Vedic Astrology is a powerful tool for finding solution to our health problems. There is separate branch in astrology called
Medical astrology, which deals
native chart from health point of view. Indian Vedic astrology provides solution to simple physical problems to complex psychological problems of human beings through suitable Mani (Gems), Mantra (Prayer), and Aushadhi ( Aurvedic Medicines) . In ancient time Astrologers have
good knowledge of Aurvedic medicines. In ancient text of Garuda Purana , Kurma Purana and Vishnu Purana therapeutic use of Gems is mentioned. This paper examines the role of Vedic Astrology in identification of various diseases and discusses role of Mani ( Gems) In curing disease.
medicines on different lunar days and on different stellar days.science, in ancient times the physicians were advocated compulsory knowledge of astrology and it’s relevance to various diseases apart from administering
Samhita ) we can find descriptions of the methods of Vedic astrology as well as Ayurvedic healing.
her as normal orabnormal.
The tridoshas are ruledby the seven planets thus: (Ch.11 slok- 4)
a and kapha;
twak (skin), vasa (flesh), sukla (seminal fluid) and
vasmasa (nervous material) are governed respectively by the Sun, the Moon, etc.
(Ch.11 slok- 3)
This tradition forms a unit. The various methods rooted in
this tradition supplement each other and re- attuned to each other.
air, fire, water, earth and space gives rise to three fundamental bio-energies
known as the tridoshas- vata, pitta and kapha.
ee dosha’s are called vata, pitta and kapha. Vata corresponds to air, pitta to fire, and kapha to earth and water.
s mentioned here
because it is ruled by the vata planet Saturn.
c ruler of
Scorpio is the fire planet Mars.
gned to vata and pitta.
is in Scorpio (a pitta sign), it will point to a pitta constitution.
scendant degree. Suppose someone has Saturn in the first, this is a strong indication for a vata constitution. If a person has Jupiter in the first then that person tends to gain weight and may have a kapha constitution.
d of the sixth houseplaced. If Mercury is in the sixth house and in Pisces, that points to either avata (Mercury is a vataplanet) and/or a kapha (Pisces is a kapha sign) constitution.
The strongest planet t placed in its own sign or is exalted and placed in a house where it can develop its energy (forexample houses 1, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10 or 11). If a certain planet in the horoscope is prominent, then that planet will color all the aspects of the life of theon the human body. The questions we have to ask here are in which sign is the Moon placed and is the Moon in conjunction with other planets.
person involved, including his constitution.
al inherit these doshas in different proportions resulting in different body constitution.
a type, etc.
ould measure the
strength of planet, house and house lord. According to the rules of Astrology,
we should take into consideration the planet placed in house-sign, placement of
the house lord in house-sign. Thus, by knowing the strength and the nature of a
planet & sign, we can establish the type of the dosha causing the disease.