Vedic Astrology Readings


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Inspirational Quote of the Day

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Daily Moon & Vedic Ephemeris

Libra (7)
Vishakha (16)
Shukla (Waxing)
Shasti (6)
Next Full Moon:
Sept 9 21:39 EST

Here's an image of today's Moon along with the listing of the Moon sign, nakshatra (lunar constellation), tithi (phase of the Moon), percentage of fullness, and date of the next new or full Moon.

The month's Vedic Ephemeris shows this month's new and full moon dates, as well as the daily positions of the nine planets used in classical Vedic astrology.

Welcome to LOVA

Vaughn Paul Manley, Vedic AstrologerWelcome to LOVA dedicated to Vedic astrology, which is the traditional system of astrology of India, also known as Jyotish, Indian astrology, Eastern astrology, or Hindu astrology. Have fun exploring our site and gaining tidbits of this vast ocean of ancient knowledge.

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The Online Course Lessons teach Vedic astrology in a thorough and systematic manner. The exercises, homework assignments and quizzes help you integrate theory into practice which is when real learning happens.


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Astro-Profiles of Celebrities

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The Astro-Profile articles are in-depth research articles that teach Vedic astrology principles through the example charts of celebrities, which is one of the best ways to learn. Each article includes quotes of classic texts, as well as the charts, photos, and stories of popular figures which makes learning fun and engaging.

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Latest Vedic Astrology Articles

The Spark of Passion and the 5th House
The Spark of Passion and the 5th House

by Vaughn Paul Manley, MA For most people, if they could pull off making a living doing what they loved, they would. There’s plenty of advice out there that encourages us to follow our passion and  [ ... ]

Jyotish Star Interview with Vaughn Paul Manley
Jyotish Star Interview with Vaughn Paul Manley

Juliana Swanson for Jyotish Star Newsletter
Interview Date: 5/07/2014

How did you become interested in Vedic astrology?

Vaughn Paul Manley: My journey with Vedic astrology began with an unexpe [ ... ]

Some Do's and Dont's in Vedic Astology

Recently I was asked about Do's and Don't's when giving a reading. So, in response, here's a few basic ideas: The main point is to have the primary motive of being of service, helping the individual, [ ... ]

The Tenacity of Mars and Saturn

What do you get when you mix together Mars and Saturn in a chart? Astrology is a lot like chemistry and figuring out how two chemicals will interact in a science experiment. Just like how we learned i [ ... ]

The Hanuman Chalisa For Difficult Times
The Hanuman Chalisa For Difficult Times

Popular Hanuman Hanuman, the celebrated monkey devotee of Ram in the epic story The Ramayana, is one of the most popular Hindu deities. There are arguably more temples and small roadside shrines to H [ ... ]

Initial Steps in Birth Time Rectification

Birth time rectification is a skill that every serious astrologer needs to learn, since approximately 10% of charts have issues regarding their birth time. Either there is some uncertainty about the b [ ... ]

Predicting Education with the D-24

There are several heated debates among Vedic astrologers, and one that hovers near the top of the heat index is, "Which is the primary house of education?" Generally, north Indian astrologers attribut [ ... ]

Jaimini Astrology: K.N. Rao's 7 Step Approach

Lost in wilderness, shrouded in the ambiguity of aphorism and interpreted in arbitrary fashion by astrologers with genuine to fraudulent claims, Jaimini astrology will continue to baffle astrologers f [ ... ]