About the Vedic Chart
A Vedic chart can be defined as a karmic indicator of past, present and future life. Your chart can help you grasp your true nature on a mental, physical and metaphysical level. Certain intimate aspects of your personality can also be discovered by studying your chart.
At one point or the other, everyone feels a strong urge to learn more about the shape of things to come. Astrology can fulfill this need, and you can get a purposeful insight into your characteristics and other traits with the help of your Vedic chart.
Here is a list of the basic methodologies for reading your Vedic chart.
Identifying Your Ascendant Sign
It is important to note where the first House is located in your own chart. This is also an indicator of where your rising sign is placed. The signs of the Zodiac are classified from one to twelve as Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.
Locating Your Sun and Moon
‘SU’ is the abbreviation used for the Sun in the Vedic chart and the Sanskrit abbreviation for the Sun or Surya is ‘SY’. “MO’ is the abbreviation used for the Moon and the Sanskrit abbreviation is ‘CH’ which signifies ‘Chandra’ or Moon.
You should go counter-clockwise on the Birth Chart to find where the Sun and Moon are located in the twelve Houses.
Finding the Sun and Moon Signs
After you have identified the Houses where your Sun and Moon are placed, you should now find which signs they are in. Since the numbers in each House indicate the signs, use this as a yardstick.
Identifying the Nine Planets
The abbreviations for the nine planets given below should help you identify in which houses the nine planets are located in the Vedic chart.
‘AS’ – denotes the ascendant first house. ‘MO’ – denotes the Moon. ‘SU’ – denotes the Sun. ‘SA; denotes Saturn. ‘ME’ – denotes Mercury. ‘MA’ – denotes Mars. ‘VE’ denotes – Venus. ‘JP’ – denotes Jupiter. ‘Ra’ – denotes Rahu. ‘Ke’ – denotes Ketu.
Determining the Planetary Signs
After determining the planets and the houses they are placed in, we should now ascertain which individual signs the nine planets are placed in.
This process may prove to be a little time consuming and it will be fine to first identify the planetary signs and houses, and then go on to understanding the meaning and impact they exert in the Vedic chart.
How to Understand Your Personal Vedic Chart
Though this could turn out to be a complicated process, spending enough time and good focus should enable you to properly understand and figure out your unique standing in the Vedic chart.
Integrating all the factors together requires a lot of study and concentration, and only dedicated individuals who spend enough time and effort to do so will be able to grasp the intricacies of the Vedic chart. Collating all the information and understanding the precise meaning of each aspect of the houses and stars together is essential to make accurate readings. Time and study can help us to gradually sharpen our skills and get to a point when we can become proficient enough in the field.
Understanding your own Vedic chart will enable you to gain an insight into your strengths and weaknesses, unlocking your full potential, self-realization, and becoming more aware of the events which are poised to unfold.