Sunday, October 27, 2013

Surya Namaskar: A Salutation to Surya

Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation, is done in devotion of the centre of the universe, the Sun. Surya Namaskar is a way of salutation to this most powerful celestial body which provides heat and light to other planets. 

Surya Namaskar is experienced on three levels: mind, body and intellect. It is a sort of training to the mind and soul. We must know that only 35-40% of our muscles are involved in our daily activities and rest all remain inactive. Our body gets prone to diseases when there is imbalance of Kapha, Waat and Pitta. To remain active throughout our life, we must practice Surya Namaskar which involves the working of almost 95% to 97% of our muscles.

The breathing exercise, Pranayama, involved in Surya Namaskar provides more oxygen to the lungs making the rhythm of breathing heavy with vitality. Due to this, each breath becomes clear and carries more oxygen to different parts of the body. The Chakras (vital points) get charged and the Surya-Tej of these Chakras are enlightened with the sight and thought of Surya Devta (Sun God). 
Surya Namaskar steps

Step.1: Pranamasana (Prayer pose): Stand at the edge of the mat and keep your feet together, balancing your weight equally on both feet. Expand your chest and relax the shoulders. While breathing in, lift both the arms up and while exhaling, bring the palms together in front of your chest forming a prayer position.

Mantra: ॐ मित्राय नमः
             Salutations to the friend of all.

Step.2: Hastauttanasana (Raised arms pose): While breathing in, lift your arms and back up, keeping your biceps close to ears. The purpose of this pose is to stretch the whole body up from the heels to the finger tips.

Mantra: ॐ रवये नमः।
             Salutations to the shining one.

Step.3: Hasta Padasana (Hand to foot pose): While breathing out, bend forward from the waist, keeping your spine erect. Breathe out and bring the hands down to the floor, beside your feet.

Mantra: ॐ सूर्याय नमः।
              Salutations to he who induces activity.

Step.4: Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian pose): Breathe in and push your right leg back (as far as possible). Bring your right knee on the floor and look up.

Mantra: ॐ भानवे नमः।
             Salutations to he who illumines.

Step.5: Dandasana (Stick pose): While breathing in, take your left leg back, bringing the whole body in a straight line.

Mantra: ॐ खगाय नमः।
              Salutations to he who moves quickly in the sky.

Step.6: Ashtanga Namaskara (Salute with eight parts or points): Slowly bring your knees down on the floor and exhale. Slightly take the hips back, slide forward, rest the chest and chin on the floor. Raise the posterior a little.

Mantra: ॐ पुषणे नमः।
              Salutations to the giver of strength.

Step.7: Bhujangasana (Cobra pose): Slide forward and raise your chest up forming the Cobra posture. Keep the elbows bent and shoulders away from the ears and look up.

Mantra: ॐ हिरण्यगर्भाय नमः।
              Salutations to the golden, cosmic self.

Step.8: Parvatasana (Mountain pose): Breathe out, lift your hips and tailbone up. Your chest should be downwards in an ‘inverted V’ (/ \) posture.

Mantra: ॐ मरीचये नमः।
              Salutations to the Lord of the Dawn.

Step.9: Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian pose): While breathing in, bring your right foot forward in between the two hands. Bring the left knee down on the floor, press the hips down and look up.

Mantra: ॐ आदित्याय नमः।
              Salutations to the son of Aditi, the cosmic Mother.

Step.10: Hasta Padasana (Hand to foot pose): Breathe out and bring the left foot forward. Keep your palms on the floor. If necessary, bend the knees.

Mantra: ॐ सवित्रे नमः।
              Salutations to the Lord of Creation.

Step.11: Hastauttanasana (Raised arms pose): Breathe in, roll your spine up, hands should also go up and bend backwards a little, pushing the hips slightly outward.

Mantra: ॐ अर्काय नमः।
              Salutations to he who is fit to be praised.

Step.12: Tadasana: While exhaling, straighten the body and then bring the arms down. Relax in this position and observe the sensations in your body.

Mantra: ॐ भास्कराय नमः।
              Salutations to he who leads to enlightenment.

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Surya Namaskar For Overall Development

Boosts overall health: Surya Namaskar not only completes the body warm up but also provides mental awareness. The deep breathes taken while doing the 12 asanas is very much beneficial for the health.

Improves digestion: The alternate stretching and compressing of the abdominal organs improves the digestive system. Surya Namaskar is very effective for the people suffering from constipation and indigestion, if done with an empty stomach every morning.

Bless you with rock-hard abs: The abdominal muscles are strengthened while performing the asanas providing workout to the core muscles including the abs.

Detoxifies the body: The active inhalation and exhalation process leads to thorough ventilation of the lungs and oxygenation of the blood. This helps in detoxification of the body by getting rid of the toxic gases.

Helps in getting rid of anxiety: Surya Namaskar improves the memory and nervous system. It also helps to calm down and getting rid of anxiety. Functioning of endocrine glands is also normalized.

Improves flexibility and helps in weight loss
The 12 asanas of Surya Namaskar workout the entire body and makes it flexible. It also helps in losing weight as compared to dieting.

Keeps you youthful: Incorporating Surya Namaskar in daily routine, keeps one youthful and healthy even in old age.

Surya Namaskar provides radiance and vitality to mind and brain. With its regular practice we can all have mental as well physical tensions at bay. A healthy and long life is possible with imparting Surya Namaskar in our daily schedule.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Effects of Mars Transit in Virgo

At 07:33 P.M. on 26th November 2013, Mars will enter into Virgo. Astrologers have made their predictions for this transit and its effects on everyone. Its quite natural that this transit, like other transits will bring fortune for some signs and troubles for the others. Read the below article to know more about the transit and its consequences on you.

Virgo Zodiac Sign

At 07:33 P.M. on 26th November 2013, Mars will enter into Virgo. According to Astrologers, with the transit of Mars into Virgo, there will be a sudden rise in the price of the red colored things. Price of silk and woolen wears will go high. There may be scarcity in rain and prices of cereals may rise. In some southern state, political disturbances are possible. Some politician may face some unfortunate event. 

Effects on different signs:

Aries: During this time you will be very happy. Work conditions will improve. Ample profits are possible. Family atmosphere will be prosperous. You will put efforts in dealing with your problems and hindrances and also in suppressing your enemies. Observe caution while driving car, etc. 

Taurus: You should be careful as decline in your level of intelligence is possible. Troubles may arise due to health and family members. Stay away from betting. There will be some expenses which will take you out of control. You will be disappointed from friends and companions. You may feel tired due to a journey.

Gemini: During this time you will face mental troubles and stress. You will feel deprived of happiness, property, vehicle gain and company of opposite sex and friends. Financially, this time period is not good. Therefore, expenses would be more. You may have to spend on some secret activities. Sudden loss is also possible.

Cancer: During this time you will feel adventurous. Trips will be fruitful. You will get good news through mode of communications. Your relatives, especially your brother will be happy during this time. You may gain useful things. Opponents won’t have the courage to face you. Success in efforts is assured.

Leo: For financial gains this time is not good. Stress may develop due to family members. There may be quarrels over small issues. Keep control on your voice or you may face troubles. You may have to depend on unwanted people. Financial loss due to business losses or theft is possible. Take care of your health.

Virgo: During this time there will be mixed results. The results may be opposite according to your wishes; therefore, keep control on your habit of getting excited for the result. There are possibilities of minor health issues or a minor accident. For taking risk or making a bet, this time is not preferable.

Libra: During this time you may have to confront many unfavorable situations and difficulties; and therefore you will face problems. Some problems will increase because you don’t know how to bend in time of problems and will worsen the situation due to your ego. You will face health troubles also. Expenses will go on increasing, though there will be signs of improvement in partner’s health. However, complete recovery will take time. Your mental peace will remain disturbed.

Scorpio: You will get profits from friends and companions. Wishes and desires will come true and distant trips will prove fruitful. High increase in salary is assured. You will spend on luxury items and other things. Family atmosphere will remain happy.

Sagittarius: You will get profit from business related to exchange, social sector or through government. You will be friends with high officials and important people which will prove beneficial. Business will also expand soon. There will be immense confidence in you for dealing with unfavorable situations. Enemies won’t succeed in harming you.

Capricorn: You will get support from elders. Trips to distant places will prove fruitful. Income will increase and you will get new sources of income. Though expenses will increase but, not more than the salary. There is possibility of gaining money from an old property . Utilize the best of this time period.

Aquarius: This time is not good. Take care as financial loss is highly possible. During this time don’t take any risk and refrain from betting. Health troubles may start. There are possibilities of conflicts with the members of the family. You may also get news of any relative’s ill health.

Pisces: You will face troubles in daily activities. Enemies will try to tarnish your image. There are possibilities of conflicts with companions and associates. Family life won’t be happy either. Take care of your fitness. Journey will prove fruitless. You will be stressed for your partner’s health. During this time your life will possess difficulties and troubles.

Ahoi Ashtami - Dedication Of Mother’s Love

Ahoi Ashtami in 2013 is on 26 October. On this day, mothers observe fast for the well being of their sons. Goddess Ahoi, an avatar of Goddess Parvati is worshipped on this day. Read on to know more about Ahoi Ashtami.

 Ahoi AshtamiAhoi Ashtami vrat is observed 8 days prior to Diwali festival on Karthik Krishna Paksha Ashtami. Ahoi Ashtami is also known by the names Ahoi Aathe or Karwathe. Like Karva chauth this vrat is also broken after sighting of the Moon; however, some opt for sighting of the stars too, if sighting the Moon becomes difficult. 

Ahoi Ashtami Puja Ritual 

  • Firstly, a picture of Ahoi Mata is painted on the wall, pictures and Ahoi mata calendars can also be used. 
  • Next, a red colored thread is wrapped around the bowl of water, whose edge is smeared with turmeric powder. 
  • This water bowl is placed on the left side of the Mata’s picture, then an elderly lady should recite the Ahoi mata story. 
  • Essential Grains are kept on a plate and placed in front of the Picture. 
  • The food or prasad prepared on this day are puris, halwa, jowar and boiled channa. 
  • Money offering is also kept in front of Mata picture which is later distributed along with the prasad among the children and women. 

Procedure To Be Followed For Fast

  • Mothers should wake up early morning (preferably before sunrise), take bath and have some refreshments. 
  • Then set up the puja items and picture and offer prayers to Ahoi mata. 
  • Food should not be consumed all day, some even go without consuming water.
  • In the evening Goddess ahoi is worshipped and Vrat katha is read.
  • Aarti is performed and the prasad and money is distributed among family members. 
  • Mother’s fast is broken after the sighting of the stars or Moon.

Aarti of Goddess Ahoi

जय अहोई माता, जय अहोई माता!
तुमको निसदिन ध्यावत हर विष्णु विधाता। टेक।।
ब्राहमणी, रुद्राणी, कमला तू ही है जगमाता।
सूर्य-चंद्रमा ध्यावत नारद ऋषि गाता।। जय।।
माता रूप निरंजन सुख-सम्पत्ति दाता।।
जो कोई तुमको ध्यावत नित मंगल पाता।। जय।।
तू ही पाताल बसंती, तू ही है शुभदाता।
कर्म-प्रभाव प्रकाशक जगनिधि से त्राता।। जय।।
जिस घर थारो वासा वाहि में गुण आता।।
कर न सके सोई कर ले मन नहीं धड़काता।। जय।।
तुम बिन सुख न होवे न कोई पुत्र पाता।
खान-पान का वैभव तुम बिन नहीं आता।। जय।।
शुभ गुण सुंदर युक्ता क्षीर निधि जाता।
रतन चतुर्दश तोकू कोई नहीं पाता।। जय।।
श्री अहोई माँ की आरती जो कोई गाता। उर उमंग अति उपजे पाप उतर जाता।। जय।।

May the Mother Goddess bless one and all.

India Vs Australia 5th ODI

The awaited series between Australia and India has begun from today. There are 7 ODI`S and 1 t-20 on schedule.It is going to be very interesting to watch world`s no.1 and no.2 team clashing with each other. All are interested in knowing the result beforehand and so does astrologer fraternity. I am also trying to find out the result by my way of astro-numerology as put down by Late shree K.S.K the founder of KP system of astrology. Let us begin,

India vs Australia,

26th October, Cuttack. 

Ascendant Lord: Venus -9
Moon Star Lord- Saturn -21 
Moon sign Lord- Moon -4
Day Lord- Saturn -21 

Winner: The result is 1 so India will win this game.


Friday, October 25, 2013

Sun Transit in Scorpio

On 16th November, Sun will leave the zodiac sign Libra and will enter into Scorpio. As expected, this transit will prove beneficial for some signs and others, it may not be that favorable. To know more about this transit and its effects, let’s read the below featured article.

Sun, the king of Planets is going to leave its debilitated sign, Libra and enter Scorpio on 16th November. As Sun will leave the debilitated sign, therefore attacks on government may decline. However, some violent incident may happen with any political leader. Any film or TV serial may face protest. Disturbances may occur in north eastern states. Let’s see the effects of this transit on every sign.

Aries: Aries people may face some trouble. Take care of your health. Before signing the important papers, carefully analyze them. Keep your relations good with relatives, otherwise unnecessary conflicts will arise. Refrain illegal activities and suspicious deals.

Taurus: People with Taurus sign will get less result even after hard work. You may also feel stressed or unhealthy. Therefore, take care of your health. Commercial or business associates will try to harm you.

Gemini: For the Gemini people, transit of Sun into Scorpio will prove fortunate. Enemies will defeat. You will gain position, respect and honor. During this time, you will get success in anything you do. All problems will be solved and you will get success.

Cancer: For the Cancerians, there will be mixed results. Possibility of sudden trip is also there. During this time, you will welcome life with great energy and zeal, but for love and romance this time is not good.

Leo: Leos, during this time you may have to work hard for everything and continuous hard work could make you restless. Drive vehicle carefully. Refrain from bad company.

Virgo: Personal life of Virgo people will be prosperous and their wishes will be fulfilled. Relations with family friends and relatives will improve further. Excursions and short trips will be fortunate and happy. You will get good news regarding financial gain. Health will remain good.

Libra: People with Libra sign may face some troubles in personal life. Control on unnecessary expenses is a must. It means being careful in financial matters will be necessary. Some family problems may also occur.

Scorpio: During this time period your attitude toward life will be positive. There will be an increase in position and reputation. Your self confidence will increase. Short trips will prove successful due to your hard work. However, it would be necessary to take care of your and your family members health.

Sagittarius: Transit of Sun in Scorpio is not very favorable for you therefore, don’t do anything due to momentary breakdown of emotions. Don’t opt for short cuts to earn money. Take care of your health. Take decisions after thinking carefully. With friends and relatives keep your relations sweet.

Capricorn: Your aims and wished will be fulfilled. You will get benefit from contract and compromises. For love and romance, the time is good. Long trips will prove prosperous and successful. There will be an increase in income. You will get support from friends and relatives.

Aquarius: During this time you will be highly active and busy. During this phase you will get rid of your financial problems. There is a possibility of success and support of seniors in job or business. So, this time is quite satisfactory.

Pisces: During this time period, distant trips won’t be beneficial. Religious trips are possible. For work front and financial matters, the time is very good. Officials with high position will be quite favorable on you. However, taking care of parent’s health is very important.

November 2013 Horoscope

November 2013 Horoscope Lets talk about the month of November, its time to know your monthly horoscope. Here it comes; now plan your entire month in advance by knowing your predictions. It is always good to know your future. These predictions are based on your Moon sign.

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Aries November 2013 Horoscope

Throughout the month, you need to stay cautious. If you are planning to take any business related decision, then you need to practice some patience. You may stay distressed due to some domestic issues. The time is stressful and may give you illness. Hence, take care of yourself by keeping control over your actions. The second half of the month is also not much favorable. Hence, you need to keep patience in this time too.

Taurus November 2013 Horoscope

Starting of the month is positive for you. You will get rid of old issues. You will get success in defeating your opponents. Your efforts will reap you best results. Situations at work will improve. Respect and honor will also increase. Promotion is also expected. It means that first half of the month seems quite positive for you; whereas you will have to stay cautious in the second half of the month. Take care of your family as well as health along with work.

Gemini November 2013 Horoscope

Almost the entire month is quite positive for you. In this time, you will welcome your life with zeal and gusto. You may also go on an unplanned trip. But, the time doesn’t seem that positive for love matters. On the other hand, the second half of the month will be solving all your life’s trouble and you will get success. Your respect and pride will increase. Work conditions will also improve or promotion will come to your way.

Cancer November 2013 Horoscope

November will give you more positive results. You will have to work harder in the first half of the month; due to which you will feel tired and work efficiency may also get depleted. You will be prompt to become the part of any wrong deed. Some domestic issues may always keep you stressed. You need to stay cautious while driving during this time. Situations will improve in the second half of the month. Still, you need to stay cautious.

Leo November 2013 Horoscope

The first half of the month will bless you with positive results. Everything will turn in to your favor. You may go on some short trips. These journeys will benefit you at work. You will get many chances to make money. Health will also stay fine. On the other hand, second half of the month will make you work harder. You may feel tired because of this hard work. Some domestic tensions may also come in front. Try not to get indulge in any wrong deed during this time and stay careful while driving.

Virgo November 2013 Horoscope

Starting of the month will be comparatively less positive. Family life may go through some troubles. You need to stay cautious in financial matters during this time. Before making any investment, it is very important to think seriously. Some troubles related to eyes or mouth may also come in front; while second part of the month will be eliminating your troubles. You may get benefit through a journey. Financial matters will pacify. Health will also stay fine.

Libra November 2013 Horoscope

First half of the month will give you mixed results. You will stay in high confidence. You may get honored by Government or any community. You may go on short distance journeys. After putting some efforts, these journeys will start showing colors. However, you need to take care of yourself as well as family’s in this time. Even in the second half of the month, you need to be very cautious with the matters related to family as well as finances. Health related issues may stay in this time too.

Scorpio November 2013 Horoscope

In the beginning of the month, I would like to suggest you to stay cautious in everything. Don’t do anything like a fanatic in this time. Keep your communications limited in business matters. Behave softly as well as intellectually with everyone. Avoid making useless expenditures. On the other hand, your troubles will decrease to a considerable extent in the second half of the month. Your respect and honor will increase. You may go on a beneficial journey. However, it will still be important to take care of yourself as well as family’s health.

Sagittarius November 2013 Horoscope

First half of the month is quite positive for you. In this time, almost all your important things are about to get done. Your loved ones will stay ready to help you. You may make some profitable deals this time. Time is also beneficial for love matters. Income will rise. You will also get benefit through journeys. But, the second half of the month may be full of expenditure. You will also have to take care of your health during this time.

Capricorn November 2013 Horoscope

The entire month will stay quite positive for you. You will do well in your business in the first half of the month. You will get support of your seniors. You may go on some business trips. Time will also stay beneficial for financial matters. At the same time, the profiting conjunctions will stay strong in the second half of the month. Chances of getting some profitable deals are also there. Time will also stay quite positive for married life. Fun and wealth will also be fetched from travels.

Aquarius November 2013 Horoscope

Starting of the month will be mixed. Some distant journeys are possible, but the chances of getting success are less. Though you may meet people sitting on high positions during this time and this will benefit you, yet you will have to take special care of your parents’ health. Time is positive for financial matters. On the other hand, second half of the month is quite beneficial for work. Journeys will be successful and you will also get relief from financial troubles.

Pisces November 2013 Horoscope

First half of the month seems quite positive for you. Some troubles may pop up surprisingly. Try to keep your relations good with relatives as much as possible. Take care of your health. Keep yourself away from unethical work. Stay at bay from doubtful deals. Think properly before taking any decision. Your troubles will decrease to quite a good extent in the second half of the month. You will get success in all your works. Financial situation will improve and you may go on a pilgrimage.

So, this was all about your month, November. Stay tuned to AstroSage for more such valuable stuff. Take good care of yourself.


Sensex - Nifty Predictions (25.10.2013)

Planets position on 25th October 2013 at 09:15 am at Mumbai

Planetary Aspects

Sun sextiles Mars & opposite Ketu. Mars sextiles moon & trines ketu. Mercury trines Moon & Jupiter and conjoins Saturn. Rahu trines moon & sextiles Mars.


Day: Friday
Tithi: Krishna-Shashti
Nakshatra: Arudra 
Yoga: Siva
Karana: Vanija

Majorly flat day as if the market is sluggish but bullish sentiments will be felt in Textiles, FMCG, edible oils, insurance and exports.

Persons having Capricorn and Taurus moon signs / lagna will be financially affected today . They should refrain from money matters today

We suggest the readers not to indulge in any kind of speculation like day trading but invest astrologically as per their individual horoscopes for long term to gain profits.

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