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  Topic: On the Original Ayanamsa
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 12
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Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:11 pm   Subject: Re: On the Original Ayanamsa
Check my understanding of what you said here Pierre... According to SS there are the "physical" planets, then there are "Grahas" that are not necessarily at the same point as the & ...
  Topic: On the Original Ayanamsa
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 12
Views: 2817

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:58 pm   Subject: On the Original Ayanamsa
hi pierre,

i don't have a copy of SS... can you answer the question in a more direct manner?

thanks - james

Oh that is the one in my article on "the original ayanamsa". There I d ...
  Topic: On the Original Ayanamsa
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 12
Views: 2817

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:12 am   Subject: On the Original Ayanamsa
hi pierre,

what ayanamsha do you use? thanks.. james

The only traditional ayanamsa, that there ever was, chap 3, verse 9 and 10 in SS.
  Topic: On the Original Ayanamsa
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 12
Views: 2817

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:10 am   Subject: Re: On the Original Ayanamsa
Hello Pierre: Just curious... Does the SS explain or account for the precession of the perihelion of Mercury?
Cheers.[/quote]

Hello
SS computes a distinct cosmological model for all grahas, not ...
  Topic: On the Original Ayanamsa
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 12
Views: 2817

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:12 am   Subject: On the Original Ayanamsa
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Anyone who gets their Indian cosmological understanding of Trepidation, or anything to do with ancient cosmology, from Wikipedia deserves to believe what they are reading.

Of course modern ph ...
  Topic: On the Original Ayanamsa
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 12
Views: 2817

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:50 pm   Subject: On the Original Ayanamsa
Hello

I just published a new article on the original historic ayanamsa on my site,
available here. I m commenting on several modern taken for granted ideas about precession, ayanamsa, Surya Sidd ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 19
Views: 5459

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 3:02 pm   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Great input Petosiris,

So Valens seems to be the earliest astrologer using these allocations of 4 elements to the signs. He writes of them as Fiery, watery, earthy and so forth as a matter of cour ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 19
Views: 5459

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 7:53 pm   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese, ask Ben Dykes, he may have that information. This presumably comes after Ptolemy, who doesnt use the 4 elements in his sign classification, to the best of my knowledge.
I lost my Hephaisti ...
  Topic: Dating Parashara
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 8
Views: 3050

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 11:56 am   Subject: Re: Dating Parashara
But yes. Parasara and his work had been lost for several centuries. Which is why it made quite a splash when it resurfaced. Be cause he was known as one of the 18 sages who taught jyotisa early on. ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 19
Views: 5459

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 2:09 am   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Yes the triplicities come from the winds, which are the directions, north south east west, where planets are associated with the signs having similar directions. SO winds link planets with signs this ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 19
Views: 5459

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:52 am   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
The Water-Pourer and the Goat-Horned One are watery signs according to Hellenistic astrologers, while the Scorpion is wholly terrestrial creature.
When Dorotheus says watery sign, he means Cancer, ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 19
Views: 5459

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:49 am   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
I am reproducing notes from Chandrashekhar, the editor to a translation of Lomasha Samhita
What do we know of its history? (I am always skeptical of new translations of texts, not heard of before.) ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 19
Views: 5459

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 10:47 pm   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Hello Therese

I am reproducing notes from Chandrashekhar, the editor to a translation of Lomasha Samhita done by Veneet Kumar. Now I think he is mixing concepts here, but I still want to show thi ...
  Topic: Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Latinorum
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 5
Views: 2554

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:18 am   Subject: Re: Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Latinorum
Blagodaria vi mnogo Dimatar

Its very interesting news for lovers of these early latin books. The site CNRS does not give much information on what is in the book. So its nice you provide the inf ...
  Topic: Double Planetary Wars? Jaimini Chara Karakas
Pierre Touchard

Replies: 8
Views: 2854

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:30 pm   Subject: Double Planetary Wars? Jaimini Chara Karakas
Hello Pam

I would second what Theresr wrote. Parasara is a lifetime study and so is Jaimni, with the vastly more complex nature of the Jaimini text and its myriad interpretation, and translation p ...
 
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