Astrology is Prominent and Primitive of all Sciences by Dr. BHAWAAN BRV TATAVARTHY M.A. Phd., Astrology Paper Presentation at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi On !0th FEB 2007.
Existence of Earth based on Sun – Stars • Its causes for seasons and rain • Human beings Concentrated on changes of Nature. • Grouth and movements . • In the course of time started searching from micro to macro levels of different fields. • AHARA (Food) Oshadhi (Medicine) • Adarsh (Morals) AAdyatimika (Spirituals)
Further extended to • DIK (Directtion) DISHA (Place) KALA (Time) • VEDAS are sources of knowledge • It has got six limbs. • SIKSHA (Phonetics) • Vyakarna (Grammer) • Chandas (Metre) • Nirukta (Etimilogy) • Jyotisha (Astrology) • Kalpa (Rituals)
Astrology has its effect from Ancient to Modern days • Astrology is modified from VEDANGA, which determine of • Time, Stars, Plants and its nature etc. • According to Dr. Nemi Chandra Sastri and others devisions of time • Before 10,000 BC Andhjakara Kala (Dark) • 10,000 BC to 500 BC Udaya Kala (Raising) • 500 BC to 500 AD Adi Kala (Ancient) • 501 AD to 1000 AD Poorva Madhya Kala • 1001 AD to 1600 AD Uttara Madya Kala • 1601 AD to up to Now Adukik Kala (Modern)
Saints recognised the effects of Planetary forces on human beings. As they could visulise these planetary forces through “YOGA DRUSTI” (Vision) included them in the parts of VEDAS. The various aspects of time and determination, Astrology took a prominent place.
Astrology and Ayurveda • Astrology and Ayurveda are two limbs of Vedic Sciences like the branches of same tree. • Ayurveda is primarily based on the concept that the planets and their movements are intimately connected with human body and mind. • Astrology determines the basic physical constitution of human beings and also gives an indication which planet effects which part of the body. • Ayurveda gives cure, by utilizes varies herbs, roots, metals, and extracts for this purpose. • So the relationships between planets and trees, herbs etc., should be known and also the effects of planets on human minds should understood. • Ayurveda believes that ailments are a natural process and their cures are by nature only. • Astrology aims at understanding the eternal truths of the human body, mind and sprit and seeks permanent cure.
Astrology - Sound Vibrations and Colors The swaras taking in the form of Ragas while research it reveals that Ragas born due to Positive aspects of Planets are curing disease, which are caused evil effects of the same planet. The relation between colours and swaras colours and Planets are thoroughly studied and the are used for curing the diseases. Malkos (Hindola) for love Deepaka Raga for kindness Megha raga for Dareness Bhirva Raga for Peace etc.
Astrology - Sound Vibrations and Colors Palanet Swara Colour Ravi (Sun) Ga (Gandaram) Gold Chandra (Moon) Ma (Madyama) White with yellow tint Kuja (Mars) Ri (Rishabham) Red Budha (Mercury) Pa (Panchamam) Green Guru (Jupiter) Da (Divatam) Yellow Sukra (Venus) Ni (Nishadam) Multi – colour Sani (Saturn) Sa (Shadyamam) Black
Astro Mathematics Aryabhatta & Bhaskara Ist & IInd • Aryabhatta (360 AD) -- Four Chapters of ARYABHATEEYA • Getika pada 2. Ganita pada 3. Kalakriya pada 4. Gola pada • Bhaskara I (629AD) -- 1. Mahabhasaskareeya 2. Lagubhaskareeya • 3. Aryabatta tantra bhashya (not available) • Bhaskara II (950 AD) -- 1. Siddanta Siromani has 4 Chapters • Leelavathi (Patiganitha) b. Beejaganita c. Ganitadhyaya d. Goladhyaya • Bhaskara II -- 2. Karnakutoohala
Astrology Western development Father of the western Astrology PTOLEMY PTOLEMY -- Tetro Biblos (Four volumes) Ezypt -- 4000 – 3000 BC Ephemeris China -- 4000 BC Started the researches 2608 BC built the planetarium Greek -- Pteleez 640 BC, Pythogrous 550, BC. Exdaxus 400 BC, Aristorcus 275 BC, Eratosyneez 230 BC. Apaloneas 200 BC, Hiporcus 150 BC.
Applicatioins of Astrology • Metrological Observations - rain fall • Astro metallurgy • Almanac Calculations • Horary • Omens
Astrological Knowledge applies to Botany Zoology Metrology Psychology Medical field
Hence it is appropriate to say Astrology is Prominent and Primitive of all Sciences