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  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 19
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Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 5:07 am   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Petosiris wrote on May 19:
I am confused whether you are trying to trace the inclusion of the qualities in 20th century Indian astrology or medieval western astrology.
I had a reply written to answ ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 19
Views: 336

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 4:45 pm   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Of course Valens uses the elements. I was referring to the hard copy Hephaistio texts, and noted that elements weren't included in the sign (image) descriptions in Book 1. So I'm questioning whether H ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 19
Views: 336

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 6:21 am   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Petosiris wrote:
Yes, Hephaistio is one of the few Hellenistic authors who does ascribe the four elements to the signs. He in fact uses them very literally, he says that if you make a foundation of a ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 19
Views: 336

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 12:47 am   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Petosirsis, did you take the time to read the article on the link I posted?

And to stay on topic we're trying to discover the origin date of the assignment of the modern fire, earth, air and water ...
  Topic: Dating Parashara
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 3
Views: 170

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 7:15 pm   Subject: Dating Parashara
The modern Brihat Parasara Hora Sastra has a questionable pedigree, all agree. At the very least the text has many modern interpolations. As it stands now each person is free to believe whatever he/sh ...
  Topic: Minaraja
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 11
Views: 4739

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 6:37 pm   Subject: Minaraja
Bill Mak has translated the first two chapters of Vrddhayavanajataka.

http://www.billmak.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Mak-2018-2.pdf

It's interesting to compare these chapters with Yavanajat ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 19
Views: 336

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 6:16 pm   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Petosiris wrote:
Some astrologers like Chris Brennan, Robert Hand and others suggest Stoic, not Aristotelean conceptualization where dry earth is opposite moist water and cold air is opposite hot fir ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 19
Views: 336

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 12:55 am   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Petosiris wrote:
They
So who do we hold accountable (and when) for tropical triplicities becaming associated with the labels fire, earth air and water? These labels aren't even the correct opposite ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 19
Views: 336

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:11 am   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Pier wrote:
I am reproducing notes from Chandrashekhar, the editor to a translation of Lomasha Samhita done by Veneet Kumar.
I had not heard anything about a "Lomasha Samhita" before it ap ...
  Topic: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 19
Views: 336

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 6:06 pm   Subject: Modern Jyotish: The Element Error
Modern Jyotish: The Element Error

I’m posting this under Sidereal Astrology rather than Indian Astrology because it’s become common to think of sign triplicities in any sidereal system as havin ...
  Topic: Dating Parashara
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 3
Views: 170

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:12 pm   Subject: Dating Parashara
Dating Parashara

Al Biruni (973-1049) has given us an excellent snapshot of India in his lifetime. He traveled extensively in India between 1017 and 1030, the source material for his acclaimed book ...
  Topic: B.V. Raman's Graha and Bhava Balas
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 4
Views: 176

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:33 pm   Subject: B.V. Raman's Graha and Bhava Balas
Yes, I have a 1970 copy of the book with a two page "Preface to First Edition" dated:

Bangalore 1-6-1940
B. V. Raman

1970 was the eighth edition published by Raman Publications, Banga ...
  Topic: Vedic/Jyotish Software: Kala or Shri Jyoti Star
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 2
Views: 458

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:57 am   Subject: Vedic/Jyotish Software: Kala or Shri Jyoti Star
Hank Friedman reviews these programs, and would even welcome an email from you with specific questions. Here are some links, but they may not be the latest on his web site:

"Shri Jyoti Star is ...
  Topic: Software forVedic/Jyotish: Kala or Shri Jyoti Star
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 1
Views: 281

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:29 pm   Subject: Software forVedic/Jyotish: Kala or Shri Jyoti Star
I moved my reply to the Indian forum since that is a better place for the discussion of Jyotish software.

http://skyscript.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?p=106298#106298
  Topic: Tropical or sidereal zodiac
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 25
Views: 1394

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:40 am   Subject: Tropical or sidereal zodiac
(continued from previous post)

Al-Biruni, the Zodiacs and Mansions

Another surprising find in reviewing al-Biruni’s books is that in the short period of time between Abu Mashar (d. 886) and a ...
 
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