Do you believe in Karma? Do you think that your actions in past lives have influenced your present life? Are past life problems creating hurdles in the path of your success? Whenever you talk of Karma, the list of questions is huge. This is one of the most debated topics in the history of Vedic astrology. Karma Jyotish on the one side argues in favour of Karma, while modern logical scholars deny it. Though, they accept it or not Vedic astrology has promoted this thought throughout its journey.
Meaning of Karma
According to Google dictionary Karma means ‘the sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences’. A simpler explanation is good or bad luck, viewed as resulting from one’s actions. Therefore, you see that Karma is an account of our violent acts as well as kind acts that comes back to us as good or bad fortunes.
Karma does not have a specific timeline. You can face the results of your Karma in the same lifetime or the next lifetime or maybe several hundred years later. Nonetheless, it will get back to you in equal proportions at some point in time. Hence, Karmic astrology is the study of the Karma, through the observation of planets and stars at the time of your birth. The positions of the planets at the time you stepped on the earth answers all your questions about yourself and your life – why you are the way you are and why you act the way you do.
Not only that Karma can be corrected through astrological studies. It will resolve you past life situations, and help you start fresh.
Karma And Planets
The relation between planets and Karma is the fundamental of Vedic astrology. Let’s discuss about five planets that tell you about your life’s karma.
Sun – Sun is the master of souls. The soul travels with a purpose from one body to another when the earlier body gets deceased. Hence, the sun decides your life purpose, it indicates your weaknesses, fears, rational thinking, etc.
Moon – The moon is a symbol of your Karmic past. Moon guides issues that have not been resolved in the past and keeps disturbing your present. If you follow the remedies to satisfy moon and reduce its ill effects, your past -unresolved issues. These issues create a problem can they become alive in the present life and demands completion.
Saturn: Saturn is a trouble-creator. Despite this fact, it can give you good results and bless you with prosperity and growth if your Karma is good. On the other hand, it can become your stumbling block if your Karma is not up to the mark and shows signs of cruelty and criminality.
Rahu – This planet is the root of all Karma. Karma cannot be executed in any manner if Rahu does not grant it. Hence, it is also referred to as Karmic Roots.
Ketu – It is a spiritual planet that guides us about our Karmic Path and makes us follow a positive path that leads you towards a beautiful and comfortable life.
Your Karmic Path
Karmic Path is actually the path you choose to fulfill the purpose of your life. It can be a path of self-discipline and spirituality. In addition, it can be a path of love and harmony with oneself. In this path, you accept yourself and people around you the way they are. Besides, you give up blaming and finding fault in others.
According to Vedic scholars, there are seven Karmic paths – No path, Beginning Path, Intermediate path, Balanced Path, Harmonious Path, Force-of-will path, and Bodhisattva Path. The choice of Karmic path determines your Karma when your soul gets reincarnated. A Harmonious path is one where you should understand the fact that your actions have equal and opposite results and hence be careful that such actions should not take place. Fore-of-will path is treaded by priests and saints who give up every comfort to walk the path of spirituality.
Karma is everywhere. Whatever actions you do will have a corresponding reaction. As you know, Karma is the result of our actions. Therefore, these actions are fundamental. These actions
The Dharam of astrologers is to observe God’s laws working through the planets of a horoscope, in the dashas and yogas.