Are you interested in the world of Vedic Astrology ?
Here is my take on 5 books that have changed my perception not only about vedic astrology but life per se.
Please comment if I missed out other pearls from the ocean.
1. Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra – Girish Chand Sharma
🔆 Perhaps one of the best translation of the classical text Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra in English.
🔆 Not for beginners as you might find it difficult to understand to start with.
🔆 The book is available at Amazon India. You can buy the book here Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra by G C Sharma
🔆 My personal experience is that you should read the book again and again for 1-2 years to have some meaningful knowledge.
2. Elements of Vedic Astrology – K S Charak
🔆 Written by Dr. K.S. Charak, FRCS, the Head of the Department of Surgery at Spinal Injury Hospital in Delhi. Dr. Charak has been teaching Vedic Astrology for the last 25 years at Indian Council of Astrological Sciences in Delhi; and practicing it for the last 40 years.
🔆 Comes in 2 Volumes
🔆 The book is available at Amazon India. You can buy the book here Elements of Vedic Astrology by K S Charak
🔆 Not for beginners
🔆 You should read this book if you already know what Graha, Bhava , Drishti , Yoga are
3. Light on Life – Hart Defouw & Robert Svoboda
🔆 Written by Dr. Robert Svoboda, who is the first Westerner ever to graduate from a college of Ayurveda and be licensed to practice Ayurveda in India.He is the author of twelve books including Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution and the Aghora series, which discusses his experiences with his mentor during the years 1975 – 1983
🔆 The book is available at Amazon India. You can buy the book here Light on life by Hart Defouw & Robert Svoboda
🔆 Easy to understand. Beginners can read this without any prior knowledge of the subject
🔆 My favorite owing to the conversational and simple way of writing.
4. Learn, Think and Predict Through Astrology – C P Arora
🔆 Written by Professor C.P. Arora, Ph.D. (Engineering) is a former dean, head of department and professor of IIT.
🔆 Simplest of the lot , Professor Arora has used logic and objectivity effectively to explain the basics.
🔆 Should be the first book to read , but you will need it even after reading thousands other books 🙂
🔆 The book is available at Amazon India. You can buy the book here Learn, Think and Predict Through Astrology by C P Arora
5. Vedic Astrology: An Integrated Approach – P V R Narasimha Rao
🔆 Written by Shri P V R Narasimha Rao , An IIT graduate settled in US. Known for his in depth knowledge in Veda’s , Sanskrit and his simplicity too.
🔆 For beginners as well as advanced learners
🔆 The book is available at Amazon India. You can buy the book here Vedic Astrology: An Integrated Approach by P V R Narasimha Rao
🔆 Conversational style, easy to understand with real life examples.