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Astrology of the Seers: A Guide to Vedic/ Hindu Astrology
This expanded, updated edition is a gateway to the cosmic wisdom of India's ancient sages.
ASTROLOGY OF THE SEERS first published in 1990, is regarded as one of the classic modern books on Vedic astrology, covering all the main aspects of its theory, background and practice. It is particularly well known for its philosophical approach and poetic style. The book discusses the relationship of Vedic and Western astrology, including Planets and deities and the cycles of the Yugas. It has a special section on medical astrology and on mantras.
The book was one of the first to come out in its field and the basis of David Frawley’s Vedic Astrology course and teachings. The 2000 edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and contains a number of new charts and new points of interpretation.
Dr. David Frawley (or Pandit Vāmadeva Śāstrī वामदेव शास्त्री) is a Vedic teacher and educator who is the author of over forty books in several Vedic and Yogic fields published worldwide over the past thirty years. He is the founder and director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies (www.vedanet.com), which offers on-line courses and publications on Ayurveda, Yoga, Vedanta, mantra and meditation, and Vedic astrology. He is involved in important research into ancient Vedic texts and is a well known modern exponent of Hinduism and Sanatana Dharma. He has a rare D.Litt in Yoga and is a recipient of the prestigious Padma Bhushan award, one of India's highest civilian awards for "distinguished service of a higher order." His work is highly respected in traditional circles in India, as well as influential in the West, where he is involved in many Vedic and Yogic schools, ashrams and associations.
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