Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra

author: Girish Chand Sharma
edition: 2006, Sagar Publications
pages: 1448
language: English
ISBN-13: 8903602403809
Topic: Jyotisha

Summary: This is the English translation of the Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra in Two Volumes. Parashara authored this encyclopeadic text (the Brihat-parasara-hora-sastra) in the principles of Vedic Astrology (jyotisha) and deals with topics such as the celestial influence of from planetary alignment on birth to determine the pattern of whole life of human beings. Parashara was one of those grand eighteen sages like Narada, Vashishta, Jaimini etc.

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Introduction:

Vedic Astrology like any other branch of Vedic knowledge aimed at enhancing human welfare by ameliorating sufferings.
With this grand mission, sage Parahsara (one of those grand eighteen sages like Narada, Vashishta, Jaimini etc.) authored this encyclopeadia text in the principles of Vedic Astrology designated as Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra (BPHS in brief). As the name connotes the text comprises of basis principles of Vedic Astrology in a comprehensive way. It essentially deals with delineation of life from conception to death; the cardinal underlying principles being those celestial condition (planetary position and pattern/combination) at birth influence to determine the pattern of whole life of human beings.
In this backdrop profound use has been made of all astrological clues lying scattered in various mythological and allied scriptures including yoga tantra etc., besides all the published material on the subject. Texture difference have been pointed out and appropriate text accepted. Hence efforts have been made to make this publication the most comprehensive as all available text has been included so as to preclude any additional consultation. A detailed glossary of these texts shall be presented at the end of the second & concluding part of the book.

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[Introduction]

Contents of this online book (index):

The full text of the Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra in English can be quickly summarized in the following table of contents. Becaue these pages are not available to read online, I would recommend you buy the book.

Chapter 1: The Creation [link]
Chapter 2: Great Incarnations of the Lord [link]
Chapter 3: Planetary Characters and Description [link]
Chapter 4: Zodiacal Signs Described [link]
Chapter 5: To Find Out Planetary Position [link]
Chapter 6: Special Ascendants [link]
Chapter 7: The Sixteen Divisions of a Sign [link]
Chapter 8: Divisional Consideration [link]
Chapter 9: Aspects of the Signs [link]
Chapter 10: Surroundings at the Time of Birth [link]
Chapter 11: Evils at Birth [link]
Chapter 12: Antidotes for Evils [link]
Chapter 13: Judgement of Houses [link]
Chapter 14: Effects of the 1st House [link]
Chapter 15: Effects of the 2nd House [link]
Chapter 16: Effects of the 3rd House [link]
Chapter 17: Effects of the 4th House [link]
Chapter 18: Effects of the 5th House [link]
Chapter 19: Effects of the 6th House [link]
Chapter 20: Effects of the 7th House [link]
Chapter 21: Effects of the 8th House [link]
Chapter 22: Effects of the 9th House [link]
Chapter 23: Effects of the 10th House [link]
Chapter 24: Effects of the 11th House [link]
Chapter 25: Effects of the 12th House [link]
Chapter 26: Effects of Non-Luminous Planets [link]
Chapter 27: Effects of the Bhava Lords [link]
Chapter 28: Evaluation of Planetary Aspects [link]
Chapter 29: Evaluation of Strengths [link]
Chapter 30: Ishta and Kashta Balas [link]
Chapter 31: Bhava Padas [link]
Chapter 32: Upa Pada [link]
Chapter 33: Argala or Planetary Intervention [link]
Chapter 34: Planetary Karakatwas [link]
Chapter 35: Effects of Karakamsa [link]
Chapter 36: Yoga Karakas [link]
Chapter 37: Nabhasa Yogas [link]
Chapter 38: Many Other Yogas [link]
Chapter 39: Lunar Yogas [link]
Chapter 40: Solar Yogas [link]
Chapter 41: Raja Yogas [link]
Chapter 42: Yogas for Royal Association [link]
Chapter 43: Yogas for Wealth [link]
Chapter 44: Combinations for Penury [link]
Chapter 45: Longevity [link]
Chapter 46: Maraka (Killer) Planets [link]
Chapter 47: Avasthas of Planets [link]
Chapter 48: Dasa Systems [link]
Chapter 49: Results of Dasas [link]
Chapter 50: Results of the Dasas of the Lords of the Houses [link]
Chapter 51: Results of the Kalachakra Dasas [link]
Chapter 52: Results of Chara Dasas [link]
Chapter 53: Computation of Antardasas [link]
Chapter 54: Results of The Antardasas in the Mahadasa of the Sun [link]
Chapter 55: Result of the Antardasas in the Mahadasa of the Moon [link]
Chapter 56: Results of the Antardasas in the Mahadasas of Mars [link]
Chapter 57: Results of the Antardasas in the Mahadasa of Rahu [link]
Chapter 58: Results of the Antardasas in the Mahadasa of Jupiter [link]
Chapter 59: Results of the Antardasas in the Mahadasa of Saturn [link]
Chapter 60: Results of the Antardasas in the Mahadasa of Mercury [link]
Chapter 61: Results of the Antardasas in the Mahadasa of Ketu [link]
Chapter 62: Results of the Antardasas in the Mahadasa of Venus [link]
Chapter 63: Results of the Praty Anterdasas in the Antardasas of planets [link]
Chapter 64: Results of the Sookshmadasas [link]
Chapter 65: Results of the Pranadasas in the Sookshmadasa of Planets [link]
Chapter 66: Results of Antardasas in the Kalachakra Dasa System [link]
Chapter 67: Results of the Dasas of Navamsa-Signs in the Kalachakra Dasa [link]
Chapter 68: Ashtakvarga [link]
Chapter 69: Trikona Shodhana (Reductions) in Ashtakavarga System [link]
Chapter 70: Ekadhipatya Shodhana (Reduction) in Ashtakavarga System [link]
Chapter 71: Pinda Shodhana (Reduction) in Ashtakavarga System [link]
Chapter 72: Results of Ashtakavarga [link]
Chapter 73: Longevity from Ashtakavarga [link]
Chapter 74: Samudaya (Collective) Ashtakavarga [link]
Chapter 75: Planetary Rays [link]
Chapter 76: Sudarshana Chakra [link]
Chapter 78: Results of Primordial Compound of Five Elements (Panchabhutas) [link]
Chapter 79: Satwa, Rajo and Tamo Gunas [link]
Chapter 80: Lost Horoscopy [link]
Chapter 81: Yogas Causing Asceticism [link]
Chapter 82: Female Horoscopy [link]
Chapter 83: Characteristics of the parts of Woman's body [link]
Chapter 84: Body-Marks like moles etc. [link]
Chapter 85: Curses of the Previous Birth [link]
Chapter 86: Propitiation of Planets Causing Application [link]
Chapter 87: Inauspicious Births [link]
Chapter 88: Propitiation of Planets for Births During Amavasya [link]
Chapter 89: Births During Krishna-Chataurdashi [link]
Chapter 90: Births During Bhadra and other Inauspicious Yogas [link]
Chapter 91: Births in the Relatives Birth Nakshatras [link]
Chapter 92: Propitiation of Planets for Births During solar Ingress (Sankranti). [link]
Chapter 93: Propitiation of Planets for Births During Eclipses [link]
Chapter 94: Propitiation of Planets for Births During Gandanta [link]
Chapter 95: Propitiation of Planets for Births for Births During Abhukta Moola [link]
Chapter 96: Propitiation of Planets for Births During Jyeshta Gandanta [link]
Chapter 97: Propitiation of Planets for Tritara Births [link]
Chapter 98: Propitiation of Planets for Abnormal Births [link]
Chapter 99: Horary System [link]

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