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P.V.R. Narasimha Rao

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Latest Research

Introducing Pushya-paksha Ayanamsa
Explains the weaknesses of popular Lahiri ayanamsa and introduces a new ayanamsa along with the rationale

Upanishadic Pancha Koshas & Vedic Astrology Charts
Vedic scriptures called Upanishads speak of 5 sheaths that we are all made of - the sheaths of matter, vital life force, mind, wisdom and bliss. This landmark research maps these sheaths to Vedic astrology charts.

Unified Nakshatra Dasa Approach
Presents a unified methodology deduced from Parasara's teachings, for picking 1 dasa in any chart from among Vimsottari dasa and 9 conditional nakshatra dasas

Re-defining Tajaka Varshaphal Chart (with 30 examples)
The proposed change in Tajaka varshaphal chart calculation is inspired by Parasara's teachings to Maitreya in "Vishnu Purana".

Solar return charts are used in both Indian and western astrology, but neither got it right. One system uses correct zodiac with incorrect definition of year, while the other system uses the correct definition of year with incorrect zodiac. This groundbreaking research demonstrates how things work better if we take the best of both systems.

Re-defining Tithi Pravesha Chart (with 30 examples)
This research goes together with the above research.

Re-defining Lunar New Year Chart (with 25 examples)
There are several lunar new year charts in different traditions, in India and elsewhere. This article logically deduces the correct definition and demonstrates it with many examples. Similar astrological signatures are shown in multiple incidents of events like terrorist attacks, natural calamities, epidemics, financial crises, scientific breakthroughs etc.

Transits and Nakshatra Dasa Progression (with 25 examples)
This article treats nakshatra dasa as a progression and correlates it with transits, to time important events. The basic idea is very very simple and yet very powerful!

Two Novel Transit Principles: Based on Objective Longitude Correlations
Check out example 15 to see how the same transit 'signature' is present in several important events in Sachin Tendulkar's career!

Unlocking the Power of Parasara's Chara Dasa (with 36 examples)
A couple of innovative changes in Chara dasa computation make it work much better, without even using chara karakas, arudha padas, rasi drishti, argalas etc, i.e. with just houses, house lords and graha drishti!

Older Researches

These writeups may be employing ayanamsa or divisional chart calculations that I do not support anymore. In time, they may be updated to be consistent with newer research findings.

Correct Siddhamsa Chart of Parasara

Parasara's Hora Chart Decoded: Uma-Shambhu Hora

Impact of Transit Conjunctions on Natal Points: A Research

Transits and Vimsottari Dasa Progression: A Specific Correlation

Padamsas and Tranits: A Research Finding

Transit of Nakshatra Dasa Lord: A Specific Principle

Stationary Planets in Transit (A Research)

Parasara's Atma Karaka Kendradi Graha Dasa

Parasara's Kala and Chakra Dasas

Parasara's Sthira Dasa

Parasara's Drigdasa

Parasara's Chara Karakas

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Pitri Tarpana

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Satya Narayana

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Jyotish classes

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Sanskrit Slokas Composed By Me

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