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  Topic: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Vic DiCara

Replies: 30
Views: 11799

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:45 am   Subject: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Right, what I meant was it would be worthwhile to study what has been written on the subject by academics precisely because like you they have also studied the subject, but unlike you they have system ...
  Topic: Puranic Astronomy - "Faith Healing"?
Vic DiCara

Replies: 5
Views: 3641

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:34 am   Subject: Puranic Astronomy - "Faith Healing"?
Here is my attempt to explain Bhāgavata Purāṇa's chapter on the movements of the Sun. https://vicdicara.wordpress.com/2017/08/06/flat-earth-geocentrism-puranik-astronomy/
  Topic: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Vic DiCara

Replies: 30
Views: 11799

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:54 am   Subject: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Dear Skyscripters,

First, let me express my respect for you. This is a very rigorous and intellectual community, I have not found a comparison to it elsewhere in the subject of astrology. I am luck ...
  Topic: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Vic DiCara

Replies: 30
Views: 11799

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:01 am   Subject: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
I've edited the article a bit, taking feedback into account: vicdicara.wordpress.com/2017/08/02/the-historical-argument-for-a-sidereal-zodiac/
  Topic: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Vic DiCara

Replies: 30
Views: 11799

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:41 am   Subject: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
I don't think academics has to be anyone's "thing" necessarily but it's still nice to know what the consenus is so we know where we fit into things that way.

That I can't tell you which a ...
  Topic: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Vic DiCara

Replies: 30
Views: 11799

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:26 am   Subject: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Konrad,

Thank you. Interesting information. I see it in two ways: (1) confusion about which system to stick with took about 400 years to die out. (2) to express "ayanamsa" (as we would sa ...
  Topic: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Vic DiCara

Replies: 30
Views: 11799

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:02 am   Subject: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Konrad,

Thank you. Interesting information. I see it in two ways: (1) confusion about which system to stick with took about 400 years to die out. (2) to express "ayanamsa" (as we would sa ...
  Topic: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Vic DiCara

Replies: 30
Views: 11799

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:58 am   Subject: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Some propose that the zodiac we use today... evolved from these primordial sidereal systems

Can you expand on which academics propose otherwise?

No. Academics is not my field.


Instead, I be ...
  Topic: Exaltation Degrees of the Planets
Vic DiCara

Replies: 20
Views: 12295

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:25 am   Subject: Re: Possible reasoning behind the Vimshottari Dasha
"The Sun is the central star of our planetary system. If we start from the Sun, the orbits of various planets are as under: Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Moon, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. If instead ...
  Topic: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
Vic DiCara

Replies: 30
Views: 11799

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:20 am   Subject: Historical Argument for Sidereal Zodiac
I have just posted this short article on the subject: https://vicdicara.wordpress.com/2017/08/02/the-historical-argument-for-a-sidereal-zodiac/

I look forward to your comments.

I especially expe ...
  Topic: Tropical Vedic Astrology
Vic DiCara

Replies: 123
Views: 56254

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:51 am   Subject: Tropical Vedic Astrology
Thanks Martin Tongue Out

From my point of view, I am not challenging anyone, I am looking for answers and knowledge. That is why I ask questions.

It takes a lot of time to research a book, so I ask q ...
  Topic: Tropical Vedic Astrology
Vic DiCara

Replies: 123
Views: 56254

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:36 pm   Subject: Tropical Vedic Astrology
Please point me to a reference where the terms are astronomically defined, and that would be the end of the argument. I would accept my mistake, correct it, and you wouldn't have to make such a drama ...
  Topic: Tropical Vedic Astrology
Vic DiCara

Replies: 123
Views: 56254

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:55 am   Subject: Tropical Vedic Astrology
Martin,

Your time would have better better spent if you actually addressed my question, or perhaps took sometime to even hear the question to understand what I am asking.

I would like to know wh ...
  Topic: Tropical Vedic Astrology
Vic DiCara

Replies: 123
Views: 56254

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:45 am   Subject: Tropical Vedic Astrology
It is a bit like going to a faith healer rather than a physician for an illness.

Purāṇas are not "religious texts" or "faith texts." Purāṇa are the explana ...
  Topic: Exaltation Degrees of the Planets
Vic DiCara

Replies: 20
Views: 12295

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:13 am   Subject: Exaltation Degrees of the Planets
Me too.
There are a few things that need explanation: exaltation degrees is one. Another is the lengths and sequences of the various Indian dashas. These things have completely mystified me so far.
 
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