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Types of Vedic Astrology

Vedic astrology (Jyotisha) has three main branches:

  • Siddhanta (Astronomy): Astronomy & its application to astrology
  • Samhita (Mundane astrology): Covers Mundane astrology, predicting important events related to countries such as war, earth quakes, political events, astro – meteorology, financial positions, electional astrology; house & construction related matters (Vaastu Shaastra), animals, portents & omens etc.
  • Hora (Predictive astrology):
    • Jaatak Shaastra / Hora Shaastra (Natal Astrology / horoscopy): Prediction based on individual horoscope.
    • Muhurt or Muhurtha (Electional astrology): Selection of beneficial time to initiate an activity to get maximum fruition from the life activities.
    • Swar Shaastra (Phonetical astrology): Predictions based on name & sounds.
    • Prashna (Horary astrology): Predictions based on time when a question is asked by querent / querist.
    • Ankjyotisha / Kabala (Numerology): A branch of astrology based on numbers.
    • Nadi Astrology: An ancient treatise having detailed predictions for individuals.
    • Tajik Shaastra / Varsha Phal (Annual Horoscopy): Astrology based on annual solar returns.
    • Tajik Shaastra / Varsha Phal (Annual Horoscopy): Astrology based on annual solar returns.
    • Jaimini Sutras: A non-conventional method of timing of events based on Famous Indian astrologer, Acharya Jaimini.
    • Nastjaatakam (Lost Horoscopy): Art of tracing / construction of lost horoscopes.
    • Streejaatak (female astrology): A special branch of astrology dealing with female nativities.
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