we visited
Hindu Temple of Georgia and requested Swamiji
Sri Siddhar to solve the problem. He found that due
to some black magic we were unable to get good
kids. He performed the best Atharva Veda Thantric
rituals and blessed us. Now I am pregnant. Thanks
to Swamiji for blessing us.

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10. Razak Abdullah - Diamond Bar, CA problems spiritually. He spent nearly about an hour through
Even though I am a Muslim, I love Hinduism. I used to read the telephone and gave me consultations. He advised me to chant
magazine Siddhitimes. some mantras. After chanting those mantras for a period of 27
days, I became well. Now I have become an ardent devotee of
I had many blockages in success. Even though I work very Swamiji Sri Siddhar. I advise all those who have problems, to
hard, I was not able to get the results. I consulted Swamiji Sri. approach Swamiji Siddhar and to get rid of the problems.
Selvam Siddhar through telephone to remove the blockages. He
performed some rituals and removed the blockages. Now I am 17. Prof. Walton K Richmond, Belgium
on my footsteps to success. Thanks to Swamiji for making my I am a professor. I am much interested to know and learn a lot
life as successful. about the religions. On going through the websites, I had a chance
to read the magazine Siddhitimes. The writings of Swamiji Sri
11. Aravasingham Gunaratna - Ont, Canada Siddhar covered me. His Vedic Astrology is the best and shows
I had many problems in my family, particularly with my in laws. his vast knowledge in astrology and Vedas. Thanks to him. I
I called and requested Swamiji Siddhar to solve the problems. He pray the Almighty to shower his entire blessings on Swamiji
solved all the problems in a very simple and in the best spiritual Siddhar and his family for doing more and more good works
manner. Now I have a wonderful relationship with all my in like this.
laws. Namaskars to Swamiji for making my life wonderful.
18. Fernando, Clemson - SC
12. Dr.Vaithi Sarabeswaran - Marina Del Rey, CA I am a Tamilian. No Tamilian in this world has done a great
I am eagerly waiting for the opening day of the new Hindu work like Swamiji Siddhar. Now I feel very proud to be in the
Temple in Bay area. Thanks and pranams to Swamiji Siddhar community of Swamiji Siddhar. Even though I cannot donate a
for donating a new Hindu Temple to the Bay area. Even though big amount of money as Swamiji, I offered 1/10th of my monthly
we have Temples in our area, there are great politics, group salary to the holy and noble cause. I humbly requested Swamiji
fights and egos. Please give us a Temple without the previously Siddhar to take money from me but he blessed me and refused
mentioned unwanted things. to take money from me. This noble work moved my heart. I am
13. Rathan Sinha - Endicott, NY ready to volunteer myself for the building works of the temple.
I am one of the best realtors in my city. All of a sudden, I was Thanks to Swamiji for giving this opportunity.
driven to the worst situation of coming out of my business. I
approached Swamiji Siddhar to know the reasons and to stop 19. An Ardent Devotee, Johnstown - PA
selling the houses. He analyzed my horoscope and found the I don’t want to say my name. I had many problems with
reasons for this. He also performed some rituals. By his powers, Immigration. I requested Sri Siddhar Swamiji to solve the
I got many helps from un-foreseen persons. By that the business problems. He solved the problems with the Atharva Veda
is picking up well. I pledge my lifetime for the service of Swamiji Thantras, now I have become a citizen of this country legally.
Sri Siddhar and his magazine Siddhitimes. I humbly submit my lifetime to Swamiji for making me a legal
citizen of this wonderful country.
14. Peter Chaudhry – Frostburg, MD
I am a converted Christian. I converted myself into Christianity, 20. Balesh K Moti, Tullahoma - TN
as I had no opportunity to know about Hinduism and the rituals I had a kind of mental trouble. After reading the magazine
of Hinduism. On my trip to Atlanta, I went to the Hindu Temple Siddhitimes, I asked Swamiji for remedy. He gave me
of Georgia just as a pleasure trip. There I had an opportunity to wonderful spiritual treatment by two ways. Now
meet Swamiji Siddhar. I was attracted by the lecture given by I am getting out of my problems slowly.
him. He explained me about Hinduism. He advised me a lot and Thanks and pranams to Swamiji
he told me not to convert again from Christianity to Hinduism for helping me to come out
but to follow a spiritual life. I am enlightened by his speech and of my problems.
advice. I thank a lot to Swamiji for making me a spiritual man.

15. Raman Tripathi, Houston TX

When I went for shopping, I picked up the magazine
Siddhitimes. I thought that it will be an ordinary magazine but
after reading it completely I understood that it is a special one
and not the usual magazine. From that day onwards, I became
a regular reader of the magazine. Thanks a lot and pranams
to Swamiji Sri Siddhar for bringing out such a wonderful

16. Droupathi Ali, Troutville, VA

I had some kind of problems related to mind. After reading the
magazine Siddhitimes, I called Swamiji Siddhar for solving the

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VAASTHU, is pumped into the head, thus creating head- related problems.
This means the Earth’s magnetism also influences our lives.
THE PERFECT ARCHITECT It is good if a building is aligned strictly in the four main directions,
because its walls will be either perpendicular or parallel to the
magnetic lines of earth. If we build a house putting an entrance
in any of the four main directions, there will be prosperity for the
resident. But if the house is oriented into the corner directions,
then the walls cross the magnetic lines in a zigzag way, leading
to mental disturbances and lack of peace and success.

Plenty of light, air and water are also needed for living beings
to thrive. Thus when a house is constructed, we should see that
the house gets proper Sun light and the wind. There should be
availability of water in the ground in the vicinity of the house.
The Sun light has got different energies which are identified
as around 45 different deities. Each type of energy is suitable
for a particular task. Accordingly, the place where the energy
falls is allotted for living room, kitchen, dining room, bed room,
etc. This provides a basic frame work for dividing the land for
specific use. The land/plot is divided into 9 X 9 = 81 squares
which is called ‘Ekaseetipada Vaasthu’. These 81 squares will
represent where to erect the pillars for construction, where to
In the back issues, Swamiji Sri.Selvam Siddhar (Dr. Commander
place the main entrance, where to place the kitchen and other
Selvam) expressed some of the thoughts of Atharva Veda
rooms, where to place what type of furniture, etc.
Vaasthu Shastraa. In this issue also we will see some of his
research works on the Atharva Veda Vaasthu Shastraa.
The Sun light along with other planetary lights is represented as
‘Vaasthu Purusha’, the deity of all plots. The position of Vaasthu
The word “Vaasthu” is derived from ‘Vasanivase’ which means
Purusha changes every day and also depends on the seasons.
the place suitable for comfortable living. Vaasthu is a science of
Offerings should be made to Vaasthu Purusha and he will take
architecture. It dates back to Vedas, which are the most ancient
care of the inmates of the house.
books of knowledge. While Astrology is said to be Vedanga (the
limb of Veda), Vaasthu is said to be a Upaveda (minor Veda).
Vaasthu deals with how to select a plot, and making the plot
According to Atharva Veda there are four types of Vaasthu: 1)
ready for construction. It is ideal to have a plot in Square or
Bhoomi - deals with selection of a site/land 2) Praasaada - deals
Rectangular form and aligned properly in the four main
with Palaces and buildings 3) Yana - Vehicles, carts and ships
directions. Then a compound wall must be constructed first.
4) Sayana - furniture, tools and utensils. Other than any ancient
The plot must be divided into 81 squares of equal size, and a
scriptures, Atharva Veda deals more with a lot of Vaasthu
plan should be drawn. Then construction work should start after
knowledge like weather forecasting, earthquake forecasting,
offerings are made to Vaasthu Purusha and other deities and
rainfall, architecture, exploration of water springs etc.
planets. Vaasthu also gives advice on how to match the name of
a person to the place where he wants to live, and how to find the
‘Manasara’ another great book on Vaasthu, discusses the
direction for main entrance into his house. A general placement
principles of architectural and sculptural construction.
of rooms in a house is given in the diagram. A person should
‘Mayamatam’ of Maya who is said to build the great Maya
find peace at home after working for hours together in the office.
Sabha of Pandavas (of Mahabharatha times) is a rich work with
Otherwise, there is no use in having a residence. Here Vaasthu
36 chapters starting from the fundamental question of selecting
plays an important role. When a house is constructed according
a site/land for construction, building houses/temples, different
to the principles advocated in Vaasthu, the dweller will have
ways of construction etc. Even ‘Viswakarmaprakasika’ also
peace and prosperity in his life. According to the Atharva Veda
deals the same subject from a different light and in a candid way.
scriptures, the Vaasthu is not the only thing to be analyzed before
Four main directions are identified in all the works: East, South,
construction of a building. The horoscope is to be scrutinized
West and North. Another four corners formed at the intersection
according to the standards of Atharva Veda.
points of these four directions, are called: South East, South West,
North West and North East. The earth is the place of dwelling
for every one. It is a big magnet. Its magnetic North pole is To know more and more about Vaasthu and Atharva
located in universal South direction, and magnetic South Pole Vedic astrology, kindly call the Shiva Vishnu Temple
is located in universal North direction. This means the magnetic @ 408 829 7780 or email to avtemple@aol.com
lines of earth travel from South to North. If any body sleeps by
placing his head towards North, there would be magnetic lines
passing through his head in the same direction, and more blood

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Atharva Vedic Vassthu for

away from the electrical gadgets like avoid sleeping with their heads to the
computer, TV. This way, she can avoid east instead they can sleep facing south as
increasing her internal temperature to natural polarity of the body is maintained
a dangerous level without even being and health of both the mother and the
aware of it. Normally, a woman dissipates foetus is taken care of.
body heat through her skin and breathing.
The foetus that is growing has normally Beneficial Ultra Violet Rays
a temperature, which is a little more than A pregnant lady can sleep in a Northeast
the mother’s and dissipates its heat across room. Vassthu refers to the Northeast
the placenta and through the mother’s as Easanya or Devamoola, thereby
blood stream. Foetal damage can occur indicating it is a very important spiritually
if the mother or the foetus does not cool elevated zone. It is a fact that the Sun
down quickly after the temperature of the rays can be split into 7 colors. We speak
core rises. of the Paramasayika mandala for human
habitation (manushyalaya). This plan
Certain studies have revealed manifold divides each side into 9 parts. Beginning
increase of miscarriages in women using from ultra-violet ray in the first part on the
computers. Computers produce unusually Eastern side corresponding to Northeast,
high levels of extremely low frequency the Sun’s beneficial rays further split
magnetic fields. The Southeast sector of into violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow,
the building and the Southeast sector of a orange, red and infra-red in the last part

A re you pregnant or planning to have a

child in near future? Then this article
is for you. Apart from taking the modern
room are places to be avoided by pregnant
women at least for the first three months.
corresponding to the South-east. Ultra-
violet and the cold colours of the spectrum
Medical science tells us that by the end are said to have a soothing effect on the
medical guidelines into consideration, of the fourth month, almost all the major body and hence, the Northeast room is
Vaastu can also help the would be mothers organs of the foetus are formed. The recommended for the mothers.
bear a healthy child.Couples planning brain stem and the limbs are formed and
their progeny can use a Northwest (Moon) begin to mature. This period, commonly Since blue has a cooling and has a
room as the first option or a Southeast known as embryo-genesis, can cause astringent effect, a night lamp giving soft
(Venus) room as a second option until organ-specific damage. However, brain blue light in the room during night, is
the onset of pregnancy. Mother can then development continues throughout the suggested. The other two colours violet
move into a Northeast (Jupiter) room as is period of the pregnancy. Therefore, there and indigo which also gives cooling effect
explained later. is really no safe period for strong intense can also be alternated during the entire
bursts or continuous doses of electro- period of pregnancy. In case of pains,
The place of the primary element Agni magnetic frequencies during the months indigo can be an effective anaesthetic and
or Fire is the Southeast of an area. This of pregnancy. can induce insensibility. Violet is said to
author does not recommend a lady to be good for bone growth, maintaining
live in a southeast room after the onset of Thermal Heat the potassium and sodium balance of the
pregnancy. It is a known medical fact that Research on the effects of thermal and body. Expectant mothers who regularly
heat has a great implication in pregnancy. non-thermal electro-magnetic fields has meditate will be happy to know what
Anything that raises the lady’s core body shown reported 50 percent miscarriages Leonardo Da Vinci has to say “The power
temperature can amplify congenital in pregnant women who slept in of meditation can be ten times greater
anomalies, mostly during the first three electrically heated waterbeds. Thermal under violet light” To put it simply,
months, when all main organs of the heat is, therefore, another factor that violet is an inspiring and spiritual color.
foetus are forming. affects pregnancy. When the Eastern Ultra violet ray, which is the head of the
part of the earth is heated, its Western cold colours and is said to normalize all
Electrical and Electronic Gadgets part remains cold. Consequently, thermal metabolism and glandular activities can
Normally, a lady’s basal body warmth is electricity generated by the Sun travels also be used with the advantage
higher during pregnancy. It is, therefore, over the surface of the earth from East
advisable for the ladies to keep herself to West. Therefore, pregnant ladies can

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Aries Rishabam
You are being provided
with the good cheer
and expectations. Free thoughts and good
Mesham programs will be keeping you in a social
You are little bit free; yet with more trend. The hard - ship in finance will cause
commitments. Busy trend and good you little dissatisfaction but the time will
undertakings are ahead. Lord Saturn provide their needs some how.
looks their sign and gives pressure for new occupations. Lord
Jupiter is in 10th House in debilitated condition. Lord Raaghu Women at home and children:
will guide for certain gains. To adjust the need of the family as well children they will
feel difficulties. But it will be cleared if they have their own
Women at home and children: way of diplomacy. Children will be moderately behaving. The
They can feel better and some improvements are ahead. The enthusiasm will be less.
pending works will come to a good shape and settle the problems.
Lord Jupiter guides for their domestic needs as well finance. Students and their education:
Children will have good times with good playing program. But Their study program will have small struck. The diversion in
they will report it as unsatisfactory. opinion will cause this struck. But it will be cleared shortly and
their progress will be on its own way.
Students and their education:
The process and plan will have good improvement. Their elders Businesspeople, professional and employees:
and teachers will support them for progressive positions. They Lord Venus is looking the 10th sign. He will suggest little
are having their own methods which will be successful. modification in plans. That will get good result and their process
will be maintained suitably. Good name and profits are expected
Businesspeople, professional and employees: shortly.
Since their 10th house is looked by Lord Mars they will have to
fasten their work. The Lords Jupiter and Raaghu will be keeping Lovers and their Trend for this month:
them in a state of experiment which will be profitable. The 7th sign is looked by Lord Saturn. Their enthusiasm and
speed will not bring happiness all of a sudden. There are repeated
Lovers and their Trend for this month: attempts on their way.
Lord Venus is free and has no companions. This will provide
them suitable time for discussions and give pleasure as them Married people and their spouse:
deemed. During this month, the burning expenditure will cause
inconvenience. The management will also be in a weary way.
Married People and Their spouse: They have got the talent to manage with an easy means. The
Earlier this month, their plans for privacy and time spending privacy and happy times are there to encourage them more. This
will be in good terms. During the second and third week they month is better by 60%.
can feel better in meeting out their targets. Health of their spouse
will be moderate to good. Financial positions and the expected Cautious days for commitments of important matters are 23rd
funds will reach them in time. and 24th.

Cautious days for commitments of important matters are 21st

and 22nd.

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with finance, make trials with little investment. No one can say
their ideas are bad. You are on way for success.

Women at home and children:

Mithunam They have to avoid over planning. Make the way clear for
Your involvements are more and accessment by little by little. Lord of finance and family Lord
with unusual busy. Certain plans are Sun is combined with the trouble giving Lord Saturn. So, even
undecided and yet to have the final shape. if at all urgent, they can go ahead slowly and get the things after
You can feel the capability and find the 4 weeks. Children will be in a usual trend.
self strength to a highey degree. Profession and business will
have the progressive trend. Financially, an insufficiency is still Students and their education:
prevailing. They are going to face little confusions in studies. They should
not be in a hurry to do anything. It is advised to proceed with
Women at home and children: slow and steady process. The progress can be achieved in the
They are finding certain additional support. Lord Jupiter looks following months.
their second house favorably and manages to pull on with their
needs. Children are smart and busy and to answer the questions Businesspeople, professional and employees:
about their deals it will be interesting to parents. This month, their ability will be tested by their doings. Even
though they are prompt, some mistakes will happen. Take
Students and their education: care to exhibit every thing in a proper way. The matters are in
The exercises and the preparations will do well with lot of darkness. It will take few weeks to become bright.
improvements. Lord Jupiter supports their efforts and guides
them to score a good rank in class. Lovers and their trend for this month:
Since Lord Raaghu and Lord Jupiter are in 7th sign and the
Businesspeople, professional and employees: combination of Lord Saturn with Lord Sun, may prove a dull
Their job at their office and institution will be with extra branch. atmosphere and even small disputes. Be calculative to move
Burden of work will be more. Merchants will be estimating the with their program. The next month only can support them a
expansion of trade. This month, some kind of new benefits will little.
encourage them to step ahead with progress. To tally will be
restless to execute their duties. Married people and this spouse:
Domestic care and their regular activities will be facing very
Lovers and their trend for this month: slow progress. The relationship between husband and wife will
Since Lord Mars is occupying their sign, this month is not be normal. The health point is getting decreased a little.
suitable to proceed ahead with their programs of meeting.
There will be some sort of inconvenience will be rising in all Cautious days for commitment of important matters are 28th
their attempts. The relation with their lover too will lead for a 29th and 30th.

Married People and their spouse:

The malefic Lords Mars and Kethu are sitting prominently
in their sign’s I and II so, the uncertainity will rule over their
expectations and programs. The privacy between husband and Simmam
wife will also much less. The happiness is rare and the travel This is the month which is expected to
program may have a delay or it will prove useless. Some how, prove certan inabilities and difficulties.
Lord Jupiter compromises their domestic maintenances. You have to do all the affairs with deep
thinking and with delated attempts. No
Cautious days for commitments of important matters 25th, speedy execution is advised, Lord Venus occupys your sign and
26th and 27th leads you for miscalculations. Be with vigil and do slowly step
by step.

Cancer Women at home and children:

Their activities will not be favorable in many points. Some times
they will feel dejected in execution. The maintenance of the
Kadagam family too, with certain difficulties clubbed with inconveniences.
During this month you will be making Children will be feeling sorrow and go out of mood. Parents
yourself certain problems and questioning have to adjust with the kids.
your self the reasons. Some events will be
involved with failure. So, plan with simple project. If it involves

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Students and their education: fulfill their needs and gains.
Lot of disturbances and some times the waste of times will cause
them much. Education is developing with so much of hurdles. Lovers and their trend for this month:
Have good concentration and do the exercises properly to gain They have certain luck and good experiences. The freedom of
good marks. thoughts and easy movements will be ahead. They can get more
times and more subjects for discussion.
Businesspeople, professional and employees:
Some how, their house of action is supported by Lord Jupiter. In Married people and their spouse:
the middle of impossibilities there are chances for possibilities Lord Venus will be at Simmam without disturbance. Their plans
also. Any way do the things smartly and let it be slow. Weakness and programs will be giving them satisfaction. Their mind is
in finance and their expenditures are racing with each other. occupied with multiple businesses. Give preference to the matter
of income and spend accordingly. Domestic and finance deals
Lovers and their trend for this month: will be running with minimum actions.
Since Lord Mars is empowering upon their 2nd, 5th and 6th
houses, the effect will be on negative side. They have to face Cautious days for commitments of important matters are 6th
unwanted expenditure and disappointment, which will be and 7th.
relieved only by the next month.

Married people and their spouse:

Domestically there will be much unsolved pending works.
Externally there is tough time to face. Husband and wife will
have to experience certain unwanted interferences. Involving in Thulam
dispute or joining in trouble - some sides are the outcomes. Be For the natives born in Thulam, the
with vigil and get released of conflicts. months which were passed finally may
shape you for a constructive projection.
Cautious days for commitments of important matters are 31st The business and job you have under
of October and 1st of November. taken will be having its good reachable plan. During the 3rd week
you will find some changes in your career. Such modification is
good and you will gain good experience.

Virgo Women at home and children:

They can maintain their duties with easy ways. The budget
and program will have good shape. Their financial arrivals are
Kanya delayed but they will get the financial assistance surely. The
You are feeling your fitness which health condition is little weak. It will be strengthless in the
will give more confidence in you. The next month. Take all good vitamins and minerals to be healthy.
circumstances will be with the tricky Children too need good care.
trend of challenges. Some times you will
feel some what dejected. The professional gains and other survey Students and their education:
will lead for easy approach. You can establish your presence The good opportunities and understanding the lessons in proper
suitably. way will keep them in good mood. Some unexpected questions
will flare in the class tests. Keep every thing in order to face the
Women at home and children: day’s circumstance.
They are unable to give priority of jobs to be done. It is dumped
a lot. Some are complicated. Some are bringing mistakes. Any Businesspeople, professional and employees:
how their capacity is good and gets the things orderly but with Routine work and business will go on with usual income. Since
delay. Children are intelligent and sportive. They are trying to Lord Kethu occupies 10th house which is being aspected by
do the job with enthusiastic nature. Lord Jupiter, they can complete the undertaking little by little.
There could be no disappointment.
Students and This Education:
They are at free to plan their study program. Lord Mars is smoothly Lovers and their trend for this month:
on transit. So, their time and engagements will be meaning - ful. They have good opportunities. The time and tide is favorable.
Yet their sincere attempt for progressive development will be Lord Jupiter is debilitated in ‘Magaram’ and due to that the
appreciated. delays and unexpected engagements will cause dissatisfaction.
The correspondence and the telephone and cell phone calls will
Businesspeople, professional and employees: be pleasing.
A new venture and some thing clubbed activities will give a
result of progress. Regular and routine works are ahead and will Married people and this spouse:
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has come. The desire and the happiness will be getting a set
back. The health question and private engagements are declining
for the first two weeks of this month.

Cautions days for commitments of important matters are 8th,

9th and 10th. Dhanur
Happy news is that Lord Saturn has
Viruchigam relieved you from his grip of Ashtama

Scorpio Their importance

and presence in
main matters are
Sani, yet Lord Jupiter is occupying the
second sign in debilitated form. Major sufferings are decreased.
The lively hood met with challenges which will reduce day by
affected and you are facing a discourage day. Progressive trend is coming to you little bit late.
trend. This will be heading further for
two weeks. Their financial and the Women at home and children:
management matters are not strong footed. Some how the domestic and family burdens are being managed
Still some afforts are needed to set for rigid condition. The job by them. Yet the pending works and the job to be done are
and profession will be supporting and the usual execution of accumulating. Short of finance will be ruling all this month.
things will be going on. Children’s health, education and their needs will be in a way of
Women at home and children:
The situation is totally not bad and their skills will keep the trend Students and their education:
of normalcy. Every thing should happen as they planned, but The progress in their studies will be disturbed. Some times the
Lord Jupiter is not in a good status. He is in debilitation that friendship and some times the unwanted entertainments will
too in the 3rd house and their burden will increase due to the disturb their education. Trend will be bad for further two months.
misplacement of Lord Jupiter. Children and their activities will They have to spare more time for the educational purpose.
be normal.
Businesspeople, professional and employees:
Students and their education: There are several problems in their official affairs and tradings.
All the study times and the preparations for the examinations Just like experiment some results are liable to come. They have
and further achievements will be only normal. Some times the to plan it well before attempt otherwise they can not judge the
circumstances will come and they have to mingle with unwanted out come of profits. Any way some changes are seen in their
friends. Better treat this as importance and keep their position routine.
for good atmosphere.
Lovers and their trend for this month:
Businesspeople, professional and employees: The occupation of Lord Mars in Gemini, will cause them
Commercial people and professionals are being supported by disturbance and delays. Even the possibilities of meeting or
Lord Venus. Some people get good fortunes and opportunities. speaking over phone will also have a struck up. The activities of
They will do certain modification or a decorative way of Lord Mars will play further for misunderstandings.
maintenance. They will be needing proper financial aids which
will be getting delayed. Married people and their spouse:
This month can not be compensated with any kind of excuse
Lovers and their Trend for this month: or request. The pleasant times and homely moments too will
Their awaited meetings will have an importance. Time will be have a check. No easiness is there. Lord Mars is against all sorts
supporting their plans. Freedom and happy mood will prevail in of entertainments and time passing. Even the health and proper
their love affairs. This month is the best month for taking any strength will be decresing.
good decision time and this is the apt month for finalization.
Cautious days for commitments of important matters are 13th
Married people and this spouse: and 14th.
Family affairs will be with in control. The privacy will be good
and favorable. Nice times will be there and the peaceful manner
of satisfaction will reach. Their health and the spouse’s health
will be good. This month is the month of their choice.
Cautious days for commitment of important matters are 10th,
Your sign Lord Saturn now has reached
11th and 12th.
Kanya, a suitable accommodation in
the house of Lord Mercury. All the
experiences and the incidences which
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bring good results. You are going to prove your self the fit most the measure of economy and restriction in expenditure should be
to the level of expert. Progress will reach you shortly. followed by them strictly.

Women at home and children: Students and their education:

The lime light is seen in their action and proceedings. The kids Educational affairs will be uneasy and their preparations on any
at home will be happy and spend the times nicely. Lords Jupiter subject in a specific title which will not come in question papers.
and Raaghu will guide them to plan better and complete them They have to follow the advices of their teacher and elders. Their
successfully. From 4th week of this month, the tides of good own planning may drift them for failure.
luck will help them.
Businesspeople, professional and employees:
Students and their education: The time is dictating certain compulsions. That is only good for
They will score some thing extra now. New plans and program their progress. The trade and plan will be checked prominently
of studies will fetch them good position. Since the Lord Venus by Lord Mars. Some create tests, and those tests will give good
is now in the 8th sign, they can not access their execution as a results.
successful one. But by the beginning of next month their progress
will be certain. Lovers and their trend for this month:
This month will prove to be worthy. They can share their
Businesspeople, professional and employees: ambitions and dreams, with their lover and settle at a good
Unsettled decisions and in - correct way of deals will give decision. Lord Venus all alone in ‘Simmam’ will be supporting
them worries. The importance of trade and job are not much their views and decisions about their love affairs.
satisfactory. But their winning targets will get open from the last
week of this month. The planning is most important and same Married people and their spouse:
will be prepared in proper way shortly. The couples will have good times of privacy. The domestic
needs and the problems of assets all will be facing certain
Lovers and their trend for this month: inconvenience. Hereafter they have to follow the norms of strict
Since Lord Mars is likely to enter Kadagam in the 3rd week, economy. The meditation course will be good to follow. That
they have to hurry up and have the good proposals with their will equalize and stabilize the both plus and minus events in
lover. The next month will not be an easy month and until Lord life.
Mars passes from Kadagam. Usual enthusiasm and eagerness
will be there in both sides. Cautious days for commitment of important matters are 17th
and 18th.
Married people and their spouse:
The couple should take the measure of travel program or visiting
to new places by this month itself. The leisurely period and
privacy will be quite passible. Lord Venus, even though in the
8th sign, they keep their relations in a good manner. Domestic
duty and need may face an unfulfillment. This will be all right Meenam
by 3rd and 4th week. You are facing certain weakness. The
self confidence is less now. Since your
Cautious days for commitments of important matters are 15th sign is looked jointly by Lords Sun and
and 16th. Saturn, a scene of complication in decision will rule over you.
The profession and trade matters are going to be busy and

Aquarius profitable.

Women at home and children:

Their expectation and duties are coming to the shape as they
Kumbam desired. Their doubts and question marks are discouraging.
You are now in a complicated position.. Similar trend will be like this till 3rd week of this month. They
The accommodation is proving have to make the program with confidence. It is getting late, but
unwillingness. The times are compelling does not matter much. It will be done.
to involve in a half minded acceptance.
This is because of Lord Saturn’s transit is occurring in the Students and their education:
constellation of Lord Sun. This kind of situation will be up to Entrance of Lord Saturn to Kanya will affect them and their
the 3rd week of this month. studies this month. Have correct time table and proceed the jobs
accordingly. They may make a fault. They have to think twice
Women at home and children: to decide any factors.
Domestic maintenance, even nursing the children, all will be
with confusions. Their needs are more and the available facilities
are less. So called Ashtama Sani period begins now. Here after

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Graphology is a science of determining
Businesspeople, professional and employees: the personality, character traits and
New trend and a combined way of execution in business will destiny of a person from his or her
show up. Valuing the other’s opinion will cross. It is good own handwriting. Over 7000 years
only the experience will fetch them a good result. Business ago, Atharva Veda noticed the
trend gets modified and gains profits. Job trend lead to good correlation between handwriting
development. and personality. In 17th century,
Saint Samarth Ramdas Swami from
Lovers and their trend for this month: India who is a Guru of Chatrapathi
Their 7th sign is occupied by Lords Sun, Mercury and Shivaji, brought out the factors of
Saturn. Some changes and new happenings will puzzle Atharva Veda and wrote in detail
them. The relations and privacy will be with delays and about how the traits of a person
disturbonce. The maintenance of family and other matters can be read from the handwriting
are mixed with over labor and additions of extra works. and how in turn the bad handwriting
affects the mindset of the person.
Married people and their spouse: He also prepared sample scripts of
Their programs will have several confusions. To decide ideal handwriting. He made many
any thing, the diversion of mind will not permit. The health references to Graphology in his work
point is also the same. This month is giving them some ‘Dasabodha’.
challenges. They can face it and for their spouse the health
will be weak and the care for good health is essential. To understand the basis of
Graphology, we should know about
Cautious days for commitments of important matters are human brain which has centers
19th, 20th and 21st. connected to our feelings and fingers.
For example, ‘amygdala’ which is
located in temporal lobe of brain,
controls social and sexual behavior
Atharva Veda “Kaiyelthu Sastra” and other emotions. According to
also Known as “ Graphology” Atharva Veda, the ‘basal ganglia’
within the cerebellum coordinates
the movements of the finger tips.
So, the brain responds to the feelings
like anxiety or happiness which in
turn affects the movements of fingers
and hence our handwriting reflects
our feelings. Hence the handwriting
of a person who is under heavy stress
will be different from the handwriting
of a peaceful person. Similarly, the
handwriting of healthy person will
vary from the handwriting of a person
who is suffering from ill health.
There are three zones in handwriting
to analyze the characteristics of an
individual. They are upper, middle and
lower zones. The upper zone is called
‘intellectual zone’ which represents
the intelligence, spiritualism and
The modern world is vast. It gives the ancient things in a new
imagination of the person. So, more
form and shape for the easy usage of all. Atharva Veda is the
letters thrusting into upper zone
most ancient of all the Veda. It deals with all kinds spiritual
represents an intellectual who uses
healings. It has a lot of diagnosing methods of various problems.
his mind more. The middle zone is
The diagnosing methods are Vedic Astrology, Kairegai Sasthram
called ‘social zone’ which represents
or palmistry, Kaiezhuthu Sastram or Graphology, Enn Ganitham
the self-confidence of the person and
or numerology and so on. Swamiji Sri.Selvam Siddhar (Dr.
his social relations. When there are
Commander Selvam) as a master of Atharva Veda has brought
more letters in middle zone we have a
out lot of secret factors of Atharva Veda to this modern world. In
person for whom social relations are
this issue we will see about the “Kaiyelthu Sastra” also Known
important. He is action oriented and
as “ Graphology”.
does not waste his time in thinking.

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Thread. Garland connectivity represents smooth curve at base
line. These people are ready to mix with others and are easy
going. Arcade type represents rounded top like an umbrella. It is
a sign of keeping aloof from others. He/she is secretive, reserved
and proud. Sometimes it represents an artist also. The Angular
connectivity is identified by sharp angles at the top and base.
This person is stubborn and drags others towards his goals. He is
tense and sometimes violent. If the Angular type is combined with
leftward slant of writing, it is a sign of antisocial tendencies. The
Thread connectivity occurs when the letters appear like interlaced
threads. This form indicates a person who is impatient, hesitant
and insecure and who makes hasty judgments. The next factor is
the size of letters.

A person who uses large letters craves for distinction from others.
He thinks that others should consider him as eminent. On the
The lower zone is called ‘baser zone’ and represents the material
other hand, a person who uses small letters never bothers about
wants and sexual desires of the person. Letters dropping more into
others. He is an intelligent person with good concentration. Round
this zone represent a person who craves for satisfying material
letters are indicative of a soft and friendly person who does not
desires. Letters with sharp bottoms in this zone indicate criminal
encourage quarrels. Narrow letters represent narrow mindedness
tendencies. The next is Slant.
of the person. He is calculative and miserly. The next factor is the
We can divide the slant of writing into 5 categories. If the letters are
perfectly vertical, they represent a person who lives in the present.
A wide left margin represents self respect and sensitiveness of
This person is disciplined with good judgment. We find judges,
the person. A wide right margin represents that the person wants
business and political people in this type. If the letters are slightly
to remain aloof and guards his privacy. If a person leaves wide
slanting towards right, we have a person who lives for future. He
margins both at left and right sides of the writing, he is avoiding
is quick to take decisions and implementing them practically. Top
the world because it fails to meet his expectations. On the other
level executives and administrators will come into this category. If
hand if a person is not leaving any margins then he is unconcerned
the letters are extremely slanting towards right, the person jumps
about his fellow men. The next is pressure.
into action without adequate thinking. Hence, their actions will be
often erroneous. If the slant is slightly towards left, it represents a
Heavy pressure in handwriting represents strong will, strong body,
person who is highly imaginative and an introvert. His advice will
and love of eating and strong sexual drive. Light pressure represents
be very useful to others. Political advisors, artists and cine people
that the person is weak, timid and has less sexual desire.
will come into this category. If there is extreme slant towards left,
then we have a person who lives in the past. He is a day-dreamer
and can not carry any task practically. He tries to avoid the society All the aforesaid are just hints. They coincide with the
and keeps himself alone. The next factor is Spacing. planetary positions of an individual and give good or bad
results. For more help, please call the mandir or Swamiji
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are too close to each other, the person cannot keep distance from
others. He does not care for privacy and always close to someone.
This also represents insecurity and low confidence. Writers
who leave a wide space between each line are endowed with
good analytical thinking and management ability. Teachers and
executives hand writing will reveal this. Writers who do not leave
enough space between lines cannot take proper decisions because
they could not survey the facts. They are weak-willed. The next
factor is the directions of lines.

Lines which ascend or go up express a strong wish and optimism

to improve life. Lines which descend or go down towards the end
represent pessimism, sadness and lack of courage. A wavy line
which rises and comes down represents a person whose thoughts
fluctuate, hence he is not dependable. The next factor is connective

Connective forms represent the way letters in a word are connected.

There are 4 connective forms: Garland, Arcade, Angular and

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