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Shifting Your Chart with Astro-Locality in Vedic Astrology

In Vedic astrology, where you are has a huge effect on who you are. Calculate your Vedic astrology chart here, and then read on for wisdom from Vedic astrologer Barry Rosen.  Many of us think that our natal charts and where we are born are very static (like a line on stone) and that we …

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Stay Open to Recieve

Stay Open to Recieve

What if someone wanted to give you a gift? What would you do? I will tell you what you would do. You would put out your hands and receive it. Right? If some one said: “Here, I have a gift for you” and handed you something, you would put out your hands and take it …

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The Secret Life of Birthdays in Vedic Astrology

Birthdays in Vedic astrology are of special importance. Calculate your Vedic astrology chart here, and then read on for wisdom from Vedic astrologer Barry Rosen.  Its hard to hide your birthday these days with Facebook but sometimes I do feel like crawling into a hole the day before my birthday as I get ready for …

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Understanding the Sun Clock in Vedic Astrology

Vedic astrology, just like the rest of Ayurveda, is connected to the cycle of the sun clock. Calculate your Vedic astrology chart here, and then read on for wisdom from Vedic astrologer Barry Rosen.  The 24 hour movement of the Sun clock sets up the cornerstones of the chart which are know as kendras in …

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Moving from Mind-full-mess to Mindfulness

Is your mind more like an overstuffed junk closet or a Zen monastery? Is your mental state closer to a crowded freeway than a sweet country lane? Do your thoughts bring you panic or bring you peace? If you are like most humans, your mind is more mess than mindful, more chaos than calm. During …

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Becoming Brave with Vedic Astrology

Western astrology is all the rage right now–but did you know that there also has a system of astrology that is deeply connected to Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of health and wellness? Calculate your Vedic astrology chart here, and then read on for wisdom from Vedic astrologer Barry Rosen.  Many Vedic astrologers forget to …

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The Power of Natural Singing

The Power of Natural Singing

Every human being is born with the capacity to sing in a way that aligns their inner and outer messages and frees the soul. Yet most of us don’t take advantage of the instrument we are born with. Some of us believe we are “tone-deaf,” a self-fulfilling prophesy. Some of us insist we just aren’t …

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How to Find Your Passion and Purpose

How to Find Your Passion and Purpose and Shift Your Life

Wouldn’t you just love to jump out of bed every morning filled with fire and enthusiasm for something? Perhaps you have been searching for that something for years or have just settled for a more mundane life out of not knowing any better way. Perhaps you feel that you have too many responsibilities to change …

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Everyday Spirituality: Do You Know How to Be Here Now?

If you’ve been on a path of self-exploration and personal growth, you’ve probably heard the popular spiritual saying “Be Here Now” which was introduced by the great Western-born yogi Ram Dass in 1971. Recently someone sent me an e-mail containing this humorous take-off on the phrase: “Be here now. Be someplace else later. Is that …

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Remedies for House Issues in Vedic Astrology

Western astrology is all the rage right now–but did you know that there also has a system of astrology that is deeply connected to Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of health and wellness? Calculate your Vedic astrology chart here, and then read on for wisdom from Vedic astrologer Barry Rosen.  The houses in Vedic astrology …

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